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Listing for abstract view: USPTO application #, Title, Abstract excerpt,Patent Agent. Listing format for list view: USPTO National Class full category number, title of the patent application. 05/09/2013 > 20 patent applications in 17 patent subcategories.
20130112194 - Process for providing a filled canister for an inhaler: A process for filling a canister for an inhaler is provided. The canister may be filled with components of a medicament. The canister may be suitable for use in a pressurised metered dose inhaler, such as a breath-actuate inhaler. The process may include sealing the canister with air at ambient... Agent:
20130112195 - Enhanced display for breathing apparatus masks: Various embodiments provide a self contained breathing apparatus mask including a visor, a wireless communication device configured to receive information, and a display connected to the wireless communication device and configured to display the received information to a user wearing the mask. The display may be positioned on the breathing... Agent: Rivada Research, LLC
20130112196 - Disposable protective device for suction tube: The disposable protective device for suction tube includes an encapsulating bag unit and a connective tubular unit. The encapsulating bag unit has a protruding circular portion. The encapsulating bag unit has an interior space which may house a suction tube. The encapsulating bag unit has a first opening and a... Agent: Changhua Christian Hospital
20130112197 - Operating method for an aerosol delivery device and aerosol delivery device: The invention relates to a method for operating an aerosol delivery device (10), comprising the steps of generating a predetermined amount of an aerosol in the device (10) and inducing a transport flow in the device (10) for transporting at least a portion of the predetermined amount of the aerosol... Agent: Pari Pharma Gmbh
20130112198 - Device and process for providing moistened breathing gas: A respiration moistener (1) has an inlet (3), into which incoming gas (2) to be moistened can be fed. Vapor (21) is mixed with the incoming gas (2) in a mixing chamber (4). Moistened outgoing gas (5) flows out of an outlet (6). In cases in which the temperature of... Agent: DrÄ Ger Medical Gmbh
20130112199 - Inhaler for powdery substances, in particular medicinal substances: An inhaler for powdery, in particular medical, substances is formed with a suction air channel, which leads to a mouthpiece. The inhaler also has a storage chamber for storing the substance and a linearly moving dosing chamber for apportioning a specified amount of substance from the storage chamber to a... Agent: Sanofi Sa
20130112200 - Sealed capsule including an integrated puncturing mechanism: A sealed self-piercing capsule for storing and delivering a substance, such as a medicine, comprises one or more barrier layers forming a sealed chamber for containing the substance. An internal puncturing mechanism is disposed within the capsule chamber for puncturing a barrier layer to release the substance from the chamber.... Agent: Manta Devices, LLC
20130112201 - Breathing tube: Condensation or “rain-out” is a problem in breathing circuits and especially neonatal breathing circuits. The subject patent provides an improved breathing tube component for managing rain-out particularly in neonatal applications. In particular the breathing tube has a smooth inner bore, and an outer insulating layer containing stagnant gas and a... Agent: Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Limited
20130112203 - Bladder cushion, forehead cushion, headgear straps, headgear cap and/or chinstrap: A cushion for a patient interface includes two or more bladders arranged in concentric relation. Each of the bladders includes a face-contacting portion adapted to engage the patient's face, and each of the bladders is adapted to be pressurized independently from one another. At least one of the bladders is... Agent: Resmed Limited
20130112202 - User interface for breathing apparatus: A user interface for a breathing apparatuse has a contact-sensitive screen operable to cause a change in the operation of the breathing apparatus based on touch input from an operator. The contact-sensitive screen has a first touch area through which a breathing apparatus setting can be changed by the touch... Agent:
20130112204 - Process for checking the function of a respiration system: The function of a respiration system, with a patient port (1) with connected inspiration branch (3) and expiration branch, is checked. A rebreathing line (9) connects the inspiration branch to the expiration branch. A reservoir (25) is connected to a reservoir port (27) in the rebreathing line. An actuatable control... Agent: Drä Ger Medical Gmbh
20130112205 - One-way valve: A one-way valve for use in the inhalation and/or exhalation flowpath of respiratory protection equipment comprises a housing 1 defining a conduit and a circumferential array of three flexible flaps 2 each extending inwards from the conduit wall and in the direction away from the inlet end I of the... Agent: Qinetiq Limited
20130112206 - Strapless nasal interface device: A strapless nasal interface device is disclosed. The device is used in conjunction with CPAP, BIPAP, ventilators, or any other suitable device. The device includes a body with a passageway to a ventilating tube, exhalation holes, and a passageway to nostril interface tubes. The nostril interface tubes include a nasal... Agent:
20130112207 - Endotracheal tube with dual port subglottic secretion suctioning: 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 wall defining an elongate central lumen and an elongate suction lumen. The outer wall also defines an opening to the suction... Agent: Teleflex Medical Incorporated
20130112209 - Apparatus and methods for treating sleep apnea: Apparatus and methods are provided for treating sleep apnea, snoring, and the like using an implant within an oropharyngeal region adjacent an anterior longitudinal ligament. The implant may include a central region between first and second outer regions. In one embodiment, one of the outer regions is compressible to allow... Agent: Quiescence Medical, Inc.
