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List of PDF Full Texts available from EurekaMag Chapter 32317

Chapter 32317 contains a list of PDF Full Texts available from EurekaMag.





Method and apparatus for detecting myocardial ischemia us patent 4821735 april 18 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1101(3): 1592 (1989)

Method and apparatus for detecting myoelectric activity from the surface of the skin
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1206(4): 2664-2665 (1998)

Method and apparatus for detecting nonlinearity in an electrocardiographic signal
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1213(2): 1555-1556 (1998)

Method and apparatus for detecting optical pulses us patent 4802486 february 7 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1099(1): 95-96 (1989)

Method and apparatus for detecting quick movement artifact in impedance respiration signals
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1204(2): 994 (1997)

Method and apparatus for detecting sepsis causation in a catheter
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1173(2): 1162 (1995)

Method and apparatus for detecting standing heat in cattle us patent 4846106 july 11 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1104(2): 872 (1989)

Method and apparatus for detecting steam in a volume of air and a steam generator and a steam cooking oven using such method and such apparatus
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1173(1): 82 ( 1995)

Method and apparatus for detecting tachycardia
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1208(4): 2933-2934 (1998)

Method and apparatus for detecting the presence of dental plaque or calculus
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1170(3): 1753 (1995)

Method and apparatus for detection and treatment of tachycardia and fibrillation
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1180(1): 234-235 (1995)

Method and apparatus for detection of a respiratory waveform
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1189(3): 1750-1751 (1996)

Method and apparatus for detection of liquid and leaks in surgical drapes used with surgical equipment
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1187(2): 931-932 (1996)

Method and apparatus for detection of venous air emboli
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1188(2): 937-938 (1996)

Method and apparatus for detection of volatile soil contaminants in situ us patent 4834194 may 30 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1102(5): 3007-3008 (1989)

Method and apparatus for determination of chemical species in body fluid
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1177(5): 2959 (1995)

Method and apparatus for determination of chemical species in perspiration
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1177(3): 1473-1474 (1995)

Method and apparatus for determination of glycosylated protein
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1214(3): 2914 (1998)

Method and apparatus for determination of hemoglobin content of individual red blood cells
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1204(2): 1311 (1997)

Method and apparatus for determination of psoralen concentrations in biological tissues
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1187(1): 284-285 (1996)

Method and apparatus for determination of the activity of cholesterol oxidase and method and apparatus for evaluation of the toxicity of chemical substances
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1209(1): 451 (1998)

Method and apparatus for determining T-wave marker points during QT dispersion analysis
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1213(2): 1556-1557 (1998)

Method and apparatus for determining a particle criterion and particle analyzer using the criterion
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1204(4): 2729-2730 (1997)

Method and apparatus for determining absolute particle size, surface area and volume normalized fluorescence using forward angle light scatter intensity in flow cytometry
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1188(5): 3488-3489 (1996)

Method and apparatus for determining an analyte in a biological sample
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1211(4): 4048 (1998)

Method and apparatus for determining and displaying the absolute value of quantitative backscatter us patent 4867167 september 19 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1106(3): 1641 (1989)

Method and apparatus for determining atrial lead disclocation and confirming diagnosis of atrial tachyarrhythimias
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1207(1): 299 (1998)

Method and apparatus for determining blood pressure
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1168(5): 2992-2993 (1994)

Method and apparatus for determining bone density and diagnosing osteoporosis
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1173(1): 107 (1995)

Method and apparatus for determining calibration accuracy of a scientific instrument us patent 4838691 june 13 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1103(2): 1038 (1989)

Method and apparatus for determining concentrations of chlorophyll and the rate of primary production in water us patent 4804849 february 14 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1099(2): 895 (1989)

Method and apparatus for determining consensus secondary structures for nucleic acid sequences
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1217(1): 484 (1998)

Method and apparatus for determining electrical activity in the retinal nerve fiber layer using intrinsic birefringent properties of retinal ganglion cell axons
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1182(3): 2018-2019 (1996)

Method and apparatus for determining electrode/tissue contact
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1216(3): 2763 (1998)

Method and apparatus for determining excitants and attractants for the penaeus genus of crustacea
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1181(2): 861-862 (1995 )

Method and apparatus for determining magnocellular pathway defect and dyslexia
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1181(2): 880 (1995)

Method and apparatus for determining nutrient stimulation of biological processes
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1204(2): 1308 (1997)

Method and apparatus for determining placement of patterns for dentures
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1214(4): 3964-3965 (1998)

Method and apparatus for determining platelet function in primary hemostasis
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1187(1): 386 (1996)

Method and apparatus for determining position of object
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1210(3): 2265 (1998)

Method and apparatus for determining pupillary response parameters us patent 4850691 july 25 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1104(4): 2465 (1989)

Method and apparatus for determining quantitative measures of flow parameters
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1211(4): 3620 (1998)

Method and apparatus for determining sensory functions
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1182(2): 898 (1996)

Method and apparatus for determining the concentration of components of liquid systems
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1184(1): 382-383 (1996)

Method and apparatus for determining the density and structural integrity of biological tissues, medical implants and structural parts
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1216(3): 2732 (1998)

Method and apparatus for determining the doubling of the volume of rising dough
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1211(3): 2725-2726 (1998)

Method and apparatus for determining the fertility status of women
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1204(2): 994 (1997)

Method and apparatus for determining the foundation makeup color that substantially reproduces a persons natural skin color
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1181(4): 2422 (1995)

Method and apparatus for determining the origins of cardiac arrhythmias morphology dynamics
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1200(2): 944 (1997)

Method and apparatus for determining the position of a body part
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1214(3): 2773 (1998)

Method and apparatus for determining the position of catheters, tubes, placement guidewires and implantable ports within biological tissue
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1186(1): 100 (1996)

Method and apparatus for determining the positions of catheters, tubes, placement guidewires and implantable ports within biological tissue
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1169(4): 2120-2121 (1994)

Method and apparatus for determining the quantity of oremic toxins removed by a hemodialysis treatment
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1208(2): 1311 (1998)

Method and apparatus for determining the role of cytochrome P450 and related enzymes in the metabolism of drugs and other chemicals
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1181(4): 2564-2565 (1995)

Method and apparatus for determining the sequence of polynucleotides
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1195(2): 1160-1161 (1997)

Method and apparatus for determining the tobacco shred filling quality of cigarette rods
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1210(1): 120 (1998)

Method and apparatus for determining toughness of baked products
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1186(2): 870-871 (1996)

Method and apparatus for determining tracheal pressure
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1210(3): 2403-2404 (1998)

Method and apparatus for detoxifying soils us patent 4815398 march 28 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1100(4): 2080-2081 (1989)

Method and apparatus for dewatering of sludges
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1175(4): 2117-2118 (1995)

Method and apparatus for diagnosing and monitoring the circulation of blood
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1208(4): 2932 (1998)

Method and apparatus for diagnosing capillary leak
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1206(1): 113 (1998)

Method and apparatus for diagnosing joints
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1174(2): 872 (1995)

Method and apparatus for diagnosing mechanical problems, particularly in cigarette makers
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1193(2): 977 (1996)

Method and apparatus for diagnosing sleep breathing disorders
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1211(4): 3621 (1998)

Method and apparatus for diagnosis of coronary artery disease us patent 4819654 april 11 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1101(2): 864-865 (1989)

Method and apparatus for diagnosis of lead toxicity us patent 4845729 july 4 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1104(1): 700 (1989)

Method and apparatus for diagnosis skin lesions
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1216(2): 1592 (1998)

Method and apparatus for differential lung ventilation
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1210(3): 2264 (1998)

Method and apparatus for digesting waste
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1201(4): 2921-2922 (1997)

Method and apparatus for dilatation catheterization
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1207(1): 273 (1998)

Method and apparatus for direct access endoscopic surgery
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1214(5): 5145 (1998)

Method and apparatus for direct laser cutting of metal stents
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1211(1): 299 (1998)

Method and apparatus for directing community response to hazardous material release
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1188(4): 2500 (1996)

Method and apparatus for discriminating P and R-waves
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1212(2): 1346 (1998)

Method and apparatus for discriminating between valid and artifactual pulse waveforms in pulse oximetry
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1193(5): 3242 (1996)

Method and apparatus for discrimination of monomorphic and polymorphic arrhythmias and for treatment thereof
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1178(1): 217-218 (1995)

Method and apparatus for disease, injury and bodily condition screening or sensing
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1205(3): 1878-1879 (1997)

Method and apparatus for disinfecting an enclosed space
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1186(1): 345 (1996)

Method and apparatus for disinfecting and sterilizing hospital wastes
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1193(1): 342 (1996)

Method and apparatus for disinfecting electronic surgical probes
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1181(3): 1630-1631 (1995)

Method and apparatus for disinfecting or sterilizing infectious waste
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1211(1): 387 (1998)

Method and apparatus for dispensing bakery dough
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1208(4): 3221 (1998)

Method and apparatus for dispensing powdered pesticide us patent 4867341 september 19 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1106(3): 1705 (1989)

Method and apparatus for dispensing respiratory gases
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 121(4): 3621 (1998)

Method and apparatus for dispersion of dry powder medicaments
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1212(4): 3418 (1998)

Method and apparatus for displaying acoustic signal transit times
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1189(3): 1748 (1996)

Method and apparatus for displaying an image obtained by echo signals
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1195(3): 1666-1667 (1997)

Method and apparatus for displaying an ultrasound image with an improved dynamic range
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1207(4): 2660 (1998)

Method and apparatus for displaying data
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1216(1): 385 (1998)

Method and apparatus for displaying data in a medical imaging system
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1214(2): 1606 (1998)

Method and apparatus for displaying pacer signals on an electrocardiograph
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1188(5): 3397 (1996)

Method and apparatus for disposing of hazardous waste material in a cement-producing kiln
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1187(4): 2899 (1996)

Method and apparatus for disposing of landfill produced pollutants us patent 4838184 june 13 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1103(2): 862 (1989)

Method and apparatus for disposing of used syringe needles
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 121(2): 1255 (1998)

Method and apparatus for dissolution testing of a dosage form
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1174(2): 825-826 (1995)

Method and apparatus for dissolved air flotation and related waste water treatments
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1188(4): 2805 (1996)

Method and apparatus for dissolved air flotation with aeration
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1183(3): 1418-1419 (1996)

Method and apparatus for distinguishing between solid masses and fluid-filled cysts
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1182(5): 2881 (1996)

Method and apparatus for distinguishing electric signal waveforms
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1174(4): 2359-2360 (1995)

Method and apparatus for distortion product emission testing of hearing
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1187(3): 1719 (1996)

Method and apparatus for distributed focus control with slope tracking
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1208(2): 1042 (1998)

Method and apparatus for dividing bakers dough into dough balls
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1210(2): 1446 (1998)

Method and apparatus for dividing fat and lean meat
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1186(4): 2527 (1996)

Method and apparatus for dividing up the body of slaughtered poultry us patent 4815168 march 28 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1100(4): 1999 (1989)

Method and apparatus for docking dough
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1194(1): 367 (1997)

Method and apparatus for dosing an additive at collection of liquid
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1171(1): 226 (1995)

Method and apparatus for drilling a curved bore in an object
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1185(4): 2593 (1996)

Method and apparatus for driving an intra-aortic balloon pump
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1215(1): 404 (1998)

