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Joseph Gross, Meir Reingewirtz, Moshe George Katz: Device and method of calibrating and testing a sensor for in vivo measurement of an analyte. Elan Corporation, Kathleen L Maher, August 14, 2001: US06275717 (830 worldwide citation)

A method of calibrating an analyte sensor in vivo, by providing a first predetermined stimulus to the sensor when the sensor is applied to a subject to produce a first sensor signal, measuring the first sensor signal, and determining a calibration function based on the first measured sensor signal r ...


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Pekka Heinonen, Harri Okkonen: Method for monitoring the health of a patient. Nokia Mobile Phones, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, June 30, 1998: US05772586 (829 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a method for monitoring the health of a patient by utilizing measurements. In order to improve the contact between the patient and the person treating him, the results of the measurements are supplied via a communications device (1) utilizing a wireless data transmis ...


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Eric Teller, John M Stivoric, Christopher D Kasabach, Christopher D Pacione, John L Moss, Craig B Liden, Margaret A McCormack: System for monitoring health, wellness and fitness. BodyMedia, Philip E Levy, Barry I Friedman, Metz Lewis, August 12, 2003: US06605038 (818 worldwide citation)

A system for detecting, monitoring and reporting physiological information includes a sensor device adapted to be worn on the upper arm that includes at least one of an accelerometer, a GSR sensor and a heat flux sensor and generates data indicative of at least one of activity, galvanic skin respons ...


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Paul S Cheney II, John J Mastrototaro, Nannette M Schnabel, Peter C Lord, William P Van Antwerp, Raymond D Clark: Transcutaneous sensor insertion set. MiniMed, Kelly Bauersfeld & Lowry, October 29, 1996: US05568806 (808 worldwide citation)

An improved insertion set is provided for transcutaneous placement of a sensor such as a glucose sensor at a selected site within the body of a patient. The insertion set comprises an insertion needle extending through a mounting base adapted for mounting onto the patient's skin. A flexible thin fil ...


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Richard S Surwit, Lyle M Allen III, Sandra E Cummings: Systems, methods and computer program products for monitoring, diagnosing and treating medical conditions of remotely located patients. Healthware Corporation, Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec P A, February 15, 2000: US06024699 (807 worldwide citation)

Medical conditions of a plurality of remotely located patients are monitored, diagnosed, prioritized and treated using a central data processing system configured to communicate with and receive data from a plurality of respective patient monitoring systems. Patient monitoring systems are capable of ...


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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 (804 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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Scott L Delp, J Peter Loan, Craig B Robinson, Arthur Y Wong, S David Stulberg: Computer-assisted surgical system. Schiff Hardin & Waite, November 4, 1997: US05682886 (797 worldwide citation)

A method for planning surgery on a body portion is provided in the steps of gathering image data, storing the image data, reading the image data into a computer, generating a three-dimensional computer model of the body portion from the image data, identifying anatomical features relevant to the sur ...


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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 (795 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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Harpal S Kumar, Paul Johnson, Michael D Llewellyn, William J Mullarkey, William New Jr, Laurence J Nicolson, William G O&apos Brien, John D Place, Peter M Relph: Portable remote patient telemonitoring system. Nexan, Woodcock Washburn Kurtz Mackiewicz & Norris, July 9, 2002: US06416471 (789 worldwide citation)

A system and method for monitoring vital signs and capturing data from a patient remotely using radiotelemetry techniques. The system is characterized by a cordless, disposable sensor band with sensors form measuring full waveform ECG, full waveform respiration, skin temperature, and motion, and tra ...


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John F Burd, Peter G Jacobs, William J Sell, Mark C Shults: Systems and methods for remote monitoring and modulation of medical devices. DexCom, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, May 6, 2003: US06558321 (781 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates generally to the field of healthcare. Particularly, in the remote monitoring and modulation of a medical device on or in a subject. The present invention provides both systems and methods for remote monitoring of a subject, as well remote treatment of a subject (e.g. mo ...