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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. 12/05/2013 > 25 patent applications in 18 patent subcategories.
20130319404 - Liquid droplet spray device: A liquid droplet spray device for ejecting a liquid as a spray of droplets has a cartridge (15) with a nozzle arrangement (13) to eject droplets, which is vibrated by a piezo element (23a) through the agency of an actuating element (23). A resonance chamber is disposed between an inner... Agent: British American Tobacco (investments) Limited
20130319405 - Locking device for an endostomal tracheostoma button: A locking device is disclosed for use with a resilient flexible endostomal tracheostoma button. Commonly used trachostoma buttons include a retaining lip situated at one end of a cylindrical portion that is insertable into the stoma of the patient and serves to retain the button in position in the stoma.... Agent:
20130319406 - Tracheal intubation guide: An intubation guide for guiding, positioning and/or insertion of e.g. an endotracheal tube in a patients trachea, and where the intubation guide comprises a relatively flexible guide extending from the distal end of a relatively stiff positioning handle having a curved section between its distal and proximal end, wherein the... Agent: Ambu A/s
20130319407 - Electronic cigarette and inhaling shell thereof: An electronic cigarette and an inhaling shell are disclosed. A mouthpiece is disposed at one end of an inhaling tube, a tobacco-liquid cup and atomizing device are disposed in the inhaling tube. The atomizing device includes an atomizing cup and an atomizer. The atomizer includes an electric heat wire and... Agent:
20130319408 - Improvements to powered air breathing apparatus: A safety breathing apparatus has a sensor for measuring the difference in pressure between two point 1a, 1b in the gas delivered to a head unit 9. The sensor is used to measure the difference in the pressure of the gas supplied through the apparatus between the two points in... Agent:
20130319409 - Respiratory apparatus: A component (10) of a respiratory apparatus is disclosed, which comprises a gas passageway defined by an enclosing wall(20,30), and a port (40) in the enclosing wall (20,30) adapted to receive an ancillary device(60). The component (10) also includes a retaining arm(50)that is movable between an open configuration in which... Agent: Intersurgical Ag
20130319411 - Dry powder formulations of particles that contain two or more active ingredients for treating obstructive or inflammatory airways diseases: Dry powder formulations for inhalation comprising spray-dried particles and their use in the treatment of an obstructive or inflammatory airways disease. Each particle has a core of a first active ingredient in substantially crystalline form that is coated with a layer of a second active ingredient in substantially amorphous form... Agent:
20130319410 - Inhalation device, systems, and methods for administering powdered medicaments to mechanically ventilated subjects: Inhalation devices, systems, and methods for the administration of powdered medicaments to mechanically ventilated subjects are provided. In one embodiment, an inhalation device adaptively connected at one end to an air source and at the other end is operatively disposed to a ventilator circuit is provided. The inhalation devices are... Agent: The University Of Kansas
20130319412 - Nasal treatment delivery device for mixed carbon dioxide and saline: A method of treatment and a nasal treatment delivery device for mixed carbon dioxide and saline for treating head ailments includes: a) a main housing having a hollow central area containing a dosage that includes a saline fluid and a gas containing carbon dioxide; b) a dosage dispenser head located... Agent:
20130319413 - Reducing sound level in a respiratory gas delivery system: A system for reducing sound level in a respiratory gas delivery system is described. The system includes an exhaust portion and a sound reducing component that is coupled with the exhaust portion and is configured for absorbing sound. The sound reducing component includes a pathway through which air from within... Agent:
20130319414 - System and method for adaptive high frequency flow interrupter control in a patient respiratory ventilator: A method and system for controlling fluid flow settings by receiving a precondition pressure wave function, representative of a precondition frequency, a precondition amplitude and a precondition pressure of the fluid flow in the system, establishing an operating pressure wave function, representative of an operating frequency, an operating amplitude and... Agent: Carefusion 207, Inc.
