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|Dental appliance apparatus and respiratory performance|
A dental appliance apparatus is disclosed herein. In various aspects, the dental appliance may include a body removably attachable to one or more teeth selected from premolars and molars, and a flange extending forth from lingual portions of the body to contact a tongue at one or more locations proximate the premolars and the molars in order to cause a contraction of the genioglossus that positions the tongue anteriorly and downward toward the mandible by stimulation of the hypoglossal nerve.
|Respiratory guidance device and method applied in respiratory-gated ion beam irradiation|
Provided are a respiratory guiding device (100) and method used in respiratory gated ion beam irradiation, the respiratory guiding device (100) comprising: a respiratory signal detecting unit (101), for measuring a respiratory motion trajectory curve during free breathing and deep breathing, and a real-time respiratory motion position signal in the case of guided respiration; a respiratory signal processing unit (102), for modeling free breathing and deep breathing according to an average respiratory cycle and an average respiratory amplitude calculated on the basis of the respiratory motion trajectory curve and setting a preset breath-hold time at the tail end of a function curve of a free breathing model and a deep breathing model to establish a respiratory guiding curve; a control unit (103), for adjusting the magnetic excitation cycle of a synchrotron according to the respiratory cycle represented by the respiratory guiding curve during free breathing or deep breathing, thus synchronizing the magnetic excitation cycle of the synchrotron with the respiratory cycle. The device and method effectively reduce residual motion in a target region within a guided respiration window, and improve irradiation efficiency and precision of an ion beam..
Institute Of Modern Physics, Chinese Academy Of Sciences
|Connecting-system kit for a respiratory humidifier|
A liquid-container/ventilation-tube kit for a ventilation system that includes (a) a ventilator, (b) a respiratory humidifier having a housing and a liquid container, the housing having a pair of first electrical contact elements, (c) a first inhalation tube extending from the respiratory humidifier to a y-piece, (d) a second inhalation tube extending from the ventilator to the respiratory humidifier, and (e) an exhalation tube extending from the y-piece to the ventilator, the kit including the liquid container having a pair of first connection elements for removable connection of the first and second inhalation tubes thereto, and a pair of second connection elements each attached to a respective one of the first and second inhalation tubes and by which each of the inhalation tubes is pneumatically connected to a respective one of the first connection elements along a first connecting direction, each second connection element having a second electrical contact element that is positioned and arranged such that electrical connection with a respective one of the first electrical contact elements is possible in both of two ways, one when the pneumatic connection of the respective ventilation tube to the liquid container is effected after the liquid container has been inserted into the housing and the other when the liquid container is inserted into the housing after the pneumatic connection of the ventilation tubes to the liquid container has been effected.. .
Hamilton Bonaduz Ag
|Respiratory medicament nebulizer system|
A nebulizer system includes a body having a fluid chamber and an aerosol chamber, and a vibrator assembly positioned at an interface between the fluid chamber and the aerosol chamber. The vibrator assembly may include a diaphragm, having a fluid side and an aerosol side, defining a plurality of perforations between the fluid side and the aerosol side, and one or more vibrator elements operatively associated with the diaphragm to vibrate the diaphragm to produce aerosolized medicament projected into the aerosol chamber from the plurality of perforations.
|Heart rate monitor with time varying linear filtering|
A system, method, and device for monitoring a cardiac signal of a user includes an emitter (led) for transmitting light toward skin of the user, a receiver (photodiode) for receiving a reflection of the transmitted light and generating a light intensity signal, and a processor configured to generate a photoplethysmogram (ppg) signal based on the light intensity signal. The ppg signal includes a cardiac component, a motion component and a respiratory component.
Garmin Switzerland Gmbh
|Pulse wave analyzer|
A pulse wave analyzer includes: a pulse wave acquirer which is configured to acquire a pulse wave of a subject; an electrocardiogram acquirer which is configured to acquire an electrocardiogram of the subject; a respiration information acquirer which is configured to acquire respiration information of the subject; and an analyzing section which includes: a setting section which is configured to set a selection criterion based on the pulse wave or the electrocardiogram, and the respiration information; and a selecting section which is configured to select a pulse wave based on the selection criterion, wherein the analyzing section is configured to calculate a respiratory variation from the pulse wave which is selected by the selection section.. .
