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David E E Carmein: Virtual reality system with enhanced sensory apparatus. Fredrikson & Byron PA, November 9, 1999: US05980256 (374 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a motion simulating device which provides the user with full freedom of motion. Ideally, the motion is coordinated with the user's senses. The motion simulating device may include a generally spherical capsule supported by a number of rollers, at least one of which is a multi- ...


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Gladwin S Das: Septal defect closure device. Regents of the University of Minnesota, Fredrikson & Byron PA, June 20, 2000: US06077291 (369 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a system and a method for closing septal defects and the like. The system includes a closure device having a pair of occluding disks, each disk being formed of a membrane and an elastically deformable frame carried about the periphery of the membrane. The frame, which ...


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Gladwin S Das: Septal defect closure device. Regents of the University of Minnesota, Fredrikson & Byron PA, June 20, 2000: US06077281 (269 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a system and a method for closing septal defects and the like. The system includes a closure device having a pair of occluding disks, each disk being formed of a membrane and an elastically deformable frame carried about the periphery of the membrane. The frame, which ...


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Frank Kotula, Timothy Claude: Mechanical thrombus maceration device. Microvena Corporation, Fredrikson & Byron PA, October 29, 1996: US05569275 (170 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment, the present invention provides a mechanical thrombus maceration device which includes a flexible shaft adapted to be guided along a vascular path and rotated within a vascular channel; a rotor affixed to the shaft adjacent the distal end thereof for rotation therewith; drive means ...


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Gladwin S Das: Septal defect closure device. Regents of the University of Minnesota, Fredrikson & Byron PA, November 26, 1996: US05578045 (144 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a delivery system for delivering a device for closing septal defects and the like. The system comprises an elongate, flexible urging member for urging the closure device through a catheter and a remotely located control means for advancing the urging member. The contro ...


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Wesley D Johnson, Gregg S Sutton, Bruce Wayne Stursa, Francis C Peterson: Flexible cutting tool and methods for its use. Metagen, Fredrikson & Byron PA, December 9, 1997: US05695513 (125 worldwide citation)

A cable comprising helically wound superelastic fibers and having a drilling tip provided at its distal end is housed in an elongated holder through which the cable may be advanced, the holder having a distal end for supporting the cable during a drilling operation and through which the distal end o ...


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Harry C Sweere, Thiem Wong, Khalid Al Zebdeh, Mustafa A Ergun: Support arm. Ergotron, Fredrikson & Byron PA, August 7, 2007: US07252277 (86 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for supporting a load is disclosed. A support arm in accordance with an exemplary embodiment of present invention comprises a first strut, a second strut, a proximal link, and a distal link. A proximal portion of the first strut is pivotally coupled to the proximal link at a first proxi ...


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Leonid Shturman, Andrei Nevzorov, Mikhail Spassky: Eccentric drive shaft for atherectomy device and method for manufacture. Shturman Cardiology Systems, Fredrikson & Byron PA, October 17, 2000: US06132444 (85 worldwide citation)

A method of manufacturing a rotational atherectomy drive shaft having an asymmetrical tissue removal section. One or more strands of wire are helically wound about an elongated mandrel having an enlarged diameter section with a predetermined shape, thereby forming an elongated, flexible drive shaft ...


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Shinya Uchibori: Circuit-like metallic foil sheet and the like and process for producing them. Kabushiki Kaisha Miyake, Fredrikson & Byron PA, July 8, 1997: US05645932 (82 worldwide citation)

A circuit-like metallic foil sheet for resonant tags and the like, and a process for fabricating the same. The circuit-like metallic foil sheet is fabricated by a process comprising: fabricating a laminate by adhering, to a carrier sheet such as a paper or a plastic film, a metallic foil whose surfa ...


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Wesley Johnson: Patellar resection guide. Metagen, Fredrikson & Byron PA, September 16, 1997: US05667512 (82 worldwide citation)

A patella resection guide. The guide includes a cradle having spaced cradle supports to support the quadriceps tendon and patella ligament and properly locate the patella. The resection guide also may have opposed, movable plates between which may be gripped lateral and medial surfaces of a patella. ...