US Patent No: 7,885,697

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Transcutaneous analyte sensor

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The present invention relates generally to systems and methods for measuring an analyte in a host. More particularly, the present invention relates to systems and methods for transcutaneous measurement of glucose in a host.

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DEXCOM, INC.SAN DIEGO, CA245

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Brauker, James H San Diego, CA 373 44341
Brister, Mark Encinitas, CA 211 26589
Neale, Paul V - 112 13525
Thrower, James Patrick - 102 8235

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BOARD OF REGENTS, THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS SYSTEM (8)
5,380,536 Biocompatible microcapsules 199 1991
5,264,104 Enzyme electrodes 645 1992
5,593,852 Subcutaneous glucose electrode 758 1994
* 6,284,478 Subcutaneous glucose electrode 589 1996
5,938,636 Autoinfuser for resuscitation and method of infusion fluid injection 52 1997
5,965,380 Subcutaneous glucose electrode 692 1999
6,083,710 Electrochemical analyte measurement system 613 1999
6,121,009 Electrochemical analyte measurement system 652 1999
 
LIFESCAN, INC. (8)
5,304,468 Reagent test strip and apparatus for determination of blood glucose 594 1993
5,426,032 No-wipe whole blood glucose test strip 287 1993
5,714,123 Protective shield for a blood glucose strip 230 1996
5,863,400 Electrochemical cells 146 1997
6,454,710 Devices and methods for monitoring an analyte 190 2001
2002/0188,185 PERCUTANEOUS BIOLOGICAL FLUID SAMPLING AND ANALYTE MEASUREMENT DEVICES AND METHODS 159 2001
2004/0120,848 Method for manufacturing a sterilized and calibrated biosensor-based medical device 83 2002
2007/0017,805 Method and device for sampling and analyzing interstitial fluid and whole blood samples 185 2006
 
PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION OF AMERICA (8)
2006/0109,185 Portable radio communication apparatus provided with a part of a housing operating as an antenna 9 2005
2006/0262,987 Variable length coding method and variable length decoding method 2006
2006/0262,987 Variable length coding method and variable length decoding method 2006
2006/0262,987 Variable length coding method and variable length decoding method 2006
2006/0262,987 Variable length coding method and variable length decoding method 2006
2006/0262,987 Variable length coding method and variable length decoding method 2006
2006/0262,987 Variable length coding method and variable length decoding method 2006
2006/0262,987 Variable length coding method and variable length decoding method 2006
 
TERUMO CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS CORPORATION (8)
4,830,013 Intravascular blood parameter measurement system 109 1987
4,928,694 Intravascular blood parameter measurement system 54 1989
4,934,369 Intravascular blood parameter measurement system 258 1989
5,048,525 Blood parameter measurement system with compliant element 37 1990
5,195,963 Method and system for monitoring of blood constituents in vivo 42 1992
5,335,658 Intravascular blood parameter sensing system 48 1992
5,345,932 Method and system for monitoring of blood constituents in vivo 36 1993
5,421,328 Intravascular blood parameter sensing system 73 1994
 
DISETRONIC LICENSING AG (7)
5,108,819 Thin film electrical component 362 1990
5,322,063 Hydrophilic polyurethane membranes for electrochemical glucose sensors 571 1991
5,284,140 Acrylic copolymer membranes for biosensors 249 1992
5,299,571 Apparatus and method for implantation of sensors 532 1993
5,476,094 Acrylic copolymer membranes for biosensors 72 1993
5,411,647 Techniques to improve the performance of electrochemical sensors 626 1994
5,695,623 Glucose measuring device 472 1994
 
DOW CORNING CORPORATION (7)
* 4,831,070 Moldable elastomeric pressure sensitive adhesives 89 1987
4,793,555 Container, method and composition for controlling the release of a volatile liquid from an aqueous mixture 42 1988
4,951,657 Heat sealable membrane for transdermal drug release 43 1988
5,588,560 Ergonomeric dispenser for viscous materials 117 1996
5,811,487 Thickening silicones with elastomeric silicone polyethers 264 1996
6,169,155 Silicone gel composition and silicone gel produced therefrom 121 1999
6,541,107 Nanoporous silicone resins having low dielectric constants 149 1999
 
I-STAT CORPORATION (7)
5,096,669 Disposable sensing device for real time fluid analysis 403 1988
5,200,051 Wholly microfabricated biosensors and process for the manufacture and use thereof 605 1989
5,063,081 Method of manufacturing a plurality of uniform microfabricated sensing devices having an immobilized ligand receptor 412 1990
5,212,050 Method of forming a permselective layer 121 1990
5,466,575 Process for the manufacture of wholly microfabricated biosensors 112 1992
5,554,339 Process for the manufacture of wholly microfabricated biosensors 223 1993
5,837,454 Process for the manufacture of wholly microfabricated biosensors 273 1995
 