20130319415 - Acclimatization therapy for first time users: Systems, methods, and/or apparatuses for acclimatizing a user to positive airway pressure (PAP) therapy are provided. Generally, a sub-therapeutic treatment pressure is provided initially. It may be ramped up to a full treatment pressure over the course of one or more therapy sessions. The pressure level may be ramped up... Agent: Resmed Limited
20130319416 - Randomly interrupted breathing device: Apparatus for randomly varying the breathing resistance applied to human and animal subjects to improve their performance.... Agent: Actegy Limited
20130319418 - Headgear: A mask assembly suitable for the treatment of sleep disordered breathing, comprising: a mask to provide pressurized air to a patient; upper and lower slot features located on each side of the mask; a headgear assembly, comprising: a back portion; a pair of upper straps provided to the back portion,... Agent:
20130319417 - Sleep apnea breathing mask: A breathing mask consists of a housing having a chamber surrounding the user's nose. An air inlet includes a coupling to a hose connected to a source of pressurized air. To each side of the chamber, connections are provided for a strap going around the head of the user above... Agent:
20130319419 - Adjustable respiratory mask: An adjustable respiratory mask includes a nasal cover (1) and a forehead fixing base (2). The nasal cover (1) includes a frame assembly (11) and a cover body (12). The frame assembly (11) has an upright frame (111) and an adjustable support (112) extending from the upright frame (111). The... Agent: Galemed Corporation
20130319421 - Forehead supports for facial masks: A face mask assembly (FMA) for supplying breathable gas to a wearer. The face mask assembly (FMA) includes a mask frame including a support, a facial cushion attached to the mask frame, and a forehead support. The forehead support includes a forehead cushion assembly and an adjustment knob operatively coupled... Agent: Resmed Limited
20130319420 - High performance ventilatory training mask incorporating multiple and adjustable air admittance valves for replicating various encountered altitude resistances: A wearable training mask providing varied inhalation resistance settings and including a depth defining and air impermeable both) having an exterior surface and an interior surface exhibiting a perimeter extending seal such that the body is adapted to overlay a wearer's mouth and nose. A plurality of air admittance valve... Agent:
20130319422 - Patient interface assembly and system using same: A patient interface assembly that includes a patient interface device, a headgear, and pivoting coupling member joining the interface device to a headgear assembly. In one embodiment, the patient interface device is a nasal cushion that includes a formable support mounted to the nasal cushion for providing support and adjustment... Agent: Ric Investments, LLC
20130319423 - Tracheostomy tube with filleted flange: Various embodiments of a tracheostomy tube having neck flanges with filleted ends are provided. In certain embodiments, the neck flange may include a fillet extending from a bottom surface of the neck flange to a tip of the neck flange. In addition, the filleted end may also be tapered from... Agent: Covidien Lp
20130319424 - Intrauterine device and inserter for the same: An inserter for placing a T-shaped intrauterine device inside a patient's uterus and a T-shaped intrauterine device are disclosed. The inserter includes a sleeve part and a plunger part, the sleeve part includes a tube and a first engaging member and the plunger part includes a rod, a handle attached... Agent:
20130319425 - Condom container and applicator: A condom, container and applicator for a condom, in which the condom is provided in a longitudinally expandable cup having a peel-off lid. The cup is typically formed of plastic material. The side wall of the container is expandable, and can include accordion-like pleats to allow for longitudinal expansion of... Agent: Peak A Holdings, LLC
20130319426 - Leg support pillow: A leg support pillow apparatus for supporting a lower leg and foot of a person lying in a bed has a base with a first thickness at an upper knee end thereof and an increased second thickness at a lower foot end thereof. Partition walls extend upward from the base... Agent:
20130319428 - Stabilized magnetic force devices, systems and methods: Devices, systems, and methods employ at least one ferromagnetic structure sized and configured for placement in a tissue region. A component is attached to the structure to stabilise its placement in the tissue region. An anchoring structure holds the component in a state of tension. The anchoring structure can, e.g.,... Agent: Koninklijke Philips N.v.
20130319427 - Systems and methods to treat upper pharyngeal airway of obstructive sleep apnea patients: Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) may be caused by a collapse of the pharyngeal wall as a result of increasing negative airway pressure. This invention is directed to systems and methods to resist collapse of the pharyngeal wall by minimally invasive upper pharyngeal airway surgery.... Agent:11/28/2013 > 35 patent applications in 22 patent subcategories.
