Issuance of U.S. Patent Number 8771511 to Fresenius Medical Care Holdings, Inc.
07 Aug, 2014

On August 07, 2015 , the USPTO issued U.S. Patent Number 8771511 to Fresenius Medical Care Holdings, Inc., which was successfully prosecuted by Novel IP.

The '8771511 patent  is directed towards the extracorporeal blood processing system comprises a plastic molded compact manifold that supports a plurality of molded blood and dialysate fluidic pathways along with a plurality of relevant sensors, valves and pumps. A disposable dialyzer is connected to the molded manifold to complete the blood circuit of the system. The compact manifold is also disposable in one embodiment and can be detachably installed in the dialysis machine.