Richmond James W, Block John J: Articular cartilage repair piece.. Stryker, February 24, 1993: EP0528080-A1 (117 worldwide citation)

An articular cartilage repair piece (25) to replace a cut-out piece (24) of damaged (23) articular cartilage (22) on a bone (F) in an articulated joint (10) in a mammal includes a backing layer (30) of non-woven, felted fibrous material which is conformable to flat and curved surfaces. The front fac ...

Kambin Parvis: Pedicle screw and percutaneous fixation of vertebrae.. Smith & Nephew Dyonics, February 24, 1993: EP0528562-A2 (95 worldwide citation)

There is additionally described a method for percutaneous fixation of a pair of vertebrae of a patient, which comprises posterolaterally entering the back of a patient percutaneously with a plurality of pedicle screws (1), screwing each pedicle screw (1) into the medullary canal (2) of the pedicles ...

Schievelbusch Ulrich Prof Dipl: Drive hub for a vehicle, in particular for bicycle, with continuous variable transmission ratio.. Fichtel & Sachs, February 24, 1993: EP0528382-A1 (82 worldwide citation)

A drive hub for a vehicle, in particular bicycle, comprising a hub axle (1, 2), a hub sheath (9) which encloses the hub axle, a driver (13), a friction gear (17), a coupling device and a control device (50) for infinite adjustment of the transmission ratio of the friction gear (17) is constructed wi ...

Bruemmer Mary Anne: Disposable absorbent article.. Kimberly Clark Co, February 24, 1993: EP0528282-A2 (82 worldwide citation)

A disposable article (12) is provided that has a waistband (38) at one end that can be fastened about the waist of a wearer that is standing up. The portion of the article (12) hanging downwardly from the waistband (38) is then passed between the legs and attached at the back of the wearer. Stretcha ...

Betz Steven C: Cordless power tool.. Skil Nederland, February 24, 1993: EP0528478-A1 (69 worldwide citation)

An improved portable electric hand tool that has two rechargeable battery packs in the body thereof that can be selectively connected to the motor in series to provide maximum power or having only one of the batteries connected to the motor for less power mode.

Bloemer Wilhelm, Braun Karl: Internal fixator for the correction of a lumbar spondyldisthesis.. Aesculap Werke, February 24, 1993: EP0528177-A2 (69 worldwide citation)

In order to improve the introduction of the forces and moments transmitted by the tensioning device into the bone in an internal fixator for the correction of a lumbar spondyllisthesis with two bone screws to be screwed into the vertebral body to be corrected or into an adjacent bone, which are conn ...

Tilman Paul: Reclosable plastic bags and method of making same utilizing discontinuous zipper strip.. Minigrip, February 24, 1993: EP0528721-A2 (67 worldwide citation)

A reclosable plastic bag is provided with a zipper assembly having zipper strips mounted on a carrier tape. The carrier tape extends beyond the zipper strips and side seals for the bag extend through the sections of the carrier tape which extend beyond the zippers. A method for producing such bags i ...

Lutz Manfred Dipl Ing Fh: Driving hub for a vehicle, particularly a bicycle, with an infinitely adjustable transmission ratio. Fichtel & Sachs, February 24, 1993: EP0528381-A1 (64 worldwide citation)

The drive hub for a vehicle, in particular for a bicycle, comprises a hub axle 1, a hub sheath 9 which can be rotated relative thereto and a driver 13 which is mounted on the hub axle 1. The driver 13 drives the hub sheath 9 via a ball-and-socket friction gear 17 whose ball carrier discs 25 and 27 f ...

Bernstein Peter Robert, Edwards Philip Duke, Shaw Andrew, Thomas Royston Martin, Veale Chris Allan, Warner Peter, Wolanin Donald John: Pyrimidinyl acetamides as elastase inhibitors.. Ici, February 24, 1993: EP0528633-A1 (61 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to certain nobel substituted heterocycles which are 1-pyrimidinylacetamide compounds of formula I, set out herein, which are inhibitors of human leukocyte elastase (HLE), also known as human neutrophil elastase (HNE), making them useful whenever such inhibition is desir ...

Zeiser Manfred P Dr: Dowel pin.. Zeiser Manfred P, February 24, 1993: EP0528335-A1 (60 worldwide citation)

In a dowel pin (4) for fastening parts of a dental working model on a model base plate (5), comprising a pin (parts 1, 3) which has different profiles and can be pressed under the influence of heat on one end (part 1) into a prefabricated recess (6) in the model base plate (5) consisting of a deform ...