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Afshin Bazargan, Pablo Vazquez, Salman Monirabbasi, Paul H Kovelman: Color detection system for detecting reservoir presence and content in device. Medtronic Minimed, Medtronic MiniMed, May 22, 2012: US08181849 (71 worldwide citation)

A system for identifying a reservoir used with a fluid delivery device. The system includes a reservoir comprising a housing for holding fluid and a colored marking located on a surface of the housing. A fluid delivery device includes a compartment for receiving and operatively coupling with the res ...


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Paul F Bente IV, Pablo Vazquez, Ian B Hanson, Afshin Bazargan: Sensor assembly and medical device incorporating same. Medtronic Minimed, Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz P C, July 2, 2013: US08474332 (40 worldwide citation)

Apparatus are provided for sensor assemblies and related medical devices. An embodiment of a sensor assembly includes a beam and a sensing element disposed on the beam. The sensor assembly also includes a structure to prevent deflection of the beam when a force applied to the sensor assembly is grea ...


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Afshin Bazargan, Pablo Vazquez, Hsiao Yu S Kow, Salman Monirabbasi: Monitoring the seating status of a fluid reservoir in a fluid infusion device. Medtronic Minimed, Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz P C, June 12, 2012: US08197444 (39 worldwide citation)

A device for delivering fluid to a user includes a housing, a drive motor assembly in the housing, a force sensor, and an electronics module. The drive motor assembly regulates delivery of fluid by actuating a piston of a fluid reservoir, and the force sensor generates output levels in response to f ...


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Hsiao Yu S Kow, Afshin Bazargan, Ian B Hanson, Pablo Vazquez, Juan M Alderete Jr, Salman Monirabbasi: Occlusion detection for a fluid infusion device. Medtronic Minimed, Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz P C, June 25, 2013: US08469942 (34 worldwide citation)

A device for delivering fluid to a user includes a housing, a drive motor assembly in the housing, a force sensor, and an electronics module. The drive motor assembly regulates delivery of fluid by actuating a piston of a fluid reservoir, and the force sensor generates output levels in response to f ...


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Afshin Bazargan, Pablo Vazquez, Hsiao Yu S Kow, Salman Monirabbasi: Monitoring the seating status of a fluid reservoir in a fluid infusion device. Medtronic Minimed, Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz P C, October 15, 2013: US08556856 (31 worldwide citation)

A device for delivering fluid to a user includes a housing, a drive motor assembly in the housing, a force sensor, and an electronics module. The drive motor assembly regulates delivery of fluid by actuating a piston of a fluid reservoir, and the force sensor generates output levels in response to f ...


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Afshin Bazargan, Pablo Vazquez, Hsiao Yu S Kow: Sensor assembly and medical device incorporating same. Medtronic Minimed, Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz P C, July 30, 2013: US08495918 (26 worldwide citation)

Apparatus are provided for sensor assemblies and related medical devices. An embodiment of a sensor assembly includes a rigid structure and a beam structure having an outer portion in contact with the rigid structure and an inner portion. The beam structure includes one or more beams extending betwe ...


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Afshin Bazargan, Pablo Vazquez, Hsiao Yu S Kow, Salman Monirabbasi, Ian B Hanson: Monitoring the operating health of a force sensor in a fluid infusion device. Medtronic MiniMed, Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz P C, January 14, 2014: US08628510 (24 worldwide citation)

A device for delivering fluid to a user includes a housing, a drive motor assembly in the housing, a force sensor, and an electronics module. The drive motor assembly regulates delivery of fluid by actuating a piston of a fluid reservoir, and the force sensor generates output levels in response to f ...


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Pablo Vazquez, Hsiao Yu S Kow, Afshin Bazargan: Sensor assembly and medical device incorporating same. Medtronic Minimed, Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz P C, July 9, 2013: US08479595 (24 worldwide citation)

Apparatus are provided for sensor assemblies and related medical devices. An embodiment of a sensor assembly includes a beam and a sensing element disposed on the beam. The sensor assembly also includes a loading member to deflect the beam in response to a force applied to the sensor assembly. The l ...


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Afshin Bazargan, Pablo Vazquez, EJMar Fonacier, Andrew E Weaver: Reservoir plunger position monitoring and medical device incorporating same. Medtronic MiniMed, Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz P C, August 19, 2014: US08808269 (8 worldwide citation)

Apparatus are provided for infusion devices and related control systems and methods. An infusion device includes a voided portion adapted to receive a shaft portion that includes a shaft coupled to a plunger of a reservoir and a sensing arrangement proximate the voided portion to sense a detectable ...


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Hsiao Yu S Kow, Afshin Bazargan, Ian B Hanson, Pablo Vazquez, Juan M Alderete Jr, Salman Monirabbasi: Occlusion detection for a fluid infusion device. Medtronic MiniMed, Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz P C, June 9, 2015: US09050406 (2 worldwide citation)

A device for delivering fluid to a user includes a housing, a drive motor assembly in the housing, a force sensor, and an electronics module. The drive motor assembly regulates delivery of fluid by actuating a piston of a fluid reservoir, and the force sensor generates output levels in response to f ...