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9023292 Blood sampling device comprising at least one filter  
Disclosed herein is a device for sampling blood by capillarity for separating a plasma phase of the blood from the cell phase. The device is a strip and includes a filter having a membrane with no...
9005154 Valved hemodialysis catheter  
A dialysis catheter includes an elongate catheter member having an outer wall member defining proximal and distal end regions and first and second longitudinal lumens. The outer member includes...
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...
8992443 Fluid handling cassette  
A fluid handling module that is removably engageable with a bodily fluid analyzer is provided. The module may comprise a fluid handling element, and a fluid component separator that is accessible...
8968230 Coil occlusion devices and systems and methods of using the same  
Coil occluder devices and systems and methods of using the same. In an exemplary embodiment of an occluder system of the present disclosure, the occluder system comprises an occluder device...
8961791 Molecular exchange device  
The present relates to a molecular exchange device. In particular, the present invention relates to a molecular exchange device comprising an outer tube extending from an approximal end to a...
8951218 Multi-path catheter  
A multi-path catheter includes an elongate tubular member and a withdrawal pathway along which unfiltered fluid is withdrawn in a distal to proximal direction. The withdrawal pathway originates at...
8936564 Bio-compatible catheter  
A bio-compatible lumen bearing device such as a catheter formed of a polymeric material having a titanium surface bonded to the underlying exposed catheter surface. The titanium surface is...
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...
8932246 Device for supporting the heart and circulatory system  
The present invention relates to a device for circulating a body fluid in a body of a living organism, especially to support the heart and/or circulation of the living organism, comprising a...
8920404 Reduction of recirculation in catheters  
A catheter tip designed to reduce the outflow velocity and/or directional momentum of fluid being infused by a catheter having such a tip. In one variation, a plurality of channels is provided at...
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...
8911391 System for connecting a blood pump without trapping air bubbles  
A system 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...
8900176 Chronic hemodialysis catheter with balloon  
An indwelling catheter device and a method of treatment using the indwelling catheter device are provided. The indwelling catheter device includes an elongate shaft having a proximal portion, a...
8894601 Catheter assembly including triple lumen tip  
A catheter assembly for use in accessing a vasculature of a patient during renal replacement or other therapies is disclosed. In one embodiment, the catheter assembly includes a catheter body that...
8888733 Devices, systems, and methods for autoretroperfusion  
Devices, systems, and methods for autoretroperfusion. In at least one embodiment of a perfusion system of the present disclosure, the system comprises a first catheter having a proximal end, a...
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.
8808218 Needle placement detection and security device and method  
A blood access device includes (i) a conductive needle configured to pierce a patient's skin and gain access to a blood vessel; (ii) an insulative housing supporting a fluid communication junction...
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...
8790586 Molecular exchange device  
The present application relates to a molecular exchange device (1) for use with an analysis and control apparatus and a method of manufacturing a molecular exchange device. The molecular exchange...
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...
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...
8747343 Hemodialysis catheter with improved side opening design  
A hemodialysis catheter is provided which includes a catheter body having a proximal and a distal end and defining at least one lumen. The at least one lumen includes a distal opening and a side...
8715241 Needle assembly  
Needle assemblies are disclosed. In some embodiments, the needle assembly includes a main housing including an obturator insertion opening and an opposite needle connection opening, a connector...
8715217 Infusion site for improved mixing of fluids  
The invention relates to a blood line (108) comprising an infusion site (145) intended to inject into the line a solution, comprising: —a first main channel (200) having a first passage section,...
8690815 Device and method for vascular access  
Vascular access systems for performing hemodialysis are disclosed. The vascular access system contemplates a catheter section adapted for insertion into a vein and a graft section adapted for...
8636682 Catheter with articulable septum extension  
A catheter includes an elongated tubular body including a first wall and second wall defining first and second lumens, respectively. Each wall extends to a distal end and defines a distal opening....
8622949 Method and system for closed chest blood flow support  
A method of providing a pumping system for assisting a human patient's heart and providing a blood pump to be disposed outside the patient's body is disclosed. The blood pump has an inlet and an...
