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Joseph Gross, John Gerard Kelly: Analyte-controlled liquid delivery device and analyte monitor. Elan Medical Technologies, Kathleen L Maher, September 1, 1998: US05800420 (920 worldwide citation)

A liquid delivery device comprising a housing having a lower surface for application to the skin of a subject and having a reservoir and a gas generation chamber therein separated by a displaceable membrane. Gas generated by an electrolytic cell under the control of a microprocessor causes the gas g ...


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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 (813 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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Katherine D Crothall: Implantable sensor and system for in vivo measurement and control of fluid constituent levels. Animas Corporation, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld L, April 11, 2000: US06049727 (743 worldwide citation)

An in vivo implantable sensor obtains spectra of body fluid constituents and processes the spectra to determine the concentration of a constituent of the body fluid. The sensor includes an optical source and detector. The source emits light at a `plurality of different, discrete wavelengths, includi ...


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Robert I Connelly, Charles D Shermer, Kenneth G Powell: Wearable, self-contained drug infusion device. Becton Dickinson and Company, Alan W Fiedler, July 8, 2003: US06589229 (729 worldwide citation)

A wearable, self contained drug infusion device is disclosed that is capable of achieving the precise flow rate control needed for dose-critical drugs such as insulin. In preferred embodiments of the device, piezoelectrically-actuated valve or pump structures are used in combination with thermal flo ...


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Joseph Gross, John Gerard Kelly: Analyte-controlled liquid delivery device and analyte monitor. Elan Medical Technologies, Kathleen L Maher, October 13, 1998: US05820622 (540 worldwide citation)

A liquid delivery device comprising a housing having a lower surface for application to the skin of a subject and having a reservoir and a gas generation chamber therein separated by a displaceable membrane. Gas generated by an electrolytic cell under the control of a microprocessor causes the gas g ...


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Richard L Dunn, James P English, Donald R Cowsar, David P Vanderbilt: Biodegradable in-situ forming implants and methods of producing the same. Needle & Rosenberg, July 3, 1990: US04938763 (507 worldwide citation)

A biodegradable polymer is provided for use in providing syringeable, in-situ forming, solid biodegradable implants for animals. The polymer is placed into the animal in liquid form and cures to form the implant in-situ. A thermoplastic system to form said implant comprises the steps of dissolving a ...


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Aaron V Kaplan: Method and device for treating and enlarging body lumens. Townsend and Townsend Khourie and Crew, August 30, 1994: US05342348 (487 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates generally to stents having delivery matrices which provide for the controlled release of bioactive substances. The delivery matrices comprise porous and erodible filaments, and multiple filaments may be employed in order to release different bioactive substances and/or ...


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Jerome J Schentag, David T D Andrea: Telemetry capsule and process. The State University of New York, Gastrotarget, Bean Kauffman & Spencer, January 18, 1994: US05279607 (475 worldwide citation)

An ingestible capsule and process for delivery, particularly repeatable delivery, of a medicament to the alimentary canal is disclosed wherein an essentially non-digestible capsule contains an electric energy emitting means, a radio signal transmitting means, a medicament storage means and a remote ...


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Robert A Clarke, Robin G Pauley, Ronald S Hill, James H Brauker, Shmuel Sternberg, Daniel R Boggs: Closed porous chambers for implanting tissue in a host. Baxter International, Paul C Flattery, Sarah E Bates, Daniel D Ryan, September 6, 1994: US05344454 (464 worldwide citation)

Improved Implant assemblies and methodologies provide immuno-protection for implanted allografts, xenografts, and isografts. The assemblies and methodologies establish an improved chamber for holding the implanted cells. The chambers include first and second wall elements and an intermediate sealing ...


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Jeffery I Joseph, Marc C Torjman: Implantable drug delivery catheter system with capillary interface. Thomas Jefferson University, Drinker Biddle & Reath, October 29, 2002: US06471689 (435 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a drug delivery device which is implantable within a mammal and adapted for long-term efficient drug delivery to surrounding tissue. The drug delivery device is part of a drug delivery system that includes a catheter and a drug feed system. The drug delivery device i ...