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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 (300 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 (296 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 (294 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 (287 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 (283 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 (282 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 (280 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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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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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 (277 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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Clement D Bouchard, Robert J Bryant, Lawrence B Gray, Geoff P Spencer: Pumping cartridge including a bypass valve and method for directing flow in a pumping cartridge. Deka Products Partnership, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, July 9, 2002: US06416293 (275 worldwide citation)

Pumping cartridges are disclosed for use in pumping systems. One such cartridge includes a series of fluid flow paths therein and a bypass valve therein, the bypass valve can selectively block fluid flow along one or both of two fluid flow paths through the valve. In some embodiments, the pumping ca ...



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