US Patent No: 6,015,388

Number of patents in Portfolio can not be more than 2000

Method for analyzing breath waveforms as to their neuromuscular respiratory implications

2 Status Updates

Stats

ATTORNEY / AGENT: (SPONSORED)

Importance

Loading Importance Indicators... loading....

Abstract

See full text

A method for measuring respiratory drive includes determining a peak inspiratory flow and a peak inspiratory acceleration from a breath waveform derived from rib cage motion and abdominal motion using a plethysmograph or other external respiratory measuring device. The respiratory drive is ascertainable even during complete blockage of the respiratory system. The peak inspiratory drive derived using the inventive method is used to initiate inspiration in a mechanical ventilator and for determining an index describing a shape of the waveform for controlling a continuous positive air pressure (CPAP) device.

Loading the Abstract Image... loading....

First Claim

See full text

Family

Loading Family data... loading....

Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
ADIDAS AGHERZOGENAURACH137
NIMS, INC.VENTURA, CA4

International Classification(s)

  • [Classification Symbol]
  • [Patents Count]

Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Inman, D Michael Miami, FL 16 736
Sackner, Marvin A Miami Beach, FL 33 2275

Cited Art Landscape

Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (1)
* 5,617,847 Assisted breathing apparatus and tubing therefore 34 1995
 
RIC INVESTMENTS, LLC. (1)
* 5,535,738 Method and apparatus for providing proportional positive airway pressure to treat sleep disordered breathing 195 1994
 
VIVOMETRICS, INC. (1)
* 4,834,109 Single position non-invasive calibration technique 34 1987
 
Imperial College of Science, Technology & Medicine (1)
* 5,520,192 Apparatus for the monitoring and control of respiration 52 1994
 
S.M.C. Sleep Medicine Center (1)
* 5,720,709 Apparatus and method for measuring respiratory airway resistance and airway collapsibility in patients 28 1996
 
OISHI-KOGYO COMPANY (1)
* 5,348,008 Cardiorespiratory alert system 240 1992
* Cited By Examiner

Patent Citation Ranking

Forward Cite Landscape

Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (11)
6,748,252 System and method for automatic detection and indication of airway instability 90 2002
7,758,503 Microprocessor system for the analysis of physiologic and financial datasets 14 2002
7,081,095 Centralized hospital monitoring system for automatically detecting upper airway instability and for preventing and aborting adverse drug reactions 110 2002
7,115,097 Positive airway pressure notification system for treatment of breathing disorders during sleep 37 2003
7,398,115 Pulse oximetry relational alarm system for early recognition of instability and catastrophic occurrences 87 2005
7,668,579 System and method for the detection of physiologic response to stimulation 35 2006
8,187,201 System and method for applying continuous positive airway pressure 5 2006
8,152,732 Microprocessor system for the analysis of physiologic and financial datasets 4 2006
8,241,213 Microprocessor system for the analysis of physiologic datasets 4 2010
* 2012/0065,533 Positive Airway Pressure System and Method 8 2011
9,114,220 Systems and methods for triggering and cycling a ventilator based on reconstructed patient effort signal 0 2013
 
THE CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBURG HOSPITAL AUTHORITY D/B/A CAROLINAS MEDICAL CENTER (1)
6,575,918 Non-invasive device and method for the diagnosis of pulmonary vascular occlusions 21 2001
 
University Technologies International, Inc. (1)
6,752,150 Ventilatory stabilization technology 56 2000
 
CONVERGENT ENGINEERING, INC. (2)
* 7,562,657 ) in patients receiving ventilator support 62 2005
8,544,466 Method and apparatus for detecting and quantifying intrinsic positive end-expiratory pressure 0 2009
 
Lawrence A. Lynn (1)
9,042,952 System and method for automatic detection of a plurality of SPO2 time series pattern types 0 2006
 
DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY (1)
8,172,765 Method of assessment of airway variability in airway hyperresponsiveness 0 2005
 
