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Richard J Melker, Joachim S Gravenstein, George Worley: Specially configured lip/cheek pulse oximeter/photoplethysmography probes, selectively with sampler for capnography, and covering sleeves for same. University of Florida Research Foundation, Beta Biomed Services, Timothy H Van Dyke, Beusse Wolter Sanks Mora & Maire, October 24, 2006: US07127278 (194 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to novel lip/cheek probes for detection of pulse-based differences in light absorbence across the vascularized tissue of a lip or cheek of a patient. These probes are fabricated to provide signals to estimate arterial oxygen saturation, and/or to obtain other photopleth ...


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Samsun Lampotang, Joachim S Gravenstein, Johannes Hugo Maria van Oostrom: Ventilation apparatus and anesthesia delivery system. University of Florida, Needle & Rosenberg P C, October 17, 2000: US06131571 (190 worldwide citation)

A combination ventilation apparatus and anesthesia delivery system comprises a circulation loop within which oxygen and air or other clinical gas, or a mixture of air, oxygen, nitrous oxide or other clinical gas and anesthetics, are circulated by a variable speed centrifugal blower to a Y-piece whic ...


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Richard J Melker, Joachim S Gravenstein, George Worley: Specially configured nasal pulse oximeter/photoplethysmography probes, and combined nasal probe/cannula, selectively with sampler for capnography, and covering sleeves for same. University of Florida Research Foundation, Beta Biomed Services, Timothy H Van Dyke, Beusse Wolter Sanks Mora & Maire, April 4, 2006: US07024235 (189 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to novel nasal pulse oximeter probes that are configured to be placed across the septum of the nose. These probes are fabricated to provide signals to obtain arterial oxygen saturation and other photoplethysmographic data. The present invention also relates to a combine ...


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Samsun Lampotang, Michael S Good, Joachim S Gravenstein, Ronald G Carovano: Method and apparatus for simulating neuromuscular stimulation during medical surgery. University of Florida Research Foundation Incorporated, February 21, 1995: US05391081 (75 worldwide citation)

A method and associated apparatus for simulating neuromuscular stimulation in real time during simulated medical surgery using a manikin, such as ulnar nerve stimulation to detect the degree of neuromuscular blockade and external stimulation of nerves to produce evoked potentials so as to monitor th ...


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Samsun Lampotang, Willem L van Meurs, Michael L Good, Joachim S Gravenstein, Ronald G Carovano: Self regulating lung for simulated medical procedures. University of Florida Research Foundation Incorporated, Needle & Rosenberg P C, December 17, 1996: US05584701 (68 worldwide citation)

A self-regulating, simulated lung for use in real time in simulated medical procedures comprises at least one bellows capable of receiving and expelling gas, a means for actuating the bellows depending upon a time- and event-based script, a computer model or a combination thereof, at least one mass ...


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Samsun Lampotang, Willem L van Meurs, Michael L Good, Joachim S Gravenstein, Ronald G Carovano: Apparatus for and method of simulating the injection and volatilizing of a volatile drug. University of Florida Research Foundation, Needle & Rosenberg P C, April 6, 1999: US05890908 (49 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for injecting and volatilizing a volatile drug in a patient simulator, including a manikin, a gas supply and a drug volatilization device. The drug volatilization device includes a thermal conductor defining a gas propagation cavity, a sintered insert, and a needle accepting ...


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Samsun Lampotang, Willem L van Meurs, Michael L Good, Joachim S Gravenstein, Ronald G Carovano: Apparatus and method of simulating the determination of continuous blood gases in a patient simulator. University of Florida Research Foundation, Needle & Rosenberg P C, August 24, 1999: US05941710 (48 worldwide citation)

An integrated patient simulator for training or other purposes capable of realistically reacting to a current physiological state and physiological model. A patient simulator and method of patient simulation wherein a physical gas composition representative of a simulated alveolar gas composition in ...


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Samsun Lampotang, Dietrich Gravenstein, Joachim S Gravenstein, Nikolaus Gravenstein, Michael J Banner: CO.sub.2 diagnostic monitor. The University of Florida, Kerkam Stowell Kondracki & Clarke, May 29, 1990: US04928687 (39 worldwide citation)

A diagnostic monitor checks the carbon dioxide (CO.sub.2) content of a gas exiting a patient during endotracheal or esophageal intubation. A plurality of composition portions substantially change color in response to exposure to the carbon dioxide. The composition portions change color in response t ...


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Samsun Lampotang, Willem L van Meurs, Michael L Good, Joachim S Gravenstein, Ronald G Carovano: Apparatus and method for quantifying fluid delivered to a patient simulator. University of Florida Research Foundation, Needle &Rosenberg P C, March 16, 1999: US05882207 (36 worldwide citation)

A method and an apparatus for quantifying the amount of fluid administered to a patient simulator during simulated medical surgery. A fluid administered to a manikin and delivered to a reservoir associated with the manikin. The quantity of fluid administered is determined based on the change of weig ...


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Samsun Lampotang, Willem L van Meurs, Michael L Good, Joachim S Gravenstein, Ronald G Carovano: Apparatus and method for synchronizing cardiac rhythm related events. University of Florida Research Foundation, Needle & Rosenberg PC, June 23, 1998: US05769641 (23 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for synchronizing output devices related to a cardiac rhythm in real time in an integrated patient simulator during simulated medical surgery includes a manikin, at least one output device including devices for simulating a cardiac pulse and a radial pulse, a first computer a ...