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An exhaust port assembly comprising a conduit carries a flow of gas. A vent assembly having a fixed exhaust area is provided on the conduit for venting a flow of exhaust gas from within the conduit to ambient atmosphere. The vent assembly is configured so as to minimize noise associated with the flow of exhaust gas passing to atmosphere, diffuse the flow of exhaust gas passing to ambient atmosphere over a relatively large area, and minimize the area occupied by the venting assembly on the conduit.

Title
Exhaust port assembly for a pressure support system
Application Number
10/119673
Publication Number
6851425 (B2)
Application Date
April 10, 2002
Publication Date
February 8, 2005
Inventor
Lance Busch
Trafford
PA, US
Michael Bobeck
Sarver
PA, US
Winslow K Duff
Export
PA, US
Zachary D Paul
Pittsburgh
PA, US
Marcel D Jaffre
Wendel
PA, US
Agent
Michael W Haas
Assignee
Respironics
PA, US
IPC
A61M 016/00
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