US20080078399A1 - Self-sizing adjustable endotracheal tube - Google Patents

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US20080078399A1
US20080078399A1 US11/541,381 US54138106A US2008078399A1 US 20080078399 A1 US20080078399 A1 US 20080078399A1 US 54138106 A US54138106 A US 54138106A US 2008078399 A1 US2008078399 A1 US 2008078399A1
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Michael P. O'Neil
Joel C. Colburn
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Nellcor Puritan Bennett LLC
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Priority to US11/529,827 priority Critical patent/US20080078401A1/en
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Priority claimed from US11/529,827 external-priority patent/US20080078401A1/en
Assigned to NELLCOR PURITAN BENNETT INCORPORATED reassignment NELLCOR PURITAN BENNETT INCORPORATED ASSIGNMENT OF ASSIGNORS INTEREST (SEE DOCUMENT FOR DETAILS). Assignors: O'NEIL, MICHAEL P., COLBURN, JOEL C.
Priority claimed from PCT/US2007/020618 external-priority patent/WO2008042148A2/en
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Priority claimed from US12/860,257 external-priority patent/US8807136B2/en
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