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Roderick H Beaulieu, James W Wuertele, Richard P Sweeney, John E Sylvan, Kenneth A Focht, Jennie Kwo: Automated beverage brewing system. Keurig, Samuels Gauthier & Stevens, November 7, 2000: US06142063 (181 worldwide citation)

An automated beverage brewing system includes a liquid storage tank and a metering chamber. The metering chamber is at least partially submerged beneath a standing level of liquid in the storage tank. The chamber includes a sealable liquid inlet port communicating with the interior of the storage ta ...


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Roderick H Beaulieu, James W Wuertele, Richard P Sweeney, John E Sylvan, Michael G Woram, Kenneth A Focht, Jennie Kwo: Beverage filter cartridge holder. Keurig, Samuels Gauthier & Stevens, February 6, 2001: US06182554 (172 worldwide citation)

A cup shaped holder is internally provided with an ejection mechanism which serves to automatically dislodge a spent beverage cartridge from an upwardly extending piercing member when the lid is opened at the end of a brewing cycle. In addition, the holder is mounted on externally protruding trunnio ...


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Roderick H Beaulieu, James W Wuertele, Richard P Sweeney, John E Sylvan, Michael G Woram, Kenneth A Focht, Jennie Kwo: Beverage filter cartridge holder. Keurig, Samuels Gauthier & Stevens, June 27, 2000: US06079315 (129 worldwide citation)

A cup shaped holder is internally provided with an ejection mechanism which serves to automatically dislodge a spent beverage cartridge from an upwardly extending piercing member when the lid is opened at the end of a brewing cycle. In addition, the holder is mounted on externally protruding trunnio ...


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Frederick W Trombley III, Robert M Schmidt, David M Reilly, Alan D Hirschman, David M Griffiths, Gerald W Callan, Luis A Pedraza, Jennie Kwo, Christopher T Zirps, Roderick H Beaulieu: Injection system having a pressure isolation mechanism and/or a handheld controller. Medrad, Gregory L Bradley, Christian E Schuster, Henry E Bartony Jr, August 22, 2006: US07094216 (74 worldwide citation)

An injector system includes a powered injector, a pressurizing chamber in operative connection with the powered injector, a fluid path in fluid connection with the pressurizing chamber, and a manual control in fluid connection with the fluid path. The manual control includes at least one actuator fo ...


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Gerald W Callan, Luis A Pedraza, Jennie Kwo, Christopher T Zirps, Roderick H Beaulieu: Pressure isolation mechanisms and fluid delivery systems including pressure isolation mechanisms. Medrad, Gregory L Bradley, James R Stevenson, March 15, 2005: US06866654 (74 worldwide citation)

A pressure isolation mechanism for use in a medical procedure includes a lumen, an isolation port in fluid connection with the lumen, and a valve having a first state and a second state. The first state occurs when the lumen and the isolation port are connected. The second state occurs when the lume ...


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Robert Nordstrom, David Bee, Mark Modell, Ze ev Hed, Jennie Kwo, Matthew Emans: Optical probe accessory device for use in vivo diagnostic procedures. MediSpectra, Testa Hurwitz & Thibeault, January 25, 2005: US06847490 (59 worldwide citation)

The present invention recognizes that optical probes function both as medical access devices and as instruments which collect complex optical data. The invention provides an optical probe accessory device which can access luminal spaces within the body of a patient without sacrificing the quality of ...


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Mark Modell, Ze&apos ev Hed, David Bee, David Lipson, Jennie Kwo, Matthew Emans, Robert Nordstrom: Spectral volume microprobe arrays. MediSpectra, Testa Hurwitz & Thibeault, November 30, 2004: US06826422 (58 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus are provided for determining a characteristic of a sample of a material by the interaction of electromagnetic radiation with the sample. The apparatus includes an optical assembly and a protective barrier. The optical assembly sequentially illuminates a plurality of volume elem ...


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Frederick W Trombley III, Robert M Schmidt, David M Reilly, Alan D Hirschman, David M Griffiths, Gerald W Callan, Luis A Pedraza, Jennie Kwo, Christopher T Zirps, Roderick H Beaulieu: Injector system and fluid control device providing sharp bolus injection. Medrad, Gregory Bradley, Christian Schuster, February 5, 2008: US07326186 (38 worldwide citation)

An injector system includes a source of injection fluid, a pump device, a fluid path set disposed between the source of injection fluid and the pump device, and a fluid control device operatively associated with the fluid path set. The fluid control device is adapted to permit purging of air from th ...


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Michael A Spohn, Thomas P Joyce, Michael J Ehrenberg, James A Dedig, John A Haury, Susan L Felix, Gerald W Callan, John D Shearer Jr, Herbert Grubic, Ralph Kopacko, William D Barlow, Richard G Critchlow, Roderick H Beaulieu, Jennie Kwo, Luis A Pedraza: Drip chamber and fluid level sensing mechanism for a fluid delivery system. MEDRAD, David Schramm, Gregory L Bradley, April 3, 2012: US08147464 (26 worldwide citation)

The fluid injector system includes a source of injection fluid, a pump device, a fluid control device operably associated with the pump device, and a fluid path set in fluid connection with the source of injection fluid and the pump device. The fluid path set includes a drip chamber including an elo ...


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Michael A Spohn, Thomas P Joyce, Michael J Ehrenberger, James Albert Dedig, John A Haury, Susan Lynn Felix, Gerald W Callan, John D Shearer Jr, Herb Grubic, Ralph Kopacko, William D Barlow, Richard G Critchlow, Roderick H Beaulieu, Jennie Kwo, Luis A Pedraza: Fluid delivery system having a fluid level sensor and a fluid control device for isolating a patient from a pump device. MEDRAD, Gregory L Bradley, Christian E Schuster, July 7, 2009: US07556619 (16 worldwide citation)

The fluid delivery system generally includes a source of injection fluid, a pump device a fluid path set disposed between the source of injection fluid and the pump device, and a fluid control device. The fluid path set includes a multi-position valve. The fluid control device is operatively associa ...