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Scott L Delp, J Peter Loan, Craig B Robinson, Arthur Y Wong, S David Stulberg: Computer-assisted surgical system. Schiff Hardin & Waite, November 4, 1997: US05682886 (772 worldwide citation)

A method for planning surgery on a body portion is provided in the steps of gathering image data, storing the image data, reading the image data into a computer, generating a three-dimensional computer model of the body portion from the image data, identifying anatomical features relevant to the sur ...


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Scott L Delp, J Peter Loan, Craig B Robinson, Arthur Y Wong, S David Stulberg: Computer-assisted surgical method. Schiff Hardin & Waite, February 16, 1999: US05871018 (570 worldwide citation)

A method for planning surgery on a body portion is provided in the steps of gathering image data, storing the image data, reading the image data into a computer, generating a three-dimensional computer model of the body portion from the image data, identifying anatomical features relevant to the sur ...


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Kevin E Healy, Gary S Dorfman: Biodegradable stent. Schiff Hardin & Waite, September 23, 1997: US05670161 (413 worldwide citation)

An expandable, biodegradable stent for use within a body lumen comprises a hollow tube made from a copolymer of L-lactide and .epsilon.-caprolactone that is not plastically expandable at normal body temperatures, and that is expandable using thermo-mechanical means at a temperature between about 38. ...


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Volker Tresp, Thomas Briegel: Method and arrangement for the neural modelling of a dynamic system with non-linear stochastic behavior. Siemens Aktiengesellschaft, Schiff Hardin & Waite, August 7, 2001: US06272480 (232 worldwide citation)

In a method and arrangement for the neural modelling of a dynamic system with non-linear stochastic behavior wherein only a few measured values of the influencing variable are available and the remaining values of the time series are modelled, a combination of a non-linear computerized recurrent neu ...


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Günter Waitl, Robert Lutz, Herbert Brunner: Surface mounting optoelectronic component and method for producing same. OSRAM Opto Semiconductors & Co OHG, Schiff Hardin & Waite, August 26, 2003: US06610563 (196 worldwide citation)

A method for producing a surface mounting optoelectronic component having comprises the following steps: readying a base body with the optoelectronic transmitter and/or receiver arranged in a recess of the base body, filling the recess of the base body with a transparent, curable casting compound, a ...


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Glenn Benson: Computer system for protecting a file and a method for protecting a file. Siemens Aktiengesellschaft, Schiff Hardin & Waite, October 9, 2001: US06301660 (167 worldwide citation)

A computer system is provided having a protection mechanism for protecting the contents of a file. The protection mechanism has at least one Viewer program, at least one challenge associated with the Viewer program and the file, and at least one response with private keying material that it can acce ...


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Wendelin Feiten, Jörg Illmann, Werner Neubauer: Method and device for determining a path around a defined reference position. Siemens Aktiengesellschaft, Schiff Hardin & Waite, October 8, 2002: US06463368 (165 worldwide citation)

A path is determined in the following iterative way: An arcuate path around the reference position having a predetermined spacing is determined step-by-step. The existence of an obstacle along the arcuate path is checked. The arcuate path is lengthened as long as no obstacle is found. When an obstac ...


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Roland Betz, Peter Noegel: Radiography device. Siemens Aktiengesellschaft, Schiff Hardin & Waite, August 20, 2002: US06435715 (157 worldwide citation)

A radiography device has an X-ray source and an X-ray reciever that are each arranged to be moved freely in space at a robot arm respective robots having a number of arms that can be displaced relative to one another by motor-drive. A central control unit controls the displacement of the robot arms ...


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Michael Fiegert, Jörg Helbach, Gisbert Lawitzky: Path planning process for a mobile surface treatment unit. Siemens Aktiengesellschaft, Schiff Hardin & Waite, May 29, 2001: US06240342 (149 worldwide citation)

In a path planning method is disclosed for surface processing machines such as, for example, cleaning machines in a supermarket first, potential sub-paths are produced that, proceeding from boundary lines of obstacles or the work area parallel to these boundary lines shifted by the width of the proc ...


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Christer Ekwall: Heart stimulator determining cardiac output, by measuring the systolic pressure, for controlling the stimulation. Pacesetter, Schiff Hardin & Waite, November 6, 2001: US06314323 (148 worldwide citation)

A heart stimulator has a circuit for determining cardiac output and for producing a control signal corresponding to the determined cardiac output, and a controller for controlling cardiac stimulation dependent on the control signal. The circuit for determining cardiac output includes a pressure sens ...