Method and apparatus for drug free neurostimulation us patent 4865048 september 12 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1106(2): 898 (1989)

Method and apparatus for drying poultry manure
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1209(2): 1010 (1998)

Method and apparatus for drying sewage sludge with a drying gas that is itself dried and recirculated
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1176(1): 33 (1995)

Method and apparatus for drying solid foodstuffs
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1195(2): 811 (1997)

Method and apparatus for dual chamber cardiac analysis
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1207(1): 109 (1998)

Method and apparatus for dual chamber cardiac pacing
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1185(3): 1813 (1996)

Method and apparatus for duodenal intubation of a patient
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1176(2): 1005 (1995)

Method and apparatus for dynamic and direct measurement of lumbar lordosis
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1211(5): 4810 (1998)

Method and apparatus for early embryonic in ovo injection
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1177(2): 711-712 (1995)

Method and apparatus for effecting immunological analysis us patent 4837159 june 6 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1103(1): 468-469 (1989)

Method and apparatus for efficiently dewatering corn stillage and other materials
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1202(1): 333 (1997)

Method and apparatus for elasticity imaging
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1187(2): 929 (1996)

Method and apparatus for elasticity imaging using remotely induced shear wave
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1214(4): 4013-4014 (1998)

Method and apparatus for elastographic measurement and imaging
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1181(2): 876 (1995)

Method and apparatus for electrical stimulation of the gastrointestinal tract
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1216(3): 2764 (1998)

Method and apparatus for electrical stimulation of the respiratory muscles to achieve artificial ventilation in a patient
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1203(3): 1854 (1997)

Method and apparatus for electro-elution of biological molecules
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1174(3): 1822 (1995)

Method and apparatus for electrophoretic DNA band isolation
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1170(4): 2420 (1995)

Method and apparatus for electrosurgically obtaining access to the biliary tree and placing a stent therein
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1188(3): 1935-1936 (1996)

Method and apparatus for electrosurgically treating tissue
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1188(5): 3555 (1996)

Method and apparatus for elevating tobacco temperature
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1188(2): 942-943 (1996)

Method and apparatus for elimination of smoking
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1172(1): 124 (1995)

Method and apparatus for encapsulation of biologically-active substances in cells
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1196(3): 1886-1887 (1997)

Method and apparatus for encasing sausages or the like
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1216(1): 352-353 (1998)

Method and apparatus for endoconduit targeting
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1199(2): 858-859 (1997)

Method and apparatus for endoscopic grafting
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1192(1): 259 (1996)

Method and apparatus for endovascular thermal thrombosis and thermal cancer treatment
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1217(4): 3186 (1998)

Method and apparatus for enhancing methane production
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1205(2): 1222 (1997)

Method and apparatus for enhancing the growth and quality of edible plants
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1191(2): 719 (1996)

Method and apparatus for enhancing the signal-to-noise ratio of ECG signals
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1191(3): 1612-1613 (1996)

Method and apparatus for enriching respiratory gas with oxygen and delivering it to a patient us patent 4844059 july 4 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1104(1): 156 (1989)

Method and apparatus for ensuring sterility of surgical drapes used with surgical equipment
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1201(1): 351 (1997)

Method and apparatus for esophageal pacing
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1171(1): 235 (1995)

Method and apparatus for estimating diameter of an artery using B-mode ultrasonic images
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1184(1): 93-94 (1996)

Method and apparatus for estimating physiological parameters using model-based adaptive filtering
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1217(5): 3956 (1998)

Method and apparatus for estimating tissue volumes in magnetic resonance images
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1175(3): 1568 (1995)

Method and apparatus for evaluating the progress of osteoporosis by ultrasonic signals
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1188(3): 1763 (1996)

Method and apparatus for event processing in biological application
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1213(1): 404 (1998)

Method and apparatus for eviscerating beheaded fish
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1188(4): 2752 (1996)

Method and apparatus for examining optic nerve head circulation
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1216(1): 384 (1998)

Method and apparatus for excluding artifacts from automatic blood pressure measurements
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1185(2): 868 (1996)

Method and apparatus for exercising a paralyzed limb us patent 4863157 september 5 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1106(1): 238 (1989)

Method and apparatus for expanding nerve tissue us patent 4863469 september 5 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1106(1): 343 (1989)

Method and apparatus for expanding tobacco
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1193(2): 977 (1996)

Method and apparatus for extending the length of a guide wire
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1213(2): 1560 (1998)

Method and apparatus for extracting meat from crab claws
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1189(1): 273 (1996)

Method and apparatus for extracting pacemaker electrodes embedded in the heart
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1189(4): 2708 (1996)

Method and apparatus for extracting taxol from source materials
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1177(2): 1062 (1995)

Method and apparatus for extraction of low-frequency artifacts from brain waves for alertness detection
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1198(1): 98-99 (1997)

Method and apparatus for extravascular treatment of red blood cells us patent 4820260 april 11 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1101(2): 1076-1077 (1989)

Method and apparatus for extrusion particularly for extruding masses of food products us patent 4820470 april 11 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1101(2): 1146 (1989)

Method and apparatus for eye tracking for convergence and strabismus measurement
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1175(1): 549 (1995)

Method and apparatus for fabrication of dental restoration by pinhead molding
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1204(4): 2862 (1997)

Method and apparatus for facilitating compatibility between pulse oximeters and sensor probes
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1214(3): 2771-2772 (1998)

Method and apparatus for facilitating recovery of patients in deep coma
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1196(3): 1614 (1997)

Method and apparatus for feeding a liquid material to a tree
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1205(4): 2701 (1997)

Method and apparatus for feeding animals in a herd
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1209(3): 2032 (1998)

Method and apparatus for feeding horses
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1190(3): 1740 (1996)

Method and apparatus for femoral resection
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1186(1): 277 (1996)

Method and apparatus for femoral resection alignment
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1194(4): 2467 (1997)

Method and apparatus for filleting the breast piece of slaughtered poultry
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1200(1): 204 (1997)

Method and apparatus for filling cigarette-paper tubes with tobacco
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1197(1): 103 (1997)

Method and apparatus for filling glass capillary tubes
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1197(5): 3243 (1997)

Method and apparatus for filling mammary prostheses and tissue expanders
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1189(4): 2727 (1996)

Method and apparatus for filling transparent beverage receptacles
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1188(4): 2605 (1996)

Method and apparatus for fixation of a cut open, at the hind legs suspended carcass of a slaughter hog
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1198(1): 227 (1997)

Method and apparatus for fixation of bone during surgical procedures
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1192(4): 2714 (1996)

Method and apparatus for fixation of distal radius fractures
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1193(4): 2714 (1996)

Method and apparatus for fixing a bone block in a bone tunnel
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1217(3): 2385 (1998)

Method and apparatus for fixing a metal block on a face of an ophthalmic lens by casting molten metal thereon us patent 4852631 august 1 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1105(1): 163 (1989)

Method and apparatus for folding of intraocular lens
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1205(5): 3709 (1997)

Method and apparatus for folding of intraocular lenses
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1201(1): 294 (1997)

Method and apparatus for folding wing portions of flat dough members
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1174(4): 2606 (1995)

Method and apparatus for formation and delivery of insect attractant based on carbon dioxide
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1170(3): 1833-1834 (1995)

Method and apparatus for forming a continuous sheet of cheese
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1187(3): 1961 (1996)

Method and apparatus for forming a restriction in a vessel duct or lumen us patent 4795438 january 3 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1098(1): 291 (1989)

Method and apparatus for forming a slice of a food item having a heat tacks seal
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1197(3): 1524-1525 (1997)

Method and apparatus for forming a tissue pocket to receive an implantable device
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1211(3): 2687-2688 (1998)

Method and apparatus for forming an endoluminal bifurcated graft
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1185(3): 1809 (1996)

Method and apparatus for forming and baking flat thin discs of dough us patent 4838153 june 13 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1103(2): 852 (1989)

Method and apparatus for forming and collecting surgical slush
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1172(4): 2194 (1995)

Method and apparatus for forming and hermetically sealing slices of food items
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1177(3): 1406-1407 (1995)

Method and apparatus for forming bales us patent 4803832 february 14 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1099(2): 564 (1989)

Method and apparatus for forming elongate PTFE material and PTFE material particularly dental floss
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1201(3): 1777 (1997)

Method and apparatus for forming miniature size confectionery products
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1202(3): 2149 (1997)

Method and apparatus for forming multiple cavities for placement of hair grafts
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1213(2): 1590 (1998)

Method and apparatus for fractionation of sugar containing solution
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1179(1): 299 (1995)

Method and apparatus for fragmenting a block of frozen vegetable tissue
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1177(2): 789 (1995)

Method and apparatus for freeze prevention of irrigation systems
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1205(2): 988 (1997)

Method and apparatus for freezing a food product in a predetermined shape
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1197(5): 2919 (1997)

Method and apparatus for freezing food products
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1187(2): 865 (1996)

Method and apparatus for frozen dessert dispensing
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1180(1): 125 (1995)

Method and apparatus for fully automated nucleic acid amplification, nucleic acid assay and immunoassay
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1199(3): 1839 (1997)

Method and apparatus for functional imaging
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1208(5): 3861 (1998)

Method and apparatus for gait measurement
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1185(5): 3205 (1996)

Method and apparatus for gathering event data using a removable data storage medium and clock
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1189(4): 2533 (1996)

Method and apparatus for gathering of hop vines us patent 4865050 september 12 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1106(2): 898-899 (1989)

Method and apparatus for generating adaptive N-phasic defibrillation waveforms
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1169(2): 1010 (1994)

Method and apparatus for generating biphasic waveforms in an implantable defibrillator
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1188(2): 1110 (1996)

Method and apparatus for generating large compound ultrasound image
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1192(3): 1740 (1996)

Method and apparatus for generating pelvic model
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1183(2): 653 (1996)

Method and apparatus for generating pulsating blood flow in a dialyzer circuit
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1174(4): 2504 (1995)

Method and apparatus for generating volume flow measurement
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1204(1): 114-115 (1997)

Method and apparatus for generatings and displaying panoramic ultrasound images
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1212(3): 2642 (1998)

Method and apparatus for growing biomass particles
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1201(1): 417 (1997)

Method and apparatus for growing jaw bone utilizing a guided-tissue regeneration plate support and fixation system
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 121(4): 3781 (1998)

Method and apparatus for growing plant cells
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1217(2): 1576-1577 (1998)

Method and apparatus for guiding an instrument to a target
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1199(3): 1625-1626 (1997)

Method and apparatus for haemostatic compression
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1194(1): 285-286 (1997)

Method and apparatus for hair removal
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1198(3): 1722 (1997)

Method and apparatus for hair transplantation using a scanning continuous-working CO-2 laser
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1208(5): 4058 (1998)

Method and apparatus for handling agricultural or horticultural produce
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1206(1): 246-247 (1998)

Method and apparatus for handling animals
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1188(1): 299 (1996)

Method and apparatus for handling of biopsy tissue specimen
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1170(4): 2233-2234 (1995)

Method and apparatus for handling suturing needles
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1183(2): 772-773 (1996)

Method and apparatus for harvesting and bundling plants
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1170(1): 54 (1995)

Method and apparatus for harvesting and dewatering peat moss material
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1181(4): 2209 (1995)

Method and apparatus for harvesting blood vessels
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1205(2): 1183 (1997)

