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Tad Decatur Simons, Michael Greenstein, Dominique Freeman, Leslie Anne Leonard, David A King, Paul Lum: Integrated system and method for sampling blood and analysis. Hewlett Packard Company, October 26, 1999: US05971941 (595 worldwide citation)

A blood sampling apparatus for sampling blood from the skin of a patient for analysis. The apparatus includes a cartridge and a housing with a driver. The cartridge has a cartridge case, lancet, and a compartment associated with the cartridge case for receiving blood. The lancet is housed in the car ...


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Tad Decatur Simons, Michael Greenstein, Dominique Freeman, Leslie Anne Leonard, David A King, Paul Lum: Cassette of lancet cartridges for sampling blood. Hewlett Packard Company, March 14, 2000: US06036924 (571 worldwide citation)

A cassette containing cartridges for sampling blood from a patient. The cassette includes a container for storing a plurality of cartridges and at least one cartridge in the container. The cartridge includes a cartridge case and a lancet. The lancet has a tip and is housed in the cartridge case. The ...


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Tad Decatur Simons, Michael Greenstein, Dominique Freeman, Leslie Anne Leonard, David A King, Paul Lum: Lancet cartridge for sampling blood. Agilent Technologies, June 6, 2000: US06071294 (440 worldwide citation)

A cartridge for sampling and analyzing blood from the skin of a patient. The cartridge has a cartridge case, a lancet, and associated with the cartridge case an analytical region for analyzing the property of blood. The lancet has a tip for lancing the skin and is housed in the cartridge case. The l ...


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Tad Decatur Simons, Michael Greenstein, Dominique Freeman, Leslie Anne Leonard, David A King, Paul Lum: Reproducible lancing for sampling blood. Hewlett Packard Company, Philip S Yip, February 16, 1999: US05871494 (301 worldwide citation)

A blood analysis apparatus for obtaining blood for analysis from the skin of a patient with a controlled degree of lancing. The apparatus including a cartridge and a driver. The cartridge includes a cartridge case and a lancet. The lancet has a tip and is housed in the cartridge case. The lancet can ...


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Paul Lum, Hewlett E Melton Jr, Tad Decataur Simons, Michael Greenstein: Apparatus and method for penetration with shaft having a sensor for sensing penetration depth. Agilent Technologies, May 21, 2002: US06391005 (289 worldwide citation)

An apparatus having a shaft that can sense the depth of penetration, for penetrating into an object (the substrate). The substrate being penetrated has impedance that varies according to the depth under a surface of the substrate. The shaft has a tip for penetration and has conductive ends near to t ...


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Paul Lum, Leslie A Leonard, Edward D Verdonk, Dominique M Freeman, Michael Greenstein, Catherine Keely Templin: Extraction and transportation of blood for analysis. Agilent Technologies, Michael J Beck, April 2, 2002: US06364890 (239 worldwide citation)

A device for sampling blood from the skin of a patient by puncture. The device includes one or more lancets for lancing the skin and a fluid-conducting plate unit for transporting blood from the lancing wound. The plate unit has one or more channels for conducting fluid to one or more target locatio ...


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Paul Lum, Leslie A Leonard, Edward D Verdonk, Dominique M Freeman, Michael Greenstein, Catherine Keely Templin: Extraction and transportation of blood for analysis. Agilent Technologies, Philip S Yip, Gordon M Stewart, October 17, 2000: US06132449 (233 worldwide citation)

A device for sampling blood from the skin of a patient by puncture. The device includes one or more lancets for lancing the skin and a fluid-conducting plate unit for transporting blood from the lancing wound. The plate unit has one or more channels for conducting fluid to one or more target locatio ...


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Dominique Freeman, Paul Lum, David King, Tad Simons, Michael Greenstein: Apparatus and method for minimally invasive blood sampling. Hewlett Packard Company, August 17, 1999: US05938679 (231 worldwide citation)

A blood sampling device for penetrating skin to obtain a blood sample is disclosed. The blood sampling device has a blade structure that can be extended from a housing to pierce the skin and then retracted. The blade structure has at least two blades each including a cutting edge. The blades abut on ...


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Tad Decatur Simons, Michael Greenstein, Dominique Freeman, Leslie Anne Leonard, David A King, Paul Lum: Method of using cassette of lancet cartridges for sampling blood. Agilent Technologies, October 29, 2002: US06472220 (220 worldwide citation)

A cassette containing cartridges for sampling blood from a patient. The cassette includes a container for storing a plurality of cartridges and at least one cartridge in the container. The cartridge includes a cartridge case and a lancet. The lancet has a tip and is housed in the cartridge case. The ...


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Paul Lum, Michael Greenstein, Edward Dennis Verdonk, Tad Decatur Simons, Dominique Freeman, Ganapati Ramnath Mauze, David King, Jerry Zawadzki: Apparatus and method for minimizing pain perception. Agilent Technologies, May 15, 2001: US06231531 (212 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for minimizing a subject's pain perception during an invasive medical procedure, such as blood sampling and the like. The apparatus can include a receiving surface constructed to contact a portion of the subject's skin and a vibratory mechanism associated with the r ...