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Joachim F Wernicke, Reese S Terry Jr, Ross G Baker Jr: Treatment of eating disorders by nerve stimulation. Cyberonics, Leitner Green & Christensen, February 23, 1993: US05188104 (541 worldwide citation)

A method of treating patients with compulsive eating disorders includes the steps of detecting a preselected event indicative of an imminent need for treatment of the specific eating disorder of interest, and responding to the detected occurrence of the preselected event by applying a predetermined ...


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David C Yates, William C McCoy: Device for seeking an area of interest within a body. Catheter Research, Barnes & Thornburg, February 23, 1993: US05188111 (347 worldwide citation)

An assembly is provided for seeking an area of interest within a body. The assembly includes an elongated directable member having a distal end for insertion into the body. The distal end includes a tip portion. The assembly also includes a deflector coupled to the directable member for deflecting t ...


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David R Barstow, Daniel W Barstow: Method for encoding and broadcasting information about live events using computer pattern matching techniques. Kenyon & Kenyon, February 23, 1993: US05189630 (301 worldwide citation)

A live event may be broadcast with a combination signal that includes a computer coded description of subevents that constitute the event and an audio or visual signal. The viewer's computer then provides an indication to the viewer of the occurrence of subevents of interest and allows the viewer of ...


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Vladimir Fedotov: Purse string suture instrument. Ethicon, Paul A Coletti, Charles P Boukus, February 23, 1993: US05188636 (255 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument for applying purse string sutures to human tissue includes a pair of jaws on which a plurality of teeth are configured to firmly grip the tissue to be sutured and to pinch the tissue into a desirable configuration to receive the purse string sutures. The successive teeth on eac ...


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Thomas J Burns, Edward C Page, Rita A Gregory, George M Pryor: Totally integrated construction cost estimating, analysis, and reporting system. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Air Force, Bernard E Franz, Donald J Singer, February 23, 1993: US05189606 (249 worldwide citation)

CCMAS is an integrated construction cost generator which may be used to develop costs for construction projects; to analyze and estimate facilities associated with major weapons programs; for administrative, medical and support facilities as well as runway/taxiways; and for developing the life cycle ...


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Frederick G Carl Jr, Eric P de Rouffignac: Current to power crossover heater control. Shell Oil Company, Del S Christensen, February 23, 1993: US05189283 (246 worldwide citation)

A control system which minimizes the start up time of heaters and sustains long term automatic control is provided. This control system automatically converts control time constant current to constant power when the power reaches the power set and provides that after power interruptions, control wil ...


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Herbert Secker: Sensor, apparatus and method for non-invasive measurement of oxygen saturation. Hewlett Packard Company, Perman & Green, February 23, 1993: US05188108 (237 worldwide citation)

A sensor for non-invasive measurement of oxygen saturation using the reflection method comprises a red transmitter (55), an infrared transmitter (58) and a receiver (57). The distances between the transmitters and the receiver are selected such that the length of the light path (60, 61) between the ...


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Desmond J O Farrell: Indicia display for electro-optic devices wherein the indicia comprises a dielectric material extending at least partially into the electro-optic medium. Donnelly Corporation, Price Heneveld Cooper DeWitt & Litton, February 23, 1993: US05189537 (232 worldwide citation)

An electro-optic device useful as a vehicular mirror or panel, an architectural panel, or the like includes two optically transparent substrates positioned in spaced relation to each other. An electro-optic medium having a light transmittance which is variable with the application of an electric fie ...


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Abraham J Domb: Lipsopheres for controlled delivery of substances. Nova Pharmaceutical Corporation, Kilpatrick & Cody, February 23, 1993: US05188837 (231 worldwide citation)

A microsuspension system and method for its preparation is disclosed. The microsuspension contain lipospheres, which are solid, water-insoluble microparticles that have a layer of a phospholipid embedded on their surface. The core of the liposphere is a solid substance to be delivered, or a substanc ...


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Richard A Terwilliger: Automatic biopsy instrument with independently actuated stylet and cannula. Fliesler Dubb Meyer & Lovejoy, February 23, 1993: US05188118 (224 worldwide citation)

An automatic biopsy instrument includes a cannula 13 provided over a stylet 11. The stylet 11 directs the cannula 13 to a biopsy site. The instrument urges the cannula 13 past the stylet 11 in order to collect a tissue sample. The stylet 11 initially travels in a direction opposite to the direction ...



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