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US20050121033 Respiratory monitoring during gas delivery  
A method and apparatus for monitoring a patient's respiratory status during the delivery of gases, such as supplemental oxygen. In one embodiment, a conduit carries a continuous flow of gas to an...
US20100282258 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PROVIDING PULSES INHALATION OF 17O2 FOR MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING OF CEREBRAL METABOLISM  
Prior approaches have delivered O2 to a subject by inhalation, but the relationship between local signal changes and metabolism has been complicated by H217O created in non-cerebral tissues....
US20060201508 Self contained breathing apparatus combined duration factor for breathing systems  
The present claim enables a breathing system to be assessed with a minimum of attention or experience regardless of type of breathing system. This is achieved by creating an electronic control...
US20090308394 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SMART DELIVERY OF BACKUP BREATHS  
A method for delivering ventilatory support to a patient is presented. The method includes controlling delivery of a first backup breath by delaying onset of the first backup breath, wherein...
US20100218767 LEAK-COMPENSATED RESPIRATORY MECHANICS ESTIMATION IN MEDICAL VENTILATORS  
This disclosure describes systems and methods for compensating for leakage when determining the respiratory mechanics of a patient during delivery of gas from a medical ventilator to a patient....
US20090078256 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR IMPROVED FLOW LIMITATION DETECTION OF OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA  
In a respiratory apparatus for treatment of sleep apnea and other disorders associated with an obstruction of a patient's airway and which uses an airflow signal, an obstruction index is generated...
US20090078257 Auto-Titration of Positive Airway Pressure Machine With Feedback From Implantable Sensor  
Systems and methods for detecting and treating an obstructive sleep apnea event are disclosed herein. The systems and methods may use an electrical output generating ionic polymer metal composite...
US20070267018 ENHANCED CONVECTION HEAT-TREATMENT SYSTEM AND METHOD  
An enhanced convection heat-treatment system and method is configured to direct airflow with a plurality of air-paths past product, such as loaves of bread, to impart heat to the product and past...
US20100006098 CPAP-OXIMETER HYBRID DEVICE AND METHOD OF USING  
A CPAP-oximeter hybrid device and an associated method of using are presented for use in automatically adjusting or automatically controlling an air ventilation flow rate as a function of an...
US20070095347 Apparatus and method for mask free delivery of an inspired gas mixture and gas sampling  
Disclosed is an apparatus and method for the delivery of inspired gas, e.g., supplemental O2, to a person combined with gas sampling, including for the purpose of monitoring of the ventilation of...
US20070000492 Method for dispensing a prescription product  
A method for dispensing alternative prescription products to a patient to provide the patient alternative treatment options and increase treatment protocol compliance. After a patient is diagnosed...
US20060266356 System and method for managing sleep disorders  
The present invention provides a method for managing a patient having a sleep disorder, e.g. sleep apnea, snoring, sleep bruxism, upper airway resistance syndrome, etc. The method comprises...
US20050115561 Patient monitoring, diagnosis, and/or therapy systems and methods  
Systems and methods involve an implantable device configured to perform at least one cardiac-related function, a patient-external respiratory therapy device, and a communication channel configured...
US20070173728 Cyclic variation of heart rate detection and treatment  
Systems and methods provide for detection of repeated disordered breathing episodes and presence of cyclic variation of heart rate (CVHR) and/or associated presence of cyclic variations in...
US20120103337 Device and Methods for Applying Therapeutic Protocols to Organs of the Cardiopulmonary System  
The invention is a device for the introduction of a fluid into a human's airway. The air so introduced has a carefully modulated envelope of pressure vs. time, this envelope generally consisting...
US20120199125 Positive Airway Pressure System With Head Control  
The invention is directed to a positive airway pressure (PAP) system with a head mounted harness assembly with a housing and a head position sensor located within or secured to the housing that...
US20130068228 PATIENT INTERFACES  
The present invention relates to a device for delivering a supply of gases to a patient. The device includes a patient interface and connecting member. The connecting member is preferably a...
