US Patent No: 7,905,853

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Dialysis system having integrated pneumatic manifold

ALSO PUBLISHED AS: 20090112151

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Abstract

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A dialysis machine valve manifold assembly includes a plurality of pneumatic valves; a plate including a first side and a second side, the plurality of pneumatic valves mounted to the first side of the plate, the second side of the plate defining a plurality of pneumatic flow paths; and a port header mounted removably to the plate, the port header including a plurality of ports configured to connect sealingly to pneumatic tubing, the ports in fluid communication with the pneumatic valves via the pneumatic flow paths defined in the plate.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
BAXTER HEALTHCARE S.A.DEERFIELD, IL678
BAXTER INTERNATIONAL INC.DEERFIELD, IL1069

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Chapman, Paul Lutz, US 16 81
Childers, Robert W Trinity, US 138 1384
Hecht, Gideon Seminole, US 15 113
Wellings, Anders Largo, US 5 13

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Patent Citation Ranking

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
BAXTER INTERNATIONAL INC. (2)
* 8,961,444 Pressure manifold system for dialysis 0 2013
* 2013/0269,801 PRESSURE MANIFOLD SYSTEM FOR DIALYSIS 0 2013
 
Corindus, Inc. (7)
8,480,618 Catheter system 0 2009
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8,790,297 Remote catheter system with steerable catheter 0 2011
D685468 Catheter system cassette 0 2012
D674484 Catheter system cassette 0 2012
 
FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE HOLDINGS, INC. (6)
8,663,463 Extracorporeal fluid circuit and related components 0 2009
8,500,994 Dialysis systems and methods 0 2010
8,506,684 Gas release devices for extracorporeal fluid circuits and related methods 0 2010
8,974,405 Extracorporeal fluid circuit 0 2011
* 8,343,346 Dialysis systems and related components 0 2011
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