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Jerome H Lemelson: Electro-optical instruments and methods for treating disease. November 30, 1999: US05993378 (306 worldwide citation)

Improvements in electro-optical instruments operable in body ducts, such as catheters, endoscopes, laparascopes and free travelling capsules adapted to pass through the body ducts. Methods for using same to detect and treat diseases such as cancer cells and body tissue. Medical materials, such as dr ...


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William L Noack: Tortuous path in-patient room medical waste disposal container. Devon, Poms Smith Lande & Rose, January 14, 1992: US05080251 (100 worldwide citation)

A medical instrument disposal container has a hollow bin member fitted with a hollow top housing member, the two members having mating flanges with snap lock means for holding them together, the hollow top member further having a rectangular medical instruments entry port which may be closed by a cl ...


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Yasuharu Noishiki, Kazuhiko Kodaira, Masayasu Furuse, Teruo Miyata: Method of preparing antithrombogenic medical materials. Koken, Armstrong Nikaido Marmelstein & Kubovcik, February 21, 1989: US04806595 (97 worldwide citation)

In a method of preparing an antithrombogenic medical material having a heparinized collagen as an antithrombogenic component, there is provided a method comprising the steps of fixing a protamine to a collagen through a polyepoxy compound, and heparinizing the collagen by fixing heparin to the prota ...


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Dan Sandel, Mike Hoftman: Closable, disposable, foldup container for used medical materials. Devon, Poms Smith Lande & Rose, June 23, 1987: US04674676 (76 worldwide citation)

An inexpensive, foldup container for holding and disposing of used medical materials is die-stamped from a single piece of cardboard material and crimped along a plurality of lines to define a plurality of rectangular panels hingably-attached to one another which fold together to form a rectangular ...


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Gale H Thorne, David A Robinson, Brad C Robinson: Apparatus and method for transporting and discarding medical materials. Specialized Health Products, Gale H Thorne, May 20, 1997: US05630506 (69 worldwide citation)

A container assembly for transport of new devices and for later disposal of sharps related medical waste. The transport and disposal container assembly preferably has a container body with a top opening and an opening encasing lid for use with various sized container bodies. In one embodiment, the c ...


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Douglas R Fitchmun, Niran Perera: Shoe sole constructed of composite thermoplastic material including a compliant layer. Medical Materials Corporation, Ellsworth R Roston, Charles H Schwartz, February 21, 1995: US05390430 (68 worldwide citation)

A thermoformable thermoplastic composite material has a core sufficiently thick to provide for a shaping of the composite material at an elevated temperature to any desired configuration. Layers of a fabric material disposed on opposite sides of the core may be formed of glass, carbon or aramid and ...


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Gale H Thorne, David A Robinson, Brad C Robinson: Apparatus and methods for transporting and discarding medical materials. Specialized Health Products, Gale H Thorne, Paul S Evans, November 5, 1996: US05570783 (65 worldwide citation)

A container assembly for transport of new devices and for later disposal of sharps and other medical waste, the assembly comprising a secure closure for transport and tamper evidence upon its being opened for access to new devices is disclosed and claimed. The transport and disposal container assemb ...


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Jack E Bridges, Guggilam C Sresty, Jeffery S Held, James W Sharp, Thomas J Bajzek: Radio frequency heating apparatus for rendering medical materials. Stericycle, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, June 24, 1997: US05641423 (63 worldwide citation)

Infectious medical materials is rendered innocuous by heating heterogeneous medical materials having wet and dry portions with a radio frequency electric field. The medical materials are exposed to the radio frequency electric field in order to heat the medical waste. The medical waste may include s ...


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Douglas R Fitchmun: Thermoplastic thermoformable composite material. Medical Materials Corporation, Ellsworth R Roston, Charles H Schwartz, October 18, 1988: US04778717 (63 worldwide citation)

A thermoplastic composite having a plurality of layers of material each having a particular total thickness and a particular total volume, including a first layer of thermoplastic resin materal forming a core. At least two layers of fabric material each disposed on an opposite side of the first laye ...


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Mary G Weber, Steven W Fitting, Robert E Weber, Richard S Yeo: Odor-absorbing web material and medical material packages containing the web material. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Joseph P Harps, November 10, 1992: US05161686 (59 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is an odor-absorbing, non-dusting porous web material and a method of making the same. The web material includes a porous base web (for example, a fibrous base web, such as a non-woven or paper web) having distributed throughout odor-absorbing particulate (such as zeolite). Alkaline salt o ...