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David T Green, Henry Bolanos, Robert J Geiste, Wayne P Young, Stephen W Gerry, Frank M Rende III: Apparatus for applying two-part surgical fasteners. United States Surgical Corporation, Thomas R Bremer, Peter G Dilworth, Rocco S Barrese, October 19, 1993: US05253793 (456 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for applying at least one row of two-part surgical fasteners to body tissue, each surgical fastener having a pronged fastener portion for piercing body tissue, and an aperture retainer dimensioned and configured for engaged reception of the pronged fastener portion in interference fit ther ...


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Charles J Filipi, William C McJames II, John Mandara Jr: Endoscopic suture punch. Ethicon, October 19, 1993: US05254126 (343 worldwide citation)

An endoscopic suture punch for use in endosurgical procedures, especially an anti-reflux procedure. This suture punch has an elongate frame and a handle mounted to one end of the frame. A pair of opposed jaws having tissue punches is mounted to the other end of the frame. One jaw is rigidly mounted ...


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Mark A Horowitz, James A Gasbarro, Wingyu Leung: Electrical current source circuitry for a bus. Rambus, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, October 19, 1993: US05254883 (317 worldwide citation)

Electrical current source circuitry for a bus is described. The circuitry includes transistor circuitry coupled between the bus and ground for controlling bus current, control circuitry coupled to the transistor circuitry, and a controller coupled to the control circuitry for controlling the transis ...


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Arnold S Seid: Surgical implantation device and related method of use. Pretty Schroeder Brueggemann & Clark, October 19, 1993: US05254133 (278 worldwide citation)

A surgical implantation device to be placed within a patient's body and seal a hernial rupture includes either a single planar member attached to a locating segment or a first planar member and second planar member, large enough to cover the opening in the abdominal fascia, that are placed on opposi ...


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Richard G Rincoe, Paul J Moore Jr: Apparatus and method for monitoring contact pressure between body parts and contact surfaces. Timothy J Martin, Dana S Rewoldt, October 19, 1993: US05253656 (275 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for monitoring pressure between the surface of a body part and a contact surface employ a plurality of pressure sensors disposed in a matrix array between the contact surface and the body part. The sensors produce analog force signals proportional to pressure, and a monitor r ...


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Peter P Soltesz: Catheter having extended braid reinforced transitional tip. Cordis Corporation, Gerstman & Ellis, October 19, 1993: US05254107 (257 worldwide citation)

A catheter comprises a flexible, plastic catheter shaft which carries an embedded fibrous, tubular reinforcement member typically of the braided type. The catheter shaft defines a first section which comprises a first plastic material and a second section abutting the first section which comprises a ...


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John R Haaga: Sheath for wound closure caused by a medical tubular device. Body Vickers & Daniels, October 19, 1993: US05254105 (255 worldwide citation)

A tubular sheath is disclosed which is slidably disposed over a tubular medical device which tubular medical device is positioned at a body tissue access site. The sheath is deposited within a patient to assist in sealing the incision caused by the tubular medical device and inhibit internal and ext ...


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Larry Rigby, Eric Steckel, Dixon Ford: Multi-functional endoscopic probe apparatus. Alton Dean Medical, Workman Nydegger & Jensen, October 19, 1993: US05254117 (252 worldwide citation)

A multi-functional endoscopic probe apparatus to selectively apply either a low or high frequency voltage to cut and cauterize. The apparatus has an elongated multi-lumen tube that is attached to a pistol grip having a multiplicity of functions contained thereon. The multi-lumen tube has a first lum ...


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Henry D Hendrix, Paul M Urbanus, Masaho Asahara: DMD display system controller. Texas Instruments Incorporated, James C Kesterson, Richard L Donaldson, October 19, 1993: US05254980 (234 worldwide citation)

A method and structure for providing system control to a spatial light modulator display are disclosed. The control functions are divided into smaller, easier to implement control blocks and coordination between them is provided. The smaller blocks are a memory controller, a modulator controller and ...



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