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Berret Philippe: Total knee joint prosthesis. Berret Philippe, September 11, 1998: FR2760352-A1 (51 worldwide citation)

The prosthesis consists of femoral and tibial implants which are able to perform a flexion-extension angular movement relative to one another in the saggital plane and pivot in the frontal plane. The femoral implant is able to turn about one end (21) of a one-piece angled peg (20), while the tibial ...


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Glatt Bernard, Chevalier Bernard, Royer Thierry, Guyon Philippe, Lecointe Bruno, Roy Dominique, Ascher Gilles: Dispositif formant endoprothese helicoidale et son procede de fabrication. Glatt Bernard, September 11, 1998: FR2760351-A1 (27 worldwide citation)

The invention essentially concerns a device forming a helical stent and the method for making it, comprising a first filamentary element (20) spirally coiled at least in its central portion, and a proximal end portion and a distal end portion, characterised in that it comprises a second filamentary ...


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Hill Jason, Shoemaker Susan, Parsons Bruce A, Sogard David: Moulage de maintien lamine conforme, Conformal laminate stent device. Boston Scientific, Boston Scientific, PIASETZKI & NENNIGER, September 11, 1998: CA2282748 (26 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for forming a covered endoprosthesis employs a conformed polymeric coating about an expandable stent. The expandable stent has an open tubular construction. A first polymeric liner is positioned about an inner surface of the tubular stent and a second polymeric liner is positi ...


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Brutsaert Patrick, Michaux Raymond, Canini Jean Marc: Low speed gearless wind turbine. Jeumont, September 11, 1998: FR2760492-A1 (25 worldwide citation)

The turbine has blades (5) fixed to a support driving the rotor of a disc-type alternator (40) comprising at least one module (70) with a rotor disc and stator disc centred on the axis (45) of the support (60). The modules are assembled so that all the rotor and stator discs lie coaxially, and eithe ...


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Dai Hongjie, Colbert Daniel T, Nikolaev Pavel, Liu Jie, Smalley Richard E, Rinzler Andrew G, Guo Ting, Smith Ken, Thess Andreas, Hafner Jason H: Fibres de carbone produites a partir de nanotubes en carbone a paroi simple, Carbon fibers formed from singlewall carbon nanotubes. William Marsh Rice University, William Marsh Rice University, MBM & CO, September 11, 1998: CA2283502 (22 worldwide citation)

A method for purifying a mixture comprising single-wall carbon nanotubes and amorphous carbon contaminate is disclosed. The method includes the steps of heating the mixture under oxidizing conditions sufficient to remove the amorphous carbon, followed by recovering a product comprising at least abou ...


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Schrayer Serge, Aufaure Pascal: Intersomatic cage, e.g. for fusion of vertebrae or joint bones. Schrayer Serge, September 11, 1998: FR2760355-A1 (22 worldwide citation)

Intersomatic cage for the fusion of two adjacent osseous zones, e.g. of vertebrae or joint bones, comprises a hollow cylindrical threaded body (12) of a biocompatible material, having anterior (12-a) and posterior (12-b) sections. It has a lateral surface (16) forming a cylindrical inner chamber wit ...


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John A Hillerich, George W Burger: Reinforced wood bat and method for making the same. Hillerich & Bradsby Co, September 11, 1998: TW340049 (18 worldwide citation)

A sort of reinforced wood bat having an outer of standard size, including a hard wood core that has a handle and a barrel, which is used to define a long-shaped hard wooden element, having an outer size slightly smaller than the standard size of the outer size of the wood bat with one or more plies ...


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Lopez Francois: Liquid crystal screen with asymmetric coloured pixels. Sextant Avionique, September 11, 1998: FR2760559-A1 (18 worldwide citation)

The screen includes two glass slabs flanking a liquid crystal illuminated by fluorescent lamps (1) placed behind a polariser (2). One of the slabs carries an electrode, defined by a uniform thin conducting material, and an array of coloured filters (6,7,8,9). The opposite glass slab supports an arra ...


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Dupuis Christine, Samain Henri: Composition de coiffage remodelable. Oreal, September 11, 1998: FR2760360-A1 (13 worldwide citation)

The invention concerns a hairstyling composition capable of being remodelled for keratin fibres in particular hair, containing in an appropriate cosmetic vehicle at least a polymer selected such that the composition, after being applied on the fibres and dried, provides a hairstyling substance havin ...


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Verchere Leila: Snowshoe with boot held on pivoting plate. Vpi Evasion, September 11, 1998: FR2760375-A1 (10 worldwide citation)

The snowshoe (1) has a frame (2) on which a plate (4) is articulated round an axis (XX'). A wedge (10) holds the back edge of the plate and is articulated round an axle (7) that is parallel to this. The wedge has an oblong hole in which the axle can move. The hole has a hollow at each end to hold th ...



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