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Respiratory Method Or Device

Respiratory Method Or Device patent applications listed include Date, Patent Application Number, Patent Title, Patent Abstract summary and are linked to the corresponding patent application page.

12/19/13 - 20130333696 - Coordinated use of respiratory and cardiac therapies for sleep disoredered breathing
Methods and systems involve coordinating therapies used for treating disordered breathing. Disordered breathing therapies may include cardiac electrical stimulation therapy and external respiratory therapy as well as other therapies for treating disordered breathing in a patient. The therapies delivered to the patient may be coordinated to enhance effectiveness of the...

09/26/13 - 20130247904 - Kink-resistant gas delivery tube
A kink-resistant gas delivery tube configured to be directly connected to a circular male plug, the tube having an internal geometry of multiple concave and convex areas each having an apex, wherein an angle a between a tangent line to the apex of a concave area and a tangent line...

05/02/13 - 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....

07/19/12 - 20120180786 - Crib shield system and other breathable apparatus
An apparatus and method for making same utilizing a breathable mesh material having a reduced suffocation resistance level for infant and toddler use. The breathable mesh material includes an inner and outer fabric that includes larger openings on the front substructure than on the back substructure and a pile substructure...

04/12/12 - - Devices for delivering substances through an extra-anatomic opening created in an airway
Devices and methods for delivering substances to lung tissue through an extra-anatomic passage created in an airway....

11/24/11 - 20110283998 - Removable anchored lung volume reduction devices and methods
An intra-bronchial device may be placed and anchored in an air passageway of a patient to collapse a lung portion associated with the air passageway. The device includes an obstructing member that prevents air from being inhaled into the lung portion, and an anchor that anchors the obstruction device within...

09/22/11 - 20110226238 - Implanted bronchial isolation devices and methods
Disclosed are methods and devices for regulating fluid flow to and from a region of a patient's lung, such as to achieve a desired fluid flow dynamic to a lung region during respiration and/or to induce collapse in one or more lung regions. Pursuant to an exemplary procedure, an identified...

09/15/11 - 20110220102 - Crib shield system and other breathable apparatus
An apparatus and method for making same utilizing a breathable mesh material having a reduced suffocation resistance level for infant and toddler use. The breathable mesh material includes an inner and outer fabric that includes larger openings on the front substructure than on the back substructure and a pile substructure...

08/25/11 - 20110203581 - Apparatus and method for deployment of a bronchial obstruction device
An apparatus and method deploy a self-expandable bronchial obstruction device in an air passageway. The apparatus includes a catheter configured to be passed down the trachea. The apparatus further includes a capsule for housing the self-expandable bronchial obstruction device in a sterile environment. The capsule is configured to be advanced...

07/28/11 - 20110180064 - Methods and devices for follow-up care and treatment of a pneumstoma
A pneumostoma assessment and treatment system includes methods and devices for aftercare of a pneumostoma and for additional patient care utilizing a pneumostoma. The system utilizes a number of modalities to assess the health and functionality of the pneumostoma, the lungs and/or the patient as a whole. In response to...

06/23/11 - 20110146672 - Breathing aid
In accordance with the principles of the present invention, breathing aid is provided. The breathing aid includes a middle portion that defines a breathing aperture that provides air flow out of the mouth of the user. An incisor is defined on the top of the middle portion and sized to...

06/23/11 - 20110146673 - Methods for treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
The methods and devices disclosed altering gaseous flow within a lung to improve the expiration cycle of individuals having Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease....

06/23/11 - 20110146674 - Devices for delivering substances through an extra-anatomic opening created in an airway
Devices and methods for delivering substances to lung tissue through an extra-anatomic passage created in an airway....

04/07/11 - 20110079221 - One-way valve devices for anchored implantation in a lung
An intra-bronchial device placed and anchored in an air passageway of a patient to collapse a lung portion associated with the air passageway. The device includes a support structure, an obstructing member carried by the support structure that reduces ventilation to the lung portion by preventing air from being inhaled...

01/27/11 - 20110017206 - Apparatus and methods for direct inhalation of scents and medicines
An intranasal tab may provide temporary, controlled and direct inhalation of scents and/or medicine into the nose, thereby increasing the overall effectiveness and velocity of impact that scents and/or medicine may have on the mind and/or body. The tabs may provide increased convenience, speed, comfort and effectiveness of mobile aromatherapy...

01/27/11 - 20110017207 - Bronchial flow control devices with membrane seal
Disclosed is a flow control device for a bronchial passageway. The device can includes a valve member that regulates fluid flow through the flow control device, a frame coupled to the valve member, and a membrane attached to the frame. At least a portion of the flow control device forms...

