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Rothfuss Robert G, Okorocha Livyn O, Bishop Gregory D, Sambi Narinderjit S, Bedi James J, Privitera Salvatore, Sherrill Michael: Multiple fire endoscopic stapling mechanism.. Ethicon, April 14, 1993: EP0536903-A2 (208 worldwide citation)

A unique hernia repair stapler (10) is described which allows the forming of staples (20) to attach prosthetics to tissue, or to approximate herniated tissue. The stapler is useful in endoscopic operations and may be rotatable or stationary. The stapler has a unique forming and ejecting mechanism; a ...


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Drane Geoffrey Alexander, Weiss Steven M: Apparatus and method for arrhythmia induction in arrhythmia control system.. Telectronics, April 14, 1993: EP0536873-A1 (121 worldwide citation)

An implantable medical device (10) and method for providing therapy to a patient's inadequately functioning heart are disclosed. The device and method utilize a defibrillation electrode lead system (19A,19B) to deliver defibrillation therapy to the patient's heart (14), and a defibrillator (17) to p ...


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Ewen John A, Elder Michael J: Process and catalyst for producing isotactic polyolefins.. Fina Technology, April 14, 1993: EP0537130-A1 (89 worldwide citation)

This invention is for a metallocene catalyst component useful in preparing isotactic polyolefins, a catalyst system using this component and a process for polymerizing olefins using the catalyst component. The catalyst component consists of a bridged metallocene in which one of the cyclopentadienyl ...


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Daniel Arthur Aulden, Mckelvey Mark Ambrose, Modry John Arthur, Roubal Eric Gunter, Sandstrom Andrew Edward, Wildt Patrick Michael: Event handling mechanism having a filtering process and an action association process.. Ibm, April 14, 1993: EP0537098-A2 (79 worldwide citation)

Computer systems have the ability to monitor their components and operations , generate events which indicate the occurrence of a monitored condition (e.g. out of paper, Joe Smith just signed on, disk utilization nearing capacity, etc .), and process these events in some manner. The events (25) of a ...


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Scardovi Alessandro, Morandotti Roberto: Method and apparatus for replenishing an ink-jet head with ink.. Olivetti & Co, April 14, 1993: EP0536980-A2 (77 worldwide citation)

An ink-jet print head has a supply reservior (10) filled with a spongy body (1) impregnated with ink. An ink replenishing device consists of a connecting element (32) made of porous material having one end immersed in a main container (48) separate from the head and the other end making contact with ...


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Otokawa Takao, Tsuda Nobuhiro, Ushio Satoshi, Takenaka Takao: Process for producing a semiconductor wafer.. Shinetsu Handotai, April 14, 1993: EP0536958-A1 (76 worldwide citation)

A process for producing a semiconductor wafer comprises the steps of pulling up a silicon single crystal rod having a concentration of oxygen in a range of 14-20 ppma at a speed of 0.6 mm/min or lower in a step of growing a silicon single crystal by Czochralski method, providing a silicon single cry ...


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Niimura Kazuharu, Sakurai Masaru: Band-compressed signal processing apparatus.. Tokyo Shibaura Electric Co, April 14, 1993: EP0536630-A2 (73 worldwide citation)

Disclosure herein is a band compression signal processor designed to convert video signals or the like into digital signals and to perform band compression by effecting both intra-frame encoding and inter-frame encoding. The signal output by the processor is supplied to a recording/reproducing appar ...


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Buess Gerhard Professor Dr Med, Farin Guenter, Fischer Klaus: H.f. surgical instrument for cutting and coagulating.. Erbe Elektromedizin, April 14, 1993: EP0536440-A1 (53 worldwide citation)

The invention describes a H.F. surgical instrument for cutting and/or coagulating biological tissues, which has a metallic sleeve 12 serving as a neutral electrode and in which a metal needle 11, which serves as the cutting electrode and which is insulated against the sleeve, is arranged so as to be ...


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Hlavka Joseph J, Sum Phaik Eng, Gluzman Yakov, Lee Ving J, Ross Adma A: Novel 7-substituted-9-substituted amino-6-demethyl-6-deoxytetracyclines.. American Cyanamid Co, April 14, 1993: EP0536515-A1 (47 worldwide citation)

Novel 7-substituted-9-(substituted amino)-6-demethyl-6-deoxytetracycline compounds having activity against a wide spectrum of organisms including organisms which are resistant to tetracyclines are disclosed. Also disclosed are intermediates and methods for making the novel compounds of the present i ...


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Wiedeman Robert A, Monte Paul A: Satellite/wireless telephone roaming system with link to network database management system.. Loral Space Systems, April 14, 1993: EP0536921-A1 (44 worldwide citation)

A wireless telephone system capable of servicing a roaming wireless telephone user includes a satellite communications system consisting of at least one orbiting satellite; at least one terrestrial-based gateway having access to a database of users, destination codes (telephone numbers); a network c ...