Patents by Inventor Lukas UTZIG

Lukas UTZIG 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: 20210060225
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a device (1) and a corresponding method for determining residual blood in a dialyzer (2) comprising a holding device (6) configured to accommodate a dialyzer (2), an image capturing device (7) configured to capture at least one image of a dialyzer (2) accommodated by the holding device (6), in particular a filter (4) located in the dialyzer (2), and generate corresponding image data having a plurality of image points, each of which assigned at least one respective intensity value, in particular a color value, and a control device (9) configured to determine residual blood information characterizing the presence and/or content of residual blood in the dialyzer (2) on the basis of a statistical frequency of at least a portion of the intensity values in the at least one image. The invention further relates to a dialysis system having such a device (1).
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 9, 2019
    Publication date: March 4, 2021
    Applicant: FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE DEUTSCHLAND GMBH
    Inventors: Ansgar ERLENKOETTER, Lukas UTZIG