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Roger A Gruenke, Russell L Trimble, Christopher D Lasnier, Steven W Loethen, Jiri G Orlt, James A Snook, Marilyn S Wyble: Inspiratory airway pressure system with admittance determining apparatus and method. Puritan Bennett Corporation, Hovey Williams Timmons & Collins, August 4, 1992: US05134995 (237 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for facilitating the respiration of a patient are disclosed which are particularly useful in treating mixed and obstructive sleep apnea and certain cardiovascular conditions, among others, by increasing nasal air pressure delivered to the patient's respiratory passages just p ...


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Roger A Gruenke, Russell L Trimble, Christopher D Lasnier, Steven W Loethen, Jiri G Orlt, James A Snook, Marilyn S Wyble: Inspiratory airway pressure system controlled by the detection and analysis of patient airway sounds. Puritan Bennett Corporation, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, November 9, 1993: US05259373 (182 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for facilitating the respiration of a patient detects patient airway sounds and resolves these sounds into audio component bands whereupon an analysis is performed to produce a trend value. In response, a pressure action is determined using the trend value for controlling the ...


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Roger A Gruenke, Russell L Trimble, Christopher D Lasnier, Steven W Loethen, Jiri G Orlt, James A Snook, Marilyn S Wyble: Apparatus for compensating for flow and pressure variances in pneumatic circuits. Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, August 18, 1998: US05794614 (77 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for facilitating the respiration of a patient are disclosed which are particularly useful in treating mixed and obstructive sleep apnea and certain cardiovascular conditions, among others, by increasing nasal air pressure delivered to the patient's respiratory passages just p ...