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Vincent Bryan, Alex Kunzler: Human spinal disc prosthesis. Hill & Simpson, February 2, 1999: US05865846 (726 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a spinal disc endoprosthesis. The endoprosthesis has a resilient body formed of one or more materials which may vary in stiffness from a relatively stiff exterior annular gasket portion to a relatively supple central nucleus portion. Concaval-convex elements at least partly ...


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Vincent Bryan, Alex Kunzler: Human spinal disc prosthesis with hinges. Hill & Simpson, December 14, 1999: US06001130 (696 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a spinal disc endoprosthesis. The endoprosthesis has a resilient body formed of one or more materials which may vary in stiffness from a relatively stiff exterior annular gasket portion to a relatively supple central nucleus portion. Concaval-convex elements at least partly ...


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Vincent Bryan, Alex Kunzler: Human spinal disc prosthesis. Spinal Dynamics Corporation, Hill & Simpson, December 5, 2000: US06156067 (625 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a spinal disc endoprosthesis. The endoprosthesis has a resilient body formed of one or more materials which may vary in stiffness from a relatively stiff exterior annular gasket portion to a relatively supple central nucleus portion. Concaval-convex elements at least partly ...


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Emmerich Bertagnolli, Helmut Klose: Process for producing semiconductor components between which contact is made vertically. Siemens Aktiengesellschaft, Hill & Simpson, June 16, 1998: US05767001 (313 worldwide citation)

A process for producing components having a contact structure provides for vertical contact-making, in which, for the connection of a metal contact of a first component to a metal contact of a second component, the substrate is etched out, starting from the top, in a region provided for a vertical, ...


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Pontus Von Bahr: Method for flushing and calibrating a sensor in a body fluid analysis system. Siemens Elema, Hill & Simpson, February 22, 2000: US06027445 (242 worldwide citation)

In a method for flushing and calibrating at least one sensor in a system for body fluid analysis, said system having a first container, connected to the sensor, holding a first flushing liquid, and a second container, connected to the sensor, holding a second flushing liquid, the flushing liquids ha ...


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Heinz Mattes: Apparatus and method for recording, communicating and administering digital images. Siemens Aktiengesellschaft, Hill & Simpson, March 14, 2000: US06038295 (231 worldwide citation)

A communication system includes at least one telephone unit, a transmission system for communicating from the telephone unit, and a server for receiving information via the transmission system. The telephone unit includes a digital image pick up by which images are recorded, transmitted to the serve ...


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Hideo Kataoka, Nobuyuki Shigeno, Masaki Munakata, Tetsuo Urabe: Reflective guest-host liquid-crystal display device. Sony Corporation, Hill & Simpson, January 18, 2000: US06016178 (206 worldwide citation)

A color reflective guest-host liquid-crystal display device is provided which does not require a polarizing plate and which has a bright screen. A transparent electrode is formed on an upper substrate of a color reflective guest-host liquid-crystal display device. A reflection electrode is formed on ...


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Helmut Reichenberger: Therapy apparatus for treating conditions of the heart and heart-proximate vessels. Siemens Aktiengesellschaft, Hill & Simpson, October 6, 1998: US05817021 (204 worldwide citation)

In a therapy apparatus and method for treating conditions of the heart and, particularly, of heart-proximate vessels with therapeutic ultrasound waves having a therapeutically effective region. The therapy apparatus generates therapeutic ultrasound waves with such an intensity that tissue modificati ...


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Ulrich Schaetzle, Todor Sheljaskov, Reinhard Lerch: Ultrasound transducer for diagnostic and therapeutic use. Siemens Aktiengesellschaft, Hill & Simpson, October 20, 1998: US05823962 (201 worldwide citation)

An ultrasound transducer for diagnostic and therapeutic generates ultrasound waves of different wavelengths in diagnostics mode or therapy mode. The ultrasound transducer has an n.times..lambda./4 matching layer for a propagation medium adjoining the ultrasound transducer, and a piezoelectric ultras ...


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Peter Kleinschmidt, Gerhard Niedermair: Communication device. Siemens Aktiengesellschaft, Hill & Simpson, July 4, 2000: US06085112 (190 worldwide citation)

A wide variety of components, such as speech input and output devices, image display devices and a computer are combined in one device. A plurality of methods of representing images are indicated. Preferably, the computer can be removed from the device and communicate with the basic device using an ...