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Keith G Lurie, Todd M Zielinski, Wolfgang Voelckel, Robert Patterson, Nemer Samniah, Scott McKnite, Karl Lindner: Stimulatory device and methods to electrically stimulate the phrenic nerve. CPRX, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, October 8, 2002: US06463327 (141 worldwide citation)

Provided are exemplary devices and methods for electrically stimulating the phrenic nerve. In one embodiment, electrodes are placed posterior and anterior in the region of the cervical vertebrae. Electrical current having a multi-phasic waveform is periodically applied to the electrodes to stimulate ...


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Keith G Lurie, Todd M Zielinski, Wolfgang Voelckel, Robert Patterson, Nemer Samniah, Scott McKnite, Karl Lindner: Stimulatory device and methods to electrically stimulate the phrenic nerve. CPRx, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, July 1, 2003: US06587726 (130 worldwide citation)

The invention provides exemplary devices and methods electrically stimulating the phrenic nerve. In one embodiment, electrodes are placed posterior and anterior in the region of the cervical vertebrae. Electrical current having a multi-phasic waveform is periodically applied to the electrodes to sti ...


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Keith G Lurie, Todd M Zielinski: Cardiopulmonary resuscitation ventilator and methods. CPRx, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, December 5, 2000: US06155257 (127 worldwide citation)

The invention provides systems and methods for ventilating a patient in association with cardiopulmonary resuscitation procedures. In one exemplary embodiment, a system comprises a ventilator to periodically supply respiratory gases to a patient's lungs. A sensor is provided to detect chest compress ...


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Keith G Lurie, David G Benditt: Methods and devices for performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation. CPRX, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, May 1, 2001: US06224562 (98 worldwide citation)

Provided are exemplary devices and methods for increasing cardiopulmonary circulation when performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation. In one exemplary method, a patient's chest is actively compressed during a compression phase. At least some of the respiratory muscles are stimulated to contract ...


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Keith G Lurie, David G Benditt, Todd M Zielinski, Wolfgang Voeckel, Robert Patterson: Stimulatory device and methods to enhance venous blood return during cardiopulmonary resuscitation. CPRx, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, November 6, 2001: US06312399 (81 worldwide citation)

The invention provides exemplary devices and methods for increasing cardiopulmonary circulation when performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation. In one exemplary method, a patient's chest is actively compressed during a compression phase. At least some of the respiratory muscles are stimulated to ...


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Keith G Lurie: Heart failure mask and methods for increasing negative intrathoracic pressures. CPRX, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, March 24, 1998: US05730122 (79 worldwide citation)

The invention provides methods and devices for treating a patient suffering from heart failure. According to one exemplary method, a facial mask is sealed around the patient's mouth and nose, with the mask including a one-way expiration valve and an inspiratory threshold valve. The threshold valve i ...


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Keith G Lurie, David G Benditt: Device and method for performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation. CPRX, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, May 22, 2001: US06234985 (75 worldwide citation)

Exemplary devices and methods for increasing cardiopulmonary circulation when performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation. In one exemplary method, a patient's chest is actively compressed during a compression phase. The diaphragm is then stimulated to contract during a recovery phase to cause an ...


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Keith G Lurie, Michael Sweeney, Barbara Gold: CPR device having valve for increasing the duration and magnitude of negative intrathoracic pressures. CPRX, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, December 2, 1997: US05692498 (61 worldwide citation)

According to the invention, methods and devices for increasing cardiopulmonary circulation induced by chest compression and decompression when performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation are provided. Cardiopulmonary circulation is increased according to the invention by impeding airflow into a patient ...


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Keith G Lurie, Michael Sweeney, Barbara Gold: CPR device and method with structure for increasing the duration and magnitude of negative intrathoracic pressures. CPRx, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, September 3, 1996: US05551420 (61 worldwide citation)

According to the invention, methods and devices for increasing cardiopulmonary circulation induced by chest compression and decompression when performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation are provided. Cardiopulmonary circulation is increased according to the invention by impeding air flow into a patien ...


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Keith G Lurie, Todd M Zielinski: Remote control arrhythmia analyzer and defibrillator. CPRX, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, October 1, 2002: US06459933 (56 worldwide citation)

A method for providing medical treatment to a patient at a location away from a medical facility comprises monitoring at least one physical parameter of a patient that is located away from a medical facility with a monitoring device. The monitored physical parameter is transmitted to a central contr ...