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Geography & Life Sciences: Chapter 34431

Chapter 34431 provides bibliographic information on scholary research in geography and in the life sciences.



Apospory in leaf culture of the fern Platycerium bifurcatum C Chr. Biologia (Bratislava) 54(Suppl 7): 10, Dec

Apospory in mosses discovered by Nathanael Pringsheim in a brilliant epoch of botany. Bryologist 104(1): 40-46, Spring

Apotheosis, not apocalypse: methods in protein crystallography. Acta Crystallographica. Section D, Biological Crystallography 56(Pt 11): 1510-1511

Apotransferrin decreases oligodendroglial progenitor cell migration and enhances differentiation. Journal of Neurochemistry 78(Supplement 1): 27, September

Apotransferrin enhances differentiation of two oligodendroglial cell lines. Journal of Neurochemistry 81(Supplement 1): 47, June

Apotransferrin induces a premature FYN kinase activation in primary cultures of oligodendrocytes. Journal of Neurochemistry 85(Supplement 1): 73, May

Apotransferrin prevents demyelination induced by Cuprizone in suckling rats. Journal of Neurochemistry 87(Supplement 1): 47, December

Apotransferrin protects against renal ischemia-reperfusion injury by reducing levels of circulating redox-active iron and inhibition of inflammation. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology 14(Abstracts Issue): 352A, November

App bp1 is overexpressed in postmortem alzheimers brain hippocampus. Society for Neuroscience Abstract Viewer & Itinerary Planner : Abstract No 784 17

App isoforms ratio in platelets A peripheral marker for the diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimers disease?. Neurology 52(6 SUPPL 2): A267, April 12

Appalachian cottontails, Sylvilagus obscurus , from the South Carolina mountains with observations on habitat use. Journal of the Elisha Mitchell Scientific Society 115(3): 140-144, Fall

Apparata and methods for submerged plant stem cutting. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1256(1), Mar 5

Apparatus aiding physiologic systolic and diastolic dynamics of cardiac cavities. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1258(2), May 14

Apparatus and a method and system of rearing abalone. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1251(4), Oct 23

Apparatus and a method for automatically introducing implants into soft tissue with adjustable spacing. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1249(1), Aug 7

Apparatus and a method for clean-in-place for a semi-frozen food dispensing machine. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1265(2), Dec 10

Apparatus and a method for processing a medical image. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1257(5), Apr 30

Apparatus and a method for sterilizing a member. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1273(2), Aug 12

Apparatus and associated method for decontaminating contaminated matter with ultrasonic transient cavitation. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1262(2), Sep 10

Apparatus and breathing bag for spectrometrically measuring isotopic gas. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1227(2), Oct 12

Apparatus and device for use therein and method for ablation of tissue. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1237(3), Aug 15

Apparatus and dough making unit for preparing fried potato product from dehydrated potato. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1228(1), Nov 2

Apparatus and improved method for safely dispensing and delivering liquid radiation for intraluminal radiation therapy. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1226(1), Sep 7

Apparatus and method as preparation for performing a myringotomy in a childs ear without the need for anaesthesia. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1250(4), Sep 25

Apparatus and method employing a single laser for removal of hair. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1242(1), Jan 2

Apparatus and method employing a single laser for removal of hair, veins and capillaries. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1271(3), June 17

Apparatus and method employing incoherent light emitting semiconductor devices as particle detection light sources in a flow cytometer. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1288(1), Nov 2

Apparatus and method employing lasers for removal of hair. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1240(3), Nov 21

Apparatus and method enabling location of trachea breathing tube in body viscus. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1258(1), May 7

Apparatus and method for R-wave detection with dual dynamic sensitivities. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1271(4), June 24

Apparatus and method for RF lesioning. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1249(4), Aug 28

Apparatus and method for UV oxidation and microbiological decomposition of organic waste air. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1275(2), Oct 14

Apparatus and method for UV wastewater purification in septic tank systems. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1251(1), Oct 2

Apparatus and method for a custom soft-solid hearing aid. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1231(2), Feb 8

Apparatus and method for a self-blunting safety catheter. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1264(1), Nov 5

Apparatus and method for a temperature protected container. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1273(4), Aug 26

Apparatus and method for abdomino-pelvic chemotherapy perfusion and lavage. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1258(1), May 7

Apparatus and method for ablating cardiac tissue. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1276(1), Nov 4

Apparatus and method for ablating tissue. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1276(2), Nov 11

Apparatus and method for accelerating aging of alcoholic liquids such as wines, brandies, spirits and the like. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1218(3): 1876, Jan 19

Apparatus and method for accepting return of unused medical items. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1226(4), Sep 28

Apparatus and method for accessing a body site. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1284(1), July 6

Apparatus and method for accessing and manipulating the uterus. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1225(2), Aug 10

Apparatus and method for accessing biopsy site. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1263(5), Oct 29

Apparatus and method for acoustic analysis of bone. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1230(3), Jan 18

Apparatus and method for acquisition and retrieval of resected biological specimens. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1266(2), Jan 14

Apparatus and method for adjunct therapy for depression, migraine, neuropsychiatric disorders, partial complex epilepsy, generalized epilepsy and involuntary movement disorders utilizing an external stimulator. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1256(2), Mar 12

Apparatus and method for adjunct therapy for pain syndromes utilizing an implantable lead and an external stimulator. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1244(4), Mar 27

Apparatus and method for adjunct therapy of Dementia and Alzheimers disease utilizing an implantable lead and external stimulator. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1248(5), July 31

Apparatus and method for adjunct therapy of partial complex epilepsy, generalized epilepsy and involuntary movement disorders utilizing an external stimulator. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1244(3), Mar 20

Apparatus and method for adjunct treatment of coma and traumatic brain injury with neuromodulation using an external stimulator. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1270(2), May 13

Apparatus and method for administering a biologically active substance to a bone. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1219(3): 2346, Feb 16

Apparatus and method for aiding thrombosis through the application of electric potential. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1277(1), Dec 2

Apparatus and method for aiding transmission. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1227(3), Oct 19

Apparatus and method for air-in-line detection. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1274(2), Sep 9

Apparatus and method for aligning vertebrae. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1265(2), Dec 10

Apparatus and method for allowing immediate retrieval for information and identification from an implantable medical device having a depleted power source. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1262(4), Sep 24

Apparatus and method for alphanumerically identifying and arranging test tubes. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1277(3), Dec 16

Apparatus and method for an open ear auditory pathway stimulator to manage tinnitus and hyperacusis. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1233(2), Apr 11

Apparatus and method for an ultrasonic probe used with a pharmacological agent. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1282(2), May 11

Apparatus and method for analysis of acoustic reflectance and thermal radiation of an ear. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1224(1), Jul 6

Apparatus and method for analysis of ear pathologies by detecting fluid in the ear, measuring body temperature and/or determining a characteristic of a fluid. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1239(1), Oct 3

Apparatus and method for analysis of ear pathologies using combinations of acoustic reflectance, temperature and chemical response. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1226(2), Sep 14

Apparatus and method for analyzing information relating to physical and mental condition. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1220(4): 3151-3152, March 23

Apparatus and method for anchoring a cord-like element to a workpiece. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1220(4): 3378-3379, March 23

Apparatus and method for anchoring sutures. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1240(2), Nov 14

Apparatus and method for anesthetizing the cervical region of a female. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1248(4), July 24

Apparatus and method for anterior and posterior referenced sizing and distal femur resection. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1230(2), Jan 11

Apparatus and method for applying a particulate hemostatic agent to living tissue. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1226(2), Sep 14

Apparatus and method for applying an adaptable pressure waveform to a limb. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1269(2), Apr 8

Apparatus and method for applying antitachycardia therapy based on ventricular stability. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1226(2), Sep 14

Apparatus and method for applying salt to cheese. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1231(4), Feb 22

Apparatus and method for applying variable doses of irrigation and agrochemicals. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1277(4), Dec 23

Apparatus and method for approximating and closing the walls of a hole or puncture in a physiological shell structure. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1258(1), May 7

Apparatus and method for ascertaining cardiac output and other parameters. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1274(2), Sep 9

Apparatus and method for assaying coagulation in fluid samples. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1283(3), June 15

Apparatus and method for assessing loads on adjacent bones. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1280(3), Mar 16

Apparatus and method for assessment and feedback training of step width coordination. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1246(4), May 22

Apparatus and method for astigmatically-neutral wound closure. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1236(2), July 11

Apparatus and method for attaching a distal umbrella to a gel prosthetic liner. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1262(4), Sep 24

Apparatus and method for attaching a graft ligament to a bone. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1274(3), Sep 16

Apparatus and method for attaching soft tissue to bone. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1282(2), May 11

Apparatus and method for automated biomonitoring of water quality. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1234(2), May 9

Apparatus and method for automatic sensing threshold determination in cardiac pacemakers. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1226(4), Sep 28

Apparatus and method for automatically determining stimulation parameters. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1244(3), Mar 20

Apparatus and method for automatically producing tissue slides. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1258(2), May 14

Apparatus and method for avoiding cross-contamination due to pendent drops of fluid hanging from discharge conduits. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1285(5), Aug 31

Apparatus and method for avoiding ocular muscular fatigue. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1280(4), Mar 23

Apparatus and method for bagging agricultural feed. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1220(2): 1064, March 9

Apparatus and method for binding a first layer of material to a second layer of material. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1221(2), 14-JUL-99

Apparatus and method for bioelectric stimulation, healing acceleration and pain relief. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1268(3), Mar 18

Apparatus and method for biological treatment of environmental contaminants and waste. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1265(1), Dec 3

