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Sleep Apnea Technology    

The technology provides a technique for treating snoring or sleep apnea.

Overview

The goal of this technology to provide a device and technique that has a high efficacy and high compliance to cure the obstructive sleep apnea.

The technology provides a device for treating obstructive sleep apnea by using negative oral pressure to a patient, with a vacuum unit to control and maintain the negative pressure.

The device is a simple structure, easily manufactured, with a huge commercial potential.

Patent Summary

U.S. Patent Classes & Classifications Covered in this listing:

Class 417: Pumps

This is the general class for the pumping of fluids, and includes the pumping of slurries, fluent material and the like if handled in a manner not inconsistent with the handling of fluids. A pump is defined as means to move a fluid by taking it from one place or location and moving it to another place or location different from whence it came, the pump, therefore having an inlet and an outlet for the pumped fluid which are separate and distinct. The pumping of the fluid is generally accomplished by action thereon of a mechanical member (eg. piston) or by contact or entrainment with another fluid (eg. jet pumps). Also, the pumping may be accomplished by the direct action on the pumped fluid of an electric or magnetic. This class is the residual home for the formation of a vacuum in an enclosed space by a gettering action; a getter being a material which when placed in an enclosed space reduces the gas or vapor content of the space either by a chemical or physical action. Also, included are those devices and processes in which the fluid is ionized to permit or enhance the gettering action. These devices are often termed "getter-ion pumps".

Subclass 417: Unitary pump and motor working member

Class 128: Surgery

Methods of treatment of the living body and apparatus used in the inspection and treatment of diseases, wounds, and other abnormal conditions of the bodies of humans and lower animals. This class includes methods and means for manufacturing surgical appliances which are not classifiable in other classes.

Subclass 200.24: RESPIRATORY METHOD OR DEVICE
Subclass 204.19: Permanent magnet included in gas flow control means
Subclass 204.22: Means for sensing partial pressure, or amount, of component in gas mixture
Subclass 205.19: Suction means for assisting exhalation
Subclass 207.14: Respiratory gas supply means enters mouth or tracheotomy incision
Subclass 207.15: Breathing passage occluder
Subclass 848: Antisnoring device

Class 433: Dentistry

This class is a specific class under the broader class of Surgery and includes methods directed to or including specific dental steps, e.g., taking impressions of the teeth or gums, adapting a plate or model to a particular mouth formation, mounting teeth on a plate in a particular way, etc.; apparatus, implements, and devices relating to the treatment of teeth or gums, or the replacement of teeth.

Subclass 19: Acting between upper and lower teeth