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Keiji Igaki, Hideo Tamai: Stent for liberating drug. Limbach & Limbach, March 31, 1998: US05733327 (206 worldwide citation)

A stent according to the present invention is adapted to be introduced into a vascular system such as blood vessels. The stent includes a stent body produced by weaving or knitting a fiber containing a drug and made of a low-melting biodegradable polymer into a tubular shape, or coating a drug-conta ...


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Bryan E Loomas, John P Lunsford, Edwin J Hlavka: Gas-tight seal accommodating surgical instruments with a wide range of diameters. Origin Medsystems, Ian Limbach & Limbach Hardcastle, May 2, 1995: US05411483 (205 worldwide citation)

A seal for use in a surgical instrument to provide a gas-tight seal with an instrument passed through the seal. The seal can form a gas-tight seal with an instrument having a diameter within a wide range of diameters. The seal comprises a seal body, an instrument seal, and a laterally-compliant seal ...


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Darren Sherman, Mark L Pomeranz, Troy J Chapman, N Parker Willis, Dale Rieb, Robert B West: Telescoping apparatus and method for linear lesion ablation. Cardiac Pathways Corporation, Limbach & Limbach, January 4, 2000: US06010500 (204 worldwide citation)

A catheter device for creating linear lesions in endocardial tissue or other body tissue is described. The catheter includes an inner shaft telescopically received within an outer shaft. The inner shaft has one or more spaced apart electrodes along its distal section. The outer shaft member includes ...


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Mark L Pomeranz, Darren R Sherman, Troy J Chapman, Peter Park: Shapable catheter using exchangeable core and method of use. Cardiac Pathways Corporation, Limbach & Limbach, November 30, 1999: US05993462 (204 worldwide citation)

In a shapable catheter and method for positioning a shapable catheter within a body cavity, a core wire is provided which includes a pre-shaped region bent into a predetermined shape. A catheter is provided which includes a lumen proportioned to slidably receive the core wire. The catheter includes ...


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Teruhiko Suzuki, Yoichi Yagasaki, Tatsuya Sudo, Toru Okazaki: Methods and apparatus for preventing rounding errors when transform coefficients representing a motion picture signal are inversely transformed. Sony Corporation, Ian Hardcastle, Limbach & Limbach, January 2, 1996: US05481553 (200 worldwide citation)

Mismatch errors occur in the local decoder of a MPEG-standard compressor for a motion picture signal, and in an MPEG-standard expander for a compressed motion picture signal. This is because of the lack of a standard for rounding results of *0.5 (* is an integer) obtained when a set of transform coe ...


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Sanjay Popli, Scott Pickett, David Hawley, Shankar Moni, Rafael C Camarota: Configuration features in a configurable logic array. National Semiconductor Corporation, Limbach & Limbach, August 9, 1994: US05336950 (200 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to various configuration features of a logic array that includes a plurality of individually configurable logic cells arranged in a matrix. These features include reconfiguration logic for reconfiguring logic cells in a selected portion of the matrix using a window- ...


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Hem P Takiar, Peng Cheng Lin: Stacked multi-chip modules and method of manufacturing. National Semiconductor Corporation, Limbach & Limbach, February 27, 1996: US05495398 (199 worldwide citation)

A circuit assembly which includes a semiconductor die having substantially parallel opposing first and second surfaces and at least one electrical contact mounted on the first surface. A first element having substantially parallel opposing first and second surfaces and at least one electrical contac ...


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Mark L Pomeranz: Ablation catheter with electrical coupling via foam drenched with a conductive fluid. Cardiac Pathways Corporation, Limbach & Limbach, February 29, 2000: US06032077 (198 worldwide citation)

An ablation catheter for ablating tissue, such as endocardial tissue. The ablation catheter includes a foam tip with an electrode embedded therein. Conductive fluid, such as saline solution, is pumped through the foam tip out to the tissue adjacent to the foam tip. The conductive fluid electrically ...


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Jeff Kotowski, William J McIntyre: Buck and boost switched capacitor gain stage with optional shared rest state. National Semiconductor Corporation, Limbach & Limbach, March 6, 2001: US06198645 (195 worldwide citation)

A structure and process are provided for converting DC-DC voltages, which allows both buck and boost conversion utilizing a single switched capacitor array. In one embodiment of this invention, the switched capacitor array comprises multiple gain blocks, where the gain blocks are identical and stack ...


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Deno Kannes: Video conferencing system for courtroom and other applications. Docu Vision, Limbach Limbach & Sutton, October 23, 1990: US04965819 (193 worldwide citation)

A conferencing system facilitating interactive video and audio communication between an individual (such as a criminal, defendant, or a witness in a court proceeding) at a remote station, and a group of individuals at a local station (such as a judge, defense counsel, and a prosecutor or plaintiff's ...



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