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9038627 Artificial oral airway, esophageal blocker, and pharyngeal airway assembly  
An artificial oral airway, an esophageal blocker, and a pharyngeal airway assembly are disclosed. The artificial oral airway includes a main body and an airway. The airway penetrates the main...
9031638 Multiple channel tracheal tube placement device and technique for using the same  
According to various embodiments, a tracheal tube may employ sensing techniques for determining a distance between the inserted tube and an anatomical structure such as a carina. The distance...
9022024 System and method for airway manipulation  
Methods and devices are disclosed for manipulating the airway, such as to treat obstructive sleep apnea. An implant is positioned within the body with respect to the airway. The spatial...
9010319 Method and device for supporting and retaining medical appliances  
A device (11) for supporting and retaining medical appliances (10), such as tracheal cannulas and stoma stents, in the neck of a patient comprising supporting means (12) for supporting and...
9010334 Cheek pouch anchor  
The cheek pouch anchor, formed of a resilient filament, fits within a user's cheek pouch. The anchor dynamically spans a user's inter-occlusal space and lip opening as a user's jaws open and...
9010320 Manually articulated intubation stylet, intubation device and intubation method  
Apparatuses useful in and methods for positioning of an endotracheal tube within an airway by allowing manual articulation of the endotracheal tube while a patient is being intubated. The...
9011700 Systems, devices, and methods for directly energizing water molecule composition  
Systems, devices, and methods for generating energized water molecules and administering same to a human or other biological subject. The system includes a humidifying apparatus, and excitation...
9004071 Nasal guide and method of use thereof  
One embodiment provides a nasal guide. The nasal guide includes a pair of supports adapted to be positioned adjacent nostrils of a nose of a patient. The nasal guide includes a bridge connecting...
8997746 Medical device tube having a flange with opposing support ears for improved alignment and retention of an inner cannula in an outer cannula  
A medical device tube having opposing support ears for improved coupling of an inner cannula to an outer cannula. The medical device tube comprises an outer cannula having opposing support ears on...
8997748 Dilator assembly, a device for facilitating tracheostomy and methods of making a percutaneous tracheostoma  
A dilator assembly for percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy includes a dilator element having a wall and a proximal end part extending into a distal tip part via an intermediate part. The wall...
8985099 Tracheostoma spacer, tracheotomy method, and device for inserting a tracheostoma spacer  
The invention relates to a tracheostoma spacer with a tubular support framework. The support framework can be expand from an initial state to a supporting state of increased diameter and has a...
8973573 Bite block with airway mount  
A bite block 20 for use during transoral medical procedures has a main lumen 42 and a side mount 110 for receiving a separately inserted airway 160. The airway 110 may be a commercially available...
8974382 Medical tube retaining device  
A new medical tube guiding device, the device including a first patient engaging portion configured to engage a zone of an upper jaw of the patient and a second patient engaging portion configured...
8955518 Methods, systems and devices for improving ventilation in a lung area  
Methods, systems and devices are described for new modes of ventilation in which specific lung areas are ventilated with an indwelling trans-tracheobronchial catheter for the purpose of improving...
8931477 Adjustable oral airway devices, and adjustable oral airway kits  
Some embodiments include oral airway assemblies that can include a body having an opening extending from a first end of the body to a second end of the body with the body having upper and lower...
8905030 Tracheal tube with connector insert  
A tracheal tube assembly includes a connector body, a cannula extending from the connector body, and an insert that provides rigidity to the connector body and retains the cannula in the connector...
8899225 Percutaneous dilational device having balloon retention mechanism  
A device for dilating an opening through the tracheal wall of a patient includes a loading dilator. A balloon catheter is received in the lumen of the dilator such that the balloon extends distal...
8894569 Intubation systems and methods based on airway pattern identification  
An intubation system of the present disclosure intubates based on an airway pattern indicating a trachea opening. The airway pattern is determined from analysis of airway data detected by a...
8893719 Intra-oral continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) interfaces  
The present invention provides intra-oral interfaces, systems and methods for preventing sleep apnea, the interfaces comprises a conduit adapted to receive continuous positive airway pressure...
8887717 Introducer for surgical airway catheters  
An introducer for a surgical airway catheter has a proximal handle; a curved, rod-shaped main section; an opening-enlarging region; and a rod-shaped distal tip, sized to receive the catheter tube....
8887716 Supraglottic tube for inserting a larynx mask  
A supraglottic tube is provided, which despite certain softness has high compressive strength in the proximal distal direction and an adjustable radius of curvature. The supraglottic tube includes...