20130312739 - Aerosol generator: An aerosol generator (19), comprising a storage chamber (10), a dosing chamber (20) and an expansion chamber (30), wherein the storage chamber (10), dosing chamber (20) and expansion chamber (30) reside in a single unit and wherein the dosing chamber (20) defines a maximum volume of fluid that may be... Agent: British American Tobacco (investments) Limited
20130312740 - Laterally actuated device for dispensing a fluid material: A fluid dispenser device including a body, a reservoir, a dispenser head incorporating a dispenser orifice, and a dispenser member mounted on the reservoir by a fastener ring. The dispenser member includes a dispenser-member body and a movable member that moves axially in the dispenser-member body while the dispenser member... Agent: Aptar France S.a.s.
20130312741 - Endotracheal tube with subglottic secretion suction and detachable suction connection line: An endotracheal tube assembly is disclosed. The endotracheal tube assembly includes an elongate tube having an outer wall, and a first connector disposed on the outer wall. The outer wall defines a generally cylindrical elongate central lumen therein, an elongate suction lumen therein, and a first suction lumen aperture therethrough,... Agent: Teleflex Medical Incorporated
20130312742 - Low temperature electronic vaporization device and methods: Low temperature electronic vaporization devices and method are described herein for emulating smoking wherein the devices generate an aerosol for inhalation by a subject by heating a viscous material that can have a tactile response in the mouth or respiratory tract.... Agent: Ploom, Inc.
20130312745 - Hybrid on-board generation of oxygen for aircraft passengers: Provided herein is a hybrid system for generating oxygen on-board an aircraft for passengers and/or flight crew to breath. The system includes a first chemical oxygen generator component configured to promptly supply oxygen suitable for breathing upon an emergency situation arising and during an initial descent mode. Heat produced from... Agent: Be Aerospace, Inc.
20130312743 - On-board generation of oxygen for aircraft passengers: The present invention provides a system and method for supplying, generating, conserving, and managing oxygen that is ideally suited for use on-board an aircraft for supply of breathable oxygen to passengers and flight crew. The system includes several components that together optimize oxygen utilization while reducing costs from maintenance and... Agent: Be Aerospace, Inc.
20130312744 - On-board generation of oxygen for aircraft pilots: The present invention provides a system and method for supplying and managing oxygen suited for use on-board an aircraft for providing breathable oxygen to pilots and cockpit crew. Components of the system work together to optimize oxygen utilization while reducing costs from maintenance and added weight of traditional pressurized gaseous... Agent: Be Aerospace, Inc.
20130312746 - Oscillating positive expiratory pressure device: An oscillating positive expiratory pressure apparatus having a housing defining a chamber, a chamber inlet, a chamber outlet, a deformable restrictor member positioned in an exhalation flow path between the chamber inlet and the chamber outlet, and an oscillation member disposed within the chamber. The deformable restrictor member and the... Agent: Trudell Medical International
20130312747 - Inhaler: An inhaler is disclosed. It comprises a housing to receive a strip of blisters each having a puncturable lid and containing a dose of medicament for inhalation by a user, a mouthpiece through which a dose of medicament is inhaled by a user and, an actuator operable to sequentially move... Agent: Vectura Delivery Devices Limited
20130312748 - Inhaler: An inhaler comprising a housing defining a chamber to receive a strip having a plurality of blisters each containing a dose of medicament for inhalation by a user is disclosed. It comprises an actuating lever and a blister strip drive member rotatably mounted in the chamber to sequentially move each... Agent: Vectura Delivery Devices Limited
20130312749 - Method and apparatus to enable inhalation of air of varied temperature with or without aromatic conditioning: A device to enable user inhalation and exhalation of air. The air delivered by the device may or may not be aromatically conditioned with user-selected aroma. Further, the air may or may not be thermally conditioned by the device to deliver air that is chilled, warmed, or ambient. The device... Agent:
20130312751 - Insufflation/exsufflation airway clearance appartus: An MIE apparatus has a blower, a direction valve, an oscillator, and a mask hose connector. The blower is connected to the direction valve, which is connected to the oscillator, which is connected to the hose connector. During insufflation, a direction valve connects exhaust of a blower to an oscillator,... Agent: Hill-rom Services Pte. Ltd.
