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9039646 Chronic access system for extracorporeal treatment of blood including a continuously wearable hemodialyzer  
A patient wearable, continuously operating extracorporeal pump apparatus which accesses the patient's arterial venous pressure differential by applying external pressure to a subcutaneous graft...
8974394 Device and method for detecting irregular placement of an extracorporeal vascular access needle  
A device and method for determining intravascular pressure and irregular needle placement in a hemodialysis procedure include analyzing means for automatically deriving venous access pressure...
8945036 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...
8920355 Acoustic access disconnection systems and methods  
An access disconnection method includes supporting a transmitter including a wireless communication apparatus, a receiver, a portion of an arterial line, a portion of a venous line and electronic...
8920356 Conductive polymer materials and applications thereof including monitoring and providing effective therapy  
A coupler includes a conductive polymer material that is so constructed and arranged to join tubing, wherein the conductive polymer material includes a conductive polymer component selected from...
8915876 Method for removing blood from an extracorporeal blood circuit as well as apparatuses  
The present invention relates to a method for removing blood from an extracorporeal blood circuit and/or a functional device, each connectable or connected with a blood treatment apparatus for 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,...
8834399 Cardiopulmonary apparatus and methods for preserving organ viability  
Apparatus and methods for providing extracorporeal blood circulation and oxygenation control include multi-stage de-airing of blood to provide automated cardiopulmonary replacement to preserve the...
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...
8801646 Access disconnection systems with arterial and venous line conductive pathway  
An extracorporeal blood system includes: an extracorporeal blood machine; an arterial line extending from the extracorporeal blood machine; a venous line extending from the extracorporeal blood...
8784353 Device for reversing the blood flow for an extracorporeal blood treatment device and method for determining the reversal of the blood flow during an extracorporeal blood treatment  
A device for reversing the blood flow for an extracorporeal blood treatment device, which has an extracorporeal blood circuit, includes an arterial blood line leading from a patient to a blood...
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)...
8721579 Cardiopulmonary apparatus and methods for use during PCI and CABG  
Apparatus and methods for providing extracorporeal blood circulation and oxygenation control include multi-stage de-airing of blood to provide automated cardiopulmonary replacement to sustain...
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...
8591451 Surgical methods, devices, and kits  
Methods, devices, and kits for creating bloodstream access in patients are provided. A patient's vessel is accessed surgically and blood flow is stopped. A short incision is made through the wall...
8562908 Devices, systems, and methods for cleaning, disinfecting, rinsing, and priming blood separation devices and associated fluid lines  
Systems and methods for providing for the automatic instrument-based rapid reprocessing of an intact extracorporeal circuit for use in hemodialysis. The system includes a manifold with connectors...
8540657 Method and apparatus for equine plasmapheresis  
Methods of and apparatuses for equine plasma collection are provided. Modified plasmapheresis instruments and modified disposable plasmapheresis tubing are introduced. By using the modified...
8454547 Device, system, and method for controllably reducing inflammatory mediators in a subject  
Devices, systems, and methods are provided for controlling an inflammatory response in a subject. Devices, systems, and methods are provided that alter the functional structure of one or more...
8430831 Device, system, and method for controllably reducing inflammatory mediators in a subject  
Devices, systems, and methods are provided for controlling an inflammatory response in a subject. Extracorporeal devices, systems, and methods are provided that alter the functional structure of...
8419672 Peripheral access devices and systems  
A cannulation system for perfusing a patient's circulatory system, includes an inflow cannula having a first end adapted to be connected to said circulatory system and a second end adapted to be...
8343085 Blood purification apparatus and priming method thereof  
The present invention relates to a blood purification apparatus for extracorporeally circulating the blood of a patient so as to purify the blood for medical treatment incorporating a dialyzer and...
8328750 Removable multiple panel assembly with blood supply and fluid tubing for hemofiltration apparatus  
A panel assembly for being manually mounted on a blood therapy apparatus is characterized by three panels, a center panel configured for manually securing a hemofilter cartridge and opposite side...
8328749 Blood purification apparatus and method for calculating a recirculation rate for the blood purification apparatus  
A blood purification apparatus includes a blood circuit having arterial and venous blood circuits, a blood pump, a blood purifying device, an indicator applying device that applies a predetermined...
8211049 Blood processing system for single or double access draw and return  
A blood processing system is disclosed which is adapted for single or double access draw and return. The blood processing system includes a blood processor for separating blood (or blood...
8197431 Acoustic access disconnect detection system  
An acoustic access disconnect detection system is useful for detecting when an access needle has become dislodged or when blood is leaking. The acoustic disconnect detection system includes an...
8109893 Chronic access system for extracorporeal treatment of blood including a continously wearable hemodialyzer  
A patient wearable, continuously operating extracorporeal pump apparatus which accesses the patient's arterial venous pressure differential by applying external pressure to a subcutaneous graft...
8021319 Extracorporeal blood set  
A blood set comprises an arterial line having a patient end provided with a multiport connector (14) having first port (15) connected to a blood transport tube (13), a second port (16) bearing a...
