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Manfred Franetzki: Implantable, calibrateable measuring instrument for a body substance and a calibrating method. Siemens Aktiengesellschaft, Hill Van Santen Steadman & Simpson, July 26, 1988: US04759371 (270 worldwide citation)

An implantable measuring instrument for a body substance for use in controlling an implantable infusion device has a housing with a recess covered by a semi-permeable membrane which permits transfer of molecules of a selected size therethrough. The volume defined by the recess and the membrane is in ...


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Manfred Franetzki, Klaus Gagneur, Karl Prestele: Device for the pre-programmable infusion of liquids. Siemens Aktiengesellschaft, Hill Van Santen Steadman Chiara & Simpson, August 11, 1981: US04282872 (270 worldwide citation)

Particularly for diabetes therapy, it is desirable to continuously infuse insulin in different rates into the body of the patient, because the insulin requirements of the diabetic are subject to great fluctuations. Therefore, a control device serves as the program transmitter for a microdosing unit. ...


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Manfred Franetzki, Klaus Gagneur, Karl Prestele: Device for the pre-programmable infusion of liquids. Siemens Aktiengesellschaft, Hill Van Santen Steadman Chiara & Simpson, June 2, 1981: US04270532 (237 worldwide citation)

Particularly for diabetes therapy, it is desirable to continuously infuse insulin in varying installments into the body of the patient. A control device serves as a program transmitter for a microdosing unit. The physician should be able to pre-program the daily profile of the infusion and, if neces ...


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Karl Prestele, Manfred Franetzki, Erich Reif: Device for the infusion of fluids into the human or animal body. Siemens Aktiengesellschaft, Hill Van Santen Steadman Chiara & Simpson, July 26, 1983: US04395259 (204 worldwide citation)

An exemplary embodiment comprises a metering device which can be worn on the body or which is preferably implantable in the body, the metering device exhibiting a delivery unit for the dosed delivery of the fluid from a supply container to a discharge aperture of a catheter and also exhibiting an ap ...


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Manfred Franetzki, Klaus Gagneur, Karl Prestele: Device for the pre-programmable infusion of liquids. Siemens Aktiengesellschaft, Hill Van Santen Steadman & Simpson, December 17, 1985: US04559037 (194 worldwide citation)

Particularly for diabetes therapy, it is desirable to continuously infuse insulin in different rates into the body of the patient, because the insulin requirements of the diabetic are subject to great fluctuations. Therefore, a control device serves as the program transmitter for a microdosing unit. ...


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Manfred Franetzki, Georg Geisselbrecht, Gerhard Buchholtz, Werner Fickweller, Peter Obermann: Reciprocating pump for an implantable medication dosage device. Siemens Aktiengesellschaft, November 28, 1989: US04883467 (111 worldwide citation)

A reciprocating pump suitable for use in an implantable medication dosage device has a piston movable in a chamber connected to a medication reservoir, the chamber having an output closable by a check valve. The check valve includes a movable element which is acted upon by a biasing system to urge t ...


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Manfred Franetzki: Apparatus for supplying medication to the human or animal body. Siemens Aktiengesellschaft, Hill Van Santen Steadman Chiara & Simpson, August 19, 1980: US04217894 (102 worldwide citation)

In the illustrated embodiments, medication is stored in an implantable housing in solid form, and solvent is supplied to the solid medication to form the infusion fluid as needed for maintaining the desired dosage rate. The rate of supply of solvent may be controlled to insure a saturated solution o ...


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Peter Obermann, Manfred Franetzki: Dosing device for controlled injection of liquid from a reservoir into an organism. Siemens Aktiengesellschaft, Hill Van Santen Steadman & Simpson, January 15, 1991: US04985015 (85 worldwide citation)

A dosing device of the type which can be implanted in a patient to control injection of liquids from a reservoir into the patient has an electrically controllable piston pump and a circuit responsible for controlling and monitoring the operation of the pump. The circuit includes a unit for acquiring ...


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Josef Ploetz, Manfred Franetzki: X-ray diagnostic apparatus for tomosynthesis having a detector that detects positional relationships. Sirona Dental Systems & Co KG, Sughrue Mion Zinn Macpeak & Seas PLLC, October 27, 1998: US05828722 (69 worldwide citation)

An diagnostic apparatus for generating X-ray exposures for tomosynthesis includes a position detector (2, 4) for registering the mutual positional relationship between the radiation transmitter (1) and/or the radiation receiver (3) and/or the object (7) under examination. The position detector (2, 4 ...


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Michael Doebert, Werner Guenther, Ulrich Schulze Ganzlin, Joseph Ploetz, Erich Huebeck, Manfred Franetzki: X-ray diagnostics installation for producing x-ray exposures of body parts of a patient. Siemens Aktiengesellschaft, Hill Steadman & Simpson, April 23, 1996: US05511106 (51 worldwide citation)

An x-ray diagnostics installation for producing x-ray exposures of body parts of a patient has a line detector camera arranged diametrically opposite a radiation source, the line detector camera containing an x-ray detector arranged behind a slot-shaped opening, the width of the x-ray detector being ...