Patents by Inventor Carl A. Reitz

Carl A. Reitz has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20060157413
    Abstract: It is disclosed a controller for a blood treatment equipment comprising at least a treatment unit including a semipermeable membrane separating the treatment unit in a first compartment for the circulation of blood and in a second compartment for the circulation a of a treatment liquid; the controller is adapted to receive one or more entries of measured information measured during the course of a treatment procedure, calculate from said measured information a value of at least a significant parameter indicative of the progress of an extracorporeal blood treatment carried out by the equipment, wherein the controller is also adapted to compare said calculated significant parameter to at least a prescribed reference value for the same parameter, and to generate at least one output control signal responsive to said comparison for automatically controlling one or more operations performed by the equipment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 4, 2003
    Publication date: July 20, 2006
    Inventors: Bernard Bene, Georges Vantard, Carl Reitz
  • Patent number: 5649182
    Abstract: An apparatus and method for organizing timeline data includes a computer system having a software program associated therewith capable of receiving a plurality of data messages associated with a calendar date and organizing each of the plurality of data messages in a timeline in accordance with its corresponding calendar date. Each data message and corresponding calendar date is stored as a separate record in a database. Each data message may further include a time of day associated therewith so that the data messages may further be organized in the timeline in accordance with the time of day associated with each data message. Each data message may further include a number of filtering identifiers associated therewith such that subsets of the data messages may be generated having filtering identifiers in common with desired filtering criteria, wherein any data message subset generated is organized in a timeline by calendar date and time of day.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 1995
    Date of Patent: July 15, 1997
    Inventor: Carl A. Reitz