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9034191 Vibration-assisted dialysis method  
Disclosed herein are an apparatus and method of increasing dialysis dose and waste removal with the introduction of mechanical energy, such as vibration, to a hemodiafiltration membrane The method...
9017277 System and implantable device for treating chronic kidney disease  
An implantable dialysis device with a related medical system for intracorporeal dialysis and ultrafiltration of blood, and methods of use are described. The medical system includes an...
8999169 Method of determining a phosphorus binder dosage for a dialysis patient  
The invention is directed to a method of determining a dosage of phosphorus binder for a patient undergoing dialysis treatment to achieve a pre-dialysis serum phosphorus concentration within a...
8992777 Systems and methods for providing notifications in dialysis systems  
A system and method provide information in response to at least one current event related to a treatment performed by a dialysis system. A first number is displayed at a treatment display in...
8980094 Method for filling and rinsing a set of blood lines  
A method for the filling and flushing of a blood tube set including a pump segment for a blood pump, an arterial line connected to an inlet of a dialyser, a venous line connected to an outlet of a...
8968792 Pharmaceutical combination for the treatment of renal failure in pets  
The present invention relates to a pharmaceutical combination for the treatment of renal failure in pets, caused by various diseases or ineffective to traditional renal therapy or renal...
8961789 Systems and methods for performing hemodialysis  
Systems and methods for performing hemodialysis to remove metabolic waste from the blood of a patient are disclosed. The systems and methods preferably comprise at least one blood processing...
8936720 Drain and fill logic for automated peritoneal dialysis  
The present system and method in one embodiment limit a maximum instantaneous peritoneal volume to a comfortable level, while allowing the dialysis machine to advance to fill a prescribed volume...
8932469 Personal hemodialysis system including priming sequence and methods of same  
A dialysis machine includes a blood circuit, a dialysate circuit, and a dialyzer placed in communication with the blood circuit and the dialysate circuit. The dialysis machine includes a priming...
8926551 Peritoneal dialysis therapy with large dialysis solution volumes  
Patients suffering from acute renal failure must be diagnosed and treated quickly so that a physician can confidently prescribe either peritoneal dialysis or hemodialysis. In one way of quickly...
8926294 Pumping cassette  
A pumping cassette including a housing having at least two inlet fluid lines and at least two outlet fluid lines. At least one balancing pod within the housing and in fluid connection with the...
8926544 System and method for detecting access disconnection  
A dialysis system includes: a blood filter; a dialysate pump connected to a dialysate portion of the blood filter; a blood pump connected to a blood portion of the blood filter, the blood pump...
8924458 User interface processing device  
This patent application relates generally to processing devices in the medical device area.
8911629 Dialysate regeneration system for portable human dialysis  
A dialysate regeneration chamber is provided. In one embodiment, the dialysate regeneration chamber may include a toxin trap configured to selectively trap toxins and repel select cations. In...
8911390 Multipart fluid system and a system for regional citrate anticoagulation in an extracorporeal blood circuit  
The present invention concerns a multipart fluid system for use in CRRT, wherein the multipart fluid system comprises an anticoagulation fluid and at least one fluid from the group consisting of a...
8900173 Blood purification apparatus  
A blood purification apparatus has a dialyzer (1), an arterial blood circuit (2) with a blood pump (4), a venous blood circuit (3), a dialysis fluid introduction line (L1), a dialysis fluid...
8889004 Dialysis systems and methods  
This disclosure generally relates to dialysis systems and related methods. In one aspect of the invention, a dialysis system includes a device configured so that a medical fluid can pass...
8883010 Polymer composition with phytochemical and dialysis membrane formed from the polymer composition  
A biocompatible polymer composition which includes a matrix material and at least one of an isoflavone and a flavone at least partially dispersed in the matrix material is suited to use in a...
8881600 Apparatus and process for testing filters  
In a process for testing filters (4) and (13) of treatment fluid of a hemodiafiltration apparatus (1), each filter has a wet semipermeable membrane (5, 14) which separates a gas-filled first...
8876732 Sample taking device, and sample taking methods  
Sampling device for obtaining a sample of an analyte, comprising a feed line (30) and a discharge line (40) as well as an analyte feed chamber (13) in fluidic connection between the feed line and...
8877060 Methods for removing pathogens from a platelet preparation  
The present application relates to a method for removing pathogens from a transfusion grade platelet composition. The method comprises the steps of passing a platelet preparation through a first...
8877062 Antithrombogenic hollow fiber membranes and filters  
The invention relates to extracorporeal blood circuits, and components thereof (e.g., hollow fiber membranes, potted bundles, and blood tubing), including 0.005% to 10% (w/w) surface modifying...
8877063 Blood circuit, blood purification control apparatus, and priming method  
A blood circuit capable of automatically performing priming for safe treatments. The blood circuit includes: a hemofilter (56) purifying blood; a blood removal line that has an end connected to an...
8875748 Device for filling a filter, and method therefor  
An apparatus for the filling of a medical filter has at least one first space and one second space which are semipermeably separated by one or more membranes, with the spaces each having at least...
8868350 Therapy prediction and optimization for renal failure blood therapy, especially home hemodialysis  
A method of predicting serum phosphorus concentrations in a patient during hemodialysis includes measuring serum phosphorus concentrations of the patient over a hemodialysis treatment session time...
8864699 High citrate dialysate and uses thereof  
The dose of dialysis in terms of urea clearance is marginal in many hemodialysis patients, and metabolic acidosis as determined by the pre-dialysis serum HCO3 level is common. A dialysate that...
