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Stephan P Athan, John E Scharf: Portable pulse oximeter. University of South Florida, Calfee Halter & Griswold, November 19, 1996: US05575284 (457 worldwide citation)

A diagnostic instrument for determining a cardiovascular system parameter. In one embodiment, the instrument takes the form of a portable pulse oximeter comprising a light to frequency converter (LFC) as a sensor. Also provided is a light to frequency converter comprising a photoresistor and capacit ...


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Roger E Marchant: Anticoagulant plasma polymer-modified substrate. Case Western Reserve University, Calfee Halter & Griswold, October 3, 1995: US05455040 (397 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a method for surface modifying a substrate, such as an implant, to provide the substrate with anticoagulant activity and resistance to the deposition of plasma proteins; and the resulting substrate. The surface of the substrate is modified by first depositing a film of ...


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Larry A Latson, John M Kapitan: Apparatus and method for occluding a defect or aperture within body surface. The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Calfee Halter & Griswold, January 19, 1999: US05861003 (368 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and a method for occluding an aperture within a body surface, including an occlusion bag having a proximal sac and a distal sac, a delivery catheter, a guide catheter, a super-elastic wire, a release mechanism and a delivery sheath. The method of the invention includes affixing the deli ...


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Herbert H Jacobs: Method and apparatus for storing and selectively retrieving product data by correlating customer selection criteria with optimum product designs based on embedded expert judgments. American Greetings Corporation, Calfee Halter & Griswold, August 27, 1996: US05550746 (248 worldwide citation)

A machine and method are provided for selecting product or service design, such as a social expression product. The machine and method each (i) stores a plurality of product or service designs and a plurality of descriptors for each of the plurality of product or service designs, each of the descrip ...


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John Edward Scharf: Green light pulse oximeter. University of South Florida, Sean T Calfee Halter & Griswold Moorhead, November 3, 1998: US05830137 (211 worldwide citation)

A reflectance pulse oximeter that determines oxygen saturation of hemoglobin using two sources of electromagnetic radiation in the green optical region, which provides the maximum reflectance pulsation spectrum. The use of green light allows placement of an oximetry probe at central body sites (e.g. ...


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Antoine Lafont, Michel R Vert, Fredrick Cornhill, Suming Li, Henri L Garreau: Stent having a programmed pattern of in vivo degradation. The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, The University Paris V Faculte Necker, The Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, The University of Montpellier I, Calfee Halter & Griswold, September 28, 1999: US05957975 (209 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a biodegradable polymeric stent having a programmed pattern of in vivo degradation. When deployed, the stent comprises a substantially cylindrical element having two open ends and a plurality of regions circumferentially spaced around the cylindrical element and extend ...


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Stephan Peter Athan, John Edward Scharf: Medical diagnostic instrument using light-to-frequency converter. University of South Florida, Calfee Halter & Griswold, January 4, 2000: US06011985 (209 worldwide citation)

A diagnostic instrument for determining a cardiovascular system parameter. In one embodiment, the instrument takes the form of a portable pulse oximeter comprising a light to frequency converter (LFC) as a sensor. Also provided is a light to frequency converter comprising a photoresistor and capacit ...


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John Gow 3rd, Richard W Noth: Lead frame-chip package with improved configuration. International Business Machines Corporation, Calfee Halter & Griswold, December 1, 1992: US05168368 (188 worldwide citation)

An improved package for semiconductor chips, and method of forming the package are provided. The package includes a lead frame having a central chip bonding portion and first and second sets of interdigitaled fingers. The inner ends of the first set of fingers terminate at a distance from the centra ...


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John Edward Scharf: System using green light to determine parmeters of a cardiovascular system. University of South Florida, Calfee Halter & Griswold, December 11, 2001: US06330468 (184 worldwide citation)

A reflectance pulse oximeter that determines oxygen saturation of hemoglobin using two sources of electromagnetic radiation in the green optical region, which provides the maximum reflectance pulsation spectrum. The use of green light allows placement of an oximetry probe at central body sites (e.g. ...


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Donald E Betzold: Proppant containing bondable particles and removable particles. TechniSand, Calfee Halter & Griswold, December 11, 2001: US06328105 (175 worldwide citation)

An improved proppant and a method of increasing the conductivity of the fractures of subterranean formations is described. The proppant contains a mixture of bondable particles and removable particles. The bondable particles within a subterranean formation, adhere to adjacent bondable particles to f ...



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