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Alan Broadwin, Charles Vassallo, Joseph N Logan, Robert W Hornlein: Method and apparatus for providing enhanced tissue fragmentation and/or hemostasis. Cavitron, Vorys Sater Seymour & Pease, June 5, 1990: US04931047 (680 worldwide citation)

An apparatus having a vibratable tip for ultrasonically disintegrating tissue in a surgical procedure and for aspirating the disintegrated tissue and fluids away from the surgical site through an opening in the tip. A connection to an electrosurgical unit provides for delivery of RF cutting current, ...


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Jacob H Barak: Surgical stapler. Abiomed, Lahive & Cockfield, June 5, 1990: US04930674 (594 worldwide citation)

A stapler for the anastomosis of blood vessels includes a vessel gripping structure, and an outwardly directed anvil head structure, and a stapler head structure adjustably positioned opposite each other. A first vessel is everted to form a cuff over one head structure, and the cuff is inserted into ...


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Kenneth Schofield, William W Gallmeyer, Theodore C Zwiep: Rearview mirror and accessory mount for vehicles. Donnelly Corporation, Price Heneveld Cooper DeWitt & Litton, June 5, 1990: US04930742 (350 worldwide citation)

A mounting adaptor is disclosed for removably securing an interior rearview mirror assembly to a mounting support on the inner surface of a vehicle window such as a windshield. The adaptor preferably has a recessed channel on one side for receiving a window mounting button and a projection on the op ...


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J Crayton Pruitt: Stapling process and device for use on the mesenteries of the abdomen. Walter J Monacelli, June 5, 1990: US04930503 (310 worldwide citation)

The stapling processes described herein comprise those suitable for stapling a patient's mesentery and omentum with three or four rows of staples being substantially parallel to each other and the staples in one row being staggered with staples of the same size in another row, there being at least o ...


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Costas A Diamantopoulos, Alex P Alexandrou: Device for biostimulation of tissue and method for treatment of tissue. Dorsey & Whitney, June 5, 1990: US04930504 (287 worldwide citation)

A device for biostimulation of tissue is disclosed comprising an array of substantially monochromatic radiation sources of a plurality of wavelengths, preferably of at least three different wavelengths. The radiation sources are arranged within the array such that radiation of at least two different ...


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Sakae Takehana, Yasuhiro Ueda, Masakazu Gotanda, Tomohisa Sakurai, Hideyuki Adachi: Apparatus for bending an insertion section of an endoscope using a shape memory alloy. Olympus Optical, Frishauf Holtz Goodman & Woodward, June 5, 1990: US04930494 (282 worldwide citation)

The distal end of an insertion section of an endoscope is divided into a plurality of segments each including a pair of SMA coils which are arranged symmetrically with respect to an axis and memorize a close-winding shape. As the SMA coils recovers their memorized shape, the distal end of the insert ...


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William A Holmes, Peter F Costa: Trocar assembly with improved latch. EndoTherapeutics, Irell & Manella, June 5, 1990: US04931042 (249 worldwide citation)

A trocar assembly comprising an elongate trocar obturator having a piercing tip at its front end, an elongate trocar tube in which the obturator is housed, and a tubular protective shield mounted concentrically around the obturator between a normally extended position in which the obturator tip is c ...


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William D Atkinson: Method and apparatus for removable menu window. Apple Computer, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, June 5, 1990: US04931783 (246 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for removing a menu window from a menu bar on a display device in a computer controlled display system is described. The menu window is removed from the menu bar by positioning the cursor on a display device over a command option on the menu bar and then by manipulating a sign ...


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Robert A Kramer: Method of and system for identification and verification of broadcasted program segments. Leonard Bloom, June 5, 1990: US04931871 (238 worldwide citation)

A method of and system for identification and verification of TV and/or radio broadcasted program segments involving use of subaudible codes which are mixed with the convention audio in the program segments. Individual program segments, which may include commercial message segments, have at the begi ...


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Norman A Baker: Eccentrically loaded computerized positive/negative exercise machine. Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, June 5, 1990: US04930770 (236 worldwide citation)

A processor controlled eccentrically loaded exercise machine for providing a resisting or powering force which can be varied by position in order to carry out positive or negative exercise strokes. A variable torque motor provides a torque to a torque coupler. The torque coupler is coupled to the us ...



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