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Shlomo Gabbay, Robert Frater: Suture organizer, prosthetic device holder, and related surgical procedures. Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, Stephen E Feldman, Marvin Feldman, January 29, 1980: US04185636 (229 worldwide citation)

A plurality of organizers each formed with an arcuate support member upon which a selected number of suture holding devices are positioned in spaced relationship one to the other, are each designed to be disposed proximate an area of a body upon which surgery is to be performed to faciliate speedy a ...


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Lisa B Shih, Frederick J Primus, Milton D Goldenberg: Tumoricidal methotrexate-antibody conjugate. Center for Molecular Medicine & Immunology, Bernhard D Saxe, October 13, 1987: US04699784 (227 worldwide citation)

A conjugate of methotrexate to an antibody is prepared by loading methotrexate onto an aminodextran, then specifically conjugating the polymer carrier to the carbohydrate portion of an antitumor antibody, using a reduced Schiff base linkage. The conjugate is useful for tumor targeted therapy.


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Ira Sanders, Christopher M Shaari: Treatment of autonomic nerve dysfunction with botulinum toxin. Mount Sinai School of Medicine of the City University of New York, Baker & Botts, June 16, 1998: US05766605 (227 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed according to the present invention a method for the control of autonomic nerve function in a mammal comprising administering a therapeutically effective amount of botulinum toxin to the mammal. Preferred embodiments include administering the toxin to control the function of an aut ...


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Ergin Atalar, Paul A Bottomley, Elias Zerhouin, Henry Halperin, Elliot McVeigh, Albert C Lardo: Methods for in vivo magnetic resonance imaging. Johns Hopkins Unversity School of Medicine, Foley Hoag, April 15, 2003: US06549800 (222 worldwide citation)

The systems and methods of the present invention provide for MRI probes adapted for insertion into a plurality of body orifices, in order to evaluate the anatomy of proximate anatomic structures, to diagnose abnormalities thereof and to treat the diagnosed abnormalities. MRI probes are described tha ...


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Razgulov Mikhail Mikhailovich, Potekhina Lidia Alexandrovna, Mashinistov Boris Fedorovich: Device for the eversion of hollow organs and vascular stapling instrument incorporating same. Waters Schwartz & Nissen, September 30, 1975: US3908662 (222 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to the field of medicine, and more particularly to vascular surgery, with particular reference to a device for the eversion of hollow organs and a vascular stapling instrument.According to the invention, a device for the eversion of hollow organs, comprising a bush, whe ...


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Daniel P Kuban, H Lee Martin, Steven D Zimmermann: Omniview motionless camera endoscopy system. TeleRobotics International, Pitts & Brittian, May 17, 1994: US05313306 (221 worldwide citation)

A endoscopic-type device for omnidirectional image viewing providing electronic pan-and-tilt orientation, rotation, and magnification within a selected field-of-view for use in applications in various environments such as in internal medicine inspection, monitoring, and surgery. The imaging device ( ...


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James S Burns, Daniel R Marshak: Inhalation device with a dose-timer, an actuator mechanism, and patient compliance monitoring means. Armstrong Pharmaceuticals, Whitham & Marhoefer, February 8, 1994: US05284133 (220 worldwide citation)

An inhalation device is provided with a mechanism to assure patient compliance with a drug dosage regimen. The control mechanism includes a controller (24), a timer (26), an actuator (28) and a signalling device (30). The controller (24) is programmed or preset with a time and dosage schedule for th ...


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Arthur E Colvin Jr: Optical-based sensing devices, especially for in-situ sensing in humans. Sensors for Medicine and Science, Rothwell Figg Ernst & Manbeck, October 16, 2001: US06304766 (215 worldwide citation)

An optical-based sensor for detecting the presence or amount of an analyte. The sensor has a sensor body which functions as a wave guide, with a source of radiation embedded therein. Radiation emitted by the source interacts with indicator molecules on the surface of the body. At least one optical c ...


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Swaminathan Jayaraman: Delivery mechanism for balloons, drugs, stents and other physical/mechanical agents and methods of use. Iowa India Investments Company of Douglas, Pennie & Edmonds, May 2, 2000: US06056722 (214 worldwide citation)

The present invention preferably includes a balloon catheter for use with a guidewire. The catheter has a body with a balloon located thereon, preferably at the distal end. A lumen within the catheter body communicates with the interior of the balloon which can be inflated by known methods with sali ...


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Arthur E Colvin Jr: Optical-based sensing devices. Sensors for Medicine and Science, Rothwell Figg Ernst & Manbeck, March 23, 2004: US06711423 (213 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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