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, CA244

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Brauker, James H San Diego, CA 370 43528
Brister, Mark Encinitas, CA 208 25963
Neale, Paul V - 111 13241
Thrower, James Patrick - 102 8086

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5,380,536 Biocompatible microcapsules 197 1991
5,264,104 Enzyme electrodes 629 1992
5,593,852 Subcutaneous glucose electrode 742 1994
6,284,478 Subcutaneous glucose electrode 579 1996
5,938,636 Autoinfuser for resuscitation and method of infusion fluid injection 50 1997
5,965,380 Subcutaneous glucose electrode 679 1999
6,083,710 Electrochemical analyte measurement system 603 1999
6,121,009 Electrochemical analyte measurement system 640 1999
 
LIFESCAN, INC. (8)
5,304,468 Reagent test strip and apparatus for determination of blood glucose 587 1993
5,426,032 No-wipe whole blood glucose test strip 283 1993
5,714,123 Protective shield for a blood glucose strip 227 1996
5,863,400 Electrochemical cells 143 1997
6,454,710 Devices and methods for monitoring an analyte 187 2001
2002/0188,185 PERCUTANEOUS BIOLOGICAL FLUID SAMPLING AND ANALYTE MEASUREMENT DEVICES AND METHODS 155 2001
2004/0120,848 Method for manufacturing a sterilized and calibrated biosensor-based medical device 80 2002
2007/0017,805 Method and device for sampling and analyzing interstitial fluid and whole blood samples 181 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 4 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 106 1987
4,928,694 Intravascular blood parameter measurement system 52 1989
4,934,369 Intravascular blood parameter measurement system 253 1989
5,048,525 Blood parameter measurement system with compliant element 35 1990
5,195,963 Method and system for monitoring of blood constituents in vivo 40 1992
5,335,658 Intravascular blood parameter sensing system 46 1992
5,345,932 Method and system for monitoring of blood constituents in vivo 34 1993
5,421,328 Intravascular blood parameter sensing system 71 1994
 
DISETRONIC LICENSING AG (7)
5,108,819 Thin film electrical component 350 1990
5,322,063 Hydrophilic polyurethane membranes for electrochemical glucose sensors 561 1991
5,284,140 Acrylic copolymer membranes for biosensors 241 1992
5,299,571 Apparatus and method for implantation of sensors 519 1993
5,476,094 Acrylic copolymer membranes for biosensors 71 1993
5,411,647 Techniques to improve the performance of electrochemical sensors 615 1994
5,695,623 Glucose measuring device 463 1994
 
DOW CORNING CORPORATION (7)
4,831,070 Moldable elastomeric pressure sensitive adhesives 86 1987
4,793,555 Container, method and composition for controlling the release of a volatile liquid from an aqueous mixture 39 1988
4,951,657 Heat sealable membrane for transdermal drug release 42 1988
5,588,560 Ergonomeric dispenser for viscous materials 114 1996
5,811,487 Thickening silicones with elastomeric silicone polyethers 261 1996
6,169,155 Silicone gel composition and silicone gel produced therefrom 117 1999
6,541,107 Nanoporous silicone resins having low dielectric constants 147 1999
 
I-STAT CORPORATION (7)
5,096,669 Disposable sensing device for real time fluid analysis 395 1988
5,200,051 Wholly microfabricated biosensors and process for the manufacture and use thereof 602 1989
5,063,081 Method of manufacturing a plurality of uniform microfabricated sensing devices having an immobilized ligand receptor 408 1990
5,212,050 Method of forming a permselective layer 120 1990
5,466,575 Process for the manufacture of wholly microfabricated biosensors 110 1992
5,554,339 Process for the manufacture of wholly microfabricated biosensors 215 1993
5,837,454 Process for the manufacture of wholly microfabricated biosensors 267 1995
 
THERASENSE, INC. (7)
5,356,786 Interferant eliminating biosensor 624 1993
6,162,611 Subcutaneous glucose electrode 667 2000
6,514,718 Subcutaneous glucose electrode 509 2001
2002/0084,196 Small volume in vitro analyte sensor and methods 316 2001
2003/0100,040 Blood analyte monitoring through subcutaneous measurement 362 2002
6,881,551 Subcutaneous glucose electrode 456 2003
2005/0121,322 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 423 2005
 
