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Bozidar Ferek Petric, Branko Breyer, Ivo Cikes: Ultrasonic marked cardiac ablation catheter. Sulzer Osypka, Lahive & Cockfield, November 24, 1998: US05840030 (173 worldwide citation)

A method and system for therapy of cardiac arrythmias is provided which uses a directional electric field applied via ablation electrode for cardiac ablation together with an ultrasonic imaging system including an ultrasonic marking transducer mounted fixedly in the vicinity of the ablation electrod ...


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Ernani Sperandio Verissimo, Gerson Valentin, Marco A O Pagnano, Omar Sacilotto Donaires, Vanderlei L D Miranda: Windows based network configuration and control method for a digital control system. SMAR Research Corporation, Kenyon & Kenyon, November 24, 1998: US05841654 (173 worldwide citation)

A system for configuring a process control system, e.g., a Fieldbus network, having intelligent field mounted devices coupled to a data communications bus. A software representation of the process control system to be configured is first designed on a computer. Using the system, a user selects repre ...


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Yi Song Park, Young Pung No: Remote controllable automatic moving vacuum cleaner. Kwangju Electronics, Ladas & Parry, November 24, 1998: US05839156 (171 worldwide citation)

A remote controllable automatic moving vacuum cleaner comprises a body having a separate intake port to intake dust, a powered moving device enabling the body to be moved forward and backward, a powered direction changing device enabling the body to be moved leftward and rightward and a wired or wir ...


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Mark D Stenoien, William J Drasler, Robert J Scott, Mark L Jenson: Method of making a silicone composite vascular graft. Possis Medical, Hugh D Jaeger, November 24, 1998: US05840240 (171 worldwide citation)

A silicone/DACRON polyester composite vascular graft especially well suited as an arteriovenous (A-V) graft fistula for dialysis application. The graft has the ability to seal around needle puncture holes without externally applied pressure, excellent anti-kink, anti-crush and strength properties, a ...


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Keith L March, Michael Aita, Randy Kesten, Craig Smith: Therapeutic and diagnostic agent delivery. CardioGenesis Corporation, Indiana University Foundation, Columbia University, Heller Ehrman White McAuliffe, November 24, 1998: US05840059 (169 worldwide citation)

A system for treating a patient's heart which comprises a means to form channels in the heart wall and a means to deliver a therapeutic or diagnostic agent into the channels. Additionally, the system may comprise a way to retain the agent within the channels for a useful period of time. The system m ...


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Robert G Atkinson, Antony S Williams, Edward K Jung: Method and system for referring to and binding to objects using identifier objects. Microsoft Corporation, Seed and Berry, November 24, 1998: US05842018 (169 worldwide citation)

A method and system for referring to and binding to objects using a moniker object is provided. In a preferred embodiment, a moniker object contains information to identify linked source data and provides methods through which a program can bind to the linked source data. A binding method is provide ...


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Paul Yerys: Method and apparatus for mechanical attachment of soft tissue to bone tissue. November 24, 1998: US05840078 (167 worldwide citation)

Presented is a metallic cannulated rivet adapted for implantation in a bone mass through use of arthroscopic or open surgery for attachment of soft tissue thereto. The rivet in a first configuration is implanted, following which, a portion of the implanted rivet projecting from the bone site and pen ...


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Peter H Horadan, Richard A Vaughan, Matthew L Cone: Method and system for transferring a bank file to an application program. Microsoft Corporation, Jones & Askew, November 24, 1998: US05842211 (166 worldwide citation)

An improved method of importing a bank file from a financial institution's computer to an application program without user intervention. A local program obtains a bank file from the financial institution's server. A second file based on the bank file is created by the server associated with the fina ...


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Florin Oprescu, Michael D Teener: Method and apparatus for supplying power to devices coupled to a bus. Apple Computer, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, November 24, 1998: US05842027 (163 worldwide citation)

The power management system tracks the total amount of power drawn from a bus by devices connected to the bus and to the bus itself, based on the individual operational status of each device. The power manager system also tracks the total amount of power supplied to the bus. From this information th ...


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