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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Abstract

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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 ABLUND301

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Aberkane, Aziz Decines, FR 20 81
Baraldi, Vincenzo Quistello, IT 22 52
Chevallet, Jacques Serezin Du Rhone, FR 67 749
Delnevo, Annalisa Sant'Agata Bolognese, IT 42 185
Duchamp, Jacques Bron, FR 22 82
Meyssonnier, Gabriel Dizimieu, FR 20 81
Pouchoulin, Dominique Tramoyes, FR 27 95
Ribolzi, Francesco Modena, IT 32 87
Tonelli, Claudio Modena, IT 102 295
Zaccarelli, Massimo San Felice Sul Panaro, IT 29 135

Cited Art Landscape

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4,379,452 Prepackaged, self-contained fluid circuit module 121 1979
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FENWAL, INC. (4)
5,427,509 Peristaltic pump tube cassette with angle pump tube connectors 45 1993
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6,325,775 Self-contained, transportable blood processsing device 58 1999
 
B. BRAUN MELSUNGEN AG (2)
6,308,721 Cartridge holder for a dialyser 23 1999
6,277,277 Cartridge holder for a dialyzing machine 51 2000
 
GAMBRO RENAL PRODUCTS, INC. (2)
5,441,636 Integrated blood treatment fluid module 120 1993
5,641,144 Dialyzer holder 27 1995
 
NXSTAGE MEDICAL, INC. (2)
5,983,947 Docking ports for medical fluid sets 35 1997
6,589,482 Extracorporeal circuits for performing hemofiltration employing pressure sensing without an air interface 42 2000
 
DEUTSCHE BANK AG NEW YORK BRANCH (1)
4,886,431 Peristaltic pump having independently adjustable cartridges 104 1988
 
HAEMONETICS CORPORATION (1)
5,311,908 Blood processing method and apparatus with disposable cassette 108 1992
 
HHD LLC, A DELAWARE LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (1)
5,714,060 Disinfection of arterial and venous line connectors hemodialysis machine 37 1996
 
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
 
I-FLOW CORPORATION (1)
4,950,245 Multiple fluid cartridge and pump 86 1988
 
Noord-Nederlandsche Machinefabriek B.V. (1)
4,424,009 Peristaltic pump 26 1980
 
SPACE SYSTEMS/LORAL, INC. (1)
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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
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
 
ASAHI KASEI MEDICAL CO., LTD. (1)
8,202,241 Blood purification system 0 2008
 
BAXTER INTERNATIONAL INC. (1)
8,512,553 Extracorporeal dialysis ready peritoneal dialysis machine 1 2007
 
GAMBRO LUNDIA AB (1)
7,727,176 Machine for extracorporeal blood treatment coupled to a support element 17 2007

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