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, CA259

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Brauker, James H San Diego, CA 381 47855
Brister, Mark Encinitas, CA 215 28704
Neale, Paul V - 114 14584
Thrower, James Patrick - 103 8887

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2009/0192,722 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROCESSING SENSOR DATA 356 2008
2009/0192,751 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROCESSING SENSOR DATA 372 2008
2009/0045,055 SENSOR HEAD FOR USE WITH IMPLANTABLE DEVICES 320 2008
2009/0076,356 DUAL ELECTRODE SYSTEM FOR A CONTINUOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 317 2008
2009/0182,217 ANALYTE SENSOR 373 2008
2009/0076,361 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 361 2008
2009/0143,660 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 287 2008
2009/0099,436 DUAL ELECTRODE SYSTEM FOR A CONTINUOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 296 2008
2009/0124,879 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 295 2009
2009/0240,120 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROCESSING, TRANSMITTING AND DISPLAYING SENSOR DATA 360 2009
2009/0240,128 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR BLOOD GLUCOSE MONITORING AND ALERT DELIVERY 355 2009
2009/0240,193 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR CUSTOMIZING DELIVERY OF SENSOR DATA 359 2009
2009/0216,103 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 363 2009
2009/0299,276 INTEGRATED DELIVERY DEVICE FOR CONTINUOUS GLUCOSE SENSOR 325 2009
2010/0041,971 IMPLANTABLE ANALYTE SENSOR 239 2009
2010/0049,024 COMPOSITE MATERIAL FOR IMPLANTABLE DEVICE 239 2009
 
GENERAL SIGNAL CORPORATION (1)
5,243,696 Programmable electronic display for a chart recorder 118 1991
 
MEDTRONIC, INC. (35)
RE32361 Implantable telemetry transmission system for analog and digital data 242 1982
4,506,680 Drug dispensing body implantable lead 481 1983
4,711,251 Body implantable lead 352 1983
4,486,290 Combination ion selective sensing electrode 68 1983
4,519,973 Ion selective membranes for use in ion sensing electrodes 49 1983
4,565,665 Flow through ion selective electrode 42 1983
4,565,666 Method of producing combination ion selective sensing electrode 58 1984
4,577,642 Drug dispensing body implantable lead employing molecular sieves and methods of fabrication 352 1985
4,600,495 Flow through ion selective electrode 43 1985
5,207,218 Implantable pulse generator 115 1991
5,342,409 Position-responsive neuro stimulator 388 1991
5,637,083 Implantable adjustable fluid flow control valve 100 1996
5,782,880 Low energy pacing pulse waveform for implantable pacemaker 57 1996
5,836,989 Method and apparatus for controlling an implanted medical device in a time-dependent manner 319 1996
6,115,634 Implantable medical device and method of manufacture 210 1997
5,861,019 Implantable medical device microstrip telemetry antenna 399 1997
5,871,514 Attachment apparatus for an implantable medical device employing ultrasonic energy 267 1997
5,987,352 Minimally invasive implantable device for monitoring physiologic events 461 1998
5,904,708 System and method for deriving relative physiologic signals 594 1998
5,897,578 Attachment apparatus and method for an implantable medical device employing ultrasonic energy 261 1998
5,919,215 Attachment apparatus for an implantable medical device employing ultrasonic energy 301 1998
6,016,448 Multilevel ERI for implantable medical devices 314 1998
6,223,080 Power consumption reduction in medical devices employing multiple digital signal processors and different supply voltages 63 1998
6,201,993 Medical device telemetry receiver having improved noise discrimination 257 1998
6,230,059 Implantable monitor 292 1999
6,135,978 System for pancreatic stimulation and glucose measurement 343 1999
6,189,536 Method for protecting implantable devices 175 1999
6,223,083 Receiver employing digital filtering for use with an implantable medical device 308 1999
6,488,652 Safety valve assembly for implantable benefical agent infusion device 68 2000
7,070,577 Drive circuit having improved energy efficiency for implantable beneficial agent infusion or delivery device 56 2000
6,481,440 Lamina prosthesis for delivery of medical treatment 204 2000
7,288,085 Permanent magnet solenoid pump for an implantable therapeutic substance delivery device 37 2001
2004/0228,902 Moisture curable materials for delivery of agents, methods, and medical devices 20 2004
7,254,450 Atraumatic sensor lead assemblies 34 2004
2006/0173,444 Ambulatory medical apparatus with hand held communication device 364 2006
 
PI CORPORATION (1)
4,815,471 Catheter assembly 46 1988
 
LUDLOW CORPORATION (2)
4,684,558 Adhesive polyethylene oxide hydrogel sheet and its production 46 1986
4,989,607 Highly conductive non-stringy adhesive hydrophilic gels and medical electrode assemblies manufactured therefrom 87 1989
 
TGC RESEARCH LIMITED (1)
6,702,972 Method of making a kink-resistant catheter 206 2000
 
LOCTITE CORPORATION (2)
4,675,346 UV curable silicone rubber compositions 88 1984
4,684,538 Polysiloxane urethane compounds and adhesive compositions, and method of making and using the same 113 1986
 
Tokyo Shibaura Denki Kabushiki Kaisha (1)
4,388,166 Electrochemical measuring apparatus provided with an enzyme electrode 260 1982
 
BLERSCH, JUERGEN, DR. (1)
2005/0079,200 Biocompatibly coated medical implants 95 2004
 
DOLPHIN MEDICAL, INC. (1)
5,429,129 Apparatus for determining spectral absorption by a specific substance in a fluid 241 1993
 
MEDICAL IONOSONIC TECHNOLOGIES, LLP (1)
5,658,247 Ionosonic drug delivery apparatus 73 1995
 
DECOM, INC. (1)
2005/0090,607 Silicone composition for biocompatible membrane 469 2003
 
ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC. (1)
4,795,542 Electrochemical concentration detector device 111 1986
 
World Trade Corporation (1)
5,296,144 Composite membrane of a hydrophilic asymmetric membrane coated with an organosiloxane block copolymer 41 1992
 
CHILDREN'S MEDICAL CENTER CORPORATION (1)
4,753,652 Biomaterial implants which resist calcification 249 1986
 
TRUSTEES OF TUFTS COLLEGE (1)
7,115,884 Self-encoding fiber optic sensor 175 1997
 
Honeywell Inc. (1)
5,417,115 Dielectrically isolated resonant microsensors 39 1993
 
THE RESEARCH FOUNDATION OF STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK (1)
4,602,922 Method of making membranes for gas separation and the composite membranes 67 1985
 
CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER (3)
4,680,268 Implantable gas-containing biosensor and method for measuring an analyte such as glucose 460 1985
5,030,333 Polarographic method for measuring both analyte and oxygen with the same detecting electrode of an electroenzymatic sensor 200 1986
4,721,677 Implantable gas-containing biosensor and method for measuring an analyte such as glucose 441 1987
 
MATSUSHITA BATTERY INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD. (1)
5,714,391 Method of manufacturing a compound semiconductor thin film for a photoelectric or solar cell device 12 1996
 
Goldstar Co., Ltd. (1)
5,571,395 Breath alcohol analyzer using a biosensor 206 1994
 
INTELLECTUAL INSPIRATION, LLC (1)
2006/0079,809 Blood monitoring system 78 2005
 
DATA SCIENCES INTERNATIONAL, INC. (1)
7,025,727 Pressure measurement device 58 2001
 
