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Fred K Ng: Database backup method. American Telephone and Telegraph Company AT&T Bell Laboratories, Jerry W Herndon, August 11, 1987: US04686620 (708 worldwide citation)

A method of generating a backup copy of a database system. Modifications made to the database since the generation of a prior backup copy are summarized in a bit map on a page basis. When the next backup copy is made, only modified pages are transmitted and merged with the prior copy. Plural backup ...


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Vaughn P Cable, Clyde K Nason, Gordon W Culp: External infusion pump apparatus. Pacesetter Infusion, Leslie S Miller, Bryant R Gold, Wayne M Kennard, August 11, 1987: US04685903 (646 worldwide citation)

A programmable infusion pump apparatus having a power supply (4, 11), a first circuit (6) responsive to the and assisting the power supply (4), power generating circuit (8) for generating sufficient power to drive a pump drive mechanism (12), a power storage circuit (10) for storing the power genera ...


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Evon C Greanias, C Richard Guarnieri, John J Seeland Jr, Guy F Verrier, Robert L Donaldson: Combined finger touch and stylus detection system for use on the viewing surface of a visual display device. International Business Machines Corporation, John E Hoel, August 11, 1987: US04686332 (516 worldwide citation)

A combined finger touch and stylus detection system is disclosed for use on the viewing surface of the visual display device. Transparent conductors arranged in horizontal and vertical grid are supported on a flexible, transparent overlay membrane which is adaptable to a variety of displays. A uniqu ...


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R Bruce Williams: Device for continuous in vivo measurement of blood glucose concentrations. Luedeka & Neely, August 11, 1987: US04685463 (426 worldwide citation)

A device is disclosed for continuous in vivo measurement of blood glucose concentrations in arterial blood. A quantity of glucose oxidase enzyme is confined within at least one elongate double-lumened tube by means of a semi-permeable membrane tubule permeable to permit diffusion of glucose from blo ...


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Alfred A Iversen, William J Eastman, Allen L Van Beek: Tissue expander system. PMT Corporation, Hugh D Jaeger, August 11, 1987: US04685447 (356 worldwide citation)

Tissue expander system including a tissue expander, an injection port, and a tube connecting the tissue expander to the injection port. The tissue expander is of a one piece molded body of a pancake to waffle like configuration. Within the one piece molded body is a member of non-stick material of a ...


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Dominique Blum, Pierre Grandmottet, Pierre Bechtel: Portable apparatus for acquiring and processing data relative to the dietetics and/or the health of a person. Dominique Blum, Larson and Taylor, August 11, 1987: US04686624 (324 worldwide citation)

The portable apparatus for acquiring and processing information relative to the dietetics and/or health of a person comprises, in combination, a series (2) of alpha-numeric keys for inputting information relative to the dietetics and/or the health of the user; at least one ROM in which are stored da ...


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Rainer Koch, Rudiger Stockert: Device for bipolar high-frequency coagulation of biological tissue. Fischer MET, Jeffers Hoffman & Niewyk, August 11, 1987: US04685459 (310 worldwide citation)

A device for bipolar high-frequency coagulation of biological tissue between two contact faces of a coagulating instrument. The two contact faces are connected to an output of a high-frequency generator. A temperature sensor is arranged near each of the two contact faces. A circuit for evaluating th ...


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Daniel S Goldberger, James E Corenman, Kenneth R McCord: Durable sensor for detecting optical pulses. Nellcor Incorporated, Robert M Isackson, August 11, 1987: US04685464 (296 worldwide citation)

A sensor for use with instruments that non-invasively measure blood constituents, particularly oxygen saturation of arterial blood from the patient's tissue. The sensor has two rigid housings adapted for arrangement in opposition and secured about a patient's tissue. Each housing has a deformable pa ...


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Irene H Hernandez, Carol S Himelstein, John S Wang: Method of editing graphic objects in an interactive draw graphic system using implicit editing actions. International Business Machines Corporation, Richard E Cummins, James H Barksdale, August 11, 1987: US04686522 (207 worldwide citation)

A method is described for editing graphic objects in an interactive draw graphic system which selectively displays a menu of available editing actions in response to operation of one mouse button by the operator and allows the operator to cursor select the specific edit action from the menu to be ma ...


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Michael E Leckrone: Angioplasty catheter and method for use thereof. Vaser, Kenyon & Kenyon, August 11, 1987: US04685458 (177 worldwide citation)

The disclosure relates to a device for use in removing undesired material from a duct within a patient's body. The device comprises a catheter adapted to be disposed within a duct and an element disposed adjacent to the distal end portion of the catheter such as a fiber optic emitting laser energy, ...