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9042968 Lymphatic pressure-measuring system and method for controlling same  
The present invention has an object to measure lymphatic pressure with more safety and ease at lower cost. To achieve this, a lymphatic pressure-measuring system 1 includes: a manchette 11 fitted...
9020581 Spatially offset Raman spectroscopy of layered soft tissues and applications of same  
The present invention in one aspect relates to a method for surgical margin evaluation of tissues during breast conserving therapy at a surgical site of interest. In one embodiment, the method...
8992216 Interproximal tooth defects detection  
There is provided a method for detecting interproximal tooth defects such as caries by injecting light at one or more wavelengths into a tooth and detecting reflected/diffracted light or emitted...
8977331 Systems and methods for nerve imaging  
Systems and methods for imaging are presented. The method includes producing excitation light configured to induce fluorescence in an imaging agent that selectively binds to a target species in a...
8971985 Minute ventilation estimation based on depth maps  
What is disclosed is a system and method for estimating minute ventilation by analyzing distortions in reflections of structured illumination patterns captured in a video of a thoracic region of a...
8971984 Hyperspectral technology for assessing and treating diabetic foot and tissue disease  
This invention relates generally to an index map comprising both pressure and perfusion information from a diabetic patient foot for the purpose of treatment. The index map may also be a map of...
8936548 Method of controlling endoscope and endoscope  
An endoscope 100 includes a first light source 45 that emits white illumination light, a second light source 47 that emits narrow-band light and an imaging section that has an imaging device 21...
8929974 System and method for examining an illuminated object  
In a system and a method for examining an object containing a fluid liquid, the object is illuminated with measuring light and images are temporarily shortly subsequently recorded. The images are...
8892191 Methods of determining motion and distance during medical and veterinary procedures  
A system, for use with a cannula insertable into human or animal tissue, for measuring relative motion during a surgical procedure includes a probe having a probe tip insertable into the cannula,...
8868159 Optical imaging diagnostic apparatus and the display control method thereof  
An optical imaging diagnostic apparatus including: a designating unit for designating a predetermined circumferential-direction position at the circumference of the transmitting and receiving unit...
8868161 Detection and display of measured subsurface data onto a surface  
The present disclosure provides systems and methods for imaging and display of subsurface features of a region of interest such as a portion of a body of a patient. A first imaging portion of the...
8855751 Multidirectional scan and algorithmic skin health analysis  
Technologies generally applicable to detecting skin conditions are disclosed. A computer graphics scanning apparatus may be configured to capture skin image data, and use the captured skin image...
8831710 Medical observation system and processor  
A medical observation system, which includes a medical probe that observes a subject by scanning on the subject with laser light; a laser source that supplies the laser light to the medical probe;...
8823488 Medical treatment system and method for operation thereof  
A medical device comprises a device adapted to perform a medical procedure; a biometric information sensing device adapted to sense biometric information of a user; a controller adapted to...
8825143 Medical apparatus for control of excitation light based on image sensor position and fluorescent drug information  
A medical apparatus includes a storing section in which information concerning a drug movement in a living body is stored for each of types of a plurality of fluorescent drugs, an arithmetic...
8818492 Apparatus and method for measuring ganglion cells  
An apparatus for measuring ganglion cells may include: a light generation unit configured to irradiate a first light signal polarized in a first direction and a second light signal polarized in a...
8810658 Estimating a visible vector representation for pixels in an infrared image  
What is disclosed is a system and method for estimating color for pixels in an infrared image. In one embodiment, an infrared image is received which has been captured using a N-band infrared...
8812083 Methods of optically monitoring wound healing  
Optical changes of tissue during wound healing measured by Near Infrared and Diffuse Reflectance Spectroscopy are shown to correlate with histologic changes. Near Infrared absorption coefficient...
8761866 Examination and imaging of brain cognitive functions  
A system for examining biological tissue of a subject includes a wireless optical probe, electronics and a processor. The wireless optical probe includes a light source connected to receive...
8743362 Optical measurement apparatus and optical measurement system  
An optical measurement apparatus, to which a base end portion of a measurement probe introduced into a subject is connected so that scattering light from the subject through the measurement probe...
8725236 Method for demonstrating pre-emergent pimples  
A method for demonstrating pre-emergent pimples is disclosed. The method includes providing a camera having a 25 mm macro lens and a linear polarizing filter including from 10 to 50 narrow band...
8688199 Tissue assessment  
A method of aiding in the diagnosis or prediction of degenerative joint disease in a joint of a patient. The method comprises obtaining a test spectrum of Raman scattered radiation from cartilage...
8660637 Miniature spectrometer  
A miniaturized spectrometer is adapted for placement within a body near tissue to be characterized. The spectrometer includes a light source and a plurality of light detectors. The light source...
8630697 Imaging of polarization scrambling tissue  
The present invention provides for the detection and display of polarization scrambling tissue without resolving the polarization state of the backscattered imaging beam. In one embodiment, we...
8620411 Method of assessing skin and overall health of an individual  
The present invention relates to a method of determining skin health of an area of skin and overall health of an individual by exposing the area of skin to a first exposure radiation to induce the...
8583216 Skin type assessment and nevi screening for skin cancer with a noninvasive, portable reflectance spectrophotometer  
The invention relates to a method for objectively measuring skin phototype by reflectance spectrophotometry. The improved method correlates well with clinician-based assessments and is...
