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A system architecture for closed loop control of infusion devices is described. The architecture provides means to control the flow from an infusion device as well as in some embodiments the pressure of the delivery. A variety of infusion systems are described that use the closed loop control architecture. In some embodiments the closed loop control may be adapted to current commonly used infusion means such as a gravity feed intravenous system. Other embodiments describe infusion pump system that use biasing or drive mechanisms of springs, elastomers, rotary and linear motors.

Title
High precision infusion pumps
Application Number
12/678426
Publication Number
8147448 (B2)
Application Date
September 17, 2008
Publication Date
April 3, 2012
Inventor
Ivan Melnyk
Coquitlam
CA
Swaminathan Balakrishnan
Flower Mound
TX, US
Satish Sundar
San Jose
CA, US
Agent
Mark Wisnosky
IPC
A61M 5/145
A61M 5/168
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