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Andreas G F Beckers: Diabetes management system and apparatus. Diva Medical Systems, Richard P Crowley, May 28, 1991: US05019974 (752 worldwide citation)

A system and apparatus for efficient medical control of a medical condition such as diabetes comprises a recorder, an interface and a master computer. The master computer develops a program of therapy which is downloaded into the recorder which then reminds the patient of any therapy due and records ...


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Leonard Pinchuk: Radially expandable endoprosthesis and the like. Corvita Corporation, Lockwood Alex FitzGibbon & Cummings, May 28, 1991: US05019090 (702 worldwide citation)

Radially expandable endoprostheses or stents are provided, as well as their method of manufacture. These stents include a plurality of adjacent generally circumferential sections that are substantially axially positioned with respect to each other. At least one of the generally circumferential secti ...


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Charles L Fox Jr, Shanta M Modak, Lester A Sampath: Infection-resistant compositions, medical devices and surfaces and methods for preparing and using same. Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, May 28, 1991: US05019096 (592 worldwide citation)

A method of preparing an infection-resistant medical device comprising one or more matrix-forming polymers selected from the group consisting of biomedical polyurethane, biomedical silicones and biodegradable polymers, and antimicrobial agents, especially a synergistic combination of a silver salt a ...


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J Richard Spears, Donna Bourgelais: Method and apparatus for angioplasty. The Beth Israel Hospital, Lorusso & Loud, May 28, 1991: US05019075 (440 worldwide citation)

The region surrounding the balloon utilized in percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty is heated by means within the balloon or within the skin of the balloon upon inflation of the balloon such that disrupted tissues of the plaque in the arterial wall are heated in order to fuse together frag ...


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Larry J Hornbeck: Architecture and process for integrating DMD with control circuit substrates. Texas Instruments Incorporated, James C Kesterson, James T Comfort, Melvin Sharp, May 28, 1991: US05018256 (293 worldwide citation)

DMD projection light values for HDTV have various manufacturing requirements, including the high yield integration of the DMD superstructure on top of an underlying CMOS address circuit. The CMOS chip surface contains several processing artifacts that can lead to reduced yield for the DMD superstruc ...


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Wayne R Gombotz, Michael S Healy, Larry R Brown: Very low temperature casting of controlled release microspheres. Enzytech, Kilpatrick & Cody, May 28, 1991: US05019400 (279 worldwide citation)

A process for preparing microspheres using very cold temperatures to freeze polymer-biologically active agent mixtures into polymeric microspheres with very high retention of biological activity and material. Polymer is dissolved in a solvent together with an active agent that can be either dissolve ...


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Brett W Kraft: Force feedback control for backhoe. Litman McMahon & Brown, May 28, 1991: US05019761 (270 worldwide citation)

A force feedback control system for a backhoe includes a single grip articulated control arm having members and joints therebetween analogous to the members and joints of an articulated backhoe arm connecting an excavation bucket to a backhoe frame. A bilateral closed loop control circuit compares s ...


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Steven E Koenck: Hand-held optical character reader with means for instantaneously reading information from a predetermined area at an optical sensing area. Norand Corporation, Neuman Williams Anderson & Olson, May 28, 1991: US05019699 (266 worldwide citation)

In a preferred arrangement, a lens system having circular symmetry in the hand-held reader focuses the entire width of area information onto an area photosensor array with a single flash of a ring-type xenon flash tube which surrounds the lens system and is symmetrically disposed relative to the axi ...


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Joseph Wilcox, Alfred H Wilms: Poker game method. Gaming and Technology, Brown Martin Haller & McClain, May 28, 1991: US05019973 (258 worldwide citation)

A computer card game using a video screen which allows the player to make a second wager for an additional card after a first card has been dealt which will be compared with the cards in the first card hand. The matching cards are defined as Jokers or Wild Cards which will then be used to define the ...


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James C Weaver, Kevin T Powell, Robert S Langer Jr: Control of transport of molecules across tissue using electroporation. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds, May 28, 1991: US05019034 (250 worldwide citation)

An electrical process for enhancing and/or controlling transport of molecules across tissue such as human and animal skin is disclosed. The process involves the use of a high voltage, short duration electrical pulses on the tissue surface to produce electroporation. Once this effect has occurred, co ...



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