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Dean Kamen, Bob D Peret, Derek G Kane, John M Kerwin, Colin H Murphy, Brian H Yoo, Brian D Tracey, Matthew J Johnson, Thomas S Schnellinger, Christopher C Langenfeld, Michael J Slate: System, method, and apparatus for monitoring, regulating, or controlling fluid flow. DEKA Products Partnership, James D Wyninegar Jr, October 6, 2015: US09151646 (47 worldwide citation)

An apparatus, system and method for regulating fluid flow are disclosed. The apparatus includes a curved, elongated support member elastically deformable and having first and second ends. The apparatus also include an opposing support member configured to position a tube against the curved, elongate ...


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Bob David Peret, Brian H Yoo, Derek G Kane, Dean Kamen, Colin H Murphy, John M Kerwin: System, method, and apparatus for monitoring, regulating, or controlling fluid flow. DEKA Products Partnership, James D Wyninegar Jr, June 21, 2016: US09372486 (39 worldwide citation)

A flow meter, and related system and method are provided. The flow meter includes a coupler, a support member, an image sensor, a valve, 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 fi ...


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Bob D Peret, Brian H Yoo, Derek G Kane, Dean Kamen, Colin H Murphy, John M Kerwin: System, method, and apparatus for monitoring, regulating, or controlling fluid flow. DEKA Products Partnership, James D Wyninegar Jr, September 6, 2016: US09435455 (34 worldwide citation)

An apparatus, system and method for regulating fluid flow are disclosed. The apparatus includes a flow rate sensor and a valve. The flow rate sensor uses images to estimate flow through a drip chamber and then controls the valve based on the estimated flow rate. The valve comprises a rigid housing d ...


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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, PERET Bob D, KANE Derek G, YOO Brian H, TRACEY Brian D, JOHNSON Matthew J, SCHNELLINGER Thomas S, LANGENFELD Christopher C, LANIGAN Richard J, BRYANT Jr Robert J, MURPHY Colin H, KERWIN John M, SLATE Michael J, USMAN Farrukh, CLARKE Kaitlyn S: [fr] SYSTÈME, PROCÉDÉ ET APPAREIL POUR CONTRÔLER, RÉGULER OU COMMANDER UN ÉCOULEMENT DE FLUIDE, [en] SYSTEM, METHOD, AND APPARATUS FOR MONITORING, REGULATING, OR CONTROLLING FLUID FLOW. DEKA PRODUCTS PARTNERSHIP, WYNINEGAR James D Jr, June 27, 2013: WO/2013/096722 (15 worldwide citation)

[en] An apparatus, system and method for regulating fluid flow are disclosed. The apparatus includes a curved, elongated support member elastically deformable and having first and second ends. The apparatus also include an opposing support member configured to position a tube against the curved, elo ...


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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 ...