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Mehdy Sabbaghian, Russell S Dailey, Gregory T Dobson, Hing W Tang, Glen J Schwartzberg: Valve cutter for arterial by-pass surgery. The Board of Supervisors of Louisiana State University, Agricultural and Mechanical College, William D Kiesel, Robert C Tucker, October 6, 1992: US05152771 (430 worldwide citation)

A valve cutter for arterial bypass surgery is provided and includes a blade assembly for cutting the venous valves, a shaft for guiding the blade assembly through the bypass vein, an expansion means for preventing the blade assembly from contacting the walls of the bypass vein and for helping to pro ...


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John Beard, Verdell M Banner, Mushahid Khan, Norman J Leonard: Biofeedback activated orthosis for foot-drop rehabilitation. The Board of Supervisors of Louisiana State University, Robert C Tucker, William David Kiesel, May 12, 1992: US05112296 (135 worldwide citation)

A biofeedback activated orthosis for foot-drop rehabilitation is provided including a lifting mechanism, a control circuit, a muscle activity sensing mechanism, and an electrogoniometer. The lifting mechanism lifts a foot through the swing phase of a gait cycle by way of a drive motor mechanism whic ...


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David A Wink Jr, James B Mitchell, Angelo Russo, Murali C Krishna, Ingeborg Hanbauer, Matthew B Grisham, Daniel Neil Granger: Nitric oxide releasing compounds as protective agents in ischemia reperfusion injury. The United States of America represented by the Department of Health and Human Services, The Board of Supervisors of Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College, Leydig Voit & Mayer, August 4, 1998: US05789447 (51 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a method for treating oxygen free radical induced tissue damage associated with ischemia reperfusion injury, wherein nitric oxide is delivered to target cells/tissues through the administration of a nitric oxide-containing compound that spontaneously releases nitric ox ...


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Anthony H Cincotta, Albert H Meier, John M Wilson: Method for regulating glucose metabolism. Ergo Science Incorporated, The Board of Supervisors of Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College, Darby & Darby, February 3, 1998: US05714519 (46 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a method for modifying metabolism in a vertebrate animal which entails the administration of pantethine or cysteamine at a predetermined time daily. The method is useful in the treatment of hyperglycemia, glucose intolerance, insulin resistance, and hyperinsulinemia.


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Samuel H Rollason: Keyboard having convex curved surface. The Board of Supervisors of Louisiana State University, William David Kiesel, Robert C Tucker, July 2, 1991: US05029260 (45 worldwide citation)

A lap top keyboard is provided having an outwardly curved center for user comfort and efficiency. The lap support on an underside of the keyboard is recessed, allowing the keyboard to extend downward to an outside of the user's thighs.


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Oleg S Pianykh, David Troendle, John M Tyler, Wilfrido Castaneda Zuniga: Radiologist workstation. The Board of Supervisors of Louisiana State University and Agrigultural & Mechanical College, Jones Walker Waechte Poitevent Carrere & Denegre L, June 21, 2005: US06909436 (34 worldwide citation)

A radiologist workstation program capable of performing the methods of: (a) losslessly compressing an image by using a sample of pixel neighborhoods to determine a series of predictive coefficients values related to the pixel neighborhoods; (b) lossy compressing an image to a predetermined ratio by ...


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Anthony H Cincotta, Albert H Meier: Therapeutic process for the treatment of the pathologies of Type II diabetes. The Board of Supervisors of Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College, Darby & Darby, November 21, 1995: US05468755 (33 worldwide citation)

A process for the long term modification and regulation of lipid and carbohydrate metabolism--generally to reduce obesity, insulin resistance, and hyperinsulinemia or hyperglycemia, or both (these are the hallmarks of noninsulin dependent, or Type II diabetes)--by administration (i.e., by oral, subl ...


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Anthony H Cincotta, Albert H Meier: Therapeutic process for the treatment of the pathologies of type II diabetes. The Board of Supervisors of Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College, Darby & Darby, February 2, 1999: US05866584 (30 worldwide citation)

A process for the long term modification and regulation of lipid and carbohydrate metabolism--generally to reduce obesity, insulin resistance, and hyperinsulinemia or hyperglycemia, or both (these are the hallmarks of noninsulin dependent, or Type II diabetes)--by administration (i.e., by oral, subl ...


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Samuel C Yiu, Austin K Mircheff, Ronald E Smith, Jean Jacob, Mel Trousdale: Bioartificial lacrimal gland. Doheny Eye Institute, The Board of Supervisors of Louisiana State University and Agriculture and Mechanical College, McDermott Will & Emery, June 16, 2009: US07547447 (20 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a bioartificial lacrimal gland which contains at least one unit that includes (a) a permeable housing having an interior and an exterior; (b) an outlet connecting the housing interior to the housing exterior; and (c) a population of lacrimal epithelial cells within the ...