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Tad Decatur Simons, Michael Greenstein, Dominique Freeman, Leslie Anne Leonard, David A King, Paul Lum: Integrated system and method for sampling blood and analysis. Hewlett Packard Company, October 26, 1999: US05971941 (596 worldwide citation)

A blood sampling apparatus for sampling blood from the skin of a patient for analysis. The apparatus includes a cartridge and a housing with a driver. The cartridge has a cartridge case, lancet, and a compartment associated with the cartridge case for receiving blood. The lancet is housed in the car ...


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Tad Decatur Simons, Michael Greenstein, Dominique Freeman, Leslie Anne Leonard, David A King, Paul Lum: Cassette of lancet cartridges for sampling blood. Hewlett Packard Company, March 14, 2000: US06036924 (572 worldwide citation)

A cassette containing cartridges for sampling blood from a patient. The cassette includes a container for storing a plurality of cartridges and at least one cartridge in the container. The cartridge includes a cartridge case and a lancet. The lancet has a tip and is housed in the cartridge case. The ...


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Tad Decatur Simons, Michael Greenstein, Dominique Freeman, Leslie Anne Leonard, David A King, Paul Lum: Lancet cartridge for sampling blood. Agilent Technologies, June 6, 2000: US06071294 (441 worldwide citation)

A cartridge for sampling and analyzing blood from the skin of a patient. The cartridge has a cartridge case, a lancet, and associated with the cartridge case an analytical region for analyzing the property of blood. The lancet has a tip for lancing the skin and is housed in the cartridge case. The l ...


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Tad Decatur Simons, Michael Greenstein, Dominique Freeman, Leslie Anne Leonard, David A King, Paul Lum: Reproducible lancing for sampling blood. Hewlett Packard Company, Philip S Yip, February 16, 1999: US05871494 (301 worldwide citation)

A blood analysis apparatus for obtaining blood for analysis from the skin of a patient with a controlled degree of lancing. The apparatus including a cartridge and a driver. The cartridge includes a cartridge case and a lancet. The lancet has a tip and is housed in the cartridge case. The lancet can ...


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Ganapati R Mauze, Paul Lum, Dominique Freeman: Physiological fluid extraction with rapid analysis. Agilent Technologies, April 23, 2002: US06375627 (236 worldwide citation)

A device for sampling and analyzing a physiological fluid from the skin of a patient by puncture. The device includes a body and sensors. The body has a needle with a point for puncturing a physiological tissue and a channel in the body for conducting the physiological fluid away from the point. The ...


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Dominique Freeman, Paul Lum, David King, Tad Simons, Michael Greenstein: Apparatus and method for minimally invasive blood sampling. Hewlett Packard Company, August 17, 1999: US05938679 (232 worldwide citation)

A blood sampling device for penetrating skin to obtain a blood sample is disclosed. The blood sampling device has a blade structure that can be extended from a housing to pierce the skin and then retracted. The blade structure has at least two blades each including a cutting edge. The blades abut on ...


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Tad Decatur Simons, Michael Greenstein, Dominique Freeman, Leslie Anne Leonard, David A King, Paul Lum: Method of using cassette of lancet cartridges for sampling blood. Agilent Technologies, October 29, 2002: US06472220 (220 worldwide citation)

A cassette containing cartridges for sampling blood from a patient. The cassette includes a container for storing a plurality of cartridges and at least one cartridge in the container. The cartridge includes a cartridge case and a lancet. The lancet has a tip and is housed in the cartridge case. The ...


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Paul Lum, Michael Greenstein, Edward Dennis Verdonk, Tad Decatur Simons, Dominique Freeman, Ganapati Ramnath Mauze, David King, Jerry Zawadzki: Apparatus and method for minimizing pain perception. Agilent Technologies, May 15, 2001: US06231531 (212 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for minimizing a subject's pain perception during an invasive medical procedure, such as blood sampling and the like. The apparatus can include a receiving surface constructed to contact a portion of the subject's skin and a vibratory mechanism associated with the r ...


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Dominique Freeman, Dirk Boecker, Don Alden: Method and apparatus for penetrating tissue. Pelikan Technologies, Paul Davis, Goodwin Procter, March 8, 2011: US07901365 (53 worldwide citation)

These and other objects of the present invention are achieved in a body fluid sampling system for use on a tissue site that includes a single drive force generator. A plurality of penetrating members are operatively coupled to the force generator. The force generator moves each of the members along ...


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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 ...