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Paul J Mulhauser, Diego Y Fontayne, Donald F VanRoyen: Disposable micropump. Ferring Pharmaceuticals, Pennie & Edmonds, July 6, 1999: US05919167 (219 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for delivery of a fluid is disclosed. The apparatus includes a syringe pump with a plunger, an electronic control element which releases at least one electric charge at predetermined time intervals, a shape memory element with a contractible length decreasing from an uncharged length to ...


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Daniel A Walters, Christopher J Brooks, Diego Y Fontayne: Multi-featured medication delivery pen. Becton Dickinson and Company, Alan W Fiedler Esq, April 24, 2001: US06221053 (123 worldwide citation)

A medication delivery pen having a repeat-dose feature that limits motion of the dose control mechanism using an adjustable repeat-dose stop on the dose knob. In addition, the medication delivery pen also provides the user a simple mechanism for setting and correcting the dose and a drive mechanism ...


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Diego Y Fontayne, Daniel E Ueda, Edward J Kaplan, Steven S Ravins, Ernest A Elgin III: Cartridge-moveable shield. Integrated Implant Systems L L C, Heller Ehrman White & McAuliffe, September 9, 2003: US06616594 (26 worldwide citation)

A cartridge is configured to be inserted into a medical instrument for treating patients with radioactive seeds. The cartridge includes a rotating internal barrel that is loaded with a plurality of seeds, where the internal barrel has a plurality of conduits for accepting the seeds. As the internal ...


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Diego Y Fontayne, Scott D Salmon, Christopher J Claypool: Targeting fixture for a grid template. Integrated Implant Systems, Heller Ehrman White & McAuliffe, April 1, 2003: US06540656 (26 worldwide citation)

A targeting fixture allows for x-y movement of a targeting fixture with respect to a grid template. The targeting fixture includes a cradle unit, which accepts a seed implanting device. The cradle unit is hingedly connected to a housing surrounding the grid template. The housing is capable of x-y mo ...


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Diego Y Fontayne, Steven Bellofatto, Edward J Kaplan: Grid sheath for medical instrument. Integrated Implant Systems, Heller Ehrman White & McAuliffe, April 22, 2003: US06551275 (11 worldwide citation)

A grid sheath that holds a medical instrument in place in order to insert treatment seeds into a patient. The grid sheath includes a sheath unit in which the medical instrument is fitted therein, whereby the medical instrument is capable of sliding movement within the sheath unit. The grid sheath al ...


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Diego Y Fontayne, Scott D Salmon: Targeting fixture. Integrated Implant Systems, Heller Ehrman White & McAuliffe, April 29, 2003: US06554759 (7 worldwide citation)

A targeting fixture allows for x-y-z movement of a targeting fixture with respect to a grid template. The targeting fixture includes a sheath unit, which accepts a seed implanting device. The sheath unit is maintained at a fixed relation with respect to the grid template.


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Edward J Kaplan, Diego Y Fontayne, Robert A Joachim, Steven Bellofatto, Troy H Phipps, Ernest A Elgin III: Medical instrument. Integrated Implant Systems L L C, Heller Ehrman White and McAuliffe, June 10, 2003: US06575890 (7 worldwide citation)

A medical instrument provides for precise indexing in order to implant seeds into seed implant locations within a patient. The medical instrument is affixed to a targeting fixture, and upon operator actuation of a trigger, is automatically indexed from one seed implant location to a next seed implan ...


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Diego Y Fontayne, John K Edoga, Thierry Richard: Surgical stapling system. Edrich Health Technologies, Wiggin and Dana, Anthony P Gangemi, September 8, 2009: US07585307 (6 worldwide citation)

A system is provided for joining two tubular structures by a surgical stapling procedure. The system includes a series of sizers, a specifically designed graft, a loading unit, a wand, a tourniquet, and a stapling instrument. The sizers are for determining the diameter of a target aorta and the avai ...


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Diego Y Fontayne, Robert A Joachim: Drive mechanism for medical instrument. Integrated Implant Systems L L C, Heller Ehrman White and McAuliffe, July 8, 2003: US06589157 (5 worldwide citation)

A medical instrument includes a drive train assembly that causes precise index movement of the medical instrument, based on an operator-selected indexing amount resulting from actuation of a pitch adjustment knob on the medical instrument. The drive train assembly also causes a stylet to move distal ...


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Edward J Kaplan, Diego Y Fontayne, Robert A Joachim: Needle spin for medical instrument. Integrated Implant Systems, Heller Ehrman White & McAuliffe, July 29, 2003: US06599232 (1 worldwide citation)

A medical instrument includes a distal frame portion that accepts a needle cam. The needle cam has helical slots for accepting a collar, whereby the collar rides up and down the needle cam, to thereby cause the needle cam to rotate. Spin movement of the needle is caused by movement of the collar, to ...