US Patent Application No: 2008/0053,438

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Portable ventilator system

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A portable ventilator uses a ROOTS-type blower as a compressor to reduce both the size and power consumption of the ventilator. Various functional aspects of the ventilator are delegated to multiple subassemblies having dedicated controllers and software that interact with a ventilator processor to provide user interface functions, exhalation control and flow control servos, and monitoring of patient status. The ventilator overcomes noise problems through the use of noise reducing pressure compensating orifices on the ROOTS-type blower housing and multiple baffling chambers. The ventilator is configured with a highly portable form factor, and may be used as a stand-alone device or as a docked device having a docking cradle with enhanced interface and monitoring capabilities.

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Boyle, David Monrovia, CA 12 443
DeVries, Douglas F Kenmore, WA 30 1625
Holmes, Michael Corona, CA 21 503
Williams, Malcolm San Clemente, CA 48 747

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. (1)
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GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY (1)
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RESMED MOTOR TECHNOLOGIES INC. (1)
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D731048 EVQ diaphragm of an exhalation module 2 2013
D731065 EVQ pressure sensor filter of an exhalation module 2 2013
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