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Kenneth B Stokes: Drug dispensing body implantable lead employing molecular sieves and methods of fabrication. Medtronic, Reed A Duthler, Joseph F Breimayer, John L Rooney, March 25, 1986: US04577642 (395 worldwide citation)

A body implantable lead for the delivery of stimulation energy to a desired body site including a drug dispenser carried by the lead which retains a drug to be dispensed while allowing the dispensing of that drug at least adjacent the desired body stimulation site. The drug is retained in a cavity w ...


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Jeffry W Kreamer: Aneurysm repair apparatus and method. Kent A Herink, G Brian Pingel, March 25, 1986: US04577631 (389 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for repairing inside the body a damaged section of a blood vessel, including an occlusion catheter which is inserted into the vessel at an incision site remote from the damaged section. An umbrella-like stopper at the proximal end of the occlusion catheter is positioned upstre ...


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Howard M Zeidler: End-to-end encryption system and method of operation. VISA U, Limbach Limbach & Sutton, March 25, 1986: US04578530 (313 worldwide citation)

An efficient end-to-end encryption system including key management procedures for providing secure, financial data communication between a system user at one of a plurality of transaction terminals of one of a plurality of acquirer institutions and one of a plurality of issuer institutions, with sel ...


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Edward C Frederick: Device for determining the speed, distance traversed, elapsed time and calories expended by a person while running. Nike, Banner Birch McKie & Beckett, March 25, 1986: US04578769 (286 worldwide citation)

A device for measuring the speed of a person while running along a surface is disclosed. A pressure switch or transducer located in a shoe senses when a foot of the runner is in contact with the surface and produces a foot contact signal having a duration proportional to the time the foot is in cont ...


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Jerome H Lemelson: Injection catheter and method. March 25, 1986: US04578061 (252 worldwide citation)

A catheter and method are provided for injecting a quantity of a liquid, such as a medication, into tissue located immediately adjacent the head of the catheter. A hollow needle such as a hypodermic needle, is movably supported within the head of the catheter and is urged longitudinally through a pa ...


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Erkki Ruoslahti, Michael Pierschbacher: Tetrapeptide. La Jolla Cancer Research Foundation, Hubbard Stetina & Brunda, March 25, 1986: US04578079 (249 worldwide citation)

The peptide X-Arg-Gly-Asp-R-Y wherein X is H or at least one amino acid and Y is OH or at least one amino acid, and R is an amino acid selected from Thr or Cys, or other amino acid, having the same cell-attachment activity as fibronectin and the peptide X-Arg-Gly-Asp-Ser-Y, wherein X and Y, having s ...


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Raymond P Nitzsche, Kenneth E Geiger: Reusable breach loading target pressure activated lancet firing device. Becton Dickinson and Co, John L Voellmicke, March 25, 1986: US04577630 (226 worldwide citation)

A reusable breach loading target pressure activated lancet firing device for use with a lancet includes a sled which releasably engages the lancet so that the lancet point may extend outwardly from a distal end of the sled. The sled is substantially contained and movably engaged within a housing hav ...


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Kevin E Borg, William P Halas, Hans G Mattes, Paul M McLear, Lester L White: Telecommunications systems. AT&T Bell Laboratories, Harry L Newman, March 25, 1986: US04578540 (198 worldwide citation)

A telecommunications system is disclosed which is user programmable permitting inter and intrapremises communications from existent two-wire telephone extension sets at a customer's premises. The system may be functionally described as a telephone call interceptor comprising a number of building blo ...


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David C Baker, David F Bantz, Gregory A Flurry: Method and apparatus for wireless cursor position control. International Business Machines Corporation, George E Clark, Alexander Tognino, March 25, 1986: US04578674 (190 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for wireless cursor position control is disclosed herein. The apparatus comprises a wireless cursor position device and a separate control base whereby the direction and velocity of motion of the position device is monitored by the control base and used said direction and velo ...


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Wayne I Imaino, Andrew C Tam: Method and device for detecting a specific acoustic spectral feature. International Business Machines Corporation, Joseph E Kieninger, F David LaRiviere, March 25, 1986: US04577503 (185 worldwide citation)

A method and device for detecting a narrow acoustic spectral feature in a sample as described. The method uses an electrical frequency modulated (FM) signal that is obtained from a voltage controlled oscillator. The Fourier spectrum of this wave is a main frequency f.sub.c with two small sidebands a ...