05735809 is referenced by 107 patents and cites 5 patents.

An improved plasma extraction element for being implanted in a blood vessel for carrying out in vivo plasma separation comprises an elongated catheter having a fan-like assembly of elongated hollow microporous polymeric fibers loops spaced apart along the outer catheter surface. According to the invention the catheter is made from a plurality of elongated arc-shaped segments, a helically wrapped elongated polymer ribbon, a flexible polymer sheet and a plurality of polymer washers.

Title
Fiber assembly for in vivo plasma separation
Application Number
8/764631
Publication Number
5735809
Application Date
December 5, 1996
Publication Date
April 7, 1998
Inventor
Reynolds Gorsuch
Yountville
CA, US
Agent
Jerry R Seiler Esq
Assignee
Matria Healthcare
GA, US
IPC
A61M 37/00
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