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9022947 Respiration impedance measuring device and respiration impedance display method  
Continuous measurement of breathing impedance with extremely high precision is enabled by executing noise elimination. A loudspeaker applies an air vibration pressure by an oscillation wave to an...
8929623 Method and computer for aiding determination of obstructive sleep apnea  
A computer for aiding determination of Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) includes a storage device storing with a medical image and a central processing unit (CPU). The CPU executes a method for...
8876728 System and method for quantifying lung compliance in a self-ventilating subject  
The lung compliance of a subject that is at least partially self-ventilating is determined. The quantification of lung compliance may be an estimation, a measurement, and/or an approximate...
8880171 Cardiac cycle synchronized sampling of impedance signal  
A system comprising implantable device, the implantable medical device including an intrinsic cardiac signal sensor, an impedance measurement circuit configured to apply a specified current to a...
8834379 Indicator for fluid resuscitation  
A system for providing an indication of cardiovascular function, includes a respiration input (1) for receiving a respiration-related signal indicative of a physical property of respiration gases...
8831717 Estimation of propensity to symptomatic hypotension  
The invention relates to estimation of a patient's propensity to suffer from symptomatic hypotension during extracorporeal blood treatment. An electromagnetic test signal, which is applied over a...
8753286 Spirometer with replaceable flow tube  
The invention relates to a spirometer for measuring pulmonary respiration of a test subject, comprising a body and a sensor unit, wherein the sensor unit can be interchanged with further sensor...
8747330 Body-worn monitor for measuring respiratory rate  
The invention provides a system for measuring respiratory rate (RR) from a patient. The system includes an impedance pneumography (IP) sensor, connected to at least two electrodes, and a...
8740750 Device and method for controlling and/or regulating a training and/or rehabilitation unit  
In at least one embodiment, a device for controlling and/or regulating a training and/or rehabilitation unit comprises a training and/or rehabilitation unit, a sensor unit having sensors for...
8728059 System and method for assuring validity of monitoring parameter in combination with a therapeutic device  
The disclosed embodiments relate to a system and method for assuring validity of monitoring parameters in combination with a therapeutic device. An exemplary embodiment of the present technique...
8728002 System and method for assessing real time pulmonary mechanics  
A system and method of calculating an accurate estimate of pulmonary mechanics of a patient, including but not limited to compliance, resistance, and plateau pressure without modification of...
8721560 Implantable medical device with sleep apnea detection control and method  
A method for use in an implantable medical device comprises the steps of monitoring respiration with an amplifier having a gain, generating a moving apneic threshold based on recent respiration...
8702617 Simultaneous ambulatory pulse oximetry and pH monitoring for the diagnosis of GERD-related respiratory disease  
Respiratory diseases related to gastroesophageal reflux disease in a patient are diagnosed by detecting esophageal or pharyngeal impedance and pH in the patient, detecting oxygen saturation in the...
8688214 Cardiac cycle synchronized sampling of impedance signal  
A system comprising implantable device, the implantable medical device including an intrinsic cardiac signal sensor, an impedance measurement circuit configured to apply a specified current to a...
8641637 Method of measuring an acoustic impedance of a respiratory system and diagnosing a respiratory disease or disorder or monitoring treatment of same  
The present invention provides a method of measuring an acoustic impedance of a respiratory system. The method comprises selecting a frequency range for an acoustic wave, directing the acoustic...
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...
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...
8583207 Audio/video recording method and device  
An audio/video recording method and device for recording a main audio/video file and at least one index audio/video file corresponding to the main audio/video file. A section of the index...
8571285 Automated rib ordering and pairing  
Ribs are automatically ordered and paired. After ordering ribs on each side, magnetic and spring functions are used to solve for rib pairing. The magnetic function is used to constrain possible...
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...
8447380 Method for diagnosis of functional lung illnesses  
In a method for diagnosing functional lung illnesses, image exposures of the lungs are obtained at various phase points in time of the respiration of a subject, such as at maximum inhalation and...
8442627 Advanced thoracic fluid monitoring capability with impedance  
An implantable medical device used for thoracic fluid monitoring by detection of changes in impedance in a patient. The device measures impedances of the patient in a supine position and in an...
8442633 Cardiac cycle synchronized sampling of impedance signal  
A system comprising implantable device, the implantable medical device including an intrinsic cardiac signal sensor, an impedance measurement circuit configured to apply a specified current to a...
8423129 Method and apparatus for inductively measuring the bio-impedance of a user's body  
A method and apparatus for inductively measuring the bio-impedance of a user's body without complex circuitry. An apparatus is described for inductively measuring the bio-impedance of a user's...
8321007 Apparatus and method to determine functional lung characteristics  
An apparatus for determining functional lung characteristics of a patient includes an electrical impedance tomography (EIT) imaging device adapted to record the impedance distribution within a...
8308651 Combination toothbrush and peak flow meter system  
A combination toothbrush and peak flow meter system for increasing the compliance of peak flow measurements in children and adults with asthma. The combination toothbrush and peak flow meter...
8306621 Cardiac cycle synchronized sampling of impedance signal  
A cardiac rhythm management device for obtaining transthoracic impedance. The device comprises a sensor for obtaining a signal indicative of an action of a heart, an impedance measurement circuit...
