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Dirk Boecker, Dominique M Freeman: Method and apparatus for a multi-use body fluid sampling device with analyte sensing. Pelikan Technologies, Paul Davis, Heller Ehrman, April 3, 2007: US07198606 (436 worldwide citation)

A device for use with a penetrating member driver to penetrate tissue is provided. A plurality of penetrating members are coupled to a single cartridge and are operatively couplable to the penetrating member driver. The penetrating members are movable to extend radially outward from the cartridge to ...


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Dominique M Freeman, Dirk Boecker, Don Alden, Han Joachim Hartmann, Lutz Weber: Sampling module device and method. Pelikan Technologies, Paul Davis, Heller Ehrman, May 9, 2006: US07041068 (404 worldwide citation)

A tissue penetration device and method of using same that may include a lancet module or sampling module. The sampling module may optionally be in a cartridge configuration and include sampling and analyzing functions, which may be integrated.


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Paul Lum, Leslie A Leonard, Edward D Verdonk, Dominique M Freeman, Michael Greenstein, Catherine Keely Templin: Extraction and transportation of blood for analysis. Agilent Technologies, Michael J Beck, April 2, 2002: US06364890 (239 worldwide citation)

A device for sampling blood from the skin of a patient by puncture. The device includes one or more lancets for lancing the skin and a fluid-conducting plate unit for transporting blood from the lancing wound. The plate unit has one or more channels for conducting fluid to one or more target locatio ...


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Paul Lum, Leslie A Leonard, Edward D Verdonk, Dominique M Freeman, Michael Greenstein, Catherine Keely Templin: Extraction and transportation of blood for analysis. Agilent Technologies, Philip S Yip, Gordon M Stewart, October 17, 2000: US06132449 (234 worldwide citation)

A device for sampling blood from the skin of a patient by puncture. The device includes one or more lancets for lancing the skin and a fluid-conducting plate unit for transporting blood from the lancing wound. The plate unit has one or more channels for conducting fluid to one or more target locatio ...


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Dominique M Freeman, Sally A Swedberg: Integrated miniaturized device for processing and NMR detection of liquid phase samples. Agilent Technologies, Michael J Beck, February 27, 2001: US06194900 (221 worldwide citation)

A miniaturized total analysis system with an in-line NMR detection compartment and an NMR rf microcoil detector is described for use in liquid phase analysis. The device is formed by microfabrication of microstructures in novel support substrates. The NMR detector coil may be fabricated directly in ...


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Dominique M Freeman, Dirk Boecker, Don Alden, Barry Dean Briggs, Jon Hewitt Leonard, Ray Freeman, George Gogue: Tissue penetration device. Pelikan Technologies, April 11, 2006: US07025774 (213 worldwide citation)

A tissue penetration device and method of using same. The tissue penetration device may optionally include sampling and analyzing functions, which may be integrated. An embodiment provides control of a lancet used for sampling blood. Electric field coils or solenoids may drive the lancet using elect ...


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Dominique M Freeman, Dirk Boecker, Don Alden: Method and apparatus for penetrating tissue. Pelikan Technologies, Paul Davis, Goodwin Procter, May 20, 2008: US07374544 (187 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 an electrically powered drive force generator. A penetrating member is operatively coupled to the force generator. The force generator moves the member along a path ou ...


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Dirk Boecker, Don Alden, Dominique M Freeman: Method and apparatus for penetrating tissue. Pelikan Technologies, Paul Davis, Heller Ehrman, June 12, 2007: US07229458 (184 worldwide citation)

A tissue penetrating system includes a plurality of cartridges each with a distal port and a proximal port. A plurality of penetrating members are provided, each coupled to a cartridge and having a sharpened distal tip and a shaft portion slidably disposed within the cartridge. A seal is formed by a ...


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Dirk Boecker, Rick Pittaro, Michael Greenstein, Michael C Higgins, Dominique M Freeman: Universal diagnostic platform. Agilent Technologies, November 22, 2005: US06966880 (182 worldwide citation)

A portable medical analyzer comprising a sampling module with a sample port for receiving body fluid, an assay sensor module for analysis of the body fluid, an analytical detector module with detection of information from the assay, and a communications module for transferring the information to a r ...


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Barry Dean Briggs, Dominique M Freeman, Don Alden, Jon Hewitt Leonard, Dirk Boecker: Method and apparatus for lancet actuation. Pelikan Technologies, Paul Davis, Heller Ehrman, March 18, 2008: US07344507 (177 worldwide citation)

A lancet driver is provided wherein the driver exerts a driving force on a lancet during a lancing cycle and is used on a tissue site. The driver comprises of a drive force generator for advancing the lancet and a processor coupled to the drive force generator capable of changing the direction and m ...