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John O Hayhurst: Method and apparatus for anchoring and manipulating cartilage. Stoel Rives Boley Jones & Grey, May 3, 1988: US04741330 (776 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for anchoring and manipulating cartilage within a joint during arthroscopic surgery by piercing the cartilage with a hollow needle, in the tip of which is lodged an elongate anchoring device having a suture attached thereto. The free end of the suture passes through the bore o ...


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W Kenneth Ward, Eric S Wilgus: Device for monitoring changes in analyte concentration. Good Samaritan Hospital and Medical Center, Stoel Rives, April 3, 2001: US06212416 (635 worldwide citation)

The invention provides an electrochemical sensor system for measuring analyte concentrations in a fluid sample. The invention is particularly useful for measuring analytes such as glucose in a patient. An implantable glucose sensor includes a disc-shaped sensor body containing multiple anodes on opp ...


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W Kenneth Ward, Eric S Wilgus: Implantable device for monitoring changes in analyte concentration. Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital and Medical Center, Stoel Rives, October 15, 2002: US06466810 (404 worldwide citation)

The invention provides an electrochemical sensor system for measuring analyte concentrations in a fluid sample. The invention is particularly useful for measuring analytes such as glucose in a patient. An implantable glucose sensor includes a disc-shaped sensor body containing multiple anodes on opp ...


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Rod L Proctor, Andrew J Rimkus: Facility and method for tracking physical assets. Airbiquity, Stoel Rives, September 2, 2003: US06614349 (262 worldwide citation)

A communication module for an asset to be monitored operates to periodically receive a signal from a monitoring facility via a first wireless communication system, and in response to the absence of the signal at an expected time, communicating with the module via a second wireless system. The first ...


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Duane D Blatter, Michael C Barrus, Troy J Orr: Paired expandable anastomosis devices and related methods. Integrated Vascular Interventional Technologies L C, Stoel Rives, May 18, 2004: US06736825 (238 worldwide citation)

A paired, expandable anastomosis device joins two vessels together and can expand and contract with changes in the size of the two vessels. The anastomosis device has two expandable rings with a plurality of holding tabs. The holding tabs of one ring are shaped to enable a graft vessel tissue to be ...


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David Resnick, Matt J Callanan: Electronic payment system utilizing intermediary account. PreNet Corporation, Stoel Rives, February 6, 2001: US06185545 (234 worldwide citation)

Payments in cash are submitted to a merchant at a point of sale. The payment transaction is effected electronically to credit the end user's intermediary account. Subsequent electronic communications between the intermediary account and a vendor site effect payment to the vendor for goods or se ...


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Chay K La: Triggerless optical reader with signal enhancement features. PSC Scanning, Stoel Rives, February 24, 2004: US06695209 (232 worldwide citation)

An optical reader includes targeting illuminators (e.g., LEDs) which generate a predetermined illumination pattern upon a target. The optical reader captures an image of the target and processes the captured image to determine whether the target is off-pitch or skewed, by analyzing the appearance an ...


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Richard A Wilson, Daniel J Wilson: Mitral or tricuspid valve annuloplasty prosthetic device. Stoel Rives, May 27, 2003: US06569198 (212 worldwide citation)

A prosthetic device inserted into a blood vessel decreases the severity of valve regurgitation during ventricular contraction. The prosthetic device reduces the circumference of the valve annulus, causing the valve leaflets attached to the annulus to close more completely. A first preferred embodime ...


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Barry Keys, Stephen P Deloge, Larry Ramsey Macomber: System for editing data collection device message data. PSC Scanning, Stoel Rives, July 6, 2004: US06758403 (204 worldwide citation)

The invention is a data editing system for configuring a data collection device to edit decoded-out message data according to a data editing routine specified by a user programmer. In one embodiment the system includes a data collection device and a host processor assembly including a display, a use ...



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