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 Disposable container for air hydration patent thumbnailDisposable container for air hydration
The present technology relates to a device and method to provide distilled water in pre-filled, disposable containers for use with humidifiers in assisted breathing units, such as continuous positive airway pressure (cpap) devices. The technology also relates to methods for delivery of medications and inhalational and/or aromatic therapies through heated hydration chambers in cpap devices and/or through nebulizers to be used to hydrate air in conjunction with cpap devices.

 Apparatus for treating a target site of a body patent thumbnailApparatus for treating a target site of a body
Apparatus for performing a procedure at a target site of a patient's body, the apparatus comprising: a continuous positive airway pressure (cpap) apparatus that provides cpap to the patient's lungs; a medical device for performing the procedure at the target site; and a controller that controls the cpap apparatus to provide cpap to the patient's lungs during performance of the procedure.. .
Tel Hashomer Medical Research Infrastructure And Services Ltd.


 Systems, methods, and devices for ozone sanitization of continuous positive airway pressure devices patent thumbnailSystems, methods, and devices for ozone sanitization of continuous positive airway pressure devices
The present invention is generally related to a device and method for sanitizing a medical instrument with ozone, in particular the invention relates to a system, method and a device for sanitizing a continuous positive airway pressure (cpap) device. The device has an ozone compartment, an ozone operating system and one or more ozone distribution lines that distribute ozone to a continuous positive airway pressure device.
Inceptus, Inc.


 Respiratory ventilation system with gas sparing valve having optional cpap mode and mask for use with same patent thumbnailRespiratory ventilation system with gas sparing valve having optional cpap mode and mask for use with same
A system for delivering gas to a patient. The system includes a gas control unit, a breathing circuit, a control switch, and a patient interface.
Capnia, Inc.


 Systems, methods, and devices for ozone sanitization of continuous positive airway pressure devices patent thumbnailSystems, methods, and devices for ozone sanitization of continuous positive airway pressure devices
The present invention is generally related to a device and method for sanitizing a medical instrument with ozone, in particular the invention relates to a system, method and a device for sanitizing a continuous positive airway pressure (cpap) device. The device has an ozone compartment, an ozone operating system and one or more ozone distribution lines that distribute ozone to a continuous positive airway pressure device.
Inceptus, Inc.


 Systems, methods, and devices for ozone sanitization of continuous positive airway pressure devices patent thumbnailSystems, methods, and devices for ozone sanitization of continuous positive airway pressure devices
The present invention is generally related to a device and method for sanitizing a medical instrument with ozone, in particular the invention relates to a system, method and a device for sanitizing a continuous positive airway pressure (cpap) device. The device has an ozone compartment, an ozone operating system and one or more ozone distribution lines that distribute ozone to a continuous positive airway pressure device.
Inceptus, Inc.


 Support device for air tube patent thumbnailSupport device for air tube
A support device for the hose of a continuous positive airway pressure (cpap) machine. The support device includes an elongated strap that can be wrapped around the user's torso.

 Infant cpap device, interface and system patent thumbnailInfant cpap device, interface and system
An infant positive airway pressure (pap) or continuous positive airway pressure (cpap) device and related patient interface and system, which can provide a flow of breathing gas to the patient interface. The device can be incorporated into the patient interface and includes at least one interior passage in the shape of a nozzle having a throat, a first portion upstream of the throat and a second portion downstream of the throat relative to the flow of breathing gas.

