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Frederick G St Goar, James I Lin Fann, Mark E Deem, Hanson S Gifford III, Martin S Dieck, Brian B Martin, Sylvia Wen Chin Fan, Eric A Goldfarb, Kent D Dell, Ferolyn T Powell: Methods and apparatus for cardiac valve repair. Evalve, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, October 7, 2003: US06629534 (515 worldwide citation)

The methods, devices, and systems are provided for performing endovascular repair of atrioventricular and other cardiac valves in the heart. Regurgitation of an atrioventricular valve, particularly a mitral valve, can be repaired by modifying a tissue structure selected from the valve leaflets, the ...


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Kevin S Weadock: Composite staple for completing an anastomosis. Ethicon, Nutter McClennen & Fish, October 7, 2003: US06629988 (431 worldwide citation)

An anastomosis staple comprising of a plurality of vessel engaging members and a binding structure holding the vessel engaging members together is described. The binding structure has at least one bioabsorbable element. The binding structure is rigid enough to allow for deployment and quickly resorb ...


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Ronald Adams: Non-circular resection device and endoscope. SciMed Life Systems, Fay Kaplun & Marcin, October 7, 2003: US06629630 (374 worldwide citation)

A proximal housing for a full-thickness resection device (FTRD) is provided with a plurality of chambers through which fasteners are introduced into a portion of tissue to be resected. The proximal housing has a noncircular cut-out opposite the plurality of chambers to receive a noncircular endoscop ...


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Keith Penny, Francis Amoah, Nigel M Goble: Tissue treatment method. Gyrus Medical, Oliff & Berridge, October 7, 2003: US06629974 (330 worldwide citation)

A method for skin treatment comprises the steps of delivering at least one pulse of radio frequency power to at least one electrode in order to create an electric field; passing gas through the electric field in order to form plasma from the gas; and applying the plasma to the surface of skin. The a ...


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Wen Syan Li, Quoc Vu: System for personalizing, organizing and managing web information. NEC Corporation, Sughrue Mion PLLC, October 7, 2003: US06631496 (326 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a hypermedia database for managing bookmarks, which allows a user to organize hypertext documents for querying, navigating, sharing and viewing. In addition, the hypermedia database also provides access control to the information in the database. The hypermedia databas ...


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Vaidhyanathan Arunachalam, Kalyan Basu, Sanjoy K Sen: Method and system for wireless QOS agent for all-IP network. Nortel Networks, John D Crane, Bracewell & Patterson L, October 7, 2003: US06631122 (275 worldwide citation)

A wireless quality of service (QoS) agent for an all-Internet Protocol (IP) network. The QoS agent couples to an all-IP network. The coupling means includes communication means for transfer of information between the agent and a QoS manager of the all-IP network. The agent is also able to seamlessly ...


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Chauncey Warner Griswold, Joseph R Hedrick: Smart token. IGT, Marshall Gerstein & Borun, October 7, 2003: US06629591 (241 worldwide citation)

A token for use in a cashless transaction involving an electronic device includes a token body having a coin shape. The token has a digital circuit embedded within the token body and a memory embedded within the token body that is coupled to the digital circuit. The token also includes an input/outp ...


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John Michael Kowalski, Atsushi Ishii: Multimedia wired/wireless content synchronization system and method. Sharp Laboratories of America, Robert D Varitz P C, October 7, 2003: US06631410 (229 worldwide citation)

A system for synchronizing a multimedia content stream signal, emanating from at least one multimedia source, for play through a plurality of output devices, wherein the output devices are connected to the multimedia source by wired connections and wireless connections; the system including plural o ...


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James R Mault, Edwin M Pearce Jr: Indirect calorimeter for medical applications. Healthetech, Gifford Krass Groh Sprinkle Anderson & Citkowski P C, October 7, 2003: US06629934 (227 worldwide citation)

An improved respiratory analyzer comprises a disposable flow module and non-disposable electronics module. An improved ventilator system comprises a supply of respiratory gases, a ventilator line for directing the respiratory gases to a patient, a flow module holder located in series with the ventil ...


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Andrew L Nicholson, Michael J Glass, David S Kosbie, Thomas A Vaughan: Automated schema and interface generation. Microsoft Corporation, Workman Nydegger, October 7, 2003: US06631519 (223 worldwide citation)

Automated generation of schema and interface methods is described. The system receives a schema definition file, which in one aspect of the system is an XML file. The system parses the schema definition file into an internal representation comprising collection classes. A SQL generator traverses the ...



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