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Kees Schouhamer Immink
Josephus A H M Kahlman, Kornelis A Schouhamer Immink: Device for recording a digital information signal on a record carrier. U S Philips Corporation, Leroy Eason, August 18, 1992: US05140474 (12 worldwide citation)

In a run length limited digital signal of the d,k type, (d+m)-bit digital words are inserted at specific instants in the data stream in a manner such that the signal thus obtained is a run length limited signal of the d,k' type, where k' is greater than or equal to k. This signal is then encoded in ...


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Giuseppe Segato: Apparatus and method for suturing. Bieffe Medital, Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen, August 18, 1992: US05139513 (537 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for making surgical sutures in surgical operations, including a distal head part for making the sutures and receiving a cartridge containing staples and having a hollow punch, a control part at the other end and a flexible part transmitting to the distal head part control movements of t ...


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Desaraju V Varaprasad, Niall R Lynam, Hamid R Habibi, Padma Desaraju: High performance electrochemichromic solutions and devices thereof. Donnelly Corporation, Price Heneveld Cooper Dewitt & Litton, August 18, 1992: US05140455 (397 worldwide citation)

The specification discloses electrochemichromic solutions and devices based on the use of solvents comprising at least about 25% 3-hydroxypropionitrile, 3,3'-oxydipropionitrile, 2-acetylbutyrolactone, 2-methylglutaronitrile, 3-methylsulfolane and mixtures thereof. The specification also discloses va ...


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Nicholas Muzyczka, Paul L Hermonat, Kenneth I Berns, Richard J Samulski: AAV transduction vectors. University of Florida Research Foundation, Kerkam Stowell Kondracki & Clarke, August 18, 1992: US05139941 (330 worldwide citation)

A hybrid gene vector suitable for introducing foreign DNA into a mammalian cell comprising the foreign DNA ligated to an AAV genome; a method of constructing the hybrid gene vector; a method of transducing foreign DNA into mammalian cells comprising infecting the cells with the above hybrid gene vec ...


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Thomas D Rosenberg: Method for ACL reconstruction. American Cyanamid Company, Douglas E Denninger, August 18, 1992: US05139520 (310 worldwide citation)

An improved method of reconstructing a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is disclosed. Unique instruments and systems for use with the method are also disclosed. The knee joint is inspected arthroscopically to confirm the rupture and possibly take care of other defects. The patellar tendon or se ...


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Theodore H Stanley, Charles D Ebert, William I Higuchi, Jie Zhang: Apparatus and method for noninvasive blood glucose monitoring. TheraTech, Stanley Research Foundation, Workman Nydegger & Jensen, August 18, 1992: US05139023 (259 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to novel methods and apparatus for noninvasive blood glucose monitoring. Blood glucose is monitored noninvasively by correlation with amount of glucose which permeates an epithelial membrane, such as skin or a mucosal membrane, into a glucose receiving medium over a ...


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Aharon Z Hed: Ultrasonic freeze ablation catheters and probes. Eliot S Gerber, August 18, 1992: US05139496 (245 worldwide citation)

Probes for medical surgery and flexible catheters for internal tissue ablation in which the tissue cells are frozen and deadened and yet extreme supercooling of tissue below the tissues' melting point is not required. The tissue cells are moderately supercooled by the probe or catheter and freezing ...


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Masaya Hijikihigawa, Shoei Kataoka: Sensor device. Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha, Bryan Cave, August 18, 1992: US05140393 (242 worldwide citation)

A sensor device comprising a substrate and a sensor formed on thereof which is made of a metal, metallic oxide, semiconductor, dielectric or organic material, the sensor having projections or indentations formed on or in its surface with optional predetermined shape and dimensions; which is useful a ...


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Alan D Galumbeck, Russell D N MacKinnon, Douglas G Pincock, Frederick A Reid: Communications system. The Weather Channel, Kilpatrick & Cody, August 18, 1992: US05140419 (234 worldwide citation)

A communications system having centralized management and multiply-hierarchical addressing schemes is disclosed. The system may be used in connection with supplying video, audio and data such as weather-related text, graphics, and information to affiliated receivers in a network for broadcast or dis ...


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Craig A Andreiko, Terry L Sterrett: Method of forming an orthodontic brace. Ormco Corporation, Wood Herron & Evans, August 18, 1992: US05139419 (228 worldwide citation)

A model of the teeth in a patient's mouth and a prescription of desired positionings of such teeth are provided by the patient's orthodontist. The contour of the teeth in the patient's mouth is determined, preferably digitally, from the model. Calculations, preferably digital, on the contour and the ...