ISENSE CORPORATION (6)
6,695,860 Transcutaneous sensor insertion device 344 2000
6,613,379 Implantable analyte sensor 262 2001
7,228,162 Analyte sensor 136 2003
6,875,386 Neovascularization promoting membrane for bioimplants 123 2003
7,120,483 Methods for analyte sensing and measurement 141 2003
2007/0173,706 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR INSERTION OF A SENSOR 146 2006
 
SEGARS CALIFORNIA PARTNERS, LP (6)
5,330,634 Calibration solutions useful for analyses of biological fluids and methods employing same 421 1992
5,431,174 Method of fluid delivery and collection 77 1994
5,505,828 Calibration solutions useful for analysis of biological fluids and methods employing same 130 1995
5,932,175 Sensor apparatus for use in measuring a parameter of a fluid sample 66 1996
6,027,479 Medical apparatus incorporating pressurized supply of storage liquid 42 1998
6,123,827 Method for calibrating sensors used in diagnostic testing 217 1998
 
W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC. (6)
5,584,876 Cell excluding sheath for vascular grafts 213 1994
5,787,900 Method for loading and reloading a therapeutical device in a vascularized implantable containment apparatus 187 1996
5,913,998 Method of making an implantable containment apparatus for a therapeutical device 253 1997
5,843,069 Implantable containment apparatus for a therapeutical device and method for loading and reloading the device therein 156 1997
5,897,955 Materials and methods for the immobilization of bioactive species onto polymeric substrates 163 1998
6,737,158 Porous polymeric membrane toughened composites 82 2002
 
PACESETTER, INC. (5)
4,944,299 High speed digital telemetry system for implantable device 572 1989
5,404,877 Leadless implantable sensor assembly and a cardiac emergency warning alarm 183 1993
6,585,763 Implantable therapeutic device and method 279 1998
6,527,729 Method for monitoring patient using acoustic sensor 449 2000
2005/0288,596 Implantable pressure transducer system optimized for reduced thrombosis effect 58 2005
 
ROCHE DIAGNOSTICS OPERATIONS, INC. (5)
4,731,726 Patient-operated glucose monitor and diabetes management system 924 1986
5,352,351 Biosensing meter with fail/safe procedures to prevent erroneous indications 454 1993
6,544,212 Diabetes management system 458 2001
2004/0236,251 Precision depth control lancing tip 278 2003
2007/0007,133 Sensor with increased biocompatibility 43 2006
 
ABBOTT LABORATORIES (4)
4,907,857 Optical fiber distribution system for an optical fiber sensor 141 1989
6,093,156 Method and apparatus for obtaining blood for diagnostic tests 470 1997
6,730,200 Electrochemical sensor for analysis of liquid samples 201 2001
6,801,041 Sensor having electrode for determining the rate of flow of a fluid 288 2002
 
BECTON, DICKINSON AND COMPANY (4)
5,067,491 Barrier coating on blood contacting devices 297 1989
6,589,229 Wearable, self-contained drug infusion device 440 2000
6,952,604 Minimally-invasive system and method for monitoring analyte levels 357 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 312 2003
 
C.R. BARD, INC. (4)
5,224,929 Irrigation/aspiration cannula and valve assembly 85 1990
5,423,738 Blood pumping and processing system 127 1993
6,329,488 Silane copolymer coatings 55 1998
6,908,681 Silane copolymer coatings 35 2001
 
CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY (4)
4,571,292 Apparatus for electrochemical measurements 406 1982
4,655,880 Apparatus and method for sensing species, substances and substrates using oxidase 449 1983
5,324,322 Thin film implantable electrode and method of manufacture 250 1992
2004/0180,391 Sliver type autonomous biosensors 49 2003
 
EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES CORPORATION (4)
6,248,077 System for sensing a characteristic of fluid flowing to or from a body 45 1985
5,766,151 Endovascular system for arresting the heart 356 1995
2007/0200,254 Method and apparatus for using flex circuit technology to create an electrode 97 2007
2007/0202,672 Method and apparatus for using flex circuit technology to create a reference electrode channel 95 2007
 
