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Muriel Keller, Marlene Bainbridge: Extracorporeal blood processing methods and apparatus. Gambro, Peter B Scull, Edna M O&apos Connor, Bruce R Winsor, March 13, 2001: US06200287 (199 worldwide citation)

Improved extracorporeal blood processing methods and apparatus are disclosed. In one aspect of the invention, an extracorporeal method for the collection of platelets and red blood cells, and if desired plasma, is provided, wherein the collection of platelets and red blood cells may occur in differi ...


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Lennart U P Jonsson, Per Olov A V Carlsson, Dan Jonsson, Sven Jonsson, Stefan L Knutsson, Ragnar Tryggvason: System for preparing a fluid intended for a medical procedure by mixing at least one concentrate in powder form with water. Gambro, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, November 15, 1988: US04784495 (142 worldwide citation)

A system for preparing a fluid intended for a medical procedure substantially at the time of use by mixing of at least one concentrate in powder form with water. The system includes a reservoir for a source of water, at least one vessel containing a concentrate in powder form and a concentrate fluid ...


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Jan S Claren: Two stage venous return catheter. Gambro, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, November 29, 1988: US04787882 (136 worldwide citation)

Catheters are disclosed which are adapted for insertion into the heart and which include at least one inlet opening at the front end thereof, at least one outlet opening at the other end thereof, and at least one intermediate opening therebetween, and which include a cylindrical sleeve for opening a ...


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Sven Erik Bergentz, Kurt Sven Theodore Strid: Insert for use preferably in vascular surgery. Gambro, Lerner David Littenberg & Samuel, November 23, 1976: US03993078 (132 worldwide citation)

An insert for use preferably in vascular surgery which includes an unperforated, hollow body of substantially circular cross-section. The body is provided with a spiral line of fracture extending about the periphery of the body and defining continuous spiral coils to thereby weaken the cohesion of t ...


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Jan Bertil Jeppsson, Tor Nordlie: Apparatus for carrying out peritoneal dialyses. Gambro, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, March 3, 1998: US05722947 (128 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for carrying out peritoneal dialysis. The apparatus comprises a weighing device (37) provided with a case (50) for forming an airtight space. A heat bag (38) and, optionally, a discharge bag (42) are positioned in the space, said bags being connected with a catheter for the patient, who is ...


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Brian M Holmes, Jeffrey J Blakeslee, Marlene Adele Bainbridge: Extracorporeal blood processing methods and apparatus. Gambro, Edna M O&apos Connor, Peter B Scull, Bruce R Winsor, March 6, 2001: US06196987 (117 worldwide citation)

An extracorporeal blood processing system is disclosed which includes a variety of novel components and which may be operated in accordance with a variety of novel methodologies. For instance, the system includes a graphical operator interface which directs the operator through various aspects of th ...


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Jan P Sternby: Dialysis system and method therefor. Gambro, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, June 18, 1991: US05024756 (112 worldwide citation)

A dialysis system and method is based upon a comparison of the value of a parameter being measured of the dialysis liquid after the dialyzer with a set value of the corresponding parameter being controlled before the dialyzer. Based upon this comparison, a measure of the dialysis performed is obtain ...


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Hans P Flank, Peter R Staehr: Fluid monitor system. Gambro Lundia, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, June 13, 1989: US04838865 (109 worldwide citation)

Systems for monitoring fluids such as blood being treated extracorporeally are disclosed, including a monitor for monitoring the fluid flow through a tube system between a fluid inlet, fluid treatment means and a fluid outlet. The monitor disclosed includes a monitor housing which contains at least ...


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Mark J Brierton, Victor D Dolecek, Leon E Bilodeau, Russell Hempstead: Extracorporeal blood processing methods and apparatus. Gambro, Edna M O&apos Connor, Peter B Scull, May 22, 2001: US06234989 (103 worldwide citation)

An extracorporeal blood processing system is disclosed which includes a variety of novel components and which may be operated in accordance with a variety of novel methodologies. For instance, the system includes a graphical operator interface which directs the operator through various aspects of th ...


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Ingvar E Losell: Coupling device. Gambro, Lerner David Littenberg & Samuel, July 29, 1980: US04214779 (97 worldwide citation)

A coupling device for joining together two fluid conduits and for providing fluid access to fluid in the fluid conduits. The device comprises a first coupling member which is adapted to be connected to one of the fluid conduits and a second coupling member adapted to be connected to the other fluid ...