Nihon Kohden Corporation
|Pulse wave analyzer|
A pulse wave analyzer includes: a pulse wave acquirer which is configured to acquire a pulse wave of a subject; a respiration information acquirer which is configured to acquire respiration information of the subject; and an analyzing section which includes: a detector which, based on the respiration information, configured to detect that spontaneous respiration is generated, and to detect an end-tidal phase of the spontaneous respiration; and an eliminator which is configured to eliminate a unit pulse wave that, in the pulse wave, is generated immediately after the end-tidal phase of the spontaneous respiration, from the pulse wave, wherein the analyzing section is configured to calculate a respiratory variation from the pulse wave from which the unit pulse wave has been eliminated.. .
Nihon Kohden Corporation
|Method of monitoring health status of a patient|
Foley type catheter embodiments for sensing physiologic data from a urinary tract of a patient are disclosed. The system includes the catheter and a data processing apparatus and methods for sensing physiologic data from the urinary tract.
|Ventilator to tracheotomy tube coupling|
A coupling for connecting an air supply to a respiratory support device has a latching mechanism which prevents the coupling from inadvertently axially displacing from the respiratory support device after they have been mated in a pneumatically discrete path. Non-axial forces are used to disengage the coupling from the respiratory support device.
Lazarus Medical, L.l.c.
|Medical tubes for respiratory systems|
A medical tube comprises a tail to connect an embedded wire to an electrical component. The tail may comprise a flattened portion and an exposed portion to facilitate attachment of the medical tube to an electrical component.
Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Limited
Apparatus for monitoring a disconnection
Disclosed are an apparatus and a method for monitoring the disconnection of a patient interface system during the ventilation, in which values which are indicative for the time curve of the respiratory gas flow are established and subjected to data evaluation, and wherein an alarm is triggered on the basis of the data evaluation if at least one value which is indicative for the time curve of the respiratory gas flow deviates from a specific limit value for a specific period of time.. .
Loewenstein Medical Technology S.a.
Compositions and kits useful for treatment of respiratory illness
A stable liquid composition in a clear bottle where the composition contains, at least, phenylephrine and acetaminophen. The composition is substantially free of aldehydes and has a ph from 3.5 to 5.
The Procter & Gamble Company
Pharmaceutical composition and device for treating pain
The invention relates to a system for the sequential intranasal administration of at least one active ingredient selected from a dr group having at least one side effect of respiratory depression and at least one active ingredient selected from an adr group that counteracts the respiratory depression that may be induced by the active ingredients of the dr group. The invention also relates to a portable sequential intranasal administration device comprising an intranasal administration system according to the principles of the invention..
Body-worn monitor for measuring respiratory rate
The invention provides a system for measuring respiratory rate (rr) from a patient. The system includes an impedance pneumography (ip) sensor, connected to at least two electrodes, and a processing system that receives and processes signals from the electrodes to measure an ip signal.
Sotera Wireless, Inc.
Single infrared sensor capnography
The present disclosure presents methods, systems and devices for performing capnography (respiratory co2) monitoring using a respiratory co2 sensor and a breath tracking mechanism for tracking and/or detecting phases of the breath wherein the measurements of the co2 sensor may provide baseline co2 values, and modulate/quantify the respiratory co2 levels according to the baseline values.. .
Oridion Medical 1987 Ltd,
This invention relates to lentiviral gene transfer vectors pseudotyped with hemagglutinin-neuraminidase (hn) and fusion (f) proteins from a respiratory paramyxovirus, comprising a promoter and a transgene; and methods of making the same. The present invention also relates to the use of said vectors in gene therapy, particularly for the treatment of respiratory tract diseases such as cystic fibrosis (cf)..
Id Pharma Co., Ltd.
Humidification chamber for a respiratory assistance apparatus
A respiratory assistance apparatus includes a flow generator and a humidifier. The humidifier includes a humidification chamber.
Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Limited
Respiratory system with humidifier and conformable reservoir
A humidifier for humidifying a flow of air to be delivered to a patient includes a base unit having at least one wall defining a receiving space. The base unit also includes a variable volume reservoir configured to hold a body of water and receive the flow of air to humidify the flow of air for delivery to the patient.
