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Anex Deon: Infusion pump with closed loop control and algorithm. Lifescan, Anex Deon, GEARY William C III, March 29, 2007: WO/2007/035567 (23 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods of controlling the flow of fluid from infusion pumps, such as pumps utilizing an electrokinetic engine, are discussed. In particular, a closed loop control technique can be utilized to regulate movement of a non-mechanically-driven moveable partition, which can be used to drive t ...


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Anderson David Greg, Sicvol Christopher W, Ross George Joseph, Selover Sean P, Sheehy Nancy M, Ruberte Ramon A: Methods and devices for minimally invasive spinal fixation element placement. Depuy Spine, Anderson David Greg, Sicvol Christopher W, Ross George Joseph, Selover Sean P, Sheehy Nancy M, Ruberte Ramon A, GEARY William C III, July 7, 2005: WO/2005/060534 (16 worldwide citation)

Minimally invasive methods and devices for introducing a spinal fixation element into a surgical site in a patient’s spinal column are provided. In one embodiment, a dissection tool is provided for separating muscles along a muscle plane without causing damage to the muscles. The dissection tool can ...


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Brodke Darrel, Kumar G Kris, Varieur Michael S: Double lead bone screw. Depuy Spine Sarl, Brodke Darrel, Kumar G Kris, Varieur Michael S, GEARY William C III, November 3, 2005: WO/2005/102194 (15 worldwide citation)

A bone screw (10) is provided having a head (12) and a shank (14) with opposed first and second (16, 18) helical threads extending there around. In one embodiment, the shank (14) has a proximal portion (14p) with a constant minor diameter (d1), and a distal portion (14d) with a minor diameter (d2) t ...


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Lin Charles P, Wei Xunbin, Sipkins Dorothy: in-vivo monitoring of circulating apoptotic cells. Massachusetts General Hospital, Lin Charles P, Wei Xunbin, Sipkins Dorothy, GEARY William C III, June 22, 2006: WO/2006/065943 (14 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides methods and systems for performing in vivo flow cytometry. In one embodiments, selected circulating cells of interest of a subject are labeled with fluorescent probe molecules. The labeled cells are irradiated in-vivo so as to excite the fluorescent probes, and the rad ...


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Healey David Thomas: High efficiency ashrae filter media. Hollingsworth & Vose Company, GEARY William C III, April 8, 2004: WO/2004/028662 (11 worldwide citation)

A filter media having an increased efficiency is provided. The filter media includes a middle filtering layer formed from at least one meltblown layer and having a dust entering side and a dust exiting side. A first outer layer is disposed on the dust entering side of the filter media and is formed ...


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Kim Daniel Huan, Michielli Michael Carl: Dual rod cross connectors and inserter tools. Depuy Spine, Kim Daniel Huan, Michielli Michael Carl, GEARY William C III, March 9, 2006: WO/2006/025919 (8 worldwide citation)

An implantable spinal cross connector is provided for connecting one or more spinal fixation devices, and more preferably for connecting two spinal fixation rods that are implanted within a patient's spinal system. In general, an exemplary cross connector in accordance with the present invention inc ...


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Anderson Richard Rox, Akita Hirotaka: Methods and apparatus for treatment of ocular melanosis. The General Hospital Corporation D B A Massachusetts General Hospital, Anderson Richard Rox, Akita Hirotaka, GEARY William C III, October 20, 2005: WO/2005/096766 (6 worldwide citation)

The invention entails a novel system and method for modifying scleral pigmentation. More particularly, the invention entails a novel system and method for treating Ocular Melanosis (OM). The invention contemplates a system and method for treating OM that uses lasers with modified pulse widths and lo ...


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Fisher Michael Alan, Serhan Hassan A, O Neil Michael J: Intra- facet fixation device and method of use. Depuy Spine, Fisher Michael Alan, Serhan Hassan A, O Neil Michael J, GEARY William C III, September 4, 2008: WO/2008/106240 (5 worldwide citation)

A implantable interference device configured for intra-facet placement within a facet joint is provided. The device includes a shank capable of engaging opposing faces of the facet joint. The shank can further include a head extending from a proximal end of the shank wherein the head is configured t ...


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Nardella Paul C: Ablation catheter positioning system. American Cardiac Ablation Co, GEARY William C III, January 6, 1994: WO/1994/000050 (5 worldwide citation)

A multi-electrode cardiac catheter (10) has pairs of electrodes (13) connected to sensing circuitry (31, 32, 40) to produce a differential signal. The sensing output is sharply defined and self normalizing. Preferably, a catheter ablation tip electrode (12) is an electrode of one pair, and the diffe ...