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Michael G Kahn, Dijia Huang, Stephen A Bussmann, Steve B Cousins, Charlene A Abrams, James C Beard: Diabetes data analysis and interpretation method. Miles, Jerome L Jeffers, October 5, 1993: US05251126 (498 worldwide citation)

An automated diabetes data interpretation method is provided which combines symbolic and numeric computing approaches in order to identify and highlight key clinical findings in the patient's self-recorded diabetes data. The patient data, including blood glucose levels and insulin dosage levels, rec ...


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Simon Raab: Computer-aided surgery apparatus. Faro Medical Technologies, Fishman Dionne & Cantor, October 5, 1993: US05251127 (495 worldwide citation)

To aid a medical practitioner in positioning a surgical instrument or implant when performing surgery on or examining portions of a patient, patient data is developed which identifies the position and orientation of the portion to which surgical procedures or examinations are to be applied. The posi ...


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Charles W Eichelberger: Multichip integrated circuit modules. Integrated System Assemblies, Heslin & Rothenberg, October 5, 1993: US05250843 (490 worldwide citation)

A multichip integrated circuit package comprises a substrate having a flat upper surface to which is affixed one or more integrated circuit chips having interconnection pads. A polymer encapsulant completely surrounds the integrated circuit chips. The encapsulant is provided with a plurality of via ...


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Thomas J Palermo: Detachable embolic coil assembly using interlocking clasps and method of use. Target Therapeutics, Morrison & Foerster, October 5, 1993: US05250071 (480 worldwide citation)

This invention is a surgical instrument and specifically is a device for delivering an embolic coil to a selected site within the vasculature of a human body via use of a catheter. In particular, the device uses embolic coils having interlocking clasps on the coils which are secured to each other by ...


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Daniel S Goldberger, Timothy A Turley, Kirk L Weimer: Universal pulse oximeter probe. BOC Health Care, Roger M Rathbun, Larry R Cassett, R Hain Swope, October 5, 1993: US05249576 (419 worldwide citation)

The universal pulse oximeter probe [of the present invention] utilizes an inexpensive sensor connector configuration to enable the cable section of the probe to be used numerous times. The [sensor connector is mechanically simple and electrically reliable to interconnect the sensor elements with the ...


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Matthew K Musho, J Oakey Noell, Pius H S Tse: Use of conductive sensors in diagnostic assays. Miles, Jerome L Jeffers, October 5, 1993: US05250439 (415 worldwide citation)

A conductive sensor and its use in a diagnostic assay are disclosed. The miniaturized conductive sensor, utilizing a conducting polymer, is used in a diagnostic device to determine the presence or concentration of a predetermined analyte in a liquid test sample, wherein the predetermined analyte, li ...


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Michael A Evans, Raymond S Figueroa Jr, Colin J Nichols: Peel-away introducer sheath having proximal fitting. Interventional Thermodynamics, Townsend and Townsend Khourie and Crew, October 5, 1993: US05250033 (387 worldwide citation)

A peel-away introducer sheath includes a tube sheath having a splittable handle at its proximal end. A gas or liquid sealing valve or other fitting is secured to a proximal face of the handle and includes an axial passage typically having a diameter approximately equal to the lumen diameter of the s ...


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Douglas N Hilgendorf, Phillip E Pajak: Progressive gaming control and communication system. Bally Gaming International, Jenner & Block, October 5, 1993: US05249800 (379 worldwide citation)

In order to provide a progressive gaming system with greater speed, flexibility and reliability a communication unit is used to control the information transmitted between a group of gaming machines and a progressive controller. The communication unit collects coin-in information from each of the ga ...


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Edward L Johnsen: Shopping cart. Robert M Asher, October 5, 1993: US05250789 (374 worldwide citation)

A shopping display system for organizing a shopping list in accordance with the locations of products in a store and for displaying promotions in response to a product being scanned by a product scanner. The shopping list may be generated with the assistance of a cash register tape bearing the produ ...


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Paul F Turner, Theron N Schaefermeyer, Amer M Tumeh: Urethral inserted applicator for prostate hyperthermia. BSD Medical Corporation, Mallinckrodt & Mallinckrodt, October 5, 1993: US05249585 (359 worldwide citation)

A urethral inserted applicator for prostate hyperthermia includes a multi-tube, balloon type catheter. The catheter includes first and second closed end fluid dry tubes, respectively, for a helical coil electrode type applicator, and an electromagnetic field compatible temperature sensor for measuri ...