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8998836 Noise-reducing dialysis systems and methods of reducing noise in dialysis systems  
A method of pneumatically operating a dialysis system includes (i) pumping air in a first valve state from a pneumatic pump to operate a component of the dialysis system, and (ii) recirculating...
8961444 Pressure manifold system for dialysis  
A dialysis fluid pressure manifold system includes a plurality of pump and valve chambers controlling a flow of dialysis fluid; a header including a plurality of pneumatic passageways, each...
8936563 Method for connecting a blood pump without trapping air bubbles  
A method for connecting medical tubing or any other type of fluidic circuit conduits (e.g., cannulae) to a ventricular assist device (“VAD”) or any other pumping device used for blood pumping...
8926835 Dialysis systems and related methods  
A dialysis machine that includes a valve member having a deformable area configured to deform outwardly away when pressurized fluid is introduced into the valve member. The valve member is...
8894600 Hemodialysis system including on-line dialysate generation  
A hemodialysis system includes an on-line dialysate generator; a dialysate pump actuator configured to pump dialysate generated by the generator to a dialyzer; a conductivity sensor located...
8882694 Implantable three-way diaphragm valve  
An embodiment in accordance with the present invention provides a valve including a housing having a top portion and a bottom portion. The top portion of the housing defines a first and second...
8882693 Cardiopulmonary apparatus and methods for preserving life  
Apparatus and methods for providing extracorporeal blood circulation and oxygenation control include seven-stage de-airing of blood to provide automated cardiopulmonary replacement to sustain...
8858488 Dialysis system including blood and dialysate cassette  
A dialysis system including a dialysis machine including a blood pump actuator, dialysate pump actuator, a blood valve actuator and a dialysate valve actuator; and a disposable cassette operable...
8840577 Needleless connector with flexible valve  
A flexible valve for a connectors is described. In one example, a flexible valve for a connector includes a head having a top section and a column section defining an axial center of the head,...
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...
8834403 Fluid and air handling in blood and dialysis circuits  
An air purging method includes: (a) detecting a low fluid level in a blood circuit indicating a high amount of air in the blood circuit; (b) stopping a blood pump; (c) closing a venous patient...
8834402 System and method for the re-anticoagulation of platelet rich plasma  
A method for the re-anticoagulation of platelet rich plasma in a blood apheresis system includes priming the blood apheresis system with anticoagulant, such that a volume of anticoagulant is...
8795219 System and method for removing blood containing contrast dye  
The system for removing blood containing contrast dye includes an inner catheter having a fixed proximal end and a distal free end, and an outer catheter coaxially disposed around a portion of the...
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...
8758288 Gasket for use with fluid processing cassette  
A gasket member is provided for use with a fluid processing cassette having a plurality of valve stations and a fluid processing system having a valve assembly with a plurality of valve actuators....
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...
8734373 Assembly, device kit and method for preparing platelet-rich plasma (PRP)  
An assembly comprising: (a) a test tube for receiving a blood sample or a platelet-comprising fraction thereof and for obtaining therein, by a procedure that includes centrifugation, a platelet...
8721883 Medical fluid cassettes and related systems  
The invention relates to an apparatus for the treatment of a medical liquid comprising a liquid treatment machine and a cassette insertable therein substantially made of a rigid base body of the...
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...
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,...
8702638 Method for blood withdrawal and infusion using a pressure controller  
A method and apparatus for controlling blood withdrawal and infusion flow rate with the use of a pressure controller. The pressure controller uses pressure targets based upon occlusion limits that...
8647289 System and method for optimized apheresis draw and return  
A blood processing device includes a venous-access device, a blood component separation device, a return line, a draw line, a first pressure sensor, a second pressure sensor, and a first pump. The...
8628502 Dialysis valve and method  
A dialysis valve includes a tube attached between an artery and a vein which, when elongated, simultaneously narrows in diameter at least one location. The narrowed portion of the tube decreases...
