Buysse Steven Paul, Kennedy Jenifer S, Lands Michael J, Loeffler Donald R, Lukianow S Wade, Ryan Thomas P: Vascular tissue sealing pressure control. Sherwood Serv, July 27, 2005: EP1557129-A1 (427 worldwide citation)

A clamping force mechanism (10) and its method of use with electrosurgery allow a user to seal and/or joint patient's particular vascular tissue; the mechanism is elongate with user and patient ends (14). An actuator (15) is at the user end (13) and the effectors are at the patient end (14). Each ef ...

Duenne Markus, Mayer Harald, Nourani Vatani Navid: Floor cleaning apparatus and method of control therefor. Kaercher & Co Kg Alfred, July 27, 2005: EP1557730-A1 (90 worldwide citation)

The method involves sensors detecting the outer contour of the area of ground to be cultivated, dividing the area into individual segments (70) and working the segments in accordance with a defined movement pattern, whereby following cultivation of one or more segments the position of the machine is ...

Torrie Paul Alexander, Bojarski Ray, Sikora George, Ek Steven: Soft tissue attachment and repair. Smith &Amp, Nephew, July 27, 2005: EP1555945-A2 (82 worldwide citation)

A surgical assembly includes a fastener, a retainer, and a flexible member. The fastener is configured to be secured within bone tissue. The flexible member connects the fastener to the retainer and is movably attached to the retainer such that pulling on a free end of the flexible member shortens a ...

Loehr Joachim, Seidel Eiko, Petrovic Dragan: Methods and apparatuses for switching between asynchronous and synchronous harq retransmission modes. Matsushita Electric, July 27, 2005: EP1557968-A1 (60 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to method for controlling the transmission timing of data retransmissions in a wireless communication system wherein a HARQ retransmission protocol, is used to retransmit data from a transmitting entity to a receiving entity via a data channel. Further the present inven ...

Sasaki Yukinori: Matsushita Electric, July 27, 2005: EP1557945-A1 (59 worldwide citation)

A piezoelectric vibrator of the present invention has a laminated structure where silicon oxide films (3) having substantially the same thickness are disposed at both faces of piezoelectric plate (1) as dielectric films. Using the structure discussed above, because dielectric films are formed at the ...

Tanabe Mitsuru, Saeki Takaharu, Minami Yoshihisa, Tanaka Koichiro, Saito Noriaki: Transmitter. Matsushita Electric, July 27, 2005: EP1557955-A1 (54 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a transmitter conforming to the EER method in a wide frequency band at high efficiency. For this purpose, the amplitude component of a modulated signal is input to the power supply terminal of a high-frequency power amplifier 130, the I and Q quadrature signals thereof ...

Lang Philipp, Steines Daniel, Bouadi Hacene, Miller David, Linder Barry J, Snyder Cecily Anne: Minimally invasive joint implant with 3-dimensional geometry matching the articular surfaces. Conformis, July 27, 2005: EP1555962-A1 (48 worldwide citation)

This invention is directed to orthopedic implants and systems. The invention also relates to methods of implant design, manufacture, modeling and implantation as well as to surgical tools and kits used therewith. The implants are designed by analyzing the articular surface to be corrected and creati ...

Yazawa Yoshiaki, Watanabe Kazuki, Kamahori Msao, Kunimoto Yukinori: Examination apparatus for biological sample and chemical sample. Hitachi, July 27, 2005: EP1557884-A2 (43 worldwide citation)

A wireless sensor chip suitable for the compact, high-sensitive, and low-cost examination apparatus for easily examining a biological material such as gene at low cost is provided. A sensor chip is formed on an SOI substrate, and an n type semiconductor layer on which a pMOS transistor is formed and ...

Yasuda Nobuyuki, Yamazaki Kazuto: Combination drug. Eisai, July 27, 2005: EP1557165-A1 (36 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides pharmaceutical agents comprising a dipeptidyl peptidase IV (DPPIV) inhibitor and a biguanide agent in combination, which enhance the effects of active circulating glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) and/or active circulating glucagon-like peptide-2 (GLP-2).

Falotico Robert, Parry Tom Jay, Zhao Jonathon Z: Local vascular delivery of mycophenolic acid in combination with rapamycin to prevent restenosis. Cordis, July 27, 2005: EP1557183-A1 (35 worldwide citation)

Medical devices, and in particular implantable medical devices, may be coated to minimize or substantially eliminate a biological organism's reaction to the introduction of the medical device to the organism. The medical devices may be coated with any number of biocompatible materials. Therapeutic d ...

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