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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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Robert Warren Childers, Vital Eerlingen, Patrick Balteau, Duane Belongie: Method and apparatus for monitoring and controlling peritoneal dialysis therapy. Baxter International, Joseph P Reagen, Paula Kelly, Robert M Barrett, December 24, 2002: US06497676 (143 worldwide citation)

An automated peritoneal dialysis system and method are provided for monitoring and controlling automated peritoneal dialysis therapy based upon intraperitoneal pressure measured at a point near the end of the patient catheter during the fill, dwell and drain phases of automated peritoneal dialysis t ...


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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: 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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Mark E Connell, Robert A Bedient, Raymond Elsen, Michael E Hogard, Harley D Johnson, Thomas D Kelly, Jean McEvoy Long, Bruce A Peterson, William G Preston Jr, Dalibor J Smejtek: Method and apparatus for kidney dialysis. Baxter International, Joseph P Reagen, Bell Boyd & Lloyd, January 15, 2008: US07318892 (104 worldwide citation)

A number of improvements relating to methods and apparatuses for kidney dialysis are disclosed. These include checking of dialysate bypass status using flow measurement; using a flow sensor to confirm the absence of ultrafiltration during bypass; automatic testing of ultrafiltration function by remo ...


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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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Thomas A Fowles, Thomas J Progar, Robert J Weinberg, Craig A Fuller: Sliding reconstitution device with seal. Baxter International, Paula J F Kelly, Joseph P Reagen, Bell Boyd & Lloyd, February 8, 2005: US06852103 (82 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a connector device for establishing fluid communication between a first container and a second container. The device has a first sleeve member having a first and a second end, the first sleeve member having at the first end a first attaching member adapted to attach to ...