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Donald D Crouse, Harriet G Coverston, Joseph M Cychosz: Archiving file system for data servers in a distributed network environment. LSC, Patterson & Keough P A, June 9, 1998: US05764972 (721 worldwide citation)

An archiving file system is specifically designed to support the storage of, and access to, remote files stored on high speed, large capacity network data servers. The archiving file system automatically archives remote files across multiple types of secondary storage media on such network data serv ...


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William F Northrup III: Apparatus and method for reducing and stabilizing the circumference of a vascular structure. Segmed, Patterson & Keough P A, January 14, 1997: US05593424 (397 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for reducing the circumference of a vascular structure comprising the steps of providing a plurality of sutures and a plurality of discrete suture support segments of a biocompatible, inert material, each suture support segment having at least two suture holes spaced a predet ...


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Gregory G Brucker, Jerome Philip Saul, Steven D Savage: Fluid cooled and perfused tip for a catheter. Angeion Corporation, Patterson & Keough P A, July 1, 1997: US05643197 (336 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to an ablation catheter which controls the temperature and reduces the coagulation of biological fluids on a tip of a catheter, prevents the impedance rise of tissue in contact with the catheter tip, and maximizes the energy transfer to the tissue, thereby allowing an increase ...


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Dennis F Johnson, Don Marcynuk, Erwin Holowick: Communications protocol for remote data generating stations. Itron, Patterson & Keough P A, September 30, 1997: US05673252 (290 worldwide citation)

A method for communicating data between a central data terminal, a plurality of intermediate data terminals, a plurality of remote cell nodes, and a plurality of network service modules, using a plurality of frames with each frame having a plurality of channels. The plurality of intermediate data te ...


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O slashed ystein Konsmo, Finn Staff: Apparatus and methods for monitoring and communicating with a plurality of networked remote vending machines. Patterson & Keough P A, December 1, 1998: US05844808 (246 worldwide citation)

Devices and methods to monitor a distributed system for supplying goods or services and to generate messages concerning the state of the system and the supplied goods or services, Two-way communication within the system occurs between remote local units and a host computer in a control and informati ...


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Dennis F Johnson, Michael Wiebe, Erwin Holowick, Nathan R Jacob, Michael F Murhpy, James J Schellenberg, Michael S Stasenski: Wide area communications network for remote data generating stations. Itron, Patterson & Keough P A, October 5, 1999: US05963146 (236 worldwide citation)

A wide area communications network communicating data from a plurality of network service modules through a plurality of remote cell nodes and intermediate data terminals to a central data terminal. The wide area communicates network collects network generated by a plurality of physical devices such ...


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William F Northrup III, Joanne B Northrup: Method and apparatus for sizing, stabilizing and/or reducing the circumference of an anatomical structure. Segmed, Patterson & Keough P A, October 5, 1999: US05961539 (220 worldwide citation)

An annuloplasty system is disclosed that respects the uniqueness of each anterior mitral or tricuspid valve leaflet as the appropriate template for an annuloplasty ring. Each dilated tissue annulus is brought to a precise anterior mitral or tricuspid leaflet perimeter dimension, rather than to the d ...


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Robert H Svenson, Serguei Y Semenov, Vladimir Baranov: Electromagnetic imaging and therapeutic (EMIT) systems. Patterson & Keough P A, February 15, 2000: US06026173 (210 worldwide citation)

The invention is a system and method for non-invasive tomographic spectroscopy of tissue using a plurality of microwave emitter-receivers spatially oriented to the tissue, an interface medium placed between the emitter-receivers, and a control subsystem operably coupled to the plurality of emitter-r ...


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Ramon B Gustilo, William D Lew: Device and method for distal femur cutting and prosthesis measuring. Midwest Orthopedic Research Foundation, Patterson & Keough P A, July 20, 1999: US05925049 (198 worldwide citation)

The invention provides surgical resection instruments, and methods of use, for facilitating accurately cut surfaces for the placement of femoral prosthesis components. The posterior condyles and anterior femoral cortex provide reference points for measurement and cuts of the femur with these instrum ...


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Craig M Janik: Flexible wearable computer. ViA, Patterson & Keough P A, August 22, 2000: US06108197 (197 worldwide citation)

A wearable computing device includes computing-device component modules and flexible circuitry passing into the modules. The modules can include a top module portion and a bottom module portion, the flexible circuitry passing between the top and bottom portions. Wireless communication, e.g. by radio ...