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Owen M Gwathmey, Thomas E Sloane Jr, Robert R Oddsen: Suturing assembly and method. Owen M Gwathmey, Griffin Branigan & Butler, March 7, 1989: US04809695 (744 worldwide citation)

A tissue suturing assembly (10) and method involves C-shaped suturing staples (16) embedded in a cartridge (14) formed of a carrier (18) and opposite cartridge jaws (20 and 22). The opposite cartridge jaws are moved linearly along a track in the carrier to bend the C-shaped staples into spiraling ov ...


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James D Causey III, Harold C Schloss, Jeffery D Snell: Interactive programming and diagnostic system for use with implantable pacemaker. Siemens Pacesetter, Bryant R Gold, Leslie S Miller, March 7, 1989: US04809697 (558 worldwide citation)

An analyzer-programmer system (30) for use with an implantable medical device, such as a cardiac pacemaker (20). The system facilitates non-invasive communications with the implantable device and makes analysis of the operation of the implantable device easier to understand and perform. The system i ...


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Scott L Jacobs, Perwaiz Nihal, Burhan Ozmat, Henri D Schnurmann: High performance integrated circuit packaging structure. International Business Machines Corporation, Steven J Meyers, Aziz M Ahsan, March 7, 1989: US04811082 (428 worldwide citation)

A high speed, high performance integrated circuit packaging structure that may be used for emulating wafer scale integration structures. The preferred embodiment comprises an interposer having a base substrate having alternating insulation and conductive layers thereon, wherein a plurality of the co ...


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Alan E Burkhardt, Marvin A Genshaw, Lon R Stover: Volume independent diagnostic device. Miles, Roger N Coe, March 7, 1989: US04810470 (272 worldwide citation)

A process and device for quantitative determination of analyte concentrations in liquid samples. The device includes one or more bibulous matrices constructed and arranged to essentially eliminate sample volume sensitivity from analyte determinations. In accordance with the present invention, the de ...


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Kideki Shimonaka, Ichiro Nakamura: Forceps plug for endoscopes. Olympus Optical, Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen, March 7, 1989: US04809679 (263 worldwide citation)

A forceps plug for endoscopes comprises energizing means for partly pressing only the center on an outer peripheral portion of an elastic plug body which portion corresponds to a slit provided in the latter and is in a direction substantially perpendicular to the slit, in a direction to close the sl ...


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Lawrence M Souza: Production of pluripotent granulocyte colony-stimulating factor. Kirin Amgen, Michael F Borun, Steven M Odre, March 7, 1989: US04810643 (228 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are novel polypeptides possessing part or all of the primary structural conformation and one or more of the biological properties of a mammalian (e.g., human) pluripotent granulocyte colony-stimulating factor ("hpG-CSF") which are characterized in preferred forms by being the product of pr ...


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Christopher Nowacki, Alfred G Brisson, Exequiel Dela Cruz: Pediatric asthmatic medication inhaler. Trudell Medical, Robert M Wolters, March 7, 1989: US04809692 (224 worldwide citation)

A pediatric medication inhaler is provided having an entering end and an exit end. A commercial medication dispenser is secured in the entering end, and a one-way valve is incorporated between the entering end and the exit end permitting air and medication flow from the entering end to the exit end, ...


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Daniel M Nosenchuck, Michael G Littman: Multinode reconfigurable pipeline computer. Princeton University, Richard C Woodbridge, March 7, 1989: US04811214 (221 worldwide citation)

A multinode parallel-processing computer is made up of a plurality of innerconnected, large capacity nodes each including a reconfigurable pipeline of functional units such as Integer Arithmetic Logic Processors, Floating Point Arithmetic Processors, Special Purpose Processors, etc. The reconfigurab ...


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Vincent L Ferrara: Biopsy guide. Caesar Rivise Bernstein Cohen & Pokotilow, March 7, 1989: US04809694 (217 worldwide citation)

A guide for a medical instrument includes a cranial tap having a threaded end adapted to be secured into the skull of a patient, a spherical member having a passageway extending diametrically through it for receiving an instrument employed in a surgical procedure, and retaining structure attachable ...


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Richard J Vilmur, Joseph J Barlo, Ira A Gerson, Brett L Lindsley: Noise suppression system. Motorola, Douglas A Boehm, Charles L Warren, Anthony J Sarli Jr, March 7, 1989: US04811404 (190 worldwide citation)

An improved noise suppression system (800) is disclosed which performs speech quality enhancement upon the speech-plus-noise signal available at the input (205) to generate a clean speech signal at the output (265) by spectral gain modification. The improvements of the present invention include the ...