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Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Belgacem Haba: Method for forming a multi-layer circuit assembly. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, November 23, 2004: US06820330 (17 worldwide citation)

A method of making a multi-layer circuit assembly includes providing a core structure including an inner dielectric element having first and second metal layers on opposite surfaces thereof, forming one or more through vias extending through the metal layers and the inner dielectric element and coat ...


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Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Belgacem Haba: Microelectronic connection components utilizing conductive cores and polymeric coatings. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, November 23, 2004: US06822320 (8 worldwide citation)

An electrically conductive article such as a sheet having holes therein is coated with a dielectric polymer using a multi-stage electrophoretic deposition process. A coating of uncured polymer is deposited electrophoretically and then cured. After the first polymer is cured, the part is subject to a ...


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Ammar Al Ali: Parallel measurement alarm processor. Masimo Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, November 23, 2004: US06822564 (567 worldwide citation)

An alarm processor has a signal input responsive to a physiological parameter and a plurality of parameter processors responsive to the signal input so as to provide a plurality of different measurements of the parameter. In addition, the alarm processor has an alarm condition applicable to at least ...


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Kenneth H Mollenauer: Combined dissecting, cauterizing, and stapling device. Starion Instruments Corporation, K David Crockett Esq, Crockett & Crockett, November 23, 2004: US06821273 (498 worldwide citation)

A medical device for simultaneously cutting tissue with a heating element, cauterizing the tissue with sealing elements, and stapling the tissue together. The heating elements comprise bipolar RF electrodes.


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Michael D Laufer, Jeffrey C Cerier, Amos Cruz, Jonathan O&apos Keefe, Richard Andrews, Ram Chuttani, Vincent A Puicci Jr, Michael Barenboym, Neal H Marshall, Randall B Chinnock: Tissue reconfiguration. ndo surgical, Fish & Richardson P C, November 23, 2004: US06821285 (417 worldwide citation)

A medical instrument for engaging tissue includes a flexible shaft, a tissue piercing coil at a distal portion of the shaft, and a tissue stabilizer positioned over the shaft and biased in a distal direction such that as the tissue piercing coil enters tissue, the tissue stabilizer is urged against ...


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Robert V Snyders: Artificial heart valve, implantation instrument and method therefor. Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal, November 23, 2004: US06821297 (402 worldwide citation)

An artificial valve for repairing a damaged heart valve having a plurality of cusps separating upstream and downstream regions. The artificial valve includes a flexibly resilient frame with a plurality of peripheral anchors for anchoring the frame in position between the regions. The frame includes ...


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Karrie L Sturtz, David J Danitz, June Carnegie, Thomas L Baughman: Surgical clamp inserts with micro-tractive surfaces. Novare Surgical Systems, Morrison & Foerster, November 23, 2004: US06821284 (324 worldwide citation)

Inserts configured for attachment to a jaw of a jaw-type occlusion device, such as a surgical clamp or clip, and surgical clamps or clips having such jaw inserts. The inserts include a compliant cushion having a clamping surface adapted for engagement with a vessel or other body tissue, the clamping ...


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Erik J Shahoian, Bruce M Schena, Louis B Rosenberg: Haptic interface for laptop computers and other portable devices. Immersion Corporation, Kilpatrick Stockton, November 23, 2004: US06822635 (295 worldwide citation)

A haptic feedback touch control used to provide input to a computer. A touch input device includes a planar touch surface that provides position information to a computer based on a location of user contact. The computer can position a cursor in a displayed graphical environment based at least in pa ...


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Ronald Adams: Non-circular resection device and endoscope. SciMed Life Systems, Fay Kaplun & Marcin, November 23, 2004: US06820791 (250 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 ...