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James H Brauker, Victoria Carr Brendel, Paul V Neale, Laura A Martinson, Mark A Tapsak: Optimized sensor geometry for an implantable glucose sensor. DexCom, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, November 14, 2006: US07134999 (736 worldwide citation)

An implantable sensor for use in measuring a concentration of an analyte such as glucose in a bodily fluid, including a body with a sensing region adapted for transport of analytes between the sensor and the bodily fluid, wherein the sensing region is located on a curved portion of the body such tha ...


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James H Brauker, Ronald S Hill, Laura A Martinson, Daniel R Boggs, Robert C Johnson: Tissue inplant systems and methods for sustaining viable high cell densities within a host. Baxter International, Sarah E Bates, Daniel D Ryan, Paul C Flattery, May 24, 1994: US05314471 (388 worldwide citation)

Implant assemblies and methodologies provide immuno-protection for implanted allografts, xenografts, and isografts. The assemblies and methodologies establish a boundary between the host and the implanted cells. The boundary has a pore size, an ultimate strength, and a metabolic transit value that a ...


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James H Brauker, Laura A Martinson, Shmuel Sternberg, David Bellamy: Porous microfabricated polymer membrane structures. Baxter International, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, September 15, 1998: US05807406 (281 worldwide citation)

Polymer membrane structures are microfabricated from polyimide film by lithography or etching. The microfabricated structures have systematically varied dimensions and geometries conducive to implanting in host tissue and the promotion, when implanted, of new vascular structures.


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James H Brauker, Robert C Johnson, Laura A Martinson, Ronald S Hill: Close vascularization implant material. Baxter International, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, September 1, 1998: US05800529 (258 worldwide citation)

A device for implantation in a host having a material at an interface between the host and the device, said material having a conformation which results in growth of vascular structures by the host close to the interface.


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James H Brauker, Robert C Johnson, Laura A Martinson, Ronald S Hill: Close vascularization implant material. Baxter International, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, April 21, 1998: US05741330 (251 worldwide citation)

A device for implantation in a host having a material at an interface between the host and the device, said material having a conformation which results in growth of vascular structures by the host close to the interface.


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James H Brauker, Ronald S Hill, Laura A Martinson, Daniel R Boggs, Robert C Johnson: Tissue implant systems and methods for sustaining viable high cell densities within a host. Baxter International, Banner & Allegretti, January 14, 1997: US05593440 (229 worldwide citation)

A method for implanting cells is disclosed which employs a chamber having a wall forming porous boundary between the host and implanted cells. According to the method, a given number of cells (N) is placed within the porous boundary of a given area (A) such that the quantity A/N is less than about 2 ...


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James H Brauker, Robert C Johnson, Laura A Martinson, Ronald S Hill: Close vascularization implant material. Baxter International, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, July 21, 1998: US05782912 (228 worldwide citation)

A device for implantation in a host having a material at an interface between the host and the device, said material having a conformation which results in growth of vascular structures by the host close to the interface.


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Laura A Martinson, James H Brauker, Robert C Johnson, Thomas Loudovaris: Methods for enhancing vascularization of implant devices. Baxter International, Banner & Allegretti, October 29, 1996: US05569462 (226 worldwide citation)

Methods for enhancing vascular support of cells housed within an implanted apparatus are disclosed. The methods comprise placing a population of therapeutic substance-producing cells into the cell receiving chamber of an immunoisolation apparatus, implanting the apparatus into a patient, and adminis ...


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James H Brauker, Robert C Johnson, Laura A Martinson, Ronald S Hill: Close vascularization implant material. Baxter International, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, October 12, 1999: US05964804 (180 worldwide citation)

A device for implantation in a host having a material at an interface between the host and the device, said material having a conformation which results in growth of vascular structures by the host close to the interface.


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James H Brauker, Ronald S Hill, Robert C Johnson, Laura A Martinson, William D Johnston: Angiogenic tissue implant systems and methods. Baxter International, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, August 10, 2004: US06773458 (168 worldwide citation)

Implant assemblies and methodologies provide immuno-protection for implanted allografts, xenografts, and isografts. The assemblies and methodologies establish an improved boundary between the host and the implanted cells. The boundary has a pore size, an ultimate strength, and a metabolic transit va ...