Resources Contact Us Home
Browse by: INVENTOR PATENT HOLDER PATENT NUMBER DATE
 
 
Automated means to remove air from venous blood during CPB










Image Number 5 for United States Patent #7131966.

Venous reservoirs are interposed between the patient and the arterial pump and serve to remove air bubbles and provide compliance that accommodates variations in the volume of blood circulating in the extracorporeal circuit during cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB). The invention is a reservoir that incorporates automated means to remove air bubbles from the venous line prior to the blood entering the arterial blood pump. In another form, the reservoir includes means that handles foam prior to the blood entering the blood pump. In yet another form, the invention is means that improve air removal in a soft shell venous reservoir. These features are applicable to CPB circuits using gravity drainage or vacuum assisted venous drainage.








 
 
  Recently Added Patents
Timepiece
LO generation with deskewed input oscillator signal
High safety vehicular transportation system and operational method thereof
Visual model importation
Efficiently emulating computer architecture condition code settings without executing branch instructions
Efficient implementation of hash algorithm on a processor
Method and apparatus for receiving signals in a MIMO system with multiple channel encoders
  Randomly Featured Patents
Method of piecing up a yarn formed on a spinning position, or for starting the spinning process, and a spinning position equipped for implementing the method
Logic timing system for tape device adapter
Dynamic analytical differentiator for obfuscated functions in complex models
Trailer
Video camera with flicker prevention
Curvilinear exhaust stack for transportation vehicle
Piezoelectric filter
Hydraulic running tool with torque dampener
Method for the preparation of citalopram
Non-skid bathtub bottom