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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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Patrick W Truitt, William A Truschel, Bernie F Hete, Michael Bobeck, Michael W Haas: Apparatus and method of providing high frequency variable pressure to a patient. Respironics, Michael W Haas, June 24, 2003: US06581596 (63 worldwide citation)

A high frequency pressure oscillation device that selective restricts the flow of breathing gas to or from a patient to produce pressure spikes in the patient's airway that facilitate clearing secretions from the patient's airway. The device includes a patient circuit that defines a closed ...


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Bernie F Hete, Michael Bobeck: Apparatus and method for providing high frequency variable pressure to a patient. Respironics, Michael W Haas, March 23, 2004: US06708690 (57 worldwide citation)

A high frequency pressure oscillation device and method of providing high frequency pressure oscillations to a patient. The device includes a patient circuit coupling a gas source to an airway of a patient, and a valve disposed in the patient circuit. The valve communicates the gas source with the p ...


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Jeffrey Kepler, Michael E Mort, Richard A Seman Jr, Mark DiMatteo, Christopher J McCracken, James S Vreeland, Steven B Radney, Michael Bobeck, Allan Cameron, David P Chastain, Patrick F McDermott, William J Palm, Roy A Thompson: Modular pressure support system. RIC Investments, Michael W Haas, March 16, 2010: US07677246 (47 worldwide citation)

A pressure support system that comprises a patient circuit, a docking assembly, and a tank. The patient circuit delivers a pressurized flow of breathable gas to a patient. The docking assembly has an inlet and an outlet that is adapted to receive the pressurized flow of breathable gas, and is also a ...


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Patrick W Truitt, William A Truschel, Bernie F Hete, Michael Bobeck, Michael W Haas: Apparatus and method for providing high frequency variable pressure to a patient. RIC Investments, Richard J Coldren, Michael W Haas, Timothy A Nathan, January 23, 2007: US07165547 (30 worldwide citation)

A high frequency pressure oscillation device that selective restricts the flow of breathing gas to or from a patient to produce pressure spikes in the patient's airway that facilitate clearing secretions from the patient's airway. The device includes a patient circuit that defines a closed path betw ...


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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. Ric Investments, Michael W Haas, August 4, 2009: US07568482 (16 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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Patrick W Truitt, Michael Bobeck: Flow sensor and flow resistive element. RIC Investments, Michael W Haas, July 12, 2005: US06915705 (15 worldwide citation)

A flow sensor is disclosed that measures a flow of fluid passing through a conduit and a flow resistive element for use in such a flow sensor. The flow sensor includes a housing having a main channel defined therethrough. A flow resistive element is disposed in the housing across the main channel. T ...


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Marcel Douglas Jaffre, Zachary Dean Paul, Winslow K Duff, Michael Bobeck, Lance Ranard Busch: Exhaust port assembly for a pressure support system. RIC Investments, Michael W Haas, November 22, 2011: US08061355 (10 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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Jeffrey Kepler, Michael E Mort, Richard A Seman Jr, Mark William DiMatteo, Christopher J McCracken, James S Vreelan, Steven B Radney, Michael Bobeck, Allen Cameron, David P Chastain, Patrick F McDermott, William J Palm, Roy A Thompson: Modular pressure support system and method. RIC Investments, Michael W Haas, February 19, 2013: US08375945 (7 worldwide citation)

A pressure support system that comprises a patient circuit, a docking assembly, and a tank. The patient circuit delivers a pressurized flow of breathable gas to a patient. The docking assembly has an inlet and an outlet that is adapted to receive the pressurized flow of breathable gas, and is also a ...


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Patrick W Truitt, Michael Bobeck: Fluid mixing apparatus, method and system using same. Respironics, Michael W Haas, August 13, 2002: US06431170 (4 worldwide citation)

A fluid mixing apparatus and method in a fluid supply system that mixes a secondary fluid flow with a primary fluid flow in such a manner so as to minimize disruption of the fluid flow profile for the primary fluid flow downstream of the mixing point as the secondary fluid flow is introduced to the ...