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Vaughn P Cable, Clyde K Nason, Gordon W Culp: External infusion pump apparatus. Pacesetter Infusion, Leslie S Miller, Bryant R Gold, Wayne M Kennard, August 11, 1987: US04685903 (646 worldwide citation)

A programmable infusion pump apparatus having a power supply (4, 11), a first circuit (6) responsive to the and assisting the power supply (4), power generating circuit (8) for generating sufficient power to drive a pump drive mechanism (12), a power storage circuit (10) for storing the power genera ...


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April A Konopka, Peter C Lord: Soft cannula subcutaneous injection set. Pacesetter Infusion, Leslie S Miller, Bryant R Gold, July 5, 1988: US04755173 (529 worldwide citation)

An injection set for delivering a fluid to a subcutaneous injection location in a patient is disclosed which has a soft cannula projecting from a bottom surface of a holding pad. An insertion needle is initially inserted through a septum located between a catheter hub and a retaining cap mounted on ...


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Clyde K Nason, Gordon W Culp: Solenoid drive apparatus for an external infusion pump. Pacesetter Infusion, Leslie S Miller, Bryant R Gold, July 7, 1987: US04678408 (443 worldwide citation)

A solenoid drive apparatus for driving a lead screw of an External Infusion Pump (1) having a housing (302), solenoid winding (356) within the housing (302), a solenoid armature (358) which is driven by the field of the solenoid winding (356), push rod (362) which is driven by the armature (358), pa ...


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John B Slate: Demand pacemaker using an artificial baroreceptor reflex. Pacesetter Infusion, Leslie S Miller, December 20, 1988: US04791931 (306 worldwide citation)

A device for use in conjunction with a pulse generator is disclosed which provides a variable pulsing rate in response to short term variations in arterial blood pressure, like the baroreceptor system of the healthy body's cardiovascular system. The system utilizes a pressure transducer implanted to ...


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Laveille Voss, Clyde K Nason: Infusion pump with dual position syringe locator. Pacesetter Infusion, Leslie S Miller, Stuart O Lowry, January 14, 1992: US05080653 (241 worldwide citation)

An improved infusion pump is provided for controlled delivery of medication from a syringe to a patient, wherein a pump housing includes a syringe chamber and associated lock members for receiving and supporting the syringe in one of two different positions. The syringe includes a medication-contain ...


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Peter C Lord, John R Schultz, David G Powell: Implantable medication infusion pump including self-contained acoustic fault detection apparatus. Pacesetter Infusion, Leslie S Miller, July 12, 1994: US05328460 (236 worldwide citation)

Apparatus located in an implantable medication infusion pump for quickly and easily detecting a condition adversely affecting medication delivery in the implantable medication infusion pump is disclosed which can reliably detect occurrences including an occluded catheter, the presence of air in the ...


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Fredric C Colman, Richard E Purvis: Medication infusion system having optical motion sensor to detect drive mechanism malfunction. Pacesetter Infusion, Leslie S Miller, Stuart O Lowry, March 17, 1992: US05097122 (226 worldwide citation)

An optical motion sensor is provided for monitoring movement of a mechanical device, particularly such as an infusion pump of the type used for controlled delivery of medication to a patient. The motion sensor includes a disk member mounted upon a selected mechanical output component driven by the i ...


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Paul A Koenig, John B Slate, O Rey Rule III, Fredric C Colman: Clinical configuration of multimode medication infusion system. Pacesetter Infusion, Leslie S Miller, August 20, 1991: US05041086 (176 worldwide citation)

A medication infusion system may be selectively configured to perform an emulation of any one of a plurality of Device Types corresponding to the environment of use. The particular parameters which relate to a given Device Type are set into the system either at the factory or by biomedical engineers ...


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John B Slate, James L Henke: Fluid delivery control and monitoring apparatus for a medication infusion system. Pacesetter Infusion, Henry M Bissell, Leslie S Miller, April 24, 1990: US04919596 (157 worldwide citation)

A fluid delivery monitoring and control apparatus for use in a medication infusion system is designed for use with a disposable fluid pathway that incorporates a sterile cassette containing pumping elements and sensor interfaces. The apparatus comprises a multi-segment drive mechanism, controller, a ...


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John P Pelmulder, Lanny A Gorton, Armen J Guleserian, John H Livingston: Precision passive flat-top valve for medication infusion system. Pacesetter Infusion, Leslie S Miller, December 15, 1987: US04712583 (120 worldwide citation)

A valve for use in medical applications is disclosed which is a highly precise, passive, one-way valve which makes an excellent inlet valve or outlet valve in a drug infusion pump. The valve operates with a very small forward pressure, requires only a small amount of fluid in the valve chamber, and ...