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F Mark Ferguson, Richard L Fiser, James R Curtis, Charles V Owen, David L Thorne, Mark A Nelson, Roy L Barrus, Gale H Thorne Jr, Eugene E Weilbacher, Michael Thorne, Steven Brown, Donald Solomon: Seldinger safety shield for medical needles. Tyco Healthcare Group, Mark S Leonardo, Peter B Sorell, Brown Rudnick Berlack Israels, September 27, 2005: US06949086 (55 worldwide citation)

Medical needle shield apparatus for covering a needle after use. In embodiments of this invention a shield with two or more segments hingedly connected to each other is movable from a retracted position where the needle is exposed, to an extended position where the shield extends beyond the end of t ...


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F Mark Ferguson, Richard L Fiser, James R Curtis, Charles V Owen, David L Thorne, Mark A Nelson, Roy L Barrus, Gale H Thorne Jr, Eugene E Weilbacher, Michael Thorne, Steven Brown, Donald Solomon: Safety shield for medical needles. Tyco Healthcare Group, April 3, 2007: US07198618 (38 worldwide citation)

Medical needle shield apparatus for covering a needle after use. In embodiments of this invention a shield with two or more segments hingedly connected to each other is movable from a retracted position where the needle is exposed, to an extended position where the shield extends beyond the end of t ...


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James R Curtis: Generic cluster aware lock broker with user defined locking modes. Hewlett Packard Development Company, May 16, 2006: US07047299 (24 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a process for implementing a generic Cluster wide lock broker that enables Clients attached to a Node on the Cluster to determine whether a lock can be established on a Resource and whether conflicting active locks are already held by another Peer Node. The process uti ...


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David M Browning, James R Curtis, Goran Nadezda Jovanovic, Brian Kevin Paul, Sundar Atre: MECS dialyzer. State of Oregon acting by and through The State Board of Higher Education on behalf of Oregon State University, Home Dialysis Plus, Silicon Forest Patent Group, Paul J Fordenbacher Esq, March 6, 2012: US08128822 (16 worldwide citation)

The present invention is related to hemodialysis, and more particularly, to a dialyser with improved efficiency of mass transfer across a dialysis membrane utilizing microchannel separation provided in accordance with embodiments of the present invention. In accordance with an embodiment, a dialyzer ...


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James R Curtis, Ladislaus F Nonn, Julie Wrazel: Dialysis system with ultrafiltration control. Home Dialysis Plus, Fred C Hernandez, Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo P C, June 17, 2014: US08753515 (13 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods are disclosed for performing hemodialysis that include fluid handling systems that provide accurate control over the type and level of hemodialysis being performed. The system includes a first pump for pumping dialysate into a dialyzer and a second pump for pumping dialysate out ...


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Vernon E McGeorge Jr, James R Curtis, Eric R Soderberg, Jonathan Patrizio, Morris Lee: Rule based compatibility module. Hewlett Packard Development Company, September 21, 2004: US06795832 (12 worldwide citation)

A rule based compatibility module provides a single unified mechanism for testing rules where testing results depend on various combinations of database queries, computable values, and/or run-string parameters. The testing results may be evaluated within a particular operational environment. The rul ...


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James R Curtis, Eric Hwang: Method to detect unbounded growth of linked lists in a running application. Hewlett Packard Development Company, May 10, 2005: US06892378 (11 worldwide citation)

A method for detecting memory leakage of a linked list in a running program, includes saving current size of the linked list as a new maximum size of the linked list when a new element is added to the linked list that causes the current size of the linked list to exceed a former maximum size of the ...


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Richard B Peterson, James R Curtis: Fluid purification system. State of Oregon acting by and through the State Board of Higher Education on behalf of Oregon State University, Home Dialysis Plus, Klarquist Sparkman, September 3, 2013: US08524086 (10 worldwide citation)

Certain disclosed embodiments concern systems and methods of preparing dialysate for use in a home dialysis system that is compact and light-weight relative to existing systems and consumes relatively low amounts of energy. The method includes coupling a household water stream to a dialysis system; ...


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Richard B Peterson, James R Curtis, Hailei Wang, Robbie Ingram Goble, Luke W Fisher, Anna E Garrison: Fluid purification system. State of Oregon acting by and through the State Board of Higher Education on behalf of Oregon State University, Home Dialysis Plus, Klarquist Sparkman, August 6, 2013: US08501009 (10 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are systems and methods of preparing dialysate for use in a home dialysis system that is compact and light-weight relative to existing systems and consumes relatively low amounts of energy. The method includes coupling a household water stream to a dialysis system; filtering the water stre ...


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James R Curtis, Eric M Soderberg: Mechanism for nested expansion of data collection from one computer to multiple computers. Hewlett Packard Development Company, June 27, 2006: US07069321 (10 worldwide citation)

A system and a process is provided for requesting and obtaining information about Resources on a Cluster. The system utilizes a Multiplex Provider, that may be provided on every Node of the Cluster. The Multiplex Provider facilitates the communication of requests to various Nodes without requiring P ...