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Lehmann K Li, James P O Leary: Locking filament caps. American Cyanamid Company, Mark J Pandiscio, Douglas E Denninger, November 2, 1993: US05258015 (423 worldwide citation)

An improved locking cap for mounting on the smooth flexible filament of a surgical fastener wherein the locking cap is of a thin flat washer-like shape with gripping elements for engaging the filament and locking the cap in position relative to the filament.


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Russell Warren: Surgical fastener. Mark J Pandiscio, Douglas E Denninger, November 16, 1993: US05261914 (179 worldwide citation)

A novel surgical fastener is disclosed for attaching soft tissues (e.g. ligaments, tendons and the like) to bone and bone-like structures. The surgical fastener comprises a shank and an enlarged head disposed on one end of the shank. A central bore passes completely through the fastener along its lo ...


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Peidong Wang, Parviz Tayebati, Daryoosh Vakhshoori: Single mode operation of microelectromechanically tunable, half-symmetric, vertical cavity surface emitting lasers. CoreTek, Mark J Pandiscio, Pandiscio & Pandiscio, February 13, 2003: US20030031221-A1 (3 worldwide citation)

A method is provided for fabricating microelectromechanically tunable vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers with precise lateral and vertical dimensional control. Microelectromechanical tunable vertical cavity surface emitting laser structures are also provided which include a suspended membrane s ...


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Michael A Serra, Shaun B Hanson, Alfred S Despres: System for trial implantation of a femoral hip prosthesis. Mark J Pandiscio, Pandiscio & Pandiscio PC, March 18, 2004: US20040054419-A1 (2 worldwide citation)

This invention provides for a system of temporary or “trial” implants which are used to establish the optimal location of the femoral head relative to the body of the hip stem implant. Using a series of interchangeable modular femoral neck components that mate with a series of interchangeable modula ...


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Parvis Tayebati: Electrically tunable fabry-perot structure utilizing a deformable multi-layer mirror and method of making the same. Mark J Pandiscio, Pandiscio & Pandiscio, September 12, 2002: US20020126725-A1 (2 worldwide citation)

An electrically tunable Fabry-Perot structure using a deformable multi-layer mirror construction wherein Ga1aAlaAs, where a0.96, and a material selected from the group consisting of either Ga1zAlzAs, where 0.7>Z>0, or Ga1yAlyAs/Ga1zAlzAs/Ga1yAlyAs, where 0.7>Z>0 and y>0.5. The Ga1xAlxAs is wet oxidi ...


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Parviz Tayebati: Electrically tunable fabry-perot structure utilizing a deformable multi-layer mirror and method of making the same. Mark J Pandiscio, Pandiscio & Pandiscio, July 15, 2004: US20040136076-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

An electrically tunable Fabry-Perot structure using a deformable multi-layer mirror construction wherein Ga1-aAlaAs, where a0.96, and a material selected from the group consisting of either Ga1-zAlzAs, where 0.7>Z>0, or Ga1-yAlyAs/Ga1-zAlzAs/Ga1-yAlyAs where 0.7>Z>0 and y>0.5. The Ga1-xAlxAs is wet ...


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Steven D Pieper: Anatomical visualization system. Mark J Pandiscio, Pandiscio & Pandiscio, December 19, 2002: US20020191822-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides an anatomical visualization system comprising a first database that comprises a plurality of 2-D slice images generated by scanning a structure. The 2-D slice images are stored in a first data format. A second database is also provided that comprises a 3-D computer mod ...


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Parviz Tayebati, Masud Azimi, Peidong Wang, Daryoosh Vakhshoori: Microelectromechanically tunable, confocal, vertical cavity surface emitting laser and fabry-perot filter. Mark J Pandiscio, Pandiscio & Pandiscio, January 16, 2003: US20030012231-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

A method is provided for fabricating microelectromechanically tunable vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers and microelectromechanically tunable Fabry-Perot filters with precise lateral and vertical dimensional control. Strained reflective dielectric film(s) are applied to a multiple quantum well ...


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Rickey D Hart: Suture grasping device. Mark J Pandiscio, Pandiscio & Pandiscio, October 18, 2001: US20010031984-A1

A device for snaring cord-like objects is provided. The device comprises a hollow shaft having a pointed distal end, a rod having a pair of wires attached to its distal end, the wires being spring biased away from one another, and activation means. The rod and wires are located in the lumen of the s ...


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William E Cohn, John R Liddicoat, Steven B Woolfson, Richard B Streeter: Method and apparatus for improving mitral valve function. Mark J Pandiscio, Pandiscio & Pandiscio PC, May 27, 2004: US20040102839-A1

A method and apparatus for reducing mitral regurgitation. The apparatus is inserted into the coronary sinus of a patient in the vicinity of the posterior leaflet of the mitral valve, the apparatus being configured to straighten the natural curvature of at least a portion of the coronary sinus in the ...