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Boiarski Anthony A, Byrne Mark T, Williamson Warren P: Identification device for surgical instrument.. Ethicon Endo Surgery, November 2, 1995: EP0679367-A2 (484 worldwide citation)

A device is provided for identifying certain characteristics of an end piece or end effector of a surgical instrument. A preferred embodiment provides a surgical stapling instrument having an electrical circuit contained on the stapling cartridge which is capable of indicating cartridge type and/or ...


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Odella Ferdinando: Modular prosthetic set for the shoulder joint.. Euros, November 2, 1995: EP0679375-A1 (105 worldwide citation)

The prosthesis assembly consists of a range of humeral shanks (1) each fitted at the metaphysis end with an interchangeable and adjustable index unit (2) which allows for adjustable humeral retro-torsion. Each of the index units is able to receive a range of humeral heads (3) designed to co-operate ...


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Lam Sharon S, Frantzen John J, Khosravi Farhad: Radiopaque stent markers.. Advanced Cardiovascular System, November 2, 1995: EP0679372-A2 (96 worldwide citation)

A radiopaque marker associated with a stent which is adapted to be implanted into a body lumen of a patient to maintain the patency thereof and a convenient and accurate method for affixing the radiopaque marker to the stent. The radiopaque marker defining an acceptable profile and capable of facili ...


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Miyashita Mitsuhiro, Bannai Tatsushi: Video image coding and recording apparatus and video image coding, recording and reproducing apparatus.. Matsushita Electric, November 2, 1995: EP0680209-A2 (90 worldwide citation)

Coefficient data in two coding blocks which overlap on a video screen are recorded in distant regions on a recording medium so that each of the distant regions is not adjacent to each other, and error detected coefficient data during reproducing are corrected by using a fact that overlapped pixels a ...


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Brown Paul Anthony: Powerline communications network employing tdma, fdma and/or cdma. Norweb, Brown Paul Anthony, HACKNEY Nigel J, November 2, 1995: WO/1995/029537 (83 worldwide citation)

Communications apparatus is disclosed which is adapted for use with a mains electricity transmission and/or distribution network, and includes signal transmission and/or reception means (232), and frequency conversion means (200-208) for converting the frequency of a signal transmitted or received b ...


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Dixon Richard, Khosravi Farhad, Lam Sharon S, Toyloy Sara: Intravascular prosthesis with anti-thrombogenic coating.. Advanced Cardiovascular System, November 2, 1995: EP0679373-A2 (82 worldwide citation)

An intravascular stent coated with an anti-thrombogenic polymer for implantation in a body lumen such as an artery, consists of a plurality of radially expandable cylindrical elements generally aligned on a common longitudinal stent axis, and interconnected by one or more interconnecting members pla ...


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Matsubara Kenichi, Okubo Kousaku: Gene signature.. Matsubara Kenichi, Okubo Kousaku, November 2, 1995: EP0679716-A1 (78 worldwide citation)

A 3'-directed cDNA library which accurately reflects the abundance ration of mRNA in a cell has been prepared from various human tissues, and sequencing of the cDNAs contained in the library has be conducted to examine the incidence of each cDNA in each tissue. As each cDNA has expression informatio ...


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Cooper Thomas Edward, Nagda Jagdish, Pryor Robert Franklin: Method and apparatus enabling software trial allowing the distribution of software objects.. Ibm, November 2, 1995: EP0679977-A1 (71 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus is provided for transferring encrypted files from a source computer to one or more target computers. An export program is provided in the source computer and an import program is provided in the target computer. The export program decrypts the encrypted file and tags the expor ...


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Shino Taichi, Ito Yukiharu, Okamoto Takio, Wakitani Takao, Hirao Kazunori, Hirayama Toru, Itsuda Koichi: Gas discharge display apparatus and method for driving the same.. Matsushita Electronics, November 2, 1995: EP0680067-A2 (69 worldwide citation)

A plurality of scanning electrodes and a plurality of sustaining electrodes parallel to each other are located on an inner face of a first glass substrate. Each of the scanning electrodes and each of the sustaining electrodes form a pair. A dielectric layer and a protection layer are formed on the f ...


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Blahut Donald Edgar, Story Guy Ashley, Schell William Martin, Szurkowski Edward Stanley: Sending of and billing for interactive shows based upon advertising activity.. At & T, November 2, 1995: EP0680214-A2 (64 worldwide citation)

Described is a technique for an interactive television ("ITV") system wherein viewers are allowed to select a desired level of advertisements with which they are provided. The technique comprises transmitting to a interactive services subscriber location a program and a set of advertisements (collec ...