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Robert Senzig
Jiang Hsieh, Stephen W Metz, Girish Saligram, Guy M Besson, Hui Hu, Sandeep Dutta, Robert F Senzig, Min Xie: Image reconstruction in a CT fluoroscopy system. General Electric Company, John S Beulick, Christian G Cabou, Phyllis Y Price, May 25, 1999: US05907593 (34 worldwide citation)

A CT Fluoro system having an architecture and algorithms which facilitate increasing the frame rate and providing acceptable image quality is described. Generally, and in one embodiment, the system includes apparatus and algorithms that speed-up image reconstruction and reduce image artifacts that m ...


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Patrick J Ferrel, Randy Kerr, Krishna Nareddy, Krishna Uppala: Information retrieval system in an on-line network including separate content and layout of published titles. Microsoft Corporation, Banner & Witcoff, May 25, 1999: US05907837 (403 worldwide citation)

A information retrieval system wherein design and content are separated. Within a section of a title, a designer can layout pages with controls that define areas for content to be inserted into the pages. Two commonly used controls in the system are a static story control, wherein a preselected stor ...


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Shiro Bito, Isami Hirao, Kazuhiko Oozeki, Minoru Tsuruta, Akito Mukaizawa, Akio Nakada, Tsuyoshi Tsukagoshi, Toshihiko Suzuta, Shuichi Kimura, Seiji Kuramoto, Naoki Uchiyama, Norikiyo Shibata: Tissue-fixing surgical instrument, tissue-fixing device, and method of fixing tissue. Olympus Optical, Frishauf Holtz Goodman Langer & Chick, May 25, 1999: US05906625 (354 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument for fastening together opposing portions of a body organ. The instrument comprises a first support for supporting the first opposing portion of the body organ, a second support opposing the first support, for supporting the second opposing portion of the body organ, and a displ ...


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Norman K Gudmundson, Bo Yu MacInnis: Hierarchical encapsulation of instantiated objects in a multimedia authoring system including internet accessible objects. Quark, Glenn L Webb, May 25, 1999: US05907704 (331 worldwide citation)

An application development system, optimized for authoring multimedia titles, enables its users to create selectively reusable object containers merely by defining links among instantiated objects. Employing a technique known as Hierarchical Encapsulation, the system automatically isolates the exter ...


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Gregory H Kelly, Kenneth Y Goldberg, John S Gee, Philip D Levinson, Scott Fullam: Television event marking system. Catch TV Acquisition, Dennis & Irene Fernandez, May 25, 1999: US05907322 (326 worldwide citation)

A system for bookmarking viewer selected TV broadcast events and displaying a set of associated internet locations or website hotlinks, comprising the selection of a set of broadcast events using a remote control, and storing a set of event-identifier data associated with the set of selected broadca ...


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Daniel A Grande, Paul A Lucas: Mesenchymal stem cells for cartilage repair. Morphogen Pharmaceuticals, North Shore University Hospital Research Corporation, Klauber & Jackson, May 25, 1999: US05906934 (322 worldwide citation)

It has been discovered that mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) in a polymeric carrier implanted into a cartilage and/or bone defect will differentiate to form cartilage and/or bone, as appropriate. Suitable polymeric carriers include porous meshes or sponges formed of synthetic or natural polymers, as we ...


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Ronald G Canada, James C Robinson, Zbigniew Czyzewski, James W Pearce: Wireless machine monitoring and communication system. CSI Technology, Luedeka Neely & Graham PC, May 25, 1999: US05907491 (299 worldwide citation)

A wireless machine monitoring and communication system includes one or more machine monitors which attach to one or more machines to sense a physical characteristic of the machine, such as vibration or temperature, and to produce wireless transmissions corresponding to the sensed characteristic. A c ...


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Otto E Anderhub, Boris Kesler, Rey Sylvester: Eccentric surgical forceps. Boston Scientific, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett and Dunner L, May 25, 1999: US05906630 (294 worldwide citation)

A surgical forceps which can be used for taking biopsy specimens internally is described having a compact configuration and very wide opening jaws, both of which are movable together by means of an elongated, flexible actuator member which operates directly only on one of the two end effectors conta ...


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Kaoru Murase, Masayuki Kozuka, Kazuhiro Tsuga, Yoshihisa Fukushima, Kazuhiko Yamauchi, Katsuhiko Miwa: Multimedia optical disk, reproduction apparatus and method for achieving variable scene development based on interactive control. Matsushita Electric Industrial, Price Gess & Ubell, May 25, 1999: US05907658 (287 worldwide citation)

A multimedia optical disk is provided. The multimedia optical disk includes a data area for storing objects which include moving picture data and at least one of audio data and sub-picture data. The multimedia optical disk also includes an index area for storing reproduction orders of the objects. R ...


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John E G Matze, Douglas L Whiting: System for backing up computer disk volumes with error remapping of flawed memory addresses. Stac, Irell & Manella, May 25, 1999: US05907672 (286 worldwide citation)

A system for backing up data from a computer disk volume at very high speed by saving a logical image copy of the volume to a backup medium such as magnetic tape. This logical image copy can later be restored in its entirety to a disk volume with a different physical geometry and flaw map in a disas ...



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