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Zemlok Michael A, Ross Adam J: Powered surgical stapling device. Tyco Healthcare, April 8, 2009: EP2044890-A1 (309 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 (117 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 (31 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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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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Martini Anthony J, Guerra Lawrence: Medical waste fluid collection and disposal system. Dornoch Medical Systems, April 8, 2009: EP2044964-A2 (19 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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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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Chen Kun Sung, Lin Ying Chao, Ou Yang Hsing: Method and apparatus for non-contact temperature measurement. Avita, April 8, 2009: EP2045590-A1 (17 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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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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Hotelling Steve Porter, Zhong John Z: Single-layer touch-sensitive display. Apple, April 8, 2009: EP2045698-A2 (13 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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Sundstroem Henrik: Production process for bio-fuel. T P F Man, April 8, 2009: EP2045057-A1 (13 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides system for controlling a wood particle size distribution in a wood particle manufacturing process. The system comprises a chipper adapted to receive and chip raw wood material into wood chips having crack-formations substantially along a fibre direction, a refiner adap ...



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