08323492 is referenced by 15 patents and cites 569 patents.

A hemodialysis system including (i) an instrument; (ii) first and second peristaltic dialysate pumps operated by the instrument; (iii) a cassette including a rigid structure and first and second dialysate pumping tubes carried by the rigid structure; and (iv) a mechanism configured to initially allow the cassette to be accepted by the dialysis instrument after which the mechanism engages the first and second dialysate pumping tubes for operation with the first and second peristaltic dialysate pumps.

Title
Hemodialysis system having clamping mechanism for peristaltic pumping
Application Number
13/213727
Publication Number
8323492 (B2)
Application Date
August 19, 2011
Publication Date
December 4, 2012
Inventor
Rodolfo Roger
Clearwater
FL, US
Thomas D Kelly
Highland Park
IL, US
Robert W Childers
Trinity
FL, US
Agent
K&L Gates
Assignee
Baxter Healthcare
CH
Baxter International
IL, US
IPC
B01D 61/30
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