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Programmable, fluid pressure actuated blood processing systems and methods are used in association a blood separation device. The systems and methods employ a cassette, which contains several preformed, pneumatically actuated pump stations, several preformed fluid flow paths, and several preformed, pneumatically actuated valves in the fluid flow paths. The systems and methods also employ a programmable pneumatic actuator to hold the cassette and selectively apply pneumatic force to the valves and pump stations.

Title
Programmable, fluid pressure actuated blood processing systems and methods
Application Number
9/390268
Publication Number
6949079 (B1)
Application Date
September 3, 1999
Publication Date
September 27, 2005
Inventor
Rohit Vishnoi
Deerfield
IL, US
Tom Westberg
Gurnee
IL, US
Agent
Bradford R L Price
Gary W McFarron
Daniel D Ryan
Assignee
Baxter International
IL, US
IPC
C02F 009/00
C02F 001/44
A61M 037/00
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