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Robert M Landis, Wayne W Disanza: Nasal positive airway pressure apparatus and method. November 18, 1997: US05687715 (278 worldwide citation)

A nasal positive airway pressure device is provided having a plenum chamber, a pair of nasal delivery members, and a variable orifice venting aperture member. The variable orifice venting aperture member preferably is mounted to the plenum chamber, but may be mounted at other locations in communicat ...


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Robert M Landis, Wayne W Disanza: Nasal positive airway pressure apparatus and method. Airways, December 26, 1995: US05477852 (278 worldwide citation)

A nasal positive airway pressure device is provided having a pair of nasal members each having a cannula tip to be inserted into the nares of the patient. Each cannula is tapered from a substantially circular cross-section outside the patient's nostril to a substantially oval cross-section at the ti ...


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Robert M Landis, Wayne W Disanza: Nasal positive airway pressure mask and method. Airways Associates, August 19, 1997: US05657752 (248 worldwide citation)

A nasal positive airway pressure mask is provided having a variable orifice venting aperture member. The variable orifice venting aperture member preferably is mounted to the mask frame, but may be mounted at other locations. The variable orifice vent aperture member expands under increased pressure ...


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Robert M Landis: Nasal continuous positive airway pressure apparatus and method. December 14, 1993: US05269296 (234 worldwide citation)

A nasal continuous positive airway pressure apparatus includes a pair of cannula each having an inflatable cuff to position the cannulae within the nares of a patient. The cannulae are connected to a source of positive air pressure to provide continuous positive nasal airway pressure. The cuffs may ...


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Robert M Landis: Safety sheath device. February 13, 1996: US05490841 (133 worldwide citation)

A needle protection device is disclosed having an elongate housing with a longitudinal needle entrance portion defined between two housing side walls. At least one hinged door member is provided extending across the entrance portion to enclose the needle within the housing. In one embodiment the hou ...


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Bernard Ackerman, Robert M Landis: Esophageal balloon catheter device. CooperSurgical, Lathrop & Gage LC, April 20, 2004: US06723053 (57 worldwide citation)

An esophageal catheter device including a catheter with a balloon pressure sensor affixed to an exterior surface of the catheter, and a stylet assembly including a stylet for providing appropriate rigidity to the catheter to aid insertion in the esophagus and a port for removably mounting a pressure ...


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Robert M Landis, Bernard Ackerman: Medical tube holder and support structure. Ackrad Laboratories, Kenneth R Schaefer, May 6, 1997: US05626565 (41 worldwide citation)

The invention is addressed to a medical tube holder of resilient material for the placement of endotracheal, gastrointestinal or other tubes relative to the body of a patient. The preferred embodiment includes body attachment site, a medical tube support extension projecting from the body attachment ...


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Bernard Ackerman, Robert M Landis: Access catheter apparatus for use in minimally invasive surgery and diagnostic procedures in the uterus and fallopian tubes. CooperSurgical, Lathrop & Gage LC, October 12, 2004: US06802825 (40 worldwide citation)

A catheter apparatus for gaining access into the uterine cavity in order to perform minimally invasive surgery or diagnostic procedures related to a uterus and fallopian tubes, includes a single-lumen catheter; and an elongated balloon disposed distally on the single-lumen catheter for insertion int ...


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Robert M Landis: Braking method and apparatus for an in-line roller skate. Morgan & Finnegan, June 14, 1994: US05320367 (34 worldwide citation)

A braking device for small recreational vehicles, such as roller skates or skateboards, having brake pads positioned in close proximity to the wheels of the recreational vehicle. The brake shoes are brought into operative contact with the wheels to effect braking under the action of a hand squeezabl ...


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Robert M Landis, Mark A Adelman: Guard for the blade of a knife. Morgan & Finnegan, December 1, 1998: US05843107 (24 worldwide citation)

A shield is provided for a surgical scalpel having a handle and a blade secured thereto. In one embodiment, the shield is slidably engaged with the blade, and movable between a position covering the cutting edge of the blade and a position exposing the cutting edge of the blade. An actuation mechani ...