COVIDIEN LP (18)
7,706,852 System and method for detection of unstable oxygen saturation 3 2006
8,398,555 System and method for detecting ventilatory instability 2 2008
8,275,553 System and method for evaluating physiological parameter data 5 2009
8,365,730 Method and system for classification of photo-plethysmographically detected respiratory effort 3 2009
8,826,907 Systems and methods for determining patient effort and/or respiratory parameters in a ventilation system 1 2009
8,485,184 Systems and methods for monitoring and displaying respiratory information 1 2009
8,485,183 Systems and methods for triggering and cycling a ventilator based on reconstructed patient effort signal 1 2009
8,485,185 Systems and methods for ventilation in proportion to patient effort 1 2009
8,434,481 Ventilator respiratory gas accumulator with dip tube 0 2010
8,434,483 Ventilator respiratory gas accumulator with sampling chamber 0 2010
8,434,484 Ventilator Respiratory Variable-Sized Gas Accumulator 0 2010
8,424,523 Ventilator respiratory gas accumulator with purge valve 0 2010
8,714,154 Systems and methods for automatic adjustment of ventilator settings 0 2011
8,776,792 Methods and systems for volume-targeted minimum pressure-control ventilation 0 2011
8,781,753 System and method for evaluating physiological parameter data 1 2012
9,044,558 Method and system for classification of photo-plethysmographically detected respiratory effort 0 2013
8,950,398 Supplemental gas safety system for a breathing assistance system 0 2013
9,089,665 Ventilator respiratory variable-sized gas accumulator 0 2013
 
RESMED LIMITED (3)
8,603,006 Method and apparatus for detecting ineffective inspiratory efforts and improving patient-ventilator interaction 0 2005
9,028,423 Distinguishing closed and open respiratory airway apneas by complex admittance values 0 2007
8,517,014 Methods and apparatus for monitoring the cardiovascular condition of patients with sleep disordered breathing 0 2010
 
ELA MEDICAL S.A.S. (1)
7,395,115 Detection and the treatment of ventilatory disorders during sleep for an active implantable medical device, in particular a pacemaker 4 2003
 
ADIDAS AG (20)
7,670,295 Systems and methods for ambulatory monitoring of physiological signs 43 2003
* 7,267,652 Systems and methods for respiratory event detection 38 2004
7,604,603 Method and system for extracting cardiac parameters from plethysmographic signals 9 2004
8,137,270 Method and system for processing data from ambulatory physiological monitoring 27 2004
* 2005/0240,087 Method and system for processing data from ambulatory physiological monitoring 88 2004
7,809,433 Method and system for limiting interference in electroencephalographic signals 10 2005
8,034,001 Sensors for inductive plethysmographic monitoring applications and apparel using same 2 2005
* 7,878,979 Methods and systems for determining dynamic hyperinflation 5 2006
8,033,996 Computer interfaces including physiologically guided avatars 16 2006
8,762,733 System and method for identity confirmation using physiologic biometrics to determine a physiologic fingerprint 0 2007
7,727,161 Systems and methods for monitoring cough 6 2007
8,790,272 Method and system for extracting cardiac parameters from plethysmographic signals 0 2007
8,177,724 System and method for snore detection and confirmation 0 2007
8,475,387 Automatic and ambulatory monitoring of congestive heart failure patients 1 2007
7,762,953 Systems and methods for non-invasive physiological monitoring of non-human animals 9 2007
8,971,936 Multimodal method and system for transmitting information about a subject 0 2010
8,475,371 Physiological monitoring garment 0 2010
8,628,480 Methods and systems for monitoring respiratory data 0 2010
8,790,255 Computer interfaces including physiologically guided avatars 1 2011
8,777,868 Sensors for inductive plethysmographic monitoring applications and apparel using same 0 2011
 
CARDIOPULMONARY CORPORATION (1)
6,668,829 System for automatically weaning a patient from a ventilator, and method thereof 73 2002
 