THERASENSE, INC. (7)
5,356,786 Interferant eliminating biosensor 634 1993
6,162,611 Subcutaneous glucose electrode 680 2000
6,514,718 Subcutaneous glucose electrode 523 2001
2002/0084,196 Small volume in vitro analyte sensor and methods 322 2001
2003/0100,040 Blood analyte monitoring through subcutaneous measurement 366 2002
6,881,551 Subcutaneous glucose electrode 465 2003
2005/0121,322 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 432 2005
 
ISENSE CORPORATION (6)
6,695,860 Transcutaneous sensor insertion device 351 2000
6,613,379 Implantable analyte sensor 267 2001
7,228,162 Analyte sensor 139 2003
6,875,386 Neovascularization promoting membrane for bioimplants 127 2003
7,120,483 Methods for analyte sensing and measurement 145 2003
2007/0173,706 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR INSERTION OF A SENSOR 150 2006
 
SEGARS CALIFORNIA PARTNERS, LP (6)
5,330,634 Calibration solutions useful for analyses of biological fluids and methods employing same 430 1992
5,431,174 Method of fluid delivery and collection 79 1994
5,505,828 Calibration solutions useful for analysis of biological fluids and methods employing same 133 1995
5,932,175 Sensor apparatus for use in measuring a parameter of a fluid sample 69 1996
6,027,479 Medical apparatus incorporating pressurized supply of storage liquid 43 1998
6,123,827 Method for calibrating sensors used in diagnostic testing 221 1998
 
W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC. (6)
5,584,876 Cell excluding sheath for vascular grafts 219 1994
5,787,900 Method for loading and reloading a therapeutical device in a vascularized implantable containment apparatus 190 1996
5,913,998 Method of making an implantable containment apparatus for a therapeutical device 257 1997
5,843,069 Implantable containment apparatus for a therapeutical device and method for loading and reloading the device therein 159 1997
5,897,955 Materials and methods for the immobilization of bioactive species onto polymeric substrates 165 1998
6,737,158 Porous polymeric membrane toughened composites 84 2002
 
PACESETTER, INC. (5)
4,944,299 High speed digital telemetry system for implantable device 575 1989
5,404,877 Leadless implantable sensor assembly and a cardiac emergency warning alarm 186 1993
6,585,763 Implantable therapeutic device and method 284 1998
6,527,729 Method for monitoring patient using acoustic sensor 457 2000
2005/0288,596 Implantable pressure transducer system optimized for reduced thrombosis effect 61 2005
 
ROCHE DIAGNOSTICS OPERATIONS, INC. (5)
4,731,726 Patient-operated glucose monitor and diabetes management system 942 1986
5,352,351 Biosensing meter with fail/safe procedures to prevent erroneous indications 459 1993
6,544,212 Diabetes management system 461 2001
2004/0236,251 Precision depth control lancing tip 284 2003
2007/0007,133 Sensor with increased biocompatibility 47 2006
 
ABBOTT LABORATORIES (4)
4,907,857 Optical fiber distribution system for an optical fiber sensor 144 1989
6,093,156 Method and apparatus for obtaining blood for diagnostic tests 478 1997
6,730,200 Electrochemical sensor for analysis of liquid samples 207 2001
6,801,041 Sensor having electrode for determining the rate of flow of a fluid 295 2002
 
BECTON, DICKINSON AND COMPANY (4)
5,067,491 Barrier coating on blood contacting devices 299 1989
6,589,229 Wearable, self-contained drug infusion device 448 2000
6,952,604 Minimally-invasive system and method for monitoring analyte levels 360 2001
7,060,059 System and method for initiating and maintaining continuous, long-term control of a concentration of a substance in a patient using a feedback or model-based controller coupled to a single-needle or multi-needle intradermal (ID) delivery device 317 2003
 
C.R. BARD, INC. (4)
5,224,929 Irrigation/aspiration cannula and valve assembly 87 1990
5,423,738 Blood pumping and processing system 132 1993
6,329,488 Silane copolymer coatings 56 1998
6,908,681 Silane copolymer coatings 36 2001
 
CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY (4)
4,571,292 Apparatus for electrochemical measurements 412 1982
4,655,880 Apparatus and method for sensing species, substances and substrates using oxidase 454 1983
5,324,322 Thin film implantable electrode and method of manufacture 258 1992
2004/0180,391 Sliver type autonomous biosensors 51 2003
 
EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES CORPORATION (4)
6,248,077 System for sensing a characteristic of fluid flowing to or from a body 47 1985
5,766,151 Endovascular system for arresting the heart 367 1995
2007/0200,254 Method and apparatus for using flex circuit technology to create an electrode 101 2007
2007/0202,672 Method and apparatus for using flex circuit technology to create a reference electrode channel 99 2007
 
ELAN PHARMA INTERNATIONAL LIMITED (4)
5,820,622 Analyte-controlled liquid delivery device and analyte monitor 380 1996
6,645,181 Drug delivery systems and methods 323 1999
2004/0015,134 Drug delivery systems and methods 235 2003
2004/0030,285 Drug delivery systems and methods 214 2003
 
