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Michael D Boneau: Endovascular support device. Applied Vascular Engineering, James E Eakin, March 8, 1994: US05292331 (477 worldwide citation)

An endovascular support device for treatment of chronic restenosis or other vascular narrowing is disclosed together with a method of manufacture and a method for delivering a plurality of such devices to an affected area of a vessel. In a preferred embodiment, the endovascular support device compri ...


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Federico Bilotti, E David Allen, Richard Smith, J David Hughett: Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument. Ethicon, Paul A Coletti, March 8, 1994: US05292053 (475 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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Benjamin I Lee: Methods and device for percutanceous sealing of arterial puncture sites. Cushman Darby & Cushman, March 8, 1994: US05292332 (422 worldwide citation)

A method is provided for closing a puncture in a wall of an artery made for the purpose of moving an elongated catheter into the artery in which an exterior guide tube is extended through the adjacent skin area through the body containing the artery, through the puncture in the wall of the artery an ...


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Peter D Hallenbeck: Method and apparatus for controlling a television program recording device. The SuperGuide Corporation, Bell Seltzer Park & Gibson, March 8, 1994: US05293357 (379 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for controlling a VCR or other television program recording device for unattended recording of television programs based upon user selections from an on-line television program schedule system, converts the on-line television schedule listings for the user selected programs in ...


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Wing F Lo: Method of locating a mobile station. Northern Telecom, Foley & Lardner, March 8, 1994: US05293642 (293 worldwide citation)

A method of providing an estimation of a mobile station's location in a cellular communication system having a plurality of base stations and mobile stations is disclosed. The mobile station's location is provided by measuring radio propagation parameters between the mobile station and each base sta ...


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Bryan M Kelly, Norman B Petermeier, Matthew F Kelly, J Richard Oltmann: Arcade game. Lazer Tron Corporation, Hickman & Beyer, March 8, 1994: US05292127 (289 worldwide citation)

An arcade game including a progressive bonus apparatus connected to a plurality of individual game units. The progressive bonus apparatus receives score contributions from each game unit to increase a progressive score. When players achieve a predetermined task on a game unit, they receive a non-mon ...


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Maher E Tadros, James A Mason, Christopher A Kadoch: Oxide coated metal grid electrode structure in display devices. Martin Marietta Corporation, Gay Chin, Bruce M Winchell, Alan G Towner, March 8, 1994: US05293546 (283 worldwide citation)

An improved working electrode for use in display devices is disclosed. The working electrode comprises a transparent metal grid having a coating of metal oxide thereon. Suitable metal grids include Cu, Au, Ag, Al, Pt, Ni and Zn, while suitable metal oxide coatings include In.sub.2 O.sub.3, SnO.sub.2 ...


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Robert A Van Tassel, Joshua Makower, Robert J Thatcher: Surgical depth measuring instrument and method. Schneider, Haugen and Nikolai, March 8, 1994: US05292309 (257 worldwide citation)

A device for measuring the depth below skin level of a blood vessel that has been punctured in the course of a catheterization or other interventional vascular procedure comprises a tubular member having a proximal end and a distal end portion that is preferably tapered to a small outer diameter. Th ...


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Tacey X Viegas, Lorraine E Reeve, Robert S Levinson: Body cavity drug delivery with thermoreversible gels containing polyoxyalkylene copolymers. Mediventures, Dykema Gossett, March 8, 1994: US05292516 (253 worldwide citation)

Isotonic, iso-osmotic, pH balanced thermoreversible gels are ideal vehicles for drug delivery to a body cavity of a mammal. The osmolality in the gel state can be calculated by assuming that a polyoxyalkylene block copolymer or polyether present in said gel does not contribute to the osmolality in t ...


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Donald D Douglas: Percutaneously placed electrical gastrointestinal pacemaker stimulatory system, sensing system, and pH monitoring system, with optional delivery port. Mason Fenwick & Lawrence, March 8, 1994: US05292344 (248 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a system for delivering electrical impulses of suitable magnitude and frequency to the inner lining of the gastrointestinal tract. The system senses the motor activity of the intestinal tract, thus providing feedback as to the body's response to the imposed electrical ...