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William A Truschel, Winslow K Duff, Michael T Kane, Andrew L Shissler: Pressure support system and method. RIC Investments, Michael W Haas, May 16, 2006: US07044129 (39 worldwide citation)

A pressure generating system and method for generating a flow of fluid at a pressure above atmospheric pressure. The system includes a pressure generator and a pressure regulator downstream of the pressure generator. The system monitors a characteristic associated with the pressure regulator, the fl ...


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James Pawlikowski, Andrew L Shissler, Michael T Kane, Winslow K Duff: System and method for upgrading a pressure generating system. RIC Investments, Michael W Haas, August 11, 2009: US07574368 (12 worldwide citation)

A method of upgrading a medical device having a controller that controls operation of the medical device according to an operating routine executed by the controller. Upgrading the medical device includes communicating an external device, such as a conventional computer, with the controller. An exte ...


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Andrew L Shissler, Peter Douglas Hill, Birpal Singh Sachdev: System and method of detecting and responding to spontaneous respiration subsequent to a respiratory event. KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS, Michael W Haas, March 29, 2016: US09295797 (2 worldwide citation)

A pressurized flow of breathable gas is delivered to the airway of a subject in accordance with a therapy regime. Responsive to the subject resuming respiration after a respiratory event, delivery of the pressurized flow of breathable gas is resumed at an inhalation in the therapy regime. As such, t ...


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William A Truschel, Winslow K Duff, Michael T Kane, Andrew L Shissler: Pressure support system and method. RIC Investments, Michael W Haas, October 29, 2013: US08567398

A pressure generating system and method for generating a flow of fluid at a pressure above atmospheric pressure. The system includes a pressure generator and a valve that controls the pressure/flow of gas delivered to the patient. The system monitors energy provided to the valve, a characteristics a ...


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William A Truschel, Andrew L Shissler, Winslow K Duff, Mark C McDermott, Michael H Kissel: Ventilator with limp mode. Koninklijke Philips, Michael W Haas, May 6, 2014: US08714152

A method of operating a ventilator that includes steps of (a) providing a specified ventilation therapy to a patient through a ventilator according to a specification; (b) determining and storing a backup parameter relating to the operation of the ventilator or the breathing of the patient during th ...


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Andrew L Shissler, Patrick W Truitt, William A Truschel: Respiratory device measurement system. RIC Investments, Michael W Haas, October 22, 2013: US08561611

A gas delivery system including a pressure generator, a pressure sensor, a control valve, and a processor. The pressure generator pressurizes breathable gas for delivery to a patient. The pressure sensor measures a pressure difference between the pressurized breathable gas and atmospheric pressure. ...


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Andrew L Shissler, Patrick W Truitt, William A Truschel: Respiratory device measurement system. RIC Investments, Michael W Haas Intellectual Property Counsel, Respironics, December 21, 2006: US20060283450-A1

A gas delivery system comprising a pressure generator, a pressure sensor, a control valve, and a processor. The pressure generator pressurizes breathable gas for delivery to a patient. The pressure sensor measures a pressure difference between the pressurized breathable gas and atmospheric pressure. ...


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James Pawlikowski, Andrew L Shissler, Michael T Kane, Winslow K Duff: System and method for upgrading a medical device. Respironics, Michael W Haas, Respironics, June 20, 2002: US20020077856-A1

A method of upgrading a medical device having a controller that controls operation of the medical device according to an operating routine executed by the controller. Upgrading the medical device includes communicating an external device, such as a conventional computer, with the controller. An exte ...


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William A Truschel, Winslow K Duff, Michael T Kane, Andrew L Shissler: Pressure support system and method. RIC Investments, Michael W Haas Intellectual Property Counsel, Respironics, June 22, 2006: US20060130835-A1

A pressure generating system and method for generating a flow of fluid at a pressure above atmospheric pressure. The system includes a pressure generator and a valve that controls the pressure/flow of gas delivered to the patient. The system monitors energy provided to the valve, a characteristics a ...


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William A Truschel, Andrew L Shissler, Winslow K Duff, Mark C McDermott, Michael H Kissel: Ventilator with limp mode. Koninklijke Philips Electronics, September 1, 2011: US20110209706-A1

A method of operating a ventilator that includes steps of (a) providing a specified ventilation therapy to a patient through a ventilator according to a specification; (b) determining and storing a backup parameter relating to the operation of the ventilator or the breathing of the patient during th ...