Method and apparatus for hazardous material containment and disposal us patent 4852687 august 1 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1105(1): 184 (1989)

Method and apparatus for headache relief
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1217(3): 2374-2375 (1998)

Method and apparatus for heart beat synchronous nuclear magnetic resonance imaging
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1187(3): 1717 (1996)

Method and apparatus for heart transplant monitoring and analog telemetry calibration
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1173(1): 110 (1995)

Method and apparatus for heat tipping sutures
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1169(3): 1617 (1994)

Method and apparatus for heating an intervertebral disc for relief of back pain
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1176(3): 1758 (1995)

Method and apparatus for heating subsurface soil for decontamination
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1182(2): 1018-1019 (1996)

Method and apparatus for hemostasis
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1208(3): 2198 (1998)

Method and apparatus for high energy radiography us patent 4868399 september 19 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1106(3): 2035-2036 (1989)

Method and apparatus for high pressure one-way fluid valving in angiography
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1192(3): 1905 (1996)

Method and apparatus for human waste treatment
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1205(3): 2119 (1997)

Method and apparatus for identifying an anesthetic fluid container and/or for detecting a connection between the container and a conduit supplying a gas to a patient
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1192(2): 921-922 (1996)

Method and apparatus for identifying and correctly responding to abnormal heart activity
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1213(4): 3431 (1998)

Method and apparatus for identifying insulin vials
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1208(4): 2985 (1998)

Method and apparatus for identifying the distribution of the dielectric constants in an object us patent 4805627 february 21 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1099(3): 1194-1195 (1989)

Method and apparatus for identifying the presence of noise in a time division multiplexed oximeter
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1212(3): 2640 (1998)

Method and apparatus for imaging and analysis of corneal tissue
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1173(2): 885 (1995)

Method and apparatus for immobilizing the head, shoulder and torso of the human anatomy
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1212(3): 2468 (1998)

Method and apparatus for immunoassay using fluorescent induced surface plasma emission
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1212(1): 599-600 (1998)

Method and apparatus for imparting low amplitude vibrations to bone and similar hard tissue
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1179(4): 2393 (1995)

Method and apparatus for impedance detecting and treating obstructive airway disorders
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1188(5): 3570 (1996)

Method and apparatus for implantation
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1203(2): 1126 (1997)

Method and apparatus for implantation of defibrillation electrodes system
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1168(4): 2432 (1994)

Method and apparatus for implanting a film with an expandable stent
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1212(2): 1624 (1998)

Method and apparatus for implanting a medical ventilation tube
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1184(1): 266 (1996)

Method and apparatus for implanting a prosthesis within a body passageway
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1213(4): 3618 (1998)

Method and apparatus for implanting an artificial meshwork in glaucoma surgery
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1200(5): 3422 (1997)

Method and apparatus for improved MR angiography for use in regions where bloodflow is regurgitated
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1183(3): 1246 (1996)

Method and apparatus for improved fetus contact with fetal probe
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1170(1): 119 (1995)

Method and apparatus for improved photoplethysmographic monitoring of oxyhemoglobin, deoxyhemoglobin, carboxyhemoglobin and the methemoglobin
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1217(1): 270 (1998)

Method and apparatus for improved photoplethysmographic perfusion-index monitoring
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1211(3): 2652-2653 (1998)

Method and apparatus for improved prediction of transvenous defibrillation threshold
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1191(3): 1610 (1996)

Method and apparatus for improved temporal resolution in dynamic MRI
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1201(1): 109-110 (1997)

Method and apparatus for improving dispersibility of vegetable fiber
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1190(3): 1810 (1996)

Method and apparatus for improving the appearance of spider veins
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1194(4): 2527-2528 (1997)

Method and apparatus for improving the durability of a sensor
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1185(3): 1642 (1996)

Method and apparatus for improving the reliability for dough testing results us patent 4838081 june 13 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1103(2): 827 (1989)

Method and apparatus for improving the resolution of pulse position modulated communications between an implantable medical device and an external medical device
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1187(1): 284 (1996)

Method and apparatus for improving the respiratory efficiency of an infant
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1171(2): 901 (1995)

Method and apparatus for improving vision
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1214(3): 2814 (1998)

Method and apparatus for in ovo injection
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1205(4): 2741 (1997)

Method and apparatus for in situ installation of underground containment barriers under contaminated lands
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1189(1): 239 (1996)

Method and apparatus for in situ water purification including sludge reduction within water bodies by biofiltration and for hypolimnetic aeration of lakes
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1189(4): 2779 (1996)

Method and apparatus for in vitro calibration of oxygen saturation monitor us patent 4796633 january 10 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1098(2): 705 (1989)

Method and apparatus for in vitro evaluation of focal length and focal length changes in lenses from human and animal eyes us patent 4832486 may 23 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1102(4): 2412 (1989)

Method and apparatus for in vitro fertilization
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1204(4): 3065 (1997)

Method and apparatus for in vivo blood constituent analysis
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1212(3): 2639 (1998)

Method and apparatus for in vivo blood irradiation
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1205(1): 285-286 (1997)

Method and apparatus for in vivo determination of the concentration in a body fluid of metabolically significant substances
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1203(4): 2690 (1997)

Method and apparatus for in vivo electroporation of remote cells and tissue
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1171(2): 913 (1995)

Method and apparatus for in vivo heart valve decalcification
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1177(4): 2339 (1995)

Method and apparatus for increasing the frame rate and resolution of a phased-array imaging system
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1176(2): 837 (1995)

Method and apparatus for increasing the pressure in a medical pumping system
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1168(5): 3172 (1994)

Method and apparatus for increasing the quantity and improving the quality of hatchlings incubated and hatched under artificial conditions by exposing the eggs to natural sounds
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1170(4): 2216 (1995)

Method and apparatus for incubating cells us patent 4812392 march 14 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1100(2): 1033 (1989)

Method and apparatus for independent atrial and ventricular defibrillation
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1199(4): 2523-2524 (1997)

Method and apparatus for indicating a dosage of medicine
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1206(4): 2704 (1998)

Method and apparatus for indirect blood pressure measurement us patent 4799492 january 24 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1098(4): 1727 (1989)

Method and apparatus for inducing and localizing epileptiform activity
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1209(4): 3100 (1998)

Method and apparatus for inducing immunological and resistant response in mammary glands us patent 4857049 august 15 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1105(3): 1709 (1989)

Method and apparatus for induction of fibrillation
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1201(1): 290-291 (1997)

Method and apparatus for infiltration detection during administration of intravenous fluids
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1175(2): 975 (1995)

Method and apparatus for influencing such characteristics of a biological material which correlate with the occurrence of certain atmospherics
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1197(5): 3108 (1997)

Method and apparatus for information acquisition, processing, and display within a medical camera system
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1176(2): 835-836 (1995)

Method and apparatus for injecting an elastic spinal implant
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1214(1): 425 (1998)

Method and apparatus for injecting dry solids particulates into a flow of ground meat
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1217(1): 426 (1998)

Method and apparatus for inserting and intracular lens
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1179(2): 944 (1995)

Method and apparatus for insertion of a cannula and trocar
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1210(1): 291 (1998)

Method and apparatus for inspection of solder joints by X-ray fluoroscopic imaging
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1183(3): 1728 (1996)

Method and apparatus for installation of dental implant
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1170(1): 286 (1995)

Method and apparatus for installing a suture anchor through a hollow cannulated grasper
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1180(2): 912 (1995)

Method and apparatus for interactively monitoring a physiological condition and for interactively providing health related information
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1195(2): 998 (1997)

Method and apparatus for interosseous bone fixation us patent 4841960 june 27 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1103(4): 2200 (1989)

Method and apparatus for interpreting optical response data us patent 4817623 april 4 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1101(1): 155 (1989)

Method and apparatus for interrelating the positions of a stereotactic headring and stereoadapter apparatus
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1175(2): 1003 (1995)

Method and apparatus for interrogating an implanted cardiac device
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1174(2): 1034-1035 (1995)

Method and apparatus for interstitial radiation of the prostate gland
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1198(1): 328 (1997)

Method and apparatus for intracorporeal suturing
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1206(2): 1206 (1998)

Method and apparatus for intraluminal prosthesis delivery
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1212(1): 426 (1998)

Method and apparatus for intraoperative reapproximation of a hip joint
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1213(1): 422 (1998)

Method and apparatus for intravascular embolization
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1215(3): 2565 (1998)

Method and apparatus for intravascular ultrasonography
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1203(2): 990 (1997)

Method and apparatus for introducing a fluid into a human or animal organism as well as method and heating device for temperature control us patent 4844074 july 4 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1104(1): 161 (1989)

Method and apparatus for introducing a stent or stent-graft
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1174(3): 1792 (1995)

Method and apparatus for introducing fluid material into an eye
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1168(5): 3180 (1994)

Method and apparatus for inverting selected cookies from a series of moving cookies
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1179(4): 2467 (1995)

Method and apparatus for investigating a circulatory system in living biological structures us patent 4848354 july 18 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1104(3): 1654 (1989)

Method and apparatus for investigating and controlling an object
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1173(1): 423-424 (1995)

Method and apparatus for isolating therapeutic compositions from source materials
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1210(2): 1602 (1998)

Method and apparatus for isolation and purification of immune complexes
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1212(3): 2738 (1998)

Method and apparatus for joint fluid decompression and filtration with particulate debris collection
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1170(1): 311-312 (1995)

Method and apparatus for killing microorganisms in a fluid medium
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1199(1): 323 (1997)

Method and apparatus for laparoscopic repair of hernias
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1170(4): 2235 (1995)

Method and apparatus for laparoscopically reinforcing vascular stent-grafts
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1209(3): 2210-2211 (1998)

Method and apparatus for laser balloon angioplasty treatment of medical conditions
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1209(3): 2201 (1998)

Method and apparatus for laser surgery
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1202(1): 279-280 (1997 )

Method and apparatus for laying chick feed support paper
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1187(3): 1698-1699 (1996)

Method and apparatus for lesion position verification
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1174(1): 110 (1995)

Method and apparatus for ligating a blood vessel, tissue or other bodily duct
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1213(2): 1584-1585 (1998)

Method and apparatus for light-curing resin adhesives for orthodontic brackets
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1214(1): 303 (1998)

Method and apparatus for liquid addition and aspiration in automated immunoassay techniques us patent 4803050 february 7 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1099(1): 282 (1989)

Method and apparatus for livestock castration
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1194(1): 277-278 (1997)

Method and apparatus for locating and assessing soft tissue lesions
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1193(5): 3247 (1996)

Method and apparatus for locating bone cuts at the distal condylar femur region to receive a knee prosthesis
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1212(1): 425 (1998)

Method and apparatus for locating fish
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1182(3): 1534 (1996)

Method and apparatus for locating functional structures of the lower leg during knee surgery
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1196(3): 1615 (1997)

Method and apparatus for locating vibration devices
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1175(3): 1568-1569 (1995)

Method and apparatus for location of a catheter tip
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1210(2): 1352-1353 (1998)

Method and apparatus for logical addressing in a modular patient care system
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1216(3): 2738 (1998)

Method and apparatus for low residence time redrying of tobacco
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1210(4): 3213 (1998)

Method and apparatus for lubricating dough dividers
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1185(1): 354-355 (1996)

