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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 (809 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 (527 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 (525 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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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 (428 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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Jon H Bechtel, Joseph S Stam: Control circuit for image array sensors. Gentex Corporation, Brooks & Kushman P C, November 23, 1999: US05990469 (418 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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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 (376 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 (375 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 (371 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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John Henry Hubert Penners, Purushottam Vithal Kamat, Dejan Sirovica: System and method for providing packet data and voice services to mobile subscribers. U S West Technologies, Brooks & Kushman, August 11, 1998: US05793762 (352 worldwide citation)

A system and method for providing internet data and voice services to mobile subscribers is directed for use in cooperation with Internet Packet Data Network (IPDN) and an Advanced Intelligent Network (AIN) having an existing wireline switch. The system and method obviate the need for a mobile telep ...



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