09675768 cites 33 patents.

An aerosol transfer device for medical aerosol generators includes a body, fluidically coupled to a nebulizer and to a patient interface. An ambient air intake is formed into a lower body. The body is shaped and configured to optimize mixing of ambient air from the ambient air intake and the aerosol generated by the nebulizer, resulting in the formation of an aerosol plume having optimum characteristics for delivery of the aerosol to the patient's pulmonary system, such as the central or deep lung regions. The shape and dimensions of the body are further designed to minimize aerosol deposition, thus improving delivery efficiency.

Title
Aerosolization device
Application Number
14/975381
Publication Number
9675768 (B2)
Application Date
December 18, 2015
Publication Date
June 13, 2017
Inventor
Nani P Kadrichu
San Carlos
CA, US
James B Fink
San Mateo
CA, US
Agent
Mark A Wilson
Assignee
Nektar Therapeutics
CA, US
IPC
A61M 16/00
A61M 16/20
A61M 16/10
A61M 11/02
A61M 16/08
A61M 15/02
A61M 16/06
A61M 16/04
A61M 15/00
A61M 11/00
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