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7669598 Remote control and tactile feedback system and method for medical apparatus  
A system and method are for monitoring control signals provided to a medical apparatus bases upon tactile feedback from the apparatus. The system and method employ a monitoring signal indicative...
7662181 Methods and devices for use in performing pulmonary procedures  
Systems, methods and devices for performing pulmonary procedures, and in particular treating lung disease. A flow control element includes a valve that prevents airflow in the inhalation direction...
7634998 HME shuttle system  
An HME Filter is provided having with an integral housing having minimal components which eliminating components at the circuit “Y” connector. A closed circuit gas flow is maintained whether an...
7634996 Ultraviolet radiation sterilization  
A solution for sterilizing one or more hollow components of a device, such as a medical device, is provided. Ultraviolet radiation having one or more predominant wavelength(s) and a sufficient...
7581541 Multilumen tracheal catheter  
A multilumen tracheal tube or catheter is disclosed. The tube has a plurality of suction lumens, each having a suction port. A rotatable suction port collar is provided. The suction port collar...
7578295 Endobronchial blocking device having a replaceable snare  
An endobronchial blocker catheter for use in blocking a selected mainstem bronchus under guidance of a bronchoscope. The endobronchial blocker catheter comprises a tubular assembly and an...
7556041 Respiratory apparatus having an introduction section configured for releasable attachment with a respiratory instrument  
A respiratory apparatus includes an instrument introduction section that is adapted for introducing an instrument into an artificial airway of a patient. The instrument introduction section has a...
7556042 Methods and systems for tracheal access and ventilation  
A tracheostomy is performed using an access device and a separate ventilation device. The access device is introduced through a surgical opening in the tracheal wall and has an anchor which is...
7527058 Respiratory suction catheter assembly  
A closed suction catheter includes a valve assembly and a manifold. A catheter tube is attached to the valve assembly and slidably secured within the manifold. The closed suction catheter may...
7509956 Secure airway clip  
Provided is a device for attachment to tubular connections that serves to ensure the securing of the connection and the avoidance of inadvertent disconnections. Also provided is an endotracheal...
7506647 Tracheostoma cannula mounting  
A tracheostoma cannula mounting, a cannula assembly incorporating such a mounting, and a method of mounting the same within a stoma are described. The mounting includes a generally planar sheet...
7503328 Mucus slurping endotracheal tube  
An endotracheal tube assembly (10) is disclosed which suctions away bacteria multiplying mucus before such mucus can accumulate on the inside walls of the endotracheal tube (14). In the preferred...
7500483 Neonatal airway adaptor  
This invention is a neonatal airway adapter (10) with a sliding internal passage (54), which virtually eliminates void volumes (112) within the bore (76) of the airways, such that mixing of the...
7487778 Tracheal catheter and prosthesis and method of respiratory support of a patient  
A method and apparatus is described for supporting the respiration of a patient. The spontaneous respiration of a patient can be detected by sensors and during inhalation an additional amount of...
7464711 Device for a respirator  
A device for a respirator. A tube is operative to be introduced into a trachea of a patient and supply and discharge gas from the patient's lungs. A first conduit connects the tube to the...
7451765 Intra-bronchial apparatus for aspiration and insufflation of lung regions distal to placement or cross communication and deployment and placement system therefor  
An anchored intra-bronchial apparatus for placement and deployment into selected airways and a method for using the same. When deployed, the apparatus creates a restriction of air flow to one or...
7431031 Insufflation system and method  
An insufflation system that includes a first tube that inserts into a patient's airway for providing a primary flow of breathing gas to such a patient. At least one insufflation catheter is...
7426929 Intra/extra-thoracic collateral ventilation bypass system and method  
A long term oxygen therapy system having an oxygen supply directly linked with a patient's lung or lungs may be utilized to more efficiently treat hypoxia caused by chronic obstructive pulmonary...
7412977 Methods and devices for inducing collapse in lung regions fed by collateral pathways  
Disclosed are methods and devices for regulating fluid flow in one or more lung regions that are supplied fluid through one or more collateral pathways. An identified region of the lung is...
7370654 Tracheostoma valve  
A tracheostoma valve adapted to control the flow of air through a tracheostoma comprising a tubular housing having an open first end to be connected to the tracheostoma, and forming at least one...
7341058 Neonatal valved manifold  
An improved manifold assembly useful in patient ventilation/aspiration systems includes a stop cock valve with a hollow stem and a transverse port arranged to permit the stem to be rotated between...
7334581 Methods and devices for improving breathing in patients with pulmonary disease  
Methods, apparatus, and kits for enhancing breathing in patients suffering from chronic pulmonary obstructive disease are described. The methods and apparatus rely on increasing flow resistance to...
7328702 Tracheostomy device  
A tracheostomy device has a short tube terminating adjacent the internal end of an opening into the trachea. A flange secures the external end of the tube and a retainer secures the internal end...
7320324 Bronchoscopy oxygenation system  
A bronchoscopy oxygenation system having a channel for inserting alternately an instrument or fluids and for delivering oxygen to a patient. The system being provided with pressure relief vent and...
7293561 Low profile adapter for tracheal tubes  
An adapter for use on a suction lumen of a catheter is disclosed. The adapter is capable of extending the suction capabilities of the catheter to a point distal to a suction port in the catheter....
