Laryngeal mask

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 5937860
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08843631

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A laryngeal mask of the type used to facilitate lung ventilation and the insertion of endo-tracheal tubes or related medical instruments through a patient's laryngeal opening as used during general anesthesia, intensive care, or critical patient care. The mask includes an inflatable positioning shield formed to fit within a patient's oropharynx and seal around the circumference of the laryngeal opening, the shield having an inflatable annular toroid peripheral portion, a contoured rear portion, and a recessed front. The mask also includes a flexible respiratory tube having an proximal end lumen, a gently curved tubular body of sufficient size to permit passage of endo-tracheal tubes, and related medical instruments, and a distal end passing through and secured to the proximal edge of the annular toroid peripheral portion. The distal end of the tube terminates at a distal lumen within the recessed front of the inflatable positioning shield such that tubes and instruments passing through the flexible respiratory tube will be directed into the laryngeal opening.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
COOKGAS, LLCST LOUIS, MO16

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Cook, Daniel J 1167 Hillside Dr., Richmond Heights, MO 63117 22 403

Cited Art Landscape

Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
MEDCARE MEDICAL GROUP, INC. (1)
* 5653231 Tracheostomy length single use suction catheter 63 1995
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (1)
* 5623921 Laryngeal mask airway and method for its use 81 1996
 
INDIAN OCEAN MEDICAL INC. (1)
* 5282464 Combined laryngeal mask and reflectance oximeter 108 1992
 
THE LARYNGEAL MASK COMPANY LIMITED (1)
* 5632271 Laryngeal mask with gastric-drainage feature 110 1996
* Cited By Examiner

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (20)
* 6196224 Perilaryngeal oral airway 34 1998
7040322 Combination artificial airway device and esophageal obturator 55 2002
* 2004/0020,491 Combination artificial airway device and esophageal obturator 27 2002
7762261 Combination artificial airway device and esophageal obturator 21 2006
* 7992562 Laryngeal mask airway installation kit, laryngeal mask airway with a stylet, and stylet 4 2007
* 2009/0090,358 Laryngeal Mask Airway Installation Kit, Laryngeal Mask Airway with a Stylet, and Stylet 3 2007
* 2010/0288,289 AIRWAY DEVICE 18 2008
* 8424516 Ventilating tube and stylet system 2 2009
* 2011/0000,485 Ventilating tube and stylet system 1 2009
* 2010/0126,512 AIRWAY DEVICE 14 2009
* 2010/0242,957 Combination Artificial Airway Device and Esophageal Obturator 18 2010
8485188 Airway device 2 2010
* 2010/0319,704 AIRWAY DEVICE 1 2010
D668759 Medical device 2 2011
9974912 Artificial airway device 0 2011
* 8778248 Method of manufacturing an airway device 0 2012
9937311 Stopper device 0 2013
9475223 Method of manufacturing an airway device 0 2014
9266268 Method of manufacturing an airway device 0 2014
9463296 Laryngeal mask with piriform-fossa conduit 0 2014
 
TELEFLEX LIFE SCIENCES UNLIMITED COMPANY (30)
6439232 Laryngeal mask airway device 70 1999
7156100 Laryngeal mask airway device 21 1999
6705318 Disposable LMA 61 2000
7159589 Disposable laryngeal mask airway device 16 2002
6792948 Laryngeal mask airway device with airway tube having flattened outer circumference and elliptical inner airway passage 25 2003
* 2004/0139,971 Laryngeal mask airway device with airway tube having flattened outer circumference and elliptical inner airway passage 1 2003
7134431 Laryngeal mask airway device with position controlling tab 34 2003
* 2005/0051,173 Laryngeal mask airway device with position controlling tab 18 2003
7128071 Intubating laryngeal mask airway device with fiber optic assembly 40 2003
* 2005/0051,175 INTUBATING LARYNGEAL MASK AIRWAY DEVICE WITH FIBER OPTIC ASSEMBLY 14 2003
* 6918388 Intubating laryngeal mask 23 2003
* 2004/0060,564 Intubating laryngeal mask 1 2003
7097802 Disposable LMA 30 2004
* 2004/0187,872 Disposable LMA 1 2004
7004169 Laryngeal mask with large-bore gastric drainage 39 2004
* 2005/0066,975 Laryngeal mask with large-bore gastric drainage 25 2004
7506648 Laryngeal mask airway device 17 2005
* 2005/0274,383 Laryngeal mask airway device 19 2005
7305985 Laryngeal mask airway device 33 2006
7493901 Laryngeal mask airway device 7 2006
* 2006/0254,596 Laryngeal mask airway device 10 2006
9522245 Laryngeal mask airway device and method of manufacture 0 2006
7896007 Intubating laryngeal mask airway device with fiber optic assembly 17 2006
* 2007/0119,460 Intubating laryngeal mask airway device with fiber optic assembly 1 2006
9675772 Artificial airway device 0 2011
9027559 Laryngeal mask airway device with airway tube having flattened outer circumference and elliptical inner airway passage 0 2011
8783256 Laryngeal mask airway device 0 2012
9694150 Laryngeal mask airway device 0 2012
9662465 Laryngeal mask airway device 0 2014
9498591 Laryngeal mask airway device with a support for preventing occlusion 0 2014
 
