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Mir Imran: Endocardial mapping and ablation system and catheter probe. Cardiac Pathways Corporation, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, October 20, 1992: US05156151 (589 worldwide citation)

Endocardial mapping and/or ablation system for introduction into a chamber of the heart formed by a wall by passage through a lumen leading to the chamber in the heart having blood therein comprising a catheter probe with proximal and distal extremities adn having an elongate tubular member with at ...


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Naomi L Nakao, Peter J Wilk: Endoscopic stapling device and method. R Neil Sudol, Henry D Coleman, October 20, 1992: US05156609 (499 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument comprises an elongate forceps member having a diameter sufficiently small so that the forceps member is slidably insertable into a biopsy channel extending longitudinally through a tubular endoscope member, the forceps member being provided at a distal end with a pair of forcep ...


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David T Green, Henry Bolanos, Robert J Geiste, Wayne P Young, Stephen W Gerry, Frank M Rende III: Arcuate apparatus for applying two-part surgical fasteners. United States Surgical Corporation, Thomas R Bremer, Peter G Dilworth, Rocco S Barrese, October 20, 1992: US05156315 (487 worldwide citation)

Apparatus is disclosed for applying surgical fasteners to body tissue along an arcuate path. Each surgical fastener may be in the form of a two-part fastener having a pronged fastener portion for piercing body tissue, and an apertured retainer dimensioned and configured for engaged reception of the ...


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Bruce F Meadows, William S Ogden: Apparatus and method for suture attachment. Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett, October 20, 1992: US05156616 (388 worldwide citation)

A cannulated bone screw is illustrated that retains a knotted suture and which is anchored to bone. The cannulated bone screw comprises a biocompatible body having a proximal end and a distal end, and the body includes exterior screw threads for inserting and retaining the body into the bone. The bo ...


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Philip N Sawyer: Collagen welding rod material for use in tissue welding. Interface Biomedical Laboratories, Pennie & Edmonds, October 20, 1992: US05156613 (374 worldwide citation)

A method of joining or reconstructing biological tissue which comprises applying optical energy to the biological tissue while providing a collagen filler material thereto; denaturing the collagen filler material and biological tissue with the optical energy to cause joining of the collagen filler m ...


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David T Green, Henry Bolanos, Robert J Geiste, Wayne P Young, Stephen W Gerry, Frank M Rende III: Apparatus for applying two-part surgical fasteners. United States Surgical Corporation, Peter G Dilworth, Rocco S Barrese, Thomas R Bremer, October 20, 1992: US05156614 (351 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for applying at least one row of two-part surgical fasteners to body tissue, each surgical fastener having a pronged fastener portion for piercing body tissue, and an aperture retainer dimensioned and configured for engaged reception of the pronged fastener portion in interference fit ther ...


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Kenneth B Buell, Gerald M Weber, James R Mick, James W Richardson: Method for incrementally stretching zero strain stretch laminate web in a non-uniform manner to impart a varying degree of elasticity thereto. The Procter & Gamble Company, E Kelly Linman, Thomas H O Flaherty, Richard C Witte, October 20, 1992: US05156793 (313 worldwide citation)

A "zero strain" stretch laminate web exhibiting a non-uniform degree of elasticity, as measured in the direction of elasticization at various points along an axis oriented substantially perpendicular to the direction of elasticization. Improved method and apparatus for non-uniformly stretching "zero ...


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LaRoy Tymes: Packet data communication network. Symbol Technologies, Arnold White & Durkee, October 20, 1992: US05157687 (297 worldwide citation)

A packet data transmission system is used to link a number of remote hand-held data-gathering units such as bar code readers to a central computer which maintains a database management system. Data packets are sent from the remote units by an RF link to intermediate base stations, then sent by the b ...


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Michael B McShane, Paul T Lin: Semiconductor device having dual electrical contact sites. Motorola, Patricia S Goddard, October 20, 1992: US05157480 (265 worldwide citation)

A semiconductor device having both bottom-side contacts and peripheral contacts provides surface mounting options. In one form, a semiconductor device die is positioned at a die receiving area of a leadframe. The leadframe also has a plurality of leads, each lead having a first and a second contact ...


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Drew Major, Kyle Powell, Dale Neibaur: Fault tolerant computer system. Novell, Hecker & Harriman, October 20, 1992: US05157663 (261 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for providing a fault-tolerant backup system such that if there is a failure of a primary processing system, a replicated system can take over without interruption. The invention provides a software solution for providing a backup system. Two servers are provided, a primary an ...



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