20130312750 - Using motor speed in a pap device to estimate flow: A method and apparatus are disclosed for determining airflow through a PAP device while applying PAP therapy. The actual speed of a blower 6 is measured. The desired motor current I DES required for the actual speed to approach or maintain a desired speed is used, together with the actual... Agent: Resmed Limited
20130312753 - Method and apparatus for resolving upper airway obstruction, resistance or instability: A CPAP apparatus has a variable rise time (iii) from a base level of positive air pressure during expiration (EPAP) to a higher level during inspiration (IPAP). The rise time is adjusted in order to reduce obstruction, resistance or instability in the upper airway.... Agent: Resmed Limited
20130312752 - Methods, systems and devices for non-invasive open ventilation for treating airway obstructions: A system for reducing airway obstructions of a patient may include a ventilator, a control unit, a gas delivery circuit with a proximal end in fluid communication with the ventilator and a distal end in fluid communication with a nasal interface, and a nasal interface. The nasal interface may include... Agent:
20130312754 - System and method for customizable automated control of fraction of inspired oxygen and/or positive end expiratory pressure to maintain oxygenation: A pressurized flow of breathable gas is delivered to the airway of a subject in accordance with a therapy regimen. The therapy regimen may be designed to maintain oxygenation of the subject. The therapy regimen dictates levels of fraction of inspired oxygen and/or positive end expiratory pressure to maintain a... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.
20130312756 - Airtight suction device and air supply assembly thereof: An air supply assembly of an airtight suction device includes: a tubular body, an oxygen supply manifold in communication with the tubular body; a scraper fixed in the tubular body; and an air supply unit provided in the tubular body and located between the oxygen supply manifold and the scraper.... Agent: Pacific Hospital Supply Co., Ltd.
20130312755 - Suction device having a rotary switch: A suction device having a rotary switch is provided. A main body of the suction device is provided with a patient-end connector, an oxygen supply connector, a suction connector, a cleaning connector and a connecting portion. The rotary switch is assembled with the connecting portion and can be switched between... Agent: Pacific Hospital Supply Co., Ltd.
20130312757 - Sleep apnea device: A system for treating a patient suffering from obstructive sleep apnea may include a mask, a portable air flow generator configured to generate air flow at a relatively low flow rate, and a tube connecting the air flow generator and the mask such that air flow from the generator passes... Agent:
20130312758 - Mask system: A mask system for treating sleep disordered breathing, comprising headgear, a shell/cushion including a channel adjacent a front aperture, a frame, an elbow including at least one undercut on a proximal end, a retaining ring including a rear flange adapted to be retainably insertable in the channel of the shell/cushion,... Agent: Resmed Limited
20130312759 - Airtight suction device with air supply function and rotary switch thereof: In an airtight suction device and a rotary switch thereof, the airtight suction device includes a main body having a communication space and a plurality of connectors. These connectors include a suction connector, a respiratory connector, a cleaning connector, and a control valve connector. The rotary switch is provided on... Agent: Pacific Hospital Supply Co., Ltd.
20130312760 - Soft touch nose & ear pads: The invention provides a soft covering for the plastic tubing on the cannula loop thereby . reducing friction and irritation to the patient's ears and cheeks. The pads are soft, neoprene cylinders which fit loosely around the plastic tubing of the cannula loop. The cannula loop can continue to move... Agent:
20130312761 - Acute and permanent occlusion device, delivery catheter and method: An endoluminal occluding device consisting of a conical-shaped structure which is attached to a threaded central tubular element is capable of occluding a body lumen immediately after placement. When deployed within a body lumen, such as a fallopian tube, the conical-shaped structure extends radially outward from the central tubular element,... Agent:
20130312764 - Composition for use in occluding a body duct in a living creature: A composition for use in occluding a body duct, such as female sterilization or blocking the urethra, in a living creature with a plug prepared in situ from a composition of an addition curable polysiloxane system.... Agent:
20130312763 - Methods and apparatus for occlusion of body lumens: The invention describes methods and apparatus for creating permanent occlusion of body lumens such as the fallopian tubes. The methods and apparatus use non-surgical approaches to deliver permanent implants which create acute occlusion of desired body lumens which resolve to permanent occlusions of the lumens.... Agent: Hologic, Inc.
