Patent Number: 8,317,742

Title: Applying shear stress for disease treatment

Abstract: Herein disclosed is a system for applying shear stress ex-situ to a fluid. In some embodiments, the system comprises a shear device; and at least one device configured for intravenous administration of the fluid to a patient, the devices defining a fluid passage configured to be sterilized and maintained sterile during use, the fluid comprising at least one therapeutic fluid, blood, or a combination thereof. The shear device of the system is in fluid communication with the at least one device configured for intravenous administration of the fluid to a patient. Herein also disclosed is a method of preparing a fluid for intravenous administration to a patient.

Inventors: Hassan; Abbas (Sugar Land, TX), Anthony; Rayford G. (College Station, TX), Borsinger; Gregory G. (Chatham, NJ), Hassan; Aziz (Sugar Land, TX)

Assignee: H R D Corporation

International Classification: A61M 37/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2021-11-27 0:00:00