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John H Stevens: Endovascular aortic valve replacement. Heartport, Townsend and Towsend and Crew, August 13, 1996: US05545214 (592 worldwide citation)

The subject invention relates to a valve replacement system together with methods of preparation and use, are provided for endovascular replacement of a heart valve in a host. The valve replacement system includes up to five components: (1) a prosthetic valve device, (2) a valve introducer device, ( ...


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Jonathan J Hull, John F Cullen: Wireless image transfer from a digital still video camera to a networked computer. Ricoh Company, Ricoh Corporation, Philip H Townsend and Towsend and Crew Albert, September 8, 1998: US05806005 (358 worldwide citation)

A portable image transfer system includes a digital still camera which captures images in digital form and stores the images in a camera memory, a cellular telephone transmitter, and a central processing unit (CPU). The CPU controls the camera memory to cause it to output data representing an image ...


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Gunter D Niemeyer: Image shifting apparatus and method for a telerobotic system. Intuitive Surgical, Mark D Barrish Esq, Townsend and Towsend and Crew, September 28, 2004: US06799065 (233 worldwide citation)

Improved teleoperator techniques often make use of at least one input device which can be selectively operatively associated with, for example, either a surgical instrument to treat tissues, or with an image of a surgical worksite shown to a system operator. A novel image manipulation arrangement ef ...


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Philip N Sawyer: Methods for joining tissue by applying radiofrequency energy to performed collagen films and sheets. Fusion Medical Technologies, Townsend and Towsend and Crew, September 23, 1997: US05669934 (189 worldwide citation)

A method for joining or restructuring tissue consists essentially of providing a preformed film or sheet of a solid filler material which fuses to tissue upon the application of energy. The material comprises collagen, gelatin, mixtures thereof, optionally combined with a plasticizer, and the film m ...


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Stephen D Solenberger: Method and apparatus for improving the durability of a sensor. Nellcor Puritan Bennett Incorporated, Townsend and Towsend and Crew, June 8, 1999: US05910108 (155 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for improving the durability of a sensor, specifically one attached by an adhesive material to a subject. Specifically, the present invention discloses a method and apparatus for laminating a sensor and inserting the sensor into a protective sh ...


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Steve Ansell: Lipophilic drug derivatives for use in liposomes. The University of British Columbia, Townsend and Towsend and Crew, July 9, 1996: US05534499 (44 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides novel lipophilic drug derivatives which are capable of being formulated in liposomes or micelles. These drug derivatives are known therapeutic agents which are covalently attached to a fatty acid chain of a phospholipid, glyceride, ceramide or 1,2-diacyloxypropane-3-am ...


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Jeroen Knops, Sukanto Sinha: Beta-amyloid peptide production inhibitors and methods for their identification. Athena Neurosciences, Eli Lilly and Company, Townsend and Towsend and Crew, July 23, 1996: US05538845 (41 worldwide citation)

A method for identifying compounds capable of inhibiting the production of .beta.-amyloid peptide in cells comprises exposing cultured cells in one or more test compounds. The cells are cultured under conditions which produce amyloid precursor protein and which result in intracellular accumulation o ...


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Wendy Humphrey, Sunil Dewan, Daniel J Oswald: System and method for activating telephone-based payment instrument. First Data Corporation, Townsend and Towsend and Crew, July 21, 2009: US07562813 (40 worldwide citation)

A payment instrument in the form of a cell phone is loaded with account information and activated as a payment instrument by reading account information from a nearby RFID device, and entering a user PIN or password. In one embodiment, the account information is read from an RFID tag provided to the ...


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William Paul Sherer, David R Brown, Richard Reid, Glenn Connery, Chi Lie Wang: Method and apparatus for time-based download control. 3Com Corporation, Townsend and Towsend and Crew, February 23, 1999: US05875175 (35 worldwide citation)

A network transmitter schedules packets so that packets are transmitted to a host or group of hosts so as not to overload any particular part of the network. In an embodiment, the transmitter uses packet data structures with a schedule indication for packets placed in the queue so that an independen ...


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Nitin K Ingle, Shan Wong, Xinyun Xia, Vikash Banthia, Won B Bang, Yen Kun V Wang, Zheng Yuan: Gap-fill depositions in the formation of silicon containing dielectric materials. Applied Materials, Townsend and Towsend and Crew, November 25, 2008: US07456116 (34 worldwide citation)

A method to form a silicon oxide layer, where the method includes the step of providing a continuous flow of a silicon-containing precursor to a chamber housing a substrate, where the silicon-containing precursor is selected from TMOS, TEOS, OMTS, OMCTS, and TOMCATS. The method may also include the ...