BAXTER INTERNATIONAL INC. (22)
* 4,974,929 Fiber optical probe connector for physiologic measurement devices 386 1990
5,098,377 Multimodal displacement pump and dissolution system for same 65 1990
5,314,471 Tissue inplant systems and methods for sustaining viable high cell densities within a host 312 1992
5,344,454 Closed porous chambers for implanting tissue in a host 278 1992
5,421,923 Ultrasonic welding horn with sonics dampening insert 63 1993
5,549,675 Method for implanting tissue in a host 172 1994
5,453,278 Laminated barriers for tissue implants 215 1994
5,482,446 Ambulatory infusion pump 190 1994
5,782,912 Close vascularization implant material 196 1994
5,593,440 Tissue implant systems and methods for sustaining viable high cell densities within a host 196 1994
5,653,756 Closed porous chambers for implanting tissue in a host 291 1994
5,807,406 Porous microfabricated polymer membrane structures 252 1994
5,545,223 Ported tissue implant systems and methods of using same 178 1995
5,733,336 Ported tissue implant systems and methods of using same 191 1995
5,569,462 Methods for enhancing vascularization of implant devices 220 1995
5,551,850 Pump chamber and valve assembly 150 1995
5,713,888 Tissue implant systems 214 1995
5,741,330 Close vascularization implant material 225 1995
5,800,529 Close vascularization implant material 223 1995
5,964,804 Close vascularization implant material 150 1995
5,791,880 Infusion pump having power-saving modes 89 1997
5,964,261 Implantation assembly 71 1997
 
Leonardo Cammilli (1)
5,220,917 Implantable pharmacological defibrillator with automatic recognition of ventricular fibrillation 103 1990
 
Quiclave, L.L.C. (1)
5,552,112 Method and system for sterilizing medical instruments 64 1995
 
BAXTER HEALTHCARE CORPORATION (1)
5,628,619 Infusion pump having power-saving modes 67 1995
 
SENSALYSE HOLDINGS LIMITED (1)
6,200,772 Modified polyurethane membrane sensors and analytical methods 151 2000
 
GOLDSCHMIDT GMBH (2)
4,686,137 Moisture vapor permeable materials 72 1984
5,120,813 Moisture vapor permeable materials 58 1991
 
MATSUSHITA ELECTRIC INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD. (4)
4,431,507 Enzyme electrode 176 1982
4,663,824 Aluminum electrolytic capacitor and a manufacturing method therefor 274 1985
5,266,179 Quantitative analysis method and its system using a disposable sensor 689 1991
6,972,080 Electrochemical device for moving particles covered with protein 127 2000
 
SHIRE HUMAN GENETIC THERAPIES, INC. (1)
5,965,125 Hybrid matrix implants and explants 39 1995
 
MINIMED INC. (4)
5,882,494 Polyurethane/polyurea compositions containing silicone for biosensor membranes 464 1995
6,641,533 Handheld personal data assistant (PDA) with a medical device and method of using the same 751 2001
2002/0055,673 Reusable analyte sensor site and method of using the same 128 2001
2002/0119,711 Insertion set for a transcutaneous sensor 327 2002
 
DARLING INTERNATIONAL INC. (1)
5,935,785 Binding assay methods 142 1997
 
VICTORIA UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER, THE (1)
5,531,878 Sensor devices 548 1995
 
PIONEER SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY, INC. (1)
5,776,324 Electrochemical biosensors 155 1996
 
SUH, SE WON (1)
6,520,997 Porous three dimensional structure 180 2000
 
VALERITAS LLC (1)
7,344,499 Microneedle device for extraction and sensing of bodily fluids 228 1999
 
B. BRAUN MEDICAL, INC. (2)
5,302,093 Disposable cassette with negative head height fluid supply and method 144 1992
5,437,635 Tube flow limiter, safety flow clip, and tube pincher mechanism 97 1993
 
ISENSE ACQUISITION, LLC (6)
6,695,860 Transcutaneous sensor insertion device 376 2000
6,613,379 Implantable analyte sensor 280 2001
7,228,162 Analyte sensor 148 2003
6,875,386 Neovascularization promoting membrane for bioimplants 139 2003
7,120,483 Methods for analyte sensing and measurement 150 2003
2007/0173,706 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR INSERTION OF A SENSOR 162 2006
 
FIDIA S.P.A. (1)
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 185 1993
 
ALFRED E. MANN FOUNDATION FOR SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH (14)
5,497,772 Glucose monitoring system 835 1993
5,484,404 Replaceable catheter system for physiological sensors, tissue stimulating electrodes and/or implantable fluid delivery systems 240 1994
5,660,163 Glucose sensor assembly 697 1995
5,791,344 Patient monitoring system 793 1996
5,651,767 Replaceable catheter system for physiological sensors, stimulating electrodes and/or implantable fluid delivery systems 168 1996
5,917,346 Low power current to frequency converter circuit for use in implantable sensors 335 1997
5,999,848 Daisy chainable sensors and stimulators for implantation in living tissue 445 1997
6,081,736 Implantable enzyme-based monitoring systems adapted for long term use 490 1997
6,088,608 Electrochemical sensor and integrity tests therefor 611 1997
6,119,028 Implantable enzyme-based monitoring systems having improved longevity due to improved exterior surfaces 494 1997
6,259,937 Implantable substrate sensor 521 1998
6,498,043 Substrate sensor 291 2000
2003/0065,254 Implantable enzyme-based monitoring system having improved longevity due to improved exterior surfaces 198 2002
7,114,502 Battery-powered patient implantable device 106 2003
 
INVASATEC, INC. (1)
6,656,157 Infinitely refillable syringe 74 2000
 
ANIMAS TECHNOLOGIES LLC (22)
5,735,273 Chemical signal-impermeable mask 287 1995
5,954,685 Electrochemical sensor with dual purpose electrode 198 1996
6,299,578 Methods for monitoring a physiological analyte 381 1997
5,827,183 Method of measuring chemical concentration iontophoretically using impermeable mask 210 1997
6,141,573 Chemical signal-impermeable mask 137 1998
6,587,705 Biosensor, iontophoretic sampling system, and methods of use thereof 293 1999
6,144,869 Monitoring of physiological analytes 446 1999
6,233,471 Signal processing for measurement of physiological analysis 666 1999
6,393,318 Collection assemblies, laminates, and autosensor assemblies for use in transdermal sampling systems 146 1999
6,398,562 Device and methods for the application of mechanical force to a gel/sensor assembly 189 1999
6,561,978 Devices and methods for frequent measurement of an analyte present in a biological system 544 2000
6,201,979 Chemical signal-impermeable mask 126 2000
6,356,776 Device for monitoring of physiological analytes 301 2000
6,309,351 Methods for monitoring a physiological analyte 386 2000
6,370,410 Methods of producing an assembly for use in a monitoring device 102 2001
6,595,919 Device for signal processing for measurement of physiological analytes 512 2001
6,341,232 Methods of producing collection assemblies, laminates, and autosensor assemblies for use in transdermal sampling systems 145 2001
6,438,414 Collection assemblies, laminates, and autosensor assemblies for use in transdermal sampling systems 142 2001
6,529,755 Chemical signal-impermeable mask 101 2001
7,163,511 Devices and methods for frequent measurement of an analyte present in a biological system 149 2003
2003/0235,817 Microprocessors, devices, and methods for use in analyte monitoring systems 361 2003
6,850,790 Monitoring of physiological analytes 308 2003
 
YSI INCORPORATED (1)
5,298,144 Chemically wired fructose dehydrogenase electrodes 185 1992
 
UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT (2)
6,497,729 Implant coating for control of tissue/implant interactions 191 1999
2003/0099,682 Apparatus and method for control of tissue/implant interactions 63 2002
 
ANIMAS CORPORATION (1)
6,049,727 Implantable sensor and system for in vivo measurement and control of fluid constituent levels 591 1998
 
CORDIS CORPORATION (1)
5,378,229 Check valve manifold assembly for use in angioplasty 45 1994
 
THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA (10)
4,484,987 Method and membrane applicable to implantable sensor 341 1983
4,650,547 Method and membrane applicable to implantable sensor 371 1985
4,703,756 Complete glucose monitoring system with an implantable, telemetered sensor module 805 1986
4,890,620 Two-dimensional diffusion glucose substrate sensing electrode 541 1988
4,940,065 Surgically implantable peripheral nerve electrode 94 1989
5,985,129 Method for increasing the service life of an implantable sensor 229 1992
6,542,765 Method for the iontophoretic non-invasive determination of the in vivo concentration level of an inorganic or organic substance 35 1998
6,405,066 Implantable analyte sensor 265 2000
6,721,587 Membrane and electrode structure for implantable sensor 287 2002
2008/0034,972 Membranes with controlled permeability to polar and apolar molecules in solution and methods of making same 33 2006
 
Meso Scale Technology, Inc. (1)
6,066,448 Multi-array, multi-specific electrochemiluminescence testing 270 1996
 
HEALTH HERO NETWORK, INC. (3)
* 5,307,263 Modular microprocessor-based health monitoring system 847 1992
5,933,136 Network media access control system for encouraging patient compliance with a treatment plan 649 1996
5,822,715 Diabetes management system and method for controlling blood glucose 797 1997
 
THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA (1)
5,624,537 Biosensor and interface membrane 412 1994
 
MICROWAVE MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
4,614,514 Microwave sterilizer 77 1983
 
SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD. (1)
4,809,704 Catheter type sensor 48 1987
 
OLYMPUS OPTICAL CO., LTD. (1)
4,919,114 Endoscope provided with flexible signal wires 106 1989
 
NORTH-STAR RESEARCH INSTITUTE, LTD., A CORP. OF DE (1)
4,890,621 Continuous glucose monitoring and a system utilized therefor 389 1988
 
INSTRUMENTATION LABORATORY COMPANY (2)
7,022,219 Automated system for continuously and automatically calibrating electrochemical sensors 40 2002
2005/0233,407 Cross-linked enzyme matrix and uses thereof 27 2005
 
SANKYO COMPANY, LIMITED (1)
4,871,440 Biosensor 411 1988
 
A&D COMPANY, LIMITED (1)
5,741,634 Throwaway type chemical sensor 275 1995
 
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 23 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
 
Eyetronic, LLC (1)
6,077,299 Non-invasively adjustable valve implant for the drainage of aqueous humor in glaucoma 101 1998
 
ZIMMER ORTHOPAEDIC SURGICAL PRODUCTS, INC. (1)
5,152,746 Low pressure irrigation system 61 1990
 
COMMTECH INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT CORPORATION (1)
5,183,549 Multi-analyte sensing electrolytic cell 62 1990
 
QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY AT KINGSTON (1)
4,900,305 Ambulatory infusion pump 53 1988
 
ARROWHEAD CENTER, INC. (1)
* 6,893,552 Microsensors for glucose and insulin monitoring 272 2001
 
Bio Medic Data Systems, Inc. (1)
5,840,148 Method of assembly of implantable transponder 168 1995
 
Radiometer A/S (2)
5,208,147 Means for measuring a characteristic in a sample fluid 226 1992
6,051,389 Enzyme sensor 166 1999
 
SRI INTERNATIONAL (1)
6,891,317 Rolled electroactive polymers 198 2002
 
SURMODICS, INC. (1)
2007/0003,588 Multifunctional medical articles 42 2005
 
RADIOMETER CALIFORNIA, INC. (1)
5,284,570 Fluid sample analyte collector and calibration assembly 175 1991
 
PURDUE RESEARCH FOUNDATION (1)
6,018,033 Hydrophilic, hydrophobic, and thermoreversible saccharide gels and forms, and methods for producing same 56 1997
 
RADIOMETER MEDICAL APS (1)
2006/0275,859 Enzyme sensor including a water-containing spacer layer 31 2006
 
APPLIED MEDICAL RESEARCH, INC. (2)
5,271,736 Collagen disruptive morphology for implants 192 1992
5,706,807 Sensor device covered with foam membrane 177 1996
 
TEIJIN LIMITED (1)
4,493,714 Ultrathin film, process for production thereof, and use thereof for concentrating a specified gas in a gaseous mixture 51 1983
 
PALL CORPORATION (1)
7,144,496 Biological fluid analysis device 102 2001
 
ANGIOTECH BIOCOATINGS CORP. (1)
2007/0299,409 Antimicrobial Needle Coating For Extended Infusion 53 2005
 
OSMETECH TECHNOLOGY INC. (3)
6,264,825 Binding acceleration techniques for the detection of analytes 283 1999
2004/0146,909 Signal detection techniques for the detection of analytes 162 2003
2005/0003,399 Binding acceleration techniques for the detection of analytes 42 2004
 
CREARE, INC. (1)
7,100,628 Electromechanically-assisted regulator control assembly 29 2003
 
KHPC HOLDING (1)
5,425,717 Epidural catheter system utilizing splittable needle 145 1993
 
KOVELMAN, PAUL H. (1)
6,293,925 Insertion device for an insertion set and method of using the same 561 1998
 
DESIGN MENTOR, INC. (1)
7,238,165 Fluid pump 74 2003
 
SKC CO., LTD. (1)
6,547,839 Method of making an electrochemical cell by the application of polysiloxane onto at least one of the cell components 199 2001
 
DexCorn, Inc. (1)
2009/0062,633 IMPLANTABLE ANALYTE SENSOR 276 2008
 
DexCom (1)
2005/0192,557 INTEGRATED DELIVERY DEVICE FOR CONTINUOUS GLUCOSE SENSOR 527 2004
 
UROCATH CORPORATION (2)
5,030,199 Female incontinence control device with magnetically operable valve and method 119 1989
5,041,092 Urethral indwelling catheter with magnetically controlled drainage valve and method 146 1990
 
CB-CARMEL BIOTECHNOLOGY LTD. (3)
5,474,552 Implantable drug delivery pump 287 1994
5,529,066 Implantable capsule for enhancing cell electric signals 37 1994
5,513,636 Implantable sensor chip 317 1994
 
SPECTRAMED, INC. (1)
4,934,375 Flush-valve assembly for blood pressure measurement catheter 72 1989
 
SUDHA S. MAHURKAR TRUST (2)
6,206,856 Safety syringe 195 2000
2004/0030,294 Retractable needle single use safety syringe 164 2002
 
THE JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY (2)
4,494,950 Plural module medication delivery system 845 1982
4,625,730 Patient ECG recording control for an automatic implantable defibrillator 98 1985
 
Baxter Travenol Laboratories, Inc. (2)
4,789,467 Automated disinfection system 54 1986
4,925,444 Closed multi-fluid delivery system and method 236 1987
 
James E. Cooke (1)
5,006,050 High accuracy disposable cassette infusion pump 119 1988
 
PICHA, GEORGE J. (2)
5,564,439 Infusion device for soft tissue 212 1994
5,798,065 Collagen disruptive surface morphology for implants 182 1997
 
SORENSON DEVELOPMENT, INCORPORATED (3)
6,965,791 Implantable biosensor system, apparatus and method 316 2003
2004/0254,433 Sensor introducer system, apparatus and method 345 2003
2005/0183,954 Implantable biosensor system, apparatus and method 125 2005
 
ADVANCED NEUROMODULATION SYSTEMS, INC. (2)
6,966,325 Method for manipulating dosage control apparatus 53 2002
7,150,741 Programmable dose control module 62 2002
 
TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING COMPANY, LTD. (1)
5,985,693 High density three-dimensional IC interconnection 119 1997
 
GINER, INC. (1)
5,944,661 Potential and diffusion controlled solid electrolyte sensor for continuous measurement of very low levels of transdermal alcohol 222 1997
 
Kabushiki Kaisha Sigel (1)
5,340,352 Figure adjusting pad and process for manufacturing same 57 1992
 
BRAINLAB AG (1)
6,572,579 Drug delivery and catheter systems, apparatus and processes 42 2000
 