Wireless Medical, Inc. (1)
6,858,006 Cardiopulmonary monitoring 61 2001
 
PACESETTER, INC. (3)
7,690,378 Methods, systems and devices for monitoring respiratory disorders 14 2004
* 7,704,211 Method and apparatus for assessing fluid level in lungs 5 2005
9,022,030 Methods, systems and devices for monitoring respiratory disorders 0 2010
 
ORIDION MEDICAL 1987 LTD. (3)
* 8,414,488 Medical system, apparatus and method 9 2007
8,412,655 Medical system, apparatus and method 1 2008
* 2011/0105,935 VENTILATION ANALYSIS AND MONITORING 0 2009
 
SORIN CRM S.A.S. (1)
* 7,848,792 Detection of apneae and hypopneae in an active implantable medical device 0 2006
 
NEW YORK UNIVERSITY (6)
8,020,555 System and method for improved treatment of sleeping disorders using therapeutic positive airway pressure 1 2003
* 2004/0255,942 System and method for improved treatment of sleeping disorders using therapeutic positive airway pressure 0 2003
6,988,994 Positive airway pressure system and method for treatment of sleeping disorder in patient 11 2003
7,276,031 System and method for classifying patient's breathing using artificial neural network 7 2004
* 9,108,009 System and method for diagnosis and treatment of a breathing pattern of a patient 0 2014
* 2015/0107,594 System and Method for Diagnosis and Treatment of a Breathing Pattern of a Patient 0 2014
 
UTI LIMITED PARTNERSHIP (1)
7,073,501 Ventilatory stabilization technology 30 2004
 
NELLCOR PURITAN BENNETT LLC (1)
8,783,250 Methods and systems for transitory ventilation support 0 2011
 
UNIVERSITE PIERRE ET MARIE CURIE (PARIS 6) (1)
8,733,347 Device for detecting the improper adjustment of a ventilatory support machine used on a mammal 0 2007
 
TRUSTEES OF TUFTS COLLEGE (1)
* 7,094,206 System for measuring respiratory function 24 2002
 
HILL-ROM SERVICES PTE. LTD (1)
8,460,223 High frequency chest wall oscillation system 1 2007
 
UNIVERSITE DE MONTREAL (3)
* 7,021,310 Proportional pressure assist ventilation controlled by a diaphragm electromyographic signal 4 1999
7,661,427 Proportional pressure assist ventilation controlled by a diaphragm electromyographic signal 1 2003
6,920,878 Proportional pressure assist ventilation controlled by a diaphragm electromyographic signal 26 2003
 
SANYO ELECTRIC CO., LTD. (1)
7,150,718 Sleep state estimation device and program product for providing a computer with a sleep state estimation function 3 2004
 
CAREFUSION 207, INC. (1)
* 8,474,455 System and method for circuit compliance compensated volume assured pressure control in a patient respiratory ventilator 0 2006
 
DATA SCIENCES INTERNATIONAL, INC. (1)
7,402,137 Adjustable table plethysmograph 1 2004
 
