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US20120016183 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DELIVERYING A MEDICAL IMPLANT TO AN ANATOMICAL LOCATION IN A PATIENT  
A surgical device for use in a minimally invasive procedure to treat urinary incontinence can include a dilator coupled to a curved needle at one end and a sling at the opposite end. Urinary...
US20140114177 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MAGNETIC RESONANCE ELASTOGRAPHY OF THE BREAST  
A system and method for performing magnetic resonance elastography (MRE] of a patient's breasts is provided. An MRE driver configured to be placed on the sternum of the patient is used to impart...
US20140107511 INTERNET-BASED SYSTEM FOR EVALUATING ECG WAVEFORMS TO DETERMINE THE PRESENCE OF P-MITRALE AND P-PULMONALE  
The present invention provides an improved, Internet-based system that seamlessly collects cardiovascular data from a patient before, during, and after a procedure for EP or an ID. During an EP...
US20130178763 MULTIPLE ORAL AND NASAL SURGICAL PROCEDURES METHOD AND KIT  
The method of performing multiple oral and nasal surgical procedures in the head and neck region provides a systematic procedure for the performance of multiple operations for correcting various...
US20120220818 Middle Ear Implant for Otosclerosis  
A middle ear transducer arrangement is described for engaging a round window membrane of a patient cochlea. A mechanical transducer is surgically implantable into a fixed position in the round...
US20140058277 BLOOD FLOW RATE MEASUREMENT SYSTEM  
The present invention discloses a heat exchanging assembly with a body adaptable to a catheter for measuring blood flow rate with a supply system for providing the heat exchanging medium to the...
US20110105852 USING DATA IMPUTATION TO DETERMINE AND RANK OF RISKS OF HEALTH OUTCOMES  
Techniques for generating prediction of risks of medical outcomes and benefit scores for medical interventions, with imputation of missing patient data values, are disclosed. Apparatus or computer...
US20140187955 SYSTEMS AND METHODS OF REGISTRATION USING AN ULTRASOUND PROBE  
A system for registration of a bone structure includes a registration probe and a processing circuit. The registration probe includes a two-dimensional array of a plurality of ultrasonic...
US20140088445 Adhesive Transducer Holder  
System, methods and apparatus for a disposable transducer mounting device that secures one transducer to a patient. Based on the illustrative embodiments, the holder is of rigid or semi-rigid...
US20140276007 Surgical Pointer Having Constant Pressure  
A medical navigation system having a surgical pointer is provided. The surgical pointer is used in the medical navigation system. The surgical pointer comprises an external sheath and an internal...
US20140135603 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PATIENT MONITORING  
Systems and methods for patient monitoring that include receiving a set first of SpO2 readings from a first sensor over a time period, receiving a set of second SpO2 readings from a second sensor...
US20140046176 MICROWAVE ABLATION CATHETER AND METHOD OF UTILIZING THE SAME  
A method for treating lung tissue of a patient is provided. A pathway to a point of interest in a lung of a patient is generated. An extended working channel is advanced transorally into the lung...
US20110092804 Patient-Specific Pre-Operative Planning  
A method for pre-operative orthopedic planning includes obtaining only a high-resolution knee-joint scan of a patient, determining hip rotation center and ankle rotation center from anthropometric...
US20140243672 Transesophageal Ultrasound Using a Narrow Probe  
Transesophageal echocardiography is implemented using a miniature transversely oriented transducer that is preferably small enough to fit in a 7.5 mm diameter probe, and most preferably small...
US20110098559 Guiding insert assembly for a catheter used with a catheter position guidance system  
A catheter position guidance system, for use in conjunction with a guiding insert assembly, having an electrical connector, an elongated conductor operatively coupled to the connector, an elongated...
US20140171783 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ACQUIRING PATIENT PHYSIOLOGICAL INFORMATION DURING AN MRI SCAN  
A system and method for monitoring patient physiological information during an MRI scan sequence is provided. The system includes a monitoring device configured to sense physiological information...
US20140114167 Patient-Readable Portable Cardiac Monitor  
Systems and devices to gather data from a subject's heart, analyze said data to determine whether the subject is experiencing cardiac arrhythmia, and display results of said determining. Use, and...
