Nitric oxide delivery device

  • US 8,776,794 B2
  • Filed: 10/29/2013
  • Issued: 07/15/2014
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/06/2011
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A gas delivery device comprising:

  • a gas source to provide therapy gas comprising nitric oxide;

    a valve attachable to the gas source, the valve including an inlet and an outlet in fluid communication and a valve actuator to open or close the valve to allow the gas through the valve to a control module that delivers the therapy gas comprising nitric oxide in an amount effective to treat or prevent hypoxic respiratory failure; and

    a circuit including;

    a memory to store gas data comprising one or more of gas identification, gas expiration date and gas concentration; and

    a processor and a transceiver in communication with the memory to send and receive signals to communicate the gas data to the control module that controls gas delivery to a subject and to verify one or more of the gas identification, the gas concentration and that the gas is not expired.

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