ELAN PHARMA INTERNATIONAL LIMITED (4)
5,820,622 Analyte-controlled liquid delivery device and analyte monitor 375 1996
6,645,181 Drug delivery systems and methods 319 1999
2004/0015,134 Drug delivery systems and methods 232 2003
2004/0030,285 Drug delivery systems and methods 211 2003
 
INSULET CORPORATION (4)
6,699,218 Transcutaneous delivery means 430 2001
6,749,587 Modular infusion device and method 399 2002
6,960,192 Transcutaneous fluid delivery system 278 2002
2004/0010,207 Self-contained, automatic transcutaneous physiologic sensing system 420 2002
 
MATSUSHITA ELECTRIC INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD. (4)
4,431,507 Enzyme electrode 162 1982
4,663,824 Aluminum electrolytic capacitor and a manufacturing method therefor 259 1985
5,266,179 Quantitative analysis method and its system using a disposable sensor 655 1991
6,972,080 Electrochemical device for moving particles covered with protein 114 2000
 
MINIMED INC. (4)
5,882,494 Polyurethane/polyurea compositions containing silicone for biosensor membranes 430 1995
6,641,533 Handheld personal data assistant (PDA) with a medical device and method of using the same 687 2001
2002/0055,673 Reusable analyte sensor site and method of using the same 114 2001
2002/0119,711 Insertion set for a transcutaneous sensor 303 2002
 
OXYGEN BIOTHERAPEUTICS, INC. (4)
5,964,993 Glucose sensor 437 1996
5,914,026 Implantable sensor employing an auxiliary electrode 262 1997
6,343,225 Implantable glucose sensor 256 1999
6,815,186 Implantable glucose sensor 239 2002
 
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT (4)
4,477,314 Method for determining sugar concentration 304 1983
4,808,089 Reciprocating pump for a medication administering device 51 1987
4,883,467 Reciprocating pump for an implantable medication dosage device 82 1988
5,704,354 Electrocatalytic glucose sensor 175 1995
 
UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO (4)
4,813,424 Long-life membrane electrode for non-ionic species 265 1987
4,986,271 Vivo refillable glucose sensor 361 1989
5,431,160 Miniature implantable refillable glucose sensor and material therefor 393 1993
5,476,776 Immobilized enzymes for use in an electrochemical sensor 151 1994
 
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY (3)
6,407,195 Tackified polydiorganosiloxane oligourea segmented copolymers and a process for making same 72 1997
5,879,828 Membrane electrode assembly 96 1997
7,078,582 Stretch removable adhesive articles and methods 75 2001
 
A. MENARINI INDUSTRIE FARMACEUTICHE RIUNITE S.R.L. (3)
5,298,022 Wearable artificial pancreas 68 1993
2001/0041,830 Apparatus for measurment and control of the content of glucose, lactate or other metabolites in biological fluids 277 2001
6,618,603 Apparatus for measurement and control of the content of glucose, lactate or other metabolites in biological fluids 169 2001
 
ADVANCED CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS, INC. (3)
6,498,941 Catheter based probe and method of using same for detecting chemical analytes 150 2000
2005/0118,344 Temperature controlled crimping 48 2003
2005/0119,720 Temperature controlled crimping 67 2004
 
ALZA CORPORATION (3)
4,327,725 Osmotic device with hydrogel driving member 719 1980
6,219,574 Device and method for enchancing transdermal sampling 441 1997
6,091,975 Minimally invasive detecting device 549 1998
 
Bausch & Lomb Incorporated (3)
5,135,297 Surface coating of polymer objects 62 1990
2007/0142,584 Silicon-containing monomers end-capped with polymerizable cationic hydrophilic groups 39 2006
2008/0312,397 Silicone-Containing Prepolymers 20 2007
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC. (3)
6,368,658 Coating medical devices using air suspension 255 2000
6,447,542 Implantable members for receiving therapeutically useful compositions 167 2000
7,318,814 Medical suction valve 34 2002
 