Apparatus and method for biological treatment of wastewater. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1243(3), Feb 20

Apparatus and method for bioremediation of hydrocarbon-contaminated objects. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1234(1), May 2

Apparatus and method for blood oxygenation. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1258(2), May 14

Apparatus and method for blood pressure pulse waveform contour analysis. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1230(4), Jan 25

Apparatus and method for blood separation. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1227(2), Oct 12

Apparatus and method for bone positioning. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1276(2), Nov 11

Apparatus and method for bone surface-based registration of physical space with tomographic images and for guiding an instrument relative to anatomical sites in the image. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1237(4), Aug 22

Apparatus and method for breathing apparatus component coupling. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1271(2), June 10

Apparatus and method for brewing an alcoholic beverage and beverage brewed by same. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1222(4), 5/25/

Apparatus and method for calibrating and endoscope. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1266(4), Jan 28

Apparatus and method for calibrating measurement systems. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1218(3): 1899, Jan 19

Apparatus and method for calibration of a microarray scanning system. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1263(5), Oct 29

Apparatus and method for calibration of an ultrasound transmission probe. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1226(1), Sep 7

Apparatus and method for cannulating retinal blood vessels. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1259(2), June 11

Apparatus and method for capturing a wire in a blood vessel. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1278(4), Jan 27

Apparatus and method for cardiac ablation. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1267(3), Feb 18

Apparatus and method for cardiac stabilization and arterial occlusion. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1226(4), Sep 28

Apparatus and method for cardioplegia delivery. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1248(2), July 10

Apparatus and method for carrying out a cleaning operation applied to the internal neck skin of slaughtered poultry. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1274(1), Sep 2

Apparatus and method for carrying out analysis of samples. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1221(1), 15-JUN-99

Apparatus and method for carrying out histological analysis of specimens. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1264(1), Nov 5

Apparatus and method for catheterization of blood vessels. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1251(2), Oct 9

Apparatus and method for changing critical brain activity using light and sound. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1262(1), Sep 3

Apparatus and method for characterizing gait . Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1230(1), Jan 4

Apparatus and method for characterizing libraries of different materials using X-ray scattering. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1257(3), Apr 16

Apparatus and method for chemiluminescent assays. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1276(4), Nov 25

Apparatus and method for cleaning diseased vein grafts. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1226(1), Sep 7

Apparatus and method for cleaning elongated hollow instruments. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1224(2), Jul 13

Apparatus and method for cleaning particulate matter and chemical contaminants from a hand. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1280(3), Mar 16

Apparatus and method for cleaning poultry. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1220(3): 2321, March 16

Apparatus and method for cleansing tissue. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1250(1), Sep 4

Apparatus and method for clearing trash from furrow opener path. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1271(2), June 10

Apparatus and method for closed-loop intracranical stimulation for optimal control of neurological disease. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1257(1), Apr 2

Apparatus and method for closing a septal defect. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1252(1), Nov 6

Apparatus and method for collecting blood from an umbilical cord. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1228(5), Nov 30

Apparatus and method for collecting blood samples. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1241(1), Dec 5

Apparatus and method for collecting bodily fluid. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1259(4), June 25

Apparatus and method for collecting data useful for determining the parameters of an alert window for timing delivery of ETC signals to a heart under varying cardiac conditions. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1245(4), Apr 24

Apparatus and method for collecting data useful for determining the parameters of an alert window for timing delivery or ETC signals to a heart under varying cardiac conditions. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1263(1), Oct 1

Apparatus and method for collection and concentration of respirable particles into a small fluid volume. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1254(2), Jan 8

Apparatus and method for combined acoustic mechanical and electrical auditory stimulation. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1246(3), May 15

Apparatus and method for combined capillary separation and blotting of biological macromolecules. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1273(1), Aug 5

Apparatus and method for compensating for respiratory and patient motion during treatment. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1240(1), Nov 7

Apparatus and method for compensating for respiratory and patient motions during treatment. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1265(5), Dec 31

Apparatus and method for compound profiling of living cells. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1237(1), Aug 1

Apparatus and method for compressing body tissue. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1261(1), Aug 6

Apparatus and method for computerized analysis of interstitial infiltrates in chest images using artificial neural networks. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1219(4): 3187, Feb 23

Apparatus and method for cone beam volume computed tomography breast imaging. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1264(2), Nov 12

Apparatus and method for consistent patient-specific electrode positioning for EKG testing and delivery of electrical energy to the heart. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1259(1), June 4

Apparatus and method for constructing computed tomography image slices of an object undergoing cyclic motion. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1246(3), May 15

Apparatus and method for contemporaneous treatment and fluoroscopic mapping of body tissue. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1259(3), June 18

Apparatus and method for continuous measurement of portal blood pressure. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1252(2), Nov 13

Apparatus and method for continuous monitoring of tissue gas composition and pH using recirculating gas tonometry. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1226(4), Sep 28

Apparatus and method for continuous passive motion of the lumbar region. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1269(2), Apr 8

Apparatus and method for controlled delivery of seeds to an open furrow. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1278(4), Jan 27

Apparatus and method for controlled feeding of particulate material. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1267(4), Feb 25

Apparatus and method for controlled removal of stenotic material from stents. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1225(4), Aug 24

Apparatus and method for controlling a patient positioned upon a cushion. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1224(4), Jul 27

Apparatus and method for controlling ablation depth. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1238(1), Sep 5

Apparatus and method for controlling an animal. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1281(4), Apr 27

Apparatus and method for controlling bending of a joint of a patient during imaging. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1232(4), Mar 28

Apparatus and method for controlling contrast enhanced imaging procedures. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1252(2), Nov 13

Apparatus and method for controlling endoscopic instruments. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1279(4), Feb 24

Apparatus and method for controlling high flow insufflation. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1259(2), June 11

Apparatus and method for controlling liquor circulation flow in long vertical shaft bioreactors. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1263(4), Oct 22

Apparatus and method for controlling table in medical diagnosis system. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1233(1), Apr 4

Apparatus and method for controlling the administration of CPAP treatment. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1257(1), Apr 2

Apparatus and method for controlling the contractility of muscles. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1246(3), May 15

Apparatus and method for controlling the delivery of contractility modulating non-excitatory signals to the heart. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1256(3), Mar 19

Apparatus and method for controlling the delivery of non-excitatory cardiac contractility modulating signals to a heart. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1257(2), Apr 9

Apparatus and method for converting a standard non-rotatable diagnostic lens into a rotatable diagnostic lens for evaluation of various portions of the eye. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1243(1), Feb 6

Apparatus and method for cooking and holding food items. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1225(3), Aug 17

Apparatus and method for corneal keratotomy. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1228(3), Nov 16

Apparatus and method for corneal surgery. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1281(1), Apr 6

Apparatus and method for correcting flat, inverted or retracting nipples of varying sizes. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1219(3): 2337, Feb 16

Apparatus and method for creating a biologically useful magnetic field. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1262(1), Sep 3

Apparatus and method for creating a corneal flap. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1276(1), Nov 4

Apparatus and method for creating a dome tibial osteotomy. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1243(3), Feb 20

Apparatus and method for creating a substantially contained, finite magnetic field useful for relieving the symptoms pain and discomfort associated with degenerative diseases and disorders in mammals. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1240(3), Nov 21

Apparatus and method for creating, maintaining, and controlling a virtual electrode used for the ablation of tissue. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1259(4), June 25

Apparatus and method for cross-scoring a dough loaf. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1225(2), Aug 10

Apparatus and method for crossing a position along a tubular body structure. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1266(2), Jan 14

Apparatus and method for crosslinking to fix tissue or crosslink molecules to tissue. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1226(4), Sep 28

Apparatus and method for crushing sugar cane. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1232(3), Mar 21

Apparatus and method for cryogenic inhibition of hyperplasia. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1256(2), Mar 12

Apparatus and method for cutting a heart valve annulus. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1232(1), Mar 7

Apparatus and method for cutting a surface at a repeatable angle. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1220(4): 3378, March 23

Apparatus and method for cutting and harvesting infestations of aquatic vegetation in shallow areas of water bodies. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1278(1), Jan 6

Apparatus and method for cutting food products. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1218(4): 2762, Jan 26

Apparatus and method for cutting poultry paws. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1262(3), Sep 17

Apparatus and method for debilitating or killing microorganisms within the body. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1265(2), Dec 10

Apparatus and method for decomposing waste material. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1242(2), Jan 9

Apparatus and method for decompressing invertebral discs, relieving back pain, and promoting back healing. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1276(3), Nov 18

Apparatus and method for delivering a low energy therapeutic pulse to a patient. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1256(1), Mar 5

Apparatus and method for delivering a self-expanding stent. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1278(2), Jan 13

Apparatus and method for delivering a self-expanding stent on a guide wire. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1249(4), Aug 28

Apparatus and method for delivering ablative laser energy and determining the volume of tumor mass destroyed. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1273(1), Aug 5

Apparatus and method for delivering compounds to a living organism. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1263(5), Oct 29

Apparatus and method for delivering diagnostic and therapeutic agents intravascularly. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1233(4), Apr 25

Apparatus and method for delivering fluid flow to a surgical site. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1251(3), Oct 16

Apparatus and method for delivering solid bioremediation materials. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1261(1), Aug 6

Apparatus and method for delivering therapeutic and diagnostic agents. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1270(3), May 20

Apparatus and method for delivering viscoelastic material to an eye. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1228(3), Nov 16

Apparatus and method for delivery of cardiac constraint jacket. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1283(5), June 29

Apparatus and method for delivery of laser light. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1278(1), Jan 6

