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Jaime Braverman
Lisa A Schild, Jaime Braverman, Jai L Jones: Corrugated absorbent system for hygienic products. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Pauley Petersen Kinne & Erickson, December 3, 2002: US06488670 (22 worldwide citation)

An absorbent article having a fluid permeable top sheet, a fluid impermeable back sheet, and a corrugated absorbent material having a plurality of alternating peaks and valleys disposed between the fluid permeable top sheet and the fluid impermeable back sheet. The corrugated absorbent material can ...


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Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Belgacem Haba, John W Smith: Method for creating a die shrink insensitive semiconductor package and component therefor. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentik, December 3, 2002: US06489674

A method of connecting a substrate to a semiconductor chip and component therefor to allow for the packaging of a chip even after successive die shrinks. The method compensates for successive die shrinks by providing a substrate that has connection sections of electrical leads that are releasable an ...


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Michael P Whitman: Fluid delivery device for use with anastomosing resecting and stapling instruments. Power Medical Interventions, Kenyon & Kenyon, December 3, 2002: US06488197 (592 worldwide citation)

A fibrin injection mechanism for use in combination with an anastomosing and stapling attachment for an electromechanical device driver comprises a cylindrical dispensing chamber adjacent the cylindrical blade of the attachment and containing a sac filled with fibrin, a plurality of channels extendi ...


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David M Tumey, L Tab Randolph: Wound healing foot wrap. KCI Licensing, December 3, 2002: US06488643 (509 worldwide citation)

A medical wrap for the promotion of diabetic and like wound healing generally comprises a multi-layered sheet structure for removable application to a patient's foot, said sheet structure having interposed therein an integral bladder; an inlet for fluid inflation of said bladder; and said sheet ...


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Paul V Fenton Jr: Surgical stapler and method of applying plastic staples to body tissue. Axya Medical, McDermott Will & Emery, December 3, 2002: US06488196 (494 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapler utilizing plastic staples and ultrasonic welding to secure the staples in body tissue. The stapler includes a pair of jaws movable between open and closed positions, a handle and trigger assembly for controlling operation of the jaws, and an elongated tubular structure connecting ...


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Charles C Freeny Jr: Communication and proximity authorization systems. Automated Business Companies, Dunlap Codding & Rogers P C, December 3, 2002: US06490443 (395 worldwide citation)

A proximity service unit for providing at least one predetermined service for use with multiple types of wireless devices. The proximity service unit includes a multiple channel wireless transceiver, a proximity unit validation assembly, and a legacy activation unit. The multiple channel wireless tr ...


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Matthew A Markus, Erick M Herrarte: Server for enabling the automatic insertion of data into electronic forms on a user computer. Infospace, December 3, 2002: US06490601 (372 worldwide citation)

Apparatus, methods, and computer program products are disclosed for constructing and transmitting an executable software module on a personal information server to a remote computer. The software module is constructed such that once received by a browser displaying a form, it is executed and user da ...


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Patrick R Connelly, Thomas H Foster: Implantable particle measuring apparatus. Biomed Solutions, Howard J Greenwald, Greenwald & Basch, December 3, 2002: US06488704 (341 worldwide citation)

An implantable stent which contains a tube, several optical emitters located on the inner surface of the tube, and several optical photodetectors located on the inner surface of the tube. The optical emitters radiate energy with a wavelength of from about 30 nanometers to about 30 millimeters, and t ...


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Greg Martin, Yves Crozet, William J Kelly: Pedicle screw assembly. Stryker Spine, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, December 3, 2002: US06488681 (309 worldwide citation)

A stabilizing assembly includes a fastener having an upper end and a lower end, a head at the upper end, and at least one anchoring element extending between the upper and lower ends. The head includes a center, an underside including a first radial surface and a top side including a second radial s ...


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Petrus Besselink: Reinforced expandable cage and method of deploying. Killworth Gottman Hagan & Schaeff, December 3, 2002: US06488710 (305 worldwide citation)

An expandable inter-vertebral prosthesis. The prosthesis takes over the supporting function of the inter-vertebra disc between two adjacent vertebra bodies, and includes one or more cages and a reinforcing element. Upon cage expansion, a hollow central portion of the cage can accommodate the reinfor ...



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