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9024746 Safety features for medical devices requiring assistance and supervision  
An automatic locking system for a medical treatment device helps to ensure that an assistant is present during treatment of a patient. Among the features disclosed biometric authentication to...
9011769 Dual chamber blood reservoir  
A blood reservoir may be used in combination with other elements such as a heart lung machine (HLM), oxygenator, heat exchanger, arterial filter and the like to form an extracorporeal blood...
9005187 Method and apparatus for improving local hypoxicity for enhanced therapy  
An implantable oxygen generator system is disclosed. The implantable oxygen generator system includes a receiver configured to generate an electrical current, and an electrode set configured to...
8974405 Extracorporeal fluid circuit  
A dialysis fluid cassette that includes a rigid body and a flexible backing covering a recessed portion of the rigid body to at least partially form a gas release chamber.
8968652 Oxygenator  
An oxygenator that inhibits or prevents bubbles in blood from exiting through a blood outlet includes an oxygenator part which performs gas exchange on blood and a heat exchanging part which...
8951220 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,...
8939926 Method and apparatus for removal of gas bubbles from blood  
A system and method for removing gas bubbles from blood during circulatory assist procedures. An active filter apparatus forces the bubbles to the center of the system where they are removed from...
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...
8911666 Filter member and oxygenator using same  
A filter member used in an oxygenator is constructed to provide improved contact with a hollow fiber membrane bundle and to capture bubbles contained in blood. The filter member possesses...
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...
8906300 Even perfusion pump-integrated blood oxygenator  
A blood oxygenator includes an integral pneumatic pump disposed substantially within a housing thereof, an inlet blood flow redirector, and an outflow blood collector. An atrium provided at an...
8888737 Method and apparatus for cardiac tissue monitoring and catheter-based perfusion for mitigating acute reoxygenation injury  
A system and methods are described for improving the management of ischemic cardiac tissue during acute coronary syndromes or other ischemic conditions. A method and apparatus is described that...
8888730 Perfusion system with RFID feature activation  
The disclosure pertains to a perfusion system that is easy to set-up, use and monitor during a bypass procedure. In some embodiments, the disclosure pertains to a perfusion system in which at...
8882695 Arrangement with a blood pump and a gas exchanger for extracorporeal membrane oxygenation  
The invention relates to an arrangement having a blood pump and a gas exchanger for extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. According to the invention, the blood pump is designed as a pulsatile blood...
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...
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...
8795591 Dual outlet oxygenator for treating blood in an extracorporeal blood circuit  
An apparatus for oxygenating blood including a housing and an oxygenator bundle. The housing defines a primary chamber, a blood inlet port open to the primary chamber, and a blood outlet region....
8795220 Blood processing unit with circumferential blood flow  
A blood processing apparatus may include a heat exchanger and a gas exchanger. At least one of the heat exchanger and the gas exchanger may be configured to provide a circumferential blood flow...
8747742 Heat exchanger and heat-exchanger-integrated oxygenator  
A heat exchanger includes a case, a bottom member and a plurality of heat transfer pipes (a pipe group) loaded in the heat exchanger case, in which blood flows from one end through the bottom...
8734375 Blood treatment method adapted to at least partially eliminate the carbon dioxide content and related device  
A blood treatment method is described that is adapted to at least partially eliminate the carbon dioxide content of the type comprising a step of drawing a blood flow. Advantageously according to...
8734376 Perfusion system with RFID  
A perfusion system is easy to set-up, use and monitor during a bypass procedure. At least some of the disposable components used with the perfusion system are configured to be able to communicate...
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...
8709343 Method and apparatus for controlled reoxygenation  
A method and apparatus for performing coronary perfusion and cardiac reoxygenation that enables accurate control of oxygen levels in blood used for the coronary circulation. Deoxygenated blood and...
8685320 Oxygenator  
An oxygenator which helps avoid bubbles in the blood from being discharged through the blood outlet port of the oxygenator includes a housing, a hollow fiber membrane bundle in the housing and...
8685319 Combination oxygenator and arterial filter device with a fiber bundle of continuously wound hollow fibers for treating blood in an extracorporeal blood circuit  
A combination oxygenator and arterial filter device for treating blood in an extracorporeal blood circuit. The device includes a housing maintaining a core and a fiber bundle. The fiber bundle is...
8672867 Cardiopulmonary bypass devices and methods  
A cardiopulmonary bypass device may include a first tube configured for connection to a vein and a second tube configured for connection to an artery. The device may further include a pump...
8647569 Paracorporeal respiratory assist lung  
A paracorporeal respiratory assist lung is configured with an annular cylindrical hollow fiber membrane (fiber bundle) that is rotated at rapidly varying speeds. Fluid (for example, blood) is...