7867214 Systems and methods for performing peritoneal dialysis  
In a peritoneal dialysis embodiment of the present invention, spent dialysate from the patient's peritoneal cavity passes, along a patient loop, through a dialyzer having a membrane that separates...
7850634 Method for collecting a desired blood component and performing a photopheresis treatment  
An improved method for separating whole blood into components and collecting a desired blood component. The method allows a desired blood component to be subjected to centrifugal forces within a...
7824356 Method and apparatus for removal of gas bubbles from blood  
A system is disclosed for removing gas bubbles from blood during circulatory assist procedures. Such bubbles are generated, along with particulate matter, in an extracorporeal circulatory bypass...
7794419 Apparatus for controlling blood flow in an extracorporeal circuit  
The apparatus for blood flow control in an extracorporeal circuit comprises: a user interface for setting a desired blood flow value (qbREAL) and a datum relating to the vascular access, a memory...
7766853 Peripheral access devices and systems  
A cannulation system (10) for perfusing a patient's circulatory system, includes an inflow cannula (14) having a first end adapted to be connected to said circulatory system and a second end...
7758532 Blood purification device  
A blood purification device that does not require measurement of a patient's blood concentration performed ahead of time and that allows treatment time to be reduced, thus reducing the burden on...
7708710 Method and apparatus for collecting and processing blood  
Methods are disclosed for collecting and separating whole blood into one or more components. A disposable blood separation fluid circuit is provided which is adapted to cooperate with a reusable...
7704213 Method and device for determining the blood flow in a blood-conducting tube  
A measurement method for determining the blood flow rate QF in blood carrying lines is provided. It may be used in particular to determine the blood flow in a patient's vessel, which is connected...
7686777 Plasma lipids in-vitro filtering method and apparatus  
An in-vitro blood plasma lipids filtering method includes the following steps: separating out the blood plasma from the blood collection; flushing a filtering device with saline solution;...
7682327 Mobile heart-lung machine  
The present invention provides a heart-lung machine which can be carried by one person and can be used independently from an external power supply, consisting of at least three modules (1, 2, 3),...
7674236 Device and method for detecting complications during an extracorporeal blood treatment  
A device and method for detecting complications during an extracorporeal blood treatment are provided. During the dialysis treatment, the dialysance or clearance may be continuously determined at...
7615028 Extracorporeal blood treatment and system having reversible blood pumps  
An extracorporeal blood treatment system including: a blood circuit having a first blood passage coupled at a first end to a first end of a blood treatment device and a second blood passage...
7530962 Method for detecting the disconnection of an extracorporeal device using a patient's endogenous electrical voltages  
The present invention describes a system, apparatus, and method for detection of disconnection of a device from a patient, such as dislodgment of a device during medical treatments or therapies,...
7351218 Device and process for extracorporeal treatment by citrate anticoagulant  
A device for treating blood by extracorporeal circulation comprising a filter having a first chamber and a second chamber separated by a semi-permeable membrane. The device has an arterial line...
7172569 Method and device for determining blood flow in a vascular access  
A method and a device for determining the blood flow QF in a vascular access (F) during an extracorporeal blood treatment is described, where the blood enters the blood treatment unit (3) of the...
7138088 Access disconnection system and methods  
Apparatuses, devices, systems and methods for detecting access disconnection are provided. The present invention includes electrical contacts in fluid and electrical communication with a fluid...
6913588 Extracorporeal fluid circuit and related methods  
A circuit for extracorporeal treatment of a body fluid, the circuit including in serial fluidic communication an inlet for receiving the body fluid from a patient, a first pump, a first treatment...
6890315 Method and apparatus for vein fluid removal in heart failure  
A method and apparatus for ultrafiltration of blood operating by removing blood from a peripheral blood vessel at a rate of less than two percent of total cardiac output of a patient, extracting...
6663585 Method and device for monitoring vessel access during extracorporeal blood treatment  
A method and device for monitoring vascular access is described. A field coil is placed at a location on an extracorporeal circulation loop connected to the vascular system of a patient, and an...
6635026 Haemofiltration machine for independently controlling the concentration of a least two ionic substances in a patient's internal medium  
A haemofiltration machine designed to work with a haemofilter comprises two compartments separated by a semipermeable membrane, one compartment having an inlet connected to a withdrawing tube for...
6537240 Method for determining the recirculation of blood in a vascular access and a system for implementing same  
In an extracorporeal blood treatment system, non-treated blood may be withdrawn from a patient through an arterial line connected to a first compartment of a blood treatment apparatus. The blood...
5810757 Catheter system and method for total isolation of the heart  
A system for providing total isolation of the heart includes an extracorporeal support apparatus. An arterial circulation support catheter is provided having a blood lumen with a proximal end...
5762624 Venous cannula  
A process for inducing cardioplegic arrest of a heart in situ in a patient's body, comprising maintaining the patient's systemic circulation by peripheral cardiopulmonary by-pass, occluding the...

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