INSULET CORPORATION (4)
6,699,218 Transcutaneous delivery means 438 2001
6,749,587 Modular infusion device and method 408 2002
6,960,192 Transcutaneous fluid delivery system 285 2002
2004/0010,207 Self-contained, automatic transcutaneous physiologic sensing system 429 2002
 
MATSUSHITA ELECTRIC INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD. (4)
4,431,507 Enzyme electrode 166 1982
4,663,824 Aluminum electrolytic capacitor and a manufacturing method therefor 263 1985
5,266,179 Quantitative analysis method and its system using a disposable sensor 662 1991
6,972,080 Electrochemical device for moving particles covered with protein 117 2000
 
MINIMED INC. (4)
5,882,494 Polyurethane/polyurea compositions containing silicone for biosensor membranes 438 1995
6,641,533 Handheld personal data assistant (PDA) with a medical device and method of using the same 703 2001
2002/0055,673 Reusable analyte sensor site and method of using the same 118 2001
2002/0119,711 Insertion set for a transcutaneous sensor 307 2002
 
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT (4)
4,477,314 Method for determining sugar concentration 306 1983
4,808,089 Reciprocating pump for a medication administering device 53 1987
4,883,467 Reciprocating pump for an implantable medication dosage device 88 1988
5,704,354 Electrocatalytic glucose sensor 181 1995
 
UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO (4)
4,813,424 Long-life membrane electrode for non-ionic species 269 1987
4,986,271 Vivo refillable glucose sensor 366 1989
5,431,160 Miniature implantable refillable glucose sensor and material therefor 400 1993
5,476,776 Immobilized enzymes for use in an electrochemical sensor 155 1994
 
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY (3)
6,407,195 Tackified polydiorganosiloxane oligourea segmented copolymers and a process for making same 73 1997
5,879,828 Membrane electrode assembly 96 1997
7,078,582 Stretch removable adhesive articles and methods 78 2001
 
A. MENARINI INDUSTRIE FARMACEUTICHE RIUNITE S.R.L. (3)
5,298,022 Wearable artificial pancreas 71 1993
6,618,603 Apparatus for measurement and control of the content of glucose, lactate or other metabolites in biological fluids 172 2001
2001/0041,830 Apparatus for measurment and control of the content of glucose, lactate or other metabolites in biological fluids 279 2001
 
ADVANCED CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS, INC. (3)
6,498,941 Catheter based probe and method of using same for detecting chemical analytes 155 2000
2005/0118,344 Temperature controlled crimping 50 2003
2005/0119,720 Temperature controlled crimping 69 2004
 
ALZA CORPORATION (3)
4,327,725 Osmotic device with hydrogel driving member 731 1980
6,219,574 Device and method for enchancing transdermal sampling 448 1997
6,091,975 Minimally invasive detecting device 561 1998
 
Bausch & Lomb Incorporated (3)
5,135,297 Surface coating of polymer objects 67 1990
2007/0142,584 Silicon-containing monomers end-capped with polymerizable cationic hydrophilic groups 40 2006
2008/0312,397 Silicone-Containing Prepolymers 21 2007
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC. (3)
6,368,658 Coating medical devices using air suspension 262 2000
6,447,542 Implantable members for receiving therapeutically useful compositions 170 2000
7,318,814 Medical suction valve 36 2002
 
CB-CARMEL BIOTECHNOLOGY LTD. (3)
5,474,552 Implantable drug delivery pump 270 1994
5,529,066 Implantable capsule for enhancing cell electric signals 35 1994
5,513,636 Implantable sensor chip 300 1994
 
CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER (3)
4,680,268 Implantable gas-containing biosensor and method for measuring an analyte such as glucose 436 1985
5,030,333 Polarographic method for measuring both analyte and oxygen with the same detecting electrode of an electroenzymatic sensor 189 1986
4,721,677 Implantable gas-containing biosensor and method for measuring an analyte such as glucose 418 1987
 
COCHLEAR CORPORATION (3)
5,000,194 Array of bipolar electrodes 104 1988
4,961,434 Array of recessed radially oriented bipolar electrodes 24 1988
5,037,497 Method of fabricating an array of recessed radially oriented bipolar electrodes 38 1990
 
HEALTH HERO NETWORK, INC. (3)
* 5,307,263 Modular microprocessor-based health monitoring system 804 1992
5,933,136 Network media access control system for encouraging patient compliance with a treatment plan 614 1996
5,822,715 Diabetes management system and method for controlling blood glucose 749 1997
 
ICU MEDICAL, INC. (3)
5,640,470 Fiber-optic detectors with terpolymeric analyte-permeable matrix coating 121 1995
5,873,862 Medical valve and method of use 97 1997
5,995,208 Intravascular oximetry catheter 40 1998
 
Medisense, Inc. (3)
4,545,382 Sensor for components of a liquid mixture 592 1982
4,711,245 Sensor for components of a liquid mixture 525 1984
5,682,884 Strip electrode with screen printing 419 1994
 
