US Patent No: 7,247,146

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Support element for an integrated blood treatment module, integrated blood treatment module and extracorporeal blood treatment apparatus equipped with said integrated module

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The invention relates to support element (4) comprising a main body (6) having a front wall (25) and a peripheral wall (32) projecting away from the front wall. The front wall and the peripheral wall define a housing compartment (33) designed to receive a fluid distribution circuitry cooperating with a treatment unit for defining an integrated blood treatment module.

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GAMBRO LUNDIA ABLUND316

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Aberkane, Aziz Decines, FR 10 183
Baraldi, Vincenzo Quistello, IT 12 157
Chevallet, Jacques Serezin du Rhone, FR 44 1098
Delnevo, Annalisa Sant' Agata Bolognese, IT 22 381
Duchamp, Jacques Bron, FR 11 186
Meyssonnier, Gabriel Dizimieu, FR 10 183
Pouchoulin, Dominique Tramoyes, FR 20 215
Ribolzi, Francesco Modena, IT 18 205
Tonelli, Claudio Modena, IT 74 471
Zaccarelli, Massimo San Felice sul Panaro, IT 17 288

Cited Art Landscape

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6,277,277 Cartridge holder for a dialyzing machine 69 2000
 
NXSTAGE MEDICAL, INC. (2)
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DEUTSCHE BANK AG NEW YORK BRANCH (1)
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BAXTER INTERNATIONAL INC. (1)
5,714,060 Disinfection of arterial and venous line connectors hemodialysis machine 43 1996
 
Baxter Travenol Laboratories, Inc. (2)
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FENWAL, INC. (4)
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6,325,775 Self-contained, transportable blood processsing device 70 1999
 
HAEMONETICS CORPORATION (1)
5,311,908 Blood processing method and apparatus with disposable cassette 129 1992
 
HOSPAL INDUSTRIE, 7, AV., LIONEL TERRAY B.P. 126 F-69883 MEYZIEU CEDEX, FRANCE, A CORP. OF FRANCE (1)
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Noord-Nederlandsche Machinefabriek B.V. (1)
4,424,009 Peristaltic pump 26 1980
 
SPACE SYSTEMS/LORAL, INC. (1)
4,871,012 Variable conductance thermal insulation blanket 17 1988
 
GAMBRO RENAL PRODUCTS, INC. (2)
* 5,441,636 Integrated blood treatment fluid module 158 1993
5,641,144 Dialyzer holder 30 1995
 
I-FLOW CORPORATION (1)
4,950,245 Multiple fluid cartridge and pump 94 1988
* Cited By Examiner

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
ASAHI KASEI MEDICAL CO., LTD. (2)
* 8,202,241 Blood purification system 2 2008
* 2010/0087,771 BLOOD PURIFICATION SYSTEM 4 2008
 
BAXTER INTERNATIONAL INC. (4)
8,512,553 Extracorporeal dialysis ready peritoneal dialysis machine 8 2007
* 2009/0008,306 EXTRACORPOREAL DIALYSIS READY PERITONEAL DIALYSIS MACHINE 18 2007
9,440,017 System and method for performing alternative and sequential blood and peritoneal dialysis modalities 0 2013
9,227,003 Hybrid blood and peritoneal dialysis treatment systems and methods 0 2013
 
OUTSET MEDICAL, INC. (2)
9,328,969 Heat exchange fluid purification for dialysis system 0 2012
9,402,945 Dialysis system and methods 0 2015
 
B. BRAUN AVITUM AG (8)
8,747,662 Modular hemofiltration apparatus with removable panels for multiple and alternate blood therapy 0 2008
* 2009/0084,717 MODULAR HEMOFILTRATION APPARATUS WITH REMOVABLE PANELS FOR MULTIPLE AND ALTERNATE BLOOD THERAPY 4 2008
8,403,875 Bag hanger assembly for blood therapy apparatus 0 2009
8,328,750 Removable multiple panel assembly with blood supply and fluid tubing for hemofiltration apparatus 0 2009
8,323,482 Extracorporeal blood therapy apparatus control unit housing with removable panels and manually operated panel engaging components 1 2009
* 2010/0094,194 BAG HANGER ASSEMBLY FOR BLOOD THERAPY APPARATUS 4 2009
* 2010/0094,192 REMOVABLE MULTIPLE PANEL ASSEMBLY WITH BLOOD SUPPLY AND FLUID TUBING FOR HEMOFILTRATION APPARATUS 4 2009
* 2010/0089,806 EXTRACORPOREAL BLOOD THERAPY APPARATUS CONTROL UNIT HOUSING WITH REMOVABLE PANELS AND MANUALLY OPERATED PANEL ENGAGING COMPONENTS 4 2009
 
GAMBRO LUNDIA AB (2)
* 7,727,176 Machine for extracorporeal blood treatment coupled to a support element 26 2007
* 2007/0249,983 Machine for extracorporeal blood treatment coupled to a support element 5 2007
* Cited By Examiner

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