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Robert Boock, Monica Rixman: Silicone based membranes for use in implantable glucose sensors. DexCom, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, November 3, 2009: US07613491 (347 worldwide citation)

Membrane systems incorporating silicone polymers are described for use in implantable analyte sensors. Some layers of the membrane system may comprise a blend of a silicone polymer with a hydrophilic polymer, for example, a triblock poly(ethylene oxide)-poly(propylene oxide)-poly(ethylene oxide) pol ...


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James R Petisce, Kum Ming Woo, Victor Ha, Melissa Nicholas, Robert Boock: Cellulosic-based interference domain for an analyte sensor. DexCom, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, January 26, 2010: US07651596 (302 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates generally to devices for measuring an analyte in a host. More particularly, the present invention relates to devices for measurement of glucose in a host that incorporate a cellulosic-based interference domain.


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Ronald A Sahatjian, Robert Boock: Systems and methods for delivering flowable substances for use as implants and surgical sealants. Boston Scientific Corporation, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, October 7, 2003: US06629947 (109 worldwide citation)

A system for delivering a flowable substance capable of changing from liquid to solid for use as implants and surgical sealants includes a first reservoir containing a first flowable substance including a bulking agent, a second reservoir containing a second flowable substance including a reacting a ...


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Robert Boock, Monica Rixman, James H Brauker, James R Petisce, Peter C Simpson, Mark Brister, Mark A Tapsak, Victoria Carr Brendel: Analyte sensor. DexCom, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, November 9, 2010: US07828728 (74 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates generally to membranes utilized with implantable devices, such as devices for the detection of analyte concentrations in a biological sample. More particularly, the invention relates to novel silicone-hydrophilic polymer blend membranes, and to devices and implantable d ...


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Robert Boock: Aneurysm embolization material and device. NeuroVasx, Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth P A, November 6, 2001: US06312421 (65 worldwide citation)

The present invention includes a method for treating an aneurysm. The method includes providing a biocompatible polymeric string and transporting the string to an aneurysm. The aneurysm is filled with the string. The string is cut when the aneurysm is substantially filled.


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Robert Boock: Aneurysm shield. NeuroVasx, October 30, 2001: US06309367 (64 worldwide citation)

The present invention includes a device for covering an aneurysm. The device includes an elastic main body that has a symmetry effective for covering an aneurysm and one or more anchor rings for anchoring the main body about the aneurysm.


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Robert Boock, Nathan S Cauldwell, Keith M Orr: Tissue extraction and maceration device. Ethicon, November 3, 2009: US07611473 (38 worldwide citation)

Devices and methods are provided for extracting and macerating tissue, and optionally for depositing the tissue onto a tissue scaffold. The device generally includes an outer tube having a substantially open distal end that is adapted to be placed on and preferably to form a seal with a tissue surfa ...


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Robert Boock, Jeffrey A Lee: Clot disrupting wire/catheter assembly. NeuroVasx, Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth P A, September 16, 2003: US06620179 (26 worldwide citation)

The present invention includes a clot disrupting wire/catheter assembly. The clot disrupting wire/catheter assembly comprises an annular sleeve and a core wire that is positioned within the annular sleeve. The assembly also includes a distal end wire that is attached to the annular sleeve and the co ...


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Peter C Simpson, Michael J Estes, Paul V Neale, Robert Boock, Jacob S Leach, Richard C Yang: Analyte sensor. DexCom, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, September 25, 2012: US08275438 (17 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods of use for continuous analyte measurement of a host's vascular system are provided. In some embodiments, a continuous glucose measurement system includes a vascular access device, a sensor and sensor electronics, the system being configured for insertion into communication with a ...


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Robert Boock, Monica A Rixman, Huashi Zhang, Michael J Estes, Kristina Lawrence: Polymer membranes for continuous analyte sensors. DexCom, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, March 25, 2014: US08682408 (15 worldwide citation)

Devices and methods are described for providing continuous measurement of an analyte concentration. In some embodiments, the device has a sensing mechanism and a sensing membrane that includes at least one surface-active group-containing polymer and that is located over the sensing mechanism. The se ...



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