06158434 is referenced by 75 patents and cites 25 patents.

A ventilatory system for ventilating a patient includes a gas administration module for administering a predetermined amount of an additional gas, such as NO, to the patient, the gas administration module being provided with a predetermined number of parallel valve units each provided with a throttle valve and a controlled valve in series, the internal volume between the throttle valve and the controlled valve being so small that no interfering effects occur due to opening and closing of the controlled valve with a frequency below a maximum frequency. Preferably, the system is also provided with a tracheal gas insufflation (TGI) module and a measurement system for measuring the concentration of the additional gas.

Title
Ventilatory system with additional gas administrator
Application Number
9/125851
Publication Number
6158434
Application Date
November 13, 1998
Publication Date
December 12, 2000
Inventor
Albert Grootendorst
Poortugaal
NL
Gerard Lugtigheid
Spijkenisse
NL
Agent
Heller Ehrman White & McAuliffe
Assignee
Henk W Koster
MC
IPC
A61M 16/00
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