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Gardner J Kimm, Glen N Gee, Paul J Fennema, Warren G Sanborn: System and method for flow triggering of pressure supported ventilation. Puritan Bennett Corporation, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, November 10, 1992: US05161525 (250 worldwide citation)

The system and method for flow triggering pressure supported ventilation include a source of a predetermined, preinspiratory, constant flow of breathing gas to a patient, one or more flow sensors for measuring the rate of gas flow in a flow path communicating with the patient, means for determining ...


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Gardner J Kimm, Glen N Gee, Paul J Fennema, Warren G Sanborn: System and method for flow triggering of pressure supported ventilation by comparison of inhalation and exhalation flow rates. Puritan Bennett Corporation, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, August 26, 1997: US05660171 (237 worldwide citation)

The system and method for flow triggering pressure supported ventilation include a source of a predetermined, preinspiratory, constant flow of breathing gas to a patient, one or more flow sensors for measuring the rate of gas flow in a flow path communicating with the patient, means for determining ...


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Gardner J Kimm, Glen N Gee, Paul J Fennema, Warren G Sanborn: System and method for flow triggering of breath supported ventilation. Puritan Bennett Corporation, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, February 21, 1995: US05390666 (180 worldwide citation)

The method for flow triggering breath supported ventilation is accomplished by providing a system comprising a source of a predetermined, preinspiratory, constant flow of breathing gas and connecting such to a patient breathing attachment. One or more flow sensors measure the gas flow rate in a flow ...


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Paul L Woodring, Gardner J Kimm, Robert L Stephenson, David R Rogers, Donald J Novkov, Rebecca A Mabry, Steve Harrington: Medical ventilator. Respironics, Gerald R Boss, Ryan A Schneider, Troutman Sanders, April 8, 2003: US06543449 (167 worldwide citation)

A ventilatory system which may be operated in an invasive and a non-invasive mode is provided utilizing a graphical user interface for presenting only those controlled parameters utilized for that specific mode of operation. Volume and pressure ventilatory support parameters are included for invasiv ...


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Mehdi M Jafari, Gardner J Kimm, Karrie McGuigan: Medical ventilator triggering and cycling method and mechanism. Respironics, Michael W Haas, September 30, 2003: US06626175 (134 worldwide citation)

A medical ventilator system and method that triggers, cycles, or both based on patient effort, which is determined from cross-correlating patient flow and patient pressure. The medical ventilator is also controlled such that sensitivity to a patient initiated trigger increases as the expiratory phas ...


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Mehdi M Jafari, Gardner J Kimm, Karrie McGuigan: Medical ventilator triggering and cycling method and mechanism. RIC Investments, Michael W Haas, February 21, 2006: US07000612 (89 worldwide citation)

A medical ventilator system and method that triggers, cycles, or both based on patient effort, which is determined from cross-correlating patient flow and patient pressure. The medical ventilator is also controlled such that sensitivity to a patient initiated trigger increases as the expiratory phas ...


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Mehdi M Jafari, Gardner J Kimm, Karrie McGuigan: Medical ventilator triggering and cycling method and mechanism. Respironics, Michael W Haas, November 30, 2004: US06823866 (85 worldwide citation)

A medical ventilator system and method that triggers, cycles, or both based on patient effort, which is determined from cross-correlating patient flow and patient pressure. The medical ventilator is also controlled such that sensitivity to a patient initiated trigger increases as the expiratory phas ...


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Patrick Nguyen, Gardner J Kimm, Steve Han, Mabini M Arcilla: Medical ventilator with compressor heated exhalation filter. RIC Investments, April 19, 2011: US07926485 (10 worldwide citation)

A medical ventilator includes a pressure generator for increasing a pressure of gas that produces heat during the operation thereof. A heat sink spaced from the pressure generator is provided for absorbing heat from the pressure generator. A bacteria filter requiring heating in excess of an ambient ...


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Patrick Nguyen, Gardner J Kimm, Steve Han, Mabini M Arcilla: Medical ventilator with compressor heated exhalation filter. Koninklijke Philips Electronics, Michael W Haas, March 3, 2009: US07497215 (6 worldwide citation)

A medical ventilator includes a pressure generator for increasing a pressure of gas that produces heat during the operation thereof. A heat sink spaced from the pressure generator is provided for absorbing heat from the pressure generator. A bacteria filter requiring heating in excess of an ambient ...


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Bernie F Hete, Thomas A McCann, Gardner J Kimm: Insufflation system and method. RIC Investments, Michael W Haas, October 7, 2008: US07431031 (4 worldwide citation)

An insufflation system that includes a first tube that inserts into a patient's airway for providing a primary flow of breathing gas to such a patient. At least one insufflation catheter is provided in or within the first tube for delivering a flow of insufflation gas to the patient. In one embodime ...