A bi-level pressure support system and method of treating disordered breathing that optimizes the pressure delivered to the patient during inspiration and expiration to treat the disordered breathing while minimizing the delivered pressure for patient comfort. The pressure generating system generates a flow of breathing gas at an inspiratory positive airway pressure (IPAP) during inspiration and at an expiratory positive airway pressure (EPAP) during expirations. A controller monitor at least one of the following conditions: (1) snoring, (2) apneas, (3) hypopneas, or (4) a big leak in the pressure support system and adjusts the IPAP and the EPAP independently based on the occurrence of any one of these conditions.

Title
Auto-titration bi-level pressure support system and method of using same
Application Number
EP20060802700 20060830
Publication Number
1921990 (A2)
Application Date
August 30, 2006
Publication Date
May 21, 2008
Inventor
Ressler Heather
US
Shankar Uday S
US
Martin Daniel
US
Duff Winslow K
US
Matthews Greg
US
Assignee
Ric Investments
US
IPC
A61B 05/08
A61B 05/08
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