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9039614 Methods, systems and devices for measuring fingertip heart rate  
A system and method of tracking activity includes a motion sensor, a light source and a light detector. The light detector is configured to capture an amount of the light that is reflected back to...
9037208 Method and system for monitoring a health condition  
A system and method for monitoring a health condition are disclosed. The system includes a patient management application, a data store and a monitoring device. The monitoring device includes an...
9031628 Device for assessing ischemia in nerve root tissue using oxygen saturation  
A retractor has an oximeter sensor at its tip, which allows measuring of oxygen saturation of a tissue being retracted by the retractor. The tip includes one or more openings for at least one...
9030211 Calibration resistance emulator  
The present disclosure relates generally to patient monitoring systems and, more particularly, to a resistance emulator for patient monitors. In an embodiment, a resistance emulator includes a...
9005120 Vital signs monitoring using personal protective equipment  
A vital signs monitor system is integrated with personal protective equipment (“PPE”) so that upon wearing the PPE, the monitor is placed in an operational position to monitor a vital sign. In one...
9002425 Physiological sensor with offset adhesive layer  
An exemplary sensor includes a sensor pad defining a perimeter, a light source, a light detector, and an adhesive layer. The light source is configured to generate near-infrared light and transmit...
8996087 Blood information measuring method and apparatus  
In a special mode, a superficial layer wavelength set, a middle layer wavelength set, and a deep layer wavelength set are selected successively. Each wavelength set is composed of 3 different...
8989831 Disposable components for reusable physiological sensor  
A sensor cartridge according to embodiments of the disclosure is capable of being used with a non-invasive physiological sensor. Certain embodiments of the sensor cartridge protect the sensor from...
8986207 Systems and methods for providing sensor arrays for detecting physiological characteristics  
Systems and methods for determining physiological parameters of a subject using a sensor array. In an embodiment, a sensor array may contain sensor elements for determining multiple physiological...
8983566 System and method for facilitating sensor and monitor communication  
Embodiments disclosed herein may include an adapter which is capable of converting signals from an oximeter sensor such that the signals are readable by an oximeter monitor. In an embodiment, the...
8983800 Selection of preset filter parameters based on signal quality  
Methods and devices for reducing noise effects in a system for measuring a physiological parameter, including receiving an input signal, obtaining an assessment of the signal quality of the input...
8977332 Retractor device with oximeter sensor and force sensor  
A retractor device has an oximeter sensor at its tip, which allows measuring of oxygen saturation of a tissue being retracted by the retractor. The retractor device also has a force sensor which...
8977345 Monitoring urodynamics by trans-vaginal NIRS  
The invention relate to the demonstration herein that it is feasible to use a transvaginal NIRS probe to interrogate functioning urological tissues, such as the urethral sphincter, the bladder...
8971978 Contact lens with integrated pulse oximeter  
Apparatus, systems and methods employing a contact lens having a pulse oximetry sensor to detect information indicative of a blood oxygen content and/or pulse rate of a wearer of the contact lens,...
8968193 System and method for enabling a research mode on physiological monitors  
The present disclosure may provide a system and method for analyzing data acquired using a physiological monitor. In one embodiment, the analysis is performed on the physiological monitor and...
8971979 Medical sensor for reducing motion artifacts and technique for using the same  
A sensor may be adapted to reduce motion artifacts by damping the effects of outside forces and sensor motion. A sensor is provided with a motion damping structure adapted to reduce the effect of...
8965475 Physiological sensor having a waist  
An exemplary sensor includes an integrated sensor pad having a first portion and a second portion separated by a waist portion. The waist portion is narrower than the first portion and the second...
8965472 Method and apparatus for spectrophotometric based oximetry  
A near infrared spectrophotometric (NIRS) sensor assembly for non-invasive monitoring of blood oxygenation levels in a subject's body is provided that includes a pad, at least one light source, a...
8965473 Medical sensor for reducing motion artifacts and technique for using the same  
A sensor for pulse oximetry or other applications utilizing spectrophotometry may be adapted to reduce motion artifacts by fixing the optical distance between an emitter and detector. A flexible...
8965474 Tissue imaging system and in vivo monitoring method  
An in vivo monitoring method in a laparoscope system is provided. An object image is sequentially created with expression of a surface color of an object in a body cavity. A lock area (specific...
8958860 Optical sensors for intraoperative procedures  
An intra-operative sensor device for detecting tissue or body parameters includes one or more light emitting sources and one or more photo-detectors. An optical isolator ring may be placed around...
8958859 Systems and methods for determining physiological characteristics of a patient using pulse oximetry  
Methods, systems and related apparatus are provided to enable an electronic device to operate an external sensor comprising one or more emitters for emitting electromagnetic radiation of two...
8948834 Signal processing apparatus  
The present invention involves a method and an apparatus for analyzing measured signals, including the determination of a measurement of correlation in the measured signals during a calculation of...
8938279 Multidepth tissue oximeter  
An oximeter measures oxygen saturation for two or more different tissue depths and shows these results on a screen. A probe of the oximeter has multiple different distances between source and...
8929964 Multiple wavelength sensor drivers  
A physiological sensor has light sources arranged in one or more rows and one or more columns. Each light source is activated by addressing at least one row and at least one column. The light...
