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Charles D Lennox: Temperature controlled RF coagulation. Boston Scientific Corporation, Fish & Richardson, June 16, 1992: US05122137 (641 worldwide citation)

Radiofrequency medical devices for ohmic heating of tissue of a patient include a temperature sensor carried by and in thermally conductive relationship with a thermally conductive electrode. The sensor is connected for feedback to a control circuit that modulates RF power applied to the electrode a ...


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Guido Guglielmi, Ivan Sepetka: Endovascular electrolytically detachable guidewire tip for the electroformation of thrombus in arteries, veins, aneurysms, vascular malformations and arteriovenous fistulas. The Regents of the University of California, Daniel L Dawes, June 16, 1992: US05122136 (630 worldwide citation)

An artery, vein, aneurysm, vascular malformation or arterial fistula is occluded through endovascular electrothrombosis by the endovascular insertion of a platinum guidewire tip into the vascular cavity followed by application of a positive current. The guidewire tip is then separated from the guide ...


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Richard N Granger, Herbert W Korthoff: Apparatus for securement and attachment of body organs. United States Surgical Corporation, Thomas R Bremer, Rocco S Barrese, Peter G Dilworth, June 16, 1992: US05122156 (506 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method is disclosed for performing circular anastomosis on body portions, such body portions preferably include at least one tubular organ such as intestines, colons, or the like. The apparatus includes an annular crown-like structure which includes a plurality of elongated sharp re ...


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Valentine J Rhodes: Endovascular bypass graft. Caesar Rivise Bernstein Cohen & Pokotilow, June 16, 1992: US05122154 (489 worldwide citation)

An intraluminal graft for placement in a blood vessel, duct, or lumen, to hold it open. The graft comprises a sleeve having plural stents thereon. The sleeve is an elongated tubular member formed of a conventional graft material which is flexible and impervious to the ingrowth of tissue therein. Eac ...


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Arnold Keller: Forceps for inserting intervertebral device. Waldemar Link & Co, Chilton Alix & Van Kirk, June 16, 1992: US05122130 (453 worldwide citation)

A spreading forceps (9) which has, at its front end on each spreading jaw (10, 11), an essentially U-shaped recess surrounding one stop plate on three sides and gripping the edge, the thickness of the spreading jaws (10, 11) in the spreading direction being essentially identical to the thickness of ...


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Fred A Allgood: Locking trocar sleeve. Dexide Incorporated, Jackson & Walker, June 16, 1992: US05122122 (436 worldwide citation)

An improved trocar sleeve (10) is disclosed for use in laparoscopic surgery. The sleeve (10) is provided with an expanded mushroom hinge (20) at the first end (14) of the sleeve inserted into the abdominal cavity. The mushroom hinge (20) can be expanded within the abdominal cavity to abut against th ...


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Jack M Bert, Richard W Woods: Method and instrumentation for unicompartmental total knee arthroplasty. Kirschner Medical Corporation, Frost & Jacobs, June 16, 1992: US05122144 (434 worldwide citation)

A method and instruments for replacing the articulating surfaces of a knee joint in which the diseased area is restricted to one of the medial and lateral compartments. A femoral intramedullary rod is placed down the center of the femur. A femoral cutting block is affixed at one side to the rod and ...


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Shmuel Zalipsky: Active carbonates of polyalkylene oxides for modification of polypeptides. Enzon, John P White, Craig J Arnold, June 16, 1992: US05122614 (375 worldwide citation)

Poly(ethylene glycol)-N-succinimide carbonate and its preparation are disclosed. Polyethylene glycol (PEG) is converted into its N-succinimide carbonate derivative. This form of the polymer reacts readily with amino groups of proteins in aqueous buffers. The modified proteins have PEG-chains grafted ...


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Kim H Manwaring: Tissue vaporizing accessory and method for an endoscope. Cahill Sutton & Thomas, June 16, 1992: US05122138 (302 worldwide citation)

A flexible tube having first and second ends and a hollow interior is insertable through an endoscopic instrument channel with the first end extending out of the viewing end of the endoscope and the second end extending out of the working end of the endoscope a sufficient distance to lie within the ...


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Eric A Thomson, Stanley M Josephson: Financial data processing system. Remittance Technology Corporation, Lyon & Lyon, June 16, 1992: US05121945 (280 worldwide citation)

There are disclosed herein methods and systems for affecting the accounting functions of debiting and crediting a bank's account records, a payer's bank account records and a corporation's accounts receivable records with their customer's payments, and are based upon the combination of data from two ...