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Stephen J Brown: Modular microprocessor-based health monitoring system. Raya Systems, Christensen O Connor Johnson & Kindness, April 26, 1994: US05307263 (1035 worldwide citation)

A modular self-care health monitoring system which employs a small handheld microprocessor-based unit (12) such as a compact video game system of the type that includes a display screen (28), switches for controlling device operation (30,32,34,36,38) and a program cartridge (41,42,43) that is insert ...


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William R Wagner, Richard L Lariviere, Scott D Slabbekoorn: Spinal disk implant and implantation kit. Calcitek, Gregory Garmong, Donald R Greene, Saul Leitner, April 26, 1994: US05306309 (767 worldwide citation)

A spinal disk implant comprises a solid body having four faces arranged to define a right-rectangular solid body and two faces that define the ends of the solid body. The faces that define the right-rectangular body include two opposed side faces and two opposed transverse faces. The transverse face ...


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Donald W Bryan: Lumbar spine fixation apparatus and method. J Winslow Young, April 26, 1994: US05306275 (612 worldwide citation)

A spinal fixation apparatus and method wherein various elements are mounted to the vertebra and the sacrum of a spine and are selectively interconnected to achieve a predetermined fixation and/or correction of a particular spinal condition. The apparatus includes pedicle screws, bone screws, sacral ...


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Ulrich Gross, Herman Josef Schmitz, Bertram Kaden, Gerhard Fuhrmann: Intervertebral implant. Spencer Frank & Schneider, April 26, 1994: US05306308 (454 worldwide citation)

An intervertebral implant consisting of a disc-shaped spacer made of rigid material and insertable between opposed and adjacent vertebrae in which the opposing sides (1, 2) of the implant bordering the vertebrae are circular discs and have a central raised dome (3 or 4) and roof-shaped projections t ...


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Richard S Stack, Zenaida P Klopovic: Absorbable stent. Duke University, Cushman Darby & Cushman, April 26, 1994: US05306286 (438 worldwide citation)

An absorbable stent for placement at the locus of a stenotic lesion which is flexible and compliance for safe and effective delivery to the cite of a coronary obstruction, for example, and so as to avoid arterial rupture or aneurysm formation while under continuous stress of a beating heart. The ste ...


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Michael T MacKay: Integrated multi-media production and authoring system. Sony Electronics, Jeffrey J Blatt, April 26, 1994: US05307456 (429 worldwide citation)

A network multi-media production and authoring system. A real-time network referred to as an "AV LAN" is defined. Coupled to the AV LAN are a number of shared multi-media production resource devices. These multi-media production resource devices include video tape recorders, audio tape recorders, vi ...


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Kevin R Stone, Shu Tung Li: Prosthetic articular cartilage. ReGen Corporation, Lappin & Kusmer, April 26, 1994: US05306311 (420 worldwide citation)

A prosthetic, resorbable articular cartilage and methods of its fabrication and insertion are disclosed. The prosthetic articular cartilage, when implanted in a humanoid joint, acts as a resorbable scaffold for ingrowth of native articular chondrocytes and supports natural articulating joint forces. ...


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Howard J Senter, William R Wagner, Richard L Lariviere: Spinal disk implant. Calcitek, Gregory Garmong, Donald R Greene, Saul Leitner, April 26, 1994: US05306307 (406 worldwide citation)

A spinal disk implant is implanted between vertebrae of the human spine following discectomy. The implant comprises a solid body having four sides and a pair of spaced-apart, opposed bases. The four sides include spaced-apart, opposed anterior and posterior faces, and a pair of spaced-apart, opposed ...


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Henry C Yuen, Daniel S Kwoh: Apparatus and method using compressed codes for television program record scheduling. Gemstar Development Corporation, Christie Parker & Hale, April 26, 1994: US05307173 (396 worldwide citation)

Encoded video recorder/player timer preprogramming information listed in a television calendar allows a timer preprogramming feature on a video cassette recorder VCR to be programmed using a compressed code of as few as 1 to 8 digits, which are decoded by a decoder built into a television to convert ...


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Keiji Saneyoshi: Distance detection system for vehicles. Fuji Jukogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, Beveridge DeGrandi Weilacher & Young, April 26, 1994: US05307136 (336 worldwide citation)

An automobile distance detection system includes an image camera system which photographs an object which exists in a required range external to an automobile, from a plurality of different directions and obtains a plurality of pictures, and a picture processing unit which processes the plural numbe ...