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Levoy G Haight, Royce Herbst, Reed F Winterton, James L Sorenson: Portable persistaltic pump for peritoneal dialysis. Sorenson Development, Trask Britt, October 10, 2000: US06129699 (135 worldwide citation)

A pump assembly for ambulatory peritoneal dialysis transfer procedures includes a portable power supply geared to drive a high-volume peristaltic pump. A cassette of the pump comprises an encasement; tubing including an inner portion positioned within the encasement, a patient-side portion for conne ...


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Willem J Kolff, Thomas R Kessler: Peritoneal dialysis catheter. University of Utah, C W Martin, January 22, 1980: US04184497 (134 worldwide citation)

An implantable catheter for subcutaneous placement defining a tubular member which carries an enlarged, hollow, needle-pierceable member on one end thereof. The enlarged hollow member is implanted under the skin. The catheter defines a pair of angled turns, each of the angled turns occupying a plane ...


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George G Militzer, Leslie H Militzer: Apparatus and method to stabilize a peritoneal dialysis catheter. George T Parsons, March 5, 1996: US05496282 (117 worldwide citation)

A belt for stabilizing an implanted peritoneal dialysis catheter exiting from the abdomen of a user and having a valve at one end. The belt includes a body of elasticized fabric designed to encircle the patient, two fasteners with hook and pile features, and a receptacle. In addition, a relatively s ...


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Zbylut J Twardowski, Karl D Nolph, Ramesh Khanna: Peritoneal dialysis catheter. Curators of the University of Missouri, Paul C Flattery, Daniel D Ryan, August 18, 1987: US04687471 (109 worldwide citation)

A peritoneal catheter comprises a flexible catheter tube carrying porous cuff means to facilitate permanent securance of the catheter to the abdominal wall. The catheter tube defines, in its natural, unstressed condition, a bent segment adjacent the porous cuff means. This permits the catheter to be ...


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Zbylut J Twardowski, Karl D Nolph: Peritoneal dialysis catheter. Curators of the University of Missouri, Charles R Mattenson, Paul C Flattery, Daniel D Ryan, September 20, 1988: US04772269 (98 worldwide citation)

A peritoneal catheter comprises a flexible catheter tube carrying porous cuff means to facilitate permanent securance of the catheter to the abdominal wall. The catheter tube defines, in its natural, unstressed condition, a bent segment adjacent the porous cuff means. This permits the catheter to be ...


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Levoy G Haight, Royce Herbst, Reed F Winterton, James L Sorenson: Portable peristaltic pump for peritoneal dialysis. Sorenson Development, Trask Britt, May 22, 2001: US06234992 (86 worldwide citation)

A pump assembly for ambulatory peritoneal dialysis transfer procedures includes a portable power supply geared to drive a high-volume peristaltic pump. A cassette of the pump comprises an encasement; tubing including an inner portion positioned within the encasement, a patient-side portion for conne ...


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Cosme Cruz: Peritoneal dialysis catheter. Henry Ford Health System, Wallenstein Wagner & Hattis, June 19, 1990: US04935004 (83 worldwide citation)

A unique catheter for percutaneous access of the peritoneal cavity, such as in peritoneal dialysis, comprising a flexible tubular member having a distal portion being caudally disposed with the periotoneal cavity and a proximal portion passing through subcutaneous and cutaneous tissues and extending ...


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Angela Wentling, Michelle Cochran, Virginia Marlow, William Monroe, Charles Zembillas, Daniel Winter, Claudio Ronco: Continuous flow peritoneal dialysis catheter. Medical Components, Joseph E Maenner, Monte & McGraw P C, June 28, 2005: US06911014 (72 worldwide citation)

A continuous flow catheter is disclosed. The catheter includes a proximal portion having first proximal end, a first distal end, and an intake lumen and a return lumen. Each of the intake and return lumens extends between the first proximal end and the first distal end. The catheter also includes a ...


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G Baird Helfrich: Catheter or the like with medication injector to prevent infection. Mason Fenwick & Lawrence, May 3, 1994: US05308338 (61 worldwide citation)

A peritoneal dialysis catheter has annular cuffs at one or more locations along its length. The cuffs are of a woven material to promote tissue ingrowth and thereby anchor the catheter to the body. The catheter has internal channels extending from ports located outside the body to deliver disinfecti ...


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Denis F Geary, Andrej Bahoric: Peritoneal dialysis catheter suitable for permanent implant. HSC Research Development Corporation, Banner Birch McKie & Beckett, August 21, 1990: US04950259 (61 worldwide citation)

A double lumen flexible catheter for peritonetal dialysis comprises a double lumen structure with inner and outer tubes. The outer tube has a plurality of openings the inner tube being stretched in tension to prevent kinking of the catheter. The inner tube has a single outlet at the free end of the ...