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Elvis E Adams: Injection site having thermoplastically sealed injection port. Baxter Travenol Laboratories, H W Collins, Paul C Flattery, Raymond Mehler, September 2, 1980: US04219912 (118 worldwide citation)

Injection sites are provided for injecting substances such as medicaments into systems that are feeding parenteral fluid to a patient, which injection sites have injection ports that are thermoplastically sealed into the injection site in a manner that is simpler, faster, less expensive, and more re ...


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Ronald A Williams: Solution containers such as blood bags and system for preparing same. Baxter Travenol Laboratories, H W Collins, Paul C Flattery, Raymond Mehler, September 23, 1980: US04223675 (62 worldwide citation)

Packages or containers are formed for body fluids or other solutions within which autoclaved liquids such as anticoagulants are included. The invention, which is particularly suitable for donor blood bags, includes the use of a sterile connector to incorporate autoclaved liquids into sterilized pack ...


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David S Terman, Herbert M Cullis, Mirza A Khoja, Michael R Sullivan: Variable volume plasma treatment chamber for an apparatus for the extracorporeal treatment of disease. Baxter Travenol Laboratories, H W Collins, Paul Flattery, Thomas R Vigil, September 23, 1980: US04223672 (60 worldwide citation)

The apparatus includes a peristaltic pump for withdrawing whole blood from a patient, a device for centrifuging the blood to separate plasma from the whole blood, a plasma treatment chamber for receiving the plasma, a vehicle positioned within the chamber and having an immuno-adsorbent agent fixed t ...


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Edward L Bayham, Ronald A Williams, David W Ammann: Frangible resealable closure for a flexible tube having hold open means. Baxter Travenol Laboratories, Paul C Flattery, H W Collins, Garrettson Ellis, January 1, 1980: US04181140 (47 worldwide citation)

Valve means in a flexible tube, for example, tubing for connecting blood bags, are provided, which comprises a tubular portion having a closed end, and an elongated, generally rigid member, carried on the exterior of the closed end and positioned within the flexible tube. Frangible means are provide ...


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David S Terman, Michael Sulliva, Herbert M Cullis: Apparatus for the extracorporeal treatment of disease. Baxter Travenol Laboratories, H W Collins, Paul Flattery, Thomas Vigil, August 5, 1980: US04215688 (47 worldwide citation)

The apparatus includes a peristaltic pump for withdrawing whole blood from a patient, a device for centrifuging the blood to separate plasma from the whole blood, a plasma treatment chamber for receiving the plasma, a vehicle positioned within the chamber and having an immunoadsorbent agent fixed th ...


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Dale A Smith: Multiple blood bag having plasticizer-free portions and a high blood component survival rate. Baxter Travenol Laboratories, H W Collins, Paul C Flattery, Garrettson Ellis, September 16, 1980: US04222379 (44 worldwide citation)

A multiple blood bag system comprising a donor bag for receiving blood from a donor, and one or more transfer bags, communicating by flexible tubing with the donor bag, for receiving a blood component from the donor bag. In accordance with this invention, the various bags may be made of differing ma ...


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Herbert M Cullis, Evelyn E Dorsey: Sickle cell therapeutic treatment. Baxter Travenol Laboratories, H W Collins, Paul C Flattery, George H Gerstman, August 12, 1980: US04216770 (34 worldwide citation)

A sickle cell therapeutic treatment is provided by means of continuous flow red blood cell carbamylation. In a substantially continuous process, whole blood is removed from a patient and is directed to a red cell separator chamber of a seal-less type centrifuge. The whole blood is centrifuged and th ...


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Roger M Warner: Humidity sensor alarm unit. Baxter Travenol Laboratories, H W Collins, Richard G Kinney, Eugene M Cummings, May 30, 1978: US04092635 (26 worldwide citation)

An alarm unit for a humidity sensor activates an alarm circuit when the relative humidity rises above a certain value or under certain malfunction conditions such as a missing sensor or a cut cable, includes a first circuit for establishing a reference signal, and a second circuit adapted to be conn ...


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Herbert M Cullis: Peristaltic pump with accommodating rollers. Baxter Travenol Laboratories, H W Collins, Richard G Kinney, Thomas R Vigil, June 20, 1978: US04095923 (22 worldwide citation)

The rollers of a peristaltic pump are provided with an unyielding surface, so as to insure uniform compression of the pumped tube. The rollers are mounted on their driving axles by means including yielding rubber bushings, whereby the rollers accommodate to varying diameters of pump tubing and do so ...


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Eugene Fabisiewicz: Method for bonding a plastic tubing to a metal needle and the needle assembly formed thereby. Baxter Travenol Laboratories, H W Collins, Paul Flattery, Thomas Vigil, July 1, 1980: US04210479 (16 worldwide citation)

The method for bonding a plastic tubing to a metal needle includes the steps of coating the inner end of the needle with a cement, inserting the coated inner end of the needle within the outer end portion of a plastic tubing and applying a radiofrequency current across the plastic tubing around the ...