8882682 Systems and methods for intubation  
An intubation device is provided. An intubation device comprises a movable guide configured to guide an insertion of an endotracheal tube into a trachea of a patient, the guide having a guide...
8886290 Method and system for determining placement of a tracheal tube in a subject  
According to various embodiments, a tracheal tube may employ optical sensing techniques for determining a distance between the inserted tube and an anatomical structure, such as a carina. The...
8880150 System for determining an orientation of a tracheal tube in a subject  
According to various embodiments, a tracheal tube may employ optical sensing techniques for determining an orientation of the inserted tube in a subject. The orientation information may provide an...
8863746 Device and method for placing within a patient an enteral tube after endotracheal intubation  
The present invention is directed to a novel device and method for providing a disposable endotracheal intubation device for use with an auxiliary passageway serving as a guide for the placement...
8833373 Nasally inserted airway opening device for obstructive sleep apnea treatment  
A nasally inserted airway opening device with inflatable cuff is provided to treat obstructive sleep apnea. The airway opening device includes a hollow flexible tube extending between a proximal...
8820320 Bite blocks  
Bite blocks providing an instrument lumen 62 for use during transoral medical procedures may be made from a material having a Shore D hardness less than 60 for improved patient comfort. An air way...
8820319 Guide device for tracheal intubation  
A guide adapted for facilitating insertion of a medical device into the trachea of a patient is disclosed. The guide includes an integral curved-shaped member having at least a first leg at one...
8812081 Time of flight based tracheal tube placement system  
According to various embodiments, a tracheal tube may employ optical sensing techniques for determining a distance between the inserted tube and an anatomical structure, such as a carina. The...
8794230 Articulated oral airway  
One embodiment of an oral airway comprised of two articulating parts which displace the tongue anteriorly and stent open the oropharynx. This device reversibly locks in a conformation which allows...
8783256 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...
8783254 Tracheostomy tubes  
A tracheostomy tube has an inner skeletal frame (40) of a relatively stiff plastics material having a longitudinal spine (45) and several annular ribs (42) extending around the frame. A thin,...
8776796 Apparatus and method for improved assisted ventilation  
Devices and methods for allowing for improved assisted ventilation of a patient. The methods and devices provide a number of benefits over conventional approaches for assisted ventilation. For...
8776797 Laryngeal mask airway device  
A laryngeal mask airway device for insertion into a patient to provide an airway passage to the patient's glottic opening. The device includes an airway tube, a mask attached to the airway tube, a...
8770189 Endoscopic bite block  
According to a preferred embodiment of the present invention there is provided a bite block assembly adapted for capnography and oxygen delivery to a subject, the bite block assembly (50)...
8771350 Air-operated speech aid  
An air-operated speech aid that includes a cover cup, a tube, a sound guide tube, a gasket, and an internal tube. The cover cup of the speech aid is provided with a breathing hole, and a side of...
8757160 Self-cleaning and sterilizing medical tube  
The self-cleaning and sterilizing medical tube may include a combination of an endotracheal tube or a tracheostomy tube and a suction catheter that decreases the tendency of mucus and bacteria to...
8746239 Extendable lighted intubation stylet  
An extendable lighted intubation stylet enables a clinician or emergency medical personnel to introduce a breathing tube into a person's trachea. The extendable lighted intubation stylet includes...
8695590 Adjustable stylet for endotracheal tube  
A flexible articulating style for an endotracheal tube is provided with a ratchet mechanism whereby to selectively set and maintain a desired curvature of the style, and hence the tube, so that...
8683998 Multipurpose cannula  
This invention relates to medical treatment and monitoring of a living body, and more particularly to a multipurpose apparatus and method for measuring a living body's respiratory airflow,...
8677990 Endo-tracheal intubation device with adjustably bendable stylet  
An inexpensive, endo-tracheal intubation device is disclosed. Methods of making and using the inexpensive, endo-tracheal intubation device are also disclosed.
8651102 Emergency ventilation apparatus, system, and method  
An emergency ventilation apparatus, system, and method for providing ventilation to patients in emergency situations, the system comprising an angled laryngoscope handle and a ventilation-aid...
8651105 System for providing flow-targeted ventilation synchronized to a patient's breathing cycle  
An open system provides breath-synchronized, flow-targeted ventilation to augment respiration by a self-breathing patient. A sensor detects a physical property of a patient's respiratory cycle. A...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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...