20130312762 - Reversible acute occlusion implant, delivery catheter and method: A permanent reversible acute occlusion implantable device and method are described for immediate occlusion of a body lumen, such as the fallopian tubes of the human female, but which can be reopened when necessary at a later date.... Agent:
20130312766 - Breast compression band: A compression band for at least one breast comprises a strap with a pocket integral and one piece therewith filled with a granular material forming a weight of about one to two pounds. The strap and pocket are relatively inelastic fabrics that are soft to the touch such as cotton,... Agent:
20130312765 - Therapeutic flotation device: The invention seeks to provide a therapeutic flotation device for use in a pool-based rehabilitation therapy practices for spinal rehabilitation or cervical spine rehabilitation. The flotation device comprises two opposed flotation members configured to contact the lateral sides of the user's head and support it and the neck during rehabilitation... Agent:
20130312768 - Apparatus and methods for the treatment of sleep apnea: A medical apparatus for the treatment of one or more sleep disorders such as obstructive sleep apnea in a patient is provided. The apparatus comprises an elongate member with a middle portion, a first fixation element and a second fixation element. The middle portion applies a force to a segment... Agent: Lumen Devices LLC
20130312767 - Partially erodable systems for treatment of obstructive sleep apnea: The invention relates to devices and methods for reforming tissue surrounding the airway of a subject suffering from obstructive sleep apnea so as to open the airway and alleviate the occurrence of apneic events. Devices comprise a combination of resiliently deformable material and bioerodible material. The deformable portion of the... Agent:
20130312770 - Surgical drape: A surgical drape includes a first sheet of surgical drape material secured to a second sheet of surgical drape material by a removable adhesive disposed along an overlapping joint. A pre-defined work-through area is defined in a central portion of the surgical drape, and the overlapping joint intersects with the... Agent:
20130312771 - Liner for use with respiratory mask: A liner for use with a respiratory mask having a face-engaging portion having nasal pillows is provided, where the liner includes a body constructed from an absorbent material, the body having a first set of apertures and a second set of apertures spaced from the first set of apertures. The... Agent:
20130312772 - Rapid extrication device: A light-weight rigid extrication board having an elongated central section and in-turned sidewalls including one or more planar sections, extending from both sides of the central section, having a plurality of openings formed along the length of both sidewalls, that include an upper opening at the top end of the... Agent:
20130312773 - Collapsible leg support: The present invention provides a modular device and kit utilizing a plurality of individual components which form an easily collapsible and transportable leg support used to support the leg, foot, and/or ankle in a fixed position. Accordingly, when the components are arranged together, the assembled configuration forms a three-dimensional leg... Agent:11/21/2013 > 22 patent applications in 19 patent subcategories.
20130306060 - Delivery of nebulized medicines: Devices are disclosed that include a positionable elongated member configured to support and delivery tube and maintain a distal end of the tube in a desired position, and to allow the position of the distal end of the tube to be adjusted by a user, and an attachment device configured... Agent: Jettstream, Inc.
20130306061 - Methods and apparatus for delivering aerosolized medication: A pulmonary drug delivery device having one or more vortexing elements which impart beneficial flow characteristics to an inspiratory air flow carrying a medicament into the patient's lungs.... Agent: Map Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
20130306062 - Oxygen administration system and method: Systems and methods are provided that employ both a liquid oxygen source and a gaseous oxygen source. In this way, a seamless switch between these sources is possible and oxygen can be continuously provided during replacement of a depleted oxygen source. To this end, an oxygen delivery system includes a... Agent: Sensible Disaster Solutions, LLC
20130306063 - Data processing device for an anesthesia device: A data processing device is provided for an anesthesia device for feeding an intravenously administered hypnotic, a volatile hypnotic, and an opioid such that the volume flow can be adjusted. The device determines and standardizes the effective concentrations of the anesthetics. A pharmacokinetic model adds up the standardized concentrations of... Agent: Drager Medical Gmbh
20130306065 - Aerosol generating system with leakage prevention: There is provided an aerosol generating system for heating a liquid aerosol-forming substrate. The system includes a liquid storage portion for storing the liquid aerosol-forming substrate, and a leakage preventer for preventing or reducing leakage of the liquid aerosol forming substrate from the liquid storage portion. The leakage preventer may... Agent: Philip Morris Products S.a.
