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Joseph H Schulman, Gerald E Loeb, John C Gord, Primoz Strojnik: Implantable microstimulator. Alfred E Mann Foundation for Scientific Research, L Lee Humphries, March 16, 1993: US05193539 (738 worldwide citation)

An addressable, implantable microstimulator is substantially encapsulated within a hermetically-sealed housing inert to body fluids, and of a size and shape capable of implantation in a living body, by expulsion through a hypodermic needle. Power and information for operating the microstimulator is ...


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Joseph H Schulman, Gerald E Loeb, John C Gord, Primoz Strojnik: Structure and method of manufacture of an implantable microstimulator. Alfred E Mann Foundation for Scientific Research, L Lee Humphries, March 16, 1993: US05193540 (679 worldwide citation)

An implantable microstimulator has a structure which is manufactured to be substantially encapsulated within a hermetically-sealed housing inert to body fluids, and of a size and shape capable of implantation in a living body, by expulsion through a hypodermic needle. The internal structure of the m ...


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Steven D Wilson, Karl W McCalley: Interactive multimedia presentation & communication system. Telaction Corporation, Amster Rothstein & Ebenstein, March 16, 1993: US05195092 (423 worldwide citation)

A multiplexing and distribution system is provided for use in a digital data distribution system for multiplexing block data which represent predetermined quantities of information with stream data representative of a continuous flow of information onto a single distribution channel. The multiplexin ...


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Thomas J Baumgartner, Yeou H Hwang, Edith H Jones, Wu Hon F Leung, Lara F Morgan, Shi Chuan Tu: Multiple call control method in a multimedia conferencing system. AT&T Bell Laboratories, R T Watland, M B Johannesen, March 16, 1993: US05195086 (320 worldwide citation)

A method for use in a multimedia conferencing arrangement to control multiple concurrent calls where each call comprises one or more channels. A first call among a first set of user stations and a second call among a second set of user stations are merged into a single call comprising a plurality of ...


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Edmund G Tischer, Judith A Abraham, John C Fiddes, Richard L Mitchell: Production of vascular endothelial cell growth factor. California Biotechnology, Peter R Shearer, March 16, 1993: US05194596 (299 worldwide citation)

There is described an isolated vascular endothelial cell growth factor selected from the group consisting of bovine vascular endothelial cell growth factor of 120 amino acids and human vascular endothelial cell growth factor of 121 amino acids. The vascular endothelial cell growth factor is useful i ...


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Gust H Bardy, Walter H Olson, David K Peterson, Robert T Taepke: Method and apparatus for discrimination of ventricular tachycardia from ventricular fibrillation and for treatment thereof. Medtronic, Reed A Duthler, Harold R Patton, March 16, 1993: US05193535 (258 worldwide citation)

An implantable cardioverter/defibrillator provided with method and apparatus for discrimination between ventricular tachycardia and ventricular fibrillation. The device is provided with two pairs of electrodes, each pair of electrodes coupled to processing circuitry for identifying a predetermined f ...


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Hitoshi Inoue: Transmitting, receiving, and automatic recording system for programs with time and channel information. Sony Corporation, Hill Steadman & Simpson, March 16, 1993: US05195134 (237 worldwide citation)

Scrambled video and audio signals of programs are transmitted from a transmitting system via a communication satellite to a receiving system. The audio signal contains channel, start/end time, and standard time information of the programs. The receiving system has a calendar for generating time info ...


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Douglas A McAffee, Edward R Snow, William T Townsend: Force reflecting hand controller. The United States of America represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, John H Kusmiss, Thomas H Jones, Guy M Miller, March 16, 1993: US05193963 (233 worldwide citation)

A universal input device for interfacing a human operator with a slave machine such as a robot or the like includes a plurality of serially connected mechanical links extending from a base. A handgrip is connected to the mechanical links distal from the base such that a human operator may grasp the ...


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Edwin G Duffin: Method and apparatus for discriminating among normal and pathological tachyarrhythmias. Medtronic, Reed A Duthler, Harold R Patton, March 16, 1993: US05193550 (222 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for discriminating among the various normal and pathologic tachycardias. In response to the detection of tachycardia, far-field ventricular electrograms sensed using atrial electrodes and far-field atrial electrograms sensed using ventricular electrodes are analyzed in order t ...


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Fred E Silverstein, Eric A Opie deceased, David R Kreft, Bandula Wijay: Antiglare tip in a sheath for an endoscope. Vision Sciences, Seed and Berry, March 16, 1993: US05193525 (191 worldwide citation)

An antiglare tip for the sheath of an endoscope to prevent glare in an image viewer is disclosed. The antiglare tip includes an interfitting region with the endoscope to ensure that all light entering the image viewer is reflected from objects external to the endoscope. An opaque projection extends ...