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8528555 Cockpit oxygen supply device  
A cockpit oxygen supply device includes at least one oxygen mask which is conductively connectable to an oxygen tank, wherein at least one throughput measurement device is arranged in the flow...
8528556 Ventilatory assistance for treatment of cardiac failure and cheyne-stokes breathing  
Method and apparatus for the treatment of cardiac failure, Cheyne Stokes breathing or central sleep apnea are disclosed. A subject is provided with ventilatory support, for example positive...
8528553 Method and device for determining the PEEP during the respiration of a patient  
The invention relates to a device for the automated determination of the PEEP of a patient. Said device comprises sensors and a suitable electronic system for determining a pressure-volume...
8522780 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...
8522779 Coordinated use of respiratory and cardiac therapies for sleep disordered breathing  
Methods and systems involve coordinating therapies used for treating disordered breathing. Disordered breathing therapies may include cardiac electrical stimulation therapy and external...
8522782 High flow therapy device utilizing a non-sealing respiratory interface and related methods  
A high flow therapy system including a microprocessor, a heating element a non-sealing respiratory interface and a sensor is disclosed. The heating element is disposed in electrical communication...
8522781 Apparatus and method for supplying a respiratory gas  
An apparatus for supplying a respiratory gas to a patient within the scope of the diagnosis and/or the treatment of sleep-related breathing disorders includes an electronic signal processing...
8517013 Pacing management during cardiopulmonary resuscitation  
Systems and methods provide for coordinated cardiac pacing with delivery of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) to a patient. Managing cardiac pacing in a patient during a cardiac arrhythmia...
8517012 Multiple stage blowers and volutes therefor  
A multiple stage variable speed blower for Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) ventilation of patients includes two impellers in the gas flow path that cooperatively pressurize gas to...
8517017 Self-contained, intermittent positive airway pressure systems and methods for treating sleep apnea, snoring, and other respiratory disorders  
Systems and methods provide a self-contained, intermittent positive airway pressure system for treating sleep apnea, snoring, and other respiratory disorders. The systems and methods provide an...
8517016 Method of determining lung condition indicators  
A method and a microprocessor controlled device for use in medical evaluation of the pulmonary system. The method and device incorporate two different non invasive evaluative techniques. Passive...
8517015 System and method of administering a pharmaceutical gas to a patient  
Methods and systems for delivering a pharmaceutical gas to a patient. The methods and systems provide a known desired quantity of the pharmaceutical gas to the patient independent of the...
8511307 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...
8485184 Systems and methods for monitoring and displaying respiratory information  
Various embodiments of the present disclosure provide systems, methods and devices for respiratory support. As one example, a ventilation system is disclosed that includes a graphical display, a...
8485183 Systems and methods for triggering and cycling a ventilator based on reconstructed patient effort signal  
Various embodiments of the present disclosure provide systems, methods and devices for respiratory support. As one example, a method for respiratory support is described that includes providing a...
8485185 Systems and methods for ventilation in proportion to patient effort  
Various embodiments of the present disclosure provide systems, methods and devices for respiratory support. As one example, a ventilation system is disclosed that includes a computer readable...
8479731 Method and apparatus for indicating the absence of a pulmonary embolism in a patient  
A method and apparatus for determining the presence or absence of a pulmonary embolism (PE) in a patient. The breathing gas CO2 partial pressure (PCO2) during the expiration of breathing gases by...
8474455 System and method for circuit compliance compensated volume assured pressure control in a patient respiratory ventilator  
A system for circuit compliance compensated volume assurance pressure control in a patient respiratory ventilation circuit, having a patient circuit volume estimator for estimating a patient...
8469026 Ventilator operable in a bioelectric signal-dependent mode, with automatic switching to another mode upon dropout of the bioelectric signal  
A ventilator intended to be connected to a patient for breathing therapy has a control unit having an input for receiving EMG signals from an EMG detector and an output for an EMG based control...
8469027 Apparatus and method for identifying FRC and PEEP characteristics  
A patient ventilator for assisting a clinician in determining a suitable PEEP for the patient. The amount of the lung volume recruited/de-recruited at various levels of PEEP may be determined for...
8464713 Automated inspiratory muscle training for patients receiving mechanical ventilation  
A system and method for automated inspiratory muscle strength exercise includes software for setting a mechanical ventilator for a pressure regulated breath with an initial pressure target that is...
8459262 Manual ventilation with electronically controlled APL valve  
A breathing apparatus for ventilating the lungs of a patient with breathing gas, has: a breathing circuit configuration; a mechanical ventilation system; a manual ventilation system provided with...
8459261 Side-stream respiratory gas monitoring system and method  
A side-stream respiration monitoring system includes a sensor, a monitor, and a display. The sensor is constructed to engage respiration flows having a variable flow amounts and acquire a...
8453645 Three-dimensional waveform display for a breathing assistance system  
An apparatus configured to display a three-dimensional representation of a waveform for a breathing assistance system may include a processor and a display device. The processor may be configured...
8453644 System and method for circuit compliance compensated pressure-regulated volume control in a patient respiratory ventilator  
A system and a method for circuit compliance compensated pressure control in a patient respiratory ventilation system, having a pressure regulated feedback servo control loop, a pressure-regulated...
