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Dean Kamen, Larry B Gray, Jesse T Bodwell, John M Kerwin, Michael J Baier, Dirk A van der Merwe: Syringe pump. DEKA Products Partnership, James D Wyninegar Jr, March 29, 2016: US09295778 (48 worldwide citation)

A pump for administering an agent to a patient includes a housing, a motor, a gearbox, a sensor, and a controller. The motor may be coupled to housing. The gearbox is operatively connected to said motor. The sensor senses a rotation of said motor. The controller acts to control operation of said mot ...


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Dean Kamen, Bob D Peret, Derek G Kane, John M Kerwin, Colin H Murphy, Brian H Yoo, Brian D Tracey, Matthew J Johnson, Thomas S Schnellinger, Christopher C Langenfeld, Michael J Slate: System, method, and apparatus for monitoring, regulating, or controlling fluid flow. DEKA Products Partnership, James D Wyninegar Jr, October 6, 2015: US09151646 (47 worldwide citation)

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, elongate ...


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Bob David Peret, Brian H Yoo, Derek G Kane, Dean Kamen, Colin H Murphy, John M Kerwin: System, method, and apparatus for monitoring, regulating, or controlling fluid flow. DEKA Products Partnership, James D Wyninegar Jr, June 21, 2016: US09372486 (39 worldwide citation)

A flow meter, and related system and method are provided. The flow meter includes a coupler, a support member, an image sensor, a valve, and one or more processors. The coupler is adapted to couple to a drip chamber. The support member is operatively coupled to the coupler. The image sensor has a fi ...


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Jason A Demers, Frederick Morgan: Compounder apparatus. DEKA Products Partnership, James D Wyninegar Jr, June 14, 2016: US09364394 (39 worldwide citation)

A containment assembly for enclosing a medication vial may comprise a first housing portion or interface portion having a proximal end and a distal end. The interface portion may include a housing wall which defines a channel spanning from the proximal end to the distal end. The channel may be open ...


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Dean Kamen, James G Turner, Erik N Sabin, Gregg W Rivinius, David E Collins, Benjamin Zaslow, Jonathan Zobro, Alexander R Therrien, Jared N Farlow: System, method, and apparatus for dispensing oral medications. DEKA Products Partnership, James D Wyninegar Jr, July 26, 2016: US09400873 (38 worldwide citation)

A pill dispenser includes a housing, a pill-dispensing mechanism, a receptacle, a pill-viewing camera, an identifying camera, one or more processors, and a storage medium (e.g., a memory). The pill-dispensing mechanism is coupled to an opening of the housing. The first pill-viewing camera is positio ...


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Bob D Peret, Brian H Yoo, Derek G Kane, Dean Kamen, Colin H Murphy, John M Kerwin: System, method, and apparatus for monitoring, regulating, or controlling fluid flow. DEKA Products Partnership, James D Wyninegar Jr, September 6, 2016: US09435455 (34 worldwide citation)

An apparatus, system and method for regulating fluid flow are disclosed. The apparatus includes a flow rate sensor and a valve. The flow rate sensor uses images to estimate flow through a drip chamber and then controls the valve based on the estimated flow rate. The valve comprises a rigid housing d ...


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Dean Kamen, James G Turner, Erik N Sabin, Gregg W Rivinius, David E Collins, Benjamin Zaslow, Jonathan Zobro, Alexander R Therrien, Jared N Farlow: Pill dispenser. DEKA Products Partnership, James D Wyninegar Jr, October 11, 2016: US09465919 (34 worldwide citation)

A pill dispenser is disclosed that includes a housing defining an opening, a pill-dispensing mechanism disposed within the housing and operatively coupled to the opening, a receptacle operatively coupled to the housing, a first pill-viewing camera positioned to capture an image of the receptacle, an ...


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Dean Kamen, Stephen L Fichera, Larry B Gray, Thomas A Friedrich, Erik N Sabin, Richard J Lanigan: System, method, and apparatus for clamping. DEKA Products Partnership, James D Wyninegar Jr, November 8, 2016: US09488200 (33 worldwide citation)

A protective mechanism for use when gripping a medical device to a rack is provided. A related system and method are also provided. The protective mechanism includes a guide member, a connector, an actuation member configured to have a first end portion and a second end portion. The first end portio ...


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Dean Kamen, John M Kerwin, Colin H Murphy, Larry B Gray, Christopher C Langenfeld, Michael J Slate, Michael S Place: System, method, and apparatus for infusing fluid. DEKA Products Partnership, James D Wyninegar Jr, June 13, 2017: US09677555 (20 worldwide citation)

A peristaltic pump, and related system method are provided. The peristaltic pump includes a cam shaft, first and second pinch-valve cams, first and second pinch-valve cam followers, a plunger cam, a plunger-cam follower, a tube receiver, and a spring-biased plunger. The first and second pinch-valve ...


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Dean Kamen, John M Kerwin, Colin H Murphy, Jonathan Parker, Daniel F Pawlowski, Dirk A van der Merwe, Larry B Gray, Christopher C Langenfeld, Michael S Place, Michael J Slate: Apparatus for infusing fluid. DEKA Products Partnership, James D Wyninegar Jr, June 13, 2017: US09675756 (17 worldwide citation)

A pump for pumping fluid includes a tube platen, a plunger, a bias member, inlet and outlet valves, an actuator mechanism, a position sensor, and a processor. The plunger is configured for actuation toward and away from the infusion-tube when the tube platen is disposed opposite to the plunger. The ...