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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...
8684959 Extracorporeal blood treatment apparatus  
An extracorporeal blood treatment apparatus comprises a sensor (10) for emitting a signal indicating a change of hematic volume of an individual (7) subjected to a treatment and a weight loss...
8672869 Kit, system and method of treating myeloma patients  
Circulating free lambda and kappa free light chains in blood play a role in the pathogenesis of acute renal failure due to myeloma. Coupled plasma filtration and adsorption allows separation of...
8663148 Device and method for restoration of the condition of blood  
The present invention relates to a device for extracorporeal removal of harmful agents from blood or blood components, comprising full length heparin immobilized on a solid substrate by covalent...
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...
8617139 Ocular implant with shape change capabilities  
Disclosed are devices, methods and systems for treatment of eye disease such as glaucoma. Implants are described herein that enhance aqueous flow through the normal outflow system of the eye with...
8597516 Methods and systems for colloid exchange therapy  
The present invention relates to a method and system for using a very large pore hemofilter to treat IMRD, hepatic failure, exogenous intoxication and other conditions associated with toxins in a...
8580112 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...
8574183 Method and device for monitoring a blood treatment unit of an extracorporeal blood treatment device  
The present invention relates to a method and a device for monitoring a blood treatment unit, subdivided by a semipermeable membrane into a blood chamber and a dialysis liquid chamber, of an...
8568595 Method and device to early predict the Kt/V parameter in kidney substitution treatments  
A method for determining or predicting the adequacy parameters that will be achieved at the end of a kidney substitution treatment during said kidney substitution treatment wherein the kidney...
8556843 Blood purification method and apparatus for the treatment of malaria  
Methods for treating malaria are provided, the treatment comprising the step of removing malaria-infected red blood cells from the patient's blood. Blood is drawn from the patient's circulatory...
8535258 Hemofiltration methods for treatment of diseases in a mammal  
Hemofiltration systems and methods to treat an Inflammatory Mediator Related Disease in a patients, including chronic and acute diseases, may include a hemofilter and an adsorptive device. The...
8529486 Citrate anticoagulation system for extracorporeal blood treatments  
A hemofiltration system and method for pumping blood from a patient's blood stream into an access line, introducing an anticoagulant solution into the pumped blood, filtering the pumped blood and...
8518260 Method of controlling diffusive sodium transport in dialysis  
A method of controlling diffusive sodium transport from the dialysate solution to the blood of a patient undergoing hemodialysis treatment or from the blood to the dialysate solution includes...
8517968 Shrouded sensor clip assembly and blood chamber for an optical blood monitoring system  
An optical blood monitoring system includes a sensor clip assembly and a blood chamber. The blood chamber has an internal flow cavity for extracorporeal blood flow and viewing lenses to enable the...
8506511 Method and device for removal of radiocontrast media from blood  
An extracorporeal blood circuit including: a withdrawal conduit connectable to a coronary withdrawal catheter; a withdrawal pump connectable to the withdrawal conduit, wherein a pumping rate of the...
8506684 Gas release devices for extracorporeal fluid circuits and related methods  
In one aspect, a gas release device for removing gas from a bodily liquid in extracorporeal circuitry is described. The device includes an elongate vertical portion and a flared portion that...
8500671 Device for extracorporeal blood treatment in single-needle operation mode  
A device for the extracorporal blood treatment in a single-needle operating mode includes means for delivering blood into, and means for delivering blood out of means for collecting blood, and a...
8496606 Fluid separation devices, systems and methods  
A membraneless separation device can be applied to a variety of treatments, such as the ultrafiltration of blood for a patient with end stage renal disease. An ultrafiltration device can include a...
8491516 Systems and methods for membraneless dialysis  
Devices, systems and methods are disclosed for removing undesirable materials from a sample fluid by contact with a second fluid. The sample fluid flows as a thin layer adjacent to, or between,...
8485999 Blood treatment apparatus and method  
A blood treatment apparatus includes: a blood treatment unit, a pair of fluid pumps and a pair of blood pumps. The blood treatment unit is configured to receive untreated blood and fresh blood...
8480607 Therapy for liver disease  
The invention provides an apparatus for use in the treatment of an individual suffering from liver disease, including: (a) means for selectively removing albumin from the blood of the individual;...
8480609 Apparatus for extracorporeal blood treatment  
An apparatus (1) for extracorporeal blood treatment comprising a blood treatment device (2) having a semipermeable membrane (5) which separates a blood chamber (3) from a fluid chamber (4). A used...
8475399 Methods and systems for measuring and verifying additives for use in a dialysis machine  
The present application discloses a portable dialysis system for conducting a dialysis treatment. The portable dialysis system has a controller unit that includes a display, a scale, a bar code...
8475398 Extracorporeal blood treatment and system having reversible blood pumps  
An extracorporeal blood processing method using a blood circuit comprising a pair of blood passages attached to opposite flow ends of a blood treatment device and said blood circuit is mounted on a...
8470180 Systems and methods of microfluidic membraneless exchange using filtration of extraction outlet streams  
A device, system and method for exchanging components between first and second fluids by direct contact in a microfluidic channel. The fluids flow as thin layers in the channel. One of the fluids...
