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US20140261409 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR VENTILATION WITH UNRELIABLE EXHALATION FLOW AND/OR EXHALATION PRESSURE  
This disclosure describes systems and methods for providing novel back-up ventilation that allows the patient to trigger or initiate the delivery of a breath. Further, this disclosure describes...
US20110174315 Implanted Soft Palate Support and Implantation Method  
An implanted soft palate support and an implantation method are provided. The implanted soft palate support is a flat implant made of a material capable of being implanted into human tissues for a...
US20130247904 KINK-RESISTANT GAS DELIVERY TUBE  
A kink-resistant gas delivery tube configured to be directly connected to a circular male plug, the tube having an internal geometry of multiple concave and convex areas each having an apex,...
US20110308529 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR TREATMENT OF SLEEP APNEA  
A system for treating an airway disorder is provided with an implant body configured to conform to an airway-interface tissue site in a manner compatible with normal physiological function of the...
US20120318267 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...
US20110155144 ADJUSTABLE MANDIBULAR PROTRUSION SPLINT FOR TREATING SNORING AND OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA  
A two-part mandibular protrusion splint (1) for preventing at least one of snoring and obstructive sleep apnea. The mandibular protrusion splint (1) comprises both a lower part (2) and an upper...
US20140150779 BREATHING PROTECTOR  
A breathing protector for use in a stoma of a laryngectomized or tracheotomised person is provided. This breathing protector is provided with an inlet and an outlet, such that an air flow in use...
US20130263864 TEAT DEVICE FOR PREVENTING SNORING AND OTHER HABITS  
Teat device for preventing habits such as snoring, breathing through the mouth, sucking, grinding and gnashing the teeth, and for training or treating oral functions, said teat device comprising an...
US20110011401 OXYGEN DELIVERY SYSTEM  
Disclosed are apparatus and method for delivering oxygen from an oxygen supply to a person in a convenient, sanitary and organized manner. The oxygen delivery system includes a rail attached to a...
US20150040899 Compact Self-Contained Automated MDI Adapters or Units for Ventilators  
A portable unit for providing automated delivery of medication to a ventilator circuit that runs between a mechanical ventilator and a patient is provided. The portable unit includes: a housing...
US20110138315 Quick Initiation Of Respiratory Support Via A Ventilator User Interface  
This disclosure describes improved systems and methods for efficiently configuring respiratory settings and/or parameters in a ventilatory system. Specifically, the present methods and user...
US20120125336 ADJUSTMENT OF VENTILATOR PRESSURE-TIME PROFILE TO BALANCE COMFORT AND EFFECTIVENESS  
The invention is a ventilator whose servo-controller adjusts the degree of support by adjusting the profile of the pressure waveform as well as the pressure modulation amplitude. As the...
US20120272961 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR EXHALATION CONTROL AND TRAJECTORY OPTIMIZATION  
This disclosure describes systems and methods for controlling pressure and/or flow during exhalation. The disclosure describes novel exhalation modes for ventilating a patient.
US20110290261 MOUTH GUARDS FOR TREATING OF TEMPOROMANDIBULAR DISORDER AND ASSOCIATED METHODS  
A mouth guard that may be used to treat temporomandibular disorder (TMD) is configured to eliminate pressure on an individual's back teeth. Such a mouth guard may also be configured to prevent a...
US20130327320 DELIVERY DEVICE AND METHOD  
A delivery device for and method of delivering substance, in particular a vaccine, to a mucosal surface within the oral cavity of a subject, the device comprising: a mouthpiece unit to be gripped...
US20130333696 COORDINATED USE OF RESPIRATORY AND CARDIAC THERAPIES FOR SLEEP DISOREDERED BREATHING  
Methods and systems involve coordinating therapies used for treating disordered breathing. Disordered breathing therapies may include cardiac electrical stimulation therapy and external respiratory...
