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John O Hayhurst, Alan A Small, Jeffrey C Cerier: Slotted suture anchor and method of anchoring a suture. Acufex Microsurgical, Brooks & Kushman, August 20, 1991: US05041129 (831 worldwide citation)

A suture anchor (10) for securing a suture (20) to body tissue (38) in an athroscopic surgical procedure. The suture anchor is an elongatyed tubular member (12) having first and second ends (14,16). The distal or terminal end (24) of the suture is secured to the first or leading end (14) of the sutu ...


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Francis MacDougall: Video image based control system. Very Vivid, Brooks & Kushman, July 9, 1996: US05534917 (555 worldwide citation)

A video image based control system including a video camera scans a field of view and generates video signals representing the captured image of the field of view. The video signals are applied to a digitizer which converts the video signal into digital information. The digital information is convey ...


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Carl A Popolo: Method and system for matching sellers and buyers of spot metals. Spot Metals Online, Brooks & Kushman P C, February 3, 1998: US05715402 (537 worldwide citation)

A system for managing steel inventories in order to reduce the time and expense associated with selling prime and secondary steel that is no longer needed for the original intended application. The system permits sellers to post detailed specification of an item for sale and permits buyers to browse ...


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John O Hayhurst, Alan A Small, Jeffrey C Cerier: Bone anchor and method of anchoring a suture to a bone. Acufex Microsurgical, Brooks & Kushman, August 6, 1991: US05037422 (500 worldwide citation)

A bone anchor (10) for securing a suture to a bone (38). The bone anchor (10) has a tip (16) at its distal end (18) and at least one resilient wall (27) extending to a trailing end (20) of the body (12) of the anchor. The wall (27) has a ridge (14), or barb, formed on an outer surface. The ridge (14 ...


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Jon H Bechtel, Joseph S Stam: Control circuit for image array sensors. Gentex Corporation, Brooks & Kushman P C, November 23, 1999: US05990469 (458 worldwide citation)

A control system for controlling an image array sensor and controlling communication between the image array sensor and a microcontroller by way of a serial communication interface. The control system is able to efficiently control various aspects of the image array sensor such as windowing, mode of ...


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Cathleen S Wharton, Scott P Robertson, Catherine A Ashworth, Marita Franzke: Method and system for synchronizing data between at least one mobile interface device and an interactive terminal. MediaOne Group, U S West, Brooks & Kushman P C, November 3, 1998: US05831664 (450 worldwide citation)

A method and system for synchronizing display of data relating to a predetermined application between an interactive terminal and at least one mobile interface device having a display. The at least one mobile interface device receives a user input signal and transmits the user input signal for synch ...


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Joseph S Stam, Jon H Bechtel, John K Roberts: Moisture sensor and windshield fog detector using an image sensor. Gentex Corporation, Brooks & Kushman P C, July 13, 1999: US05923027 (415 worldwide citation)

A control system for automatically detecting moisture on the windshield of a vehicle. The automatic moisture detecting system includes an optical system for imaging a portion of the windshield on to an image array sensor, such as a CMOS active pixel sensor. The voltages of each of the pixels which r ...


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Barry M Fell, Richard H Hallock: Surgically implantable knee prothesis. Brooks & Kushman P C, March 27, 2001: US06206927 (399 worldwide citation)

A self-centering meniscal prosthesis device suitable for minimally invasive, surgical implantation into the cavity between a femoral condyle and the corresponding tibial plateau is composed of a hard, high modulus material shaped such that the contour of the device and the natural articulation of th ...


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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 (374 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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Joseph S Stam, Jon H Bechtel, Frederick T Bauer: Continuously variable headlamp control. Gentex Corporation, Brooks & Kushman P C, April 11, 2000: US06049171 (374 worldwide citation)

Continuously variable headlamps offer greater flexibility for roadway illumination but offer challenges in automatic control design. Each continuously variable headlamp has an effective illumination range varied by changing at least one parameter from a set including horizontal direction aimed, vert ...



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