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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...
9004451 Conrol valve for a medical suction device  
A control valve (8) for a medical suction device (1) is provided, with the control valve (8) having an actuating element for freeing and closing a flow path (15) through a valve chamber (11)...
9004069 Method of detecting endotracheal tube misplacement  
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...
8991394 Breathing protector  
A breathing protector may include a filter housing having a central axis, a distal end, a proximal end, a first opening and a second opening. The second opening may be located in a proximal end of...
8985098 CPR volume exchanger valve system with safety feature and methods  
A method for regulating gas flows into and out of a patient includes repetitively forcing respiratory gases out of the lungs. Respiratory gases are prevented from entering back into the lungs...
8944063 Tracheostoma valve  
A tracheostoma valve (1) comprises a main air passage structure provided with a main valve arrangement. The tracheostoma valve is switchable in response to a spurt of inhalation air from a...
8932261 Valve assembly for respiratory systems  
An adapter assembly including a manifold and a valve assembly. The valve assembly includes a seat and a valve body having a circular base and a wall. The wall extends from a trailing side of the...
8925549 Flow control adapter for performing spirometry and pulmonary function testing  
A breathing circuit for a tracheostomized patient provides respiratory care and pulmonary function testing. The breathing circuit includes a flow control adapter that directs an inspiratory flow...
8887718 Low profile heat and moisture exchanger device for tracheotomy and speaking valve  
A heat moisture exchange device received on a speaking tube mounted on an end of a tracheotomy tube. The heat moisture exchange device has a housing in which the air moves in a turbulent manner...
8887730 Dual-lumen tracheal tube with assembly portion  
The present disclosure describes systems and methods having a dual-lumen tube with an assembly end. The assembly end may be molded and coupled to an extruded portion of the tube to form a complete...
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...
8857436 Intermittent low-pressure orotracheal intubation device  
An orotracheal intubation device (1) for intermittent low-pressure ventilation of a patient provided with an inflatable cuff (3) including two lines of holes (2,5) communicating with the...
8800564 Tracheostomy appliances and methods for the treatment of sleep apnea syndromes  
Small tracheostomy appliances for use in treating Sleep Apnea Syndrome. The appliances are inserted in a tracheotomy incision, low on a patient's neck to equalize intra-tracheal pressure with...
8800565 Breath intake valve for a tracheostomy tube  
A breath intake valve is connected to a tracheostomy tube inserted into a patient's trachea. The inner end of the valve attaches to the tracheostomy tube. An apertured disk endpiece with an O-ring...
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...
8707955 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...
8678005 Adjustable tracheostomy valve  
A valve, usable in connection with a tracheostomy tube, permits phonation by selectively blocking passage of air therethrough. The valve includes a main body portion with first and second internal...
8678004 Respiratory probe  
A respiratory probe including two channels in parallel, equipped with unidirectional valves connected head-to-tail.
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,...
8631798 Valving a respiratory gas pathway with a catheter balloon  
A respiratory valve device includes a catheter balloon configured for being disposed in a respiratory gas pathway and valving the respiratory gas pathway.
8608715 System and method to vent gas from a body cavity  
One aspect of the invention is a method to vent gas from a body cavity during an endoscopic procedure. A body cavity is in fluid communication with an exhaust gas inlet of a vacuum break device....
8596277 Tracheal tube with lumen for tracheal pressure measurement and technique for using the same  
According to various embodiments, a tracheal tube may include a pressure monitoring lumen configured to sample the gases in the tracheal space. The pressure monitoring lumen may be in fluid...
8584678 Medical tubes for selective mechanical ventilation of the lungs  
A single lumen endobronchial tube for selective mechanical ventilation of the lungs can include a medical tube having a single lumen with an opening at each of opposed distal and proximal ends of...
8567401 Looped tether for medical ventilating and aspirating devices  
There is provided a looped tether to prevent the over-withdrawal of a suction catheter from a connecting fitting in a closed suction catheter respiratory device. The looped tether is made from a...
8544464 Breathing assistance device comprising a gas regulating valve and associated breathing assistance method  
The invention relates to a breathing assistance device for a patient, the device including: a source of respiratory pressurised gas; a gas transmission duct comprising a distal end coupled to said...
