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Title:
SLEEP APNEA TREATMENT APPARATUS AND METHOD
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2019/172603
Kind Code:
A1
Abstract:
The present invention relates to a technical idea of treating sleep apnea by applying electrical stimulation to the upper airway and, more particularly, to a technology for measuring the electrical impedance between different side surfaces of the upper airway through measurement electrodes in contact with the different side surfaces to estimate the airway obstruction area of the upper airway, and controlling, on the basis of the estimated airway obstruction area, electricity applying electrodes in contact with the different side surfaces such that electrical simulation is applied to at least one of the different side surfaces.

Inventors:
WI, Hun (111-1701, 53 Yeongtong-ro 514beon-gil,Yeongtong-gu, Suwon-si, Gyeonggi-do, 16712, KR)
Application Number:
KR2019/002509
Publication Date:
September 12, 2019
Filing Date:
March 05, 2019
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Assignee:
BILAB CO., LTD. (4th Fl, 74 Mabang-ro 2-gil,Seocho-gu, Seoul, 06779, KR)
International Classes:
A61N1/36; A61B5/00; A61B5/053; A61B5/08; A61F5/56; A61N1/04
Foreign References:
KR20060087852A2006-08-03
KR20170108462A2017-09-27
KR101649680B12016-08-23
US6587725B12003-07-01
US20100228143A12010-09-09
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
CHUN, Kyung Seok et al. (Chun And Partner, 201 Oh-Hyun Building, 22, Sejong-daero 5-gi, Jung-gu Seoul, 04512, KR)
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