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US20130303930 Game-based incentive spirometer and a method of quantifying and recording performance  
An incentive spirometry device designed to assist patients with respiratory therapy by means of an electronic air flow sensor that provides patients with visual or other positive feedback when...
US20140194705 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR HEART FAILURE STATUS EVALUATION BASED ON A DISORDERED BREATHING INDEX  
An evaluation of heart failure status is provided based on a disordered breathing index. Patient respiration is sensed and a respiration signal is generated. Disordered breathing episodes are...
US20130012828 Method and System for Measuring Nasal Resistance to Airflow  
Determining nasal resistance. At least some of the illustrative embodiments are methods including: applying negative pressure to a patient's mouth and thereby creating airflow that flows in a...
US20130345589 METHOD AND SYSTEM TO DIAGNOSE CENTRAL SLEEP APNEA  
Methods and system to diagnose central sleep apnea of a patient employ a relatively short test, combining few breathing parameters. The test is short in comparison to commonly used time-consuming...
US20100331716 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR MEASURING RESPIRATORY FUNCTION USING AN EFFORT SIGNAL  
Breathing effort of a patient, as determined (for example) from a photoplethysmograph (“PPG”) signal from the patient, can be used in conjunction with signals from a spirometer being used by the...
US20130158370 SPONTANEOUS BREATHING TRIAL MANAGER  
This disclosure describes systems and methods for conducting and terminating spontaneous breathing trials on patients receiving mechanical ventilation. The disclosure describes a novel spontaneous...
US20140121553 VENTILATOR-INITIATED PROMPT REGARDING AUTO-PEEP DETECTION DURING VENTILATION OF NON-TRIGGERING PATIENT  
This disclosure describes systems and methods for monitoring and evaluating ventilatory parameters, analyzing those parameters and providing useful notifications and recommendations to clinicians....
US20120302910 WIRELESS VENTILATOR REPORTING  
Systems and methods regarding ventilation of a patient, such as a victim at the scene of an emergency are described herein.
US20120277616 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....
US20120022348 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR NON-CONTACT MULTIPARAMETER VITAL SIGNS MONITORING, APNEA THERAPY, SWAY CANCELLATION, PATIENT IDENTIFICATION, AND SUBJECT MONITORING SENSORS  
Aspects of the of the disclosure relate to a non-contact physiological motion sensor and a monitor device that can incorporate use of the Doppler effect. A continuous wave of electromagnetic...
US20130267864 NEBULIZER WITH INTRA-ORAL VIBRATING MESH  
A nebulizer includes a main body that has a nebulizer outlet and an air channel in communication with the nebulizer outlet. The main body supports a medicine reservoir and a mesh that engages the...
US20150038866 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DETECTING WORSENING OF HEART FAILURE BASED ON TIDAL VOLUME  
Systems and methods for detecting a worsening of a patient's heart failure condition based, at least in part, on a declining trend in a representative tidal volume value over multiple days. The...
US20150094607 PREFERENTIAL VOLUME REDUCTION OF DISEASED SEGMENTS OF A HETEROGENEOUS LOBE  
Methods and apparatus for diagnosing and treating disorders of the lung are provided, which may include any number of features. In one embodiment, a method comprises obtaining diagnostic...
US20120150057 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR ENDOBRONCHIAL DIAGNOSIS  
A method of diagnosing an air leak in a lung compartment of a patient may include: advancing a diagnostic catheter into an airway leading to the lung compartment; inflating an occluding member on...
US20130267865 PATIENT MONITORING AND EXCEPTION NOTIFICATION  
A monitoring system is used to measure various parameters of the sleep, respiration, and/or other bodily functions of a subject. One or more metrics are calculated that quantify deviation from the...
US20130204151 Augmented Incentive Spirometer  
A novel augmented incentive spirometer that will deliver pressurized oxygen, or air when the patient inhales, therefore increasing the inspired volume over the amount of volume generated only by...
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....
