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James E Leslie, Everett D Anderson: Ambulatory infusion pump having programmable parameters. Cardiac Pacemakers, Orrin M Haugen, Thomas J Nikolai, Douglas L Tschida, July 16, 1985: US04529401 (430 worldwide citation)

A portable infusion pump for controllably supplying a programmed volume of medicant to a patient. The apparatus generally comprises a small, portable container having a keyboard for programming the mode of operation and operating parameters, whereby a microprocessor controls the pump in the various ...


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Eugene Luksha: Glucose sensor. Cardiac Pacemakers, Orrin M Haugen, Thomas J Nikolai, July 14, 1987: US04679562 (317 worldwide citation)

A glucose sensor for electrically determining blood glucose concentration for in vivo and in vitro applications and comprising an iridium substrate with an oxidized surface, to which is bonded a first film of silanized gamma propyltriethoxysilane and a second film of glucose oxidase covalently bonde ...


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Rodney W Salo, Brian D Pederson: Dimension sensitive angioplasty catheter. Cardiac Pacemakers, Orrin M Haugen, Thomas J Nikolai, May 13, 1986: US04587975 (305 worldwide citation)

An improved dilation catheter for use in the conduct of transluminal angioplasty techniques whereby measurements may be taken to determine patency during the course of the procedure. The catheter comprises an elongated tubular member having an inelastic expander member proximate its distal end. The ...


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Curtis H Miller, I Kaufman Arenberg, John H Altshuler: Fibrin glue delivery system. Micromedics, Orrin M Haugen, Thomas J Nikolai, Frederick W Niebuhr, October 17, 1989: US04874368 (286 worldwide citation)

An improved fibrin glue delivery system is disclosed. The delivery system is comprised of a pair of syringe tubes which can be actuated by plungers simultaneously or independently, a connecting member which holds the syringe tubes in parallel alignment and a unique needle assembly which ensures the ...


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Gilmore T Schjeldahl, B Sharma: Expandable occlusion apparatus. Angiomedics Corporation, Orrin M Haugen, Thomas J Nikolai, November 8, 1983: US04413989 (286 worldwide citation)

A catheter assembly or catheter attachment for use in treatment of coronary artery disease resulting from atheromatous lesions whereby stenotic lesions can be dilated without interruption to the blood supply distal to the stenotic lesion being treated, the catheter further allowing blood pressure di ...


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Robert A Van Tassel, Mark A Rydell, Gilmore T Schjeldahl: Catheter with soft deformable tip. Angiomedics Corporation, Orrin M Haugen, Thomas J Nikolai, Douglas L Tschida, July 30, 1985: US04531943 (276 worldwide citation)

A catheter for insertion in a body orifice or blood vessel comprising an elongated tubular body with a soft, symmetrically deformable member on the distal end thereof for decreasing the likelihood of injury to body tissue upon the insertion and removal thereof. In one embodiment, the tip member comp ...


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Roger W Dahl, David W Mayer: Catheter assembly. Cardiac Pacemakers, Orrin M Haugen, Thomas J Nikolai, December 24, 1985: US04559951 (275 worldwide citation)

A catheter assembly designed for long term or short term implantation in an animal body comprising a flexible tube of a biocompatible polymeric material in which plural electrical conductors are helically wound at a predetermined pitch with the conductors being laterally offset from one another and ...


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Brian P Brockway, Robert D Dreher, Daniel E Huntwork, Brock S Lindstedt, Douglas C Morrison, Perry A Mills: Programmable multi-mode cardiac pacemaker. Cardiac Pacemakers, Orrin M Haugen, Thomas J Nikolai, Douglas L Tschida, January 7, 1986: US04562841 (256 worldwide citation)

A programmable cardiac pacemaker that is selectively programmable via a radio frequency communications link into one of a plurality of a single and dual chamber pacing modes. Depending upon the mode selected, an associated plurality of pacing parameters may be programmed, each within a predetermined ...


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Rodney W Salo: Method and apparatus for measuring ventricular volume. Cardiac Pacemakers, Orrin M Haugen, Thomas J Nikolai, June 23, 1987: US04674518 (249 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for the instantaneous measurement of venticular volume using an intracavity electrical impedance catheter having plural pairs of spaced surface electrodes driven by a corresponding plurality of electrical signals, each of the signals exhibiting a different discrete frequency, ...


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Philip O Isaacson, David W Gadtke, Vernon D Heidner, Neal F Nordling: Single channel pulse oximeter. Nonin Medical, Orrin M Haugen, Thomas J Nikolai, Frederick W Niebuhr, September 27, 1988: US04773422 (245 worldwide citation)

An electronic apparatus for sensing the percentage of different blood constituents in arterial blood. Light of a plurality of separate wave lengths is sequentially made to pass through a portion of the body, either by direct transmission or scattering so that the pulsatile blood flow modulates the i ...



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