Charles A Finn, Scott Sherman: Universal coupler for spinal fixation. Smith & Nephew Richards, Pravel Hewitt Kimball & Krieger, December 12, 1995: US05474551 (218 worldwide citation)

A spinal rod coupler assembly providing four degrees of freedom for connecting a spinal rod to a vertebrae of a patient which includes a tubular coupler member, an eyebolt, an insert and a set screw. The coupler member has a longitudinal bore, a central axis, and an end portion that is open ended an ...

Patrick R Gruber, Jeffrey J Kolstad, Christopher M Ryan, Eric S Hall, Robin S Eichen Conn: Paper having a melt-stable lactide polymer coating and process for manufacture thereof. Cargill Incorporated, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt, December 12, 1995: US05475080 (216 worldwide citation)

A lactide polymer coating resulting in a strong, repulpable, high gloss, paper coating. The lactide polymer comprises a plurality of poly(lactide) polymer chains, residual lactide in concentration of less than about 5 percent and water in concentration of less than about 2000 parts-per-million. A pr ...

James D Passafaro, Henry Nita, Robert J Siegel, Douglas H Gesswein: Angioplasty and ablative devices having onboard ultrasound components and devices and methods for utilizing ultrasound to treat or prevent vasospasm. Baxter International, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, December 12, 1995: US05474530 (211 worldwide citation)

A catheter device incorporating combined ultrasound ablation and balloon dilation components. The catheter device generally comprises an elongate catheter body having proximal and distal ends and an outer surface. Disposed on the outer surface of the catheter body is a dilation balloon. At least one ...

Thomas A Bush: Transactional processing system. Morgan & Finnegan, December 12, 1995: US05475585 (210 worldwide citation)

A transactional processing system is used in conjunction with a transmitting source. The system allows for real-time authorization of payments for a plurality of products and services made available by the transmitting source. A video menu is sent to a receiver representing a list of the available p ...

Robert B Marcus, William N Carr: Microprobe. Robert B Marcus, Roxburgh, Meltzer Lippe Goldstein et al, December 12, 1995: US05475318 (208 worldwide citation)

A microprobe comprises a base, a microcantilever extending in a plane from the base, and a probe tip projecting from the microcantilever out of the plane. The microcantilever is a bimorph structure comprising first and second layers made from materials having different coefficients of thermal expans ...

James M Williams, John P Lodwig: Method of providing wireless local loop operation with local mobility for a subscribed unit. Motorola, Raymond J Warren, Anthony G Sitko, Raymond A Jenski, December 12, 1995: US05475735 (203 worldwide citation)

Mobility is provided for wireless local loop radiotelephone systems by providing the home access network of a subscriber unit with a home access number. Upon registration of the subscriber unit with its home access network, the home access number is transmitted to the subscriber unit for storage the ...

Frank J Viola, John C Robertson: Surgical fastener applying apparatus. United States Surgical Corporation, December 12, 1995: US05474223 (199 worldwide citation)

A surgical apparatus for applying staples or fasteners to tissue to form a circular anastomosis having an adjustable closure mechanism to rapidly approximate the distance between the anvil member and the fastener assembly of the instrument. The adjustable closure mechanism provides for rapid approxi ...

James H Waldo, Kenneth C Arnold, Marlena E Erdos, Douglas B Robinson, D Jeffrey Hoffman, Lamar D Smith, Peter S Showman, Michael J Cannon, Andrew F Seaborne, Brian W McBride, Brian D Harrison: Object oriented distributed computing system processing request to other object model with code mapping by object managers located by manager of object managers. Hewlett Packard Company, December 12, 1995: US05475817 (197 worldwide citation)

An object oriented distributed computing system is provided. Processing means call a location service within automatically generated stubs in response to a request for a service provided by a particular object. The location service is automatically called on behalf of the requester to locate the tar ...

Michitaka Urushima: Process of mounting tape automated bonded semiconductor chip on printed circuit board through bumps. NEC Corporation, December 12, 1995: US05474957 (194 worldwide citation)

Conductive leads are connected at inner ends thereof to electrodes of a semiconductor chip through a tape automated bonding process, and bumps are formed on the other ends of the conductive leads so as to economically and reliably mount the semiconductor chip on a circuit board through a concurrent ...

Yves Ducharme, Jacques Y Gauthier, Petpiboon Prasit, Yves Leblanc, Zhaoyin Wang, Serge Leger, Michel Therien: Phenyl heterocycles as cox-2 inhibitors. Merck Frosst Canada, Curtis C Panzer, David L Rose, December 12, 1995: US05474995 (194 worldwide citation)

The invention encompasses the novel compound of Formula I useful in the treatment of cyclooxygenase-2 mediated diseases, ##STR1## The invention also encompasses certain pharmaceutical compositions for treatment of cyclooxygenase-2 mediated diseases comprising compounds of Formula I.

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