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Apparatus and methods of tissue removal within a spine. Kyphon, HUTTER Christopher R, January 18, 2007: WO/2007/008710 (101 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment, an apparatus includes a cannula configured to provide percutaneous access to a nucleus of an intervertebral disc, and an elongate body configured to be movably disposed within a lumen of the cannula. The cannula also defines an opening. The elongate body defines an internal passag ...


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HUANG YIKUN: Compact smart antenna for mobile wireless communications. Montana State University, Hutter Christopher R, May 19, 2011: WO/2011/060058 (39 worldwide citation)

A compact, high gain 8-element circular smart antenna is able to scan a beam azimuthally through 360a. The 8-element array is placed on a ground skirt and connected to an 8-channel beamforning board via a transfer plate. Each channel has two T/R switches, one band pass filer, one power amplifier, tw ...


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Malandain Hugues: Measurement instrument for percutaneous surgery. Kyphon, Malandain Hugues, HUTTER Christopher R, January 18, 2007: WO/2007/008709 (27 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment, an apparatus includes a projection having a tapered end portion (22) configured to be inserted percutaneously through tissue, A measurement member (20) is coupled to the projection and is configured to indicate a distance between adjacent anatomical structures. In another embodime ...


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BLAIN Jason: PROCÉDÉS ET APPAREIL DE STABILISATION DOS, METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR STABILIZING BONE. SPINAL ELEMENTS, BLAIN Jason, HUTTER Christopher R, August 30, 2012: WO/2012/116266 (24 worldwide citation)

In some embodiments, a method comprises disposing a portion of a flexible fastening band into contact with a first bone portion and into contact with a second bone portion. The portion of the flexible fastening band having a substantially uniform shape configured to substantially compliment a shape ...


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Svedman Paul: Device for active treatment and regeneration of tissues such as wounds. Innovative Therapies, Svedman Paul, HUTTER Christopher R, April 10, 2008: WO/2008/043067 (22 worldwide citation)

Hydrostatic pressure of aqueous solutions - supplied from reservoir under rate control through tube to port of airtightly applied open pore dressing pad - is eliminated by levelling reservoir placed on rest with pad. Dressing pad may overlie a tissue culturing scaffold. A drip chamber with angulated ...


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Rioux Robert F, Dicarlo Paul: System and method for performing ablation using a balloon. Boston Scientific, Rioux Robert F, Dicarlo Paul, HUTTER Christopher R, August 18, 2005: WO/2005/074829 (11 worldwide citation)

An apparatus comprises a catheter, a conductive element and a balloon. The catheter has a lumen. The conductive element is disposed along the catheter. The balloon has an interior in fluid communication with the lumen of the catheter. The balloon is formed of a conductive material conductively coupl ...


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BLAIN Jason: IMPLANT DE FUSION DARTICULATION À FACETTES VERTÉBRALES ET PROCÉDÉ DE FUSION, VERTEBRAL FACET JOINT FUSION IMPLANT AND METHOD FOR FUSION. SPINAL ELEMENTS, BLAIN Jason, HUTTER Christopher R, August 30, 2012: WO/2012/116267 (9 worldwide citation)

In some embodiments a method comprises disposing an implant into contact with a first bone portion and into contact with a second bone portion, the implant having (1) a first interface configured to receive a restraining member, and (2) a second interface. The method further comprises inserting a po ...


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Cruz Hernandez Juan Manuel, Da, Costa Henrique D, Grant Danny A, Lacroix Robert A: System and method for ordering haptic effects. Immersion Corporation, Cruz Hernandez Juan Manuel, Da, Costa Henrique D, Grant Danny A, Lacroix Robert A, HUTTER Christopher R, February 23, 2006: WO/2006/019389 (6 worldwide citation)

A signal associated with multiple haptic effects is received, each haptic effect from the multiple haptic effects being associated with a time slot from multiple time slots. Each haptic effect from the multiple haptic effects is associated with an effect slot from multiple effect slots at least part ...


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Greene Charles E, Harrist Daniel W, Shearer John G: Method and apparatus for implementation of a wireless power supply. Powercast Corporation, Greene Charles E, Harrist Daniel W, Shearer John G, HUTTER Christopher R, September 27, 2007: WO/2007/108819 (6 worldwide citation)

An apparatus, for wirelessly powering a device having an enclosure for a charge storage component, includes a wireless power supply which fits into the enclosure. The apparatus includes an antenna connected to the wireless power supply. A battery. A cell phone cover for a cell phone. A headphone. A ...


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Bhatia Medhavi, Shetty Sohan, Kulshrestha Gaurav, Tyagi Paritosh, Mattie Bruce: Media stream management. Nextpoint Networks, Bhatia Medhavi, Shetty Sohan, Kulshrestha Gaurav, Tyagi Paritosh, Mattie Bruce, HUTTER Christopher R, July 5, 2007: WO/2007/075527 (4 worldwide citation)

In a method and system for managing at least one media stream from a media source to a media destination, where the media stream passes through at least one network, providing a media manager for managing the media stream and the at least one network for performing at least one of the management fun ...