7263997 Respiratory apparatus having an instrument introduction section and manifold  
A respiratory apparatus includes an instrument introduction section that is used for introducing an instrument into an artificial airway of a patient. The instrument introduction section has a...
7240676 Tracheotomy valve unit  
A tracheotomy valve unit for use with a tracheotomy tube inserted into a patient's trachea comprises a first end for connection to the tracheotomy tube, a second end comprising a valve unit inlet,...
7210480 Shock treatment systems and methods  
According to the invention, methods and devices for increasing cardiopulmonary circulation induced by chest compression and decompression when performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation are...
7210476 Breathing-speaking valve  
The present invention relates to a breathing-speaking valve intended to be used as a speaking valve of patients requiring filtration of inspiration air inhaled via tracheostomas and are mounted on...
7207335 Mask and vent assembly therefor  
A mask (10) for use with a system for supplying breathable gas pressurised above atmospheric pressure to a human or animal's airways. The mask (10) includes a mask shell (12) which is, in use, in...
7195017 Collateral ventilation bypass trap system  
A long term oxygen therapy system having an oxygen supply directly linked with a patients lung or lungs may be utilized to more efficiently treat hypoxia caused by chronic obstructive pulmonary...
7191782 Respiratory suction catheter apparatus configured for releasable attachment with an artificial airway structure  
A respiratory suction catheter apparatus includes a suction catheter that has a tubular portion with a distal end. The suction catheter may be adapted for removing fluids from a patient by...
7188623 Suction catheter assembly  
A respiratory suction catheter assembly includes a manifold supporting a rotatable swivel member for engagement with an endotracheal tube, and a seal support body disposed on a boss of the...
7174891 CPR mask with compression timing metronome and methods  
A facial mask includes a mask body that is adapted to be coupled to a patient's face. A valve system is coupled to the mask body to permit the inflow of respiratory gasses into the mask body and...
7165549 Nasal spray  
A nasal spray with a container for rinsing fluid, which has a delivery aperture, with a valve body kept movable in the region of the delivery aperture with a tube attached to said valve body, such...
7156827 Adapter for localized treatment through a tracheal tube and method for use thereof  
By interposing an adapter between the endotracheal or tracheal tube inserted to a patient and the ventilation and suction systems that are connected to the endotracheal tube, a catheter could be...
7152603 Endotracheal catheter and manifold assembly with improved valve  
The present invention relates to an improved flap valve or other internal component for use with respiratory suction catheter and manifold assemblies. This flap valve or other internal component...
7140369 Tracheotomy endotracheal tube  
A flexible tracheotomy endotracheal tube comprises a short distal section of tubing, an intermediate section of tubing, a pre-formed obtuse-angle bend in the tube between the distal and...
7134434 Pressure support system and method and a pressure control valve for use in such a system and method  
A pressure support system having enhanced noise reduction and a valve assembly for use in pressure support system. The pressure support system includes a pressure generator having an inlet and an...
7121280 Medical devices and methods of selectively and alternately isolating bronchi or lungs  
Devices, kits, and methods for selectively and alternately isolating one of a pair of bronchi or lungs are provided. A main body has proximal and distal ends defining a lumen, a side port and...
7086402 Tracheal tube/tracheal catheter adaptor cap  
A device for adapting a transtracheal catheter to a tracheostomy tube includes a plurality of projections for engaging a security flange of the transtracheal catheter. The device provides for...
7073502 Manual ventilation system including manual bag filling valve  
An open ventilation system for intensified breathing that includes both a manual ventilation system and an automatic ventilation system. A ventilation selection switch is positioned in the system...
7063086 Breathing assistance apparatus  
A valve for use in a CPAP system or any stem at a pressure above ambient which vents the pressurised gases from the blower during expiration. Due to the pressure-flow characteristics of the blower...
7059327 Tracheostoma valve  
A tracheostoma valve is described for use within a tracheostoma to facilitate speech by use of a vocal prosthesis, which consists of a valve housing defining a valve cavity having an airflow...
7032595 Metering device for anesthetics  
A device for metering anesthetic is provided such that a new anesthetic is immediately available for the metering when the anesthetic is changed. The metering device has an assembly unit that can...
7021314 Stoma stent with integrated speech flap valve  
A stoma stent with an internal, self-contained flap valve permitting speech. The one-way flap valve is part of the stent.
7021313 Respiratory suction catheter apparatus with improved valve and collar  
An improved respiratory suction apparatus catheter includes a manifold for attachment to the distal hub of an endotracheal tube to form a respiration circuit, a catheter tube which is displaceable...
7011094 Bronchial flow control devices and methods of use  
A flow control device includes a sealing component that can be positioned within a bronchial lumen. The sealing component can comprise two or more overlapping segments that are movable relative to...
6997918 Methods and devices for obstructing and aspirating lung tissue segments  
The present invention provides improved methods, systems, devices and kits for performing lung volume reduction in patients suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or other conditions...
6994087 Esophageal intubation detection system  
An endotracheal tube bulb aspirator system has a bulb with a top end, a bottom end with an open bottom, and a transition zone therebetween. A first interior space in the top end is contiguous with...

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