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8105265 Systems, devices and methods for cardiopulmonary treatment and procedures  
A cardiopulmonary bypass system utilizing membrane-based reciprocating positive displacement blood pumps (“pod pumps”). In one aspect, the pod pumps are constructed to provide reduced shear forces...
8105258 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...
8097162 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...
8097153 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...
8092684 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...
8088090 Extracorporeal blood processing methods with multiple alarm levels  
This invention provides a method for controlling a fluid separation system, preferably a blood apheresis system having a leukocyte reduction chamber. The method utilizes at least a two-level alarm...
8083706 Apparatus and systems for membraneless separation of fluids  
The present invention is directed to devices, systems and methods for removing undesirable materials from a sample fluid by contact with a second fluid. The sample fluid flows as a thin layer...
8075509 Medical apparatus  
A medical apparatus (1) comprises a user interface (30), a number of sensors (16,27,21,22,29) and a control system (18) programmed for displaying on the user interface screen (31) a number of...
8075510 Systems and methods for removing undesirable material within a circulatory system  
A system for removing undesirable material from vessels and from chambers within the heart is provided. The system includes a suction cannula for removing the undesirable material from a site of...
8070706 Apparatus and method for in-vivo plasmapheresis using periodic backflush containing anticoagulant  
Method for in-vivo plasmapheresis utilizing a plurality of elongated hollow microporous filter fibers periodically interrupt diffusion of blood plasma from a patient, and, for a selected time,...
8070707 Controller for ultrafiltration blood circuit which prevent hypotension by monitoring osmotic pressure in blood  
A device for continuously measuring osmotic pressure of blood flowing through an extracorporeal blood circuit including: a blood passage further comprising a withdrawal blood passage connectable...
8057419 Blood perfusion system  
An extracorporeal blood perfusion system includes a disposable assembly and a control unit having a control interface region. The interface region includes pump assemblies for selective pumping of...
8052632 Cardiotomy reservoir with blood inflow and outflow connectors located for optimizing operation  
A cardiotomy reservoir, comprising an outer wall provided, at the lid, with connectors for the inflow of blood to be filtered and, at the bottom, with a connector for the outflow of the filtered...
8048310 Method and device for the removal of partially protein bound substances  
A method and a device to increase the efficiency of dialysis for the removal from blood of substances that are more or less tightly bound to carriers such as albumin. According to the invention...
8048209 Degassing device and end-cap assembly for a filter including such a degassing device  
A degassing device (203) comprises a first chamber (21) having an inlet for a liquid, and a second chamber (22) having an opening (23) closed by a hydrophobic membrane (24) and an outlet (25) for...
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...
8021318 Methods of blood-based therapies having a microfluidic membraneless exchange device  
The present invention is directed to devices, systems and methods for removing undesirable materials from a sample fluid by contact with a second fluid. The sample fluid flows as a thin layer...
8012114 Hemodialysis unit comprising emergency activation means  
A haemodialysis device having an emergency activating function is provided. In order to avoid critical drops in blood pressure during a dialysis treatment, the emergency activating function makes...
7998100 Apparatus for denaturating bilirubin and bilirubin dialyzer  
The present invention provides a bilirubin reducing means which can minimize a risk such as the onset of an infection or the occurrence of blood coagulation and can reduce physical, temporal and...
7993516 Integrated blood treatment module and extracorporeal blood treatment apparatus  
The invention relates to an integrated blood treatment module (1) comprising a support element (4) and a fluid distribution circuitry associated thereto; the distribution circuitry comprises at...
7993297 Apparatus for controlling blood flow in an extracorporeal blood circuit  
Equipment for controlling blood flow in an extra-corporeal blood circuit, comprising at least a first sensor (11), designed to measure an arterial pressure (Part) upstream of a peristaltic pump...
7985196 Method for at least partially draining an extracorporeal blood flow and haemodialysis device for use with said method  
A method and a hemodialysis machine provide for at least partial emptying of an extracorporeal blood circulation after patient blood in the circulation has been returned to the patient via an...
7981280 Recirculation of blood in an extracorporeal blood treatment system  
An extracorporeal blood treatment apparatus includes a blood treatment unit, a treatment fluid circuit, and a blood circuit. The treatment fluid circuit has a treatment fluid pump for circulating...
7971728 Bone fragment collector  
A filtration system for collecting bone fragments during surgery performed on a patient includes a cylinder having a rotating disk with circumferential arms extending radially in the cylinder to...
7959593 Blood purification apparatus and method for evaluating connection conditions of needles  
A blood purification apparatus includes a blood circuit, a blood purifying device, a driving device, an air bubble detection device, and a connection condition evaluation device. The blood circuit...
