Adam Heller, Michael V Pishko: Subcutaneous glucose electrode. Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt P A, January 14, 1997: US05593852 (1122 worldwide citation)

A small diameter flexible electrode designed for subcutaneous in vivo amperometric monitoring of glucose is described. The electrode is designed to allow "one-point" in vivo calibration, i.e., to have zero output current at zero glucose concentration, even in the presence of other electroreactive sp ...

Adam Heller, Mark S Vreeke: Electrochemical analyte sensors using thermostable peroxidase. E Heller & Company, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt P A, October 26, 1999: US05972199 (711 worldwide citation)

A sensor for the detection and measurement of an analyte in a biofluid. The sensor includes two enzymes. One type of sensor measures the concentration of hydrogen peroxide using a thermostable peroxidase enzyme that is immobilized in a redox hydrogel to form a sensing layer on a working electrode. T ...

Adam Heller, Mark S Vreeke: Soybean peroxidase electrochemical sensor. E Heller & Company, Merchant & Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt P A, September 9, 1997: US05665222 (582 worldwide citation)

An electrochemical biosensor able to measure hydrogen peroxide which is stable at temperatures near 37.degree. C. or in excess of 37.degree. C. for sustained periods of time and in biological environments. The electrochemical biosensor contains a thermostable peroxidase, preferably derived from soyb ...

Thomas L Peterson, Michael L Blomquist: Drug pump systems and methods. SIMS Deltec, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt P A, August 10, 1999: US05935099 (531 worldwide citation)

A menu driven reprogrammable drug pump is provided with a memory, such as flash memory, a display, a keyboard, and a communications port to allow a generic pump to be programmed with a desired pump application (therapy) program and patient specific settings. Programming and data transfer with anothe ...

Paul S Cameron, John C Nash, Robert C Bloomer, Robert E Wollan, Kelly M Kreutter, Melinda A Ahler Olmstead, Dale H Renner, Ryan D Bourne, Keith M Carnish, Dean R Jones: Computerized order entry system and method. Andersen Consulting, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt P A, January 7, 1997: US05592378 (458 worldwide citation)

A computerized order entry system for the placement of an order by a user via a terminal having a display is disclosed. The system includes a data capture mechanism for capturing order information and a storage device for storing the order information captured through the data capture mechanism. The ...

Jan Claren, Ulf Ulmsten: Medscand Medical, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt P A, May 4, 1999: US05899909 (458 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument and a method for treating female urinary incontinence. The instrument comprises a shank having a handle at one end thereof, and two curved needle-like elements which are connected at one end thereof each with one end of a tape intended to be implanted into the body. These eleme ...

Daniel Marc LaFontaine: Electrophysiology device. Scimed Life Systems, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt P A, October 14, 1997: US05676693 (456 worldwide citation)

An ablation and mapping catheter is disclosed which incorporates a fluid electrode for contacting tissue. The fluid emerges along the length of the catheter to generate a linear lesion in the cardiac tissue.

J Edward Shapland, Keith R Hildelbrand, Joel R Racchini, Jin Shimada, Mark B Knudson: Polymer matrix drug delivery apparatus. CorTrak Medical, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt P A, September 15, 1998: US05807306 (452 worldwide citation)

A drug delivery apparatus and method for delivering a drug locally to internal body tissue using a catheter device including a polymer matrix containing a drug. The drug is actively transported from the polymer matrix to the internal body tissue using iontophoresis or phonophoresis. In addition, the ...

Paul D Brinda: Interstitial fluid sampler. Integ, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt P A, October 28, 1997: US05682233 (447 worldwide citation)

A sampling apparatus for sampling interstitial fluid includes a sampler having an external geometry selected to mate with an internal geometry of a testing apparatus such that the sampler may be inserted within the testing apparatus in a predetermined alignment and with a sampling location positione ...

Brian J Erickson, Michael E Hilgers, Tracy A Hendrickson, J Edward Shapland, Frank A Solomon, Mark B Knudson: Interstitial fluid collection and constituent measurement. Integ Incorporated, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt P A, May 5, 1998: US05746217 (446 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method is disclosed for obtaining and measuring constituents in a sample of body fluid. The apparatus includes a member which is sized to penetrate into at least the dermal layer of skin to collect a sample of body fluid located within the dermal layer.