Apparatus and method for monitoring for disordered breathing

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PATENT NO 7438686
APP PUB NO 20050119711A1
SERIAL NO

10419404

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The present invention relates to a device and method for monitoring for sleep disordered breathing or other types of disordered breathing such as Cheyne-Stokes breathing. More specifically, a device and method for detecting disordered breathing is provided that monitors a physiological parameter, which becomes cyclical due to apnea-hyperpnea (or arousal) alternation and provides the basis for the determination of a number of breathing disorder metrics.

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MEDTRONIC, INC.MINNEAPOLIS, MN5452

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Cho, Yong K Maple Grove, MN 66 1221
Lawabni, Abed E Minneapolis, MN 1 101
Markowitz, H T Roseville, MN 3 214
Pitschneider, Raylene Maple Grove, MN 2 122
Sheldon, Todd J North Oaks, MN 101 2993
Sowelam, Sameh Maple Grove, MN 10 412

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