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Kam Y Lau, Iason Vassiliou, Mahesh Venkatraman: Multichannel distributed wireless repeater network. Berkeley Concept Research Corporation, Kawasaki Microelectronics, Marger Johnson & McCollom, February 10, 2004: US06690657 (182 worldwide citation)

A multichannel distributed wireless repeater network, methods for its operation, and system components are disclosed. The network is designed to facilitate high-bit-rate data communication within a home, office, or similarly constrained area. According to the described embodiments, RF radiation outs ...


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Naylor Richard Norman: Nerve locator/stimulator. Concept, May 23, 1972: US3664329 (180 worldwide citation)

A self contained, portable, disposable, self testing and self powered instrument for use in medical procedures to stimulate nerves and to determine if the tissue in question is a muscle controlling nerve, by delivering a maximum of 2 milliamperes of current through human tissue in the general area t ...


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Raymond W Simmons: Forceps spacing device. Concept, Gipple & Hale, February 28, 1978: US04076028 (132 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical forceps comprising two blades which are electrically connected to an electrosurgical frequency generator so that electrosurgical radio frequencies can be transmitted from the generator to the blades. The blades are separated by a spacer member formed with a middle section defining ...


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F Barry Bays, Arthur F Trott, Sam R Marchand: Repair tack for bodily tissue. Concept, Epstein Edell & Retzer, May 15, 1990: US04924865 (131 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for repairing in vivo torn cartilaginous or other bodily tissue, particularly torn meniscus tissue during arthroscopic surgery, employs a repair tack of biodegradable material chosen to have a degradation time in excess of the required healing time for the tissue. The repair tack has a ...


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GĂ©rald Duhamel: Method of choosing and distributing enhanced odds. Labtronix Concept, Ogilvy Renault, August 23, 2005: US06932707 (128 worldwide citation)

The method of choosing and distributing enhanced odds includes 1) linking numerous electronic gaming devices, such as electronic Poker machines, on a local network, 2) gathering in a progressive amount a percentage of all the bets placed on those devices such as for progressive jackpots, 3) using a ...


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Caspari Richard B, Trott Arthur Frank, Bays Barry F: A suturing instrument for use in arthroscopic surgery.. Concept, May 10, 1989: EP0315371-A2 (125 worldwide citation)

A suturing instrument (20) for use in arthroscopic surgery includes a hollow needle (56) for penetrating tissue to be sutured within the body while the tissue is clamped between relatively movable jaws (34, 44), and a suture feed mechanism (68) for feeding suture material (90) through the hollow nee ...


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Jonathan Kepecs: Techniques for optimizing promotion delivery. Concept Shopping, Aka Chan, June 23, 2009: US07552069 (120 worldwide citation)

Techniques for generating and making incentive offers and promotions to consumers to influenced the consumers' purchasing behavior. Offers are customized for each individual consumer based on the particular consumer's purchase history information (or shopping history) and the consumer's response to ...


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Robert M Hartman, Arthur F Trott: Reciprocation vitreous suction cutter head. Concept, Gipple & Hale, August 22, 1978: US04108182 (109 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument comprising a housing with a motor and source of power contained in the housing. A removable sheath is placed over the housing and a cutter assembly is removably mounted to the housing so that the housing is protected from external materials and contamination. The cutter assembl ...


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Carl L Foltz, Vernon H Troutner, Arthur F Trott: Wire inserter and sterile wire pack. Concept, June 12, 1979: US04157714 (106 worldwide citation)

A portable surgical wire inserting instrument comprising a housing defining a handle, a drive casing and a nose piece removably mounted to said drive casing. The housing holds a source of power electrically connected to a motor both of which are enclosed within the housing. A wire holding tube mount ...


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David E Staub: Removable tip cautery. Concept, Gipple & Hale, November 16, 1982: US04359052 (105 worldwide citation)

A variable temperature cautery comprising a housing configured to retain a voltage source with an adaptor plug and associated heating tip assembly in operative relation to each other. A control assembly is movably attached to the housing to operatively couple a conductor disposed within the housing ...