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Goble Nigel Mark, Goble Colin Charles Owen: Electrode construction for an electrosurgical instrument. Gyrus Medical, July 16, 1997: GB2308980-A (180 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical instrument, which is used for the treatment of tissue in the presence of an electrically-conductive fluid medium, comprises an instrument shaft 10, and an electrode assembly at one end of the shaft. The electrode assembly comprises a tissue treatment electrode 14 and a return elec ...


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Goble Nigel Mark, Goble Colin Charles Owen: An electrosurgical instrument and electrode assembly. Gyrus Medical, July 16, 1997: GB2308979-A (178 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical instrument for treating tissue with RF energy in the presence of an electrically conductive fluid, comprises an instrument shaft 10 connectable to a handpiece and an electrode assembly 12 at the end of the shaft. The electrode assembly 12 comprises a tissue contact electrode 14 an ...


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Goble Nigel Mark, Goble Colin Charles Owen: An electrosurgical instrument. Gyrus Medical, July 16, 1997: GB2308981-A (174 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical instrument for the treatment of tissue in the presence of an electrically conductive fluid of the type comprising an instrument shaft 32 with a tissue treatment electrode 31 at one end, is constructed to have a lower vaporisation power threshold. The treatment electrode surface ma ...


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Goicoechea George, Hudson John, Mialhe Claude: Bifurcated stent assembly. Boston Scient Tech, July 16, 1997: EP0783873-A2 (88 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a bifurcated stent assembly having an assembly bifurcation for use with an angiological bifurcation of a blood vessel into two branched vessels, said bifurcated stent assembly comprising: a first stent (10; 50; 70; 91) comprising a proximal stent portion (12; 62; 72; 92), a fi ...


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Naoki Kigawa, Masayuki Miyagawa, Yoshimoto Muratsubaki, Kazuhiro Akaike, Mika Ito: Transmission and/or reception of signals. Sony, July 16, 1997: EP0784405-A2 (85 worldwide citation)

A signal is transmitted which includes personalized information including data representing information about specific programs targeted for a specific viewer. A reception apparatus comprises: an extraction unit (22, 23, 28) for extracting the data representing the information about the specific pro ...


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Fazio Albert, Atwood Gregory E, Bauer Mark E: Sensing state of a memory by variable gate voltage. Intel, July 16, 1997: EP0783754-A1 (74 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for sensing the state of floating gate memory cells in a memory array (214). Because of its stability and accuracy, the sensing apparatus (220) may be used for sensing the state of multi-bit floating gate memory cells. The state of memory cell is sensed by applying a variable ...


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Waterson Vincent Anthony: Information inclusion in television broadcasting. Concept Dev, July 16, 1997: GB2309134-A (69 worldwide citation)

A television signal is generated which includes at least two video windows 9,3, one containing advertising videos and the other containing text based information, such as news information from an external source, the videos taking up only some of the visible lines of the signal, at least part of the ...


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Echouse Shimon, Talmour Eli: Method and apparatus for controlling the thermal profile of skin. Esc Medical Systems, July 16, 1997: EP0783904-A2 (66 worldwide citation)

A method is provided for cooling skin during irradiation treatment including thermally coupling a window (12) to the skin and actively extracting heat from the window. The window may be transparent to therapeutic wavelengths transmitted to and through the window and to the skin below. An apparatus f ...


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Hirota Atsushi, Sakamoto Noriya, Yamada Masahiro: Digital broadcast receiving terminal apparatus. Tokyo Shibaura Electric Co, July 16, 1997: EP0784401-A2 (63 worldwide citation)

Digital broadcast receiving terminal apparatus which receives multi-channel digital broadcast signals to record the huge capacity without deteriorating the quality of signals and to visualize the digital broadcasting. The outputs form the error correction decoding circus 4 are applied to the TS proc ...


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Durel Olivier, Bomal Yves: Silica-based composition for pneumatic tyre containing a reinforcing additive comprising a functionalized polyorganosiloxane and an organosilane. Michelin & Cie, July 16, 1997: EP0784072-A1 (51 worldwide citation)

A new rubber composition for the manufacture of pneumatic tubes with improved hysteresis properties, is based on an elastomer and silica (as a reinforcement filler), and contains a reinforcement additive, which is a mixture and/or reaction product (in situ) of a functionalised polysiloxane with at l ...