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Casey K Lee, Noshir A Langrana, Harold Alexander, Alastair J Clemow, Elizabeth H Chen, John R Parsons: Functional and biocompatible intervertebral disc spacer. University of Medicine & Dentistry of N J, Rutgers University, Johnson & Johnson, Klauber & Jackson, March 27, 1990: US04911718 (553 worldwide citation)

The construction and manufacturing technique for a functional biocompatible intervertebral disc spacer is described. This device is useful for a replacement for a degenerated disc in certain treatments of back pain and spinal disease. The disc spacer possesses mechanical properties akin to those of ...


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Alexander M Yacynych, Sylvia S Piznik, Eugene R Reynolds, Robert J Geise: Surface-modified electochemical biosensor. Rutgers University, Peter K Trzyna, Richard A Speer, February 15, 1994: US05286364 (471 worldwide citation)

An electrode for a biosensor (e.g., a glucose biosensor) has a layer of an electrically insulating polymer formed in situ on its operating surface by electropolymerization. For example, a diaminobenzene and a dihydroxybenzene (e.g., 1,3-diaminobenzene and resorcinol) are copolymerized on the electro ...


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John R Parsons, Casey K Lee, Noshir A Langrana, Alastair J Clemow, Elizabeth H Chen, Monica V Hawkins: Functional and biocompatible intervertebral disc spacer containing elastomeric material of varying hardness. University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ, Rutgers University, Klauber & Jackson, August 13, 1996: US05545229 (411 worldwide citation)

The construction and manufacturing technique for a functional biocompatible intervertebral disc spacer is described. This device is useful for a replacement for a degenerated disc in certain treatments of back pain and spinal disease. The disc spacer possesses mechanical properties akin to those of ...


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John R Parsons, Casey K Lee, Noshir A Langrana, Alastair J Clemow, Elizabeth H Chen: Functional and biocompatible intervertebral disc spacer containing elastomeric material of varying hardness. University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey, Rutgers University, Klauber & Jackson, December 15, 1992: US05171281 (287 worldwide citation)

The construction and manufacturing technique for a functional biocompatible intervertebral disc spacer is described. This device is useful for a replacement for a degenerated disc in certain treatments of back pain and spinal disease. The disc spacer possesses mechanical properties skin to those of ...


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Grigore C Burdea, Daniel Gomez: Actuator system for providing force feedback to portable master support. Rutgers University, Mathews Woodbridge & Collins, October 11, 1994: US05354162 (268 worldwide citation)

An actuator system provides force feedback to a master support. A first, second and third digit support are connectable by a finger mount to the thumb, index and middle, and ring digits, respectively. First, second, third and fourth actuators comprising pneumatic cylinders extend between the first, ...


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Grigore C Burdea, Jiachen Zhuang: Actuator system for providing force feedback to a dextrous master glove. Rutgers University, Mathews Woodbridge & Collins, September 1, 1992: US05143505 (202 worldwide citation)

An actuator system provides force feedback to a dextrous master glove. A first, second and third digit support are connectable by hook and loop fasteners to the thumb, index and middle digits of the glove, respectively. First, second and third actuators comprising pneumatic cylinders extend between ...


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Ralph S Greco, Richard A Harvey, Stanley Z Trooskin, George Strauss: Antibiotic bonded prosthesis and process for producing same. University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Rutgers University, David A Jackson, Richard M Goldberg, Barbara L Renda, June 7, 1988: US04749585 (135 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed an improved prosthesis coated, respectively, with an ionic surfactant, an antibiotic and/or antithrombiotic agent and treated with an immobilizing ionic exchange compound, to remove un-antibiotic bound ionic surfactant. The drug may be encapsulated within phospholipid vesicles whi ...


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Grigore C Burdea: Portable dextrous force feedback master for robot telemanipulation. Rutgers University, Mathews Woodbridge & Collins, April 2, 1991: US05004391 (123 worldwide citation)

An electronic position sensor and a pneumatic microactuator form a portable robot master that may be operated by the fingers of a user's hand in the same, natural manner that the user would normally grasp an object to be finger manipulated. The master requires only two contact points to secure its e ...


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Metin Akay, Walter Welkowitz, Yasemin M Akay, John Kostis: System and method for noninvasive detection of arterial stenosis. Rutgers University, Edward S Irons, June 17, 1997: US05638823 (81 worldwide citation)

A system and method for noninvasively detecting coronary artery disease. The system and method utilize a vasodilator drug to increase the signal-to-noise ratio of an acoustic signal that represents diastolic heart sounds of a patient. A wavelet transform is performed on the acoustic signal to provid ...


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Steven P Petrucelli, Walter Welkowitz, Lisa K Liss, Alan M Smith, Stephen A Orbine III: Apparatus and methods for the noninvasive measurement of cardiovascular system parameters. Rutgers University, Plevy & Associates, July 16, 1996: US05535753 (77 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods for noninvasively measuring cardiovascular system parameters. According to a first preferred embodiment, the apparatus generates a time varying electrical voltage waveform having voltages corresponding to systolic and diastolic arterial pressures of the subject, the parameters ...