01/06/11 - 20110000483 - External nasal dilator
A nasal dilator with improved functionality by virtue of a resilient element comprised of at least three resilient bands, a first outer resilient band that is secured to run along the length of the nasal dilator truss member, a second outer resilient band that is spaced apart from the first...

12/30/10 - 20100326433 - Oral appliance for altitude sickness
A method and use of an oral appliance device for improving breathing and subsequent blood oxygenation for an individual in high altitude conditions thereby preventing or treating altitude sickness, improving altitude acclimatization, and enhancing general and athletic performance...

12/30/10 - 20100326434 - Apparatus for alleviating pressure on ears while using oxygen
An oxygen tubing holder may support oxygen tubing away from a person's ears by providing a clip that may attach to a hat, headband or the like. The oxygen tubing holder may be placed near the ears, thereby permitting standard oxygen tubing to be used with the oxygen tubing holder....

12/02/10 - 20100300434 - Anesthesia tube assembly
An anesthesia tube assembly with a fixture that can secure an anesthesia tube to a patient. The fixture can be secured to a patient with a strap. The tube can be inserted into a channel of the fixture....

11/04/10 - 20100275910 - Device and method for opening an airway
A device and a method for creating and/or maintaining an obstruction free upper airway. The device is configured to fit under the chin of a subject adjacent to the subject's neck at an external location corresponding approximately with the subject's internal soft tissue associated with the neck's anterior triangle. The...

07/15/10 - 20100175693 - Pulmonary occlusal stent delivery catheter, loading system and methods of use
Methods, systems and devices are provided for performing lung volume reduction in patients suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or other conditions where isolation of a lung segment or reduction of lung volume is desired. The methods are minimally invasive with instruments being introduced through the mouth (endotracheally) and rely...

07/08/10 - 20100170505 - Device for enhancing well-being
A method of creating well being using an inhaling device. The inhaling device is provided which has an inlet for oxygen or air containing oxygen, and an outlet in the form of a mouthpiece. A permanent magnet of strength between about 1500 and 3000 gauss is located between the inlet...

07/01/10 - 20100163022 - Respiratory triple swivel manifold
A respiratory triple swivel manifold is provided which has a base port, which is coupled to a central body. The central body has two laterally-positioned arms, and each arm has a lateral port. Each base port and each lateral port has an inner sleeve which is movable relative to its...

06/17/10 - 20100147294 - Devices and methods to maintain the patency of an opening relative to parenchymal tissue of the lung
A mechanical device and/or chemical process is utilized to maintain luminal patency in conduits or other devices implanted in the lung or lungs of a patient. The mechanical device and/or chemical process ensures that air flows freely through a conduit implanted through an anastomosis into a lung. The device is...

06/17/10 - 20100147295 - Devices and methods to create and maintain the patency of an opening relative to parenchymal tissue of the lung
A mechanical device and/or chemical process is utilized to maintain luminal patency in conduits or other devices implanted in the lung or lungs of a patient. The mechanical device and/or chemical process ensures that air flows freely through a conduit implanted through an anastomosis into a lung. The device is...

02/11/10 - 20100031955 - Breathable air safety system for both emergency and civilian personnel
A method and/or system for a breathable air safety system for both emergency and civilian personnel are disclosed. In one embodiment, a safety system includes a supply unit of a structure to facilitate delivery of a breathable air from a source of compressed air to an air distribution system of...

08/20/09 - 20090205640 - Apparatus and method for improving nasal breathing
An apparatus and a method for improving nasal breathing are disclosed. The apparatus contains a first end, a second end, and an adhesive layer disposed on at least a portion of the first end, and a portion of the second end, wherein the first end is configured to adhere to...

08/20/09 - 20090205641 - Pneumostoma management device and method for treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
A pneumostoma management device for maintaining the patency of a pneumostoma while controlling the flow of gases and discharge through the pneumostoma. The pneumostoma management device includes a bulb connected to a tube which enters the pneumostoma. A flow control device regulates air flow in and out of the pneumostoma...

08/20/09 - 20090205642 - Nasal inspiratory resistance trainer
Devices and methods useful for enhancing respiration quality in humans are described herein. In particular, the present invention relates to devices and methods useful for the treatment, prevention, and/or management of respiratory disorders and associated complications. Herein, a training device is described that increases the difficulty of nasal breathing....

08/20/09 - 20090205643 - Accelerated two-phase surgical procedure for creating a pneumostoma to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
An accelerated two-phase surgical procedure is disclosed for creating a pneumostoma to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The first phase includes creation of a localized pleurodesis. The localized pleurodesis is created using chemical agents and/or mechanical fasteners to secure the visceral membrane to the pleural membrane. The second phase includes...