7955291 Method and apparatus for detecting access recirculation  
A switch valve for use in an extracorporeal blood flow circuit comprises a valve housing having a chamber, four openings communicating with the chamber, and a valve member located in the valve...
7949477 Method for monitoring an arrangement for determining the concentration of an analyte in a body fluid  
The invention relates to a method for monitoring an arrangement for determining a concentration of an analyte in a body fluid. The determination of the concentration of the analyte by means of the...
7947007 Bubble trap  
A bubble trap for removing bubbles from blood flowing through an extracorporeal circuit includes device body possessing blood inlet and outlet ports, and a negative-pressure chamber at the upper...
7942842 Apparatus and method for the treatment of blood  
The invention relates to an apparatus and a method for the treatment of the blood in a Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy, using a machine which comprises: —connecting means from and to...
7938792 Adaptive algorithm for access disconnect detection  
An extracorporeal therapy machine removes blood from a patient in order to treat the blood and then return the blood to the patient. If the removal needle or the return needle is dislodged and...
7935071 Method and apparatus for peripheral vein fluid removal in heart failure  
A fluid removal apparatus comprising a blood removal catheter for insertion into a peripheral vein or artery and having a size 16 standard gage needle or less; a filter having a blood inlet port...
7931610 Blood purification apparatus  
A blood purification apparatus that can make the specific peak to be imparted to the blood more distinct, and therefore can detect blood recirculation reliably and precisely, is presented. It...
7922683 Extracorporeal circulator  
An extracorporeal circulator comprising a line for extracting blood from a patient, a pump for supplying blood, an artificial lung section performing gas exchange on blood, a line for supplying...
7896829 Wearable continuous renal replacement therapy device  
A continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT) device adapted to be worn on a portion of the body of a patient. The CRRT device is worn by the patient and operates on rechargeable batteries for...
7896831 Method and apparatus for calculating fluid flow rate  
A switch valve for use in an extracorporeal blood flow circuit comprises a valve housing having a chamber, four openings communicating with the chamber, and a valve member located in the valve...
7896830 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...
7892196 Wearable continuous renal replacement therapy device  
A continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT) device adapted to be worn on a portion of the body of a patient. The CRRT device is worn by the patient and operates on rechargeable batteries for...
7892197 Automatic prime of an extracorporeal blood circuit  
A system for priming an extracorporeal blood circuit is described. The system includes a fluid circuit with an air venting mechanism, a reversible pump, arterial and venous lines, a prime waste...
7887503 Method and apparatus for removing harmful proteins from a mammalian's ventricular cerebrospinal fluid  
A method and apparatus for removing harmful organic anions and proteins from a mammalian's ventricular cerebrospinal fluid in the treatment of brain disorders. One embodiment comprises using an...
7879241 Method of treating a bodily fluid  
A method of treating a bodily fluid withdrawn and then returned to a living body. The method involves withdrawing the bodily fluid from the living body and causing the bodily fluid to flow through...
7879242 Method and device for the removal of partially protein bound substances  
A method and a device to increase the efficiency of dialysis for the removal from blood of substances that are more or less tightly bound to carriers such as albumin. According to the invention...
7875168 Device for calculating blood flow in an extracorporeal blood circuit, and an apparatus for treatment of blood using the device  
The invention relates to a device for calculating blood flow and to an apparatus for extracorporeal blood treatment provided with the device. The device includes a memory for receiving and storing...
7871391 Extracorporeal fluid circuit  
A chamber is described for use in an extracorporeal fluid system. The chamber has a bottom entry port and a bottom exit port. A microporous filter at the top of the chamber allows air in the fluid...
7871390 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...
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...
7867393 Integrated module for blood treatment  
The support element (4) is provided with a plurality of connectors (7), (8), (11) which receive corresponding counter-connectors of a blood treatment device. The support element is also...
7857976 Hemofiltration system and method based on monitored patient parameters, supervisory control of hemofiltration, and adaptive control of pumps for hemofiltration  
A multipurpose hemofiltration system and method are disclosed for the removal of fluid and/or soluble waste from the blood of a patient. The system continuously monitors the flow rates of drained...
7850856 Method and device for monitoring the supply of substitution fluid during an extracorporeal blood treatment  
The invention relates to a method for monitoring the supply of substitution liquid during an extracorporeal blood treatment and to an extracorporeal blood treatment unit equipped with a device for...
7850636 Closed-type blood reservoir and extracorporeal blood circulation apparatus using the same  
An example of the closed-type blood reservoir of the invention is furnished with an outer shell in which a space is formed within its interior, a flexible septum that is interposed between a blood...
7850633 Systems and methods of blood-based therapies having a microfluidic membraneless exchange device  
The present invention is directed to devices, systems and methods for removing undesirable materials from a sample fluid by contact with a second fluid. The sample fluid flows as a thin layer...