US Patent No: 7,905,853

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Dialysis system having integrated pneumatic manifold

ALSO PUBLISHED AS: 20090112151

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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, IL593
BAXTER INTERNATIONAL INC.DEERFIELD, IL997

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Chapman, Paul Windsor, CT 23 121
Childers, Robert W New Port Richey, FL 196 2154
Hecht, Gideon Seminole, FL 21 187
Wellings, Anders - 6 40

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
CORINDUS INC. (7)
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