Method and apparatus for machining bone to fit an orthopedic surgical implant
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1197(1): 259 (1997)

Method and apparatus for magnetic resonance imaging
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1173(1): 108 (1995)

Method and apparatus for magnetically separating biological particles from a mixtures
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1195(2): 1175 (1997)

Method and apparatus for maintaining a defined respiratory gas flow pattern to a subject by identifying a transfer function of the connection system
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1209(4): 2891 (1998)

Method and apparatus for maintaining patient airway patency
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1217(2): 1211 (1998)

Method and apparatus for maintaining temperature control of sterile fluid
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1190(1): 67 (1996)

Method and apparatus for maintaining the position of body parts
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1194(3): 1828 (1997)

Method and apparatus for making a contoured opening cut in a poultry carcass
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1215(1): 372 (1998)

Method and apparatus for making a filter cigar product
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1179(5): 2945 (1995)

Method and apparatus for making agglomerated product
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1211(5): 4944 (1998)

Method and apparatus for making an infusion us patent 4806369 february 21 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1099(3): 1436-1437 (1989)

Method and apparatus for making an ophthalmic lens
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1176(4): 2546 (1995)

Method and apparatus for making churros
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1190(4): 2833-2834 (1996)

Method and apparatus for making filter cigarettes
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1197(5): 2961 (1997)

Method and apparatus for making food pellets us patent 4817517 april 4 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1101(1): 119 (1989)

Method and apparatus for making instant coffee
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1180(2): 706 (1995)

Method and apparatus for making miniaturized diagnostic arrays
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1201(3): 2101 (1997)

Method and apparatus for making prosthetic socket preforms, prosthetic sockets, and socket attachment component
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1169(4): 2303 (1994)

Method and apparatus for making tamales
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1202(3): 2148 (1997)

Method and apparatus for making tobacco shreds us patent 4799501 january 24 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1098(4): 1730 (1989)

Method and apparatus for managing macromolecular distribution
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1201(1): 297 (1997)

Method and apparatus for manipulating nervous systems
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1212(3): 2676 (1998)

Method and apparatus for manufacturing a coagulation assay device in a continuous manner
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1183(1): 34-35 (1996)

Method and apparatus for manufacturing coextruded food products
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1183(3): 1439 (1996)

Method and apparatus for manufacturing food products such as pancakes, waffles and meatballs
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1199(3): 1857 (1997)

Method and apparatus for manufacturing infusion packages
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1179(4): 2468 (1995)

Method and apparatus for manufacturing mozzarella cheese
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1201(2): 927 (1997)

Method and apparatus for manufacturing wood products from tree trunks
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1181(1): 134 (1995)

Method and apparatus for mapping a tissue sample for and distinguishing different regions thereof based on luminescence measurements of cancer-indicative native fluorophor
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1174(2): 869 (1995)

Method and apparatus for mapping pressure and tissue properties
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1210(2): 1192 (1998)

Method and apparatus for marking skin with ink
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1209(4): 3115 (1998)

Method and apparatus for measurement of eating speed
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1215(1): 405-406 (1998 )

Method and apparatus for measurement of luminal dimensions
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1170(3): 1622 (1995)

Method and apparatus for measurement of points on the human body
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1212(1): 407 (1998)

Method and apparatus for measuring and enhancing neuro-motor coordination
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1187(4): 2685-2686 (1996)

Method and apparatus for measuring arterial and venous blood flow in body appendages
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1205(1): 108 (1997)

Method and apparatus for measuring autonomic activity of a patient
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1204(1): 116 (1997)

Method and apparatus for measuring blood oxygen saturation within a retinal vessel with light having several selected wavelengths
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1212(1): 400 (1998)

Method and apparatus for measuring blood pressure
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1188(5): 3397 (1996)

Method and apparatus for measuring brain function
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1213(4): 3586-3587 (1998)

Method and apparatus for measuring concentration of absorptive constituent in scattering medium
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1193(2): 969-970 (1996)

Method and apparatus for measuring curvature of the cornea us patent 4861155 august 29 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1105(5): 3146-3147 (1989)

Method and apparatus for measuring flow rate, particulate of blood
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1197(3): 1581 (1997)

Method and apparatus for measuring heat flow
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1187(2): 923 (1996)

Method and apparatus for measuring immunological reaction with the aid of fluctuation in intensity of scattered light us patent 4826319 may 2 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1102(1): 298 (1989)

Method and apparatus for measuring immunological reaction with the aid of phase modulation of light us patent 4799796 january 24 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1098(4): 1828-1829 (1989)

Method and apparatus for measuring internal tissue characteristics in feed animals
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1192(2): 925 (1996)

Method and apparatus for measuring intracranial fluid pressure us patent 4841986 june 27 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1103(4): 2208 (1989)

Method and apparatus for measuring myocardial impairment and dysfunctions from efficiency and performance diagrams
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1214(4): 3768 (1998)

Method and apparatus for measuring myocardial impairment, dysfunctions, sufficiency, and insufficiency
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1169(1): 123-124 (1994)

Method and apparatus for measuring physical attributes of a human body us patent 4823476 april 25 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1101(4): 2198-2199 (1989)

Method and apparatus for measuring quantities relating to a persons cardiac activity
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1197(3): 1582 (1997)

Method and apparatus for measuring relative jaw movement us patent 4859181 august 22 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1105(4): 2455 (1989)

Method and apparatus for measuring scattering property and absorption property in scattering medium
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1203(2): 987-988 (1997)

Method and apparatus for measuring specific gravity of a flowing liquid us patent 4834104 may 30 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1102(5): 2973-2974 (1989)

Method and apparatus for measuring the flow resistance of a catheter in an implanted medication infusion system
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1189(2): 873-874 (1996)

Method and apparatus for measuring the length of the root canal of a tooth us patent 4850866 july 25 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1104(4): 2527 (1989)

Method and apparatus for measuring the period of response of an implantable medical device based upon the difference in phase between a trigger signal and an internal clock signal
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1198(1): 265 (1997)

Method and apparatus for measuring the temperature profile of a surface us patent 4819658 april 11 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1101(2): 866 (1989 )

Method and apparatus for measuring the transport of nerve signals excited in different dermatoms of a patient
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1171(2): 743 (1995)

Method and apparatus for measuring the volume of a fluid
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1175(2): 987 (1995)

Method and apparatus for measuring the volumetric activity of airborne radon in radon laboratories and clinics
, Gigiena i Sanitariia (3): 71-72 (1990)

Method and apparatus for measuring the working condition of the brain with periodic stimuli
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1210(1): 114 (1998)

Method and apparatus for measuring tooth tightness
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1210(3): 2374 (1998)

Method and apparatus for measuring volume fluid flow us patent 4807636 february 28 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1099(4): 1884 (1989)

Method and apparatus for mechanical attachment of soft tissue to bone tissue
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 121(4): 3842 (1998)

Method and apparatus for metering an anaesthetic to a patient
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1200(4): 2590 (1997)

Method and apparatus for microwave enhanced pasteurization and enzyme inactivation of continuously flowing product
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1205(3): 1850 (1997)

Method and apparatus for minimally invasive tissue removal
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1200(1): 281-282 (1997)

Method and apparatus for minimally invasive treatment of chronic venous insufficiency
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1196(2): 989 (1997)

Method and apparatus for mixing samples in a capillary tube
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1213(1): 572 (1998)

Method and apparatus for modifications of visual acuity by thermal means
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1188(2): 1105 (1996)

Method and apparatus for monitored biphasic cardiac impedance sensing
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1207(1): 300-301 (1998)

Method and apparatus for monitoring and estimating the awakeness of a person
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1217(2): 1406-1407 (1998)

Method and apparatus for monitoring biological activity in wastewater and controlling the treatment thereof
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1172(4): 2457 (1995)

Method and apparatus for monitoring blood chemistry
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1211(1): 111 (1998)

Method and apparatus for monitoring blood components us patent 4810090 march 7 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1100(1): 262 (1989)

Method and apparatus for monitoring local cerebral physiology
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1193(1): 91-92 (1996)

Method and apparatus for monitoring pacemaker intervals
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1169(2): 1010-1011 (1994)

Method and apparatus for monitoring physiological data from an implantable medical device
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1207(4): 2821 (1998)

Method and apparatus for monitoring respiration us patent 4815473 march 28 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1100(4): 2106-2107 (1989)

Method and apparatus for monitoring the automated synthesis of peptides us patent 4800166 january 24 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1098(4): 1939-1940 (1989)

Method and apparatus for monitoring the systemic absorption of irrigation fluid during operative hysteroscopy
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1195(3): 1668-1669 (1997)

Method and apparatus for moving an endoscope along canal-shaped cavity
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1193(4): 2708 (1996)

Method and apparatus for myocardial wall measurement
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1189(2): 921 (1996)

Method and apparatus for needle-suture attachment
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1205(5): 3450 (1997)

Method and apparatus for nested polymerase chain reaction with single closed reaction tubes
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1190(3): 2045-2046 (1996)

Method and apparatus for neuromagnetic stimulation
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1181(3): 1749-1750 (1995)

Method and apparatus for no-till planting
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1174(2): 851 (1995)

Method and apparatus for noise suppression in a doppler ultrasound system
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1217(2): 1405-1406 (1998)

Method and apparatus for non contacting identification of the temperature distribution in an examination subject us patent 4798209 january 17 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1098(3): 1264 (1989)

Method and apparatus for non-invasive cardiovascular diagnosis
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1168(4): 2235 (1994)

Method and apparatus for non-invasive detection and analysis of turbulent flow in a patients blood vessels
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1208(3): 2005 (1998)

Method and apparatus for non-invasive evaluation of diaphragmatic function
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1178(2): 764 (1995)

Method and apparatus for non-invasive identification of the endocorporeal spatial distribution of the electrical impedance in a subject
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1175(1): 118 (1995)

Method and apparatus for non-invasive measurement of a temperature change in a subject
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1169(1): 123 (1994)

Method and apparatus for non-invasive measurement of blood sugar level
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1188(2): 937 (1996)

Method and apparatus for non-invasive phase sensitive measurement of blood glucose concentration
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1178(2): 763 (1995)

Method and apparatus for non-invasive volume and texture analysis
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1193(5): 3243 (1996)

Method and apparatus for non-invasively determining blood analytes
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1197(2): 845 (1997)

Method and apparatus for non-surgical treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1188(2): 942 (1996)

Method and apparatus for noninvasive determination of a disease state of a human eye
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1196(2): 839-840 (1997)

Method and apparatus for noninvasive prediction of hematocrit
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1190(2): 926 (1996)

Method and apparatus for noninvasively determining hematocrit
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1187(3): 1715 (1996)

Method and apparatus for noninvasively measuring concentration of a dye in arterial blood
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1179(3): 1497 (1995)

Method and apparatus for nuclear magnetic resonance imaging of physiological function information
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1211(5): 4569 (1998)

Method and apparatus for objective and automated analysis of auditory brainstem response to determine hearing capacity
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1205(3): 1882 (1997)

Method and apparatus for objectively assessing and correcting the relative compliance of vertebral segments
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1202(1): 101 (1997)

Method and apparatus for obtaining a biopsy sample
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1175(3): 1570 (1995)

Method and apparatus for obtaining a cytology monolayer
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1181(1): 122-123 (1995)

