06974435 is referenced by 17 patents and cites 118 patents.

A system utilizes an oxygenation device to generate a gas-enriched physiologic fluid and to combine it with a bodily fluid to create a gas-enriched bodily fluid. The oxygenation device may take the form of a disposable cartridge, which is placed within an enclosure. An electronic controller manages various aspects of the system, such as the production of gas-enriched fluids, flow rates, bubble detection, and automatic operation and shut down.

Title
Method for enriching a bodily fluid with a gas
Application Number
10/279507
Publication Number
6974435 (B2)
Application Date
October 24, 2002
Publication Date
December 13, 2005
Inventor
Paul J Zalesky
Huntington Beach
CA, US
Gregory P Watson
Laguna Niguel
CA, US
Vincent Divino Jr
Mission Viejo
CA, US
Jeffrey L Creech
Marina Del Rey
CA, US
Stephen E Myrick
Tustin
CA, US
William R Patterson
Irvine
CA, US
Derek J Daw
Costa Mesa
CA, US
Agent
Margaret A Kivinski
Assignee
TherOx
CA, US
IPC
A61M 001/36
A61M 001/32
A61K 009/133
A61M 025/00
A61M 015/00
A61F 005/00
A61B 019/00
A61M 037/00
F25B 019/00
A61B 006/00
A61M 001/03
B01F 003/04
A61M 037/00
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