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Charles Sperry
Charles R Sperry, Vincent A Piucci Jr, Todd A Hanna: Dispensing system, components of a dispensing system, and method of manufacturing, operating and servicing a dispensing system and components thereof. Carpenter Co, Smith Gambrell & Russell Beveridge DeGrandi Weilacher & Young, October 12, 1999: US05964378 (20 worldwide citation)

Mixing chamber assembly having a reciprocating rod within a mixing chamber of a mixing chamber member. The rod is in a non-interference position with the mixing chamber over its entire length within the mixing chamber. The non-interference fit provides continuous solvent flow about the exterior of t ...


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Andreas G Weichert
Andreas Weichert, Hans Jochen Lang, Heinz Werner Kleemann, Jan Robert Schwark, Wolfgang Scholz, Udo Albus: Ortho-substituted benzoylguanidines, including composition and methods of using them. Hoeschst Aktiengesellschaft, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, October 12, 1999: US05965744 (3 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to ortho-substituted benzoylguanidines of the formula I, defined in the specification. The invention also embraces processes for making these compounds, as well as compositions and methods of using them. The compounds of the invention exhibit very good antiarrhythmic pr ...


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Adam Heller, Michael V Pishko: Subcutaneous glucose electrode. E Heller & Company, Merchant & Gould P C, October 12, 1999: US05965380 (884 worldwide citation)

A small diameter flexible electrode designed for subcutaneous in vivo amperometric monitoring of glucose is described. The electrode is designed to allow "one-point" in vivo calibration, i.e., to have zero output current at zero glucose concentration, even in the presence of other electroreactive sp ...


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Elmo A Blubaugh Jr, Alan R Brunsman: Glucose sensor. Implanted Biosystems, Thompson Hine & Flory, October 12, 1999: US05964993 (590 worldwide citation)

A sensor that is capable of accurately measuring glucose and other analytes in low oxygen environments is provided. The sensor employs an enzyme-containing membrane comprising a semi-interpenetrating polymer network which is infiltrated by an enzyme. The enzyme-containing membrane increases oxygen t ...


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Wanda L McKean, Matthew Hain, Ilya S Koyfman: Surgical stapling apparatus and method with surgical fabric. United States Surgical Corporation, October 12, 1999: US05964774 (549 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling apparatus having tissue bolstering material disposed thereon for application of the material and staples to body tissue. Two tissue bolstering members are preferably provided, each member being generally planar in configuration, wherein a first member corresponds to the dimension ...


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Daniel M Lafontaine, Kent D Harrison: Closure device and method. SciMed Life Systems, Crompton Seager & Tufte, October 12, 1999: US05964782 (463 worldwide citation)

An apparatus is provided for closing a perforation in a wall of a patient's blood vessel or other organs, and a method of introducing the apparatus and causing the closure are described. The apparatus includes an elongated support member having a distal end supporting one or more tissue engaging hoo ...


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Anthony R Melchione, Rafael Martinez, Eric Seifert, Martin Hirsch: Sales and marketing support system using a graphical query prospect database. Citibank N A, George T Kilpatrick Stockton Marcou, October 12, 1999: US05966695 (444 worldwide citation)

An electronic sales and service support system and method for identifying sales targets using a centralized database to improve marketing success. The system includes a central database that receives comprehensive information from a variety of internal and external feeds, and standardizes and househ ...


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Marc Richelsoph: Spinal implant fixation assembly. Spinal Innovations, Kohn & Associates, October 12, 1999: US05964760 (422 worldwide citation)

A spinal implant fixation assembly includes a bone fixation member, such as a screw or hook for fixation to a bone. A rod receiving seat is operatively connected to the bone fixation element for seating a portion of a rod therein. A locking mechanism, in the form of a nut and locking ring engage the ...


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Richard Zandi: System and method for conducting loan auction over computer network. October 12, 1999: US05966699 (344 worldwide citation)

A computer system for conducting an electronic loan auction over a computer network such as the Internet. The computer system includes a computer connected to the Internet, which performs the following functions: (1) receiving an electronic loan application form from a prospective borrower; (2) prov ...


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Andrew J Szabo: Graphic user interface for database system. Milde Hoffberg & Macklin, October 12, 1999: US05966126 (341 worldwide citation)

A graphic user interface method for representing a search of a database, providing a plurality of stylized Venn diagrams each representing an intersection of at least two sets; receiving from the user, for each generic graphic icon, a selection of at least one region, defining an output data set; pr ...



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