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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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Bruce Ming Da Eu, Sherwin Shang, Tahua Yang, Michael T K Ling, Loren M Lundtveit: Membrane material for automated dialysis system. Baxter International, Bell Boyd & Lloyd, July 20, 2004: US06764761 (76 worldwide citation)

A method, system and apparatus for performing peritoneal dialysis are provided. To this end, in part, a film is provided. The film includes a layer of a polymer blend having from about 90% to about 99% by weight of a first component containing a styrene and hydrocarbon copolymer and from about 10% t ...


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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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Yuan pang Samuel Ding, Chuan Qin, Lecon Woo, Michael T K Ling, Sherwin Shang, Tahua Yang: Cycloolefin blends and method for solvent bonding polyolefins. Baxter International, Mark J Buonaiuto, Joseph A Fuchs, July 3, 2001: US06255396 (43 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a polymer composition having a first component obtained by copolymerizing a norbornene monomer and an ethylene monomer, the first component being in an amount from about 1-99% by weight of the composition; and a second component of an ethylene and &agr;-olefin copolyme ...


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Yuan pang Samuel Ding, Chuan Qin, Lecon Woo, Michael T K Ling, Sherwin Shang, Tahua Yang: Cycloolefin blends and method for solvent bonding polyolefins. Baxter International, Mark J Buonaiuto, Joseph A Fuchs, October 2, 2001: US06297322 (36 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a medical device of a polymer composition. The composition has a first component obtained by copolymerizing a norbornene monomer and an ethylene monomer, the first component being in an amount from about 1-99% by weight of the composition; and a second component of an ...


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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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Tahua Yang, Sherwin Shang, Joel Warren, Samuel Ding, Michael T K Ling, Lecon Woo: Blend of ethylene and &agr;-olefin copolymers obtained using a metallocene catalyst for fabricating medical films and tubings. Baxter International, Paula J F Kelly, Joseph P Reagen, Wallenstein & Wagner, April 16, 2002: US06372848 (26 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a polymer blend for fabricating medical products. The blend has a first ethylene and &agr;-olefin copolymer obtained using a single-site catalyst present in an amount by weight of from about 0% to about 99% by weight of the blend and having a melt flow index from about ...


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Vincent Houwaert, Paul Andre Gollier, Sherwin Shang, Patrick Balteau: Peelable seal closure assembly. Baxter International, Baxter Healthcare, K&L Gates, August 10, 2010: US07770611 (21 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a peelable seal for a multi-chambered container including a first edge and a second edge. At least one of the first edge or second edge includes a stress bearing portion and a non-stress bearing portion.