Robert Senzig
James A Blake, Robert F Senzig: Cardiac gated computed tomography system. General Electric Company, Christian G Cabou, Armstrong Teasdale, August 14, 2001: US06275560 (34 worldwide citation)

The present invention, in one form, is an imaging system which synchronizes the emission of x-rays and the collection of data to a heart cycle to provide improved image quality. In one embodiment, the imaging system utilizes a synchronization unit to determine a selected heart period and to control ...

Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
David Light, Belgacem Haba, Thomas H Distefano, Konstantine Karavakis: Manufacture of semiconductor connection components with frangible lead sections. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, August 14, 2001: US06274822 (6 worldwide citation)

A semiconductor chip connection component having numerous leads extending side-by-side across a gap in a support structure, each lead having a frangible section to permit detachment of one end of the lead from the support structure in a bonding process. The frangible sections are formed by treating ...

Sarah Reybuck Collier
Paul G Rasmussen, Sarah E Reybuck, David M Johnson, Richard G Lawton: Cyclic imidazole compounds having relatively low hydrogen content and relatively high nitrogen content and polymers and copolymers formed therefrom. The Regents of the University of Michigan, Harness Dickey & Pierce, August 14, 2001: US06274724 (1 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment, the invention provides a polymer comprising imidazole ring units having nitrogen at the 1 and 3 positions of the ring; a carbon at each of the 2, 4 and 5 positions of the ring; and radical substituents G1 and G2 carried at the 4 and 5 positions. G1 and G2 are each independently se ...

Joseph Gross, Meir Reingewirtz, Moshe George Katz: Device and method of calibrating and testing a sensor for in vivo measurement of an analyte. Elan Corporation, Kathleen L Maher, August 14, 2001: US06275717 (830 worldwide citation)

A method of calibrating an analyte sensor in vivo, by providing a first predetermined stimulus to the sensor when the sensor is applied to a subject to produce a first sensor signal, measuring the first sensor signal, and determining a calibration function based on the first measured sensor signal r ...

Carol Wright, Gerard H Llanos, Ronald Rakos, Kristen King: Modified stent useful for delivery of drugs along stent strut. Cordis Corporation, August 14, 2001: US06273913 (690 worldwide citation)

Delivery of rapamycin locally, particularly from an intravascular stent, directly from micropores in the stent body or mixed or bound to a polymer coating applied on stent, to inhibit neointimal tissue proliferation and thereby prevent restenosis. This invention also facilitates the performance of t ...

David A Dalessandro, Murty N Vyakarnam: Surgical bettress and surgical stapling apparatus. Ethicon, August 14, 2001: US06273897 (671 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a surgical stapling apparatus and a buttress, i.e. pledget, for use in the surgical stapling apparatus, which buttress provides sealing for hemostasis and pneumostasis, and which buttress includes a continuous projection, or a plurality of projections, for cooperation ...

Uresh K Vahalia, Uday Gupta, Dennis P J Ting: Recovery from failure of a data processor in a network server. EMC Corporation, John M Gunther Esq, William R Clark Esq, Christopher K Gagne Esq, August 14, 2001: US06275953 (660 worldwide citation)

A network file server includes a first set of data processors for receiving requests from clients, and a second set of data processors for accessing read-write file systems. A respective data processor in the second set is assigned to each file system for exclusive management of locks on the file sy ...

Stuart Edwards, John Gaiser, David Utley, Scott West, Jay Chin: Integrated tissue heating and cooling apparatus. Curon Medical, Ryan Kromholz & Manion S C, August 14, 2001: US06273886 (489 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods integrate the control of an energy generator, to supply energy to an electrode structure to heat a tissue region, and the control of a pumping mechanism, to supply cooling fluid to control tissue temperature in the region.

Jorn Lehe, Chao Chen Chen, Brian H Luscombe: Ethicon, Verne E Kreger Jr, August 14, 2001: US06273852 (413 worldwide citation)

A is a surgical instrument and method for treating female urinary stress incontinence. The instrument includes a curved needle-like element defining in part a curved shaft having a distal end and a proximal end. The diameter of the needle decreases from the proximal end to the distal end, and the ne ...

Shunpei Yamazaki, Hisashi Ohtani, Toshiji Hamatani: Semiconductor device and manufacturing method therefor. Semiconductor Energy Laboratory, Eric J Robinson, Nixon Peabody, August 14, 2001: US06274887 (411 worldwide citation)

An active layer of an NTFT includes a channel forming region, at least a first impurity region, at least a second impurity region and at least a third impurity region therein. Concentrations of an impurity in each of the first, second and third impurity regions increase as distances from the channel ...