AT385830T - An apparatus for treating sleep apnea - Google Patents

An apparatus for treating sleep apnea

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Publication number
AT385830T
AT385830T AT04090229T AT04090229T AT385830T AT 385830 T AT385830 T AT 385830T AT 04090229 T AT04090229 T AT 04090229T AT 04090229 T AT04090229 T AT 04090229T AT 385830 T AT385830 T AT 385830T
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Austria
Prior art keywords
apparatus
sleep apnea
treating sleep
treating
apnea
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Application number
AT04090229T
Other languages
German (de)
Inventor
William Hsu
Mark Johnson
Gerald Czygan
Original Assignee
Biotronik Gmbh & Co Kg
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Priority to US49963103P priority Critical
Priority to DE2003147294 priority patent/DE10347294A1/en
Application filed by Biotronik Gmbh & Co Kg filed Critical Biotronik Gmbh & Co Kg
Publication of AT385830T publication Critical patent/AT385830T/en

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    • A61B5/053Measuring electrical impedance or conductance of a portion of the body
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    • A61B5/68Arrangements of detecting, measuring or recording means, e.g. sensors, in relation to patient
    • A61B5/6846Arrangements of detecting, measuring or recording means, e.g. sensors, in relation to patient specially adapted to be brought in contact with an internal body part, i.e. invasive
    • A61B5/6847Arrangements of detecting, measuring or recording means, e.g. sensors, in relation to patient specially adapted to be brought in contact with an internal body part, i.e. invasive mounted on an invasive device
    • A61B5/686Permanently implanted devices, e.g. pacemakers, other stimulators, biochips
AT04090229T 2003-09-02 2004-06-10 An apparatus for treating sleep apnea AT385830T (en)

Priority Applications (2)

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US49963103P true 2003-09-02 2003-09-02
DE2003147294 DE10347294A1 (en) 2003-10-02 2003-10-02 Implantable medical apparatus with electrical stimulation unit, e.g. responding to sleep apnea, has position sensor connected with signal input of sleep detector unit to modify operation according to inclination

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