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6948526 Valve mounting assembly for voice prosthesis-cartridge and ring  
The valve mounting system of the invention incorporates a hard cartridge with a grove on its outer, distal surface and a slot communicating distal from the end of the cartridge with the grove and...
6941950 Bronchial flow control devices and methods of use  
Disclosed are methods and devices for regulating fluid flow to and from a region of a patient's lung, such as to achieve a desired fluid flow dynamic to a lung region during respiration and/or to...
6935339 Secretion suctioning device and kit for intubated patients  
This invention is a secretion, a suction device, and kit for intubated or tracheostomized patients including a suction valve (1) having a body (2) with a chamber (3) where a selective obstruction...
6923184 Suction system with high efficiency suction control valve  
An improved trachea suction system includes a suction catheter with a high efficiency suction control valve providing unobstructed fluid flow in its activated suction applied mode for removal of...
6814077 Tracheal cannula  
A tracheal cannula (1) which is inserted into the trachea (9) after tracheotomy. The cannula comprises a shaft (2) and a cuff (3) to block the tracheotomy surrounding the shaft (2). Speaking is...
6805125 Respiratory suction catherer apparatus  
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...
6802317 Tracheal ventilating device  
The present invention relates to a tracheal ventilating device, especially a tracheal tube or tracheal cannula which obturates the trachea as hermetically as possible for ventilating a patient,...
6802316 Tracheostomy valve  
A tracheostomy valve (10) having a low profile for use on a tracheal tube (100) of a user. The tracheostomy valve is a unidirectional valve which allows gases to enter into the tracheal tube but...
6792947 Flow control valve for manual resuscitator devices  
An improved manual resuscitation device such as a bag-valve-mask (BVM) device with flow control valve to eliminate the danger of patient distension and aspiration of stomach contents during...
6789542 Decorative valved tracheostomy device  
A valved tracheotomy tube device usable with conventional tracheostomy tubes wherein the valve housing is of very low profile and covered with an attractive cap so as to appear as a necklace...
6729326 Neonatal valved manifold  
A manifold assembly useful in patient ventilation/aspiration systems includes a stop cock valve with a hollow stem and a transverse slot arranged to permit the stem to be rotated between open and...
6722362 Insufflation system, attachment 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...
6668831 Appliance for a stoma  
A stoma appliance including a protective cover for attachment to a patient's neck adjacent a stoma; a housing member having a stoma tube for extending into the entrance of the stoma, and a body...
6655382 Spontaneous breathing apparatus and method  
A spontaneous breathing apparatus and method. The apparatus includes: a source of oxygen containing gas (7); a catheter (5) in flow communication with the source of oxygen containing gas (7) and...
6651666 Variable cuff pressure adapter  
Pressure in a cuff on an endotracheal tube is controlled by a fluid circuit that includes a port on the endotracheal tube, a moisture absorbent barrier covering that port, a one-way valve, a...
6647984 Apparatus for controlling cuff pressure in an endotracheal tube  
Apparatus (1) for controlling pressure in a cuff (2) of an endotracheal tube (3) a pole mountable housing (25) within which an inflating medium supply pump (30) is located for supplying inflating...
6615835 Flexible multiple port adaptor  
A flexible multiple port adaptor has an adaptor body which includes a distal portion defining a distal channel and a proximal portion defining a first proximal channel and a second proximal...
6604523 Apparatus and methods for enhancing cardiopulmonary blood flow and ventilation  
According to the invention, methods and devices for increasing cardiopulmonary circulation induced by chest compression and decompression when performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation are...
6588425 Respiratory suction catheter apparatus with antimicrobial chamber  
A cartridge for use on a medical apparatus is provided and includes a body having a proximal chamber and a distal chamber. An antimicrobial agent is disposed in one of the distal or proximal...
6588428 Speaking valve for a tracheostomy tube  
A speaking valve for a tracheostomy tube which is disposed in the first end of the tube protruding from the throat of the patient. The valve has guiding ribs and a retainer to retain a ball within...
6584970 Retaining plug for endotracheal catheter and manifold assembly and method of use  
The present invention provides a plug for a respiratory suction catheter and manifold assembly that protects or maintains at least one internal component, such as the flap, of an assembly during...
6579254 Medication adapter 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 medication catheter...
6516803 Device for removing sputum from a tracheal catheter  
A device for removing sputum from a tracheal catheter inserted into the trachea of a patient. The aim of the invention is to supplement existing tracheal catheters in such a way that sputum is...
6513519 Inhalation atomizer with a one-piece valve element  
The inhalation atomizer of the invention has a valve box, which is divided into two sub-chambers by a partition wall. The valve box is closed by a valve box cover. A one-piece valve element...
6494203 Medical aspirating/ventilating closed system improvements and methods  
Apparatus and methods are disclosed by which a closed ventilating system accommodates multiple access to the respiratory system of an intubated medical patient without compromising the closed...
6484723 Tracheostomy air filtration system  
In the present invention, personal air filtration unit sold as SMARTMOUTH™, a trademark for a personal air filtration unit comprised of an outer activated carbon pre-filter and an inner filter for...
