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John C Elliott, James A O Connell, Lawrence Ladouceur, William Altman, Keith Jarett: Multi-issuer transaction device with individual identification verification plug-in application modules for each issuer. MasterCard International, Brumbaugh Graves Donohue & Raymond, October 2, 1990: US04961142 (478 worldwide citation)

A transaction terminal for use with diverse credit or other transaction cards is provided with an interface unit for receiving a plurality of modules, wherein each module contains programming information corresponding to transactions that may be carried out with at least one of the diverse identific ...


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Deborah C Gordon, Frank A Brunot: Method and apparatus for continuously and non-invasively measuring the blood pressure of a patient. Paramed Technology Incorporated, Limbach Limbach & Sutton, October 2, 1990: US04960128 (373 worldwide citation)

In the present invention, a method and an apparatus for measuring the blood pressure of a patient continuously and non-invasively is disclosed. The blood pressure is determined by measuring the harmonic frequencies and displacements of an arterial wall of the patient. The measurements are then calib ...


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W Keith Gilliland, Christian G Midgley, Francis W Dana, Mark C Mutch: Monitor/warranty system for electrostatographic reproducing machines using replaceable cartridges. Xerox Corporation, Frederick E McMullen, October 2, 1990: US04961088 (332 worldwide citation)

A monitor/warranty system for electrostatographic reproducing machines in which replaceable cartridges providing a predetermined number of images are used, each cartridge having an EEPROM programmed with a cartridge identification number that when matched with a cartridge identification number in th ...


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E David Fink: Catheter introducing system. Universal Medical Instrument, Lackenbach Siegel Marzullo & Aronson, October 2, 1990: US04960412 (309 worldwide citation)

A catheter introducer valve assembly of a catheter introducer leading to a blood vessel of a patient for positioning at least one catheter tube through the catheter introducer and its sheath to a blood vessel of a patient. The valve assembly unit has first and second valves, the first valve being fo ...


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Ronald K Grooters: Method of replacing a defective atrio-ventricular valve with a total atrio-ventricular valve bioprosthesis. Zarley McKee Thomte Voorhees & Sease, October 2, 1990: US04960424 (275 worldwide citation)

The method of replacing a defective atrio-ventricular valve in a patient's heart with a tissue atrio-ventricular valve bioprosthesis is provided. The replacement atrio-ventricular valve from the donor heart includes an annulus, a plurality of chordae, and papillary muscles attached thereto. The surg ...


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Kam S Law, Cissy Leung, Ching C Tang, Kenneth S Collins, Mei Chang, Jerry Y K Wong, David Nin Kou Wang: Reactor chamber self-cleaning process. Applied Materials, Philip A Dalton, October 2, 1990: US04960488 (250 worldwide citation)

A process for cleaning a reactor chamber both locally adjacent the RF electrodes and also throughout the chamber and the exhaust system to the including components such as the throttle valve. Preferably, a two-step continuous etch sequence is used in which the first step uses relatively high pressur ...


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William M Benton, William Mee: Method of and system for electronic funds transfer via facsimile machines. Moneyfax, Lowe Price LeBlanc Becker & Shur, October 2, 1990: US04960981 (234 worldwide citation)

In a system for carrying out financial transactions via facsimile machines, account customized transaction vouchers are completed by the parties to a transaction, each filling in the amount of the transactions, whether he or she is a sender or receiver of fund, the accound number of the other party ...


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Valentino J Stella, Abraham E Mathew: Derivatives of taxol, pharmaceutical compositions thereof and methods for the preparation thereof. University of Kansas, Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch, October 2, 1990: US04960790 (230 worldwide citation)

Derivatives of taxol represented by the formula ##STR1## wherein R and R' are each H or the residue of an amino acid selected from the group consisting of alanine, leucine, isoleucine, saline, phenylalanine, proline, lysine and arginine or a group of the formula ##STR2## wherein n is an integer of 1 ...


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Brendan Conlon, James A Devine, James A Dittmar: ECG synchronized pulse oximeter. Criticare Systems, Willian Brinks Olds Hofer Gilson & Lione, October 2, 1990: US04960126 (227 worldwide citation)

A pulse oximeter and method of determining the oxygen saturation level of a patient's blood wherein a heartbeat related signal is used, as a reference to guide the averaging of optical pulse waveforms. The oximeter and method assign different weighting to different optical pulses based upon the ampl ...


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Leonard Pinchuk: Flexible tubular member for catheter construction. Cordis Corporation, Watts Hoffmann Fisher & Heinke, October 2, 1990: US04960410 (206 worldwide citation)

A catheter having a two-part tubular member that defines a passageway which extends completely through the catheter. One part of the tubular member is a relatively stiff tube having a reduced wall thickness at its distal end that is spirally cut to increase its flexibility. A more flexible sheath co ...



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