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Herbert M Cullis, James H DeVries: Centrifugal liquid processing system. Baxter Travenol Laboratories, Henry W Collins, Eugene M Cummings, Paul C Flattery, March 27, 1979: US04146172 (182 worldwide citation)

An intervivos blood processing system for centrifugally separating red blood cell and platelet components from whole blood includes a separation chamber for separating red blood cell and white blood cell components, and a collection chamber for collecting platelet components. Each chamber is formed ...


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Herbert M Cullis, Evelyn E Dorsey, James H De Vries: Method and system for fractionating a quantity of blood into the components thereof. Baxter Travenol Laboratories, Henry W Collins, Thomas R Vigil, Paul Flattery, February 12, 1980: US04187979 (147 worldwide citation)

The method, and system for carrying out the steps of the method, are utilized in taking whole blood from a supply of blood withdrawn from a donor or from a previously banked supply of whole blood in a container, centrifuging the blood in a centrifuge device to separate the whole blood into its compo ...


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David V Bacehowski, Herbert M Cullis, Armand R VanBaelen: Combination disposable plastic blood receiving container and blood component centrifuge. Baxter International, Bradford R L Price, Gary W McFarron, June 8, 1993: US05217426 (137 worldwide citation)

A blood component separating device comprises a centrifuge bowl adapted for rotation about its axis in a centrifuge. The bowl defines an outer arcuate wall plus an inner circumferential wall, spaced from the outer wall, to define a arcuate slot adapted for receiving blood components. Access tubing i ...


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Herbert M Cullis: Blood component centrifuge having collapsible inner liner. Baxter International, Paul C Flattery, George H Gerstman, Bradford R L Price, June 19, 1990: US04934995 (102 worldwide citation)

A blood component separating device comprises a centrifuge bowl adapted for rotation about its axis in a centrifuge. The bowl defines an outer arcuate wall plus an inner circumferential wall, spaced from the outer wall, to define a arcuate slot adapted for receiving blood components. Access tubing i ...


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Herbert M Cullis: Centrifugal blood processing system. Baxter Travenol Laboratories, Paul C Flattery, George H Gerstman, Bradford R L Price, March 29, 1988: US04734089 (88 worldwide citation)

A centrifugal blood processing system is disclosed having a rotor drive assembly that is rotatably mounted to a stationary base for rotation along a predetermined axis. A rotor assembly, which includes a blood processing chamber, is rotatably mounted with respect to the base for rotation about the a ...


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Herbert M Cullis, Almond Anthony L, Michael B Uffer, Mirza A Kohja, Rodolfo R Rodgriguez: Method and apparatus for separating whole blood into its components and for automatically collecting one component. Baxter Travenol Laboratories, Henry W Collins, Thomas R Vigil, Paul C Flattery, May 1, 1979: US04151844 (86 worldwide citation)

The method, and the apparatus for carrying out the steps of the method, are utilized in the centrifugal liquid processing of whole blood wherein whole blood is withdrawn from a donor, passed through a fluid system and the blood is centrifuged to separate the same into at least three components. One ...


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Herbert M Cullis, James H DeVries, David A Lohr, Rodolfo R Rodriquez, Michael B Uffer: Method and apparatus for processing blood. Baxter Travenol Laboratories, Henry W Collins, Paul Flattery, Thomas R Vigil, January 29, 1980: US04185629 (78 worldwide citation)

The blood processing method, and the apparatus for performing the steps of the method are utilized in separating whole blood into its components and include the steps of, or component parts of the apparatus for carrying out these steps of: pumping whole blood from a donor; passing the whole blood th ...


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Herbert M Cullis: Centrifuge assembly. Baxter International, Bradford R L Price, Gary W McFarron, June 8, 1993: US05217427 (68 worldwide citation)

A blood component separating device comprises a centrifuge bowl adapted for rotation about its axis in a centrifuge. The bowl defines an outer arcuate wall plus an inner circumferential wall, spaced from the outer wall, to define a arcuate slot adapted for receiving blood components. Access tubing i ...


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Herbert M Cullis: Disposable centrifugal blood processing system. Baxter Travenol Laboratories, Paul C Flattery, George S Gerstman, January 13, 1987: US04636193 (68 worldwide citation)

A continuous flow centrifugal processing system for separating whole blood into fractional components includes a centrifugal separator unit having a molded bowl-shaped outer shell dimensioned to fit within a rotatably-driven casing on an associated centrifuge apparatus. A bowl-shaped inner shell dis ...


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David S Terman, Herbert M Cullis, Mirza A Khoja, Michael R Sullivan: Variable volume plasma treatment chamber for an apparatus for the extracorporeal treatment of disease. Baxter Travenol Laboratories, H W Collins, Paul Flattery, Thomas R Vigil, September 23, 1980: US04223672 (60 worldwide citation)

The apparatus includes a peristaltic pump for withdrawing whole blood from a patient, a device for centrifuging the blood to separate plasma from the whole blood, a plasma treatment chamber for receiving the plasma, a vehicle positioned within the chamber and having an immuno-adsorbent agent fixed t ...