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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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7247146
APP PUB NO 20040167457A1
SERIAL NO

10775993

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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 ABLUND326

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Aberkane, Aziz Decines, FR 10 210
Baraldi, Vincenzo Quistello, IT 12 181
Chevallet, Jacques Serezin du Rhone, FR 44 1200
Delnevo, Annalisa Sant' Agata Bolognese, IT 22 424
Duchamp, Jacques Bron, FR 11 213
Meyssonnier, Gabriel Dizimieu, FR 10 210
Pouchoulin, Dominique Tramoyes, FR 21 246
Ribolzi, Francesco Modena, IT 18 236
Tonelli, Claudio Modena, IT 74 513
Zaccarelli, Massimo San Felice sul Panaro, IT 18 326

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ASAHI KASEI MEDICAL CO., LTD. (2)
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BAXTER INTERNATIONAL INC. (4)
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B. BRAUN AVITUM AG (8)
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