US20130125897 LARYNGEAL MASK  
A device for maintaining an airway in a patient, the device including a mask having a peripheral portion that forms a seal with the larynx when the mask is positioned in the laryngo pharynx to...
US20120204882 NECK FLANGE ATTACHMENT APPARATUSES FOR TRACHEOSTOMY TUBES  
Various embodiments of tracheostomy tube assemblies including a cannula and a flange are provided. One of the cannula and the flange includes a pair of slots and the other of the cannula and the...
US20140007888 RETRACTABLE PROTECTIVE RESPIRATORY MASK  
A retractable protective respiratory mask including disposable filters, which protects the respiratory system, covering the nose and mouth during inhalation while breathing in an atmosphere...
US20150053201 NASAL ADMINISTRATION  
A method of delivering a substance, such as one or more of a triptan, a nasal steroid or carbon dioxide gas, to the nasal cavity of a subject, in particular for the treatment of headaches, for...
US20110308520 NASAL PILLOWS FOR A PATIENT INTERFACE  
A nasal pillow section for use as part of an apparatus for providing a stream of gases to a user, the pillow section in use located in front of the upper lip and below the nostrils of a user, the...
US20120305007 Local Adjustment Device For Radiotherapy  
A cradle for positioning an anatomical portion of a patient during treatment includes a plurality of expandable fluid chambers and a pressure regulator configured to supply fluid to and withdraw...
US20120055478 POSITIVE PRESSURE THERAPY SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
Described herein are various embodiments of an oxygen concentrator system. In some embodiments, an oxygen concentrator system may be used to provide oxygen enriched gas to a patient undergoing...
US20140296728 Method And System For Quantifying Timing Discrepancies Between Inspiratory Effort And Ventilatory Assist  
The present disclosure relates to a method and a system for quantifying timing discrepancies between inspiratory effort and ventilatory assist. A trigger error is determined by comparing a start...
US20140251346 SURGICAL DRAPE WITH SEPARABLE ELEMENTS  
The present disclosure relates to a novel surgical drape to be used in a surgical setting, and more specifically to a drape that includes one or more of the following: (1) a patient drape for use...
US20110203588 AUTOMATED CONTROL FOR DETECTION OF FLOW LIMITATION  
A respiratory flow limitation detection device, which can include an airway pressure treatment generator, determines a flow limitation measure (506) based one or more shape indices for detecting...
US20120234332 SNORING AND OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA PREVENTION AND TREATMENT DEVICE  
A anti-snoring and anti-obstructive sleep apnea apparatus has a plate or metal frame tongue shelf splint to prevent the flaccid tongue falling back, a palate shelf splint projection to elevate the...
US20150059754 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR POWER OF BREATHING REAL-TIME ASSESSMENT AND CLOSED-LOOP CONTROLLER  
A system, method and non-transitory computer readable storage medium for retrieving a breathing reference value, assessing a breathing value of a test subject via a ventilator, identifying a...
US20110126831 PORTABLE ESSENCE VAPORIZER  
The portable essence vaporizer according to the present invention comprises a heat source for heating up an air flow which is passed through a substance from which the essence is to be extracted...
US20130068220 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR GENERATING LIQUID OXYGEN FOR PORTABLE USE  
A system for generating liquid oxygen (LOX) for portable use by a patient includes a patient portable unit configured to store LOX and deliver gaseous oxygen (GOX) to the patient, and a mobile base...
US20140180036 DEVICE AND METHOD FOR PREDICTING AND PREVENTING OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA (OSA) EPISODES  
A wireless sleep apnea treatment system comprises a garment having at least one ECG monitor, a wireless signal acquisition board in communication with the ECG monitor and the computer and providing...
US20140332011 ORAL SLEEP APNOEA DEVICE  
An oral treatment device for sleep apnoea and snoring, including a pad adapted to rest under the tongue of a user, so as to support the tongue from below, and engage the lower surface of the tongue...
