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Leonard Pinchuk, Noureddine Frid: Stents and stent grafts having enhanced hoop strength and methods of making the same. Corvita, David P Gordon, David S Jacobson, Thomas A Gallagher, October 19, 1999: US05968091 (277 worldwide citation)

Stents are coated with a polymer such that the polymeric coating binds the crossover points of the wires, or, in the case of a zig-zag stent, binds adjacent zig-zags of wires without occluding the interstices of the stent lattice. Suitable polymers include polyurethane, polycarbonate urethane, polyu ...


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Tuncay Gunluk: Short message server without local customer database. ADC NewNet, David P Gordon, David S Jacobson, Thomas A Gallagher, June 16, 1998: US05768509 (256 worldwide citation)

A short message server (SMS) is provided with memory for storing short messages, and a SMS gateway/interworking (processing) block. The SMS accepts all properly formatted incoming messages, and queries an HLR database for destination information as well as to determine whether the destination of eac ...


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Juergen Andrew Kortenbach, Robert Sixto Jr, Michael Sean McBrayer: Automatic needle-passer suturing instrument. Symbiosis Corporation, David P Gordon, David S Jacobson, Thomas A Gallagher, September 29, 1998: US05814054 (253 worldwide citation)

An automatic suturing instrument generally includes a proximal actuation handle assembly, a flexible tubular member, a control wire, and an end effector assembly. The control wire extends through the tubular member and the end effector-assembly is coupled to the distal end of each of the tubular mem ...


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Welles Reymond: AC powered light emitting diode array circuits for use in traffic signal displays. David P Gordon, David S Jacobson, Thomas A Gallagher, August 10, 1999: US05936599 (222 worldwide citation)

An LED array circuit includes a number of series connected LED pairs, each pair including two parallel connected oppositely polarized LEDS. The array is coupled to a standard AC voltage source in series with an inductor L having Q>5 and a reactance which is equivalent to the resistance of a current ...


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Juergen A Kortenbach, Saul Gottlieb, Kevin W Smith, Charles R Slater, Thomas O Bales: Rotatable and deflectable biopsy forceps. Syntheon, David P Gordon, David S Jacobson, Thomas A Gallagher, May 27, 2003: US06569105 (207 worldwide citation)

An endoscopic or laparoscopic biopsy forceps instrument is provided which includes a flexible tubular member having proximal and distal ends, a biopsy jaw assembly at the distal end of the tubular member, an actuation assembly to operate the jaw assembly between open and closed positions, and a cont ...


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Jorge L Orbay, James Leone: Volar fixation system with articulating stabilization pegs. Hand Innovations, David P Gordon, David S Jacobson, Thomas A Gallagher, August 27, 2002: US06440135 (198 worldwide citation)

A volar fixation system includes a T-shaped plate intended to be positioned against the volar side of the radial bone, a plurality of bone screws for securing the plate along an non-fractured portion of the radial bone, and a plurality of bone pegs which extend from the plate and into bone fragments ...


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Gordon Kerr: Methods, apparatus, and systems for transporting multimedia conference data streams through a transport network. General DataComm, David P Gordon, David S Jacobson, Thomas A Gallagher, December 1, 1998: US05844600 (186 worldwide citation)

Multimedia conferencing systems are provided and include a plurality of audio/video terminals which are coupled together via a telecommunications network, with the network including switches and an audio bridge. The audio/video terminals are provided with interface modules which receive local audio ...


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Charles S Termin, Kevin W Smith, Charles R Slater, Saul Gottlieb: Luminal port device having internal and external sealing mechanisms. Syntheon, David P Gordon, David S Jacobson, Thomas A Gallagher, July 11, 2000: US06086603 (184 worldwide citation)

A luminal port assembly insertable into an anatomical passageway includes a housing having a seal which creates a fluid-tight seal between the housing and the tissue of the anatomical passageway. At least one port is provided in the housing. Each port is preferably angularly movable relative to the ...


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Jorge L Orbay: Volar fixation system. Hand Innovations, David P Gordon, David S Jacobson, Thomas A Gallagher, March 19, 2002: US06358250 (176 worldwide citation)

A volar fixation system includes a T-shaped plate intended to be positioned against the volar side of the radial bone, a plurality of bone screws for securing the plate along an non-fractured portion of the radial bone, and a plurality of bone pegs which extend from the plate and into bone fragments ...


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Jorge L Orbay: Volar fixation system. Hand Innovations, David P Gordon, David S Jacobson, Thomas A Gallagher, April 2, 2002: US06364882 (173 worldwide citation)

A volar fixation system includes a T-shaped plate intended to be positioned against the volar side of the radial bone, a plurality of bone screws for securing the plate along an non-fractured portion of the radial bone, and a plurality of bone pegs which extend from the plate and into bone fragments ...