8448642 Measuring gas sample holder for measuring the concentrations of gas components and process for manufacturing a measuring gas sample holder  
A measurement gas vessel (3) for the measurement of the concentration of gas components of a stream of breath from a patient has a thin-walled inner part (11) which has two opposite facing walls...
8448641 Leak-compensated proportional assist ventilation  
This disclosure describes systems and methods for compensating for leakage when during delivery of gas from a medical ventilator in a proportional assist mode to a patient. The technology...
8439036 Exhalation valve assembly with integral flow sensor  
An exhalation valve assembly that controls the pressure of exhaled gas in a ventilation system is described. The exhalation valve assembly includes an actuator module that may be fixed to the...
8439034 Oxygen conserving oxygen delivery system  
The present invention extends to methods, systems, computer program products, and circuits for conserving oxygen during the delivery of oxygen to a user. Embodiments of the invention use a...
8439035 Flow regulation vent  
A flow regulation vent includes a fixed portion adapted to engage a gas supply conduit and a spring force biased movable portion connected by a hinge to the fixed portion and flowingly connected...
8434482 Closed loop control system for a high frequency oscillation ventilator  
A control system for a high frequency oscillating ventilator (HFOV) includes an oscillator controller and a mean airway pressure (MAP) controller. The HFOV includes a reciprocating piston which is...
8434479 Flow rate compensation for transient thermal response of hot-wire anemometers  
Systems and methods are described for application of a transitory corrective modification to a hot-wire anemometer flow voltage and/or calculated flow rate to compensate for transient thermal...
8424527 Unique device for determining airway obstructions  
The present invention is related to a device for acoustically monitoring a subject's airway to determine airway obstruction(s) and their location(s). The device is particularly useful when...
8424529 Adjustment of endotracheal tube cuff filling  
A method of intubating a subject is disclosed. The method comprises inserting an endotracheal tube into the tracheal airway of the subject; inflating a cuff associated with the endotracheal tube...
8424524 Method and apparatus for producing an average signal characteristic profile from cyclically recurring signals  
A method and apparatus for providing an average signal characteristic profile derived from signals obtained from different cycles of a cyclically recurring physiological phenomenon. A signal...
8418691 Leak-compensated pressure regulated volume control ventilation  
This disclosure describes systems and methods for compensating for leakage when during delivery of gas to a patient from a medical ventilator in a pressure regulated volume control (PRVC)...
8413654 Method and apparatus for resolving upper airway obstruction, resistance or instability  
A CPAP apparatus has a variable rise time (iii) from a base level of positive air pressure during expiration (EPAP) to a higher level during inspiration (IPAP). The rise time is adjusted in order...
8408204 Positive pressure systems and methods for increasing blood pressure and circulation  
In one embodiment, the invention provides a medical method for treating a person and comprises repeatedly compressing the person's chest. While repeatedly compressing the person's chest, the...
8408207 Method and device for gas supply during cardiopulmonary resuscitation  
A method and device for providing ventilation gas to a patient during cardiopulmonary resuscitation. The device comprises: a gas source for supplying oxygen to the bronchi of the patient and a...
8408206 System and method of administering a pharmaceutical gas to a patient  
Described are methods and systems for delivering pharmaceutical gas to a patient. The methods and systems utilize a high flow valve and a low flow valve in parallel flow paths. The pharmaceutical...
8408205 Method and apparatus for detecting the respiratory activity of a person  
A method and a device are provided for detecting the respiratory activity of a person and for controlling the time progression of breathing gas pressure, especially in accordance with physical...
8408203 System and methods for ventilating a patient  
System and methods for ventilating a patient are provided. In one embodiment, the method comprises steps of placing a ventilator in a mode capable of delivering respiratory gas based on at least...
8402969 Method for controlling a bi-level apparatus, and bi-level apparatus  
This invention relates to a method for controlling a bi-level apparatus. The method includes repeatedly measuring an airflow, choosing an expiration threshold value and choosing an inspiration...
8397722 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 (10) supplies pressurized gas to a conduit (12), and in...
8397721 System and method of administering a pharmaceutical gas to a patient  
Methods and systems for delivering a total quantity of pharmaceutical gas to a patient. The methods and systems provide one of a low amount and high amount of pharmaceutical gas to a patient. The...
8397723 Emergency oxygen supply device  
An emergency oxygen supply device for an aircraft comprises an oxygen pressure tank, and at least one oxygen mask which is conductively connected thereto. At least two electrically actuatable and...
8375944 CPAP mask and system  
A continuous positive air pressure (“CPAP”) or ventilator system includes a mask and an air flow generator. The air flow generator is mounted or provided to the mask's wearer. In one embodiment,...
8371299 Ventilator aerosol delivery  
The delivery of a medicament to a mechanically ventilated patient may include the steps of delivering a respiratory maneuver to such a patient, monitoring the physiological effects of the...
8371297 Nitrous oxide anesthetic administration system  
The present invention is a method and system for administering nitrous oxide. The system includes a fluid control system for controlling the flow of nitrous oxide and oxygen to the patient. A...
8371298 Method and apparatus for lung volume estimation  
In a method, ventilator and ventilator control unit for determining an end-expertorial lung volume (EELV) for a mechanically ventilated patient, a breathing gas is provided to the patient that has...