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9037209 Bio-diagnostic testing system and methods  
An implantable diagnostic device in accordance with the present disclosure includes a probe assembly that can be implemented in a variety of ways. A few example implementations include: a needle...
8926520 Transducer interface system and method  
A transducer interface system/method allowing conversion from an analog sensor input to a standardized analog output interface is disclosed. In some preferred embodiments the system/method permits...
8886270 Syringe-based whispering gallery mode microresonator microfluidic biochem sensor  
A syringe-based whispering gallery mode sensor includes a syringe including an assembly provided its needle, the assembly including (1) an optical carrier having a reflective distal end, and (2)...
8870857 Waveguide neural interface device  
A waveguide neural interface device including: a neural device implantable in tissue and including an array of electrode sites that electrically communicate with their surroundings, in which the...
8849366 Catheter system having an optical probe and method for the application of an optical probe in a catheter system  
A catheter system includes a flexible, elongated base body adapted to be applied to a vein central-venously and having a base distal end; a fiber-optic probe having a probe distal part; a...
8842953 Apparatus, method and computer program for applying energy to an object  
An apparatus for applying energy to an object and/or sensing the object. The apparatus includes an optical device for applying and/or sensing light energy and an electrical device for applying...
8812086 Surgical imaging device  
A surgical imaging device and method configured to be inserted into a surgical site. The surgical imaging device includes a plurality of prongs. Each one of the prongs has an image sensor mounted...
8795595 Sensor substrate systems and methods  
A sensing apparatus may include a substrate having a first side for a sensing element and a second side for electronics, the substrate may have a at least one via from the first side of the...
8771714 Systems and methods for in vivo measurement of interstitial biological activity, processes and/or compositions  
Provided are systems and methods for detecting and/or measuring in vivo interstitial biological activity, processes, and or compounds in human or animal subjects.
8768425 Device and method for identification of meconium in amniotic fluid  
Disclosed are methods and devices comprising an elongated probe for the in vivo detection of meconium in amniotic fluid held in an amniotic sac based on detecting the presence of...
8694069 Fiber-optic probe with embedded peripheral sensors for in-situ continuous monitoring  
A fiber-optic (FO) element-based sensing probe for use in monitoring parameters of a biological environment. A straight FO-element, embedded and cast in a polymeric body of the probe delivers...
8615281 Hypodermic optical monitoring of bodily analyte  
Disclosed is a skin adherable device for monitoring analytes in interstitial fluid. The device includes an electromagnetic radiation emitting source and a transmitter for transmitting the...
8613702 Device, apparatus and method for obtaining physiological signals by way of a feeding tube  
A neonatal feeding tube (10) includes electronics and instrumentation for monitoring a neonate and for provides nourishment to the neonate. The tube (10) includes electrodes (20) for sensing ECG...
8545478 Injection device  
An injection device for use with tissue of a mammalian body comprising a first tubular member and a second tubular member slidably disposed in the first tubular member. The first and second...
8521248 Fiber-optic probe  
In a fiber-optic probe for intravascular measurements, e.g. oxygen saturation measurements, the fiber-optical core has only two fibers. A single fiber core is also possible. A reinforcement fiber...
8423110 Imaging device and related methods  
In one embodiment, the invention provides an imaging device having a light source, a photo-sensor and a scanning assembly. In some embodiments, the light source is fixedly mounted in the first end...
8401610 Rotating catheter probe using a light-drive apparatus  
The invention is a rotating tip catheter-imaging probe where electromagnetic energy is delivered to the distal end of a catheter and converted to mechanical energy using a light drive apparatus....
8377686 Detection of biological molecules by differential partitioning of enzyme substrates and products  
This invention relates to a method and apparatus for detecting a biological molecule associated with enzyme activity in a sample. The invention is applicable to detecting a microorganism...
8369916 Optical fiber connector  
An optical connector device is disclosed for optically connecting a biosensor wearable on the body of a patient to a reader outside of the body of the patient. The device comprises a base disk to...
8301216 Method and apparatus for quantification of optical properties of superficial volumes using small source-to-detector separations  
A probe for obtaining quantitative optical properties and chromophore concentrations of tissue components in tissue in-vivo at superficial depths and at source-detector separations of 5 mm or less...
8280471 Fiber optic based detection of autofluorescent bacterial pathogens  
Disclosed are methods and devices for continuous in vivo monitoring of a potential bacterial infection site. Disclosed devices may be utilized to alert patients and/or health care providers to the...
8280496 Extended spectral sensitivity endoscope system and method of using the same  
A method according to an embodiment of the invention includes inserting an endoscope at least partially into a body lumen. At least a portion of the body lumen is illuminated at a first...
8180421 Resonance energy transfer based detection of nosocomial infection  
Disclosed herein are methods and devices for detection of hospital acquired infections. Disclosed methods may be utilized for continuous in vivo monitoring of a potential infection site or for...
8095196 Microsensor needle for pH measurement in tissue  
A sensor probe for in-situ measurement of pH in a human tissue (e.g., cardiovascular) environment comprises a hollow needle having a tip and a back end. The tip is insertable into the tissue. An...
8060172 In-vivo information measurement apparatus  
An in-vivo information measurement apparatus having an insertion part; a light projection unit, provided at a tip of the insertion part, irradiates an examination site with intensity-modulated...