8923942 In vivo blood spectrometry  
A process and apparatus for determining the arterial and venous oxygenation of blood in vivo with improved precision. The optical properties of tissue are measured by determination of differential...
8923943 Method for spectrophotometric blood oxygenation monitoring  
According to the present invention, a method and apparatus for non-invasively determining the blood oxygen saturation level within a subject's tissue is provided. The method includes the steps of:...
8923945 Determination of a physiological parameter  
Methods and systems are provided for transmitting and receiving photon density waves to and from tissue, and processing the received waves using wavelet transforms to identify non-physiological...
8922382 System and method for monitoring the life of a physiological sensor  
Aspects of the present disclosure include a sensor configured to store in memory indications of sensor use information and formulas or indications of formulas for determining the useful life of a...
8920317 Multipurpose sensor port  
A sensor port is adapted to connect to either a sensor or a data source. A reader is configured to identify which of the sensor and the data source is connected to the sensor port. A data path is...
8923944 Cancellation of light shunting  
There is provided a system and method for canceling shunted light. The method includes transmitting electromagnetic radiation at tissue of interest and generating a signal representative of...
8918171 Method and apparatus for post-shock evaluation using tissue oxygenation measurements  
A method and device for delivering therapy that includes an electrode to sense cardiac signals and to deliver a therapy, a monitoring module detecting a cardiac event in response to the sensed...
8917442 Focusing electromagnetic radiation within a turbid medium using ultrasonic modulation  
The present disclosure provides various systems and methods for focusing electromagnetic radiation (EMR) within a diffusion medium, such as a turbid medium. A diffusion medium is irradiated with...
8914088 Medical sensor and technique for using the same  
According to embodiments, sensors and systems for medical spectroscopy may include adaptive optical components, such as digital light processing components. Adaptive light emitting elements may...
8906091 Component and method for assembling an implant arrangement  
A component for an arrangement at an implant includes a sensor detecting a measurement variable and generating measuring data corresponding to the detected measurement variable; telemetry device...
8909311 Contact lens with integrated pulse oximeter  
Apparatus, systems and methods employing a contact lens having a pulse oximetry sensor to detect information indicative of a blood oxygen content and/or pulse rate of a wearer of the contact lens,...
8909313 Device for diagnosis and/or therapy of physiological characteristics of a selected portion of a body by optical reflectance or optical transmission  
The invention relates to a device for diagnosis and/or therapy of a selected portion of a body by optical reflectance or optical transmission. The device according to the invention has a laminar...
8909312 Signal acquisition circuit for detecting a wanted signal in the presence of an unwanted signal  
A signal acquisition circuit detects a wanted signal in a composite signal containing the wanted signal and an unwanted signal, where the highest frequency in the unwanted signal is higher than...
8903466 Apparatus and method for non-invasive measurement of a substance within a body  
A system for non-invasive measurement of a substance, such as glucose, includes a detector configured to sense radiation and an optical subsystem configured to focus the radiation on a sensitive...
8897847 Digit gauge for noninvasive optical sensor  
Embodiments of the present disclosure include a digit gauge used to ensure the size of a patient's digit is appropriate for the medical sensor applied thereto.
8897848 Apparatus and method for non-invasively determining oxygen saturation of venous blood and cardiac output using NIRS  
A method and apparatus for determining a venous oxygen saturation value (SvO2) of a subject is provided. The method includes the steps of: a) sensing a plurality of tissue regions on a subject...
8892196 Device and method for screening congenital heart disease  
An apparatus including a main processing unit. The apparatus further including a precordial patch coupled to the main processing unit, the precordial patch having a plurality of sensors for...
8888701 Apparatus and methods for monitoring physiological data during environmental interference  
Apparatus and methods for attenuating environmental interference are described. A wearable monitoring apparatus includes a housing configured to be attached to the body of a subject and a sensor...
8886271 Non-invasive physiological sensor cover  
A sensor cover according to embodiments of the disclosure is capable of being used with a non-invasive physiological sensor, such as a pulse oximetry sensor. Certain embodiments of the sensor...
8874180 Ambient electromagnetic energy harvesting with wireless sensors  
A system and method for generating power via harvesting of ambient electromagnetic signals. The system may include one or more sensing components which, acting alone or in combination, are capable...
8868148 Methods and systems for qualifying physiological values based on segments of a physiological signal  
A physiological monitoring system may process a physiological signal such a photoplethysmograph signal from a subject. The system may determine physiological information, such as a physiological...
8862195 Method, system, and apparatus for automatic detection of obstructive sleep apnea from oxygen saturation recordings  
Disclosed embodiments include a method for automatic detection of sleep apnea implemented in a medical apparatus, the method comprising (a) extracting a plurality of signal features by analyzing...
8862194 Method for improved oxygen saturation estimation in the presence of noise  
The present disclosure relates, according to some embodiments, to devices, systems, and methods for estimating a physiological parameter in the presence of noise. For example, the disclosure...
8862196 System and method for automatic detection of a plurality of SP02 time series pattern types  
The disclosed embodiments relate to a patient monitor for evaluating a patient. The patient monitor may comprise a sensor that is adapted to detect a sound associated with breathing of the patient...
8852094 Physiological parameter system  
A physiological parameter system has one or more parameter inputs responsive to one or more physiological sensors. The physiological parameter system may also have quality indicators relating to...