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new patent Compact dual limb diaphragm valve system and method
The system described comprises a respiratory therapy flow device, a respiratory circuit, and an exhalation valve. The device includes an exhalation pressure control port.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.


new patent Systems and methods for providing respiratory therapy
Systems and methods for respiratory therapy are disclosed. The system may include a nebulizer, an adaptor, and a nasal cannula.
Vapotherm, Inc.


new patent Reducing hypercapnic respiratory failure during mechanical ventilation
Systems and methods provide respiratory therapy to a subject through a pressurized flow of breathable gas. Timing and other characteristics of pressure and flow levels provided during inhalations and exhalations are adjusted in order to increase the volumetric rate of expulsion of co2..
Koninklijke Philips N.v.


new patent Pressure range adjustment for respiratory therapy device
An automatic positive airway pressure (autopap) therapy device can be configured such that the minimum and/or maximum pressures deliverable by the device can automatically change. The minimum and/or maximum pressures can change as a function of pressures delivered over the course of the current therapy session and/or over the course of prior therapy sessions.
Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Limited


A humidifier for a respiratory therapy device
A humidifier for humidification of air to be delivered to a patient's airways may include a humidification chamber, a reservoir and a water delivery mechanism. The humidification chamber may include a water retention feature such as a wick that encloses part of the flow path, a heating element for heating the humidification chamber, and an air flow baffle configured to promote humidification.
Resmed Limited


Nasal cannula for continuous and simultaneous delivery of aerosolized medicament and high flow therapy
Disclosed herein are systems, devices, and methods for nasal cannulas allowing simultaneous flow of humidified breathing gas and aerosolized medicament for use in respiratory therapy. Utilizing separate flow paths and separate cannula outlets for the heated and humidified breathing gas and for the aerosolized medicament, these systems, methods, and devices reduce condensation of the aerosolized medicament by delaying mixing of the flow of aerosolized medicament and the flow of heated and humidified breathing gas until the flows exit the cannula..
Vapotherm, Inc.


Mask system
A mask system for providing respiratory therapy to the airways of a patient includes a frame, a sealing arrangement adapted to form a seal with the patient's nose and/or mouth, an elbow, and headgear to maintain the mask system in position on the patient's face. The frame has a main body and a forehead support extending from a top end of the main body.
Resmed Limited


Respiratory therapy apparatus
respiratory therapy apparatus includes an oscillating expiratory therapy device (100) and pressure and flow sensors (20 and 21) in the patient inlet (7) connected to supply signals to a processor (24). The processor (24) includes artificial intelligence software to correlate the output signals with prescribed values and control a feedback device (26) that prompts the patient accordingly to adjust use of the device as necessary.
Smiths Medical International Limited


Measuring flow in a respiratory therapy device
A system (10) for measuring subject flow in a respiratory therapy device. The system may include a primary pressure generator (12) connected to a subject circuit (18), and a secondary pressure generator (30) connected to a sensor circuit (36).
Koninklijke Philips N.v.


Automatic pairing of wireless peripherals in a system such as pressure support respiratory therapy system
An automatic wireless pairing method includes causing a base unit to wirelessly communicate with a number of wireless peripheral devices and wirelessly receive a peripheral device data signal from each of the wireless peripheral devices, wherein the peripheral device data signal received from each of the wireless peripheral devices is based on one or more measurements made by a sensor of the wireless peripheral device, analyzing in the base unit each of the peripheral device data signals, selecting in the base unit one or more of the wireless peripheral devices based on the analyzing of the peripheral device data signals, and responsive to the selecting step, establishing or maintaining wireless communication according to the wireless communications protocol between the base unit and the selected one or more of the wireless peripheral devices and not the wireless peripheral devices other than the selected one or more of the wireless peripheral devices.. .
Koninklijke Philips N.v.


