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US20100242965 DISTINGUISHING BETWEEN CLOSED AND OPEN AIRWAY APNEAS AND TREATING PATIENTS ACCORDINGLY  
Methods and apparatus for determining the occurrence of an apnea, patency and/or partial obstruction of the airway are disclosed. Respiratory air flow from a patient is measured to give an air...
US20140366876 POWER MANAGEMENT IN RESPIRATORY TREATMENT APPARATUS  
A respiratory treatment apparatus provides respiratory treatment with improved power management control to permit more efficient power consumption and power supply units, such as battery powered...
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A differential pressure transducer determines pressure differentials between respiratory airflows and ambient airflows. Another determines pressure differentials between respiratory airflows and...
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An arrangement for supervising a medical monitor. The arrangement for supervising the medical monitor comprises a measurement function having at least one measurement device to make at least one...
US20070017514 A Digital gas flowmeter  
A digital gas flowmeter is described as follows: the flowmeter can measure gas flow by digital signal, a optical or magnetic sensor can sense the rotation of a wheel rotating by the pressure of...
US20080072906 PULSE OXIMETER BASED TECHNIQUES FOR CONTROLLING ANESTHESIA LEVELS AND VENTILATION LEVELS IN SUBJECTS  
Medical devices and techniques derive breath rate, breath distention, and pulse distention measurements of a subject from a pulse oximeter system coupled to the subject. These parameters together...
US20110290252 CLOSED LOOP RESPIRATORY SUPPORT DEVICE WITH DYNAMIC ADAPTABILITY  
The invention provides an automatic system based on the dynamic adaptability strategy for controlling oxygen concentration in blood of patients with fluctuating oxygen needs. The inventive system...
US20150217069 SYSTEM FOR AUTOMATED ADJUSTMENT OF A PRESSURE SET BY A VENTILATION DEVICE  
The invention suggests a system for automated adjustment of a pressure set by a ventilation device, in particular a positive and-expiratory pressure and/or a maximum airway pressure, the system...
US20090020123 PROCESS AND SYSTEM FOR TRANSMITTING MONITORING STATES  
A process and system are provided for transmitting monitoring states between respirators. The process includes the detection of and recording of monitoring states of a monitoring unit (5) of at...
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The disclosure describes a novel approach for displaying information on a ventilator system. The disclosure describes a novel respiratory system including a removable primary display and system...
US20090013999 ADJUSTMENT OF TARGET VENTILATION IN A SERVOVENTILATOR  
A servoventilator control slowly changes the target ventilation over a period of time, according to a preprogrammed schedule adapted to be set by the physician. Preferably, the target ventilation...
US20090020121 METHODS FOR PROVIDING EXPIRATORY PRESSURE RELIEF IN POSITIVE AIRWAY PRESSURE THERAPY  
A method of operating a CPAP apparatus in which the interface pressure is controlled to rapidly drop at the start of expiration by an expiratory relief pressure (ERP) that is independent of...
US20090165797 AIRWAY SYSTEM, OPERATING MEHTOD THEREOF AND VENTILATOR OR ANESTHETIC MACHINE HAVING SUCH SYSTEM  
The present invention discloses an airway system and operating method thereof in the medical equipments such as a ventilator and an anesthetic machine. The airway system comprises: a respiratory...
US20080146955 Respiration Sensor, Using Method of Respiration Sensor, and Respiration State Monitor  
A respiration sensor to be attached on a surface of a living body for detecting a respiration state of the living body comprises a detecting element for outputting a signal corresponding to at...
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Methods and systems involve adjusting respiratory therapy based on cardiac cycle phase. A parameter indicative of cardiac cycle is sensed and the respiratory therapy is adjusted based on cardiac...
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A system and method for monitoring the arterial gas concentrations of a patient receiving percutaneous oxygenator support. The system comprises a percutaneous oxygenator for providing medical...
US20080000479 System for Managing Ventilator Operation  
A method for managing patient ventilator operation includes receiving data representing one or more hemodynamic parameters. In response to the received data representing the one or more...