MILES INC. (3)
4,810,470 Volume independent diagnostic device 233 1987
5,202,261 Conductive sensors and their use in diagnostic assays 357 1991
5,250,439 Use of conductive sensors in diagnostic assays 324 1992
 
NEUROTECH USA, INC. (3)
5,858,747 Control of cell growth in a bioartificial organ with extracellular matrix coated microcarriers 39 1995
5,773,286 Inner supported biocompatible cell capsules 28 1995
6,231,879 Biocompatible devices with foam scaffolds 177 1999
 
NOVARTIS AG (3)
5,518,601 Extended use planar sensors 204 1995
5,945,498 Polysiloxane-comprising perfluoroalkyl ethers and the preparation and use thereof 65 1997
2005/0013,842 Antimicrobial medical devices 44 2004
 
OSMETECH TECHNOLOGY INC. (3)
6,264,825 Binding acceleration techniques for the detection of analytes 267 1999
2004/0146,909 Signal detection techniques for the detection of analytes 151 2003
2005/0003,399 Binding acceleration techniques for the detection of analytes 40 2004
 
PANASONIC HEALTHCARE HOLDINGS CO., LTD. (3)
5,582,697 Biosensor, and a method and a device for quantifying a substrate in a sample liquid using the same 523 1995
6,059,946 Biosensor 276 1998
6,309,526 Biosensor 187 1999
 
REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA (3)
4,705,503 Metabolite sensor including a chemical concentration sensitive flow controller for a drug delivery system 74 1986
4,927,407 Cardiac assist pump with steady rate supply of fluid lubricant 235 1989
5,910,554 Highly cross-linked polymeric supports 49 1997
 
SEIKO INSTRUMENTS INC. (3)
6,474,360 Variable pressure valve apparatus 34 2000
6,391,019 Valve apparatus and valve system using thereof 35 2000
6,485,449 Pressure-variable valve device and set-pressure adjusting device for the valve device 39 2001
 
SIEMENS HEALTHCARE DIAGNOSTICS INC. (3)
5,494,562 Electrochemical sensors 464 1994
5,707,502 Sensors for measuring analyte concentrations and methods of making same 309 1996
6,107,083 Optical oxidative enzyme-based sensors 308 1998
 
SORENSON DEVELOPMENT, INCORPORATED (3)
6,965,791 Implantable biosensor system, apparatus and method 293 2003
2004/0254,433 Sensor introducer system, apparatus and method 316 2003
2005/0183,954 Implantable biosensor system, apparatus and method 116 2005
 
TERUMO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (3)
4,689,149 Device for transfer of medical substance 35 1984
4,927,516 Enzyme sensor 414 1987
6,315,738 Assembly having lancet and means for collecting and detecting body fluid 348 1999
 
The Polymer Technology Group (3)
5,428,123 Copolymers and non-porous, semi-permeable membrane thereof and its use for permeating molecules of predetermined molecular weight range 119 1993
5,589,563 Surface-modifying endgroups for biomedical polymers 291 1994
5,756,632 Systems for premeating molecules of predetermined molecular weight range 178 1995
 
ADVANCED NEUROMODULATION SYSTEMS, INC. (2)
6,966,325 Method for manipulating dosage control apparatus 50 2002
7,150,741 Programmable dose control module 58 2002
 
ALLERGAN, INC. (2)
5,545,220 Implantable prosthesis with open cell textured surface and method for forming same 193 1993
5,833,603 Implantable biosensing transponder 765 1996
 
APPALOOSA MANAGEMENT L.P. (2)
4,889,744 Method for making open-cell, silicone-elastomer medical implant 201 1988
5,007,929 Open-cell, silicone-elastomer medical implant 186 1990
 
APPLIED MEDICAL RESEARCH, INC. (2)
5,271,736 Collagen disruptive morphology for implants 179 1992
5,706,807 Sensor device covered with foam membrane 165 1996
 
ASH ACCESS TECHNOLOGY, INC. (2)
4,777,953 Capillary filtration and collection method for long-term monitoring of blood constituents 279 1987
4,854,322 Capillary filtration and collection device for long-term monitoring of blood constituents 257 1987
 
AVL MEDICAL INSTRUMENTS AG (2)
5,243,982 Device for determining the concentration of at least one substance in organic tissue 61 1991
5,683,562 Planar sensor for determining a chemical parameter of a sample 275 1995
 
B. BRAUN MEDICAL, INC. (2)
5,302,093 Disposable cassette with negative head height fluid supply and method 137 1992
5,437,635 Tube flow limiter, safety flow clip, and tube pincher mechanism 92 1993
 
BALL SEMICONDUCTOR, INC. (2)
6,447,448 Miniature implanted orthopedic sensors 340 1999
6,546,268 Glucose sensor 310 2000
 
Baxter Travenol Laboratories, Inc. (2)
4,789,467 Automated disinfection system 53 1986
4,925,444 Closed multi-fluid delivery system and method 228 1987
 
BIOTEX, INC. (2)
4,378,016 Artificial endocrine gland containing hormone-producing cells 145 1981
4,402,694 Body cavity access device containing a hormone source 148 1981
 