Systems and methods for patient-proximate vapor transfer for respiratory therapy

Systems, methods, and devices for humidifying a breathing gas are presented. The system includes a source of pressurized breathing gas, a vapor transfer unit external to the source of pressurized breathing gas, a first gas tube connecting the source of pressurized breathing gas to the gas inlet of the vapor transfer unit and having a first length, a liquid supply having a heater that heats liquid, a first liquid tube coupling the liquid supply to the liquid inlet of the vapor transfer unit, and a second gas tube having a second length and connecting the gas outlet to a patient interface.
Vapotherm, Inc.

Respiratory therapy instrument offering game-based incentives, training, and telemetry collection

A respiratory therapy instrument providing a telehealth platform for pulmonary care includes a housing with opposed extension arms, an airway tube removably clamped between the opposed extension arms, a pair of pressure sensors, and a circuit board retained within the housing. The pressure sensors are in communication with an interior of the airway tube and are configured to detect pulmonary flow data within the airway tube.
Compliant Games, Inc.

Mask for the respiratory therapy with dedicated access for a nasogastric tube

A mask for the respiratory therapy with dedicated access for a nasogastric tube comprising a shaped shell (12) at least covering mouth, nose and eyes of a patient (11), and provided, along a perimeter (13) which is suitable for being placed in contact against the patient's face, with a sealing gasket (14), said shaped shell (12) being provided with at least one inlet fitting (15) for the mixture of air and oxygen, said mask also comprising a neckpiece (20) provided with a plurality of prongs (21), each joined in a fixed or removable manner to a corresponding fastening point (17), distributed over the perimeter (13) of the shaped shell (12), is provided with a pneumatic-sealed dedicated access (30) for a nasogastric tube (31), wherein the shaped shell (12) bears a hole (32) having sufficient dimensions for the passage of the end of the nasogastric tube.. .
Dimar S.r.i.

Seal mask for the respiratory therapy

An improved-seal mask for the respiratory therapy of the type comprising a shaped shell (12) at least covering mouth, nose and eyes of a patient (11), and provided, along a perimeter (13) which is suitable for being placed in contact against the patient's face, with a sealing gasket (14), said shaped shell (12) being provided with at least one inlet fitting (15) for the mixture of air and oxygen, said mask also comprising a neckpiece (20) provided with a plurality of prongs (21), each joined in a fixed or removable manner to a corresponding fastening point (17), distributed over the perimeter of the shaped shell (12), is provided with five fastening points (17) for the neckpiece (20), wherein two upper fastening points (17′) are arranged at the height of the eyes, symmetrically with respect to a sagittal plane, two lower fastening points (17″) are arranged at the height of the chin, symmetrically with respect to a sagittal plane, and a fifth fastening point (17′″) is arranged centrally along an upper edge (18) of the mask suitable for resting on the forehead, namely in the sagittal plane.. .
Dimar S.r.l.

Control for pressure of a patient interface

A method of an apparatus control pressure in the patient interface. A vent valve may be used with a respiratory device, where the vent valve may selectively block fluid communication between components, such as the flow generator, the patient interface, and/or the vent.
Resmed Limited

Nasal cannula with flow restrictor

Nasal cannulas for providing respiratory therapy to patients can have a body, two prongs extending from the body, and a gases inlet on one side of the body. There can be a throttle or internal localized reduction in the cross-sectional area of a cavity defined by the internal walls of the cannula body in between the prongs.
Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Limited

Nasal cannula with turbulation elements

Nasal cannulas for providing respiratory therapy to patients can have a curved prong section that has turbulation elements on the inside curve of the prong. A flow of breathing gas moving through the prong may incur less resistance and create less noise when flowing through such a prong due to the promotion of favorable flow dynamics..
Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Limited

Respiratory therapy apparatus and methods

respiratory therapy apparatus includes an expiratory therapy device (100) that produces an oscillating resistance to breathing. The device has a vibration sensor (20) mounted on its housing (2) that transmits signals to a receiver (200) indicative of operation of the device.
Smiths Medical International Limited

