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Dominik M Wiktor: Intravascular radially expandable stent and method of implant. Medtronic, Robert J Klepinski, Joseph F Breimayer, December 12, 1989: US04886062 (1265 worldwide citation)

A device to be used as a vascular stent comprising a cylindrical open-ended wire component made of a low memory metal such as copper alloy, titanium, or gold, providing a radial support from within a blood vessel after implantation therein. The coronary stent is characterized by its ability to be ex ...


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James D Causey III, Richard E Purvis, James Henke: Handheld personal data assistant (PDA) with a medical device and method of using the same. Medtronic MiniMed, Medtronic MiniMed, May 6, 2003: US06558320 (1050 worldwide citation)

A medical device module for use in a system with a personal data assistant (PDA) with at least one medical device includes a housing, at least one medical device and a processor. The housing is adapted to couple with the PDA. The at least one medical device interface is coupled to the housing for in ...


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James D Causey III, Richard E Purvis, James L Henke: Handheld personal data assistant (PDA) with a medical device and method of using the same. Medtronic MiniMed, Medtronic MiniMed, November 4, 2003: US06641533 (902 worldwide citation)

A medical device module for use in a system with a remote programmer and/or a personal data assistant (PDA) with at least one medical device includes a housing, at least one medical device and a processor. The housing is adapted to couple with the PDA. The at least one medical device interface is co ...


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Garry M Steil, Kerstin Rebrin, Paul V Goode Jr, John J Mastrototaro, Richard E Purvis, William P Van Antwerp, John J Shin, Cary D Talbot: Closed loop system for controlling insulin infusion. Medtronic MiniMed, Medtronic MiniMed, May 6, 2003: US06558351 (843 worldwide citation)

A closed loop infusion system controls the rate that fluid is infused into the body of a user. The closed loop infusion system includes a sensor system, a controller, and a delivery system. The sensor system includes a sensor for monitoring a condition of the user. The sensor produces a sensor signa ...


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Eric P Berg, Ronald J Tuch, Michael Dror, Rodney G Wolff: Intravascular stent and method. Medtronic, Daniel W Latham, Harold R Patton, November 7, 1995: US05464650 (809 worldwide citation)

A method for making an intravascular stent by applying to the body of a stent a solution which includes a solvent, a polymer dissolved in the solvent and a therapeutic substance dispersed in the solvent and then evaporating the solvent. The inclusion of a polymer in intimate contact with a drug on t ...


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Alfred E Mann, Richard E Purvis, John J Mastrototaro, James D Causey, James Henke, Peter Hong, John H Livingston, Clifford W Hague, Brad T Hite: Telemetered characteristic monitor system and method of using the same. Medtronic MiniMed, Medtronic MiniMed, October 26, 2004: US06809653 (809 worldwide citation)

A telemetered characteristic monitor system includes a remotely located data receiving device, a sensor for producing signal indicative of a characteristic of a user, and a transmitter device. The transmitter device includes a housing, a sensor connector, a processor, and a transmitter. The transmit ...


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Tom D Bennett, William J Combs, Kallok Michael J, Brian B Lee, Rahul Mehra, George J Klein: Subcutaneous multi-electrode sensing system, method and pacer. Medtronic, Reed A Duthler, Harold R Patton, July 26, 1994: US05331966 (781 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for providing an enhanced capability of detecting and gathering electrical cardiac signals via an array of relatively closely spaced subcutaneous electrodes (located on the body of an implanted device) which may be employed with suitable switching circuits, signal processors, ...


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Alfred E Mann, James D Causey III, Alan Haubach, Luis J Malave, John Livingston, Cliff Hague, Chad Srisathapat, Jay Yonemoto, Deborah Ruppert, Dennis P Bishop, Adrian Gut, Bob Murtfeldt: External infusion device with remote programming, bolus estimator and/or vibration alarm capabilities. Medtronic MiniMed, Medtronic MiniMed, April 11, 2006: US07025743 (700 worldwide citation)

An infusion system for infusing a liquid into a body includes an external infusion device and a remote commander. The external infusion device includes a housing, a receiver, a processor and an indication device. The receiver is coupled to the housing and for receiving remotely generated commands. T ...


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Israel W P Obel, Ivan Bourgeois: Implantable electrical nerve stimulator/pacemaker with ischemia for decreasing cardiac workload. Medtronic, John A Rissman, Harold R Patton, April 6, 1993: US05199428 (692 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for stimulating the right and/or left carotid sinus nerves or the right stellate ganglion or the epidural space at about T.sub.2 with continuous and/or phasic electrical pulses in response to detected myocardial ischemia to decrease cardiac workload as a method to protect the ...


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John J Mastrototaro, Todd M Gross, John J Shin: Glucose monitor calibration methods. Medtronic Minimed, Medtronic Minimed, July 23, 2002: US06424847 (686 worldwide citation)

A method of calibrating glucose monitor data includes collecting the glucose monitor data over a period of time at predetermined intervals. It also includes obtaining at least two reference glucose values from a reference source that temporally correspond with the glucose monitor data obtained at th ...



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