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Dirk Boecker, Dominique M Freeman: Method and apparatus for a multi-use body fluid sampling device with analyte sensing. Pelikan Technologies, Paul Davis, Heller Ehrman, April 3, 2007: US07198606 (436 worldwide citation)

A device for use with a penetrating member driver to penetrate tissue is provided. A plurality of penetrating members are coupled to a single cartridge and are operatively couplable to the penetrating member driver. The penetrating members are movable to extend radially outward from the cartridge to ...


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Dominique M Freeman, Dirk Boecker, Don Alden, Han Joachim Hartmann, Lutz Weber: Sampling module device and method. Pelikan Technologies, Paul Davis, Heller Ehrman, May 9, 2006: US07041068 (404 worldwide citation)

A tissue penetration device and method of using same that may include a lancet module or sampling module. The sampling module may optionally be in a cartridge configuration and include sampling and analyzing functions, which may be integrated.


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Dominique M Freeman, Dirk Boecker, Don Alden, Barry Dean Briggs, Jon Hewitt Leonard, Ray Freeman, George Gogue: Tissue penetration device. Pelikan Technologies, April 11, 2006: US07025774 (213 worldwide citation)

A tissue penetration device and method of using same. The tissue penetration device may optionally include sampling and analyzing functions, which may be integrated. An embodiment provides control of a lancet used for sampling blood. Electric field coils or solenoids may drive the lancet using elect ...


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Dominique M Freeman, Dirk Boecker, Don Alden: Method and apparatus for penetrating tissue. Pelikan Technologies, Paul Davis, Goodwin Procter, May 20, 2008: US07374544 (187 worldwide citation)

These and other objects of the present invention are achieved in a body fluid sampling system for use on a tissue site that includes an electrically powered drive force generator. A penetrating member is operatively coupled to the force generator. The force generator moves the member along a path ou ...


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Dirk Boecker, Don Alden, Dominique M Freeman: Method and apparatus for penetrating tissue. Pelikan Technologies, Paul Davis, Heller Ehrman, June 12, 2007: US07229458 (184 worldwide citation)

A tissue penetrating system includes a plurality of cartridges each with a distal port and a proximal port. A plurality of penetrating members are provided, each coupled to a cartridge and having a sharpened distal tip and a shaft portion slidably disposed within the cartridge. A seal is formed by a ...


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Barry Dean Briggs, Dominique M Freeman, Don Alden, Jon Hewitt Leonard, Dirk Boecker: Method and apparatus for lancet actuation. Pelikan Technologies, Paul Davis, Heller Ehrman, March 18, 2008: US07344507 (177 worldwide citation)

A lancet driver is provided wherein the driver exerts a driving force on a lancet during a lancing cycle and is used on a tissue site. The driver comprises of a drive force generator for advancing the lancet and a processor coupled to the drive force generator capable of changing the direction and m ...


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Freeman Dominique M, Boecker Dirk, Alden Don, Mauze Ganapati: Method and apparatus for a point of care device. Pelikan Technologies, Freeman Dominique M, Boecker Dirk, Alden Don, Mauze Ganapati, TUNG Hao Y, December 29, 2004: WO/2004/112602 (167 worldwide citation)

A plurality of Point-of-Care (POC) tests on a single cartridge (300) is provided such that sequential or nonsequential tests may be performed in an integrated fashion without changing the test cartridge. Each cartridge can contain a penetrating member sensor (302) combination in a radial disk format ...


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Dominique M Freeman, Dirk Boecker, Don Alden, Ganapati Mauze: Method and apparatus for a point of care device. Pelikan Technologies, Paul Davis, Goodwin Procter, October 20, 2009: US07604592 (156 worldwide citation)

A plurality of Point-of-Care (POC) tests on a single cartridge (300) is provided such that sequential or nonsequential tests may be performed in an integrated fashion without changing the test cartridge. Each cartridge can contain a penetrating member sensor (302) combination in a radial disk format ...


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Boecker Dirk, Freeman Dominique M, Alden Don, Shumann Matt, Beadman Mike: Method and apparatus for body fluid sampling and analyte sensing. Pelikan Technologies, Boecker Dirk, Freeman Dominique M, Alden Don, Shumann Matt, Beadman Mike, TUNG Hao Y, January 6, 2005: WO/2005/001418 (154 worldwide citation)

A body fluid sampling system is provided for use on a tissue site. In one embodiment, the system (10) comprises a cartridge (12); a penetrating member driver 34; a plurality of penetrating members (18) arranged in a radial configuration on the cartridge (12) such that sharpened distal tips of the pe ...


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Dominique M Freeman, Vladimir Drbal: Blood sampling device with diaphragm actuated lancet. Pelikan Technologies, Heller Ehrman, February 21, 2006: US07001344 (146 worldwide citation)

A device and method to obtain a blood sample in a sealed configuration. The device includes a sampling assembly having a driver, a lancet, and a blood reservoir, and a pad having a proximal side and a distal side. The proximal side of the pad conforms to the shape of a skin area, and the distal side ...