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Patrick J Cooper, Todd Q Barker: Individual calibration of blood glucose for supporting noninvasive self-monitoring blood glucose. Diasense, Webb Ziesenheim Logsdon Orkin & Hanson P C, October 30, 2001: US06309884 (517 worldwide citation)

A method is provided for calibrating a noninvasive glucose monitor for prospective noninvasive glucose determination. Spectroscopic transflectance readings are measured on the patient's skin using a noninvasive glucose monitor. The patient's blood glucose level is measured with an invasive ...


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Biagio Ravo, Enrico Nicolo: Intraluminal anastomotic device. Webb Ziesenheim Logsdon Orkin & Hanson P C, September 12, 2000: US06117148 (495 worldwide citation)

An intestinal intraluminal reconstruction and resection device includes a mechanism for intussusception of the bowel, a bowel anastomosis mechanism and a mechanism for severing the resected bowel. The surgical device allows the user to carry out intraluminally an anastomosis first, prior to resectio ...


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Enrico Nicolo: Circular stapler for side to end, side to side and end to side anastomosis. Webb Ziesenheim Logsdon Orkin & Hanson P C, August 28, 2001: US06279809 (275 worldwide citation)

A circular stapler for side to end, side to side or end to side anastomosis includes an actuating head portion attached to an elongated tubular body with a handle on the opposed end of the body from the head. The head includes an anvil and associated stapling mechanism, wherein the anvil and the ass ...


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David M Barcelou: Automated league and tournament device. Webb Ziesenheim Logsdon Orkin & Hanson P C, April 11, 2000: US06048271 (246 worldwide citation)

A sport or skill game device in which equipment for accepting and dispensing currency, preferably of more than one type (both actual cash and encodable credit, for example), is provided in close proximity with and in electronic connection to one or more of any of a number of sport or skill game devi ...


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Gerald G Cano: Device for removing solid objects from body canals, cavities and organs including an invertable basket. Metamorphic Surgical Devices, Webb Ziesenheim Logsdon Orkin & Hanson P C, July 24, 2001: US06264663 (233 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to a surgical instrument used in minimally invasive procedures performed under either direct, endoscopic, fluoroscopic, or other visualization. The surgical instrument includes a frame which can be retracted into and extended from a sheath to form a loop and a sack ...


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Wesley A Nolan: Spinal implant device. Webb Ziesenheim Logsdon Orkin & Hanson P C, September 12, 2000: US06117174 (229 worldwide citation)

A dynamic fusion device for facilitating arthrodesis in a disc space between adjacent vertebrae that includes a body and an engaging member. The body extends along a longitudinal axis having a first portion and two or more legs depending from the first portion. The legs are laterally spaced apart fr ...


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Hendrik Roelof Stapert, Pieter Jan Dijkstra, Jan Feijen: Copoly(ester-amides) and copoly(ester-urethanes). Universiteit Twente, Webb Ziesenheim Logsdon Orkin & Hanson P C, January 9, 2001: US06172167 (164 worldwide citation)

The invention provide biodegradable copolymers of the copoly(ester-amide) or copoly(ester-urethane) type, which copolymers consist of building blocks with the general structure (I): [CB-VB] wherein CB and VB of different building blocks may be the same or different, and CB represents a blo ...


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Gerald G Cano: Guide wire device for removing solid objects from body canals. Metamorphic Surgical Devices, Webb Ziesenheim Logsdon Orkin & Hanson P C, January 2, 2001: US06168604 (146 worldwide citation)

A vascular filter for capturing and removing emboli includes a sack having a mouth and a closed bottom opposite the mouth. A guide wire is received through the mouth of the sack and projected through the closed bottom of the sack. The closed bottom of the sack is connected to the projection of the g ...


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Shumeet Baluja, Henry Rowley: Method for finding all frontal faces in arbitrarily complex visual scenes. Justsystem Pittsburgh Research Center, Webb Ziesenheim Logsdon Orkin & Hanson P C, October 3, 2000: US06128397 (142 worldwide citation)

A method for detecting a face in an image includes the steps of applying the image to a first classification tool that determines a rotational angle for rotating the image that makes the image most resemble an upright face; rotating the image by the rotational angle determined by the first classific ...