US20120208899 Tool for Assessment of Symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome  
Methods of treating and/or diagnosing irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) are provided, wherein treatment or diagnosis is undertaken on the basis of the patient's recordation of events associated with...
US20130041227 LIGHTWAND FOR ORAL/NASAL INTUBATION  
According to some embodiments, a light wand is described that can be used for fast, easy and non-traumatic oral and nasal tracheal intubation. A flexible light wand assembly includes an adapter...
US20120283588 ADHESIVE MAGNETIC SYSTEM  
An adhesive magnetic system for modifying an implantable device is provided. The system may include at least one magnet, an enclosure configured to receive the magnet, and an adhesive layer...
US20130072791 Contrast saver for invasive angiographic procedures  
Herein is described a device that makes it possible to use opened but unused contrast material safely for subsequent patients. During invasive angiographic procedures, fixed contrast bottles are...
US20120123215 LAPAROSCOPIC TISSUE RETRACTOR  
A tissue refractor deforms while passing through an injector tool into an expanded or deployed shape suitable for engaging and retracting tissue during a minimally invasive surgical procedure. The...
US20140330089 PHYSIOLOGICAL FEATURE EXTRACTION AND FUSION TO ASSIST IN THE DIAGNOSIS OF POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER  
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and other anxiety disorders, are diagnosed via clinical interviews in which subjective self-reports of traumatic events and associated experiences are...
US20120184878 INTELLIGENT DEVICE TO MONITOR AND REMIND PATIENTS WITH FOOTWEAR, WALKING AIDS, BRACES, OR ORTHOTICS  
A system is provided for monitoring whether a user is wearing and/or using a tagged device such as prescribed footwear, a walking aid, a brace or other orthotics. The system may detect whether the...
US20110270133 Steson's Algorithm  
A method of electing a patient suffering from low back pain (LBP) for the treatment of a physiotherapist or to undergo an imaging process for further analysis of an underlying complication, said...
US20120116182 Feedback Systems and Methods to Enhance Obstructive and Other Obesity Treatments, Optionally Using Multiple Sensors  
Feedback systems and methods enhance obstructive and other obesity treatments by presenting feedback regarding patients' actual eating. An ingestion restricting implant body can be deployed along...
US20120029391 BILATERAL UPPER LIMBS MOTOR RECOVERY REHABILITATION AND EVALUATION SYSTEM FOR PATIENTS WITH STROKE  
A Bilateral Upper Limbs Motor Recovery Rehabilitation and Evaluation System for Patients with Stroke which gets feedback from the feeling of body about sense of sight or auditory sense, etc to let...
US20110118562 PORTABLE ULTRASOUND SCANNER  
An apparatus includes a plurality of portable scanners and docks. The scanners include first and second configurations to provide different functionality. The docks include at least one of floor, a...
US20110306820 METHOD OF TREATING INCONTINENCE  
A method of treating incontinence includes inserting a rigid implant peri-urethrally into a patient, aligning a longitudinal axis of the rigid implant substantially parallel to a urethra of the...
US20130281888 TASK-ASSOCIATED MOTION ANALYSIS  
Systems and methods for task-associated motion analysis are provided. In the task-associated motion analysis system, a protocol including one or more motion-based tasks is performed by a patient....
US20140275846 NEUROMECHANICAL ALGOMETER  
Systems and methods for the diagnosis of chronic pain are disclosed. An algometer comprising a pressure sensor and electrode is disclosed. The algometer may be used to measure pressure applied by a...
US20120238913 METHODS OF EVALUATING NORMALCY OF LIPS AND SAFETY OF LIP TREATMENTS  
This disclosure relates to evaluating and objectively determining the relative normalcy of a human patient's lips, whether before or after a lip treatment, or independent from any lip treatment....
US20110092825 METHOD FOR REMOTE MEDICAL CONSULTATION AND CARE  
A method for remote medical consulting includes collecting diagnostic data using at least one wearable device contoured to at least a portion of a person's hand, transmitting the diagnostic data to...
US20140221875 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PROVIDING INFORMATION RELATED TO LABOR PROGRESS FOR AN OBSTETRICS PATIENT  
A method and apparatus for evaluating labor progress during childbirth for an obstetrics patient are provided. A set of information data elements associated to an obstetrics patient are received,...
