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Eric First, M.D.
First Eric R: Clostridial toxins for treating eye disorders. Allergan, First Eric R, DONOVAN Stephen, December 29, 2004: WO/2004/112830 (2 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides methods of treating an eye disorder. The methods comprise a step of locally administering a Clostridial toxin to the eye of a patient to treat the disorder. The eye disorder may be associated with an inflammation of the eye, including for example, bacterial conjunctivi ...


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Shankar M V
Venugopal Shankar Madras, Srivastava Alok M, Comanzo Holly Ann, Midha Vikas, Beers William Winder, Ramachandran Gopi Chandran, Adyam Mukunda Srinivas: Electron emissive materials for electric lamps and methods of manufacture thereof. Gen Electric, December 29, 2004: EP1492144-A2 (1 worldwide citation)

An electron emissive composition comprises a barium tantalate composition of the formula (Ba 1-x , Ca x , Sr p , D q ) 6 (Ta 1-y , W y , E t , F u , G v , Ca w ) 2 O (11 +- ') where ' is an amount of about 0 to about -3; and wherein D is either an alkali earth metal ion or an alkaline earth ion; E, ...


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Sugihara Toshinori, Ohno Hideo, Kawasaki Masashi: (Ja) 半導体装置およびその製造方法ならびに電子デバイス, (En) Semiconductor device, its manufacturing method, and electronic device. Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha, Sugihara Toshinori, Ohno Hideo, Kawasaki Masashi, HARA Kenzo, December 29, 2004: WO/2004/114391 (2669 worldwide citation)

(EN) A thin film transistor (1) wherein a gate electrode (3) is formed on an insulative substrate (2), a gate insulating layer (4) is formed on the gate electrode (3), a semiconductor layer (5) is formed on the gate insulating layer (4), a source electrode (6) and a drain electrode (7) are formed on ...


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Racenet David C, Stearns Ralph, Beardsley John W, Philip Roy, Olsen Lee Ann: Surgical stapling device. Tyco Healthcare Group, Racenet David C, Stearns Ralph, Beardsley John W, Philip Roy, Olsen Lee Ann, AUDET Paul R, December 29, 2004: WO/2004/112618 (528 worldwide citation)

A surgical device is disclosed which includes a handle portion (12), a central body portion (14) and a SULU (16). The SULU includes a proximal body portion, an intermediate pivot member and a tool assembly (232). The intermediate pivot member is pivotally secured to the proximal body portion about a ...


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Bloom Eliot, Douk Nareak, Rafiee Nasser: Device, system, and method for contracting tissue in a mammalian body. Medtronic Vascular, Bloom Eliot, Douk Nareak, Rafiee Nasser, NICHOLAS Frank C, December 29, 2004: WO/2004/112652 (469 worldwide citation)

A device, a system and a method for contracting tissue in a mammalian body. The contracting device comprises a body (111) and a plurality of legs (112) radially splayed there from. Each leg (112) includes a snap-acting spring tip (116). When a force is applied to the device, the tips (116) operate t ...


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Ebihara Akimitsu: (Ja) 露光装置及びデバイス製造方法, (En) Exposure device and device producing method. Nikon Corporation, Ebihara Akimitsu, TATEISHI Atsuji, December 29, 2004: WO/2004/114380 (185 worldwide citation)

(EN) A wafer (W) and a table (TB) having the wafer (W) placed thereon are held between a water pressure pad (32) and a water pressure pad (34). The distance in the direction of the optical axis of a projection optics system (PL) between a bearing surface and the wafer (W) is maintained at a predeter ...


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Freeman Dominique M, Boecker Dirk, Alden Don, Mauze Ganapati: Method and apparatus for a point of care device. Pelikan Technologies, Freeman Dominique M, Boecker Dirk, Alden Don, Mauze Ganapati, TUNG Hao Y, December 29, 2004: WO/2004/112602 (167 worldwide citation)

A plurality of Point-of-Care (POC) tests on a single cartridge (300) is provided such that sequential or nonsequential tests may be performed in an integrated fashion without changing the test cartridge. Each cartridge can contain a penetrating member sensor (302) combination in a radial disk format ...


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Lipoma Michael V, Irwin John C, Flynn Stephen J: Concealed lancet cartridge for lancing device. Facet Technologies, Lipoma Michael V, Irwin John C, Flynn Stephen J, GROFF Bradley K, December 29, 2004: WO/2004/112612 (111 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for reducing user anxiety in the taking of a sample of blood. The apparatus comprises a lancing device that includes a housing and a disposable cartridge. The disposable cartridge is replaceably installed in the housing and includes a plurality of lancets within an outer shell ...


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Miao Zhenwei, Sun Ying, Nakajima Suanne, Tang Datong, Wang Zhe, Or Yat Sun: Hepatitis c serine protease tri-peptide inhibitors. Enanta Pharmaceuticals, Miao Zhenwei, Sun Ying, Nakajima Suanne, Tang Datong, Wang Zhe, Or Yat Sun, FERRONE Jason D, December 29, 2004: WO/2004/113365 (108 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to compounds of Formula (I), or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt, ester, or prodrug, thereof, which inhibit serine protease activity, particularly the activity of hepatitis c virus (HCV) NS3-NS4A protease. Consequently, the compounds of the present invention interfere ...


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Steuer Robert R, Harris David H: Method and apparatus for monitoring blood constituents. Hema Metrics, December 29, 2004: EP1491135-A2 (105 worldwide citation)

The system determines the hematocrit and other blood constituents transcutaneously and non-invasively. Disclosed are a finger clip assembly (6) and an earlobe clip assembly (10), each including at least a pair of emitters (1, 2) and a photodiode (3) in appropriate alignment to enable operation in ei ...