08/20/09 - 20090205644 - Pneumostoma management system for treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
A pneumostoma management system for maintaining the patency of a pneumostoma while controlling the flow of material through the pneumostoma. The pneumostoma management system includes a two-part pneumostoma management device and associated insertion and removal tools. The pneumostoma management device includes a pneumostoma vent and a chest mount for positioning...

08/20/09 - 20090205645 - Pneumostoma management method for the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
A method for maintaining the patency of a pneumostoma while controlling the flow of material through the pneumostoma. A pneumostoma management system includes a two-part pneumostoma management device and associated insertion and removal tools. The pneumostoma management device includes a pneumostoma vent and a chest mount for positioning and securing...

08/20/09 - 20090205646 - Flexible pneumostoma management system and methods for treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
A flexible pneumostoma management device maintains the patency of a pneumostoma while controlling the flow of material through the pneumostoma. The pneumostoma management device includes a pneumostoma vent having a tube which enters the pneumostoma to allow gases to escape the lung, a flange and a filter/valve to control flow...

08/20/09 - 20090205647 - Pneumostoma management system having a cosmetic and/or protective cover
A pneumostoma management system which includes a pneumostoma management device and a cover. The pneumostoma management device maintains the patency of a pneumostoma while controlling the flow of material through the pneumostoma. The pneumostoma management device includes a hydrophobic filter and/or a one-way filter. The cover serves to protect the...

08/20/09 - 20090205648 - Pneumostoma management system with secretion management features for treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
A flexible pneumostoma management device maintains the patency of a pneumostoma while controlling the flow of material through the pneumostoma. The pneumostoma management device includes a pneumostoma vent having a tube which enters the pneumostoma to allow gases to escape the lung, a flange and a filter/valve to control flow...

08/20/09 - 20090205649 - Multi-layer pneumostoma management system and methods for treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
A flexible pneumostoma management device maintains the patency of a pneumostoma while controlling the flow of material through the pneumostoma. The pneumostoma management device includes a pneumostoma vent having a tube which enters the pneumostoma to allow gases to escape the lung, a flange and a filter/valve to control flow...

08/20/09 - 20090205650 - Variable length pneumostoma management system for treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
A flexible pneumostoma management device maintains the patency of a pneumostoma while controlling the flow of material through the pneumostoma. The pneumostoma management device includes flange attaches to the chest of the patient to secure the device in position. The pneumostoma management device also includes a tube which enters the...

08/06/09 - 20090194100 - Nostril plug for improving articulatory disorder
The nostril plug being inserted into a nostril for suppressing the leaking of exhalation from a nose includes a valve unit for suppressing only passage of exhalation in breathing and support bodies for supporting the valve unit mounting the valve unit thereon and being arranged in the nostrils. The support...

07/30/09 - 20090188493 - Nasal devices
Described herein are adhesive nasal devices. In particular, the adhesive nasal respiratory devices described herein are configured to be worn in communication with a subject's nasal cavity and may include a rim body having a passageway therethrough, an airflow resistor in communication with the passageway of the rim body, and...

07/23/09 - 20090183734 - Nasal dilator
A nasal dilator includes a contact pad attachable to a user's facial region below the user's eye and outboard from the user's nose. A tugging device is coupled with the contact pad and urges the contact pad in a direction away from the user's nose. With this structure, effective dilation...

05/07/09 - 20090114216 - System and method for improving breathing pattern with interactive multi-sensory approach
A system for improving a breathing pattern with an interactive multi-sensory approach is provided. The system includes a breathing condition detector and a processor, for guiding a user to learn a suitable breathing pattern. The breathing condition detector attached to the user, is adapted to detect a breathing condition according...

04/23/09 - 20090101139 - Nasal dilator combined with stimulator
Internal or external nasal dilator combined with stimulator to enhance nasal dilation for improved breathing....

03/05/09 - 20090056709 - Method and apparatus for alleviating nasal congestion
The present invention relates generally to the field of treatments for nasal congestion, and in particular, to a method and apparatus for alleviating nasal congestion in a patient by mechanically stimulating the sneezing reflex in the patient to urge drainage of the nasal passageways. The method includes inserting an instrument...

02/26/09 - 20090050144 - Adhesive nasal respiratory devices
Whole-nose nasal respiratory devices and methods of making and using whole-nose nasal respiratory devices are described and illustrated herein. These devices are typically configured to be adhesively secured to a subject so that they engage both of the subject's nostrils and allow airflow from both nostrils to communicate with an...

02/26/09 - 20090050145 - Nasal catheter with internal and external air flows
A nasally introduced catheter (nasal catheter) has a portion in which a user's breath (breathing air) air travels internally and a portion in which the breath travels externally. The portion in which air flow travels internally preferably includes a mesh or a whisk-like portion that expands and contracts, and the...