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Ronald J Lebel, Varaz Shahmirian, Timothy J Starkweather, Daniel H Villegas, David Y Choy, Philip T Weiss, Colin A Chong, Peter C Lord, Wayne A Morgan, Paul M Meadows: Ambulatory medical apparatus with hand held communication device. Medtronic Minimed, Foley & Lardner, May 25, 2004: US06740075 (745 worldwide citation)

A communication device (CD) exchanges messages with an implantable infusion pump via telemetry such that commands are supplied thereto and operational information is obtained therefrom. The CD is controlled, at least in part, by a processor IC according to a software program operating therein and pr ...


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Ronald J Lebel, Varaz Shahmirian, Timothy J Starkweather, Philip T Weiss, Daniel H Villegas, Robert C Dennard, John T Armstrong, John D Richert: Ambulatory medical apparatus and method using a telemetry system with predefined reception listening periods. Medtronic Minimed, Foley & Lardner, July 1, 2003: US06585644 (742 worldwide citation)

An implanted medical device (e.g. infusion pump) and an external device communicate with one another via telemetry messages that are receivable only during windows or listening periods. Each listening period is open for a prescribed period of time and is spaced from successive listening periods by a ...


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Ronald J Lebel, Varaz Shahmirian, Sam W Bowman IV, Timothy J Starkweather, Wayne A Morgan: Microprocessor controlled ambulatory medical apparatus with hand held communication device. Medtronic Minimed, Foley & Lardner, November 18, 2003: US06648821 (735 worldwide citation)

An implantable infusion pump possesses operational functionality that is, at least in part, controlled by software operating in two processor ICs which are configured to perform some different and some duplicate functions. The pump exchanges messages with an external device via telemetry. Each proce ...


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Timothy J Starkweather, Ronald J Lebel, Varaz Shahmirian, Philip T Weiss, David J Marsh: Ambulatory medical apparatus and method having telemetry modifiable control software. Medtronic Minimed, Foley & Lardner, February 17, 2004: US06694191 (682 worldwide citation)

An implanted medical device (e.g. infusion pump) and handheld communication device wherein the implantable device is capable of operating under control of different software programs, wherein a first program operates after resetting the implantable device and is not capable of providing significant ...


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Ronald J Lebel, Varaz Shahmirian, Sam W Bowman IV, Timothy J Starkweather, Daniel H Villegas, David Y Choy, Philip T Weiss: Microprocessor controlled ambulatory medical apparatus with hand held communication device. Medtronic Minimed, Foley & Lardner, June 10, 2003: US06577899 (631 worldwide citation)

An implantable infusion pump possesses operational functionality that is, at least in part, controlled by software operating in two processor ICs which are configured to perform some different and some duplicate functions. The pump exchanges messages with an external device via telemetry. Each proce ...


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Ronald J Lebel, Varaz Shahmirian, Timothy J Starkweather, Daniel H Villegas, Philip T Weiss: Microprocessor controlled ambulatory medical apparatus with hand held communication device. Medtronic Minimed, Foley & Lardner, May 13, 2003: US06562001 (612 worldwide citation)

An implantable infusion pump possesses operational functionality that is, at least in part, controlled by software operating in two processor ICs which are configured to perform some different and some duplicate functions. The pump exchanges messages with an external device via telemetry. Each proce ...


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Ronald J Lebel, Varaz Shahmirian, Sam W Bowman IV, Timothy J Starkweather, Philip T Weiss, Robert C Dennard, John T Armstrong, John D Richert: Ambulatory medical apparatus and method using a robust communication protocol. Medtronic Minimed, Foley & Lardner, February 3, 2004: US06687546 (595 worldwide citation)

An implanted medical device (e.g. infusion pump) and external device communicate with one another via telemetry wherein messages are transmitted under a robust communication protocol. The communication protocol gives enhanced assurance concerning the integrity of messages that impact medical operati ...


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Timothy J Starkweather, Ronald J Lebel, Daniel H Villegas, Philip T Weiss, John T Armstrong, John D Richert: Method and apparatus for communicating between an ambulatory medical device and a control device via telemetry using randomized data. Medtronic Minimed, Foley & Lardner, May 13, 2003: US06564105 (581 worldwide citation)

An implanted medical device (e.g. infusion pump) and handheld communication device communicate with one another via telemetry wherein transmitted messages have enhanced numbers of and/or regularity of bit transitions to minimize the risk of synchronization loss between transmitted bits of data and r ...


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Ronald J Lebel, Varaz Shahmirian, Sam W Bowman IV, Timothy J Starkweather, Wayne A Morgan: Microprocessor controlled ambulatory medical apparatus with hand held communication device. Medtronic Minimed, Foley & Lardner, May 27, 2003: US06571128 (578 worldwide citation)

An implantable infusion pump possesses operational functionality that is, at least in part, controlled by software operating in two processor ICs which are configured to perform some different and some duplicate functions. The pump exchanges messages with an external device via telemetry. Each proce ...


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Ronald J Lebel, Varaz Shahmirian, Timothy J Starkweather, Philip T Weiss, Daniel H Villegas, Robert C Dennard, John T Armstrong, John D Richert: Ambulatory medical apparatus and method using a telemetry system with predefined reception listening periods. Medtronic Minimed, Foley & Lardner, December 9, 2003: US06659948 (565 worldwide citation)

An implanted medical device (e.g. infusion pump) and an external device communicate with one another via telemetry messages that are receivable only during windows or listening periods. Each listening period is open for a prescribed period of time and is spaced from successive listening periods by a ...



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