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US20120012120 METHODS AND MATERIALS FOR ORAL STENTING  
This document provides methods and materials related to oral stenting. For example, oral stenting devices (e.g., adjustable oral stenting devices) and methods for using oral stenting devices for...
US20150013672 ORAL AIRWAY ADJUNCT AND METHOD FOR MAKING THE SAME  
An oral airway adjunct includes a passageway extending from the proximal end to the distal end, wherein the passageway is sized to pass through a breathing tube. The oral airway adjunct also...
US20110253145 Pressurized tracheal cuff control arrangement  
An endotracheal tube monitoring and control system for the safe and effective use of that endotracheal or trachea (ETT or TT) cuff within the larynx of a human patient comprising: a control unit...
US20130327341 LAYERED SOFT PALATE SUPPORT AND IMPLANTATION METHOD  
The present invention relates to a layered soft palate support and an implantation method for treating sleep apnea/hypopnea syndrome or snoring. The layered soft palate support is a flat implant...
US20130160772 MULTI-FUNCTIONAL NASAL CANNULA  
The multi-function nasal cannula includes an elongate nasalgastric tube having at least one end configured to be connected to a source of therapeutic gas or fluid. A section of the tube includes a...
US20110197895 TRACHEAL TUBE ADAPTOR AND FLARING JIG  
The present disclosure describes systems and methods that utilize a tracheal tube adaptor system. The tracheal tube adaptor system includes a tracheal tube adaptor and/or a flaring jig. A proximal...
US20120024286 Variable Transition Pressure Profiles for a Bi-Level Breathing Therapy Machine  
A method for controlling the transitions between two different pressures supplied by a breathing therapy device using a transition pressure profile for which the basic shape, the magnitude and the...
US20110265800 LARYNGEAL MASK  
A device for maintaining an airway in a patient. This device includes a mask having a resilient conformable peripheral portion that is shaped such that the mask forms a seal with the larynx when...
US20140326246 CUSHION ASSEMBLY HAVING COMPRESSION DAMPENING PORTION  
A cushion assembly for use in a patient interface device includes a first end portion adapted to engage a user's face; a second end portion opposite the first end portion, the second end portion...
US20110226257 DEPLOYMENT ACTUATION SYSTEM FOR INTRAFALLOPIAN CONTRACEPTION  
Contraceptive methods, systems, and devices generally improve the ease, speed, and reliability with which a contraceptive device can be deployed transcervically into an ostium of a fallopian tube....
US20140014116 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR TREATMENT OF SLEEP APNEA  
A self-adjusting implant includes a first anchor configured to anchor to a first tissue location and apply a first tension force thereto; a second anchor configured to anchor to a second tissue...
US20150250977 RESPIRATOR  
A breathing apparatus includes a compressed air source with a compressed air source valve, a breathing regulator with a pressure reducer and a demand valve, a breathing mask connected to the...
US20100294279 Hyperthermia Assisted Radiation Therapy  
A breathing system for hyperthermic assisted radiation therapy includes at least one heating element that modulates the temperature of air inhaled by a patient, at least one cooling element that...
US20150174353 TRACHEOSTOMY TUBE AND TECHNIQUE FOR USING THE SAME  
A molded tracheostomy tube may provide enhanced comfort for a patient. A unitary molded coating over areas of the tracheostomy tube that come into contact with the patient's skin may prevent...
US20110120478 BACKBOARD IMMOBILIZATION DEVICE  
A backboard immobilization device includes a first section having a plurality of interconnected panels and a second section having a like plurality of interconnected panels. A coupling assembly...
US20130206141 INHALER FOR DELIVERY OF A POWDER FORMULATION FROM A BLISTER STRIP  
An inhaler for delivery of a powder-form inhalation formulation from a blister strip has a plurality of blister pockets and uses a pivotable mouthpiece cover to move the blister strip onward.