US20080295840 PROCESS FOR OPERATING A RESPIRATOR AND/OR ANESTHESIA DEVICE IN THE APRV MODE WITH THE %PEF CRITERION AND A DEVICE OPERATED CORRESPONDINGLY  
A process for operating a respirator and/or anesthesia device in the APRV mode with the % PEF criterion which includes a detection of a spontaneous expiratory effort by the patient and initiation...
US20140230818 METHODS FOR PREDICTION OF VENTILATION TREATMENT INADEQUACY  
Ventilatory systems and methods are disclosed including a ventilator and at least one sensor in communication with the ventilator. The sensor is configured to monitor a chest wall movement of a...
US20090272381 APPARATUS FOR RESPIRATORY SUPPORT AND NON-INVASIVE DETECTION OF ALVEOLAR DERECRUITMENT FOR PATIENTS SUFFERING FROM RESPIRATORY FAILURE  
There is described an apparatus (1) for respiratory support and non-invasive detection of alveolar derecruitment for patients suffering from respiratory failure. Such an apparatus (1) generally...
US20060005834 Method and system of providing therapeutic gas to a patient to prevent breathing airway collapse  
A method and system of providing therapeutic gas to a patient to prevent breathing airway collapse during sleep. Some exemplary embodiments may be a method comprising providing a flow of...
US20090240126 Method And System For Classification of Photo-Plethysmographically Detected Respiratory Effort  
Embodiments disclosed herein may include systems and methods for determining a patient's respiratory effort and blood oxygen saturation based on data acquired from a pulse oximetry sensor and...
US20100051030 System and Method for Controlling Bolus Pulse Duration Based on Inspiratory Time in an Oxygen Concentration System  
A method of controlling bolus delivery in a pulse flow oxygen concentration system for a patient includes providing a pulse flow oxygen concentration system that delivers concentrated oxygen gas...
US20090020122 Respiratory device for treating obstructive sleep apnea and method for controlling said device  
A respirator device for use in treating obstructive sleep apnea is described, with a pressure generator for generating an artificial atmosphere having a treatment pressure, with a pressure...
US20090114223 METHOD AND SYSTEM TO CONTROL MECHANICAL LUNG VENTILATION  
The present disclosure refers to a system to control mechanical lung ventilation with volume band, more particularly a system to manage respiratory cycles in patients. Preferably, said respiratory...
US20090107498 Respiratory Equipment and Method for Controlling Respiratory Equipment  
The invention relates to a method and a device for operating or controlling respiratory equipment. According to the invention, a respiratory gas source, which can be connected to a patient...
US20090241954 CONTROLLING THE OPERATION OF A RESPIRATORY GAS MONITOR  
The invention concerns a method for controlling a respiratory gas monitor device, which typically comprises at least one respiratory gas analyzer, a gas sampling line, a gas pump for sucking...
US20130206144 PRESSURE LINE PURGING SYSTEM FOR A MECHANICAL VENTILATOR  
A secondary line purging system (40) having a blower (22) for pressurizing a flow of gas and a first pressure sensor (28) for measuring a first pressure of the flow of gas at or near the blower....
US20090165798 METHOD FOR IMPROVING CONTROL AND DETECTION PRECISION OF TIDAL VOLUME BY A CALCULATION INTRODUCED WITH R VALUE  
The present invention discloses a method for improving control and detection precision of tidal volume by introducing R value, comprising the steps of: a plateau pressure Pplate is used to...
US20140352697 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR OXYGEN DELIVERY  
The oxygen delivery apparatus comprises: an oxygen tank; an outlet valve unit configured to include a variable flow valve capable of variably controlling the amount of oxygen, a pressure sensor,...
US20080283060 Methods and Apparatus with Improved Ventilatory Support Cycling  
A ventilator that delivers air at different pressures to a patient during inspiratory and expiratory cycles of breathing and that cycles from inspiratory to expiratory operation when the patient's...
US20080060647 System and method for delivering a breathing gas  
Systems and methods delivering a breathing gas are provided. The methods include, for example, generating a first pressure level of breathing gas, increasing the pressure level of the breathing...
