Beyar Mordechay, Magal Elad, Globerman Oren: System for percutaneous bone and spinal stabilization, fixation and repair. Disc O Tech Medical Technologi, April 2, 2008: EP1905392-A1 (65 worldwide citation)

An intervertebral spacer suitable for fixating a spine, including: a plastically-deformable surface, configured for increasing in diameter by said plastic deformation; and a plurality of protrusions formed of said surface, axially displaced along a long axis of said surface and adapted to stabilize ...

Jaeschke Birger Dr: Method for calibrating the control value of a welding device and welding device for implementing the method. Lorch Schweisstechnik, April 2, 2008: EP1905533-A2 (45 worldwide citation)

Welding device (10) comprises a memory part (20) for storing device-specific correction factors which are assigned to a welding process parameter. The correction factor is coupled with a control value to control or regulate the welding process parameter.

Umezaki Atsushi, Miyake Hiroyuki: Display device. Semiconductor Energy Lab, April 2, 2008: EP1906414-A2 (45 worldwide citation)

To suppress fluctuation in the threshold voltage of a transistor, to reduce the number of connections of a display panel and a driver IC, to achieve reduction in power consumption of a display device, and to achieve increase in size and high definition of the display device. A gate electrode of a tr ...

Hoerr Ingmar Dr, Von Der Muelbe Florian, Pascolo Steve Dr: Stabilised mrna tumour vaccins. Curevac, April 2, 2008: EP1905844-A2 (42 worldwide citation)

Pharmaceutical composition (A) contains at least one mRNA (I), including at least one region that encodes a tumor antigen (Ag), and an aqueous solvent. An independent claim is also included for a method of preparing (A) that comprises: (a) preparing a (partial) cDNA library from tumor tissue; (b) pr ...

Kleshinski Stephen J, Russell Scott M: Embolic filtering method and apparatus. Stout Medical Group, April 2, 2008: EP1904217-A2 (40 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates generally to a device and method for preventing the undesired passage of emboli from a venous blood pool to an arterial blood pool. The invention relates especially to a device and method for treating certain cardiac defects, especially patent foramen ovales and other s ...

Wilcox Kurt, Guillien Wayne, Patkus Steven J, Ruud Alan J: Led floodlight fixture. Ruud Lighting, April 2, 2008: EP1906081-A1 (33 worldwide citation)

An LED floodlight fixture including a housing that forms a substantially water/air-tight chamber, electronic LED driver(s) within the chamber, and an LED assembly secured with respect to the housing adjacent thereto in non-water/air-tight condition, the LED assembly having at least one LED-array mod ...

Fletcher Paul Robert: Customised vending control. Mars, April 2, 2008: GB2442223-A (33 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for customising the control of beverage dispensing systems, including an interface for receiving user instructions, logic configured to determine ingredient quantities from stored historical data, gradually adjusting ingredient quantities, adding new beverage programs from extern ...

Muligan Sharon, Heagle David, Fink David: Portable wound therapy system. Tyco Healthcare, April 2, 2008: EP1905465-A1 (32 worldwide citation)

A portable system for subatmospheric pressure therapy in connection with healing a surgical wound, includes a wound dressing dimensioned for positioning relative to a wound bed of a subject, a portable subatmospheric pressure mechanism dimensioned to be carried or worn by the subject and a container ...

Kondo Satoshi, Toma Tadamasa, Saito Hiroshi, Wedi Thomas, Wittmann Steffen: Moving picture coding apparatus, moving picture decoding apparatus, and stream data. Matsushita Electric, April 2, 2008: EP1906676-A1 (31 worldwide citation)

A signal separation unit (101) separates an input picture made up of component pictures of RGB, each of which has an equal number of pixels as the input picture, into three component pictures, and outputs the three component pictures. Each of coding units (102 to 104) codes one of the component pict ...

Olson David P, Schmeling Andrew, Nelson Steve: Alignment indication for transcutaneous energy transfer. Medtronic, April 2, 2008: EP1904153-A1 (31 worldwide citation)

System for transcutaneous energy transfer. An implantable medical device, adapted to be implanted in a patient, has componentry for providing a therapeutic output. The implantable medical device has an internal power source and a secondary coil operatively coupled to the internal power source. An ex ...