DISETRONIC LICENSING AG (7)
5,108,819 Thin film electrical component 382 1990
5,322,063 Hydrophilic polyurethane membranes for electrochemical glucose sensors 604 1991
5,284,140 Acrylic copolymer membranes for biosensors 269 1992
5,299,571 Apparatus and method for implantation of sensors 569 1993
5,476,094 Acrylic copolymer membranes for biosensors 76 1993
5,411,647 Techniques to improve the performance of electrochemical sensors 659 1994
5,695,623 Glucose measuring device 497 1994
 
I-STAT CORPORATION (7)
5,096,669 Disposable sensing device for real time fluid analysis 418 1988
5,200,051 Wholly microfabricated biosensors and process for the manufacture and use thereof 625 1989
5,063,081 Method of manufacturing a plurality of uniform microfabricated sensing devices having an immobilized ligand receptor 433 1990
5,212,050 Method of forming a permselective layer 125 1990
5,466,575 Process for the manufacture of wholly microfabricated biosensors 115 1992
5,554,339 Process for the manufacture of wholly microfabricated biosensors 235 1993
5,837,454 Process for the manufacture of wholly microfabricated biosensors 291 1995
 
INTEG, INC. (1)
5,582,184 Interstitial fluid collection and constituent measurement 727 1994
 
ENERGY, UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF (1)
5,082,550 Enzyme electrochemical sensor electrode and method of making it 370 1989
 
HORIBA, LTD. (1)
5,182,004 Flow-through type hydrogen peroxide electrode 32 1989
 
Elmwood Sensors, Inc. (1)
4,958,148 Contrast enhancing transparent touch panel device 147 1988
 
FLEET CAPITAL CORPORATION (1)
5,643,195 Device for regulating the flow of cerebrospinal fluid in a drainage circuit 55 1995
 
MATRIX MEMBRANES, INC. (1)
4,849,458 Segmented polyether polyurethane 234 1988
 
THERAKOS, INC. (1)
5,921,951 Apparatus for pumping fluid at a steady flow rate 86 1997
 
CERCACOR LABORATORIES, INC. (1)
5,743,262 Blood glucose monitoring system 707 1995
 
APPALOOSA MANAGEMENT L.P. (2)
4,889,744 Method for making open-cell, silicone-elastomer medical implant 214 1988
5,007,929 Open-cell, silicone-elastomer medical implant 199 1990
 
ADVANCED MICROBOTICS CORPORATION (1)
5,587,273 Molecularly imprinted materials, method for their preparation and devices employing such materials 159 1995
 
SUPREX CORPORATION (1)
5,954,954 Method and apparatus for determination of analyte concentration 153 1997
 
AMERSHAM BIOSCIENCES AB (1)
6,048,691 Method and system for performing a binding assay 126 1997
 
AGFA-GEVAERT N.V. (1)
6,274,285 Radiation-sensitive recording material for the production of driographic offset printing plates 187 1999
 
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH (1)
6,325,979 Device for gas-sensoring electrodes 195 1999
 
POREX CORPORATION (1)
2003/0134,100 Discrete hydrophilic-hydrophobic porous materials and methods for making the same 31 2002
 
ECOSSENSORS LIMITED (1)
5,575,930 Method of making gas permeable membranes for amperometric gas electrodes 244 1995
 
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 550 1995
6,059,946 Biosensor 292 1998
6,309,526 Biosensor 198 1999
 
NIAGARA PUMP CORPORATION (1)
6,213,739 Linear peristaltic pump 71 1999
 
AVL MEDICAL IMSTRUMENTS AG (1)
5,130,009 Sensor device 174 1990
 
THERASENSE, INC. (7)
5,356,786 Interferant eliminating biosensor 668 1993
6,162,611 Subcutaneous glucose electrode 713 2000
6,514,718 Subcutaneous glucose electrode 556 2001
2002/0084,196 Small volume in vitro analyte sensor and methods 345 2001
2003/0100,040 Blood analyte monitoring through subcutaneous measurement 392 2002
6,881,551 Subcutaneous glucose electrode 497 2003
2005/0121,322 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 465 2005
 
INSTRUMENTARIUM CORP. (1)
6,032,667 Variable orifice pulse valve 35 1997
 
GRACO MINNESOTA INC. (1)
4,967,940 Method and apparatus for precision squeeze tube valving, pumping and dispensing of work fluid(s) 84 1989
 
NEUROTECH S.A. (1)
6,083,523 Implantable biocompatable immunoisolatory vehicle for delivery of selected therapeutic products 243 1998
 
MINNTECH CORPORATION (1)
4,994,026 Gravity flow fluid balance system 60 1988
 
NEUROTECH USA, INC. (3)
5,858,747 Control of cell growth in a bioartificial organ with extracellular matrix coated microcarriers 40 1995
5,773,286 Inner supported biocompatible cell capsules 29 1995
6,231,879 Biocompatible devices with foam scaffolds 191 1999
 
THEREX CORPORATION (1)
4,955,861 Dual access infusion and monitoring system 208 1988
 
Bio-Flo Limited (1)
5,372,709 Fluid flow control apparatus 73 1993
 
TEMPLE UNIVERSITY - OF THE COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM OF HIGHER EDUCATION (1)
5,590,651 Breathable liquid elimination analysis 233 1995
 
SANOFI-AVENTIS DEUTSCHLAND GMBH (1)
6,036,924 Cassette of lancet cartridges for sampling blood 465 1997
 
MALLINCKRODT SENSOR SYSTEMS, INC., (1)
4,786,394 Apparatus for chemical measurement of blood characteristics 117 1987
 
DOW CORNING CORPORATION (7)
* 4,831,070 Moldable elastomeric pressure sensitive adhesives 96 1987
4,793,555 Container, method and composition for controlling the release of a volatile liquid from an aqueous mixture 44 1988
4,951,657 Heat sealable membrane for transdermal drug release 44 1988
5,588,560 Ergonomeric dispenser for viscous materials 125 1996
5,811,487 Thickening silicones with elastomeric silicone polyethers 282 1996
6,169,155 Silicone gel composition and silicone gel produced therefrom 131 1999
6,541,107 Nanoporous silicone resins having low dielectric constants 160 1999
 
SENTRON V.O.F., OOSTEINDE 8, 9301 LJ, RODEN, THE NETHERLANDS, A CORP. OF NETHERLANDS (1)
4,432,366 Reference electrode catheter 55 1981
 
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY (1)
6,545,085 Polar solvent compatible polyethersiloxane elastomers 174 2001
 
INSULET CORPORATION (4)
6,699,218 Transcutaneous delivery means 472 2001
6,749,587 Modular infusion device and method 449 2002
6,960,192 Transcutaneous fluid delivery system 300 2002
2004/0010,207 Self-contained, automatic transcutaneous physiologic sensing system 464 2002
 
T and G Corporation (1)
5,055,171 Ionic semiconductor materials and applications thereof 270 1990
 
GREGORY F. GILBERT (1)
6,565,535 Medical infusion and aspiration system 43 2001
 
VTQ IP HOLDING CORPORATION (1)
2003/0181,794 Implantable sensor housing, sensor unit and methods for forming and using the same 181 2003
 
CUNO INCORPORATED (1)
5,059,654 Affinity matrices of modified polysaccharide supports 250 1989
 
OPTISCAN BIOMEDICAL CORPORATION (2)
2007/0179,436 Analyte detection system with periodic sample draw and laboratory-grade analyzer 52 2005
2008/0072,663 ACCURATE AND TIMELY BODY FLUID ANALYSIS 85 2007
 
SMITHKLINE BEECHAM CORPORATION (1)
7,168,597 Aerosol metering valve 52 2000
 
GENERAL DYNAMICS CORPORATION (1)
5,676,651 Surgically implantable pump arrangement and method for pumping body fluids 80 1994
 
DESERET MEDICAL, INC., A CORP. OF DE. (1)
4,647,643 Soft non-blocking polyurethanes 71 1985
 
Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company (1)
5,178,957 Noble metal-polymer composites and flexible thin-film conductors prepared therefrom 54 1991
 
