Patent Number: 6,254,825

Title: Antifoam compositions including lecithin and uses thereof

Abstract: A composition including lecithin which is useful for defoaming liquids, such as blood. In one aspect of the invention the composition includes inorganic particles. In another aspect of the invention the composition includes a silicone.

Inventors: Friedman; Robert S. (Los Angeles, CA)

Assignee: Medtronic, Inc.

International Classification: A61M 1/36 (20060101); A61L 31/10 (20060101); A61L 31/08 (20060101); B01D 19/02 (20060101); B01D 19/04 (20060101); A61M 1/32 (20060101); A61M 001/14 (); A61M 037/00 (); B01D 037/02 (); B01D 047/00 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018