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 Dialyzer patent thumbnailnew patent Dialyzer
The present invention relates to a dialyzer, in particular to a peritoneal dialyzer, comprising at least one compressor and comprising at least one pneumatic consumer which is in communication with the compressor such that it can be acted on by compressed air from the compressor, wherein the dialyzer communicates or can communicate with at least one blood pressure cuff such that the blood pressure cuff can be supplied with compressed air by the compressor of the dialyzer.. .
Fresenius Medical Care Deutschland Gmbh


 Method of monitoring health status of a patient patent thumbnailMethod of monitoring health status of a patient
Foley type catheter embodiments for sensing physiologic data from a urinary tract of a patient are disclosed. The system includes the catheter and a data processing apparatus and methods for sensing physiologic data from the urinary tract.
Theranova, Llc


 Blood glucose control system patent thumbnailBlood glucose control system
Techniques are used for adaptation of drug-administration parameters that control insulin delivery in a blood glucose control system. One technique provides long-term adaptation of a nominal basal infusion rate, adapting to longer-term changes in a patient's needs due to growth, illness, hormonal fluctuations, physical activity, aging, etc.
The General Hospital Corporation


 Dialysis system having inventory management including online dextrose mixing patent thumbnailDialysis system having inventory management including online dextrose mixing
An automated peritoneal dialysis system and machine configured to perform dextrose mixing are disclosed. An example dialysis machine includes at least one pump, a first dialysate having a first dextrose level placed in fluid communication with the at least one pump, and a second dialysate having a second dextrose level placed in fluid communication with the at least one pump.
Baxter Healthcare Sa


 Method of treating ovarian, tubal and peritoneal cancer patent thumbnailMethod of treating ovarian, tubal and peritoneal cancer
A method of treating ovarian, tubal and peritoneal cancer is revealed. It comprises administering an effective amount of a pharmaceutical composition (including a copper chelator, a platinum-based chemotherapeutic agent and an anthracycline) to a subject in need thereof for reducing concentration of intracellular copper ions and promoting activation of transcription factor sp1 and human copper transporter 1 (hctr1)..
National Cheng Kung University Hospital


 Automated display dimness control for a medical device patent thumbnailAutomated display dimness control for a medical device
A medical device, such as a peritoneal dialysis machine, includes a sensor for sensing motion and/or user proximity in the vicinity of the medical device for the purpose of automated dimming a display of the medical device. In the event of a lack of user-activity on a machine interface and a lack of movement detected by the proximity sensor, the machine display is automatically dimmed to minimize power-consumption and provide an enhanced medical device for night therapies in a home or clinic environment.
Fresenius Medical Care Holdings, Inc.


 Animal model for evaluating filoviruses patent thumbnailAnimal model for evaluating filoviruses
The present invention includes methods of making, and compositions comprising, a uniformly lethal filovirus for outbred small mammals by mutation of the viral genome through serial passages in a small mammal, the method comprising the steps of: obtaining a filovirus strain from a human subject; passing the filovirus strain one or more times by intramuscular injection of one or more filovirus infected tissues into an inbred small mammal until uniform lethality is obtained; passing the filovirus strain in one or more human cell lines; passing the filovirus strain one or more times by intraperitoneal injection of one or more filovirus infected tissues into an outbred small mammal until uniform lethality is obtained; and isolating the uniformly lethal filovirus obtained thereby.. .
The Board Of Regents Of The University Of Texas System


 Neo-islets comprising stem and islet cells and treatment of diabetes mellitus therewith patent thumbnailNeo-islets comprising stem and islet cells and treatment of diabetes mellitus therewith
Described are neo-islets comprising: a) dedifferentiated islet cells and mesenchymal and/or adipose stem cells; or b) redifferentiated islet cells and mesenchymal and/or adipose stem cells where the cells have been treated so as to facilitate redifferentiation. Further described herein are methods of generating neo-islets, the methods comprising: culturing a) dedifferentiated islet cells and mesenchymal and/or adipose stem cells; or b) redifferentiated islet cells and mesenchymal and/or adipose stem cells; on a surface that promotes the formation of cell clusters.
Symbiocelltech, Llc


 Method and  performing peritoneal ultrafiltration patent thumbnailMethod and performing peritoneal ultrafiltration
Method and apparatus for ultrafiltration of a patient being overhydrated due to congestive heart failure, comprising a cassette having four inlets/outlets. A patient tube is connected to a patient connector, intended to be connected to a patient line for access to a peritoneal cavity of the patient.
Triomed Ab


 Detecting a heater bag patent thumbnailDetecting a heater bag
In one aspect, a peritoneal dialysis (pd) machine can be used to detect a heater bag filled with dialysate. The pd machine has a heater tray that includes a temperature sensor and also has a processor that determines a status of the heater bag based on data received from the temperature sensor.
Fresenius Medical Care Holdings, Inc.


