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Clintec Nutrition Co. Patents
Assignee:
Clintec Nutrition Co.
Address:
Deerfield, IL
No. of patents:
28
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
5589468 Method for providing nutrition to elderly patients December 31, 1996
The present invention provides a method for providing nutrition to elderly patients. Pursuant to the present invention, the enteral composition includes a protein source, a lipid source, and a carbohydrate source. Preferably, the protein source includes at least 18% of the total calo
5574065 Method and composition for normalizing injury response November 12, 1996
The present invention provides a lipid composition and method that limits the injury response in patients suffering trauma, burns, and/or sepsis. The composition includes: medium chain triglycerides; a source of omega-6 fatty acids; and a source of omega-3 fatty acids. The composition ca
5549905 Enternal composition for pediatric patients August 27, 1996
The present invention provides a method and nutritional composition for providing nutrition to pediatric patients. The methods of the present invention are directed to pediatric patients with impaired nutrient absorption and/or reduced gastrointestinal tolerance. Pursuant to the pres
5378722 Nutritional compositions for management of nitrogen metabolism January 3, 1995
A nutritional composition is provided that is low ammoniagenic, scavenges ammonia well, and yet does not contribute to excess nitric oxide production. The nutritional composition includes an amino acid profile having less than 20 percent of the total amino acids as ammoniagenic amino
5356873 Method for providing nutritional requirements to patients having a chronic inflammation reaction October 18, 1994
The present invention relates to methods for providing nutritional requirements to a patient having a chronic inflammatory reaction by administering to the patient an enteral composition that has a sufficiently reduced arginine content to reduce the nitric oxide formation in the pati
5298493 Compound for use in dietetics, reanimation and therapeutics containing protein fractions based o March 29, 1994
Methods of treating patients with new compositions intended for use in dietetics, reanimation and therapeutics are provided. The new compositions contain a protein fraction based on three types of minipeptides. The method involves the step of administering a therapeutically effective
5294642 Method for improving ventilation during sleep and treating sleep related ventilation abnormaliti March 15, 1994
A method for improving ventilation during sleep and treating sleep-related ventilation abnormalities. To this end, the present invention provides a method of using branched-chain amino acids as an effective therapy for sleep apnea. The branched-chain amino acid composition can be adminis
5278190 Method for improving the quality of sleep and treating sleep disorders January 11, 1994
A method for improving the quality of sleep in a chronic renal failure patient is provided. To this end, the present invention provides a method of using branched-chain amino acids as an effective therapy for improving the quality of sleep. The branched-chain amino acid composition can b
5267983 Enteral adapter and tip protector December 7, 1993
A multi-stepped adapter for accommodating a wide range of diameters of access ports of enteral feeding devices. The leading step of the adapter is sized in length and diameter to prevent a secure connection to an IV access port, such as an intravenous needle or luer connection.
5267964 Fluid control device including automatic valve December 7, 1993
A fluid delivery device and method of delivering fluid is provided. The device comprises a delivery member including a member for creating a vacuum pressure, to suck fluid into a reservoir, and for expelling fluid from the reservoir. A body is provided including a first opening, a second
5259844 Flexible container November 9, 1993
A container is provided for housing a fluid comprising a pair of flexible plastic walls, one of the plastic walls defining a front face and one of the plastic walls defining a back face. The plastic walls are secured together around a periphery thereof by a peripheral seal thereby defini
5229136 Low caloric density enteral formulation designed to reduce diarrhea in tube-fed patients July 20, 1993
The present invention provides an enteral product for providing nutritional requirements to a patient comprising: a caloric content of less than 1.00 Kcal/ml;. an osmolality of less than 300 mOsm; and a fiber content of preferably greater than 15 gms/liter. Additionally, the present inve
5228485 Flexible tubing occlusion sensor July 20, 1993
A system for sensing fluid conduit occlusion that reacts to occlusion force applied by changing the state of a switch only if a predetermined minimum force has been applied through the conduit. The system includes a contact member arm that cooperates with a force sensitive plunger to eng
5214062 Method and composition for treating immune disorders, inflammation and chronic infections May 25, 1993
The present invention provides a method of treating a viral infection or immune disorder as well as a composition for same. The method of treatment comprises administering to a patient having a viral infection or immune disorder a therapeutically effective amount of a composition includi
5208249 Method for stimulating intracellular synthesis of glutathione using esters of L-2-oxothiazolidin May 4, 1993
A method for stimulating the intracellular synthesis of glutathione comprising the step of administering to a mammal a therapeutically effective amount of an ester of 2-oxothiazolidine-4-carboxylate is provided.
