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Michael P Whitman: Fluid delivery mechanism for use with anastomosing, stapling, and resecting instruments. Power Medical Interventions, Kenyon & Kenyon, December 10, 2002: US06491201 (573 worldwide citation)

A medicine delivery mechanism or fibrin injection mechanism for use in combination with an anastomosing and stapling attachment for an electromechanical device driver comprises a dispensing chamber with an elongated cylindrical cross section (although other shapes can be used) which is formed in the ...


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Casey K Lee, Noshir A Langrana, Harold Alexander, Alastair J Clemow, Elizabeth H Chen, John R Parsons: Functional and biocompatible intervertebral disc spacer. University of Medicine & Dentistry of N J, Rutgers University, Johnson & Johnson, Klauber & Jackson, March 27, 1990: US04911718 (527 worldwide citation)

The construction and manufacturing technique for a functional biocompatible intervertebral disc spacer is described. This device is useful for a replacement for a degenerated disc in certain treatments of back pain and spinal disease. The disc spacer possesses mechanical properties akin to those of ...


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Michael P Whitman: Fluid delivery mechanism for use with anastomosing, stapling, and resecting instruments. Power Medical Interventions, Kenyon & Kenyon, February 24, 2004: US06695199 (502 worldwide citation)

A medicine delivery mechanism or fibrin injection mechanism for use in combination with an anastomosing and stapling attachment for an electromechanical device driver comprises a dispensing chamber with an elongated cylindrical cross section (although other shapes can be used) which is formed in the ...


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Arthur E Colvin Jr, Gregory A Dale, Paul Samuel Zerwekh, Jeffery C Lesho, Robert W Lynn: Optical-based sensing devices. Sensors for Medicine & Science, Rothwell Figg Ernst & Manbeck, December 11, 2001: US06330464 (488 worldwide citation)

An optical-based sensor for detecting the presence or amount of an analyte using both indicator and reference channels. The sensor has a sensor body with a source of radiation embedded therein. Radiation emitted by the source interacts with indicator membrane indicator molecules proximate the surfac ...


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Timothy R Pryor, Peter Smith: Man machine interfaces and applications. Douglas E Jackson, Stites & Harbison PLLC, May 9, 2006: US07042440 (468 worldwide citation)

Affordable methods and apparatus are disclosed for inputting position, attitude (orientation) or other object characteristic data to computers for the purpose of Computer Aided Design, Painting, Medicine, Teaching, Gaming, Toys, Simulations, Aids to the disabled, and internet or other experiences. P ...


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Mark S Humayun, Eugene de Juan Jr, Robert J Greenberg: Visual prosthesis and method of using same. John Hopkins University School of Medicine, Leydig Voit & Mayer, August 10, 1999: US05935155 (419 worldwide citation)

A visual prosthesis comprises a camera for perceiving a visual image and generating a visual signal output, retinal tissue stimulation circuitry adapted to be operatively attached to the user's retina, and wireless communication circuitry for transmitting the visual signal output to the retinal tiss ...


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John W Albery, Peter T Galley: Dialysis electrode device. Imperial College of Science Technology & Medicine, Bell Seltzer Park & Gibson, October 31, 1995: US05462645 (389 worldwide citation)

A dialysis electrode device comprises a shank of needle-like proportions and formed from a hollow dialysis fiber membrane. The shank is closed at its distal end by a sealing plug and, at its proximal end, it is sealed to and in communication with an auxiliary chamber defined by a tubular body part. ...


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Mark A Hollis, Daniel J Ehrlich, R Allen Murphy, Bernard B Kosicki, Dennis D Rathman, Chang Lee Chen, Richard H Mathews, Barry E Burke, Mitch D Eggers, Michael E Hogan, Rajender Singh Varma: Optical and electrical methods and apparatus for molecule detection. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Houston Advanced Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds P C, August 5, 1997: US05653939 (386 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus are disclosed for identifying molecular structures within a sample substance using a monolithic array of test sites formed on a substrate upon which the sample substance is applied. Each test site includes probes formed therein to bond with a predetermined target molecular str ...


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John R Parsons, Casey K Lee, Noshir A Langrana, Alastair J Clemow, Elizabeth H Chen, Monica V Hawkins: Functional and biocompatible intervertebral disc spacer containing elastomeric material of varying hardness. University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ, Rutgers University, Klauber & Jackson, August 13, 1996: US05545229 (385 worldwide citation)

The construction and manufacturing technique for a functional biocompatible intervertebral disc spacer is described. This device is useful for a replacement for a degenerated disc in certain treatments of back pain and spinal disease. The disc spacer possesses mechanical properties akin to those of ...


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Beatrice Haimovich, Amihay Freeman, Ralph Greco: Thromboresistant surface treatment for biomaterials. Ramot of Tel Aviv University, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Weiser & Associates P C, November 26, 1996: US05578073 (372 worldwide citation)

A biomaterial with a thromboresistant surface and a method for forming same are provided. The thromboresistant surface is comprised of a distinct coating layer of a chitosan-based membrane and a biologically active material. The biologically active material is capable of converting the chitosan memb ...



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