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Robert H Reinicke, Lance M Yamato: Implanted medication infusion device. Eaton Corporation, D A Rowe, L G Vande Zande, December 29, 1987: US04715852 (136 worldwide citation)

An implantable positive pressure medication infusion device is provided which is programmable over a wide dynamic range and yet the maximum flow of medication into the body, in the event the inlet valve of the device leaks or fails in the valve open position, is limited to a safe value which is much ...


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Robert H Reinicke: Implantable medication infusion device. Consolidated Controls Corporation, Mason Kolehmainen Rathburn & Wyss, December 2, 1986: US04626244 (99 worldwide citation)

An integral fluid filter and capillary restrictor unit, or alternatively an integral fluid filter and multiple orifice restrictor unit, is resiliently positioned in a manifold body which is edge mounted to a flat cylindrical assembly which contains the medication reservoir and pressure stabilizing c ...


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Robert H Reinicke: Precision medication dispensing system and method. Consolidated Controls Corporation, Mason Kolehmainen Rathburn & Wyss, December 4, 1984: US04486190 (89 worldwide citation)

The implantable device includes a medication reservoir, a pulsatile pump and an absolute pressure transducer. The pumping pressure wave developed in the pumping chamber is measured by the absolute pressure transducer whose output is used to adjust the pulsing rate of the solenoid operated pump so th ...


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Robert H Reinicke: Disposable refill unit for implanted medication infusion device. Eaton Corporation, D A Rowe, L G Vande Zande, August 4, 1987: US04684365 (87 worldwide citation)

A refill unit for a negative pressure type implanted infusion device includes a hollow cylindrical housing member which is adapted to receive at one end a bottle of vacuum conditioned medication. As the bottle is inserted first and second needles or tubes penetrate the closure member of the bottle, ...


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Robert H Reinicke: Injectable infusion pump apparatus for implanting long-term dispensing module and medication in an animal and method therefor. Eaton Corporation, L G Vande Zande, May 30, 1989: US04834704 (72 worldwide citation)

A two-stage injection device has a resiliently expandable medication reservoir stored in collapsed state within the cannula. After inserting the cannula through the skin into an animal cavity, depression of a first stage element injects the reservoir out the cannula into the cavity. Depression of a ...


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Robert H Reinicke: Implantable medication infusion device and bolus generator therefor. Eaton Corporation, L G Vande Zande, April 11, 1989: US04820273 (71 worldwide citation)

A flexible rubber bladder is disposed between a concave surface of a molded plastic base and a mirror image surface of a perforated molded plastic barrier, all enveloped by a molded plastic cover sealed to the base and defining a large volume cavity filled with inert gas under pressure. Injection of ...


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Robert H Reinicke: Precision medication dispensing system and method. Consolidated Controls Corporation, Mason Kolehmainen Rathburn & Wyss, December 10, 1985: US04557726 (60 worldwide citation)

The implantable device includes a medication reservoir, a pulsatile pump and an absolute pressure transducer. The pumping pressure wave developed in the pumping chamber is measured by the absolute pressure transducer whose output is used to adjust the pulsing rate of the solenoid operated pump so th ...


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Robert H Reinicke: Magnetic-latching valve. Marotta Scientific Controls, Hopgood Calimafde Kalil & Judlowe, December 27, 1994: US05375811 (60 worldwide citation)

A magnetic-latching of either of the selected operating positions of a two-position valve utilizes a generally toroidal magnetic circuit that is established by spaced inner and outer annular walls which are connected at their axial ends, with an inlet-port fluid-flow connection at one end to the int ...


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Robert H Reinicke: Compact implantable medication infusion device. Consolidated Controls Corporation, Mason Kolehmainen Rathburn & Wyss, August 5, 1986: US04604090 (59 worldwide citation)

An implantable medication infusion device wherein a generally cylindrical manifold is employed having a shallow recess on one face thereof. A flexible diaphragm is positioned to form with the face of said manifold a medication reservoir. A circular cover member is positioned over the diaphragm to fo ...


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Robert H Reinicke: Control device for prosthetic urinary sphincter valve. Parker Hannifin Corporation, John N Wolfram, September 18, 1979: US04167952 (53 worldwide citation)

A device for controlling flow of fluid to and from a resilient inflatable cuff implanted about the urethra to control flow of urine therethrough. The device comprises a flexible bulb reservoir and a control unit that includes a manually operated valve that opens automatically when the bulb is squeez ...