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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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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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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 ...


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Dominique M Freeman, Dirk Boecker, Don Alden, Ganapati Mauze: Method and apparatus for a point of care device. Pelikan Technologies, Paul Davis, Goodwin Procter, October 20, 2009: US07604592 (156 worldwide citation)

A plurality of Point-of-Care (POC) tests on a single cartridge (300) is provided such that sequential or nonsequential tests may be performed in an integrated fashion without changing the test cartridge. Each cartridge can contain a penetrating member sensor (302) combination in a radial disk format ...


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Barry Dean Briggs, Dominique M Freeman, Don Alden, Jon Hewitt Leonard, Dirk Boecker: Methods and apparatus for lancet actuation. Pelikan Technologies, Paul Davis, Heller Ehrman, February 13, 2007: US07175642 (140 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 along a path into the tissue site, and a sensor configured to detect lancet position along s ...


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Dirk Boecker, Michael Wittig, Don Alden, Michael Cane, Matt Schumann, Michael Beadman: Method and apparatus for a multi-use body fluid sampling device with sterility barrier release. Pelikan Technologies, Paul Davis, Heller Ehrman, June 5, 2007: US07226461 (132 worldwide citation)

A device for use with a gripper is provided. A cartridge is provided that defines a plurality of cavities. A plurality of penetrating members are at least partially contained in the cavities of the cartridge. The penetrating members are slidably movable to extend outward from the cartridge to penetr ...


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Dominique M Freeman, Dirk Boecker, Don Alden: Method and apparatus for penetrating tissue. Pelikan Technologies, Paul Davis, Heller Ehrman, July 21, 2009: US07563232 (130 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, Goodwin Procter, February 17, 2009: US07491178 (123 worldwide citation)

A body fluid sampling system for use on a tissue site has a housing and a penetrating member driver at least partially within the housing. At least one disposable is within the housing. The disposable includes an analyte sensor in a sample chamber that is configured to receive body fluid from a woun ...