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Darrell E Ernst, Donald R McMillan, Thomas L Folk, Steven R Rogers: Location based selective distribution of generally broadcast information. The Mitre Corporation, Larson and Taylor, June 3, 1997: US05636245 (233 worldwide citation)

A system for determining whether information broadcast by a general transmitter is relevant to a particular user based on the location, velocity and/or time of an object of interest includes a remote terminal, a general broadcasting unit, a transmitter at the general broadcasting unit for broadcasti ...


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Robert J Bryant, Clement D Bouchard, Dean Kamen, Richard Lanigan, Bradley D Miller, Geoffrey P Spencer, Douglas E Vincent: Liquid pumping mechanisms for peritoneal dialysis systems employing fluid pressure. Deka Products Partnership, Thomas S Borecki, Charles R Mattenson, Richard P Beem, June 3, 1997: US05634896 (228 worldwide citation)

Pumping mechanisms for performing peritoneal dialysis and the like employ a pumping mechanism comprising a diaphragm that operate in response to applied fluid pressure. Flexible tubing is attached to the pumping mechanism for carrying liquid to and from the patient's peritoneal cavity. An actuating ...


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Michelle L Houston, Steven A Zawadzki: Sizing plate and drill guide assembly for orthopaedic knee instrumentation. Zimmer, Margaret L Geringer, June 3, 1997: US05634927 (217 worldwide citation)

The invention is directed to an orthopaedic instrumentation assembly 10 for at least partially preparing an end of a bone with a drill for receiving a prosthesis. The instrumentation assembly includes a drill guide 14 having a drill guide opening for guiding a drill into the bone; and an orthopaedic ...


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Robert D Kugel: Hernia mesh patches and methods of their use. Surgical Sense, James E Bradley, June 3, 1997: US05634931 (211 worldwide citation)

Surgically implantable hernia mesh patches are available in several embodiments, wherein each embodiment has double like size layers of inert synthetic mesh material, compressibly positioning an internally positioned loop of a resilient monofilament fiber, when these double layers of mesh are sewn t ...


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Kin C Yu: Virtual network mechanism to access well known port application programs running on a single host system. Bull HN Information Systems, Faith F Driscoll, John S Solakian, June 3, 1997: US05636371 (210 worldwide citation)

A local host data processing system operating under the control of a local host operating system includes components of a hosted operating system. The host operating system further include a TCP/IP network protocol stack which couples to the communications facilities of the host system connected to ...


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Dustin J Tyler, Dominique M Durand: Corrugated inter-fascicular nerve cuff method and apparatus. Case Western Reserve University, Fay Sharpe Beall Fagan Minnich & McKee, June 3, 1997: US05634462 (207 worldwide citation)

A corrugated sheet of non-conductive biocompatible material is biased to circumferentially contract around a nerve or other body tissue. Conductive members are disposed on inwardly projecting portions of the corrugated sheet formed into a cylinder around the nerve. The conductive segments are electr ...


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Brian S Beaman, Keith E Fogel, Paul A Lauro, Maurice H Norcott, Da Yuan Shih, George F Walker: Test probe having elongated conductor embedded in an elostomeric material which is mounted on a space transformer. International Business Machines Corporation, Daniel P Morris, June 3, 1997: US05635846 (206 worldwide citation)

A high density test probe is for testing a high density and high performance integrated circuits in wafer form or as discrete chips. The test probe is formed from a dense array of elongated electrical conductors which are embedded in an compliant or high modulus elastomeric material. A standard pack ...


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Richard J Huang, Angela Hui, Robin Cheung, Mark Chang, Ming Ren Lin: Simplified dual damascene process for multi-level metallization and interconnection structure. Advanced Micro Devices, June 3, 1997: US05635423 (199 worldwide citation)

A semiconductor device containing an interconnection structure having a reduced interwiring spacing is produced by a modified dual damascene process. In one embodiment, an opening for a via is initially formed in a second insulative layer above a first insulative layer with an etch stop layer thereb ...


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Glenn D Bonsall, Ezra T Peachey, Gary O Kaga: Touch screen enclosure system having touch screen pan and hinged rear enclosure section for ease of serviceability. Dynapro Systems, Foley & Lardner, June 3, 1997: US05636101 (193 worldwide citation)

An enclosure system for an electronic device such as a capacitive touch screen system utilizes hinged doors to provide access to the various electronic components. The enclosure system preferably includes a front cover coupled to a rear enclosure via a hinge. A pan located between the front cover an ...


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Robert E Fischell, David R Fischell, Tim A Fischell: Integrated dual-function catheter system and method for balloon angioplasty and stent delivery. Morton J Rosenberg, David I Klein, June 3, 1997: US05634928 (185 worldwide citation)

An integrated catheter system utilizes a balloon angioplasty catheter placed through a central passageway of a stent delivery catheter to enable balloon angioplasty and stent delivery to be accomplished with a single device. The integrated catheter system is able to perform dilatation of an arterial ...



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