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Rafael Bikovsky: Infusion medium delivery system, device and method with needle inserter and needle inserter device and method. Medtronic Minimed, Foley & Lardner, November 25, 2008: US07455663 (166 worldwide citation)

An infusion medium delivery system, device and method for delivering an infusion medium to a patient-user, includes a needle inserter device and method for inserting a needle and/or cannula into a patient-user to convey the infusion medium to the patient-user. The needle inserter device and method o ...


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Rafael Bikovsky: Infusion medium delivery system, device and method with needle inserter and needle inserter device and method. Medtronic MiniMed, Foley & Lardner, July 24, 2012: US08226615 (71 worldwide citation)

An infusion medium delivery system, device and method for delivering an infusion medium to a patient-user, includes a needle inserter device and method for inserting a needle and/or cannula into a patient-user. The needle inserter device and method operate to insert a needle and cannula into a patie ...


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Julian D Kavazov, Rafael Bikovsky, Arsen Ibranyan, David Hezzell, Christopher G Griffin, Mike Lee, Truong Gia Luan, Benjamin X Shen, Thomas Miller: Systems and methods allowing for reservoir air bubble management. Medtronic Minimed, Foley & Lardner, June 14, 2011: US07959715 (25 worldwide citation)

Various embodiments of the present invention are directed to limiting a presence of air bubbles in fluidic media in a reservoir. Air passages may allow air to escape from fluidic media in a reservoir. Membranes may allow for trapping air bubbles in fluidic media before fluidic media enters a reservo ...


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Rafael Bikovsky: Infusion medium delivery system, device and method with needle inserter and needle inserter device and method. Medtronic MiniMed, Foley & Lardner, May 8, 2012: US08172804 (25 worldwide citation)

An infusion medium delivery system, device and method for delivering an infusion medium to a patient-user, includes a needle inserter device and method for inserting a needle and/or cannula into a patient-user to convey the infusion medium to the patient-user. The needle inserter device and method o ...


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Colin A Chong, Julian D Kavazov, Rafael Bikovsky, Arsen Ibranyan, Eric M Lorenzen, Chad Srisathapat: Transfer guard systems and methods. Medtronic MiniMed, Foley & Lardner, January 22, 2013: US08356644 (17 worldwide citation)

A transfer guard may provide a fluid path from a vial to a reservoir containing a plunger head connected to a plunger arm operatively engagable with a handle that at least partially covers a casing configured to allow the handle to operatively engage the plunger arm to move the plunger head to trans ...


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Colin A Chong, Julian D Kavazov, Rafael Bikovsky, Arsen Ibranyan, Eric M Lorenzen, Chad Srisathapat: Transfer guard systems and methods. Medtronic MiniMed, Foley & Lardner, January 22, 2013: US08356645 (17 worldwide citation)

A transfer guard may provide a fluid path from a vial to a reservoir containing a plunger head connected to a plunger arm operatively engagable with a handle that at least partially covers a casing configured to allow the handle to operatively engage the plunger arm to move the plunger head to trans ...


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Colin A Chong, Eric M Lorenzen, Arsen Ibranyan, Julian D Kavazov, Rafael Bikovsky: Needle insertion systems and methods. Medtronic MiniMed, Foley & Lardner, May 29, 2012: US08187232 (14 worldwide citation)

A housing may have a needle, plunger, and bias mechanism supported within the housing by a tab configured to retain the plunger in position and to allow the plunger to move under bias force imparted by the bias mechanism to move the needle to an insert position when the tab is removed. A base and a ...


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Colin A Chong, Truong Gia Luan, Rafael Bikovsky, Arsen Ibranyan: Reservoir filling systems and methods. Medtronic MiniMed, Foley & Lardner, March 12, 2013: US08393357 (14 worldwide citation)

A method of making a system for transferring fluidic media may include placing a reservoir body in an aseptic environment; filling an interior volume of the reservoir body with fluidic media; placing a plunger head into the reservoir body, the plunger head adapted to be movable in an axial direction ...


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Colin A Chong, Rafael Bikovsky, Julian D Kavazov, Eric M Lorenzen, Bradley J Sargent, Andrew J Scherer, Rex O Bare: Reservoir pressure equalization systems and methods. Medtronic MiniMed, Foley & Lardner, November 20, 2012: US08313467 (14 worldwide citation)

Various embodiments of the present invention are directed to equalizing pressure in a reservoir containing fluidic media, possibly due to imperfect installation of the reservoir or an external influence such as an altitude or a temperature change. In various embodiments, fluidic media may be expelle ...


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Colin A Chong, Rafael Bikovsky, R Paul Mounce: Modular catheter system. Medtronic Minimed, Foley & Lardner, September 27, 2011: US08025644 (6 worldwide citation)

A modular catheter system. The modular catheter system may include a first tubular member, a first catheter tubing, a second tubular member, a second catheter tubing and a plurality of concentric seals. The first catheter tubing may be disposed within an interior portion of the first tubular member ...