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Joseph H Schulman, Rajiv Shah: Electrochemical sensor and integrity tests therefor. Alfred E Mann Foundation, Abraham N Seidman, July 11, 2000: US06088608 (875 worldwide citation)

An electrochemical sensor includes electronic circuitry for automatically performing on a periodic basis, e.g., every 1 to 24 hours, specified integrity tests which verify proper operation of the sensor.


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Joseph H Schulman, Charles L Byers, John C Gord, Rajiv Shah, Lyle Dean Canfield: Implantable substrate sensor. Alfred E Mann Foundation, Lee Jay Mandell, July 10, 2001: US06259937 (685 worldwide citation)

An implantable substrate sensor has electronic circuitry and electrodes formed on opposite sides of a substrate. A protective coating covers the substrate, effectively hermetically sealing the electronic circuitry under the coating. Exposed areas of the electrodes are selectively left uncovered by t ...


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Michael S Colvin, Joseph H Schulman, Lyle Dean Canfield, Rajiv Shah: Implantable enzyme-based monitoring systems adapted for long term use. Alfred E Mann Foundation, Abraham N Seidman, June 27, 2000: US06081736 (657 worldwide citation)

Improved implantable monitoring systems suitable for long-term in vivo use to measure the concentration of one or more prescribed substances, such as glucose are described herein. In particular, an implantable enzyme-based glucose monitoring system is described that includes at least one of the foll ...


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Michael S Colvin, Joseph H Schulman, Lyle Dean Canfield, Rajiv Shah: Implantable enzyme-based monitoring systems adapted for long term use. Medtronic Minimed, Foley & Lardner, January 28, 2003: US06512939 (452 worldwide citation)

Improved implantable monitoring systems suitable for long-term in vivo use to measure the concentration of one or more prescribed substances, such as glucose, are described herein. In particular, an implantable enzyme-based glucose monitoring system is described that includes at least one of the fol ...


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Scott R Gibson, Rajiv Shah, Edward Chernoff, Charles Byers: Electronic lead for a medical implant device, method of making same, and method and apparatus for inserting same. Medtronic Minimed, Foley & Lardner, December 30, 2003: US06671554 (399 worldwide citation)

An implantable coaxial lead includes a cable with male and female connectors. The cable includes inner and outer helical coils separated by an inner insulator tube, with an outer insulator tube surrounding the outer helical coil. The male connector includes an outer conductive cylinder, a conductive ...


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Joseph H Schulman, Charles L Byers, John C Gord, Rajiv Shah, Lyle Dean Canfield: Substrate sensor. Alfred E Mann Foundation for Scientific Research, Foley & Lardner, December 24, 2002: US06498043 (381 worldwide citation)

An implantable substrate sensor has electronic circuitry and electrodes formed on opposite sides of a substrate. A protective coating covers the substrate, effectively hermetically sealing the electronic circuitry under the coating. Exposed areas of the electrodes are selectively left uncovered by t ...


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Joseph H Schulman, Joseph Y Lucisano, Rajiv Shah, Charles L Byers, Shaun M Pendo: Alumina insulation for coating implantable components and other microminiature devices. Alfred E Mann Foundation, Abraham N Seidman, March 28, 2000: US06043437 (352 worldwide citation)

A protective, biocompatible coating or encapsulation material protects and insulates a component or device intended to be implanted in living tissue. The coating or encapsulation material includes a thin layer or layers of alumina, zirconia, or other ceramic, less than 25 microns thick, e.g., 5-10 m ...


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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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Joseph H Schulman, Joseph Y Lucisano, Rajiv Shah, Charles L Byers, Shaun M Pendo: Method of applying insulation for coating implantable components and other microminiature devices. Medtronic Minimed, Foley & Lardner, October 29, 2002: US06472122 (330 worldwide citation)

A protective, biocompatible coating or encapsulation material protects and insulates a component or device intended to be implanted in living tissue. The coating or encapsulation material comprises a thin layer or layers of alumina, zerconia, or other ceramic, less than 25 microns thick, e.g., 5-10 ...


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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 ...