8534278 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 including a...
8534288 Detectors  
A respiratory valve assembly (1), such as in a manual resuscitator, has a carbon dioxide color change indicator element (52) in a disc shape housing (50) arranged to clip onto a grove (59) on the...
8522787 Ultrasound-based tracheal tube placement device and method  
An inflatable balloon cuff may be adapted to seal a patient's trachea when associated with an endotracheal tube. These cuffs may include features that facilitate detection or visualization of the...
8511311 Endotracheal tube with subglottic secretion suction and detachable suction connection line  
The present invention provides in some embodiments, an endotracheal tube with subglottic secretion suction and a detachable suction line. The endotracheal tube is an elongate tube having an outer...
8496006 Methods and devices for passive residual lung volume reduction and functional lung volume expansion  
The volume of a hyperinflated lung compartment is reduced by sealing a distal end of the catheter in an airway feeding the lung compartment. Air passes out of the lung compartment through a...
8479742 Constant rate delivery device  
Medical devices and related methods are disclosed for delivering an implant into the body of a patient. The devices include a damping assembly having an internal chamber with a varying inner...
8474460 Implanted bronchial isolation devices and methods  
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...
8469029 Randomly interrupted breathing device  
Apparatus for randomly varying the breathing resistance applied to human and animal subjects to improve their performance.
8434488 Endotracheal tube with dedicated evacuation port  
Various embodiments of a tracheal tube capable of suctioning accumulated mucus secretions from the airway of intubated patients are provided. Disclosed embodiments include a variety of...
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...
8418694 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,...
8414550 System and method to vent gas from a body cavity  
One aspect of the invention is a method to vent gas from a body cavity during an endoscopic procedure. A body cavity is in fluid communication with an exhaust gas inlet of a vacuum break device....
8409096 Breathing circuit with embedded acoustic reflectometer  
An instrument may continuously monitoring acoustic reflections from within and/or beyond an intubation tube positioned within the mouth of a patient while the patient is breathing. The instrument...
8381729 Methods and devices for minimally invasive respiratory support  
Modes, methods, systems and devices are described for providing assisted ventilation to a patient, including wearable ventilation systems with integral gas supplies, special gas supply features,...
8360061 Portable breathing device  
A pulsed breathing device has a base unit containing a motor and control circuit and a detachable head unit containing a valve, driven by the motor, which can interrupt the flow of air being breathed.
8357139 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...
8336541 Endotracheal intubation device  
An endotracheal intubation device 10 is disclosed. The endotracheal intubation device 10 includes a stylet 100, an elongate rod 300 mounted within the stylet 100 and adapted to deform/curve the...
8333198 Breathing circuit  
A breathing circuit is described for the supplying of low pressure oxygen to a patient that is at risk of hypoxia. The breathing circuit includes a patent airway maintaining device, a first tube...
8332999 Method and device for securely loading and mounting a tubular device in a flexible wall and manufacturing method for said loading device  
An improved method and device for securely inserting a tubular element (30) into a through-aperture (40) in a flexible wall (60) accessible from one side only. The tubular element has a retainer...
8333200 Nasal interface device  
A nasal interface device delivers a high flow rate of a gas having a pressure that is adjustable to a patient. The device includes a nasal insert that is adapted to deliver pressurized gas to a...
8307830 Endotracheal cuff and technique for using the same  
A multi-layer inflatable balloon cuff may be adapted to seal a patient's trachea when associated with an endotracheal tube. The outer layer and the inner layer of the balloon cuff may have...
8307828 Pneumatic single-lumen medical gas conserver  
A pneumatic single-lumen medical gas conserver combines the advantages of typical single-lumen and dual-lumen conservers. In particular, a pneumatic single-lumen conserver can provide a rapid...
8291899 Snorkel  
A snorkel is provided on an upper end section of a conduit with an opening for breathing and a valve adapted to open and to close the opening. The valve is pivotally mounted on an upper end...
8276586 Valve for a breathing apparatus  
A respiratory valve, comprising a valve housing with a chamber, inlet (21) and respiration (22) openings. The chamber is limited by an arcuated or aslant interior wall section (18) extending from...

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