8449487 Blood treatment apparatus  
A blood treatment apparatus (1) comprising a degassing unit (15) receiving gas-containing fluid and supplying degassed fluid to a fluid chamber (3) of a blood treatment unit (2). The degassing unit...
8430835 Renal therapy blood cleansing system with balance chamber and bolus, rinseback or prime volume feature  
A renal therapy blood cleaning system includes: a blood filtering device in communication with an extracorporeal circuit; a first pump configured to pump fluid to the blood filtering device; a...
8409441 Blood treatment systems and methods  
Dialysis systems comprising actuators that cooperate to perform dialysis functions and sensors that cooperate to monitor dialysis functions are disclosed. According to one aspect, such a...
8393690 Enclosure for a portable hemodialysis system  
An enclosure for containing a portable hemodialysis unit includes a housing suitable to support components for performing hemodialysis including a dialyzer, one or more pumps to circulate blood...
8377293 Dialysis fluid cassettes and related systems and methods  
A dialysis fluid cassette that includes a base and a flexible membrane attached to the base. The flexible membrane and the base cooperate to at least partially define a venting chamber and a fluid...
8366648 Medical connector able to connect specific medical tube and input port  
A medical connector (18) has a visual signal (67) formed by a colored screen-applied band arranged on a bolt (63). In a correct engaged position of the bolt (63) with an external element, the...
8349254 Circuit for collecting blood component and apparatus for collecting blood component  
A circuit for collecting a blood component includes a blood collection device provided with a blood collection needle through which blood is collected from a blood donor, a blood separator in which...
8317737 Device for actively removing a target component from blood or lymph of a vertebrate subject  
Devices, systems, and methods are disclosed herein for modulating the levels of one or more target components in the blood and/or lymph of a vertebrate subject for treatment of a disease or...
8308673 Methods and devices for removal of a medical agent from a physiological efferent fluid collection site  
Methods and devices for selectively removing an agent from a physiological site, e.g., a physiological efferent fluid collection site, are provided. Aspects of the invention include fluid removal...
8308672 Device for passively removing a target component from blood or lymph of a vertebrate subject  
Devices, systems, and methods are described herein for controlling or modulating the levels of one or more target components in the blood and/or lymph of a vertebrate subject. Devices and systems...
8298167 Modular hemofiltration apparatus with interactive operator instructions and control system  
An apparatus for carrying out selected fluid management and/or renal replacement patient therapy is characterized by an interactive operator control system having operator inputs for selectively...
8287739 Measuring hematocrit and estimating hemoglobin values with a non-invasive, optical blood monitoring system  
An optical blood monitoring system with a ratiometric model determines hematocrit values for a hemodialysis patient, from which hemoglobin values for the patient are estimated. The ratiometric...
8287480 Hemodialysis apparatus  
A hemodialysis apparatus includes a blood processing machine, a blood circuit through which blood led from a patient flows, a blood pump attached to the blood circuit to pump blood, a dialysate...
8257593 Systems and methods of microfluidic membraneless exchange using filtration of extraction outlet streams  
A device, system and method for exchanging components between first and second fluids by direct contact in a microfluidic channel. The fluids flow as thin layers in the channel. One of the fluids...
8246565 Device for passively removing a target component from blood or lymph of a vertebrate subject  
Devices, systems, and methods are described herein for controlling or modulating the levels of one or more target components in the blood and/or lymph of a vertebrate subject. Devices and systems...
8246566 Total fluid loss control system  
A system or method controls total fluid loss (TFL) in a patient undergoing hemofiltration therapy administered through an extracorporeal circuit by frequently calculating and storing a retrievable...
8246567 Method of monitoring hypertensive haemodialysis patients  
The invention relates to a calculation and control system for determining whether a patient intended to follow several sessions of hemodialysis treatment falls or not within one group among several...
8235931 Waste balancing for extracorporeal blood treatment systems  
One or more waste balancing systems may be used in a fluid circulating system for medical use. The fluid circulating system may be part of a blood treatment system for a patient suffering renal...
8211048 System and method for delivery of regional citrate anticoagulation to extracorporeal blood circuits  
The present invention includes a comprehensive replacement fluid system and method for the delivery of regional citrate anticoagulation (RCA) to extracorporeal blood circuits, wherein the system...
8211047 Blood filtering device  
Blood filtering device (1), comprising: * a filter body (3; 103), having an inlet port (4; 104) for blood to be filtered; * a delivery flexible hose (5; 105) of the blood to be filtered, apt to be...
8206331 Wearable ultrafiltration device  
An ultrafiltration device adapted to be worn on a portion of the body of a patient includes a blood inlet tube leading from a first blood vessel, a blood pump, an anticoagulant reservoir for...
8206594 Fluid management system for accurate continuous hemofiltration in extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO)  
A novel system and method for fluid management for accurate continuous venovenous hemofiltration (CWH) in extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO). The fluid management or CWH system is automated...
8206591 Method of removing protein-bound deleterious substances during extracorporeal renal replacement treatment  
The invention is directed to a method of removing a deleterious substance bound to a protein in blood of a patient by introducing a displacer substance into the blood under conditions in which the...
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