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Ammar Al Ali: Resposable pulse oximetry sensor. Masimo Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson and Bear, April 23, 2002: US06377829 (566 worldwide citation)

A pulse oximeter sensor has both a reusable and a disposable portion. The reusable portion of the sensor preserves the relatively long-lived and costly emitter, detector and connector components. The disposable portion of the sensor is the relatively inexpensive adhesive tape component that is used ...


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James H Brauker, Mark A Tapsak, Sean T Saint, Apurv U Kamath, Paul V Neale, Peter C Simpson, Michael Robert Mensinger, Dubravka Markovic: Integrated delivery device for continuous glucose sensor. Dexcom, Knobbe Martens Olson and Bear, September 22, 2009: US07591801 (554 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for integrating a continuous glucose sensor, including a receiver, a medicament delivery device, and optionally a single point glucose monitor are provided. Manual integrations provide for a physical association between the devices wherein a user (for example, patient or doctor) ...


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Mohamed K Diab: Method and apparatus for demodulating signals in a pulse oximetry system. Masimo, Knobbe Martens Olson and Bear, July 6, 1999: US05919134 (538 worldwide citation)

A method and an apparatus measure blood oxygenation in a subject. A first signal source applies a first input signal during a first time interval. A second signal source applies a second input signal during a second time interval. A detector detects a first parametric signal responsive to the first ...


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Alastair McIndoe Hodges, Thomas William Beck, Oddvar Johansen: Electrochemical cell. Lifescan, Knobbe Martens Olson and Bear, July 2, 2002: US06413410 (288 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a biosensor and more particularly to an electrochemical biosensor for determining the concentration of an analyte in a carrier. The invention is particularly useful for determining the concentration of glucose in blood and is described herein with reference to that use but ...


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Alastair McIndoe Hodges, Thomas William Beck, Oddvar Johansen: Electrochemical cell. USF Filtration and Separations Group, Knobbe Martens Olson and Bear, September 4, 2001: US06284125 (259 worldwide citation)

A method for determining the concentration of a reduced (or oxidised) form of a redox species in an electrochemical cell of the kind comprising a working electrode and a counter electrode spaced from the working electrode by a predetermined distance, said method comprising the steps of: (1) applying ...


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Arthur M Blank: Image editing system including masking capability. ImageWare Software, Knobbe Martens Olson and Bear, November 21, 1995: US05469536 (255 worldwide citation)

A system and method for editing digital images in three dimensions includes a computer for storing a digital image of an object and a background, as well as at least one additional background image. Based upon the difference between the hues of the edge of the object and the surrounding background a ...


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Alastair Hodges, Ron Chatelier: Electrochemical method for measuring chemical reaction rates. Lifescan, Knobbe Martens Olson and Bear, September 3, 2002: US06444115 (222 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to the measurement of the progress of a chemical reaction that generates an electroactive reaction product that is subsequently detected at an electrode amperometrically or coulometrically. The method is useful in applications where it is desirable to follow the progres ...


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Mohamed K Diab, Esmaiel Kiani Azarbayjany, Ibrahim M Elfadel, Rex J McCarthy, Walter M Weber, Robert A Smith: Signal processing apparatus. Masimo Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson and Bear, February 28, 2012: US08126528 (190 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure describes a method and an apparatus for analyzing measured signals using various processing techniques. In certain embodiments, the measured signals are physiological signals. In certain embodiments, the measurements relate to blood constituent measurements including blood oxy ...


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Alastair Hodges, Ron Chatelier, Garry Chambers: Method and device for sampling and analyzing interstitial fluid and whole blood samples. Lifescan, Knobbe Martens Olson and Bear, September 2, 2003: US06612111 (187 worldwide citation)

The invention disclosed in this application is a method and device for combining the sampling and analyzing of sub-dermal fluid samples, e.g., interstitial fluid or whole blood, in a device suitable for hospital bedside and home use. It is applicable to any analyte that exists in a usefully represen ...


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Alastair McIndoe Hodges, Thomas William Beck, Oddvar Johansen, Ian Andrew Maxwell: Electrochemical cell. USF Filtration & Separations Group, Knobbe Martens Olson and Bear, January 30, 2001: US06179979 (180 worldwide citation)

A method of manufacture of a thin layer electrochemical cell (FIGS. 12, 14) comprising the steps of: forming an aperture (