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Peter C Lord, Fredric C Coleman: Closed loop infusion pump system with removable glucose sensor. Minimed, Kelly Bauersfeld & Lowry, October 29, 1996: US05569186 (1169 worldwide citation)

An infusion pump system includes a removable in vivo glucose sensor for monitoring glucose concentration level in a patient, and for signaling an infusion pump to deliver a selected medication such as insulin to a patient. The glucose sensor comprises a sensor cable for placement through a catheter ...


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Michael L Blomquist, Thomas L Peterson: Systems and methods for operating ambulatory medical devices such as drug delivery devices. Pharmacia Deltec, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt, November 29, 1994: US05368562 (485 worldwide citation)

An infusion pump system dispenses a drug to a patient in accordance with a predetermined therapy. The system includes a drug delivery system controlled by a microprocessor and replaceable memory modules coupled to the microprocessor for configuring a specific pump user interface and other characteri ...


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Jean Luc Hauser: Programmable portable infusion pump system. Francis A Sirr, Earl C Hancock, July 4, 1995: US05429602 (345 worldwide citation)

A portable and programmable infusion pump system is disclosed for injecting one or more medicinal substances into an individual under the control of the individual. A common controller unit and microprocessor is provided for one or more pump units. Each pump unit includes a chamber for holding a med ...


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Ralph M Kerns, Bernardino Rubalcaba Jr, Donald E Bobo, Kenneth W Rake, Robert R Weyant: Centrally managed modular infusion pump system. American Hospital Supply Corporation, Weissenberger & Peterson, July 12, 1988: US04756706 (291 worldwide citation)

A plurality of infusion pump modules are detachably connected to a portable central management unit. The modules can be programmed by the central management unit, and their operating information displayed by the central management unit, when they are connected to it; yet the modules, once programmed ...


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Ronald J Lebel, Timothy Starkweather: Safety limits for closed-loop infusion pump control. Medtronic Minimed, Foley & Lardner, December 7, 2004: US06827702 (236 worldwide citation)

A system and process for providing safety limits on the delivery of an infusion formulation by an infusion pump system in response to a sensed biological state. The safety limits may comprise user-initiated event signals corresponding to events that may significantly affect the biological state. The ...


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Ronald J Lebel, Timothy Starkweather: Safety limits for closed-loop infusion pump control. Medtronic MiniMed, Foley & Lardner, August 4, 2009: US07569030 (225 worldwide citation)

A system and process for providing safety limits on the delivery of an infusion formulation by an infusion pump system in response to a sensed biological state. The safety limits may comprise user-initiated event signals corresponding to events that may significantly affect the biological state. The ...


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Nicholas Samiotes, Donald Johanson, Paul Tamura: Automated infusion pump with replaceable memory cartridges. Baxter International, Kane Dalsimer Sullivan Kurucz Levy Eisele & Richard, October 26, 1993: US05256157 (222 worldwide citation)

An infusion pump system for dispensing a drug to a patient in accordance with a predetermined therapeutic modality, said system including a drug delivering member controlled by a microprocessor and replaceable memory modules coupled to said microprocessor for configuring specific pump user interface ...


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Hiwa Nezhadian, Rolf O Orchard: Compact pump motor system and dispensing process. Medtronic MiniMed, Medtronic MiniMed, April 29, 2003: US06554800 (139 worldwide citation)

A drive motor for an infusion pump system includes a novel outer housing which includes a unitary member which defines a cavity adapted to receive a winding wherein the housing cavity has a length at least as long as length of the winding. In one embodiment, the housing unitary member has an opening ...


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Morten Mernøe: Infusion pump system, an infusion pump unit and an infusion pump. M2 Medical, Fish & Richardson P C, June 19, 2007: US07232423 (132 worldwide citation)

An infusion pump unit includes a housing sized to allow the pump unit to be carried as a portable unit. The housing contains a controllable pumping system for pumping fluid. The pump actuator is lighter, smaller, quieter and less power consuming.


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Garfield A Dawe: Infusion pump system. Abbott Laboratories, Alan R Thiele, Martin L Katz, May 28, 1985: US04519792 (114 worldwide citation)

An infusion pump system is described containing a valved cassette which is used as a pumping chamber for conducting fluid from an upstream portion to a downstream portion of the system. The removable cassette contains magnetically biased valves at both ends. Externally mounted magnets bias the valve ...