Method and apparatus for obtaining an arterial biopsy and for diagnosting diseases of the vascular system
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1173(3): 1671 (1995)

Method and apparatus for obtaining an image indicating metabolism in a body
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1174(5): 3105 (1995)

Method and apparatus for obtaining heartbeat measurements from a ECG waveform
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1204(1): 116 (1997)

Method and apparatus for occluding vessels
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1170(3): 1786 (1995)

Method and apparatus for ocular motility testing
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1189(4): 3025 (1996 )

Method and apparatus for on the site cleaning of contaminated soil
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1168(5): 3120-3121 (1994)

Method and apparatus for opening and closing baking molds for use in a continuous oven
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1212(4): 3725 (1998)

Method and apparatus for opening fiber bales us patent 4796335 january 10 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1098(2): 605 (1989)

Method and apparatus for opening soft-cup cigarette packs
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1181(3): 1720 (1995)

Method and apparatus for operating a bale opener as a function of bale lengths us patent 4813616 march 21 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1100(3): 1479 (1989)

Method and apparatus for operating a bale opener particularly as a function of the bale height us patent 4813615 march 21 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1100(3): 1479 (1989)

Method and apparatus for operating a cornea
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1197(1): 257 (1997)

Method and apparatus for ophthalmic surgery
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1189(4): 2713-2714 (1996)

Method and apparatus for optical coherence tomographic fundus imaging without vignetting
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1188(3): 2225 (1996)

Method and apparatus for optically screening microscopic cells
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1190(2): 1220 (1996)

Method and apparatus for optimizing pacemaker AV delay
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1198(1): 264 (1997)

Method and apparatus for optimizing source allocation within an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1214(5): 5174-5175 (1998)

Method and apparatus for optimum positioning of a muscle stimulating implant
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1175(3): 1698-1699 (1995)

Method and apparatus for organ culture
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1213(3): 2790 (1998)

Method and apparatus for organic specimen retrieval
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1209(1): 119 (1998)

Method and apparatus for ozone treatment of soil
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1197(5): 3188 (1997)

Method and apparatus for ozone treatment of soil to kill living organisms
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1191(4): 2423 (1996)

Method and apparatus for pacing patients with severe congestive heart failure
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1205(4): 2920-2921 (1997)

Method and apparatus for packaging agricultural and horticultural produce
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1209(2): 1028 (1998)

Method and apparatus for packaging and preservation of flowers and other botanicals
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1191(3): 1541 (1996)

Method and apparatus for packaging food
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1174(5): 3027 (1995)

Method and apparatus for packaging of shirred food casings and resulting article
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1171(3): 1662 (1995)

Method and apparatus for packaging products absorbing carbon-dioxide, in particular perishable food products
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1209(2): 1029-1030 (1998)

Method and apparatus for packaging uncooked food products
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1201(2): 1217 (1997)

Method and apparatus for packaging, mixing and delivering bone cement
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1172(3): 1430 (1995)

Method and apparatus for partial liquid ventilation or fluorocarbons
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1188(5): 3395 (1996)

Method and apparatus for patient positioning for radiation therapy
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1197(4): 2342-2343 (1997)

Method and apparatus for peptide synthesis and screening
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1194(1): 412-413 (1997)

Method and apparatus for percutaneous fracture reduction and fixation us patent 4823781 april 25 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1101(4): 2305 (1989)

Method and apparatus for performing 3-dimensional antibiotic susceptibility tests
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1180(2): 1011 (1995)

Method and apparatus for performing an nmr experiment us patent 4820983 april 11 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1101(2): 1299 (1989)

Method and apparatus for performing automated multi sequential immunoassays us patent 4816418 march 28 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1100(4): 2411-2412 (1989)

Method and apparatus for performing biopsy
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1210(2): 1369-1370 (1998)

Method and apparatus for performing cardio-pulmonary resuscitation with active reshaping of chest
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1209(4): 3104 (1998)

Method and apparatus for performing corneal reshaping to correct ocular refractive errors
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1212(2): 1614 (1998)

Method and apparatus for performing coronary artery bypass surgery
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1210(4): 3366 (1998)

Method and apparatus for performing endoscopic surgical procedures
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1204(2): 1171 (1997)

Method and apparatus for performing hip prosthesis surgery
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1210(4): 3380 (1998)

Method and apparatus for performing keratotomy
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1201(1): 285 (1997)

Method and apparatus for performing laparoscopy
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1214(4): 4029 (1998)

Method and apparatus for performing mapping-type analysis including use of limited electrode sets
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1170(1): 124 (1995)

Method and apparatus for performing minimally invasive cardiac procedures
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 121(2): 1422 (1998)

Method and apparatus for performing sonomammography and enhanced X-ray imaging
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1202(2): 1003 (1997)

Method and apparatus for performing stereotactic surgery us patent 4805615 february 21 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1099(3): 1190 (1989)

Method and apparatus for peritoneal distension
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1206(1): 303 (1998)

Method and apparatus for perpendicular perforation of the cranium us patent 4821716 april 18 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1101(3): 1586-1587 (1989)

Method and apparatus for phaco-emulsification
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1173(1): 297 (1995)

Method and apparatus for phase related cardiac defibrillation
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1178(1): 217 (1995)

Method and apparatus for phased array coupling ultrasonic energy into an acoustic waveguide wire
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1185(4): 2419-2420 (1996)

Method and apparatus for placental blood collection
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1169(2): 1002 (1994)

Method and apparatus for placing tear duct drain tubes
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1184(4): 2074 (1996)

Method and apparatus for planning and monitoring a surgical operation
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1207(2): 999 (1998)

Method and apparatus for plant culture
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1199(3): 1560 (1997)

Method and apparatus for polarity reversal of consecutive defibrillation countershocks having back biasing precharge pulses
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1207(3): 2063 (1998)

Method and apparatus for portioning food
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1179(3): 1472-1473 (1995)

Method and apparatus for positioning a suture anchor
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1214(5): 5174 (1998)

Method and apparatus for positioning an ultrasonic transducer and a display screen
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1197(2): 849 (1997)

Method and apparatus for positioning and compacting bone graft
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1207(3): 2060 (1998)

Method and apparatus for positioning milking cluster
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1214(4): 3742 (1998)

Method and apparatus for positioning operating tubes
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1214(1): 380 (1998)

Method and apparatus for predicting retinal illuminance
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1209(2): 1215-1216 (1998)

Method and apparatus for predicting the efficacy of cardioversion
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1208(4): 2934 (1998)

Method and apparatus for prediction of cardiac electrical instability by simultaneous assessment of T-wave alternans and QT interval dispersion
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1191(1): 128-129 (1996)

Method and apparatus for prediction of sudden cardiac death by simultaneous assessment of autonomic function and cardiac electrical stability
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1177(1): 87 (1995)

Method and apparatus for preferential neuron stimulation
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1174(1): 287-288 (1995)

Method and apparatus for preparation tooth or modifying dental restoration
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1189(2): 1057-1058 (1996)

Method and apparatus for preparing a beverage
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1184(1): 73-74 (1996)

Method and apparatus for preparing a bone and tendon graft
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1168(4): 2421 (1994)

Method and apparatus for preparing a bone for receiving a prosthetic device
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1175(2): 1000 (1995)

Method and apparatus for preparing a pigs head for mechanical boning
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1169(2): 987 (1994)

Method and apparatus for preparing and administering intravenous anesthesia infusions
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1214(3): 2794 (1998)

Method and apparatus for preserving and reimplanting a tooth us patent 4802853 february 7 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1099(1): 221 (1989)

Method and apparatus for pressure detecting and treating obstructive airway disorders
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1188(5): 3570 (1996)

Method and apparatus for pressure processing a pumpable food substance
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1205(5): 3502 (1997)

Method and apparatus for pressurized intraluminal drug delivery
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1214(4): 4026 (1998)

Method and apparatus for pretreating and debarking logs us patent 4805678 february 21 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1099(3): 1212 (1989)

Method and apparatus for preventing a back flow or oral contaminants in a low volume suction line of a dental saliva ejector
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1175(3): 1660 (1995)

Method and apparatus for preventing axial spatial aliasing in ultrasound imager having complex signal detector
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1215(4): 3931-3932 (1998)

Method and apparatus for preventing back flow in gastroenterological feeding system
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1179(4): 2397 (1995)

Method and apparatus for preventing posterior capsular opacification
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1177(5): 3133 (1995)

Method and apparatus for prevention of atrial tachy arrhythmias
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1173(1): 307 (1995)

Method and apparatus for prevention of blood-type mismatches
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1208(2): 1227-1228 (1998)

Method and apparatus for primarily ambulatory gastrointestinal registration
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1215(2): 1636 (1998)

Method and apparatus for processing ECG signals
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1182(1): 109 (1996)

Method and apparatus for processing dairy product
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1212(3): 2781 (1998)

Method and apparatus for processing dough
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1172(2): 825 (1995)

Method and apparatus for processing fish fillets
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1172(1): 257 (1995)

Method and apparatus for processing images
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1170(4): 2228-2229 (1995)

Method and apparatus for processing leafy vegetables
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1208(3): 2050 (1998)

Method and apparatus for processing sludge
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1177(3): 1677 (1995)

Method and apparatus for processing turkey gizzards us patent 4815166 march 28 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1100(4): 1999 (1989)

Method and apparatus for producing a food product us patent 4807524 february 28 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1099(4): 1845 (1989)

Method and apparatus for producing a molded ice cream product
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1209(2): 1362 (1998)

Method and apparatus for producing a shaped article by sonoerosion
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1212(1): 354 (1998)

Method and apparatus for producing an ear impression us patent 4834927 may 30 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1102(5): 3253 (1989)

Method and apparatus for producing an image of a substance using a radioactively tagged material
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1186(4): 2490 (1996)

Method and apparatus for producing and dispensing aerated or blended fluid products
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1211(1): 86 (1998)

Method and apparatus for producing braided baked products
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1199(2): 1088 (1997)

Method and apparatus for producing cap for drink bottle
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1176(1): 58-59 (1995)

Method and apparatus for producing configurable biphasic defibrillation waveforms
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1188(1): 296-297 (1996)

Method and apparatus for producing feed mixture
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1203(3): 2098 (1997)

Method and apparatus for producing gas impermeable, chemically inert container structures for food and volatile substances
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1203(3): 2138 (1997)

Method and apparatus for producing herbal concentrate
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1180(2): 976 (1995)

Method and apparatus for producing imitation grill marks on food without using heat
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 121(2): 1580 (1998)

Method and apparatus for producing longitudinal pasta filata cheese products
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1187(4): 2776 (1996)

Method and apparatus for producing medical pouches
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1177(1): 198 (1995)

Method and apparatus for producing molded food pieces
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1170(3): 1748-1749 (1995)

Method and apparatus for producing multiple food extrudates
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1216(1): 495-496 (1998)

Method and apparatus for producing organic based fertilizer in continuous process
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1171(4): 2460 (1995)

Method and apparatus for producing oxygenates from hydrocarbons
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1175(4): 2420 (1995)

Method and apparatus for producing position addressable combinatorial libraries
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 121(2): 1653 (1998)

Method and apparatus for producing shells of fat-containing, masses and food articles produced thereby
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1199(1): 348 (1997)

Method and apparatus for producing solid fertilizer from liquid substances such as manure from livestock or sludge
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1208(5): 3928 (1998)

