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Richard E Purvis, Fredric C Colman: Data transfer system for an infusion pump. MiniMed, Kelly Bauersfeld & Lowry, December 27, 1994: US05376070 (659 worldwide citation)

A data transfer system is provided for communication with an infusion pump of the type used for programmable delivery of medication such as insulin to a patient. The data transfer system includes a communication station having a shaped pocket formed therein for seated reception of the infusion pump. ...


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Niamh C Scannell, Stuart D Dawson, Anthony J Redmond, Serge Himbaut, Pascale Bares, Alison Clark: Method and system for sorting and prioritizing electronic mail messages. Digital Equipment Corporation, Rama B Nath, Ronald C Hudgens, Albert P Cefalo, December 27, 1994: US05377354 (500 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for prioritizing a plurality of incoming electronic mail messages for a user uses a user created and modified rules-control (12) which is stored in a rules-store (12). Incoming messages are stored in a message store (11) and are screened individually by a rules test unit (13). ...


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Mark S Ortiz: Endoscopic multi-fire flat stapler with low profile. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Matthew S Goodwin, December 27, 1994: US05376095 (484 worldwide citation)

A multi-fire endoscopic stapler is disclosed. The stapler has a retractable cartridge where the cartridge is retractable from a staple-forming position in which the distal-most staple in the cartridge is aligned with a driver blade on a staple driver for forming the staple against an anvil. An elong ...


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Jean Philippe Cottenceau, Gerard Chevillon, Maurice Roussigne, Guy Nadal: Possibly absorbable blood filter. B Braun Celsa, Pollock Vande Sande & Priddy, December 27, 1994: US05375612 (464 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to an implantable blood filter comprising a self-expanding external structure made from a zigzagged thread wound on itself in order to exhibit a closed configuration. A central strainer section is connected to the said thread at various points for the retention of possible bloo ...


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Bjorn Ekstrom, Gunilla Jacobson, Ove Ohman, Hakan Sjodin: Microfluidic structure and process for its manufacture. Pharmacia Biosensor, December 27, 1994: US05376252 (457 worldwide citation)

The microfluidic structure comprises first and second substantially planar form-stable base layers and an intermediate spacing layer of elastic material, said spacing layer being recessed to define a microcavity or channel system with at least one of said first and second base layers. The structure ...


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Fernand Navas: Application of an improved damper to an intervertebral stabilization device. Societe PSI, Dowell & Dowell, December 27, 1994: US05375823 (442 worldwide citation)

An improved damper, of the type comprising elements for progressively resisting, in exponential manner, the advance of a piston under the effect of a force of axial compression, which functions as a stop opposing any displacement of the piston beyond a predetermined value, in an intervertebral stabi ...


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Frank A Lane, Jill M Boyce, Jack S Fuhrer, John G N Henderson, Michael A Plotnick: Digital video recorder compatible receiver with trick play image enhancement. Hitachi America, Kenyon & Kenyon, December 27, 1994: US05377051 (436 worldwide citation)

A video recorder compatible receiver for receiving video data from a video recorder such as a video tape recorder ("VTR"). The receiver includes an error concealment circuit, a digital VTR port adapted for coupling to a VTR and/or a tuner module. The receiver receives digital video data from the VTR ...


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Clifford M Kelly, Bengt Hermanrud, Wolfgang Scholz, Thomas Bishop, Michael Maschke: Transportable modular patient monitor. Siemens Medical Electronics, Lawrence C Edelman, December 27, 1994: US05375604 (334 worldwide citation)

Patient monitoring apparatus for use in an environment which includes a communications network and a plurality of sensors. The apparatus provides collection and display of patient data signals collected from a medical patient using the sensors. The apparatus comprises a portable monitor coupled to a ...


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InBae Yoon: Method and apparatus for use in endoscopic procedures. December 27, 1994: US05375588 (292 worldwide citation)

A stabilizer member includes a layer of malleable, shape-retaining material to be disposed on an external surface of tissue forming the wall of an anatomical cavity to allow one or more medical instruments to be inserted through the layer and into the anatomical cavity with the layer stabilizing the ...


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Fred A Kish, Frank M Steranka, Dennis C DeFevere, Virginia M Robbins, John Uebbing: Wafer bonding of light emitting diode layers. Hewlett Packard Company, December 27, 1994: US05376580 (279 worldwide citation)

A method of forming a light emitting diode (LED) includes providing a temporary growth substrate that is selected for compatibility with fabricating LED layers having desired mechanical characteristics. For example, lattice matching is an important consideration. LED layers are then grown on the tem ...



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