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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 (529 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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Alain Cardon, Yvon Kerdiles, Michel Boliveau, Denis Ansel, Jean Debuigne: Stent for transluminal implantation. Meadox France, Bucknam and Archer, January 24, 1995: US05383892 (528 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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Felix F Esposito, John A Conners, Joseph N Logan, James W Dwyer, Laurence Crainich: Malleable, bioabsorbable, plastic staple; and method and apparatus for deforming such staple. American Cyanamid Company, Charles F Costello Jr, September 27, 1994: US05350400 (527 worldwide citation)

A malleable, bioabsorbable polymeric staple includes a back span with two legs depending perpendicularly therefrom that are deformed toward each other initially and then upwardly toward the back span such that end points on each leg extends to the side and past the back span. The staple has a noncir ...


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Michael A Mills, Robert A Smith: Shielded medical connector. Masimo Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, April 6, 1999: US05890929 (526 worldwide citation)

An electrical connector for a medical instrument has a plug containing a plurality of pins in electrical communication with wires emanating from a shielded cable that is connected to a medical sensor detecting physiological data. The plug portion of the electrical connector substantially surrounds t ...


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Harry Gonzalez Jr: Bandage apparatus for treating burns. Boniard I Brown, February 13, 1979: US04139004 (520 worldwide citation)

A bandage apparatus for the treatment of burns, said bandage having various sizes and shapes for direct contact with any particular area of the human body so affected, the bandage being provided to promote rapid healing, and to reduce pain and the possibility of infection associated therewith, where ...


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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 (504 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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Robert D George, Georgio di Palma: Wound drainage device. Sherwood Medical Company, William R O Meara, Stanley N Garber, July 12, 1983: US04392858 (500 worldwide citation)

A wound drainage device is provided which includes a manually operable suction pump having inlet and outlet ports, and a pliable fluid storage bag having a pair of plastic sheets in face-to-face contact and an inlet. The pump inlet port is adapted to be connected to a wound suction catheter for remo ...


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Robert J Cerwin, William P McVay: Plastic surgical staple. Ethicon, Robert L Minier, March 2, 1982: US04317451 (489 worldwide citation)

A one-piece, self-locking, molded plastic staple useful as a tissue fixation device in surgical procedures. The staple has opposed, pointed, L-shaped legs secured to a horizontal bridging member. Each leg has an extension which is engaged by a locking bar extending between the extensions when the st ...


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Brent Parker: Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage apparatus. Sensidyne, Jim Zegeer, November 7, 2000: US06144868 (482 worldwide citation)

A reusable pulse oximeter and disposable bandage apparatus and method which includes a reusable oximeter probe assembly with at least one light emitting diode, one photocell detector, each of which is enclosed in first and second plastic housings, respectively. A generally planar bandage strip havin ...


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Brent Parker: Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage apparatus. Sensidyne, Jim Zegeer, January 29, 2002: US06343224 (482 worldwide citation)

A reusable pulse oximeter sensor and disposable bandage apparatus includes: a) a reusable pulse oximeter probe assembly with at least one light-emitting diode and one photocell detector wherein the detector and emitter are enclosed in plastic housings one housing having an aperture or radiation tran ...