Cardiac Pacemakers, Inc. (71)
7,383,088 Centralized management system for programmable medical devices 26 2001
7,113,825 Method and apparatus for detecting acoustic oscillations in cardiac rhythm 49 2002
* 7,226,422 Detection of congestion from monitoring patient response to a recumbent position 43 2002
7,101,339 Respiration signal measurement apparatus, systems, and methods 15 2002
8,391,989 Advanced patient management for defining, identifying and using predetermined health-related events 1 2002
8,043,213 Advanced patient management for triaging health-related data using color codes 4 2002
7,983,759 Advanced patient management for reporting multiple health-related parameters 13 2002
7,468,032 Advanced patient management for identifying, displaying and assisting with correlating health-related data 53 2002
* 2004/0122,296 Advanced patient management for triaging health-related data 65 2002
* 2004/0122,485 Advanced patient management for reporting multiple health-related parameters 94 2002
* 2004/0122,484 Advanced patient management for defining, identifying and using predetermined health-related events 204 2002
* 2004/0122,486 Advanced patient management for acquiring, trending and displaying health-related parameters 97 2002
* 2004/0122,295 Advanced patient management for triaging health-related data using color codes 50 2002
* 2004/0122,297 Advanced patient management for identifying, displaying and assisting with correlating health-related data 47 2002
7,972,275 Method and apparatus for monitoring of diastolic hemodynamics 9 2002
7,062,326 Method and apparatuses for monitoring hemodynamic activities using an intracardiac impedance-derived parameter 15 2003
7,200,440 Cardiac cycle synchronized sampling of impedance signal 25 2003
8,002,553 Sleep quality data collection and evaluation 3 2003
7,396,333 Prediction of disordered breathing 55 2003
8,050,764 Cross-checking of transthoracic impedance and acceleration signals 7 2003
8,606,356 Autonomic arousal detection system and method 2 2004
8,251,061 Methods and systems for control of gas therapy 1 2004
7,575,553 Methods and systems for assessing pulmonary disease 4 2004
* 2005/0065,448 Methods and systems for assessing pulmonary disease 27 2004
7,887,493 Implantable device employing movement sensing for detecting sleep-related disorders 6 2004
7,610,094 Synergistic use of medical devices for detecting medical disorders 38 2004
7,967,756 Respiratory therapy control based on cardiac cycle 0 2004
7,664,546 Posture detection system and method 44 2004
* 2005/0145,246 Posture detection system and method 81 2004
* 2005/0109,339 Respiratory therapy control based on cardiac cycle 14 2004
7,787,946 Patient monitoring, diagnosis, and/or therapy systems and methods 54 2004
7,922,669 Ischemia detection using a heart sound sensor 23 2005
8,108,034 Systems and methods for valvular regurgitation detection 11 2005
7,780,606 Hemodynamic stability assessment based on heart sounds 20 2006
7,384,395 Detection of congestion from monitoring patient response to a recumbent position 13 2007
8,306,621 Cardiac cycle synchronized sampling of impedance signal 5 2007
8,535,222 Sleep detection using an adjustable threshold 1 2007
8,209,011 Automatically configurable minute ventilation sensor 1 2007
7,422,560 Detection of congestion from monitoring patient response to a recumbent position 12 2007
8,755,897 System and method for remote expert-system medical device programming 0 2007
8,655,446 Cardiac pacing controlled via respiration therapy device 0 2007
7,938,782 Prediction of disordered breathing 21 2008
7,819,804 Detection of congestion from monitoring patient response to a recumbent position 5 2008
7,959,568 Advanced patient management for identifying, displaying and assisting with correlating health-related data 12 2008
7,983,745 Advanced patient management with environmental data 13 2009
8,054,178 System and method for correlating biometric trends with a related temporal event 2 2009
8,034,000 Ischemia detection using a heart sound sensor 5 2009
7,881,781 Thoracic impedance detection with blood resistivity compensation 2 2009
8,380,296 Automatic activation of medical processes 0 2009
8,221,327 Therapy control based on cardiopulmonary status 0 2010
8,515,535 Implantable cardiac device with dyspnea measurement 2 2010
7,938,781 Hemodynamic stability assessment based on heart sounds 10 2010
8,636,669 Method and apparatus for monitoring of diastolic hemodynamics 2 2011
8,657,756 Implantable device employing movement sensing for detecting sleep-related disorders 0 2011
8,483,818 Enhancements to the detection of pulmonary edema when using transthoracic impedance 1 2011
8,301,252 Advanced patient management with composite parameter indices 2 2011
8,915,741 Sleep quality data collection and evaluation 0 2011
8,758,260 Ischemia detection using a heart sound sensor 0 2011
8,423,142 Cross-checking of transthoracic impedance and acceleration signals 3 2011
8,386,036 Expert system and method 1 2011
8,753,276 Physiological response to posture change 0 2012
8,694,116 Method and apparatus for establishing context among events and optimizing implanted medical device performance 0 2012
8,417,350 Recordable macros for pacemaker follow-up 0 2012
8,639,318 Advanced patient management with composite parameter indices 0 2012
8,442,633 Cardiac cycle synchronized sampling of impedance signal 2 2012
8,543,215 Advanced patient management for defining, identifying and using predetermined health-related events 0 2013
8,688,214 Cardiac cycle synchronized sampling of impedance signal 0 2013
8,750,992 Implantable cardiac device with dyspnea measurement 0 2013
8,956,295 Sleep detection using an adjustable threshold 0 2013
8,880,171 Cardiac cycle synchronized sampling of impedance signal 0 2014
8,954,146 Implantable cardiac device with dyspnea measurement 0 2014
 
