Global patent index - EP 1019129 A1

EP 1019129 A1 2000-07-19 - PORTABLE RESPIRATOR

Title (en)

PORTABLE RESPIRATOR

Title (de)

TRAGBARES BEATMUNGSGERÄT

Title (fr)

RESPIRATEUR PORTABLE

Publication

EP 1019129 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 98944188 A

Priority

  • IE 9800079 W
  • US 5926497 P

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9913931A1] Apparatus (10) for treating dyspnea and improving exercise tolerance in an ambulatory patient comprising: a housing (12) defining a form factor having an air inlet (18) and an air outlet (20), the housing (12) being sufficiently small to be readily mounted to the body of an ambulatory patient (39); a pressure generator (41) within the defined form factor of the housing (12) for drawing ambient air into the air inlet (18) and delivering the air at a select pressure greater than ambient pressure to the outlet (20); a strap (14) on the housing (12) for releasably attaching the housing (12) to the patient (39); a flexible conduit (22) attached at a proximal end to the air outlet (20) of the housing (12); a connector (24) attached at a distal end of the conduit (22) for connecting the distal end of the conduit (22) to an airway of the patient (39); and a releasable coupling (28) between the strap (14) and the connector (24).

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

A61M 16/00; A61M 16/12; A61M 16/20

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A61M 16/00 (2006.01); A61M 16/20 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A61M 16/00 (2013.01); A61M 16/206 (2013.01); A61M 16/0066 (2013.01); A61M 2016/0021 (2013.01); A61M 2205/8206 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9913931A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 9913931 A1 19990325; AU 9182298 A 19990405; EP 1019129 A1 20000719

INPADOC legal status

2002-10-09 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Ref Legal Event Code: 18D

- Effective date: 20020403

2000-07-19 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Ref Legal Event Code: 17P

- Effective date: 20000314

2000-07-19 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Ref Legal Event Code: AK

- Designated State(s): AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE