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Grasso Kamala J, Ketcham Cliff, Leiner Kevin, Pacer Lawrence K, Sanchez Teresa: Electrosurgical aspirator combined with a pencil. Valleylab, November 19, 1997: EP0806914-A1 (299 worldwide citation)

An aspirator attachment (10) for an electrosurgical pencil (11) has an axis and an electrode (12) at a distal end (13) thereof to transmit vacuum to remove fluid from an operative site. A semi-rigid hollow body (14) extends parallel to the axis and is contoured to fit coextensively against the elong ...


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Whinnett Nicholas: Devices for transmitter path weights and methods therefor. Motorola, November 19, 1997: EP0807989-A1 (79 worldwide citation)

A receiving communication device (101) receives a reference signal transmitted through at least one of the antennas (106, 110, 112) of an antenna array of a transmitting communication device (102). The receiving communication device determines a weight to be associated with the at least one of the a ...


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Bonett Heather Elizabeth: Bleaching process and composition. Reckitt & Colmann Prod, November 19, 1997: EP0807156-A1 (72 worldwide citation)

A process for bleaching and/or providing limescale removal at a surface, comprising applying to that surface an aqueous composition of hydrogen peroxide or an organic peracid, characterised in that the pH of the composition is 2 or less. A preferred composition comprises H 2 O 2 and HCl, these being ...


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Pacala Thomas J, Correia James, Shikhman Oleg: Coring device and method. United States Surgical, November 19, 1997: EP0807412-A1 (69 worldwide citation)

A coring device (10) for coring body tissue to define reproducible patent channels in the body tissue is provided. The coring device utilizes a coring member (20) that is rotatable and linearly advanceable at coordinated predetermined rates to core body tissue. The device can include a suction assem ...


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Bonadio Frank: An access port for use in surgery. Gaya, November 19, 1997: EP0807416-A2 (65 worldwide citation)

An access port for use in surgery comprises an elongate sleeve (2) of flexible material having an entry opening (7) located at a proximal end (3) of the sleeve (2) and an exit opening located at a distal end (4) of said sleeve. An inflatable chamber (46) surrounds the sleeve (2) and extends substant ...


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Kogasaka Takahiro, Ogawa Akihisa, Nakada Akio, Kimura Shuichi, Kobayashi Norio, Kuramochi Makoto: A cavity retaining tool for bone surgery, a cavity retaining tool for general surgery, an endoscopic surgery system involving the use of a cavity retaining tool, and a procedure for surgery. Olympus Optical Co, November 19, 1997: EP0807415-A2 (59 worldwide citation)

The cavity-retaining tool for bone surgery of this invention comprises: a cavity-retaining sheath (1) which is inserted into the body and forms a cavity to act as a work space for bone surgery; a treatment channel (11) which is placed in the cavity-retaining sheath (1), and guides treatment tools ne ...


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Aspar Bernard, Bruel Michel, Poumeyrol Thierry: Method of manufacturing a thin semiconductor layer. Commissariat Energie Atomique, November 19, 1997: EP0807970-A1 (57 worldwide citation)

Producing a thin semiconductor layer from a wafer involves: (a) implanting noble gas or hydrogen ions through a flat face (2) of the wafer at a dose causing formation of micro-cavities which weaken the wafer along a reference plane without causing wafer separation; and (b) separating the wafer into ...


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Shanahan Eugene Miles, Garnett John Everett, Gray Robert James, Dragnea Gabriel: Method for calibrating a differential pressure fluid flow measuring system. Dieterich Technology Holding C, November 19, 1997: EP0807804-A2 (53 worldwide citation)

In a flow measurement system comprising a primary flow sensor and a secondary electronic conversion apparatus for converting high and low fluid pressure signals from the primary flow sensor to an electronic signal output representative of fluid flow, a process for calibrating the system as an integr ...


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Whinnett Nicholas William, Robinson William Neil, Gibbs Jonathan Alastair: Selecting data relevant to multiple communication systems in vicinity of a programmable subscriber unit. Motorola, November 19, 1997: GB2313257-A (53 worldwide citation)

A common communications system 19 provides information regarding the availability of other local communication systems 11-17 within the common communications system coverage area to a generic, programmable subscriber unit 20. Geographical location information is then supplied to the common communica ...


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Gotoh Yoshiho, Oshima Mitsuaki, Tanaka Shinichi, Koishi Kenji, Moriya Mitsuro: Optical disk, bar code formation method for optical disk, optical disk reproduction apparatus, and marking method, laser marking method for optical disk, and method of optical disk production. Matsushita Electric, November 19, 1997: EP0807929-A1 (49 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is an optical disk barcode forming method wherein, as information to be barcoded, position information for piracy prevention, which is a form of ID, is coded as a barcode and is recorded by laser trimming on a reflective film in a PCA area of an optical disk. When playing back the thus man ...



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