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Lloyd A Marks: Aperture occlusion device. Temple University, Ratner & Prestia, April 28, 1992: US05108420 (696 worldwide citation)

A device consisting of a wire for occluding an aperture within a body surface, such as atrial and ventricular septal defects (and the method of using such a device). The wire comprises two configurations, an elongated configuration for passage into said body through a catheter and through the apertu ...


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Klein S Gilhousen, Roberto Padovani, Charles E Wheatly III: Diversity receiver in a CDMA cellular telephone system. Qualcomm Incorporated, Russell B Miller, April 28, 1992: US05109390 (678 worldwide citation)

A spread spectrum receiver subsystem for utilization in a CDMA cellular telephone having a searcher receiver for scanning the time domain so as to use the PN processing gain and time discrimination properties of spread spectrum coding to determine the location in the time domain and the received sig ...


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Neil J Szuminsky, Joseph Jordan, Paul A Pottgen, Jonathan L Talbott: Method and apparatus for amperometric diagnostic analysis. Tall Oak Ventures, Arnold B Silverman, Michael J Kline, Rita M Rooney, April 28, 1992: US05108564 (472 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a novel method and apparatus for the amperometric determination of an analyte, and in particular, to an apparatus for amperometric analysis utilizing a novel disposable electroanalytical cell for the quantitative determination of biologically important compounds from ...


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James W Heller, David Lipson, Kirk W Johnson: Thin film electrical component. Eli Lilly and Company, Douglas J Taylor, Leroy Whitaker, April 28, 1992: US05108819 (432 worldwide citation)

A biocompatible thin film electrical component is configured for use in a human body or other ionic liquid environment. A polyimide substrate is bonded to a glass carrier plate sized for handling by automatic equipment and a multiple-layer metal conductor is deposited on the substrate and patterned ...


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Bradford C Fowler: Insertion assembly and method of inserting a vessel plug into the body of a patient. Quinton Instrument Company, Andrew J Beck, Montgomery W Smith, Richard D Allison, April 28, 1992: US05108421 (420 worldwide citation)

A device and method of closing an incision or puncture in a patient by inserting a vessel plug into the incision or puncture until the distal end of the vessel plug is adjacent to the outer lumen of the blood vessel or target organ so that the vessel plug does not obstruct the flow of fluid through ...


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Arie Scholten, Mark A Reiley: Surgical protocol for fixation of bone using inflatable device. Townsend and Townsend, April 28, 1992: US05108404 (416 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for the fixation of osteoporotic and non-osteoporotic bones and especially vertebral body compression fractures, Colles' fractures and fractures of the proximal humerus. The method of the present invention includes a series of steps including penetrating the bone having the fr ...


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John C Harvey, James W Cuddihy: Signal processing apparatus and methods. Personalized Mass Media Corporation, Howrey & Simon, April 28, 1992: US05109414 (384 worldwide citation)

A unified system of programming communication. The system encompasses the prior art (television, radio, broadcast hardcopy, computer communications, etc.) and new user specific mass media. Within the unified system, parallel processing computer systems, each having an input (e.g., 77) controlling a ...


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Vincent A Reger, Thomas L Kelly, LeRoy E Groshong: Endovascular filter and method for use thereof. EVI Corporation, Lynn G Foster, April 28, 1992: US05108419 (377 worldwide citation)

A filter useful in tubular organs of the human body, intended primarily for endovascular use during surgical procedures for removal of plaque and other treatment of stenoses in arteries, in order to entrap particles of plaque or other materials freed from the interior wall of an artery while permitt ...


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Akira Kaneko, Yoshinori Kobayashi, Katsuya Hata: Soft nonwoven fabric of filaments. Mitsui Petrochemical, Sherman and Shalloway, April 28, 1992: US05108820 (358 worldwide citation)

Nonwoven fabrics formed, in spun-bonding process, of crimped bi-component composite filaments composed of (A) a first component composed of (a) 3 to 40% by weight of a propylene/ethylene random copolymer having a melting point, determined from DSC main peaks of 110.degree. to 150.degree. C. and a me ...


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Carol A Ryan, Kim T Chiev: Stent introducer system. C R Bard, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, April 28, 1992: US05108416 (358 worldwide citation)

A system for introducing a stent into a patient at a site of stenosis is disclosed. The system comprises a balloon catheter having a stent surrounding the balloon portion of the catheter. At least one stent-retaining means is located adjacent to at least one end of the balloon to retain the stent in ...



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