CAMBRIDGE LIFE SCIENCES PLC (2)
4,970,145 Immobilized enzyme electrodes 338 1988
5,160,418 Enzyme electrodes and improvements in the manufacture thereof 234 1989
 
CAREFUSION 2200, INC. (2)
5,800,383 Fluid management system for arthroscopic surgery 85 1996
6,024,720 Fluid management system for arthroscopic surgery 63 1998
 
CAREFUSION 303, INC. (2)
5,356,378 Fluid line condition detection 93 1994
6,358,225 Upstream occlusion detection system 60 1998
 
Cordis Europa N.V. (2)
4,478,222 Electrochemical sensing apparatus with in situ calibration 68 1981
4,534,825 Method of making an electrochemical sensing cell 104 1984
 
COVIDIEN LP (2)
6,553,241 Oximeter sensor with digital memory encoding sensor expiration data 335 2001
2007/0200,267 Pressurized dip coating system 29 2007
 
DATEX-OHMEDA, INC. (2)
* 5,249,576 Universal pulse oximeter probe 348 1991
6,510,329 Detection of sensor off conditions in a pulse oximeter 335 2001
 
DELTADOT LIMITED (2)
6,103,533 Molecular imaging 104 1998
6,017,435 Molecular imaging 122 1998
 
DREW SCIENTIFIC HOLDINGS, INC. (2)
5,380,491 Apparatus for pumping and directing fluids for hematology testing 36 1993
2004/0265,940 Amperometer sensor 9 2004
 
ELAN CORPORATION, PLC (2)
5,807,375 Analyte-controlled liquid delivery device and analyte monitor 615 1995
* 5,800,420 Analyte-controlled liquid delivery device and analyte monitor 567 1996
 
FISHER & PAYKEL HEALTHCARE LIMITED (2)
5,411,052 Liquid supply apparatus 44 1993
7,063,086 Breathing assistance apparatus 39 2002
 
GAMBRO LUNDIA AB (2)
7,316,662 Infusion device for medical use 39 2003
2005/0131,305 Sensor unit and method for sensing a blood related parameter and system including such a sensor unit 27 2005
 
GOLDSCHMIDT GMBH (2)
4,686,137 Moisture vapor permeable materials 68 1984
5,120,813 Moisture vapor permeable materials 54 1991
 
HEMOTEQ GMBH (2)
2004/0234,575 Medical products comprising a haemocompatible coating, production and use thereof 58 2004
2005/0176,678 Compounds and method for coating surfaces in a haemocompatibe manner 54 2004
 
HOSPIRA, INC. (2)
5,310,469 Biosensor with a membrane containing biologically active material 259 1991
5,326,449 Composite membrane 209 1993
 
INSTRUMENTATION LABORATORY COMPANY (2)
7,022,219 Automated system for continuously and automatically calibrating electrochemical sensors 38 2002
2005/0233,407 Cross-linked enzyme matrix and uses thereof 25 2005
 
JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A. (2)
6,081,735 Signal processing apparatus 625 1997
6,263,222 Signal processing apparatus 479 1997
 
Kyoto Daiichi Kagaku Co., Ltd. (2)
5,496,453 Biosensor and method of quantitative analysis using the same 465 1994
5,781,455 Article of manufacture comprising computer usable medium for a portable blood sugar value measuring apparatus 215 1996
 
Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital and Medical Center (2)
5,711,861 Device for monitoring changes in analyte concentration 560 1995
6,212,416 Device for monitoring changes in analyte concentration 457 1998
 
LIFESCAN SCOTLAND LIMITED (2)
2005/0133,368 Electrochemical test strip for reducing the effect of direct interference current 195 2004
2005/0139,489 Method of reducing the effect of direct and mediated interference current in an electrochemical test strip 237 2004
 
LOCTITE CORPORATION (2)
4,675,346 UV curable silicone rubber compositions 82 1984
4,684,538 Polysiloxane urethane compounds and adhesive compositions, and method of making and using the same 104 1986
 
LUDLOW CORPORATION (2)
4,684,558 Adhesive polyethylene oxide hydrogel sheet and its production 44 1986
4,989,607 Highly conductive non-stringy adhesive hydrophilic gels and medical electrode assemblies manufactured therefrom 83 1989
 
M-BIOTECH, INC. (2)
6,268,161 Biosensor 351 1999
6,475,750 Glucose biosensor 410 2000
 
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (2)
5,109,850 Automatic blood monitoring for medication delivery method and apparatus 321 1991
5,814,599 Transdermal delivery of encapsulated drugs 357 1995
 
MITSUBISHI RAYON CO., LTD. (2)
4,442,841 Electrode for living bodies 199 1981
4,672,970 Electrode for living body 167 1985
 
NEC CORPORATION (2)
5,384,028 Biosensor with a data memory 370 1993
6,144,871 Current detecting sensor and method of fabricating the same 170 1999
 
NOVO NORDISK A/S (2)
5,269,891 Method and apparatus for determination of a constituent in a fluid 380 1993
6,936,006 Atraumatic insertion of a subcutaneous device 395 2003
 
