Patent Number: 9,649,045

Title: Pneumatic circulatory enhancer for diabetic leg therapy

Abstract: A pneumatic circulatory enhancer to enhance a blood flow of a leg of a patient that includes a chamber that surrounds the leg and is filled with gas having a negative, a zero-point, or a pressure, a pneumatic gas pump having a cylinder and a piston, the piston moving in the cylinder by an electrical motor, a plurality of ECG electrodes that are connected to body parts of the patient, a pressure sensor that is connected to the chamber and measures a pressure of the gas inside the chamber, a controller that receives the ECG signals from the plurality of ECG electrodes and controls the electrical motor based on the received ECG signals to pump-in or pump-out the gas from the chamber by moving the piston inside the chamber such that the zero-point pressure is an atmospheric pressure of a location that the pneumatic circulatory enhancer is operated.

Inventors: Alnabulsi; Baraa (Chicago, IL), Al-Sawaf; Alwaleed (Chicago, IL), Alothmany; Nazeeh (Jeddah, SA), Turkmen; Nedim (Jeddah, SA), Diken; Hamza (Jeddah, SA), Aqeil; Abdulelah (Munich, DE)

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International Classification: A61H 9/00 (20060101); A61B 5/0452 (20060101); A61H 33/14 (20060101); A61B 5/00 (20060101); A61B 5/0472 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2021-05-16 0:00:00