US20130090550 METHODS OF IDENTIFYING PATIENTS WITH OVARIAN EPITHELIAL NEOPLASMS BASED ON HIGH-RESOLUTION MASS SPECTROMETRY  
Methods for identifying patients with ovarian neoplasms are provided herein comprising performing an assay step of detecting a metabolite in a serum sample of a patient where the metabolite is...
US20140121511 Rapid Stress-Rest Cardiac PET Imaging Systems and Methods  
Systems and methods which utilize stress first and then rest imaging techniques to provide for improved medical imaging results are provided herein. One embodiment may administer a stress regime,...
US20130267824 NAVIGABLE TISSUE TREATMENT TOOLS  
Tools for accessing tissue are described for use with a locatable guide of a navigation system. In preferred embodiments, said tools are attachable to a distal tip of a locatable guide, such that...
US20140206929 MULTI-SENSORY THERAPEUTIC SYSTEM  
A system for providing multi-sensory therapy including a computer having an audio output and a screen, wherein the computer is configured to provide audio stimulus and visual stimulus, a motion...
US20110178365 SURGICAL SYSTEM FOR SUPPORTING PELVIC ANATOMY  
The present invention provides a surgical implant and method for supporting the urethra, the implant comprising a suburethral support suspended between two soft tissue anchors that do not penetrate...
US20110087117 REAL-TIME VISUAL ALERT DISPLAY  
An alert system for patient treatment that incorporates patient data to display information in readily identifiable icons for vital organs, and in a useable, real-time, updated fashion that...
US20110152610 INTRALUMENAL ACCESSORY TIP FOR ENDOSCOPIC SHEATH ARRANGEMENTS  
An intralumenal accessory tip for use with an inner sheath assembly during initial insertion of the inner sheath into a patient. The intralumenal accessory tip is removably attachable to the distal...
US20130274560 VAGINAL MANIPULATOR INCLUDING EXPANSION PLATE AND DOOR  
A vaginal manipulator includes a shaft and a head. The head includes a central plate having a distal end connected to the shaft, an expansion plate coupled to and configured to move radially away...
US20110201915 CARDIAC AND OR RESPIRATORY GATED IMAGE ACQUISITION SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR VIRTUAL ANATOMY ENRICHED REAL TIME 2D IMAGING IN INTERVENTIONAL RADIOFREQUENCY ABLATION OR PACE MAKER REPLACEMENT PROCECURE  
The present invention refers to the field of cardiac electrophysiology (EP) and, more specifically, to image-guided radio frequency ablation and pacemaker placement procedures. For those...
US20110184284 NON-INVASIVE DEVICES AND METHODS TO DIAGNOSE PAIN GENERATORS  
Devices and methods are provided that diagnose one or more pain generators at or near the spine in a patient suffering from pain. In one embodiment, a device is provided that includes: an external...
US20110160586 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR MULTI-FREQUENCY IMAGING OF PATIENT TISSUE USING INTRAVASCULAR ULTRASOUND IMAGING SYSTEMS  
A method for imaging patient tissue using an intravascular ultrasound image includes inserting a catheter into a patient blood vessel. The catheter includes at least one transducer configured and...
US20130060165 Device for Detecting The Curvature of the Skin Surface of a Human or an Animal Subject  
This invention relates to a device for detecting the curvature change of the skin surface of a human or an animal subject, comprising a sensing unit and a processing unit. The device can be used...
US20140323802 Methods and Systems for Improving the Prevention of Colorectal Cancer  
A method for improving the prevention of colorectal cancer in a patient, comprising: conducting a colonoscopy which includes a first medical professional navigating a colonoscope in a colon of the...
US20120078064 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PRIORITIZING MEDICAL CONDITIONS  
A system for ordering and prioritizing multiple health disorders for automated remote patient care is presented. A database maintains information for an individual patient by organizing monitoring...
US20130296720 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DIAGNOSIS AND MANAGEMENT OF SEPSIS  
Embodiments of systems and methods for providing protocols for administering an aspect of care are presented. Specifically, certain embodiments relate to a sepsis diagnosis and management protocol...
US20120215093 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING PATIENT REGISTRATION WITHOUT FIDUCIALS  
A method for providing patient registration without fiducials comprises the steps of: spatially placing an ultrasound image of a patient randomly at different starting positions relative to a...