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US20120053481 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR MEASURING NASAL RESISTANCE TO AIRFLOW  
Determining the nasal resistance. At least some of the illustrative embodiments are methods including: forcing airflow into a first nare of a patient; measuring at least one property of the...
US20140121553 VENTILATOR-INITIATED PROMPT REGARDING AUTO-PEEP DETECTION DURING VENTILATION OF NON-TRIGGERING PATIENT  
This disclosure describes systems and methods for monitoring and evaluating ventilatory parameters, analyzing those parameters and providing useful notifications and recommendations to clinicians....
US20130165807 SYSTEM FOR THE AUTOMATIC DETECTION OF RESPIRATORY DISEASES AND FOR THE PREDICTION OF FUTURE ACUTE AIRWAY INSTABILITIES  
A system for automatically predicting acute airway events in patients, comprising: a device for measuring the respiratory impedance of a human subject during a plurality of respiratory cycles of...
US20140235959 METHODS AND ALGORITHMS FOR SUPERVISORY CLOSED-LOOP DETERMINATION OF OPTIMIZED SCHEDULING OF VENTILATOR WEANING TRIALS  
Ventilatory systems and methods are disclosed for detecting weaning readiness of a patient. In one aspect the method includes the steps of collecting patient data; analyzing the collected patient...
US20120330177 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...
US20140336484 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR ENDOBRONCHIAL DIAGNOSTICS  
Methods and systems for targeting, accessing and diagnosing diseased lung compartments are disclosed. The method comprises introducing a diagnostic catheter with an occluding member at its distal...
US20120149995 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR ENDOBRONCHIAL DIAGNOSTICS  
Methods and systems for targeting, accessing and diagnosing diseased lung compartments are disclosed. The method comprises introducing a diagnostic catheter with an occluding member at its distal...
US20110270114 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR CALIBRATING RESPIRATORY EFFORT FROM PHOTOPLETHYSMOGRAPH SIGNALS  
Breathing effort of a patient, as determined (for example) from a photoplethysmograph (“PPG”) signal from the patient, can be calibrated in relation to air pressure in the patient's respiratory...
US20110218450 Respiration Measurements and Dosimetry Control in Inhalation Testing Systems  
Inhalation measurement systems and methods enable, during inhalant exposure, substantially real-time respiratory measurements of a test subject using techniques that obtain measurements of...
US20120022389 Method and Device for the Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Snoring  
The device relates to methods and devices for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome.
US20130197385 RESPIRATORY FUNCTION DETECTION  
A method and system for monitoring respiratory function that includes an impedance sensor configured to sense a first thoracic impedance waveform for at least one breath of a patient, a memory...
US20130197386 RESPIRATORY FUNCTION DETECTION  
A system and method for monitoring respiratory function that includes an acoustic sensing device sensing an acoustic waveform ocurring during one of an inspiration phase associated with at least...
US20120157872 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...
US20130245484 MINIMALLY INVASIVE DETERMINATION OF COLLATERAL VENTILATION IN LUNGS  
Minimally invasive methods, systems and devices are provided for qualitatively and quantitatively assessing collateral ventilation in the lungs. In particular, collateral ventilation of a target...
US20140276131 Processing Impedance Signals for Breath Detection  
An apparatus includes a computing device that includes a memory configured to store instructions. The computing device also includes a processor to execute the instructions to perform operations...
US20110313307 MEASURING LUNG FUNCTION AND LUNG DISEASE PROGRESSION AT A LOBAR/SEGMENTAL LEVEL  
A method for determining lung function in a patient is disclosed, in which a multi-lumen catheter with an expandable occluding element at its end is used to isolate a targeted lung compartment,...
US20150045687 DETECTION OF EXPIRATORY AIRFLOW LIMITATION IN VENTILATED PATIENT  
This disclosure describes systems and methods for monitoring and evaluating data associated with ventilatory parameters to detect expiratory airflow limitation in a ventilated patient. For...
US20130109993 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ESTIMATING UPPER AIRWAY RESISTANCE AND LUNG COMPLIANCE EMPLOYING INDUCED CENTRAL APNEAS  
A method of estimating upper airway resistance or lung compliance of a patient is provided that includes inducing a central apnea in the patient, providing a known pressure stimulus comprising a...
US20150073291 APNEA AND HYPOPNEA DETECTION  
The identification of obstructed breathing, including an apnea condition and a hypopnea condition, is disclosed. A signal representative of a flow rate of therapeutic gas being delivered to the...
US20140276173 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR MONITORING RESISTANCE AND WORK OF BREATHING FOR VENTILATOR-DEPENDENT PATIENTS  
Methods for non-invasively and accurately estimating and monitoring resistance and work of breathing parameters from airway pressure and flow sensors attached to the ventilator-dependent patient...
US20130102917 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PERFORMING RESPIRATORY DIAGNOSTICS  
A system (2, 2′, 2″, 2″′) for performing respiratory diagnostics is provided that includes a pressure generator (14) configured to generate a first pressurized flow of breathable gas having a...
US20110218451 NASAL DEVICES, SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
Described herein are passive nasal device having a resistance to exhalation that is greater than the resistance to inhalation. Also described are devices, methods and systems for sensing and...
US20140296730 System and Method for Determination of Transpulmonary Pressurein a Patient Connected to a Breathing Apparatus  
A breathing apparatus (1) is disclosed that is adapted to determine a transpulmonary pressure in a patient (125) when connected to said breathing apparatus. A control unit (105) is operable to set...
US20140309546 AIRWAY IMPEDANCE MEASUREMENT INTEGRATED WITH RESPIRATORY TREATMENT DEVICES  
Airway impedance of a subject using a respiratory treatment device can be measured, in accordance with one or more embodiments. A conduit is configured to communicate a flow of inhaled gas and a...
