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Gary Ashley Stafford: Method and apparatus for providing analyte sensor insertion. Abbott Diabetes Care, Jackson & Co, April 13, 2010: US07697967 (87 worldwide citation)

Devices and methods for positioning a portion of a sensor at a first predetermined location, displacing the portion of the sensor from the first predetermined location to a second predetermined location, and detecting one or signals associated with an analyte level of a patient at the second predete ...


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Shigeru Tanaka, Gary Ashley Stafford: Specially shaped balloon device for use in surgery and method of use. General Surgical Innovations, March 1, 2005: US06860892 (78 worldwide citation)

A balloon device useful for dissecting tissue or retracting tissue for the purpose of providing access for laparoscopic surgery, the device comprising a balloon which inflates to a shape specially suitable for the surgical procedure and the anatomical region of deployment. The present device, when c ...


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Gary Ashley Stafford: Analyte sensor introducer and methods of use. Abbott Diabetes Care, Jackson & Co, June 8, 2010: US07731657 (48 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for providing an introducer for transcutaneous placement of at least a portion of an analyte sensor through the skin of a patient is provided.


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Gary Ashley Stafford: Integrated introducer and transmitter assembly and methods of use. Abbott Diabetes Care, Jackson & Co, August 20, 2013: US08512243 (19 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for inserting at least a portion of a sensor into a patient is provided.


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Shigeru Tanaka, Gary Ashley Stafford: Specially shaped balloon device for use in surgery and method of use. General Surgical Innovations, June 5, 2007: US07226462 (13 worldwide citation)

A balloon device useful for dissecting tissue or retracting tissue for the purpose of providing access for laparoscopic surgery, the device including a balloon which inflates to a shape specially suitable for the surgical procedure and the anatomical region of deployment. The present device, when co ...


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Gary Ashley Stafford: Integrated transmitter unit and sensor introducer mechanism and methods of use. Abbott Diabetes Care, Jackson & Co, February 8, 2011: US07883464 (8 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for providing an integrated transmitter unit and sensor insertion mechanism is provided.


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Michael F Nash, Gary Ashley Stafford: Apparatus and method for dissecting and retracting elongate structures. General Surgical Innovations, April 23, 2002: US06375665 (7 worldwide citation)

A dissector/retractor device comprising a balloon having a deflated state and an inflated state is described for performing minimally invasive surgical procedures by creating a tunnel alongside a target tissue in the body. The balloon in its inflated state forms an open space extending transversely ...


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Gary Ashley Stafford, Richard G Ries: Strip connectors for measurement devices. Abbott Diabetes Care, Edward J Baba, Peter A Socarras, Bozicevic Field & Francis, March 1, 2011: US07896704 (6 worldwide citation)

Devices including strip connectors in measurement devices are provided. Also provided are systems, kits and methods.


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Gary Ashley Stafford, Richard G Ries: Strip connectors for measurement devices. Abbott Diabetes Care, Edwards J Baba, Peter A Socarras, Bozicevic Field & Francis, March 29, 2011: US07914335 (4 worldwide citation)

Devices including strip connectors in measurement devices are provided. Also provided are systems, kits and methods.


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Michael F Nash, Gary Ashley Stafford: Apparatus and method for dissecting and retracting elongate structures. General Surgical Innovations, David J Kuris, January 30, 2001: US06179854 (4 worldwide citation)

A dissector/retractor device comprising a balloon having a deflated state and an inflated state is described for performing minimally invasive surgical procedures by creating a tunnel alongside a target tissue in the body. The balloon in its inflated state forms an open space extending transversely ...