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Paul P Carreiro, Robert R Fish, David R Nowlen: System and method for transferring compressed and uncompressed data between storage systems. International Business Machines, Esther E Klein, May 13, 1997: US05630092 (110 worldwide citation)

A system and method are provided for sharing a data stream between a first data storage system in communication with a second data storage system. Meta-data is associated with each record of the data stream. Zero or more records of the data stream are compressed at the first storage system. The meta ...


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Lanny L Johnson: Method of using a mini-screw to anchor a suture. Cushman Darby & Cushman IP Group of Pillsbury Madison & Sutro, May 13, 1997: US05628766 (110 worldwide citation)

A surgical device is provided for anchoring suture into bone. The device includes a threaded portion having rounded exterior thread edges. An aperture for carrying suture passes through the threaded portion at a location intermediate the ends of the threaded position, the aperture extending in a dir ...


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Wilton W Webster Jr: Cardiovascular catheter with laterally stable basket-shaped electrode array. Cordis Webster, Christie Parker & Hale, May 13, 1997: US05628313 (110 worldwide citation)

An electrophysiological mapping device includes an outer catheter, an inner catheter slidable within the outer catheter, and an electronic activation and recording device for electrically activating electrodes on the inner catheter and/or recording electric signals received by the electrodes. The di ...


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Jean Fran cedilla ois Revol, Donat L Godbout, Derek G Gray: Solidified liquid crystals of cellulose with optically variable properties. Pulp and Paper Research Institute of Canada, Swabey Ogilvy Renault, May 13, 1997: US05629055 (110 worldwide citation)

Solid films with novel optical properties are produced from colloidal suspensions of cellulose crystallites; the colloidal suspensions are prepared by acid hydrolysis of crystalline cellulose under carefully controlled conditions; the solid materials possess a helicoidal arrangement of the constitue ...


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Stuart K Williams, Bruce E Jarrell: Implant materials, methods of treating the surface of implants with microvascular endothelial cells, and the treated implants themselves. Thomas Jefferson University, Woodcock Washburn Kurtz Mackiewicz & Norris, May 13, 1997: US05628781 (109 worldwide citation)

Implant materials having porosity are provided by the present invention. Methods for treating a synthetic or naturally occurring implant, such as a vascular graft, intended for implantation in a human patient are also provided comprising obtaining human microvascular fat tissue, homogenizing the fat ...


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David G Rizik: Guide wire passage creation device. Gifford Krass Groh Sprinkle Patmore Anderson & Citkowski P C, May 13, 1997: US05628761 (108 worldwide citation)

A device to be used in connection with revascularization, especially of the coronary arteries, makes it possible for conventional techniques such as angioplasty or atherectomy to be employed in totally or severely occluded blood vessels deemed otherwise impassable by a guide wire. A guide wire passa ...


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Michael R Shevlin, James M Shy, William J Boyle, Paul W Krejol, Peter A Lunn: Stent delivery guide catheter. Medtronic, Michael R Shevlin, Dianne M F Plunkett, Harold R Patton, May 13, 1997: US05628754 (107 worldwide citation)

The present invention is for a stent delivery guide catheter to be used in percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA). The stent delivery guide catheter consists of a guide catheter body having proximal and distal ends with a cylindrical outer wall and a coaxial inner wall defining a inne ...


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Atul Jain: Airport surface monitoring and runway incursion warning system. Hughes Electronics, Leonard A Alkov, Wanda K Denson Low, May 13, 1997: US05629691 (106 worldwide citation)

An airport runway incursion warning system for monitoring air and ground traffic at an airport. The system is optimally used with an aircraft that has an electronic tag or interrogation system that stores identification information regarding the aircraft, and an RF transponder for receiving interrog ...


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Yi Min Wang: Method for software error recovery using consistent global checkpoints. Lucent Technologies, Jeffrey M Weinick, Donald P Dinella, May 13, 1997: US05630047 (105 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a method for error recovery in a multiprocessing computer system of the type in which each of the processes periodically takes checkpoints. In the event of a failure, a process can be rolled back to a prior checkpoint, and execution can continue from the checkpointed state. A monitor pr ...


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Jack H Palevich, Thomas H Taylor: Method and apparatus for importing and exporting archive files for a graphical user interface. Object Technology Licensing, Bookstein & Kudirka, May 13, 1997: US05630131 (105 worldwide citation)

A method for use in an object oriented programming (OOP) based computer system which utilizes a first application program having interface objects for building a second application program having additional interface objects is provided. The method includes storing objects in a hierarchical locale t ...