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Jason A Demers, Larry B Gray, James D Dale, N Christopher Perry, David E Altobelli: Systems, devices and methods for cardiopulmonary treatment and procedures. DEKA Products Partnership, Marc J Gorayeb, January 31, 2012: US08105265 (37 worldwide citation)

A cardiopulmonary bypass system utilizing membrane-based reciprocating positive displacement blood pumps (“pod pumps”). In one aspect, the pod pumps are constructed to provide reduced shear forces on the blood being pumped. In another aspect blood flow through the pod pumps can be controlled by a co ...


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David E Altobelli, Russell Beavis, Larry B Gray, Derek G Kane: Metering system and method for aerosol delivery. DEKA Products Partnership, Bromberg & Sunstein, December 11, 2007: US07305984 (27 worldwide citation)

An apparatus comprises a variable acoustic source and a microphone, both acoustically coupled to a volume having a fluid region and an air region. The apparatus also can include a processor to determine a volume of the air region based on signals received from the microphone and the variable acousti ...


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David E Altobelli, Larry B Gray, Derek G Kane: Detection system and method for aerosol delivery. DEKA Products Partnership, Michelle Saquet Temple, June 16, 2009: US07548314 (26 worldwide citation)

An apparatus comprises a detector, a pressure sensor and a processor. The detector is operable to detect light that is scattered by an aerosol that is associated with a pressure. The pressure sensor is operable to measure the pressure. The processor is coupled to the detector and to the pressure sen ...


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David E Altobelli, Larry B Gray, Derek G Kane: Detection system and method for aerosol delivery. DEKA Products Partnership, March 11, 2008: US07342660 (25 worldwide citation)

An apparatus comprises a detector, a pressure sensor and a processor. The detector is operable to detect light that is scattered by an aerosol that is associated with a pressure. The pressure sensor is operable to measure the pressure. The processor is coupled to the detector and to the pressure sen ...


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Dean Kamen, Jason A Demers, David E Altobelli, Larry B Gray, N Christopher Perry, Brian Tracey, James D Dale, Dirk A van der Merwe, Kingston Owens: Heat exchange systems, devices and methods. DEKA Products Partnership, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, March 3, 2015: US08968232 (21 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of the present invention relate generally to heat-exchanger systems that can be used to heat or cool a fluid such as blood. Pod pumps that provide low shear and low turbulence may be used in such systems, particularly for systems that pump blood. A certain heat-exchanger system used to h ...


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Peter R Ebner, David E Altobelli: Apparatus and method for harvesting bone. Maxilon Laboratories, Hayes Soloway Hennessey Gorssman & Hage PC, August 29, 2000: US06110177 (17 worldwide citation)

An instrument for harvesting bone comprises an elongate body having a hollow, and a proximal end and a distal end communicating with one another through the hollow. A blade having a curved cutting edge for cutting or abrading bone is mounted adjacent an aperture in the distal end. The cut or abraded ...


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Peter R Ebner, David E Altobelli: Bone grafting material. Maxilon Laboratories, Hayes Soloway, April 23, 2002: US06375663 (16 worldwide citation)

A bone graft material which comprises an expanded volume of a biocompatible material in convoluted form. Typically, the material has a volume increase of at least two fold, preferably five to fifteen fold.


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David E Altobelli, Peter R Ebner: Apparatus and method for harvesting bone. Maxilon Laboratories, Hayes Soloway Hennessey Grossman & Hage P C, November 4, 1997: US05683406 (15 worldwide citation)

An instrument for harvesting bone comprises an elongate body having a hollow, and a proximal end and a distal end communicating with one another through the hollow. A blade having a cutting edge for cutting or abrading bone is mounted adjacent an aperture in the distal end. The cut or abraded bone m ...


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Kenneth S Solovay, Dean Kamen, Kevin L Grant, Eric M Soederberg, David E Altobelli, David Flynn, Samuel Klein: Systems and methods for removing ingested material from a stomach. Deka Products Partnership, Proskauer, January 19, 2010: US07648479 (13 worldwide citation)

When a patient is fitted with an external gastrostomy connection to the stomach, ingested food can be removed through the gastrostomy connection using a pump-based or siphon-based system to achieve weight loss. The process of removing ingested food can be improved by alternating the infusion of liqu ...


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Dean Kamen, Kevin L Grant, Eric M Soederberg, David E Altobelli, David Flynn, Kenneth S Solovay, Samuel Klein: Systems and methods for removing ingested material from a stomach. Aspire Bariatrics, Woodcock Washburn, August 23, 2011: US08002758 (12 worldwide citation)

When a patient is fitted with an external gastrostomy connection to the stomach, ingested food can be removed through the gastrostomy connection using a pump-based or siphon-based system to achieve weight loss. The process of removing ingested food can be improved by alternating the infusion of liqu ...