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Dean Kamen, Larry B Gray, Jesse T Bodwell, John M Kerwin, Michael J Baier, Dirk A van der Merwe: Syringe pump. DEKA Products Partnership, James D Wyninegar Jr, March 29, 2016: US09295778 (48 worldwide citation)

A pump for administering an agent to a patient includes a housing, a motor, a gearbox, a sensor, and a controller. The motor may be coupled to housing. The gearbox is operatively connected to said motor. The sensor senses a rotation of said motor. The controller acts to control operation of said mot ...


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Dirk A van der Merwe, Michael J Wilt: Hemodialysis systems and methods. DEKA Products Partnership, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, May 13, 2014: US08721879 (38 worldwide citation)

Hemodialysis dialysis systems are disclosed. Hemodialysis systems of the invention may include a dialysate flow path including a balancing circuit, a mixing circuit, and/or a directing circuit. The circuits may be defined within one or more cassettes. The fluid circuits may be at least partially iso ...


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Dean Kamen, Jason A Demers, David E Altobelli, Larry B Gray, N Christopher Perry, Brian Tracey, James D Dale, Dirk A van der Merwe, Kingston Owens: Heat exchange systems, devices and methods. DEKA Products Partnership, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, March 3, 2015: US08968232 (21 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of the present invention relate generally to heat-exchanger systems that can be used to heat or cool a fluid such as blood. Pod pumps that provide low shear and low turbulence may be used in such systems, particularly for systems that pump blood. A certain heat-exchanger system used to h ...


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Dirk A van der Merwe, Michael J Wilt: Fluid balancing systems and methods. DEKA Products Partnership, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, August 25, 2015: US09115708 (18 worldwide citation)

Hemodialysis dialysis systems are disclosed. Hemodialysis systems of the invention may include a dialysate flow path including a balancing circuit, a mixing circuit, and/or a directing circuit. The circuits may be defined within one or more cassettes. The fluid circuits may be at least partially iso ...


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Dean Kamen, John M Kerwin, Colin H Murphy, Jonathan Parker, Daniel F Pawlowski, Dirk A van der Merwe, Larry B Gray, Christopher C Langenfeld, Michael S Place, Michael J Slate: Apparatus for infusing fluid. DEKA Products Partnership, James D Wyninegar Jr, June 13, 2017: US09675756 (17 worldwide citation)

A pump for pumping fluid includes a tube platen, a plunger, a bias member, inlet and outlet valves, an actuator mechanism, a position sensor, and a processor. The plunger is configured for actuation toward and away from the infusion-tube when the tube platen is disposed opposite to the plunger. The ...


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Dean Kamen, Larry B Gray, Jesse T Bodwell, John M Kerwin, Dirk A van der Merwe, Stephen L Fichera, Jonathan R Thurber, Martin D Desch: Syringe pump and related method. DEKA Products Partnership, James D Wyninegar Jr, August 29, 2017: US09744300 (11 worldwide citation)

A pump for administering an agent to a patient includes a housing, a syringe seat, and a bumper. The syringe seat is coupled to the housing. The bumper is coupled to the housing adjacent to the syringe seat.


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Dean Kamen, Larry B Gray, Jesse T Bodwell, John M Kerwin, Michael J Baier, Dirk A van der Merwe, Stephen L Fichera, Jonathan R Thurber, Martin D Desch: Syringe pump, and related method and system. DEKA Products Partnership, James D Wyninegar Jr, October 17, 2017: US09789247 (8 worldwide citation)

A method for discharging fluid from a syringe and for mitigating occlusion conditions includes actuating the plunger of a syringe into a barrel. The method monitors fluid pressure within the barrel of the syringe and determines that an occlusion exists when the fluid pressure exceeds a predetermined ...


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Michael J Wilt, Dirk A van der Merwe, Todd A Ballantyne, Kevin L Grant, Jonathan P Rosse, Catharine N Flynn, Brian K Yee: Blood treatment systems and methods. DEKA Products Partnership, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, December 13, 2016: US09517295 (6 worldwide citation)

Dialysis systems are disclosed comprising new fluid flow circuits. Systems may include blood and dialysate flow paths, where the dialysate flow path includes balancing, mixing, and/or directing circuits. Dialysis systems may include a safety system utilizing a field programmable gate array (FPGA) th ...


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Michael J Wilt, Dirk A van der Merwe, Todd A Ballantyne, Kevin L Grant, Jonathan P Rosse, Catharine N Flynn, Brian K Yee: Blood treatment systems and methods. DEKA Products Partnership, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, August 1, 2017: US09717834 (5 worldwide citation)

Dialysis systems are disclosed comprising new fluid flow circuits. Systems may include blood and dialysate flow paths, where the dialysate flow path includes balancing, mixing, and/or directing circuits. Dialysate preparation may be decoupled from patient dialysis. Circuits may be defined within one ...


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Christopher C Langenfeld, Christopher O Evans, Stanley B Smith III, Alexander H Muller, John M Kerwin, Thomas S Schnellinger, G Michael Guay, Dirk A Van der Merwe: Arm prosthetic device. DEKA Products Partnership, McCormick Paulding & Huber, August 25, 2015: US09114028 (1 worldwide citation)

A prosthetic arm apparatus comprising a plurality of segments that provide a user of the prosthetic arm apparatus with substantially the same movement capability and function as a human arm. The segments are connectable to one another and connectable to a harness mount that may be adorned by the use ...