Compressible respiratory therapy hose and collecting rod for storage

A compressible respiratory gas hose system interconnects a breathing gas source 101 and a patient interface device. The hose system has an open position when a breathing gas flow from the gas source is conducted to the patient interface device and a closed position when the gas flow is blocked.
Innotech Ltd

Outlet connection assembly and making the same

A connection assembly for a respiratory therapy system, comprising: an outlet assembly, said outlet assembly including an outlet housing and a swivelling disc located on said outlet housing, said outlet housing and said swivelling disc defining, at least in part, a recess; an outlet connector located at an end of a tube portion, said outlet connector including an electrical connector; and a cable having a first end to connect to the electrical connector and a second end to connect to at least one electrical component of the respiratory therapy system, said cable having a slack portion, wherein said outlet connector and said swivelling disc are rotatable in unison between a first position and a second position, and wherein the slack portion of the cable extends from the recess and wraps around the swivelling disc as the swivelling disc is rotated from the first position to the second position.. .
Resmed Limited

Respiratory therapy apparatus

A blower comprises a housing, an inlet to receive air, an outlet to deliver a flow of air and a deformable member configured to pump a chamber. The deformable member may be configurable to a first configuration and a second configuration, for example by electrical energy that may be applied as current or voltage.
Resmed Limited

Gas therapy system

A flow generator for use in respiratory therapy can be constructed with a housing. A support fixation arrangement can be fixed to the housing.
Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Limited

Respiratory therapy apparatus, sensors and methods

respiratory therapy apparatus includes an expiratory vibratory therapy device (100) of the kind that produces an alternating resistance to expiration through the device. The apparatus also includes a sensor (30) that is strapped to the chest of the patient.
Smiths Medical International Limited

Detecting the fit of a patient interface device

A method of detecting the fit of a patient interface device (8) includes determining a plurality of capacitance values when the patient interface device is donned by a user. The patient interface device has a contacting element (14) having a user contacting surface (49), and each of the capacitance values is associated with one of a plurality of locations along at least a portion of the contacting surface, wherein each of the locations has a number of electrode elements (54) associated therewith that are used to determine the capacitance values.

Ultrasonic measurements for monitoring patients using respiratory therapy delivery devices

Systems and methods for delivering therapy and/or medicament to a subject use one or more sensors to generate signals that represent characteristics of ultrasonic energy emitted during the use of respiratory medicament delivery devices. Parameters based on these signals indicate energy amplitude in one or more frequency ranges.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Filtration unit useable in a respiratory therapy device

A filtration module for comprises a filter housing defining two or more filter compartments. The housing has an input side with a gas inlet in fluid communication with each of the filter compartments and a gas outlet in fluid communication with each of the filter compartments.
Hill-rom Services Pte Ltd.

Respiratory therapy apparatus and methods

A vibratory pep respiratory therapy device (100) includes a valve element (11) on a rocker arm (12) that opens and closes an opening (10) during exhalation through the apparatus. An accelerometer (20) including a piezoelectric beam (22) supported at one end (23) is mounted on the outside of the housing (2) of the device to respond to vibration transmitted though the housing caused by oscillating movement of the rocker arm (12).
Smiths Medical International Limited

Respiratory therapy apparatus and methods

respiratory therapy apparatus includes device (100) with a rocker arm (12) supporting a valve (11) that opens and closes an expiration opening (10) so that an oscillating resistance to flow is produced accompanied by an alternating sound at the frequency of oscillation. The apparatus also includes a sensor (20) with a microphone (21) that detects sound from the device (100) transmitted through air.
Smiths Medical International Limited

Fluid mixing structure

A respiratory therapy system can have a flow generator adapted to provide gases to a patient. A gas passageway can be located in-line with the flow generator.
Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Limited

Automatically adjusting headgear for patient interface

A headgear for securing a mask to a user's face is described. The headgear requires a first load force to elongate the headgear and, when fitted to a user, applies a balanced fit force that substantially equals a load force applied to the headgear during respiratory therapy.
Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Limited