US20140246022 NASAL ADMINISTRATION  
A delivery device for and method of delivering a powdered substance, in particular a triptan, such as sumatriptan, to the posterior region of a nasal cavity of a subject, in particular for the...
US20150075524 COMBINATION CPAP AND RESUSCITATION SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
A combination positive airway pressure (PAP) or continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) and resuscitation system and related methods. The systems can be well-suited for use in providing CPAP...
US20100294267 Method and System for Abdominal Weight Loss  
A system and method for abdominal weight loss is provided. An abdominal weight loss apparatus includes a flexible abdominal covering structure sized to cover and fully surround a human abdomen, the...
US20110230780 WORK OF BREATHING DISPLAY FOR A VENTILATION SYSTEM  
A breathing support system is provided. The system may include a breathing support device configured to deliver gas to a patient and a display device associated with the breathing support device....
US20140238413 NEONATAL THERMAL DEVICE AND RELATED METHOD THEREOF  
The neonatal drape device provides protection for a neonatal subject by providing a barrier to the environment that protects the subject from the loss of heat, water and moisture. The neonatal...
US20130098374 PARTIALLY ERODABLE SYSTEMS FOR TREATMENT OF OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA  
A method of maintaining airway patency in an airway of a patient which includes the steps of implanting a device into tissue adjacent an airway, the device having a bioerodable material wound...
US20120024298 PARTIALLY ERODABLE SYSTEMS FOR TREATMENT OF OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA  
A method of maintaining airway patency in an airway of a patient which includes the steps of implanting a device into tissue adjacent an airway, the device having a bioerodable material wound...
US20120031412 STIFFENING PHARYNGEAL WALL TREATMENT  
A pharyngeal airway having a pharyngeal wall of a patient at least partially surrounding and defining the airway is treated by selecting an implant dimensioned so as to be implanted at or beneath a...
US20110297162 INTRAORAL FERRULE  
The invention relates to an intraoral splint (1) with a rear arch (2) to prevent snoring and apneas which prevents the possible shift of the tongue towards the rear part of the oral cavity of said...
US20130074844 USE OF MULTIPLE BREATH TYPES  
The present disclosure describes a mode of ventilation that makes an automatic determination of an appropriate mandatory breath type in response to one or more patient based criteria. Specifically,...
US20110061647 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...
US20120150027 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR ENDOBRONCHIAL DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT  
A method of assessing a lung compartment of a patient may involve: advancing a diagnostic catheter into a lung airway leading to a first sub-compartment of the lung compartment; inflating an...
US20120255563 UNIVERSAL ORAL APPLIANCE WITH A UNIVERSAL COUPLER  
According to one embodiment, a universal oral appliance is provided. The universal oral appliance comprises an arched frame configured to be positioned proximate to the occlusal surface of a user's...
US20150075538 Padded Undergarment  
An undergarment wherein the back side comprises a pad disposed in the left side and a pad disposed in the right side and methods of improving comfort while sitting or to relieving, reducing,...
US20120204870 BREATHING ASSISTANCE APPARATUS  
Breathing assistance apparatus for treating sleep apnoea are described. More specifically, nasal interface for the supply of respiratory gases, but most particularly positive pressure gases are...
US20100300434 ANESTHESIA TUBE ASSEMBLY  
An anesthesia tube assembly with a fixture that can secure an anesthesia tube to a patient. The fixture can be secured to a patient with a strap. The tube can be inserted into a channel of the...
US20130025604 VAGINAL PESSARY  
A compactable vaginal pessary for managing pelvic organ prolapse is provided. The compactable pessary easily expands once inside a patient's vagina, remaining firmly anchored in the vaginal cavity...
US20120304992 Breathing treatment system and method  
A cannula tip for insertion in a patient's nostril includes nostril- and cannula-ends, with a cannula-end that has a greater cross section than that of the nostril end. The cross section of the...