8565862 Optical imaging method for tissue characterization  
There is provided a method for detecting and characterizing abnormalities within biological tissues. The method involves the characterization of the optical properties of the tissue to derive...
8560048 Optical ultrasound receiver  
An imaging guidewire can include one or more optical fibers communicating light along the guidewire. At or near its distal end, one or more blazed or other Fiber Bragg Gratings (FBGs) can direct...
8545399 Medical instrument  
A medical instrument is provided with: an illumination section radiating excitation light for exciting a fluorescent substance given to a subject, to the subject; an image pickup section...
8535238 Diagnostic methods for osteoporosis  
Methods of diagnosing bone disease such as osteoporosis are provided. The methods comprise detecting changes in the physical or chemical structure of a keratinized tissue as correlates of disease....
8521261 Lesion extracting device and lesion extracting method  
A lesion extracting device includes a light source for emitting an excitation light toward a subject body, a control unit for changing an amount of the excitation light, a light irradiating and...
8489179 Fluoroscopy apparatus, fluoroscopy system and fluorescence-image processing method  
Provided is a fluoroscopy apparatus (1) including an illumination portion (4) provided with a light source (3) that radiates illumination light and excitation light; a fluorescence imaging unit...
8482742 Measuring apparatus and measuring method  
A measuring apparatus includes a filter that transmits light of a predetermined wavelength; a first light receiving unit receives at least one of a first light that is output from a first light...
8478387 Methods for stent strut detection and related measurement and display using optical coherence tomography  
In one embodiment, the invention relates to a processor based method for generating positional and other information relating to a stent in the lumen of a vessel using a computer. The method...
8473037 Optical cable and optical coherence imaging diagnostic apparatus using this cable  
An optical fiber is positioned in a lumen of a sheath so a gap exists between the sheath and optical fiber. A filling member fills part of the longitudinal extent of the gap and fixes the optical...
8473036 In vivo measurement of mitochondrial function  
Disclosed herein are devices for assessing mitochondrial function in a living subject comprising a catheter comprising a sheath defining a lumen, a distal end, and a proximal end comprising a...
8467857 Hypodermic vein detection imaging apparatus based on infrared optical system  
The present invention is to provide a hypodermic vein detection imaging apparatus capable of visualizing a vein under the skin. The hypodermic vein detection system according to the present...
8457722 Device and method for monitoring body fluid and electrolyte disorders  
Devices and methods for measuring body fluid-related metric using spectrophotometry that may be used to facilitate diagnosis and therapeutic interventions aimed at restoring body fluid balance. In...
8433393 Inter-frame complex OCT data analysis techniques  
Techniques for collecting and processing complex OCT data to detect localized motion contrast information with enhanced accuracy and sensitivity are presented. In a preferred embodiment, vector...
8417322 Method and apparatus for diagnosing bone tissue conditions  
In a method for diagnosing or helping to diagnose a bone tissue condition of a patient, a portion of bone tissue of the patient is irradiated using a light source. The bone tissue may be...
8403862 Time-based imaging  
A method includes directing toward a portion of a subject's body a first pulse of electromagnetic energy. While the portion is in a functional state due to the first pulse, a second pulse is...
8380278 Image capturing apparatus, image capturing method, and computer readable medium  
Provided is an image capturing apparatus for generating a multi-band image for examining a disease condition which has little amount of information. The image capturing apparatus includes: a...
8374685 System, computer-readable medium, method, and use for combined epithelial early cancer diagnosis and staging  
A system (40) for diagnosis and staging of early stages of cancer in the tissue of a patient is provided. The system—is configured to combine information from a Polarized Light Scattering...
8369932 Optical methods of identifying the location of a medical device within a patient's body in order to locate the fossa ovalis for trans-septal procedures  
A system and method for identifying the location of a medical device within a patient's body may be used to locate or identify the fossa ovalis for trans-septal procedures. The systems and methods...
8364247 Methods for determining the sex of birds' eggs  
The invention relates to methods for determining the sex of birds' eggs. It can be used for an early determination of the sex, in particular in poultry farming, and in this respect also with...
8346348 Optical coherent cross-sectional image forming apparatus and control method for controlling such apparatus  
An optical coherent cross-sectional image forming apparatus in which light outputted from a light source is divided into a measurement light and a reference light inside the apparatus and in which...
8340745 Methods for characterizing cancer and pre-cancer tissues  
A quantitative method for determining tissue characteristics includes the steps of generating data for a dynamic optical curve over a period of time based on an optical property of a tissue, or...
8332015 Method for measuring a body having at least one semitransparent layer  
The invention relates to a method for detecting properties or alterations in at least one semitransparent layer of a body of a tooth by applying light escaping from at least one light guide via...
8326404 Multimodal detection of tissue abnormalities based on raman and background fluorescence spectroscopy  
Methods and apparatus for classifying tissue use features of Raman spectra and background fluorescent spectra. The spectra may be acquired in the near-infrared wavelengths. Principal component...
8326405 Imaging of macular pigment distributions  
Macular pigments are measured by spectrally selective lipofuscin detection. Light from a light source that emits light at a selected range of wavelengths that overlap the absorption band of...

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