20130306064 - Aerosol generating system with prevention of condensate leakage: There is provided an aerosol generating system for heating a liquid aerosol-forming substrate. The system includes an aerosol-forming chamber, and a leakage preventer for preventing or reducing leakage of liquid aerosol condensate from the aerosol generating system. The leakage preventer may include one or more of: at least one cavity... Agent: Philip Morris Products S.a.
20130306066 - Elbow assembly: An elbow assembly for a mask system includes an elbow including a slot and a port, an anti-asphyxia valve adapted to be received within the slot and including a flap portion adapted to selectively close the port depending on the presence of pressurized gas, and a support member to secure... Agent: Resmed Limited
20130306067 - Ceiling-mounted supply unit: A ceiling-mounted supply unit (1) for fastening the medical device (8) on the ceiling-mounted supply unit (1), includes a vertical beam (2), an extension arm (3), to which the vertical beam (2) is fastened especially with a hinge (4), for moving, especially pivoting the vertical beam (2) and electrical and/or... Agent: Drager Medical Gmbh
20130306068 - System and method of administering a pharmaceutical gas to a patient: A method and system for delivering a pharmaceutical gas to a patient. The method and system provide a known desired quantity of the pharmaceutical gas to the patient independent of the respiratory pattern of the patient. The preferred pharmaceutical gases are CO and NO, both of which are provided as... Agent: Ino Therapeutics LLC
20130306070 - Airflow adaptor for a breath-actuated dry powder inhaler: An airflow adaptor for a breath-actuated dry powder inhaler. The airflow adaptor includes a conduit having a proximal end and a distal end, wherein the proximal end allows fluid communication from a deagglomerator outlet port to the distal end of the conduit, and wherein the airflow adaptor further includes provisions... Agent: Norton Healthcare Ltd.
20130306071 - Device for dispensing a plurality of unitary doses of dry powder, and inhaler comprising such device: Various embodiments relate to a device for dispensing a plurality of unitary doses of dry powder. The device includes: a casing; first and second supports respectively for two carriers each having a plurality of housings for respective unitary doses adapted to be connected to the mouthpiece for inhalation of the... Agent: Pfizer Limited
20130306069 - Low dose pharmaceutical powders for inhalation: The invention relates to a method of delivering an agent to the pulmonary system of a compromised patient, in a single breath-activated step, comprising administering a particle mass comprising an agent from an inhaler containing less than 5 milligrams of the mass, wherein at least about 50% of the mass... Agent: Civitas Therapeutics, Inc.
20130306072 - Blower and pap system: A blower includes a housing including an inlet and an outlet, a stationary component provided to the housing, an impeller positioned between the inlet of the housing and the stationary component, and a motor adapted to drive the impeller. The stationary component includes a tube portion structured to retain and... Agent: Resmed Motor Technologies, Inc.