Ventilation system with mechanical ventilation and extracorporeal blood gas exchange
A system for supporting the blood gas exchange by means of mechanical ventilation and extracorporeal blood gas exchange comprises a ventilation device for mechanical ventilation of the lungs of a patient, and an ecls device for the extracorporeal blood gas exchange, wherein the ventilation system is designed to perform mechanical respiratory support by the ventilation device on the one hand and an extracorporeal blood gas exchange by the ecls device on the other hand in coordinated, automated manner in order to support the gas exchange in the blood circulation of the patient, wherein the ecls device sets a level of the extracorporeal blood gas exchange, and the ventilation device, on the basis of the level of the extracorporeal blood gas exchange set by the ecls device, adjusts in automated manner to a level of the mechanical respiratory support.. .
Hamilton Medical Ag
Immunogenic respiratory syncytial virus glycoprotein-containing vlps and related compositions, constructs, and therapeutic methods
The invention provides immunotherapeutic and prophylactic bacteriophage viral-like particle (vlps) which are useful in the treatment and prevention of respiratory syncytial virus (rsv) infections and related disorders, including bronchiolitis and viral pneumonia. Related compositions (e.g.
Patient setup using respiratory gated and time resolved image data
A method for patient setup includes: obtaining a first two-dimensional movie having a first plurality of image frames; obtaining a first plurality of two-dimensional images; and displaying the first plurality of two-dimensional images together with the image frames from the first two-dimensional movie in an overlay configuration and in a synchronized manner, wherein the act of displaying is performed during a patient setup procedure. A method for patient setup includes: obtaining a plurality of three-dimensional images; obtaining a first two-dimensional movie having a first plurality of image frames; determining a first plurality of two-dimensional images from the plurality of three-dimensional images; and displaying the first plurality of two-dimensional images together with the image frames from the first two-dimensional movie in an overlay configuration and in a synchronized manner, wherein the act of displaying is performed during a patient setup procedure..
Varian Medical Systems International Ag
Method and system for determining a respiratory phase
A method is for determining a respiratory phase is based on receiving tomographic raw data on the basis of a spiral scan of an examination region of a patient, the examination region including at least part of the torso and/or abdomen of the patient. Slice image pairs are reconstructed on the basis of the tomographic raw data, wherein a slice image pair includes two slice images having a first interval at an identical position along a predefined axis.
Siemens Healthcare Gmbh
Constructs and engineering a co2 fixing photorespiratory by-pass pathway
Methods and compositions to introduce a synthetic pathway based on the 3-hydroxypropionate bicycle into an organism such as the model cyanobacterium, synechococcus elongatus sp. Pcc 7942.
The Regents Of The University Of California
Apparatus for humidifying a respiratory gas
A humidifier assembly for a cpap includes a base housing with a gas inlet configured to receive respiratory gas from the cpap unit. The base housing includes a first connecting device located at a sidewall of the base housing and configured to directly, removably connect the base housing to the cpap unit.
Resmed R&d Germany Gmbh
Methods and flow therapy
A method of estimating respiratory demand of a patient being administered flow therapy comprising: administering a gas flow rate to the patient through both nostrils using a flow therapy apparatus with a patient interface for each nostril, measuring a parameter associated with that nostril, the parameter being one or more of: respiratory demand of that nostril, indicative of respiratory demand of that nostril, or a parameter from which respiratory demand of that nostril can be derived, determining respiratory demand (or parameter indicative of respiratory demand) for the patient from the nostril parameter for each nostril.. .
Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Limited
Spacer for inhalation of medicinal aerosol products and pharmaceutical solutions for the treatment of respiratory diseases
The present invention relates to an aerochamber for inhalation of medicinal products in aerosol for the treatment of respiratory ailments. The aerochamber includes a tubular body including a proximal end with a front cover adapted to mount a mask to cover a mouth and a nose of a patient; a distal end with a rear cover adapted to connect to a container with a pressurized pharmaceutical solution to be inhaled, the rear cover includes an annular wall including a hole that matches with an opening on the distal end; a translucent cap having a front wall, an inside wall, a cavity, an opening on the front wall, the translucent cap is placed on a section of the annular wall of the rear cover; an inhalation sensor housed on the cavity of the translucent cap.
