09151646 is referenced by 47 patents and cites 227 patents.

An apparatus, system and method for regulating fluid flow are disclosed. The apparatus includes a curved, elongated support member elastically deformable and having first and second ends. The apparatus also include an opposing support member configured to position a tube against the curved, elongated support member between the first and second ends. Deformation of the curved, elongated support member by movement of the first and second ends toward each other reduces an internal volume of the tube.

Title
System, method, and apparatus for monitoring, regulating, or controlling fluid flow
Application Number
13/723244
Publication Number
9151646 (B2)
Application Date
December 21, 2012
Publication Date
October 6, 2015
Inventor
Michael J Slate
Merrimack
NH, US
Christopher C Langenfeld
Nashua
NH, US
Thomas S Schnellinger
North Andover
MA, US
Matthew J Johnson
Dunbarton
NH, US
Brian D Tracey
Litchfield
NH, US
Brian H Yoo
Cambridge
MA, US
Colin H Murphy
Cambridge
MA, US
John M Kerwin
Manchester
NH, US
Derek G Kane
Manchester
NH, US
Bob D Peret
Bedford
NH, US
Dean Kamen
Bedford
NH, US
Agent
James D Wyninegar Jr
Assignee
DEKA Products Partnership
NH, US
IPC
G06F 19/00
A61M 25/00
A61B 17/00
A61M 5/168
G01F 1/00
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