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James R Spears: Method for treating an arterial wall injured during angioplasty. Wayne State University, Brooks & Kushman, March 3, 1992: US05092841 (378 worldwide citation)

A method for treating a lesion in an arterial wall having plaque thereon and a luminal surface, the arterial wall having been mechanically injured during an angioplasty procedure, the arterial wall and the plaque including fissures resulting therefrom, the method comprising the steps of positioning ...


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David A Richardson: Surgical suture carrier and method for urinary bladder neck suspension. Wayne State University, Brooks & Kushman, September 22, 1992: US05149329 (313 worldwide citation)

A suturing needle assembly used in a surgical operation to correct anatomical stress urinary incontinence, the suturing needle assembly having a needle and a sheath. The needle has an elongated flexible portion and a rigid portion which defines a tip for piercing tissue and an eyelet for removably a ...


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Zoltan Turi: Retaining apparatus and procedure for transseptal catheterization. Wayne State University, Brooks & Kushman, May 17, 1994: US05312341 (223 worldwide citation)

The invention comprises retaining apparatus for transseptal catheterization and a procedure for the use of same. The retaining apparatus is a selectively deployable retaining means disposed at or proximal to the tip of a transseptal catheter or sheath which is placed across a septum, such as the int ...


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Zoltan G Turi: Composite intraluminal graft. Wayne State University, Barnes Kisselle Raisch Choate Whittemore & Hulbert P C, September 17, 1996: US05556414 (187 worldwide citation)

In accordance with the present invention, a novel composite prosthesis comprises a vein and a cylindrical-shaped member. The vein is a vein segment removed from a patient and the cylindrical-shaped member, preferably an expandable stent, is glued, sutured, or in some other fashion affixed to the out ...


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Richard Crilly: Atherosclerotic identification. Wayne State University, Kenneth I Kohn, September 10, 1991: US05046501 (165 worldwide citation)

A method of identifying atherosclerotic plaque versus structurally viable tissue includes the steps of emitting a fluorescent beam at a single excitation wavelength of between 350 and 390 nm at a tissue and detecting and quantifying the emission spectrum of the emitted beam at critical points chosen ...


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Robert Spitzer, Mohamad Hassoun: Waveform analysis apparatus and method using neural network techniques. Wayne State University, Reising Ethington Barnard Perry & Milton, March 3, 1992: US05092343 (159 worldwide citation)

A waveform analysis assembly (10) includes a sensor (12) for detecting physiological electrical and mechanical signals produced by the body. An extraction neural network (22, 22') will learn a repetitive waveform of the electrical signal, store the waveform in memory (18), extract the waveform from ...


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Roger W Pryor: Method of forming cubic boron nitride films. Board of Governors of Wayne State University, Dykema Gossett, January 16, 1996: US05483920 (138 worldwide citation)

A novel method of forming large area single crystal cubic boron nitride films on a silicon substrate by first treating the surface of the substrate with atomic hydrogen and then depositing a cubic boron nitride film by a reactive biased laser ablation technique.


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James R Spears: Method of drug application in a transporting medium to an arterial wall injured during angioplasty. Wayne State University, Brooks & Kushman, April 6, 1993: US05199951 (136 worldwide citation)

A method for treating a lesion (27) in an arterial wall (28) having plaque (52) thereon and a luminal surface (29). The arterial wall (28) has typically been mechanically injured during an angioplasty procedure. As a result of that procedure, the arterial wall (28) and the plaque (52) include fissur ...


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Robert J Levis, Louis J Romano: Vaporization and sequencing of nucleic acids. Wayne State University, Reising Ethington Barnard & Perry, December 3, 1996: US05580733 (126 worldwide citation)

Method for analyzing a nucleic acid molecule, without fragmenting the molecule, by vaporizing a mixture of the molecule and a matrix by illuminating the mixture with visible laser light absorbed by the matrix and not by the nucleic acid molecule. The method is useful for determining the nucleotide s ...


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Robert S Jampel, Dian X Shi: Foldable intraocular lens inserter. Kresge Eye Institute of Wayne State University, Cullen Sloman Cantor Grauer Scott and Rutherford P C, May 31, 1988: US04747404 (105 worldwide citation)

A surgical tool for folding and inserting a folded lens into the anterior chamber of an eye through a small incision in the limbus of the eye includes an elongated tube which is longitudinally split into a U-shaped base section and a manually, axially slidable U-shaped cover section. The tube has an ...