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Dean Kamen, Geoffrey P Spencer, Douglas E Vincent: Peritoneal dialysis systems employing a liquid distribution and pumping cassette that emulates gravity flow. Deka Products Partnership, Charles R Mattenson, Thomas S Borecki, Daniel D Ryan, September 27, 1994: US05350357 (334 worldwide citation)

Peritoneal dialysis systems apply fluid pressure to move liquid. The systems can emulate either a fixed head height condition or different head height conditions, independent of the actual head height differential between the patient's peritoneal cavity and the external liquid source or destination. ...


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Warren J Packard: Peritoneal dialysis system with variable pressure drive. Baxter International, Charles R Mattenson, Thomas S Borecki, Richard P Beem, August 17, 1999: US05938634 (278 worldwide citation)

A variable pressure drive peritoneal dialysis system has a pneumatic pressure system for purging and controlling a flow of dialysate through a disposable dialysate cassette of a disposable dialysate delivery set. The pneumatic pressure system has a variable-opening flow proportional valve for supply ...


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Dean Kamen, Richard Lanigan, Douglas E Vincent: Peritoneal dialysis systems and methods employing a liquid distribution and pump cassette with self-contained air isolation and removal. Deka Products Partnership, Thomas S Borecki, Charles R Mattenson, Richard P Beem, May 13, 1997: US05628908 (275 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for peritoneal dialysis establish flow communication between a patient's peritoneal cavity and a drain through a pump chamber having generally vertically spaced upper and lower regions andt a diaphragm. The systems and methods operate the pump chamber, with the upper and lower re ...


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Fredric I Orkin, Theodore Liber, Charles R Smith, Kimball J Knowlton, Albin Huntley: Closed multi-fluid delivery system and method. Baxter Travenol Laboratories, Charles R Mattenson, Paul C Flattery, May 15, 1990: US04925444 (266 worldwide citation)

A multiple fluid delivery system usable for the delivery of intravenous fluids to a patient from a plurality of fluid sources includes flexible tubing members for coupling the sources to a fluid junction member. The fluid junction member, wherein little or no interfluid mixing occurs, is coupled by ...


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Robert J Bryant, Dean Kamen, Douglas E Vincent: Peritoneal dialysis systems and methods employing pneumatic pressure and temperature-corrected liquid volume measurements. Deka Products Partnership, Thomas S Borecki, Charles R Mattenson, Richard P Beem, December 12, 1995: US05474683 (243 worldwide citation)

Peritoneal dialysis systems and methods move liquid using a pump chamber that is operated in response to pneumatic pressure variations applied by a pump actuator. The systems and methods periodically measure air pressures in the actuator and an associated reference air chamber and derive from these ...


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Robert J Bryant, Clement D Bouchard, Dean Kamen, Richard Lanigan, Bradley D Miller, Geoffrey P Spencer, Douglas E Vincent: Liquid pumping mechanisms for peritoneal dialysis systems employing fluid pressure. Deka Products Partnership, Thomas S Borecki, Charles R Mattenson, Daniel D Ryan, July 11, 1995: US05431626 (242 worldwide citation)

Pumping mechanisms for performing peritoneal dialysis and the like employ a pumping mechanism comprising a diaphragm that operate in response to applied fluid pressure. Flexible tubing is attached to the pumping mechanism for carrying liquid to and from the patient's peritoneal cavity. An actuating ...


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Robert J Bryant, Jeffrey Finkelstein, Dean Kamen, Richard Lanigan, Bradley D Miller, Geoffrey P Spencer: User interface and monitoring functions for automated peritoneal dialysis systems. Deka Products Partnership, Thomas S Borecki, Charles R Mattenson, Daniel D Ryan, August 1, 1995: US05438510 (236 worldwide citation)

Systems for performing peritoneal dialysis having an improved user interface functions and monitoring capabilities. In one respect, the systems discriminate between alarm conditions that require user intervention to correct and alarm conditions that reflect conditions that are anomalies but typicall ...


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Dean Kamen, Geoffrey P Spencer: Peritoneal dialysis methods that emulate gravity flow. Deka Products Partnership, Charles R Mattenson, Thomas S Borecki, Daniel D Ryan, June 6, 1995: US05421823 (227 worldwide citation)

Peritoneal dialysis systems and methods apply fluid pressure to move liquid. The systems and methods can emulate either a fixed head height condition or different head height conditions, independent of the actual head height differential between the patient's peritoneal cavity and the external liqui ...


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Robert J Bryant, Clement D Bouchard, Dean Kamen, Richard Lanigan, Bradley D Miller, Geoffrey P Spencer, Douglas E Vincent: Liquid pumping mechanisms for peritoneal dialysis systems employing fluid pressure. Deka Products Partnership, Thomas S Borecki, Charles R Mattenson, Richard P Beem, June 3, 1997: US05634896 (225 worldwide citation)

Pumping mechanisms for performing peritoneal dialysis and the like employ a pumping mechanism comprising a diaphragm that operate in response to applied fluid pressure. Flexible tubing is attached to the pumping mechanism for carrying liquid to and from the patient's peritoneal cavity. An actuating ...


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Lisa Colleran, Rie Inoue, Mark Senninger: User interface for automated peritoneal dialysis systems. Baxter International, Daniel D Ryan, Charles R Mattenson, Paul C Flattery, June 28, 1994: US05324422 (164 worldwide citation)

Systems for performing peritoneal dialysis allow the user to chose from an array of peritoneal dialysis modalities and adjust one or more individual therapy parameters within a selected modality. Still, the systems assure that the selected modality and therapy parameters satisfy preselected composit ...



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