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8684000 Administration of CPAP treatment pressure in presence of apnea  
CPAP treatment apparatus is disclosed having a controllable flow generator (34, 38, 40) operable to produce breathable gas at a treatment pressure elevated above atmosphere to a patient by a...
8683999 Mechanical ventilation in the presence of sleep disordered breathing  
A method for controlling operation of a CPAP apparatus. The apparatus has a blower, a patient interface, an air delivery conduit for delivering air from the blower to the patient interface, a...
8684001 Apparatus for providing positive airway pressure to a patient  
Methods and apparatus for treatment of medical disorders such as obstructive sleep apnea and congestive heart failure are disclosed. A method involves delivering pressurized air, oxygen or other...
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,...
8677997 Characterisation of mask systems  
A method and CPAP apparatus characterizes different mask systems, e.g., masks and hoses. The CPAP apparatus can be calibrated for different mask systems and hoses by including sensors that measure...
8671943 Breathing apparatus  
A breathing apparatus including a face piece for covering the whole face or part of the face, an inhale valve and an exhale valve provided on the face piece, a motor fan for supplying external air...
8671936 Apparatus for supplying respiratory gas and a method for controlling the apparatus  
An apparatus for supplying a respiratory gas includes a conveyor device for conveying the respiratory gas, a conduit for feeding the respiratory gas conveyed by the conveyor device to a person,...
8667967 Respiratory monitoring  
A patient interface in accordance with one embodiment of the present invention is configured to be at least partially carried by a patient and to receive gas exhaled by the patient. The patient...
8656913 Ventilator apparatus  
One or more embodiments of the presently described invention provides a ventilator including a timing device, an electric power source and a flow control device. The timing device is...
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...
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...
8646447 Systems, methods, and/or apparatuses for non-invasive monitoring of respiratory parameters in sleep disordered breathing  
In certain example embodiments, an air delivery system includes a controllable flow generator operable to generate a supply of pressurized breathable gas to be provided to a patient for treatment...
8640699 Breathing assistance systems with lung recruitment maneuvers  
The disclosure provides a method for controlling the delivery of a breathing gas to a patient including automatic lung recruitment maneuvers. The method may include regulating the FiO2 and the...
8640700 Method for selecting target settings in a medical device  
The disclosure provides a method for controlling the delivery of a breathing gas to a patient. The method may include regulating the delivery of the breathing gas delivered to the patient,...
8640701 Carbon dioxide-based bi-level CPAP control  
A system and method of providing bi-level CPAP therapy is provided that incorporates an infrared carbon-dioxide sensor to determine whether a patient is inhaling or exhaling. Patient exhalation...
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...
8638200 Ventilator-initiated prompt regarding Auto-PEEP detection during volume 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....
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,...
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...
8627820 Device for supplying a patient with breathing gas and process for regulating a respirator  
A device for supplying a patient with breathing gas, in which an initially high initial pressure Paw(t=0) applied from the outside is automatically lowered by means of a control circuit to a lower...
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...
8616204 System and method of administering a pharmaceutical gas to a patient  
A method and system for delivering a pharmaceutical gas to a patient. The method and system provide a known desired quantity of the pharmaceutical gas to the patient independent of the respiratory...
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...
8616208 Oral appliance with auto negative pressure control and method thereof  
A method for automatically controlling negative pressure supplied in oral cavity, for relieving sleep apnea and snoring is provided. The method includes: sensing a physiological signal from the...
8607792 System and method of administering a pharmaceutical gas to a patient  
A method and system for delivering a pharmaceutical gas to a patient. The method and system provide a known desired quantity of the pharmaceutical gas to the patient independent of the respiratory...
8607793 Method and apparatus for improved flow limitation detection of obstructive sleep apnea  
In a respiratory apparatus for treatment of sleep apnea and other disorders associated with an obstruction of a patient's airway and which uses an airflow signal, an obstruction index is generated...
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...
8602026 Breathing-gas delivery and sharing system and method  
A device, system, and method for isolating a ventilator from one or more patients in which the delivery conditions of gas delivered to an isolation device from a ventilator may drive the delivery...
8603006 Method and apparatus for detecting ineffective inspiratory efforts and improving patient-ventilator interaction  
A method and system for detecting an ineffective effort of a patient being mechanically ventilated by a ventilator comprises (i) monitoring a respiratory flow of air of the patient after said...
