08512553 is referenced by 37 patents and cites 140 patents.

A dialysis system includes: (i) a dialysate pump; (ii) a patient line having a connector configured to be attached to a peritoneal patient part; (iii) an extracorporeal circuit; (iv) a blood pump in fluid communication with the extracorporeal circuit; (v) a blood filter in fluid communication with the extracorporeal circuit; and (vi) a control unit configured and arranged to selectively perform a therapy which (a) the blood pump is deactivated and the dialysate pump is caused to pump dialysate through the patient line or (b) the blood pump is activated to pump blood to the blood filter and the dialysate pump is caused to pump dialysate to the filter/extracorporeal circuit and/or remove fluid from the filter.

Title
Extracorporeal dialysis ready peritoneal dialysis machine
Application Number
11/773634
Publication Number
8512553 (B2)
Application Date
July 5, 2007
Publication Date
August 20, 2013
Inventor
Anthony Simiele
Clearwater
FL, US
Robert W Childers
Trinity
FL, US
Christian Bernard
McHenry
IL, US
Gino Cicchello
Vernon Hills
IL, US
Agent
K&L Gates
Assignee
Baxter Healthcare
CH
Baxter International
IL, US
IPC
B01D 24/38
B01D 21/24
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