8647410 Microfabricated artificial lung assist device, and methods of use and manufacture thereof  
The invention provides systems and methods for exchanging gas in an oxygenator device, and methods for preparing and using such oxygenator devices. The systems and methods can be used to transfer...
8609022 Medical heat exchanger, manufacturing method thereof and artificial lung device  
A medical heat exchanger includes a thin tube bundle 2 in which a plurality of heat transfer thin tubes 1 for letting heat medium liquid flow therethrough are arranged and stacked, seal members 3a...
8585969 Device and methods for processing blood in extracorporeal circulation  
A device for treating blood in an extracorporeal blood circuit, the device including a centrifugal pump provided with a transparent enclosure that is connected, by means of an inlet duct, to the...
8585968 Method and system for purging moisture from an oxygenator  
A method and system for improving gas exchange properties of oxygenators which utilize hollow fiber membranes for removing carbon dioxide or adding oxygen to a patient's blood via extracorporeal...
8579845 Wound heat exchanger  
A capillary tube bundle sub-assembly for use in an extracorporeal heat exchanger includes a continuous capillary tubing wound about a core to define a plurality of capillary layers each including...
8574309 Two-stage system and method for oxygenating and removing carbon dioxide from a physiological fluid  
A two-stage system for oxygenating and removing carbon dioxide from a physiological fluid, including: a primary exchange module configured to receive a gas having oxygen therein and a carrier...
8545754 Radial design oxygenator with heat exchanger  
Disclosed is an apparatus for oxygenating and controlling the temperature of blood in an extracorporeal circuit. The apparatus has an inlet and an outlet that is located radially outward from the...
8545552 Systems and methods for transcatheter aortic valve treatment  
Devices and methods are configured to allow transcervical or subclavian access via the common carotid artery to the native aortic valve, and implantation of a prosthetic aortic valve into the...
8529834 Blood/air mass exchange apparatus  
There is provided a mass exchange apparatus (114) for use in blood/air mass exchange comprising plural blood flow conduits for defining a blood flow from a blood flow inlet provided thereto; and...
8518259 De-airing oxygenator for treating blood in an extracorporeal blood circuit  
An apparatus for de-aering, oxygenating and controlling a temperature of blood in an extracorporeal blood circuit. The apparatus includes a housing, a manifold body, a heat exchanger, and an...
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...
8518326 Extra-corporeal membrane oxygenation control  
A method may include obtaining information representing at least one of a concentration of carbon dioxide in a patient's blood, a concentration of oxygen in the patient's blood or a pH value of...
8496874 Integrated centrifugal blood pump-oxygenator, an extracorporeal life support system and a method of de-bubbling and priming an extracorporeal life support system  
An integrated centrifugal blood pump-oxygenator (1) which has a housing (2) with a top (3) having a blood inlet (4), a blood outlet (5) and a gas inlet (6), and a bottom (7) having a rotational...
8480606 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...
8439858 Arterial blood filter  
An arterial line blood filter for use in extracorporeal blood circuits during heart bypass surgery has, among other components, a housing with a cap portion, a base portion, and a generally...
8425838 Filter member and oxygenator using same  
A filter member used in an oxygenator is constructed to provide improved contact with a hollow fiber membrane bundle and to capture bubbles contained in blood. The filter member possesses...
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...
8419944 Continuous ambulatory hemofiltration device  
A Continuous Ambulatory Hemofilter includes an outer casing, multifunction pump, hemofilter, reverse osmosis filter, power source, drainage bag, blood lines and fluid lines, characterized in that...
8409502 Methods, apparatuses, and applications for compliant membrane blood gas exchangers  
A compliant blood gas exchanger is provided including a housing having a first end cap, a second end cap, and an elastomeric sidewall or sleeve extending there between forming a chamber. A hollow...
8398858 Device for transferring mass and/or exchanging energy  
A device is provided for transferring mass and/or exchanging energy between two media, particularly between blood and a gas/gas mixture. The device includes a chamber (2), through which the first...
8388566 Oxygenator with integrated arterial filter including filter frame  
An oxygenator combines, in a single structure, a heat exchanger, a gas exchanger, an arterial filter, and a filter frame. Such an oxygenator permits fewer fluid connections and thus may simplify...
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...
8323379 Devices, systems and methods for reducing the concentration of a chemical entity in fluids  
A method of improving the blood compatibility of a blood-contacting surface includes immobilizing carbonic anhydrase on the surface, wherein the surface exhibits carbonic anhydrase activity of at...

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