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Gregory R Lanier Jr, Larry B Gray, Richard J Lanigan, Dean Kamen, Stephen L Fichera, John M Kerwin: Infusion pump assembly. DEKA Products Partnership, Michelle Saquet Temple, November 12, 2013: US08579884 (9 worldwide citation)

A wearable infusion pump assembly includes a reservoir for receiving an infusible fluid, and an external infusion set configured to deliver the infusible fluid to a user. A fluid delivery system is configured to deliver the infusible fluid from the reservoir to the external infusion set. The fluid d ...


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Gregory R Lanier Jr, Larry B Gray, Richard J Lanigan, Dean Kamen, Stephen L Fichera, John M Kerwin: Infusion pump assembly. DEKA Products Limted Partnership, Michelle Saquet Temple, December 24, 2013: US08613724 (9 worldwide citation)

A wearable infusion pump assembly. The wearable infusion pump assembly includes a reservoir for receiving an infusible fluid and a fluid delivery system configured to deliver the infusible fluid from the reservoir to an external infusion set. The fluid delivery system includes a controller, a pump a ...


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Dean Kamen, Russell H Beavis, Derek G Kane, John M Kerwin, Larry B Gray: Fluid delivery systems and methods. DEKA Products Partnership, McCormick Paulding & Huber, April 9, 2013: US08414522 (8 worldwide citation)

A method of dispensing fluid includes three processes. A first one of these processes includes pumping fluid into a resilient variable-volume dispensing chamber. The dispensing chamber is in series with a normally present finite fluid impedance and an output. The impedance is sufficient so as to cau ...


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Dean Kamen, Larry B Gray, Jesse T Bodwell, John M Kerwin, Michael J Baier, Dirk A van der Merwe, Stephen L Fichera, Jonathan R Thurber, Martin D Desch: Syringe pump, and related method and system. DEKA Products Partnership, James D Wyninegar Jr, October 17, 2017: US09789247 (8 worldwide citation)

A method for discharging fluid from a syringe and for mitigating occlusion conditions includes actuating the plunger of a syringe into a barrel. The method monitors fluid pressure within the barrel of the syringe and determines that an occlusion exists when the fluid pressure exceeds a predetermined ...


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Bob D Peret, Derek G Kane, Dean Kamen, Colin H Murphy, John M Kerwin: Flow metering using a difference image for liquid parameter estimation. DEKA Products Partnership, James D Wyninegar Jr, September 26, 2017: US09772044 (8 worldwide citation)

A flow meter includes an image sensor, a coupler, a support member and one or more processors. The coupler is adapted to couple to a drip chamber. The support member is operatively coupled to the coupler. The image sensor has a field of view and is operatively coupled to the support member. The imag ...


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John B Morrell, John M Kerwin: Methods for stair climbing in a cluster-wheel vehicle. Deka Products Partnership, Bromberg & Sunstein, September 3, 2002: US06443251 (7 worldwide citation)

A method for operating a device ascending or descending stairs. The device has a plurality of wheels rotatable about axes that are fixed with respect to a cluster arm, where the cluster arm itself is rotated about an axis so that wheels rest on successive stairs. The wheels and cluster arms are cont ...


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Jacob W Scarpaci, Robert J Bryant Jr, Geoffrey P Spencer, David J Hibbard, James D Dale, John M Kerwin, Andrew S Coll, David A Beavers, David W McGill, Simon C Helmore: Medical treatment system and methods using a plurality of fluid lines. DEKA Products Partnership, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, January 9, 2018: US09861732 (5 worldwide citation)

A medical treatment system, such as peritoneal dialysis system, may include control and other features to enhance patient comfort and ease of use. A fluid trap of a peritoneal dialysis cycler may have a valved connection to a vacuum source or a positive pressure source. The fluid trap can be connect ...


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Russell H Beavis, Benjamin W Jones Jr, John M Kerwin, Larry B Gray, Casey P Manning, Felix Winkler, Robert A Charles: Product dispensing system. DEKA Products Partnership, Michelle Saquet Temple, August 27, 2013: US08516902 (5 worldwide citation)

A flow sensor includes a fluid chamber configured to receive a fluid. A diaphragm assembly is configured to be displaced whenever the fluid within the fluid chamber is displaced. A transducer assembly is configured to monitor the displacement of the diaphragm assembly and generate a signal based, at ...


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John B Morrell, John M Kerwin: Operating modes for stair climbing in a cluster-wheel vehicle. DEKA Products Partnership, Bromberg & Sunstein, February 5, 2002: US06343664 (5 worldwide citation)

A method for operating a device ascending or descending stairs. The device has a plurality of wheels rotatable about axes that are fixed with respect to a cluster arm, where the cluster arm itself is rotated about an axis so that wheels rest on successive stairs. The wheels and cluster arms are cont ...


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Dean Kamen, Robert R Ambrogi, Catharine N Flynn, John M Kerwin: Vehicle control by pitch modulation. DEKA Products Liability, McCormick Paulding & Huber, May 10, 2011: US07938207 (4 worldwide citation)

A method for fore-aft stabilization of a vehicle for motion in a specified direction over an underlying surface. The vehicle has at least one forward wheel and at least one aft wheel, and the forward wheel is characterized by a force normal to the instantaneous direction of motion of the vehicle. A ...