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Charles Szmanda
Charles R Szmanda, Richard J Carey: Purification process. Shipley Company, Robert L Goldberg, August 22, 1995: US05443736 (5 worldwide citation)

The invention is for a process of removing organic contaminants and multivalent metal ions from solution. The process comprises chelating multivalent metal ions in an organic solution to be purified and contacting the solution with activated carbon. The process is especially useful for removal of mu ...


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Roger A Stern, Richard M Soderstrom, Vincent N Sullivan, Robert L Marion: Coagulating forceps. Vesta Medical, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt, August 22, 1995: US05443463 (685 worldwide citation)

A method and an apparatus for selectively coagulating blood vessels or tissue containing blood vessels involves the placement of the blood vessels or tissue containing blood vessels between the prongs of a forceps with the jaws of the forceps containing a plurality of electrodes which are energized ...


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Arthur D Steffee: Method for using spinal implants. AcroMed Corporation, Tarolli Sundheim & Covell, August 22, 1995: US05443514 (656 worldwide citation)

A method of fusing together the adjacent vertebrae using the spinal implant includes removing at least a portion of the spinal disc between the adjacent vertebrae. The spinal implant is inserted between the adjacent vertebrae with the first and second parallel side surfaces facing the adjacent verte ...


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Lutz Biedermann, Jurgen Harms: Bone screw. Biedermann Motech, Donald Brown, August 22, 1995: US05443467 (538 worldwide citation)

A bone screw comprises a receiver member (5) and a screw member (1) having a threaded portion (2) and a head (3) having a spherical segment-shaped portion. The receiver member (5) comprises an internal thread (10) for allowing a relative adjustment of receiver member and screw member and the connect ...


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Ulrich Sigwart: Intravascular stent. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, August 22, 1995: US05443500 (476 worldwide citation)

The intravascular stent intended for implantation in a stenotic area or zone of obstruction of a blood vessel consists of a flat sheet which is perforated to form a kind of a reticulated or lattice type structure with undeformable links and made of malleable material. Said sheet is temporarily rolle ...


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Shlomo Ben Haim: Apparatus and method for ablation. Biosense, Cowan Liebowitz & Latman, August 22, 1995: US05443489 (461 worldwide citation)

This invention concerns an apparatus and method for the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias. More particularly, this invention is directed to a method for ablating a portion of an organ or bodily structure of a patient, which comprises obtaining a perspective image of the organ or structure to be mappe ...


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Roger A Stern, Vincent N Sullivan, Robert L Marion: Method and apparatus for endometrial ablation. Vesta Medical, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt, August 22, 1995: US05443470 (431 worldwide citation)

An endometrial ablation apparatus and method wherein an RF current having a frequency of between 250 kHz and 100 MHz is passed through the entire surface of an endometrium in order to provide heating of the endometrium. An electroconductive expandable member such as a balloon is used as the medium f ...


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Leonid Shturman: Method and apparatus for in vivo heart valve decalcification. Shturman Cardiology Systems, Gregory P Kaihoi, August 22, 1995: US05443446 (413 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for in vivo removal of calcified deposits from an aortic valve. The apparatus includes an anchoring balloon catheter fixatable across the aortic valve, a tool for removing the deposits, and a mechanism means for securing the tool with respect to the anchoring balloon and the a ...


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Arthur B Fontaine: Vascular stent and method of making and implanting a vacsular stent. Cook Incorporated, Richard J Godlewski, August 22, 1995: US05443498 (413 worldwide citation)

A vascular stent includes a continuous wire which is formed into a substantially tubular body having a plurality of oblong, open cells which are staggered around the circumference of the tube. When the body is formed in its unexpanded state, the long sides of each oblong cell are arranged substantia ...


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Pierre Lelong, Govert Dalm, Jan Klijn: Image processing method and device for constructing an image from adjacent images. U S Philips Corporation, Edward W Goodman, August 22, 1995: US05444478 (407 worldwide citation)

A method of processing images for constructing a target image (Io) from adjacent images having a fixed frame line and referred to as source images (I1, . . . , Ii, Ij, . . . , In), the source and target images having substantially common view points. This method includes the steps of: digitizing the ...