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Norman S Gordon: Endoscopic suture system. Laurus Medical Corporation, Dennis H Epperson, November 15, 1994: US05364408 (572 worldwide citation)

A method and device for approximating tissue, particularly the tissue separated by means of an endosurgical trocar being inserted into a body cavity. The invention provides for the introduction and placement of the device into the body cavity, with the distal end having deployable needle guides, ext ...


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Gary Lowery, Michael C Sherman, Eddie F Ray III, Bradley J Coates: Anterior cervical plating system. Danek Medical, Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett, November 15, 1994: US05364399 (544 worldwide citation)

An anterior cervical plating system is disclosed which includes an elongated plate having a pair of bone screw bores at opposite ends of the plate, and with bone screw slot configurations in the middle bridge portion of the plate. A single locking screw is provided at each end of the plate which eng ...


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Louis H M Jandrell: Communication system and method for determining the location of a transponder unit. Pinpoint Communications, Arnold White & Durkee, November 15, 1994: US05365516 (431 worldwide citation)

A multilaterating two-way message delivery system for mobile resource management provides efficient two-way radio data communication for multitudes of portable transponders using a single frequency in half-duplex communication. The system includes at least one transponder device which transmits and ...


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Warren P Williamson IV: Staple cartridge for a surgical stapler. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Dressler Goldsmith Shore & Milnamow, November 15, 1994: US05364003 (403 worldwide citation)

A staple cartridge for a surgical stapler includes a staple drive member which is driven by longitudinal movement of a cam through the surgical stapler for firing at least one surgical staple. The staple drive member comprises a staple drive element having a staple driving surface in association wit ...


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David J Mishelevich, Ted W Lanpher, Gregory B Lanpher, James Long: Intelligent inhaler providing feedback to both patient and medical professional. Circadian, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, November 15, 1994: US05363842 (391 worldwide citation)

The present invention detects how much air is inhaled through the inhaler with what time course (including such derived measurements as how much volume is inspired within the bounds of a given flow range) as well as certain events such as the triggering of the release of aerosol. The system can be s ...


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Graham W Bryan: Self contained gas powered surgical apparatus. United States Surgical Corporation, November 15, 1994: US05364001 (366 worldwide citation)

A self contained gas powered endoscopic surgical apparatus is provided placing lateral lines of surgical fasteners into body tissue. The apparatus includes an anvil member and a surgical fastener cartridge member mounted to the distal end of an elongated endoscopic portion. A tubular collar of the e ...


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Richard P Rego Jr, Bernard J Bourque: Interference implant. American Cyanamid Co, Douglas E Denninger, November 15, 1994: US05364400 (314 worldwide citation)

A surgical interference implant including an elongated body formed of a biocompatible material and having a distal end and a proximal end. The proximal end defines an element for engaging a driver, and lacks an enlarged head member. The body defines a conical region having a smooth outer surface whi ...


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Donald B Doherty, Richard C Meyer, Stephen W Marshall, Jeffrey B Sampsell, Robert J Gove: Color phase control for projection display using spatial light modulator. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Julie L Reed, James C Kesterson, Richard L Donaldson, November 15, 1994: US05365283 (281 worldwide citation)

A SLM-based projection display system (10) samples and processes video data for delivery to a spatial light modulator (SLM) (13c), and uses a color wheel (14a) to color the SLM-generated images. A frame memory (13b) provides data to the SLM (13c) and is managed so that, if the phase of the incoming ...


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Charles K Snodgrass, David H Allen, John R Tuttle, Robert R Rotzoll, George E Pax: Data communication transceiver using identification protocol. Micron Technology, William R Bachand, November 15, 1994: US05365551 (280 worldwide citation)

One or more interrogating commander stations and an unknown plurality of responding responder stations coordinate use of a common communication medium. Each commander station and each responder station is equipped to broadcast messages and to check for error in received messages. When more than one ...



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