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James M Brugger, Jeffrey H Burbank, Dennis M Treu: Method and apparatus for leak detection in a fluid line. NxStage Medical, Proskauer Rose, June 3, 2003: US06572576 (142 worldwide citation)

One of the most significant safety concerns in the automation of extracorporeal blood treatments such as dialysis is the risk of blood leakage. Such systems draw blood at such a high rate that a loss of integrity in the blood circuit can be catastrophic. The most reliable leak detection method known ...


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James M Brugger, Jeffrey H Burbank: Method and apparatus for leak detection in a fluid line. NxStage Medical, Proskauer Rose, August 8, 2006: US07087033 (76 worldwide citation)

One of the most significant safety concerns in the automation of extracorporeal blood treatments such as dialysis is the risk of blood leakage. Such systems draw blood at such a high rate that a loss of integrity in the blood circuit can be catastrophic. The most reliable leak detection method known ...


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Jeffrey H Burbank, James M Brugger: Method and apparatus for machine error detection by combining multiple sensor inputs. NXSTAGE MEDICAL, Potomac Law Group PLLC, Mark Catan, August 1, 2017: US09717840

One of the most significant safety concerns in the automation of extracorporeal blood treatments such as dialysis is the risk of blood leakage. Extracorporeal blood treatment systems draw blood at such a high rate that a loss of integrity in the blood circuit can be serious. There are a number of me ...


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James M Brugger, Christopher McDowell: Methods and apparatus for leak detection in blood processing systems. NXSTAGE MEDICAL, Potomac Law Group PLLC, Mark Catan, January 3, 2017: US09533088

A flow reversing device for performing blood treatment can include a flow reversing actuator. The flow reversing actuator can receive and engage a disposable tubing set with multiple branches that form forward and reverse blood flow paths respectively when blood the flow reversing actuator is select ...


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Brugger James, Burbank Jeffrey: Method and apparatus for leak detection in a fluid line. Nxstage Medical, June 9, 2004: EP1425063-A2

One of the most significant safety concerns in the automation of extracorporeal blood treatments such as dialysis is the risk of blood leakage. Such systems draw blood at such a high rate that a loss of integrity in the blood circuit can be catastrophic. The most reliable leak detection method known ...


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James M Brugger, Jeffrey H Burbank: Method and apparatus for leak detection in a fluid line. Proskauer Rose, December 2, 2004: US20040243046-A1

One of the most significant safety concerns in the automation of extracorporeal blood treatments such as dialysis is the risk of blood leakage. Such systems draw blood at such a high rate that a loss of integrity in the blood circuit can be catastrophic. The most reliable leak detection method known ...


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Brugger James, Burbank Jeffrey: Method and apparatus for leak detection in a fluid line. Nxstage Medical, Brugger James, Burbank Jeffrey, CATAN Mark, January 23, 2003: WO/2003/006944

One of the most significant safety concerns in the automation of extracorporeal blood treatments such as dialysis is the risk of blood leakage. Such systems draw blood at such a high rate that a loss of integrity in the blood circuit can be catastrophic. The most reliable leak detection method known ...


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Method and Apparatus for Machine Error Detection by Combining Multiple Sensor Inputs. NXSTAGE MEDICAL, October 19, 2017: US20170296734-A1

A system associated with a medical treatment device for detecting a condition of a patient includes an input device including at least a camera or a microphone. The system also includes a medical treatment device with a controller/classifier and at least one of flow controller, a pump, and/or an ala ...


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Method and Apparatus for Machine Error Detection by Combining Multiple Sensor Inputs. NxStage Medical, March 14, 2019: US20190076592-A1

A system associated with a medical treatment device for detecting a condition of a patient includes an input device including at least a camera or a microphone. The system also includes a medical treatment device with a controller/classifier and at least one of flow controller, a pump, and/or an ala ...