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J Edward Shapland, Keith R Hildelbrand, Joel R Racchini, Jin Shimada, Mark B Knudson: Polymer matrix drug delivery apparatus. CorTrak Medical, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt P A, September 15, 1998: US05807306 (452 worldwide citation)

A drug delivery apparatus and method for delivering a drug locally to internal body tissue using a catheter device including a polymer matrix containing a drug. The drug is actively transported from the polymer matrix to the internal body tissue using iontophoresis or phonophoresis. In addition, the ...


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Joel R Racchini, James E Shapland, Mark B Knudson, Jin Shimada, Keith R Hildebrand: Porous balloon for selective dilatation and drug delivery. CorTrak Medical, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt, October 17, 1995: US05458568 (288 worldwide citation)

A drug delivery apparatus and method for delivering a drug locally to internal body tissue. The invention contemplates positioning a drug delivery device in a body passageway or within body tissue and then selectively wetting a membrane within the device, making the membrane permeable and allowing t ...


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Joel R Racchini: Microporous catheter. eMed Corporation, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt P A, September 1, 1998: US05800392 (264 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for delivering an agent to a treatment area. The apparatus includes a catheter that has a distal portion and a proximal portion. The catheter defines a lumen. A pressure regulator is in fluid communication with the lumen. A selectively inflatable member is also in fluid communication wi ...


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Brian J Erickson, Philip J Stout, Joel R Racchini: Body fluid analyte measurement. Integ, Carol M LaSalle, Bozicevic Field & Francis, October 26, 2004: US06809807 (200 worldwide citation)

An analyte (e.g., glucose) is tested in a sample (e.g., blood or blood-free interstitial fluid) having both the analyte and other constituents (e.g., protein). The analyte has an absorption peak over a narrow bandwidth at a characteristic wavelength. The other constituents have an absorption over a ...


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Joel R Racchini, Larry A Walter: Needle assembly for fluid sampler. InTeg, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt P A, October 20, 1998: US05823973 (199 worldwide citation)

A needle and a membrane to receive fluid from the needle. The needle deposits fluid in a transfer area of the membrane which is spaced from a test area of the membrane. At the transfer area, the needle is positioned with an axis of the needle orthogonal to the transfer area.


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James E Shapland, Mark B Knudson, Jin Shimada, Joel R Racchini: Simultaneous angioplasty and phoretic drug delivery. CorTrak Medical, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt, March 12, 1996: US05498238 (196 worldwide citation)

A method of simultaneous angioplasty and drug delivery to a localized portion of coronary or peripheral arteries or any other type of body passage that has a stricture. The invention contemplates positioning a drug delivery device in a body passageway and then selectively introducing a selected drug ...


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Joel R Racchini: Microporous catheter. CorTrak Medical, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt PA, October 29, 1996: US05569198 (141 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for delivering an agent to a treatment area. The apparatus includes a catheter that has a distal portion and a proximal portion. The catheter defines a lumen. A pressure regulator is in fluid communication with the lumen. A selectively inflatable member is also in fluid communication wi ...


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John J Allen, Joel R Racchini: Collection well for body fluid tester. Integ, Kagan Binder PLLC, February 27, 2007: US07182910 (114 worldwide citation)

A body fluid is collected for testing for an analyte contained within the body fluid. The fluid is collected in an apparatus including a reservoir for receiving and collecting a flow of body fluid from a discharge end of a conduit. A capillary test space is in fluid flow communication with the reser ...


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Brian J Erickson, Philip J Stout, Joel R Racchini: Body fluid analyte measurement. Integ, Kagan Binder PLLC, April 17, 2007: US07206620 (109 worldwide citation)

An analyte (e.g., glucose) is tested in a sample (e.g., blood or blood-free interstitial fluid) having both the analyte and other constituents (e.g., protein). The analyte has an absorption peak over a narrow bandwidth at a characteristic wavelength. The other constituents have an absorption over a ...


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John J Allen, Joel R Racchini: Collection well for body fluid tester. Integ, Merchant & Gould P C, April 23, 2002: US06375626 (74 worldwide citation)

A body fluid is collected for testing for an analyte contained within the body fluid. The fluid is collected in an apparatus including a reservoir for receiving and collecting a flow of body fluid from a discharge end of a conduit. A capillary test space is in fluid flow communication with the reser ...