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Bret Berner, Timothy C Dunn, Kathleen C Farinas, Michael D Garrison, Ronald T Kurnik, Matthew J Lesho, Russell O Potts, Janet A Tamada, Michael J Tierney: Device for signal processing for measurement of physiological analytes. Cygnus, Barbara G McClung, Gary R Fabian, July 22, 2003: US06595919 (694 worldwide citation)

A method is provided for continually or continuously measuring the concentration of target chemical analytes present in a biological system, and processing analyte-specific signals to obtain a measurement value that is closely correlated with the concentration of the target chemical analyte in the b ...


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Mohamed K Diab, Massi E Kiani, Walter M Weber: Signal processing apparatus. Masimo Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, July 17, 2001: US06263222 (694 worldwide citation)

A signal processor which acquires a first signal, including a first primary signal portion and a first secondary signal portion, and a second signal, including a second primary signal portion and a second secondary signal portion, wherein the first and second primary signal portions are correlated. ...


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Irving J Higgins, Hugh A O Hill, Elliot V Plotkin: Sensor for components of a liquid mixture. Genetics International, December 8, 1987: US04711245 (692 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to equipment and methods for detecting the presence of, measuring the amount of, and/or monitoring the level of, one or more selected components in a liquid mixture, employing an electrode sensing system.


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Mohamed Kheir Diab, Massi E Kiani, Charles Robert Ragsdale, James M Lepper Jr: Manual and automatic probe calibration. Masimo Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olsen & Bear, June 2, 1998: US05758644 (673 worldwide citation)

The method and apparatus of the present invention provides a system wherein light-emitting diodes (LEDs) can be tuned within a given range by selecting their operating drive current in order to obtain a precise wavelength. The present invention further provides a manner in which to calibrate and uti ...


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Glenn B Bell, Ronald B Hicks: Patient interface system. KCI Licensing, December 10, 2002: US06493568 (672 worldwide citation)

A patient interface system integral with a critical care bed for allowing the acquisition, analysis, display, and conveyance of patient-related data from a variety of transducers. The system is adapted to recognize and interpret each type of signal being received, despite the type and/or make of the ...


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Pekka Heinonen, Harri Okkonen, Jukka Berg: Measurement apparatus. Nokia Mobile Phones, Perman & Green, September 25, 2001: US06295506 (671 worldwide citation)

A system for measuring the blood glucose level in a sample of a patient's blood. Consumable test strips (


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Geoffrey R Mathews: Pulse responsive device. Edwin D Schindler, July 11, 1995: US05431170 (667 worldwide citation)

A pulse responsive device, for example, a pulse rate meter or pulse oximetry device, is disclosed, which includes a light emitter and a light sensor for receiving light from the emitter after transmission through, or reflection from, body tissue to give an electrical signal varying according to bloo ...


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Mohamed K Diab, Massi E Kiani, Ibrahim M Elfadel, Rex J McCarthy, Walter M Weber, Robert A Smith: Signal processing apparatus. Masimo Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, December 5, 2000: US06157850 (663 worldwide citation)

The present invention involves method and apparatus for analyzing two measured signals that are modeled as containing primary and secondary portions. Coefficients relate the two signals according to a model defined in accordance with the present invention. In one embodiment, the present invention in ...


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Russell Ford, Matthew J Lesho, Russell O Potts, Michael J Tierney, Charles W Wei: Formulation and manipulation of databases of analyte and associated values. Cygnus, Barbara McClung, Gary Fabian, October 14, 2003: US06633772 (659 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to methods of formulating analyte data databases, the databases themselves, and methods of manipulating the same. In one aspect the present invention includes the formulation of analyte data points, derived data, and data attributes databases comprising data points coll ...


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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 ...