CB-CARMEL BIOTECHNOLOGY LTD. (3)
5,474,552 Implantable drug delivery pump 265 1994
5,529,066 Implantable capsule for enhancing cell electric signals 35 1994
5,513,636 Implantable sensor chip 293 1994
 
CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER (3)
4,680,268 Implantable gas-containing biosensor and method for measuring an analyte such as glucose 430 1985
5,030,333 Polarographic method for measuring both analyte and oxygen with the same detecting electrode of an electroenzymatic sensor 186 1986
4,721,677 Implantable gas-containing biosensor and method for measuring an analyte such as glucose 412 1987
 
COCHLEAR CORPORATION (3)
5,000,194 Array of bipolar electrodes 98 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 789 1992
5,933,136 Network media access control system for encouraging patient compliance with a treatment plan 604 1996
5,822,715 Diabetes management system and method for controlling blood glucose 734 1997
 
ICU MEDICAL, INC. (3)
5,640,470 Fiber-optic detectors with terpolymeric analyte-permeable matrix coating 118 1995
5,873,862 Medical valve and method of use 94 1997
5,995,208 Intravascular oximetry catheter 38 1998
 
Medisense, Inc. (3)
4,545,382 Sensor for components of a liquid mixture 587 1982
4,711,245 Sensor for components of a liquid mixture 521 1984
5,682,884 Strip electrode with screen printing 414 1994
 
MILES INC. (3)
4,810,470 Volume independent diagnostic device 230 1987
5,202,261 Conductive sensors and their use in diagnostic assays 351 1991
5,250,439 Use of conductive sensors in diagnostic assays 321 1992
 
NEUROTECH USA, INC. (3)
5,858,747 Control of cell growth in a bioartificial organ with extracellular matrix coated microcarriers 38 1995
5,773,286 Inner supported biocompatible cell capsules 28 1995
6,231,879 Biocompatible devices with foam scaffolds 174 1999
 
NOVARTIS AG (3)
5,518,601 Extended use planar sensors 198 1995
5,945,498 Polysiloxane-comprising perfluoroalkyl ethers and the preparation and use thereof 63 1997
2005/0013,842 Antimicrobial medical devices 43 2004
 
OSMETECH TECHNOLOGY INC. (3)
6,264,825 Binding acceleration techniques for the detection of analytes 261 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 519 1995
6,059,946 Biosensor 269 1998
6,309,526 Biosensor 185 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 71 1986
4,927,407 Cardiac assist pump with steady rate supply of fluid lubricant 233 1989
5,910,554 Highly cross-linked polymeric supports 49 1997
 
SEIKO INSTRUMENTS INC. (3)
6,474,360 Variable pressure valve apparatus 32 2000
6,391,019 Valve apparatus and valve system using thereof 32 2000
6,485,449 Pressure-variable valve device and set-pressure adjusting device for the valve device 36 2001
 
SIEMENS HEALTHCARE DIAGNOSTICS INC. (3)
5,494,562 Electrochemical sensors 455 1994
5,707,502 Sensors for measuring analyte concentrations and methods of making same 305 1996
6,107,083 Optical oxidative enzyme-based sensors 304 1998
 
SORENSON DEVELOPMENT, INCORPORATED (3)
6,965,791 Implantable biosensor system, apparatus and method 285 2003
2004/0254,433 Sensor introducer system, apparatus and method 310 2003
2005/0183,954 Implantable biosensor system, apparatus and method 111 2005
 
TERUMO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (3)
4,689,149 Device for transfer of medical substance 34 1984
4,927,516 Enzyme sensor 410 1987
6,315,738 Assembly having lancet and means for collecting and detecting body fluid 345 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 116 1993
5,589,563 Surface-modifying endgroups for biomedical polymers 284 1994
5,756,632 Systems for premeating molecules of predetermined molecular weight range 175 1995
 
ADVANCED NEUROMODULATION SYSTEMS, INC. (2)
6,966,325 Method for manipulating dosage control apparatus 48 2002
7,150,741 Programmable dose control module 56 2002
 
ALLERGAN, INC. (2)
5,545,220 Implantable prosthesis with open cell textured surface and method for forming same 189 1993
5,833,603 Implantable biosensing transponder 750 1996
 
