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James E Coutre, Wayne P Griffin, Charles M Crisler: Infusion pump management system for suggesting an adapted course of therapy. Neal D Marcus, Brian R Woodworth, July 1, 1997: US05643212 (384 worldwide citation)

A system of infusing fluids in a patient includes an infusion pump for infusing fluids into a patient in accordance with instructions to carry out a desired course of infusion therapy. The system includes a physiological sensor for sensing conditions of the patient during the course of the infusion ...


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Constance M Marttila: Medicinal fluid pump having multiple stored protocols. Abbott Laboratories, Neal D Marcus, November 11, 1997: US05685844 (262 worldwide citation)

A pump (23) used to infuse a fluid into a patient (27) is controlled in accordance with a plurality of parameters entered by an operator. These parameters define a protocol that is applied in controlling the operation of the pump to determine the rate, volume, and timing of the fluid infusion. The o ...


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Richard W Grabenkort: Syringe barrel for lyophilization, reconstitution and administration. Abbott Laboratories, Neal D Marcus, July 14, 1998: US05779668 (151 worldwide citation)

The syringe system of the present invention includes a first or primary syringe barrel having a substantially closed end defining a delivery passage and an opposite open end. A removable closure seals the delivery passage of the first syringe barrel so as to define a container for containing a medic ...


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Michael W Lawless, Peter A Soberon, Ashok Kaul, Steven E Minick, Gregory G Hoerner, Robert A Hermann, Stephen J Kreinick: Disposable fluid infusion pumping cassette having an interrelated flow control and pressure monitoring arrangement. Abbott Laboratories, Neal D Marcus, October 6, 1998: US05816779 (145 worldwide citation)

A disposable pumping cassette having an integral auxiliary flow control and pressure monitoring member is used for delivering a medicinal fluid to a patient. The pumping cassette includes an elastomeric member mounted in a rigid body having an inlet and an outlet. An inlet valve and an outlet valve ...


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Michael W Lawless, Ashok Kaul, Gregory G Hoerner: Interface module for use with an NCT-based pumping mechanism and NCT-based cassette. Abbott Laboratories, Neal D Marcus, February 17, 1998: US05718562 (132 worldwide citation)

A modular ambulatory infusion pump comprises a base unit including an integral housing, said base unit including an infusion pump for infusing fluid into a patient's body, a battery power supply for energizing infusion pump and a control for operating the infusion pump to achieve at least one of a d ...


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Richard E Grabenkort: Pre-filled syringe drug delivery system. Abbott Laboratories, Neal D Marcus, July 28, 1998: US05785682 (119 worldwide citation)

A drug delivery system includes first drug (110) and second diluent (182) syringe assemblies which are respectively pre-filled with a drug concentrate and a liquid diluent. The diluent syringe assembly is positionable in operative association within a sterility maintenance sleeve (150) of the first ...


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Richard W Grabenkort, John M Hofstetter, John A O Neil: Syringe system accomodating seperate prefilled barrels for two constituents. Abbott Laboratories, Neal D Marcus, March 2, 1999: US05876372 (113 worldwide citation)

A prefilled, two-constituent system is provided with first and second containers or barrels. The first barrel includes a first chamber having a dispensing end or delivery end. The delivery end defines a dispensing passage or delivery passage communicating through the delivery end to accommodate the ...


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John A O Neil, John M Hofstetter: Prefilled, two-constituent syringe. Abbott Laboratories, Neal D Marcus, June 10, 1997: US05637087 (112 worldwide citation)

A prefilled, two-constituent system is provided with a syringe barrel having a dispensing end with an inwardly directed, stationary, piercing cannula. Within the syringe barrel is a first, sealed, collapsible container holding a first constituent at subatmospheric pressure. The first container is sl ...


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Robert H Johnson: Male luer connector assembly. Abbott Laboratories, Neal D Marcus, Ronald M Anderson, December 30, 1997: US05702374 (99 worldwide citation)

An improved male luer connector assembly including a central elongated male luer connector tapering from a distal end to a locking collar disposed approximately at the mid-point of the connector. A recessed section is disposed between the first collar and a second collar. Locking teeth are disposed ...


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Martin A Cole, Michael W Lawless, Christopher D Lynch, Frank S C Mo, Peter A Soberon: Air bubble sensor. Abbott Laboratories, Neal D Marcus, November 7, 2000: US06142008 (70 worldwide citation)

A system and a method for detecting the presence of air bubbles in an intravenous (IV) line supplying a medicinal liquid to a patient. An air bubble sensor includes an ultrasonic transmitter acoustically coupled to an ultrasonic receiver to detect the presence of a gas (e.g., air) in a portion of a ...