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Hossein Nadjafizadeh, Pascal Nicolazzi, Véronique Griller Lanoir: Gas supply for sleep apnea. Mallinckrodt Developpement France, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, November 9, 2004: US06814074 (166 worldwide citation)

Controlled pressurized air is supplied to the upper anatomical airways of a patient suffering from a sleep disorder, such as apnoea. The apparatus measures the air flow and pressure to the airway, and determines whether to increase or decrease the pressure based on a determination of several factors ...


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Hossein Nadjafizadeh, Pascal Nicolazzi, Véronique Griller Lanoir: Gas supply device for sleep apnea. Mallinckrodt Developpement France, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, July 13, 2004: US06761167 (154 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for controlling air supplied under pressure to a patient suffering from sleep disorders such as apnoea. Controlled pressurized air is supplied to the patient's upper anatomical airways by the apparatus according to the methods of the present invention. The apparatus measur ...


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Hossein Nadjafizadeh, Pascal Nicolazzi, Véronique Griller Lanoir: Gas supply device for sleep apnea. Mallinckrodt Developpement France, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, July 13, 2004: US06761168 (132 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for controlling air supplied under pressure to a patient suffering from sleep disorders such as apnoea. Controlled pressurized air is supplied to the patient's upper anatomical airways by the apparatus according to the methods of the present invention. The apparatus measur ...


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Hossein Nadjafizadeh, Pascal Nicolazzi, Véronique Griller Lanoir: Gas supply device for sleep apnea. Covidien, August 9, 2011: US07992557 (131 worldwide citation)

An apparatus is provided for controlling air supplied under pressure to a patient suffering from sleep disorders such as apnoea. The apparatus measures and/or calculates the inspiratory air flow, volume and pressure to the airway. Controlled pressurized air is supplied to the patient's upper anatomi ...


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Hossein Nadjafizadeh, Pascal Nicolazzi, Véronique Griller Lanoir: Gas supply device for sleep apnea. Mallinckrodt Developpement France, Baker Botts, May 13, 2008: US07370650 (129 worldwide citation)

An apparatus is provided for controlling air supplied under pressure to a patient suffering from sleep disorders such as apnoea. The apparatus measures and/or calculates the inspiratory air flow, volume and pressure to the airway. Controlled pressurized air is supplied to the patient's upper anatomi ...


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Philippe Perine, Julien Gentner, Benjamin Desfossez, Pascal Nicolazzi, Yves Gaudard, Hossein Nadjafizadeh: Systems and methods for managing pressure in a breathing assistance system. Nellcor Puritan Bennett, May 22, 2012: US08181648 (111 worldwide citation)

A breathing assistance system for providing breathing assistance to a patient is provided. The breathing assistance system may include a ventilation system for supplying a gas flow, a conduit operatively coupled to the ventilation system, and a pressure sensor configured to measure the pressure of t ...


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Pascal Nicolazzi, Michel Bagard: Regulation method for air flow in respirator - using rate of change of flow samples to detect inspiration, and comparison of flow with integral of inspiration flow to detect expiration. Sefam, March 11, 1994: FR2695320-A1 (24 worldwide citation)

The regulation method involves detecting the start of inspiration and expiration cycles of the patient, by monitoring successive regular samples of measured air flow. The start of inspiration is signalled when the rate of change between samples crosses a threshold value, and one of the samples excee ...


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Eric Lamboley, Pascal Nicolazzi, Patrick Michel: Respiratory assistance device for patients with apnea syndrome - has pressure detector between compressor and nasal mask which provides feedback signals for pressure control.. Sefam, February 18, 1994: FR2694697-A1 (2 worldwide citation)

The respiratory assistance device includes a compression system (2) which is connected to a nasal mask (1) by a tube (3) so as to deliver to the patient a pressurised gas. A pressure detector (5) is mounted between the compression system (2) and the mask (1). A control unit (4) sends a control signa ...


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Philippe Perine, Julien Gentner, Benjamin Desfossez, Pascal Nicolazzi, Yves Gaudard, Hossein Nadjafizadeh: Systems and methods for managing pressure in a breathing assistance system. Covidien, Merchant & Gould P C, May 13, 2014: US08720442

A breathing assistance system for providing breathing assistance to a patient is provided. The breathing assistance system may include a ventilation system for supplying a gas flow, a conduit operatively coupled to the ventilation system, and a pressure sensor configured to measure the pressure of t ...


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Julien Gentner, Pascal Nicolazzi, Laurent Mougel, Bertrand Poirot, Philippe Perine: Wireless, gas flow-powered sensor system for a breathing assistance system. Covidien, July 15, 2014: US08776790

A breathing assistance system for providing breathing assistance to a patient includes a gas delivery system configured to generate a gas flow, a patient interface configured to interface with the patient, a connection system connected between the gas delivery system and the patient interface and co ...