7930015 Methods and sensors for monitoring internal tissue conditions  
The present invention relates to fiberoptic sensors embedded within a surgical drain to monitor the condition of tissue proximate to the surgical drain and methods of processing data from the...
7787923 Fiber optic device for sensing analytes and method of making same  
A device for sensing analyte concentration, and in particular glucose concentration, in vivo or in vitro is disclosed. A sensing element is attached to the distal end of an optical conduit, and...
7783338 Catheter with optical fiber sensor  
An apparatus and method to perform therapeutic treatment and diagnosis of a patient's vasculature through the use of an intravascular device having an optical fiber disposed therein. In an...
7725144 Determination of disease state using raman spectroscopy of tissue  
A method of determining disease state in an individual. A portion of the tissue of the individual is illuminated with excitation light, then light emitted by the tissue due to Raman scattering of...
7640046 Methods and apparatuses for localizing myocardial infarction during catheterization  
A catheter with a tissue property sensor provides for localization of myocardial infarction (MI) by utilizing one or more differences between properties of infarcted myocardial tissue and...
7627208 Optical probe and optical tomography apparatus  
An elongated probe to be inserted into a tube which is open at a distal end portion of an insertion section of an endoscope includes a sheath constituting the outer circumferential surface of the...
7603166 Method and apparatus for detection of vulnerable atherosclerotic plaque  
Methods for the detection of inflammation associated with vulnerable atherosclerotic plaque to prevent heart attack and stroke are disclosed. The methods are also applicable to detection of...
7572229 Probe for use in measuring a biological signal and biological signal measuring system incorporating the probe  
A probe for use in photoplethysmographic (PPG) measurement includes a light source unit including a light source that contacts a predetermined site of an object and emits light onto the...
7532920 Guidewire with optical fiber  
Apparatus and method to perform therapeutic treatment and diagnosis of a patient's vasculature through the use of an intravascular device having an optical fiber disposed therein. In an embodiment...
7519407 Optical sensing catheter system  
An optical sensing catheter system for physiological measurements of vascular or arterial parameters at plurality of location deploys wavelength division multiplexing in a common optical fiber to...
7515265 Imaging systems and methods to improve backscattering imaging using circular polarization memory  
An optical technique to improve the imaging of a target inside suspensions of scattering particles includes the illumination of the scattering particles with circularly polarized light. The...
7488116 Universal coupling of small core optical fiber to large laser foci  
It is often desirable to efficiently couple laser foci that are dimensionally large to dimensionally small optical fibers. A fiber fused in a lower refractive index fiber is disclosed. The...
7402426 Detection of biological molecules by differential partitioning of enzyme substrates and products  
This invention relates to a method and apparatus for detecting a biological molecule associated with enzyme activity in a sample. The invention is applicable to detecting a microorganism...
7385176 Calibration reflector device, sensor arrangement, and method for sterile packaging of a fiber-optic sensor arrangement  
A tube-like reflector insert for a sensor is located in a rigid, light-absorbing sleeve that is closed on one side, and forms a two-part reflector body with the sleeve. A nut is glued onto the...
7349731 Reconstructed refractive index spatial maps and method with algorithm  
The invention provides a means to produce reconstructed refractive index spatial maps that reveal and allow visual separation of normal soft tissue and certain types of tumors. Detector fiber...
7329223 Catheter with optical fiber sensor  
An apparatus and method to perform therapeutic treatment and diagnosis of a patient's vasculature through the use of an intravascular device having an optical fiber disposed therein. In an...
7322971 Surgical drain with sensors for monitoring internal tissue condition by transmittance  
Devices and methods of using a surgical drain, and more particularly a surgical drain having at least one sensor for monitoring and/or recording the condition of the anatomical site or fluid...
7277740 Analysis system for reagent-free determination of the concentration of an analyte in living tissue  
The present invention is generally directed towards a system for reagent-free determination of the concentration of an analyte in vivo. The system comprises a light transmitter for generating...
7149562 Needle with fiberoptic capability  
A needle with fiber optic capability for spectrophotometric analysis includes a needle assembly including a needle body having an open tip and side radiation ports. A fiber optic element is...
7096053 Internal biochemical sensing device  
A biosensing device for detecting biological analytes, and methods of use and manufacture, are disclosed. The device includes a biosensing element that can remain implanted for extended periods of...
6999809 Central venous catheter having a soft tip and fiber optics  
A multiple lumen catheter having a soft, tapered multiple lumen distal tip for insertion into a body vessel. One of the lumens is sized to pass over a guidewire such that the catheter can be...
6999807 pH measuring balloon  
The present invention relates to devices and methods for measuring the pH of blood in the vicinity of a vulnerable plaque. A balloon including an opto-electric device may be positioned proximate a...
6954665 Catheter system  
A catheter system is suitable for the simultaneous, continuous, mutually unaffected measurement of the centrovenous oxygen saturation and the local concentration of injected indocyanine green. It...
6891984 Scanning miniature optical probes with optical distortion correction and rotational control  
Optical probes having a diameter less than substantially 500 μm for use in scanning light from a long, highly flexible fiber to a sample. In one embodiment the probe includes a viscous damping...
6885881 Device for measuring human blood sugar levels  
Device for measuring human blood sugar levels with a catheter, the free end of which is positioned in a blood vessel, wherein the catheter consists of at least one optical waveguide comprising a...

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