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Elias Klein, Ronald L Wathen, Richard A Ward, Louis C Cosentino, Larry E Fuller, Felix J Martinez: Percutaneous implant for peritoneal dialysis. Renal Systems, Schroeder Siegfried Vidas & Arrett, December 18, 1984: US04488877 (105 worldwide citation)

An implant device for peritoneal dialysis which permits a flexible catheter to be removed and replaced without invasive surgery. The catheter is passed through a substantially rigid tubular percutaneous device and a flexible sleeve member which together form a continuous conduit from the body exteri ...


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Louis C Cosentino, Felix J Martinez: Percutaneous implant. Renal Systems, Schroeder Siegfried Vidas & Arrett, November 29, 1983: US04417888 (92 worldwide citation)

An implantable device for providing communication between interior structures of the body and the exterior of the body, the device comprising a rigid tubular member of biologically compatible material including a transcutaneous stem portion defining a stem cavity therein and a plurality of subcutane ...


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Jeffrey A Lee, Felix J Martinez: Peritoneal device system. Renal Systems, Vidas & Arrett, February 24, 1987: US04645494 (91 worldwide citation)

A system for use in peritoneal dialysis consisting of a rigid tubular implantable device, a stabilizing tool and an access set. The implantable device includes a centrally positioned, outwardly projecting cannula spike whose side openings are normally closed by a resilient sleeve member. A stabilizi ...


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Felix J Martinez, Louis C Cosentino, Bruce P Amiot, Raymond F Cracauer, Larry E Fuller: Blood access systems. Minntech Corporation, Vidas & Arrett, October 11, 1988: US04776843 (84 worldwide citation)

Improvements and accessories for a septum closed T-shaped blood access device adapted for implantation into a patient. The implantable device has a stem portion extending above the skin of the patient and defining a septum closed opening into the device. The improvements include an improved septum h ...


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Bruce P Amiot, Larry E Fuller, Felix J Martinez, Louis C Cosentino, William H Harm, Wayne I Nelson: Dialyzer reuse machine. Renal Systems, Schroeder Siegfried Vidas & Arrett, May 14, 1985: US04517081 (67 worldwide citation)

A dialyzer reuse machine comprising means for passing a series of liquid and gaseous fluids through the dialysate and blood compartments of the dialyzer at different flow rates according to a predetermined sequence for cleaning and disinfecting the dialyzer and means for accurately measuring the vol ...


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Felix J Martinez, Larry E Fuller, Louis C Cosentino: Insulin dispenser for peritoneal cavity. Minntech Corporation, Vidas & Arrett, November 1, 1988: US04781693 (60 worldwide citation)

An implant device for introduction of insulin into the peritoneal cavity which permits a flexible catheter to be removed and replaced without invasive surgery. The catheter is passed through a substantially rigid percutaneous body and a distally extending catheter conduit which together form a conti ...


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Raymond F Cracauer, Larry E Fuller, Felix J Martinez, Louis C Cosentino: Septum retaining means for percutaneous device. Renal Systems, Everett Schroeder, Kenneth Siegfried, Robert O Vidas, September 20, 1983: US04405320 (46 worldwide citation)

Septum retaining means for an implantable tubular percutaneous device. The retaining means is a tubular stem insert having an integral pressure plate across an intermediate portion thereof. A modified septum fits into the insert below the pressure plate. Tabs extending outwardly from the upper edge ...


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Richard J Irmiter, Larry E Fuller, Felix J Martinez: Venous reservoir. Minntech Corporation, Vidas & Arrett, September 5, 1989: US04863452 (32 worldwide citation)

A venous reservoir for use in cardiotomy bypasses comprising a flexible, variable capacity bag having a vertical seal positioned between the outlets and inlets along the lower seal line. The vertical seal line is positioned off-center such that the velocity of blood decreases as it passes the top of ...


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Felix J Martinez, Larry E Fuller, Richard J Irmiter: Oxygenator having an improved heat exchanger. Renal Systems, Vidas & Arrett, February 24, 1987: US04645645 (25 worldwide citation)

A hollow fiber type blood oxygenator having an integrated and improved heat exchanger having a generally conical housing and core member between which a helically wrapped conduit is situated. The conduit has a plurality of parallel flutes. A housing and core member are formed with helical recessed r ...