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Joachim F Wernicke, Reese S Terry Jr: Treatment of endocrine disorders by nerve stimulation. Cyberonics, August 3, 1993: US05231988 (659 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus are described for treating and controlling diabetes and other systemic pancreatic endocrine disorders attributable to abnormal levels of secretion of endogenous insulin. An electrical stimulator implanted into or worn external to the patient's body is adapted, when activated, to ...


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Ronald A Plass, Keith G M Hollands: Catheter holder. E R Squibb & Sons, Stuart E Krieger, August 3, 1993: US05232453 (524 worldwide citation)

A catheter holder has a pad of medical grade adhesive material having one surface for attachment to the skin of a wearer, and a pair of tapes secured to and extending from the other surface of the pad. A multiple use adhesive is placed on a surface of at least one tape which surface faces generally ...


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John C Harvey, James W Cuddihy: Signal processing apparatus and methods. The Personalized Mass Media Corporation, Howrey & Simon, August 3, 1993: US05233654 (408 worldwide citation)

A unified system of programing communication. The system encompasses the prior art (television, radio, broadcast hardcopy, computer communications, etc.) and new user specific mass media. Within the unified system, parallel processing computer systems, each having an input (e.g., 77) controlling a p ...


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Jeffrey B Sampsell: White light enhanced color field sequential projection. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Julie L Reed, James C Kesterson, Richard L Donaldson, August 3, 1993: US05233385 (394 worldwide citation)

A method for increasing the brightness of a scene in a color projection system is disclosed. The brightness can be increased in both temporal and spatial filtering systems. In a temporal system, a portion of the total illumination time is allocated to white light to raise the overall brightness. In ...


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Carl O Bozler, Steven Rabe: Electric display device. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds, August 3, 1993: US05233459 (359 worldwide citation)

A bistable electrostatic light valve display in which a movable electrode is disposed opposite a fixed electrode and is biased to move in a preferred direction upon application of an electric field across the electrodes to produce a light valve or light shutter. In one embodiment, the movable electr ...


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Forest E Jernigan, Joseph P Bingham: Embedded commericals within a television receiver using an integrated electronic billboard. North American Philips Corporation, Edward W Goodman, August 3, 1993: US05233423 (339 worldwide citation)

A television receiver is equipped with a graphics generator which is capable of generating a single or multiple graphic images from data representing commercial advertisements stored in a memory device. The elements of this arrangement include a micro-controller, a memory device, a graphics and memo ...


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Hansjorg Just, Ulrich Solzbach: Dilatation catheter. Peter K Kontler, August 3, 1993: US05232444 (307 worldwide citation)

A catheter for dispensing medication into a body passage or cavity has a hollow shaft and an elongated, inflatable and deflatable member at one end of the shaft. The shaft functions to permit inflation and deflation of the elongated member. The elongated member, which serves as a carrier for the med ...


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William E Nelson: Resonant mirror and method of manufacture. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Brian C McCormack, Richard Donaldson, James Kesterson, August 3, 1993: US05233456 (290 worldwide citation)

A resonant mirror is disclosed which comprises a deflectable mirror generally planar with the stop surface of a substrate. The mirror is suspended adjacent the top surface by at least two supporting elements. At least one supporting element is displaced from an edge of the mirror. The supporting ele ...


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Terry M Haber, William H Smedley: Blood sampler and component tester with guide member. Habley Medical Technology Corporation, Townsend & Townsend Khourie & Crew, August 3, 1993: US05231993 (276 worldwide citation)

A reagent strip (10) and lance (6) are integrated to form a blood sampler and component tester (2). The reagent strip (10) is adapted for application against the skin of a patient and carries a reagent that indicates the concentration of a blood component in a blood sample placed in contact therewit ...


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Craig A Dornan, Desaraju V Varaprasad, Niall R Lynam: Methods for sealing electrochromic devices and devices manufactured thereby. Donnelly Corporation, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, August 3, 1993: US05233461 (275 worldwide citation)

The method for sealing electrochromic devices disclosed in the present invention allows the cell cavity of a device to be established and filled with media at substantially the same time, without requiring spacer beads, fill holes and the like to complete the assembly. Moreover, the method of the pr ...