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An implantable fluid management device, designed to drain excess fluid from a variety of locations in a living host into a second location within the host, such as the bladder of that host. The device may be used to treat ascites, chronic pericardial effusions, normopressure hydrocephalus, hydrocephalus, pulmonary edema, or any fluid collection within the body of a human, or a non-human mammal.

Title
Implantable fluid management system for the removal of excess fluid
Application Number
11/181539
Publication Number
7621886 (B2)
Application Date
July 13, 2005
Publication Date
November 24, 2009
Inventor
Daniel R Burnett
San Francisco
CA, US
Agent
Jaime D Choi
Nicola A Pisano
Jones Day
Assignee
NovaShunt
CA, US
IPC
A61F 2/04
A61M 5/00
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