20130112208 - Dental appliance: The present invention is a dental oral appliance to open the airway for a sleeping individual who suffers with snoring or obstructive sleep apnea. The appliance includes a base to secure the appliance within the mouth for the individual. Typically, the base will fit over and secure to the lower... Agent:
20130112210 - Oral sleep apnea device: An oral sleep apnea device is a dental appliance designed to advance the lower jaw of a user suffering from sleep apnea while reducing lingual discomfort and the risk of harmful tooth movement and rotation during use. The present invention accomplishes this through the use of a maxillary and a... Agent:
20130112211 - Barrier protection using linear tear technology: A surgical drape comprising a base sheet defining a base sheet aperture, an absorbent pad attached to the base sheet and defining a pad aperture positioned in substantial alignment with the base sheet aperture, and a linear tear polymer pane attached to the base sheet and absorbent pad and defining... Agent: Exact Medical Manufacturing, Inc.
20130112212 - Fluid collection apparatus: Fluid collection pouches and surgical drapes for use in surgical procedures are described. The described fluid collection pouches can be configured in some cases to define a region of greater depth of the pouch beneath a patient's limb extending through the pouch on the lateral side of the limb than... Agent: Farney Daniels LLP
20130112213 - Apparatus and methods for conforming a support to a body: Apparatus and methods for conforming a support to a body are described in which a portable support assembly may be worn by a bed-stricken individual around particular regions of the body where pressure ulcers tend to form. The portable support assembly may generally include adjustable supports which conform the assembly... Agent: Prs Medical Technologies, Inc.05/02/2013 > 34 patent applications in 22 patent subcategories.
20130104881 - Stabilized metered dose inhaler: Pharmaceutical pressurized metered dose inhalers are disclosed having improved temperature and moisture stability comprising CFC-free, ethanol-free compositions that include lactose of particle diameter larger than 1 μm as a means of minimizing sticking to the walls and other destabilization mechanisms activated by moisture ingress from the environment.... Agent: Laboratorio Pablo Cassara S.r.l.