6470888 System for in vivo sterilization of a respiratory circuit  
A system and method in vivo sterilization of a respiratory circuit. A breathing tube has a proximal end, a distal end and a lumen extending between the proximal and distal ends; a respirator and a...
6443147 Respiratory circuit with in vivo sterilization  
A respirator comprise a breathing tube, such as an endotracheal tube, having a proximal end, a distal end, and a lumen extending between the proximal and distal end. The lumen defines at least a...
6439233 Tracheal stoma valve  
A tracheal stoma valve with a valve housing (2) has a pivotable valve flap (3), which is pivotable upon inhalation with an air stream of predeterminable strength into a position sealing off the...
6431170 Fluid mixing apparatus, method and system using same  
A fluid mixing apparatus and method in a fluid supply system that mixes a secondary fluid flow with a primary fluid flow in such a manner so as to minimize disruption of the fluid flow profile for...
6422235 Vocal valve with filter  
A vocal valve for connection to a tracheostoma comprises a filter (16) for moisture and heat exchange at breathing through the vocal valve, and a housing (15) receiving the filter and having a...
6390094 Device of regulating air flow through an endotracheal tube  
An endotracheal tube flow control device includes a hollow tubular member, a selectively adjustable surface, and an endotracheal tube. The proximal end of the tubular member is connected to the...
6386200 Bi-functional in-line phonation valve  
An in-line phonation valve system including a valve body having first and second ends through which gas passes into and out of the valve body. The first end is connectable to a breathing tube...
6334441 Phonation valve for breathing tube  
In accordance with the present invention, a phonation valve which is cooperatively connectable to a breathing tube connected to a patient's airway, includes a valve body having first and second...
6330882 Emergency apparatus for evacuating air from the body cavity  
An apparatus for evacuating air from the body cavity of the patient during a collapsed lung condition which includes, an air delivery tube portion which is inserted through the skin and into the...
6269813 Tracheal gas insufflation bypass and phasic delivery system and method  
Tracheal gas insufflation (TGI) therapy is performed by a bypass valve and a controller which control a flow of TGI gas to a TGI catheter inserted into an endotracheal tube in the tracheal of a...
6227197 Gas supplying and substance suctioning relative to a patients trachea  
A gas insufflation and suction apparatus is provided for communication with a patient's trachea. The apparatus includes a gas catheter and a suction catheter. When supplying a suitable gas having...
6227200 Respiratory suction catheter apparatus  
An improved respiratory suction apparatus catheter includes a manifold for attachment to the distal hub of an endotracheal tube to form a ventilation circuit, a catheter tube which is displaceable...
6193751 Tracheostoma valve with spring-loaded piston  
A tracheostoma valve includes a tubular housing with an inner aperture at an inner end, and a smaller outer aperture at an outer end. The inner end of the valve is for being attached to a stoma of...
6123674 Airway valve to facilitate re-breathing, method of operation, and ventilator circuit so equipped  
An airway valve, method of operation and ventilator circuit including the valve. The airway valve includes an outer housing defining a primary passage including first and second coaxial primary...
6098623 Pressure-limiting valve wherein valve plate oscillations are prevented  
A pressure-limiting valve for use in a gas system for manual ventilation of patients, has a valve seat with an opening, a valve plate and a force-generating element, the force-generating element...
6083141 Portable respiratory exercise apparatus and method for using the same  
A breathing apparatus having a main body with a generally cylindrical inner cavity. The main body has a main aperture for the user to breath into and at least two sets of outer openings. An inner...
6070574 Resuscitator device with self closing valve  
A mouth-to-mouth resuscitator device for providing a physical barrier between a rescuer and a victim including a hollow tubular housing having an air input end and an air output end and counting a...
6029667 Heart failure mask and methods for increasing negative intrathoracic pressures  
The invention provides methods and devices for treating a patient suffering from heart failure. According to one exemplary method, a facial mask is sealed around the patient's mouth and nose, with...
6026810 One hand disconnectable device for artificial breathing apparatus to endotracheal tube connections  
A quick disconnect fitting, that is operable with one hand, is provided for connection of a endotracheal tube and an artificial breathing apparatus output tube. The fitting is preferably a rigid...
5996579 Bag-valve-mask resuscitator attachment  
An improved medication introducing device for airtight connection between a bag-valve mask resuscitator apparatus, or other similar pre-hospital emergency respiratory device, and an endo-tracheal...
5950620 Resuscitation device for use with stomas  
A resuscitation device for use with stomas including a shield having an aperture centrally therethrough to provide for a flow of air. A ventilation tube is provided having an open upper end...
5947121 Tracheotomy tube water blocking system  
A tracheotomy tube water blocking system including a strap adapted for securement around a neck of a wearer. The strap has an aperture through a front portion thereof. The aperture has a...
5937857 Backpressure-modulating cartridge for breathing mask  
A backpressure-modulating cartridge for a breathing mask includes a body defining a first chamber which communicates with the environment, a second chamber which communicates with the mask, and a...
5935165 Voice prosthesis, and control unit for use in the fitting thereof  
A voice prosthesis intended for placing in an opening in the wall between the oesophagus and the windpipe, in the case of which the windpipe opens out into the neck by way of a stoma, comprises a...

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