8202226 Providing automated or manual guidance on dynamic patient positioning based on measured variables for ventilation control  
Methods and systems that incorporate automated or manual control of ventilation and kinetic rotation therapy are provided. In one exemplary embodiment, an artificial ventilator is used to...
8195269 System and method for automatic detection and measurement of malacia in the airways  
A method of detecting malacia in airways includes providing a plurality of 3-dimensional (3D) digital lung images acquired over an inhalation/exhalation cycle from a same subject, each said image...
7967759 Endoscopic system with integrated patient respiratory status indicator  
The system 10 includes an endoscopic probe 20 and an expired air sampling device 24 functionally connected to a control console 28. In use, the endoscopic probe 20 is routed through a body lumen...
7942822 Implantable medical device with sleep apnea detection control and method  
A method for use in an implantable medical device comprises the steps of monitoring respiration with an amplifier having a gain, generating a moving apneic threshold based on recent respiration...
7907998 Bio-impedance apparatus and method  
A method of determining an impedance of at least one lung of a patient having an implanted pacemaker that comprises first and second leads and a case, the method comprising: a) using the leads and...
7901361 Method and apparatus for optimizing the continuous positive airway pressure for treating obstructive sleep apnea  
A breathing apparatus is provided for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea that optimizes the positive pressure to the airway of a patient. The apparatus is configured to detect flow...
7878980 Gas flow diverter for respiratory monitoring device  
A gas flow diverter for increasing the turbulence of an incoming respiratory gas flow through a respiratory gas sensor is provided. The diverter is positioned at a patient or inlet end of a tube...
7867172 Combination toothbrush and peak flow meter system  
A combination toothbrush and peak flow meter system for increasing the compliance of peak flow measurements in children and adults with asthma. The combination toothbrush and peak flow meter...
7775993 Detecting sleep  
A system includes one or more sensors and a processor. Each of the sensors generates a signal as a function of at least one physiological parameter of a patient that may discernibly change when...
7766840 Method and system for heart failure status evaluation based on a disordered breathing index  
An evaluation of heart failure status is provided based on a disordered breathing index. Patient respiration is sensed and a respiration signal is generated. Disordered breathing episodes are...
7690378 Methods, systems and devices for monitoring respiratory disorders  
Methods, systems and devices are provided for monitoring respiratory disorders based on monitored factors of a photoplethysmography (PPG) signal that is representative of peripheral blood volume....
7661428 Determination of leak and respiratory airflow  
Methods and apparatus for determining leak and respiratory airflow are disclosed. A pressure sensor (34) and a differential pressure sensor (32) have connection with a pneumotach (24) to derive...
7603887 Breath alcohol-measuring device, process and system  
A device, a system and a process is provided for the use of a breath alcohol-measuring device (1) with improved personal identification. The breath alcohol-measuring device (1) is combined with a...
7588543 Method and apparatus for predicting work of breathing  
A method of creating a non-invasive predictor of both physiologic and imposed patient effort from airway pressure and flow sensors attached to the patient using an adaptive mathematical model. The...
7540843 Diagnostics and treatment of sleep apnea  
Methods of diagnosis and treatment of sleep apnea by taking measurements from a subject suffering from sleep apnea are disclosed. The methods include modelling the air flow through the upper...
7491174 Device and method for performing electrical impedance tomography  
A system for performing electrical impedance tomography. The system includes a first set of electrodes positioned in a first plane and a second set of electrodes positioned in a second plane. The...
7427269 Accurate method to characterize airway nitric oxide using different breath-hold times including axial diffusion of nitric oxide using heliox and breath hold  
An apparatus and method to characterize NO gas exchange dynamics in human lungs comprising the steps of: (1) performing a series of breath hold maneuvers of progressively increasingly breath hold...
7418859 Device for measuring a volume flow with inductive coupling  
A device for measuring a volume flow, especially a tidal volume flow sensor, with a flow channel (1) and with a sensor element (6) arranged within the flow channel (1), is shown and described. The...
7402139 Appliance for the oscillometric analysis of the impedance of the respiratory tract  
An apparatus for determining the impedance (Zaw) of a patient's respiratory tract, by measuring the alternating pressure (dp) in the region of the patient's mouth after producing an oscillating...
7387124 Method of and device for snore detection  
The present invention provides a snore detection device comprising a pressure sensor for detecting vibration generated by the human body with respiration, a sound sensor for detecting sound...
7347824 Method and apparatus for determining conditions of biological tissues  
The present invention relates to a method of determining characteristics of biological tissues in humans and animals. In particular, it relates to determining the characteristics of tissues such...
7325545 System and method for the automatic detection of the expiratory flow limitation  
The present invention refers to a system and a method for the automatic detection of the expiratory flow limitation of a subject. In an embodiment thereof the system for the automatic detection of...
7322937 Method and breathing apparatus for assessing pulmonary stress  
In a method and breathing apparatus for assessing pulmonary stress, wherein pressure controlled flow of respiratory gas is generated, an ensuing flow is measured, resistance and compliance are...

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