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Rolf Larsson: Procedure and device for flushing a catheter. Siemens Elema, Hill Steadman & Simpson, August 27, 1996: US05549548 (31 worldwide citation)

In a procedure for flushing a catheter, connected to an apparatus, implanted in a patient for infusing liquid medication, in particular insulin, through the catheter, the infusion channel in the catheter is isolated from the patient and connected in a circuit separated from the patient. Cleaning flu ...


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Dean Kamen, John M Kerwin, Colin H Murphy, Larry B Gray, Christopher C Langenfeld, Michael J Slate, Michael S Place: System, method, and apparatus for infusing fluid. DEKA Products Partnership, James D Wyninegar Jr, June 13, 2017: US09677555 (20 worldwide citation)

A peristaltic pump, and related system method are provided. The peristaltic pump includes a cam shaft, first and second pinch-valve cams, first and second pinch-valve cam followers, a plunger cam, a plunger-cam follower, a tube receiver, and a spring-biased plunger. The first and second pinch-valve ...


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Dean Kamen, John M Kerwin, Colin H Murphy, Jonathan Parker, Daniel F Pawlowski, Dirk A van der Merwe, Larry B Gray, Christopher C Langenfeld, Michael S Place, Michael J Slate: Apparatus for infusing fluid. DEKA Products Partnership, James D Wyninegar Jr, June 13, 2017: US09675756 (17 worldwide citation)

A pump for pumping fluid includes a tube platen, a plunger, a bias member, inlet and outlet valves, an actuator mechanism, a position sensor, and a processor. The plunger is configured for actuation toward and away from the infusion-tube when the tube platen is disposed opposite to the plunger. The ...


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KAMEN Dean, KERWIN John M, GRAY Larry B, LANGENFELD Christopher C, SLATE Michael J, PLACE Michael S, LANIER Gregory R Jr, PERET Bob D, KANE Derek G, DURAND Kevin A, SMITH Stanley B III, MURPHY Colin H, SCARPACI Jacob W, LANIGAN Richard J, BLUMBERG David Jr, TRACEY Brian D, DEMERS Jason A, BEAVIS Russell H, CANNAN David D B, PERRY N Christopher, MANDRO Marc A, YOO Brian H: [fr] SYSTÈME, PROCÉDÉ ET APPAREIL POUR INJECTER UN FLUIDE, [en] SYSTEM, METHOD, AND APPARATUS FOR INFUSING FLUID. DEKA PRODUCTS PARTNERSHIP, WYNINEGAR James D Jr, June 27, 2013: WO/2013/096909 (14 worldwide citation)

[en] A peristaltic pump, and related system method are provided. The peristaltic pump includes a cam shaft, first and second pinch-valve cams, first and second pinch-valve cam followers, a plunger cam, a plunger-cam follower, a tube receiver, and a spring-biased plunger. The first and second pinch-v ...


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Bob D Peret, Derek G Kane, Dean Kamen, Colin H Murphy, John M Kerwin: Flow meter and related system and apparatus. DEKA Products Partnership, James D Wyninegar Jr, August 29, 2017: US09746093 (13 worldwide citation)

A flow meter includes an image sensor and a processor. The image sensor is configured to capture an image of a drip chamber. The processor is configured to determine whether the captured image of the drip chamber contains a match to a template, and to apply a blurring function to the image captured ...


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Bob D Peret, Brian H Yoo, Derek G Kane, Dean Kamen, Colin H Murphy, John M Kerwin: Flow meter having a background pattern with first and second portions. DEKA Products Partnership, James D Wyninegar Jr, August 29, 2017: US09746094 (12 worldwide citation)

A flow meter includes a first image sensor, a background pattern, and at least one processor. The first image sensor has a first field of view and is positioned to view a drip chamber within the first field of view. The background pattern is positioned within the field of view of the first image sen ...


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Dean Kamen, Larry B Gray, Jesse T Bodwell, John M Kerwin, Dirk A van der Merwe, Stephen L Fichera, Jonathan R Thurber, Martin D Desch: Syringe pump and related method. DEKA Products Partnership, James D Wyninegar Jr, August 29, 2017: US09744300 (11 worldwide citation)

A pump for administering an agent to a patient includes a housing, a syringe seat, and a bumper. The syringe seat is coupled to the housing. The bumper is coupled to the housing adjacent to the syringe seat.


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Dean Kamen, John M Kerwin, Colin H Murphy: System, method, and apparatus for estimating liquid delivery. DEKA Products Partnership, James D Wyninegar Jr, May 2, 2017: US09636455 (9 worldwide citation)

A pump, related system, and related method are provided. The pump includes a reservoir, a port, and a plunger. The reservoir delivers a liquid by discharging the liquid through the port coupled to the reservoir. The plunger has a piston coupled to a shaft and is disposed within the reservoir in slid ...


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Dean Kamen, Larry B Gray, Jesse T Bodwell, John M Kerwin, Michael J Baier, Dirk A van der Merwe, Stephen L Fichera, Jonathan R Thurber, Martin D Desch: Syringe pump, and related method and system. DEKA Products Partnership, James D Wyninegar Jr, October 17, 2017: US09789247 (8 worldwide citation)

A method for discharging fluid from a syringe and for mitigating occlusion conditions includes actuating the plunger of a syringe into a barrel. The method monitors fluid pressure within the barrel of the syringe and determines that an occlusion exists when the fluid pressure exceeds a predetermined ...


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Bob D Peret, Derek G Kane, Dean Kamen, Colin H Murphy, John M Kerwin: Flow metering using a difference image for liquid parameter estimation. DEKA Products Partnership, James D Wyninegar Jr, September 26, 2017: US09772044 (8 worldwide citation)

A flow meter includes an image sensor, a coupler, a support member and one or more processors. The coupler is adapted to couple to a drip chamber. The support member is operatively coupled to the coupler. The image sensor has a field of view and is operatively coupled to the support member. The imag ...