Apparatus and method for delivery of micro and submicro quantities of materials. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1241(2), Dec 12

Apparatus and method for delivery of small volumes of liquid. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1229(1), Dec 7

Apparatus and method for delivery of surgical and therapeutic agents. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1229(1), Dec 7

Apparatus and method for demarcating tumors. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1252(2), Nov 13

Apparatus and method for deploying an aortic arch graft. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1237(2), Aug 8

Apparatus and method for deploying an expandable biopsy marker. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1246(4), May 22

Apparatus and method for deploying self-expanding stents. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1278(1), Jan 6

Apparatus and method for deployment release of intraluminal prostheses. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1256(2), Mar 12

Apparatus and method for detecting a substance. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1264(3), Nov 19

Apparatus and method for detecting and identifying infectious agents. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1263(1), Oct 1

Apparatus and method for detecting and removing undesirable material from workpieces. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1270(2), May 13

Apparatus and method for detecting and storing information relating to an animal. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1259(2), June 11

Apparatus and method for detecting biofilm in the water conduits of dental units. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1287(1), Oct 5

Apparatus and method for detecting bone fracture in slaughtered animals, in particular fowl. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1251(2), Oct 9

Apparatus and method for detecting deep vein thrombosis. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1228(4), Nov 23

Apparatus and method for detecting micro-dislodgment of a pacing lead. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1262(1), Sep 3

Apparatus and method for detecting nucleic acid amplification products. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1230(3), Jan 18

Apparatus and method for detecting samples labeled with material having strong light scattering properties, using reflection mode light and diffuse scattering. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1250(4), Sep 25

Apparatus and method for detecting sounds from a human body and displaying the detected sound information. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1254(3), Jan 15

Apparatus and method for detecting very low frequency acoustic signals. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1271(2), June 10

Apparatus and method for detecting, quantifying and characterizing microorganisms. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1247(4), June 26

Apparatus and method for detection and localization of a biopsy needle or similar surgical tool in a radiographic image. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1224(4), Jul 27

Apparatus and method for determination of the adequacy of dialysis by non-invasive near-infrared spectroscopy. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1245(1), Apr 3

Apparatus and method for determining a location of an anatomical target with reference to a medical apparatus. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1259(2), June 11

Apparatus and method for determining a mechanical property of an organ or body cavity by impedance determination. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1256(3), Mar 19

Apparatus and method for determining a persons sobriety. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1231(4), Feb 22

Apparatus and method for determining ablation. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1219(2): 1378, Feb 9

Apparatus and method for determining an approximation of the stroke volume and the cardiac output of the heart. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1266(4), Jan 28

Apparatus and method for determining cardiac output in a living subject. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1273(1), Aug 5

Apparatus and method for determining implant size. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1276(4), Nov 25

Apparatus and method for determining load size of food product. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1231(2), Feb 8

Apparatus and method for determining movements and velocities of moving objects. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1240(2), Nov 14

Apparatus and method for determining optimal locations to place radioactive seeds at a cancerous site. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1237(1), Aug 1

Apparatus and method for determining residual seal force of sealed containers. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1274(2), Sep 9

Apparatus and method for determining respiratory effort from muscle tremor information in ECG signals. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1223(4), Jun 22

Apparatus and method for determining respiratory mechanics of a patient and for controlling a ventilator based thereon. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1248(2), July 10

Apparatus and method for determining the concentration of a component of a sample. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1275(3), Oct 21

Apparatus and method for determining the concentrations of hemoglobin derivatives. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1221(4), 22-JUL-99

Apparatus and method for determining the extent of ablation. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1232(3), Mar 21

Apparatus and method for determining the perimeter of the surface of an object being scanned. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1232(4), Mar 28

Apparatus and method for determining the size of an object during endoscopy. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1227(3), Oct 19

Apparatus and method for determining the spatial relationship of X-ray datasets registered independently of one another. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1278(2), Jan 13

Apparatus and method for determining the strength and type of soil. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1234(3), May 16

Apparatus and method for determining tissue characteristics. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1271(2), June 10

Apparatus and method for developing an anatomic space for laparoscopic hernia repair and patch for use therewith. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1257(2), Apr 9

Apparatus and method for developing an anatomic space for laparoscopic hernia repair and patch for use therewith. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1267(1), Feb 4

Apparatus and method for developing an anatomic space for laparoscopic procedures. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1230(3), Jan 18

Apparatus and method for developing an anatomic space for laparoscopic procedures with laparoscopic visualization. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1248(4), July 24

Apparatus and method for diagnosis and therapy of electrophysiological disease. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1252(1), Nov 6

Apparatus and method for diagnosis of cardiac disease using a respiration monitor. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1262(4), Sep 24

Apparatus and method for differentiating between low sensory attentional disorder and affective disorders. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1262(3), Sep 17

Apparatus and method for differentiating erythrocytes in urine. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1238(2), Sep 12

Apparatus and method for digital photography useful in cervical cancer detection. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1228(4), Nov 23

Apparatus and method for dilating ligaments and tissue by the alternating insertion of expandable tubes. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1249(3), Aug 21

Apparatus and method for dispensing a frozen alcoholic beverage. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1283(2), June 8

Apparatus and method for dispensing candy. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1267(2), Feb 11

Apparatus and method for dispensing medication. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1273(3), Aug 19

Apparatus and method for disposing of pet waste. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1266(2), Jan 14

Apparatus and method for dissecting and retracting elongate structures. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1242(5), Jan 30

Apparatus and method for dissecting tissue layers. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1269(1), Apr 1

Apparatus and method for dissection by pressurized liquid and injection by pressurized projection of a treating product. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1260(4), July 23

Apparatus and method for disseminating an air modifying agent. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1270(2), May 13

Apparatus and method for distraction osteogenesis of small alveolar bone. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1228(1), Nov 2

Apparatus and method for distributing a particulate charge over an article. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1270(1), May 6

Apparatus and method for drawing liquid samples and dispensing them into a plurality of test tubes. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1219(3): 2412, Feb 16

Apparatus and method for dynamic cooling of biological tissues for thermal mediated surgery. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1242(2), Jan 9

Apparatus and method for dynamic modeling of an object. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1250(4), Sep 25

Apparatus and method for efficient blood sampling with lancet. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1245(1), Apr 3

Apparatus and method for efficient incorporation of molecules into cells. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1227(2), Oct 12

Apparatus and method for electrically conductive weight reduction. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1279(3), Feb 17

Apparatus and method for electrode-surgical tissue removal having a selectively insulated electrode. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1265(3), Dec 17

Apparatus and method for electronically predicting pleural pressure from pulse wave signals. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1277(5), Dec 30

Apparatus and method for electrophoresis. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1257(5), Apr 30

Apparatus and method for electroporation of microporated tissue for enhancing flux rates for monitoring and delivery applications. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1231(2), Feb 8

Apparatus and method for electroporation of tissue. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1228(2), Nov 9

Apparatus and method for eliminating dislodged thrombus. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1283(3), June 15

Apparatus and method for emissions control through continuous filtration system. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1262(3), Sep 17

Apparatus and method for endoscopic harvesting of elongate tissue structure. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1222(1), 27-JUL-99

Apparatus and method for energy management in atrial defibrillator. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1280(2), Mar 9

Apparatus and method for estimating battery condition in implantable cardioverter/defibrillators. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1265(1), Dec 3

Apparatus and method for ethyl chloride topical anesthesia. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1225(4), Aug 24

Apparatus and method for evaluating a clients condition and the concordance of a clinicians treatment with treatment guidelines. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1239(1), Oct 3

Apparatus and method for evaluating cardiac functions. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1248(4), July 24

Apparatus and method for evaluation of shoulder stability. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1224(1), Jul 6

Apparatus and method for evoking and capturing a sweat sample. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1248(5), July 31

Apparatus and method for expanding a stimulation lead body in situ. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1250(3), Sep 18

Apparatus and method for extracting biomass. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1277(4), Dec 23

Apparatus and method for extracting potable water from atmosphere. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1283(5), June 29

Apparatus and method for extraction of chemicals from aquifer remediation effluent water. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1259(2), June 11

Apparatus and method for fastening an intramedullary nail to a bone. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1233(4), Apr 25

Apparatus and method for feeding frogs cultivated in captivity. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1254(5), Jan 29

Apparatus and method for fetal scalp blood sampling. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1260(4), July 23

Apparatus and method for filling and cleaning channels and inlet ports in microchips used for biological analysis. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1286(1), Sep 7

Apparatus and method for filling and sealing intravenous solution bags. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1220(3): 2081, March 16

Apparatus and method for filtering intravascular fluids and for delivering diagnostic and therapeutic agents. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1259(2), June 11

Apparatus and method for fixation of osteoporotic bone. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1258(4), May 28

Apparatus and method for fixing a ligament in a bone tunnel. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1221(1), 15-JUN-99

Apparatus and method for fixing electrodes in a blood vessel. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1241(2), Dec 12

Apparatus and method for fluid emission control by use of a passive electrolytic reaction. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1279(3), Feb 17

Apparatus and method for food microbial intervention and pasteurization. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1255(4), Feb 26

Apparatus and method for food processing equipment microbial intervention and pasteurization. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1248(4), July 24

Apparatus and method for food surface microbial intervention and pasteurization. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1240(4), Nov 28

Apparatus and method for formation of sealed packages. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1269(2), Apr 8

Apparatus and method for forming a ventilation mask. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1278(3), Jan 20

Apparatus and method for forming casingless sausages. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1262(1), Sep 3

Apparatus and method for forming oxygen-enriched gas and compression thereof for high-pressure mobile storage utilization. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1228(4), Nov 23

