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Tammy Balzar
Tammy Jo Balzar, Steven James Nielsen, Yihua Chang: Applicator and compostable coating. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Thomas J Connelly, Thomas M Parker, Douglas G Glantz, May 7, 2002: US06383161 (4 worldwide citation)

An applicator article and method are disclosed for inserting a substance into a body cavity. The applicator article and method are especially useful for inserting a catamenial tampon into a woman's vagina. The applicator article includes a tubular member formed from at least one layer of paper ...


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Kenneth Kensey, John Nash, Douglas Evans: Plug device with pulley for sealing punctures in tissue and methods of use. Kensey Nash Corporation, Caesar Rivise Bernstein Cohen & Pokotilow, June 4, 1991: US05021059 (787 worldwide citation)

An instrument, a closure, and method of use for sealing an opening, e.g., a percutaneous incision or puncture, in a living being. The instrument includes a tubular carrier storing the closure. The carrier has a distally located free end to be extended through the opening. The closure comprises an an ...


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Kenneth B Buell, Sandra H Clear, Danielia T Falcone: Absorbent article with dynamic elastic waist feature having a predisposed resilient flexural hinge. The Procter & Gamble Company, Steven W Miller, Richard C Witte, September 29, 1992: US05151092 (692 worldwide citation)

Absorbent articles having a unique elastic waist feature improving dynamic fit as well as containment characteristics. The elastic waist feature preferably comprises an interconnecting panel zone, a first flexural hinge zone joining the interconnecting panel zone with the containment assembly, an el ...


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John C Dyer, Thomas A DesMarais, Gary D LaVon, Keith J Stone, Gregory W Taylor, Gerald A Young: Thin-unit-wet absorbent foam materials for aqueous body fluids and process for making same. The Procter & Gamble Company, Eric W Guttag, E Kelly Linman, February 7, 1995: US05387207 (497 worldwide citation)

Relatively thin, collapsed, i.e. unexpanded, polymeric foam materials that, upon contact with aqueous body fluids, expand and absorb such fluids, are disclosed. A process for consistently obtaining such relatively thin, collapsed polymeric foam materials by polymerizing a specific type of water-in-o ...


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Gerald A Young, Gary D LaVon, Gregory W Taylor: The Procter & Gamble Company, September 15, 1992: US05147345 (471 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are absorbent articles, such as diapers, for the management of incontinence. Such articles utilize in their absorbent cores a fluid acquisition/distribution component and a fluid storage/redistribution component maintained in fluid communication with the acquisition/distribution component. ...


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Kenneth B Buell, Sandra H Clear, Danielia T Falcone: Absorbent article with dynamic elastic waist feature having a predisposed resilient flexural hinge. The Procter & Gamble Company, Steven W Miller, Monte D Witte, June 22, 1993: US05221274 (412 worldwide citation)

Absorbent articles having a unique elastic waist feature improving the dynamic fit as well as containment characteristics. The elastic waist feature preferably comprises an interconnecting panel zone, a first flexural hinge zone joining the interconnecting panel zone with the containment assembly, a ...


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Donald Carroll Roe, Frank Heinrich Bakes, Alrick Vincent Warner: Diaper having a lotioned topsheet. The Procter & Gamble Company, Bart S Hersko, E Kelly Linman, Jacobus C Rasser, July 1, 1997: US05643588 (405 worldwide citation)

A diaper containing a liquid pervious topsheet coated with a lotion composition is disclosed. The lotion composition reduces the adherence of BM to the skin of the wearer, thereby improving the ease of BM clean up. The lotion composition comprises a plastic or fluid emollient such as mineral oil or ...


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George C Dobrin, Karen M Davis, David M Weirich: Absorbent article having breathable side panels. The Procter & Gamble Company, David M Weirich, Steven W Miller, Jacobus C Rasser, November 5, 1996: US05571096 (403 worldwide citation)

A disposable absorbent articles having breathable side panels. The disposable absorbent article preferably comprises a containment assembly including a topsheet, a backsheet and an absorbent core disposed between the topsheet and the backsheet. The absorbent core has a pair of opposing longitudinal ...


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William J Shaw: Treating wounds caused by medical procedures. Boston Scientific Corporation, Fish & Richardson, July 11, 1995: US05431639 (374 worldwide citation)

Incised or injured tissue is treated by introducing material that encourages healing to desired depths within the tissue. Particularly, the invention provides treatment of an access channel to a blood vessel by introducing to the tissue a hemostatic material to a position that is located adjacent, b ...


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David J Kievit, Thomas F Osterhage: Disposable diapers with elastically contractible waistbands. The Procter & Gamble Company, Monte D Witte, Fredrick H Braun, Richard C Witte, May 7, 1985: US04515595 (371 worldwide citation)

Disposable diapers having elasticized waistbands which allow the diapers to breathe and which reduce the incidence of waistband rollover. The waistbands are formed by affixing elastic elements between the topsheets and the backsheets (in the waistband region of the diapers) using regularly spaced, t ...