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Mark H Sanders, Ronald J Zdrojkowski: Method and apparatus for maintaining airway patency to treat sleep apnea and other disorders. Respironics, Carothers and Carothers, September 22, 1992: US05148802 (323 worldwide citation)

An improved methodology and apparatus for the treatment of sleep apnea through application of alternating high and low level positive airway pressure within the airway of the patient with the high and low airway pressure being coordinated with the spontaneous respiration of the patient.


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Eugene N Scarberry, Patrick M Handke, Mark H Sanders: Pressure application method. Respironics, J Stewart Brams, September 6, 1994: US05343878 (172 worldwide citation)

A method of treating sleep apnea by the novel application of pressure varying from ambient pressure to external portions of a patient's neck, and a novel breathing mask seal apparatus.


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Mark H Sanders, Ronald J Zdrojkowski: Breathing gas delivery method and apparatus. Respironics, J Stewart Brams, July 18, 1995: US05433193 (159 worldwide citation)

An improved methodology and apparatus for delivery of breathing gas such as fop the treatment of sleep apnea through application of alternating high and low level positive airway pressure within the airway of the patient with the high and low airway pressure being coordinated with the spontaneous re ...


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Ronald J Zdrojkowski, Mark H Sanders, Mark Estes: Breathing gas delivery method and apparatus. RIC Investments, Michael W Haas, September 27, 2005: US06948497 (102 worldwide citation)

An improved methodology and systems for delivery of breathing gas such as for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea through application of alternating high and low level positive airway pressure within the airway of the patient with the high and low airway pressure being coordinated with the spon ...


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Ronald J Zdrojkowski, Mark H Sanders, Mark Estes: Breathing gas delivery method and apparatus. Respironics, Michael W Haas, April 1, 2003: US06539940 (94 worldwide citation)

An improved methodology and systems for delivery of breathing gas such as for the treatment of obstructive sleep apena through application of alternating high and low level positive airway pressure within the airway of the patient with the high and low airway pressure being coordinated with the spon ...


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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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Jaroslaw Zarychta, Eugene N Scarberry, Mark H Sanders, Gregory L Walker, Mark F Sauerburger: Monitoring catheter and method of using same. Respironics, Michael W Haas, July 10, 2001: US06259938 (35 worldwide citation)

A monitoring catheter that inserts into the patient's esophagus alone or in combination with an existing catheter, such as a feeding or aspiration tube. The monitoring catheter includes a pair of EMG electrodes on an exposed surface that contact the patient's esophageal wall to measure the ...


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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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Eric W Starr, James A Scull, Eric Ayers, Bernie F Hete, Donald S Wilczek, Mark H Sanders: Apparatus and method for monitoring pressure related changes in the extra-thoracic arterial circulatory system. Ric Investments, Michael W Haas, June 22, 2010: US07740591 (32 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for monitoring changes in the intra-thoracic pressure of a patient due to the patient's respiratory activity or volumetric changes in the extra-thoracic arterial circulatory system due to cardiac function based on the changes in pressure in the patient's extra-thoracic arteria ...


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Eric W Starr, Eric Ayers, Bernie F Hete, Donald S Wilczek, James A Scull, Mark H Sanders: Apparatus and method for monitoring pressure related changes in the extra-thoracic arterial circulatory system. RIC Investments, Michael W Haas, January 1, 2013: US08343057

A method and apparatus for monitoring changes in the intra-thoracic pressure of a patient due to the patient's respiratory activity or volumetric changes in the extra-thoracic arterial circulatory system due to cardiac function based on the changes in pressure in the patient's extra-thoracic arteria ...