20130306073 - Aircraft demand regulator and dilution regulation method: A demand regulator (1) for aircraft breathing device (100) comprising: —a respiratory chamber (9) supplied with respiratory gas comprising breathable gas and dilution gas, —a breathable gas supply line (12, 13), —a dilution gas supply line (14, 15), —a first adjusting device (50, 60) of non-electrical type adjusting the pressure... Agent: Intertechnique
20130306074 - Self-contained, intermittent positive airway pressure systems and methods for treating sleep apnea, snoring, and other respiratory disorders: Systems and methods provide a self-contained, intermittent positive airway pressure system for treating sleep apnea, snoring, and other respiratory disorders. The systems and methods provide an air flow director that can be worn in or over the nose of the individual in communication with an upper airway. The systems and... Agent:
20130306075 - Apparatus for measuring properties of gases supplied to a patient: The gases temperature supplied to a patient when the patient is undergoing treatment such as oxygen therapy or positive pressure treatment for conditions such as Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is often measured for safety and to enable controlling of the humidity delivered to the... Agent:
20130306076 - Forehead supports for facial masks: A forehead support for a mask assembly includes a frame connector provided to a mask frame, a forehead cushion support movably mounted to the frame connector for generally linear movement between retracted and extended positions with respect to the frame connector, and an adjustment knob movably mounted to the frame... Agent: Resmed Limited
20130306077 - Patient interface device having modular headgear and mask components: A patient interface device (8) is includes a support frame (14) structured to be fluidly coupled to a pressure generating device, a cushion (12) structured to engage a portion of the face of a patient, and a headgear component (16) structured to secure the patient interface device to the head... Agent: Koninklijke Philips N.v.
20130306078 - Nasal cannula cover: A nasal cannula cover is provided and includes a cover body having a cover front, a cover rear, a cover length and cover width, wherein the cover length and cover width are sized to cover at least a portion of a nasal cannula having a cannula oxygen output port, wherein... Agent:
20130306079 - Intrauterine device: An intrauterine device for applying pressure to the walls of the uterine cavity includes a resilient body having an elongated member which includes a first end and a second end which are resiliency biased away from each other. The first end of the elongated member includes a first leg having... Agent:
20130306080 - Method and system for sizing an oral appliance using overlays: A system for sizing an oral appliance comprises a right overlay, a left overlay, and a wax bite plate. A dental arch impression of a patient is taken on the wax bite plate, and indicia on the right and left overlays are aligned with the dental arch impression to provide... Agent: Apnicure, Inc.
20130306081 - Neonatal medical apparatus and methods: A body restraint apparatus preferably includes an anchor cloth, waist straps, upper limb straps, a shoulder roll, a head support roll, lower limb straps, thigh straps, and calf straps to restrain a neonate in a frog leg position during medical procedures or transport. In some embodiments, an ankle stabilizer provides... Agent:11/14/2013 > 17 patent applications in 13 patent subcategories.
20130298902 - Atomizer for nasal therapy: An atomizing nozzle structured particularly for nasal therapy. Preferred embodiments include a 2-piece atomizing nozzle structured to couple with luer-locking structure carried by a syringe. Such an atomizing nozzle includes a nasal stopper and a stem. A preferred nasal stopper includes a distal tip sized for insertion into a nostril... Agent: Wolfe Tory Medical, Inc.
20130298903 - Disposable thermal therapeutic apparatus and method of thermally controlling the delivery of medication therewith: A portable, disposable, thermal drug dispensing apparatus and method of thermally controlling the delivery of medication therewith is provided. The apparatus provides a predetermined thermal energy over a predetermined amount of time to allow effective drug delivery regardless of the external environment. The apparatus produces exothermic or endothermic thermal energy,... Agent:
20130298904 - Methods, devices and formulations for targeted endobronchial therapy: The present invention provides an improved means of treating tracheobronchitis, bronchiectasis and pneumonia in the nosocomial patient, preferably with aerosolized anti gram-positive and anti-gram negative antibiotics administered in combination or in seriatim in reliably sufficient amounts for therapeutic effect. In one aspect, the invention assures this result when aerosol is... Agent: The Research Foundation Of State University Of New York
20130298905 - Electronic vaporizing device and methods for use: Devices and methods for vaporizing active ingredients of a selected substance for inhalation using a portable vaporization device are provided herein. In certain aspects, the device includes a portable power source, a heating portion, an inhalation sensor, a temperature sensor, a distal light source, and a grinding portion. In response... Agent:
20130298906 - Nitric oxide reactor and distributor apparatus and method: A reaction and distribution system may include a distributor securable near or in a path correspond to a breathing passage such as the nostrils or the mouth of a user for delivering nitric oxide therapy thereto. The distributor may contain an internal reactor for creating the nitric oxide from reactants.... Agent: Genosys, Inc.
