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Kenneth Kensey, John Nash, Douglas Evans: Plug device with pulley for sealing punctures in tissue and methods of use. Kensey Nash Corporation, Caesar Rivise Bernstein Cohen & Pokotilow, June 4, 1991: US05021059 (787 worldwide citation)

An instrument, a closure, and method of use for sealing an opening, e.g., a percutaneous incision or puncture, in a living being. The instrument includes a tubular carrier storing the closure. The carrier has a distally located free end to be extended through the opening. The closure comprises an an ...


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Richard M Morten, Ted P Smith: Method and apparatus for linking an SNA host to a remote SNA host over a packet switched communications network. International Business Machines Corporation, John E Hoel, June 4, 1991: US05021949 (275 worldwide citation)

The invention disclosed herein provides the basic operating capabilities of SNA data communications for host based application-to-application sessions across a packet switched network such as the Defense Data Network (DDN). The problem that is presented by the integration of these two technologies i ...


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David W Webber, Sandra E Kangas: Trip planner optimizing travel itinerary selection conforming to individualized travel policies. Travelmation Corporation, Cooper & Dunham, June 4, 1991: US05021953 (260 worldwide citation)

A travel planner system automatically constructs itineraries with available seats for a traveler's trip request which conform to pre-stored reasonableness standards which includes a satisfactory check on whether a connecting flight distance exceeds that of a possible direct flight by a preset distan ...


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Michael J Campbell, Dennis J Finn, George K Tucker, Michael D Vahey, Rex W Vedder: Data-flow multiprocessor architecture with three dimensional multistage interconnection network for efficient signal and data processing. Hughes Aircraft Company, William J Streeter, Wanda K Denson Low, June 4, 1991: US05021947 (260 worldwide citation)

A data-flow architecture and software environment for high-performance signal and data procesing. The programming environment allows applications coding in a functional high-level language 20 which a compiler 30 converts to a data-flow graph form 40 which a global allocator 50 then automatically par ...


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S Kyle Hayes, John E Meyers, Antony J Lozier: Sagittal approximator. Zimmer, Margaret L Geringer, June 4, 1991: US05020519 (238 worldwide citation)

A sagittal approximator for clamping engagement with an open back hook for urging a spinal rod into seating engagement with said hook. The sagittal approximator includes an integral fixed handle and jaw. A shiftable handle is pivotally connected to the fixed handle. A shiftable jaw is pivotally conn ...


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Klaus H Hemsath: Enhanced oil recovery system with a radiant tube heater. Indugas, Body Vickers & Daniels, June 4, 1991: US05020596 (233 worldwide citation)

An in situ thermal system is disclosed for enhanced oil recovery and the like from a subterranean formation. The system pressurizes the formation with water whereupon the entire formation is heated to relatively high temperatures in the absence of gas formation to significantly decrease the viscosit ...


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Ahmed Sharkawy: Catheter for even distribution of therapeutic fluids. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, June 4, 1991: US05021044 (221 worldwide citation)

A multilumen vascular catheter for the delivery of therapeutic fluids, e.g., containing thrombolytic agents, to a patient's blood vessel. The catheter has a plurality of flow passageways in the wall of the outer tubular member in which the discharge openings thereof increase in diametrical dimension ...


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Eric Paneth, Mark J Handzel, Steven A Morley, Graham M Avis: Subscriber RF telephone system for providing multiple speech and/or data signals simultaneously over either a single or a plurality of RF channels. International Mobile Machines Corporation, Arthur A Jacobs, Anthony S Volpe, C Frederick Koenig III, June 4, 1991: US05022024 (217 worldwide citation)

A system for the wireless transmission of multiple information signals utilizing digital time division circuits between a base station and a plurality of subscriber stations. The subscriber stations may be fixed or movable. The number of time division circuits is determined by the transmission quali ...


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Helmut Heckele: Endoscope for nasal surgery. Richard Wolf, Panitch Schwarze Jacobs & Nadel, June 4, 1991: US05020514 (215 worldwide citation)

An endoscope for nasal surgery comprises an outer shaft having a handle incorporating a switching valve for connecting a suction and flushing channel of the outer shaft to, and disconnecting it from, a source of negative pressure and a source of flushing fluid. A working insert for insertion into th ...


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Kenji Kohda, Tsuyoshi Toyama, Nobuaki Ando, Kenji Noguchi, Shinichi Kobayashi: Non-volatile semiconductor memory device with facility of storing tri-level data. Mitsubishi Denki Kabushiki Kaisha, Lowe Price LeBlanc and Becker, June 4, 1991: US05021999 (215 worldwide citation)

A non-volatile memory cell includes a MOS transistor of double gate construction. The MOS memory transistor includes a floating gate structure which includes electrically separated first and second segmented floating gates (4a; 4b). For the purpose of writing data, electrons are independently inject ...