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Bradley E White, Robert A Parks, Paul G Ritchie, Vladimir Svetnik: Biosensing meter with fail/safe procedures to prevent erroneous indications. Boehringer Mannheim Corporation, Perman & Green, October 4, 1994: US05352351 (589 worldwide citation)

A biosensing meter receives a sample strip that includes electrically isolated sense and excitation electrodes bridged by a reaction zone. When a drop of biological sample fluid is placed in the reaction zone, a plurality of fail/safe tests are performed. A drop size test is performed by a circuit t ...


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Bradley E White, Robert A Parks, Paul G Ritchie, Terry A Beaty: Biosensing meter with pluggable memory key. Boehringer Mannheim Corporation, Perman & Green, November 22, 1994: US05366609 (512 worldwide citation)

A biosensing meter is enabled to receive a sample strip that includes a sample well with an analyte reactant therein and electrodes in contact therewith. The biosensing meter includes an excitation supply for supplying potentials to a sample strip electrode. A sense amplifier is also provided for co ...


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Bradley E White, Robert A Parks, Paul G Ritchie: Biosensing meter which detects proper electrode engagement and distinguishes sample and check strips. Boehringer Mannheim Corporation, Perman & Green, August 1, 1995: US05438271 (395 worldwide citation)

A biosensing meter receives a biomedical sample strip or a check strip, a sample strip including electrically isolated excitation and sense electrodes. The biosensing meter includes first and second contacts that are positioned to be electrically connected by a sense electrode when a sample strip is ...


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Bradley E White, Michael L Brown, Paul G Ritchie, Vladimir Svetnik, Robert A Parks, Stefan Weinert: Biosensing meter with ambient temperature estimation method and system. Boehringer Mannheim Corporation, Perman & Green, April 11, 1995: US05405511 (245 worldwide citation)

A biosensing meter is provided that determines a value of an analyte in a biological sample. The meter employs an algorithm for determining the analyte value, which value is dependent upon ambient temperature about the biological sample when it is present in a reaction zone. The biosensing meter inc ...


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Robert A Parks, Bradley E White: Biosensor electrode excitation circuit. Boehringer Mannheim, Perman & Green, March 12, 1991: US04999582 (226 worldwide citation)

A circuit is described for applying a potential to an electrode of a biosensing test cell, which electrode, when properly inserted in a female connector, is contacted by a pair spaced apart contacts. The circuit includes a source of excitation potential and an operational amplifier having one input ...


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Andrew T Beckman, Paul Guerra, Jason L Harris, Prasanna Malaviya, Foster B Stulen, Jeffrey S Swayze, Bradley E White: Surgical instruments with electrodes. Ethicon Endo Surgery, December 24, 2013: US08613383 (189 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling assembly is configured to be used to form a tissue seal having an arcuate portion. The surgical stapling assembly comprises an end-effector extending from the distal end of the shaft. The end-effector comprises a first portion and a second portion. The first portion comprises a f ...


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Bradley E White: Biosensing instrument and method. Boehringer Mannheim Corporation, Perman & Green, September 7, 1993: US05243516 (170 worldwide citation)

A biosensing system is described which determines whether a measured current is varying in accordance with a predetermined Cottrell current relationship. The system includes a test cell with at least a pair of electrodes which extend into a reaction zone, which reaction zone includes analyte reactan ...


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Robert A Parks, Bradley E White: Regulated bifurcated power supply. Boehringer Mannheim Corporation, Perman & Green, October 16, 1990: US04963814 (54 worldwide citation)

A regulated power supply employs two separate sources of power which are serially connected by a variable impedance element, such as a transistor, connected between the two power sources. Output voltage of the power supply is equal to the sum of the individual power supply voltages minus a voltage d ...


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Andrew T Beckman, Bradley E White, Cory G Kimball, John F Cummings, Al Mirel, Christopher J Schall, Jeffrey L Aldridge, Timothy G Dietz, David A Witt, Mary E Mootoo, Zhifan F Huang, Raymond M Banks, Tamara Widenhouse, Frederick E Shelton IV, Jason L Harris, Jeffrey S Swayze, Foster B Stulen, Prasanna Malaviya, Gregory W Johnson, Paul Guerra: Heat management configurations for controlling heat dissipation from electrosurgical instruments. Ethicon Endo Surgery, April 14, 2015: US09005199 (31 worldwide citation)

In various embodiments, a surgical instrument is provided that may comprise an end effector for performing a surgical procedure on tissue, for example. The end effector may comprise at least one energy delivery surface and heat dissipation means for dissipating heat from at least a portion of the en ...


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Bradley E White, John F Cummings, Cory G Kimball, Andrew T Beckman, Christopher J Schall, Al Mirel: Electrosurgical cutting and sealing instrument. Ethicon Endo Surgery, March 17, 2015: US08979844 (26 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument for supplying energy to tissue can comprise a jaw member comprising an electrode, wherein the electrode is configured to supply energy from a power source to captured tissue. The surgical instrument comprises a tissue-cutting element to transect the captured tissue. The rate of ...