US 9,808,566 B2
External functional means, blood treatment apparatus for receiving an external functional means in accordance with the invention, and method
Soeren Gronau, Nauheim (DE); Goetz Guenther, Oberursel (DE); Juergen Haecker, Neu-Anspach (DE); Martin Lauer, St. Wendel (DE); Joachim Manke, Loehnberg (DE); Dejan Nikolic, Frankfurt (DE); and Manfred Weis, St. Wendel (DE)
Assigned to Fresenius Medical Care Deutschland GmbH, Bad Homburg (DE)
Filed by Soeren Gronau, Nauheim (DE); Goetz Guenther, Oberursel (DE); Juergen Haecker, Neu-Anspach (DE); Martin Lauer, St. Wendel (DE); Joachim Manke, Loehnberg (DE); Dejan Nikolic, Frankfurt (DE); Manfred Weis, St. Wendel (DE); Andrea Günther, Oberursel (DE); Richard Robert Bernd Günther, Stuttgart (DE); and Gesa Dagmar Günther, Stuttgart (DE)
Filed on Apr. 23, 2010, as Appl. No. 12/766,424.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/185,643, filed on Jun. 10, 2009.
Claims priority of application No. 10 2009 018 664 (DE), filed on Apr. 23, 2009; and application No. 10 2009 024 468 (DE), filed on Jun. 10, 2009.
Prior Publication US 2010/0274168 A1, Oct. 28, 2010
Int. Cl. A61M 1/14 (2006.01); A61M 1/36 (2006.01); A61M 1/30 (2006.01); A61M 39/10 (2006.01); B29L 31/00 (2006.01); B29C 65/16 (2006.01); B29C 65/00 (2006.01)
CPC A61M 1/3621 (2013.01) [A61M 1/30 (2013.01); A61M 1/303 (2014.02); A61M 2039/1094 (2013.01); A61M 2205/123 (2013.01); A61M 2205/128 (2013.01); A61M 2205/273 (2013.01); B29C 65/16 (2013.01); B29C 66/53461 (2013.01); B29L 2031/753 (2013.01)] 60 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A medical device, comprising:
at least one housing body,
at least one chamber integrated into the housing body for receiving medical fluids;
at least one passage integrated into the housing body for at least one of receiving and conducting a medical fluid;
at least one valve completely or partly integrated into the housing body for controlling or regulating a fluid flowing through the medical device; and
at least one venous blood chamber;
wherein the medical device is a cassette configured for a blood treatment by dialysis having at least one single-needle chamber for a single-needle access to a patient;
wherein the single-needle chamber is disposed on a venous blood side of the medical device and above the venous blood chamber relative to an orientation of the medical device during its use, the single-needle chamber being in fluid communication with the at least one passage integrated into the housing body for at least one of receiving and conducting a medical fluid only via the venous blood chamber.