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8647392 Articulable anchor  
Embodiments disclosed herein relate to devices implantable into a human lung, for example to reduce the volume of air trapped in a diseased portion of the lung to prevent inhalation while...
8646448 EMG-controlled ventilator and method for the operation thereof  
A ventilator provides breathing support to a patient in an EMG controlled mode, and has an input that receives an EMG signal representative of breathing activity from the patient and a control unit...
8640692 Oropharyngeal device for assisting oral ventilation of a patient  
An oropharyngeal device for assisting oral ventilation of a patient is disclosed. The device comprises a pharyngeal section configured to engage the tongue of the patient and a bite block connected...
8640971 Nebulizer  
A nebulizer comprising a main body, an atomizer, and a vibrating element. The atomizer comprises a substrate, a main recipient supported by the substrate for containing liquid and having surfaces...
8642015 Treatment of active infections and related compositions  
The present invention is directed to the treatment of infections and the associated symptoms of sinusitis, rhinitis and related neurological disorders of the cranial cavity and facial tissue. More...
8640697 Combination enhanced therapy  
A Positive Airway Pressure (PAP) device includes a flow generator that generates a supply of pressurized air. The flow generator includes a programmable controller. The programmable controller is...
8640698 Method and apparatus for monitoring the condition of a patient with diabetes  
According to certain example embodiments of this invention, there is provided an apparatus for treatment of a patient with both sleep-disordered breathing and diabetes. A PAP device may be...
8636000 Drug dispenser using a catapult arrangement  
There is provided a drug dispenser device comprising a housing; extending from the housing, an outlet for insertion into a body cavity of a patient; provided to the housing and moveable with...
8636007 Patient interface systems  
A patient interface system for delivery of a supply of air at positive pressure to the entrance of a patient's airways for treatment of sleep disordered breathing includes an air delivery tube...
8636838 Oxygen concentrator  
To provide an oxygen concentrator that can reduce pressure loss when suctioning raw air and that can increase the amount of suctioned raw air by an amount of reduction in pressure loss, and...
8636006 Mask  
A mask for use with the administration of CPAP therapy includes a mask body for connection with a supply of breathable gas pressurized above ambient; and a compliant patient contacting element...
8631799 Respiratory therapy system including a nasal cannula assembly  
A nasal cannula for supplying a respiratory gas to a patient and a method of treating a patient with sleep disorder. The nasal cannula comprises a pair of spaced apart supply lines which each have...
8631789 Humidification of respiratory gases  
A humidifier (14) for humidifying a flow of breathable gas to be delivered to a patient includes a chamber (16) configured to receive the flow of breathable gas; a tub (20) configured to contain a...
8631797 Systems, methods and apparatus for respiratory support of a patient  
Spontaneous respiration is detected by sensors. An additional amount of oxygen is administered to the lungs via a jet gas current at the end of an inhalation procedure. Breathing volume, absorption...
8632605 Elongated lung volume reduction devices, methods, and systems  
A lung volume reduction system is disclosed comprising an elongate implantable device adapted to be delivered to a lung airway of a patient in a delivery configuration and to change to a deployed...
8631788 Artificial gills for deep diving without incurring the bends and for scavenging O2 from and dispelling CO2 into water or thin air  
The invention provides a system whereby oxygen can be derived from seawater or from thin air at higher altitudes while simultaneously eliminating carbon dioxide from the blood. This allows...
8627821 Method and device for decreasing contamination  
Methods and devices to determine rate of particle production and the size range for the particles produced for an individual are described herein. The device (10) contains a mouthpiece (12), a...
8627819 Portable ventilator system  
A portable ventilator uses a Roots-type blower as a compressor to reduce both the size and power consumption of the ventilator. Various functional aspects of the ventilator are delegated to...
8627816 Medicament delivery device for administration of opioid antagonists including formulations for naloxone  
Medicament delivery devices for administration of opioid antagonists are described herein. In some embodiments, an apparatus includes a housing, a medicament container disposed within the housing...
8622059 Face mask with absorbent element  
A face mask for reducing or eliminating fogging of eye wear worn by a user of the face mask is provided. The face mask may include a body portion that has an outer surface and an oppositely...
8622057 Methods and apparatus for supplying clean breathable gas  
The invention features methods and apparatus for the treatment of asthma patients. A controlled supply of breathable air delivered to a patient interface or mask (4) is controlled for patient...
8622058 Medical air tubing connection system  
A medical air tubing and anti-mismatch fluid distribution system is provided for preventing the inadvertent connection of a feed line to an incorrect source of fluid. The fluid distribution system...
8616197 Dispensing apparatus  
A dose counter system, and a dispensing apparatus having such a dose counter system, for counting activations of a pressurised dispensing container including: a hydraulic system; and a counter; the...
8616196 Inhalation device and a method for assembling said inhalation device  
An inhalation device for delivering doses of medicament to a user comprising: —a canister (5), said canister being adapted to accommodate the medicament to be dispensed to a user, and —a cou...
8616203 Nasal and oral patient interfaces  
A patient interface for communicating fluids to and/or from a patient's nasal cavity and/or oral cavity is disclosed. In addition, a patient interface for fluid and physiological function...