US20130066226 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DETECTING SLEEP ONSET IN A SUBJECT BASED ON RESPONSIVENESS TO BREATHING CUES  
A wake-to-sleep transition for a subject is detected based on responsiveness to breathing cues provided to the subject. A pressurized flow of breathable gas to the airway of subject having one or...
US20140336484 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR ENDOBRONCHIAL DIAGNOSTICS  
Methods and systems for targeting, accessing and diagnosing diseased lung compartments are disclosed. The method comprises introducing a diagnostic catheter with an occluding member at its distal...
US20120149995 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR ENDOBRONCHIAL DIAGNOSTICS  
Methods and systems for targeting, accessing and diagnosing diseased lung compartments are disclosed. The method comprises introducing a diagnostic catheter with an occluding member at its distal...
US20120203125 INHALATION MASK FOR ANIMALS  
An inhalation mask (1) for fitting to a snout of an equine animal or an animal having an equine shaped snout is provided and comprise: a unitary mask body (6) defining a housing with an open end...
US20150157241 DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD FOR DISPLAYING  
The present invention provides a device for displaying respiratory conditions of a subject on a monitor having a first parameter acquisition unit (11) for acquiring a first respiration parameter...
US20120283592 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SIMULTANEOUS LUNG FUNCTION ASSESSMENT IN PARALLEL SUBJECTS  
The present invention relates to a lung function assessment system, a mechanical ventilator and method that allows simultaneously measurements of lung function and provides simultaneously...
US20110196251 LEAK DETERMINATION IN A BREATHING ASSISTANCE SYSTEM  
Systems and methods for estimating a leak flow in a breathing assistance system including a ventilation device connected to a patient are provided. Data of a flow waveform indicating the flow of...
US20120089023 PARAMETER-SENSING ENDOTRACHEAL TUBE  
A sensor-equipped endotracheal tube has a flexible body surrounding an airway lumen and includes sensors for monitoring physiological parameters such as CO2/O2 concentration in respiratory gases,...
US20130303931 RESPIRATION MEASUREMENTS AND DOSIMETRY CONTROL IN INHALATION TESTING SYSTEMS  
Inhalation measurement systems and methods enable, during inhalant exposure, substantially real-time respiratory measurements of a test subject using techniques that obtain measurements of...
US20120022390 PROCESS FOR LEAK TESTING, DEVICE AND RESPIRATOR  
A process is provided for leak testing in a respirator (10) with overpressure operation. An indicator of a breathing gas consumption is compared with an indicator of an expiration volume and a...
US20140350367 PEAK FLOW METER, BREATHALYZER, AND PULSE OXIMETER FOR USE WITH A MOBILE DEVICE  
A peak flow meter, breathalyzer, and pulse oximeter for use with a mobile device, such as a smartphone, are disclosed. In one embodiment, the peak flow meter receives air flow from the patient,...
US20120232420 RESPIRATION MONITORING  
(EN) Respiration of a patient can be monitored by means of a device (ASD) that has the following characteristics. An inlet (IL) receives a pressurized airflow of breathable air from an airflow...
US20130324876 PROCESSING A VIDEO FOR TIDAL CHEST VOLUME ESTIMATION  
What is disclosed is a system and method for estimating tidal chest volume using 3D surface reconstruction based on an analysis of captured reflections of structured illumination patterns from the...
US20150216448 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MEASURING LUNG CAPACITY AND STAMINA  
A computerized method and system for measuring a user's lung capacity and stamina, to detect Chronic Heart Failure, COPD or Asthma, comprising: providing a client application on a user's mobile...
US20130165811 APPARATUS FOR AUTOMATICALLY DIAGNOSING EMPHYSEMA  
The present invention relates generally to diagnosing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and estimating of the severity thereof, in particularly the occurrence of emphysema. More...
US20110004081 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR DETERMINING BREATHING EFFORT CHARACTERISTIC MEASURES  
One or more respiratory characteristics of a patient are measured by coupling patient monitor apparatus (e.g., a photoplethysmograph (“PPG”)) to the patient in order to produce a patient monitor...
