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Ramez E N Shehada, Vasilis Z Marmarelis, Warren S Grundfest: Method and devices for laser induced fluorescence attenuation spectroscopy. Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Pretty Schroeder & Poplawski, September 26, 2000: US06124597 (380 worldwide citation)

The Laser Induced Fluorescence Attenuation Spectroscopy (LIFAS) method and apparatus preferably include a source adapted to emit radiation that is directed at a sample volume in a sample to produce return light from the sample, such return light including modulated return light resulting from modula ...


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Wendy J Snyder, Warren S Grundfest: Glucose monitoring apparatus and method using laser-induced emission spectroscopy. Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Pretty Schroeder & Poplawski P C, May 15, 2001: US06232609 (312 worldwide citation)

A glucose monitor, and related method, determines the concentration of glucose in a sample with water, using a predictive regression model. The glucose monitor illuminates the sample with ultraviolet excitation light that induces the water and any glucose present in the sample to emit return light t ...


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Alexander Popov, Peter Barath: Method and devices for performing vascular anastomosis. Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Pretty Schroeder & Poplawski, December 30, 1997: US05702412 (234 worldwide citation)

A method and devices are provided for performing end-to-side anastomoses between the severed end of a first hollow organ and the side-wall of a second hollow organ utilizing transluminal approach with endoscopic assistance. In particular, the method utilizes a catheter, having a selectively operable ...


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Myron M Shabot, Mark Lobue: System and method for automatic critical event notification. Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Pretty Schroeder & Poplawski P C, August 24, 1999: US05942986 (213 worldwide citation)

A critical event notification system continuously monitors patient statistics and lab data to detect critical events, and automatically pages a responsible physician or physicians, each having an alphanumeric pager. In particular, a computer is used to continually access real-time data and multiple ...


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Dyan T Kalina: Centralized credit interchange system of converting purchase credit awards through credit exchange system for purchase of investment vehicle. Pretty Schroeder & Poplawski P C, October 19, 1999: US05970480 (158 worldwide citation)

A debt credit award interchange system interfacing with a credit award exchange system for conversion of any form of merchant or creditor credit award resulting from consumer incurring debt due to consumer purchase of goods or services of creditor. The debtor earns a preassigned credit award per cre ...


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G Leonard Tyler, Roy A Long, Gregory D Gibbons: Method and apparatus for identifying, locating, tracking, or communicating with remote objects. Gregory D Gibbons, Pretty Schroeder & Poplawski, July 6, 1999: US05920278 (155 worldwide citation)

A broadband transmitter element, located at a remote object, transmits a broadband signal at a prescribed transmission time. A broadband receiver element, located at a base platform spaced from the remote object, receives electromagnetic radiation during a reception search window. The broadband rece ...


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Alexander Popov, Peter A Barath: Method and devices for performing vascular anastomosis. Cedar Sinai Medical Center, Pretty Schroeder & Poplawski, May 30, 2000: US06068637 (154 worldwide citation)

A method and devices are provided for performing end-to-side anastomoses between the severed end of a first hollow organ and the side-wall of a second hollow organ utilizing transluminal approach with endoscopic assistance, wherein the first and second hollow organs can be secured utilizing a biocom ...


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William Earl Malloy, Gary Robinson, Craig Reginald Tomlyn: Accessing multi-dimensional data by mapping dense data blocks to rows in a relational database. International Business Machines Corporation, Pretty Schroeder & Poplawski, November 2, 1999: US05978796 (125 worldwide citation)

A method, apparatus, and article of manufacture for using a relational database management system to support on-line analytical processing (OLAP) systems. A relational database has a fact table and at least one related dimension table. A dimension identifier is received that identifies a data block ...


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Henry C Lin: Methods and compositions for improving digestion and absorption in the small intestine. Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Pretty Schroeder & Poplawski, November 2, 1999: US05977175 (120 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides methods and compositions for slowing gastrointestinal transit and prolonging residence time to optimize presentation and absorption of ingested nutrients and/or pharmacologically active agents in the small intestine to prevent and/or reduce ineffectiveness thereof due ...


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William Earl Malloy, Simon Edward Moore, Gary Robinson, Craig Reginald Tomlyn: Relational emulation of a multi-dimensional database index. International Business Machines Corporation, Pretty Schroeder & Poplawski P C, September 19, 2000: US06122636 (105 worldwide citation)

A method, apparatus, and article of manufacture for using a relational database management system to support on-line analytical processing (OLAP) systems. A multi-dimensional database is defined having a set of multi-dimensional data blocks and a set of identifiers comprising selected dimensions of ...