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Robert Deng
Robert H Deng, Yuan X Li, Eng H Koh: Correcting up to two disc drive read errors and detecting the occurrence of more than two read errors. Seagate Technology, Bill D McCarthy, Edward P Heller III, Randall K McCarthy, May 6, 1997: US05627843 (16 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for correcting up to two errors in a sequence of data elements read front a data track of a disc drive and detecting the occurrence of more than two errors. A syndrome generator determines a syndrome, having five components, from the data elements and the components are trans ...


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Gregory D Bishop, Sean P Conlon, Jorge Gutierrez, John A Hibner, Michel A Paul, Livyn O Okorocha, Narinderjit Sambi, Edward Rhad: Method for operating a surgical instrument. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Dressler Goldsmith Shore & Milnamow, May 6, 1997: US05626587 (548 worldwide citation)

Various mechanisms, and a method of operating them, are provided for use in a surgical instrument. A shaft and an engaged lost motion operating knob are provided for rotation relative to a handle portion. A latch system prevents rotation of the shaft unless the shaft is rotated by means of the knob. ...


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Charles C Hart: T-anchor suturing device and method for using same. Applied Medical Resources Corporation, Richard L Myers, May 6, 1997: US05626614 (465 worldwide citation)

A surgical apparatus includes a needle having an outer surface and an anchor bar disposed in sliding engagement with the needle. A suture has a first end attached to the anchor bar and a second end extending laterally of the anchor bar and outwardly of the needle. A pusher is movable coaxially of th ...


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Martin J Sklar, Ronald J Sampson Jr, Jonathan D Schiff: Automated surgical instrument. Automated Medical Instruments, Cesari and McKenna, May 6, 1997: US05626595 (370 worldwide citation)

An automated surgical instrument for performing minimally-invasive surgery comprises a rigid cannula having a lumen for receiving a surgical tool at the distal end thereof. The tool can comprise a variety of linkage-operated tools, such as a grasper, clamp or scissor. The tool can also comprise an o ...


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William B Bowman: System and method for detecting fraudulent network usage patterns using real-time network monitoring. Electronic Data Systems Corporation, L Joy Griebenow, May 6, 1997: US05627886 (367 worldwide citation)

A computerized system and method for detecting fraudulent network usage patterns using real-time network monitoring of at least two disparate networks is shown which receives at least one event record from each of the disparate networks, analyzes each of the received event records to determine its t ...


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Per Stein: Modular radio communications system. Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson, Jenkens & Gilchrist A Professional Corporation, May 6, 1997: US05628055 (346 worldwide citation)

A modular telecommunications system configured for wireless telecommunication in accordance with a pre-selected standard. Modular units are adapted to be secured within other items of electronic equipment for establishing a telecommunications link with a wireless network. The modular telecommunicati ...


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Michael Janssen: Electrosurgical catheter for resolving atherosclerotic plaque by radio frequency sparking. Advanced Coronary Intervention, Davis Graham & Stubbs, May 6, 1997: US05626576 (329 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical device for the resolution of an occlusive deposit within a lumen of the body, and a method of using such a device. The device has a distal end that is insertable within and along the lumen to a desired position with respect to the occlusive deposit. The distal end of the device in ...


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Daniel T Chang, Christina Lau, Taejae Lee: System and method for providing a graphical user interface for mapping and accessing objects in data stores. International Business Machines Corporation, Prentiss Wayne Johnson, May 6, 1997: US05627979 (318 worldwide citation)

A graphical user interface for mapping and accessing objects in data stores is disclosed. A user may define a mapping between object schema and data store schema by use of a high level language, Schema Mapping Definition Language (SMDL), which is data store independent, object oriented language inde ...


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Claude Tihon: RF valvulotome. Haugen and Nikolai P A, May 6, 1997: US05626578 (314 worldwide citation)

A RF valvulotome and method of use is described. The valvulotome comprises an elongated, flexible polymeric tube or rod supporting a pair of paddle members at its distal end, the paddle members defining opposed facing surfaces having a gap therebetween. A pattern of metallization, comprising electro ...


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David S Russell, Larry G Fischer, Philip M Wala, Charles R Ratliff, Jeffrey Brennan: Cellular communications system with centralized base stations and distributed antenna units. ADC Telecommunications, Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth P A, May 6, 1997: US05627879 (312 worldwide citation)

A microcellular communications network includes a plurality of base station units and corresponding antenna units. The base station units are housed in a common location. Each includes either conventional transmitters and receivers or all digital transmitter and receiver equipment, and interface cir ...