8858487 Blood purification apparatus and priming method thereof  
A blood purification apparatus, during priming, has one end of the fluid infusing line L3 connected at the same location as the connected location of the fluid infusing line L3 during the blood...
8852135 Method and device for monitoring the introduction of substitution fluids upstream of downstream of a dialyzer of filter  
A method is provided for monitoring the introduction of substitution fluids for an extra-corporeal blood processing device with an extra-corporeal blood circuit, comprising an arterial blood line,...
8834719 Personal hemodialysis system  
A dialysis machine method includes in an embodiment applying a pneumatic closing pressure to a first valve chamber and arranging a compliance chamber to flex and absorb energy from the pneumatic...
8828225 Polysulfone hemodialyzer  
An object of the present invention is to provide a polysulfone hemodialyzer with large membrane area that exhibits an unprecedented high dialytic performance over a wide molecular weight range...
8828232 Citrate-based dialysate chemical formulations  
The present invention constitutes dialysate formulations that are suitable for use in preparing dialysate solutions for use in batch and/or proportioning systems and for improving dialysis...
8821719 Arrangement for connection of a medical device to a water line  
The arrangement for connection of a medical device, particularly a dialysis device, to a permeate line for the supply of permeate into the device is characterized by an adapter comprising a first...
8815095 Peritoneal dialysis systems and methods that regenerate dialysate  
An artificial kidney that regenerates dialysate includes: a catheter having an inflow lumen and an outflow lumen for communication with a peritoneal cavity of a patient; a fluid circuit in fluid...
8790288 Arteriovenous access valve system and process  
An arteriovenous graft system is described. The arteriovenous graft system includes an arteriovenous graft that is well suited for use during hemodialysis. In order to minimize or prevent arterial...
8784668 Systems and methods for compensation of compliant behavior in regenerative dialysis systems  
In a regenerative dialysis system, in a method for controlling a regenerative dialysis system, and in a controller for a regenerative dialysis system, an embodiment of the system comprises an...
8777892 Portable peritoneal dialysis system  
A portable peritoneal dialysis system for a patient includes an inlet port for providing inflow to the patient's peritoneal cavity, an outlet port for providing outflow from the patient's...
8771516 Membranes having improved performance  
Permselective asymmetric membranes suitable e.g. for hemodialysis, hemodiafiltration and hemofiltration of blood, and having improved performance, including improved sieving characteristics,...
8771215 Machine for extracorporeal treatment of blood  
A machine (1) for extracorporeal blood treatment comprises a device (2) for ultrafiltration of a liquid through a semi-permeable membrane (3) of a blood treatment device (4), a first sensor (11)...
8764987 Device and method for determining and controlling the concentration of at least one solute in a fluid circuit  
An apparatus and a method for the determination and regulation of the concentration of at least one dissolved substance in a fluid circuit, in which the fluid circuit includes at least two partial...
8758706 Device for receiving, treating, and storing small volume samples  
A device is provided by means of which biomolecules in samples in a volume range from <1 μl to 500 μl can be received, treated and stored in a quick, reproducible and loss-free manner as easily,...
8753515 Dialysis system with ultrafiltration control  
Systems and methods are disclosed for performing hemodialysis that include fluid handling systems that provide accurate control over the type and level of hemodialysis being performed. The system...
8747663 Process and device for monitoring the supply of substitution fluid during an extracorporeal treatment of blood  
The invention relates to a process for monitoring the supply of substitution fluid upstream or downstream of a dialyser or filter arranged in an extracorporeal blood stream. One embodiment...
8741147 Control apparatus and control method for a blood treatment equipment  
A controller for blood treatment equipment comprising a treatment unit including a semipermeable membrane separating the treatment unit into a first compartment for the circulation of blood and a...
8715213 Bone metabolism improving agent  
The present invention has as an object to provide a bone metabolism improving agent that improves bone metabolism in a chronic renal failure patient receiving blood purification therapy such as...
8696909 Hybrid bioartificial kidney  
A bioartificial kidney equivalent and a process for producing the bioartificial kidney equivalent. The hybrid bioartificial kidney comprises human proximal and distal renal tubule cells grown on...
8657775 Method of treating a subject suffering from end stage renal disease against cardiovascular disease  
The present invention relates to high cut-off hemodialysis membranes for the treatment of chronic hemodialysis (CHD) patients, with the potential to improve long-term survival of these patients by...
8641655 Enhanced clearance in an artificial kidney incorporating a pulsatile pump  
A continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT) device is provided that weighs between 2 and 10 pounds. The CRRT device can be portable, mobile or completely worn on the person of the patient. Blood...
8632683 Parenteral administration of pyrophosphate for prevention or treatment of phosphate or pyrophosphate depletion  
A pharmaceutical composition for therapeutic administration of pyrophosphate for phosphate repletion may be in either liquid or solid form and may be usable as or usable for preparing a...
8623210 Pore diffusion type flat membrane separating apparatus  
A pore diffusion type flat membrane separation apparatus X including a plurality of flat membranes 7 and a plurality of flat plate-like supports 1 arranged alternately with each other, each flat...
8617393 Method and device for supply of a dialysis unit with dialysis fluid  
A method and a device for supply of a dialyser in a dialysis unit with dialysis fluid is disclosed. At least one dialysis fluid concentrate is mixed with water to produce the dialysis fluid. The...