George Baran: Nebulizing catheter system and methods of use and manufacture. Trudell Medical, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, October 12, 1999: US05964223 (216 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for delivering a medicine to a patient via the patient's respiratory system with control and efficiency. A nebulization catheter is positioned in the patient's respiratory system so that a distal end of the nebulization catheter is in the respiratory system and a proximal end ...

Josephine A Roberts, Jephthae W Burwell: Positive-pressure ventilator system with controlled access for nebulizer component servicing. John J Byrne, February 14, 1995: US05388571 (215 worldwide citation)

A nebulizer component, interconnected in the inspiratory flow path, includes an interior chamber with a lower region for storing liquid medicine at system pressures and an upper region containing a nebulizer (jet atomizer and baffle) for periodically nebulizing the liquid medicine for producing a fo ...

Valery Ivanovich Kobozev: Electrical gastro-intestinal tract stimulator. Sherman D Pernia, September 17, 2002: US06453199 (215 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to medicine specifically to medical technology, and concerns electrical gastro-intestinal tract and mucous membrane stimulators. The electrical gastro-intestinal tract stimulator comprises a casing (

Kermit E Lewis, Arthur S Roberts Jr: Automatic pill dispenser and method of administering medical pills. Kermit E Lewis, Woodard Weikart Emhardt & Naughton, March 4, 1986: US04573606 (214 worldwide citation)

An automatic pill dispenser for dispensing medical pills having different prescribed administration schedules includes a plurality of pill storage compartments each capable of holding more than one pill, an automatic release mechanism for dispensing pills at predetermined time intervals correspondin ...

Robert S Behl: Electronic medication dispensing system. Sybron Corporation, Robert A Gerlach, Joseph C MacKenzie, September 25, 1984: US04473884 (211 worldwide citation)

A portable medication dispensing unit has several compartments for storing pills or other forms of medicine. The dispensing unit is programmed with a medication schedule which causes visual and audio signals when it is time for the medication to be consumed. The medication schedule is optimized to a ...

David R Williams: Single dose pharmaceutical dispenser subassembly. Pyxis Corporation, John J Murphey, October 24, 1995: US05460294 (210 worldwide citation)

A subassembly for use in a computerized medicine dispensing station is disclosed. The station has a cabinet for housing openable drawers in stacked arrangement containing dispensable pharmaceutical items. The subassembly includes a drawer having a base plate, side walls, and a front panel defining a ...

Sean C McDonald, Ellen J Hertz, James A Smith, Gregory Toto: Automated system for selecting and delivering packages from a storage area. Automated Healthcare, Buchanan Ingersoll P C, Lynn J Alstadt, January 14, 1997: US05593267 (209 worldwide citation)

A system for filling orders, such as prescriptions for patients, comprising a device for holding packages. Each package has the same type of contents being held in a predetermined location by the holding device. Each package has an identity which defines the contents therein. The holding device has ...

Christopher N Guy, Duncan F Gillies: Probe system. Imperial College of Science Technology And Medicine, Bell Seltzer Park & Gibson, July 4, 1995: US05429132 (209 worldwide citation)

A probe system for use in carrying out inspections in an enclosed, non-conducting environment, such as an endoscope for use in carrying out internal inspections of a human or animal patient, comprises sensing coils (7) mounted at spaced positions along the probe (6) for movement with the latter and ...

Frederick H Silver, Richard A Berg, Charles J Doillon, Kevin Weadock, Conrad Whyne: Biodegradable matrix and methods for producing same. University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Weiser & Stapler, November 13, 1990: US04970298 (207 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a biodegradable collagen matrix having a pore size and morphology which enhances the healing of a wound. It further relates to a process for preparing the matrix. One embodiment of the invention comprises a biodegradable matrix which comprises collagen, hyaluronic acid and ...

James G Herman, Stephen B Baylin: Method of detection of methylated nucleic acid using agents which modify unmethylated cytosine and distinguishing modified methylated and non-methylated nucleic acids. The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Fish & Richardson P C, July 28, 1998: US05786146 (206 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a method of PCR, methylation specific PCR (MSP), for rapid identification of DNA methylation patterns in a CpG-containing nucleic acid. MSP uses agents to modify unmethylated cytosine in a nucleic acid of interest, and then uses the PCR reaction to amplify the CpG-cont ...