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Shelton Fredrick E Iv, Doll Kevin Ross, Hoffman Douglas B, Setser Michael Earl, Swayze Jeffrey S: Surgical stapling instrument incorporating a multi-stroke firing mechanism and a rotary manual retraction system. Ethicon Endo Surgery, August 16, 2006: EP1690502-A1 (259 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling and severing instrument particularly suited to endoscopic procedures incorporates a handle that produces separate closing and firing motions to actuate an end effector. In particular, the handle produces multiple firing strokes in order to reduce the required amount of force requ ...


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Jones Stuart Michael Ruan, Cross David Murray, Wood Timothy Michael: Power supply for electric device comprises voltage source and capacitor. Pa Consulting Services, August 16, 2006: GB2423199-A (105 worldwide citation)

An electrically powered portable device 50, the device including means 54 for providing a function to be performed by the device, an electrical power supply which incorporates in combination a voltage source 62 and at least one capacitor 66 for storing electrical charge to power the device, the volt ...


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Bergamasco Giovanni, Burriesci Gaetano, Righini Giovanni, Stacchino Carla: Cardiac-valve prosthesis. Sorin Biomedica Cardio S R L, August 16, 2006: EP1690515-A1 (73 worldwide citation)

A cardiac-valve prosthesis (1), which can be used, for example, as valve for percutaneous implantation, comprises an armature (2) for anchorage of the valve prosthesis in the implantation site. The armature (2) defines a lumen for passage of the blood flow and supports a set of leaflets (3) comprisi ...


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Zadesky Stephen Paul, Ive Jonathan P, Rohrbach Matthew Dean, Stringer Christopher J: Display actuator. Apple Computer, August 16, 2006: EP1691263-A1 (57 worldwide citation)

A display device that both displays visual information and that serves as a mechanical actuator to generate input signals is disclosed (i.e., display device is not only an output device, but also a mechanically actuated input device). By way of example, the display device, which displays visual info ...


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Mcdaniel Benjamin D, Selkee Thomas V: Steerable catheter with in-plane deflection. Biosense Webster, August 16, 2006: EP1690564-A1 (53 worldwide citation)

An improved steerable catheter (10) with in-plane deflection comprises a catheter body (12) and a lumen (18) extending therethrough and a tip section (14) at the distal end of the catheter body. The tip section comprises a flexible plastic tubing having a pair of diametrically-opposed lumens (23,25) ...


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Faller Christof: Parametric joint-coding of audio sources. Ecole Polytech, August 16, 2006: EP1691348-A1 (51 worldwide citation)

The following coding scenario is add ressed: A number of audio source signals need to be transmitted or stored for the purpose of mixing wave field synthesis, multi-channel surround, or stereo signals after decoding the source signals. The proposed technique offers significant coding gain when joint ...


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Antoniou Tony, Mclean Stewart, Howarth Geoffrey, Mccone Stewart: Interactive video. Vemotion, August 16, 2006: EP1691550-A2 (44 worldwide citation)

An interactive video platform, interactive video player and computer implemented methods are described, for providing interactive video on a user device, such as a mobile phone. An item of video content to be displayed is identified and a control file associated with the item of video content is det ...


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Toyoura Nobuyuki, Mabuchi Masao: Power conditioner comprising curve tracer and curve evaluating method for curve tracer. Omron Tateisi Electronics Co, August 16, 2006: EP1691246-A2 (38 worldwide citation)

The present invention is applied to a photovoltaic power generation system 1 comprising a solar battery system 2 provided with a plurality of solar battery modules 6 disposed in series and in parallel, a connection box 3, and a power conditioner 4 for converting a direct-current power PX into an alt ...


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Chu Sung Ho: Apparatus for outputting monaural and stereophonic sound for mobile communication terminal. LG Electronics, August 16, 2006: EP1691577-A2 (33 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for outputting mono and stereo sound signals in a mobile communication terminal. The apparatus includes a stereo codec outputting a stereo sound signal, a first path unit processing the stereo sound signal outputted from the stereo codec, a second path unit processing the stereo sound s ...


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Green Allen, Williams Keith, Holmes Mark: Wound dressing and wound treatment system including the wound dressing. Ind Ak, August 16, 2006: GB2423019-A (33 worldwide citation)

A wound suction dressing (10) including a continuous surface provided with a plurality of suction apertures. The wound dressing (10) may be of coiled whole or part tubular form. The dressing (10) can be sized to the wound area by uncoiling part of the dressing (10) and cutting the uncoiled portion. ...



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