5206269 Highly concentrated amino acid solution April 27, 1993
The present invention provides a nutritionally useful highly concentrated amino acid solution. In an embodiment, the formulation has a broad amino acid profile that is both high in branched chain amino acids and high in overall percent of amino acids. Additionally, the present invention
5189016 Nutrient compositions containing peptides and method for administering the same February 23, 1993
The present invention relates to nutrient compositions containing dipeptides and methods for administering the same. In particular, according to the present invention, a nutrient composition comprising an aqueous solution having at least one dipeptide with an N-terminal amino acid se
5166189 Enteral diet for patients with pulmonary disease November 24, 1992
An enteral diet for patients with pulmonary disease comprising not less than 18% of said calories from a high quality protein source; from about 20 to 50% of said calories from a slowly metabolizable carbohydrate source derived from maltodextrin or other partially hydrolyzed polysacchari
5140045 Method for improving ventilation during sleep and treating sleep related ventilation abnormaliti August 18, 1992
A method for improving ventilation during sleep and treating sleep-related ventilation abnormalities in an infant. To this end, the present invention provides a method of using branched-chain amino acids as an effective therapy for apnea of prematurity. The branched-chain amino acid
5137527 Enteral-specific spike/bag port system August 11, 1992
A port/spike assembly including an enteral spike having a diameter substantially less than the diameter of a standard parenteral spike. The assembly also includes a port having a tube with an outer wall which defines a generally cylindrical elongated bore. A frangible membrane is dis
5116819 Enteral diet for patients with pulmonary disease May 26, 1992
An enteral diet for patients with pulmonary disease comprising not less than 18% of said calories from a high quality protein source; from about 20 to 50% of said calories from a slowly metabolizable carbohydrate source derived from maltodextrin or other partially hydrolyzed polysacchari
5106836 Enteral diet April 21, 1992
A composition comprising arginine enriched whey protein can be used in the formulation of a variety of simulated food products to provide a substantially fat free, calorie controlled diet which delivers high levels of protein having a hypocholesterolemic amino acid profile.
5099895 Filling head for aseptically filling a pack March 31, 1992
A filling head apparatus for filling a pack aseptically has a steam inlet valve and passage and a steam outlet and emptying valve and passage connected to a filling head space for delivery of sterilizing steam to and for removal of sterilizing steam and residual fluid from the filling he
5095027 Method for treating reperfusion injury employing L-2-oxothiazolidine-4-carboxylic acid March 10, 1992
The present invention provides a method for treating and/or reducing ischemic reperfusion injury. To this end, in embodiment, a method for treating and/or reducing reperfusion injury is provided comprising the step of administering to a patient in danger of reperfusion injury a thera
5085256 Drift stabilization check February 4, 1992
A device for accurately transferring fluids from a plurality of source containers to a receiving container including a removable transfer set providing fluid communication between the source containers and the receiving container, means for measuring a quantity of transferred fluid,
5029658 Mass/weight measurement filtering system July 9, 1991
A filter system for mass/weight apparatus that produces an electrical signal correlated to a mass/weight including a mechanical design for the apparatus so that the resonant vibrational frequency thereof falls above signal components of interest in the electrical signal, a fifth order lo
5029621 Push back procedure for preventing drop-former droplet formation in a vacuum assisted solution t July 9, 1991
A device for vacuum-assisted transfer of fluid from one container to another via a conduit and having an occluder positioned between the containers includes apparatus and method for clearing fluid from the conduit downstream of the occluder by forcing the fluid upstream of the occlud
5006559 Method of use of branched-chain amino acids infusions to influence appetite April 9, 1991
This invention is a method of influencing voluntary food intake of patients receiving parenteral infusions, by adding branched-chain amino acids to the infusion solution. The branched-chain amino acid solution prevents total parenteral suppression of appetite and increases oral voluntary

 
 
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