20130104882 - Overlapping resilient member structures in nasal dilator devices: A nasal dilator is constructed as a single body truss having a resilient member structure comprising a plurality of overlaid, island-placed, or overlapping resilient members. Methods of mass producing dilator devices, individual resilient members, and overlapped, overlaid, and island-placed resilient member structures are also disclosed.... Agent:
20130104883 - Continuous positive airway pressure (cpap) apparauts with orientation sensor: A system and method for delaying the start of the continuous positive air pressure therein making it easier for a user to fall asleep. The system delivers pressurized gas to the airway of a patient. The system has a gas flow generator for providing a flow of gas and a... Agent: Deshum Medical, LLC
20130104884 - Endotracheal tube coupling adapters: Endotracheal tube coupling adapters for facilitating collection and removal of biofilm or any debris from endotracheal tubes for disposal or laboratory testing are disclosed. The endotracheal tube coupling adapters may be adapted for use in closed suction systems. The endotracheal tube coupling adapters may be configured to remain coupled to... Agent: Endoclear LLC
20130104885 - Method and device for supplying at least one medical gas to a patient receiving artificial respiration with the aid of an anesthesia machine: A device and method for administering at least one medical gas (NO) to a patient anesthetized and mechanically ventilated by means of an anesthesia machine. The anesthesia machine produces a respiratory gas flow (O2/N2) in a feed line. Gas pulses of the medical gas (NO) are supplied to said respiratory... Agent: Maquet Vertrieb Und Service Deutschland Gmbh
20130104886 - Water out alarm: The present invention provides for an improved method of determining a water out condition in a humidified gases supply apparatus. The method includes a two step process including a primary determination of a water out condition and a secondary determination of a water out condition. This primary determination is made... Agent: Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Limited
20130104887 - Dry powder drug delivery system and methods: A pulmonary drug delivery system is disclosed, including a breath-powered, dry powder inhaler, and a cartridge for delivering a dry powder formulation. The inhaler and cartridge can be provided with a drug delivery formulation comprising, for example, a diketopiperazine and an active ingredient, including, small organic molecules, peptides and proteins,... Agent: Mannkind Corporation
20130104888 - High flow therapy device utilizing a non-sealing respiratory interface and related methods: A high flow therapy system for delivering pressurized, heated and humidified respiratory gas to an airway of a patient includes a respiratory gas flow pathway for delivering the pressurized respiratory gas to the airway of the patient by way of a non-sealing respiratory interface; wherein flow rate of the pressurized... Agent: Mergenet Medical, Inc.
20130104890 - Analyzing medical device data: A method for analyzing medical device data. The method includes accessing data from a plurality of ventilators in operation; analyzing an aggregate of the data; and determining a ventilator operation trend of a ventilator of the plurality of the ventilators based on the analyzed aggregated data.... Agent:
20130104891 - Suggesting ventilator protocols: A method for suggesting ventilator protocols includes accessing data from a plurality of ventilators in operation, analyzing an aggregate of the data, and suggesting a protocol for a ventilator of the plurality of ventilators based on the analyzed aggregated data.... Agent:
20130104892 - Ventilation harm index: A method for generating a ventilation harm index. The method includes accessing data from a plurality of ventilators in operation, analyzing an aggregate of the data, and generating the ventilation harm index based on the analyzed aggregated data.... Agent:
20130104889 - Ventilator component module: A ventilator comprising a ventilator component module. The component module includes a receiver for receiving a communication from a medical entity, a transmitter for transmitting ventilator information to the medical entity, a processor, memory, a touch screen, and a scanner configured for scanning identifiers.... Agent:
20130104894 - Automatic implementation of a ventilator protocol: A method for implementing a ventilator protocol on a ventilator. The method includes accessing the ventilator protocol, and automatically implementing the ventilator protocol on the ventilator via a touch screen display of the ventilator.... Agent:
20130104893 - Bi-directional ventilator communication: A method for bi-directional ventilator communication includes receiving a communication, at the ventilator, from a medical entity, wherein the communication is associated with ventilator manipulation. The method also includes transmitting ventilator information, by the ventilator, to the medical entity wherein the ventilator information is associated with the ventilator manipulation.... Agent:
20130104895 - Implementing ventilator rules on a ventilator: A method for implementing ventilator rules on a ventilator. The method includes accessing ventilator rules for the ventilator; determining a mode of operation of the ventilator; and in response to the determined mode of operation, implementing at least one of the ventilator rules.... Agent:
20130104897 - Healthcare facility ventilation management: A method for health care facility ventilation management. The method includes accessing ventilator data generated by a ventilator; providing patient information for the ventilator, wherein the patient information facilitates in contextualization of the ventilator data; and providing protocols and rules for said ventilator.... Agent:
20130104896 - Methods and systems for gating user initiated increases in oxygen concentration during ventilation: This disclosure describes systems and methods for ventilating a patient. The disclosure describes novel systems and methods for preventing and/or reducing the likelihood of a patient from receiving too much oxygen during a selected limited increase in oxygen concentration for a set period of time.... Agent: Nellcor Puritan Bennett LLC
20130104898 - Pressure support ventilation of patients: A methodology and apparatus for determining ventilator settings including an end expiratory pressure setting, pressure swing, resistive unloading and target ventilation for delivering ventilatory support based upon generalized patient ventilation characteristics and/or disease classifications. An apparatus may be programmed with the instructions to accomplish the methodology interactively by prompting the... Agent: Resmed Limited
20130104899 - Respirator and adjustment method for same: Respirators for respiration of patients are provided with interfaces 3 for input of at least one respiration parameter (PINSP, PEEP, RAM, I/E, RAT, TINSP, TEXP, TAZ) that is relevant for the respiration. A respirator includes a computation unit for calculating a respiration curve (4, 4a, 4b) from the at least... Agent: Information- Management- Technology Ag
20130104900 - Respirators with a sacrificial cartridge for end of service life indication: A respirator service lift indication system comprises a breathing apparatus comprising an air purifying element; and a service life indicator arranged in a parallel flow configuration with the breathing apparatus. The service life indicator comprises a sacrificial cartridge, and a sensor disposed downstream of the sacrificial cartridge and configured to... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20130104901 - High flow therapy artificial airway interfaces and related methods: Embodiments of the present invention provide a device, system and method for providing high flow therapy interfaces for use in the treatment of respiratory conditions and in assisted respirations. A nasal cannula for delivery of respiratory gases supplied from a respiratory gas delivery system that includes at least one nasal... Agent: Mergenet Medical, Inc.
20130104902 - Full face respiratory mask with integrated nasal interface: A patient interface that reliably and comfortably seals a user's face by providing an oral-nasal mask that includes an integrated nasal interface. The patient interface includes a seal member having an oral cushion portion configured to surround the user's mouth and a nasal interface portion that provides an interface with... Agent: Ric Investments, LLC
20130104903 - Chin pivot patient interface device: A patient interface device that includes a body portion comprising a pair of arms and a chin support. A first end portion of each arm in the pair of arms is coupled to an opposite end of the chin support. The chin support is adapted to be disposed under the... Agent: Ric Investments, LLC
20130104905 - Condom having a gel storage pad cap: Disclosed therein is a condom including a gel pad cap detachably fit to an inlet ring of the condom to thereby stop an inlet of the condom in a state where the condom is rolled, the gel pad cap containing a gel therein. The gel pad cap (20) includes a... Agent:
20130104904 - Lubricated condom: A condom, including a non-porous sheath member, having an open end and a rounded end, and shaped to cover the glans and body portion of a penis, and at least one rib having at least one outer portion and at least one inner portion, wherein the at least one outer... Agent:
20130104907 - Patient positioning device: A positioning device is described. This device includes a planar sheet having first and second side edges and a top surface. A patient is positioned on the top surface where the first and second side edges are adjacent to the patient's legs. A first flexible substrate and a second flexible... Agent: Bcg Medical, Inc.
