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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 (301 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 (295 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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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 (259 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, Richard P Beem, June 3, 1997: US05634896 (239 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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Anatoly Gosis, Mark D Bauer, Marvin D Burns, Mark E Charpie, Robert G Kobetsky, Michael J Kosmyna, Jan Toczycki, G Michael Velan: Disposable paint cup attachment system for gravity-feed paint sprayer. Illinois Tool Works, Lisa M Soltis, Mark W Croll, Richard P Beem, September 20, 2005: US06945429 (50 worldwide citation)

A novel fluid supply cup comprises a flexible liner integral with a container having an opening and a vent. A novel method of manufacturing a lined container comprises the steps of molding a container having a vented thick-walled portion and an integral flexible thin-walled liner, and folding the th ...


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Dale R Severs, David Frankenberger, Richard Williams, Michael Kemp: Multi-web carrier. Baxter International, Thomas S Borecki, Charles R Mattenson, Richard P Beem, September 8, 1998: US05803888 (16 worldwide citation)

An apparatus (31) and a method are disclosed for performing an operation upon multiple webs (51,53), including the feeding of multiple webs (51,53), the provision of a carrier (65) for assisting in moving the webs (51,53) along a predetermined path (83), the performance of an operation (69) upon the ...


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John M Munsch: Method for making an elongated plastic member assembly. Baxter International, Thomas S Borecki, Charles R Mattenson, Richard P Beem, November 14, 1995: US05466322 (7 worldwide citation)

A method of making a peelable tube assembly (76,80,84,88) having a plurality of adjacent tube portions (62) joined by intermittent breakable webs (72) of plastic allowing the individual portions (62) to be peeled from the tube assembly, including providing a plurality of plastic tube portions (62) e ...


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Sungwook Yang, Dale R Severs, David Frankenberger, Michael Kemp: Retractable web separator. Baxter International, Thomas S Borecki, Charles R Mattenson, Richard P Beem, November 25, 1997: US05690600 (1 worldwide citation)

An apparatus (31) and a method are disclosed for temporarily separating multiple webs (51,53) while performing an operation (123,125,133) thereon, including the feeding of multiple webs (51,53), the provision of a retractable web separator (68) for temporarily separating the webs, the performance of ...


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Stephen BALL: Personal Drying Apparatus. Richard P Beem, May 29, 2008: US20080120866-A1

A personal drying apparatus comprises a casing, an air heater in the casing, two fans, one to each side of the casing, for blowing two parallel streams of air heated by the air heater onto the person to be dried from two heated air outlets located in the front of the casing, an air intake located in ...