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Colin E Sullivan, Jakob W Bruderer: Nasal mask for CPAP having ballooning/moulding seal with wearers nose and facial contours. The University of Sydney, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt, September 14, 1993: US05243971 (396 worldwide citation)

A nasal mask which is suitable for use in a continuous positive airway pressure system. The mask has a face contacting portion mounted to a shell which is sized and shaped to overfit the nose region of an intended wearer, and the face contacting portion is in the form of a distendable membrane which ...


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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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Philip Rodney Kwok, Robert Edward Styles: Nasal mask and mask cushion therefor. ResMed, Holland & Hart, September 5, 2000: US06112746 (330 worldwide citation)

A nasal cushion (30) comprises a substantially triangularly shaped frame (32) from which extends a membrane (34). The frame (32) has a scalloped edge (36) by which the cushion (30) is affixed to a mask body. The membrane (34) has an aperture (38) into which the wearer's nose is received. The membran ...


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Jose Luis Correa, Diego Fontayne, Karl Dallas Kirk III, James T Collins III: Nasal mask and headgear. Respironics Georgia, Gerald R Boss Esq, Troutman Sanders, September 19, 2000: US06119694 (330 worldwide citation)

A nasal mask assembly having a nare seal for enclosing the nares of a patient and a pair of lateral support members for engaging the cheekbones of a patient and supporting the nasal mask assembly. An associated headgear assembly constructed of semi-rigid members are selectively interconnected for de ...


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Philip Rodney Kwok, Willedwin John Grant, Robert Stephen Matchett: Forehead support for facial mask. Resmed, Pillsbury Madison & Sutro, September 19, 2000: US06119693 (299 worldwide citation)

An adjustable forehead support for a nasal mask. The present invention discloses an adjustable forehead support for a nasal or full-face mask wherein the forehead support may be adjusted for the different shapes and sizes of a facial profile. The forehead support utilizes a dual-arm system which adj ...


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James P Froehlich, Joseph N Mitchell, Stephen M Jones: Control for CPAP apparatus. DeVilbiss Health Care, MacMillan Sobanski & Todd, September 3, 1996: US05551419 (250 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) respiratory therapy apparatus for treatment of apnea, hypopnea and other sleep disorders, and particularly to a control for the CPAP apparatus. A blower is connected through a hose and a mask, such as a nasal mask or a nasal cannula ...


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Kevin A Rudolph: Nasal mask. Hans Rudolph, John C McMahon, February 27, 2001: US06192886 (215 worldwide citation)

A nasal mask configured to be as unobtrusive as possible while providing an air-tight seal around the nose of a wearer comprises a flexible nasal cup having a nasal opening formed by an inner circumferential edge or rim thereof and opening into a nasal chamber. The cup also includes inner and outer ...


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James P Froehlich, Joseph N Mitchell, Stephen M Jones: Standby control for CPAP apparatus. DeVilbiss Health Care, MacMillan Sobanski Todd, April 2, 1996: US05503146 (188 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) respiratory therapy apparatus for treatment of apnea, hypopnea and other sleep disorders, and particularly to a standby control for automatically operating an air blower in CPAP apparatus. A blower is connected through a hose and a ...