20130104906 - Therapy enabler system: A patient support apparatus includes a patient support structure, such as a bed frame or mattress or both, that is configured to support a patient in a recumbent position. The patient support structure is configured to provide at least one therapy to a patient. A therapy enabler token is coupleable... Agent:
20130104908 - Surgical drape or towel having an adhesive edge: Provided is a surgical drape or towel comprising a base sheet composed of one or more layers. An edge region of the base sheet has a recess therein and the recess is covered by a strip of thin plastic film having a layer of adhesive on one side thereof for... Agent:
20130104909 - Surgical drape: The present disclosure provides a surgical drape for providing a sterile field around the vaginal area of a patient during vaginal surgical procedures. In various embodiments the drape comprises a main body and an access opening centrally disposed within the main body. The drape additionally includes a plurality of pleats... Agent: The Curators Of The University Of Missouri
20130104910 - Apparatus and method for maintaining sterile field: A drape for maintaining a sterile field for a real-time guided medical procedure (such as with ultrasound guidance) may include a contact film base having an aperture therethrough. A shield may project outwardly from the base and may surround the aperture.... Agent:
20130104911 - Oral appliance: An oral appliance is disclosed. The oral appliance may include a body and a bridge connecting left and right side members of the body. The bridge may define a lingual-less open space between the lingual side of the bridge and left and right side members. The space defined by the... Agent:
20130104912 - Bite block device: A bite block device for use with intrabuccal instruments having a generally U-shaped central body. A lower vestibular rim extends from an outer periphery of a bottom surface of the generally U-shaped central body. A lower lingual rim extends from an inner periphery of the bottom surface of the generally... Agent: Surgovations, LLC
20130104913 - Mouth guard with breathing and drinking aperture: A mouth guard includes a pair of spaced-apart molar receiving members with an inner wall extending therebetween. The inner wall is configured for insertion between a user's lips and teeth. An outer wall is configured to confront an exterior surface of the user's lips. A conduit extends between the inner... Agent: Battle Sports Science, LLC
20130104914 - Bra accessory to minimize discomfort, rash, and infection: Disclosed is a bra accessory for eliminating or substantially reducing the discomfort, chaffing, pain, rash, intertrigo, and infections caused by pressure of a woman's bra cup rim against her chest, and by perspiration trapped between the woman's breast and chest.... Agent:04/25/2013 > 20 patent applications in 14 patent subcategories.
20130098357 - Cerivastatin to treat pulmonary disorders: Pharmaceutical formulations and methods of using thereof for the treatment and prevention of pulmonary arterial hypertension are provided. The formulations contain one or more agents to simultaneously reduce ADMA levels in a patient and reduce inflammatory processes in the pulmonary vasculature of a patient. The formulations contain a therapeutically effective... Agent: Saint Joseph's Translational Research Institute, Inc.
20130098358 - Endotracheal tube having outer and inner cannulae: A tracheal tube apparatus includes a cannula having first and second ends. An inflatable cuff is formed on the cannula between the first and second ends. A conduit extends from the cuff for introducing an inflating fluid into the cuff when it is desired to inflate the cuff and removing... Agent: Hansa Medical Products, Inc.
20130098359 - Nares mask and support apparatus: Embodiments of the present invention provide a nares mask and support apparatus (e.g., for use with a positive airway pressure therapy system) that may generate the desired mask retaining force while reducing or even eliminating the need for supplemental facial contact elements such as face-contacting straps or bands. The apparatus... Agent: Somnetics Global Pte. Ltd.
20130098360 - Components for medical circuits: Breathable medical circuit components and materials and methods for forming these components are disclosed. These components incorporate breathable foamed materials that are permeable to water vapor and substantially impermeable to liquid water and the bulk flow of gases. The disclosed materials and methods can be incorporated into a variety of... Agent: Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Ltd
20130098361 - Method and device for supplying at least one medical gas to a patient receiving artificial respiration with the aid of a ventilator: A device and method for administering at least one medical gas (NO) to a patient mechanically ventilated by means of a ventilator. The ventilator produces a respiratory gas flow (O2/N2) in a feed line. Gas pulses of the medical gas (NO) are supplied to said respiratory gas flow. The gas... Agent: Maquet Vertrieb Und Service Deutschland Gmbh
20130098362 - Nasal delivery devices: A nasal delivery device for and method of delivering substance to a nasal cavity of a subject, the delivery device comprising: a container-receiving unit comprising a container chamber for receiving a substance-containing container which contains substance to be delivered to the nasal cavity of the subject, the container chamber including... Agent: Optinose As
20130098363 - Endotracheal cuff pressure regulation circuit and method: Cuff pressure modulation results in decreased severity of injury to the subglottic region and upper trachea. A simple device is capable of modulating the pressure in the cuff of a regular endotracheal tube, by coordinating the pressure level to be maximal during the inspiratory phase and minimal during the expiratory... Agent:
20130098364 - Pillow for use with assisted breathing masks: A pillow is provided for use with a respiratory mask, comprising first and second members, wherein the first member is made from a first material and the second member is made from a second material and wherein the first material is different from the second material. The first member or... Agent: Banyan Licensing, L.L.C.
