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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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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: System including machine interface for pumping cassette-based therapies. Baxter International, Baxter Healthcare, K&L Gates, January 11, 2011: US07867189 (32 worldwide citation)

A dialysis machine includes: a hardware unit including at least one pump actuator, at least one valve actuator and a cassette interface, the cassette interface including: (i) a plate that abuts the cassette; (ii) at least one pump aperture defined by the plate; (iii) at least one pump head moveable ...


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John Bedingfield, Benjamin Kellam, Ronald D Baerg, Gideon Hecht: Distributed processing system and method for dialysis machines. Baxter International, Baxter Healthcare, K&L Gates, November 10, 2015: US09180238 (2 worldwide citation)

A dialysis machine includes a control unit having a user interface; a heater(s) located separate from the control unit; a supervisory processor located with the control unit; a delegate control processor located with the heater(s), the delegate control processor in communication with the supervisory ...


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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: Dialysis system and method for cassette-based pumping and valving. Baxter International, Baxter Healthcare, K&L Gates, March 15, 2016: US09283312 (1 worldwide citation)

A peritoneal dialysis system includes a disposable cassette including a flexible sheet; a hardware unit including (i) at least one pump actuator and piston head moved by the pump actuator, (ii) at least one valve actuator, (iii) at least one sensor, and (iv) a disposable cassette interface for inter ...


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Anping Yu, Edward F Vonesh, Benjamin Kellam, Robert W Childers, Borut Cizman: Peritoneal equilibration test and dialysis system using same. Baxter International, Baxter Healthcare, K&L Gates, September 29, 2015: US09147045

An ultrafiltration (“UF”) evaluation method includes: (i) determining an amount of UF removed from a patient over a first dwell time; (ii) determine an amount of UF removed from the patient over a second, different dwell time; (iii) determining an amount of UF removed from the patient over a third, ...


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Robert W Childers, Richard Avoy, John Booras, Joseph H Bowman, Paul Grippo, Andrew D Hopping, David Howard, Jeffrey W Jerrell, Benjamin Kellam, Brian Lauman, Sherwin Shang, David Vescovi, Tahua Yang, Alex Yu: System including machine interface for pumping cassette-based therapies. Baxter International, Baxter Healthcare Corporation, September 13, 2007: US20070213653-A1

A dialysis machine includes: a hardware unit including at least one pump actuator, at least one valve actuator and a cassette interface, the cassette interface including: (i) a plate that abuts the cassette; (ii) at least one pump aperture defined by the plate; (iii) at least one pump head moveable ...


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Benjamin Kellam, Robert Childers: System and a method for determining integrity of a dialyzer. Baxter Healthcare Corporation, Renal Division, January 29, 2004: US20040016700-A1

A system and a method for determining integrity of a dialyzer are provided. The dialyzer may have a gas, such as, for example, air, within the dialyzer. A liquid chamber may be connected to the dialyzer. Liquid within the liquid chamber may be directed toward the dialyzer. The air within the dialyze ...


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Robert W Childers, Richard Avoy, John Booras, Joseph H Bowman, 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 Healthcare Corporation, Renal Division, January 29, 2004: US20040019313-A1

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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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: Dialysis system and method for cassette-based pumping and valving. Baxter International, Baxter Healthcare, May 5, 2011: US20110106003-A1

A peritoneal dialysis system includes a disposable cassette including a flexible sheet; a hardware unit including (i) at least one pump actuator and piston head moved by the pump actuator, (ii) at least one valve actuator, (iii) at least one sensor, and (iv) a disposable cassette interface for inter ...


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John Bedingfield, Benjamin Kellam, Ronald D Baerg, Gideon Hecht: Distributed processing system and method for dialysis machines. Baxter International, Baxter Healthcare, K&L Gates, December 17, 2009: US20090312694-A1

A dialysis machine includes a control unit having a user interface; a heater(s) located separate from the control unit; a supervisory processor located with the control unit; a delegate control processor located with the heater(s), the delegate control processor in communication with the supervisory ...