Patents by Inventor Roland Henle

Roland Henle 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: 9550019
    Abstract: A capillary dialyzer comprises: a) a housing; a bundle of semi-permeable hollow fiber membranes; c) end walls supporting the first and second ends of the hollow fiber membranes; d) a first end cap covering a first end of the housing and a second end cap covering a second end of the housing; e) an inlet and an outlet; f) support rings; and g) sealing rings interposed between the end wall and the first end cap and between the end wall and the second end cap, respectively. A circular groove of the end cap which receives the wall of the housing comprises indentations for creating a fluid connection between the inside of the capillary dialyzer and its exterior when the end caps are mounted on the housing but have not yet been welded to the housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 24, 2017
    Assignee: Gambro Lundia AB
    Inventors: Reinhold Buck, Roland Henle, Juergen Eichinger
  • Publication number: 20150165106
    Abstract: A capillary dialyzer comprises: a) a housing; a bundle of semi-permeable hollow fiber membranes; c) end walls supporting the first and second ends of the hollow fiber membranes; d) a first end cap covering a first end of the housing and a second end cap covering a second end of the housing; e) an inlet and an outlet; f) support rings; and g) sealing rings interposed between the end wall and the first end cap and between the end wall and the second end cap, respectively. A circular groove of the end cap which receives the wall of the housing comprises indentations for creating a fluid connection between the inside of the capillary dialyzer and its exterior when the end caps are mounted on the housing but have not yet been welded to the housing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 20, 2013
    Publication date: June 18, 2015
    Inventors: Reinhold Buck, Roland Henle, Juergen Eichinger
  • Patent number: 8387804
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a diffusion and/or filtration device, such as a dialyzer, hemofilter, or ultra-filter, having improved flow characteristics. The invention also relates to an end cap for the device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2009
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2013
    Assignee: Gambro Lundia AB
    Inventors: Reinhold Buck, Jürgen Eichinger, Roland Henle
  • Publication number: 20110120932
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a diffusion and/or filtration device, such as a dialyser, hemofilter, or ultra-filter, having improved flow characteristics. The invention also relates to an end cap for the device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 17, 2009
    Publication date: May 26, 2011
    Applicant: GAMBRO LUNDIA AB
    Inventors: Reinhold Buck, Jürgen Eichinger, Roland Henle