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Vaughn P Cable, Clyde K Nason, Gordon W Culp: External infusion pump apparatus. Pacesetter Infusion, Leslie S Miller, Bryant R Gold, Wayne M Kennard, August 11, 1987: US04685903 (646 worldwide citation)

A programmable infusion pump apparatus having a power supply (4, 11), a first circuit (6) responsive to the and assisting the power supply (4), power generating circuit (8) for generating sufficient power to drive a pump drive mechanism (12), a power storage circuit (10) for storing the power genera ...


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Clyde K Nason, Gordon W Culp: Solenoid drive apparatus for an external infusion pump. Robert R Meads, Bryant R Gold, January 7, 1986: US04562751 (455 worldwide citation)

A solenoid drive apparatus for driving a lead screw of an External Infusion Pump (1) having a housing (302), solenoid winding (356) within the housing (302), a solenoid armature (358) which is driven by the field of the solenoid winding (356), push rod (362) which is driven by the armature (358), pa ...


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Clyde K Nason, Gordon W Culp: Solenoid drive apparatus for an external infusion pump. Pacesetter Infusion, Leslie S Miller, Bryant R Gold, July 7, 1987: US04678408 (443 worldwide citation)

A solenoid drive apparatus for driving a lead screw of an External Infusion Pump (1) having a housing (302), solenoid winding (356) within the housing (302), a solenoid armature (358) which is driven by the field of the solenoid winding (356), push rod (362) which is driven by the armature (358), pa ...


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James D Causey III, William H Stutz Jr, Clyde K Nason, Sheldon B Moberg, Jay Yonemoto: Cost-sensitive application infusion device. Medtronic MiniMed, Medtronic MiniMed, June 22, 2004: US06752787 (382 worldwide citation)

A reusable external infusion device infuses a fluid into an individual's body. The infusion device controls the rate that fluid flows from a reservoir inside a housing, through an external tube, and into the individual's body. Essentially, the infused fluid is insulin. However, many other ...


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Clyde K Nason, John H Livingston, Nannette M Schnabel: Medication infusion pump with flexible drive plunger. Minimed, Kelly Bauersfeld & Lowry, June 10, 1997: US05637095 (360 worldwide citation)

A medication infusion pump is provided for controlled delivery of medication to a patient, wherein the pump includes a space-efficient flexible drive plunger for advancing a piston within a medication-containing syringe or cartridge for administration of the medication to a patient. The infusion pum ...


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Laveille Voss, Clyde K Nason: Infusion pump with dual position syringe locator. Pacesetter Infusion, Leslie S Miller, Stuart O Lowry, January 14, 1992: US05080653 (241 worldwide citation)

An improved infusion pump is provided for controlled delivery of medication from a syringe to a patient, wherein a pump housing includes a syringe chamber and associated lock members for receiving and supporting the syringe in one of two different positions. The syringe includes a medication-contain ...


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Clyde K Nason, William H Stutz Jr, Darren Y Yap: Shape memory alloy wire driven positive displacement micropump with pulsatile output. Medtronic MiniMed, Gates & Cooper, May 30, 2006: US07052251 (168 worldwide citation)

Apparatuses and methods for pumping fluid are disclosed. An exemplary apparatus is a miniature pump that includes a shape memory wire that obtains a plastic condition below a transformation temperature and has a memorized shape such that the shape memory wire produces a work stroke by returning to t ...


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Clyde K Nason, John P Pelmulder: Mechanical drive system for a medication infusion system. Pacesetter Infusion, Leslie S Miller, July 25, 1989: US04850817 (91 worldwide citation)

A mechanical drive system for use in driving a disposable cassette containing a reciprocating fluid pump and active valves from a main pump unit is disclosed which utilizes a single power module cam to drive both the reciprocating pump and the valves. By using a unitary power module cam, the system ...


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Clyde K Nason, William H Stutz Jr: Shape memory alloy wire driven positive displacement micropump with pulsatile output. Medtronic MiniMed, Gates & Cooper, June 5, 2007: US07226278 (81 worldwide citation)

Apparatuses and methods for pumping fluid are disclosed. An exemplary apparatus is a miniature pump that includes a shape memory wire that obtains a plastic condition below a transformation temperature and has a memorized shape such that the shape memory wire produces a work stroke by returning to t ...


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Dion Frank Davis, Buehl E Truex, Clyde K Nason, William H Stutz Jr: Implantable medical device with a reduced volumetric configuration and improved shock stabilization. Pacesetter, April 21, 1998: US05741313 (59 worldwide citation)

A cardiac stimulation device having a reduced volumetric configuration contains a pair of high-voltage cylindrical discharge capacitors positioned at rounded edges within a device container. The capacitors have electrical contact tabs at one end which are inserted directly through apertures formed w ...