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Afshin Bazargan, Pablo Vazquez, Salman Monirabbasi, Paul H Kovelman: Color detection system for detecting reservoir presence and content in device. Medtronic Minimed, Medtronic MiniMed, May 22, 2012: US08181849 (71 worldwide citation)

A system for identifying a reservoir used with a fluid delivery device. The system includes a reservoir comprising a housing for holding fluid and a colored marking located on a surface of the housing. A fluid delivery device includes a compartment for receiving and operatively coupling with the res ...


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Paul F Bente IV, Pablo Vazquez, Ian B Hanson, Afshin Bazargan: Sensor assembly and medical device incorporating same. Medtronic Minimed, Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz P C, July 2, 2013: US08474332 (40 worldwide citation)

Apparatus are provided for sensor assemblies and related medical devices. An embodiment of a sensor assembly includes a beam and a sensing element disposed on the beam. The sensor assembly also includes a structure to prevent deflection of the beam when a force applied to the sensor assembly is grea ...


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Afshin Bazargan, Pablo Vazquez, Hsiao Yu S Kow, Salman Monirabbasi: Monitoring the seating status of a fluid reservoir in a fluid infusion device. Medtronic Minimed, Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz P C, June 12, 2012: US08197444 (39 worldwide citation)

A device for delivering fluid to a user includes a housing, a drive motor assembly in the housing, a force sensor, and an electronics module. The drive motor assembly regulates delivery of fluid by actuating a piston of a fluid reservoir, and the force sensor generates output levels in response to f ...


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Hsiao Yu S Kow, Afshin Bazargan, Ian B Hanson, Pablo Vazquez, Juan M Alderete Jr, Salman Monirabbasi: Occlusion detection for a fluid infusion device. Medtronic Minimed, Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz P C, June 25, 2013: US08469942 (34 worldwide citation)

A device for delivering fluid to a user includes a housing, a drive motor assembly in the housing, a force sensor, and an electronics module. The drive motor assembly regulates delivery of fluid by actuating a piston of a fluid reservoir, and the force sensor generates output levels in response to f ...


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Afshin Bazargan, Pablo Vazquez, Hsiao Yu S Kow, Salman Monirabbasi: Monitoring the seating status of a fluid reservoir in a fluid infusion device. Medtronic Minimed, Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz P C, October 15, 2013: US08556856 (31 worldwide citation)

A device for delivering fluid to a user includes a housing, a drive motor assembly in the housing, a force sensor, and an electronics module. The drive motor assembly regulates delivery of fluid by actuating a piston of a fluid reservoir, and the force sensor generates output levels in response to f ...


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Afshin Bazargan, Pablo Vazquez, Hsiao Yu S Kow: Sensor assembly and medical device incorporating same. Medtronic Minimed, Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz P C, July 30, 2013: US08495918 (26 worldwide citation)

Apparatus are provided for sensor assemblies and related medical devices. An embodiment of a sensor assembly includes a rigid structure and a beam structure having an outer portion in contact with the rigid structure and an inner portion. The beam structure includes one or more beams extending betwe ...


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Afshin Bazargan, Pablo Vazquez, Hsiao Yu S Kow, Salman Monirabbasi, Ian B Hanson: Monitoring the operating health of a force sensor in a fluid infusion device. Medtronic MiniMed, Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz P C, January 14, 2014: US08628510 (24 worldwide citation)

A device for delivering fluid to a user includes a housing, a drive motor assembly in the housing, a force sensor, and an electronics module. The drive motor assembly regulates delivery of fluid by actuating a piston of a fluid reservoir, and the force sensor generates output levels in response to f ...


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Pablo Vazquez, Hsiao Yu S Kow, Afshin Bazargan: Sensor assembly and medical device incorporating same. Medtronic Minimed, Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz P C, July 9, 2013: US08479595 (24 worldwide citation)

Apparatus are provided for sensor assemblies and related medical devices. An embodiment of a sensor assembly includes a beam and a sensing element disposed on the beam. The sensor assembly also includes a loading member to deflect the beam in response to a force applied to the sensor assembly. The l ...


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Reza Afshar, Afshin Bazargan: High performance diverter valve. Pac Fab, Pearne Gordon McCoy & Granger, August 17, 1999: US05937903 (16 worldwide citation)

A diverter valve having a valve body with five ports. A valve assembly is disposed in the valve body and is rotatable between first and second positions. When the valve assembly is in the first position, fluid flows between aligned first and second ports by travelling axially through a cylindrical d ...


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Afshin Bazargan: Check valve. Pentair Pool Products, Pearne and Gordon, December 30, 2003: US06668858 (14 worldwide citation)

A check valve is provided having a valve body and a sealing assembly within the valve body. The sealing assembly is biased, via a biasing force, in a seated position against a valve seat adjacent or surrounding an inlet port of the valve body. The sealing assembly includes an armature that has a pro ...