20130298907 - Inhalers and housing caps for inhalers: An inhaler for inhalation into the airway of a user, the inhaler having a housing at least partially defining a flow passageway extending through the inhaler from an air inlet to an outlet, the inhaler including a valve for selectively restricting the flow passageway.... Agent: Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.
20130298908 - Low cost cpap flow generator and humidifier assembly: A method for controlling a humidifier of a CPAP device including a controller, the method including controlling a heating element in the humidifier with command signals from the controller, sensing a temperature of a fluid in the humidifier with a sensor in the humidifier that transmits signals to the controller,... Agent: Resmed Limited
20130298909 - System and method of administering a pharmaceutical gas to a patient: A method and system for delivering a pharmaceutical gas to a patient. The method and system provide a known desired quantity of the pharmaceutical gas to the patient independent of the respiratory pattern of the patient. The preferred pharmaceutical gases are CO and NO, both of which are provided as... Agent: Ino Therapeutics LLC
20130298910 - Breathing mask and regulator for aircraft: The auxiliary breathing flow channel apparatus for an oxygen mask for pilots and crew of an airplane includes a flow control device with closed and open positions to regulate flow through an auxiliary channel. A pressure sensor such as an aneroid capsule automatically closes the auxiliary channel upon a decrease... Agent:
20130298911 - Oral care method and kit: A method of moisturizing while decolonizing mammalian tissue, comprising applying a multi-valent cationic antiseptic composition to the tissue, and applying a moisturizer composition to at least a portion of the same tissue is provided. An oral care kit comprising a composition comprising the multi-valent cationic antiseptic and the moisturizer composition,... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company
20130298912 - Headgear, interface and an assembly: This invention relates to a headgear comprising a semi-rigid frame engageable with the head of a user and a releasable connection system for releasable connection with a user interface, wherein the frame extends generally about a rear region of a user's head, generally about an upper region of a user's... Agent: Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Limited, Inc.
20130298913 - Condom-containing underwear: A condom-containing underwear includes a body portion for receiving a wearer's waist and covering at least 30 percent of the wearer's abdominal area; and a condom portion connected to the body portion and for receiving a penis. The body portion may include a shell and a lining. The lining may... Agent:
20130298914 - Impact-absorbing pad, clothing furnished with same and method for preventing femoral fractures: To provide an impact-absorbing pad fully satisfying impact absorbability for preventing femoral neck fractures, wearing comfort and breathability not to cause discomfort for all-day use, a small thickness not to impair external appearance, and flexibility in a surface direction not to cause uncomfortable feeling at the time of putting on... Agent: National University Corporation Nagoya University
20130298915 - Medical lens assemblies and sterile drapes with a lens assembly: Medical lens assemblies and sterile drapes with a lens assembly are presented herein. In one embodiment, a lens assembly includes an annular lens housing that is attachable to a medical drape. The lens housing is configured to releasably attach to a medical device, such as a surgical microscope. An annular... Agent:
20130298917 - Air-permeable adaptable mouthguard having clamped jaws: A mouthguard able to be shaped in the mouth, has an adaptable structure consisting of an adaptable material, and a skeleton, at least partially covered by the adaptable structure, consisting of a non-adaptable material. The mouthguard also has a removable pallet consisting of a non-adaptable material and comprising a first... Agent: Universite Victor Segalen - Bordeaux 2
20130298916 - Method and oral appliance for improving air intake and reducing bruxism: Provided is a soft flexible oral appliance having protuberances that mimic naturally occurring dental Tori. An upper, palatial appliance and a lower, mandibular appliance may be used in conjunction or separately to alleviate a variety of disorders, improve facial tone, and increase physical performance. The appliances are lightweight, thin, and... Agent:
20130298918 - Independently adjustable support system: Apparatus and methods for adjusting a support to a body are described in which a portable support assembly may be worn or used by a bed-stricken or wheel-chair restricted individual around particular regions of the body where pressure ulcers tend to form. The portable support assembly may generally include adjustable... Agent:Previous industry: Sugar, starch, and carbohydrates
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