Method and apparatus for producing sterile surgical media
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1187(1): 17 (1996)

Method and apparatus for producing surgical slush and heated sterile liquid
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1176(1): 332-333 (1995)

Method and apparatus for producing thermodilution cardiac output measurements utilizing a neural network
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1193(1): 93 (1996)

Method and apparatus for producing tomographic images us patent 4809312 february 28 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1099(4): 2435 (1989)

Method and apparatus for producing twisted string cheese products
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1213(2): 1692 (1998)

Method and apparatus for producing wood charcoal by pyrolysis of wood-like products or vegetable biomasses in general
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1208(2): 1300 (1998)

Method and apparatus for progressive recruitment of cardiac fibrillation
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1187(1): 280 (1996)

Method and apparatus for promoting soft tissue enlargement and wound healing
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1205(5): 3538-3539 (1997)

Method and apparatus for prone position radiation therapy of the breast
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1191(3): 1616 (1996)

Method and apparatus for protecting a food
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1170(2): 820 (1995)

Method and apparatus for protecting against cross contamination of patients caused by oral reflux in dental instrument water and air lines
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1206(3): 2009-2010 (1998)

Method and apparatus for providing a level surface on a tooth root us patent 4854871 august 8 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1105(2): 956 (1989)

Method and apparatus for providing a respiratory effort waveform for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1182(3): 1604 (1996)

Method and apparatus for providing enhanced 21 block response with rate-responsive av delay in a pacemaker
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1195(2): 1055 (1997)

Method and apparatus for providing external perfusion lumens on balloon catheters
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1195(1): 260-261 (1997)

Method and apparatus for providing feedback to spinal cord stimulation for angina
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1215(3): 2843 (1998)

Method and apparatus for providing light-activated therapy
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1177(5): 3123 (1995)

Method and apparatus for providing precise location of points on the eye
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1197(3): 1734 (1997)

Method and apparatus for providing proportional positive airway pressure to treat congestive heart failure
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1213(3): 2436 (1998)

Method and apparatus for providing proportional positive airway pressure to treat sleep disordered breathing
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1188(3): 1759 (1996)

Method and apparatus for providing therapeutic compression for reducing risk of DVT
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1193(5): 3427 (1996)

Method and apparatus for pulmonary administration of dry powder alpha 1-antiitrypsin
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1212(2): 1710 (1998)

Method and apparatus for pulping cellulosic material using a vessel with an impregnation zone and an attrition zone
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1184(3): 1640 (1996)

Method and apparatus for pulsed doppler ultrasound beam-forming
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1191(3): 1611 (1996)

Method and apparatus for pulsed magnetic induction
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1190(3): 1941 (1996)

Method and apparatus for purified pulse peritoneal dialysis using a single pump
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1199(4): 2549 (1997)

Method and apparatus for purifying air and water us patent 4865749 september 12 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1106(2): 1137 (1989)

Method and apparatus for quantifying a dough product
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1185(2): 1127-1128 (1996)

Method and apparatus for quantitative evaluation of back health us patent 4858126 august 15 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1105(3): 2050 (1989)

Method and apparatus for radiography of the dental jaw and skull regions us patent 4852134 july 25 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1104(4): 2928-2929 (1989)

Method and apparatus for raising plants
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1206(4): 2598 (1998)

Method and apparatus for rapid mixing of small volumes for enhancing biological reactions
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1180(3): 1753 (1995)

Method and apparatus for re-approximating tissue
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1169(2): 849 (1994)

Method and apparatus for re-implanting teeth
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1214(1): 306-307 (1998)

Method and apparatus for real bar measurements us patent 4809708 march 7 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1100(1): 130-131 (1989)

Method and apparatus for real-time, concurrent adaptive focusing in an ultrasound beamformer imaging system
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1192(1): 93 (1996)

Method and apparatus for reattaching a detached crown of an installed dental bridge
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1205(2): 1124 (1997)

Method and apparatus for recapture of hooked endoprosthesis
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1217(1): 329 (1998)

Method and apparatus for receiving fluids and wastes of a bedridden patient us patent 4847932 july 18 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1104(3): 1507 (1989)

Method and apparatus for recording physiologic signals
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1187(4): 2535 (1996)

Method and apparatus for recovering low density liquids in surface water us patent 4851133 july 25 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1104(4): 2614-2615 (1989)

Method and apparatus for recovering wash water from pulp and paper mill effluent
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1180(4): 2455-2456 (1995)

Method and apparatus for recycling waste composite material
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1191(5): 3419 (1996)

Method and apparatus for recycling wastewater
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1179(2): 991 (1995)

Method and apparatus for red blood cell separation
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1200(5): 3524 (1997)

Method and apparatus for reducing ambient noise effects in electronic monitoring instruments
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1190(3): 1755 (1996)

Method and apparatus for reducing bioelectric current sources
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1204(1): 111-112 (1997)

Method and apparatus for reducing blockage in body channels us patent 4832023 may 23 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1102(4): 2253 (1989)

Method and apparatus for reducing friction and heat generation by an ultrasonic device during surgery
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1185(2): 1043 (1996)

Method and apparatus for reducing interfacial porosity in a cemented femoral prosthesis
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1182(1): 289 (1996)

Method and apparatus for reducing physiological stress
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1182(1): 266 (1996)

Method and apparatus for reducing radiation exposure through the use of ir data transmission us patent 4864652 september 5 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1106(1): 728 (1989)

Method and apparatus for reducing radioactive hazards in well boreholes us patent 4857728 august 15 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1105(3): 1912-1913 (1989)

Method and apparatus for reducing solvent luminescence background emissions
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1215(4): 4068 (1998)

Method and apparatus for reducing ultrasound image shadowing and speckle
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1191(4): 2438 (1996)

Method and apparatus for refining chocolate mass
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1214(5): 5257 (1998)

Method and apparatus for regulating and improving the status of development and survival of living organisms
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1214(5): 5176 (1998)

Method and apparatus for regulating the advancing movement of articles, for example in installations for the automatic packaging of food products
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1199(1): 128 (1997)

Method and apparatus for rehydrating dry skin
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1212(4): 3818 (1998)

Method and apparatus for releasing a controlled amount of aerosol medication over a selectable time interval
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1171(4): 2265 (1995)

Method and apparatus for reliably producing pacing pulse trains
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1209(1): 322 (1998)

Method and apparatus for relieving excess insufflation pressure
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1214(5): 5155 (1998)

Method and apparatus for remediating contaminated material
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1183(3): 1250-1251 (1996)

Method and apparatus for remediating contaminated soil containing organic compounds
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1191(2): 1082 (1996)

Method and apparatus for removing aquatic plants us patent 4852337 august 1 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1105(1): 62 (1989)

Method and apparatus for removing artifact and noise from pulse oximetry
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1200(2): 941 (1997)

Method and apparatus for removing artifact encountered during automatic blood pressure measurements
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1189(1): 118 (1996)

Method and apparatus for removing bark balls from a log flow
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1205(4): 2799 (1997)

Method and apparatus for removing breast meat from poultry carcass us patent 4827570 may 9 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1102(2): 728 (1989)

Method and apparatus for removing contaminated surface soil
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1189(1): 238-239 (1996)

Method and apparatus for removing corneal tissue us patent 4834748 may 30 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1102(5): 3198 (1989)

Method and apparatus for removing corneal tissue with infrared laser radiation
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1212(3): 2660 (1998)

Method and apparatus for removing earthworms from soil using electric pulses us patent 4817331 april 4 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1101(1): 54 (1989)

Method and apparatus for removing epithelium from the surface of the eye
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1199(1): 257 (1997)

Method and apparatus for removing liquid from a patients lungs
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1185(1): 115 (1996)

Method and apparatus for removing meat from bones
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1201(4): 2794 (1997)

Method and apparatus for removing mercury from mercury-contaminated soils
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1191(5): 3330 (1996)

Method and apparatus for removing metal contamination from soil
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1180(2): 970 (1995)

Method and apparatus for removing particulate and gaseous pollutants from a gas stream
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1193(2): 1186 (1996)

Method and apparatus for removing plant stalks
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1182(2): 922-923 (1996)

Method and apparatus for removing pollutants from a source of polluted air
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1173(4): 2683 (1995)

Method and apparatus for removing pollutants from flue gas
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1180(3): 1464-1465 (1995)

Method and apparatus for removing prosthetic cement us patent 4846161 july 11 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1104(2): 891 (1989)

Method and apparatus for removing sludge from an enclosure
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1205(2): 1224-1225 (1997)

Method and apparatus for removing undersirable chemical substances from gases, exhaust cases, vapors, and brines
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1204(3): 2538-2539 (1997)

Method and apparatus for removing water from a web by means of presses
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1206(1): 348-349 (1998)

Method and apparatus for removing water from pouches
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1186(3): 1667 (1996)

Method and apparatus for rendering medical materials safe
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1181(3): 1811 (1995)

Method and apparatus for renewing cutting edges in corn processing equipment us patent 4802495 february 7 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1099(1): 98-99 (1989)

Method and apparatus for replacing a cannula
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1177(1): 214 (1995)

Method and apparatus for replacing the capitellum
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1212(3): 2690-2691 (1998)

Method and apparatus for reporting and displaying a sequential series of pacing events
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1182(5): 3010 (1996)

Method and apparatus for reprofiling or smoothing the anterior or stromal cornea by scraping
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1194(1): 280 (1997)

Method and apparatus for resecting bone
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1196(3): 1772-1773 (1997)

Method and apparatus for respiration monitoring
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1197(5): 2957 (1997)

Method and apparatus for restoring spinal cervical curvature
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1192(3): 1742 (1996)

Method and apparatus for revitalizing exhaled air
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1204(4): 2727-2728 (1997)

Method and apparatus for rf ablation and hyperthermia
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1214(3): 2828 (1998)

Method and apparatus for riddling wine in bottles us patent 4841848 june 27 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1103(4): 2162 (1989)

Method and apparatus for ripening fruit
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1174(5): 3045-3046 (1995)

Method and apparatus for rotating a wrist
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1182(3): 1756 (1996)

Method and apparatus for sampling urine
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1207(4): 2581 (1998)

Method and apparatus for scanning and evaluating matter
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1209(1): 114 (1998)

Method and apparatus for scoring poultry hocks
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1211(3): 2633 (1998)

Method and apparatus for screening or sensing bodily conditions using DC biopotentials
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1203(3): 1858 (1997)

Method and apparatus for screening peat moss material
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1176(1): 151 (1995)

Method and apparatus for screening waste paper pulp
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1191(3): 1665 (1996)

Method and apparatus for sealing an opening in tissue of a living being us patent 4852568 august 1 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1105(1): 142 (1989)

Method and apparatus for sealing implantable, membrane encapsulation
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1201(1): 273 (1997)

Method and apparatus for securing adjacent bone portions
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1191(5): 3364 (1996)

Method and apparatus for securing ligaments
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1200(1): 269 (1997)

Method and apparatus for securing soft tissues, tendons and ligaments to bone
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1187(3): 1897 (1996)

Method and apparatus for selecting a medicine injection site us patent 4838854 june 13 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1103(2): 1095-1096 (1989)

Method and apparatus for selectively inhibiting activity in nerve fibers
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1210(4): 3389-3390 (1998)

Method and apparatus for sensing R-waves using both near field and far field sensing simultaneously
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1209(2): 1100 (1998)

