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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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Don Busby, Peter Hopping, Robert Childers, Shahid Din, Brian Lauman, Rick Kienman, Ian Richardson, Joseph H Bowman Jr, Loren M Lundtveit, Jose Alvaro, Bruce Ming Da Eu, Sherwin Shang: Automated dialysis system. Baxter International, Baxter Healthcare, Joseph P Reagen, Bell Boyd & Llyod, December 26, 2006: US07153286 (151 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides automated peritoneal dialysis systems, methods of operating the systems and devices for performing same. A typical therapy performed by the present invention begins by draining dialysis solution that is already in the patient's peritoneal cavity. The system pumps fresh ...


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Joseph H Bowman Jr, Loren M Lundtveit, Jose Alvaro, Keith M K Anderson, Sherwin Shang, Don Busby, Ben Kellam: Disposable medical fluid unit having rigid frame. Baxter International, Baxter Healthcare, Joseph P Reagen, Bell Boyd & Lloyd, February 13, 2007: US07175606 (125 worldwide citation)

A method, system and apparatus for performing peritoneal dialysis are provided. To this end, in part, a frame of a disposable unit for a medical fluid system is provided. The frame includes a body having a pair of opposing sides and defining a space between the sides, and a number of membranes seale ...


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Joseph H Bowman Jr, Loren M Lundtveit, Jose Alvaro, Ben Kellam, Don Busby, Bruce Ming Da Eu: Vented medical fluid tip protector methods. Baxter International, Baxter Healthcare, Joseph P Reagan, Robert M Barrett, August 16, 2005: US06929751 (118 worldwide citation)

A method, system and apparatus for performing peritoneal dialysis are provided. To this end, in part, a member for removably securing a medical fluid tube is provided. The member includes a body providing a first fluid pathway and an opening for removably receiving an end of the medical tube. The fi ...


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Joseph H Bowman Jr, Loren M Lundtveit, Jose Alvaro, Ben Kellam, Don Busby, Bruce Ming Da Eu: Medical system including vented tip protector. Baxter International, Baxter Healthcare, Joseph P Reagen, Bell Boyd & Lloyd, August 1, 2006: US07083719 (112 worldwide citation)

A method, system and apparatus for performing peritoneal dialysis are provided. To this end, in part, a medical system is provided that includes (i) a liquid pump; (ii) tubing in communication with the liquid pump; and (iii) at least one processor that operates with the liquid pump to: (a) pump liqu ...


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Loren M Lundtveit, Jose Alvaro, Joseph H Bowman Jr, Dan O Sullivan, Stan Thompson: One-piece tip protector and organizer. Baxter International, Baxter Healthcare, Joseph P Reagen, Bell Boyd & Lloyd, October 3, 2006: US07115228 (66 worldwide citation)

A method, system and apparatus for performing peritoneal dialysis are provided. To this end, in part, a device for organizing a number of tubes extending from a unit of a medical fluid system is provided. The organizing device includes a body having a number of openings that each can removably recei ...


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Don Busby, Peter Hopping, Robert Childers, Shahid Din, Brian Lauman, Rick Kienman, Ian Richardson, Joseph H Bowman Jr, Loren M Lundtveil, Jose Alvaro, Bruce Ming Da Eu, Sherwin Shang: Automated dialysis pumping system using stepper motor. Baxter International, Baxter Healthcare, K&L Gates, September 7, 2010: US07789849 (60 worldwide citation)

A peritoneal dialysis system includes: (i) an enclosure; (ii) a stepper motor housed by the enclosure; (iii) a pump head in operable communication with the stepper motor; and (iv) a disposable unit including at least one flexible membrane attached to a rigid piece, the enclosure configured to receiv ...


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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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Maryellen Bowman, Joseph H Bowman Jr, Aaron Eiger, Julie Lipkin Green: Quick release ratcheting apparatus for a weight lift bar system. December 6, 2005: US06971974 (18 worldwide citation)

A quick-release ratcheting mechanism for a weight lifting bar system. The present invention utilizes a ratcheting device in conjunction with ratchet teeth which are located on the inside surface of an aperture of individual weight components. As such, when the individual weight components are placed ...


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Joseph H Bowman Jr, Rand J Eikelberger, Arnold M Miller: Contactless linear position sensor. Illinois Tool Works, Glenn W Bowen, Robert W Beart, May 9, 1978: US04088977 (18 worldwide citation)

A contactless linear position sensor, or potentiometer, which has a linear output characteristic, is constructed with a pair of elongated, hollow cylindrical tubes which are made of magnetically saturable material and are aligned so that their axes form an angle of less than 180.degree., with both o ...