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Reese S Terry Jr, Burke Barrett, Alan Adkins: Method to enhance cardiac capillary growth in heart failure patients. Cyberonics, Blank Rome Comisky & McCauley, October 29, 2002: US06473644 (532 worldwide citation)

A method is disclosed for treating patients suffering from heart failure to increase cardiac output. The patient's vagus nerve is electrically stimulated or modulated with a sequence of substantially equally spaced pulses by an implanted neurostimulator, and the frequency of the stimulating pul ...


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Robert A Adkins, Cormac A O Donovan, Reese S Terry Jr: Automatic activation of a neurostimulator device using a detection algorithm based on cardiac activity. Cyberonics, Blank Rome Comisky & McCauley, July 27, 1999: US05928272 (522 worldwide citation)

A device and method of controlling seizures in an epileptic patient, in which the device is implanted in the patient for selective activation to generate an electrical waveform constituting a pre-programmed therapy regimen for application to the patient's vagus nerve to modulate the electrical activ ...


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InBae Yoon, Samuel C Yoon: Surgical instrument with multiple rotatably mounted offset end effectors and method of using the same. InBae Yoon, Blank Rome Comisky & McCauley, April 10, 2001: US06214028 (463 worldwide citation)

An instrument for operating on anatomical tissue includes a barrel having two or more driver therein which can be manipulated from a proximal end of the barrel. End effectors of each driver are offset from a rotatable shaft by a transverse arm. In an insertion position, the end effectors are confine ...


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Albert L Donaldson: Method and apparatus for filtering junk email. ESCOM Corporation, Blank Rome Comisky & McCauley, November 20, 2001: US06321267 (455 worldwide citation)

An Active Filtering proxy filters electronic junk mail (also known as spam, bulk mail, or advertising) received at a Message Transfer Agent from remote Internet hosts using the Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP). The proxy actively probes remote hosts that attempt to send mail to the protected mai ...


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InBae Yoon: Surgical instrument with multiple rotatably mounted spreadable end effectors. Blank Rome Comisky & McCauley, September 21, 1999: US05954731 (404 worldwide citation)

An instrument for performing a surgical procedure includes a housing, an elongate shaft having a proximal end mounted by the housing and a distal end with a peripheral edge, a first end effector assembly protruding from the distal end of the elongate shaft and having an end effector at a distal end, ...


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InBae Yoon: Surgical instrument having jaws and an operating channel and method for use thereof. Blank Rome Comisky & McCauley, August 8, 2000: US06099550 (403 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument includes a forceps unit for being positioned within an anatomical cavity. The forceps unit includes a housing, an outer tubular member, an intermediate tubular member, and a handle mechanism coupled with at least one of the intermediate and outer tubular members for creating re ...


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InBae Yoon: Suturing instrument with multiple rotatably mounted spreadable needle holders. Blank Rome Comisky & McCauley, November 30, 1999: US05993466 (373 worldwide citation)

An instrument for suturing anatomical tissue with a suture needle includes a housing, an elongate shaft having a proximal end mounted by the housing and a distal end with a peripheral edge, a first needle holder protruding from the distal end of the elongate shaft and having a needle holding member ...


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InBae Yoon, Samuel C Yoon: Surgical instrument with multiple rotatably mounted offset end effectors. InBae Yoon, Blank Rome Comisky & McCauley, January 25, 2000: US06017358 (359 worldwide citation)

An instrument for operating on anatomical tissue includes a barrel having two or more drivers therein which can be manipulated from a proximal end of the barrel. End effectors of each driver are offset from a rotatable shaft by a transverse arm. In an insertion position, the end effectors are confin ...


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InBae Yoon: Surgical instrument with jaws and movable internal scissors and method for use thereof. Blank Rome Comisky & McCauley, November 16, 1999: US05984938 (317 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument includes a forceps unit for being positioned within an anatomical cavity and inner member having scissors at a distal end thereof. The forceps unit includes a housing, an outer tubular member, an intermediate member, and a handle mechanism coupled with at least one of the inter ...


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InBae Yoon: Multiple needle suturing instrument and method. Blank Rome Comisky & McCauley, December 12, 2000: US06159224 (286 worldwide citation)

A suturing instrument having needle holders for passing a needle through anatomical tissue. Needles are dispensed from an integral portion of the instrument and loaded into a needle holder prior to suturing. When a suturing procedure is completed, the needle is collected into an integral portion of ...