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Steven M Ayer, Donald R Denning Jr, Frank C Bomba, Andrew D Christian, James E Hicks Jr: Method and apparatus for verification of ingestion. Hewlett Packard Development Company, September 23, 2008: US07427266 (82 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus keeps track of ingestible objects (such as pills or food items) ingested by humans or animals. The objects are supplied with radio frequency identification (RFID) tags encoding data describing the objects. The humans or animals ingesting the objects are equipped with RFID sens ...


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FUJITA MANABU, UCHIYAMA AKIO: [fr] Système médical de type capsule, [de] Medizinisches Kapselsystem, [en] Capsule-type medical system. Olympus, January 13, 2010: EP2143369-A1 (73 worldwide citation)

[en] A capsular medical system includes a capsular in-body unit having a radio transmitting device and an extracorporeal device. The extracorporeal device includes a ratio receiving device in the extracorporeal device, to which a plurality of antennas are connected, a switching device which switches ...


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Neil R Euliano, Jose C Principe, Vikas V Meka, Michael W Stahl Jr: Medication compliance system and associated methods. Neil R Euliano, Allen Dyer Doppelt Milbrath & Gilchrist P A, September 14, 2010: US07796043 (65 worldwide citation)

A system for monitoring medication compliance in a patient includes an electronic pill that includes a drug-transporting device and an antenna positioned on a surface of the drug-transporting device. A detector is positionable external a gastrointestinal tract of a patient for detecting a presence o ...


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HELLER ADAM, DRUCKER STEVEN M, JIN ROBERT Y, FUNDERBURK JEFFERY V: DISPOSITIF DE SURVEILLANCE DANALYTE ET PROCEDES DUTILISATION, ANALYTE MONITORING DEVICE AND METHODS OF USE. THERASENSE, ABBOTT DIABETES CARE, CASSAN MACLEAN, February 3, 2015: CA2433144 (64 worldwide citation)

An analyte monitor includes a sensor (42), a sensor control unit (44), and a display unit (48). The sensor (42) has, for example, a substrate, a recessed chanel formed in the substrate, and conductive material disposed in the recessed channel to form a working electrode. The sensor control unit (44) ...


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HELLER ADAM, JIN ROBERT Y, FUNDERBURK JEFFERY V, DRUCKER STEVEN H: [fr] Dispositif de surveillance danalyte et procédés dutilisation, [de] Vorrichtung zur Überwachung eines Analyts und Verwendungsverfahren, [en] Analyte monitoring device and methods of use. ABBOTT DIABETES CARE, May 19, 2010: EP2187555-A1 (60 worldwide citation)

[en] A method of communicating a digital signal representing a level of an analyte in a bodily fluid, the method comprising: assembling a plurality of data words into a data message, at least one of the data words containing data derived from the digital signal representing a level of an analyte in ...


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Mark D Amundson, William J Linder, Karen M Lent, Scott T Mazar: Adaptive telemetry system and method for an implantable medical device. Cardiac Pacemakers, Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth P A, September 19, 2006: US07110824 (42 worldwide citation)

A system and method for transmitting telemetry data from an implantable medical device to an external device. A connection-oriented protocol is used to transmit data at a higher data rate while a burst mode protocol is used to transmit data a lower data rate. The lower data rate may be used for remo ...


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Hooman Hafezi, Gregory Moon, Kityee Au Yeung, Robert Duck, Maria Casillas Holen: Pharmaceutical dosages delivery system. Proteus Digital Health, Bozicevic Field & Francis, Bret E Field, December 3, 2013: US08597186 (39 worldwide citation)

Pharmaceutical delivery systems for delivering dosages according to the present invention include a carrier component and a cap configured to seal an internal volume of the carrier component, wherein the cap includes a device that produces a unique current signature. Dosages prepared to be delivered ...


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Bran Ferren, W Daniel Hillis, Roderick A Hyde, Muriel Y Ishikawa, Edward K Y Jung, Eric C Leuthardt, Nathan P Myhrvold, Elizabeth A Sweeney, Clarence T Tegreene, Lowell L Wood Jr, Victoria Y H Wood: Lumen-traveling device. Invention Science Fund I, Suiter Swantz pc llo, December 28, 2010: US07857767 (39 worldwide citation)

Lumen-traveling devices and associated methods and systems are described. Lumen-traveling devices capable of traveling within a body lumen may include a propelling mechanism to produce movement of the lumen-traveling device within the lumen, as well as additional components such as a sensor, an acti ...


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Avi Penner, Eyal Doron: Apparatus and methods using acoustic telemetry for intrabody communications. Remon Medical Technologies, Faegre Baker Daniels, September 24, 2013: US08540631 (38 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods provide intrabody communication using acoustic telemetry. The system includes a first or control implant including a first acoustic transducer, and a second implant including a switch and a second acoustic transducer coupled to the switch. The second acoustic transducer receives ...


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Charles W Scarantino, H Troy Nagle, Chang Soo Kim, Stefan Ufer, Jason Fiering, Bahram Ghaffarzadeh Kermani: Methods, computer program products, and devices for calibrating chronically tissue implanted sensors using chronically tissue. Sicel Technologies, North Carolina State University, Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec P A, January 30, 2007: US07171252 (36 worldwide citation)

Calibration of in vivo oxygen and pH sensor systems can be performed by generating a constituent element of an environment proximate to an in vivo sensor electrode via an in vivo generating electrode and determining a level of the constituent element in the tissue via the in vivo sensor electrode. A ...