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Michael Janssen: Electrosurgical catheter for resolving atherosclerotic plaque by radio frequency sparking. Advanced Coronary Intervention, Davis Graham & Stubbs, May 6, 1997: US05626576 (342 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical device for the resolution of an occlusive deposit within a lumen of the body, and a method of using such a device. The device has a distal end that is insertable within and along the lumen to a desired position with respect to the occlusive deposit. The distal end of the device in ...


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Michael Janssen: Catheter for obstructed stent. Advanced Coronary Intervention, Davis Graham & Stubbs, May 12, 1998: US05749914 (157 worldwide citation)

Obstructive material is removed from a stent by modified electrosurgical ablation. A modified electrosurgical device having at least one electrode is positioned within the stent, and current is supplied to the electrode. The electrode is prevented from physically contacting the stent, such as by bei ...


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Victoria Brein Windsor, Ronald Glenn Hartley: Caller identification and data retrieval system. Davis Graham & Stubbs, March 31, 1998: US05734706 (148 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for identification through telephony signaling, including formatting an incoming or outgoing basic telephone signal, and storing or retrieving information pertaining thereto. A conversion device is connected on the tip and ring side of a telephonic device. The caller identific ...


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William D Miller, Gary L Harrington, Larry M Fullerton, E J Weldon Jr, Chris M Bellman: Data compression and decompression using memory spaces of more than one size. Alfred P Gnadinger, Davis Graham & Stubbs, May 6, 1997: US05627995 (127 worldwide citation)

A method for storing data in a memory, including compressing fixed-sized pages of data, and storing the compressed pages into available smaller memory spaces on a medium if the compressed page will fit into such space, or storing the compressed pages onto available larger memory spaces on the medium ...


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Richard P Fleenor, Robert L Bromley: Method and apparatus for intracorporeal suturing. Coral Medical, Davis Graham & Stubbs, January 13, 1998: US05707379 (126 worldwide citation)

A suturing device includes a rod partially covered by an elongate tube. A guide containing a one way slot is mounted to an end of the rod; a similar guide is mounted to the same end of the tube. The rod and tube may be rotated with respect to each other by manipulating an attached handle. A suturing ...


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Thomas I Folden: Antibacterial medical tubing connector. Fresenius USA, Davis Graham & Stubbs, July 16, 1996: US05536258 (111 worldwide citation)

An antimicrobial tubing connector for medical procedures, especially for extracorporeal connections as in peritoneal dialysis and hemodialysis tubing sets. A male portion includes a central tube surrounded by a sleeve radially spaced apart from the central tube to define an annular space. A mating f ...


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Richard P Fleenor: Knot tying method and apparatus. Coral Medical, Davis Graham & Stubbs, April 21, 1998: US05741280 (105 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for placing a knot such as a laparoscopy knot. Knot material containing a knot is wound around a ferrule surrounding a cylinder. A second ferrule surrounds the first ferrule so that the edge of the second ferrule abuts and attaches to the end windings of the knot material. Sli ...


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Gage Garby, Jeffery T Ballas: Indicator device responsive to axial force for use with inhaler. Senetics, Davis Graham & Stubbs, February 17, 1998: US05718355 (84 worldwide citation)

A device to indicate the application of a non-rotative force, having particular utility in recording the dispensing of a push-down activated aerosol medication dispenser. A non-rotative force on an outer cover is translated into a rotation of an indicator wheel relative to the outer cover by a set o ...


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Gage L Garby, Homer J Brown Jr: Child-resistant indicator cap. Senetics, Davis Graham & Stubbs, June 17, 1997: US05638970 (74 worldwide citation)

A closure for a container including an indicator mechanism to record the removal of the closure from the container and a child-resistant mechanism to resist the removal of the closure from the container by a child. A spring in the indicator mechanism urges the indicator mechanism toward the child-re ...


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Kenneth P Grace: Surgical cutting instrument. Grace Wells Technology Partners No 1, Davis Graham & Stubbs, July 29, 1997: US05651781 (73 worldwide citation)

A surgical cutting instrument for removing objects, such as a pacemaker lead or catheter, embedded in biological tissue. The cutting instrument includes a rigid proximal end and a flexible distal end, the flexible distal end having circular opening and a cutting blade disposed longitudinally therein ...