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Michael D Laufer, Jeffrey C Cerier, Amos Cruz, Jonathan O&apos Keefe, Richard Andrews, Vincent A Puicci Jr, Michael Barenboym, Neal H Marshall, Randal B Chinnock: Method and devices for tissue reconfiguration. ndo surgical, Fish & Richardson P C, December 28, 2004: US06835200 (491 worldwide citation)

A method includes advancing an apparatus having an elongated member transorally into the stomach. The apparatus includes a distal end effector having first and second members configured to engage tissue. The first and second members are movable relatively toward one another generally in a first plan ...


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Michael D Laufer, Jeffrey C Cerier, Amos Cruz, Jonathan O&apos Keefe, Richard Andrews, Ram Chuttani, Vincent A Puicci Jr, Michael Barenboym, Neal H Marshall, Randall B Chinnock: Tissue reconfiguration. ndo surgical, Fish & Richardson P C, November 23, 2004: US06821285 (417 worldwide citation)

A medical instrument for engaging tissue includes a flexible shaft, a tissue piercing coil at a distal portion of the shaft, and a tissue stabilizer positioned over the shaft and biased in a distal direction such that as the tissue piercing coil enters tissue, the tissue stabilizer is urged against ...


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Robert Scott Mendenhall, Greg Richard Andrews: Spill-resistant cup lid with condiment funnel and stirring rod. Barry E Hughes & Kaplan Kaplan Esq, April 20, 1999: US05894952 (96 worldwide citation)

This patent discloses a detachable hot beverage cup lid. There is provided a spill resistant feature within the drink-through opening, a condiment funnel, an alignment indicia opposite the drink-through opening, and a novel stirring rod.


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Michael D Laufer, Jeffrey C Cerier, Amos Cruz, Jonathan O Keefe, Richard Andrews, Vincent A Puicci Jr, Michael Barenboym, Neal H Marshall, Randal B Chinnock: Methods and devices for tissue reconfiguration. Ethicon Endo Surgery, August 17, 2010: US07776057 (65 worldwide citation)

A method includes advancing an apparatus having an elongated member transorally into the stomach. The apparatus includes a distal end effector having first and second members configured to engage tissue. The first and second members are movable relatively toward one another generally in a first plan ...


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Ren Kae Shiue, Richard Andrews, Thomas W Eagar, Bradley Miller, Sergej Tomislav Buljan: Wear resistant bond for an abrasive tool. Norton Company, Mary E Porter, December 8, 1998: US05846269 (22 worldwide citation)

A bond material for a metal single layer abrasive tool, and especially for a tool with diamond abrasive, provides an excellent combination of mechanical properties including structural strength and impact resistance. The bond material is sufficiently compatible with both metal and diamond to effecti ...


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Michael D Laufer, Jeffrey C Cerier, Amos Cruz, Jonathan O Keefe, Richard Andrews, Ram Chuttani, Vincent A Puicci Jr, Michael Barenboym, Neal H Marshall, Randall B Chinnock: Tissue reconfiguration. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Nutter McClennen & Fish, May 11, 2010: US07713277 (19 worldwide citation)

A medical instrument for engaging tissue includes a flexible shaft, a tissue piercing coil at a distal portion of the shaft, and a tissue stabilizer positioned over the shaft and biased in a distal direction such that as the tissue piercing coil enters tissue, the tissue stabilizer is urged against ...


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Michael D Laufer, Jeffrey C Cerier, Amos Cruz, Jonathan O Keefe, Richard Andrews, Ram Chuttani, Vincent A Puicci Jr, Michael Barenboym, Neal H Marshall, Randall B Chinnock: Tissue reconfiguration. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Dean Garner, December 28, 2010: US07857823 (15 worldwide citation)

A medical instrument for engaging tissue includes a flexible shaft, a tissue piercing coil at a distal portion of the shaft, and a tissue stabilizer positioned over the shaft and biased in a distal direction such that as the tissue piercing coil enters tissue, the tissue stabilizer is urged against ...


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Donald Richard Andrews, Alan Fobes Neel II, Donald Ward Zegafuse: Method and apparatus for electronic collation. International Business Machines Corporation, F E Morris, H F Somermeyer, July 4, 1978: US04099254 (14 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus are disclosed for electronic collation of sheets of a recording medium, such as paper, printed on one or both sides from electrical signals received at a printer. For printing multiple sets on one side only, the signals are written into a memory in the order in which they are ...


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James Keith Haslam, John Richard Andrews: Pin holder for a microarraying apparatus. Genetix, Foley & Lardner, July 6, 2004: US06759012 (14 worldwide citation)

A pin holder for a microarraying apparatus comprising at least one group of bodies of circular cross-section packed together to form a network of pathways in gaps between the bodies; and an array of pins slidably arranged in the pathways. The pins are held in parallel to each other automatically as ...


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Michael D Laufer, Jeffrey C Cerier, Amos Cruz, Jonathan O Keefe, Richard Andrews, Ram Chuttani, Vincent A Puicci Jr, Michael Barenboym, Neal H Marshall, Randall B Chinnock: Tissue reconfiguration. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Nutter McClennen & Fish, May 25, 2010: US07722633 (10 worldwide citation)

A medical instrument for engaging tissue includes a flexible shaft, a tissue piercing coil at a distal portion of the shaft, and a tissue stabilizer positioned over the shaft and biased in a distal direction such that as the tissue piercing coil enters tissue, the tissue stabilizer is urged against ...