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Jeffrey R Ireland, Cary D Talbot, Mark C Estes: Physiological monitoring device for controlling a medication infusion device. Medtronic Minimed, William K Konrad, Konrad Raynes & Victor, October 9, 2007: US07278983 (583 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatuses for calculating and transmitting medication dosage or bolus information are provided. A blood glucose meter receives a test strip with a sample of the user's blood and measures the user's blood glucose level with a sensor. The meter then calculates a bolus amount that is tran ...


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James Kelly Fox, Garry M Steil, Kerstin Rebrin, Mark C Estes, Frank Saidara: System for monitoring physiological characteristics. Medtronic MiniMed, Gates & Cooper, April 4, 2006: US07022072 (385 worldwide citation)

Apparatuses and methods for medical monitoring physiological characteristics values such as blood glucose levels for the treatment of diabetes, are presented. The apparatuses and methods provide dynamic glucose monitoring functions that perform predictive analysis to anticipate harmful conditions, s ...


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Luis J Malave, Mark C Estes, Jay Yonemoto, J Jeffrey Barlow, Todd M Gross, John Shin, Paul S Cheney II, Mike Dobbles, Clifford W Hague, Deborah Ruppert, Kevin C Wells: Communication station and software for interfacing with an infusion pump, analyte monitor, analyte meter, or the like. MiniMed, Foley & Lardner, January 12, 2010: US07647237 (228 worldwide citation)

A communication station is for use with a medical device (such as an infusion pump) and a processing device (such as a computer). The communication station includes a housing, a medical device interface coupled to the housing, a processing device interface coupled to the housing and a processor coup ...


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Mark C Estes, John H Fiore: Method and apparatus for providing proportional positive airway pressure to treat sleep disordered breathing. Respironics, Reed Smith Shaw & McClay, July 16, 1996: US05535738 (215 worldwide citation)

A system including methods and apparatus for treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome (OSAS), Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (COPD) and other respiratory disorders. The system involves applying separate and independent gains to flow rates of pressurized gas delivered to a patient during ...


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Mark C Estes: Method and apparatus for providing proportional positive airway pressure to treat congestive heart failure. Respironics, Reed Smith Shaw & McClay, August 18, 1998: US05794615 (210 worldwide citation)

A system including methods and apparatus for treatment of Congestive Heart Failure. The system involves applying separate and independent gains to flow rates of pressurized gas delivered to a patient during inspiratory and expiratory phases of a respiratory cycle to deliver the pressurized gas in pr ...


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Mark C Estes, John Fiore, Douglas M Mechlenburg, Heather Ressler, Jeff Kepler: Method and apparatus for providing positive airway pressure to a patient. RIC Investments, Michael W Haas, August 23, 2005: US06932084 (180 worldwide citation)

A system including methods and apparatus for treatment of a medical disorder such as obstructive sleep apnea or congestive heart failure. The system involves applying a gain to flow rate of pressurized gas delivered to a patient during inspiratory and/or expiratory phases of a respiratory cycle to d ...


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Mark C Estes, Douglas M Mechlenburg, John H Fiore: Method and apparatus for providing positive airway pressure to a patient. Respironics, Reed Smith Shaw & McClay, August 22, 2000: US06105575 (179 worldwide citation)

A system including methods and apparatus for treatment of a medical disorder such as obstructive sleep apnea or congestive heart failure. The system involves applying separate and independent gains to flow rates of pressurized gas delivered to a patient during inspiratory and expiratory phases of a ...


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Mark C Estes, Janice M Cattano: Sleep apnea treatment apparatus. Respironics, Reed Smith Shaw & McClay, August 31, 1993: US05239995 (170 worldwide citation)

Improved methodology and apparatus for the treatment of sleep apnea through (1) application of alternating high and low level positive airway pressure within the airway of the patient with the high and low airway pressure being coordinated with the spontaneous respiration of the patient, (2) usage o ...


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Mark C Estes, Janice M Cattano: Sleep apnea treatment apparatus. Respironics, Reed Smith Shaw & McClay, October 26, 1999: US05970975 (165 worldwide citation)

Improved methodology and apparatus for the clinical study and treatment of sleep apnea which incorporates one or more of the following features: (1) application of mono-level, alternating high and low level, or variable positive airway pressure generally within the airway of the patient with the mon ...


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Jeffrey R Ireland, Cary D Talbot, Mark C Estes: Physiological monitoring device for controlling a medication infusion device. Medtronic Minimed, March 8, 2011: US07901394 (151 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatuses for calculating and transmitting medication dosage or bolus information are provided. A blood glucose meter receives a test strip with a sample of the user's blood and measures the user's blood glucose level with a sensor. The meter then calculates a bolus amount that is tran ...