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Robert I Connelly, Charles D Shermer, Kenneth G Powell: Wearable, self-contained drug infusion device. Becton Dickinson and Company, Alan W Fiedler, July 8, 2003: US06589229 (729 worldwide citation)

A wearable, self contained drug infusion device is disclosed that is capable of achieving the precise flow rate control needed for dose-critical drugs such as insulin. In preferred embodiments of the device, piezoelectrically-actuated valve or pump structures are used in combination with thermal flo ...


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James S Kashmer, John K Klimbach, Randall P Vendetti: Suction canister with unitary shut-off valve and filter features. Becton Dickinson and Company, Richard J Rodrick, John L Voellmicke, August 14, 1984: US04465485 (553 worldwide citation)

A suction canister assembly comprises an enclosed receptacle having a first opening for providing suction to the receptacle and a second opening for drawing fluids, including liquids and gases, into the receptacle during suction. A unitary shut-off valve/filter element is associated with the interio ...


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Marian Gravel, Benjamin Gasparello, Joseph Ferraro, Ashutosh Sharma, Robert John Strowe, Antonio A Bendek, Robert C Uschold, William Thomas Antoshkiw: Integrated system including medication delivery pen, blood monitoring device, and lancer. Becton Dickinson and Company, Alan W Fiedler Esq, February 27, 2001: US06192891 (495 worldwide citation)

A portable diagnostic and medication delivery system that includes a housing and a monitor disposed in the housing for monitoring a characteristic of a bodily fluid sample obtained from an individual. A medication delivery pen and a lancer are each removably mounted to the housing. The monitor, whic ...


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John D DeNuzzio, William E Strohben Jr: Minimally-invasive system and method for monitoring analyte levels. Becton Dickinson and Company, Roylance Abrams Berdo & Goodman L, October 4, 2005: US06952604 (487 worldwide citation)

A minimally-invasive analyte detecting device and method for using the same. The system and method employ a device having an active electrode optionally coated with a substance, and a counter-electrode that is configured at least partially surround the active electrode. The configuration of the auxi ...


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C David Benson, Mutlu Karakelle, Robert A Taller: Liquid gelling agent distributor device. Becton Dickinson and Company, Robert P Grindle, March 3, 1992: US05092858 (484 worldwide citation)

A device is provided for deliberately distributing simultaneously over the entire vertical and/or longitudinal extend of a body of aqueous containing liquid a gelation agent for the rapid containment of contaminated aqueous liquids. The device is an elongated rigid or semi-rigid body for containing ...


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Steven Keith, Robert S Parker, Noel G Harvey, Ronald J Pettis, John D DeNuzzio, Glenn Vonk: System and method for initiating and maintaining continuous, long-term control of a concentration of a substance in a patient using a feedback or model-based controller coupled to a single-needle or multi-needle intradermal (ID) delivery device. Becton Dickinson and Company, Alan W Fiedler, June 13, 2006: US07060059 (458 worldwide citation)

A closed loop therapy system for controlling a concentration of a substance, such as blood glucose concentration, in the body of a user. The system and method employ a sensor system that measures a glucose level in the body, a controller that uses the measured glucose levels to generate an output th ...


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Joseph A DiPisa Jr: Percutaneously deliverable intravascular filter prosthesis. Becton Dickinson and Company, Richard J Rodrick, May 5, 1987: US04662885 (394 worldwide citation)

An intravascular prosthesis comprises a lining rolled upon itself around an axis so that it is introducible into a vascular lumen. An inflatable channel is included for unrolling the lining when the prosthesis is positioned within the lumen so that the lining may engage the vascular wall to provide ...


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George T Walker: Strand displacement amplification. Becton Dickinson and Company, Donna R Fugit, October 3, 1995: US05455166 (371 worldwide citation)

This invention relates a nucleic acid target amplification and detection method which operates at a single temperature and makes use of a polymerase in conjunction with an endonuclease that will nick the polymerized strand such that the polymerase will displace the strand without digestion while gen ...


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Maylon S Taylor II, Joel L Williams: Barrier coating on blood contacting devices. Becton Dickinson and Company, Richard E Brown, November 26, 1991: US05067491 (363 worldwide citation)

A blood pressure monitoring device includes a pressure sensing element mounted or a probe tip or in a catheter tip adapted for insertion into a patient's blood stream. The element includes a pressure transducer having a micromachined diaphragm which flexes in response to pressure changes. The flexes ...


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Jeffrey Van Ness, Charles R Petrie, John C Tabone, Nicolaas M J Vermeulen: Solid supports for nucleic acid hybridization assays. Becton Dickinson and Company, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, May 7, 1996: US05514785 (361 worldwide citation)

Compositions and methods for covalently immobilizing an oligonucleotide onto a polymer-coated bead or similar structure are described. Specifically, the polymer-coated bead or similar structure possesses a large number of activatable moieties, preferably primary and secondary amines. An oligonucleot ...