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Lehmann K Li: Soft tissue suspension clip, clip assembly, emplacement tool and method. Li Medical Technologies, Pandiscio & Pandiscio, September 21, 1999: US05954057 (214 worldwide citation)

A suspension clip assembly for suspending soft tissue from an appropriate bodily support structure, wherein the suspension clip assembly includes a suspension clip having a pointed structure for penetrating the soft tissue. The suspension clip assembly further includes a suspension strap mounted at ...


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Louis B Rosenberg, Sian W Tan: Method and apparatus for providing force feedback over a computer network. Immersion Corporation, James R Hickman & Martine Riegel, September 21, 1999: US05956484 (213 worldwide citation)

A method for providing force feedback over a network supporting TCP/IP protocols by: (a) sending from a client computer over a network supporting TCP/IP protocols, a connection request to a web server connected to the network that is hosting a desired URL; (b) receiving and processing an HTML file a ...


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Junichi Rekimoto: Three-dimensional virtual reality space sharing method and system, an information recording medium and method, an information transmission medium and method, an information processing method, a client terminal, and a shared server terminal. Sony Corporation, Limbach & Limbach L, September 21, 1999: US05956038 (213 worldwide citation)

A system and method of providing a virtual reality space that can be shared by unspecified users world-wide by the steps of composing, when a Universal Resource Locator (URL) is transmitted from a client terminal via a network, a three-dimensional virtual reality space of only basic objects of which ...


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Richard W LeVaughn, Roger D Sonnenburg, William C Taylor: Blood sampling device with lancet damping system. Bayer Corporation, Roger Norman Coe, September 21, 1999: US05954738 (211 worldwide citation)

A blood sampling device is provided with a housing, a lancet assembly, a lancet holder disposed in the housing for supporting the lancet assembly, the lancet holder being movable in a lancing direction between a cocked position and a puncture position, a drive spring for forcing the lancet holder fr ...


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Stephen E Webber, Thomas J Martin: pH dependent polymer micelles. Board of Regents The University of Texas System, Denise L Locke Liddell & Sapp Mayfield, September 21, 1999: US05955509 (210 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to the use of poly(vinyl N-heterocycle)-block-poly(alkylene oxide) copolymers in micelle containing pharmaceutical formulations. The copolymers advantageously respond to pH differences in the environment to which they are exposed forming micelles at higher pH values. Th ...


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Thomas Elwood Dowdy: Coal gasification and hydrogen production system and method. Siemens Westinghouse Power Corporation, September 21, 1999: US05955039 (210 worldwide citation)

A system and method generates electricity and co-produces a hydrogen flow from coal. The electricity is generated by a turbine with a topping combustor and a solid oxide fuel cell ("SOFC") reacting syngas. The syngas is produced in a coal gasifier with a portion of the compressed air from the turbin ...


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Calvin Y H Chow: Analytical system and method. Caliper Technologies, Matthew B Murphy, James M Townsend and Townsend and Crew Heslin, September 21, 1999: US05955028 (206 worldwide citation)

An analytical or preparatory system comprised as a base unit, an adapter, and a substrate. The adapter is attached to an attachment region on the base unit, and the substrate is attached to an attachment region on the adapter. The adapter permits the base unit to be interfaced with a wide variety of ...


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Bruce A Kehr, Evan Sohn, David Maurer, Irwin D Baumel, David S Stempler: Method, apparatus and operating system for managing the administration of medication and medical treatment regimens. Informedix, McDermott Will & Emery, September 21, 1999: US05954641 (202 worldwide citation)

A medical monitoring device, operating system, and method is provided for managing administration of medical treatment regimens for treating a patient's medical conditions. The device stores medication schedule data, treatment data, patient query data, and patient response data. The device includes ...


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Arnold J Greenspon, David K Swanson, Dorin Panescu, Steve S Hsu, James G Whayne: Tissue characterization and treatment using pacing. Thomas Jefferson University, Boston Scientific Corporation, Lyon & Lyon, September 21, 1999: US05954661 (201 worldwide citation)

Heart tissue is characterized by using pacing without inducing ventricular tachycardia (VT). With the tissue characterization, a patient's risk of developing VT can be determined and a slow conduction zone in the patient's heart can be determined. The characterization involves applying pacing signal ...


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Ramon J San Andres, Philippe Choquier, Richard G Greenberg, Jean Francois Peyroux: Transaction replication system and method for supporting replicated transaction-based services. Microsoft Corporation, Leydig Voit & Mayer, September 21, 1999: US05956489 (200 worldwide citation)

A generic transaction replication service receives update transactions from individual application servers, and forwards the update transactions for processing to all application servers that run the same service application, thereby enabling each application server to maintain a replicated copy of ...



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