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Goble Colin Charles Owen, Amoah Francis, Bedford Mark: Electrosurgery system and instrument. Gyrus Medical, September 13, 2000: EP1034747-A1 (566 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical instrument has a handpiece, an elongate shaft (22) mounted to the handpiece and including electrical supply conductors (24, 26) and, located at the distal end of the shaft, an active electrode (12) and a return electrode (14). Housed at the distal end of the shaft is a frequency u ...


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Goble Colin Charles Owen, Amoah Francis, Gobel Nigel Mark: Uhf electrosurgery system. Gyrus Medical, September 13, 2000: EP1034748-A1 (558 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgery system has an electrosurgical generator operable to generate electrosurgical power at a frequency in the UHF band (typically 2.45 GHz), a feed structure, and an electrode assembly for delivering the electrosurgical power to tissue to be cut. The electrode assembly has an elongate a ...


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Goble Nigel Mark, Goble Colin Charles Owen: Electrosurgical apparatus. Gyrus Medical, September 13, 2000: EP1034746-A2 (542 worldwide citation)

In electrosurgical apparatus for tissue desiccation and cuffing, an electrosurgical generator has a series- connected output inductor (L) which forms a series resonant circuit with the capacitance (CL) of the generator load, the load including an electrode unit and a cable coupled to the generator o ...


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Brown Eric W: Method for improving patient compliance with a medical program. Brown Eric W, September 13, 2000: EP1034734-A1 (140 worldwide citation)

A medical system method comprises steps in using portable medication dispensing and data taking devices for use by an out-patient, and which communicate with a base station, typically within the patients' home. The base station communicates periodically with a remote control station which downloads ...


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Ducatelle Richard, de Groote Dominique, Haesebrouck Freddy, Quint Wilhelmus, Van Doorn Leendert Jan: Gastric helicobacter 16 s rdna sequences from cattle and pigs and their use for detection and typing of helicobacter strains. Univ Gent, September 13, 2000: EP1035219-A1 (58 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to new Helicobacter 16S rRNA or rDNA polynucleotide sequences useful for detection and typing of Helicobacter infected human and animal samples. The present invention relates more particularly to new "Candidatus Helicobacter bovis" and "Candidatus Helicobacter suis" seq ...


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Prof Dr Med Maazouzi Wajih, Dr Ing Ralf Kaufmann: Annuloplasty ring. Jostra, September 13, 2000: EP1034753-A1 (57 worldwide citation)

The annuloplasty is in the form of an open or partly enclosed ring (1) with gap. The ring has a core made of metal or a metal alloy, preferably titanium with different flexibility on the ring's plane according to sectors. The core is more flexible in the middle part (4) and near the valve area (2). ...


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Takahashi Kazuyoshi: Method of cleaning solid/liquid separation element and solid/liquid separation apparatus. Biothane Systems Int, September 13, 2000: EP1034835-A1 (56 worldwide citation)

It is an object of the invention to provide a method of cleaning a solid/liquid separation element and a solid/liquid separation apparatus capable of sufficiently preventing clogging of a solid/liquid separation element using a membrane, a filter cloth or the like. In a method of cleaning an element ...


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Svensson Henrik Brun, Williams Stephen: A communication terminal having a predictive editor application. Nokia Mobile Phones, September 13, 2000: EP1035712-A2 (45 worldwide citation)

A communication terminal having a display; a keypad having a plurality of keys associated with several letters each; and processor means controlling the display means in accordance with the operation of the keypad. The processor runs a predictive editor program for generating an output containing a ...


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Higginbottom Paul Raymond, Majani Eric, Andrew James Philip: Encoding method and apparatus. Canon, September 13, 2000: EP1035511-A2 (44 worldwide citation)

A method of encoding an digital image (502) by a discrete wavelet transform (DWT) to a predetermined level of decomposition on a block by block basis, each block (1501, 1504, 1506) having a specified size in number of coefficients, is disclosed. The image is divided into tiles, each having dimension ...


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Merriam Charles: E-mail archiving. Sun Microsystems, September 13, 2000: EP1035690-A2 (44 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods consistent with the present invention provide an automated manager for an electronic mail archive repository. A method of archiving electronic messages consistent with the present invention creates a repository that holds all electronic messages consistent with a set of rules for ...