20130098366 - Artificial oral airway, esophageal blocker, and pharyngeal airway assembly: An artificial oral airway, an esophageal blocker, and a pharyngeal airway assembly are disclosed. The artificial oral airway includes a main body and an airway, wherein the airway penetrates the main body and the main body has a body front end. The esophageal blocker is slidably connected to the artificial... Agent:
20130098367 - Laryngeal mask: A laryngeal mask for covering an opening of the larynx and touching an opening of the esophagus of a patient is disclosed. The laryngeal mask has a tube and a mask portion, wherein the tube has a first end. The mask portion has an upper surface, a front end, and... Agent:
20130098365 - Method and system for prevention of surgical fires: System and method for prevention of surgical fires inside a patient's airway. The system includes a specially adapted endotracheal tube which carries sublines (in addition to the main line carrying anesthetic gases) for carrying an air sample back from the distal end of the tube to a remote oxygen sensor.... Agent:
20130098368 - Airway devices, tube securing devices, and methods of making and using the same: Airway devices and tube securing devices are disclosed. Methods of making and using airway devices and tube securing devices are also disclosed.... Agent: Ecolab Usa Inc.
20130098370 - Partial weight bearing device: A lightweight easy to use device for the partial weight bearing during sitting or other activities the results in pressure being applied to areas of the body for extended periods of time. The device is made by attaching material that does not slide when wrapped around a person and is... Agent:
20130098369 - Treatment pad for treating obstructive sleep apnea syndrome: A treatment pad includes a base member, at least one treatment layer, a plurality of neck supporting members, and an adhesive layer. The treatment layer is peripherally extended from the base member, wherein the treatment layer has a mid portion and two side portions. The neck supporting members are longitudinally... Agent:
20130098372 - Mandibular advancement device with positive positioning hinge: The invention is an oral appliance for prevention of sleeping problems including snoring, sleep apnea and bruxism, and may also be used to protect the teeth and gums from surgical instruments during surgery. Specifically, the appliance alters the position of the user's mandible, which is known as a method for... Agent: Sleeping Well LLC
20130098373 - Oral appliance and methods: The present application discloses an oral appliance, a device for making an oral appliance, a method of making an oral appliance, and a method of using an oral appliance. In certain embodiments, the oral appliance comprises first, second, and third moldable parts. Each of the first and second moldable parts... Agent: Intellectual Property Holdings, LLC
20130098374 - Partially erodable systems for treatment of obstructive sleep apnea: A method of maintaining airway patency in an airway of a patient which includes the steps of implanting a device into tissue adjacent an airway, the device having a bioerodable material wound around a resiliently deformable body to temporarily maintain the deformable body in a stretched, deformed state, and permitting... Agent:
20130098371 - Tissue supporting device and method: A tissue supporting device is provided and method of use. The device includes an anchor element having a plate-like element and first and second side walls extending upwardly therefrom. The plate-like element is defined by front and rear edges, and first and second side edges, with the rear edge being... Agent:
20130098375 - Device for mitigation of temporomandibular joint disorder: A device for mitigation of temporomandibular joint disorder with lingual tooth surface contact surface, hard palate conformity, anterior pad, and pad wings.... Agent:
20130098376 - Arm stabilizer device and methods: An arm stabilizer includes a stabilizer bar and one or more modular attachments that can be detachably secured to the stabilizer bar. A wrist support attachment can be secured to the distal end of the stabilizer bar. A reducer attachment can be secured to the stabilizer bar between the wrist... Agent:04/18/2013 > 23 patent applications in 17 patent subcategories.
