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Pierre Trepagnier: Asynchronous fluorescence scan. Argose, Ivor R Elrifi Esq, Christina V Karnakis Esq, Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo P C, October 28, 2003: US06639668 (257 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to asynchronous scanning devices and methods of using asynchronous scanning to acquire fluorescence data from a sample, such as biological tissue, to facilitate diagnosis of the presence or absence of disease or other abnormality in the sample. The present invention ...


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Kurt R Linberg, Randy L Merry, Chester G Nelson, William J Plombon: Virtual remote monitor, alert, diagnostics and programming for implantable medical device systems. Medtronic, Girma Wolde Michael, December 24, 2002: US06497655 (257 worldwide citation)

A plurality of co-operative and complementary software programs are implemented in a web-enabled high speed computer system to remotely monitor, manage and modify the operational and functional parameters of a plurality of implanted medical devices (IMDs). The system utilizes virtual electrophysiolo ...


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Juergen Hilmann, Rolf Ruediger Hoffmann, Wolfgang Muetzel, Ingfried Zimmermann: Carrier liquid solutions for the production of gas microbubbles, preparation thereof, and use thereof as contrast medium for ultrasonic diagnostics. Schering Aktiengesellschaft, Millen & White, August 21, 1984: US04466442 (256 worldwide citation)

The useful lifetime and the amount of microbubbles of a size less than 50 .mu.m produced by mechanical agitation of an aqueous liquid employed as an ultrasonic contrast medium are increased by employing a liquid containing dissolved therein a tenside which reduces the surface tension of the liquid a ...


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James E Flaherty, Robert B Green, Steven C Lepke, Richard W Mason: Sensor package. Ciba Corning Diagnostics, Judith A Roesler, Arthur S Morgenstern, December 10, 1996: US05582698 (253 worldwide citation)

A solid state, multi-use electrochemical sensor having an electrically nonconductive substrate, a working electrode, and a semi-permeable membrane covering the working electrode. The working electrode includes an electrically conductive material adhered to a portion of the substrate. A first portion ...


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Terry Allen Beaty, Lance Scott Kuhn, Vladimir Svetnik, David W Burke: Meter and method of using the meter for determining the concentration of a component of a fluid. Roche Diagnostics Corporation, Barnes & Thornburg, November 11, 2003: US06645368 (252 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for determining the concentration of a medically significant component of a biological fluid comprise providing a cell supporting a chemistry which reacts with the medically significant component. Placement of first and second terminals of the cell in contact with first and s ...


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Carter Kittrell, Robert M Cothren Jr, Michael S Feld: Spectral diagonostic and treatment system. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds, April 19, 1994: US05304173 (250 worldwide citation)

A laser catheter is disclosed wherein optical fibers carrying laser light are mounted in a catheter for insertion into an artery to provide controlled delivery of a laser beam for percutaneous intravascular laser treatment of atherosclerotic disease. A transparent protective shield is provided at th ...


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Ronald G Sosnowski, William F Butler, Eugene Tu, Michael I Nerenberg, Michael J Heller, Carl F Edman: Methods and procedures for molecular biological analysis and diagnostics. Nanogen, Lyon & Lyon, April 18, 2000: US06051380 (248 worldwide citation)

A self-addressable, self-assembling microelectronic device is designed and fabricated to actively carry out and control multi-step and multiplex molecular biological reactions in microscopic formats. These reactions include nucleic acid hybridizations, antibody/antigen reactions, diagnostics, and bi ...


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Joseph S Foos, Peter G Edelman, James E Flaherty, Joseph Berger: Extended use planar sensors. Ciba Corning Diagnostics, May 21, 1996: US05518601 (248 worldwide citation)

A planar, solid-state electrochemical oxygen sensor having a substrate, conductive strips deposited on the substrate, and a dielectric layer insulating portions of the conductive strips except those portions which define a working electrode and at least one second electrode. The working electrode ma ...


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Joseph S Foos, Peter G Edelman, James E Flaherty, Joseph Berger: Electrochemical sensors. Ciba Corning Diagnostics, Ciba-Geigy, Nicholas I Slepchuk Jr, Arthur S Morgenstern, Judith A Roesler, March 28, 1995: US05401376 (243 worldwide citation)

An electrochemical sensor having a substrate, conductive strips deposited on the substrate, and a layer insulating portions of the conductive strips except those portions which define a working electrode and at least one second electrode. A solid electrolyte contacting the electrodes is covered by a ...


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Hans Peter Haar, Gerhard Werner, Dirk Boecker, Armin Lambrecht, Joachim Kastner: Analytical device for in vivo analysis in the body of a patient. Roche Diagnostics, Jill L Woodburn, June 24, 2003: US06584335 (240 worldwide citation)

Analysis device for determining an analyte in vivo in the body of a patient, having a measuring probe with a hollow needle (



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