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9028457 Method and apparatus for application of a fluid  
A method and apparatus for separation, concentration, and/or applying a biological or bio-engineered fluid. Generally, the fluid application device includes a sprayer body to enable the...
9011687 Method and apparatus for producing autologous clotting components  
A method and apparatus for obtaining various components of a multi-component material. Generally, a component of a whole blood sample may be concentrated from a patient and re-introduced to the...
9005343 Integrated leukocyte, oxygen and/or CO2 depletion, and plasma separation filter device  
A blood filter device comprising: a housing comprising an outer wall and a first inlet, a first outlet and a second outlet; a membrane which is capable of separating plasma from the blood, wherein...
8992453 Vascular access preservation in hemodialysis patients  
The present invention relates generally to the field of hemodialysis, including methods and kits that can be employed to improve hemodialysis therapy. The present invention encompasses methods and...
8992454 Splitable tip catheter with bioresorbable adhesive  
Splitable-tip catheters are disclosed with bioresorbable adhesive to provide spatial separation of distal tip elements during use. The invention can be particularly useful in hemodialysis...
8992463 Balanced flow dialysis machine  
A system and method for balancing flows of renal replacement fluid is disclosed. The method uses pressure controls and pressure sensing devices to more precisely meter and balance the flow of...
8986239 Adaptable perioperative cell-salvage system and methods and disposable units for same  
A blood-collection system configured to permit selection of either collection and disposal of shed blood from a patient or collection and processing of shed blood for autologous transfusion back...
8979793 Methods and devices for percutaneous and surgical interventions  
Methods and devices for performing percutaneous and surgical interventions. The devices comprising a tubular portion and retractable mechanism at the distal end of the tubular portion. The...
8979787 Treatment of pre-eclampsia using targeted apheresis  
This invention uses “targeted apheresis” to treat pregnant women who are at risk of developing eclampsia. “Targeted Apheresis” is a process whereby certain growth factor receptors (sFlt-1)...
8981948 Electrical connector clip for medical sensors  
A connector clip for medical sensors, including a first main body having two main tip contacts in electrical contact with electrical wires connectable to an instrument and a second main body...
8951484 Circulating tumor cell capturing techniques and devices  
Candidate cells, such as circulating tumor cells (CTCs), present with blood are captured using a multiple stage device, having successive stages configured to deviate candidate cells out of the...
8945037 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 dialysate introduction line L1, a dialysate discharge line L2, a...
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...
8926542 Monitoring fluid volume for patients with renal disease  
A method includes monitoring an indicator of fluid volume of a patient via a sensor device, and setting an initial fluid volume removal prescription for a blood fluid removal session based on the...
8926540 Hemodialysis system with separate dialysate cassette  
A hemodialysis system includes (i) a dialyzer; (ii) a blood pump; (iii) a blood cassette operatively connected to the dialyzer and the blood pump; (iv) a dialysate heater; (v) first and second...
8926541 Means to remove blood stream deposits from a body  
This invention relates to a means of clearing out a cholesterol, calcium and plaque build-up resident to a living circulatory system, in addition to dissolving various kinds of blood clots, and...
8924458 User interface processing device  
This patent application relates generally to processing devices in the medical device area.
8915875 Adsorbents for the adsorption of hepcidin  
The invention relates to a device and a method for depletion of hepcidin from blood for treatment of iron deficiency, in particular in anemic patients suffering from chronic renal failure, with...
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...
8882692 Hemodialysis system with multiple cassette interference  
A hemodialysis system for operation with a blood source and a dialysate source, the system including: (i) a first machine portion including a blood pump; (ii) a blood cassette operatively...
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...
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...
8877177 Chemokine containing apheresis column and methods of use  
An apheresis column loaded with a solid support comprises one or more chemokines, in particular biotinylated chemokines, immobilized directly or indirectly on the support, in particular on a...