US20130118495 BREATHING ASSISTANCE APPARATUS  
A breathing assistance apparatus operates in alternating inhalation and expiratory phases wherein a) the control means of the apparatus comprise selection means capable of selecting a pressure...
US20080308104 Ventilator  
A ventilator intended to be connected to a patient for breathing therapy has a control unit having an input for receiving EMG signals from an EMG detector and an output for an EMG based control...
US20080035146 METHODS, SYSTEMS AND COMPUTER PRODUCTS FOR FILLING LUNGS  
Methods, systems, and computer products for filling lungs. Exemplary embodiments include a method for filling lungs, the method including identifying an ailment for active lung filling treatment,...
US20060219244 Device enabling an individual to self-monitor his breathing in order to assist in the control of a radiotherapy or imaging unit  
A device enabling an individual to self-monitor his breathing in order to assist in the control of a radiotherapy or imaging unit includes elements for acquiring a current metabolic volume signal,...
US20090151725 Parameter Optimization in Sleep Apnea Treatment Apparatus  
The present invention includes a method and apparatus for the optimized treatment of obstructive sleep apnea. The present invention includes a pressure source configured to provide positive airway...
US20050098179 Multi-level positive air pressure method and delivery apparatus  
A method and apparatus provides multi-level positive air pressure to the airway of a patient for breathing by the patient. An air flow generator is connected to a plurality of valves and hoses...
US20080178881 System and method for oxygen therapy  
The present invention describes methods and systems to provide a liquid oxygen delivery system that efficiently delivers therapeutic oxygen in accordance with a patient's respiratory cycle. An...
US20090139523 System and Method for Automated Titration of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Using an Obstruction Index  
Described is a system including an air pressure supply arrangement, a sensor and a titration device. The air pressure supply arrangement provides air pressure to a patient's airways. The sensor...
US20140283835 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PROVIDING VENTILATORY ASSISTANCE  
The apparatus provides for the determination of the instantaneous phase in the respiratory cycle, subject's average respiration rate and the provision of ventilatory assistance. A microprocessor...
US20120006328 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PROVIDING VENTILATORY ASSISTANCE  
The apparatus provides for the determination of the instantaneous phase in the respiratory cycle, subject's average respiration rate and the provision of ventilatory assistance. A microprocessor...
US20110073107 CONTROLLING AND COMMUNICATNG WITH RESPIRATORY CARE DEVICES  
Disclosed are methods, systems, apparatus, and products, including a method for operating a respiratory care device that includes collecting at a respiratory care device data representative of...
US20050211249 Ventilator method, ventilator and memory medium  
The invention relates to a method for a ventilator, wherein a first polynomial is fitted to the time history of a respiratory flow. The invention moreover relates to a method for a ventilator,...
US20140290658 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR PROVIDING VENTILATION TO A PATIENT  
The present technology relates to methods and apparatus to provide ventilation to patients. In particular, the present technology relates to changing ventilator parameters to match changing...
US20080149102 Apparatus, method, and medium for leading respiration  
A respiration leading apparatus, method, and medium, which can displace a respiration leading apparatus corresponding to a drive signal which corresponds to a selection input from a user, or...
US20090032021 Jet-Endoscope  
In a jet endoscope (1) for respiration and interventions in surgical applications, including connections for gas lines to which different respiratory gases with different pulsation frequencies can...
US20120238898 DEVICE FOR DETECTING ELECTRICAL POTENTIALS OF THE FOREHEAD REGION OF A PATIENT  
A device for detecting electrical potentials in the forehead area of a patient has a transverse member adapted to rest against the forehead of the patient, a vertical member extending crosswise to...
US20110041851 DEVICE FOR DETECTING ELECTRICAL POTENTIALS OF THE FOREHEAD REGION OF A PATIENT  
A device for detecting electrical potentials in the forehead area of a patient has a transverse member adapted to rest against the forehead of the patient, a vertical member extending crosswise to...
US20090165795 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR RESPIRATORY THERAPY  
The disclosure provides a method for delivering pressurized gas to an airway of a subject. The disclosure also provides a system for delivering pressurized gas to an airway of a subject. The...