8608680 Dialysis apparatus  
A dialysis apparatus has a dialysate infusing line. One end of the dialysate infusing line is connected to the dialysate introducing line or the dialysate discharging line. The other end is...
8603022 Catheter/fistula needle to bloodline connection assurance device  
In general, multiple embodiments of a catheter/fistula needle to bloodline connection assurance device, which secures and strengthens a connection between an extension tube end of a catheter or...
8591449 Vessel for storing fluid at a constant pressure across a range of internal deformations  
A device for storing and dispensing a fluid and fluid energy using continuous analog modification of the total surface area of one or more solid surfaces against which, on one side of such...
8591450 Dialysis catheter  
A dialysis catheter including a first portion having an outer wall having a first diameter, an elongated distal portion having a second diameter smaller than the first diameter, and a transition...
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...
8585679 Even-flow multi-stage cannula  
A single-lumen, multi-stage cannula particularly adapted for venous drainage during cardiac surgery includes a first stage comprising a longitudinal tubular tip having a first plurality of...
8579847 Wireless pressure setting indicator  
Devices and methods useful for non-invasively indicating the position or setting of a mechanical device, such as a sensor or control in an implanted medical device, are disclosed. In one exemplary...
8568347 Apparatus for making extracorporeal blood circulation available  
The present invention relates to an apparatus for making extracorporeal blood circulation available, in particular a heart-lung machine, comprising a venous connection and an arterial connection,...
8545449 Multi-port fluid access device and method  
The invention provides a multi-port fluid access device for medical use, such as in a blood-flow circuit during dialysis. The device has a main tubular body and a needle access port and a...
8540661 Solid-body catheter including lateral distal openings  
A split-tip catheter for placement within the vasculature of a patient and for use in hemodialysis or other suitable procedures is disclosed. In one embodiment, the split-tip catheter includes a...
8529490 Systems and methods for dialysis access disconnection  
An access disconnection method for a machine employing a blood circuit, the blood circuit having a machine segment and a patient access segment, the method comprising: injecting an electrical...
8517971 Cannula implant device for use in salivary gland ducts  
A cannula for placement within a salivary gland duct having a first end adjacent an oral cavity and a second end adjacent a salivary gland is provided. The cannula includes an elongate body having...
8517978 Multi-lumen catheter  
The invention provides a catheter for placement within a vessel of a patient. The catheter comprises an elongated catheter body, a septum extending longitudinally through the interior of the...
8506514 System for regulating intracranial pressure  
The present invention relates to a method and system to regulate pressure in an object, and is especially suitable for regulating intracranial pressure in people suffering from hydrocephalus. The...
8500674 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...
8496607 Multi-lumen catheter  
A catheter for use in the extracorporeal treatment of bodily fluids comprises a catheter body having a withdrawal port, an infusion port, and a plurality of lumens therein. The lumens comprise two...
8491518 Diaphragm pressure pod for medical fluids  
A tubular medical fluid flow set comprises a pressure sensing chamber connected in flow-through relation to fluid flow tubing of the set. The pressure sensing chamber defines a movable, flexible,...
8480608 Methods and apparatus for leak detection in blood processing systems  
A blood processing system includes a flow reversing device with at least an air sensor in the venous line located near the patient. During treatment, blood flow is reversed to cause air to...
8460228 Methods, devices, and systems for parallel control of infusion device  
A tubing set is disclosed including a first line having first and second ends, a bag spike at the first end configured for connection to a source of infusate, and a connector at the second end...
8454549 Method and system for closed chest blood flow support  
A pumping system for assisting a patient's heart includes a blood pump disposed outside the patient's body and having an inlet and an outlet. An inlet cannula is configured for insertion...
8454550 Apparatus for detecting moisture for an apparatus for monitoring the access to a patient, in particular for monitoring the vascular access during extracorporeal blood treatment  
An apparatus is disclosed for detecting moisture, which is intended for the use in an apparatus for monitoring an access to a patient for a device by means of which a fluid is conducted to and/or...
8444585 Catheter needle retention and placement monitoring system and method  
A blood access device includes (i) a first layer, a bottom surface of the first layer including (a) an adhesive or (b) a hook and loop material for securing the first layer to a patient, a first...

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