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Patrick M Handke, John R Starr, Doris Wong: Nasal mask. Respironics, J Stewart Brams, March 10, 1998: US05724965 (331 worldwide citation)

A miniature nasal mask for supplying breathing gas to a human user through an interface with the user's nares, the interface being maintained by a contact seal which engages the user's face only within an area between the tip and immediately adjacent lateral flanks of the user's nose adjacent to the ...


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Shari S Barnett, Patrick M Handke, Kristine K Sabo, Eugene N Scarberry: Respiratory mask facial seal. Respironics, Reed Smith Shaw & McClay, July 15, 1997: US05647357 (253 worldwide citation)

An improved flexible respiratory mask facial seal, as well a respiratory mask incorporating such seal. The facial seal comprises an annular member including a peripheral sidewall bounded by an inner end and an outer end generally opposite the inner end. The inner end is adapted for attachment to the ...


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Shari S Barnett, Patrick M Handke, Kristine K Sabo, Eugene N Scarberry: Respiratory mask facial seal. Respironics, Reed Smith Shaw & McClay, March 23, 1999: US05884624 (188 worldwide citation)

An improved flexible respiratory mask facial seal, as well a respiratory mask incorporating such seal. The facial seal comprises an annular member including a peripheral sidewall bounded by an inner end and an outer end generally opposite the inner end. The inner end is adapted for attachment to the ...


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Eugene N Scarberry, Patrick M Handke: Respiratory mask with floating seal responsive to pressurized gas. Respironics, J Stewart Brams, February 20, 1996: US05492116 (179 worldwide citation)

A respiratory mask adapted to confront the face of a user in a manner to float with respect to the user's face on a cushion of gaseous medium contained within the mask for user breathing, the gaseous medium being contained within the mask by a flexible seal means carried by the mask and maintained i ...


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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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Eugene N Scarberry, Patrick M Handke: Mask apparatus. Respironics, J Stewart Brams, January 14, 1997: US05592938 (172 worldwide citation)

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


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Eugene N Scarberry, Patrick M Handke: Respiratory mask with floating seal responsive to pressurized gas. Respironics, J Stewart Brams, August 12, 1997: US05655527 (147 worldwide citation)

A respiratory mask adapted to confront the face of a user in a manner to float with respect to the user's face on a cushion of gaseous medium contained within the mask for user breathing, the gaseous medium being contained within the mask by a flexible seal means carried by the mask and maintained i ...


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Eugene N Scarberry, Patrick M Handke: Apparatus for application of pressure to a human body. J Stewart Brams, June 29, 1993: US05222478 (122 worldwide citation)

A respirator, resuscitator, wrap or sheath, breathing mask or the like which provides a closely form-fitting shell adapted to be disposed adjacent a portion of a human body to form intermediate the shell and the human body portion a thin section, minimal volume pressure containment chamber which rec ...


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Patrick M Handke: Valve apparatus. Respironics, Carothers & Carothers, April 3, 1990: US04913401 (63 worldwide citation)

A valve apparatus for installation in a fluid conveying conduit which is operable by deformation of valve elements to open and permit fluid flow therethrough.


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Shari S Barnett, Patrick M Handke, Virgina A Handke legal representative, Kristine K Sabo, Eugene N Scarberry, Ronald E White, Benedict R McElroy: Patient contacting seal and mask using same. RIC Investments, Michael W Haas, January 18, 2011: US07870859 (5 worldwide citation)

A seal and a respiraoty mask having a seal adapted for confronting engagement with a surface of a user to form an interface therewith. The seal includes a first portion defined by a gel substance. In one embodiment, the seal includes a selectively formable substance adapted to be molded from a first ...