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Martyn S Abbott, Thomas C Thompson, Kenneth A Jones, Albert M Davis, Andrew P Mattson: Cardioplegia delivery system. Quest Medical, Ross Howison Clapp & Korn, January 31, 1995: US05385540 (149 worldwide citation)

A cardioplegia system for delivering cardioplegic solution to the heart during open heart surgery in cooperation with an extracorporeal blood circuit employing a heart/lung machine, includes a conduit diverting a portion of the blood flow from the heart/lung machine to a cardioplegia delivery line. ...


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Martyn Abbott, Thomas C Thompson: Disposable cassette for cardioplegia delivery system. Quest Medical, John W Ross Clapp Korn & Montgomery L Montgomery, December 31, 1996: US05588816 (130 worldwide citation)

A disposable cassette for a cardioplegia system for delivering cardioplegic solution to the heart during open heart surgery in cooperation with an extracorporeal blood circuit employing a heart/lung machine, includes a conduit diverting a portion of the blood flow from the heart/lung machine to a ca ...


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Wilfried Schal: Apparatus for the treatment of blood in particular for hemodialysis and hemofiltration. Fresenius, Townsend and Townsend, May 8, 1990: US04923598 (128 worldwide citation)

The apparatus for hemodialysis and hemofiltration comprises an extracorporeal blood circuit comprising a dialyzer and/or filter arrangement. For determining the fluid withdrawal per unit time and the total amount of fluid withdrawn flow sensors in conjunction with an evaluating unit are inserted int ...


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Bernard Bene, Nicolas Goux: Device and method for controlling the balance of fluids in an extracorporeal blood circuit. Hospal Industrie, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, November 28, 1995: US05470483 (93 worldwide citation)

A device and method are provided for controlling the balance of fluids during an extracorporeal blood treatment session, according to which treatment, a certain quantity of liquid is withdrawn from the blood which is compensated for by the injection of a substitute liquid into the extracorporeal cir ...


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John Edward Lewin: Blood oxygenator with integral heat exchanger for regulating the temperature of blood in an extracorporeal circuit. Shiley Laboratories, Knobbe Martens Olson Hubbard & Bear, December 27, 1977: US04065264 (85 worldwide citation)

A heat exchanger wherein heat transfer fluid flows through a tube having an integral, substantially continuous hollow helical rib along its length providing a substantially continuous helical flute. The tube is positioned within a chamber connected in an extracorporeal blood circuit such that the bl ...


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Eric J Thor, Kevin D McIntosh, Bruce R Jones, Jeremy D Dando: Combined cardiotomy and venous blood reservoir. Avecor Cardiovascular, Popovich & Wiles, May 2, 1995: US05411705 (71 worldwide citation)

A reservoir for use in an extracorporeal blood circuit including a rigid shell forming an enclosed reservoir. A filter unit divides the reservoir into an inlet chamber and outlet chamber. Cardiotomy blood filtering and defoaming means and venous blood filtering and defoaming means are located within ...


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John J O Mahony, Andrew Halpert, Mark Gelfand: User interface for blood treatment device. CHF Solutions, Nixon & Vanderhye P C, August 2, 2005: US06923782 (69 worldwide citation)

A graphical user interface for a medical instruments for a Renal Replacement Therapy includes a pictogram representation of cthe fluid path of an extracorporeal blood circuit that represents fluid lines, pumps and sensors. To assist the user in responding to alarms and rectifying faults in the syste ...


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Jean Lissot, Andre Sausse: Extracorporeal blood circuit. Rhone Poulenc, Stevens Davis Miller & Mosher, October 12, 1976: US03985134 (65 worldwide citation)

An extracorporeal blood circuit including a haemodialyser and a pump for pumping blood to and from the haemodialyser, and a single needle for the passage of the blood to and from the body. The single needle is connected to the stem of a Y-shaped coupling, the first branch of which is connected to an ...


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Kenneth A Jones, Martyn Abbott, Andrew P Mattson: Biological fluid delivery system. Quest Medical, Sidley & Austin, May 4, 1999: US05899873 (65 worldwide citation)

A cardioplegia system for delivering cardioplegic solution to the heart during open heart surgery in cooperation with an extracorporeal blood circuit employing a heart/lung machine, includes a conduit diverting a portion of the blood flow from the heart/lung machine to a cardioplegia delivery line. ...


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Mchael Hutchinson, Dennis Briggs, Stephen Gara, Tom Walters: Control system for driving fluids through an extracorporeal blood circuit. Therakos, Todd Volyn, December 16, 2008: US07465285 (65 worldwide citation)

A control deck and system for controlling and driving blood fluids through an extracorporeal blood circuit kit. In one aspect, the invention is a deck having an improved mechanism for securing a cassette in place during treatment operations. The improved deck comprises catches for slidably receiving ...