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Timothy C Dunn, Yalia Jayalakshmi, Ronald T Kurnik, Matthew J Lesho, Jonathan James Oliver, Russell O Potts, Janet A Tamada, Steven Richard Waterhouse, Charles W Wei: Microprocessors for use in a device for predicting physiological values. Cygnus, Barbara G McClung, Robins & Pasternak, December 4, 2001: US06326160 (471 worldwide citation)

The invention relates generally to methods, systems, and devices for measuring the concentration of target analytes present in a biological system using a series of measurements obtained from a monitoring system and a Mixtures of Experts (MOE) algorithm. In one embodiment, the present invention desc ...


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Ronald T Kurnik, Janet Tamada, Michael Tierney, Russell Owen Potts: Methods for monitoring a physiological analyte. Cygnus, Barbara McClung, Robins & Pasternak, October 30, 2001: US06309351 (462 worldwide citation)

A method for continual monitoring of a physiologic analyte in a subject includes steps of contacting the subject with a collection reservoir such that the analyte can move from the subject into the collection reservoir, the contents of the collection reservoir being in operative communication with a ...


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Bret Berner, Chia Ming Chiang, Michael D Garrison, Janan Jona, Russell O Potts, Janet A Tamada, Michael J Tierney: Device for monitoring of physiological analytes. Cygnus, Barbara G McClung, Robins & Pasternak, March 12, 2002: US06356776 (365 worldwide citation)

Methods and devices are provided for measuring the concentration of target chemical analytes present in a biological system. Device configuration and/or measurement techniques are employed in order to reduce the effect of interfering species on sensor sensitivity. One important application of the in ...


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Janet Tamada: Device for sampling substances using alternating polarity of iontophoretic current. Cygnus, Barbara G McClung, Robins & Pasternak, October 2, 2001: US06298254 (271 worldwide citation)

A method for sampling of a substance from a subject is provided, which comprises placing one or more sampling chambers on a collection site on a tissue surface on the subject; conducting electric current through the tissue to extract a substance from the subject in a first direction in one or more s ...


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Daniel Steines, Philipp Lang: Technique for manipulating medical images. The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University, Robins & Pasternak, September 28, 2004: US06799066 (251 worldwide citation)

The invention and the embodiments described in this invention provide new techniques for manipulating digital images and is particularly useful for extracting tissues (i.e., assigning tissue boundary locations) from medical images. These techniques can be applied to diagnosing arthritis and for moni ...


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Michael J Butler, Thomas E Conn, David M Liu, Norman A Parris, Michael Reidy, Pravin L Soni: Device and methods for the application of mechanical force to a gel/sensor assembly. Cygnus, Barbara G McClung, Robins & Pasternak, June 4, 2002: US06398562 (238 worldwide citation)

Devices and methods are described for improving the contact of a conductive material, for example, a hydrogel, with a sensor, for example an electrode, by means of using mechanical force to apply the conductive material to the sensor before use of the conductive material and sensor in a sampling dev ...


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Thomas E Conn, Russell Ford, Pravin L Soni, Michael J Tierney, Prema Vijayakumar: Methods of producing collection assemblies, laminates, and autosensor assemblies for use in transdermal sampling systems. Cygnus, Barbara G McClung, Robins & Pasternak, January 22, 2002: US06341232 (188 worldwide citation)

The invention relates generally to methods of producing consumable components of a device used for measuring the concentration of target chemical analytes present in a biological system. More particularly, the invention relates methods of producing collection assemblies, laminate structures, and aut ...


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Thomas E Conn, Russell Ford, Pravin L Soni, Michael J Tierney, Prema Vijayakumar: Collection assemblies, laminates, and autosensor assemblies for use in transdermal sampling systems. Cygnus, Barbara G McClung, Robins & Pasternak, May 21, 2002: US06393318 (186 worldwide citation)

The invention relates generally to consumable components of a device used for continually or continuously measuring the concentration of target chemical analytes present in a biological system. More particularly, the invention relates to collection assemblies, laminate structures, and autosensor ass ...


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Thomas E Conn, Russell Ford, Pravin L Soni, Michael J Tierney, Prema Vijayakumar: Collection assemblies, laminates, and autosensor assemblies for use in transdermal sampling systems. Cygnus, Barbara G McClung, Robins & Pasternak, August 20, 2002: US06438414 (176 worldwide citation)

The invention relates generally to consumable components of a device used for continually or continuously measuring the concentration of target chemical analytes present in a biological system. More particularly, the invention relates to collection assemblies, laminate structures, and autosensor ass ...