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Stephen C Jacobsen, Clark Davis, John Lippert: Hybrid catheter guide wire apparatus. Sarcos, Thorpe North & Western L, November 25, 1997: US05690120 (130 worldwide citation)

A hybrid catheter guide wire includes an elongate solid body having a tapered distal end over which is disposed a tubular section-about which a catheter may be threaded for guidance to a target location in a vasculature passageway of a body. Cuts are formed either by saw-cutting, laser cutting or et ...


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Barry K Hanover: C-arm mounting structure for mobile X-ray imaging system. OEC Medical Systems, Thorpe North & Western L, December 10, 1996: US05583909 (130 worldwide citation)

A C-arm apparatus. A C-shaped member is slidably supported in a suspended position by a support arm. The support arm is rotatable about an axis of lateral rotation and is slidably mounted to an outer circumference of the arc-shaped member at a point of attachment coinciding with the axis of lateral ...


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Barry K Hanover, David E Barker, Ross A Riches, Blain C Erickson, Lonnie B Weston: Mini C-arm assembly for mobile X-ray imaging system. OEC Medical Systems, Thorpe North & Western L, May 6, 1997: US05627873 (121 worldwide citation)

A C-arm apparatus. An X-ray imaging system is coupled to a C-arm, including an X-ray source and an image receptor mounted upon opposing locations, respectively on the C-arm. The C-arm is mass balanced about its axis of orbital rotation and is pivotally coupled to an articulating arm assembly support ...


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Kenneth J Anderson, Greg D Anderson: Performance measuring footwear. Thorpe North & Western L, February 24, 1998: US05720200 (116 worldwide citation)

A foot mounted apparatus for measuring one or more locomotive performance parameters of a person is disclosed. Such locomotive performance parameters preferably include user vertical leap time, user vertical jump distance, user walking or running speed, user trip distance traveled, and accumulated t ...


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Timothy McTighe, Jerry Kee, Bruce Shepherd: Modular prosthesis. Ortho Development Corporation, Thorpe North & Western L, August 5, 1997: US05653765 (110 worldwide citation)

A modular hip stem prosthesis including a separate and interchangeable stem piece and proximal shoulder piece. Coronal and sagittal slots are formed in a rounded distal end of the stem in a substantially right-angle orientation. A neck member extends angularly outward from the shoulder piece and is ...


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Sonia J Heiber, Charles D Ebert, Mark K Gutniak: Buccal delivery of glucagon-like insulinotropic peptides. TheraTech, Thorpe North & Western L, June 16, 1998: US05766620 (102 worldwide citation)

Drug delivery systems and methods for administering a glucagon-like insulinotropic peptide to the buccal mucosa for transmucosal drug delivery are described. The drug delivery systems comprise a drug composition containing an effective amount of the glucagon-like insulinotropic peptide and an effect ...


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R Larry Anderton: Pixel artifact/blemish filter for use in CCD video camera. OEC Medical Systems, Thorpe North & Western L, April 8, 1997: US05619261 (100 worldwide citation)

A pixel artifact/blemish filter for use in a CCD video camera which produces a video signal composed of a series of pulses, each representing a pixel, for developing a video image. The filter includes a delay line for receiving the video signal produced by the camera, and for delaying the video sign ...


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George W Weaver, Harold Jacob, David F Leighton, Damond C Holsinger: Multi-lumen endoscopic catheter. Medical Innovations Corporation, Thorpe North & Western L, August 4, 1998: US05788681 (91 worldwide citation)

Multi-lumen catheters are intended for advancement through the accessory channel on endoscope into a body passage into the gastrointestinal system. The catheters have two or more independent lumens extending continuously to ports at the distal tip for injection of a contrast medium simultaneously wi ...


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Roland Christensen: Prosthetic foot with reinforcing member. Roland J Christensen Family Partnership, Thorpe North & Western L, August 31, 1999: US05944760 (86 worldwide citation)

A prosthetic foot, having a forefoot member and a heel member, is comprised of two separate members forming opposite halves of the foot generally about the longitudinal axis of the foot for simulating natural rotation of the toes of a real foot. The forefoot member of the foot forms a resilient arc ...


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Norbert P Daberko, Richard K Davis: Flash memory file system in a handheld record and playback device. Norris Communications, Thorpe North & Western L, November 17, 1998: US05839108 (85 worldwide citation)

A record/playback device for use with a removable, interchangeable, flash memory recording medium which enables noise dampened recording of voice data and CD quality stereo recording of music data. The device includes a port for receiving a flash memory module which can record data according to indu ...



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