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US20090326403 DISTINGUISHING CLOSED AND OPEN RESPIRATORY AIRWAY APNEAS BY COMPLEX ADMITTANCE VALUES  
Methods and apparatus are disclosed for determining the occurrence of a closed or open apnea. Respiratory air flow from a patient is measured to give an air flow signal. The determination of an...
US20100249559 Medical Device For Assessing Intravascular Blood Volume And Technique For Using The Same  
Embodiments of the present invention relate to a system and method for determining a physiologic parameter of a patient. Specifically, embodiments of the present invention include methods and...
US20140171818 WEANING FROM VENTILATION USING CAPNOGRAPHY  
Devices and systems for monitoring weaning of a subject from a respiratory ventilator including a processing logic configured to characterize distinct patterns in a series of CO2 waveforms, the...
US20140014093 COMPENSATION FOR UNMEASURABLE INSPIRATORY FLOW IN A CRITICAL CARE VENTILATOR  
A system and method for operating a ventilator to compensate for external gas flow reaching a patient from an external device, such as a nebulizer. A control unit of the ventilator monitors the...
US20100258126 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR HEART FAILURE TREATMENT  
Methods and apparatus for assessing the condition of and treating patients for heart failure by the delivery of continuous positive airway pressure are disclosed. Airflow of the patient is...
US20120145153 SETUP AUTOMATION FOR RESPIRATORY TREATMENT APPARATUS  
A respiratory treatment apparatus implements pressure delivery control settings by improved set-up procedures. In such an embodiment, a processor may automate setting of parameters for delivering...
US20130180526 WEANING FROM VENTILATION USING CAPNOGRAPHY  
There is provided herein a method for monitoring weaning of a subject from a respiratory ventilator, the method comprising characterizing distinct patterns in a series of CO2 waveforms obtained...
US20130125883 LUNG VENTILATION DEVICE  
The present invention refers to a lung ventilation device fitted with a patient monitoring and surveillance graphical interface comprising technical and functional characteristics that can reduce...
US20080202527 PROVIDING AUTOMATED OR MANUAL GUIDANCE ON DYNAMIC PATIENT POSITIONING BASED ON MEASURED VARIABLES FOR VENTILATION CONTROL  
Methods and systems that incorporate automated or manual control of ventilation and kinetic rotation therapy are provided. In one exemplary embodiment, an artificial ventilator is used to...
US20150045686 Monitoring System for Identifying an End-Exhalation Carbon Dioxide Value of Enhanced Clinical Utility  
A medical monitoring system for identifying an end-exhalation carbon dioxide value of enhanced clinical utility is described herein. The medical monitoring system can include a capnometer for...
US20140296730 System and Method for Determination of Transpulmonary Pressurein a Patient Connected to a Breathing Apparatus  
A breathing apparatus (1) is disclosed that is adapted to determine a transpulmonary pressure in a patient (125) when connected to said breathing apparatus. A control unit (105) is operable to set...
US20100051029 Inverse Sawtooth Pressure Wave Train Purging In Medical Ventilators  
This disclosure describes systems and methods for purging narrow diameter sensor tubing, occasionally referred to as “sensor lines”, in a ventilation system. The disclosure describes a novel...
US20150230750 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DETERMINING SLEEP STAGE  
Methods and apparatus monitor health by detection of sleep stage. For example, a sleep stage monitor (100) may access sensor data signals related to bodily movement and/or respiration movements....
US20090320845 Method of demand valve oxygen therapy for rapid abort of cluster headache  
Methods for easing the duration of pain experienced by patients during a cluster headache are disclosed including providing a high-pressure source of substantially pure oxygen, applying the oxygen...
US20150040905 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROVIDING VENTILATION  
Systems and methods for providing ventilation assistance or control are disclosed. Systems and methods for providing randomized ventilation are disclosed. Methods for operating a ventilation...
US20140116440 ELECTRONIC APPARATUS CONTROL USING A BREATHING ASSISTANCE APPARATUS  
A breathing gases supply apparatus 1 can comprise a blower 103/105 and breathing circuit for delivering breathing gases to a patient. The apparatus also can comprise a first controller 109, the...
