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Roland F Gatturna, James E Nicholson, James O Leary: Suture anchor. Mitek Surgical Products, Schiller Pandiscio & Kusmer, February 6, 1990: US04898156 (434 worldwide citation)

A suture anchor for anchoring one end of a conventional suture to bone comprising a coupling member, at least one barb made of a resilient elastic material projecting from said coupling member, and structure for use in attaching one end of a suture to said suture anchor. The coupling member and the ...


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Yue Teh Jang, Vern L Liebmann, Glenda S Villman, Surendra A Amin: Nylon-PEBA copolymer catheter. Mallinckrodt, Bernard Rothwell & Brown, February 6, 1990: US04898591 (365 worldwide citation)

Inner and outer layers of a braided body portion of an intravascular catheter as well as a soft tip portion are formed from different proportioned blends of nylon and copolymer of ester linked polyethylene and polyamide to produce optimum mechanical properties in the catheter. One or more surfaces o ...


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David Potter, Laurence N Provost, John M Baron, David Stefanovic, Eric D Sharakan, David A Sheppard, Marshall A Isman: Method and apparatus for operating multi-unit array of memories. Thinking Machines Corporation, Pennie & Edmonds, February 6, 1990: US04899342 (323 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus are disclosed for operating a multi-unit memory system so that one of such units may readily be replaced in service. The system comprises an error correction code (ECC) generation circuit, a plurality of read/write memory units and at least one spare read/write memory unit. Th ...


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Bernardino Rubalcaba Jr: Drug infusion system with calculator. Baxter International, Gordon L Peterson, Debra E Dahl, February 6, 1990: US04898578 (320 worldwide citation)

A drug infusion system includes a plurality of infusion pump modules and a central management unit interconnected with the infusion pump modules to provide centralized control. The central management unit includes a touch screen for communicating with a user, the touch screen including an arrangemen ...


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Marian H Beard, Perry A Caro, Jennifer B Hsiao, Kevin J Mackey, James G Sandman Jr, Gary R Steinbach, Donald R Woods: Data processor having a user interface display with metaphoric objects. Xerox Corporation, W Douglas Carothers Jr, February 6, 1990: US04899136 (311 worldwide citation)

A multiprocessor system comprises concurrent display of video data reflecting the operation of two processors in discrete portions of a single display screen with a user interface adapted for interaction with both processors. One processor controls the entire display while allocating a portion of th ...


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Rodney S Badger, Lawrence D Wasicek, Bruce H Wand: Guiding cathether with controllable distal tip. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, February 6, 1990: US04898577 (288 worldwide citation)

Guiding catheter and method of using the same in a cardiovascular procedure such as coronary angioplasty. The catheter has an elongated shaft with a deflectable distal portion. One lumen extends through the elongated shaft to form a passageway through which a dilatation catheter can be introduced. A ...


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Chinmei C Lee, Stephen A McGaw: Method and apparatus for providing personalized telephone subscriber features at remote locations. American Telephone and Telegraph Company AT&T Bell Laboratories, Peter Visserman, February 6, 1990: US04899373 (272 worldwide citation)

Personalized telephone features are made available to subscribers away from their home base. A nationally accessible data base system stores feature data in association with personal identification numbers. A subscriber wishing to use personalized features while away from the home base dials a speci ...


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Csaba L Mera: Intravenous line stabilizing device. Kelly Bauersfeld & Lowry, February 6, 1990: US04898587 (220 worldwide citation)

A device for affixing a medical tube, such as an intravenous line, to a part of a body includes a base plate which is contourable to the shape of the body, cushioned straps which secure the medical tube to the base plate, and a cover which overlies the base plate and a portion of the tube. The base ...


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Hock Chuen So, Sau Ching Wong: Programmable logic devices with spare circuits for use in replacing defective circuits. Altera Corporation, Robert R Jackson, February 6, 1990: US04899067 (203 worldwide citation)

A programmable logic device having a plurality of word lines and a plurality of bit lines, each of which is programmably interconnectable to at least one of the word lines for producing on each bit line a signal which is a logical function of the signal or signals on the word line or lines to which ...


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John A Montagna, Gary Irving, Lee Farrell, Gerald Cross, Stephen A Miller: System for storing and retrieving text and associated graphics. Image Storage Retrieval Systems, Barry R Lipsitz, February 6, 1990: US04899292 (197 worldwide citation)

An insurance estimation, service manual or other system stores and displays documents and associated graphics. The system stores a multiplicity of the graphic images in compressed, digital form. A first group of the graphic images are associated with a first one of the documents. By selecting the fi ...



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