APPALOOSA MANAGEMENT L.P. (2)
4,889,744 Method for making open-cell, silicone-elastomer medical implant 196 1988
5,007,929 Open-cell, silicone-elastomer medical implant 182 1990
 
APPLIED MEDICAL RESEARCH, INC. (2)
5,271,736 Collagen disruptive morphology for implants 177 1992
5,706,807 Sensor device covered with foam membrane 163 1996
 
ASH ACCESS TECHNOLOGY, INC. (2)
4,777,953 Capillary filtration and collection method for long-term monitoring of blood constituents 273 1987
4,854,322 Capillary filtration and collection device for long-term monitoring of blood constituents 252 1987
 
AVL MEDICAL INSTRUMENTS AG (2)
5,243,982 Device for determining the concentration of at least one substance in organic tissue 59 1991
5,683,562 Planar sensor for determining a chemical parameter of a sample 271 1995
 
B. BRAUN MEDICAL, INC. (2)
5,302,093 Disposable cassette with negative head height fluid supply and method 133 1992
5,437,635 Tube flow limiter, safety flow clip, and tube pincher mechanism 89 1993
 
BALL SEMICONDUCTOR, INC. (2)
6,447,448 Miniature implanted orthopedic sensors 336 1999
6,546,268 Glucose sensor 304 2000
 
Baxter Travenol Laboratories, Inc. (2)
4,789,467 Automated disinfection system 49 1986
4,925,444 Closed multi-fluid delivery system and method 226 1987
 
BIOTEX, INC. (2)
4,378,016 Artificial endocrine gland containing hormone-producing cells 143 1981
4,402,694 Body cavity access device containing a hormone source 146 1981
 
CAMBRIDGE LIFE SCIENCES PLC (2)
4,970,145 Immobilized enzyme electrodes 334 1988
5,160,418 Enzyme electrodes and improvements in the manufacture thereof 228 1989
 
CAREFUSION 2200, INC. (2)
5,800,383 Fluid management system for arthroscopic surgery 82 1996
6,024,720 Fluid management system for arthroscopic surgery 60 1998
 
CAREFUSION 303, INC. (2)
5,356,378 Fluid line condition detection 91 1994
6,358,225 Upstream occlusion detection system 57 1998
 
Cordis Europa N.V. (2)
4,478,222 Electrochemical sensing apparatus with in situ calibration 66 1981
4,534,825 Method of making an electrochemical sensing cell 101 1984
 
COVIDIEN LP (2)
6,553,241 Oximeter sensor with digital memory encoding sensor expiration data 326 2001
2007/0200,267 Pressurized dip coating system 28 2007
 
DATEX-OHMEDA, INC. (2)
5,249,576 Universal pulse oximeter probe 341 1991
6,510,329 Detection of sensor off conditions in a pulse oximeter 328 2001
 
DELTADOT LIMITED (2)
6,103,533 Molecular imaging 102 1998
6,017,435 Molecular imaging 120 1998
 
DREW SCIENTIFIC HOLDINGS, INC. (2)
5,380,491 Apparatus for pumping and directing fluids for hematology testing 34 1993
2004/0265,940 Amperometer sensor 9 2004
 
ELAN CORPORATION, PLC (2)
5,807,375 Analyte-controlled liquid delivery device and analyte monitor 603 1995
5,800,420 Analyte-controlled liquid delivery device and analyte monitor 554 1996
 
FISHER & PAYKEL HEALTHCARE LIMITED (2)
5,411,052 Liquid supply apparatus 42 1993
7,063,086 Breathing assistance apparatus 37 2002
 
GAMBRO LUNDIA AB (2)
7,316,662 Infusion device for medical use 37 2003
2005/0131,305 Sensor unit and method for sensing a blood related parameter and system including such a sensor unit 25 2005
 
GOLDSCHMIDT GMBH (2)
4,686,137 Moisture vapor permeable materials 66 1984
5,120,813 Moisture vapor permeable materials 52 1991
 