Mesothelin vaccines and model systems

Mesothelin can be used as an immunotherapeutic target. It induces a cytolytic t cell response.
The Johns Hopkins University

Systems for utilizing the water content in fluid from a renal replacement therapy process

The present invention relates to systems, methods and uses for recycling at least a part of water lost during various renal replacement therapy processes, e.g. In the preparation of a fresh dialysate solution or fresh reconstitution fluid for kidney disease dialysis and hemofiltration by utilizing water from the spent fluids.
Aquapoten Company Limited

Hybrid blood and peritoneal dialysis treatment systems and methods

A dialysis system includes a fluid line fluidly communicating with a fluid source, a peritoneal dialysis unit configured to be placed in fluid communication with the fluid line, the peritoneal dialysis unit including a first user interface and a first control unit, the first user interface configured to receive first user inputs related to a peritoneal dialysis treatment, the first control unit configured to operate the peritoneal dialysis unit in accordance with the first user inputs to perform the peritoneal dialysis treatment, and a blood treatment unit configured to be placed in fluid communication with the fluid line, the blood treatment unit including a second user interface and a second control unit, the second user interface configured to receive second user inputs related to a blood treatment, the second control unit configured to operate the blood treatment unit in accordance with the second user inputs to perform the blood treatment.. .
Baxter Healthcare Sa

Voice interface for a dialysis machine

A dialysis machine (e.g., a peritoneal dialysis (pd) machine) can include a microphone and a component that provide voice recognition capabilities to the machine. For example, in some implementations, the component is configured to identify and/or authenticate voice commands that are issued by a user.
Fresenius Medical Care Holdings, Inc.

Dialysis catheter and methods of use thereof

The present invention relates generally to medical devices for use in peritoneal dialysis and to methods of using such devices. One aspect of the invention provides a device including an elongated tubular member having a lumen extending from a proximal end to a distal end and a first expandable member positioned around the elongated tubular member at a first position.
Cook Medical Technologies Llc

System and monitoring the health of dialysis patients

A system and method for monitoring the health of dialysis patients with raman spectroscopy measurements of one or more target analytes is described. The methods include irradiating one or more fluids of interest with light to produce one or more spectrum and detecting the spectrum with a detector.
Virginia Tech Intellectual Properties, Inc.

Systems and methods for delivery of peritoneal dialysis (pd) solutions with integrated inter-chamber diffuser

The invention provides, in some aspects, a container system for medical solutions such as peritoneal dialysis (pd) solutions. The invention particularly features a system which includes a first compartment that contains a first medical solution, e.g., a pd osmotic agent, and a second compartment that contains a second medical solution, e.g., a pd buffer agent.
Fresenius Medical Care Holdings, Inc.

Visually assisted entry of a veress needle with a tapered videoscope for microlaparoscopy

A veress needle is modified to receive a forward-looking miniature videoscope through the cannula of an insufflation tube of the veress needle. The modified instrument enables direct viewing of progress of the instrument through tissue to the peritoneal cavity of a patient, for proper location of the needle and insufflation of the cavity via the needle.
Asimion Inc.

Image analysis assessment of peritoneal dialysis complication in peritoneal dialysis

An image analysis method and an apparatus thereof for assessment of pd (peritoneal dialysis) complications in peritoneal dialysis are provided. An analysis procedure is executed on an image under test of a dialysis bag, so as to obtain a color location in a color space corresponding to the image under test.
National Taiwan University

Tissue repair implant

Described herein are tissue repair implants comprising at least a first layer of peritoneal membrane. The first layer of peritoneal membrane can be located adjacent to a second layer of peritoneal membrane and can be in direct contact with the second layer of peritoneal membrane.
Proxy Biomedical Limited

Method of retroperitoneal lateral insertion of spinal implants

A method is disclosed for introducing a spinal disc implant into an intervertebral space of a subject. The subject is placed in a lateral position, and the anterior face of the spinal disc intervertebral space is accessed, between the l5 and s1 vertebrae, from an anterior and lateral retroperitoneal approach.
Pantheon Spinal Llc

Substituted aromatic sulfur compounds and methods of their use

Wherein d, n, ra, rb, and rc are as herein defined, along with pharmaceutical compositions and methods of using compounds of formula ii for treating or reducing the risk of peritoneal carcinomatosis in a patient.. .

