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James E Lock, Rudy Davis, George Duval: Occluder and method for repair of cardiac and vascular defects. C R Bard, Morgan & Finnegan, September 19, 1995: US05451235 (435 worldwide citation)

An occlusion device for percutaneous transluminal correction of intracardiac and vascular septal defects is disclosed. The device comprises a pair of opposed occluders that are connected to one another using an interconnection that allows the occluders to move relative to one another. Additionally, ...


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Jeffrey B Sampsell: DMD display system. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Julie L Reed, James C Kesterson, Richard L Donaldson, September 19, 1995: US05452024 (425 worldwide citation)

A digital video display system (100). The system receives digital data from either broadcast video (102) or an alternate source (107), in either analog or digital form. The system processes the data into display data and loads the data onto a digital micromirror device (112). The data is either form ...


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Nigel M Goble, Colin C O Goble: Apparatus for radio frequency bipolar electrosurgery. G2 Design, Fish & Richardson, September 19, 1995: US05451224 (423 worldwide citation)

Surgical apparatus for bipolar diathermy has a radio frequency generator connectible to a cutting assembly which includes a support structure having a pair of electrical supply conductors and, mounted at the distal end of the support assembly, a tissue cutting head. The cutting head comprises a loop ...


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Michael T O Connor: Device for tissue repair and method for employing same. W L Gore & Associates, David J Johns, September 19, 1995: US05450860 (417 worldwide citation)

The present invention comprises an improved device and method for plicating tissue. The apparatus of the present invention employs a ligament of expanded polytetrafluoroethylene or similar material which is of sufficient width to allow it to be retained in place by sewing through it using convention ...


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Raghu Sharma, Jeffrey P Davis, Timothy D Gunn, Ping Li, Sidhartha Maitra, Ashish Thanawala, Steve Young: Computer-based multifunction personal communications system. Multi Tech Systems, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner, September 19, 1995: US05452289 (328 worldwide citation)

A personal communications system is described which includes components of software and hardware operating in conjunction with a personal computer. The user interface control software operates on a personal computer, preferably within the Microsoft Windows.RTM. environment. The software control syst ...


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Paul G Yock: Angioplasty apparatus facilitating rapid exchanges. Crosby Heafey Roach & May, September 19, 1995: US05451233 (326 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for introduction into the vessel of a patient comprising a guiding catheter adapted to be inserted into the vessel of the patient and a device adapted to be inserted into the guiding catheter. The device includes a flexible elongate member and a sleeve carried by the flexible elongate memb ...


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Darrell G Rademacher: Card or cash actuated vending machine assembly. XCP, Trapani & Molldrem, September 19, 1995: US05450938 (297 worldwide citation)

A bank of vending machines has an associated debit card reader of vend card reader, with its associated card reader controller. The card reader controller interfaces between the money handling mechanism of one or more of the vending machines, and the vending machine controller circuitry. The vending ...


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Jeffrey O Kephart: Methods and apparatus for evaluating and extracting signatures of computer viruses and other undesirable software entities. International Business Machines Corporation, Perman & Green, September 19, 1995: US05452442 (270 worldwide citation)

A method, and apparatus for accomplishing the method, to extract and/or evaluate a signature of a computer virus or other undesirable software entity. The method includes a first step of inputting to a digital data processor at least one portion of a undesirable software entity, the at least one por ...


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Michael N Nelson, Yousef A Khalidi: Method and apparatus for a caching file server. Sun Microsystems, Erwin J Basinski, September 19, 1995: US05452447 (264 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus are described for a caching file server ("CFS") system which permits end user client programs on a local node of a distributed computer system, to issue requests to read/write data to a remote file and to query/set attributes of the remote file, and to have these requests serv ...


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Barry D Dehoff, Carlton L Grim, Andrew T C Liu, Jeffrey E McGraw: Method of making a tooth mold. Dentsply Research & Development, Dante James Picciano, Dale R Loverdheck, Edward J Hanson Jr, September 19, 1995: US05452219 (261 worldwide citation)

A method for the making of a tooth mold which includes the steps of scanning the surface of a model of a tooth to obtain data on the three-dimensional surface locations of the model, processing the data in a CAD/CAM computer, and using the processed data to fabricate a tooth mold. The scanning step ...



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