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9022942 Systems and methods for measuring arterial stiffness  
Disclosed herein is a system for monitoring a patient that includes a cuff configured to inflate to at least partially occlude an artery of the patient and a cuff controller configured to control...
9020185 Systems and methods for non-contact heart rate sensing  
An embodiment generally relates to systems and methods for estimating heart rates of individuals using non-contact imaging. A processing module can process multi-spectral video images of...
9005129 Wearable heart rate monitor  
A biometric monitoring device is used to determine a user's heart rate by using a heartbeat waveform sensor and a motion detecting sensor. In some embodiments, the device collects collecting...
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...
8998815 Wearable heart rate monitor  
A biometric monitoring device is used to determine a user's heart rate by using a heartbeat waveform sensor and a motion detecting sensor. In some embodiments, the device collects collecting...
8992433 Clothing with heart rate monitoring device  
Clothing with an integrated heart rate monitoring device for monitoring the vital signs of a user is disclosed herein. The monitoring device preferably comprises an optical sensor, an...
8994498 Preauthorized wearable biometric device, system and method for use thereof  
Embodiments are directed towards authenticating users using biometric devices. The biometric device may be arranged to capture one or more biometric feature of a user that may be wearing the...
8992430 Breath sampling system  
There is provided herein a breath sampling device comprising a controller adapted to initiate a signal to trigger a valve functionally associated with a breath sampling tube upon said controller...
8992432 Pulse detection using patient physiological signals  
The presence of a cardiac pulse in a patient is determined by evaluating physiological signals in the patient. In one embodiment, a medical device evaluates optical characteristics of light...
8968207 Methods and apparatus for visually representing a cardiac status of a patient  
Method and apparatus are provided for computing signals related to cardiac output from physiologic input signals related to circulatory pressures or flows. Method and apparatus are provided for...
8965498 Method and apparatus for personalized physiologic parameters  
Methods and apparatus combine patient measurement data with demographic or physiological data of the patient to determine an output that can be used to diagnose and treat the patient. A customized...
8956303 Wearable heart rate monitor  
Some embodiments provide a wearable fitness monitoring device including a motion sensor and a photoplethysmographic (PPG) sensor. The PPG sensor includes (i) a periodic light source, (ii) a photo...
8957777 Body area network pairing improvements for clinical workflows  
A method for establishing a connection between a first electronic computing device and a second electronic computing device includes moving the second electronic computing device so that it is...
8956291 Balanced physiological monitoring and treatment system  
A system and method for providing balanced, automated regulation of a patient's physiological condition by monitoring at least one physiological parameter and, optionally, monitoring and...
8948836 Implantable apparatus for sensing multiple parameters  
An apparatus for sensing multiple parameters includes an implantable housing and a plurality of implantable sensors disposed within the implantable housing. The plurality of implantable sensors...
8948832 Wearable heart rate monitor  
Some embodiments provide a wearable fitness monitoring device including a motion sensor and a photoplethysmographic (PPG) sensor. The PPG sensor includes (i) a periodic light source, (ii) a photo...
8945016 Methods and apparatus for control of non-invasive parameter measurements  
Improved methods and apparatus for non-invasively assessing one or more parameters associated with fluidic systems such as the circulatory system of a living organism. In a first aspect, an...
8939905 Antenna structures for implantable medical devices  
This disclosure describes antenna structures for use with implantable medical devices (IMDs). The IMD may include a housing that hermetically encloses electronic components of the IMD and a...
8938292 Estimating cardiovascular pressure and volume using impedance measurements  
Techniques for estimating a cardiac chamber or vascular pressure based upon impedance are described. A device or system may measure an impedance between at least two electrodes implanted within or...
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...
8920332 Wearable heart rate monitor  
Some embodiments provide a wearable fitness monitoring device including a motion sensor and a photoplethysmographic (PPG) sensor. The PPG sensor includes (i) a periodic light source, (ii) a photo...
8915859 Monitoring device, system and method for a multi-player interactive game  
A system and method for multiple players to play an interactive game is disclosed herein. The system preferably includes monitoring device monitoring the vital signs of a user, a game console and...
8911377 Patient monitor including multi-parameter graphical display  
A patient monitoring system and method are disclosed which provide a caregiver with more easily identifiable indications of the state of multiple physiological parameters in order to give the...
8905937 Methods and apparatus for locating a surface of a body lumen  
An embodiment of an apparatus for locating a surface of a body lumen is disclosed. The apparatus includes a locator assembly that has a distal end region configured to extend into an opening of...
8905939 Method and apparatus for continuous assessment of a cardiovascular parameter using the arterial pulse pressure propagation time and waveform  
A method and apparatus for determining a cardiovascular parameter including receiving an input signal corresponding to an arterial blood pressure measurement over an interval that covers at least...
