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David K Wong, James E Gharib, Kenneth Curry, Luis Retana: Method and apparatus for monitoring blood chemistry. Via Medical Corporation, James R Brueggemann, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton, June 2, 1998: US05758643 (275 worldwide citation)

An improved system is disclosed for monitoring a patient's blood chemistry, wherein the system intermittently draws blood samples from the patient into a special sensor assembly having a plurality of analytical sensors, each sensitive to a particular parameter of the blood. After signals produced by ...


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David K Wong, David Buse, Laurel Savage, Daiting Rong: Method for calibrating sensors used in diagnostic testing. Via Medical Corporation, James R Brueggemann, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton, September 26, 2000: US06123827 (268 worldwide citation)

A method is disclosed for reliably calibrating a sensor used in diagnostic sensing of a predetermined parameter, e.g., CO.sub.2 partial pressure, O.sub.2 partial pressure, or pH, of a solution such as blood, the method compensating for expected variations over time in the value of the parameter in a ...


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Benoit Vincent, Michael Scott Burnett, Joseph H Hoffman, Chris Mason, Stephen A Kraus, Allan C Saliba: Golf club head and method for making it. Taylor Made Golf Company, James R Brueggemann, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton, October 1, 2002: US06458044 (117 worldwide citation)

An improved golf club head is disclosed, in which a desired weight for the head is precisely controlled by installing into a cavity formed in the rear wall of the club head's hollow main body a selected weight cartridge from a group of such cartridges having identical sizes but a range of weigh ...


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David Stalker: Simulation system. Twentieth Century Fox Film, James R Brueggemann, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton, May 28, 2002: US06394904 (97 worldwide citation)

An entertainment and/or training system providing a game-type system having two controllers, where the controllers have generally redundant controls. The controls can be limited on at least one of the controllers so as to provide one player with a simplified game to play. The person on the other con ...


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R Douglas Armstrong, James Maluta, David W Roecker: Processor apparatus for use in a system for maintaining and growing biological cells. Aastrom Biosciences, James R Brueggemann, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton, August 1, 2000: US06096532 (94 worldwide citation)

A processor apparatus is disclosed, for conditioning a portable cassette as part of a process in which biological cells contained within a sterilizable cell growth chamber of the cassette are maintained and grown ex vivo, without exposing the cells to the external environment. The processor apparatu ...


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R Douglas Armstrong, James Maluta, David W Roecker: Incubator apparatus for use in a system for maintaining and growing biological cells. Aastrom Biosciences, James R Brueggemann, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton, November 16, 1999: US05985653 (86 worldwide citation)

An incubator apparatus is disclosed, for conditioning a portable cassette such that biological cells contained within a cell growth chamber of the cassette are maintained and grown ex vivo, without exposing the cells to the external environment. The incubator apparatus includes first and second rece ...


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David K Wong, Benjamin B Lai: Method and apparatus for reducing purge volume in a blood chemistry monitoring system. Via Medical Corporation, James R Brueggemann, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton, September 7, 1999: US05947911 (76 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for reducing the volume of fluid required to purge a patient's blood from a blood sampling site after the blood has been sampled for measurement. A coil is formed in the fluid flow line between the source of fluid and the blood sampling site by looping the fluid flow line arou ...


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Wallace L Knute deceased, David K Wong, Joseph Y Lucisano, Thomas J Carlisle, Alfonso Del Toro: Sensor apparatus for use in measuring a parameter of a fluid sample. Via Medical Corporation, James R Brueggemann, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton, August 3, 1999: US05932175 (72 worldwide citation)

An improved sensor apparatus of a kind that positions a semi-permeable membrane adjacent to an electrode assembly, for measuring a predetermined parameter, e.g., glucose concentration, of an adjacent fluid sample. A special compressible ring serves a first function of tensioning the membrane so that ...


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John B Merlette: Foot prosthesis. CRP, James R Brueggemann, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton, July 17, 2001: US06261324 (62 worldwide citation)

An improved foot prosthesis is disclosed which is durable in performance and inexpensive to manufacture, yet effective in accurately duplicating the feel and dynamic performance characteristics of the natural human foot. The prosthesis incorporates a single composite member having a forefoot portion ...


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Gregory I Voss, Alvis J Somerville: Apparatus and method for non-invasively monitoring a subjects arterial blood pressure. VitalWave, James R Brueggemann, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton, December 15, 1998: US05848970 (45 worldwide citation)

Apparatus is disclosed for non-invasively monitoring a subject's blood pressure, in which a flexible diaphragm that encloses a fluid-filled chamber is compressed against tissue overlying an artery, with sufficient force to compress the artery. A first, relatively slow servo control system optimizes ...