Jonas Friedrich Dr, Krafft Werner Dr: New polythiophene dispersions, their preparation and their use.. Bayer, August 14, 1991: EP0440957-A2 (157 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to dispersions of polythiophenes which are built up from structural units of the formula in which R1 and R2, independently of one another, are hydrogen or C1-C4-alkyl or together form an optionally substituted C1-C4-alkylene radical, in the presence of polyanions, to the prepar ...

Rosenberg Thomas D: Method and instruments for the reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament.. Acufex Microsurgical, August 14, 1991: EP0440991-A1 (148 worldwide citation)

The knee joint is inspected arthroscopically the patellar or semitendinosus tendon is harvested or another ACL substitute is obtained. Notchplasty is performed. A tibial tunnel (112) is drilled over a K-wire (96) from the front face of the tibia 20-25 mm below the knee joint to the attachment site o ...

Farjaudon Thierry, Fouillet Jean Marie, Etienne Francis, Lebrat Francois: Method and system for marking and identifying data.. Telediffusion Fse, August 14, 1991: EP0441702-A1 (122 worldwide citation)

The information being digitised in the form of successive information words Mi consisting of a set of bits, these words being organised into a sequential arrangement, the method consists in associating with the information words Mi, coded identification data transparent relative to the digitised inf ...

Mahony Iii Thomas H: Interference fixation screw with integral instrumentation.. Mahony Iii Thomas H, August 14, 1991: EP0441065-A2 (90 worldwide citation)

A fixation screw for securing a bone graft of a tendon section in place in a ligament tunnel is formed from a biocompatible plastic or bioabsorbable material. The tendon section is used to replace a ligament and has a tendon section attached at each end to bone grafts. The fixation screw is tightene ...

Prager John Martin: Using command similarity in an intelligent help system.. Ibm, August 14, 1991: EP0441089-A2 (89 worldwide citation)

A data processing system is provided with an intelligent help system and suggests to the user, when the user enters a question or an erroneous command, a valid command. A plurality of intents are stored in the system which define the purposes of the various commands executable by the system. When th ...

Roessling Georg Dr, Albayrak Celal Dr, Rothe Matthias Dr, Siegert Joachim Dr: Contrast agents composed of polyaldehydes.. Schering, August 14, 1991: EP0441468-A2 (88 worldwide citation)

Microparticles consisting of biodegradable polymers, characterised in that they are composed of polymerisable aldehydes which, if required, contain additives capable of copolymerisation and/or crosslinkers, where appropriate surfactants or surfactant mixtures, gases and/or volatile liquids in free o ...

Mandecki Wlodzimierz, Tomazic Allen Susan J, Shallcross Mary Ann: Alkaline phosphatase enzymes having improved specific activity for use in indicator reagents.. Abbott Lab, August 14, 1991: EP0441252-A2 (75 worldwide citation)

The present invention involves the construction of several mutations in the Escherichia coli alkaline phosphatase gene, that result in the production of an enzyme having an improved specific activity. The resultant mutant enzymes have up to 1.5- to 36-fold higher specific activity, while retaining a ...

Majocha Ron, Marotta Charles A, Zain Sayeeda: Antibodies to a4 amyloid peptide.. Mclean Hospital, Univ Rochester, August 14, 1991: EP0440619-A1 (67 worldwide citation)

Polyclonal and monoclonal antibodies to a 28-mer peptide present within A4-amyloid are described. They are used for assays and imaging of A4-amyloid in Alzheimer's Disease patients.

Silvestrini Thomas A: Inflatable stent.. Pfizer Hospital Prod, August 14, 1991: EP0441516-A2 (55 worldwide citation)

A stent for placement within a body lumen and comprising a wall structure wherein at least a portion thereof is a hollow wall. The hollow wall has disposed therein a hydrophilic material which can be in the form of a gel, for example, which swells upon introduction of a liquid into the hollow wall t ...

Benz Guenter Dr, Henning Rolf Dr, Dressel Juergen Dr, Voges Klaus Peter Dr, Stasch Johannes Peter Dr, Knorr Andreas Dr: Retroisosteric dipeptides, their preparation and use as renin inhibitors in pharmaceutical compositions.. Bayer, August 14, 1991: EP0441192-A2 (54 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to retroisosteric dipeptides of the general formula I in which X, Q, A, B, D, L, M, Y, R1 and R2 have the meaning indicated in the description, to processes for their preparation and to their use as renin inhibitors in pharmaceutical compositions, especially in pharmaceutical c ...