SAFT FINANCE S.AR.L. (1)
6,187,062 Current collection through thermally sprayed tabs at the ends of a spirally wound electrochemical cell 187 1998
 
TERUMO CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS CORPORATION (8)
4,830,013 Intravascular blood parameter measurement system 110 1987
4,928,694 Intravascular blood parameter measurement system 54 1989
4,934,369 Intravascular blood parameter measurement system 271 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 49 1992
5,345,932 Method and system for monitoring of blood constituents in vivo 36 1993
5,421,328 Intravascular blood parameter sensing system 74 1994
 
N.V. NEDERLANDSCHE APPARATENFABRIEK NEDAP (1)
5,372,133 Implantable biomedical sensor device, suitable in particular for measuring the concentration of glucose 511 1993
 
TERUMO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (3)
4,689,149 Device for transfer of medical substance 36 1984
4,927,516 Enzyme sensor 434 1987
6,315,738 Assembly having lancet and means for collecting and detecting body fluid 365 1999
 
JULIUS BLUM GMBH (1)
4,984,929 Fitting for fastening the rail member of a drawer 163 1989
 
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (1)
6,534,711 Encapsulation package and method of packaging an electronic circuit module 167 2000
 
XILINX, INC. (1)
5,486,776 Antifuse-based programmable logic circuit 53 1994
 
RIJKSUNIVERSITEIT TE GRONINGEN (1)
5,174,291 Process for using a measuring cell assembly for glucose determination 288 1990
 
SANDIA CORPORATION (1)
6,057,377 Molecular receptors in metal oxide sol-gel materials prepared via molecular imprinting 136 1998
 
E. HELLER & COMPANY (10)
6,134,461 Electrochemical analyte 866 1998
6,175,752 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 1091 1998
6,484,046 Electrochemical analyte sensor 699 2000
6,565,509 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 764 2000
2003/0187,338 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 508 2003
2004/0167,801 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 455 2004
2006/0118,415 Electrochemical Analyte Sensor 7 2006
2007/0213,610 Analyte Monitoring Device and Methods of Use 220 2007
2007/0203,410 Analyte Monitoring Device and Methods of Use 217 2007
2008/0086,041 Analyte Monitoring Device And Methods Of Use 95 2007
 
E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY (1)
2007/0129,524 Thermoplastic polyurethanes comprising polytrimethylene ether soft segments 35 2005
 
Symbiosis Corporation (1)
5,549,547 Flexible tube having a tapered diameter portion for use with endoscopic irrigation instruments 32 1994
 
EGOMEDICAL SWISS AG (1)
2005/0196,747 Analyte test system for determining the concentration of an analyte in a physiological or aqueous fluid 42 2005
 
THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS (1)
6,074,775 Battery having a built-in controller 108 1998
 
DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS, LLC (1)
6,902,544 Troubleshooting accelerator system for implantable drug delivery pumps 59 2003
 
CARDIOX CORPORATION (1)
5,928,155 Cardiac output measurement with metabolizable analyte containing fluid 112 1998
 
GENORX, INC. (1)
2004/0023,253 Device structure for closely spaced electrodes 205 2002
 
UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS (2)
* 5,165,407 Implantable glucose sensor 733 1991
6,814,845 Method for depositing an enzyme on an electrically conductive substrate 131 2001
 
Contemporary Ocu-Flo, Inc. (1)
4,369,785 Surgical fluid flow system 45 1980
 
KONGSBERG POWER PRODUCTS SYSTEMS I, INC. (1)
6,255,592 Flexible armored communication cable and method of manufacture 34 1999
 
EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES CORPORATION (4)
6,248,077 System for sensing a characteristic of fluid flowing to or from a body 49 1985
5,766,151 Endovascular system for arresting the heart 391 1995
2007/0200,254 Method and apparatus for using flex circuit technology to create an electrode 110 2007
2007/0202,672 Method and apparatus for using flex circuit technology to create a reference electrode channel 108 2007
 
The United States of America as represented by the Secretary of the Navy (1)
6,310,110 Molecularly-imprinted material made by template-directed synthesis 154 1999
 
DANFOSS A/S (1)
2005/0154,272 Method and device for monitoring analyte concentration by use of differential osmotic pressure measurement 37 2005
 
MED USA (1)
5,964,745 Implantable system for cell growth control 25 1996
 
NSCRYPT, INC. (1)
2004/0253,365 Architecture tool and methods of use 44 2004
 
DEKA PRODUCTS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP (1)
6,165,154 Cassette for intravenous-line flow-control system 135 1997
 
EM MICROELECTRONIC-MARIN SA (1)
5,895,235 Process for manufacturing transponders of small dimensions 147 1997
 
PHARMACONTROL CORPORATION (1)
4,750,496 Method and apparatus for measuring blood glucose concentration 324 1987
 
MINIMED INC., A DELAWARE CORPORATION, D/B/A MINIMED TECHNOLOGIES (1)
5,390,671 Transcutaneous sensor insertion set 801 1994
 
ALCON MANUFACTURING, LTD. (1)
4,838,281 Linear suction control system 74 1987
 
THORACAR SYSTEMS LLC (1)
2004/0039,406 Method and apparatus for placing and maintaining a percutaneous tube into a body cavity 164 2003
 
BioInterface Technologies, Inc. (1)
5,045,601 Pressure-sensitive adhesive compositions suitable for medical uses 46 1989
 
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
 
TOSHIBA AMERICA RESEARCH, INC. (19)
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 2 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 2 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 2 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 2 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 2 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 2 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 2 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 2 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 2 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 2 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 2 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 2 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 2 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 2 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 2 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 2 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 2 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 2 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 2 2001
 
UROVALVE INDUSTRIES, INC. (1)
6,066,088 Intraurethral magnetic valve 45 1998
 
UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY RESEARCH FOUNDATION (2)
6,948,492 Programmable multi-dose intranasal drug delivery device 39 2001
6,663,615 Dual stage microvalve and method of use 36 2001
 
Konjac Technologies, LLC (1)
6,537,318 Use of glucomannan hydrocolloid as filler material in prostheses 168 1998
 
NOVO NORDISK A/S (2)
5,269,891 Method and apparatus for determination of a constituent in a fluid 397 1993
6,936,006 Atraumatic insertion of a subcutaneous device 425 2003
 
W & A Bates Limited (1)
4,626,104 Method and apparatus for mixing particulate materials 27 1984
 
E. R. Squibb & Sons, Inc. (1)
4,583,976 Catheter support 179 1984
 
INVERNESS MEDICAL LIMITED (1)
6,733,655 Measurement of substances in liquids 126 2000
 
ISONEA LIMITED (1)
6,168,568 Phonopneumograph system 313 1996
 
QUEEN MARY & WESTFIELD COLLEGE (1)
5,749,832 Monitoring systems 165 1994
 
Islet Sheet Medical, Inc. (1)
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 46 2000
 
RIKEN (1)
6,773,565 NOx sensor 153 2001
 
CYTYC CORPORATION (1)
6,309,384 Method and apparatus for tubal occlusion 194 1999
 
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY (3)
6,407,195 Tackified polydiorganosiloxane oligourea segmented copolymers and a process for making same 77 1997
5,879,828 Membrane electrode assembly 99 1997
7,078,582 Stretch removable adhesive articles and methods 85 2001
 
REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA (3)
4,705,503 Metabolite sensor including a chemical concentration sensitive flow controller for a drug delivery system 77 1986
4,927,407 Cardiac assist pump with steady rate supply of fluid lubricant 249 1989
5,910,554 Highly cross-linked polymeric supports 49 1997
 
MINI/MED INC., A DELAWARE CORP. D/B/A MINIMED TECHNOLOGIES (1)
5,482,473 Flex circuit connector 384 1994
 
CP MEDICAL, INC. (1)
2003/0225,437 Device for retaining material 174 2003
 
UNIVERSITE DE MONTREAL (1)
5,824,651 Process for modification of implant surface with bioactive conjugates for improved integration 50 1996
 
SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD. (2)
4,803,243 Block-graft copolymer 164 1987
4,988,758 Fluorosilicone rubber composition 112 1988
 
CAREFUSION 2200, INC. (2)
5,800,383 Fluid management system for arthroscopic surgery 87 1996
6,024,720 Fluid management system for arthroscopic surgery 66 1998
 
Alderon Industries, LLC (1)
6,683,535 Water detection system and method 183 2000
 
CAREFUSION 303, INC. (2)
5,356,378 Fluid line condition detection 100 1994
6,358,225 Upstream occlusion detection system 64 1998
 
HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN IN RIGHT OF CANADA AS REPRESENTED BY THE NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL CANADA (1)
5,116,313 Variable intensity remote controlled needleless injectors 78 1990
 
NIPRO CORPORATION (1)
6,554,805 Infusion rate adjusting device for drug solution injector 33 2001
 
SKRABAL, FALCO (1)
5,097,834 Process for determining parameters of interest in living organisms 283 1989
 
CONTINENTAL AUTOMOTIVE GMBH (1)
6,699,383 Method for determining a NOx concentration 140 2002
 
NIPRO DIAGNOSTICS, INC. (1)
2005/0143,675 Integrated diagnostic test system 352 2004
 
ACTIVE PROTECTIVE TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (9)
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 6 2004
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 6 2004
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 6 2004
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 6 2004
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 6 2004
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 6 2004
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 6 2004
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 6 2004
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 6 2004
 
BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY (1)
* 5,611,900 Microbiosensor used in-situ 304 1995
 
Boehringer Mannheim GmbH (1)
5,507,288 Analytical system for monitoring a substance to be analyzed in patient-blood 822 1995
 
United States Surgical Corporation (1)
5,697,976 Bioabsorbable implant material 103 1994
 
TYCO INTERNATIONAL LTD., A CORPORATION OF BERMUDA (1)
4,990,231 Corrosion protection system 15 1990
 
NOVARTIS AG (3)
5,518,601 Extended use planar sensors 215 1995
5,945,498 Polysiloxane-comprising perfluoroalkyl ethers and the preparation and use thereof 69 1997
2005/0013,842 Antimicrobial medical devices 48 2004
 
Micro-Circuits Company (1)
4,578,215 Electrical conductivity-enhancing and protecting material 132 1983
 
THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHAPEL HILL (1)
2007/0275,193 Functional Materials and Novel Methods for the Fabrication of Microfluidic Devices 48 2005
 
BODY SCIENCE LLC (1)
5,957,854 Wireless medical diagnosis and monitoring equipment 604 1997
 
UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO (4)
4,813,424 Long-life membrane electrode for non-ionic species 287 1987
4,986,271 Vivo refillable glucose sensor 389 1989
5,431,160 Miniature implantable refillable glucose sensor and material therefor 425 1993
5,476,776 Immobilized enzymes for use in an electrochemical sensor 168 1994
 
HOFFMANN-LA ROCHE INC. (1)
5,931,814 Dermally affixed injection device 367 1997
 
LUXTRON CORPORATION (1)
4,986,671 Three-parameter optical fiber sensor and system 328 1989
 
PACESETTER, INC. (5)
4,944,299 High speed digital telemetry system for implantable device 598 1989
5,404,877 Leadless implantable sensor assembly and a cardiac emergency warning alarm 196 1993
6,585,763 Implantable therapeutic device and method 306 1998
6,527,729 Method for monitoring patient using acoustic sensor 484 2000
2005/0288,596 Implantable pressure transducer system optimized for reduced thrombosis effect 63 2005
 
NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER CORPORATION (1)
* 5,676,820 Remote electrochemical sensor 180 1995
 
JOHNSON & JOHNSON PROFESSIONAL, INC. (1)
5,928,182 Pediatric programmable hydrocephalus valve 109 1997
 
OPTICAL SENSORS INCORPORATED (1)
2003/0225,324 Noninvasive detection of a physiologic Parameter within a body tissue of a patient 44 2002
 
GLUCON INC. (1)
2007/0249,916 Wearable Glucometer 27 2005
 
CORNELL UNIVERSITY (1)
5,451,260 Method and apparatus for CVD using liquid delivery system with an ultrasonic nozzle 181 1994
 
GENZYME CORPORATION (1)
5,879,713 Targeted delivery via biodegradable polymers 391 1997
 
ECHO THERAPEUTICS, INC. (1)
2006/0094,946 System and method for analyte sampling and analysis with hydrogel 45 2005
 
CAMBRIDGE LIFE SCIENCES PLC (2)
4,970,145 Immobilized enzyme electrodes 355 1988
5,160,418 Enzyme electrodes and improvements in the manufacture thereof 245 1989
 
GLT ACQUISITION CORP. (1)
6,998,247 Method and apparatus using alternative site glucose determinations to calibrate and maintain noninvasive and implantable analyzers 460 2003
 
STRATO MEDICAL CORPORATION (1)
5,112,301 Bidirectional check valve catheter 188 1991
 
UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH - OF THE COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM OF HIGHER EDUCATION (2)
4,805,624 Low-potential electrochemical redox sensors 328 1987
6,256,522 Sensors for continuous monitoring of biochemicals and related method 296 1995
 
GRASEBY MEDICAL LIMITED (1)
5,429,485 Plural inlet pumping cassette with integral manifold 163 1994
 
CRANFIELD UNIVERSITY (1)
2005/0056,551 Electrochemical detection of analytes 116 2004
 
Cardiac Pacemakers, Inc. (1)
2003/0036,773 Systems and methods for treatment of coronary artery disease 234 2002
 
THE TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (1)
5,928,195 Remote control drug delivery device 219 1998
 
KARUBE, ISAO (1)
4,975,175 Miniaturized oxygen electrode and miniaturized biosensor and production process thereof 172 1989
 
The Penn State Research Foundation (1)
2007/0259,217 Materials and configurations for scalable microbial fuel cells 152 2007
 
ACIST MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
5,515,851 Angiographic fluid control system 119 1993
 
Beckman Instruments, Inc. (1)
4,694,861 Rotary pinch valve 50 1986
 
POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY (1)
5,089,112 Electrochemical biosensor based on immobilized enzymes and redox polymers 466 1990
 
WILLIAM REBER, L.L.C. (1)
5,961,451 Noninvasive apparatus having a retaining member to retain a removable biosensor 508 1997
 
THERMOMETRICS, INC. (1)
4,554,927 Pressure and temperature sensor 320 1983
 
INTEGUMENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
5,977,241 Polymer and inorganic-organic hybrid composites and methods for making same 62 1997
 
NISHITOMO CO., LTD. (1)
5,137,028 Clinical thermometer for women 309 1990
 
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (2)
5,109,850 Automatic blood monitoring for medication delivery method and apparatus 341 1991
5,814,599 Transdermal delivery of encapsulated drugs 390 1995
 
NEC CORPORATION (2)
5,384,028 Biosensor with a data memory 388 1993
6,144,871 Current detecting sensor and method of fabricating the same 186 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 40 1997
 
THE UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY (1)
5,783,054 Method for producing improved sensor 50 1997
 
ROCHE DIAGNOSTICS INTERNATIONAL AG (1)
7,335,286 Immersion sensor for measuring the concentration of an analyte with the help of an oxidase 31 2003
 
ROCHE DIAGNOSTICS OPERATIONS, INC. (5)
4,731,726 Patient-operated glucose monitor and diabetes management system 989 1986
5,352,351 Biosensing meter with fail/safe procedures to prevent erroneous indications 484 1993
6,544,212 Diabetes management system 496 2001
2004/0236,251 Precision depth control lancing tip 301 2003
2007/0007,133 Sensor with increased biocompatibility 54 2006
 
