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Jonathan D Henckel, Paul A Hospers: Data processing system graphical user interface which emulates printed material. International Business Machines, Kenneth C Hill, Andrew J Dillon, October 31, 1995: US05463725 (559 worldwide citation)

An interface for making information available to a user provides a display similar to a printed book or magazine. In order to "turn the page" of the displayed book, the user touches the screen with his hand or a pointing device, and moves it across the screen. Movement across the screen, while touch ...


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Tohru Oka, Chikao Harada, Hidenori Suzuki: Medical communication system. Colin Corporation, Oliff & Berridge, October 31, 1995: US05462051 (558 worldwide citation)

A medical communication system including (A) a sensor worn on a living body to obtain physical information of the body, and generating a signal representing the physical information; (B) a first device disposed on a side of the living body, receiving the physical information signal from (A) the sens ...


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Jan K Voda: Suture device. Dougherty Hessin Beavers & Gilbert, October 31, 1995: US05462561 (478 worldwide citation)

An apparatus is provided for suturing a perforation in a side wall of a patient's blood vessel. The apparatus includes an outer sheath having a longitudinal passage defined therethrough. The outer sheath is adapted to be inserted through the perforation in the patient's blood vessel. The apparatus i ...


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Greg G Brucker, Jerome P Saul, Steven D Savage: Fluid cooled and perfused tip for a catheter. Angeion Corporation, Patterson & Keough, October 31, 1995: US05462521 (460 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to an ablation catheter which controls the temperature and reduces the coagulation of biological fluids on a tip of a catheter, prevents the impedance rise of tissue in contact with the catheter tip, and maximizes the potential energy transfer to the tissue, thereby allowing an ...


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James C Johnson: Light emitting diode retrofit lamp. National Service, Kenneth E Darnell, October 31, 1995: US05463280 (418 worldwide citation)

A retrofittable lamp using light emitting diodes as the illumination source, the lamp is fitted with any one of the common lamp bases and is intended as a retrofit for incandescent lamps having such bases in illuminated signs such as exit signs and the like. The invention contemplates the packaging ...


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John W Albery, Peter T Galley: Dialysis electrode device. Imperial College of Science Technology & Medicine, Bell Seltzer Park & Gibson, October 31, 1995: US05462645 (401 worldwide citation)

A dialysis electrode device comprises a shank of needle-like proportions and formed from a hollow dialysis fiber membrane. The shank is closed at its distal end by a sealing plug and, at its proximal end, it is sealed to and in communication with an auxiliary chamber defined by a tubular body part. ...


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Paul J Wang, Peter W Groeneveld: Catheter electrodes. New England Medical Center Hospitals, Testa Hurwitz & Thibeault, October 31, 1995: US05462545 (340 worldwide citation)

In one aspect of the invention, an electrode portion of a catheter disposed at a distal portion of the catheter includes two or more electrically conductive panels which: are disposed a substantially fixed radial distance from a directly-underlying axis extending lengthwise through the center of the ...


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Frank J Viola, David T Green, Henry Bolanos: Locking device for an apparatus for applying surgical fasteners. United States Surgical Corporation, October 31, 1995: US05462215 (305 worldwide citation)

A locking device for a surgical stapling or fastening instrument for applying surgical fasteners to tissue. The locking device is positioned on the jaw mechanism of the fastening instrument and engages a cartridge when the cartridge includes fasteners, and pivots through the cartridge after the fast ...


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Mark A Rydell: Bipolar electrosurgical forceps. Everest Medical Corporation, Haugen and Nikolai, October 31, 1995: US05462546 (300 worldwide citation)

A hand operable bipolar forceps instrument comprising two interfacing pivotal blade member's which are each an electrode individually pivotable in relation to each other. Pivotal movement of the blades is effectuated by two respective electrically-conductive rigid rods, each coupled to a respective ...


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John B Simpson, Scott C Anderson: Adjustable treatment chamber catheter. Technology Development Center, Douglas A Chaikin, October 31, 1995: US05462529 (294 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein is a catheter device for treatment of disease in biological conduits. The device has inner and outer coaxial catheter members, each having an inflatable balloon attached near its distal end. When the balloons are inflated, a sealed treatment chamber is created between the balloons. ...



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