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Eric First, M.D.
Eric R First: Methods for treating eye disorders. Allergan, Claude L Nassif, Stephen Donovan, Martin Voet, December 16, 2008: US07465458 (6 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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Eugene Fitzgerald
Eugene A Fitzgerald: Methods of fabricating dual layer semiconductor devices. Amberwave Systems Corporation, Goodwin Procter, December 16, 2008: US07465619 (4 worldwide citation)

A semiconductor-based device includes a channel layer, which includes a distal layer and a proximal layer in contact with the distal layer. The distal layer supports at least a portion of hole conduction for at least one p-channel component, and the proximal layer supports at least a portion of elec ...


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Kees Schouhamer Immink
Josephus A H M Kahlman, Kornelis A Schouhamer Immink, Gijsbert J Van Den Enden, Toshiyuki Nakagawa, Yoshihide Shinpuku, Tatsuya Narahara, Kosuke Nakamura: Modulation apparatus/method, demodulation apparatus/method and program presenting medium. Koninklijke Philips Electronics, Michael E Belk, December 16, 2008: US07466246 (2 worldwide citation)

A DSV control bit determining/inserting unit 11 inserts DSV control bits for execution of DSV control into an input data string and outputs the data string including the DSV control bits to a modulation unit 12. The modulation unit 12 converts the data string with a basic data length of 2 bits into ...


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Olli Pentikäinen
Leena Hirvelae, Nina Johansson, Pasi Koskimies, Olli Pentikaeinen, Tommi Nyroenen, Tiina Salminen, Mark Johnson, Pekka Lehtovuori: Compounds and their use in therapy. Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Crowell & Moring, December 16, 2008: US07465739

Thiophenepyrimidinone compounds and their use in therapy, especially for use in the treatment and/or prevention of a steroid hormone dependent diseases or disorders, such as steroid hormone dependent diseases or disorders requiring inhibition of 17β-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase enzymes.


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Frederick E Shelton IV, Kevin R Doll, Jeffrey S Swayze, Eugene L Timperman: Surgical instrument having a removable battery. Ethicon Endo Surgery, December 16, 2008: US07464846 (539 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument. The surgical instrument comprises a handle, a battery, a motor, and a lockout system. The handle comprises a primary portion and a grip portion. The grip portion is releasably connected to the primary portion. The battery is within the grip portion. The motor is in electrical ...


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Frederick E Shelton IV, Stephen J Balek, Eugene L Timperman: Electro-mechanical surgical instrument with closure system and anvil alignment components. Ethicon Endo Surgery, December 16, 2008: US07464849 (445 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument. Various embodiments relate to a surgical cutting and fastening instrument that has an end effector with an anvil that can pivot between open and closed positions relative to an elongate channel that can support a staple cartridge therein. The anvil may be opened and closed by ...


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Mark Brister, James R Petisce, Peter Simpson: Dual electrode system for a continuous analyte sensor. DexCom, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, December 16, 2008: US07467003 (404 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein are systems and methods for a continuous analyte sensor, such as a continuous glucose sensor. One such system utilizes first and second working electrodes to measure additional analyte or non-analyte related signal. Such measurements may provide a background and/or sensitivity measu ...


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Frank J Viola, Gregg Krehel, Michael A Soltz, Robert J DeSantis, Henry P Holsten, Russell Heinrich: Surgical stapler with timer and feedback display. Tyco Healthcare Group, December 16, 2008: US07464847 (400 worldwide citation)

A surgical apparatus has a clamp and a stapling mechanism. The clamp has a first jaw and a second jaw to clamp on a body tissue at a desired location for a stapling operation. The stapling mechanism is controlled by a trigger handle or a switch assembly. The surgical apparatus has a controller for p ...


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Walter M Weber, Ammar Al All, Lorenzo Cazzoll: Sine saturation transform. Masimo Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, December 16, 2008: US07467002 (226 worldwide citation)

A transform for determining a physiological measurement is disclosed. The transform determines a basis function index from a physiological signal obtained through a physiological sensor. A basis function waveform is generated based on basis function index. The basis function waveform is then used to ...


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Leland Chang, Hon Sum Philip Wong: Integrated circuit having gates and active regions forming a regular grating. International Business Machines Corporation, Ido Tuchman, Ryan Mason & Lewis, December 16, 2008: US07465973 (171 worldwide citation)

A semiconductor device includes a plurality of repeatable circuit cells connectable to one or more conductors providing at least electrical connection to the circuit cells and/or electrical connection between one or more circuit elements in the cells. Each of the circuit cells are configured having ...



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