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Francis H Breard, Henry J M Graf: Flexible inter-vertebral stabilizer as well as process and apparatus for determining or verifying its tension before installation on the spinal column. Anthony J Casella, Gerald E Hespos, March 3, 1992: US05092866 (808 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to an inter-vertebral stabilizer having one or more flexible ligaments. Each flexible ligament can be engaged with two respective vertebrae and/or associated with two retaining elements, such as screws, each of which is suitable for being implanted in a respective verte ...


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Margaret A Dong, Richard K Treiber: Dynamic resource pool expansion and contraction in multiprocessing environments. International Business Machines Corporation, Pryor A Garnett, Bo In Lin, March 3, 1992: US05093912 (662 worldwide citation)

A method for expanding and contracting a resource pool dynamically, i.e. in response to demand for the resources, is disclosed. Resources are allocated for use from a single master pool 22. The overall pool of available resources is expanded by creating an extension pool and adding its resources to ...


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W Leo Hoarty, Gary M Lauder: Interactive home information system. Inteletext Systems, Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen, March 3, 1992: US05093718 (454 worldwide citation)

An interactive videotex system with distributed processing and storage of video picture information in nodes disposed throughout a cable television distribution system. The nodes are coupled to the feeder cable of the cable distribution system. Each node in the system receives a substantially identi ...


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C David Benson, Mutlu Karakelle, Robert A Taller: Liquid gelling agent distributor device. Becton Dickinson and Company, Robert P Grindle, March 3, 1992: US05092858 (453 worldwide citation)

A device is provided for deliberately distributing simultaneously over the entire vertical and/or longitudinal extend of a body of aqueous containing liquid a gelation agent for the rapid containment of contaminated aqueous liquids. The device is an elongated rigid or semi-rigid body for containing ...


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Leonard Pinchuk: Radially expandable endoprosthesis. Corvita Corporation, Lockwood Alex Fitzgibbon & Cummings, March 3, 1992: US05092877 (381 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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James R Spears: Method for treating an arterial wall injured during angioplasty. Wayne State University, Brooks & Kushman, March 3, 1992: US05092841 (374 worldwide citation)

A method for treating a lesion in an arterial wall having plaque thereon and a luminal surface, the arterial wall having been mechanically injured during an angioplasty procedure, the arterial wall and the plaque including fissures resulting therefrom, the method comprising the steps of positioning ...


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Herbert Bechtold, Jochen Gabriel: Injection device with a cocking element and a second setting element. Wilhelm Haselmeier & Co, Frishauf Holtz Goodman & Woodward, March 3, 1992: US05092842 (330 worldwide citation)

The injection device described comprises a loading element (74) which can be moved longitudinally for loading purposes and is rotatable for the purpose of setting the injection dose. Associated with this loading element (74) is a second setting element (86). The latter allows a judicious internal co ...


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Stuart J Kamille: Multivalue/multiplay lottery game. Brian C Kelly, March 3, 1992: US05092598 (325 worldwide citation)

A Multiple Play Lottery Game for use as a promotional game or casino-style game. The game may be adapted to a dispensable card or a video format; particularly, it incorporates elements of active play by the player and player determination of the level of risk engaged as well as attributes of prize c ...


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Hironori Nomura, Takamitsu Igaue, Hiroki Yamamoto, Hiroyuki Tanji: Disposable garments. Uni Charm Corporation, Fred Philpitt, March 3, 1992: US05092861 (299 worldwide citation)

Here are disclosed disposable garments such as a diaper having adhesive areas on top- and/or backsheet(s) along leg-openings. Each of the adhesive areas is defined by a plurality of spiral adhesive traces. The stretchable elastic means are bonded to the top- and/or backsheet(s) along the adhesive ar ...


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David R Hall: Diamond thrust bearing and method for manufacturing same. Anadrill, Workman Nydegger & Jensen, March 3, 1992: US05092687 (252 worldwide citation)

A diamond thrust bearing and method for manufacturing the diamond thrust bearing wherein diamond bearing pads are interference fitted at ambient temperatures into a plurality of equidistantly spaced bearing pad recesses located in a circle in a receiving surface of a bearing pad retainer. The bearin ...