US20130239969 CLOSED LOOP CONTROL SYSTEM FOR A HIGH FREQUENCY OSCILLATION VENTILATOR  
A control system for a high frequency oscillating ventilator (HFOV) includes an oscillator controller and a mean airway pressure (MAP) controller. The HFOV includes a reciprocating piston which is...
US20080236582 WEANING AND DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEM FOR MECHANICAL VENTILATION  
A system for mechanical ventilation treatment is described. In one embodiment the system provides advice on treatment and/or weaning of patients from mechanical ventilation based on the patient's...
US20140137859 METHOD AND SYSTEMS FOR THE DELIVERY OF OXYGEN ENRICHED GAS  
Described herein are various embodiments of an oxygen concentrator system and method of delivering oxygen enriched gas to a user. In some embodiments, oxygen concentrator system includes one or...
US20090078255 Methods for pressure regulation in positive pressure respiratory therapy  
Methods of positive pressure therapy are described. The methods increase the pressure delivered to a user from a sub-therapeutic pressure to a therapeutic pressure in one or more pressure steps...
US20080053440 Session by-Session Adjustments of a Device for Treating Sleep Disordered Breathing  
A method is disclosed for operating a device that treats sleep disordered breathing (SDB) during successive treatment sessions; where the device provides continuous positive airway pressure during...
US20140000608 MODIFYING VENTILATOR OPERATION BASED ON PATIENT ORIENTATION  
A method for modifying ventilator operation based on patient orientation. The method comprising monitoring patient orientation of a patient, wherein the patient is associated with a ventilator;...
US20090095297 Automatic Positive Airway Pressure Therapy through the Nose or Mouth for Treatment of Sleep Apnea and Other Respiratory Disorders  
The method describes a means of automatic determination of required pressure levels of a breathable gas for treating sleep apnea or other respiratory disorder such as sleep hypoventilation or...
US20130255686 VENTILATOR OPERABLE IN A BIOELECTRIC SIGNAL-DEPENDENT MODE, WITH AUTOMATIC SWITCHING TO ANOTHER MODE UPON DROPOUT OF THE BIOELECTRIC SIGNAL  
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...
US20080127978 Pressure support system with dry electrode sleep staging device  
This invention relates to systems and methods for treating sleep apnea, which include a first dry electrode for detecting EEG signals of a user, positioned at or near a head of a user; a sleep...
US20150136135 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING FLOW DURING EXHALATION IN A RESPIRATORY SUPPORT SYSTEM  
The present disclosure pertains to an exhalation valve system (10) configured to control gas flow during exhalation of a subject (12). In some embodiments, the system comprises one or more of a...
US20140345616 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DETERMINING PATIENT EFFORT AND/OR RESPIRATORY PARAMETERS IN A VENTILATION SYSTEM  
Various embodiments of the present disclosure provide systems, methods and devices for respiratory support. As one example, a method for respiratory support is described that includes measuring a...
US20140373846 Breathing Apparatus  
The present invention relates to improvements to powered air purifying respirators (PAPR). PAPR are known generally for use in polluted environments. A typical PAPR comprises a powered impellor...
US20100147304 BIO-MASK WITH INTEGRAL SENSORS  
A system including a mask to detect an EEG signal and to deliver a gas, the mask having a forehead support extending from the body and adapted to contact a forehead surface of the patient during...
US20090260630 Sleep inducing apparatus for CPAP machine  
A continuous positive airway pressure (“CPAP”) machine has an electrically driven air pump, an air hose coupled to the air pump, and a air mask coupled to the air hose and adapted to be applied to...
US20130150734 INTUITIVE PRESENTATION OF VENTILATION EFFECTIVENESS  
Ventilation information may be presented. Output signals may be received that convey information related to one or more breathing parameters of a subject receiving assisted or controlled...
US20090188502 ENERGY RELIEF CONTROL IN A MECHANICAL VENTILATOR  
The present invention relates to a solution for controlling the pressure/flow of breathing gas to a mechanical ventilator (4) by using an energy of breathing analysis and further to provide a...
US20090050153 TUBE SYSTEM FOR VENTILATION APPLIANCES  
The invention relates to a three-arm tube system (11) for a ventilation appliance (13) suitable for invasive ventilation. Such a ventilation appliance comprises an active inhalation valve and an...