Apparatus and method for forming thin-walled elastic components from an elastomeric material. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1255(4), Feb 26

Apparatus and method for freezing live cells. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1251(3), Oct 16

Apparatus and method for functional magnetic stimulation. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1245(2), Apr 10

Apparatus and method for fusing opposing spinal vertebrae. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1262(2), Sep 10

Apparatus and method for generating and circulating ozone for disinfection/sterilization of dental waterlines. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1264(3), Nov 19

Apparatus and method for generating ozone. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1266(4), Jan 28

Apparatus and method for generating pressure changes in a mammalian oral/throat cavity. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1227(4), Oct 26

Apparatus and method for generation of a protective sleeve against infections for an artificial lead. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1261(2), Aug 13

Apparatus and method for germinating grain. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1257(1), Apr 2

Apparatus and method for growing anaerobic microorganisms. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1244(3), Mar 20

Apparatus and method for growing cells. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1270(3), May 20

Apparatus and method for guiding placement of a minimally invasive surgical instrument. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1261(2), Aug 13

Apparatus and method for handling fluid samples of body materials. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1221(3), 19-JUL-99

Apparatus and method for harmonic imaging using an array transducer operated in the k31 mode. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1270(1), May 6

Apparatus and method for harvesting and collecting attached algal communities. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1271(1), June 3

Apparatus and method for harvesting bone. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1283(5), June 29

Apparatus and method for harvesting cane. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1246(3), May 15

Apparatus and method for harvesting cane in billet form. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1234(3), May 16

Apparatus and method for heat treating a fluid product. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1218(4): 3040, Jan 26

Apparatus and method for heat treatment of tissue. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1275(4), Oct 28

Apparatus and method for holding and positioning an arterial pulse pressure sensor. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1269(2), Apr 8

Apparatus and method for holding intestines out of an operative field. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1228(1), Nov 2

Apparatus and method for human artificial insemination and embryo transplanting. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1231(4), Feb 22

Apparatus and method for imaging an object with real-time response. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1267(4), Feb 25

Apparatus and method for imaging objects with wavefields. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1272(1), July 1

Apparatus and method for immobilizing molecules onto a substrate. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1239(5), Oct 31

Apparatus and method for implant insertion. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1220(4): 3380, March 23

Apparatus and method for implant removal. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1233(4), Apr 25

Apparatus and method for implanting radioactive seeds in tissue. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1224(4), Jul 27

Apparatus and method for improved aortic incision. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1221(2), 14-JUL-99

Apparatus and method for improved hydrate formation and improved efficiency of recovery of expansion agent in processes for expanding tobacco and other agricultural products. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1245(1), Apr 3

Apparatus and method for improved intraocular pressure determination. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1236(1), July 4

Apparatus and method for improved photoplethysmographic monitoring of multiple hemoglobin species using emitters having optimized center wavelengths. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1228(2), Nov 9

Apparatus and method for improved sutureless anastomosis. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1223(5), Jun 29

Apparatus and method for improving diagnoses. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1271(2), June 10

Apparatus and method for improving the dimensional quality of direct-expanded food products having complex shapes. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1285(5), Aug 31

Apparatus and method for improving vision and retinal imaging. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1254(3), Jan 15

Apparatus and method for in situ pH measurement of aqueous medium. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1224(3), Jul 20

Apparatus and method for in vivo delivery of therapeutic agents. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1265(1), Dec 3

Apparatus and method for in-vivo plasmapheresis using periodic backflush. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1277(2), Dec 9

Apparatus and method for inactivation of human immunodeficiency virus. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1231(4), Feb 22

Apparatus and method for incising. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1239(5), Oct 31

Apparatus and method for indicating mechanical stiffness properties of body tissue. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1284(1), July 6

Apparatus and method for inducing epileptic seizures in test animals for anticonvulsant drug screening. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1251(5), Oct 30

Apparatus and method for infusing fluid through the sheath of a stone basket. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1234(2), May 9

Apparatus and method for inhibiting lesion formation by selectively treating the prodromal stage of the lesion with a pulsatile electrical stimulation. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1236(1), July 4

Apparatus and method for inhibiting microbial growth in an aqueous medium. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1238(4), Sep 26

Apparatus and method for injecting liquid additives into agricultural and industrial water supplies. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1240(3), Nov 21

Apparatus and method for injecting liquids into patients. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1220(1): 314, March 2

Apparatus and method for inserting a filling into a food product. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1222(1), 27-JUL-99

Apparatus and method for inserting an adjustable implantable genitourinary device. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1260(3), July 16

Apparatus and method for internally inducing a magnetic field in an aneurysm to embolize aneurysm with magnetically-controllable substance. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1269(1), Apr 1

Apparatus and method for intracardiac therapy using sensor for heart wall thickness. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1280(2), Mar 9

Apparatus and method for intraoperatively performing surgery. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1222(1), 27-JUL-99

Apparatus and method for introducing an implant. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1268(2), Mar 11

Apparatus and method for introducing one or more branch lines into IV tubing. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1267(4), Feb 25

Apparatus and method for isolated lung access. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1259(1), June 4

Apparatus and method for isolating and measuring movement in metrology apparatus. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1274(1), Sep 2

Apparatus and method for isolating and recovering cells. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1252(1), Nov 6

Apparatus and method for isolating and/or analyzing charged molecules. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1248(4), July 24

Apparatus and method for joining two guide wire core materials without a hypotube. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1280(2), Mar 9

Apparatus and method for knocking down and crushing farm crop residue. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1269(1), Apr 1

Apparatus and method for lifting a net of an aquaculture pen and an aquaculture pen incorporating same. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1245(3), Apr 17

Apparatus and method for ligament fixation. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1270(2), May 13

Apparatus and method for linking spinal implants. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1239(4), Oct 24

Apparatus and method for loading a brachytherapy seed cartridge. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1283(5), June 29

Apparatus and method for loading a prosthetic nucleus into a deployment cannula to replace the nucleus pulposus of an intervertebral disc. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1282(2), May 11

Apparatus and method for loading medical items in a dispenser module. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1240(1), Nov 7

Apparatus and method for loading poultry into containers. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1262(1), Sep 3

Apparatus and method for local application of polymeric material to tissue. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1263(4), Oct 22

Apparatus and method for localizing an object in a turbid medium. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1246(2), May 8

Apparatus and method for localizing prosthesis deployed in a body lumen. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1237(2), Aug 8

Apparatus and method for locating and mapping a catheter in intracardiac operations. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1243(1), Feb 6

Apparatus and method for locating and marking blood vessels. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1234(1), May 2

Apparatus and method for locating coronary sinus. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1279(4), Feb 24

Apparatus and method for locating electrically active sites with an animal. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1244(4), Mar 27

Apparatus and method for locating therapeutic seeds implanted in a human body. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1262(2), Sep 10

Apparatus and method for locating vessels in a living body. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1263(2), Oct 8

Apparatus and method for low flux photocatalytic pollution control. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1268(2), Mar 11

Apparatus and method for lysing bacterial spores to facilitate their identification. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1228(4), Nov 23

Apparatus and method for macromolecule delivery into living cells. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1251(1), Oct 2

Apparatus and method for maintaining and growth biological cells. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1246(5), May 29

Apparatus and method for maintaining and/or restoring viability of organs. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1278(1), Jan 6

Apparatus and method for making beverages in a microwave oven. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1222(2), 02-AUG-99

Apparatus and method for making cheese. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1235(4), June 27

Apparatus and method for making citrus juice from frozen bodies. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1243(3), Feb 20

Apparatus and method for making dough roll. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1228(1), Nov 2

Apparatus and method for making frozen drinks. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1253(1), Dec 4

Apparatus and method for making pizza. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1236(2), July 11

Apparatus and method for making stackable tortilla chips. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1260(1), July 2

Apparatus and method for manipulating foodstuffs to reduce microbe content. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1233(4), Apr 25

Apparatus and method for manuary access to sufflated body cavity. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1263(5), Oct 29

Apparatus and method for manufacturing a gasdrop. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1244(4), Mar 27

Apparatus and method for manufacturing barnyard manure using sewage and sludge. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1238(4), Sep 26

Apparatus and method for manufacturing electrophysiology harps. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1259(1), June 4

Apparatus and method for marking non-palpable lesions. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1233(4), Apr 25

Apparatus and method for marking tissue. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1222(2), 02-AUG-99

Apparatus and method for mass production of insecticidal nematodes. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1264(1), Nov 5

Apparatus and method for mass transfer involving biological/pharmaceutical media. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1233(2), Apr 11

Apparatus and method for massaging a users back. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1258(2), May 14

Apparatus and method for measurement of intracranial pressure with lower frequencies of acoustic signal. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1224(1), Jul 6

Apparatus and method for measuring a plurality of electrical signals from the body of a patient. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1271(4), June 24

Apparatus and method for measuring anatomical orthopedic joint laxity. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1226(4), Sep 28

Apparatus and method for measuring blood pressure using linearly varying air pressure. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1281(2), Apr 13

Apparatus and method for measuring body composition. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1249(4), Aug 28

Apparatus and method for measuring cardiac vagal tone. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1261(4), Aug 27

Apparatus and method for measuring concentrations of a dye in a living organism. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1254(3), Jan 15

Apparatus and method for measuring drop size in an intravenous drip chamber. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1270(2), May 13

Apparatus and method for measuring optical characteristics of an object. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1243(2), Feb 13

Apparatus and method for measuring optical characteristics of teeth. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1271(1), June 3

Apparatus and method for measuring optical properties by feedback control. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1281(3), Apr 20

Apparatus and method for measuring pulse transit time. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1281(3), Apr 20

