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Henk W Wevers: Artificial ligament. Queen s University at Kingston, Richard J Hicks, Stanley E Johnson, January 27, 1981: US04246660 (226 worldwide citation)

A prosthetic ligament device comprising an elastic element securable to the underlying bone structure by means of a quick release bayonet-type fitting which permits rotational movement during engagement at one end and a length adjusting means at the other end thereof. The elastic element comprises a ...


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Kenneth V Deugau, Paul Unrau: Indexing linkers. Queen s University at Kingston, Atomic Energy of Canada, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt, April 16, 1996: US05508169 (194 worldwide citation)

Synthetic nucleic acid molecules are provided which are called indexing linkers and which can be selectively linked to unknown, or non-identical cohesive ends of nucleic acid fragments. Such indexing linkers are useful for the selective isolation, identification, amplification, labelling, and modifi ...


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Henk W Wevers: Tibial prosthesis. Queen s University at Kingston, Richard J Hicks, September 6, 1988: US04769040 (188 worldwide citation)

An improved tibial plateau prosthesis is described in which a baseplate is anatomically peripherally shaped and provided with a knife edge perimeter which cuts into the soft tissue outer edge of the epiphyseal shell of the tibia and effectively caps the tibia. Hoop stresses are reduced, and the use ...


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Theodore D Cooke, Gerald A B Saunders, David Siu: Orthopaedic bone cutting jig and alignment device. Queen s University at Kingston, Richard J Hicks, March 11, 1986: US04574794 (163 worldwide citation)

An orthopaedic bone cutting jig and alignment frame for facilitating a series of controlled, precise bone cuts to fit selected prosthetic knees which promote bone imgrowth and do not rely upon cement for fixation.


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Geoffrey R Lockwood, Christine E Morton: Ultrasound transducer array. Queen s University at Kingston, Stephen J Scribner, Carol Miernicki Steeg, December 13, 2005: US06974417 (127 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to an ultrasonic transducer array for non-destructive imaging and inspection of materials, suitable for applications such as bio-medical imaging. According to the invention, the transducer has at least one electrode comprising an array of electrode elements, wherein the elemen ...


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Donald A Soboleski, Gerald A B Saunders, Daniel P Borschneck: Method and device for treating scoliosis. Queen s University at Kingston, Stephen J Scribner, Carol Miernicki Steeg, May 13, 2008: US07371238 (123 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a spinal facet cap for treating scoliosis, the facet cap comprising a shim portion for inserting into a facet joint of a spine, and an alignment portion for maintaining alignment of the shim portion within the facet joint. The invention also provides a method for treating s ...


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Morteza Shirkanzadeh: Method for depositing bioactive coatings on conductive substrates. Queen s University at Kingston, Richard J Hicks, April 27, 1993: US05205921 (118 worldwide citation)

A process for electro depositing bioactive coatings, such as calcium phosphate or aluminum oxide, onto conductive substrates, such as prosthetic implant devices, is described. An electrolyte bath containing an aqueous solution of the desired oxide or phosphate is prepared with an inert anode such as ...


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Randy E Ellis: Method and apparatus for CT image registration. Queen s University at Kingston, Richard J Hicks, June 3, 1997: US05636255 (117 worldwide citation)

A method and system for correlating accuracy of computer tomography (CT) image resolution is described. Small radio-opaque markers having a diameter less than one slice width of a CT scan are embedded in the object, such as a bony skeletal member, to be measured, the object is then CT scanned so tha ...


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Henk W Wevers, John F Rudan: Prosthetic patello-femoral joint. Queen s University at Kingston, Richard J Hicks, June 4, 1991: US05021061 (115 worldwide citation)

A thin plate patello-femoral-tibial resurfacing prosthesis is described. The patellar component is a metallic shell which is designed to be as thin as possible so as to retain maximum natural bone thickness and hence strength. The metallic patellar component articulates with a plastic insert in a me ...


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Henk S Wevers, Charles Sorbie, Gerald A B Saunders: Bone clip. Queen s University at Kingston, Richard J Hicks, Stanley E Johnson, April 24, 1984: US04444181 (70 worldwide citation)

A bone clip for surgical repair of bones in vivo, having a body and depending legs at each end thereof and perpendicular thereto. Means are provided to draw the legs inwardly towards each other after insertion into the bone so as to draw the bone ends together under a preselected pressure.