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Raymond S Kasevich, James F McQueeney, Ronald H Crooker: Microwave balloon angioplasty. Kasevich Associates, Hale and Dorr, October 15, 1991: US05057106 (468 worldwide citation)

A microwave catheter system used for heating arterial plaque and including a catheter member adapted for positioning in the artery and an inflatable balloon supported at the distal end of the catheter member. Microwave energy is coupled by means of a transmission line to an antenna means. An optic f ...


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Henry Von Kohorn: System and method for attracting shoppers to sales outlets. Perman & Green, October 15, 1991: US05057915 (466 worldwide citation)

A system and method for evaluating responses to broadcast programs, such as televison programs, includes an instructional signal modulated onto a signal transmitted concurrently with the television program, or time-multiplexed with a television. At each of a plurality of remote receiving stations, o ...


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Richard A Lang: Audio/video transceiver apparatus including compression means, random access storage means, and microwave transceiver means. Explore Technology, William E Hein, October 15, 1991: US05057932 (405 worldwide citation)

An improved video recorder/transceiver with expanded functionality ("VCR-ET") including a capability for storing video and video programs in digital format, editing such programs, transferring such programs onto a hard copy magnetic media, and transmitting such programs to a remote location using a ...


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Jo Ann M Canich, Gary F Licciardi: Mono-Cp heteroatom containing group IVB transition metal complexes with MAO: supported catalyst for olefin polymerization. Exxon Chemical Patents, Myron B Kurtzman, October 15, 1991: US05057475 (303 worldwide citation)

The invention is a supported catalyst system including an inert support material, a Group IV B transition metal component and an alumoxane component which may be employed to polymerize olefins to produce a high molecular weight polymer.


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David J Parins, Mark A Rydell, Peter Stasz: Ablation catheter with selectively deployable electrodes. Everest Medical Corporation, Haugen and Nikolai, October 15, 1991: US05057107 (292 worldwide citation)

A RF ablation catheter for removing athero-stenotic lesions or modifying the tissue characteristics of the interior walls of selected blood vessels is described. The catheter is characterized in having a tip member which during the initial placement of the catheter within the vascular system so that ...


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Theodore Largman, Fred J Gefri, Frank Mares: Filaments having trilobal or quadrilobal cross-sections. Allied Signal, R C Stewart II, G H Fuchs, D L Webster, October 15, 1991: US05057368 (264 worldwide citation)

A trilobal or quadrilobal fiber formed from thermoplastic polymers, said fiber having a cross-section comprised of a central core having three or four T-shaped lobes, the legs of each intersecting at the center of said core such that the angle between the legs of adjacent lobes is from about 80.degr ...


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Charlotte A Kensil, Dante J Marciani: Saponin adjuvant. Cambridge Biotech Corporation, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox, October 15, 1991: US05057540 (262 worldwide citation)

Substantially pure saponins are disclosed. The saponins of the present invention are useful as immune adjuvants. Disclosed as well are immune response-provoking compositions comprising an antigen in admixture with the substantially pure saponins.


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Wilton W Webster Jr: Braided catheter with low modulus warp. Christie Parker & Hale, October 15, 1991: US05057092 (236 worldwide citation)

An intravascular catheter comprises an elongated catheter body having a flexible plastic inner wall, a braided reinforcing mesh surrounding the inner wall and a flexible plastic outer wall surrounding the reinforcing mesh. The braided reinforcing mesh comprises helical members having a high modulus ...


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Carl E Fabian: Surgical implement detector utilizing a resonant marker. Ernest D Buff, October 15, 1991: US05057095 (226 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for detecting a surgical implement in human or animal tissue comprises a detector responsive to the presence, within an interrogation zone, of a surgical implement to which a marker is secured. The marker is adapted to produce identifying signal characteristics within a frequency band gene ...


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David G Malone, James L Vacek, G Scott Smith: Hot tip catheter assembly. The University of Kansas Med Center, Hovey Williams Timmons & Collins, October 15, 1991: US05057105 (216 worldwide citation)

A hot tip catheter assembly is disclosed which resolves atherosclerotic plaque buildup in vivo. The catheter has a heater, a cap, a thermocouple, power leads, thermocouple leads, and a central distal lumen to position the catheter within the artery. The catheter tip has a thin, non-adhesive coating ...



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