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David K Wong, James E Gharib, Kenneth Curry, Luis Retana: Method and apparatus for monitoring blood chemistry. Via Medical Corporation, James R Brueggemann, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton, June 2, 1998: US05758643 (275 worldwide citation)

An improved system is disclosed for monitoring a patient's blood chemistry, wherein the system intermittently draws blood samples from the patient into a special sensor assembly having a plurality of analytical sensors, each sensitive to a particular parameter of the blood. After signals produced by ...


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David Franklin Lees, James E Gharib: Medical device interface system. Alaris Medical Systems, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, July 15, 2003: US06593528 (107 worldwide citation)

An interface device secures an instrument to a docking station having a casing having at least one signal port and a mounting rail mounted within a recessed portion of the casing. The signal ports may be power or data communications ports. A back panel forms part of an instrument housing for housing ...


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David Franklin Lees, James E Gharib: Medical device interface system. Alaris Medical Systems, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, June 18, 2002: US06407335 (93 worldwide citation)

An interface device secures an instrument to a docking station having a casing having at least one signal port and a mounting rail mounted within a recessed portion of the casing. The signal ports may be power or data communications ports. A back panel forms part of an instrument housing for housing ...


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John D McDaniel, James E Gharib: Syringe plunger position detection and alarm generation. IVAC Corporation, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, August 17, 1993: US05236416 (75 worldwide citation)

A syringe plunger position detection and alarm system continuously determines the position of a syringe plunger and provides near end of travel and end of travel alarms. Plunger movement is also monitored and if movement is less than a calculated amount, an alarm is provided. A variety of syringes o ...


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James E Gharib: Positive pressure infusion system having downstream resistance measurement capability. Cardinal Health 303, Fulwider Patton, August 14, 2007: US07255680 (46 worldwide citation)

A fluid delivery system includes a first fluid container having infusion fluid for a patient. The first fluid container has an outlet and a conduit attached to the outlet. A second fluid container applies pressure to the first fluid container to force fluid out of the first container and into the co ...


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Patrick Miles, Scot Martinelli, Eric Finley, James E Gharib, Allen Farquhar, Norbert F Kaula, Jeffrey J Blewett: Surgical access system and related methods. NuVasive, Fish & Richardson P C, October 22, 2013: US08562521 (6 worldwide citation)

A surgical access system including a tissue distraction assembly and a tissue refraction assembly, both of which may be equipped with one or more electrodes for use in detecting the existence of (and optionally the distance and/or direction to) neural structures before, during, and after the establi ...


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Patrick Miles, Scot Martinelli, Eric Finley, James E Gharib, Allen Farquhar, Norbert F Kaula, Jeffrey J Blewett: Surgical access system and related methods. NuVasive, Fish & Richardson P C, December 10, 2013: US08602982 (5 worldwide citation)

A surgical access system including a tissue distraction assembly and a tissue retraction assembly, both of which may be equipped with one or more electrodes for use in detecting the existence of (and optionally the distance and/or direction to) neural structures before, during, and after the establi ...


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James E Gharib, Allen Farquhar, Norbert F Kaula, Jeffrey J Blewett, Eric Finley, Scot Martinelli: Systems and methods for performing surgical procedures and assessments. NuVasive, Fish & Richardson P C, March 10, 2015: US08977352 (4 worldwide citation)

The present invention involves systems and related methods for performing surgical procedures and assessments, including the use of neurophysiology-based monitoring to: (a) determine nerve proximity and nerve direction to surgical instruments employed in accessing a surgical target site; (b) assess ...


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Patrick Miles, Scot Martinelli, Eric Finley, James E Gharib, Allen Farquhar, Norbert F Kaula, Jeffrey J Blewett: Surgical access system and related methods. NuVasive, Fish & Richardson P C, March 4, 2014: US08663100 (4 worldwide citation)

A system for accessing a surgical target site and related methods, involving an initial distraction system for creating an initial distraction corridor, and an assembly capable of distracting from the initial distraction corridor to a secondary distraction corridor and thereafter sequentially receiv ...


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Patrick Miles, Scot Martinelli, Eric Finley, James E Gharib, Allen Farquhar, Norbert F Kaula, Jeffrey J Blewett: Surgical access system and related methods. NuVasive, Fish & Richardson P C, April 5, 2016: US09301743 (3 worldwide citation)

A surgical access system including a tissue distraction assembly and a tissue refraction assembly, both of which may be equipped with one or more electrodes for use in detecting the existence of (and optionally the distance and/or direction to) neural structures before, during, and after the establi ...