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Mehdi M Jafari, Jeffrey K Aviano, Rhomere S Jimenez, Gail F Upham: Leak-compensated flow triggering and cycling in medical ventilators. Nellcor Puritan Bennett, Merchant & Gould P C, September 25, 2012: US08272379 (111 worldwide citation)

This disclosure describes systems and methods for compensating for inelastic and elastic leaks in a ventilation system. The disclosure describes a model-based enhancement to conventional flow triggering and cycling methodologies that improves the timing and patient work of flow-based triggering and ...


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Mehdi M Jafari, Jeffrey K Aviano, Rhomere S Jimenez, Gail F Upham: Leak-compensated pressure triggering in medical ventilators. Nellcor Puritan Bennett, Merchant & Gould PC, September 25, 2012: US08272380 (111 worldwide citation)

This disclosure describes systems and methods for compensating for inelastic and elastic leaks in a ventilation system. The disclosure describes a model-based enhancement to conventional pressure triggering methodology that optimizes the timing and patient work of pressure triggering performance. Th ...


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Mehdi M Jafari, Rhomere S Jimenez, Gail F Upham, Jeffrey K Aviano: Leak-compensated proportional assist ventilation. Nellcor Puritan Bennett, Merchant & Gould P C, September 18, 2012: US08267085 (101 worldwide citation)

This disclosure describes systems and methods for compensating for leakage when during delivery of gas from a medical ventilator in a proportional assist mode to a patient. The technology described herein includes systems and methods to compensate the delivery of PA ventilation for leakage in the pa ...


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Mehdi M Jafari, Rhomere S Jimenez, Gail F Upham, Jeffrey K Aviano: Leak-compensated pressure regulated volume control ventilation. Covidien, April 16, 2013: US08418691 (7 worldwide citation)

This disclosure describes systems and methods for compensating for leakage when during delivery of gas to a patient from a medical ventilator in a pressure regulated volume control (PRVC) ventilation mode. The technology described herein includes systems and methods that compensate the delivery of P ...


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Mehdi M Jafari, Rhomere S Jimenez, Gail F Upham, Jeffrey K Aviano: Leak-compensated respiratory mechanics estimation in medical ventilators. Covidien, April 23, 2013: US08424521 (6 worldwide citation)

This disclosure describes systems and methods for compensating for leakage when determining the respiratory mechanics of a patient during delivery of gas from a medical ventilator to a patient. The systems and methods include monitoring an instantaneous flow in the ventilation system based on one or ...


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Mehdi M Jafari, Rhomere S Jimenez, Gail F Upham, Jeffrey K Aviano: Leak-compensated proportional assist ventilation. Covidien, May 28, 2013: US08448641 (5 worldwide citation)

This disclosure describes systems and methods for compensating for leakage when during delivery of gas from a medical ventilator in a proportional assist mode to a patient. The technology described herein includes systems and methods to compensate the delivery of PA ventilation for leakage in the pa ...


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Mehdi M Jafari, Rhomere S Jimenez, Gail F Upham, Jeffrey K Aviano: Leak-compensated proportional assist ventilation. Covidien, Merchant & Gould P C, March 17, 2015: US08978650

This disclosure describes systems and methods for compensating for leakage when during delivery of gas from a medical ventilator in a proportional assist mode to a patient. The technology described herein includes systems and methods to compensate the delivery of PA ventilation for leakage in the pa ...


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Mehdi M Jafari, Rhomere S Jimenez, Gail F Upham, Jeffrey K Aviano: Leak-compensated pressure regulated volume control ventilation. Covidien, Merchant & Gould P C, March 10, 2015: US08973577

This disclosure describes systems and methods for compensating for leakage when during delivery of gas to a patient from a medical ventilator in a pressure regulated volume control (PRVC) ventilation mode. The technology described herein includes systems and methods that compensate the delivery of P ...


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Medhi M Jafari, Jeffrey K Aviano, Daniel G Grabol, Edward R McCoy, Gail F Upham: Inverse sawtooth pressure wave train purging in medical ventilators. Covidien, September 10, 2013: US08528554

This disclosure describes systems and methods for purging narrow diameter sensor tubing, occasionally referred to as “sensor lines,” in a ventilation system. The disclosure describes a novel approach in which a series of short, periodic releases of pressurized gas through the sensor tubes are used t ...


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Mehdi M Jafari, Edward R McCoy, Rhomere S Jimenez, Gail F Upham: Event-based delay detection and control of networked systems in medical ventilation. Covidien, Merchant & Gould P C, April 5, 2016: US09302061

This disclosure describes systems and methods for detecting and quantifying transmission delays associated with distributed sensing and monitoring functions within a ventilatory system. Specifically, the present methods and systems described herein define an event-based delay detection algorithm for ...