 Device, system and  positive pressure ventilation (ppv) resuscitation to continuous positive airway pressure (cpap) patent thumbnailDevice, system and positive pressure ventilation (ppv) resuscitation to continuous positive airway pressure (cpap)
The resuscitation method and device incorporates a t-piece and/or bag and mask resuscitation device that transforms into short term (and then long term) cpap device. This results in continuum of respiratory care in the delivery room, and potentially in the nursery.
General Electric Company


 Methods and  heart failure treatment patent thumbnailMethods and heart failure treatment
Methods and apparatus for assessing the condition of and treating patients for heart failure by the delivery of continuous positive airway pressure are disclosed. Treatment of obstruction due to reflex vocal cord closure often experienced by heart failure patients is distinguished from treatment of upper airway obstruction typically associated with obstructive sleep disorder.
Resmed Limited


Infant nasal interface mask

An infant nasal interface mask for use with a nasal continuous positive airway pressure (ncpap) system including a mask body and a base. The mask body forms a cavity and is defined by a leading portion, an intermediate shell portion, and a trailing portion.
Carefusion 2200, Inc.

Nasal continuous positive airway pressure device

A nasal continuous positive airway pressure (ncpap) device having a hollow body with a proximal wall, a distal wall, and an exhaust port extending through the distal wall. A proximal tubular member extends through the proximal wall of the body and is arranged such that a stream of gas entering the body through the proximal tubular member will exit the proximal tubular member in a first direction and then enter the exhaust port.
Carefusion 2200, Inc

Self-contained continuous positive airway pressure mask and use

The disclosed current continuous positive airway pressure (cpap) machines consist of a three piece system; mask, blower housing, and a house. The present invention discloses a self-contained cpap mask that is configured to be fitted to a wearer's face and is comprised in an embodiment of a mask base component, a blower component, a silencing component, a blower cover component, a humidification component, and a control system component.

Continuous positive airway pressure device with user interface

A continuous positive airway pressure (cpap) device to non-invasively treat a sleep disordered breathing disorder of a user may include a humidifier indicator backlight configured to indicate operation of a humidifier and a heated tube, the humidifier indicator backlight having an on state and an off state, a first backlit color and a second backlit color, and a first brightness and a second brightness, and the humidifier indicator backlight being configured to change between the first backlit color and the second backlit color and/or between the first brightness and the second brightness in response to user adjustment of a humidifier setting and/or a heated tube setting.. .

Breathing tube assemblies with adjustable elbow

Breathing tube assemblies for use with a respiratory therapy device, such as a continuous positive airway pressure (cpap) device, includes an elbow that permits adjustment of a position of the breathing tube assembly relative to the respiratory therapy device. In some arrangements, the breathing tube assembly includes a breathing tube and a swivel elbow.

Micro pump systems

Discloses is a micro-pump that includes a pump body having a compartmentalized pump chamber, with plural inlet and outlet ports and a plurality of membranes disposed in the pump chamber to provide compartments. The membranes are anchored between opposing walls of the pump body and carry electrodes disposed on opposing surfaces of the membranes and walls of the pump body.
Encite Llc

Bubble continuous positive airway pressure

A bubble continuous positive airway pressure system may include an adjustable flow generator configured to control a flow rate of air to be delivered to a patient. A pressure-regulated delivery system is configured to control a pressure delivered to the patient interface.
William Marsh Rice University

Detection of patient interface disconnect for controlling continuous positive airway pressure therapy

Methods for detecting a patient disconnecting from a continuous positive airway pressure (cpap) therapy device are disclosed. A cyclical pressure difference signal is derived based upon measurements from a patient interface pressure sensor and from a source pressure sensor.
Breathe Technologies, Inc.

Sleep detection for controlling continuous positive airway pressure therapy

A method for detecting sleep for continuous positive airway pressure (cpap) therapy is disclosed. Discrete values of a control signal generated by a pressure controller to regulate delivered pressure at the patient are measured over a predefined time window encompassing one or more respiratory cycles.
Breathe Technologies, Inc.

Continuous positive airway pressure therapy auto-titration

Adapting a patient to an airway pressure support therapy is disclosed. An initial prescription pressure level is derived from a respiratory disturbance index diagnosis.
Breathe Technologies, Inc.

