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Stephen R Ash: Dialysis instrument with dialysate side pump for moving body fluids. Ash Medical Systems, Woodard Weikart Emhardt & Naughton, April 28, 1987: US04661246 (184 worldwide citation)

A dialysis instrument having a pump located on the dialysate side of a dialyzer for moving body fluids. A disposable cartridge mounted to a main frame includes containers of calcium chloride, priming solution, water, sorbent column, dialysate reservoir bag and potassium/hydrogen citrate reinfusate r ...


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Hans Dietrich Polaschegg, Bernd Mathieu: Hemodiafiltration apparatus. Fresenius, Townsend and Townsend, October 27, 1987: US04702829 (128 worldwide citation)

Hemodiafiltration apparatus (10) comprising a closed dialysis solution cycle which has a balancing system (28), wherein into the closed cycle a first sterile filter (44) is connected from which a connecting line (74, 90, 94) leads to the venous drip chamber (114) of the blood path (102). Connected i ...


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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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Robert M Lindsay, Brenda L Skerratt: Hemodialysis method. Paradigm Biotechnologies Partnership, Timothy R Kroboth, July 27, 1993: US05230702 (74 worldwide citation)

A dialysis method based upon urea kinetic analysis is provided. An objective of the method is to provide guaranteed dose hemodialysis by optimization of each dialysis treatment. The method does not rely upon dialysis treatments equal in time. The method includes determining a preferred post-dialysis ...


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Raja N Khuri, Nazih L Nakhoul: Method for determining adequacy of dialysis based on urea concentration. Raja N Khuri, Olive & Olive, April 11, 1995: US05405315 (71 worldwide citation)

A method for determining the adequacy of dialysis, using determination of urea concentration in the dialysate effluent with an enzymatic electrode incorporating a urease sensor, and conversion of this information to arterial urea nitrogen utilizing a "flow ratio" correction; and utilizing the arteri ...


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Richard L Bringham, Lucas S Gordon, Karl E Mosch: Integrated membrane oxygenator, heat exchanger and reservoir. Baxter Travenol Laboratories, Bernard Rothwell & Brown, October 6, 1987: US04698207 (62 worldwide citation)

A membrane oxygenator includes an upper nested arrangement of a hard shell venous reservoir, a bowl-like defoamer within the reservoir and a heat exchanger coil vertically supported within the defoamer, and includes a membrane oxygenator unit mounted on the bottom of the upper arrangement. The oxyge ...


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Antonio Bosetto, Francesco Paolini: Automatic dialysis method and apparatus. Hospal, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, August 17, 1999: US05938938 (59 worldwide citation)

A method for automatic dialysis using a dialysis unit which, in service, is connected to a patient undergoing a dialysis treatment, including the phases of acquiring allowed values of input parameters and desired values of patient parameters, acquiring actual values of the patient parameters, the pa ...


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Richard L Bringham, Lucas S Gordon, Karl E Mosch: Integrated membrane oxygenator, heat exchanger and reservoir. Baxter International, Michael C Schiffer, October 24, 1989: US04876066 (52 worldwide citation)

A membrane oxygenator includes an upper nested arrangement of a hard shell venous reservoir, a bowl-like defoamer within the reservoir and a heat exchanger coil vertically supported within the defoamer, and includes a membrane oxygenator unit mounted on the bottom of the upper arrangement. The oxyge ...


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Raja N Khuri, Nazih L Nakhoul: Method for determining the adequacy of dialysis. Raja N Khuri, Olive & Olive, May 3, 1994: US05308315 (49 worldwide citation)

A method for determining the adequacy of dialysis, using determination of urea concentration in the dialysate effluent with an enzymatic urease sensor, and conversion of this information to arterial urea nitrogen utilizing a flow ratio correction; and utilizing the arterial blood urea nitrogen deriv ...


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Satoru Sakai, Kiyohide Ishikawa: Fluid processing apparatus and artificial lung. Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha, Frishauf Holtz Goodman & Woodward, March 9, 1993: US05192499 (49 worldwide citation)

The fluid processing apparatus of the present invention comprises a housing having a first fluid inlet and a first fluid outlet; a fluid processing tubular means received in the housing; partitions securing the opposed ends of the fluid processing tubular means to the housing in a fluid tight seal t ...