US20140200476 RESPIRATORY APPARATUS WITH IMPROVED FLOW-FLATTENING DETECTION  
In a respiratory apparatus for treatment of sleep apnea and other disorders associated with an obstruction of a patient's airway and which uses an airflow signal, an obstruction index is generated...
US20150099994 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR MONITORING THE LUNG FUNCTION OF A PATIENT  
There is provided a method of monitoring the lung function of a patient, the method comprising determining one or both of an inhalation time and a rest time for a patient that is using a...
US20110237970 DETERMINING ELASTANCE AND RESISTANCE  
The elastance and a resistance of a subject being ventilated are determined. The determination of elastance and resistance of the breathing of the subject is made without adjusting the ventilation...
US20080139956 Augmented RIC model of respiratory systems  
The present invention generally relates to an apparatus and method analyzing the respiratory characteristics of a human respiratory system from impulse oscillometry data, through the use of a...
US20120101400 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 21 applies an air vibration pressure by an oscillation wave to...
US20100228142 Method and System for Determining Dynamically Respiratory Features in Spontaneoulsy 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...
US20140221865 ELECTRIC IMPEDANCE TOMOGRAPHY DEVICE AND METHOD  
An electric impedance tomography device with chest electrodes, a display and a control and analyzing unit to determine a time series of a global ventilation curve from the sequence of...
US20070167855 System, medium, and method to conduce a user's breathing  
A system, medium, and method conducing a user's breathing, in which a sound generated during a user's exhale and/or an ambient temperature change occurring during the exhale is sensed to measure a...
US20110060237 RESPIRATION IMPEDANCE MEASURING DEVICE AND METHOD, AND RESPIRATION IMPEDANCE DISPLAY METHOD  
Continuous measurement of respiratory impedance with very high precision is enabled by executing noise removal. An air vibration pressure by an oscillation wave obtained by frequency culling such...
US20080257337 Ventilator Aerosol Delivery  
A method for delivering a medicament to a mechanically ventilated patient receiving a flow of breathing gas comprises delivering a respiratory maneuver to such a patient, monitoring the...
US20140228657 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MONITORING RESPIRATION  
A system and method for monitoring respiration of a user, comprising: a respiration sensing module including a sensor configured to detect a set of respiration signals of the user based upon...
US20080221470 RESPIRATORY SENSOR ADAPTERS FOR NASAL DEVICES  
Described herein are nasal respiratory devices including an attachment site for a sensors and sensor adapters for securing at least a portion of a sensor to a nasal respiratory device. Sensor...
US20080269592 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...
US20090012395 ACOUSTIC PLETHYSMOGRAPH FOR MEASURING PULMONARY FUNCTION  
The present disclosure concerns embodiments of an acoustic plethysmograph for measuring pulmonary function of an animal, such as a mouse. The plethysmograph in exemplary embodiments can measure...
US20120289852 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ESTIMATING RESPIRATORY IMPEDANCE  
The acoustic impedance of the respiratory system can be inferred from oscillations that are generated in an airway of a subject. The impedance describes the frequency-dependent relation between...
US20140350429 UPPER AIRWAY RESISTANCE MEASUREMENT DEVICE  
A method of estimating the upper airway resistance of a patient using a gas delivery system includes delivering a flow of breathing gas to the patient through the patient circuit of the gas...
US20150150483 DEVICE, METHOD AND SOFTWARE FOR MEASURING EXHALATION CAPACITY  
Measurement device (1) for measuring the exhale capacity of a patient, includes a main body (2) with a through hole (3) with a blowing device (17) which has a rotation device (20) which is put in...
US20070208233 Integrated physiologic monitoring systems and methods  
In some embodiments, a wearable physiologic monitor comprises a mixed analog and digital application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) including signal conditioning circuitry, an A/D converter, a...
US20130338524 FUNCTIONAL ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT CATHETERS AND METHODS FOR THEIR USE IN THE LUNG  
Lung conditions are diagnosed and optionally treated using a functional assessment catheter or a functional lung assessment and treatment catheter. A flow restrictive component is initially placed...
US20090216145 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ANALYZING AN IMPEDANCE COURSE  
A system which generates a warning signal in the event of looming pulmonary edema and/or looming decompensation. The system has an impedance detection unit for determining impedance values, which...
US20140221864 ELECTRIC IMPEDANCE TOMOGRAPHY DEVICE AND METHOD  
An EIT device with a plurality of electrodes, which can be arranged about the chest of a patient, with a control and analyzing unit for feeding electrode pairs of a set of electrodes to record a...
US20130150747 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MEASURING THE MECHANICAL IMPEDANCE OF THE RESPIRATORY SYSTEM  
A system for measuring the mechanical impedance of a patient's respiratory system during spontaneous respiratory activity, characterised by comprising a fan; a motor which operates said fan; said...
US20070208232 Physiologic monitoring initialization systems and methods  
According to one aspect, physiologic monitor and/or firmware piracy are reduced by initializing physiologic monitors in the field, e.g. in medical facilities or user homes, upon verifying user...
US20100275921 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR DETECTING AND TREATING RESPIRATORY INSUFFICIENCY  
Devices and systems provide methods of detecting a severity change in respiratory insufficiency (RI) or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) condition of a patient. In an example...
US20130102916 RESPIRATORY INTERFACE APPARATUS  
A respiratory interface apparatus (6) is provided that includes a patient contacting portion (21) structured to engage a face of the patient, a common chamber (30) fluidly coupled to the patient...
US20150148699 DETECTION OF CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE EXACERBATIONS FROM BREATHING PATTERNS  
An apparatus may include a sensing circuit and a processor. The sensing circuit is configured to generate a sensed physiological signal, wherein the physiological signal includes respiration...

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