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Eugene Fitzgerald
Eugene A Fitzgerald: Buried channel strained silicon FET using a supply layer created through ion implantation. AmberWave Systems Corporation, Testa Hurwitz & Thibeault, April 29, 2003: US06555839 (132 worldwide citation)

A circuit including at least one strained channel, enhancement mode FET, and at least one strained channel, depletion mode FET. The depletion mode FET includes an ion implanted dopant supply. In exemplary embodiments, the FETs are surface channel or buried channel MOSFETS. In another exemplary embod ...


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Alfred E Mann, Causey D James, Alan Haubach, Luis J Malave, John H Livingston, Clifford W Hague, Chalirmkiert Srisathapat, Jay Yonemoto, Deborah Ruppert, Dennis P Bishop: External infusion device with remote programming, bolus estimator and/or vibration alarm capabilities. Medtronic MiniMed, Medtronic MiniMed, April 29, 2003: US06554798 (738 worldwide citation)

An infusion system for infusing a liquid into a body includes an external infusion device and a remote commander. The external infusion device includes a housing, a receiver, a processor and an indication device. The receiver is coupled to the housing and for receiving remotely generated commands. T ...


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Keith Patrick Heaton, Kenneth William Hunt: Surgical drape and suction head for wound treatment. KCI Licensing, Nadeem G Bridi, April 29, 2003: US06553998 (538 worldwide citation)

A wound therapy combination comprising a suction head and a surgical drape. The suction head comprises a planar flange portion and a tubular connector piece on a first face that communicates with an aperture extending to a second face. The second face is formed with projections that define flow chan ...


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Tyler A Lowrey, Stephen J Hudgens, Patrick Klersy: Compositionally modified resistive electrode. Intel Corporation, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, April 29, 2003: US06555860 (364 worldwide citation)

An apparatus comprising a volume of memory material and a pair of spacedly disposed conductors. An electrode coupled to the volume of memory material and disposed between the volume of memory material and one conductor. The electrode comprises a first portion having a first thermal coefficient of re ...


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Steven Altschuler, David V Ingerman, Lani Wu, Lei Zhao: Methods and apparatus for finding semantic information, such as usage logs, similar to a query using a pattern lattice data space. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, April 29, 2003: US06556983 (360 worldwide citation)

A pattern lattice data space as a framework for analyzing data, in which both schema-based and statistical analysis are accommodated, is defined. Ways to manage the size of the lattice structures in the pattern lattice data space are described. Utilities to classify or cluster, search (find similar ...


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Charles Hilaire Rivard, Ariel Dujovne: Mobile dynamic system for treating spinal disorder. Hopital Sainte Justine, Robert Mitchell, Kevin P Murphy, Swabey Ogilvy Renault, April 29, 2003: US06554831 (334 worldwide citation)

A mobile dynamic implantable spinal apparatus comprising at least one fixed bracket secured on a correcting rod and at least one mobile carrier slidably mounted on the correcting rod. The fixed bracket and the mobile carrier each include a body and a pedicle screw or a transverse process hook articu ...


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Yves Crozet, Gregory Martin: Slotted head pedicle screw assembly. Stryker Spine, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, April 29, 2003: US06554834 (324 worldwide citation)

A pedicle screw assembly includes a fastener having an expandable head. The expandable head has an outer surface including a convex portion, a recess having an inner surface and defining an inner dimension, and at least one slot extending between the inner and outer surfaces thereof. The assembly al ...


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Woojin Lee, David L Brock: Surgical instrument. endoVia Medical, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds P C, April 29, 2003: US06554844 (319 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument end effector apparatus that includes a pair of jaws, a first pivot for supporting one of the jaws, a link member connected to one of the jaws, and a second pivot for supporting the link member. The link member has a first unlocked position in which one jaw member is opened rela ...


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Michael A Oberlander: Multi-anchor suture. Wallenstein & Wagner, April 29, 2003: US06554852 (304 worldwide citation)

A multi-anchor suture is provided which comprises at least two anchors and at least one suture attached to each anchor. The multiple anchors are inserted into a patient's bone and the suture connecting the anchors facilitates reattachment of soft tissue to the bone. Also provided is a method of ...


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Syed F A Hossainy: Method for coating an implantable device and system for performing the method. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Cameron Kerrigan, Squire Sanders & Dempsey L, April 29, 2003: US06555157 (301 worldwide citation)

Methods of coating an implantable device and a system for performing such methods are disclosed. An embodiment of the method includes applying a coating substance to the surface of an implantable device, and rotating the implantable device in a centrifuge. The method can uniformly coat the implantab ...



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