US20130303932 AUTOMATED SPIROGRAM ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION  
Automated analysis and interpretation of spirograms is provided to assess lung function of a subject. If the shape of a spirogram plot is deemed suitably reliable, the spirogram may be...
US20120041279 DEVICES AND METHODS FOR RESPIRATORY VARIATION MONITORING BY MEASUREMENT OF RESPIRATORY VOLUMES, MOTION AND VARIABILITY  
This invention is directed to devices and methods for assessing a patient. The devices have at least one impedance measuring element functionally connected to a programmable element, programmed to...
US20120302909 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR SCREENING SUBJECTS  
A screening method can be used to determine whether a subject is a suitable candidate for interventional therapy. The method can be used to determine the likelihood the subject will receive a...
US20140066749 MEDICAL GATING USING POSITIVE AIRWAY PRESSURE DEVICES  
A medical apparatus includes: a breathing device comprising an air pressure generator for generating air pressure, a tube for delivering the air pressure to a patient, and a sensor configured to...
US20110087124 Spirometer Toy  
The invention provides a toy that functions to propel a projectile through a tube at someone or something by exerting sufficient air pressure from the user's lungs through the tube. This action...
US20150011906 BREATHING BIOFEEDBACK DEVICE  
Disclosed are biofeedback methods and devices suitable for providing biofeedback useful for helping a user control an own breathing, for example, to help in inducing deep breathing, and such...
US20120130265 Portable Spirometer  
Disclosed is a portable spirometer which comprises: a small breath tube for measuring a unidirectional flow, to which the breath flow of a patient is inputted; a breath signal processing unit...
US20130317379 SPIROMETER SYSTEM AND METHODS OF DATA ANALYSIS  
The present disclosure relates to an electronic spirometer that empowers users to quantitatively track and proactively manage respiratory diseases via simple integration with mobile devices,...
US20150065904 Nitric Oxide Upper Airway Delivery system and Method  
The present invention provides a system and method for delivery of nitric oxide to the upper respiratory tract without resulting in nitric oxide delivery to the lungs. In certain embodiments, the...
US20110087122 MINIMALLY INVASIVE DETERMINATION OF COLLATERAL VENTILATION IN LUNGS  
Minimally invasive methods, systems and devices are provided for qualitatively and quantitatively assessing collateral ventilation in the lungs. In particular, collateral ventilation of a target...
US20150105641 HUMAN PERFORMANCE ENHANCEMENT METHOD AND APPARATUS  
A human body support, such as a chair, has a plurality of support segments that are arranged in an array. Each support segment has a protrusion elevation that is independently variable and...
US20140142455 MINIMALLY INVASIVE DETERMINATION OF COLLATERAL VENTILATION IN LUNGS  
Minimally invasive methods, systems and devices are provided for assessing collateral ventilation in the lungs. In particular, collateral ventilation of a target compartment within a lung of a...
US20110270116 MINIMALLY INVASIVE DETERMINATION OF COLLATERAL VENTILATION IN LUNGS  
Minimally invasive methods, systems and devices are provided for assessing collateral ventilation in the lungs. In particular, collateral ventilation of a target compartment within a lung of a...
US20120125337 DEVICE FOR CALCULATING RESPIRATORY WAVEFORM INFORMATION AND MEDICAL INSTRUMENT USING RESPIRATORY WAVEFORM INFORMATION  
Provided is a configuration capable of executing a detection test for a comfort level including the quality of sleep, which is measurable at home without requiring the measurement of brain waves...
US20130018267 ELECTRONIC CATHETER STETHOSCOPE  
An electronic catheter stethoscope measures and analyzes acoustic fields and dynamic pressure variations in the gaseous or liquid fluid inside a conventional medical catheter that is positioned in...
US20150038868 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...
US20110092841 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...

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