HEMOTEQ GMBH (2)
2004/0234,575 Medical products comprising a haemocompatible coating, production and use thereof 54 2004
2005/0176,678 Compounds and method for coating surfaces in a haemocompatibe manner 49 2004
 
HOSPIRA, INC. (2)
5,310,469 Biosensor with a membrane containing biologically active material 255 1991
5,326,449 Composite membrane 206 1993
 
INSTRUMENTATION LABORATORY COMPANY (2)
7,022,219 Automated system for continuously and automatically calibrating electrochemical sensors 36 2002
2005/0233,407 Cross-linked enzyme matrix and uses thereof 23 2005
 
JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A. (2)
6,081,735 Signal processing apparatus 607 1997
6,263,222 Signal processing apparatus 462 1997
 
Kyoto Daiichi Kagaku Co., Ltd. (2)
5,496,453 Biosensor and method of quantitative analysis using the same 461 1994
5,781,455 Article of manufacture comprising computer usable medium for a portable blood sugar value measuring apparatus 212 1996
 
Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital and Medical Center (2)
5,711,861 Device for monitoring changes in analyte concentration 553 1995
6,212,416 Device for monitoring changes in analyte concentration 448 1998
 
LIFESCAN SCOTLAND LIMITED (2)
2005/0133,368 Electrochemical test strip for reducing the effect of direct interference current 190 2004
2005/0139,489 Method of reducing the effect of direct and mediated interference current in an electrochemical test strip 231 2004
 
LOCTITE CORPORATION (2)
4,675,346 UV curable silicone rubber compositions 81 1984
4,684,538 Polysiloxane urethane compounds and adhesive compositions, and method of making and using the same 101 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 346 1999
6,475,750 Glucose biosensor 404 2000
 
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (2)
5,109,850 Automatic blood monitoring for medication delivery method and apparatus 318 1991
5,814,599 Transdermal delivery of encapsulated drugs 350 1995
 
MITSUBISHI RAYON CO., LTD. (2)
4,442,841 Electrode for living bodies 195 1981
4,672,970 Electrode for living body 161 1985
 
NEC CORPORATION (2)
5,384,028 Biosensor with a data memory 365 1993
6,144,871 Current detecting sensor and method of fabricating the same 166 1999
 
NOVO NORDISK A/S (2)
5,269,891 Method and apparatus for determination of a constituent in a fluid 371 1993
6,936,006 Atraumatic insertion of a subcutaneous device 384 2003
 
OPTICAL SENSORS INCORPORATED (2)
2003/0225,324 Noninvasive detection of a physiologic Parameter within a body tissue of a patient 40 2002
2004/0006,263 Noninvasive detection of a physiologic parameter within a body tissue of a patient 33 2003
 
OPTISCAN BIOMEDICAL CORPORATION (2)
2007/0179,436 Analyte detection system with periodic sample draw and laboratory-grade analyzer 47 2005
2008/0072,663 ACCURATE AND TIMELY BODY FLUID ANALYSIS 80 2007
 
PERSEPTIVE BIOSYSTEMS, INC. (2)
5,372,719 Molecular imaging 138 1992
5,453,199 Molecular imaging 139 1994
 
PICHA, GEORGE J. (2)
5,564,439 Infusion device for soft tissue 191 1994
5,798,065 Collagen disruptive surface morphology for implants 165 1997
 
QUESTSTAR MEDICAL, INC. (2)
4,787,398 Glucose medical monitoring system 465 1986
5,279,294 Medical diagnostic system 627 1990
 
Radiometer A/S (2)
5,208,147 Means for measuring a characteristic in a sample fluid 213 1992
6,051,389 Enzyme sensor 150 1999
 
ROCHE DIAGNOSTICS GMBH (2)
5,879,373 System and method for the determination of tissue properties 299 1995
6,379,317 Analytical measuring device with lancing device 302 2000
 
RUBICON INVESTMENTS, INC. (2)
6,117,290 System and method for measuring a bioanalyte such as lactate 368 1998
6,464,849 Sensor for measuring a bioanalyte such as lactate 137 1999
 
SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD. (2)
4,803,243 Block-graft copolymer 150 1987
4,988,758 Fluorosilicone rubber composition 101 1988
 
