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Dean Kamen, N Christopher Perry, Jason A Demers, Brian Tracey: Peritoneal Dialysis Sensor Apparatus Systems, Devices and Methods. DEKA Products Partnership, Michelle Saquet Temple, August 28, 2008: US20080208111-A1

A sensor apparatus and sensor apparatus system for use in conjunction with a cassette-based peritoneal dialysis system is described, including a disposable cassette. In some embodiments, the cassette includes a thermal well for permitting the sensing of various properties of a dialysate. The thermal ...


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Dean Kamen, Jason A Demers, David E Altobelli, Larry B Gray, N Christopher Perry, Brian Tracey, James D Dale, Dirk A van der Merwe, Kingston Owens: Heat exchange systems, devices and methods. DEKA Products Partnership, Michelle Saquet Temple, March 6, 2008: US20080058697-A1

Embodiments of the present invention relate generally to heat-exchanger systems that can be used to heat or cool a fluid such as blood. Pod pumps that provide low shear and low turbulence may be used in such systems, particularly for systems that pump blood. A certain heat-exchanger system used to h ...


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Brian Tracey, Larry B Gray, Jason A Demers, James D Dale, N Christopher Perry, Michael J Wilt, Scott A Leonard: Fluid pumping systems, devices and methods. DEKA Products Partnership, Michelle Saquet Temple, July 24, 2008: US20080175719-A1

Embodiments of the present invention relate generally to certain types of reciprocating positive-displacement pumps (which may be referred to hereinafter as “pods,” “pump pods,” or “pod pumps”) used to pump fluids, such as a biological fluid (e.g., blood or peritoneal fluid), a therapeutic fluid (e. ...


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Jason A Demers, Larry B Gray, James D Dale, N Christopher Perry, David E Altobelli: Systems, Devices and Methods for Cardiopulmonary Treatment and Procedures. DEKA Products Partnership, Michelle Saquet Temple, April 16, 2009: US20090099498-A1

A cardiopulmonary bypass system utilizing membrane-based reciprocating positive displacement blood pumps (“pod pumps”). In one aspect, the pod pumps are constructed to provide reduced shear forces on the blood being pumped. In another aspect blood flow through the pod pumps can be controlled by a co ...


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Alexander D Streeter, David E Altobelli, N Christopher Perry: Dynamic support apparatus and system. DEKA Products Partnership, October 13, 2011: US20110247321-A1

A dynamic support system includes a control system for controlling inflation and deflation of at least one actuator having an inlet connectable to the a control unit of the dynamic support system. The control unit may be in communication with a sensor and may control inflation and deflation of the a ...


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Dirk Albertus van der Merwe, Gregory Randall Lanier JR, John Matthew Kerwin, Gerald Michael Guay, N Christopher Perry, Susan D Dastous: System, method and apparatus for control of a prosthetic device. DEKA Products Partnership, Mccormick Paulding & Huber, October 21, 2010: US20100268351-A1

A system for control of a prosthetic device includes at least one Inertial Measurement Unit detecting orientation of a user's foot. The at least one Inertial Measurement Unit is in communication with a device module configured to command at least one actuator of a prosthetic device. The at least one ...


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Dean Kamen, N Christopher Perry, Jason A Demers, Brian Tracey: Sensor apparatus systems, devices and methods. DEKA Products Partnership, DEKA Research and Development Corporation, c o Wolf Greenfield & Sacks PC, December 30, 2010: US20100327849-A1

A sensor apparatus and sensor apparatus system for use in conjunction with a cassette, including a disposable or replaceable cassette. In some embodiments, the cassette includes a thermal well for permitting the sensing of various properties of a subject media. The thermal well includes a hollow hou ...


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Christopher O Evans, N Christopher Perry, Dirk Albertus van der Merwe, Christopher C Langenfeld, John Matthew Kerwin, Stewart M Coulter, Stanley B Smith III, Keith David Violette, Steven W Nickson, Thomas S Schnellinger, Alexander H Muller, Gerald Michael Guay: Arm prosthetic device. DEKA Products Partnership, Mccormick Paulding & Huber, October 28, 2010: US20100274365-A1

A prosthetic arm apparatus including a plurality of segments that provide a user of the prosthetic arm apparatus with substantially the same movement capability and function as a human arm. The segments are connectable to one another and connectable to a prosthetic support apparatus that may be ador ...


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Dean Kamen, Jason A Demers, David E Altobelli, Larry B Gray, N Christopher Perry, Brian Tracey, James D Dale, Dirk A van der Merwe, Kingston Owens: Heat exchange systems, devices and methods. DEKA Products Partnership, September 8, 2011: US20110218600-A1

Embodiments of the present invention relate generally to heat-exchanger systems that can be used to heat or cool a fluid such as blood. Pod pumps that provide low shear and low turbulence may be used in such systems, particularly for systems that pump blood. A certain heat-exchanger system used to h ...


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David E Altobelli, N Christopher Perry: Dynamic support apparatus and system. DEKA Products Partnership, Mccormick Paulding & Huber, August 19, 2010: US20100211189-A1

A dynamic support apparatus having a frame, a dynamic interface, a temperature control mechanism, and a control system. The dynamic interface is capable of changing its geometry and is disposed on the top surface of the frame. The control system is operably connected to the dynamic interface and con ...