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Kurt R Linberg, Randy L Merry, Chester G Nelson, William J Plombon: Virtual remote monitor, alert, diagnostics and programming for implantable medical device systems. Medtronic, Girma Wolde Michael, December 24, 2002: US06497655 (272 worldwide citation)

A plurality of co-operative and complementary software programs are implemented in a web-enabled high speed computer system to remotely monitor, manage and modify the operational and functional parameters of a plurality of implanted medical devices (IMDs). The system utilizes virtual electrophysiolo ...


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Brent E Modzelewski, Steven B Gilmour, G Thomas Roth, Douglas E Bell: Method for determining concentration of an analyte in a test strip. Home Diagnostics, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, April 1, 2003: US06541266 (271 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a method of measuring an analyte, such as glucose in a fluid sample, such as whole blood, by a reflectance reading device. The method includes making periodic intermediate calculations of analyte level and dynamically ascertaining when an analytical reaction has reache ...


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Abdo A Husseiny: System for prognosis and diagnostics of failure and wearout monitoring and for prediction of life expectancy of helicopter gearboxes and other rotating equipment. Technology International Incorporated, Sixbey Friedman Leedom & Ferguson, May 11, 1993: US05210704 (270 worldwide citation)

A wearout monitor for failure prognostics is a prognosis tool to predict incipient failure in rotating mechanical equipment. The wearout monitor provides maintenance management of a plant or process with information essential to planning preventive maintenance strategies. The monitor also assists in ...


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Terry Allen Beaty, Lance Scott Kuhn, Vladimir Svetnik, David W Burke: Meter and method of using the meter for determining the concentration of a component of a fluid. Roche Diagnostics Corporation, Barnes & Thornburg, November 11, 2003: US06645368 (270 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for determining the concentration of a medically significant component of a biological fluid comprise providing a cell supporting a chemistry which reacts with the medically significant component. Placement of first and second terminals of the cell in contact with first and s ...


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James E Flaherty, Robert B Green, Steven C Lepke, Richard W Mason: Sensor package. Ciba Corning Diagnostics, Judith A Roesler, Arthur S Morgenstern, December 10, 1996: US05582698 (260 worldwide citation)

A solid state, multi-use electrochemical sensor having an electrically nonconductive substrate, a working electrode, and a semi-permeable membrane covering the working electrode. The working electrode includes an electrically conductive material adhered to a portion of the substrate. A first portion ...


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Ronald G Sosnowski, William F Butler, Eugene Tu, Michael I Nerenberg, Michael J Heller, Carl F Edman: Methods and procedures for molecular biological analysis and diagnostics. Nanogen, Lyon & Lyon, April 18, 2000: US06051380 (259 worldwide citation)

A self-addressable, self-assembling microelectronic device is designed and fabricated to actively carry out and control multi-step and multiplex molecular biological reactions in microscopic formats. These reactions include nucleic acid hybridizations, antibody/antigen reactions, diagnostics, and bi ...


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Juergen Hilmann, Rolf Ruediger Hoffmann, Wolfgang Muetzel, Ingfried Zimmermann: Carrier liquid solutions for the production of gas microbubbles, preparation thereof, and use thereof as contrast medium for ultrasonic diagnostics. Schering Aktiengesellschaft, Millen & White, August 21, 1984: US04466442 (258 worldwide citation)

The useful lifetime and the amount of microbubbles of a size less than 50 .mu.m produced by mechanical agitation of an aqueous liquid employed as an ultrasonic contrast medium are increased by employing a liquid containing dissolved therein a tenside which reduces the surface tension of the liquid a ...


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Joseph S Foos, Peter G Edelman, James E Flaherty, Joseph Berger: Extended use planar sensors. Ciba Corning Diagnostics, May 21, 1996: US05518601 (256 worldwide citation)

A planar, solid-state electrochemical oxygen sensor having a substrate, conductive strips deposited on the substrate, and a dielectric layer insulating portions of the conductive strips except those portions which define a working electrode and at least one second electrode. The working electrode ma ...


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David S Breed: System and method for vehicle diagnostics. Automotive Technologies International, Brian Roffe, September 5, 2006: US07103460 (255 worldwide citation)

Method and system for diagnosing whether vehicular components are operating abnormally based on data obtained from sensors arranged on a vehicle. In a training stage, output from the sensors during normal operation of the components is obtained, each component is adjusted to induce abnormal operatio ...


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Robert J Nelson, Herbert H Hooper, Alan K Hauser, Sharat Singh, Stephen J Williams, Alexander P Sassi: Microfluidic method for nucleic acid purification and processing. ACLARA Biosciences, Bertram I Rae Venter Law Group P C Rowland, June 13, 2000: US06074827 (254 worldwide citation)

Integrated microfluidic devices comprising at least an enrichment channel and a main electrophoretic flowpath are provided. In the subject integrated devices, the enrichment channel and the main electrophoretic flowpath are positioned so that waste fluid flows away from said main electrophoretic flo ...



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