Nasal cannula assemblies and related parts

Nasal cannula assemblies for providing respiratory therapy to patients are provided. A nasal cannula assembly can include a cannula, an optional manifold, a gas supply tube, and a securement mechanism.
Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Limited

Rainout protection for respiratory therapy including humidification

A system for providing respiratory therapy to a subject using a subject interface (180). The system responding and/or adapting to a detection of the subject exerting a heat influence on the system, e.g.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Transvascular diaphragm pacing systems and methods of use

Transvascular diaphragm pacing systems (tops) and methods are disclosed for providing respiratory therapy to a patient. The tdps can provide rapid insertion and deployment of endo vascular pacing electrodes in critically ill patients who require intubation and invasive ppmv in order to support the physiological requirements of she human ventilatory system.
Simon Fraser University

Heated nebulizer adapter for respiratory therapy

Systems, methods, and devices are described for heating nebulizer adapters. In certain embodiments, a nebulizer adapter includes a cup having an interior wall defining a gas mixing chamber, an exterior wall, and a fluid cavity disposed between the interior wall and the exterior wall.
Vapotherm, Inc.

Subject interface appliance heating system

Systems and methods for heating a flow of breathable gas during delivery to a subject use a subject interface appliance (184) that carries an interface heating system (160). The subject interface appliance further comprises an interface body (185) and a rechargeable power source (170).
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Discreet respiratory therapy system

A device provides respiratory treatment such as for sleep disordered breathing and other respiratory conditions in a discreet configuration to provide a minimally invasive system. The system may include a flow pressurizer apparatus configured to generate a pressurized flow of air through a small bore delivery conduit toward a patient interface.
Resmed Limited

System and limiting flow and/or pressure compensation during limited flow respiratory therapy

The present disclosure pertains to a pressure support system (10) configured to deliver a pressurized flow of breathable gas to the airway of a subject (12). The system (10) is configured to treat obstructive sleep apnea, other sleep disordered breathing, and/or other respiratory issues with limited flow respiration therapy, and/or other therapies.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Inline adapter for a respiratory therapy device

An adapter apparatus (24, 80) for a respiratory therapy system (2) having a pressure generating device (4) and an electrical tube assembly (22) coupled to a patient interface device (8) includes a first end having a first port member (66, 94) structured to be fluidly coupled to the electrical tube assembly, a second end having a second port member (70, 88) structured to receive a flow of breathing gas generated by the pressure generating device, the adapter apparatus being structured to deliver the flow of breathing gas to the electrical tube assembly through the first port member, and a wire assembly having a first electrical connector (76, 104) structured to be electrically coupled to the electrical tube assembly and a second electrical connector structured to be electrically coupled to the pressure generating device in order to provide an electrical connection between the electrical tube assembly and the pressure generating device.. .
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Multi function docking module for a pressure support therapy system

A charging and data transfer method for use in a pressure support system adapted to provide a regimen of respiratory therapy to a patient includes establishing a near-field wireless coupling interface between a pressure generating device base unit of the pressure support system and a wireless peripheral device (32) of the pressure support system, transferring energy from the pressure generating device base unit to the wireless peripheral device over the near-field wireless coupling interface and using the transferred energy in the wireless peripheral device to charge an energy storage device (72) of the wireless peripheral device, and transferring pairing information between the pressure generating device base unit and the wireless peripheral device over the near-field wireless coupling interface.. .

Automatic pairing of wireless peripherals in a system such as pressure support respiratory therapy system

An automatic wireless pairing method includes causing a base unit to wirelessly communicate with a number of wireless peripheral devices and wirelessly receive a peripheral device data signal from each of the wireless peripheral devices, wherein the peripheral device data signal received from each of the wireless peripheral devices is based on one or more measurements made by a sensor of the wireless peripheral device, analyzing in the base unit each of the peripheral device data signals, selecting in the base unit one or more of the wireless peripheral devices based on the analyzing of the peripheral device data signals, and responsive to the selecting step, establishing or maintaining wireless communication according to the wireless communications protocol between the base unit and the selected one or more of the wireless peripheral devices and not the wireless peripheral devices other than the selected one or more of the wireless peripheral devices.. .

