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Bob Ware
James H Beech Jr, Weldon K Bell, W Thomas Mo, Hye Kyung C Timken, Robert A Ware: Olefin conversion catalyst regeneration. Mobil Oil Corporation, Alexander J McKillop, Malcolm D Keen, Jessica M Sinnott, April 11, 1995: US05405814 (15 worldwide citation)

An olefin hydration catalyst is regenerated with a non-oxidizing light gas, such as hydrogen. Light olefins, especially propylene, are converted to a mixture of alcohol(s), such as isopropanol (IPA) and ether(s), such as diisopropylether (DIPE) by contacting a feed containing the olefin with water a ...


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George T Katanics, Philip A Groves: Method and apparatus for an interactive video game with physical feedback. The Walt Disney Company, Hecker & Harriman, April 11, 1995: US05405152 (631 worldwide citation)

An interactive video game with physical feedback is described. A plurality of icons are provided on a display. Each icon represents one of a plurality of players. A plurality of positioning devices, one for each player, are provided in front of the display. Each player stands on the positioning devi ...


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Warren P Williamson, Steven Burnett, Jack E Smith, Mark Fogelberg, E David Allen: Articulable socket joint assembly for an endoscopic instrument for surgical fastner track therefor. Ethicon, Paul A Coletti, April 11, 1995: US05405344 (552 worldwide citation)

An articulable assembly is provided for an endoscopic instrument along with a surgical fastener track therefor. The assembly includes a distal end portion for supporting an end effector to effect tissue manipulation while carrying out a surgical procedure within a body cavity. The assembly includes ...


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Andrew H Cragg: Intraluminal stent. EndoTech, Tilton Fallon Lungmus & Chestnut, April 11, 1995: US05405377 (511 worldwide citation)

An intraluminal stent includes a continuous helix of zig-zag wire and loops which connect adjacent apices of the wire. The stent is compressible and self-expandable substantially to a pre-compressed configuration. A method of forming the stent includes bending a length of wire into a zig-zag configu ...


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Claude R Baudoin: Interenterprise electronic mail hub. National Semiconductor Corporation, Townsend and Townsend Khourie and Crew, April 11, 1995: US05406557 (456 worldwide citation)

An interenterprise communications center has a computer hub comprising a common core and a plurality of input and output modules. The input modules connect to a first end user and converts a message sent by the first end user into a universal format. The hub core queues the message and forwards it t ...


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Joseph H Schulman, Gerald E Loeb, John C Gord, Primoz Strojnik: Structure and method of manufacture of an implantable microstimulator. Alfred E Mann Foundation for Scientific Research, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, April 11, 1995: US05405367 (427 worldwide citation)

An implantable microstimulator has a structure which is manufactured to be substantially encapsulated within a hermetically-sealed housing inert to body fluids, and of a size and shape capable of implantation in a living body. The internal structure of the microstimulator comprises a coil adapted to ...


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H Jonathan Tovey: Resilient arm mesh deployer. United States Surgical Corporation, April 11, 1995: US05405360 (386 worldwide citation)

An apparatus is disclosed for positioning surgical implants adjacent to body tissue. The apparatus includes a delivery device having a plurality of delivery arms positioned at the distal end of an elongated rod, and a surgical implant releasably secured to the delivery arms by a securing device. The ...


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Stephen W Zlock, Donald Morin: Anvil for surgical staplers. United States Surgical Corporation, April 11, 1995: US05405072 (375 worldwide citation)

An anvil for use in surgical fastener applying apparatus includes an indentation extending lengthwise along at least one of the side walls to provide increased resistance to bending and to permit the application of longer rows of fasteners. An added feature is the deflection preventing member which ...


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David E Goodman, Reid M Rubsamen: Delivery of aerosol medications for inspiration. Aradigm, Karl Fish & Richardson Bozicevic, April 11, 1995: US05404871 (341 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods for delivering an amount of aerosolized medicine for inspiration by a patient in response to the occurrence of appropriate delivery point or points in the patient's detected breath flow. The aerosol medication may be administered as one or more pulses having a pulse width, shap ...


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David S Porter: Flexible support shaft assembly. Ethicon, Paul A Coletti, Charles P Boukus, April 11, 1995: US05405073 (335 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a flexible support shaft assembly which is capable of bending transversely relative to its longitudinal axis or centerline with a predetermined limit on the bending range. The flexible support shaft assembly comprises a first helical member with a series of coils of ro ...



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