Patents by Inventor Frederic Neftel

Frederic Neftel 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).

  • Patent number: 10596309
    Abstract: A dialysis system comprises a filtration means, a pump and a sorbent device for performing a dialysis treatment and/or for regenerating a dialysate solution.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Assignee: NextKidney SA
    Inventors: Pierre Thiebaud, Frédéric Neftel
  • Publication number: 20200061287
    Abstract: The present invention concerns a medical pump comprising: a. A hard housing comprising a tap (24) and bottom (1) hard shells, within which a rigid wall (3) and a movable membrane (2) create three distinct chambers; wherein i. said movable membrane tightly separates said second (29) and third (22) chambers ii. said first and third chambers have a watertight interface iii. said second chamber (29) is designed to contain a fluid iv. said first chamber (23) comprises a first venting mean (20) which is arranged to provide a fluidic communication between said first chamber (23) and the external environment; v. said third chamber (22) comprises a second venting mean which is arranged to provide a fluidic communication between said third chamber (22) and the external environment b. A pumping element (4) located in the first chamber (23) c. A least one pressure sensor which measure the pressure gradient between the first chamber (23) and the second chamber (29) d. A fluid pathway which permits: i.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 4, 2019
    Publication date: February 27, 2020
    Inventors: Eric CHAPPEL, Ricardo ALLENDES, Frédéric NEFTEL
  • Publication number: 20190378604
    Abstract: The invention relates to a control device suitable for suggesting control instructions to the patient in order to facilitate the use thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 4, 2019
    Publication date: December 12, 2019
    Inventor: Frédéric Neftel
  • Publication number: 20190368484
    Abstract: The invention relates to a pumping device including a pump (1) comprising —a pumping chamber (11) having a variable volume, —an inlet (2) communicating with the pumping chamber (11) and comprising a valve, —an outlet (5) communicating with the pumping chamber and comprising a valve, —an actuator adapted to change the volume of the pumping chamber, —a fluidic pathway comprising said inlet (2), said pumping chamber (11), said outlet (5) and a downstream line (7) situated downstream of the outlet valve, —a pressure sensor (4) for measuring the pressure between the valves of said pathway, —processing means for processing the received pressure data from the pressure sensor (4). The invention also covers a method for detecting a dysfunction in a pumping device as defined above.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 24, 2019
    Publication date: December 5, 2019
    Inventors: Eric CHAPPEL, Niklaus Schneeberger, Frédéric Neftel
  • Publication number: 20190344015
    Abstract: A delivery device comprising an acquisition mode for activating at least one button for controlling the delivery of a drug.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 15, 2019
    Publication date: November 14, 2019
    Inventors: Frédéric Neftel, Stephan Proennecke, Arnaud BELLADON
  • Patent number: 10471203
    Abstract: The present invention concerns a medical pump comprising: a. A hard housing comprising a top (24) and bottom (1) hard shells, within which a rigid wall (3) and a movable membrane (2) create three distinct chambers; wherein i. said movable membrane tightly separates said second (29) and third (22) chambers ii. said first and third chambers have a watertight interface iii. said second chamber (29) is designed to contain a fluid iv. said first chamber (23) comprises a first venting mean (20) which is arranged to provide a fluidic communication between said first chamber (23) and the external environment; v. said third chamber (22) comprises a second venting mean which is arranged to provide a fluidic communication between said third chamber (22) and the external environment b. A pumping element (4) located in the first chamber (23) c. A least one pressure sensor which measure the pressure gradient between the first chamber (23) and the second chamber (29) d. A fluid pathway which permits: i.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Assignee: DEBIOTECH S.A.
    Inventors: Eric Chappel, Ricardo Allendes, Frédéric Neftel
  • Publication number: 20190328959
    Abstract: Method for detecting failure including possible under or over delivery of a micropump having at least an inlet valve, a pumping chamber with an inner pressure sensor and an outlet valve, said method comprising the determination of the pump tightness via the measurement of the pressure by said inner pressure sensor in said pumping chamber at least at certain intervals when the pump is inactive and the comparison with a value of reference.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 10, 2019
    Publication date: October 31, 2019
    Inventors: Eric CHAPPEL, Stephan PROENNECKE, Frédéric NEFTEL
  • Patent number: 10387623
    Abstract: The invention relates to a control device suitable for suggesting control instructions to the patient in order to facilitate the use thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: Debiotech S.A.
    Inventor: Frédéric Neftel
  • Publication number: 20190209766
    Abstract: The present invention relates to medical fluid treatments, such as the treatment of renal failure. More specifically, the present invention relates to the testing of such systems.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 3, 2016
    Publication date: July 11, 2019
    Inventors: Pierre Thiebaud, Frédéric Neftel
  • Patent number: 10316836
    Abstract: The invention concerns a pumping device that includes a pump having a pumping chamber with a variable volume, an inlet that communicates with the pumping chamber and a valve, an outlet that communicates with the pumping chamber and a valve, and an actuator adapted to change the volume of the pumping chamber. A fluidic pathway in the pumping device includes the inlet, the pumping chamber, the outlet, and a downstream line situated downstream of the outlet valve. The pumping device also includes a pressure sensor for measuring the pressure between the valves of the pathway, and a processing means for processing the received pressure data from the pressure sensor. The invention also concerns a method for detecting a dysfunction in the pumping device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: DEBIOTECH S.A.
