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Sanjay Chaturvedi
Sanjay Chaturvedi, Anne Mae Gaffney, Scott Han, Elsie Mae Vickery: Promoted multi-metal catalyst. Rohm and Haas Company, September 28, 2004: US06797840 (3 worldwide citation)

A catalyst comprising an In promoted mixed metal oxide is useful for the vapor phase oxidation of an alkane, or a mixture of an alkane and an alkene, to an unsaturated carboxylic acid and for the vapor phase ammoxidation of an alkane, or a mixture of an alkane and an alkene, to an unsaturated nitril ...


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Robert Wham, Steven P Buysse, James H Orszulak: Vessel sealing system. Sherwood SErvices, September 28, 2004: US06796981 (417 worldwide citation)

A method for electrosurgically sealing a tissue includes steps of: (A) applying a first pulse of RF energy to the tissue; and (B) applying at least one subsequent RF energy pulse to the tissue and varying RF energy parameters of individual pulses of subsequent RF energy pulses in accordance with at ...


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Paul A Spence, Mark Ortiz: Heart valve repair apparatus and methods. Paul A Spence, Wood Herron & Evans L, September 28, 2004: US06797002 (360 worldwide citation)

Valve repair apparatus and methods for ensuring proper coaptation and operation of the leaflets of a heart valve. Main aspects of the disclosure relate to devices including a support member configured for attachment to the heart valve annulus, a post extending from the support member away from the p ...


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Samuel N Zellner, Mark J Enzmann, Robert T Moton Jr: System and method for tracking movement of a wireless device. BellSouth Intellectual Property Corporation, Cantor Colburn, September 28, 2004: US06799049 (281 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a system and method for tracking movement of a wireless device. The tracking can be done during a wireless communication session between the wireless device and a called party. The present invention comprises a location system that can generate initial location information p ...


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Mark L Mathis, Gregory D Nieminen: Device, assembly and method for mitral valve repair. Cardiac Dimensions, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, September 28, 2004: US06797001 (249 worldwide citation)

A mitral valve therapy device effects the condition of a mitral valve annulus of a heart. The device includes an elongated member dimensioned to be placed in the coronary sinus of the heart adjacent the mitral valve annulus. The elongated member is flexible when placed in the heart in a first orient ...


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Arthur Charych: System and method for wireless electrical power transmission. BC Systems, Brown & Michaels PC, September 28, 2004: US06798716 (235 worldwide citation)

A power transmission system using directional ultrasound for power transmission includes a transmitting device and a receiving device. The transmitting device has a set of ultrasound transducers forming an ultrasound transducer array, wherein the array is a set of spaced individual transducers place ...


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Daniel Steines, Philipp Lang: Technique for manipulating medical images. The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University, Robins & Pasternak, September 28, 2004: US06799066 (235 worldwide citation)

The invention and the embodiments described in this invention provide new techniques for manipulating digital images and is particularly useful for extracting tissues (i.e., assigning tissue boundary locations) from medical images. These techniques can be applied to diagnosing arthritis and for moni ...


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James F Zucherman, Ken Y Hsu, T Wade Fallin, Henry A Klyce: Spine distraction implant and method. St Francis Medical Technologies, Fliesler Meyer, September 28, 2004: US06796983 (224 worldwide citation)

A spine distraction implant alleviates pain associated with spinal stenosis and facet arthropathy by expanding the volume in the spine canal and/or neural foramen. The implant provides a spinal extension stop while allowing freedom of spinal flexion.


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Steven J Reynolds, Elizabeth Fontana Fitzwilson, Michael D Ellis, Franklin E Boyer: Program guide with selectable advertisements and pseudo-ads. United Video Properties, Fish & Neave, September 28, 2004: US06799327 (218 worldwide citation)

Television program guides are equipped with advertisements and “pseudo-ads.” Pseudo-ads generally include non-advertising subject matter such as games, weather information, celebrity interviews, etc. Pseudo-ads are mixed in with regular advertisements as they are displayed. In one embodiment of the ...



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