20130092158 - Instrumented metered-dose inhaler and methods for predicting disease exacerbations: The present invention is directed to devices, systems, and methods for monitoring inhaled drug usage to predict when an acute attack or exacerbation of a disease, such as a respiratory disease, is imminent. Instrumented inhalers that use modular designs with standard components are disclosed, as are systems for monitoring the... Agent: The Brigham And Women's Hospital, Inc.
20130092159 - Method and device for supplying at least one medical gas to a patient receiving artificial respiration with the aid of a ventilator: A device and method for administering at least one medical gas (NO) to a patient mechanically ventilated by means of a ventilator. The ventilator produces a constant respiratory gas flow (O2/N2) in a feed line. Gas pulses of the medical gas (NO) are supplied to said respiratory gas flow. The... Agent: Maquet Vertrieb Und Service Deutschland Gmbh
20130092160 - Compositions, methods & systems for respiratory delivery of two or more active agents: Compositions, methods and systems are provided for pulmonary or nasal delivery of two or more active agents via a metered dose inhaler. In one embodiment, the compositions include a suspension medium, active agent particles, and suspending particles, in which the active agent particles and suspending particles form a co-suspension within... Agent: Pearl Therapeutics, Inc.
20130092161 - Inhaler for powdered, particularly medical substances: The invention relates to an inhaler for powdered, particularly medical substances, comprising a suction air duct that extends to a mouthpiece, a reservoir for the substance, and an at least linearly movable dosing chamber for separating a specific amount of the substance from the reservoir and placing the amount into... Agent:
20130092162 - Medicine inhaler and medicine supply method: It becomes possible to stably deliver an inhaled particulate medicine to a targeted part for administration while reducing burdens on a patient. When supplying the particulate medicine into a body by an airflow, a multi-layer flow composed of a core airflow (A) and a clad airflow (B) outside the core... Agent: Public University Corporation Nagoya City University
20130092163 - Stay put cannula: The Stay Put Cannula is a medical device which will be used to place and keep gas (usually oxygen) delivery tubes in the patient's nostrils so that the nostril tubes do not easily fall out or are moved. The Stay Put Cannula can also be used to keep other similar... Agent:
20130092164 - Powered air purifying respirator: A powered air purifying respirator (PAPR) for delivering a forced flow of filtered air to a wearer is disclosed. The PAPR comprises a turbo unit with turbo unit components including a fan, an electric motor, and an electronic control unit having a wireless electronic control transceiver, the fan being driven... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company
20130092165 - Nasal ventilation cannula system and methods: A nasal cannula ventilation system is described for treating lung disease or for exercise conditioning, incorporating a Venturi system. The ventilation cannula comprises unique positioning features to positively locate a gas delivery nozzle in an optimal location to optimize Venturi performance, patient comfort and fitment to the patient. The cannula... Agent:
20130092166 - Manual emergency resuscitator with pre-defined volume control: A manual emergency resuscitator uses a volume control system having pre-defined setting to accommodate patients of different sizes. An upper plate 305 is attached to a front hinge assembly 103 and a lower housing assembly is attached to the front hinge assembly. The lower housing assembly defines the lower portions... Agent:
20130092167 - Reducing ventilator-induced lung injury: Methods are provided for protecting against ventilation-induced lung injury both directly, by lowering surface tension, and indirectly, by promoting equitable liquid distribution in pulmonary alveolar edema, in which liquid- and air-filled alveoli are normally interspersed. Since a pressure barrier is responsible for trapping liquid in discrete edematous alveoli and the... Agent: The Trustees Of The Stevens Institute Of Technology
20130092168 - Cushion for patient interface: A cushion for a patient interface that delivers breathable gas to a patient includes a base wall structured to be connected to a frame, an underlying support cushion extending away from the base wall towards the patient's face in use, and a membrane provided to substantially cover at least a... Agent: Resmed Limited