US20140034065 TONGUE RETAINING ORAL APPLIANCE  
An oral appliance includes a frame for mounting to a user's teeth and a tongue contacting retaining member extending from the frame and configured in use to limit movement of the tongue toward the...
US20130068235 TONGUE RETAINING ORAL APPLIANCE  
An oral appliance includes a frame for mounting to a user's teeth and a tongue contacting retaining member extending from the frame and configured in use to limit movement of the tongue toward the...
US20110247636 Nipple/Areola Protective Cover  
A protective cover for nipples and areolas employable during nipple or breast reconstructive surgery. The device has an axial cavity in a central portion of a resilient body employable for...
US20110277778 System and Method for Diverticulitis Treatment  
A system for preventing recurrence of diverticulitis includes a semi-permeable sleeve configured to be placed within a colonic lumen relative to one or more diverticulum lining the colonic lumen....
US20120186589 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR TREATMENT OF SLEEP APNEA AND SNORING  
Methods and apparatus for treating snoring and sleep apnea may include an oral appliance based on an extensive, three-dimensional radiological and clinical examination. The oral appliance may...
US20130324798 AIRWAY DEVICE, AIRWAY ASSIST DEVICE AND THE METHOD OF USING SAME  
An airway device is provided for opening a patient's airway. The airway device provides dual tubes which allow the patient to breathe on his/her own, to be ventilated, or to be intubated. The...
US20140305432 LARYNGEAL MASK AIRWAY DEVICE  
The invention relates to a laryngeal mask airway device (1) for insertion into patient to provide an airway passage to the patient's glottic opening, the device (1) including an airway tube (2), a...
US20120220544 Ganglioside Transmucosal Formulations  
A transmucosal formulation comprising a ganglioside and a mucosal absorption enhancer, as well as a method of treating or preventing Parkinson's disease in a human patient in need thereof...
US20110155140 RESPIRATORY PATIENT INTERFACES  
Various embodiments of respiratory patient interfaces that may be used to treat a variety of disorders involving upper airway obstruction, such as, without limitation, Obstructive sleep apnea...
US20150122251 KINK RESISTANT INTUBATION DEVICE  
A kink resistant endotracheal tube intubation device and a method for using the device are provided. The kink resistant endotracheal tube intubation device has a first tube portion in operable...
US20070016122 Orthopedic foot splint with an optional posterior strut and cuff  
A flexible orthopedic foot splint comprising two shoes containing screw receptacles in the soles; a bar contains one or more small apertures for connecting the shoes to the bar; two or more screws...
US20110275903 Surgical Eye Drape And Method Of Use Thereof  
A surgical eye drape with a first and second drape sections, each drape section having a wing extending from each edge with a flap for forming a pouch disposed between the wings. The drape...
US20140216445 COVERING SHEET  
A covering sheet for covering a skin adhesive surface of a device for holding a tracheostoma device over a tracheostoma of a patient may include a central/medial element for covering the...
US20110144527 Artificial Airway with Integrated Core Temperature Monitor  
This is a device for use in clinical, surgical intro- and post-operative patient core temperature monitoring, which utilizes an artificial airway to integrate a temperature probe, removing the...
US20120192877 HANDWICH MITT  
A dual cushion restraint mitt comprising a first cushion positioned above a hand of a user; a second cushion attached to the first cushion at a seam, where the second cushion rests beneath the...
US20120227742 SYSTEM, METHOD AND RESPIRATION APPLIANCE FOR SUPPORTING THE AIRWAY OF A SUBJECT  
A respiration appliance, system, and method for supporting the airway of a subject as the subject breaths. The flow of gas from the lungs of the subject during exhalation is leveraged to provide...
US20120240933 PRESSURE SUPPORT SYSTEM WITH MASK FIT FEEDBACK DISPLAY  
A pressure support system configured to deliver a pressurized flow of breathable gas to the airway of a subject is further configured to provide information to a user position, fit or seal between...
US20120305000 AdaptAir: A Universal Fit Nasal Interface  
A nasal interface and method for delivering continuous positive airway pressure in newborns and infants are provided herein using a universal fit nasal interface that is easily adapted and...