Fault diagnosis in cpap and nippv devices

A ventilation device for non-invasive positive pressure ventilation (nippv) or continuous positive airway pressure (cpap) treatment of a patient has a gas flow generator, a gas delivery circuit optionally including a humidifier, a controller and sensors monitoring values of operational parameters of the device. The device further includes one or more relationships stored in data storage of the controller relating combinations of parameter values as being indicative of fault conditions of the device operation, the sensors and/or the fault detection process..
Resmed Limited

Humidified gas delivery system

This invention relates to a method for delivering humidified gas to a user or patient during respiratory gas ventilation support, such as, but not limited to, mechanical ventilation, continuous positive airway pressure breathing, and bi-directional positive airway pressure breathing; the method comprising the steps of heating a humidified gas from a humidified gas reservoir; transferring the heated humidified gas to a patient; receiving expired gas from a patient; heating the expired gas; and transferring the heated expired gas to a gas outlet; wherein the humidified gas and the expired gas are heated to different temperatures. Also disclosed is a humidified gas delivery system, which finds utility as a breathing circuit of a respiratory gas humidification system by delivering humidified gases to a user or patient during mechanical ventilation, continuous positive airway pressure breathing, bi-directional positive airway pressure breathing, or other mode of respiratory support provided to users or patients..
Armstrong Medical Limited

System and a wakeful sleep detection alarm

The present disclosure pertains to waking a subject from a period of wakeful sleep by modulation of a flow of breathable gas being delivered to the airway of the subject, with the modulation being performed based on a monitoring of wakefulness of the subject during sleep typical sleep cycles comprise periods of deeper sleep and/or periods or lighter (wakeful) sleep. Waking during lighter stages of sleep may result in feeling more energetic and well-rested compared to waking from deeper sleep.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Combination cpap and resuscitation systems and methods

A combination positive airway pressure (pap) or continuous positive airway pressure (cpap) and resuscitation system and related methods. The systems can be well-suited for use in providing cpap therapy for a neonate or infant patient, with the ability to also provide resuscitation therapy at a peak inspiratory pressure (pip) as needed or desired without switching to another system or switching the patient interface.
Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Limited

Zero pressure start continuous positive airway pressure therapy

A respiratory assistance device is disclosed. There is a patient interface for coupling to a patient respiratory passageway, and a selectively regulated therapeutic gas flow source in pneumatic communication with the patient over the patient interface.
Breathe Technologies, Inc.

Continuous positive airway pressure therapy target pressure comfort signature

A comfort signature that naturally adapts delivered pressure to patient breathing by measuring comfort directly from the source is disclosed. Pressure is measured at the patient interface and is used to provide a comfortable and suitable target pressure adjustment that is synchronized with patient respiration..
Breathe Technologies, Inc.

Portable discontinuous positive airway pressure (dpap) device and using the same

A portable, rechargeable, discontinuous positive airway pressure (dpap) device for use by an individual as a breathing assist device. The dpap device comprises a sensor for tracking an exhalation phase of a respiration cycle of the individual relative to a stimulation period, e0.

Session-by-session adjustment of a device for treating sleep disordered breathing

A method is disclosed for operating a device that treats sleep disordered breathing (sob) during successive treatment sessions, where the device provides continuous positive airway pressure during sleep. The method comprises the steps of applying a constant treatment pressure during a first session and deriving a sleep disorder index (sol) representative of the number of sob episodes that occurred during the first session.

Methods and controlling mask leak in cpap treatment

A method of operating a device for treating sleep disordered breathing (sdb), wherein the device provides continuous positive airway pressure during sleep, includes determining whether treatment pressure at the patient interface is below a desired value, in response to the determining, increasing pressure generated by the flow generator, in response to the increasing, making a determination that the increase in flow generator pressure has resulted in less than a desired increase in treatment pressure at the patient interface, and in response to the determination, reducing or inhibiting further increase of the flow generator pressure.. .