US20140318542 PATIENT MONITORING AND DRUG DELIVERY SYSTEM AND METHOD OF USE  
Disclosed is a patient monitoring and drug delivery system and associated methods for use during diagnostic, surgical or other medical procedures. The functionality of the invention enables many...
US20070173729 Simple approach to precisely 02 consumption, and anesthetic absorption during low flow anesthesia  
A process for determining gas(x) consumption, wherein said gas(x) is selected from; a) an anesthetic such as but not limited to; i) N2O; ii) sevoflurane; iii) isoflurane; iv) halothane; v)...
US20050188991 Positive airway pressure therapy management module  
A positive airway pressure therapy management module includes a user interface, a controller and memory. The module may include ports that capture data from a PAP device and/or from sensors. The...
US20120325212 Method And Apparatus For Providing Positive Airway Pressure To A Patient  
Methods and apparatus for treatment of medical disorders such as obstructive sleep apnea and congestive heart failure are disclosed. A method involves delivering pressurized air, oxygen or other...
US20100186741 Method and System for Detecting Mouth Leak During Application of Positive Airway Pressure  
A method and system for providing therapeutic gas to a patient during positive airway pressure ventilation and, more particularly, detecting the presence of a mouth leak during ventilation and,...
US20060278223 Synchrony between end of ventilator cycles and end of a patient efforts during assisted ventilation  
Automatic ongoing adjustment of the cycling-off time of ventilator inflation phase during assisted ventilation in accordance with true respiratory rate of a patient. Electrical signals are...
US20100139658 Oxygen Supply System For An Aircraft  
According to an exemplary embodiment of the invention an oxygen supply system for an aircraft is provided, wherein the said system comprises a control valve, a reservoir bag, a respiration device...
US20150000667 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR THE SYSTEMIC CONTROL OF VENTILATORY SUPPORT IN THE PRESENCE OF RESPIRATORY INSUFFICIENCY  
A method and apparatus for providing ventilatory assistance to a spontaneously breathing patient an error signal (56) is computed that is the difference between a function of respiratory airflow...
US20150114396 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR PRESSURE TREATMENT MODULATION  
Respiratory pressure treatment apparatus include automated methodologies for controlling modulation of pressure during an inspiratory phase or an expiratory phase of patient respiration. The...
US20060174883 Method and system of leak detection in application of positive airway pressure  
A method and related system of leak detection in application of positive airway pressure. At least some of the illustrative embodiments are methods comprising supplying positive airway pressure to...
US20090301489 RESPIRATORY GAS SUPPLY CIRCUIT TO FEED CREW MEMBERS AND PASSENGERS OF AN AIRCRAFT WITH OXYGEN  
The invention relates to a respiratory gas supply circuit (1) for an aircraft carrying passengers and crewmembers (30), comprising a source of breathable gas (R1, R2), at least one supply line (2)...
US20130178761 COMPUTER CONTROLLED CPAP SYSTEM WITH SNORE DETECTION  
A CPAP apparatus is provided that determines the presence of a snore by the simplified method of using filtered expiratory noise as the measure of intrinsic device noise and comparing that to...
US20110100366 EXTENDABLE AIR DELIVERY SYSTEM AND AIR DELIVERY METHOD  
An extendable air delivery system and a method for deciding a delivery mode therein are provided. The extendable air delivery system includes a PAP device supply a breathable pressured air to a...
US20120006327 Method and Device for Determining a Level of Ventilatory Assist to a Patient  
A method and device for determining a level of ventilatory assist to be delivered to a patient by a mechanical ventilator in response to a measure of a patient's neural respiratory drive...
US20100139659 SPO2 CONTROL WITH ADAPTIVE LINEAR COMPENSATION  
A device and a process for controlling a respirator with inclusion of an oxygen saturation value (34) for compensating a device-dependent time response (15), a physiological time response (16) and...
US20070027375 OPTIMIZED GAS SUPPLY USING PHOTOPLETHYSMOGRAPHY  
The present invention relates to optimized gas supply utilizing photoplethysmography. Flow rate, pressure or amount of gas is adjusted as a function of blood oxygen saturation data,...
