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James L Taaffe, Maria Kaldis: Apparatus for retrieval and processing of selected archived images for display at workstation terminals. Massachusetts General Hospital, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds, January 12, 1993: US05179651 (192 worldwide citation)

An image processing and display system employs a high speed image local area network (LAN) for transferring image data separate from control data. A general purpose LAN carries graphics data and control data of the system. One more image display controller than display monitor is used to provide off ...


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Edgar Haber: Composition and method for determining the size and location of myocardial infarcts. The Massachusetts General Hospital, July 19, 1977: US04036945 (192 worldwide citation)

Radioactive labelled antibody for cardiac myosin is injected intravenously after cardiac occlusion and is specifically absorbed in infarcted myocardium, as are radioactive labelled lower molecular weight fragments of the antibody such as (Fab').sub.2, (Fab'), and (Fv). The location and size of the m ...


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Randall Y Grimes: Devices and methods for percutaneous mitral valve repair. Massachusetts General Hospital, The Georgia Tech Research Corporation, Nutter McClennen & Fish, April 5, 2005: US06875224 (130 worldwide citation)

Devices and methods are provided for diagnosing and repairing mitral valve defects such as mitral valve regurgitation. According to an exemplary method, mitral valve function is visualized by transesophageal echocardiography. A catheter is inserted along the venous system of the patient through the ...


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Ronald S Newbower: Apparatus for making cardiac output conductivity measurements. Massachusetts General Hospital, Weingarten Schurgin Gagnebin & Hayes, April 19, 1983: US04380237 (118 worldwide citation)

An improved catheter probe includes a conductivity sensor comprising four electrodes configured and spaced to be electrically coupled together by vascular fluids. A current source is provided for driving current through the vascular fluid between one pair of electrodes, and voltage sensing means is ...


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R Rox Anderson, Edward Victor Ross Jr, James C Hsia, Kathleen McMillan: Method and apparatus for treating wrinkles in skin using radiation. Massachusetts General Hospital, Candela Corporation, United States of America, Testa Hurwitz & Thibeault, September 19, 2000: US06120497 (102 worldwide citation)

A method for treating wrinkles in skin involves the use of a beam of pulsed, scanned or gated continuous wave laser or incoherent radiation. The method comprises generating a beam of radiation, directing the beam of radiation to a targeted dermal region between 100 microns and 1.2 millimeters below ...


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James L Taaffe, Maria Kaldis: Apparatus and method for processing and displaying images in a digital procesor based system. Massachusetts General Hospital, Hamilton Brook Smith and Reynolds, September 3, 1991: US05046027 (102 worldwide citation)

An image processing and display system employs a high speed image LAN (Local Area Network) for transferring image data separate from control data. A general purpose LAN carries graphics data and control data of the system. One more image display controller than display monitor is used to provide off ...


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Jack W Szostak, Richard W Roberts, Rihe Liu: Libraries of protein encoding RNA-protein fusions. Massachusetts General Hospital, Clark & Elbing, April 10, 2001: US06214553 (86 worldwide citation)

Described herein are methods and reagents for the selection of protein molecules that make use of RNA-protein fusions.


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Orhun K Muratoglu, Stephen H Spiegelberg: Methods for making oxidation resistant polymeric material. Massachusetts General Hospital, Cambridge Polymer Group, Proskauer Rose, October 7, 2008: US07431874 (69 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to methods for making oxidation resistant medical devices that comprise polymeric materials, for example, ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE). The invention also provides methods of making antioxidant-doped medical implants, for example, doping of medical ...


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Edgar Haber, Ban A Khaw: Radiolabeled diagnostic compositions and method for making the same. The Massachusetts General Hospital, Paul J Cook, December 20, 1983: US04421735 (63 worldwide citation)

Protein molecules are covalently bonded to a chelating agent which in turn binds a radioactive molecule. Prior to binding, the radioactive molecule is reduced with dithionite ion and then mixed with protein at a pH of 7.0 to about 8.0.


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Josef E Fischer, Norman N Yoshimura, Thomas L Westman, Fred H Deindoerfer: Amino acid formulations for patients with liver disease and method of using same. Massachusetts General Hospital, American Hospital Supply Corporation, April 13, 1976: US03950529 (59 worldwide citation)

Amino acid formulations for administration to human patients with liver disease comprise mixtures of essential amino acids combined in novel relative proportions, and preferably also include non-essential amino acids. In particular, the combined molar proportions of isoleucine, leucine, and valine a ...