Method and apparatus for sensing and analyzing electrical activity of the human heart us patent 4850370 july 25 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1104(4): 2353-2354 (1989)

Method and apparatus for sensing and evaluating balance
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1176(4): 2338 (1995)

Method and apparatus for separating bundles of sawn timber
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1192(3): 1854 (1996)

Method and apparatus for separating clumps of dried fruit
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1205(3): 1993 (1997)

Method and apparatus for separating complex mixtures of bio organic materials us patent 4867855 september 19 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1106(3): 1881 (1989)

Method and apparatus for separating crops and impurities
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1205(4): 2799 (1997)

Method and apparatus for separating meat from a bone of an animal carcass
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1189(1): 274 (1996)

Method and apparatus for separating meat from bones
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1202(3): 2033 (1997)

Method and apparatus for separating mononuclear cells from blood us patent 4867887 september 19 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1106(3): 1890-1891 (1989)

Method and apparatus for separating paper fiber and plastics from mixed waste materials and products obtained thereby
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1171(3): 1576 (1995)

Method and apparatus for separating the different components of evoked response and spontaneous activity brain signals as well as of signals measured from the heart
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1201(2): 958-959 (1997)

Method and apparatus for sequentially performing multiple intraluminal procedures
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1192(1): 231 (1996)

Method and apparatus for serving confectionaries
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1174(2): 1097-1098 (1995)

Method and apparatus for setting reference point for organic measurement
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1206(2): 1013-1014 (1998)

Method and apparatus for severing and capturing polyps
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1217(2): 1418 (1998)

Method and apparatus for sewage surcharge dissipation
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1198(1): 284 (1997)

Method and apparatus for shaping food products
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1176(2): 1089-1090 (1995)

Method and apparatus for shaping pretzels
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1211(3): 2806-2807 (1998)

Method and apparatus for shredding a large bale
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1192(2): 991 (1996)

Method and apparatus for signal averaging and analyzing high resolution P wave signals from an electrocardiogram
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 121(4): 3830 (1998)

Method and apparatus for signaling parturition in large farm animals
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1185(5): 3202 (1996)

Method and apparatus for simplifying prosthetic joint replacements
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1175(2): 1001-1002 (1995)

Method and apparatus for simplifying total hip arthroplasty
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1195(3): 1800-1801 (1997)

Method and apparatus for simulating neuromuscular stimulation during medical surgery
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1171(3): 1653 (1995)

Method and apparatus for single step assays of ligand-containing fluids
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1170(4): 2488 (1995)

Method and apparatus for single step assays of whole blood
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1215(2): 1786 (1998)

Method and apparatus for single use dispenser packaging of dental retraction cords
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1205(1): 137 (1997)

Method and apparatus for skin tissue expansion
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1177(3): 1641-1642 (1995)

Method and apparatus for skinning and trimming a product to be treated
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1185(1): 272 (1996)

Method and apparatus for skinning fish
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1191(5): 3299 (1996)

Method and apparatus for skinning frozen fish
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1214(5): 5120 (1998)

Method and apparatus for small needle electrocautery
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1207(3): 2059 (1998)

Method and apparatus for smoothing an anatomical joint bearing surface during hemi-joint replacement
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1202(4): 2936-2937 (1997)

Method and apparatus for sodding microvessel cells onto a synthetic vascular graft
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1214(2): 1737 (1998)

Method and apparatus for soft tissue enlargement
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1188(3): 1931 (1996)

Method and apparatus for soft tissue enlargement with balanced force appliance
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1203(2): 1156 (1997)

Method and apparatus for soft tissue fixation
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1215(3): 2835 (1998)

Method and apparatus for soil remediation with superheated steam thermal desorption and recycle
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1196(4): 2344-2345 (1997)

Method and apparatus for sowing seed
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1187(2): 903 (1996)

Method and apparatus for spatially specific electrophysiological sensing in a catheter with an enlarged ablating electrode
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1193(1): 88-89 (1996)

Method and apparatus for spectrophotometric cerebral oximetry and the like
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1182(2): 892 (1996)

Method and apparatus for spectrophotometric observation of plants
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1217(5): 4147-4148 (1998)

Method and apparatus for spondylolisthesis reduction
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1205(3): 2084-2085 (1997)

Method and apparatus for sprayed delivery of tooth bleaching agent
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1196(3): 1733 (1997)

Method and apparatus for spraying snow like frosting onto food stuff particles us patent 4856453 august 15 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1105(3): 1505 (1989)

Method and apparatus for steam sterilization
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1175(2): 1070-1071 (1995)

Method and apparatus for stereoscopic ultrasonic imaging
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1215(3): 2825 (1998)

Method and apparatus for stereotactic implantation
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1213(1): 425 (1998)

Method and apparatus for stereotactic radiosurgery and fractionated radiation therapy
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1170(2): 1083-1084 (1995)

Method and apparatus for sterilizing medical devices using glow discharges
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1192(2): 1171 (1996)

Method and apparatus for sterilizing packaging trx-349
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1208(4): 3197 (1998)

Method and apparatus for stimulating a heart
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1172(1): 294-295 (1995)

Method and apparatus for stimulating or monitoring the exercise of muscles adjacent a body cavity
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1202(1): 297-298 (1997)

Method and apparatus for stimulation of posture
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1176(3): 1574 (1995)

Method and apparatus for storing and aging meat
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1202(4): 3020-3021 (1997)

Method and apparatus for storing baled presilage
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1197(3): 1524 (1997)

Method and apparatus for storing dispensing and applying surgical staples us patent 4807628 february 28 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1099(4): 1881 (1989)

Method and apparatus for storing signals in an implantable medical device
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1216(3): 2731 (1998)

Method and apparatus for stress relief
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1200(1): 238 (1997)

Method and apparatus for stretching bread dough and the like
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1214(2): 1700 (1998)

Method and apparatus for stretching tight muscles
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1179(4): 2394 (1995)

Method and apparatus for subligamentous endoscopic transverse carpal ligament release surgery
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1179(3): 1662 (1995)

Method and apparatus for sunless tanning
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1200(2): 1198 (1997)

Method and apparatus for supplying a medical treatment composition to a patient
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1208(4): 3131 (1998)

Method and apparatus for supplying a uniform amount of a loose food material us patent 4828863 may 9 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1102(2): 1154-1155 (1989)

Method and apparatus for supplying breathable gas in emergency oxygen systems, especially in an aircraft
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1214(4): 3764 (1998)

Method and apparatus for supplying fresh gas to a patient during manual ventilation
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1184(2): 803 (1996)

Method and apparatus for surface ultrasound imaging
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1215(2): 1639 (1998)

Method and apparatus for surgically profiling the cornea using vacuum
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1168(5): 3187 (1994)

Method and apparatus for suspending poultry with its legs from a suspension conveyor
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1169(1): 280 (1994)

Method and apparatus for suturing tissue
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1187(1): 269-270 (1996)

Method and apparatus for tachyarrhythmia detection and treatment
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1170(4): 2384 (1995)

Method and apparatus for taking dental impressions
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1193(1): 254 (1996)

Method and apparatus for taking tomographic x rays us patent 4829547 may 9 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1102(2): 1372-1373 (1989)

Method and apparatus for tartars separation us patent 4798131 january 17 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1098(3): 1238 (1989)

Method and apparatus for telefluoroscopy
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1182(2): 895 (1996)

Method and apparatus for telemetering data bidirectionally between two devices, one device incorporating a coarse phase adjustment and the other device incorporating a fine phase adjustment
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1211(4): 3889 (1998)

Method and apparatus for temporarily electrically forcing tachyarrhythymia patient
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1193(3): 1943 (1996)

Method and apparatus for temporarily immobilizing an earthworm us patent 4800666 january 31 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1098(5): 2135 (1989)

Method and apparatus for tensioning grafts or ligaments
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1185(3): 1803-1804 (1996)

Method and apparatus for termination of tachyarrrhythmias
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1217(3): 2391 (1998)

Method and apparatus for testing a medicinal tablet
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1190(3): 1713 (1996)

Method and apparatus for testing an infant for hearing defects
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1176(1): 64-65 (1995)

Method and apparatus for testing and measuring current perception threshold and motor nerve junction performance
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1213(4): 3587 (1998)

Method and apparatus for testing anethesia machine valves
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1170(5): 2845 (1995)

Method and apparatus for testing compatibility of lead polarity and polarity programming of a cardiac stimulator
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1176(2): 1021 (1995)

Method and apparatus for testing gases, particularly breath alcohol
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1171(4): 2512 (1995)

Method and apparatus for testing of circumferentially compliant bioprosthetic valve
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1173(3): 1637 (1995)

Method and apparatus for testing paraffinophilic microorganisms for antimicrobial agent sensitivity
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1205(3): 2207 (1997)

Method and apparatus for testing snack product ingredients
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1192(4): 2497 (1996)

Method and apparatus for the acoustic detection and analysis of joint disorders us patent 4836218 june 6 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1103(1): 162 (1989)

Method and apparatus for the alignment of a femoral knee posthesis
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1204(4): 2911 (1997)

Method and apparatus for the alignment of a femoral knee prosthesis
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1195(2): 1041-1042 (1997)

Method and apparatus for the amelioration for visual stress and dyslexia
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1189(1): 577 (1996)

Method and apparatus for the amelioration of visual stress and dyslexia
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1174(5): 3541-3542 (1995)

Method and apparatus for the analysis of biological material
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1197(5): 3235-3236 (1997)

Method and apparatus for the analysis of glucose in a biological matrix
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1205(1): 103 (1997)

Method and apparatus for the automatic checking and quality determination of tablets or pills
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1177(2): 738 (1995 )

Method and apparatus for the biochemical purification of a liquid medium
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1214(1): 476 (1998)

Method and apparatus for the collection storage and real time analysis of blood and other bodily fluids
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1202(2): 1230 (1997)

Method and apparatus for the continuous conditioning of a cell suspension
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1177(5): 3118 (1995)

Method and apparatus for the continuous damping of grain
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1188(4): 2841 (1996)

Method and apparatus for the control of self-propelled agricultural harvesting machines
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1183(1): 35 (1996)

Method and apparatus for the creation of tricuspid regurgitation
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1185(4): 2423 (1996)

Method and apparatus for the detection and classification of microorganisms in water
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1197(1): 347 (1997)

Method and apparatus for the determination of substances in human fluids us patent 4811739 march 14 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1100(2): 826 (1989)

Method and apparatus for the diagnosis of respiratory diseases and allergies us patent 4803977 february 14 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1099(2): 615 (1989)

Method and apparatus for the diagnosis of sleep apnea utilizing a single interface with a human body part
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1172(3): 1500 (1995)

Method and apparatus for the diagnostic and composite pulsed heating and photodynamic therapy treatment
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1200(1): 291 (1997)

Method and apparatus for the electric stimulation of skin receptors
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1178(2): 899 (1995)

Method and apparatus for the evaluation of EEG data
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1217(2): 1407 (1998)

Method and apparatus for the external setting of fractures
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1202(1): 280 (1997)

Method and apparatus for the extraction of oils from grain materials and grain-based food products
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1197(3): 1825 (1997)

Method and apparatus for the harvesting of royal jelly
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1216(1): 349 (1998)

Method and apparatus for the improved electronic display of physiologic waveforms
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1203(1): 109 (1997)