NISSAN MOTOR CO., LTD. (1)
5,034,112 Device for measuring concentration of nitrogen oxide in combustion gas 247 1989
 
ROCHE DIAGNOSTICS GMBH (2)
5,879,373 System and method for the determination of tissue properties 319 1995
6,379,317 Analytical measuring device with lancing device 327 2000
 
RIVERS, EMANUEL (1)
5,673,694 Method and apparatus for continuous measurement of central venous oxygen saturation 37 1995
 
Bausch & Lomb Incorporated (3)
5,135,297 Surface coating of polymer objects 83 1990
2007/0142,584 Silicon-containing monomers end-capped with polymerizable cationic hydrophilic groups 43 2006
2008/0312,397 Silicone-Containing Prepolymers 22 2007
 
HOSPIRA, INC. (2)
5,310,469 Biosensor with a membrane containing biologically active material 271 1991
5,326,449 Composite membrane 223 1993
 
STATE OF MAINE - DECD (1)
6,232,783 Method for monitoring an aqueous flow using selective film 128 1999
 
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 111 1984
 
LYNN, LAWRENCE A. (1)
5,549,569 Ex vivo blood isolation system 68 1995
 
LAWRENCE LIVERMORE NATIONAL SECURITY, LLC (1)
6,201,980 Implantable medical sensor system 393 1998
 
Electro Medical Systems, S.A. (1)
4,492,575 Dental prophylactic apparatus 65 1983
 
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA (1)
2006/0289,307 Epoxy Enhanced Polymer Membrane to Increase Durability of Biosensors 38 2005
 
LIFESCAN SCOTLAND LIMITED (2)
2005/0133,368 Electrochemical test strip for reducing the effect of direct interference current 208 2004
2005/0139,489 Method of reducing the effect of direct and mediated interference current in an electrochemical test strip 253 2004
 
NIHON KOHDEN CORPORATION (1)
4,736,748 Blood component monitoring system 108 1987
 
ASH ACCESS TECHNOLOGY, INC. (2)
4,777,953 Capillary filtration and collection method for long-term monitoring of blood constituents 298 1987
4,854,322 Capillary filtration and collection device for long-term monitoring of blood constituents 276 1987
 
L. VAD TECHNOLOGY, INC. (1)
5,904,666 Method and apparatus for measuring flow rate and controlling delivered volume of fluid through a valve aperture 85 1997
 
LIFESCAN, INC. (8)
5,304,468 Reagent test strip and apparatus for determination of blood glucose 621 1993
5,426,032 No-wipe whole blood glucose test strip 301 1993
5,714,123 Protective shield for a blood glucose strip 245 1996
5,863,400 Electrochemical cells 156 1997
6,454,710 Devices and methods for monitoring an analyte 205 2001
2002/0188,185 PERCUTANEOUS BIOLOGICAL FLUID SAMPLING AND ANALYTE MEASUREMENT DEVICES AND METHODS 173 2001
2004/0120,848 Method for manufacturing a sterilized and calibrated biosensor-based medical device 89 2002
2007/0017,805 Method and device for sampling and analyzing interstitial fluid and whole blood samples 196 2006
 
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
 
UNIVERSITY, THOMAS JEFFERSON, A PA CORP. (1)
6,122,536 Implantable sensor and system for measurement and control of blood constituent levels 645 1998
 
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA (1)
6,554,822 Microbolus infusion pump 119 2000
 
ISC LICENSING CORPORATION, A CA CORP. (1)
5,009,251 Fluid flow control 67 1988
 
COULTER INTERNATIONAL CORP. (1)
5,607,565 Apparatus for measuring analytes in a fluid sample 144 1995
 
SHERWOOD SERVICES AG (1)
4,919,649 Fluid delivery system 45 1987
 
Coulter Electronics, Inc. (1)
4,457,339 Multiprogrammable pinch valve module 50 1982
 
NEOGEN CORPORATION (1)
6,858,020 Vaccinator device 36 2002
 
TENAX THERAPEUTICS, INC (4)
5,964,993 Glucose sensor 474 1996
5,914,026 Implantable sensor employing an auxiliary electrode 288 1997
6,343,225 Implantable glucose sensor 277 1999
6,815,186 Implantable glucose sensor 255 2002
 
EXOSTAT MEDICAL, INC. (1)
2004/0006,263 Noninvasive detection of a physiologic parameter within a body tissue of a patient 38 2003
 
THE GOVERNING COUNCIL OF THE UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO (1)
4,353,888 Encapsulation of live animal cells 329 1980
 
MARINE BIOLOGICAL LABORATORY (1)
6,802,957 Self-referencing enzyme-based microsensor and method of use 315 2001
 
SPACELABS, INC. (1)
5,145,565 Contamination-free method and apparatus for measuring body fluid chemical parameters 194 1989
 
BOARD OF REGENTS, THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS SYSTEM (8)
5,380,536 Biocompatible microcapsules 212 1991
5,264,104 Enzyme electrodes 684 1992
5,593,852 Subcutaneous glucose electrode 801 1994
* 6,284,478 Subcutaneous glucose electrode 620 1996
5,938,636 Autoinfuser for resuscitation and method of infusion fluid injection 55 1997
5,965,380 Subcutaneous glucose electrode 725 1999
6,083,710 Electrochemical analyte measurement system 648 1999
6,121,009 Electrochemical analyte measurement system 686 1999
 
PFIZER INC. (1)
5,431,921 Dispensing device containing a hydrophobic medium 294 1993
 
WYATT, PHILIP, LOS ANGELES (1)
4,763,648 Method and apparatus for arterial and venous blood sampling 95 1986
 
AVL AG (1)
4,366,040 Capillary-reference electrode 39 1981
 
GREATBATCH LTD. (1)
6,013,113 Slotted insulator for unsealed electrode edges in electrochemical cells 198 1998
 
AVL MEDICAL INSTRUMENTS AG (2)
5,243,982 Device for determining the concentration of at least one substance in organic tissue 64 1991
5,683,562 Planar sensor for determining a chemical parameter of a sample 290 1995
 
OPTEL INSTRUMENTS LIMITED (INCORPORATED IN THE UNITED KINGDOM) (1)
6,403,944 System for measuring a biological parameter by means of photoacoustic interaction 92 2000
 
CHASE MANHATTAN BANK, THE (1)
5,626,563 Irrigation system with tubing cassette 53 1995
 
UT-BATTELLE, LLC (2)
6,251,280 Imprint-coating synthesis of selective functionalized ordered mesoporous sorbents for separation and sensors 138 1999
6,673,596 In vivo biosensor apparatus and method of use 277 1999
 
MAXIM INTEGRATED PRODUCTS, INC. (1)
2002/0177,763 Integrated lancets and methods 201 2001
 
ABBOTT LABORATORIES (4)
4,907,857 Optical fiber distribution system for an optical fiber sensor 153 1989
6,093,156 Method and apparatus for obtaining blood for diagnostic tests 504 1997
6,730,200 Electrochemical sensor for analysis of liquid samples 222 2001
6,801,041 Sensor having electrode for determining the rate of flow of a fluid 310 2002
 
ICU MEDICAL, INC. (3)
5,640,470 Fiber-optic detectors with terpolymeric analyte-permeable matrix coating 130 1995
5,873,862 Medical valve and method of use 99 1997
5,995,208 Intravascular oximetry catheter 43 1998
 
WACKER CHEMICAL CORPORATION (1)
6,365,670 Organopolysiloxane gels for use in cosmetics 176 2000
 
METROHM AG (1)
5,686,829 Voltammetric method and apparatus 277 1995
 
ABBOTT MEDICAL OPTICS INC. (1)
5,397,848 Enhancing the hydrophilicity of silicone polymers 210 1993
 
SAMSUNG SDI CO., LTD. (1)
2006/0263,673 Cylindrical lithium secondary battery 25 2006
 
