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Stanley Falkow, Stephen L Moseley: Specific DNA probes in diagnostic microbiology. Board of Regents of the University of Washington, Bertram I Rowland, November 9, 1982: US04358535 (494 worldwide citation)

Method and compositions for infectious disease diagnosis and epidemiology involving labeled nucleotide probes complementary to nucleic acid coding for a characteristic pathogen product. Clinical isolates are cultivated, expanding the number of microorganisms, the resulting colonies lysed, the genome ...


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Frederick A Matsen III, Joseph L Garbini, John A Sidles, Donald C Baumgarten, Brian S Pratt: Robot-aided system for surgery. The Board of Regents of The University of Washington, Christensen O Connor Johnson & Kindness, December 25, 1990: US04979949 (430 worldwide citation)

A system and method for positioning a tool relative to a patient's bone to facilitate the performance of a surgical bone alteration task. The system comprises a bone immobilization device for supporting the bone in a fixed position with respect to a reference structure, and a robot that includes a b ...


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Frederick A Matsen III, Joseph L Garbini, John A Sidles, Donald C Baumgarten, Brian S Pratt: Robot-aided system for surgery. Board of Regents of the University of Washington, Christensen O Connor Johnson & Kindness, August 17, 1993: US05236432 (347 worldwide citation)

A system and method for positioning a tool relative to a patient's bone to facilitate the performance of a surgical bone alteration task. The system comprises a bone immobilization device for supporting the bone in a fixed position with respect to the reference structure, and a robot that includes a ...


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Frederick A Matsen III, Joseph L Garbini, John A Sidles, Donald C Baumgarten, Brian S Pratt: Robot-aided system for surgery. The Board of Regents of the University of Washington, Christensen O Connor Johnson & Kindness, October 13, 1992: US05154717 (298 worldwide citation)

A system and method for positioning a tool relative to a patient's bone to facilitate the performance of a surgical bone alteration task. The system comprises a bone immobilization device for supporting the bone in a fixed position with respect to a reference structure, and a robot that includes a b ...


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Thomas A Furness III, Joel S Kollin: Virtual retinal display. Board of Regents of the University of Washington, McAndrews Held & Malloy, November 14, 1995: US05467104 (264 worldwide citation)

A virtual retinal display utilizes photon generation and manipulation to create a panoramic, high resolution, color virtual image that is projected directly onto the retina of the eye without creating a real or an aerial image that is viewed via a mirror or optics. The virtual retinal display includ ...


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Frederick A Matsen III, Joseph L Garbini, John A Sidles, Donald C Baumgarten, Brian S Pratt: Prosthesis template for use in a robot-aided system for surgery. The Board of Regents of the University of Washington, Christensen O Connor Johnson & Kindness PLLC, November 25, 1997: US05690635 (261 worldwide citation)

A prosthesis template for aiding in the determination of a desired position of a prosthesis relative to a bone, the prosthesis having an exterior surface that simulates the exterior surface of the bone and an interior surface comprised of one or more contact surfaces to which the prepared bone must ...


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Frederick A Matsen III, Joseph L Garbini, John A Sidles, Donald C Baumgarten, Brian S Pratt: Orthopedic saw guide for use in a robot-aided system for surgery. Board of Regents of the University of Washington, Christensen O Connor Johnson & Kindness PLLC, November 5, 1996: US05571110 (191 worldwide citation)

An orthopedic saw guide for confining the blade of a surgical saw to movement in a single plane while allowing translational and rotational movement of the blade within the plane. A pair of elongated guideplates are secured together at either end to form a partially enclosed space. The distance betw ...


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Frederick A Matsen III, Joseph L Garbini, John A Sidles, Donald C Baumgarten, Brian S Pratt: Bone imobilization device. Board of Regents of the University of Washington, Christensen O Connor Johnson & Kindness, April 4, 1995: US05403319 (187 worldwide citation)

A system and method for positioning a tool relative to a patient's bone to facilitate the performance of a surgical bone alteration task. The system comprises a bone immobilization device for supporting the bone in a fixed position with respect to a reference structure, and a robot that includes a b ...


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Johnson Curtis C: Fiberoptic catheter. The Board of Regents of the University of Washington, February 18, 1975: US3866599 (169 worldwide citation)

A catheter of the fiberoptic type is disclosed for insertion into the cardiovascular system. The catheter comprises a flexible element with light-conducting fibers therein extending from one end of the element to the other. A recess is provided adjacent one end of the catheter to prevent the optical ...


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Douglas T Harryman II: System for repair of bankart lesions. The Board of Regents of the University of Washington, Christensen O Connor Johnson & Kindness, August 30, 1994: US05342369 (167 worldwide citation)

An elongated drill and suture guide is inserted through a posterior portal during arthroscopic surgery to repair a Bankart lesion of a human shoulder. The drill and suture guide has a linear longitudinal bore for a drill pin effective to bore through the glenoid rim of the shoulder joint. With the d ...