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Title:
PATIENT INTERFACE AND HEADGEAR
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2011/077254
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
Patient interface components and/or associated head gear and adjustment systems improve sealing and/or patient comfort and/or ease of use. The interface comprising an inflating or ballooning seal. The headgear assembly can be connected to the interface with an elastic component and an inelastic component. The elastic component enabling a course fitting of the interface to the patient and the inelastic component enabling a final fitting of the interface to the patient.

Inventors:
SMITH, Daniel, John (27 Hill Road, Manurewa, Auckland 2012, NZ)
HUDDART, Brett, John (17 Claude Road, Epsom, Auckland 1023, NZ)
ADAMS, Matthew, James (R210 Cambridge Road, Bethlehem, Tauranga 3110, NZ)
HOBSON, Nicholas, Alexander (29A Hapua Street, Remuera, Auckland 1050, NZ)
BERESFORD SHARP, Timothy, James (16 Verona Avenue, Mt Albert, Auckland 1025, NZ)
PATEL , Roheet (4 Frederick St, Hillsborough, Auckland 1042, NZ)
OLSEN, Gregory, James (49a Uxbridge Road, Mellons Bay, Auckland 2014, NZ)
STEPHENSON, Matthew, Roger (14 Fernleigh Avenue, Royal Oak, Auckland, NZ)
Application Number:
IB2010/003466
Publication Date:
June 30, 2011
Filing Date:
December 22, 2010
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Assignee:
FISHER & PAYKEL HEALTHCARE LIMITED (15 Maurice Paykel Place, East Tamaki, Auckland 2013, NZ)
SMITH, Daniel, John (27 Hill Road, Manurewa, Auckland 2012, NZ)
HUDDART, Brett, John (17 Claude Road, Epsom, Auckland 1023, NZ)
ADAMS, Matthew, James (R210 Cambridge Road, Bethlehem, Tauranga 3110, NZ)
HOBSON, Nicholas, Alexander (29A Hapua Street, Remuera, Auckland 1050, NZ)
BERESFORD SHARP, Timothy, James (16 Verona Avenue, Mt Albert, Auckland 1025, NZ)
PATEL , Roheet (4 Frederick St, Hillsborough, Auckland 1042, NZ)
OLSEN, Gregory, James (49a Uxbridge Road, Mellons Bay, Auckland 2014, NZ)
STEPHENSON, Matthew, Roger (14 Fernleigh Avenue, Royal Oak, Auckland, NZ)
International Classes:
A61M16/00; A62B9/00; A62B18/00
Domestic Patent References:
2007-06-21
2002-06-20
2006-12-14
Foreign References:
US20070125385A12007-06-07
US20080053450A12008-03-06
US20090014007A12009-01-15
US20090032026A12009-02-05
US20090178680A12009-07-16
Other References:
See also references of EP 2515981A4
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
AJ PARK et al. (Huddart Parker Building, 1 Post Office Square, Wellington, NZ)
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