US20120247473 APPARATUS FOR ASPIRATING THE SPUTUM IN TRACHEOTOMY PATIENTS AND INNER CANNULA FOR A TRACHEAL CANNULA  
In order to make automatic suctioning of sputum in tracheotomy patients possible, the suctioning device includes a tracheal cannula having an external cannula and an internal cannula guided...
US20150128944 BREATHING TUBE  
A breathing tube for conducting a gas mixture in a ventilation system is provided, the tube including a tube portion; a coupler connectable to the tube portion; a connecting piece connectable to...
US20150007810 Delivery of Nebulized Medicines  
Devices are disclosed that include a positionable elongated member configured to support a delivery tube and maintain a distal end of the tube in a desired position and directional orientation,...
US20110197884 VOLUME CONTROL IN A MEDICAL VENTILATOR  
A ventilator that is small, lightweight, and portable, yet capable of being quickly adapted to operate in a plurality of different modes and configurations to deliver a variety of therapies to a...
US20130104887 Dry Powder Drug Delivery System and Methods  
A pulmonary drug delivery system is disclosed, including a breath-powered, dry powder inhaler, and a cartridge for delivering a dry powder formulation. The inhaler and cartridge can be provided...
US20110061654 OXYGEN MASK WHICH FACILITATES A PATEINT TO BREATH OXYGEN  
The present invention discloses a structural improvement of an oxygen mask which covers a nose without covering a mouth, wherein a respiration tube faces upward, an air inlet tube is located at a...
US20150090260 BREATHING ASSISTANCE APPARATUS  
A humidifier and humidity sensor is disclosed for use with a breathing assistance apparatus. The humidity sensor preferably includes means to sense absolute humidity, relative humidity and/or...
US20130081619 BREATHING ASSISTANCE APPARATUS  
A humidifier and humidity sensor is disclosed for use with a breathing assistance apparatus. The humidity sensor preferably includes means to sense absolute humidity, relative humidity and/or...
US20140020686 Temperature Controlled Laminair Air Flow Device  
The present invention provides a practical method for treating atopic dermatitis. By subjecting patients suffering from atopic dermatitis to filtered temperature controlled laminar air flow...
US20060089540 Device for diabetes management  
A device for assisting in managing food and medicine intake includes a plurality of alarms each set to correspond to a time for a patient to intake at least one of food and medicine; a display for...
US20150230970 Dental Sleep Apnea Device  
The dental sleep apnea device and method utilizes a bite block (34) and a clear plastic tongue restrictor (38, 138) which is adjustable on the bite block by a coupling between a connecting rod...
US20110088701 Custom-Molded Oral Appliance and Method of Forming  
A method for forming a custom-molded oral appliance for positioning a user's jaw proximate to centric occlusion is disclosed. The method includes heating a thin sheet of material comprising a...
US20110271964 Universally adjustable pillow for use in healthcare and therapy  
A universally adjustable pillow for use in healthcare and/or therapy includes a base board (1), and pillows for, respectively, right lateral recumbency (4), supine recumbency (2), left lateral...
US20120255555 INFLATION AND MONITORING ASSEMBLY FOR A PRESSURE CUFF  
An assembly structured to inflate a retaining or pressure cuff of a medical device of the type associated with artificial airway tube and concurrently monitor pressure therein. A pump assembly is...
US20140290669 Custom Mouthguard  
An apparatus and a method are provided for a custom mouthguard to protect a user's teeth from damage due to incident forces. The mouthguard comprises a hard plastic tray portion which is custom...
US20110203598 NASAL DEVICES INCLUDING LAYERED NASAL DEVICES AND DELAYED RESISTANCE ADAPTERS FOR USE WITH NASAL DEVICES  
Described herein are layered nasal devices including layered nasal devices having one or more stiffening members supporting the holdfast region of the nasal device. The stiffening member may be a...