US20100071696 MODEL-PREDICTIVE ONLINE IDENTIFICATION OF PATIENT RESPIRATORY EFFORT DYNAMICS IN MEDICAL VENTILATORS  
Systems and methods for efficient computation of patient respiratory muscle effort are provided. According to one embodiment, patient-ventilator characteristics are received, estimated and/or...
US20100258125 Respirator and/or Anesthetic Device  
A respirator and/or anesthesia device is provided having internal sensors and at least one respirator connection for the patient as well as an output unit, wherein at least one external sensor can...
US20080257349 Multilevel Ventilator  
A method and apparatus for detecting breathing disorders and controlling a breathing ventilator using an artificial neural network working on signals indicative of a patient's physiological...
US20120118290 Detection of Dynamic Hyperinflation in Spontaneously Breathing Mechanically Ventilated Patients  
A method and device for determining dynamic hyperinflation during mechanical ventilation of a spontaneously breathing patient, wherein mechanical ventilation is removed during one breath of the...
US20140158132 Methods Of Monitoring Oxygenation By Positive End Expiratory Pressure Using Photoplethysmography  
The present invention relates to novel lip/cheek probes for detection of pulse-based differences in light absorbence across the vascularized tissue of a lip or cheek of a patient. These probes are...
US20150007815 VENTILATOR SYSTEM  
Described herein is a modular ventilator. The ventilator has modular flow control devices, which are connected to fluid inlet adapters. The modular flow control devices have sensors for...
US20130253359 METHOD FOR CONTINUOUS AND NON-INVASIVE DETERMINATION OF EFFECTIVE LUNG VOLUME AND CARDIAC OUTPUT  
In a method for continuous and non-invasive determination of the effective lung volume, the cardiac output, and/or the carbon dioxide content of venous blood of a subject during a sequence of...
US20070000493 Apparatus for maintaining airway patency  
Apparatus comprising a mask with integral air pressure generating device(s) maintains an elevated air pressure supply to the nose and/or mouth which facilitates the airway to remain open.
US20050241639 Algorithm for automatic positive air pressure titration  
An algorithm for measuring the breathing of a patient for diagnosing breathing disorders and for controlling a breathing aid device for treating a patient. Sensors record pressure and flow rates...
US20130174846 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DETERMINATION OF TRANSPULMONARY PRESSURE IN A PATIENT CONNECTED TO A BREATHING APPARATUS  
A breathing apparatus (1) is disclosed that is adapted to determine a transpulmonary pressure in a patient (125) when connected to said breathing apparatus. A control unit (105) is operable to set...
US20060249153 Mechanical ventilation system utilizing bias valve  
A portable mechanical ventilator having a Roots blower is configured to provide a desired gas flow and pressure to a patient circuit. The mechanical ventilator includes a flow meter operative to...
US20120304998 RESPIRATORY APPARATUS WITH IMPROVED FLOW-FLATTENING DETECTION  
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...
US20150040904 EXHALATION VALVE AND RESPIRATORY ASSISTANCE DEVICE  
Exhalation valve including a diaphragm for opening and closing an outlet of an exhalation flow path for guiding exhaled air to the outside air, a back chamber provided opposite the exhalation flow...
US20100071697 INVERSION-BASED FEED-FORWARD COMPENSATION OF INSPIRATORY TRIGGER DYNAMICS IN MEDICAL VENTILATORS  
A ventilator and method of ventilator control. The ventilator includes a pneumatic system for providing and receiving breathing gas, and a controller operatively coupled with the pneumatic system....
US20150105632 FUSION OF DATA FROM MULTIPLE SOURCES FOR NON-INVASIVE DETECTION OF RESPIRATORY PARAMETERS  
Provided herein are methods and systems for validating and interpreting respiratory signals in order to provide comprehensive non-invasive methods to monitor patients at risk for respiratory...
US20120152249 PROCESS FOR THE AUTOMATIC CONTROL OF A RESPIRATOR  
A process for the automatic control of a respirator with a changeover between phases of respiration (inspiration and expiration), by a control unit checking a breathing activity signal for a...
US20140053840 Human-Machine Synchronization Method And Device Of Invasive Ventilator Operating In Noninvasive Ventilation Mode  
A human-machine synchronization method and device of an invasive ventilator operating in a noninvasive ventilation mode. The method includes steps of: measuring an airway pressure, an inspiratory...