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Peter C Lord, Fredric C Coleman: Closed loop infusion pump system with removable glucose sensor. Minimed, Kelly Bauersfeld & Lowry, October 29, 1996: US05569186 (1033 worldwide citation)

An infusion pump system includes a removable in vivo glucose sensor for monitoring glucose concentration level in a patient, and for signaling an infusion pump to deliver a selected medication such as insulin to a patient. The glucose sensor comprises a sensor cable for placement through a catheter ...


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Tomoharu Tanaka, Gertjan Hemink: Multi-state EEPROM having write-verify control circuit. Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt P C, October 29, 1996: US05570315 (877 worldwide citation)

An EEPROM having a memory cell array in which electrically programmable memory cells are arranged in a matrix and each of the memory cells has three storage states, includes a plurality of data circuits for temporarily storing data for controlling write operation states of the plurality of memory ce ...


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Nils Lonberg, Robert M Kay: Transgenic non-human animals capable of producing heterologous antibodies of various isotypes. GenPharm International, Tracy J Dunn, William M Smith, October 29, 1996: US05569825 (846 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to transgenic non-human animals capable of producing heterologous antibodies of multiple isotypes. Heterologous antibodies are encoded by immunoglobulin heavy chain genes not normally found in the genome of that species of non-human animal. In one aspect of the invention, one o ...


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William H Eby: Soybean cultivar 1572432. Stine Seed Farm, Rothwell Figg Ernst & Kurz PC, October 29, 1996: US05569815 (812 worldwide citation)

A novel soybean cultivar, designated 1572432, is disclosed. The invention relates to the seeds of soybean cultivar 1572432, to the plants of soybean 1572432 and to methods for producing a soybean plant produced by crossing the cultivar 1572432 with itself or another soybean variety. The invention fu ...


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Paul S Cheney II, John J Mastrototaro, Nannette M Schnabel, Peter C Lord, William P Van Antwerp, Raymond D Clark: Transcutaneous sensor insertion set. MiniMed, Kelly Bauersfeld & Lowry, October 29, 1996: US05568806 (728 worldwide citation)

An improved insertion set is provided for transcutaneous placement of a sensor such as a glucose sensor at a selected site within the body of a patient. The insertion set comprises an insertion needle extending through a mounting base adapted for mounting onto the patient's skin. A flexible thin fil ...


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Ronald G Lax, Gary S Fanton, Stuart D Edwards: Method and apparatus for controlled contraction of soft tissue. Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, October 29, 1996: US05569242 (532 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method are provided for control contraction of tissue that includes collagen fibers. The apparatus includes a handpiece, and an electrode with an electrode proximal end associated with the handpiece. A distal end of the electrode has a geometry that delivers a controlled amount of e ...


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Kenneth B Buell, Edward P Carlin: Disposable pull-on pant. The Procter & Gamble Company, Steven W Miller, E Kelly Linman, Jacobus C Rasser, October 29, 1996: US05569234 (522 worldwide citation)

Pull-on garments provided with a continuous belt in the front region and the back region to distribute the forces generated during use in order to better fit the pull-on garment on the wearer. In a preferred embodiment, the pull-on garment comprises a chassis layer comprising a continuous sheet that ...


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Stuart D Edwards: Thin layer ablation apparatus. Vidacare, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, October 29, 1996: US05569241 (459 worldwide citation)

An ablation apparatus has a balloon that is inserted into an organ of a body and ablates all or a selected portion of the inner layer of the organ. Electrolytic solution fills the balloon, and the balloon includes a plurality of apertures from which electrolytic solution flows from the balloon. The ...


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Shlomo Ben haim: Apparatus and method for intrabody mapping. Biosense, Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P C, October 29, 1996: US05568809 (431 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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Alan R Rapacki, John H Stevens: Endoscopic vascular clamping system and method. Heartport, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, October 29, 1996: US05569274 (406 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a system and method for performing less-invasive surgical procedures within a body cavity. In a preferred embodiment, the invention provides a system and method for temporarily occluding a blood vessel in an arterial graft in a thoracoscopic coronary artery bypass grafting pro ...



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