Solutech, Inc. (2)
4,726,381 Dialysis system and method 46 1986
4,763,658 Dialysis system 2nd method 40 1987
 
STRYKER CORPORATION (2)
5,810,770 Fluid management pump system for surgical procedures 68 1996
6,602,221 Self-contained fluid management pump system for surgical procedures 36 2000
 
The Johns Hopkins University (2)
4,494,950 Plural module medication delivery system 780 1982
4,625,730 Patient ECG recording control for an automatic implantable defibrillator 94 1985
 
THORATEC LABORATORIES CORPORATION (2)
4,963,595 Polysiloxane-polylactone block copolymers 172 1988
5,235,003 Polysiloxane-polylactone block copolymers 190 1990
 
UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT (2)
6,497,729 Implant coating for control of tissue/implant interactions 173 1999
2003/0099,682 Apparatus and method for control of tissue/implant interactions 56 2002
 
UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS (2)
5,165,407 Implantable glucose sensor 681 1991
6,814,845 Method for depositing an enzyme on an electrically conductive substrate 127 2001
 
UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY RESEARCH FOUNDATION (2)
6,948,492 Programmable multi-dose intranasal drug delivery device 34 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 308 1987
6,256,522 Sensors for continuous monitoring of biochemicals and related method 275 1995
 
UNOMEDICAL A/S (2)
7,070,580 Infusion device and an adhesive sheet material and a release liner 169 2003
2004/0204,687 Injector device for placing a subcutaneous infusion set 304 2003
 
UROCATH CORPORATION (2)
5,030,199 Female incontinence control device with magnetically operable valve and method 113 1989
5,041,092 Urethral indwelling catheter with magnetically controlled drainage valve and method 143 1990
 
UT-BATTELLE, LLC (2)
6,251,280 Imprint-coating synthesis of selective functionalized ordered mesoporous sorbents for separation and sensors 125 1999
6,673,596 In vivo biosensor apparatus and method of use 256 1999
 
WALKER, SR., FRANK J. (2)
5,688,239 Urinary tract treating assembly with prostate flushing 47 1995
6,183,437 Electronic control unit and tubing assembly system for automatically controlling urinary irrigation 36 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 23 1997
 
A & D COMPANY, LIMITED (1)
5,741,634 Throwaway type chemical sensor 254 1995
 
ABBOTT MEDICAL OPTICS INC. (1)
5,397,848 Enhancing the hydrophilicity of silicone polymers 192 1993
 
ACCORD PARTNER LIMITED (1)
7,172,075 Defect free composite membranes, method for producing said membranes and use of the same 24 2003
 
ACIST MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
5,515,851 Angiographic fluid control system 113 1993
 
AD-TECH MEDICAL INSTRUMENT CORP. (1)
4,805,625 Sphenoidal electrode and insertion method 256 1987
 
ADVANCED BIONICS, LLC (1)
6,272,382 Fully implantable cochlear implant system 185 1999
 
ADVANCED MICROBOTICS CORPORATION (1)
5,587,273 Molecularly imprinted materials, method for their preparation and devices employing such materials 147 1995
 
AGFA-GEVAERT N.V. (1)
6,274,285 Radiation-sensitive recording material for the production of driographic offset printing plates 172 1999
 
ALCON MANUFACTURING, LTD. (1)
4,838,281 Linear suction control system 72 1987
 
Alderon Industries, LLC (1)
6,683,535 Water detection system and method 169 2000
 
American Sensor Systems Corporation (1)
4,974,592 Continuous on-line blood monitoring system 131 1988
 
AMERSHAM BIOSCIENCES AB (1)
6,048,691 Method and system for performing a binding assay 114 1997
 
ANGIOTECH BIOCOATINGS CORP. (1)
2007/0299,409 Antimicrobial Needle Coating For Extended Infusion 46 2005
 
ANIMAS CORPORATION (1)
6,049,727 Implantable sensor and system for in vivo measurement and control of fluid constituent levels 555 1998
 
ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS (1)
4,935,345 Implantable microelectronic biochemical sensor incorporating thin film thermopile 308 1987
 
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