Apparatus and method for measuring sexual arousal. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1233(3), Apr 18

Apparatus and method for measuring size of fish. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1237(1), Aug 1

Apparatus and method for measuring strangulation effect. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1246(3), May 15

Apparatus and method for measuring the amount of fluid contained in an implantable medical device. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1252(2), Nov 13

Apparatus and method for measuring the concentration of meconium in amniotic fluid. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1232(4), Mar 28

Apparatus and method for measuring the magnitude and distribution of forces on the foot of a quadruped. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1232(3), Mar 21

Apparatus and method for measuring the moisture level within enamel dentine or tooth tissue. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1260(4), July 23

Apparatus and method for measuring the pressure distribution generated by a three-dimensional object. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1266(2), Jan 14

Apparatus and method for measuring the variability of cardiovascular parameters. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1218(4): 2788, Jan 26

Apparatus and method for measuring vision defects of a human eye. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1249(1), Aug 7

Apparatus and method for mechanical imaging of breast. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1274(3), Sep 16

Apparatus and method for microwave hyperthermia and acupuncture. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1255(2), Feb 12

Apparatus and method for minimally invasive blood sampling. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1225(3), Aug 17

Apparatus and method for minimally invasive surgery using rotational cutting tool. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1261(1), Aug 6

Apparatus and method for minimally invasive total joint replacement. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1281(3), Apr 20

Apparatus and method for minimizing pain perception. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1246(3), May 15

Apparatus and method for mixing a gas and a liquid. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1284(2), July 13

Apparatus and method for molding food. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1245(2), Apr 10

Apparatus and method for molding food particles. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1227(1), Oct 5

Apparatus and method for monitoring a condition inside a body cavity. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1278(4), Jan 27

Apparatus and method for monitoring a fetus. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1236(2), July 11

Apparatus and method for monitoring and communicating wellness parameters of ambulatory patients. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1281(3), Apr 20

Apparatus and method for monitoring animals. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1220(2): 1113, March 9

Apparatus and method for monitoring biofilm cleaning efficacy. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1286(3), Sep 21

Apparatus and method for monitoring breathing patterns. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1241(4), Dec 26

Apparatus and method for monitoring contact pressure between body parts and contact surfaces. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1228(5), Nov 30

Apparatus and method for monitoring intracranial pressure. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1246(3), May 15

Apparatus and method for monitoring neuromuscular function. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1262(4), Sep 24

Apparatus and method for monitoring ovulation. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1241(2), Dec 12

Apparatus and method for monitoring respiration with a pulse oximeter. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1280(4), Mar 23

Apparatus and method for monitoring respiratory function in heart failure patients to determine efficacy of therapy. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1227(4), Oct 26

Apparatus and method for monitoring skin conductance and method for controlling a warning signal. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1270(4), May 27

Apparatus and method for monitoring the temperatures on the plantar aspects of a human foot and other vital health information. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1259(1), June 4

Apparatus and method for monitoring the vital status of biological materials. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1259(4), June 25

Apparatus and method for mounting an ultrasound transducer. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1241(4), Dec 26

Apparatus and method for mounting implantable hearing aid device. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1250(4), Sep 25

Apparatus and method for moving sealing members of a medical apparatus between a first orientation and a second orientation. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1225(4), Aug 24

Apparatus and method for mulching and cultivating agricultural fields. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1265(3), Dec 17

Apparatus and method for multiple channel high throughput purification. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1266(3), Jan 21

Apparatus and method for multiply folding and inserting an intraocular lens in an eye. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1269(1), Apr 1

Apparatus and method for nasal rinse. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1267(3), Feb 18

Apparatus and method for nerve conduction measurements with automatic setting of stimulus intensity. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1248(4), July 24

Apparatus and method for neuromodulation therapy for obesity and compulsive eating disorders using an implantable lead-receiver and an external stimulator. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1273(4), Aug 26

Apparatus and method for non-invasive measurement of a substance. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1226(2), Sep 14

Apparatus and method for non-invasive measurement of current functional state and adaptive response in humans. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1271(1), June 3

Apparatus and method for non-invasive, passive fetal heart monitoring. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1283(3), June 15

Apparatus and method for non-invasively measuring cardiac output. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1251(4), Oct 23

Apparatus and method for non-invasively monitoring a subjects arterial blood pressure. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1246(2), May 8

Apparatus and method for noninvasive glucose measurement. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1237(1), Aug 1

Apparatus and method for nucleic acid isolation using supercritical fluids. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1237(5), Aug 29

Apparatus and method for objective measurement of optical systems using wavefront analysis. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1265(4), Dec 24

Apparatus and method for obtaining a specimen from a bodily orifice. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1251(4), Oct 23

Apparatus and method for obtaining blood for diagnostic tests. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1266(2), Jan 14

Apparatus and method for obtaining continuous speed ratios in a seeding or fertilizing machine. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1274(2), Sep 9

Apparatus and method for obtaining data for diagnosing condition of living body using UHF signal. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1282(2), May 11

Apparatus and method for obtaining transepithelial specimen of a body surface using a non-lacerating technique. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1248(2), July 10

Apparatus and method for obtaining x-ray tomosynthesis data for mammography. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1257(4), Apr 23

Apparatus and method for occluding a defect or aperture within body surface. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1218(3): 2099, Jan 19

Apparatus and method for oocytes or eggs selection. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1263(4), Oct 22

Apparatus and method for operating an adjustable-width axle assembly of a crop sprayer. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1244(2), Mar 13

Apparatus and method for organizing and recapping medical needles and syringes. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1228(1), Nov 2

Apparatus and method for orthopedic fixation. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1267(3), Feb 18

Apparatus and method for ossicular fixation of implantable hearing aid actuator. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1280(3), Mar 16

Apparatus and method for out-of-hospital thrombolytic therapy. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1280(1), Mar 2

Apparatus and method for ozone-treating biosludges. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1272(3), July 15

Apparatus and method for painless intramuscular or subcutaneous injections. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1252(1), Nov 6

Apparatus and method for parallel processing of a plurality of cattle carcasses suspended from a conveyor. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1251(4), Oct 23

Apparatus and method for patient care and cleaning. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1272(1), July 1

Apparatus and method for penetration with shaft having a sensor for sensing penetration depth. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1258(3), May 21

Apparatus and method for perceiving physical and emotional state. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1277(1), Dec 2

Apparatus and method for percutaneous implant of a paddle style lead. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1247(3), June 19

Apparatus and method for percutaneous placement of gastro-intestinal tubes. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1231(5), Feb 29

Apparatus and method for percutaneous sealing of blood vessel punctures. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1235(1), June 6

Apparatus and method for percutaneously placing gastrostomy tubes. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1235(3), June 20

Apparatus and method for performing a treatment on a selected tissue region. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1273(1), Aug 5

Apparatus and method for performing an anastomosis. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1270(3), May 20

Apparatus and method for performing an endarterectomy. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1247(1), June 5

Apparatus and method for performing laser thermal keratoplasty with minimized regression. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1267(3), Feb 18

Apparatus and method for performing microfluidic manipulations for chemical analysis and synthesis. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1264(1), Nov 5

Apparatus and method for performing ophthalmic procedures. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1248(2), July 10

Apparatus and method for performing opthalmic procedures. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1275(1), Oct 7

Apparatus and method for performing presbyopia corrective surgery. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1224(4), Jul 27

Apparatus and method for performing spinal surgery. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1284(2), July 13

Apparatus and method for performing surgery on a patient. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1281(3), Apr 20

Apparatus and method for performing thermal and laser doppler velocimetry measurements. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1281(1), Apr 6

Apparatus and method for performing thrombolysis. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1283(5), June 29

Apparatus and method for perimodiolar cochlear implant with retro-positioning. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1229(1), Dec 7

Apparatus and method for photogrammetric surgical localization. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1240(2), Nov 14

Apparatus and method for pivotal adjustment of a frontal attachment in an agricultural machine. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1266(4), Jan 28

Apparatus and method for placement of a percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1236(4), July 25

Apparatus and method for placing bifurcated stents. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1277(5), Dec 30

Apparatus and method for placing multiple sutures. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1278(4), Jan 27

Apparatus and method for placing suture wires into tissue for the approximation and tensioning of tissue. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1278(3), Jan 20

Apparatus and method for placing sutures in the lacerated end of a tendon and similar body tissues. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1252(4), Nov 27

Apparatus and method for planning a stereotactic surgical procedure using coordinated fluoroscopy. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1234(5), May 30

Apparatus and method for plugging holes in an acetabular shell component. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1224(3), Jul 20

Apparatus and method for positioning a human arm for shoulder surgery. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1227(1), Oct 5

Apparatus and method for positioning an orthopedic implant. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1220(4): 3379, March 23

Apparatus and method for positioning implantable hearing aid device. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1265(2), Dec 10

Apparatus and method for positioning patient. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1239(5), Oct 31

Apparatus and method for positioning spinal cord stimulation leads. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1231(4), Feb 22

Apparatus and method for precision cryoembedding of tissue samples. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1268(4), Mar 25

Apparatus and method for predicting ablation depth. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1252(4), Nov 27

Apparatus and method for predicting probability of explosive behavior in people. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1232(4), Mar 28

Apparatus and method for predicting probability of ruminating behavior in people. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1238(1), Sep 5

Apparatus and method for preparation of a peritoneal dialysis solution. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1249(2), Aug 14

Apparatus and method for preparing agricultural ground for planting. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1271(3), June 17

Apparatus and method for preparing an intraocular lens for insertion. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1245(2), Apr 10