Laboratorio Pablo Cassará S.r.l.
Allergen for prophylactic treatment of allergy
A composition comprising at least one first allergen, which is a respiratory allergen belonging to a first biological source material group, for use in prophylactic treatment of allergy to at least one second allergen, which is selected from the group consisting of a respiratory and a venomous allergen belonging to a second biological source material group and a food allergen of a food composition, in a subject, wherein the subject has not developed any clinical symptoms of allergy to the first allergen and to the second allergen, and wherein the first and second biological source material groups are not the same.. .
Pulmonary expansion therapy devices
A pulmonary expansion therapy (pxt) device may be a handheld device that covers specific lung fields and may generate negative pressure fields locally. The device also may provide percussion therapy for airway clearance.
Airway adaptor and respiratory flow rate sensor
An airway adaptor includes a tubular member to which a measuring section configured to measure a flow rate of a respiratory gas of a subject is to be attached. The tubular member includes: a gas passage through which the respiratory gas to pass; and a resistance portion which is configured to generate a differential pressure in the respiratory gas passing through the gas passage, the resistance portion includes at least two partition members which are disposed in the gas passage along an axial direction of the tubular member and which are separated from one another, and side surfaces of the partition members are separated from an inner wall surface of the gas passage..
Nihon Kohden Corporation
Patient ventilation device including blower with divided air outlet channels
A respiratory apparatus for treating a patient with a respiratory disorder includes a blower configured to generate a supply of pressurized breathable gas. The blower includes a gas inlet and a gas outlet.
A ventilation system comprising a processor in communication with a mechanical ventilator and a user interface comprising a quick start mode for allowing an individual to operate the system with little or no respiratory care expertise until a respiratory care practitioner can take over operation is disclosed. The ventilation system further includes a function that permits seamless transition between modes of operation..
Allied Healthcare Products, Inc.
Paramyxovirus immunogens and related materials and methods
Described herein are methyltransferase (mtase)-defective recombinant viruses as vaccines for human metapneumovirus (hmpv), human respiratory syncytial virus (hrsv), and human parainfluenza virus type 3 (piv3); as well as related materials and methods.. .
Ohio State Innovation Foundation
Compositions and methods for treating and preventing porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome
Disclosed herein are methods and compositions for treating or preventing porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (prrs) infection in a subject.. .
Ohio State Innovation Foundation
Pharmaceutical composition for treating rotavirus and/or respiratory syncytial virus infection and preparing the same
The present invention provides a pharmaceutical composition for treating rotavirus and/or respiratory syncytial virus infection and a method for preparing the same; wherein said pharmaceutical composition comprises a therapeutically effective amount of spirulina extract and a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier. The spirulina extract used in the present invention is extracted at a low temperature by the following steps: (a) adding an organic spirulina powder into a hypotonic buffer solution and mixed well to obtain a mixture; (b) freezing the mixture from step (a) overnight at a temperature lower than 0° c.; (c) thawing the mixture from step (b); (d) separating and purifying the mixture from step (c) by a separator, and collecting blue fractions; and (e) spray drying the blue fractions from step (d)..
National Taiwan University
Protective metallothionein analog compounds, their compositions and use thereof in the treatment of pathogenic diseases
Embodiments of the present invention relate generally the use of certain compositions, e.g., compositions comprising a glutathione precursor and a selenium source, in the therapy of viral diseases and/or reducing the incidence of viral diseases. Related embodiments of the present invention relate to treatment and/or reducing the incidence of respiratory ailments caused by respiratory syncytial virus (rsv) or hemorrhagic fever (ehf) caused by ebola viruses (ebv) or marburg virus.
Acoustic respiratory monitoring sensor having multiple sensing elements
According to certain described aspects, multiple acoustic sensing elements are employed in a variety of beneficial ways to provide improved physiological monitoring, among other advantages. In various embodiments, sensing elements can be advantageously employed in a single sensor package, in multiple sensor packages, and at a variety of other strategic locations in the monitoring environment.
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.. .