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Peter Y Lee: Expandable intraluminal vascular graft. Fay Sharpe Beall Fagan Minnich & McKee, June 23, 1992: US05123917 (602 worldwide citation)

An expandable intraluminal vascular graft includes a flexible cylindrical inner tube having a outer periphery and a plurality of separate scaffold member mounted on the outer periphery of the inner tube. The scaffold members are expandable, ring-like and provide circumferential rigidity to the graft ...


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Carl J Brunnett: Computer tomography assisted stereotactic surgery system and method. Picker International, Fay Sharpe Beall Fagan Minnich & McKee, December 20, 1988: US04791934 (569 worldwide citation)

Diagnostic mapping data representing a series of planar slices through a patient are generated by a CT or other multi-plane scanner (A) and stored in an image memory (32). To free the CT or other scanner for other patients, the mapping data and patient are transferred to a second location. At the se ...


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Arnold I Caplan, Stephen E Haynesworth: Method for treating connective tissue disorders. Fay Sharpe Beall Fagan Minnich & McKee, July 13, 1993: US05226914 (398 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to various processes and devices for utilizing isolated and culturally expanded marrow-derived mesenchymal cells (i.e. mesenchymal stem cells) for treating skeletal and other connective tissue disorders.


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Roger E Marchant: Process for producing hydroxylated plasma-polymerized films and the use of the films for enhancing the compatiblity of biomedical implants. Case Western Reserve University, Fay Sharpe Beall Fagan Minnich & McKee, May 12, 1992: US05112457 (387 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to a process for synthesizing hydroxylated plasma-polymerized films, as well as the hydroxylated plasma-polymerized films produced by the process of the invention. In addition, the present invention is directed to the use of hydroxylated plasma-polymerized films pro ...


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Mario M Sertich: Interbody fusion cage. Fay Sharpe Beall Fagan Minnich & McKee, September 1, 1998: US05800550 (367 worldwide citation)

A prosthetic device adapted for fusing together adjoining vertebrae connected by tissue of a collapsed disc includes an inert generally rectangularly shaped support body adapted to be seated on hard end plates of vertebrae. The support body has top and bottom faces. A first peg is movably mounted in ...


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William B Barber, William H Davis, Karl Rautenkranz: Medical payment system. Medical Payment Systems Incorporated, Fay Sharpe Beall Fagan Minnich & McKee, August 15, 1989: US04858121 (348 worldwide citation)

A plurality of remote terminals (A) are each disposed in a physician's office and are connected by telephone lines or other electronic data communication with a central processing system (B). Each terminal includes a data entry key board (10) and a magnetic tape reader (12) for entering physician, p ...


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Arnold I Caplan, Stephen E Haynesworth: Method for enhancing the implantation and differentiation of marrow-derived mesenchymal cells. Fay Sharpe Beall Fagan Minnich & McKee, March 30, 1993: US05197985 (331 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to a method and device for enhancing the implantation and differentiation of marrow-derived mesenchymal cells (i.e. mesenchymal stem cells). The method and device of the invention are an effective means for treating skeletal and other connective tissue disorders.


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Jan Lewandowski, Paul S Malchesky, Yukihiko Nose: Pulse voltammetry. The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Fay Sharpe Beall Fagan Minnich & McKee, January 30, 1990: US04897162 (326 worldwide citation)

A glucose sensing apparatus and method includes an electrocatalytic sensor having a reference electrode and a sensing electrode. A periodic signal is comprised of a ramp voltage which is intermingled a series of square wave measurement pulses. This signal is applied to the sensor. Current levels are ...


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Warren M Grill Jr, Graham H Creasey, David A Ksienski, Claude S Veraart, J Thomas Mortimer: Thin film implantable electrode and method of manufacture. Case Western Reserve University, Fay Sharpe Beall Fagan Minnich & McKee, June 28, 1994: US05324322 (326 worldwide citation)

A sheet (30) of polymeric material defines a cuff portion (A), a contact portion (B), and an interconnecting elongated lead portion (C). Using physical vapor deposition (PVD), chemical vapor deposition (CVD), or other thin film deposition techniques, a plurality of electrodes (12), contact pads (16) ...


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Ivan Vesely, Slawomir Krucinski, Gordon Campbell, Derek Boughner, Mohan Dokainish: Bioprostethic valve. London Health Association, Fay Sharpe Beall Fagan Minnich & McKee, August 27, 1996: US05549665 (287 worldwide citation)

A bioprosthetic valve comprising a support ring having three spaced apart end stops projecting upwardly therefrom, a stent post ring having three spaced apart stent posts pivotally connected thereto and adapted to engage respective ones of the end stops so as to permit outward pivoting of the stent ...



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