Apparatus and method for preparing box cuts in a distal femur with a cutting guide attached to an intramedullary stem. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1266(1), Jan 7

Apparatus and method for preparing frozen tissue specimens. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1281(4), Apr 27

Apparatus and method for preparing microparticles. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1253(3), Dec 18

Apparatus and method for preparing microparticles using in-line solvent extraction. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1265(3), Dec 17

Apparatus and method for preparing microparticles using liquid-liquid extraction. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1263(5), Oct 29

Apparatus and method for preparing small tissue samples for histological examination. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1224(4), Jul 27

Apparatus and method for preparing, chilling and dispensing a beverage. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1284(3), July 20

Apparatus and method for presenting periodic data. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1282(4), May 25

Apparatus and method for pressing meat products. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1218(4): 2768-2769, Jan 26

Apparatus and method for pressure management. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1247(1), June 5

Apparatus and method for pressure management having temperature controlled air flow. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1279(2), Feb 10

Apparatus and method for preventing and treating cellulite. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1262(1), Sep 3

Apparatus and method for preventing bacteria from propagating and removing bacteria in drink conveying pipe. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1266(4), Jan 28

Apparatus and method for preventing fluid transfer between an oviduct and a uterine cavity. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1250(2), Sep 11

Apparatus and method for preventing free flow in an infusion line. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1272(4), July 22

Apparatus and method for preventing sudden infant death syndrome. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1220(5): 4066, March 30

Apparatus and method for processing of digital images. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1284(1), July 6

Apparatus and method for processing viscous food products. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1274(5), Sep 30

Apparatus and method for processing worms. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1286(4), Sep 28

Apparatus and method for processing, creating and dispensing a roughage ration for livestock. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1263(4), Oct 22

Apparatus and method for producing a foam bovine teat dip. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1251(3), Oct 16

Apparatus and method for producing a spectrally variable radiation source and systems including same. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1267(4), Feb 25

Apparatus and method for producing antimicrobial silver solution. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1245(2), Apr 10

Apparatus and method for producing high intensity focused ultrasonic energy for medical applications. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1265(5), Dec 31

Apparatus and method for projecting germicidal ultraviolet radiation. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1219(3): 2358, Feb 16

Apparatus and method for propagating grass and other living plants using a sod slurry. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1220(4): 3133, March 23

Apparatus and method for propagating plants. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1262(3), Sep 17

Apparatus and method for protecting a port site opening in the wall of a body cavity utilizing a sealing member and a biologically active compound. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1234(2), May 9

Apparatus and method for protecting prosthetic joint assembly from wear. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1239(3), Oct 17

Apparatus and method for protecting prosthetic joint assembly from wear deris. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1222(1), 27-JUL-99

Apparatus and method for protecting wine aging in casks from exposure to air. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1228(1), Nov 2

Apparatus and method for providing a breathing gas employing a bi-level flow generator with an AC synchronous motor. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1276(2), Nov 11

Apparatus and method for providing a conscious patient relief from pain and anxiety associated with medical or surgical procedures. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1283(2), June 8

Apparatus and method for providing a continuously sanitized contact surface. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1276(2), Nov 11

Apparatus and method for providing a suspended agent. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1258(2), May 14

Apparatus and method for providing an optimum brightness control signal for lung tissue X-ray images. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1246(2), May 8

Apparatus and method for providing dual output signals in a telemetry transmitter. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1219(3): 2335-2336, Feb 16

Apparatus and method for providing head, neck, spit, and bite protection during and subsequent to a restraining hold maintained on a person. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1257(4), Apr 23

Apparatus and method for providing spherical viewing during endoscopic procedures. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1257(3), Apr 16

Apparatus and method for providing sterilization zones in an aseptic packaging sterilization tunnel. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1264(1), Nov 5

Apparatus and method for purification of agricultural animal waste. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1232(3), Mar 21

Apparatus and method for purifying air. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1279(1), Feb 3

Apparatus and method for purifying polluted water. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1222(4), 5/25/

Apparatus and method for purifying wastewater using back overflowed sludge. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1284(4), July 27

Apparatus and method for quantification of tissue hydration using diffuse reflectance spectroscopy. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1278(1), Jan 6

Apparatus and method for quantifying fluid delivered to a patient simulator. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1220(3): 2306-2307, March 16

Apparatus and method for radiotherapy using a radioactive source wire having a magnetic insert. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1226(4), Sep 28

Apparatus and method for rapid cooling of liquids. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1224(4), Jul 27

Apparatus and method for rapid disruption of cells or viruses. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1282(4), May 25

Apparatus and method for rapid spectrophotometric pre-test screen of specimen for a blood analyzer. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1243(4), Feb 27

Apparatus and method for rapid ultrasonic disruption of cells or viruses. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1261(2), Aug 13

Apparatus and method for reading gel electrophoresis pattern. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1271(2), June 10

Apparatus and method for real-time measurement of cellular response. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1257(5), Apr 30

Apparatus and method for recognizing and determining the position of a part of an animal. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1246(2), May 8

Apparatus and method for reconstituting a solution. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1271(1), June 3

Apparatus and method for reconstructing a ligament. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1283(4), June 22

Apparatus and method for reconstructing ligaments. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1257(1), Apr 2

Apparatus and method for recovering beverage syrup. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1250(4), Sep 25

Apparatus and method for recycling contaminated liquids. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1269(1), Apr 1

Apparatus and method for reducing interstitial fluid pressure and enhancing delivery of a therapeutic agent. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1269(3), Apr 15

Apparatus and method for reducing mitral regurgitation. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1286(2), Sep 14

Apparatus and method for reducing residual solvent levels. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1267(3), Feb 18

Apparatus and method for reducing spinal deformity. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1263(1), Oct 1

Apparatus and method for reducing subcutaneous fat deposits by electroporation. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1286(3), Sep 21

Apparatus and method for reducing subcutaneous fat deposits by electroporation with improved comfort of patients. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1279(4), Feb 24

Apparatus and method for reduction of motion artifact. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1228(1), Nov 2

Apparatus and method for relating pain and activity of a patient. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1242(1), Jan 2

Apparatus and method for relieving dyspnoea. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1280(3), Mar 16

Apparatus and method for relieving gastric pressure during enteral feeding. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1264(3), Nov 19

Apparatus and method for relieving motion sickness. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1232(4), Mar 28

Apparatus and method for relining a blood vessel. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1272(2), July 8

Apparatus and method for remote self-identification of components in medical device systems. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1283(4), June 22

Apparatus and method for remote therapy and diagnosis in medical devices via interface systems. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1260(2), July 9

Apparatus and method for remote troubleshooting, maintenance and upgrade of implantable device systems. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1261(4), Aug 27

Apparatus and method for removing a lodged mass from an animal airway. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1264(2), Nov 12

Apparatus and method for removing a pocket of air from a blood pump. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1261(2), Aug 13

Apparatus and method for removing caked litter from a poultry facility. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1222(2), 02-AUG-99

Apparatus and method for removing cells from an endocervical brush in a liquid-based pap test system. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1258(4), May 28

Apparatus and method for removing contaminants from fine grained soil, clay, silt, and sediment particles. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1253(1), Dec 4

Apparatus and method for removing hair. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1243(2), Feb 13

Apparatus and method for removing material from skin pores. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1231(1), Feb 1

Apparatus and method for removing microbial contaminants from a flowing fluid. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1253(4), Dec 25

Apparatus and method for removing occluding material from body lumens. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1231(4), Feb 22

Apparatus and method for removing ribs. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1222(2), 02-AUG-99

Apparatus and method for removing small molecules and ions from low volume biological samples. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1250(1), Sep 4

Apparatus and method for removing soil contaminants. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1241(1), Dec 5

Apparatus and method for removing solvent residues. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1279(1), Feb 3

Apparatus and method for removing stenotic material from stents. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1220(3): 2345, March 16

Apparatus and method for removing tissue. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1245(2), Apr 10

Apparatus and method for removing tops or roots from crops. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1258(1), May 7

Apparatus and method for repairing or reattaching soft tissue. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1262(1), Sep 3

Apparatus and method for retaining a catheter in a blood vessel in a fixed position. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1235(1), June 6

Apparatus and method for reversal of myocardial remodeling with electrical stimulation. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1274(5), Sep 30

Apparatus and method for reversibly reshaping a body part. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1228(2), Nov 9

Apparatus and method for safely maintaining a restraining hold on a person. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1249(2), Aug 14

Apparatus and method for sample delivery. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1273(2), Aug 12

Apparatus and method for sample purification and analysis. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1279(3), Feb 17

Apparatus and method for sanitizing or washing footwear. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1277(5), Dec 30

Apparatus and method for screening people and articles to detect and/or decontaminate with respect to certain substances. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1286(2), Sep 14

Apparatus and method for sculpting the surface of a joint. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1264(3), Nov 19

Apparatus and method for sealing and cutting tissue. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1248(5), July 31

Apparatus and method for securing a cannula of a trocar assembly to a body of a patient. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1219(1): 336, Feb 2

Apparatus and method for securing a graft ligament in a bone tunnel. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1287(4), Oct 26

Apparatus and method for securing a medical instrument to a cannula of a trocar assembly. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1219(1): 338, Feb 2

Apparatus and method for securing a stent on a balloon. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1257(1), Apr 2

Apparatus and method for securing soft tissue to an artificial prosthesis. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1272(3), July 15

Apparatus and method for securing suture to bone. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1277(4), Dec 23

Apparatus and method for securing tissue during ultrasound examination and biopsy. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1231(4), Feb 22

Apparatus and method for selecting and separating out sprouted kernel. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1258(3), May 21

