Sleep Apnea Therapy Device That Automatically Adjusts The Fraction Of Inspired Carbon Dioxide
Inventors: John Webster, Icaro dos Santos, Jacob Levin, Mehdi Shokoueinejad Maragheh, Fa Wang, Jerome Dempsey, Ailiang Xie
A comfortable device for treating sleep apnea incorporates a mask, a flexible hose and a chamber for collecting expired air containing CO2. A sensor detects apnea and a control system automatically adjusts the amount of rebreathed CO2 to minimize apnea and also minimize arousal.
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