A process for the estimation of treatment duration of peritoneal dialysis treatment

The present invention relates to a process for the estimation of treatment duration of peritoneal dialysis treatment: wherein the estimation of treatment duration is performed based on an ideal treatment duration, wherein the ideal treatment duration is increased by one or more delay values, wherein the delay values depend on one or more apparatus-specific and/or patient-specific and/or process-specific parameters.. .
Fresenius Medical Care Deutschland Gmbh

Apparatus and methods for facilitating treatment of tissue via improved delivery of energy based and non-energy based modalities

Methods and apparatus for accessing and treating regions of the body are disclosed herein. Using an endoscopic device having an automatically controllable proximal portion and a selectively steerable distal portion, the device generally may be advanced into the body through an opening.
Intuitive Surgical Operations, Inc.

Device for vascular and peritoneal access and a device for hemodialysis

An implantable device for venous or peritoneal access including a housing including a void having distal a proximal openings; an insert for insertion through the proximal opening comprising a venous or peritoneal catheter; a valve element mounted in a cylindrical recess of the insert; an extracorporeal coupling member of which a terminal portion can be inserted into a proximal recess of the valve element; one or two conduits extending from the catheter to the proximal end of the coupling member via the valve element and the insert for providing fluid communication, which can be interrupted by rotating the coupling member. The coupling member can be extracted from the recess only in a state of interrupted communication..
Transcutan Ab

Apparatus and method and for monitoring and controlling a peritoneal dialysis therapy

An apparatus for performing peritoneal dialysis includes a housing; a peritoneal dialysis supply bag supported by and/or located above the housing; a first valve for controlling gravity flow of fresh peritoneal dialysis fluid from the supply bag to a patient; a second valve for controlling gravity flow of used peritoneal dialysis fluid from the patient to a drain; and a pressure sensor positioned and arranged with respect to the gravity flow of fresh peritoneal dialysis fluid or the gravity flow of used peritoneal dialysis fluid to provide a reading used to evaluate a head height pressure.. .
Baxter International Inc.

Compositions and methods for treating peritoneal cancers

The present disclosure provides compositions and methods for treating a peritoneal cancer in a subject. The methods include administering a t cell which is genetically modified to express a chimeric t cell receptor protein.
Prospect Chartercare Rwmc, Llc D/b/a Roger Williams Medical Center

Surgical drape for use in cesarean sections

A surgical drape allows access to a vaginal area during cesarean sections without breaking a sterile field. The drape comprises a base sheet defined by an incision panel that overlays a peritoneal region, where the cesarean section primarily occurs; and a vagina panel that overlays a vaginal area.

Peritoneal cavity simulator

Provided is a peritoneal cavity simulator that can simplify the execution of alignment during the replacement of living-body-feeling model organs for repeated trainings on a simulator. This peritoneal cavity simulator comprises: a casing that has a pelvis part, a back part, and an abdomen part; living-body-feeling model organs; and model holding parts.
Fasotec Co., Ltd.

Composition and methods based on neutralizing antibodies delivered intranasally for enhanced therapeutic efficacy

The present invention provides methods for treatment or prophylaxis of viruses, particularly influenza virus, by administration of agents, particularly neutralizing antibodies or active fragments thereof, directly to the respiratory tract, including by intranasal or inhalation administration. The invention provides compositions suitable for intranasal or inhalation treatment and administration.
Contrafect Corporation



Peritoneal topics:
  • Peritoneal
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Peritoneal Cavity
  • Dialysis System
  • Intraperitoneal
  • Abdominal Cavity
  • Hemodialysis
  • Anastomosis
  • Wireless Communication Device
  • Colorectal
  • Hydrogen Sulfide
  • Sulfonamide
  • Ultraviolet
  • Ultraviolet Light
  • Subcutaneous


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