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Michael Leach, Jennifer E Woodell May, Joel C Higgins, Brandon Miller: Apparatus and method for separating and concentrating fluids containing multiple components. Biomet Biologics, Harness Dickey & Pierce, May 20, 2008: US07374678 (76 worldwide citation)

An apparatus that allows for separating and collecting a fraction of a sample. The apparatus, when used with a centrifuge, allows for the creation of at least three fractions in the apparatus. It also provides for a new method of extracting the buffy coat phase from a whole blood sample. A buoy syst ...


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Randel Dorian, Michael D Leach, Richard Wood Storrs: Plasma concentrator device. Hanuman, Biomet Biologics, Harness Dickey, June 30, 2009: US07553413 (57 worldwide citation)

A plasma concentrator of this invention having a concentrator chamber, concentrator gel beads, a filter, and an agitator. The agitator has agitator blades extending outwardly from the lower end. The agitator end is positioned in the concentrator chamber and supported for rotation about its central a ...


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Joel C Higgins, Matthew Swift, Nathan Gordon, Barry F Hecker: Apparatus and method for separating and concentrating fluids containing multiple components. Biomet Biologics, Harness Dickey, December 7, 2010: US07845499 (48 worldwide citation)

An apparatus that allows for separating and collecting a fraction of a sample. The apparatus, when used with a centrifuge, allows for the creation of at various fractions in the apparatus. A buoy system that may include a first buoy portion and a second buoy member operably interconnected may be use ...


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Randel Dorian, Michael D Leach: Method and apparatus for preparing platelet rich plasma and concentrates thereof. Hanuman, Biomet Biologics, Harness Dickey, May 4, 2010: US07708152 (43 worldwide citation)

The PRP separator-concentrator of this invention is suitable for office use or emergency use for trauma victims. The PRP separator comprises a motorized centrifugal separation assembly, and a concentrator assembly. The centrifugal separator assembly comprises a centrifugal drum separator that includ ...


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Joel C Higgins, Michael D Leach, Jennifer E Woodell May, Brandon Miller: Apparatus and method for separating and concentrating fluids containing multiple components. Biomet Biologics, Harness Dickey, March 29, 2011: US07914689 (41 worldwide citation)

An apparatus is disclosed that allows for separating and collecting a fraction of a sample. The apparatus, when used with a centrifuge, allows for the creation of at least three fractions in the apparatus. It also provides for a new method of extracting the buffy coat phase from a whole blood sample ...


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Michael D Leach, Randel Dorian, Jacy C Hoeppner: Buoy suspension fractionation system. Hanuman, Biomet Biologics, Harness Dickey, October 5, 2010: US07806276 (40 worldwide citation)

A separator that uses centrifugation to fractionate a suspension such as blood comprises a separation container and a buoy. The buoy is carried in the separation container and has a tuned density that is configured to reach an equilibrium position in a suspension. The guide surface is carried on the ...


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Joel C Higgins, Michael D Leach, Jennifer E Woodell May, Brandon Miller: Apparatus and method for separating and concentrating fluids containing multiple components. Biomet Biologics, Harness Dickey, August 24, 2010: US07780860 (39 worldwide citation)

An apparatus is disclosed that allows for separating and collecting a fraction of a sample. The apparatus, when used with a centrifuge, allows for the creation of at least three fractions in the apparatus. It also provides for a new method of extracting the buffy coat phase from a whole blood sample ...


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Michael D Leach, Jennifer E Woodell May, Joel C Higgins, Brandon Miller: Apparatus and method for separating and concentrating fluids containing multiple components. Biomet Biologics, Harness Dickey, November 1, 2011: US08048321 (38 worldwide citation)

An apparatus that allows for separating and collecting a fraction of a sample. The apparatus, when used with a centrifuge, allows for the creation of at least three fractions in the apparatus. It also provides for a new method of extracting the buffy coat phase from a whole blood sample. A buoy syst ...


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Joel C Higgins, Matthew Swift, Nathan Gordon, Barry F Hecker: Apparatus and method for separating and concentrating fluids containing multiple components. Biomet Biologics, Harness Dickey, November 22, 2011: US08062534 (37 worldwide citation)

An apparatus that allows for separating and collecting a fraction of a sample. The apparatus, when used with a centrifuge, allows for the creation of at various fractions in the apparatus. A buoy system that may include a first buoy portion and a second buoy member operably interconnected may be use ...


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Michael D Leach, Joel C Higgins, Matthew Swift, Nathan Gordon: Method and apparatus for separating and concentrating a component from a multi-component material including macroparticles. Biomet Biologics, Harness Dickey, November 16, 2010: US07832566 (33 worldwide citation)

An apparatus that allows for separating and collecting a fraction of a sample. The apparatus, when used with a centrifuge, allows for the creation of at least three fractions in the apparatus. It also provides for a new method of extracting the buffy coat phase from a whole blood sample and mesenchy ...