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Thomas Hertz, Sven Jonsson, Jan Sternby: Method and arrangement for detecting the condition of a blood vessel access. Gambro, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, July 18, 2000: US06090048 (86 worldwide citation)

Methods for detecting the condition of a catheter providing access to a patient's blood vessel are disclosed in which the blood is supplied to an extracorporeal blood flow circuit. The method includes generating a pressure wave on one side of one of the access points for supplying blood to the extra ...


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Lennart Jönsson, Johan Drott, Thomas Hertz: Pressure sensing. Gambro Lundia, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, August 10, 2010: US07771380 (11 worldwide citation)

A biological fluid device (703) comprises a pressure sensor (702), which is arranged on the device. The pressure sensor comprises a compressible container, the compression of which is indicative of the pressure, and is capable of wireless communication.


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Martin Furmanski, Anders Roslund, Bo Olde, Kristian Solem, Thomas Hertz, Jan Sternby: Methods and devices for monitoring the integrity of a fluid connection. Gambro Lundia, K&L Gates, September 13, 2016: US09442036 (1 worldwide citation)

A method of monitoring the integrity of a fluid connection between first and second fluid containing systems based on at least one time-dependent measurement signal from a pressure sensor in the first fluid containing system. The pressure sensor detects first pulses originating from a first pulse ge ...


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Bo Olde, Kristian Solem, Thomas Hertz, Jan Sternby, Anders Wieslander: Controlling an apparatus for fluid transfer to and/or from a subject. Gambro Lundia, Mueting Raasch & Gebhardt P A, March 22, 2016: US09289545 (1 worldwide citation)

A control system (23) is arranged to control the operation of an apparatus (200) for extracorporeal blood treatment. The apparatus (200) comprises an extracorporeal blood circuit (20) and a connection system (C) for connecting the blood circuit (20) to the vascular system of a patient. The blood cir ...


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Bo Olde, Kristian Solem, Thomas Hertz, Jan Sternby, Anders Wieslander: Controlling an apparatus for fluid transfer to and/or from a subject. Gambro Lundia, Mueting Raasch & Gebhardt P A, December 5, 2017: US09833556

A control system (23) is arranged to control the operation of an apparatus (200) for extracorporeal blood treatment. The apparatus (200) comprises an extracorporeal blood circuit (20) and a connection system (C) for connecting the blood circuit (20) to the vascular system of a patient. The blood cir ...


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Thomas Hertz: Obtaining control settings for a dialysis machine. Gambro Lundia, K&L Gates, May 24, 2016: US09345827

Prior to each treatment session for an individual patient, a machine controller in a dialysis machine obtains from a logic device a set of current control settings of the machine-related parameters to be applied in the treatment session. In generating the control settings, the logic device obtains a ...


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Lennart Jonsson, Johan Drott, Thomas Hertz: Pressure sensing. Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, August 2, 2007: US20070179433-A1

A biological fluid device (703) comprises a pressure sensor (702), which is arranged on the device. The pressure sensor comprises a compressible container, the compression of which is indicative of the pressure, and is capable of wireless communication.


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Lennart Jonsson, Johan Drott, Thomas Hertz: Pressure sensing. Gambro Lundia, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, November 15, 2007: US20070261496-A1

A biological fluid device comprises a pressure sensor, which is arranged on the device. The pressure sensor comprises a compressible container, the compression of which is indicative of the pressure, and is capable of wireless communication.


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Bernard Bene, Nicolas Goux, Thomas Hertz, Olof Jansson, Roland Persson, Jan Sternby, Perry Asbrink: Method and apparatus for determining access flow. Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, April 21, 2005: US20050082226-A1

A method and apparatus for determining a fluid flow rate blood access having an upstream position and a downstream position using a dialysis system. The dialysis system includes a dialyzer having a semi permeable membrane delimiting a first chamber through which blood removed from said blood access ...


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Frédéric Neftel, Pascal Bernard, Thomas Hertz: Dialysis device. Debiotech, February 2, 2012: US20120029937-A1

A dialysis device comprising a prescriber interface and a programming means configured to allow, via the prescriber interface, input of a set of therapeutic objectives and a treatment plan and a re-evaluation means configured to, as a function of the therapeutic objectives and the treatment plan, su ...