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Ronald J Brinkerhoff, Rudolph H Nobis, William Fox, Mark S Zeiner, E David Allen, Richard Smith, Jerome Reckelhoff, Philip Churchill: Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument. Ethicon, Paul A Coletti, February 15, 1994: US05285945 (615 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling instrument for performing a circular anastomosis stapling operation is provided. The surgical instrument includes a stapling head assembly mounted by a curved shaft to an actuator handle assembly and incorporates an improved actuator mechanism for transmitting the required operat ...


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Peter Stoppani Jr: System for allocating storage spaces based upon required and optional service attributes having assigned piorities. Digital Equipment Corporation, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, February 15, 1994: US05287500 (612 worldwide citation)

A computer file system, for use with a computer system having a multiplicity of distinct data storage devices, includes a management program that defines a set of service attributes which characterize operational characteristics of data storage devices. A service class table stores data denoting whi ...


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James E Shapland, Mark B Knudson, Jin Shimada: Drug delivery apparatus and method. CorTrak Medical, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt, February 15, 1994: US05286254 (538 worldwide citation)

A drug delivery apparatus and method for delivering a drug locally to internal body tissue. The invention contemplates positioning a drug delivery device in a body passageway or within body tissue and then selectively introducing a selected drug so that it is transported across a drug transport wall ...


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Patrick D McCarthy: Centralized consumer cash value accumulation system for multiple merchants. Wood Herron & Evans, February 15, 1994: US05287268 (491 worldwide citation)

A centralized system of accumulating cash value for consumers based upon point-of-sale transactions with multiple merchants is disclosed wherein for each transaction, the consumer's account number (such as the Social Security number) which may be different from the consumer's credit card account num ...


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Joachim Hoenes, Jurgen Schaeffler: Method and sensor electrode system for the electrochemical determination of an analyte or an oxidoreductase as well as the use of suitable compounds therefor. Boehringer Mannheim, Nikaido Marmelstein Murray & Oram, February 15, 1994: US05286362 (468 worldwide citation)

The subject matter of the invention is a method for the electrochemical determination of an analyte in the presence of an oxidoreductase and a reducible substance which transfers electrons which arise during the course of the determination reaction from the oxidoreductase onto an electrode and thus ...


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Alexander M Yacynych, Sylvia S Piznik, Eugene R Reynolds, Robert J Geise: Surface-modified electochemical biosensor. Rutgers University, Peter K Trzyna, Richard A Speer, February 15, 1994: US05286364 (453 worldwide citation)

An electrode for a biosensor (e.g., a glucose biosensor) has a layer of an electrically insulating polymer formed in situ on its operating surface by electropolymerization. For example, a diaminobenzene and a dihydroxybenzene (e.g., 1,3-diaminobenzene and resorcinol) are copolymerized on the electro ...


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John Dorrough, Steven M Renfrow: Apparatus and method for accessing events, areas and activities. Boardwalk Starcity Corporation, Timothy J Martin, February 15, 1994: US05287269 (381 worldwide citation)

An access control system and method is provided for an activities center wherein activities are available for customers. The control system employs a plurality of access cards, a comptroller processor, at least one credit station and a plurality of access stations. Each access card is encoded for a ...


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Steven E Sjoquist, John C Daynes: System for producing prioritized alarm messages in a medical instrument. Physio Control Corporation, Christensen O Connor Johnson & Kindness, February 15, 1994: US05285792 (374 worldwide citation)

A defibrillator/monitor (10) employing a message processing routine (60) that controls the way in which information from a plurality of sensing circuits (28) is communicated to an attending physician by output devices (30). In that regard, each of the various conditions monitored by the sensing circ ...


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Michael J Holman: Electronic redeemable coupon system and television. Ladas & Parry, February 15, 1994: US05287181 (371 worldwide citation)

An electronic redeemable coupon generating system includes: an encoder for encoding coupon-related data in a television signal transmission, the transmission including picture information for display on a television monitor screen; a decoder for receiving the television signal transmission and extra ...


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Martin F Lobiondo: Distributed printing. Xerox Corporation, Oliff & Berridge, February 15, 1994: US05287194 (358 worldwide citation)

A printshop management scheduling routine and system which provide optimum scheduling of printer jobs on a network. The scheduling routine utilizes the total complex of printers available at local location and/or remote locations to allocate and complete printer jobs based on a plurality of criteria ...



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