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Marcel D Jaffre, Zachary D Paul, Winslow K Duff, Michael Bobeck, Lance Busch: Exhaust port assembly for a pressure support system. Respironics, Michael W Haas, February 8, 2005: US06851425 (181 worldwide citation)

An exhaust port assembly comprising a conduit carries a flow of gas. A vent assembly having a fixed exhaust area is provided on the conduit for venting a flow of exhaust gas from within the conduit to ambient atmosphere. The vent assembly is configured so as to minimize noise associated with the flo ...


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Jason P Eaton, Richard J Lordo, Lance Busch, Peter Ho: Patient interface with forehead support system. RIC Investments, Michael W Haas, July 4, 2006: US07069932 (84 worldwide citation)

A patient interface having a forehead support adjustably. The forehead support assembly includes a support arm that is adjustably mounted to the mask shell, thereby allowing the adjustment of the distance between the forehead support bracket and the mask shell in order to adjust for patient's of dif ...


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Eugene N Scarberry, Eric W Starr, Mark H Sanders, Robert R Rogers, Shari Barnett, Lance Busch: Intraoral apparatus for enhancing airway patency. Respironics, Michael W Haas, April 12, 2005: US06877513 (64 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for selectively positioning intraoral anatomic features of a human patient to enhance upper airway stability for use alone or in combination with positive airway pressure as therapeutic treatment for obstructive sleep apnea and other conditions, such as snoring, which are symptomatic of ...


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Peter Ho, Lance Busch, Jian An Jiang: Patient interface with forehead and chin support. RIC Investments, Michael W Haas, May 23, 2006: US07047971 (37 worldwide citation)

A patient interface gas delivery mask having a forehead and chin support system including a forehead support, a chin support, and a system for supplying a flow of gas to a patient that incorporates such a mask, forehead support, and chin support. The forehead support includes a supporting arm which ...


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Peter Chi Fai Ho, Lance Busch, Jerome Matula Jr: Cheek-mounted patient interface. Respironics Respiratory Drug Delivery, Timothy A Nathan, December 1, 2009: US07624735 (36 worldwide citation)

A patient interface that includes a support body having a cushion and cheek interfaces. Collectively, the cushion and cheek interfaces operate to distribute compressive forces exerted on the user's face. The support body of the patient interface is constructed from a flexible material to impart addi ...


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Lance Busch, Peter Chi Fai Ho: Magnetic coupling assembly and method of using same. RIC Investments, Michael W Haas, September 14, 2010: US07793987 (35 worldwide citation)

A magnetic coupling assembly for use in coupling portions of a gas delivery system. The magnetic coupling assembly includes a first member and a second member to be coupled together. The attractive forces between the first plurality of magnetic elements on the first member and a second plurality of ...


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Eugene N Scarberry, Eric W Starr, Shari S Barnett, Mark H Sanders, Robert R Rogers, Lance Busch: Intraoral apparatus for enhancing airway patency. RIC Investments, Richard J Coldren, Michael W Haas, February 12, 2008: US07328698 (32 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for selectively positioning intraoral anatomic features of a human patient to enhance upper airway stability for use alone or in combination with positive airway pressure as therapeutic treatment for obstructive sleep apnea and other conditions, such as snoring, which are symptomatic of ...


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Peter Ho, Jerome Matula, Richard J Lordo, Lance Busch, Derrik Andrews, Luke Stonis, Chris Von Dolhen: Patient interface assembly and system using same. RIC Investments, Michael W Haas, April 15, 2008: US07357136 (32 worldwide citation)

A patient interface assembly that includes a patient interface device, a headgear, and coupling member joining the interface device to a headgear. In one embodiment, a spring biases the interface device against the face during use. In a further embodiment, the patient interface device is a nasal cus ...


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Peter Chi Fai Ho, Lance Busch: Cushion inside a cushion patient interface. RIC Investments, Michael W Haas, October 30, 2007: US07287528 (28 worldwide citation)

A patient interface device including a cushion assembly having a cushion-in-a-cushion arrangement and a system for supplying a flow of gas to a patient using such an interface device. The patient interface includes a mask shell having a patient side and an outer side opposite the patient side adapte ...


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Peter Chi Fai Ho, Lance Busch: Cushion inside a cushion patient interface. RIC Investments, Michael W Haas, December 15, 2009: US07631644 (21 worldwide citation)

A patient interface device including a cushion assembly having a cushion-in-a-cushion arrangement and a system for supplying a flow of gas to a patient using such an interface device. The patient interface includes a mask shell having a patient side and an outer side opposite the patient side adapte ...