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Toru Sato, Naoto Okazaki, Toshihisa Hasegawa, Katsumasa Fujii, Kazukiyo Takano: Breath synchronized gas-insufflation device and method therefor. Tottori University, Spencer & Frank, August 18, 1987: US04686974 (148 worldwide citation)

Steady insufflation of a gas starts before the beginning of each inhalation, and a pulse-like peak flow insufflation of the gas is superposed on the steady insufflation for a short period of times at the beginning of the inhalation, and the steady insufflation is terminated before the end of the inh ...


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Toru Sato, Naoto Okazaki, Katsumasa Fujii: Breath-synchronized concentrated-oxygen supplier. Tottori University, Spencer & Frank, July 21, 1987: US04681099 (103 worldwide citation)

A breath-synchronized concentrated-oxygen supplier comprising an oxygen concentrator for producing and storing oxygen-enriched gas, and a buffer tank having an inlet connected to the oxygen concentrator and an outlet for temporarily storing the oxygen-enriched gas obtained from the concentrator. A v ...


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Toru Sato, Masafumi Saito: AFC in OFDM modulation by shift of a window along a reception sample sequence. NEC Corporation, Nippon Hoso Kyokai, Foley & Lardner, January 21, 1997: US05596582 (68 worldwide citation)

In a receiver for an OFDM modulated transmission signal including at least one synchronizing symbol in each frame, the synchronizing symbol is located by stepwise shifting a window along a reception sample sequence to make a cross-correlation calculator (55) calculate cross-correlation values betwee ...


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Toru Sato, Naoto Okazaki, Hironami Kubota, Hitoshi Suzuki: Method of and apparatus for analyzing propagation of arterial pulse waves through the circulatory system. Nihon Kohden, Toru Sato, Hoffmann & Baron, July 23, 1991: US05033472 (64 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for analyzing the propagation of arterial pulse waves in a patient's circulatory system. The apparatus comprises R-wave detecting means for outputting an R-wave timing signal at the time of detection of the R-wave component contained in a detected electrocardiographic signal. A ...


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Toru Sato: Emergency resuscitation apparatus. Nissho Corporation, February 28, 1995: US05392774 (60 worldwide citation)

An emergency resuscitation endoesophageal airway comprises an arch-shaped respiration tube closed at a distal end but opened at a proximal end; a first inflatable balloon of a rubber-like elastic material attached to the respiration tube at a position close to the distal end thereof for closing an e ...


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Toru Sato: Method of producing oxygen rich gas utilizing an oxygen concentrator having good start-up characteristics. Osaka Oxygen, Frishauf Holtz Goodman & Woodward, May 25, 1982: US04331455 (60 worldwide citation)

A method of producing oxygen rich gas utilizing an oxygen concentrator having a plurality of parallel-connected moisture/nitrogen removing units alternately operated to produce an oxygen-rich gas and connected through respective flow regulating valves to a common buffer tank for storing the gas thus ...


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Toru Sato, Kozo Moriya: Synchronized feed type oxygen concentrator for use in an open breathing system. Sanyo Densihkogyo, Cushman Darby & Cushman, March 10, 1987: US04648395 (57 worldwide citation)

An oxygen concentrator for supplying enriched oxygen gas to an open breathing system of a human being or the like in synchronization with a breathing cycle of a patient is disclosed, comprising a thermocouple sensor and a control device for synchronizing the timing of opening an electromagnetic valv ...


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Toru Sato, Minoru Shibata, Shiro Agehama: Pharyngeal airway. Mallinckrodt Medical, Rothwell Figg Ernst & Kurz P C, April 28, 1998: US05743258 (48 worldwide citation)

A pharyngeal airway tube, without inserting any foreign matters in the trachea (T), can be easily inserted through the oral cavity (O) in the lower pharynx (P), and is capable of hermetically sealing a transitional region from the lower pharynx to the esophagus (E) and the periphery of the laryngeal ...


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Toru Sato, Toshihisa Hasegawa: Pressure regulator for cuff of endotracheal tube with superposition of ventilating pressure variation. Tottori University, Spencer & Frank, May 2, 1989: US04825862 (39 worldwide citation)

A cuff pressure regulator for controlling the pressure in an annular, collapsible and inflatable bag-like cuff of a cuffed endotracheal tube inserted in a patient's trachea, while allowing superposition of the patient's ventilatory pressure variation on the cuff pressure. The regulator has a second ...


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Toru Sato, Kazuhiro Yoneshige, Kazusato Kasuya, Kichiro Kato, Masahiko Masubuchi: Fuel discharge preventive device of gas engine. Aisan Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha, Cushman Darby & Cushman IP Group of Pillsbury Madison & Sutro, May 26, 1998: US05755210 (32 worldwide citation)

In a fuel discharge preventive device of a gas engine, in order to prevent high-pressure gaseous fuel remaining in a fuel distributing pipe when an engine is stopped, from leaking out of a gaseous fuel injection valve to be discharged to the open air, a fuel shut-off valve is provided in a fuel feed ...