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Henning R Andersen, John M Hasenkam, Lars L Knudsen: Valve prothesis for implantation in the body and a catheter for implanting such valve prothesis. Watson Cole Grindle & Watson, May 2, 1995: US05411552 (944 worldwide citation)

A valve prosthesis (9) for implantation in the body by use of catheter (11) comprises a stent made from an expandable cylinder-shaped thread structure (2,3) comprising several spaced apices (4). The elastically collapsible valve (4) is mounted on the stent as the commissural points (5) of the valve ...


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Kirk W Johnson, John J Mastrototaro: Techniques to improve the performance of electrochemical sensors. Eli Lilly and Company, Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett, May 2, 1995: US05411647 (744 worldwide citation)

A method of improving the utility of electrochemical glucose sensors by decreasing either or both their settling time and their sensitivity to interfering compounds. In particular, the settling time of an electrochemical glucose sensor is improved by pretreating the operating electrode with a negati ...


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Marc Bessler, Michael R Treat: Gastrointestinal approximating and tissue attaching device. The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, John P White, Peter J Phillips, May 2, 1995: US05411508 (625 worldwide citation)

An intestinal steerable endoscopic stapler for stapling tubular tissue is provided comprising a circular anvil member having a circular anvil stapling surface and a cutting block surface radially inwardly of the stapling surface. A head assembly has a circular staple driver for driving staples in an ...


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John Nash, Douglas Evans: Hemostatic vessel puncture closure system utilizing a plug located within the puncture tract spaced from the vessel, and method of use. Kensey Nash Corporation, Caesar Rivise Bernstein Cohen & Pokotilow, May 2, 1995: US05411520 (538 worldwide citation)

A system, a closure, and method for sealing a percutaneous puncture in a blood vessel. The puncture includes a tract leading to it from the skin of the being. The system includes an introducer sheath, a positioning device, a hemostatic puncture closure, and a deployment instrument. The positioning d ...


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W Leo Hoarty: Interactive home information system. ICTV, Bromberg & Sunstein, May 2, 1995: US05412720 (409 worldwide citation)

An interactive cable television system having a plurality of feeder servers, a plurality of home interface controllers and a feeder port. Home interface controllers are each equipped with a radio frequency input and a data communications link with a receiver and transmitter in the feeder port. A nod ...


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Mohammed Z Munshi, Ashok P Nedungadi: Rechargeable biomedical battery powered devices with recharging and control system therefor. Intermedics, John R Markling, May 2, 1995: US05411537 (343 worldwide citation)

An improved hermetically-sealed automatic implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (AICD) or any other bioimplantable device which may be operated on a single rechargeable cell, or a dual power source system, the rechargeable component being recharged by magnetic induction. Included in the implantable ...


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Glenn H McGall, Stephen P A Fodor, Edward L Sheldon: Spatially-addressable immobilization of oligonucleotides and other biological polymers on surfaces. Affymax Technologies, Lauren L Stevens, May 2, 1995: US05412087 (331 worldwide citation)

Substrates with surfaces comprising compounds with thiol functional groups protected with a photoremovable protecting group can be used to construct arrays of immobilized anti-ligands, such as oligonucleotide probes or other biological polymers. The arrays can be used in assays to detect the presenc ...


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Charles E Perkins: Highly dynamic destination-sequenced destination vector routing for mobile computers. International Business Machines Corporation, Douglas Cameron, Whitham Curtis Whitham & McGinn, May 2, 1995: US05412654 (324 worldwide citation)

Packets are transmitted between stations of an ad-hoc network of mobile stations by using routing tables which are stored at each station of the network. Routing information is broadcast or multicast according to three schedules; upon demand to show new routes, periodically to show recently changed ...


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Addison M Fischer: Computer system security method and apparatus having program authorization information data structures. Nixon & Vanderhye, May 2, 1995: US05412717 (297 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus are disclosed including a system monitor which limits the ability of a program about to be executed to the use of predefined resources (e.g., data files, disk writing capabilities, etc.). The system monitor processes a data structure including a set of authorities defining that ...


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Barry M Yomtov: Implantable cardiac patient monitor. InControl, Richard O Gray Jr, May 2, 1995: US05411031 (296 worldwide citation)

A cardiac monitor which is fully implantable beneath the skin of a patient monitors heart rate variability of a human heart. The heart rate monitor includes at least one electrode which establishes electrical contact with the heart. During a heart monitoring period, time intervals between adjacent h ...



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