Oral End Tidal Carbon Dioxide Probe For Diagnosing Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

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This disclosure concerns improved capabilities for evaluating pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). A system and method of evaluating PAH in a subject may include measuring end tidal partial pressure of exhaled carbon dioxide in the subject, wherein the measurement is made orally using described systems or devices. Integrated sensors enable the measurement and characterization of other respiratory gas components, some of which may be indicative of disease. The system and method can be used to monitor a course of treatment for PAH.


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  • Publication: Jun 27, 2017
  • Application: Apr 16, 2012
    US US 201213448095 A
  • Priority: Apr 16, 2012
    US US 201213448095 A
  • Priority: Apr 15, 2011
    US US 201161476133 P
  • Priority: Oct 14, 2009
    US US 57884109 A
  • Priority: Oct 16, 2008
    US US 10606608 P

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