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James Reuss
Michael T Larsen, James L Reuss: Direct to digital oximeter. Criticare Systems, Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren Norris & Rieselbach, December 1, 1998: US05842981 (217 worldwide citation)

An oximeter for non-invasively measuring the oxygen saturation in blood with increased speed and accuracy. The device includes a sensor unit which can be attached to a patient and an oximeter which determines the oxygen saturation in the blood based on signals received from the sensor. In the presen ...


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Thomas G Woolston: Consignment nodes. MercExchange L L C, Thomas G Woolston, December 1, 1998: US05845265 (754 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for creating a computerized market for used and collectible goods by use of a plurality of low cost posting terminals and a market maker computer in a legal framework that establishes a bailee relationship and consignment contract with a purchaser of a good at the market maker ...


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William A Lupien, John T Rickard: Crossing network utilizing satisfaction density profile with price discovery features. Optimark Technologies, Kenyon & Kenyon, December 1, 1998: US05845266 (723 worldwide citation)

A crossing network that matches buy and sell orders based upon a satisfaction and quantity profile includes a number of trader terminals that can be used for entering orders. The orders are entered in the form of a satisfaction density profile that represents a degree of satisfaction to trade a part ...


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Christian Mayaud: Prescription management system. Advanced Health Med E Systems Corporation, Handal & Morofsky, December 1, 1998: US05845255 (517 worldwide citation)

A wirelessly deployable, electronic prescription creation system for physician use captures into a prescription a patient condition-objective of the prescribed treatment and provides for patient record assembly from source elements, with privacy controls for patient and doctor, adverse indication re ...


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Gong Gu, Paul Burrows, Stephen R Forrest: Vacuum deposited, non-polymeric flexible organic light emitting devices. The Trustees of Princeton Univ, Kenyon & Kenyon, December 1, 1998: US05844363 (458 worldwide citation)

An organic light emitting device (OLED) is disclosed for which the hole transporting layer, the electron transporting layer and/or the emissive layer, if separately present, is comprised of a non-polymeric material. A method for preparing such OLED's using vacuum deposition techniques is further dis ...


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Gail K Naughton, Jane Willoughby: Method for repairing cartilage. Advanced Tissue Sciences, Pennie & Edmonds, December 1, 1998: US05842477 (413 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to methods of making and/or repairing cartilage in vivo comprising implanting into a patient, at a site of cartilage damage or loss, a biocompatible, non-living three-dimensional scaffold or framework structure in combination with periosteal/perichondrial tissue that ca ...


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Anne R Kopf Sill, John Wallace Parce: Microfluidic systems incorporating varied channel dimensions. Caliper Technologies Corporation, Matthew B Murphy, December 1, 1998: US05842787 (412 worldwide citation)

The present invention is generally directed to improved microfluidic devices, systems and methods of using same, which incorporate channel profiles that impart significant benefits over previously described systems. In particular, the presently described devices and systems employ channels having, a ...


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Misti Coleman, Ann Marie Canfield, Mark K Eyer, Zicheng Guo: Method and apparatus for displaying an interactive television program guide. General Instrument Corporation, Barry R Lipsitz, December 1, 1998: US05844620 (401 worldwide citation)

An interactive on-screen visual interface guides a user through a menu of individual events available via an information network while allowing continuity of viewing of the current channel. The invention is especially applicable to the provision of an interactive program guide (IPG) for events such ...


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Jack T West, Allen P Warner, Katherine A West: Electronic coupon dispensing system. Electronic Consumer Concepts L L C, Harness Dickey & Pierce, December 1, 1998: US05845259 (385 worldwide citation)

A cost-effective, in-store coupon dispensing system that increases coupon redemption rates and product turns. The system includes a point of sale system including a terminal having a data reader for reading transaction data, and a system memory for storing read transaction data. An electronic coupon ...


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John Y Yan: Porous medicated stent. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, December 1, 1998: US05843172 (376 worldwide citation)

A medicated prosthesis, such as a stent, is deployed in a human vessel. A metallic stent has a plurality of pores in the metal which are loaded with medication. When the stent is implanted into the vasculature of a patient, the medication in the stent dissipates into the tissue of the vasculature pr ...



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