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Samuel D Piper, James I C Lee, Gordon A Wong: Breath actuated medicinal aerosol delivery apparatus. Vortran Medical Technology, John P O Banion, January 2, 1996: US05479920 (303 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for delivering medicinal aerosol on-demand during patient inhalation wherein delivery of aerosol from a nebulizer (22) is optimized by synchronizing delivery to the inspiration of a patient (58)is disclosed. A control unit (32) monitors airway pressure and controls the flow of gas so th ...


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Otto G Raabe, James I C Lee, James C Hathaway: Intermittent signal actuated nebulizer synchronized to operate in the exhalation phase, and its method of use. Vortran Medical Technology, Limbach & Limbach, June 21, 1994: US05322057 (225 worldwide citation)

A self-contained, high capacity nebulizer, having automatic mixing and temperature control features is provided, and its method of use. The nebulizer is designed for use in conjunction with mechanical respirators, ventilators, or breathing machines, and for this purpose will use electrical signals g ...


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Samuel D Piper: Powder inhaler with aerosolization occurring within each individual powder receptacle. Vortran Medical Technology, John P O Banion, July 9, 1996: US05533502 (101 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for generating respirable aerosol internal to a selected one of a plurality of medicament receptacles (40) containing pre-measured amounts of powdered medicament is disclosed herein. The medicament receptacles (40) are disposed in a medicament carrier (38) contained within a housing (10 ...


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Otto G Raabe, James I C Lee: Intermittant signal actuated nebulizer. Vortran Medical Technology, Limbach Limbach & Sutton, January 14, 1992: US05080093 (70 worldwide citation)

A self-contained, high capacity nebulizer, having automatic mixing and temperature control features is provided. The nebulizer may be adapted for use in conjunction with mechanical respirators, ventilators, or breathing machines, and for this purpose will use electrical signals generated by or recei ...


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Otto G Raabe, James I C Lee: Intermittent signal actuated nebulizer. Vortran Medical Technology, Limbach Limbach & Sutton, May 23, 1989: US04832012 (45 worldwide citation)

A self-contained, high capacity nebulizer, having automatic mixing and temperature control features is provided. The nebulizer may be adapted for use in conjunction with mechanical respirators, ventilators, or breathing machines, and for this purpose will use electrical signals generated by or recei ...


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Samuel D Piper, Otto G Raabe, James I C Lee, Gordon A Wong: Universal nebulizer. Vortran Medical Technology, John P O Banion, February 22, 1994: US05287847 (36 worldwide citation)

A nebulizer (10) for generating high concentrations of inhalable medicinal aerosols over a wide range of flow rates and mass outputs for medical inhalation therapy applications. A primary orifice (26), secondary orifice (44), inter-orifice gap (54), stagnation baffle (60), and spray gap (66) are sca ...


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Gordon A Wong, James I C Lee, Gary M Peck: Inhalation device and method. Vortran Medical Technology, Limbach Limbach & Sutton, November 27, 1990: US04972830 (28 worldwide citation)

A device is disclosed for dispersing a fluid supplied from an external source having a feed supply. An inlet accepts a fluid from the feed supply for passing the fluid through an outer perimeter of the device in a downstream direction and has an axes contained in a plane. An outlet is provided downs ...


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Samuel D Piper, David A Blackney, Lysa S Kinoshita, Russell T Reid, Otto G Raabe, James I C Lee: Medicinal aerosol delivery system and method of use. Vortran Medical Technology, John P O Banion, February 22, 1994: US05287849 (27 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for administering medicinal aerosol to a patient's lungs through an endotracheal tube (22) connected to a ventilator (100) or other respiratory apparatus, in which a charging volume (26) connected to a nebulizer (102) for generating medicinal aerosol is inserted between the ve ...


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Wong Gordon A M D, Lee James I C, Peck Gary Michael: Inhalation device and method.. Vortran Medical Technology, March 29, 1989: EP0308524-A1 (5 worldwide citation)

A device is disclosed for dispersing a fluid supplied from an external source having feed means. An inlet (6) accepts a fluid from the feed means for passing the fluid through an outer perimeter of the device in a downstream direction and has an access contained in a plane. An outlet (22) is provide ...


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James I Chee Lee, Reza Saied, Glen M Thomson: Inhaler with breath actuated dose counter. Vortran Medical Technology 1, John P O Banion, October 13, 2009: US07600512 (2 worldwide citation)

A device is disclosed for dispensing a fluid supplied from an external fluid source. The device comprises a transducer adapted to receive a fluid from the fluid source, and a collapsible linkage coupling the transducer and the fluid source. The linkage has a collapsible joint inhibiting discharge of ...