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John J O&apos Mahony, Mark Gelfand, Edward G Rychlick: Method and apparatus for blood withdrawal and infusion using a pressure controller. CHF Solutions, Nixon & Vanderhye P C, July 1, 2003: US06585675 (193 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for controlling blood withdrawal and infusion flow rate with the use of a pressure controller. The pressure controller uses pressure targets based upon occlusion limits that are calculated as a function of flow. The controller has the ability to switch from controlling withdra ...


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David M Rapoport, Robert G Norman, Roger A Gruenke: Method and apparatus for optimizing the continuous positive airway pressure for treating obstructive sleep apnea. New York University, Nellcor Puritan Bennett, Fulwider Lee & Utecht Patton, July 16, 1996: US05535739 (189 worldwide citation)

In the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea a method and apparatus are disclosed for optimizing the controlled positive pressure to minimize the flow of air from a flow generator while still ensuring that flow limitation in the patient's airway does not occur. In particular, the invention relates to ...


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David M Rapoport, Robert G Norman: Method and apparatus for optimizing the continuous positive airway pressure for treating obstructive sleep apnea. New York University, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, February 13, 1996: US05490502 (168 worldwide citation)

In the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea, a method and apparatus are disclosed for optimizing the controlled positive pressure to minimize the flow of air from a flow generator while still ensuring that flow limitation in the patient's airway does not occur. In particular, the invention relates t ...


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David M Rapoport, Robert G Norman: Method and apparatus for optimizing the continuous positive airway pressure for treating obstructive sleep apnea. New York University, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, September 8, 1998: US05803066 (148 worldwide citation)

In the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea, a method and apparatus are disclosed for detecting obstructive apnea and optimizing the controlled positive pressure to minimize the flow of air from a flow generator while still ensuring that flow limitation in the patient's airway does not occur. In par ...


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Douglas F DeVries, Arie Cohen: Medical ventilator system. Bear Medical Systems, Howard J Klein, Gabor L Szekeres, July 9, 1985: US04527557 (118 worldwide citation)

A volume ventilator is disclosed which has a balloon valve type exhalation valve for permitting release of gases to the ambient environment during the exhalation period of artificial ventilation or spontaneous breathing, or when there is excess proximal pressure in the ventilator system. A pressure ...


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Jose A Perez: Transurethral irrigation pressure controller. Urethral Devices Research, Jesus Sanchelima, April 14, 1981: US04261360 (109 worldwide citation)

The invention corresponds to a device used in conjunction with a resectoscope in endoscopic surgical operations which includes a housing, pumping means, means for controlling, measuring and displaying the speed of said pumping means in order to make corrections in the inflow and outflow rate of irri ...


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Torao Hattori: Belt type continuously variable transmission for vehicle. Honda Giken Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, Lyon & Lyon, November 21, 1989: US04881925 (101 worldwide citation)

A hydraulic pressure controller is provided between a hydraulic actuator for changing the effective radii of a drive V-pulley mounted on an input shaft and a driven V-pulley mounted on an output shaft and a hydraulic pump is provided for supplying hydraulic pressure to the hydraulic actuator. The hy ...


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David M Rapoport, Robert G Norman, Roger A Gruenke: Method and apparatus for optimizing the continuous positive airway pressure for treating obstructive sleep apnea. New York University, Puritan Bennett Corporation, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, October 9, 2001: US06299581 (100 worldwide citation)

In the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea, a method and apparatus are disclosed for optimizing the controlled positive pressure to minimize the flow of air from a flow generator while still ensuring that flow limitation in the patient's airway does not occur. In particular, the invention rela ...


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Ring Ling Chien, J Wallace Parce, Andrea W Chow, Anne Kopf Sill: Multi-reservoir pressure control system. Caliper Life Sciences, Donald R McKenna, July 12, 2005: US06915679 (94 worldwide citation)

Improved microfluidic devices, systems, and methods allow selective transportation of fluids within microfluidic channels of a microfluidic network by applying, controlling, and varying pressures at a plurality of reservoirs. Modeling the microfluidic network as a series of nodes connected together ...


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David M Rapoport, Robert G Norman: Method for optimizing the continuous positive airway pressure for treating obstructive sleep apnea. New York University, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, August 20, 1996: US05546933 (90 worldwide citation)

In the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea, a method and apparatus are disclosed for optimizing the controlled positive pressure to minimize the flow of air from a flow generator while still ensuring that flow limitation in the patient's airway does not occur. In particular, the invention relates t ...