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Robert Childers, Don Busby: Medical fluid pump. Baxter International, Baxter Healthcare, Joseph P Reagen, Bell Boyd & Lloyd, November 9, 2004: US06814547 (224 worldwide citation)

A method, system and apparatus for performing peritoneal dialysis are provided. To this end, in part, a pump for a dialysis system is provided. The pump includes a first chamber wall including a first aperture, a second chamber wall including a second aperture, a piston, at least a portion of which ...


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Robert W Childers, Richard Avoy, John Booras, Joseph H Bowman Jr, Paul Grippo, Andrew D Hopping, David Howard, Jeffrey W Jerrell, Benjamin Kellam, Brian Lauman, Sherwin Shang, David Vescovi, Tahua Yang, Alex Yu: Systems, methods and apparatuses for pumping cassette-based therapies. Baxter International, Baxter Healthcare, Joseph P Reagen, Bell Boyd & Lloyd, July 3, 2007: US07238164 (160 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides systems, methods and apparatuses for medical fluid delivery systems that employ a pumping cassette. In particular, the present invention provides systems, methods and apparatuses for cassette-based dialysis therapies including hemodialysis, hemofiltration, APD (includi ...


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Don Busby, Peter Hopping, Robert Childers, Shahid Din, Brian Lauman, Rick Kienman, Ian Richardson, Joseph H Bowman Jr, Loren M Lundtveit, Jose Alvaro, Bruce Ming Da Eu, Sherwin Shang: Automated dialysis system. Baxter International, Baxter Healthcare, Joseph P Reagen, Bell Boyd & Llyod, December 26, 2006: US07153286 (151 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides automated peritoneal dialysis systems, methods of operating the systems and devices for performing same. A typical therapy performed by the present invention begins by draining dialysis solution that is already in the patient's peritoneal cavity. The system pumps fresh ...


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Joseph H Bowman Jr, Loren M Lundtveit, Jose Alvaro, Keith M K Anderson, Sherwin Shang, Don Busby, Ben Kellam: Disposable medical fluid unit having rigid frame. Baxter International, Baxter Healthcare, Joseph P Reagen, Bell Boyd & Lloyd, February 13, 2007: US07175606 (125 worldwide citation)

A method, system and apparatus for performing peritoneal dialysis are provided. To this end, in part, a frame of a disposable unit for a medical fluid system is provided. The frame includes a body having a pair of opposing sides and defining a space between the sides, and a number of membranes seale ...


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Robert Childers, Peter Hopping: Medical fluid pump. Baxter International, Baxter Healthcare, Joseph P Reagen, Bell Boyd & Lloyd, October 11, 2005: US06953323 (120 worldwide citation)

A method, system and apparatus for performing peritoneal dialysis are provided. To this end, in part, a pump for a dialysis system is provided. The pump includes a first chamber wall including a first aperture, a second chamber wall including a second aperture, a piston, at least a portion of which ...


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Joseph H Bowman Jr, Loren M Lundtveit, Jose Alvaro, Ben Kellam, Don Busby, Bruce Ming Da Eu: Vented medical fluid tip protector methods. Baxter International, Baxter Healthcare, Joseph P Reagan, Robert M Barrett, August 16, 2005: US06929751 (118 worldwide citation)

A method, system and apparatus for performing peritoneal dialysis are provided. To this end, in part, a member for removably securing a medical fluid tube is provided. The member includes a body providing a first fluid pathway and an opening for removably receiving an end of the medical tube. The fi ...


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Joseph H Bowman Jr, Loren M Lundtveit, Jose Alvaro, Ben Kellam, Don Busby, Bruce Ming Da Eu: Medical system including vented tip protector. Baxter International, Baxter Healthcare, Joseph P Reagen, Bell Boyd & Lloyd, August 1, 2006: US07083719 (112 worldwide citation)

A method, system and apparatus for performing peritoneal dialysis are provided. To this end, in part, a medical system is provided that includes (i) a liquid pump; (ii) tubing in communication with the liquid pump; and (iii) at least one processor that operates with the liquid pump to: (a) pump liqu ...


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Cary J Reich, A Edward Osawa, Helen Tran: Hemoactive compositions and methods for their manufacture and use. Baxter Healthcare Corporation, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, March 16, 2004: US06706690 (91 worldwide citation)

Dried hemoactive materials comprise both a cross-linked biologically compatible polymer and a non-cross-linked biologically compatible polymer. The cross-linked polymer is selected to form a hydrogel when exposed to blood. The non-cross-linked polymer is chosen to solubilize relatively rapidly when ...


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Lee C Ware, Arnold F Boehnlein: Medical fluid therapy flow balancing and synchronization system. Baxter International, Baxter Healthcare, Joseph P Reagen, Austin J Foley, Bell Boyd & Lloyd, April 18, 2006: US07029456 (87 worldwide citation)

Systems, apparatus and methods that allow external infusion, IV or administration pumps to be synchronized with the internal pumps for a medical fluid therapy machine are provided. The system reduces the time and effort needed to calculate, set-up, enter and maintain flowrates of various fluids, mai ...


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Lawrence R Hogan, Herbert Mittleman, Edward G Oilschlager, Ellen Rouch, William L Rudzena: Fluid communication device. Baxter Healthcare Corporation, Paul Flattery, Kay H Pierce, Brad Price, April 25, 1989: US04823833 (83 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a sterile, unitized, economical device furnishing a fluid path between a plurality of solutions to be compounded and a receiving container. The device includes a plurality of fluid connectors and fluid lines sealingly connected to respective pump fittings which provide ...