CPAP mask and system

  • US 10,549,057 B2
  • Filed: 01/23/2017
  • Issued: 02/04/2020
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/25/2003
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A continuous positive air pressure (CPAP) system configured to provide continuous positively pressurized air at a pressure of about 2-40 cm H2O to a patient during a respiratory treatment session during sleep, the CPAP system comprising:

  • a motor;

    an impeller driven by the motor;

    a flow generator housing that encloses the motor and the impeller so that the motor and the impeller are movable together as a unit, the flow generator housing being configured to be fixed in place relative to the patient so that the motor and the impeller move in concert as a unit with a part of the patient'"'"'s body; and

    a damping system configured to reduce vibration and noise transmitted between the flow generator housing and the patient'"'"'s body.

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