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Kimberly A Anderson, Brian R Watschke, Georges Mellier, Johann J Neisz: Transobturator surgical articles and methods. AMS Research Corporation, Jose W Jimenez, July 4, 2006: US07070556 (231 worldwide citation)

Described is a surgical instrument and method for treating female urinary stress incontinence. The instrument includes a first curved needle-like element defining in part a curved shaft having a distal end and a proximal, a mesh for implanting into the lower abdomen of a female to provide support to ...


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Mark S Bouchier, Robert E Lund, James A Gohman: Surgical implants and related methods. AMS Research Corporation, Jose W Jimenez, Kimberly K Baxter, Gregory L Koeller, May 25, 2010: US07722527 (230 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to implantable surgical articles, particularly those useful for pelvic health, and related methods of making and using the articles, wherein the implantable articles include a rivet to attach materials together.


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Mona J Inman, John W Westrum Jr, Johannes N Gaston, Douglas J VanOrnum, Robert E Lund, Brian P Watschke, Johann J Neisz, Vicki R Vandersloot: Surgical instruments. AMS Research Corporation, Jose W Jimenez, Kimberly K Baxter, May 29, 2007: US07223229 (164 worldwide citation)

A novel surgical instrument is shown and described. The surgical instrument is useful in pelvic floor repair procedures such as sling procedures for treating incontinence. Also, a novel, ornamental design for a handle for a surgical instrument is shown and described.


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Ronald L Farrington: Microprocessor-controlled circuit breaker and system. Square D Company, Larry I Golden, Jose W Jimenez, A Sidney Johnston, February 26, 1991: US04996646 (159 worldwide citation)

A circuit breaker system uses a microprocessor for calculating at least one function of a measured current flow. The microprocessor provides other functions such as serial data stream communications, the ability of many circuit breaker systems to communicate with a central computer, storage of trip ...


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James E Cox, Kimberly A Anderson, Robert E Lund, Brian P Watschke: Method and apparatus for treating pelvic organ prolapse. AMS Research Corporation, Joseā€² W Jimenez, Kimberly K Baxter, Gregory L Koeller, March 10, 2009: US07500945 (142 worldwide citation)

A method of treating pelvic organ prolapse is provided. The method generally includes the steps of establishing a first pathway between the external perirectal region of the patient to the region of the ischial spine in tissue on one side of the prolapsed organ, followed by establishing a second pat ...


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Kimberly A Anderson, Robert E Lund, Mark S Bouchier, Francis D Sturzl III, James A Gohman, Timothy A Bachman: Pelvic floor implant system and method of assembly. AMS Research Corporation, Jose W Jimenez, Kimberly K Baxter, June 12, 2007: US07229453 (138 worldwide citation)

Surgical articles, implants and components suitable creating composite slings are described. Novel procedures for assembling and utilizing composite slings are also detailed.


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Georges Mellier: Prolapse repair. AMS Research Corporation, Jose W Jimenez, Kimberly K Baxter, Gregory L Koeller, March 25, 2008: US07347812 (129 worldwide citation)

Surgical instruments for prolapse repair are disclosed. The surgical instruments have straight portions and helical portions.


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Balkrishna S Jadhav: Bioresorbable stent. AMS Research Corporation, Jose W Jimenez, January 31, 2006: US06991647 (119 worldwide citation)

A bio-compatible and bioresorbable stent is disclosed that is intended to restore or maintain patency following surgical procedures, traumatic injury or stricture formation. The stent is composed of a blend of at least two polymers that is either extruded as a monofilament then woven into a braid-li ...


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Francis R Yester Jr, William J Turney, Paul H Gailus: Low power digital receiver. Motorola, Thomas G Berry, Jose W Jimenez, March 7, 1989: US04811362 (112 worldwide citation)

A low power digital receiver (10) is provided that contemporaneously selects the lowest possible sampling signal frequency (34) (from a plurality of available sampling signals), and received signal level (28) to properly digitize (32) and recover a desired signal. Digitization is performed after the ...


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