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Konstantinos Tsougarakis, Daniel Steines, Bijan Timsari: Fusion of multiple imaging planes for isotropic imaging in MRI and quantitative image analysis using isotropic or near-isotropic imaging. ConforMIS, Sunstein Kann Murphy & Timbers, December 15, 2009: US07634119 (126 worldwide citation)

In accordance with the present invention there is provided methods for generating an isotropic or near-isotropic three-dimensional images from two-dimensional images. In accordance with the present invention the method includes, obtaining a first image of a body part in a first plane, wherein the fi ...


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Nakul Pratap Saraiya, Ganesh Sundaresan, William E Fisher: SCSI transport for fabric-backplane enterprise servers. Habanero Holdings, PatentVentures, Bennett Smith, Korbin Van Dyke, December 15, 2009: US07633955 (121 worldwide citation)

A Small Computer System Interface (SCSI) transport for fabric backplane enterprise servers provides for local and remote communication of storage system information between storage sub-system elements of an ES system and other elements of an ES system via a storage interface. The transport includes ...


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W Patrick Stephens, Gerald Ray Martin: Inflatable implant. Trivascular2, Hoffmann & Baron, December 15, 2009: US07632291 (121 worldwide citation)

Described is an inflatable implant suitable for placement in the human body and left there for an indeterminate and potentially lengthy period of time. The implant is one that has a low profile when introduced into the body and a larger profile when it is inflated with one or more filler materials. ...


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Lukas J Hijlkema, Fionnan Friel, Michael McMahon: Delivery system for endoluminal implant. Boston Scientific Scimed, Brooks Cameron & Huebsch PLLC, December 15, 2009: US07632298 (111 worldwide citation)

A delivery system for delivering an endoluminal implant to a distal deployment location inside a body lumen from a proximal access location outside the lumen. The system comprises the implant, a catheter, and a slidable sheath having an advanced position in which the sheath covers the implant and a ...


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Curtis E Ide, Philip C Brass, Theodore R Doty: Method and apparatus for network assessment and authentication. International Business Machines Corporation, King & Spalding, December 15, 2009: US07634800 (109 worldwide citation)

Providing a user with assurance that a networked computer is secure, typically before completion of the log-in operation. This can be accomplished by extending the local log-in process to perform a host assessment of the workstation prior to requesting the user's credentials. If the assessment finds ...


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Stuart D Edwards, John Gaiser, David S Utley, Scott H West, Jay Qin: System for tissue ablation. BÂRRX Medical, Shay Glenn, December 15, 2009: US07632268 (107 worldwide citation)

Systems for treating a mucosal surface of an alimentary canal tissue region are provided. The systems can include an elongate support structure, an expandable member positionable at a distal portion of the support structure and one or more radio frequency (RF) ablation electrodes carried by the expa ...


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Todd P Beach, Bing Ling Chao, Mark Vincent Greaney, Marc Kronenberg, Thomas Olsavsky, Benoit Vincent, Ian Wright, Kraig Alan Willett, Gery Mel Zimmerman: Movable weights for a golf club head. Taylor Made Golf Company, Klarquist Sparkman, December 15, 2009: US07632194 (104 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of movable weights, such as weight assemblies and weight screws, for a golf club head are disclosed herein. One embodiment for a weight assembly, for example, comprises a mass element having a first end, a second end and a sidewall extending between the first end and the send end. The si ...


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Ayako Yamada, Masahiro Motomiya, Hidenori Sato: Liquid crystal glare-proof mirror. Murakami Corporation, Capitol City TechLaw PLLC, December 15, 2009: US07633567 (100 worldwide citation)

A liquid crystal glare-proof mirror is capable of displaying a picture in which a non-glare-proof mode and a glare-proof mode is switched, including a first polarizing plate for selecting a polarization component to be transmitted; a liquid crystal cell disposed at a back of the first polarizing pla ...


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Manish Mangal, Arun Santharam: Method and system for updating network presence records at a rate dependent on network load. Sprint Spectrum, December 15, 2009: US07634558 (98 worldwide citation)

A method is disclosed for determining how often a client station in a network should send keepalive messages. Based on a measure of network load, a presence server determines a keepalive period, which is a time interval in which a client station needs to send a keepalive message, and the presence se ...


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John W Dunsmoir, Sivakumar Jambunathan, Sheryl S Kinstler, Thomas H Barnes, Carol S Walton: Systems and arrangements for providing situational awareness to an operator of a vehicle. International Business Machines Corporation, William H Steinberg, Schubert Osterrieder & Nickelson PLLC, December 15, 2009: US07633383 (95 worldwide citation)

Vehicular situational awareness systems, method and arrangements are disclosed herein. In one embodiment digitized video can be acquired by a camera on a vehicle, and utilizing pixel differentiation at least one area of interest in the digitized video can be identified. The area of interest could be ...