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Joel Cooper, Sally L Winegar Hentges, Robert P Nelson, Kemal Schankereli, Kristine M Teich: Soft tissue stapling buttress. Bio Vascular, Haugen and Nikolai P A, August 27, 1996: US05549628 (628 worldwide citation)

To reinforce a line of surgical staples in host tissue, a strip of xenogeneic or autogenic tissue, such as cross-linked pericardium or dura mater harvested from horses, cows, pigs, sheep and humans, is appropriately adhered to the apposed surfaces of a staple cartridge supporting jaw and an anvil ja ...


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Ralph T Francis, Mark E Hughes, Anne E Claeson, Joel Cooper: Apparatus and method for producing a reinforced surgical fastener suture line. Bio Vascular, Haugen and Nikolai P A, May 19, 1998: US05752965 (598 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for providing reinforced surgical fastener suture lines to prevent tissue tearing and fluid leakage following the creation of an anastomosis, the closing of margins following the removal of diseased tissue, and/or the ligating and dividing of individual blood vessels. A retai ...


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Joel Cooper, Sally L Winegar Hentges, Robert P Nelson, Kemal Schankereli, Kristine M Teich: Soft tissue stapling buttress. Bio Vascular, Haugen and Nikolai P A, November 19, 1996: US05575803 (598 worldwide citation)

A prosthetic article for surgical implantation within the body of a host in a surgical stapling procedure comprises a strip of host-tissue-compatible animal tissue material that is initially removably affixed between the spaced-apart legs a U-shaped buttress member to create a tubular configuration ...


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Joel Cooper, Sally L Winegar Hentges, Robert P Nelson, Kemal Schankereli, Kristine M Teich: Soft tissue stapling buttress. Bio Vascular, Haugen and Nikolai, April 2, 1996: US05503638 (531 worldwide citation)

A prosthetic article for surgical implantation within the body of a host in a surgical stapling procedure comprises a strip of host-tissue-compatible animal tissue material that is initially removably affixed between the spaced-apart legs a U-shaped buttress member to create a tubular configuration ...


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Joel Cooper, Albert W Gershman, Joe W McCarty, Arthur Shapiro, Christopher J Ziolkowski: Remote cathodic protection monitoring system. Institute of Gas Technology, Pauley Petersen Kinne & Fejer, December 7, 1999: US05999107 (15 worldwide citation)

A cathodic protection monitoring system for buried metal objects comprising a transponder hard-wire connected to a sacrificial anode and a reference electrode, each of the transponder, the sacrificial anode and the reference electrode being buried underground in close proximity to the buried metal o ...


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Trent Lorne McConaghy, Pat Drennan, Joel Cooper, Jeffrey Dyck, David Callele, Shawn Rusaw, Samer Sallam, Jiangdon Ge, Anthony Arkles, Kristopher Breen, Sean Cocks: Global statistical optimization, characterization, and design. Solido Design Automation, Dennis R Haszko, September 20, 2011: US08024682 (7 worldwide citation)

For application to analog, mixed-signal, and custom digital circuits, a system and method to do: global statistical optimization (GSO), global statistical characterization (GSC), global statistical design (GSD), and block-specific design. GSO can perform global yield optimization on hundreds of vari ...


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Trent Lorne McConaghy, Amit Gupta, Kristopher Breen, Charles Cazabon, Shawn Rusaw, Jeffrey Dyck, Jason Coutu, Joel Cooper, Jiandong Ge, David Callele: Data-mining-based knowledge extraction and visualization of analog/mixed-signal/custom digital circuit design flow. Solido Design Automation, Anne Kinsman, Borden Ladner Gervais, April 27, 2010: US07707533 (6 worldwide citation)

A system and method of generating a set of circuit simulation data, applying data mining to for knowledge extraction from the data, and graphically presenting the extracted knowledge in a format that is easy to digest to a designer.


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Patrick G Drennan, Ryan Silk, Joel Cooper, Jeffrey Dyck, Samer Sallam, Trent Lome McConaghy: Method and system for proximity-aware circuit design. Solido Design Automation, Dennis R Haszko, October 2, 2012: US08281270 (2 worldwide citation)

A method for proximity-aware circuit design where a set of layout constraint values that satisfy predetermined performance or yield goals is determined in accordance with a layout effect model. One of the layout constraint values is then selected as a constraint input to layout design, and a design ...


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Trent Lorne McConaghy, Jeffrey Dyck, Samer Sallam, Kristopher Breen, Joel Cooper, Jiandong Ge: Pruning-based variation-aware design. Solido Design Automation, Louis B Allard, Borden Ladner Gervais, December 6, 2011: US08074189 (2 worldwide citation)

For application to analog, mixed-signal, and custom digital circuits, a system and method to begin with a complex problem description that encompasses many variables from statistical manufacturing, the circuit's environment, and the circuit's design parameters, but then apply techniques to prune the ...


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Trent Lorne McConaghy, Kristopher Breen, Amit Gupta, David Callele, Jeffrey Dyck, Charles Cazabon, Joel Cooper, Shawn Rusaw: Interactive schematic for use in analog, mixed-signal, and custom digital circuit design. Solido Design Automation, Louis B Allard, Borden Ladner Gervais, July 20, 2010: US07761834 (2 worldwide citation)

For application to analog, mixed-signal, and custom digital circuits, a system and method to improve the flow of setting up a set of simulations, a characterization, or optimization problem via an interactive circuit schematic. A system and method to visualize circuit simulation data in which at lea ...



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