OPTICAL SENSORS INCORPORATED (2)
2003/0225,324 Noninvasive detection of a physiologic Parameter within a body tissue of a patient 41 2002
2004/0006,263 Noninvasive detection of a physiologic parameter within a body tissue of a patient 35 2003
 
OPTISCAN BIOMEDICAL CORPORATION (2)
2007/0179,436 Analyte detection system with periodic sample draw and laboratory-grade analyzer 48 2005
2008/0072,663 ACCURATE AND TIMELY BODY FLUID ANALYSIS 83 2007
 
OXYGEN BIOTHERAPEUTICS, INC. (2)
6,343,225 Implantable glucose sensor 262 1999
6,815,186 Implantable glucose sensor 242 2002
 
PERSEPTIVE BIOSYSTEMS, INC. (2)
5,372,719 Molecular imaging 140 1992
5,453,199 Molecular imaging 141 1994
 
PICHA, GEORGE J. (2)
5,564,439 Infusion device for soft tissue 197 1994
5,798,065 Collagen disruptive surface morphology for implants 169 1997
 
QUESTSTAR MEDICAL, INC. (2)
4,787,398 Glucose medical monitoring system 469 1986
5,279,294 Medical diagnostic system 636 1990
 
Radiometer A/S (2)
5,208,147 Means for measuring a characteristic in a sample fluid 216 1992
6,051,389 Enzyme sensor 154 1999
 
ROCHE DIAGNOSTICS GMBH (2)
5,879,373 System and method for the determination of tissue properties 304 1995
6,379,317 Analytical measuring device with lancing device 307 2000
 
RUBICON INVESTMENTS, INC. (2)
* 6,117,290 System and method for measuring a bioanalyte such as lactate 376 1998
6,464,849 Sensor for measuring a bioanalyte such as lactate 141 1999
 
SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD. (2)
4,803,243 Block-graft copolymer 153 1987
4,988,758 Fluorosilicone rubber composition 104 1988
 
Solutech, Inc. (2)
4,726,381 Dialysis system and method 48 1986
4,763,658 Dialysis system 2nd method 42 1987
 
STRYKER CORPORATION (2)
5,810,770 Fluid management pump system for surgical procedures 70 1996
6,602,221 Self-contained fluid management pump system for surgical procedures 38 2000
 
TENAX THERAPEUTICS, INC (2)
5,964,993 Glucose sensor 447 1996
5,914,026 Implantable sensor employing an auxiliary electrode 268 1997
 
The Johns Hopkins University (2)
4,494,950 Plural module medication delivery system 797 1982
4,625,730 Patient ECG recording control for an automatic implantable defibrillator 96 1985
 
THORATEC LABORATORIES CORPORATION (2)
4,963,595 Polysiloxane-polylactone block copolymers 174 1988
5,235,003 Polysiloxane-polylactone block copolymers 193 1990
 
UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT (2)
6,497,729 Implant coating for control of tissue/implant interactions 179 1999
2003/0099,682 Apparatus and method for control of tissue/implant interactions 58 2002
 
UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS (2)
* 5,165,407 Implantable glucose sensor 695 1991
6,814,845 Method for depositing an enzyme on an electrically conductive substrate 128 2001
 
UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY RESEARCH FOUNDATION (2)
6,948,492 Programmable multi-dose intranasal drug delivery device 36 2001
6,663,615 Dual stage microvalve and method of use 36 2001
 
UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH - OF THE COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM OF HIGHER EDUCATION (2)
4,805,624 Low-potential electrochemical redox sensors 311 1987
6,256,522 Sensors for continuous monitoring of biochemicals and related method 280 1995
 
UNOMEDICAL A/S (2)
7,070,580 Infusion device and an adhesive sheet material and a release liner 173 2003
2004/0204,687 Injector device for placing a subcutaneous infusion set 313 2003
 
UROCATH CORPORATION (2)
5,030,199 Female incontinence control device with magnetically operable valve and method 115 1989
5,041,092 Urethral indwelling catheter with magnetically controlled drainage valve and method 146 1990
 
UT-BATTELLE, LLC (2)
6,251,280 Imprint-coating synthesis of selective functionalized ordered mesoporous sorbents for separation and sensors 127 1999
6,673,596 In vivo biosensor apparatus and method of use 259 1999
 
WALKER, SR., FRANK J. (2)
5,688,239 Urinary tract treating assembly with prostate flushing 49 1995
6,183,437 Electronic control unit and tubing assembly system for automatically controlling urinary irrigation 39 1997
 
YISSUM RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT COMPANY OF THE HEBREW UNIVERSITY OF JERUSALEM (2)
5,630,978 Preparation of biologically active molecules by molecular imprinting 35 1995
5,858,296 Preparation of biologically active molecules by molecular imprinting 24 1997
 
A&D COMPANY, LIMITED (1)
5,741,634 Throwaway type chemical sensor 259 1995
 
ABBOTT MEDICAL OPTICS INC. (1)
5,397,848 Enhancing the hydrophilicity of silicone polymers 194 1993
 