US20100170513 Self-contained, intermittent positive airway pressure systems and methods for treating sleep apnea, snoring, and other respiratory disorders  
Systems and methods provide a self-contained, intermittent positive airway pressure system for treating sleep apnea, snoring, and other respiratory disorders. The systems and methods provide an...
US20140137868 Capacitive Sensor  
A capacitive sensor for measuring pressure comprises a fixed charge plate integral to a printed circuit board, a flexible charge plate that is grounded, a conductive donut-shaped adhesive spacer...
US20130276787 AUTOMATED INSPIRATORY MUSCLE TRAINING FOR PATIENTS RECEIVING MECHANICAL VENTILATION  
A system and method for automated inspiratory muscle strength exercise includes software for setting a mechanical ventilator for a pressure regulated breath with an initial pressure target that is...
US20120285456 Automated Inspiratory Muscle Training for Patients Receiving Mechanical Ventilation  
A system and method for automated inspiratory muscle strength exercise includes software for setting a mechanical ventilator for a pressure regulated breath with an initial pressure target that is...
US20080011301 Out flow resistance switching ventilator and its core methods  
An out flow resistance switching ventilator and its methodology for providing mechanical ventilation support to the respiratory failure patient are claimed. Based on the continuous out flow...
US20110132369 Ventilation System With System Status Display  
The disclosure describes a novel approach for displaying information on a ventilator system. The disclosure describes a novel system including a removable primary display and system status...
US20100065056 ARESPIRATORY GAS SUPPLY CIRCUIT TO FEED CREW MEMBERS AND PASSENGERS OF AN AIRCRAFT WITH OXYGEN  
The invention relates to a respiratory gas supply circuit for an aircraft carrying passengers and/or crewmembers (1) in a cabin, comprising a source of breathable gas (R1, R2), at least one supply...
US20140364706 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DETECTING AND TREATING HEART FAILURE  
Devices and systems provide methods of detecting a heart failure condition of a patient that may be based on one or more respiratory parameters of a patient. In an example embodiment, a monitoring...
US20100116274 METHOD, VENTILATOR AND CONTROL UNIT FOR DETERMINING A POSITION OF AN ESOPHAGEAL CATHETER  
A method of obtaining an indication of the position of an esophageal catheter inserted into a patient includes the steps of obtaining an electrical signal from the esophageal catheter, determining...
US20090126734 RESPIRATORY THERAPY SYSTEM WITH ELECTROMECHANICAL DRIVER  
A respiratory therapy system includes a driver unit and a patient interface device. The driver unit is adapted to deliver pressurized gas flow from a source to the patient interface device. At...
US20050092322 Cannula assembly and medical system employing a known carbon dioxide gas concentration  
A cannula assembly and a medical system. The cannula assembly includes a cannula, a capnometer, a reservoir, a pathway, and a barrier. The cannula is positionable on the face of a patient. The...
US20140373844 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR INCREASING COUGH FLOW  
A system and method are configured to utilize patient effort to increase cough flow of a subject by limiting airway collapse by causing a series of exsufflation events over an individual...
US20060249156 Method and relevant apparatus for nasal ventilation, particularly for flow-synchronised neonatal assisted ventilation  
In a method for nasal ventilation and relevant apparatus, particularly for flow-synchronized neonatal assisted ventilation, wherein F(t) is a signal proportional to the ventilation flow, the...
US20100083967 MASK DEVICE WITH BLOWER  
In a mask device with blower, a sensor for warning is disposed, which detects a movement position of an exhaust valve corresponding to the case where an internal pressure of a face body is lower...
US20120037159 DETECTION OF ASYNCHRONY  
A controller or processor(s) (1112) implements detection of respiratory related conditions, such as asynchrony, associated with use of a respiratory treatment apparatus (1102) or ventilator. Based...
US20080314385 O2 - Controller  
The invention relates to a device for the regulation of PEEP and FiO2 of a ventilator for achieving an arterial oxygen partial pressure in the blood of a mechanically ventilated patient. At...
US20080078390 Providing predetermined groups of trending parameters for display in a breathing assistance system  
The disclosure provides a breathing assistance system that may include: a storage device operable to store multiple trending parameter groups; a user interface operable to exhibit the identifiers...