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Gregory Alan Colla, John William Ernest Brydon: Monitoring the occurrence of apneic and hypopneic arousals. ResMed, Holland & Hart, July 18, 2000: US06091973 (164 worldwide citation)

The occurrence of an arousal in a patient associated with an apneic or hypopneic episode can be determined. Sensors are placed on a patient to obtain signals representative of at least two physiological variables, for example skin conductance, heart rate, and blood oxygen concentration. The signals ...


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Gregory Alan Colla, John William Ernest Brydon: Monitoring the occurrence of apneic and hypopneic arousals. ResMed, Pillsbury Winthrop, March 26, 2002: US06363270 (112 worldwide citation)

The occurrence of an arousal in a patient associated with an apneic or hypopneic episode car be determined. Sensors are placed on a patient to obtain signals representative of at least two physiological variables, for example skin conductance, heart rate and blood oxygen concentration. The signals a ...


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Gregory Newton Brewer, Gregory Alan Colla, Steven Paul Farrugia, Chinmayee Somaiya: Determination of mask fitting pressure and correct mask fit. ResMed, Pillsbury & Winthrop, July 30, 2002: US06425395 (89 worldwide citation)

A CPAP treatment apparatus, as one form of positive pressure ventilatory assistance, includes a turbine/blower, operated by a mechanically coupled electrical motor that receives air or breathable gas at an inlet thereof, and supplies the breathable gas at a delivery pressure to a delivery tube/hose ...


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Dieter Weismann, Gregory Alan Colla, Dirk Fiebelkron: Ventilating system for supplying a patient with respiratory gas and method for triggering the respiratory phases in said system. Dragerwerk, Walter Ottesen, July 15, 1997: US05647351 (80 worldwide citation)

A ventilating system for supplying a patient with respiratory gas has an apparatus for measuring a respiratory gas flow curve 27 and a respiratory gas pressure curve 28 and has an evaluation circuit 8 for processing at least the respiratory gas flow curve and switching over the respiratory phases. A ...


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Gregory Newton Brewer, Gregory Alan Colla, Steven Paul Farrugia, Chinmayee Somaiya: Determination of mask fitting pressure and correct mask fit. ResMed, Nixon & Vanderhye P C, September 5, 2006: US07100608 (29 worldwide citation)

A method for determining a mask-fit test pressure to be applied to a wearer's mask by ventilatory assistance apparatus includes adaptively determining the mask-fit pressure from prior use.


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Hary Soesanto Surjadi, Shane Darren Finn, Gregory Alan Colla: Auto-calibration of pressure transducer offset. Resmed, Pillsbury Winthrop, May 29, 2001: US06237592 (28 worldwide citation)

A flow generator for the supply of breathable gas, which includes an electric motor driving a turbine, control circuitry, a pressure transducer to sense delivery pressure at or remote from said flow generator and whose electrical output is connected to the control circuitry, and sensing means connec ...


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Hary Soesanto Surjadi, Shane Darren Finn, Gregory Alan Colla: Auto-calibration of pressure transducer offset. ResMed, Pillsbury Winthrop, June 3, 2003: US06571599 (9 worldwide citation)

A flow generator having use in the provision of CPAP or assisted ventilation treatment is disclosed The flow generator has a turbine for the supply of breathable gas which is driven by an electric motor and an associated motor power supply. The power supply in turn is controlled by a controller. A p ...


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Gregory Alan Colla, Barton John Kenyon: Fault diagnosis in CPAP and NIPPV devices. RESMED, Nixon & Vanderhye PC, March 21, 2017: US09597469

A ventilation device for non-invasive positive pressure ventilation (NIPPV) or continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) treatment of a patient has a gas flow generator, a gas delivery circuit optionally including a humidifier, a controller and sensors monitoring values of operational parameters of ...


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Gregory Newton Brewer, Gregory Alan Colla, Steven Paul Farrugia, Chinmayee Somaiya: Determination of mask fitting pressure and correct mask fit. ResMed, Nixon & Vanderhye P C, July 18, 2017: US09707361

CPAP treatment apparatus (10), as one form of positive pressure ventilatory assistance, is disclosed. A turbine/blower (14), operated by a mechanically coupled electrical motor (16), receives air or breathable gas at an inlet (18) thereof, and supplies the breathable gas at a delivery pressure to a ...


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Gregory Newton Brewer, Gregory Alan Colla, Steven Paul Farrugia, Chinmayee Somaiya: Determination of mask fitting pressure and correct mask fit. Pillsbury Winthrop, May 16, 2002: US20020056452-A1

CPAP treatment apparatus (10), as one form of positive pressure ventilatory assistance, is disclosed. A turbine/blower (14), operated by a mechanically coupled electrical motor (16), receives air or breathable gas at an inlet (18) thereof, and supplies the breathable gas at a delivery pressure to a ...