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Timothy J Starkweather, Ronald J Lebel, Rajiv Shah, Michael E Miller: System and method for providing closed loop infusion formulation delivery. Medtronic Minimed, Foley & Lardner, May 25, 2004: US06740072 (331 worldwide citation)

A system and method for providing closed loop infusion formulation delivery which accurately calculates a delivery amount based on a sensed biological state by adjusting an algorithm's programmable control parameters. The algorithm calculates a delivery amount having proportional, derivative, a ...


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Michael E Miller, Joseph L Mark, Charles Butcher, John P Hancock: Biopsy apparatus. Suros Surgical Systems, Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC, July 6, 2004: US06758824 (280 worldwide citation)

A tissue cutting device is provided that includes an outer cannula defining an outer lumen and a tissue-receiving opening adjacent a distal end of the outer cannula in communication with the outer lumen. An inner cannula is slidably disposed within the outer lumen and defines an inner lumen from an ...


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Michael E Miller, Joseph L Mark, John P Hancock, Charles Butcher: Biopsy apparatus. Suros Surgical Systems, Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC, October 28, 2003: US06638235 (274 worldwide citation)

A disposable tissue removal device comprises a “tube within a tube” cutting element mounted to a handpiece. The inner cannula of the cutting element defines an inner lumen and terminates in an inwardly beveled, razor-sharp cutting edge. The inner cannula is driven by both a rotary motor and a recipr ...


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Bahar Reghabi, Rajiv Shah, Eunjoo Jin, Rebecca Gottlieb, Michael E Miller, Nannette M Van Antwerp, Bradley J Enegren, William P Van Antwerp, John J Mastrototaro: Reusable analyte sensor site and method of using the same. Medtronic MiniMed, Medtronic MiniMed, January 23, 2007: US07166074 (261 worldwide citation)

A reusable analyte sensor site for use with a replaceable analyte sensor for determining a level of an analyte includes a site housing and a resealable insertion site coupled to one end of the site housing. Preferably, the site housing is formed to have an interior cavity, and includes an outer memb ...


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Joseph L Mark, Michael E Miller, Miklos T Kara, Daniel John Henry, Brian McCary: System for controlling a motor driven surgical cutting instrument. Promex, Baker & Daniels, June 12, 2001: US06245084 (210 worldwide citation)

A system is provided for controlling the stopping position of a surgical cutting tool relative to a tissue entrance location of a cannula housing the cutting tool. A signal processor is responsive to a motor activation signal to provide a motor activation signal to a motor control unit for driving a ...


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Michael E Miller, Joseph L Mark, Alan M Schechter: Apparatus for collecting and staging tissue. Promex, Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett, November 19, 1996: US05575293 (181 worldwide citation)

A tissue collecting and staging apparatus is operable with a minimally invasive percutaneous tissue removal system to collect a mass of tissue bits and provide an ordered, or staged, version of the bulk tissue prior to removal. The apparatus includes a chamber under vacuum and at least one tube havi ...


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J Thomas Mortimer, Michael E Miller: Customizable interactive textbook. Case Western Reserve University, Fay Sharpe Fagan Minnich & McKee, July 18, 2000: US06091930 (179 worldwide citation)

A customizable interactive educational system 30 includes an assembly of data modules 60 which control the inputting, categorizing, and formatting of educational data which have been determined to be well-accepted principles. The well-accepted principles create a primary knowledge base stored as a p ...


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Joseph L Mark, Michael E Miller: Flexible tip medical instrument. Promex, Leagre Chandler & Millard, July 16, 2002: US06419641 (162 worldwide citation)

A biopsy device includes a flexible distal portion for obtaining a biopsy sample from a biopsy site. The device includes a coring cannula with a wall defined between a proximal end and a distal end and defining a lumen therebetween. The wall of the cannula defines a coring relief notch adjacent the ...


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Michael E Miller: Rotary surgical cutting instrument. Promex, Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett, June 13, 1995: US05423844 (159 worldwide citation)

A rotary surgical cutting instrument for use in cutting tissue within an anatomical space includes an outer cannula sized for percutaneous insertion into the anatomical space. The outer cannula defines a central bore along the length of the outer cannula and a cutting opening adjacent the distal end ...