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Sara A Bly, A Brady Farrand, Jeffery D Hodges, Michael D Kupfer, Brian T Lewis, William J Maybury, Michael L Tallan, Stephen B Tom: Representation of collaborative multi-user activities relative to shared structured data objects in a networked workstation environment. Xerox Corporation, W Douglas Carothers Jr, James T Beran, April 16, 1991: US05008853 (825 worldwide citation)

A multi-user collaborative system in which the contents as well as the current status of other user activity of a shared structured data object representing one or more related structured data objects in the form of data entries can be concurrently accessed by different users respectively at differe ...


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Mark A Rydell: Electrosurgical instrument having needle cutting electrode and spot-coag electrode. Everest Medical Corporation, Haugen and Nikolai, April 16, 1991: US05007908 (634 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical instrument for use in combination with an endoscope for cutting tissue and cauterizing/coagulating the resulting wound area is described. The instrument comprises an elongated flexible tubular member having a proximal end, a distal end, and plural lumens extending therebetween. Af ...


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Samuel Shiber: Rotary-catheter for atherectomy. Surgical Systems & Instruments, Samuel Shiber, April 16, 1991: US05007896 (450 worldwide citation)

An atherectomy system insertable into a human blood vessel over a flexible guide-wire for remotely cutting and removing an obstruction therein, having a diametrical stabilized torque transmitting flexible rotary-catheter equipped with a rotary coring means at its distal end and a motor connected to ...


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Alan W Brown: Surgical staple. Diller Ramik & Wight, April 16, 1991: US05007921 (338 worldwide citation)

A surgical staple is made from highly flexible material and has at least two piercing projections or points spaced from each other a first predetermined linear distance in a generally unstressed, neutral and inoperative condition of the staple. The staple is stressed in a selected fashion causing th ...


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Ashish Mathur: Method and apparatus for updating system software for a plurality of data processing units in a communication network. Network Equipment Technologies, Fliesler Dubb Meyer & Lovejoy, April 16, 1991: US05008814 (330 worldwide citation)

In maintaining a communication network of processing units distributed in multiple nodes linked by communication channels, system software in a plurality of data processing units is updated by first installing the updated software in a first node. The updated software is transmitted through the netw ...


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Arata Suzuki, William T Tyberg, George Banks, Marcia Suzuki: Ambulatory physiological evaluation system including cardiac monitoring. Capintec, Fleit Jacobson Cohn Price Holman & Stern, April 16, 1991: US05007427 (299 worldwide citation)

An ambulatory physiological evaluation system including a main and a background gamma radiation detector provided in a vestlike garment worn by a patient for the purpose of monitoring and/or diagnosing the patient's physiological activities during a prescribed period of time. Also included is an app ...


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Richard L Bain, John R Larson: Apparatus for thermal treatment of a hydrocarbon stream. Resource Technology Associates, Sheridan Ross & McIntosh, April 16, 1991: US05008085 (248 worldwide citation)

An apparatus is disclosed for improving the transportability of a hydrocarbon stream by reducing its viscosity. The apparatus comprises a reactor vessel useful for providing an incremental amount of heat to a hydrocarbon stream by the introduction of an oxidizing agent into the core portion of the s ...


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David J Asher: Touch controller. April 16, 1991: US05008497 (246 worldwide citation)

A touch controller is presented that comprises a touch sensor employing a resistive membrane, and an analog electronic circuit that accurately measures the touch position and the touch pressure on the sensor. Several variations of the electronic circuit are presented based on the principle of provid ...


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Mitsuhiro Ando: System for recognizing image. Aisin Seiki, Sughrue Mion Zinn Macpeak & Seas, April 16, 1991: US05008946 (238 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed a system which permits an automobile driver to control electrical devices installed on an automobile by moving his or her pupils and mouth intentionally. The system includes a TV camera, a light, a first microprocessor which controls the electrical devices according to the changes ...


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Steven A Olsen, William J Cronin, Ben L Jarvis, Jeff G McMillan: Billing system for telephone signaling network. U S Intelco Networks, Christensen O Connor Johnson & Kindness, April 16, 1991: US05008929 (233 worldwide citation)

A billing system for use in a telephone signaling network. The network comprising offices through which telephone calls can be routed, each office being owned by a telephone company that participates in the network. Each office includes a signaling point (SP) that includes means for formulating mess ...



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