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Leland C Clark Jr: Implantable gas-containing biosensor and method for measuring an analyte such as glucose. Children s Hospital Medical Center, Wood Herron & Evans, January 26, 1988: US04721677 (519 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a novel implantable biosensor and method for sensing products, such as hydrogen peroxide, generated from an enzymatic reaction between an analyte, like glucose, and an enzyme in the presence of oxygen. The novel implantable biosensor is uniquely equipped with an encl ...


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Michael E Kaufman, Leo A Whiteside: Femoral surface shaping apparatus for posterior-stabilized knee implants. Dow Corning Wright Corporation, Susan M Cornwall, January 26, 1988: US04721104 (405 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a surgical apparatus for providing an accurately placed recess in a distal femoral surface for the intercondylar stabilizing housing of a posterior-stabilized knee implant prosthesis which apparatus comprises (a) a template having (1) a bottom surface which is adapte ...


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Yosef Freedland: Orthopedic device. Georges A Maxwell, January 26, 1988: US04721103 (294 worldwide citation)

An improved orthopedic implant device comprising an elongate shaft and an elongate sleeve engaged about and shiftable longitudinally of the shaft a plurality of elongate struts spaced circumferentially about the sleeve and shaft and shiftable between unactuated positions where they are parallel with ...


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Mark S Wrighton, Henry S White Jr, Gregg P Kittlesen: Molecule-based microelectronic devices. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Patrea L Pabst, January 26, 1988: US04721601 (284 worldwide citation)

Several types of new microelectronic devices including diodes, transistors, sensors, surface energy storage elements, and light-emitting devices are disclosed. The properties of these devices can be controlled by molecular-level changes in electroactive polymer components. These polymer components a ...


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David W Roberts, John W Strohbehn, John F Hatch: Reference display systems for superimposing a tomagraphic image onto the focal plane of an operating microscope. Trustees of Dartmouth College, Robert Shaw, January 26, 1988: US04722056 (264 worldwide citation)

A reference display system that receives information from an imaging system (e.g., a CT scanner or the like), that extracts or derives three-dimensional anatomical and/or pathological information about a part of a body (e.g., the brain or other organ) of a patient. The information is digitized in th ...


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Craig E Mar, Lambert J Diettrich, David W Morrison: Torsionally stabilized guide wire with outer jacket. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton Rieber Lee & Utecht, January 26, 1988: US04721117 (239 worldwide citation)

Torsionally stabilized guide wire for use in larger vessels of the vascular system. A relatively flexible helical coil is positioned over the distal end portion of an elongated shaft which increases in flexibility toward its distal end. The coil is affixed to the shaft at the proximal and distal end ...


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Ivor Brodie: Very high speed integrated microelectronic tubes. SRI International, Victor R Beckman, January 26, 1988: US04721885 (223 worldwide citation)

An array of microelectronic tubes is shown which includes a plate-like substrate upon which an array of sharp needle-like cathode electrodes is located. Each tube in the array includes an anode electrode spaced from the cathode electrode. The tubes each contain gas at a pressure of between about 1/1 ...


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Hiroshi Itoh, Yasutoshi Suzuki, Tsuyoshi Fukada, Shinya Ohmi, Kunihiko Hara: Dazzle-free mirror with photocell in a non-dazzle-free portion. Nippondenso, Cushman Darby & Cushman, January 26, 1988: US04721364 (219 worldwide citation)

A dazzle-free reflection mirror, which may be used as an inner mirror or an outer mirror of a vehicle, has an electro-optical element of which transparency is changed by applying an electric field thereto in order to effectuate a dazzle-free operation. The dazzle-free reflection mirror comprises a d ...


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Michael Dubno, Daniel Dubno: Food service ordering terminal with video game capability. Karl F Ross, Herbert Dubno, January 26, 1988: US04722053 (198 worldwide citation)

A computer operated food servcie establishment has individual patron locations each provided with a game-playing terminal from which patrons can select games to be played from a listing thereof provided by the central computer unit. Each termainl also displays the food service items available and fr ...


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Peter A Roberts: Methods and apparatus for funding future liability of uncertain cost. College Savings Bank, Laurence S Rogers, Jeffrey H Ingerman, January 26, 1988: US04722055 (173 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for funding a future liability by means of an insurance investment program. The system estimates the expected cost of the liability when the liability is expected to occur and computes the present value of each unit of insurance needed to yield that expected cost at maturity. T ...



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