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Hugh J Sharkey, Joel Saal, Jeffrey A Saal, John Ashley: Apparatus for treating intervertebal discs with electromagnetic energy. Oratec Interventions, David J Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Weitz, June 6, 2000: US06073051 (364 worldwide citation)

An externally guidable intervertebral disc apparatus manipulates tissue at a selected location of an intervertebral disc. The apparatus comprises a catheter having a distal end, a proximal end and a longitudinal axis, the catheter having an intradiscal section at the distal end of the catheter, the ...


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Lytton A Williams, Robert G Watkins: Method and apparatus for intervertebral implant anchorage. David J Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Weitz, September 5, 2000: US06113638 (355 worldwide citation)

Methods and devices are provided for intervertebral implant anchorage. An implantable device for insertion into an intradiscal section between adjacent vertebrae is provided. The implantable device includes at least one anchor plate which comprises a plate member sized to be positioned within an int ...


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Hugh J Sharkey, John Ashley, Joel Saal, Jeff Saal, Le T Le: Apparatus for treating intervertebral discs with resistive energy. Oratec Interventions, David J Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Weitz, September 19, 2000: US06122549 (325 worldwide citation)

An externally guidable intervertebral disc apparatus manipulates disc tissue at a selected location of an intervertebral disc. The apparatus comprises a catheter having a distal end, a proximal end and a longitudinal axis. The catheter has an intradiscal section at its distal end. The intradiscal se ...


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Hugh J Sharkey, John Ashley, Joel Saal, Jeffrey Saal, Le Trong Le: Method for manipulating tissue of an intervertebral disc. Oratec Interventions, David J Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Weitz, November 9, 1999: US05980504 (306 worldwide citation)

An externally guidable intervertebral disc apparatus manipulates disc tissue present at a selected location of an intervertebral disc, comprising a catheter having a distal end, a proximal end, and a longitudinal axis, the catheter having an intradiscal section at the distal end of the catheter, the ...


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Hugh J Sharkey, Joel Saal, Jeffrey Saal, John Ashley: Apparatus with functional element for performing function upon intervertebral discs. Oratec Interventions, David J Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Weitz, December 28, 1999: US06007570 (277 worldwide citation)

A percutaneous method of repairing a fissure in the annulus pulposus comprises placing an energy source adjacent to the fissure and providing sufficient energy to the fissure to raise the temperature to at least about 45-70.degree. C. and for a sufficient time to cause the collagen to weld. An inter ...


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Hugh R Sharkey, John Ashley, Joel Saal, Jeffrey A Saal, Le Trong Le: Method and apparatus for delivering or removing material from the interior of an intervertebral disc. Oratec Interventions, David J Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Weitz, August 8, 2000: US06099514 (260 worldwide citation)

An externally guidable intervertebral disc apparatus manipulates disc tissue present at a selected location of an intervertebral disc, comprising a catheter having a distal end, a proximal end, and a longitudinal axis, the catheter having an intradiscal section at the distal end of the catheter, the ...


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Peter Si Sheng Wang, Ismail Dalgic: Method, apparatus and communications system for companion information and network appliances. 3Com Corporation, David J Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Weitz, December 12, 2000: US06161134 (239 worldwide citation)

The invention provides an information appliance and a network appliance (or telephone) that function independently as well as with each other as companion appliances. The information appliance stores user information corresponding to a particular user. The telephone is linked to network. In some emb ...


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Michael Starks, Alan Shulman: Method for producing a synthesized stereoscopic image. Space Corporation, David J Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Weitz, August 22, 2000: US06108005 (131 worldwide citation)

Methods, devices and systems are provided which produce a synthesized stereoscopic image of a source image by forming at least two images from a source image where at least one image has been modified relative to the source image such that the images have a different spacial appearance than each oth ...


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Avinoam Rubinstain, Yackov Sfadya, Shimon Peleg, Noam Alroy, Boaz Porat: Ethernet transport facility over digital subscriber lines. 3Com, David J Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Weitz, July 11, 2000: US06088368 (127 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a facility transport system for transporting Ethernet over digital subscnber lines. The system, termed 10BaseS, is capable of transmitting 10 Mbps Ethernet over existing copper infrastructure. The system utilizes carrierless amplitude modulation/phase modulation (CAP), ...


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Alan J Polito, Richard M Thayer, Robert K DiNello, George H Sierra, Dennis Nixon, Alan Phillips, Stuart Neubarth: Method and apparatus for performing a lateral flow assay. PraxSys BioSystems, David J Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Weitz, October 24, 2000: US06136610 (120 worldwide citation)

An embodiment of the present invention provides a method for performing a lateral flow assay. The method includes depositing a sample on a test strip at an application region, detecting a first detection signal arising from the test strip in the first detection zone, and generating a baseline for th ...