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Lilip Lau, William M Hartigan, John J Frantzen: Expandable stents and method for making same. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, June 6, 1995: US05421955 (628 worldwide citation)

The invention is directed to an expandable stent for implantation in a body lumen, such as an artery, and a method for making it from a single length of tubing. The stent consists of a plurality of radially expandable cylindrical elements generally aligned on a common axis and interconnected by one ...


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Derek Matsunaga: High frequency power measurement. Valleylab, Peter C Richardson, Lawrence C Akers, Aaron Passman, June 6, 1995: US05422567 (439 worldwide citation)

A monitoring circuit for an electrosurgical generator has active and return output conductors. Voltage, current and the inverse of current picked up inductively are provided to a adder circuits for summing the picked up voltage and current and computing the difference of the picked up voltage and th ...


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Jean Marie Lefebvre: Filter-catheter and method of manufacturing same. Ladas & Parry, June 6, 1995: US05421832 (388 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a filter for the partial and at least temporary interruption of a vein, comprising a tube made of polytetrafluoroethylene presenting towards its distal end longitudinal notches distributed symmetrically over its periphery and defining flexible bands, and a conduit made of p ...


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Michael D Olichney, Michael S Klicek, Emery S Rose, Alan Broadwin, Alexander S Kreizman: Ultrasonic surgical handpiece and an energy initiator. Valleylab, Peter C Richardson, Lawrence C Akers, Aaron Passman, June 6, 1995: US05421829 (314 worldwide citation)

An ultrasonic oscillator drives a tool at a set frequency. An amplitude control runs the oscillator to set the vibration level. A frequency regulator joins the amplitude and the oscillator. A control feedback loop, in the frequency regulator, keeps handpiece linear dynamics. An operational transcond ...


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David J Allard, Brent A Beatty, Francis J Canova Jr, Bradley J DeBauche, Danile M Hsieh, Debra A G Johnson, Charles S Lanier, James R Lewis, Byron K Tiller, William Villafana, Raymond L Yee: Personal communicator having improved contrast control for a liquid crystal, touch sensitive display. International Business Machines, George E Grosser, Douglas R McKechnie, June 6, 1995: US05422656 (259 worldwide citation)

A personal communicator has a touch sensitive overlay coupled with a liquid crystal display (LCD). The communicator has two external (non-screen) up/down buttons for adjusting the volume of a cellular phone speaker. These volume buttons are also used to allow the user to adjust contrast. In accordan ...


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Hem P Takiar, Peng Cheng Lin, Luu T Nguyen: Stacked multi-chip modules and method of manufacturing. National Semiconductor Corporation, H Donald Nelson, Richard J Roddy, Limbach & Limbach, June 6, 1995: US05422435 (259 worldwide citation)

A circuit assembly which includes a semiconductor die having substantially parallel opposing first and second surfaces and at least one electrical contact mounted on the first surface. A first element having substantially parallel opposing first and second surfaces and at least one electrical contac ...


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Michael F Weber: Backlighting system using a retroreflecting polarizer. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Gary L Griswold, Walter N Kirn, Eric D Levinson, June 6, 1995: US05422756 (237 worldwide citation)

A backlighting system employs a retroreflecting polarizer, comprising optical thin films coated on a structured material, to divide an incident beam of light into polarized components. One component is transmitted through the polarizer and the other is rejected. Optionally, a reflector (for example, ...


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Cornelis G J Koopal, Richardus B M Schasfoort, Roeland J M Nolte: Electrode having a polymer coating with a redox enzyme bound thereto, the polymer coating being formed on the walls of pores extending through a porous membrane. Nederlandse Organisatie Voor Toegepast Natuurwetenschappelijk Onderzoek Tno, Young & Thompson, June 6, 1995: US05422246 (234 worldwide citation)

An electrode is composed of a membrane, provided with open pores running through said membrane, the walls of the pores having an electrically conducting polymer coating, containing a redox enzyme bound thereto. In these type of electrodes a direct electron transfer is possible between the redox enzy ...


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Stuart D Edwards, Hugh R Sharkey, Ingemar H Lundquist, Ronald G Lax, James A Baker Jr: Medical probe device. Vidamed, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, June 6, 1995: US05421819 (225 worldwide citation)

A medical probe device of this invention comprising a catheter having a control end and a probe end. The probe end includes a stylet guide housing having at least one stylet port and stylet guide means for directing a flexible stylet outward through at least one stylet port and through intervening t ...


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Dean Kamen, Geoffrey P Spencer: Peritoneal dialysis methods that emulate gravity flow. Deka Products Partnership, Charles R Mattenson, Thomas S Borecki, Daniel D Ryan, June 6, 1995: US05421823 (224 worldwide citation)

Peritoneal dialysis systems and methods apply fluid pressure to move liquid. The systems and methods can emulate either a fixed head height condition or different head height conditions, independent of the actual head height differential between the patient's peritoneal cavity and the external liqui ...



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