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.

Transvascular diaphragm pacing systems and methods of use

Transvascular diaphragm pacing systems (tdps) and methods are disclosed for providing respiratory therapy to a patient. The tdps can provide rapid insertion and deployment of endovascular pacing electrodes in critically ill patients who require intubation and invasive ppmv in order to support the physiological requirements of the human ventilatory system.
Simon Fraser University

Adaptive patient circuit compensation with pressure sensor at mask apparatus

Systems and methods for providing respiratory therapy overcome various effects of transport delay within tubing of a respiratory therapy device by virtue of estimating and compensating for, e.g., a pressure drop in such tubing.. .
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Nasal interfaces for respiratory therapy

Patient interfaces for respiratory therapy in the form of nasal interfaces or nasal masks include features that enhance or provide lateral stability of the interface. At least some of the embodiments provide multiple facial contact points or areas located in the general areas of the user's cheeks and/or upper lip.
Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Limited

Bypass respiratory therapy and anesthesia

The present invention provides a bypass system for respiratory therapy and anesthesia comprising a first bypass conduit for receiving a gas flow and for receiving a filtration device. The bypass system also has an activation means for redirecting the gas flow within the first bypass conduit.

Patient interface systems

A patient interface structure for delivery of respiratory therapy to a patient includes a front plate configured to conform to the shape of the patient's face; a mouth cushion defining a breathing chamber and provided to the front plate and configured to seal around the patient's mouth; and a nasal cushion configured to seal the patient's nasal airways. The nasal cushion is supported by the mouth cushion, does not contact a bridge of the patient's nose in use, and extends at least partially into the breathing chamber.
Resmed Limited

System and improved compliance in respiratory therapy

Systems and methods to provide respiratory therapy may determine a target pressure level in a current therapy session on the successful completion and/or compliance of a patient (for example for at least a threshold amount of respiratory therapy) during one or more prior therapy sessions. By gradually increasing the provided pressure level, patients may improve compliance, comfort, and/or other indicators of how well-tolerated the respiratory therapy is for a patient..
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Nebulizer systems, respiratory therapy

Nebulizer systems, apparatus, and methods are disclosed. The apparatus includes a body, a breathing gas inlet and outlet, and a barrier.
Vapotherm, Inc.

Packaging system for patient interface system

A packaging tray for a patient interface system, the patient interface system adapted to provide respiratory therapy, the packaging tray comprising: at least one cushion assembly region, each shaped to conform to at least a portion of a cushion assembly; a tube region shaped to conform to at least a portion of a tube; and a positioning and stabilising structure region shaped to conform to at least a portion of a positioning and structure.. .
Resmed Limited

Respiratory therapy apparatus

An inspiratory exerciser apparatus has a loop shape housing with a mouthpiece 1, an air inlet 2, an outlet 3 and a spring-loaded valve 4 that provides a restriction to inhalation through the inlet. The apparatus includes an electronics unit 60 that records use of the apparatus for download to a remote computer, such as via a connector port 65 or by wireless means.
Smiths Medical International Limited

Heart rate coherence using respiratory therapy devices

Systems and methods for improving the heart rate coherence and/or heart rate variability of a subject use a respiratory therapy device to provide breathing cues that prompt a subject to breathe such that various respiratory and coronary parameters are aligned, for example in phase.. .
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Patient interface assembly for respiratory therapy

A patient interface assembly includes a housing that defines an inlet port and an outlet port. A jet pump receives pressurized gas flow from the inlet port and delivers the gas flow to the outlet port.
Carefusion 2200, Inc.



Respiratory Therapy topics:
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Respiratory
  • Compliance
  • Neural Stimulation
  • Side Effects
  • Ventilation
  • Nasal Cannula
  • Transparency
  • It Management
  • Nasal Prong
  • Ventilator
  • Endotracheal Tube
  • Phrenic Nerve
  • Pep Therapy
  • Nasal Prongs


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