ACCORD PARTNER LIMITED (1)
7,172,075 Defect free composite membranes, method for producing said membranes and use of the same 25 2003
 
ACIST MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
5,515,851 Angiographic fluid control system 115 1993
 
AD-TECH MEDICAL INSTRUMENT CORP. (1)
4,805,625 Sphenoidal electrode and insertion method 264 1987
 
ADVANCED BIONICS, LLC (1)
6,272,382 Fully implantable cochlear implant system 187 1999
 
ADVANCED MICROBOTICS CORPORATION (1)
5,587,273 Molecularly imprinted materials, method for their preparation and devices employing such materials 149 1995
 
AGFA-GEVAERT N.V. (1)
6,274,285 Radiation-sensitive recording material for the production of driographic offset printing plates 175 1999
 
ALCON MANUFACTURING, LTD. (1)
4,838,281 Linear suction control system 74 1987
 
Alderon Industries, LLC (1)
6,683,535 Water detection system and method 173 2000
 
American Sensor Systems Corporation (1)
4,974,592 Continuous on-line blood monitoring system 134 1988
 
AMERSHAM BIOSCIENCES AB (1)
6,048,691 Method and system for performing a binding assay 116 1997
 
ANGIOTECH BIOCOATINGS CORP. (1)
2007/0299,409 Antimicrobial Needle Coating For Extended Infusion 49 2005
 
ANIMAS CORPORATION (1)
6,049,727 Implantable sensor and system for in vivo measurement and control of fluid constituent levels 565 1998
 
ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS (1)
4,935,345 Implantable microelectronic biochemical sensor incorporating thin film thermopile 311 1987
 
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6,569,309 Fuel cell type reactor and method for producing a chemical compound by using the same 113 2001
 
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5,055,198 Autologous blood recovery membrane system and method 159 1990
 
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5,963,132 Encapsulated implantable transponder 232 1996
 
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4,366,040 Capillary-reference electrode 39 1981
 
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5,130,009 Sensor device 161 1990
 
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5,429,735 Method of making and amperometric electrodes 271 1994
 
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6,867,262 Grafted polymers as gas hydrate inhibitors 42 2002
 
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5,628,619 Infusion pump having power-saving modes 64 1995
 
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5,916,445 Selective recognition of solutes in chromatographic media by artificially created affinity 123 1997
 
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2005/0079,200 Biocompatibly coated medical implants 89 2004
 
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* 5,611,900 Microbiosensor used in-situ 282 1995
 
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5,957,854 Wireless medical diagnosis and monitoring equipment 567 1997
 
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5,507,288 Analytical system for monitoring a substance to be analyzed in patient-blood 775 1995
 
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6,208,894 System of implantable devices for monitoring and/or affecting body parameters 680 1998
 
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6,063,637 Sensors for sugars and other metal binding analytes 250 1997
 
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2008/0306,433 Body Temperature Controlling System 35 2008
 
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5,626,563 Irrigation system with tubing cassette 53 1995
 
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4,753,652 Biomaterial implants which resist calcification 236 1986
 
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4,619,793 Method of producing annealed polyvinyl alcohol contact lens 257 1984
 
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2006/0159,718 Method for the production of porous carbon-based molded bodies, and use thereof as cell culture carrier systems and culture systems 21 2006
 
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4,988,341 Sterilizing dressing device and method for skin puncture 235 1989
 
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5,183,549 Multi-analyte sensing electrolytic cell 59 1990
 
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4,369,785 Surgical fluid flow system 45 1980
 
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5,378,229 Check valve manifold assembly for use in angioplasty 45 1994
 
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5,451,260 Method and apparatus for CVD using liquid delivery system with an ultrasonic nozzle 171 1994
 
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4,457,339 Multiprogrammable pinch valve module 50 1982
 
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2005/0056,551 Electrochemical detection of analytes 107 2004
 
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7,100,628 Electromechanically-assisted regulator control assembly 29 2003
 
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4,592,824 Miniature liquid junction reference electrode and an integrated solid state electrochemical sensor including the same 80 1985
 
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5,059,654 Affinity matrices of modified polysaccharide supports 238 1989
 
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6,309,384 Method and apparatus for tubal occlusion 182 1999
 
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5,316,452 Dispensing assembly with interchangeable cartridge pumps 145 1992
 
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2005/0154,272 Method and device for monitoring analyte concentration by use of differential osmotic pressure measurement 35 2005
 
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6,165,154 Cassette for intravenous-line flow-control system 128 1997
 
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4,957,483 Sterilizable syringe 76 1988
 
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6,902,544 Troubleshooting accelerator system for implantable drug delivery pumps 54 2003
 
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2005/0192,557 INTEGRATED DELIVERY DEVICE FOR CONTINUOUS GLUCOSE SENSOR 494 2004
 
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2009/0062,633 IMPLANTABLE ANALYTE SENSOR 254 2008
 
