US Patent No: 7,905,853

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Dialysis system having integrated pneumatic manifold

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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, IL619
BAXTER INTERNATIONAL INC.DEERFIELD, IL982

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Chapman, Paul Lutz, US 17 169
Childers, Robert W Trinity, US 157 3628
Hecht, Gideon Seminole, US 19 282
Wellings, Anders Largo, US 5 71

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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. (10)
9,095,681 Catheter system 0 2009
8,480,618 Catheter system 4 2009
D680645 Catheter system cassette 2 2010
D671640 Catheter system cassette 0 2010
8,694,157 Catheter control system and graphical user interface 1 2011
8,790,297 Remote catheter system with steerable catheter 4 2011
9,220,568 Catheter system with percutaneous device movement algorithm 2 2012
D685468 Catheter system cassette 1 2012
D674484 Catheter system cassette 1 2012
9,402,977 Catheter system 0 2013
 
FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE HOLDINGS, INC. (9)
8,663,463 Extracorporeal fluid circuit and related components 0 2009
8,500,994 Dialysis systems and methods 1 2010
8,506,684 Gas release devices for extracorporeal fluid circuits and related methods 0 2010
9,220,832 Dialysis systems and methods 0 2011
8,974,405 Extracorporeal fluid circuit 0 2011
* 8,343,346 Dialysis systems and related components 0 2011
* 2012/0091,053 Dialysis Systems and Related Components 1 2011
9,433,721 Vial spiking assemblies and related methods 0 2013
9,375,526 Vial spiking assemblies and related methods 0 2015
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