20130092169 - Respiratory mask assembly: A respiratory mask assembly includes a frame, a forehead support, and an adjustment mechanism including a single finger-operated push button to allow selective adjustment of the forehead support relative to the frame. The frame includes a support arm and a housing provided to a free end of the support arm.... Agent: Resmed Limited
20130092170 - Cushion for patient interface: A cushion for a patient interface that delivers breathable gas to a patient includes a base wall structured to be connected to a frame, an underlying support cushion extending away from the base wall towards the patient's face in use, and a membrane provided to substantially cover at least a... Agent: Resmed Limited
20130092171 - Multi-lumen tracheal tube with pressure distribution: The present disclosure describes systems and methods that utilize a tracheal tube with pressure distribution features. For certain patients, the vocal cords may form a seal with an inserted tracheal tube. A pressure distribution lumen may allow fluid communication between tracheal space above and below the vocal cords. This in... Agent: Nellcor Puritan Bennett LLC
20130092172 - Stopper device: An airway [(10, 310, 410, 510, 610, 710, 810, 1110, 1210, 1310, 1410, 1510, 1610, 710, 1810, 2010, 2110, 2210, 2310, 2410, 2510, 2610, 2710, 2810, 2910, 3010, 3110, 3210, 3310, 3810) device for human or animal use, the device includes an airway tube (12) having a first end (14)... Agent: Docsinnovent Limited
20130092174 - Nasal cannula positioning device: An apparatus for securing a nasal cannula comprising a pair of oxygen tube holders connected via a strap, the nasal cannula securing device being positionable behind the head of a patient and slightly below the patient's ears so as to secure the nasal cannula in place.... Agent:
20130092173 - Nasal guide and method of use thereof: One embodiment provides a nasal guide. The nasal guide includes a pair of supports adapted to be positioned adjacent nostrils of a nose of a patient. The nasal guide includes a bridge connecting the pair of supports. The bridge is usable to adjust positioning of the pair of supports. Each... Agent:
20130092175 - Apparatus and methods for adjusting a support to a body: Apparatus and methods for adjusting a support to a body are described in which a portable support assembly may be worn by a bed-stricken individual around particular regions of the body where pressure ulcers tend to form. The portable support assembly may generally include adjustable supports which conform the assembly... Agent:
20130092176 - Automated tissue retention system: An automated tissue retention system generally comprises an oral appliance retractably coupled to a covering which is secured to an anterior portion of the tongue. Once placed within a subject's mouth, the appliance may be maintained in a closed configuration while the subject's mouth remains closed. However, as the subject... Agent: Insono Therapeutics, Inc.
20130092177 - Drape for equipment having cylindrical or other non-planar contours: A drape (600) suitable for covering non-planar surfaces of equipment (1201) is provided. The drape (600) facilitates quick and efficient deployment while ensuring that a sterile field established by a drape portion (601) is not compromised. The drape (600) can include a drape wrapping layer (209) wrapped about a drape... Agent:
20130092178 - Surgical wound closure device: A surgical wound closure device including a substrate having a proximal surface and a distal surface; a drape having a proximal surface and a distal surface, and being disposed proximally to said substrate; and an adhesive layer having a proximal surface and a distal surface; said drape being disposed releasably... Agent: Ethicon, Inc.
20130092179 - Orthosis with at least one textile bandage: An orthosis with at least one holding element (4, 15, 22) for placing on a body part and securing the holding element (4, 15, 22) with at least one securing means (7, 12, 18), with which two ends of the holding element (4, 15, 22) bearing on the body part... Agent: Otto Bock Healthcare Gmbh
20130092180 - Heel saver: By placing material made of foam or gel between the heel of the shoes and the heel of your foot, clipped onto the back by a thin metal strip and also held secure by adhesive. This creation is not only is comfortable, but adds style to your outfit or look.... Agent:Previous industry: Sugar, starch, and carbohydrates
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