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Dominique M Freeman, Dirk Boecker, Don Alden, Barry Dean Briggs, Jon Hewitt Leonard, Ray Freeman, George Gogue: Tissue penetration device. Pelikan Technologies, April 11, 2006: US07025774 (213 worldwide citation)

A tissue penetration device and method of using same. The tissue penetration device may optionally include sampling and analyzing functions, which may be integrated. An embodiment provides control of a lancet used for sampling blood. Electric field coils or solenoids may drive the lancet using elect ...


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Barry Dean Briggs, Dominique M Freeman, Don Alden, Jon Hewitt Leonard, Dirk Boecker: Method and apparatus for lancet actuation. Pelikan Technologies, Paul Davis, Heller Ehrman, March 18, 2008: US07344507 (177 worldwide citation)

A lancet driver is provided wherein the driver exerts a driving force on a lancet during a lancing cycle and is used on a tissue site. The driver comprises of a drive force generator for advancing the lancet and a processor coupled to the drive force generator capable of changing the direction and m ...


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Barry Dean Briggs, Dominique M Freeman, Don Alden, Jon Hewitt Leonard, Dirk Boecker: Methods and apparatus for lancet actuation. Pelikan Technologies, Paul Davis, Heller Ehrman, February 13, 2007: US07175642 (140 worldwide citation)

A lancet driver is provided wherein the driver exerts a driving force on a lancet during a lancing cycle and is used on a tissue site. The driver comprises of a drive force generator for advancing the lancet along a path into the tissue site, and a sensor configured to detect lancet position along s ...


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Barry Dean Briggs, Dominique M Freeman: Method and apparatus for a body fluid sampling device using illumination. Pelikan Technologies, Paul Davis, Heller Ehrman, November 28, 2006: US07141058 (136 worldwide citation)

A body fluid sampling device for extracting bodily fluid from an anatomical feature is provided. The device comprises a penetrating member driver for driving a penetrating member to create a wound to extract bodily fluid; a light source positioned to indicate a point of sampling where the wound will ...


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Dominique Freeman, Dirk Boecker, Don Alden, Barry Dean Briggs, Jon Hewitt Leonard, Ray Freeman, George Gogue: Tissue penetration device. Sanofi Aventis Deutschland, Paul Davis, Goodwin Procter, June 26, 2012: US08206319 (47 worldwide citation)

A moving coil tissue penetration device includes a magnetic source that produces a magnetic field in a magnetically active region. A cylindrical coil is secured to a translation substrate and disposed at least partially within the magnetically active region. A sharpened member is configured to penet ...


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Barry Dean Briggs, Dominique M Freeman, Don Alden, Jon Hewitt Leonard, Dirk Boecker: Methods and apparatus for lancet actuation. Pelikan Technologies, Paul Davis, Goodwin Procter, December 20, 2011: US08079960 (47 worldwide citation)

A lancet driver is provided wherein the driver exerts a driving force on a lancet during a lancing cycle and is used on a tissue site. The driver of includes a drive force generator for advancing the lancet along a path into the tissue site, and a sensor configured to detect lancet position along sa ...


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Dominique Freeman, Dirk Boecker, Don Alden, Barry Dean Briggs, Jon Hewitt Leonard, Ray Freeman, George Gogue: Tissue penetration device. Pelikan Technologies, Paul Davis, Goodwin Procter, September 13, 2011: US08016774 (21 worldwide citation)

An agent injection device is provided that is capable of injecting an agent to a known predetermined tissue depth. An injection member has an elongate injection shaft with an outlet port configured to dispense an agent at a controllable time. A controllable driver is coupled to the elongate injectio ...


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Barry Dean Briggs, Travis Marsot, Jason Hegener, Dominique M Freeman, Dirk Boecker, Don Alden, Matt Schumann, Mike Beadman: Method and apparatus for body fluid sampling and analyte sensing. Pelikan Technologies, Paul Davis, Goodwin Procter, December 14, 2010: US07850621 (17 worldwide citation)

A method of controlling a penetrating member is provided. The method comprises providing a lancing device comprising a penetrating member driver having a position sensor and a processor that can determine the relative position and velocity of the penetrating member based on measuring relative positi ...


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Dominique Freeman, Dirk Boecker, Don Alden, Barry Dean Briggs, Jon Hewitt Leonard, Ray Freeman, George Gogue: Tissue penetration device. Pelikan Technologies, Paul Davis, Goodwin Procter, December 14, 2010: US07850622 (3 worldwide citation)

A moving coil tissue penetration device includes a magnetic source that produces a magnetic field in a magnetically active region. A cylindrical coil is secured to a translation substrate and disposed at least partially within the magnetically active region. A sharpened member is configured to penet ...


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Dominique Freeman, Dirk Boecker, Don Alden, Barry Dean Briggs, Jon Hewitt Leonard, Ray Freeman, George Gogue: Tissue penetration device. Pelikan Technologies, Paul Davis, Goodwin Procter, November 30, 2010: US07841992 (3 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment of the present invention a lancet is provided that has a sharpened distal tip, a shaft portion and a proximal drive head. The proximal drive head has a transverse dimension that is substantially larger than a transverse dimension of the shaft portion adjacent to the proximal drive ...