US Patent No: 7,247,146

Number of patents in Portfolio can not be more than 2000

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 ABLUND229

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Aberkane, Aziz Decines, FR 20 95
Baraldi, Vincenzo Quistello, IT 22 59
Chevallet, Jacques Serezin Du Rhone, FR 67 833
Delnevo, Annalisa Sant'Agata Bolognese, IT 42 221
Duchamp, Jacques Bron, FR 22 97
Meyssonnier, Gabriel Dizimieu, FR 20 95
Pouchoulin, Dominique Tramoyes, FR 31 128
Ribolzi, Francesco Modena, IT 32 101
Tonelli, Claudio Modena, IT 102 324
Zaccarelli, Massimo San Felice Sul Panaro, IT 29 160

Cited Art Landscape

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B. BRAUN MELSUNGEN AG (2)
6,308,721 Cartridge holder for a dialyser 25 1999
6,277,277 Cartridge holder for a dialyzing machine 58 2000
 
NXSTAGE MEDICAL, INC. (2)
5,983,947 Docking ports for medical fluid sets 36 1997
* 6,589,482 Extracorporeal circuits for performing hemofiltration employing pressure sensing without an air interface 49 2000
 
DEUTSCHE BANK AG NEW YORK BRANCH (1)
4,886,431 Peristaltic pump having independently adjustable cartridges 106 1988
 
Baxter Travenol Laboratories, Inc. (2)
4,526,515 Fluid pumping assembly including a prepackaged fluid circuit module 143 1982
* 4,637,813 Blood processing assembly including a prepackaged fluid circuit module 98 1982
 
FENWAL, INC. (4)
5,427,509 Peristaltic pump tube cassette with angle pump tube connectors 52 1993
5,462,416 Peristaltic pump tube cassette for blood processing systems 107 1993
* 5,482,440 Blood processing systems using a peristaltic pump module with valve and sensing station for operating a peristaltic pump tube cassette 126 1993
6,325,775 Self-contained, transportable blood processsing device 64 1999
 
HAEMONETICS CORPORATION (1)
5,311,908 Blood processing method and apparatus with disposable cassette 111 1992
 
HOSPAL INDUSTRIE, 7, AV., LIONEL TERRAY B.P. 126 F-69883 MEYZIEU CEDEX, FRANCE, A CORP. OF FRANCE (1)
4,844,810 Installation with multiple functions for replacement of the natural filtration of the blood 55 1987
 
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 134 1993
5,641,144 Dialyzer holder 27 1995
 
I-FLOW CORPORATION (1)
4,950,245 Multiple fluid cartridge and pump 87 1988
 
HHD LLC, A DELAWARE LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (1)
5,714,060 Disinfection of arterial and venous line connectors hemodialysis machine 39 1996
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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. (1)
8,512,553 Extracorporeal dialysis ready peritoneal dialysis machine 1 2007
 
B. BRAUN AVITUM AG (4)
8,747,662 Modular hemofiltration apparatus with removable panels for multiple and alternate blood therapy 0 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 0 2009
 
GAMBRO LUNDIA AB (1)
* 7,727,176 Machine for extracorporeal blood treatment coupled to a support element 22 2007
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