Pulmonx Corporation (1)
7,861,710 Respiratory assistance apparatus and method 0 2007
 
RESMED R&D GERMANY GMBH (2)
* 7,722,546 Method and device for carrying out a signal-processing viewing of a measurement signal that is correlated to the respiratory activity of an individual 10 2003
8,728,000 Method and device for carrying out a signal-processing viewing of a measurement signal that is correlated to the respiratory activity of an individual 0 2010
 
MAQUET CRITICAL CARE AB (2)
* 8,551,009 Method and system for determining dynamically respiratory features in spontaneously breathing patients receiving mechanical ventilatory assist 0 2007
* 2010/0228,142 Method and System for Determining Dynamically Respiratory Features in Spontaneoulsy Breathing Patients Receiving Mechanical Ventilatory Assist 1 2007
 
LYNN, LAWRENCE A. (6)
* 6,223,064 Microprocessor system for the simplified diagnosis of sleep apnea 158 1998
6,760,608 Oximetry system for detecting ventilation instability 68 2001
8,932,227 System and method for CO2 and oximetry integration 0 2006
9,053,222 Patient safety processor 0 2009
8,728,001 Nasal capnographic pressure monitoring system 1 2010
8,862,196 System and method for automatic detection of a plurality of SP02 time series pattern types 0 2011
 
NIHON KOHDEN CORPORATION (1)
* 9,049,993 Apparatus for biological signal measurement at point of end-tidal 0 2010
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC NEUROMODULATION CORPORATION (1)
8,594,785 Neurostimulation system and method for measuring patient activity 0 2008
 
VENTRONICS SYSTEMS, LLC (3)
* 6,584,973 Ventilator control system and method 99 2000
7,017,574 System for automatically weaning a patient from a ventilator, and method thereof 73 2003
7,334,578 System for automatically weaning a patient from a ventilator, and method thereof 63 2006
 
EARLYSENSE LTD. (18)
7,077,810 Techniques for prediction and monitoring of respiration-manifested clinical episodes 65 2005
7,314,451 Techniques for prediction and monitoring of clinical episodes 95 2005
8,376,954 Techniques for prediction and monitoring of respiration-manifested clinical episodes 8 2006
8,403,865 Prediction and monitoring of clinical episodes 17 2007
8,821,418 Monitoring, predicting and treating clinical episodes 0 2009
8,517,953 Techniques for prediction and monitoring of coughing-manifested clinical episodes 6 2010
8,585,607 Monitoring, predicting and treating clinical episodes 1 2010
8,491,492 Monitoring a condition of a subject 0 2011
8,603,010 Techniques for prediction and monitoring of clinical episodes 5 2013
8,882,684 Monitoring, predicting and treating clinical episodes 0 2013
8,679,030 Monitoring a condition of a subject 0 2013
8,731,646 Prediction and monitoring of clinical episodes 0 2013
8,734,360 Monitoring, predicting and treating clinical episodes 0 2013
8,840,564 Monitoring a condition of a subject 0 2014
8,992,434 Prediction and monitoring of clinical episodes 0 2014
8,942,779 Monitoring a condition of a subject 0 2014
8,998,830 Monitoring, predicting and treating clinical episodes 0 2014
9,026,199 Monitoring a condition of a subject 0 2014
 
CLEVELAND MEDICAL DEVICES INC. (1)
* 8,545,416 Integrated diagnostic and therapeutic system and method for improving treatment of subject with complex and central sleep apnea 1 2007
* Cited By Examiner