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Erwin H Weder, Donald E Weder: Flower pot wrap with lace pattern edging. Highland Supply Corporation, Clarence A O Brien, Harvey B Jacobson, August 12, 1980: US04216620 (530 worldwide citation)

A wrap for flower pots for use by florists and the like having a central portion of metallic foil with a lace pattern edging extending from at least one of the edges of said foil and possibly from both edges. Normally, the lace pattern edging will be provided on a layer of plastic which is of greate ...


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Paul T Lin, Michael B McShane, Howard P Wilson: Semiconductor device having a pad array carrier package. Motorola, Jasper W Dockrey, June 1, 1993: US05216278 (521 worldwide citation)

A semiconductor device (10) having first and second wiring layers (30, 33) on opposite surfaces of a carrier substrate (12) interconnected through vias (32) formed in the carrier substrate (12) electrically coupling an electronic component (18) to a mounting substrate through compliant solder balls ...


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Theodore T Miller, Bernard Ghelman: Vena caval filter. New York Society For The Ruptured And Crippled Maintaining The Hospital For Special Surgery, Darby & Darby P C, August 27, 1996: US05549626 (514 worldwide citation)

A co-axial filtering device for removing particles from arteries and veins comprises an outer catheter that can be inserted into a blood vessel and an inner catheter with a filter at its distal end. The filter is a radially expandable receptacle made of an elastic mesh structure of spring wires or p ...


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Alain Cardon, Yvon Kerdiles, Michel Boliveau, Denis Ansel, Jean Debuigne: Stent for transluminal implantation. Meadox France, Bucknam and Archer, January 24, 1995: US05383892 (514 worldwide citation)

A stent consisting of the alternate juxtaposition of axially rigid cylindrical parts and at least one axially flexible cylindrical part. The stent comprises two axially rigid cylindrical parts at its two ends, the axially rigid cylindrical parts being adapted to expand radially in plastic manner and ...


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Farhad Khosravi: Coiled sheet valve, filter or occlusive device and methods of use. Nicola A Pisano, Fish & Neave, July 20, 1999: US05925063 (513 worldwide citation)

Apparatus is provided comprising a coiled sheet having a plurality of flaps mounted on its interior surface that project radially inward into a lumen formed by the interior surface of the apparatus when it is deployed. The flaps lie parallel to the interior surface of the sheet during transluminal d ...


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Douglas G Noiles: Surgical fastening method and device therefor. United States Surgical Corporation, Fleit & Jacobson, November 29, 1977: US04060089 (512 worldwide citation)

A method for joining soft body tissues and a device for practicing the method which includes a retainer strip formed of a material which in time is absorbed by the body and which is provided with a plurality of longitudinally spaced openings and a fastener strip also formed of a material which is si ...


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Thorn Ole, Feld Flemming Danhild, Paisnow Jimmy, Hallam David: Method and apparatus for vacuum treatment of an epidermal surface. Vacutec, April 7, 1988: GB2195255-A (505 worldwide citation)

When treating an epidermal surface (surface of the skin) (3) with subatmospheric pressure supplied from a source (not shown) through a flexible tube (6), an applicator (4) is used consisting of a first, porous layer (7) of e.g. felt and a second, airtight layer (8) of e.g. plastic sheet material, th ...


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Clifford J Radel, Hugh A Thompson: Resilient plastic web exhibiting fiber-like properties. The Procter & Gamble Company, E Kelly Linman, John V Gorman, Richard C Witte, August 3, 1982: US04342314 (502 worldwide citation)

A resilient plastic web exhibiting a fiber-like appearance and tactile impression and method and apparatus for its manufacture. In a preferred embodiment, the web exhibits a three-dimensional microstructure comprising a regulated continuum of debossed areas of non-uniform cross-section along their l ...


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Frese Nielsen: Device for treatment of wounds in body tissue of patients by exposure to jets of gas. August 26, 1986: US04608041 (493 worldwide citation)

Device for treatment of wounds in body tissue of patients by means of jets of gas. A nozzle unit is designed to be placed over the area of the wound in order to cover it and is provided with inlets (6,10) for admission of oxygen gas to the area of the wound and outlets (9) for discharge of oxygen ga ...


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Charles J Stimson, Brady S Beshear: Pre-paid card system and method. Call Processing, David H Judson, November 19, 1996: US05577109 (490 worldwide citation)

A pre-paid card system enables customers to make purchases using an authorized card. The system includes four main functional components: a plurality of cards, a host computer, a plurality of on-site activation terminals and a main processor. Each of the cards having a security number associated the ...



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