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H Alfred Sklar, Alan M Frank, Olga M Ferrer, Charles F McMillan, Stewart A Brown, Fred Rienecker, Paul Harriss, Steven Schiffer: Method and apparatus for precision laser surgery. Phoenix Laser Systems, Thomas M Freiburger, March 24, 1992: US05098426 (475 worldwide citation)

A system for effecting precision laser surgery includes an intensified surgical video microscope directed at the tissue to be operated upon and having zoom capability. The surgical microscope presents a microscopic image on a video screen in front of the surgeon. Preferably, the video screen is divi ...


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Falko Skrabal: Process for determining parameters of interest in living organisms. AVL, Watson Cole Grindle & Watson, March 24, 1992: US05097834 (339 worldwide citation)

In order to determine at least one parameter of interest in a living organism, a perfusion fluid is directly introduced in the tissues. After its partial balancing by the tissue parameter of interest, the perfusion fluid is collected and analyzed for the parameter of interest, as well as for endogen ...


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Mark A Rydell: RF ablation catheter. Everest Medical Corporation, Haugen and Nikolai, March 24, 1992: US05098431 (331 worldwide citation)

An intravascular catheter especially designed to surgically remove atheromas or other forms of stenotic or thrombotic lesions from the interior walls of a blood vessel using an RF discharge between two bipolar electrodes is described. Affixed to the distal end of an elongated, flexible, plastic, tub ...


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Larry J Hornbeck: Architecture and process for integrating DMD with control circuit substrates. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Richard A Stoltz, Rene E Grossman, Richard L Donaldson, March 24, 1992: US05099353 (311 worldwide citation)

DMD projection light values for HDTV have various manufacturing requirements, including the high yield integration of the DMD superstructure on top of an underlying CMOS address circuit. The CMOS chip surface contains several processing artifacts that can lead to reduced yield for the DMD superstruc ...


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Arthur G Esch, Edward A Singer: Video information delivery method and apparatus. David B Newman Jr & Associates, March 24, 1992: US05099319 (295 worldwide citation)

An apparatus having a central site and a remote site for customizing advertising for television using a video signal comprising a communications channel, studio processor, scheduling processor, network processor, transmittor, communications processor, video processor, a matrix switch, cue processor, ...


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Eugene B Boylan, Anthony J DeLise, Robert F Koerner: Method and apparatus for playing a wagering game. BET Technology, Larson & Taylor, March 24, 1992: US05098107 (272 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for playing a wagering game include a usual play of the game whose outcome is determined by a selection of usual randomly generated symbols. Added to the usual symbols is a plurality of additional, preferably no-value, symbols. The wagering game is then played by wagering on t ...


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Denis P Stednitz, Michael G Stednitz: Cannula. Alphatec Manufacturing, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, March 24, 1992: US05098435 (257 worldwide citation)

A bone stabilizing system including an improved guide pin consisting of an elongate solid shaft having one or more drilling teeth and self-tapping threads at a first end and a cross-section partially defined by a non-circular circumference. The system also includes a fixation device which comprises ...


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Joseph M Ferrante, Leo A Whiteside, Bradley J Coates: Modular guide for shaping of femur to accommodate intercondylar stabilizing housing and patellar track of implant. Dow Corning Wright Corporation, John L Chiatalas, March 24, 1992: US05098436 (250 worldwide citation)

Modular surgical instrumentation and a method of using same is provided, according to the invention. The instrumentation comprises a first bracket defining a generally U-shaped structure having an internal surface adapted to be seated on the distal aspect of a resected femur bone and an elongated ce ...


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Tony Quisenberry: Temperature controlled cooling system. Johnson & Gibbs, March 24, 1992: US05097829 (235 worldwide citation)

An improved temperature control fluid circulating system for automatically cooling a temperature control fluid in a thermal blanket with a thermoelectric cooling device having a cold side and a hot side when powered by electricity wherein the temperature control fluid is cooled by the cold side of t ...


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Joseph Wilensky: Method for recovering intractable petroleum from subterranean formations. Jack C Sloan, Dorr Carson Sloan & Peterson, March 24, 1992: US05097903 (227 worldwide citation)

Many petroleum discoveries which have heretofore been regarded as intractable owing to the immobility of the petroleum can be economically recovered by a process involving local visbreaking of the intractable petroleum in order to produce a medium/heavy cracked gas oil which is injected into a subte ...



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