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Zemlok Michael A, Ross Adam J: Powered surgical stapling device. Tyco Healthcare, April 8, 2009: EP2044890-A1 (330 worldwide citation)

A powered surgical stapler is disclosed. The stapler includes a housing, an endoscopic portion extending distally from the housing and defining a first longitudinal axis, a drive motor disposed at least partially within a housing and a firing rod disposed in mechanical cooperation with the drive mot ...


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Richard Paul D, Heinrich Russell: Seal anchor for use in surgical procedures. Tyco Healthcare, April 8, 2009: EP2044889-A1 (118 worldwide citation)

A surgical apparatus for positioning within a tissue tract accessing an underlying body cavity includes a seal anchor member comprising a compressible material and being adapted to transition between a first expanded condition to facilitate securing of the seal anchor member within the tissue tract ...


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Jeong Kye Sook, Roh Byung Nam, Lim Min Taik, Kim Kyung Lack, Kim Tae Hun: Menu display method for a mobile communication terminal. LG Electronics, April 8, 2009: EP2045700-A1 (36 worldwide citation)

A mobile terminal comprising a display module to display a tag and to display a menu screen image related to the tag at one portion of a background image as the tag is dragged, the menu screen image being displayed according to a dragging direction and a dragging distance; an input unit to detect a ...


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Chen Kun Sung, Lin Ying Chao, Ou Yang Hsing: Method and apparatus for non-contact temperature measurement. Avita, April 8, 2009: EP2045590-A1 (25 worldwide citation)

This invention provides an apparatus for non-contact temperature measurement including a distance sensor unit, an alarm unit, a temperature sensor unit, a microprocessor unit and a display unit. The distance sensor unit measures the distance between the apparatus and a target. The alarm unit gives a ...


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Martini Anthony J, Guerra Lawrence: Medical waste fluid collection and disposal system. Dornoch Medical Systems, April 8, 2009: EP2044964-A2 (22 worldwide citation)

A medical waste fluid collection and disposal system includes a medical waste fluid collection cart including first and second fluid collection canisters. A valve assembly selectively communicates with the canisters and a valve drive system controls the valve assembly. A liquid level sensor is posit ...


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Oztaskent Ant: A method and apparatus for streaming digital media content and a communication system. Cabot Comm, April 8, 2009: EP2046044-A1 (20 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a method of streaming of digital media content made up of a stream of data frames, the method comprising: during playback in one mode of the digital media content, determining parameters associated with a defined type of frame within the digital media stream; and, based upon t ...


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Richard Paul D: Expanding seal anchor for single incision surgery. Tyco Healthcare, April 8, 2009: EP2044897-A1 (18 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure relates to a surgical anchoring apparatus for use during a minimally invasive surgical procedure. The surgical anchoring apparatus includes a body member and a dilator element at least partially positionable therein. The body member includes a grip segment adapted for manual e ...


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Hotelling Steve Porter, Zhong John Z: Single-layer touch-sensitive display. Apple, April 8, 2009: EP2045698-A2 (16 worldwide citation)

A touch sensor panel having co-planar single-layer touch sensors fabricated on a single side of a substrate is disclosed. The drive and sense lines can be fabricated as column-like patterns in a first orientation and patches in a second orientation, where each column-like pattern in the first orient ...


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Joosten Hendrikus Johannes Maria, Broekhuijsen Bertram Jeroen, Siljee Johanneke: Challenge-response method and system. Tno, April 8, 2009: EP2045754-A1 (15 worldwide citation)

Method for performing a challenge-response session between a system (5) and a user. the system outputs challenge information, which is displayed (3) in bitmap, graphic or any other non-computer-readable format. The user sends response information (6) which is related to the content of the challenge. ...


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Markoulidakis Yannis: Terminal positioning technique. Vodafone, April 8, 2009: EP2046087-A1 (13 worldwide citation)

Using satellite location techniques for mobile terminal positioning in indoor environments is challenging because these location techniques rely on "line of sight" communications to satellites. To improve the location technique used in conventional location based services (LBS), the invention descri ...



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