8596270 Systems and methods for controlling a ventilator  
A method and system for controlling a ventilator is disclosed. Oxygen saturation values from pulse oximeters may be used to adjust the settings of a ventilator. Multiple sensors and multiple...
8595639 Ventilator-initiated prompt regarding detection of fluctuations in resistance  
This disclosure describes systems and methods for monitoring ventilatory parameters, analyzing ventilatory data associated with those parameters, and providing useful notifications and/or...
8573206 Pressure-controlled breathing aid  
The ventilation module (8) regulates the inspiratory pressure (P) according to an inspiratory pressure order (AI). A control module (9) compares the breathed volume at each cycle (VTI) with a...
8573205 Ventilation method and control of a ventilator based on same  
The invention provides an improved ventilation method and method for controlling a ventilator apparatus in accordance with same. More specifically, the present invention relates to a method of...
8573207 Method and system to detect respiratory asynchrony  
A noninvasive of detecting patient-ventilator asynchrony that is easily adaptable to existing ventilator monitoring systems and provides timely and actionable information on the degree of patient...
8567393 User interface for sedation and analgesia delivery systems and methods  
The present invention comprises a user interface for systems and methods for sedation and analgesia delivery. The user interface receives input from a user of a sedation and analgesia delivery...
8567398 Pressure support system and method  
A pressure generating system and method for generating a flow of fluid at a pressure above atmospheric pressure. The system includes a pressure generator and a valve that controls the...
8567402 Mask ports  
Mask ports 180 for attaching supplemental oxygen tubes 510 or measurement devices to a respiratory mask are downwardly directed and recessed into the base 110 of the mask frame 100. The ports may...
8567399 Methods and devices for providing inspiratory and expiratory flow relief during ventilation therapy  
Respiratory support and/or controlled mechanical ventilation of a patient are provided. A ventilation apparatus may include a ventilator, a transtracheal prosthesis, and a respiratory relief...
8561612 Method and system for monitoring patient's breathing action response to changes in a ventilator applied breathing support  
A method for monitoring patient's breathing action response to changes in a ventilator applied breathing support, where a) a desired target range for a breathing gas indication of O2-consumption...
8555881 Ventilator breath display and graphic interface  
The invention is directed to a ventilation control system for controlling the ventilation of a patient. The ventilation control system utilizes a user-friendly user interface for the display of...
8550077 Ventilator control system utilizing a mid-frequency ventilation pattern  
Systems and methods are provided for providing ventilation to a patient. An air source is configured to provide pressurized air to a patient through a patient circuit according to a ventilation...
8551009 Method and system for determining dynamically respiratory features in spontaneously breathing patients receiving mechanical ventilatory assist  
A method for determining dynamically a respiratory feature in a spontaneously breathing patient receiving mechanical ventilatory assist comprises: modifying a level of mechanical ventilatory...
8545416 Integrated diagnostic and therapeutic system and method for improving treatment of subject with complex and central sleep apnea  
The present invention relates to an integrated sleep diagnosis and treatment device, and more particularly to an integrated apnea diagnosis and treatment device. The present invention additionally...
8544467 Determining suitable ventilator settings for patients with alveolar hypoventilation during sleep  
A method and apparatus for determining suitable settings for a servo-ventilator to be used during sleep. Respiratory characteristics of a patient are measured during an awake learning period. With...
8544466 Method and apparatus for detecting and quantifying intrinsic positive end-expiratory pressure  
The present invention describes a method and apparatus for detecting and quantifying intrinsic positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEPi) of a respiratory patient breathing with the assistance of a...
8539945 Dose counter and recording method  
A dose counter for a metered dose inhaler includes a force sensor, an electronic controller, a memory for storing data indicative of a remaining number of doses and an electronic display device...
8539952 Mechanical insufflation/exsufflation airway clearance apparatus  
An MIE apparatus has a blower, a direction valve, an oscillator, and a mask hose connector. The blower is connected to the direction valve, which is connected to the oscillator, which is connected...
8528554 Inverse sawtooth pressure wave train purging in medical ventilators  
This disclosure describes systems and methods for purging narrow diameter sensor tubing, occasionally referred to as “sensor lines,” in a ventilation system. The disclosure describes a novel...
8528551 Acclimatization therapy for first time users  
Systems, methods, and/or apparatuses for acclimatizing a user to positive airway pressure (PAP) therapy are provided. Generally, a sub-therapeutic treatment pressure is provided initially. It may...