8900158 Exercise monitoring device, exercise monitoring program storage medium, and exercise monitoring method  
An exercise monitoring device includes: a setting section which sets a user's age and resting pulse rate; a calculating section which calculates a pulse rate range of aerobic exercise on the basis...
8896462 Methods for low power communication in an implantable medical device  
The present invention is directed to an implantable medical device and a method for power management for power efficient use of RF telemetry during, for example, conditions where long periods of...
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...
8888698 System and method for determining a reference baseline for use in heart failure assessment  
A system and method for determining a stressor-based reference baseline for use in heart failure assessment is presented. A patient is monitored during an observation time period while the patient...
8888710 System and method for assessing cardiac performance through cardiac vibration monitoring  
A system and method for assessing cardiac performance through cardiac vibration monitoring is described. Cardiac vibration measures are directly collected through an implantable medical device....
8876724 Contact pressure sensing apparatus for use with exercise equipment sensors  
Contact pressure sensing apparatus for use with exercise equipment sensors are described. An example apparatus includes a sensor to detect a physiological condition of a user of an exercise device...
8870766 Apparatus for providing derived glucose information utilizing non-invasive physiological sensors  
Systems and methods for non-invasively determining parameters related to blood glucose are disclosed. Embodiments are disclosed wherein a wearable sensor device comprises non-invasive sensors...
8870780 Systems and methods for monitoring heart function  
Characteristics of a user's heart are detected. In accordance with an example embodiment, a ballistocardiogram (BCG) sensor is used to detect heart characteristics of a user, and provide a BCG...
8864663 System and method to evaluate physical condition of a user  
A system is provided to evaluate physical condition of a user based on the health data collected from one or more SMDs. The system may comprise a user data component, a routines component and a...
8864676 Implantable medical sensor and fixation system  
An implantable medical device, such as a sensor for monitoring a selected internally detectable physiological parameter of a patient, is attached to a fixation member that is deployable within the...
8858452 Check valve structure, diaphragm pump, and sphygmomanometer  
A check valve structure has a first space and a second space. The check valve structure is configured to allow a flow of a fluid from the first space to the second space and to inhibit flow of the...
8858449 Systems and methods for monitoring heart function  
Characteristics of a user's heart are detected. In accordance with an example embodiment, a ballistocardiogram (BCG) sensor is used to detect heart characteristics of a user, and provide a BCG...
8858448 Monitoring projections along principal components of multiple sensors as an indicator of worsening heart failure  
A device can include at least a first physiologic sensor circuit configured to provide a first physiologic signal, a second physiologic sensor circuit configured to provide a second physiologic...
8862221 Monitoring mechanical heart properties  
In a method and system for monitoring mechanical properties of a heart in a subject, multiple cardiogenic impedance values reflective of the impedance of the heart in connection with a transition...
8862204 Reducing mechanical stress on conductors and connection points in a position determinable interventional medical device  
A medical device configured for diagnosis or treatment of tissues within a body is provided. The device includes an elongate, deformable member configured to be received within a lumen in the body...
8845542 Blood vessel function inspecting apparatus  
It is provided a blood vessel function inspecting apparatus including: a blood vessel diameter measuring portion configured to measure a diameter of a blood vessel; a blood vessel wall thickness...
8834379 Indicator for fluid resuscitation  
A system for providing an indication of cardiovascular function, includes a respiration input (1) for receiving a respiration-related signal indicative of a physical property of respiration gases...
8827911 Apparatus and method of evaluating vascular endothelial function  
An apparatus for evaluating a vascular endothelial function includes: a cuff, to be wound around a part of a body of a subject; a cuff pressure controller, configured to control a pressure of the...
8827906 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...
8818507 Coronary vein dimensional sensor and fixation apparatus  
A system and method for estimating a hemodynamic performance parameter value of a patient's heart. The system includes a pulse generator and a medical electrical lead implanted partially within a...
8812246 Method and system for patient-specific modeling of blood flow  
Embodiments include a system for determining cardiovascular information for a patient. The system may include at least one computer system configured to receive patient-specific data regarding a...
8808178 On demand help/in-service for a medical device  
The invention is a medical monitor including an electronic circuit configured to receive a signal from the physiological sensor. A microcomputer configured to process the signal from the...
8812245 Method and system for patient-specific modeling of blood flow  
Embodiments include a system for determining cardiovascular information for a patient. The system may include at least one computer system configured to receive patient-specific data regarding a...
8808188 Body-worn system for measuring continuous non-invasive blood pressure (cNIBP)  
The present invention provides a technique for continuous measurement of blood pressure based on pulse transit time and which does not require any external calibration. This technique, referred to...
8795185 Portable device for measuring blood pressure and method therefor  
A portable blood pressure measuring apparatus and a method therefor are provided. In the portable blood pressure measuring apparatus, a blood pressure measurer measures a wrist or finger blood...