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Rubsamen Reid M, Farr Stephen J, Silverstein Fred: Ventilation imaging using a fine particle aerosol generator. Aradigm Corporation, BOZICEVIC Karl, August 7, 1997: WO/1997/027804 (6 worldwide citation)

A method of diagnosing a patient is carried out by delivering an aerosolized dose of a radioactive formulation to a patient and making a ventilation image of radioactive material deposited in the lung. Devices and methodology for creating aerosols are provided wich allow for efficient and repeatable ...


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Gray Gary S, Carson Jerry, Javaherian Kashi, Jellis Cindy L, Rennert Paul D, Silver Sandra: Antibodies and immunoglobulin fusion proteins having modified effector functions and uses therefor. Repligen Corporation, Gray Gary S, Carson Jerry, Javaherian Kashi, Jellis Cindy L, Rennert Paul D, Silver Sandra, MANDRAGOURAS Amy E, August 7, 1997: WO/1997/028267 (4 worldwide citation)

CTLA4-immunoglobulin fusion proteins having modified immunoglobulin constant region-mediated effector functions, and nucleic acids encoding the fusion proteins, are described. The CTLA4-immunoglobulin fusion proteins comprise two components: a first peptide having a CTLA4 activity and a second pepti ...


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Leino Reko, Luttikhedde Hendrik, Wilen Carl Erik, Näsman Jan: Heteroatom substituted metallocene compounds for olefin polymerization catalyst systems and methods for preparing them. Borealis, Leino Reko, Luttikhedde Hendrik, Wilen Carl Erik, Näsman Jan, BERGGREN OY, August 7, 1997: WO/1997/028170 (4 worldwide citation)

According to the invention a new catalyst precursor is obtained, in which alkoxy or siloxy substitution in the 2-position of 5-membered ring of indenyl compound has been carried out. Thereby a metallocene compound is achieved, in which an oxygen atom is directly bonded to the 2-position of a pentaha ...


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Demos Gary E: Temporal and resolution layering in advanced television. Demografx, LAND John, August 7, 1997: WO/1997/028507 (4 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for image compression which demonstrably achieves better than 1000-line resolution image compression at high frame rates with high quality. An MPEG-2 data stream is then generated, comprising: (1) a base layer (100), preferably encoded using only MPEG-2 P frames, comprising a ...


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Evans Scott, Perl John Ii, Greff Richard J: Methods for embolizing blood vessels. Micro Therapeutics, Evans Scott, Perl John Ii, Greff Richard J, KREBS Robert E, August 7, 1997: WO/1997/027888 (3 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are methods useful for treating vascular lesions wherein a non-particulate agent such as a metal coil is introduced into a vascular site (e.g., an aneurysm cavity) in conjunction with an embolizing composition comprising a biocompatible polymer and a biocompatible solvent. The biocompatibl ...


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Buscemi Charles D, Heyse John V: Traitement dhydrocarbure dans une installation ayant une resistance amelioree aux fissures de corrosion sous contraintes provoquees par les halogenures, Hydrocarbon processing in equipment having increased halide stress-corrosion cracking resistance. Chevron Chemical Company, Chevron Chemical Company, SIM & MCBURNEY, August 7, 1997: CA2243957 (3 worldwide citation)

A hydrocarbon conversion process wherein austenitic stainless steel portions that are subject to halide stress-corrosion cracking conditions, such as the colder portions of the process equipment including effluent coolers, knockout drums, accumulation drums, and piping low points, are provided with ...


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Scher Herbert Benson, Chen Jinling: Compositions herbicides stables contenant des chelates de metal de composes herbicides diones, Stable herbicidal compositions containing metal chelates of herbicidal dione compounds. Zeneca, Syngenta, GOWLING LAFLEUR HENDERSON, August 7, 1997: CA2245537 (2 worldwide citation)

Metal chelates of herbicidal dione compounds of formula (I) are chemically stable for long periods of time under normal as well as extreme temperature conditions. Chemically stable liquid herbicidal formulations containing metal chelates of the herbicidal compounds of formula (I) and water, an organ ...


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Wensel Jeffrey P, Gobin Y Pierre: Clot capture coil. Regents Of The University Of California, CARPENTER John D, August 7, 1997: WO/1997/027808 (2 worldwide citation)

A clot and foreign body removal device is described which comprises a catheter with at least one lumen. Located within the catheter is a clot capture coil that is connected to an insertion mandril. In one embodiment, the clot capture coil is made out of a solid elastic or superelastic material which ...


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Evard Philip C, Flaherty J C, Garibotto John T, Macaulay Patrick E, Machold Timothy R, Makower Joshua, Whitt Jason B, Jensen Marc: Methods and apparatus for blocking flow through blood vessels. Transvascular, Evard Philip C, Flaherty J C, Garibotto John T, Macaulay Patrick E, Machold Timothy R, Makower Joshua, Whitt Jason B, Jensen Marc, BUYAN Robert D, August 7, 1997: WO/1997/027893 (2 worldwide citation)

This invention is methods and apparatus for occluding blood flow within a blood vessel (22). In a first series of embodiments, the present invention comprises a plurality of embolic devices (16) deployable through the lumen (12) of a conventional catheter (10) such that when deployed, said embolic d ...


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Langston Marianne, Zavareh Hooshang Shahriari: Process for the preparation of d-threo-(r,r)-methyl phenidate and recycling of undesired enantiomers by epimerisation. Medeva Europe, GILL JENNINGS Broadgate House 7 Eldon Street London EC2M 7LH, August 7, 1997: WO/1997/028124 (2 worldwide citation)

A process for obtaining a single enantiomer, $i(d) or $i(l), of $i(threo)-methylphenidate, comprises resolution of a mixture of the enantiomers; racemisation of the unwanted enantiomer, to give a mixture of all four stereoisomers; and separation of the $i(erythro) stereoisomers, to leave the said mi ...