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Ghaleb A Sater: Surgical anchor implantation device. Boston Scientific SciMed, Fish & Neave IP Group Ropes & Gray, December 13, 2005: US06974462 (441 worldwide citation)

A surgical fastener for use in surgical procedures comprises a first member, a second member, and an anchor. Surgical materials may be secured within the surgical fastener. Methods of securing the surgical fastener to an anatomical structure are disclosed herein.


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Michael D Ellis, Edward B Knudson, Thomas R Lemmons, Joel G Hassell, Robert A Knee, Kevin B Easterbrook: Program guide system with preference profiles. United Video Properties, Fish & Neave IP Group Ropes & Gray, Tae Bum Shin, February 27, 2007: US07185355 (314 worldwide citation)

An interactive television program guide system is provided in which a user may inform a program guide of the user's interests. Information on the user's interests may be stored in a preference profile. There may be more than one preference profile, each for a different user. Each preference profile ...


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Barry N Gellman, Jianmin Li, Jozef Slanda: System for implanting an implant and method thereof. Boston Scientific SciMed, Fish & Neave IP Group Ropes & Gray, January 31, 2006: US06991597 (230 worldwide citation)

A system for implanting an implant and method thereof is disclosed. In general overview, the system includes an implant, an envelope enclosing the implant, a delivery assembly and an attachment piece for attaching the envelope or implant to the delivery assembly. The envelope may include a drug coat ...


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Walter Clark Milliken: Systems and methods for network performance measurement using packet signature collection. BBNT Solutions, Fish & Neave IP Group Ropes & Gray, December 20, 2005: US06978223 (177 worldwide citation)

A system for measuring network performance parameters includes multiple network nodes (125) and at least one collection agent (130). Each of the multiple network nodes (125) calculates signature values for received packets. Each of the signature values includes an identifier for a corresponding pack ...


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Jeffrey Welch: Cardiac implant device tether system and method. Atritech, Fish & Neave IP Group Ropes & Gray, March 14, 2006: US07011671 (162 worldwide citation)

Catheterization apparatus for implanting devices is provided with a device tether. The apparatus includes a device delivery tube that provides a pathway for moving implant devices through a patient's vasculature to internal body cavities. The implant devices are carried or pushed through the device ...


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Barry N Gellman, Armand Morin, Jozef Slanda, Richard C Tah: System for implanting an implant and method thereof. Boston Scientific SciMed, Fish & Neave IP Group Ropes & Gray, August 30, 2005: US06936052 (151 worldwide citation)

A system for implanting an implant and method thereof is disclosed. In general overview, the system includes an implant, an envelope enclosing the implant, a delivery assembly and an attachment piece for attaching the envelope or implant to the delivery assembly. The envelope may include a drug coat ...


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Thomas E Borillo, Gregg S Sutton: Apparatus for implanting devices in atrial appendages. Atritech, Fish & Neave IP Group Ropes & Gray, January 30, 2007: US07169164 (151 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a delivery system for placing devices in atrial appendages. The system includes a catheterization apparatus having a tubular structure with one or more nested tubes, wires, and shafts. The tubes establish a passageway for moving a device through a body's vasculature and heart ...


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Barry N Gellman, Armand Morin, Jozef Slanda, Richard C Tah: System for implanting an implant and method thereof. Boston Scientific Scimed, Fish & Neave IP Group Ropes & Gray, June 26, 2007: US07235043 (145 worldwide citation)

A system for implanting an implant and method thereof is disclosed. In general overview, the system includes an implant, an envelope enclosing the implant, a delivery assembly and an attachment piece for attaching the envelope or implant to the delivery assembly. The envelope may include a drug coat ...


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Barry Gellman, Art Madenjian, Doreen Rao: Medical slings. Boston Scientific SciMed, Fish & Neave IP Group Ropes & Gray, July 4, 2006: US07070558 (145 worldwide citation)

A sling in accordance with the invention includes a synthetic material and a non-synthetic material positioned adjacent thereto. The non-synthetic material may be wrapped around or may be attached to the synthetic material. Additionally, the non-synthetic material may include slits. Methods for maki ...


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David J Foran, Dorin Cominciu, Peter Meer: Collaborative diagnostic systems. Fish & Neave IP Group Ropes & Gray, April 11, 2006: US07027633 (140 worldwide citation)

The systems described herein include tools for computer-assisted evaluation of objective characteristics of pathologies. A diagnostic system arranged according to the teachings herein provides computer support for those tasks well suited to objective analysis, along with human decision making where ...