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Michael E Hogard, Harley D Johnson, Thomas D Kelly, Jean McEvoy Long, Bruce A Peterson, William G Preston Jr: Method and apparatus for kidney dialysis. Baxter International, Paula J F Kelly, Charles R Mattenson, Robert M Barrett, September 4, 2001: US06284131 (130 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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Michael R Keilman, Kelly B Smith: Portable pump apparatus for continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis and a method for providing same. Baxter International, Charles R Mattenson, Paula J F Kelly, Robert M Barrett, March 6, 2001: US06196992 (105 worldwide citation)

A portable pump apparatus for use in CAPD is provided as well as a method for providing CAPD to a patient. The portable pump apparatus for CAPD has a housing containing a pump, and a power supply, preferably a rechargeable battery, connected to the housing and electrically connected to drive the pum ...


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Shahid Din, Greg Worsnick: Foldable dialysis unit with integral pump and a method for performing solution exchange. Baxter International, Charles R Mattenson, Paula J F Kelly, Robert M Barrett, September 12, 2000: US06117122 (104 worldwide citation)

A system and a method are provided to effect solution exchange particularly for a patient requiring peritoneal dialysis. The system includes a device (1) that is portable and particularly adaptable for patients requiring a night time exchange or an additional exchange. The device (1) includes an ope ...


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Prakash R Keshaviah, Jim Ebben, Paul Emerson, Kazuo Kumano: Method and apparatus for a tidal oscillating pulse peritoneal dialysis. Baxter International, Charles R Mattenson, Paula J F Kelly, Robert M Barrett, June 13, 2000: US06074359 (89 worldwide citation)

An improved peritoneal dialysis method and system is provided. The method utilizes a tidal oscillating pulse peritoneal dialysis system. To this end, a system for providing peritoneal dialysis to a patient is provided. The system comprises a single catheter that is placed in the patient, a reservoir ...


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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 (80 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 ...


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Paola Elisabettini, Jean Paul Menneguerre, Jerome Colas, Christian Renaux, Jose Divino, Dirk Faict, Isabelle Wilmet: Bicarbonate-based solutions for dialysis therapies. Baxter International, Baxter Healthcare, Paula J F Kelly, Robert M Barrett, October 17, 2006: US07122210 (57 worldwide citation)

Bicarbonate containing solutions for use during medical treatment are provided. The bicarbonate containing solution of the present invention includes at least two separate components including a bicarbonate concentrate and an electrolyte concentrate which can be readily and sterilely mixed to form a ...


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Kurt T Kunas, Robert V Oakley, Fauad F Hasan, Michael E Goodwin, Jeremy K Larsen, Nephi D Jones: Stirred-tank reactor system. Baxter International, Baxter Healthcare, Paula J F Kelly, Bell Boyd & Lloyd, June 10, 2008: US07384783 (54 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a stirred-tank reactor system and methods of preparing such systems. The present invention further encompasses the use of the stirred-tank reactor system as a disposable bioreactor and in kits with disposable elements.


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Peter Horne, Eric J Henaut, Patrick Balteau, Michael T K Ling: Self-priming solution lines and a method and system for using same. Baxter International, Charles R Mattenson, Paula J F Kelly, Robert M Barrett, March 14, 2000: US06036680 (46 worldwide citation)

A system, a method and administration lines are provided for self-priming of a solution delivery system. The administration lines are arranged such that resultant forces acting on the lines create different forces applied on each lumen resulting in solution flowing in one of the lumen undergoing a h ...


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Annick Duponchelle, Dirk Faict, Patrick Balteau, Jean Pierre Hartman, Leo Martis, Francesco Peluso: Bicarbonate-based solution in two parts for peritoneal dialysis or substitution in continuous renal replacement therapy. Baxter International, Charles R Mattenson, Paula J F Kelly, Robert M Barrett, October 30, 2001: US06309673 (45 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides devices and methods for stabilizing bicarbonate-based solutions for peritoneal dialysis or hemofiltration. The bicarbonate-based solutions of the present invention are formulated and stored in at least two parts—an alkaline bicarbonate concentrate and an acidic concent ...


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John Bedingfield, Li Pan, John A Parish: Gas venting device and a system and method for venting a gas from a liquid delivery system. Baxter International, Paula J F Kelly, Joseph P Reagen, Bell Boyd & Lloyd, June 8, 2004: US06746514 (44 worldwide citation)

An apparatus, a system and a method for venting a gas from a liquid delivery system are provided. A venting tube may be provided and may be positioned within a chamber that contains the liquid. The liquid may have a top surface within the chamber. The venting tube may have an opening covered by a li ...