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Michael J Wilt, Jason A Demers, Kevin L Grant, Brian D Tracey, James D Dale: Hemodialysis systems and methods. DEKA Products Partnership, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, May 13, 2014: US08721884 (25 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are hemodialysis and similar dialysis systems including fluid flow circuits. Hemodialysis systems may include a blood flow path, and a dialysate flow path including balancing, mixing, and/or a directing circuits. Preparation of dialysate may be decoupled from patient dialysis. Circuits may ...


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Jason A Demers, Scott A Leonard, Kingston Owens: Liquid ring pumps with hermetically sealed motor rotors. DEKA Products Partnership, Michelle Saquet Temple, December 16, 2008: US07465375 (22 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of the invention are directed toward a novel pressurized vapor cycle for distilling liquids. In an embodiment of the invention, a liquid purification system is revealed, including the elements of an input for receiving untreated liquid, a vaporizer coupled to the input for transforming t ...


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Brian D Tracey, Larry B Gray, Jason A Demers, James D Dale, N Christopher Perry, Michael J Wilt, Scott A Leonard: Fluid pumping systems, devices and methods. DEKA Products Partnership, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, October 28, 2014: US08870549 (21 worldwide citation)

Reciprocating positive-displacement membrane pumps (which may be referred to hereinafter as “pods,” “pump pods,” or “pod pumps”) used to pump fluids, such as a biological fluid (e.g., blood or peritoneal fluid), a therapeutic fluid (e.g., a medication solution), or a surfactant fluid are disclosed. ...


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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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David W McGill, Jacob W Scarpaci, James D Dale, Simon C Helmore, Jason A Demers: Disposable components for fluid line autoconnect systems and methods. DEKA Products Partnership, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, September 23, 2014: US08840581 (19 worldwide citation)

Components for a medical infusion fluid handling system, such as an APD system, in which one or more lines (such as solution lines), spikes or other connection ports may be automatically capped and/or de-capped. This feature may provide advantages, such as a reduced likelihood of contamination since ...


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Kevin L Grant, James D Dale, Michael J Wilt, Jason A Demers, David E Collins, Brian D Tracey: Blood circuit assembly for a hemodialysis system. DEKA Products Partnership, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, May 12, 2015: US09028691 (17 worldwide citation)

A blood circuit assembly for a dialysis unit may include an organizing tray, a pair of pneumatic pumps mounted to the organizing tray for circulating blood received from a patient through a circuit including a dialyzer unit and returned to the patient, an air trap mounted to the organizing tray arra ...


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Kevin L Grant, James D Dale, Jason A Demers, Michael J Wilt: Cassette system integrated apparatus. DEKA Products Partnership, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, March 24, 2015: US08985133 (17 worldwide citation)

A cassette integrated system. The cassette integrated system includes a mixing cassette, a balancing cassette, a middle cassette fluidly connected to the mixing cassette and the balancing cassette and at least one pod. The mixing cassette is fluidly connected to the middle cassette by at least one f ...


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Dean Kamen, N Christopher Perry, Jason A Demers, Brian D Tracey, Arun D Chawan, Kevin L Grant: Sensor apparatus systems, devices and methods. DEKA Products Partnership, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, March 31, 2015: US08992075 (17 worldwide citation)

A sensor apparatus and sensor apparatus system for use in conjunction with a cassette, including a disposable or replaceable cassette. In some embodiments, the cassette includes a thermal well for permitting the sensing of various properties of a subject media. The thermal well includes a hollow hou ...


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Jason A Demers, Michael J Wilt, Kevin L Grant, James D Dale, Brian D Tracey: Pumping cassette. DEKA Products Partnership, Wold Greenfield & Sacks P C, January 6, 2015: US08926294 (17 worldwide citation)

A pumping cassette including a housing having at least two inlet fluid lines and at least two outlet fluid lines. At least one balancing pod within the housing and in fluid connection with the fluid paths. The balancing pod balances the flow of a first fluid and the flow of a second fluid such that ...


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Dean Kamen, Jason A Demers, Dennis Gilbreath, Kevin Lee Grant, Charles M Grinnell, Richard J Lanigan, William T Larkins, Marc A Mandro, Robert Manning: Cassette and method for drug preparation and delivery. DEKA Products Partnership, Marc J Gorayeb, September 21, 2010: US07798997 (17 worldwide citation)

A disposable cassette for mixing a drug in a vial includes a liquid inlet for connection to a liquid supply, a first vial spike, a second vial spike, a chamber and a valve mechanism. The chamber, the first and second vial spikes, and the liquid inlet are in fluid communication with each other. The v ...