Quick release magnetic clasp for continuous positive airway pressure interface devices

A respiratory mask for continuous positive airway pressure (cpap) therapy. The device is suitable for use by the elderly and/or persons of limited dexterity who otherwise may not be able to effectively manipulate standard attachment devices of the type found on commonly available cpap masks.

Treating sleep apnea with negative pressure

An embodiment of a system for treating sleep apnea includes a collar, a pump, and a motor. The collar has a vacuum surface and has a sealing surface that is configured to form a seal with a region of a neck of a subject having an airway.

Cpap mask frame

A continuous positive airway pressure (“cpap”) mask is provided. The cpap mask includes a mask support that includes a cavity provided within the mask support.

Cpap system

The technology described herein provides an apparatus and associated methods for continuous positive airway pressure (cpap) systems, which can be utilized to treat breathing problems such as sleep apnea. In at least one embodiment, an airway interface mask and headgear assembly includes a mask shell housing to cover the patients nose and mouth and a pillowed, non-collapsible air cushion consisting of a continuously sealed, generally circular, and hollow cylinder which is limited in compression and which is disposed upon the mask shell housing sealingly in a generally circular manner on an underside of the mask housing to engage the patient's face.

Continuous positive airway pressure device

The present invention is directed to a continuous positive airway pressure device as an apparatus configured to provide positive airway pressure in a respiratory circuit that comprises a container configured to be filled to a preselected level with liquids; a drop tube assembly comprising a hollow gas tube rotatably mounted in said container having an upper end extending a static distance outwardly of the container and connected to a respiratory circuit downstream of a user, and a hollow drop tube reciprocally movable upwardly and downwardly in the liquid in response to rotational movement of the gas tube. The container is provided with a gas vent and a liquid fill port..

Systems, methods and devices for ozone sanitization of continuous positive airway pressure devices

The present invention is generally related to a device and method for sanitizing a medical instrument with ozone, in particular the invention relates to a system, method and a device for sanitizing a continuous positive airway pressure (cpap) device. The device has an ozone compartment, an ozone operating system and one or more ozone distribution lines that distribute ozone to a continuous positive airway pressure device.

Respiratory mask with disposable cloth body

The invention is a frameless, disposable cloth body for use with a respiratory mask, such as for continuous positive airway pressure therapy for those having sleep apnea. The cloth body is inflatable and moisture-vapor breathable and has an inner side having a nasal interface portion disposed on it and an outer side, and also has a circular aperture formed in a central location on the body, sized to sealingly receive an air delivery arrangement.

Multiple stage blowers and volutes therefor

A multiple stage variable speed blower for continuous positive airway pressure (cpap) ventilation of patients includes two impellers in the gas flow path that cooperatively pressurize gas to desired pressure and flow characteristics. Thus, the multiple stage blower can provide faster pressure response and desired flow characteristics over a narrower range of motor speeds, resulting in greater reliability and less acoustic noise..

Apparatus and methods for providing humidity in respiratory therapy

The present inventions provide respiratory therapy apparatus that introduce water into the pressurized air delivered to a user during various positive airway pressure therapies and corresponding methods. The respiratory therapy apparatus may be configured to administer one or more positive airway pressure therapies, including: continuous positive airway pressure therapy (cpap), bi-level positive airway pressure therapy (bpap), auto positive airway pressure therapy (autopap), proportional positive airway pressure therapy (ppap), and/or other positive airway pressure therapies.

System for reduction of air leaks with use of cpap masks

A system of the invention is a housing-liner apparatus complex and/or eye shield comprising an air leak preventing system is provided for use with continuous positive airway pressure devices, e.g. Cpap mask.



Continuous Positive Airway Pressure topics:
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure
  • Respiratory
  • Ventilation
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorder
  • Data Storage
  • Positive Pressure Ventilation
  • Fault Detection
  • Humidifier
  • Sleep Disordered Breathing
  • Respiratory Distress Syndrome
  • Medical Device
  • Ventilation Mask
  • Patient Mask
  • Delivery Tube


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