Apparatus and method for selective laser-induced heating of biological tissue. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1239(1), Oct 3

Apparatus and method for selective reduction of segmental intracellular and extracellular edema. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1275(2), Oct 14

Apparatus and method for selectively isolating a proximal anastomosis site from blood in an aorta. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1246(4), May 22

Apparatus and method for selectively positioning a device and manipulating it. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1246(5), May 29

Apparatus and method for selectively ranking sequences for antisense targeting. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1243(1), Feb 6

Apparatus and method for sensing and controlling a fluidization level. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1261(2), Aug 13

Apparatus and method for sensing oxygen levels in a fetus. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1242(3), Jan 16

Apparatus and method for separating and purifying polynucleotides. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1248(4), July 24

Apparatus and method for separating chaff and roasting coffee and cocoa beans. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1222(2), 02-AUG-99

Apparatus and method for separating legs from poultry carcasses. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1229(3), Dec 21

Apparatus and method for separation of nematodes from suspension. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1268(3), Mar 18

Apparatus and method for serial collection storage and processing of biopsy specimens. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1228(2), Nov 9

Apparatus and method for setting the parameters of an alert window used for timing the delivery of ETC signals to a heart under varying cardiac conditions. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1246(3), May 15

Apparatus and method for shielding tissue during tumor ablation. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1263(5), Oct 29

Apparatus and method for shredding blocks of cheese. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1254(4), Jan 22

Apparatus and method for shredding blocks of material. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1281(3), Apr 20

Apparatus and method for simplifying the processes in creating a sealed space on slides to conduct molecular biological reactions therein. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1225(3), Aug 17

Apparatus and method for simulating an inflatable thermal blanket to test an air source. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1220(1): 330, March 2

Apparatus and method for simulating in vivo conditions while seeding and culturing three-dimensional tissue constructs. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1238(3), Sep 19

Apparatus and method for simulating lung sounds in a patient simulator. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1219(2): 1326, Feb 9

Apparatus and method for simulating therapeutic manipulation. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1230(2), Jan 11

Apparatus and method for simultaneously germicidally cleansing air and water. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1246(2), May 8

Apparatus and method for simultaneously topping and applying a precision application of sucker control chemicals to tobacco and other row crops. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1228(4), Nov 23

Apparatus and method for skin/surface abrasion. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1275(1), Oct 7

Apparatus and method for slaughtering large domestic animals. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1236(1), July 4

Apparatus and method for sonically enhanced drug delivery. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1231(3), Feb 15

Apparatus and method for spatially and temporally distributing cardiac electrical stimulation. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1275(4), Oct 28

Apparatus and method for spatially detecting or quantifying chemical species. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1278(2), Jan 13

Apparatus and method for spinal stablization. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1241(1), Dec 5

Apparatus and method for spine fixation. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1274(5), Sep 30

Apparatus and method for spit and bite protection from dangerous persons. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1283(5), June 29

Apparatus and method for splinting an appendage. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1224(3), Jul 20

Apparatus and method for spotting a substrate. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1263(4), Oct 22

Apparatus and method for stabilization of a cranial shunt. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1223(5), Jun 29

Apparatus and method for stabilizing pelvic ring disruption. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1269(5), Apr 29

Apparatus and method for steering a guidewire and connecting to an extension guidewire. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1264(4), Nov 26

Apparatus and method for stenting a vessel using balloon-actuated stent with interlocking elements. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1272(5), July 29

Apparatus and method for stereo viewing in variable direction-of-view endoscopy. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1276(3), Nov 18

Apparatus and method for sterilization and embolization. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1234(4), May 23

Apparatus and method for sterilizing an instrument at substantially room temperature. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1257(5), Apr 30

Apparatus and method for sterilizing medical devices. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1218(2): 1156, Jan 12

Apparatus and method for sterilizing, seeding, culturing, storing, shipping and testing replacement cartilage tissue constructs. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1234(2), May 9

Apparatus and method for stimulating hair growth. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1265(4), Dec 24

Apparatus and method for stimulating human tissue. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1266(2), Jan 14

Apparatus and method for stone removal from a body. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1279(4), Feb 24

Apparatus and method for stress reduction. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1237(4), Aug 22

Apparatus and method for subirrigating plants. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1226(4), Sep 28

Apparatus and method for substantially stationary transducer therapeutic ultrasound treatment. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1272(5), July 29

Apparatus and method for supporting a boom frame of a crop sprayer. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1232(4), Mar 28

Apparatus and method for supporting a heart valve. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1248(4), July 24

Apparatus and method for supporting a patient on a surface and stabilizing the patients arm. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1241(1), Dec 5

Apparatus and method for surgical fastening. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1246(2), May 8

Apparatus and method for surgical ligation. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1227(4), Oct 26

Apparatus and method for surgical stereotactic procedures. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1235(1), June 6

Apparatus and method for surgically accessing a body cavity. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1225(2), Aug 10

Apparatus and method for suturing a blood vessel. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1262(4), Sep 24

Apparatus and method for synthesizing combinational libraries. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1269(1), Apr 1

Apparatus and method for tablet fabrication. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1249(3), Aug 21

Apparatus and method for targeted UV phototherapy of skin disorders. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1260(1), July 2

Apparatus and method for targeting and/or installing fasteners into an intramedullary nail. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1239(2), Oct 10

Apparatus and method for targeting and/or installing fastners into an intramedullary nails. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1275(3), Oct 21

Apparatus and method for temporarily inserting a radioactive source in an animal body. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1247(4), June 26

Apparatus and method for temporary atrial defibrillation with external defibrillator and implanted transvenous catheter and electrodes. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1224(4), Jul 27

Apparatus and method for tendon or ligament repair. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1236(1), July 4

Apparatus and method for testing and adjusting a bipolar stimulation configuration. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1273(4), Aug 26

Apparatus and method for the accurate placement of biomedical sensors. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1242(2), Jan 9

Apparatus and method for the analysis of atomic and molecular elements by wavelength dispersive X-ray spectrometric devices. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1276(3), Nov 18

Apparatus and method for the analysis of nucleic acids hybridization on high density NA chips. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1257(4), Apr 23

Apparatus and method for the collection of interstitial fluids. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1263(4), Oct 22

Apparatus and method for the controlled application of soluble chemicals to a body of water. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1223(5), Jun 29

Apparatus and method for the delivery of drugs and genes into tissue. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1243(3), Feb 20

Apparatus and method for the delivery of electrical current for interbody spinal arthrodesis. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1273(2), Aug 12

Apparatus and method for the dialysis of blood. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1228(4), Nov 23

Apparatus and method for the generation, separation, detection, and recognition of biopolymer fragments. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1245(3), Apr 17

Apparatus and method for the insertion of a medical device. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1283(1), June 1

Apparatus and method for the intravascular ultrasound-guided placement of a vena cava filter. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1261(4), Aug 27

Apparatus and method for the local delivery of drugs. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1256(1), Mar 5

Apparatus and method for the manipulation of the spine and sacrum in the treatment of spondylolisthesis. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1270(3), May 20

Apparatus and method for the measurement of the resistance of the urethral sphincter. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1280(1), Mar 2

Apparatus and method for the optical imaging of tissue samples. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1276(4), Nov 25

Apparatus and method for the percutaneous insertion of a pediatric intra-aortic balloon catheter. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1240(2), Nov 14

Apparatus and method for the processing, particularly the decontamination, of materials. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1226(2), Sep 14

Apparatus and method for the production of frozen beads. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1256(2), Mar 12

Apparatus and method for the quantification of the stretchability of cheese. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1239(5), Oct 31

Apparatus and method for the rapid induction of hypothermic brain preservation. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1240(3), Nov 21

Apparatus and method for the reduction of snoring. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1234(1), May 2

Apparatus and method for the replacement of posterior vertebral elements. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1277(5), Dec 30

Apparatus and method for the stacking of cut grass sods. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1249(2), Aug 14

Apparatus and method for the tissue defect repair by deposition. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1218(3): 2082, Jan 19

Apparatus and method for the treatment of acute and chronic renal disease by continuous passive plasma ultrafiltration. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1228(2), Nov 9

Apparatus and method for the treatment of disorders of tissue and/or the joints. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1262(2), Sep 10

Apparatus and method for the treatment of the gastrointestinal tract. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1226(1), Sep 7

Apparatus and method for the treatment of water containing organic pollutants. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1231(5), Feb 29

Apparatus and method for the use of detachable coils in vascular aneurysms and body cavities. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1223(5), Jun 29

Apparatus and method for thermal ablation. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1230(2), Jan 11

Apparatus and method for thermal tissue modulation. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1250(3), Sep 18

Apparatus and method for thermal treatment of body tissue. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1261(1), Aug 6

Apparatus and method for three-dimensional real-time imaging system. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1283(4), June 22

Apparatus and method for tibial fixation of soft tissue. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1225(1), Aug 3

Apparatus and method for timing the delivery of non-excitatory ETC signals to a heart. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1248(3), July 17

Apparatus and method for tissue and organ stabilization. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1224(2), Jul 13

Apparatus and method for tissue capture. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1267(2), Feb 11

Apparatus and method for tissue removal. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1242(3), Jan 16

Apparatus and method for tissue rinse. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1279(2), Feb 10

Apparatus and method for toning tissue with a focused, coherent electromagnetic field. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1241(1), Dec 5

Apparatus and method for total intravenous anesthesia delivery and associated patient monitoring. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1243(2), Feb 13

Apparatus and method for transcranial magnetic brain stimulation, including the treatment of depression and the localization and characterization of speech arrest. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1260(5), July 30

Apparatus and method for transdermal delivery of bupropion. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1249(4), Aug 28