ASHKAL DEVELOPMENTS LIMITED (4)
9265905 Stopper device 2 2011
D761952 Airway device 0 2012
D769442 Airway device 0 2014
D768846 Airway device 0 2014
 
COOKGAS, LLC (15)
* 6705321 Laryngeal mask adapter 23 2001
* 2001/0017,135 Laryngeal mask adapter 0 2001
8631796 Laryngeal mask 3 2003
* 2004/0255,953 Laryngeal mask 1 2003
7900632 Laryngeal mask with esophageal blocker and bite block 10 2006
7784464 Laryngeal mask 0 2006
* 2008/0066,762 Laryngeal Mask 0 2006
7780900 Methods of forming a laryngeal mask 1 2006
* 2008/0078,398 Methods of forming a laryngeal mask 9 2006
7934502 Self-pressurizing supraglottic airway 6 2007
* 2008/0276,936 Self-Pressurizing Supraglottic Airway 7 2007
* 2009/0090,356 Supralaryngeal Airway Including Instrument Ramp 6 2007
8622060 Self-pressurizing supraglottic airway 5 2011
8978658 Self-pressurizing supraglottic airway 0 2014
9320864 Self-pressurizing supraglottic airway 0 2015
 
TALRIA LIMITED (3)
* 2006/0207,601 Airway device 28 2004
* 2005/0081,861 Airway device 36 2004
D665495 Medical device 13 2010
 
INDIAN OCEAN MEDICAL INC. (5)
* 7273053 Monitoring and control for a laryngeal mask airway device 11 2003
* 2003/0101,998 Monitoring and control for a laryngeal mask airway device 22 2003
7331346 Monitoring and control for a laryngeal mask airway device 5 2003
* 2003/0172,925 Monitoring and control for a laryngeal mask airway device 27 2003
* 2007/0102,001 DISPOSABLE LARYNGEAL MASK AIRWAY DEVICE 10 2006
 
Nasir, Muhammad Aslam (1)
D665254 Airway device packaging 4 2011
 
SMITHS INDUSTRIES PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANY (1)
* 6240922 Laryngeal mask assemblies 38 1998
 
ECOLAB USA INC. (2)
8800566 Airway devices, tube securing devices, and methods of making and using the same 0 2010
* 2011/0120,474 AIRWAY DEVICES, TUBE SECURING DEVICES, AND METHODS OF MAKING AND USING THE SAME 0 2010
 
COVIDIEN LP (2)
7096868 Laryngeal airway device 42 2004
* 2005/0199,244 Laryngeal airway device 8 2004
 
NASIR, MUHAMMED ASLAM (4)
D688787 Airway device cap and strap holder 2 2011
D712244 Medical device package 0 2012
D693920 Airway device 9 2013
D734662 Medical device package 0 2013
 
Evergreen Medical Incorporated (4)
6634354 Laryngeal mask airway 11 2001
6668821 Laryngeal mask airway 17 2001
6895966 Laryngeal mask airway 9 2003
* 2005/0139,220 Method and apparatus for ventilation / oxygenation during guided insertion of an endotracheal tube 23 2005
 
ENGINEERED MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
7040312 Perilaryngeal oral airway with flexible tip guide 28 2002
 
Intersurgical UAB (2)
7806119 Airway device 16 2004
8215307 Airway device 13 2004
 
SMITHS GROUP PLC (2)
* 5983897 Laryngeal mask assemblies 45 1998
* 6481436 Obturators and tube assemblies 15 2000
 
LMA International (2)
* 2008/0053,455 Laryngeal mask airway device with airway tube having flattened outer circumference and elliptical inner airway passage 0 2007
* 2008/0060,655 LARYNGEAL MASK AIRWAY DEVICE 6 2007
 
THE LARYNGEAL MASK COMPANY LIMITED (3)
RE39938 Gastro-laryngeal mask 27 2001
* 2003/0051,734 Laryngeal mask airway device 29 2002
* 2009/0007,920 LARYNGEAL MASK AIRWAY DEVICE 0 2008
 
REGULON, INC. (1)
* 2003/0185,879 Therapy for human cancers using cisplatin and other drugs or genes encapsulated into liposomes 10 2003
 
INTERSURGICAL AG (1)
9592358 Respiratory interface devices 0 2009
 
TELEFLEX LIFE SCIENCES (2)
9265904 Artificial airway 0 2010
9528897 Pressure indicator 0 2010
 
MICROTEK MEDICAL, INC. (3)
* 2009/0101,140 AIRWAY DEVICES AND METHODS OF MAKING AND USING THE SAME 3 2008
8356597 Airway devices, tube securing devices, and methods of making and using the same 0 2009
* 2010/0212,671 Airway Devices, Tube Securing Devices, and Methods of Making and Using the Same 2 2009
 
BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA (2)
* 7174889 Device for insertion of endotracheal tube 7 2004
* 2005/0268,917 Device for insertion of endotracheal tube 2 2004
* Cited By Examiner