8616198 Nasal dilator  
A nasal dilator that includes an upper resilient member for dilating the nasal valve and a lower resilient member for dilating the nostrils. The upper resilient member and lower resilient member...
8617109 Device for delivering medicament  
The present invention relates to a device for the delivery of predetermined doses of liquid medicament to a patient, which medicament is intended to be inhaled by the patient or intended to be...
8616195 Nebuliser for the production of aerosolized medication  
A nebulizer to deliver a medicament that includes a housing having a reservoir for the medicament, an aerosol generator that can be supplied the medicament from the reservoir, where the generator...
8616207 Oxygen concentrator heat management system and method  
Described herein are various embodiments of an oxygen concentrator system. In some embodiments, an oxygen concentrator system includes one or more components that improve dissipation of heat formed...
8616206 Method and apparatus for treating apnea/hypopnea  
Methods and/or apparatuses for treating sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) are provided. In particular, systems and/or methods are provided which may temporarily boost the pressure of a supply of...
8616199 Inhaler and ejection head unit attachable to the inhaler  
An ejection head unit is attachable to an inhaler for ejecting a medicine to cause a user to inhale the medicine and has a plurality of ejection heads having an element generating energy for...
8613279 Breathing assistance apparatus  
A CPAP system for supplying humidified gases to a user is disclosed in which various interfaces are described for gas delivery. A mask cushion including a deformable cushion and thin sheath is...
8613767 Laryngeal implant for treating glottic insufficiency  
A laryngeal implant for treating glottic insufficiency includes a displacement member positionable in a larynx such that at least a portion of the displacement member is disposed between thyroid...
8615407 Methods and systems for detecting a bioactive agent effect  
Methods, computer program products, and systems are described that include accepting at least one indication of bioactive agent use by an individual and/or presenting an indication of an artificial...
8607787 Dose delivery device for inhalation  
Methods and devices for delivering a dose, such as a medicament, for inhalation. A dose may be stored by a delivery device and dispersed and delivered in a metered fashion to a subject, such as by...
8607795 Balloon cuff tracheostomy tube  
There is provided a balloon cuffed tracheostomy tube with a balloon designed so as to enhance the tube's anchorability without sealing the tracheal stoma. The tracheostomy tube device includes a...
8607783 Drug ejecting apparatus and control method thereof  
A drug ejecting apparatus has an ejection port and an element which generates energy for ejecting a drug from the ejection port; a drug containing unit is connected to the drug ejection apparatus,...
8607786 Inhalation method and apparatus  
A drug delivery apparatus of the type which releases a drug in aerosolized form into the inhaled airstream of a person, programmed to release the drug in a pulse which ends a pre-set time before...
8603127 Removable anchored lung volume reduction devices and methods  
An intra-bronchial device may be placed and anchored in an air passageway of a patient to collapse a lung portion associated with the air passageway. The device includes an obstructing member that...
8602029 Breathing assistance apparatus  
A CPAP system for supplying humidified gases to a user is disclosed in which various interfaces are described for gas delivery. A mask cushion including a deformable cushion and thin sheath is...
8602023 Methods, devices and formulations for targeted endobronchial therapy  
The invention provides improved devices for treating tracheobronchitis, bronchiectasis and pneumonia in intubated patients, with aerosolized anti gram-positive and anti-gram negative antibiotics...
8601617 Mounting device for attaching a device to a mask  
Disclosed in this specification is a mounting device to mount or attach various types of mounted devices, including a data transmission device, to a mask. The mounting device does not destroy or...
8602027 Control of supplied pressure in assisted ventilation  
Methods and apparatus for detecting the occurrence of a potential or actual overpressure during assisted ventilation are described. A blower supplies pressurized gas to a conduit, and in turn to a...
8602022 Medicine ejection device and control method therefor  
Provided are a medicine ejection device capable of realizing appropriate ejection by surely setting an inner pressure of a medicine tank at a negative pressure in an initial period of every...
8606592 Methods and systems for monitoring bioactive agent use  
Methods, computer program products, and systems are described that include accepting at least one indication of a bioactive agent use by an individual and/or assigning an artificial sensory...
8596267 Inhaler  
An inhaler (1) for delivery of a powder-form inhalation formulation from a blister strip (2) with a plurality of blister pockets (3) is proposed. A tape is used for numbering.
8596272 Device for separating moisture from breathing gas  
A device (1) for separating moisture from breathing gas is improved in terms of the storage of water of condensation. A collection volume (5) is provided for water of condensation with a...
8596266 Discharging device  
A discharging device, particularly for a pharmaceutical liquid, is adapted to accommodate and actuate a pump-type dispenser in an accommodating region. In the delivered state, the accommodating...
8596263 Inhalation actuated nebulizer with impingement shield  
The present invention is directed generally to a nebulizer for the formation of micro-droplets from liquid medicaments for respiratory patient treatment, and more specifically, to a baffled...
8596262 Liquid discharge head and liquid discharge head device  
A liquid discharge head includes an energy generating element which generates energy to be used to discharge a liquid; and a plurality of discharge ports which is formed for each energy generating...