U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command, DoD.
In accordance with 37 CFR 404.6, announcement is made of the availability for licensing of U.S. Patent Application Serial Number 09/389,354 entitled “Nasopharyngeal Airway with Reflectance Pulse Oximeter Sensor”, filed September 3, 1999. This patent has been assigned to the United States Government as represented by the Secretary of the Army.
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A combined nasopharyngeal airway and pulse oximeter sensor capable of monitoring the posterior pharynx, posterior soft palate or nasal mucosa. The nasopharyngeal airway includes a thickened wall section over approximately one-third of its circumference. Pulse oximeter sensor elements may include a light source, which emits light at wavelengths around 660 nm (red) and around 940 nm (near infrared) and a light detector. The pulse oximeter sensor elements may be connected to a pulse oximeter monitor (spectrophotometer) or other external device for analysis.Start Signature
Gregory D. Showalter,
Army Federal Register Liaison Officer.
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