8864700 Heat exchanger and heat-exchanger-integrated oxygenator  
A plurality of heat transfer pipes have a circumferential portion arranged at a short distance from an inner surface of a heat exchanger case while they are bundled to form a pipe group and a...
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...
8865172 Method for reducing the number of unwanted molecules in bodily fluids  
A method for reducing the number of selected antibodies in a subject's blood, the method comprising removing blood from the subject, passing the blood along an enclosed pathway, wherein the...
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,...
8852140 System and method for adjustment of blood separation procedure parameters  
Systems and methods are provided for automatically adjusting the operational parameters of a blood separation procedure. A blood separation device has an inlet for passing fluid thereinto and an...
8845570 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...
8834401 Glucose management and dialysis method and apparatus  
A process and apparatus are provided for managing and adjusting glucose levels in the blood of a patient during dialysis. The apparatus is a dialysis apparatus to treat patients with renal disease...
8834400 Artificial kidney  
Artificial kidney for gradual, and at least semi-continuous, blood treatment, wherein a blood stream is fed from a body of a living human or animal being into the artificial kidney, where...
8827943 Catheter  
In one aspect, the invention provides a device comprising a catheter. In another aspect, the invention provides a method of removing an agent from blood.
8808977 Method of inactivating virus in circular blood and its applications in treating viral diseases  
The present invention relates to a method for illuminating the viruses in a circulatory blood, comprising the following steps of: 1) Adding an anticoagulant into a whole blood source and...
8795220 Blood processing unit with circumferential blood flow  
A blood processing apparatus may include a heat exchanger and a gas exchanger. At least one of the heat exchanger and the gas exchanger may be configured to provide a circumferential blood flow...
8795517 Machine readable medium embodying instructions for citrate anticoagulation system for extracorporeal blood treatments  
A machine-readable medium with instructions for pumping blood from a patient's blood stream into an access line, introducing an anticoagulant solution into the pumped blood, filtering the pumped...
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...
8777887 Medical apparatus  
In a hemodiafiltration apparatus, a membrane device (2) comprises a blood chamber (3) and a fluid chamber (4) separated by a semipermeable membrane (5). A grounding device (17) is connected to the...
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,...
8764695 Reduction of galectin-3 levels by plasmapheresis  
The invention is directed to the removal of serum gal-3 from circulation by plasmapheresis using gal-3 binding agents in either a fixed bed, or in a form easily removed, such as by being complexed...
8764698 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...
8758286 Method for removing cytokines from blood with surface immobilized polysaccharides  
The present invention is directed to a method for removing cytokines and/or pathogens from blood or blood serum (blood) by contacting the blood with a solid, essentially non micro-porous substrate...
8758287 Utilization of stents for the treatment of blood borne carcinomas  
A filter and a method treat blood borne carcinomas by inducing apoptosis in carcinoma cells. The filter includes comprises a stent having an interior wall defining a channel containing a packing...
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...
8734374 Systems and methods for removing undesirable material within a circulatory system during a surgical procedure  
A method for capturing dislodged vegetative growth during a surgical procedure is provided. The method includes maneuvering, into a circulatory system, a first cannula having a distal end and an...
8728020 Infusion apparatus  
In an infusion apparatus, an infusion line (4) connects a container (2) of an infusion fluid to an extracorporeal blood circuit (23). A first valve (6) closes the infusion line downstream of an...
8721879 Hemodialysis systems and methods  
Hemodialysis dialysis systems are disclosed. Hemodialysis systems of the invention may include a dialysate flow path including a balancing circuit, a mixing circuit, and/or a directing circuit....
8721884 Hemodialysis systems and methods  
Disclosed are hemodialysis and similar dialysis systems including fluid flow circuits. Hemodialysis systems may include a blood flow path, and a dialysate flow path including balancing, mixing,...
8715221 Wearable kidney  
The present invention relates to a wearable peritoneal dialysis system and a replaceable cartridge in the wearable peritoneal dialysis system that regenerates the peritoneal dialysis solution...