Method and apparatus for the in vivo measurement of oxygen concentration levels by the indirect determination of fluoescence lifetime
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1186(2): 920 (1996)

Method and apparatus for the in-situ treatment of contamination in soil
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1194(4): 2428 (1997)

Method and apparatus for the intermittent delivery of oxygen therapy to a person
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1190(4): 2558-2559 (1996)

Method and apparatus for the manufacture of a pet food product having a fibrous striated structural matrix
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1184(3): 1685 (1996)

Method and apparatus for the manufacture of an otoplastic shell us patent 4828777 may 9 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1102(2): 1131 (1989)

Method and apparatus for the measurement of analyte concentration levels by the steady-state determination of fluorescence lifetime
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1198(1): 95 (1997)

Method and apparatus for the measurement of exhaled nitric oxide in humans
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1213(3): 2808 (1998)

Method and apparatus for the measurement of pollutants in liquids
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1198(3): 1775-1776 (1997)

Method and apparatus for the microbiological production of single cell protein us patent 4808534 february 28 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1099(4): 2169 (1989)

Method and apparatus for the minimally invasive harvesting of a saphenous vein and the like
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1215(1): 408 (1998)

Method and apparatus for the non-invasive detection and classification of emboli
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1177(3): 1474-1475 (1995)

Method and apparatus for the on-location field detection of unidentified antigenic substances
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1217(2): 1559 (1998)

Method and apparatus for the pasteurization of a continuous line of products
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1211(5): 4917 (1998)

Method and apparatus for the precise positioning of cells
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1199(4): 2613 (1997)

Method and apparatus for the preparation of a medical solution
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1212(2): 1506 (1998)

Method and apparatus for the preparation of fowl
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1193(4): 2537 (1996)

Method and apparatus for the prevention of arrhythmia by nerve stimulation
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1187(1): 280 (1996)

Method and apparatus for the production of a watersoluble, low-iron protein product from blood cell raw material, and a low-iron, watersoluble protein product produced by hydrolysis of blood cell raw material
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1192(2): 1286 (1996)

Method and apparatus for the production of nitric oxide gas mixture
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1205(1): 100 (1997)

Method and apparatus for the quantitation and separation of contaminants from particulate materials
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1186(3): 1982 (1996)

Method and apparatus for the recording and analysis of uterine electrical activity from the abdominal surface
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1189(3): 1751 (1996)

Method and apparatus for the recovery and purification of organic acids
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1203(4): 2970 (1997)

Method and apparatus for the relief of headache pain
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1191(2): 964-965 (1996)

Method and apparatus for the removal of kraeusen in the brewing process
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1214(2): 1282 (1998)

Method and apparatus for the resuse of anesthetic gases in inhalation anestheia with specific size and position of CO-2 absorber
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1181(1): 118 (1995)

Method and apparatus for the selective determination of fermentative cultured activities
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1193(5): 3545 (1996)

Method and apparatus for the separation of hazardous waste from groundwater
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1213(3): 2725 (1998)

Method and apparatus for the separation of manure and sand
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1207(4): 2695 (1998)

Method and apparatus for the separation of organic substances from a suspension or solution us patent 4855045 august 8 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1105(2): 1014 (1989)

Method and apparatus for the simultaneous recording of the pedigree of a variety of yeast cells
, Aviakosmicheskaya i Ekologicheskaya Meditsina 26(1): 58-61 (1992)

Method and apparatus for the solidification of radioactive wastes and products produced thereby
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1174(3): 1962 (1995)

Method and apparatus for the sterilization of refuse, in particular hospital refuse
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1196(2): 1061 (1997)

Method and apparatus for the suppression of far-field interference signals for implantable device data transmission systems
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1198(3): 1730 (1997)

Method and apparatus for the surgical treatment of tissues by thermal effect, and in particular the prostate, using a urethral microwave-emitting probe means
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1182(1): 279 (1996)

Method and apparatus for the treatment of cancer
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1177(1): 200 (1995)

Method and apparatus for the treatment of concentrated wastewater
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1189(2): 1152 (1996)

Method and apparatus for the treatment of hard biological material, such as hard dental material using lasers
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1174(3): 1788 (1995)

Method and apparatus for the treatment of logs
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1185(2): 880-881 (1996)

Method and apparatus for the wet dismantling or radioactively contaminated or activated components of nuclear reactor plants us patent 4818472 april 4 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1101(1): 449 (1989)

Method and apparatus for therapeutic treatment with focussed acoustic waves switchable between a locating mode and a therapy mode
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1176(4): 2332 (1995)

Method and apparatus for thermal therapy of tumors
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1197(3): 1748 (1997)

Method and apparatus for thermotherapy
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1176(3): 1758 (1995)

Method and apparatus for threading a suture anchor
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1188(2): 1109 (1996)

Method and apparatus for three-dimensional mapping of evoked potentials
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1169(1): 125 (1994)

Method and apparatus for three-dimensional translumenal ultrasonic imaging
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1172(3): 1503 (1995)

Method and apparatus for three-dimensional ultrasound imaging by projecting filtered pixel data
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1212(2): 1596-1597 (1998)

Method and apparatus for three-dimensional ultrasound imaging using transducer array having uniform elevation beamwidth
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 121(4): 3827-3828 (1998)

Method and apparatus for thrombolytic therapy
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1168(5): 2991 (1994)

Method and apparatus for thwarting thrombosis
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1195(3): 1805 (1997)

Method and apparatus for tibial resection
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1200(1): 271 (1997)

Method and apparatus for tipping sutures
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1177(1): 241 (1995)

Method and apparatus for tipping, cutting, and sorting sutures
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1202(5): 3811 (1997)

Method and apparatus for tissue characterization of animals using ultrasound
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1204(2): 991 (1997)

Method and apparatus for tissue excision and removal by fluid jet
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1203(1): 288-289 (1997)

Method and apparatus for tissue-centered scan conversion in an ultrasound imaging system
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1188(4): 2588 (1996)

Method and apparatus for tooth restoration
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1192(3): 1867-1868 (1996)

Method and apparatus for tracing leaks in vivo occurring in an electrode device of an implanted medical apparatus
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1181(3): 1597 (1995)

Method and apparatus for training in the detection of nuclear, biological and chemical contamination
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1214(3): 2727 (1998)

Method and apparatus for transcranial doppler sonography
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1170(2): 889 (1995)

Method and apparatus for transcutaneous electrical cardiac pacing
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1176(2): 1019 (1995)

Method and apparatus for transferring a predetermined portion of product to a container
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1191(3): 1631 (1996)

Method and apparatus for transferring eggs
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1199(2): 887-888 (1997)

Method and apparatus for transferring eggs us patent 4830564 may 16 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1102(3): 1748-1749 (1989)

Method and apparatus for transforming live fish
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1208(1): 102 (1998)

Method and apparatus for transplanting plants from one container to another
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1168(4): 2154-2155 (1994)

Method and apparatus for transporting live fish
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1180(1): 78 (1995)

Method and apparatus for treating a patient by electro/fluidized bed therapy
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1177(3): 1621 (1995)

Method and apparatus for treating a portion of a suture and forming a suture tip for attachment to a needle
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1185(3): 1811-1812 (1996)

Method and apparatus for treating a pulverulent or particulate material with gas
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1194(2): 1154-1155 (1997)

Method and apparatus for treating and disinfecting infectious wastes
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1171(1): 271-272 (1995)

Method and apparatus for treating and disinfecting water and/or wastewater
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1197(2): 1042-1043 (1997)

Method and apparatus for treating and preventing leg cramps and other muscle contractions and sleep disorders
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1211(1): 300 (1998)

Method and apparatus for treating cardiac tachyarrhythmia
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1183(1): 198-199 (1996)

Method and apparatus for treating contaminated water
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1214(2): 1750 (1998)

Method and apparatus for treating developer-containing waste water at multiple biological treatment stages
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1175(2): 1052-1053 (1995)

Method and apparatus for treating dysphagia with electrical stimulation
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1208(2): 1244-1245 (1998)

Method and apparatus for treating fractures of a bone
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1177(4): 2345 (1995)

Method and apparatus for treating ground roasted coffee
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1172(3): 1731 (1995)

Method and apparatus for treating hard dental substances
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1182(3): 1715-1716 (1996)

Method and apparatus for treating hazardous waste or other hydrocarbonaceous material
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1182(5): 3050 (1996)

Method and apparatus for treating household waste water us patent 4824572 april 25 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1101(4): 2577-2578 (1989)

Method and apparatus for treating meat products with ultrasonic energy in an ozonated water environment
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1202(3): 2150 (1997)

Method and apparatus for treating neurodegenerative disorders by electrical brain stimulation
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1204(1): 299-300 (1997)

Method and apparatus for treating obstructive sleep apnea
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1187(1): 283 (1996)

Method and apparatus for treating or preventing bed sores
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1187(3): 1621 (1996)

Method and apparatus for treating psoriasis using pulsed electromagnetic radiation
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1216(3): 2766 (1998)

Method and apparatus for treating stenosis or other constriction in a bodily conduit
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1190(3): 1932 (1996)

Method and apparatus for treating teeth
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1213(1): 354-355 (1998)

Method and apparatus for treating varicose veins
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1196(3): 1616 (1997)

Method and apparatus for treating vascular lesions
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1190(4): 2763 (1996)

Method and apparatus for treating vascular tissue following angioplasty to minimize restenosis
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1197(3): 1735 (1997)

Method and apparatus for treating vessel wall with UV radiation following angioplasty
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1196(1): 244 (1997)

Method and apparatus for treating water used for washing agricultural products including coagulation and ozone treatment
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1191(1): 288 (1996)

Method and apparatus for treating wrinkles in skin using radiation
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1214(4): 4037 (1998)

Method and apparatus for treatment of air way obstructions
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1197(5): 3130 (1997)

Method and apparatus for treatment of atrial fibrillation
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1191(2): 984 (1996)

Method and apparatus for treatment of cancer using pulsed electromagnetic radiation
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1212(1): 436 (1998)

Method and apparatus for treatment of gait problems associated with Parkinsons disease
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1194(4): 2443 (1997)

Method and apparatus for treatment of hazardous material spills us patent 4839061 june 13 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1103(2): 1169-1170 (1989)

Method and apparatus for treatment of idiopathic scoliosis
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1183(2): 771 (1996)

Method and apparatus for treatment of neurogenic diabetes mellitus, and other conditions
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1193(5): 3497 (1996)

Method and apparatus for treatment of oil contaminated sludge us patent 4812225 march 14 1989
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1100(2): 990 (1989)

Method and apparatus for treatment of the prostate
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1187(4): 2711 (1996)

Method and apparatus for truth detection
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1173(3): 1670 (1995)

Method and apparatus for two dimensional ultrasonic imaging
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1204(4): 2732 (1997)

Method and apparatus for tympanic membrane shrinkage
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1194(1): 272 (1997)

Method and apparatus for ultrasonic beamforming with spatially encoded transmits
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1217(4): 3180 (1998)

Method and apparatus for ultrasonic blood flow display
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1193(3): 1743 (1996)

Method and apparatus for ultrasonic imaging and ultrasonic image processing
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1213(4): 3583 (1998)

Method and apparatus for ultrasonic medical treatment with optimum ultrasonic irradiation control
, Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1200(1): 240 (1997)