STRYKER CORPORATION (2)
5,810,770 Fluid management pump system for surgical procedures 72 1996
6,602,221 Self-contained fluid management pump system for surgical procedures 38 2000
 
ABBOTT DIABETES CARE INC. (38)
5,972,199 Electrochemical analyte sensors using thermostable peroxidase 516 1997
6,294,281 Biological fuel cell and method 251 1998
6,461,496 Small volume in vitro analyte sensor with diffusible or non-leachable redox mediator 679 1999
6,592,745 Method of using a small volume in vitro analyte sensor with diffusible or non-leachable redox mediator 409 2000
6,618,934 Method of manufacturing small volume in vitro analyte sensor 634 2000
* 6,654,625 Mass transport limited in vivo analyte sensor 568 2000
6,591,125 Small volume in vitro analyte sensor with diffusible or non-leachable redox mediator 695 2000
6,579,690 Blood analyte monitoring through subcutaneous measurement 690 2000
6,329,161 Subcutaneous glucose electrode 753 2000
* 6,560,471 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 713 2001
6,689,265 Electrochemical analyte sensors using thermostable soybean peroxidase 277 2001
7,058,437 Methods of determining concentration of glucose 281 2003
2003/0199,744 Small volume in vitro analyte sensor with diffusible or non-leachable redox mediator 432 2003
7,225,535 Method of manufacturing electrochemical sensors 313 2003
7,381,184 Sensor inserter assembly 98 2003
2004/0133,164 Sensor inserter device and methods of use 312 2003
6,990,366 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 345 2003
7,003,341 Analyte monitoring devices and methods of use 422 2003
7,190,988 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 370 2003
6,975,893 Mass transport limited in vivo analyte sensor 137 2003
2004/0111,017 Mass transport limited in vivo analyte sensor 127 2003
* 2004/0186,365 Continuous glucose monitoring system and methods of use 423 2003
2004/0219,664 Electrodes with multilayer membranes and methods of using and making the electrodes 212 2004
2005/0239,154 A METHOD OF CALIBRATING AN ANALYTE-MEASUREMENT DEVICE, AND ASSOCIATED METHODS, DEVICES AND SYSTEMS 479 2004
2005/0215,871 Analyte sensor, and associated system and method employing a catalytic agent 335 2004
2006/0003,398 Subcutaneous glucose electrode 251 2005
2006/0189,863 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 254 2005
2007/0203,407 Analyte sensors and methods of use 158 2006
2006/0224,141 Method and system for providing integrated medication infusion and analyte monitoring system 140 2006
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2007/0151,869 Subcutaneous Glucose Electrode 123 2007
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2008/0086,040 Analyte Monitoring Device And Methods Of Use 95 2007
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2008/0091,094 Analyte Monitoring Device And Methods Of Use 95 2007
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Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital and Medical Center (2)
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6,212,416 Device for monitoring changes in analyte concentration 485 1998
 
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5,589,563 Surface-modifying endgroups for biomedical polymers 308 1994
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DAVOL, INC. (1)
5,188,591 Irrigation control valve for endoscopic instrument 75 1990
 
BECTON, DICKINSON AND COMPANY (4)
5,067,491 Barrier coating on blood contacting devices 313 1989
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6,952,604 Minimally-invasive system and method for monitoring analyte levels 386 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 337 2003
 
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POLANYI, JOHN C. (1)
6,319,566 Method of molecular-scale pattern imprinting at surfaces 131 2000
 
GAMBRO LUNDIA AB (2)
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2005/0131,305 Sensor unit and method for sensing a blood related parameter and system including such a sensor unit 27 2005
 
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Biotek, Inc. (1)
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MOSBACH, KLAUS (1)
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6,368,658 Coating medical devices using air suspension 272 2000
6,447,542 Implantable members for receiving therapeutically useful compositions 183 2000
7,318,814 Medical suction valve 37 2002
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC NEUROMODULATION CORPORATION (1)
6,208,894 System of implantable devices for monitoring and/or affecting body parameters 723 1998
 
FISHER & PAYKEL HEALTHCARE LIMITED (2)
5,411,052 Liquid supply apparatus 44 1993
7,063,086 Breathing assistance apparatus 39 2002
 
BASF AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT (1)
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HEMOTEQ GMBH (2)
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Covalent Partners, LLC (1)
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Sentron v.o.f. (1)
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Research Foundation, The City University of New York (1)
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SCIMED LIFE SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
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5,703,359 Composite membrane and support assembly 45 1996
 
FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF BOSTON, THE (1)
4,759,828 Glucose electrode and method of determining glucose 454 1987
 
JR286 TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
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ASAHI MEDICAL CO., LTD. (1)
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Smith and Nephew Associated Companies Inc. (1)
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SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT (4)
4,477,314 Method for determining sugar concentration 325 1983
4,808,089 Reciprocating pump for a medication administering device 53 1987
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5,704,354 Electrocatalytic glucose sensor 191 1995
 
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6,103,533 Molecular imaging 113 1998
6,017,435 Molecular imaging 132 1998
 
FUJITSU LIMITED (1)
5,589,133 Oxygen electrode, biosensor and processes for manufacturing same 118 1994
 
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5,843,069 Implantable containment apparatus for a therapeutical device and method for loading and reloading the device therein 174 1997
5,897,955 Materials and methods for the immobilization of bioactive species onto polymeric substrates 171 1998
6,737,158 Porous polymeric membrane toughened composites 86 2002
 
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E. HELLER & COMPANY (34)
8,880,137 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2003
8,612,159 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2004
8,672,844 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2004
9,011,331 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2004
9,014,773 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2007
8,409,131 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 1 2007
8,774,887 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2007
8,649,841 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2007
8,734,346 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2007
8,670,815 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2007
8,617,071 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2007
8,666,469 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 2 2007
8,260,392 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 6 2008
8,224,413 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2008
8,273,022 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2009
8,840,553 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2009
8,744,545 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2009
8,738,109 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2009
8,597,189 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2009
8,734,348 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2009
8,660,627 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2009
8,391,945 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2009
8,346,336 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2009
8,366,614 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 15 2009
8,380,273 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 1 2009
8,306,598 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 2 2009
8,275,439 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 2 2009
8,265,726 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 2 2009
8,641,619 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2009
8,622,906 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2009
8,372,005 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2009
8,357,091 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2009
8,353,829 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 6 2009
8,226,558 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2010
 
ABBOTT DIABETES CARE INC. (21)
8,668,645 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2003
8,974,386 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2005
8,480,580 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 2 2007
8,231,532 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 1 2007
9,011,332 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2007
8,255,031 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2009
8,226,555 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 1 2009
8,162,829 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2009
8,162,830 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2009
8,688,188 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 3 2009
8,465,425 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 2 2009
8,346,337 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 13 2009
8,175,673 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 1 2009
8,235,896 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2009
8,177,716 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2009
8,226,557 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2009
8,287,454 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 2 2010
8,652,043 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2012
8,920,319 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2012
9,020,573 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2013
8,915,850 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2014
 
ROCHE DIAGNOSTICS OPERATIONS, INC. (1)
* 8,577,437 System for in-vivo measurement of an analyte concentration 0 2008
 
DEXCOM, INC. (22)
8,989,833 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 0 2005
8,858,434 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 0 2005
8,515,516 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 4 2005
8,886,272 Analyte sensor 0 2006
8,615,282 Analyte sensor 0 2006
8,229,534 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 23 2007
8,690,775 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 0 2008
8,483,791 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 8 2008
8,475,373 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 8 2008
8,290,560 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 21 2008
8,457,708 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 10 2008
8,515,519 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 2 2009
8,792,953 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 0 2010
8,792,954 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 0 2010
8,801,611 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 0 2010
8,721,545 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 0 2010
8,474,397 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 8 2010
8,825,127 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 0 2010
8,571,625 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 2 2010
8,565,849 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 2 2010
8,548,551 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 5 2010
8,463,350 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 10 2010
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