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5,429,129 Apparatus for determining spectral absorption by a specific substance in a fluid 229 1993
 
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6,309,884 Individual calibration of blood glucose for supporting noninvasive self-monitoring blood glucose 377 1999
 
DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY OF THE HOLY GHOST (1)
5,469,846 Implantable non-enzymatic electrochemical glucose sensor 376 1994
 
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2007/0129,524 Thermoplastic polyurethanes comprising polytrimethylene ether soft segments 33 2005
 
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2006/0094,946 System and method for analyte sampling and analysis with hydrogel 44 2005
 
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5,575,930 Method of making gas permeable membranes for amperometric gas electrodes 231 1995
 
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2005/0196,747 Analyte test system for determining the concentration of an analyte in a physiological or aqueous fluid 36 2005
 
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7,366,566 Automatic commutations of AAI/DDD mode in the presence of paroxystic AVB in an active implantable medical device, in particular a cardiac pacemaker 30 2004
 
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4,492,575 Dental prophylactic apparatus 65 1983
 
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4,958,148 Contrast enhancing transparent touch panel device 139 1988
 
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5,895,235 Process for manufacturing transponders of small dimensions 135 1997
 
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5,082,550 Enzyme electrochemical sensor electrode and method of making it 348 1989
 
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6,077,299 Non-invasively adjustable valve implant for the drainage of aqueous humor in glaucoma 100 1998
 
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5,326,356 Biocompatible perforated membranes, processes for their preparation, their use as a support in the in vitro growth of epithelial cells, the artificial skin obtained in this manner, and its use in skin grafts 173 1993
 
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4,759,828 Glucose electrode and method of determining glucose 433 1987
 
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5,643,195 Device for regulating the flow of cerebrospinal fluid in a drainage circuit 54 1995
 
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6,068,668 Process for forming a semiconductor device 22 1997
 
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5,589,133 Oxygen electrode, biosensor and processes for manufacturing same 108 1994
 
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5,285,513 Optical fiber cable provided with stabilized waterblocking material 212 1992
 
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5,676,651 Surgically implantable pump arrangement and method for pumping body fluids 75 1994
 
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6,545,085 Polar solvent compatible polyethersiloxane elastomers 163 2001
 
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5,879,713 Targeted delivery via biodegradable polymers 378 1997
 
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5,944,661 Potential and diffusion controlled solid electrolyte sensor for continuous measurement of very low levels of transdermal alcohol 210 1997
 
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6,998,247 Method and apparatus using alternative site glucose determinations to calibrate and maintain noninvasive and implantable analyzers 435 2003
 
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5,571,395 Breath alcohol analyzer using a biosensor 195 1994
 
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5,429,485 Plural inlet pumping cassette with integral manifold 150 1994
 
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6,013,113 Slotted insulator for unsealed electrode edges in electrochemical cells 186 1998
 
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6,565,535 Medical infusion and aspiration system 43 2001
 
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5,311,908 Blood processing method and apparatus with disposable cassette 109 1992
 
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6,705,833 Airflow flapper valve 106 2001
 
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5,417,115 Dielectrically isolated resonant microsensors 38 1993
 
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Imperial College of Science, Technology, and Medicine (1)
5,462,645 Dialysis electrode device 282 1994
 
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5,658,330 Molded silicone foam implant and method for making 174 1995
 
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6,733,655 Measurement of substances in liquids 113 2000
 
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5,009,251 Fluid flow control 66 1988
 
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6,372,244 RETRIEVABLE BIOARTIFICIAL IMPLANTS HAVING DIMENSIONS ALLOWING RAPID DIFFUSION OF OXYGEN AND RAPID BIOLOGICAL RESPONSE TO PHYSIOLOGICAL CHANGE, PROCESSES FOR THEIR MANUFACTURE, AND METHODS FOR THEIR USE 45 2000
 
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6,168,568 Phonopneumograph system 290 1996
 
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4,975,175 Miniaturized oxygen electrode and miniaturized biosensor and production process thereof 163 1989
 
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6,293,925 Insertion device for an insertion set and method of using the same 527 1998
 
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4,986,671 Three-parameter optical fiber sensor and system 313 1989
 
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6,802,957 Self-referencing enzyme-based microsensor and method of use 299 2001
 
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4,849,458 Segmented polyether polyurethane 222 1988
 
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6,887,228 Treatment of wound or joint for relief of pain and promotion of healing 56 2001
 
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6,858,020 Vaccinator device 36 2002
 
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6,213,739 Linear peristaltic pump 68 1999
 
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4,750,496 Method and apparatus for measuring blood glucose concentration 305 1987
 
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5,776,324 Electrochemical biosensors 150 1996
 
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5,749,832 Monitoring systems 153 1994
 
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4,900,305 Ambulatory infusion pump 53 1988
 
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4,828,544 Control of blood flow 120 1986
 
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6,432,050 Implantable acoustic bio-sensing system and method 89 1999
 
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6,325,978 Oxygen monitoring and apparatus 239 1998
 
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6,773,565 NOx sensor 141 2001
 
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