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Michael J Banner, Paul B Blanch, Neil R Euliano, Jose C Principe: Ventilator monitor system and method of using same. University of Florida Research Foundation, Saliwanchik Lloyd & Saliwanchik, September 28, 2004: US06796305 (113 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a system and method for monitoring the ventilation support provided by a ventilator that is supplying a breathing gas to a patient via a breathing circuit that is in fluid communication with the lungs of the patient. The ventilator has a plurality of selectable ventila ...


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Michael J Banner, Paul B Blanch, Neil R Euliano, Jose C Principe: Medical ventilator and method of controlling same. University of Florida Research Foundation, Saliwanchik Lloyd & Saliwanchik, June 27, 2006: US07066173 (106 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of the present invention described and shown in the specification and drawings include a system and method for monitoring the ventilation support provided by a ventilator and automatically supplying a breathing gas to a patient via a breathing circuit that is in fluid communication with ...


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Paul B Blanch, Vikas Meka, Neil R Euliano: ) in patients receiving ventilator support, Method and apparatus for non-invasive prediction of intrinsic positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP. Convergent Engineering, Christine Q McLeod, Beusse Wolter Sanks Mora & Maire P A, July 21, 2009: US07562657 (89 worldwide citation)

The present invention describes a method and apparatus for non-invasive prediction of the “intrinsic positive end-expiratory pressure” (PEEPi) which is secondary to a trapping of gas, over and above that which is normal in the lungs; the presence of PEEPi imposes an additional workload upon the spon ...


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Richard J Melker, Michael J Banner, Samsun Lampotang, Paul B Blanch, Neil R Euliano, Ronald G Carovano: Hybrid microprocessor controlled ventilator unit. University of Florida, Dickstein Sharpiro Morin & Oshinsky, December 14, 1999: US06000396 (80 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for operating a ventilator in a primary electronic mode or in a back-up pneumatic mode during primary electronic mode failure. A method and apparatus for operating a ventilator in an advanced mode, having a number of ventilatory modes, or in a basic mode, having a limited numb ...


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Michael J Banner, Paul B Blanch, Neil R Euliano: Endotracheal tube pressure monitoring system and method of controlling same. Needle & Rosenberg P C, September 17, 2002: US06450164 (78 worldwide citation)

An endotracheal tube pressure monitoring system for an endotracheal tube having at least one pressure line in fluid communication with a major lumen of the endotracheal tube, a purging subsystem in fluid communication with at least one of the pressure lines, and a pressure monitoring subsystem in op ...


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Neil R Euliano, Jose C Principe, Vikas V Meka, Michael W Stahl Jr: Medication compliance system and associated methods. Neil R Euliano, Allen Dyer Doppelt Milbrath & Gilchrist P A, September 14, 2010: US07796043 (65 worldwide citation)

A system for monitoring medication compliance in a patient includes an electronic pill that includes a drug-transporting device and an antenna positioned on a surface of the drug-transporting device. A detector is positionable external a gastrointestinal tract of a patient for detecting a presence o ...


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Richard J Melker, Neil R Euliano: Method and apparatus for diagnosing respiratory disorders and determining the degree of exacerbations. University of Florida Research Foundation, Neil Euliano, Timothy H Van Dyke, Beusse Wolter Sanks Mora & Maire, August 31, 2010: US07785262 (46 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein are apparatuses and methods to monitor respiration and abnormal respiration events utilizing plethysmography. The apparatuses and methods provide an alternative to conventional respiration monitoring methods while enabling accurate yet minimally interruptive and invasive monitoring ...


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Michael J Banner, Paul B Blanch, Neil R Euliano: Endotracheal tube pressure monitoring system and method of controlling same. University of Florida, Saliwanchik Lloyd & Saliwanchik, May 30, 2006: US07051736 (39 worldwide citation)

An endotracheal tube pressure monitoring system for an endotracheal tube having at least pressure sensor in communication with a major lumen of the endotracheal tube, and a pressure monitoring subsystem in operative communication with the pressure sensor. The system may also have at least one fluid ...


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Neil R Euliano, Victor L Brennan, Paul B Blanch, Michael J Banner: Method and apparatus for predicting work of breathing. University of Florida Research Foundation, Saliwanchik Lloyd & Saliwanchik, September 16, 2008: US07425201 (35 worldwide citation)

A method of creating a non-invasive predictor of both physiologic and imposed patient effort from airway pressure and flow sensors attached to the patient using an adaptive mathematical model. The patient effort is commonly measured via work of breathing, power of breathing, or pressure-time product ...


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Richard J Melker, Michael J Banner, Samsun Lampotang, Paul B Blanch, Neil R Euliano, Ronald G Carovano: Hybrid microprocessor controlled ventilator unit. University of Florida Research Foundation, Saliwanchik Lloyd & Saliwanchik, January 2, 2007: US07156095 (15 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for operating a ventilator in a primary electronic mode or in a back-up pneumatic mode during primary electronic mode failure. A method and apparatus for operating a ventilator in an advanced mode, having a number of ventilatory modes, or in a basic mode, having a limited numb ...