Cheek-mounted patient interface

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7624735
APP PUB NO 20060060200A1
SERIAL NO

11228832

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A patient interface that includes a support body having a cushion and cheek interfaces. Collectively, the cushion and cheek interfaces operate to distribute compressive forces exerted on the user's face. The support body of the patient interface is constructed from a flexible material to impart additional adjustability to the cheek interfaces. The support body also has arcuate eyelets designed to provide a hinge between the headgear assembly and the support body.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
RESPIRONICS RESPIRATORY DRUG DELIVERY (UK) LTDCHICHESTER, GB4
RIC Investments, LLCWILMINGTON, DE433

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Busch, Lance Trafford , US 44 1092
Ho, Peter Chi Fai Pittsburgh , US 127 1409
Matula,, Jr Jerome Monroeville , US 51 208

Cited Art Landscape

Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
RIC Investments, LLC (3)
6119694 Nasal mask and headgear 302 1997
6615830 Swivel device utilizing bearing clearance to allow carbon dioxide laden exhaust 51 1999
6651663 Nasal mask and system using same 54 2001
 
SLEEPNET CORPORATION (1)
6019101 Nasal air mask 163 1996
 
RESMED LIMITED (4)
2003/0196,656 Ergonomic and adjustable respiratory mask assembly with cushion 114 2003
2003/0196,657 Ergonomic and adjustable respiratory mask assembly with vent cover 82 2003
2003/0196,658 Ergonomic and adjustable respiratory mask assembly with frame 117 2003
2003/0196,662 Ergonomic and adjustable respiratory mask assembly with elbow assembly 47 2003
* Cited By Examiner

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (3)
* 2008/0149,106 Harness system for a breathing mask and method of using same 0 2006
* 2010/0042,139 Device for reshaping bones 1 2007
* 8240302 Breathing mask with debris deflector 3 2008
 
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N V (3)
* 2012/0204,880 PATIENT INTERFACE DEVICE WITH ADJUSTABLE CHEEK SUPPORT 7 2010
* 9308339 Patient interface having wrap around fabric headgear 0 2011
* 2013/0263,860 PATIENT INTERFACE HAVING WRAP AROUND FABRIC HEADGEAR 1 2011
 
CAREFUSION 212, LLC (1)
* 2007/0163,600 User interface and head gear for a continuous positive airway pressure device 45 2007
 
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V. (1)
* D739009 Frame for a patient interface assembly 1 2013
 
Somnetics Global Pte. Ltd. (1)
9694153 Apparatus and methods for administration of positive airway pressure therapies 0 2013
 
RESMED LIMITED (30)
8517023 Mask system with interchangeable headgear connectors 8 2008
* 8800563 Headgear for a respiratory mask and a method for donning a respiratory mask 3 2008
* 2010/0258,136 HEADGEAR FOR A RESPIRATORY MASK AND A METHOD FOR DONNING A RESPIRATORY MASK 16 2008
9381316 Interchangeable mask assembly 5 2009
8550084 Mask system 12 2009
D653746 Pad for headgear for a respiratory mask 3 2009
D668328 Headgear with pad for a respiratory mask 11 2011
8485192 Cushion for patient interface 3 2012
8613280 Cushion for patient interface 1 2012
8573213 Cushion for patient interface 1 2012
8567404 Cushion for patient interface 6 2012
8573214 Cushion for patient interface 2 2012
8616211 Cushion for patient interface 1 2012
8613281 Cushion for patient interface 1 2012
8578935 Cushion for patient interface 1 2012
8573215 Cushion for patient interface 1 2012
8555885 Cushion for patient interface 1 2012
8550081 Cushion for patient interface 1 2012
8550082 Cushion for patient interface 1 2012
8550083 Cushion for patient interface 1 2012
8528561 Mask system 7 2013
9027556 Mask system 3 2013
8991395 Mask system 0 2013
8522784 Mask system 21 2013
8944061 Cushion to frame assembly mechanism 8 2013
8960196 Mask system with interchangeable headgear connectors 5 2013
9295800 Cushion for patient interface 1 2013
* 9629974 Headgear for a respiratory mask and a method for donning a respiratory mask 0 2014
9119931 Mask system 2 2014
9770568 Mask system with snap-fit shroud 0 2017
* Cited By Examiner

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