Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

Medical Devices
Medical Devices
Sleep Apnea Therapy Device That Automatically Adjusts The Fraction Of Inspired Carbon Dioxide
WARF: P190177US01

Inventors: John Webster, Icaro dos Santos, Jacob Levin, Mehdi Shokoueinejad Maragheh, Fa Wang, Jerome Dempsey, Ailiang Xie

The Invention
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.
Additional Information
For More Information About the Inventors
For current licensing status, please contact Jeanine Burmania at [javascript protected email address] or 608-960-9846