8617093 Method and device for monitoring a fluid system of an extracorporeal blood treatment device  
The present invention relates to a method and a device for monitoring a fluid system of an extracorporeal blood treatment device. In the method according to the present invention and the device...
8529523 Pressure actuated valve with improved biasing member  
A valve for controlling material flow through a catheter, comprises a first flexible member including a first moveable element, wherein, when the first moveable element is in the open position,...
8529485 Medical apparatus for extracorporeal blood treatment  
The medical apparatus has lines that are connected to the vascular system of a patient. To ensure that an accidental escape of blood is identified, a camera is provided and is directed at the...
8517969 Liquid collection container and extracorporeal circuit  
A liquid collection bag is used as a part of an extracorporeal circuit and is connected via a tube to a storage container containing a priming solution. The collection container collects the...
8465446 Noise-reducing dialysis systems and methods of reducing noise in dialysis systems  
A dialysis system includes at least one pneumatic valve, a pneumatic pump in fluid communication with the pneumatic valve, a pneumatic line communicating with an inlet and an outlet of the...
8454563 Trocar and cannula assembly having improved conical valve, and methods related thereto  
A trocar and cannula assembly with improved conical valve that incorporates a plurality of ribs to restrict and/or otherwise influence valve movement, and a plurality of improved convolutes and...
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...
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...
8419671 Appliance for cannulation of a blood vessel  
The present invention relates to an appliance for cannulation of a blood vessel with a cannula which, after introduction into the vessel, is in fluidic communication with the vessel. At least one...
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...
8366921 Dialysis systems and related methods  
A dialysis machine that includes a valve body defining a pressure passage and a sealing cap disposed at a first end of the valve body such that the sealing cap closes off the pressure passage at...
8366649 Manually operated disposable single-needle circuit for extracorporeal treatment of blood  
A disposable single-needle extracorporeal blood treatment circuit for such treatments of blood hemofiltration, plasma filtration, detoxification and alike includes a manually operated syringe...
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...
8323228 Dialysis catheter  
A medical catheter comprising a first return lumen, a plurality of withdrawal lumens, a first clamping member and a plurality of intake extension tubes. Each intake extension tube communicates...
8317741 Apparatus and methods for administration of reconstituted medicament  
A body portion of the apparatus comprises an interior cavity and a plurality of fluid lumens extending from the cavity to a periphery of the body portion. The apparatus further comprises a first...
8313954 All-in-one means of separating blood components  
A separation device including a first buoy, a second buoy, a first valve, and a second valve. The first buoy is mounted to a buoy guide post and slidably mounted within a separation chamber. The...
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...
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...
8202241 Blood purification system  
Provision of a blood purification system comprising a blood purification tubing and a blood purification apparatus particularly suitable for use in continuous hemofiltration in which in the...
8192386 System and method for controlling hematocrit during a therapeutic red blood cell exchange procedure  
Systems and methods for controlling hematocrit during a blood processing procedure. In one aspect, a system includes a first flow path for flowing whole blood from a patient. A separator...
8187215 Device allowing serial use of clean and alternative blood filters during blood filtration  
A device that allows for serial (time) use of clean blood filters during the use of a heart lung machine. The device is comprised of a series of filters and a switching mechanism that allows the...
8142383 Fluid distribution module and extracorporeal blood circuit including such a module  
A fluid distribution module (1) for causing and monitoring the circulation of fluids from and to a patient through an extracorporeal blood treatment device, comprises a degassing device (11)...
8137553 Priming system and method for dialysis systems  
The application is directed to an extracorporeal blood processing system capable of using dialysate to prime the system. A plastic molded compact manifold supports molded blood and dialysate...
8137299 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...
8114044 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...
8105487 Manifolds for use in conducting dialysis  
The present invention is directed to novel systems for conducting the filtration of blood using manifolds. The manifolds integrate various sensors and have fluid pathways formed therein to direct...

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