    Inventors: Eric Chappel, Niklaus Schneeberger, Frédéric Neftel
  • Patent number: 10286144
    Abstract: Method for detecting failure including possible under or over delivery of a micropump having at least an inlet valve, a pumping chamber with an inner pressure sensor and an outlet valve, said method comprising the determination of the pump tightness via the measurement of the pressure by said inner pressure sensor in said pumping chamber at least at certain intervals when the pump is inactive and the comparison with a value of reference.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: DEBIOTECH S.A.
    Inventors: Eric Chappel, Stephan Proennecke, Frédéric Neftel
  • Publication number: 20190120261
    Abstract: The invention relates to a system for treating blood, which includes a single cassette capable of carrying out the various CRRT treatments.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 20, 2018
    Publication date: April 25, 2019
    Inventors: Pierre THIEBAUD, Olivier MAGNENAT, Reto CUENI, Frédéric NEFTEL
  • Patent number: 10252045
    Abstract: The invention relates to a connector/cap assembly comprising locking means and coupling means allowing the cap to be removed from the connector using only one hand and preferably without the cap coming into contact with the hand of the practitioner.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: DEBIOTECH S.A.
    Inventor: Frédéric Neftel
  • Patent number: 10172992
    Abstract: A system for performing fluid administration on a patient, the system including a flexible membrane forming a valve of a port having a valve seat, and an actuator having an actuator head, wherein the flexible membrane includes a membrane actuator clip configured to removably connect to the actuator head, the connection between the membrane actuator clip and the actuator head allowing the actuator to push the flexible membrane towards the valve seat to close the valve, and to pull the flexible membrane away from the valve seat to open the valve.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2019
    Assignee: DEBIOTECH S.A.
    Inventors: Frédéric Neftel, Florent Junod, Didier Vecten
  • Patent number: 10138911
    Abstract: The invention relates to a system for treating blood, which includes a single cassette capable of carrying out the various CRRT treatments.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 27, 2018
    Assignee: DEBIOTECH S.A.
    Inventors: Pierre Thiebaud, Olivier Magnenat, Reto Cueni, Frédéric Neftel
  • Patent number: 10112008
    Abstract: A medical device for administering a solution, the device including a pump, a reservoir, and a communication structure for connecting the reservoir and the pump, and a line for connecting the medical device to the patient, wherein the medical device is adapted to use a mathematical model in order to determine at any moment a physical or chemical characteristics of the solution, which is contained in the reservoir, wherein the mathematical model takes account of a modification of the solution in the reservoir over the course of time as a function of an exposure to temperature, to humidity, or to pressure of the solution, or ageing or permeability of the reservoir; and the medical device is adapted to inform the patient about refilling the solution or changing the reservoir depending on the modification of the characteristics of the solution.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2007
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2018
    Assignee: DEBIOTECH S.A.
    Inventor: Fréderic Neftel
  • Publication number: 20180214634
    Abstract: The present invention relates to medical pumping devices and more precisely to the detection of dysfunctions in such devices.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2015
    Publication date: August 2, 2018
    Inventors: Frédéric Neftel, Christophe Conan
  • Publication number: 20180207339
    Abstract: A dialysis device comprising a prescriber interface and a programming means configured to allow, via the prescriber interface, input of a set of therapeutic objectives and a treatment plan and a re-evaluation means configured to, as a function of the therapeutic objectives and the treatment plan, suggest at least one treatment option comprising a set of settings of a treatment session to achieve said set of therapeutic objectives.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 16, 2018
    Publication date: July 26, 2018
    Inventors: Frédéric NEFTEL, Pascal BERNARD, Thomas HERTZ
  • Patent number: 9983101
    Abstract: A sampling system performs an automatic dialysis sampling at specific time intervals of a dialysis treatment. The system includes a fluidic pathway in which a dialysis solution flows, a series of sampling containers, and a valve system. The valve system is arranged in the fluidic pathway. The sampling system includes an electronic system that controls automatically the valve system in order to direct a certain quantity of each fluid sample to a specific sampling container.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 29, 2018
    Assignee: DEBIOTECH S.A.
    Inventor: Frédéric Neftel
  • Publication number: 20180140768
    Abstract: The present invention concerns a medical pump comprising: a. A hard housing comprising a top (24) and bottom (1) hard shells, within which a rigid wall (3) and a movable membrane (2) create three distinct chambers; wherein i. said movable membrane tightly separates said second (29) and third (22) chambers ii. said first and third chambers have a watertight interface iii. said second chamber (29) is designed to contain a fluid iv. said first chamber (23) comprises a first venting mean (20) which is arranged to provide a fluidic communication between said first chamber (23) and the external environment; v. said third chamber (22) comprises a second venting mean which is arranged to provide a fluidic communication between said third chamber (22) and the external environment b. A pumping element (4) located in the first chamber (23) c. A least one pressure sensor which measure the pressure gradient between the first chamber (23) and the second chamber (29) d. A fluid pathway which permits: i.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 19, 2018
    Publication date: May 24, 2018
    Inventors: Eric CHAPPEL, Ricardo ALLENDES, Frédéric NEFTEL