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John E Abele, Charles E Lennox, Paul C Nardella, Sharad H Joshi: Heating catheters. Boston Scientific Corporation, Fish & Richardson, September 29, 1992: US05151100 (302 worldwide citation)

A catheter device and method for heating tissue, the device having a catheter shaft constructed for insertion into a patient's body, and at least one chamber mounted on the catheter shaft. The catheter shaft has at least one lumen for fluid flow through the shaft. The chambers are defined by walls t ...


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Robert B Stoddard: Methods of making and using ultrasonic handpiece. Valleylab, Peter C Richardson, Lawrence C Akers, Aaron Passman, January 16, 1996: US05484398 (299 worldwide citation)

An ultrasonic surgical handpiece for surgery on a patient has a handpiece with distal and proximal ends on a housing thereof for manipulation by a surgeon. A vibrator is carried within a hollow inside of the housing. A tool extends from the vibrator at the distal end to a distal tip and is tubular w ...


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Assaf Govari, Maier Fenster: Pressure-sensing stent. Biosense, Paul A Coletti, Louis J Capezzuto, April 25, 2000: US06053873 (297 worldwide citation)

Implantable apparatus for measuring a fluid flow in the body of a subject, including a stent, having a generally cylindrical radial outer wall and a central lumen. A flow parameter sensor is fixed to the stent, and measures a parameter relating to a rate of blood flow through the stent. A transmitte ...


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J Christopher Flaherty, Christopher C Gregory, Sterling Eduard McBridge, Richard Morgan Moroney III: Flow condition sensor assembly for patient infusion device. Insulet Corporation, December 14, 2004: US06830558 (291 worldwide citation)

A device for delivering fluid to a patient including an exit port assembly adapted to connect to a transcutaneous patient access tool, a flow path extending from the exit port assembly, and a flow condition sensor assembly. The sensor assembly includes a resilient diaphragm having a first surface po ...


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Helmut Reul: Artificial heart valve. Medac Gesellschaft fur Klinische Spezialpraparate mbH, Cushman Darby and Cushman, September 29, 1981: US04291420 (286 worldwide citation)

An artificial, triple-lobed semilunar valve is disclosed for replacing the aortic or pulmonary valve in the heart. The valve includes a flexible suture ring which conforms to the shape of the aortic root and three flexible pockets which are mounted within the suture ring. When fluid flows through th ...


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J Christopher Flaherty: Flow condition sensor assembly for patient infusion device. Insulet Corporation, McDermott Will & Emery, February 17, 2004: US06692457 (285 worldwide citation)

A device for delivering fluid to a patient including an exit port assembly adapted to connect to a transcutaneous patient access tool, a flow path extending from the exit port assembly, and a flow condition sensor assembly including a resilient diaphragm having opposing first and second surfaces. Th ...


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Gholam Reza Zadno Azizi, John S Ford, April Marano Ford: Body fluid flow control device. Lyon & Lyon, September 21, 1999: US05954766 (281 worldwide citation)

A device to provide body fluid flow control in the form of a valve to be located within a duct or passageway. The device is controlled through pressure above a preselected threshold. Bulk resilience about a passageway in a valve body provides the mechanism for controlled flow. One-way valve operatio ...


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Fredric I Orkin, Theodore Liber, Charles R Smith, Kimball J Knowlton, Albin Huntley: Closed multi-fluid delivery system and method. Baxter International, Paul E Schaafsma, Amy L H Rockwell, Paul C Flattery, May 4, 1993: US05207642 (279 worldwide citation)

An improved multiple fluid delivery system usable for the delivery of intravenous fluids to a patient from a plurality of fluid sources includes flexible tubing members for coupling the sources to a fluid junction member. The fluid junction member, wherein little or no interfluid mixing occurs, is c ...


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John K Woodman: Three dimensional integrated circuit package. Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, May 14, 1991: US05016138 (279 worldwide citation)

This invention discloses a three-dimensional, high density package for integrated circuits for which integrated circuits are placed onto substrate layers and then stacked together. Techniques for interconnecting the layers to one another and for connecting the layers to external circuitry are also d ...


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David A Scanlon: Method and apparatus for a fluid infusion system with linearized flow rate change. Pharmacia Deltec, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter and Schmidt, January 26, 1993: US05181910 (276 worldwide citation)

A programmable infusion pump and controller for automatically determining the interval between pump activations necessary to produce a substantially linear rate of increase or decrease in fluid flow, during the administration of fluids to a patient. The infusion pump contains a user interface, with ...



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