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Harvey Wolinsky, Spencer L King, Michael D Barbere: Catheter and method for locally applying medication to the wall of a blood vessel or other body lumen. C R Bard, Morgan & Finnegan, February 11, 1992: US05087244 (349 worldwide citation)

A method and catheter for use in practicing the method are provided by which a highly concentrated medication or chemotherapeutic agent can be applied locally under sufficient pressure to cause the medication or agent to penetrate into the localized tissue. The total volume of medication or agent is ...


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Leonard Bosack: Method and apparatus for routing communications among computer networks. Cisco Systems, Lyon & Lyon, February 11, 1992: US05088032 (290 worldwide citation)

An improved method and apparatus for routing data transmissions among computer networks. The computer networks are interconnected with a series of gateway circuits. Each gateway identifies all destination computers to which it is connected and identifies the path or paths to each destination compute ...


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Boaz Avitall: Myocardial iontophoresis. Haugen & Nikolai, February 11, 1992: US05087243 (267 worldwide citation)

An implantable iontophoretic delivery system for use in applying medicinal materials rapidly to specific subcutaneous tissue sites of interest in conjunction with an implanted defibrillator is disclosed which uses a subcutaneously situated pouch for supplying medication in conjunction with a pair of ...


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John R Ellis, Kai Li, Andrew Appel: Real time, concurrent garbage collection system and method. Digital Equipment Corporation, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, February 11, 1992: US05088036 (229 worldwide citation)

A real-time, concurrent garbage collection system and method uses the virtual-memory page protection mechanisms of a standard computer system to collect used storage space in a heap. The heap is divided into old-space and new-space portions, each of which is further divided into a multiplicity of pa ...


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David P Summers: Distal atherectomy catheter. American BioMed, Gunn Lee & Miller, February 11, 1992: US05087265 (220 worldwide citation)

This disclosure sets out a catheter for bodily insertion. The catheter tip supports an elongate hollow housing with a window for occlusive material cutting, a cutter head on the interior rotates, driven by a drive wire in the hollow catheter tube. In addition, the cutter head reciprocates or oscilla ...


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Johnnie L Hathman: Protective reclosable wound dressing. Paul H Ware, February 11, 1992: US05086763 (204 worldwide citation)

A disposable, protective reclosable wound dressing or bandage providing wound access that is easy to apply and/or open without disturbing a protective crust of blood and serum that forms over a wound, said crust being more commonly called a scab. In addition, it is convenient to apply medication wit ...


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William Farr: Method and apparatus for improved disk access. Prime Computer, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, February 11, 1992: US05088081 (198 worldwide citation)

In a RAID level 5 disk drive subsystem, one or more additional disk drives, called "reserve" disks are intercoupled to the array of disk drives and a control system is included for storing recovered digital data on the additional disk drive if a sector on one of the disk drives becomes defective. Th ...


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Charles E Smith: Dilation catheter with fluted balloon. C R Bard, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, February 11, 1992: US05087246 (192 worldwide citation)

A balloon dilatation catheter is provided with a fluted balloon defining at least three wings. When the balloon collapses, it tends to assume the fluted configuration which defines a lower profile better adapted to pass through narrow channels, such as in endoscopes and guide catheters. The balloon ...


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Lehmann K Li: Suture throw holder and rundown system. Mitek Surgical Products, Pandiscio & Pandiscio, February 11, 1992: US05087263 (191 worldwide citation)

A suture throw holder and rundown system for running one or more throws formed in two lengths of suture extending from a surgical site down to the surgical site so as to form a knot at the surgical site. The system comprises a support mechanism for releasably supporting a plurality of throws in a pr ...


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Jon Long, Rachel S Sidorovsky: Semiconductor device package. LSI Logic Corporation, Skjerven Morrill MacPherson Franklin & Friel, February 11, 1992: US05087961 (180 worldwide citation)

A semiconductor device assembly is made without a molded package by using a tape having a patterned insulating layer and a conductive layer joined thereto. A semiconductor die is seated on the conductive layer and electrically connected to leads of the patterned conductive layer. A body frame is pos ...