Apparatus and method for transfer of a fluid sample. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1234(5), May 30

Apparatus and method for transferring a cryogenic fluid. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1267(1), Feb 4

Apparatus and method for transferring small volumes of substances. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1247(2), June 12

Apparatus and method for transforming living cells. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1276(2), Nov 11

Apparatus and method for transition between fluoro-mode and diagnostic mode magnetic resonance imaging. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1279(2), Feb 10

Apparatus and method for transporting and securing a restrained person. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1285(2), Aug 10

Apparatus and method for transporting sample well trays. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1281(2), Apr 13

Apparatus and method for transurethral focussed ultrasound therapy. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1221(3), 19-JUL-99

Apparatus and method for trapping bead based reagents within microfluidic analysis systems. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1261(2), Aug 13

Apparatus and method for treating a body structure with radiation. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1248(5), July 31

Apparatus and method for treating a disease process in a luminal structure. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1273(2), Aug 12

Apparatus and method for treating a disease process in a luminal structure with a radionuclide and chelating agent. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1251(4), Oct 23

Apparatus and method for treating atherosclerotic vascular disease through light sterilization. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1284(3), July 20

Apparatus and method for treating body tissue, in particular soft surface tissue with ultrasound. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1265(5), Dec 31

Apparatus and method for treating body tissues. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1249(3), Aug 21

Apparatus and method for treating chronic constipation. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1231(3), Feb 15

Apparatus and method for treating female urinary incontinence. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1273(2), Aug 12

Apparatus and method for treating glaucoma. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1275(4), Oct 28

Apparatus and method for treating glaucoma using a gonioscopic laser trabecular ablation procedure. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1234(2), May 9

Apparatus and method for treating peripheral vascular disease and organ ischemia by electrical stimulation with closed loop feedback control. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1234(1), May 2

Apparatus and method for treating sesquisulfate waste streams. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1264(1), Nov 5

Apparatus and method for treating sewage in cold climates. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1264(3), Nov 19

Apparatus and method for treating strial hearing loss. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1279(3), Feb 17

Apparatus and method for treating the lungs. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1228(4), Nov 23

Apparatus and method for treating tissue with multiple electrodes. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1233(3), Apr 18

Apparatus and method for treating top soil. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1286(2), Sep 14

Apparatus and method for treating tumors near the surface of an organ. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1254(2), Jan 8

Apparatus and method for treating urinary stress incontinence. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1273(3), Aug 19

Apparatus and method for treating venous reflux. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1280(5), Mar 30

Apparatus and method for treating ventricular tachyarrhythmias. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1228(1), Nov 2

Apparatus and method for treating water. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1265(5), Dec 31

Apparatus and method for treatment of a fracture in a long bone. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1225(2), Aug 10

Apparatus and method for treatment of amblyopia. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1266(4), Jan 28

Apparatus and method for treatment of an intervertebral disc. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1273(1), Aug 5

Apparatus and method for treatment of body tissues. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1234(1), May 2

Apparatus and method for treatment of cerebral aneurysms, arterial-vascular malformations and arterial fistulas. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1279(3), Feb 17

Apparatus and method for treatment of fluent food products. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1280(3), Mar 16

Apparatus and method for treatment of neurological and neuropsychiatric disorders using programmerless implantable pulse generator system. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1284(1), July 6

Apparatus and method for treatment of tissue. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1260(1), July 2

Apparatus and method for treatment of urological disorders using programmerless implantable pulse generator system. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1262(2), Sep 10

Apparatus and method for tying and tensioning knots. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1240(1), Nov 7

Apparatus and method for tympanic membrane tightening. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1237(5), Aug 29

Apparatus and method for ultrasonic bone assessment. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1236(3), July 18

Apparatus and method for ultrasonic diagnostic imaging using a contrast medium. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1288(2), Nov 9

Apparatus and method for ultrasonic medical device with improved visibility in imaging procedures. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1282(1), May 4

Apparatus and method for ultrasonic treatment of a liquid. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1266(2), Jan 14

Apparatus and method for unwinding a needle portion. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1280(5), Mar 30

Apparatus and method for upgrading a hospital room. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1256(4), Mar 26

Apparatus and method for upgrading a hospital room. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1281(4), Apr 27

Apparatus and method for use in medical imaging. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1277(5), Dec 30

Apparatus and method for use in positioning a suture anchor. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1226(1), Sep 7

Apparatus and method for use in positioning an anchor. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1252(1), Nov 6

Apparatus and method for using a needle in an intravascular assembly. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1249(4), Aug 28

Apparatus and method for using a steerable catheter device. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1287(2), Oct 12

Apparatus and method for using an intracutaneous microneedle array. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1248(1), July 3

Apparatus and method for using fiducial marks on a microarray substrate. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1256(4), Mar 26

Apparatus and method for vascular embolization. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1230(3), Jan 18

Apparatus and method for vasodilation. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1232(1), Mar 7

Apparatus and method for vein removal. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1261(1), Aug 6

Apparatus and method for ventricular rate regularization with biventricular sensing. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1265(5), Dec 31

Apparatus and method for verifying drop delay in a flow cytometer. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1257(3), Apr 16

Apparatus and method for viewing vasculature of a human being. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1260(4), July 23

Apparatus and method for visual field testing. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1257(2), Apr 9

Apparatus and method for visualizing ultrasonic images. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1244(3), Mar 20

Apparatus and method for waste water treatment. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1263(2), Oct 8

Apparatus and method for wastewater nutrient recovery. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1253(3), Dec 18

Apparatus and method for wastewater treatment with enhanced solids reduction. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1269(5), Apr 29

Apparatus and method for x-ray scatter reduction and correction for fan beam CT and cone beam volume CT. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1274(2), Sep 9

Apparatus and method incorporating an ultrasound transducer onto a delivery member. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1272(5), July 29

Apparatus and method of analyzing electrical brain activity. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1239(1), Oct 3

Apparatus and method of arrhythmia detection in a subcutaneous implantable cardioverter/defibrillator. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1283(4), June 22

Apparatus and method of detection employing an AC frequency sensor array. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1218(2): 1252, Jan 12

Apparatus and method of edible feet harvest and paw production. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1283(3), June 15

Apparatus and method of external skeletal support allowing for internal-external rotation. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1256(2), Mar 12

Apparatus and method of finding the diastolic blood pressure point using pulse oximetry. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1259(2), June 11

Apparatus and method of food decontamination by treatment with ozone. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1238(3), Sep 19

Apparatus and method of frequency compounding to perform contrast imaging. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1275(4), Oct 28

Apparatus and method of holding and manipulating small ultrasound transducers. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1264(4), Nov 26

Apparatus and method of intravenous fluid infusion. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1276(1), Nov 4

Apparatus and method of manufacturing pulmonary function filter. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1239(3), Oct 17

Apparatus and method of measuring the flow of a liquid, in particular urine, from a patient. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1271(4), June 24

Apparatus and method of monitoring a subjects eyes using two different wavelengths of light. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1236(1), July 4

Apparatus and method of monitoring an analyte. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1271(2), June 10

Apparatus and method of myocardial revascularization using ultrasonic pulse-echo distance ranging. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1236(2), July 11

Apparatus and method of photodynamic eradication of organisms utilizing pyrrolnitrin. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1274(4), Sep 23

Apparatus and method of preparation of stable, long term thrombin from plasma and thrombin formed thereby. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1249(2), Aug 14

Apparatus and method of providing a personal biorhythmic cycle indicator. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1231(2), Feb 8

Apparatus and method of providing continuous positive airway pressure. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1259(2), June 11

Apparatus and method of providing high frequency variable pressure to a patient. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1271(4), June 24

Apparatus and method of purifying water with ozone. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1278(1), Jan 6

Apparatus and method of removing occlusions using ultrasonic medical device operating in a transverse mode. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1276(4), Nov 25

Apparatus and method of research for creating and testing novel catalysts, reactions and polymers. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1276(4), Nov 25

Apparatus and method of treatment of wounds, burns and immune system disorders. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1274(3), Sep 16

Apparatus and method of uniformly ablating a layer from the surface of a substrate. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1234(2), May 9

Apparatus and method providing an insertion medical device. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1254(1), Jan 1

Apparatus and method testing a biological fluid. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1277(2), Dec 9

Apparatus and method to assist in the diagnosis of premature ejaculation. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1288(2), Nov 9

Apparatus and method to automatic remote software updates of medical device systems. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1256(4), Mar 26

Apparatus and method to correct for position errors in diagnostic imaging. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1263(2), Oct 8

Apparatus and method to deliver sterilants to articles having contact surfaces. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1243(2), Feb 13

Apparatus and method to determine blood parameters. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1240(1), Nov 7

Apparatus and method to discriminate between telemetry downlink signals and noise in an implanted device. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1286(1), Sep 7

Apparatus and method to facilitate intermittent self-catheterization by a user. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1246(5), May 29

Apparatus and method to limit the life span of a diagnostic medical ultrasound probe. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1249(1), Aug 7

Apparatus and method to monitor photodynamic therapy. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1239(1), Oct 3

Apparatus and method to objectively measure sensory discrimination thresholds in the upper aero digestive tract. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1232(2), Mar 14

Apparatus and method to power a medical device using stored mechanical power. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1269(5), Apr 29

Apparatus and method to pretreat and sterilize a lumen device. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1272(2), July 8

Apparatus and method to protect an implanted medical device or wound. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1271(2), June 10

Apparatus and method to treat a disease process in a luminal structure. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1233(1), Apr 4

Apparatus and methods for IOL insertion. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1254(1), Jan 1