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9033891 Multichamber sphygmomanometer with chamber selector  
A multichamber sphygmomanometer is provided with a set of inflatable chambers (2) that may be selectively used and connected to the air pressure pump (20) by means of a chamber selector device...
9031629 Non-contact photoplethysmographic pulse measurement device and oxygen saturation and blood pressure measurement devices using the same  
The present invention provides a non-contact photoplethysmographic (PPG) pulse measurement device, and oxygen saturation and blood pressure measurement devices using the PPG pulse measurement...
8998817 Blood pressure measuring device and method for measuring the blood pressure of a living being  
A blood pressure measuring device includes a flexible element configured to at least partially surround a body part and having a stiffening element configured to stiffen the flexible element; and...
8998816 Devices, systems and methods for isometric and isotonic contraction of blood vessels using an isovolumetric myograph  
The present invention discloses devices, systems and methods for the isovolumic measurement of vasoactivity in a blood vessel (3). The length and volume of the blood vessel (3) are maintained...
9000914 Personal area network pairing  
A method for automatically adding a first sensor device to a first personal area network in a healthcare application includes receiving a signal with out-of-band pairing data at the first sensor...
8974394 Device and method for detecting irregular placement of an extracorporeal vascular access needle  
A device and method for determining intravascular pressure and irregular needle placement in a hemodialysis procedure include analyzing means for automatically deriving venous access pressure...
8977351 Disposable heart rate indicator  
A disposable heart rate indicator is provided. The disposable heart rate indicator has a power source for generating power to the heart rate indicator, at least two electrodes for detecting a...
8968204 System and method of perivascular pressure and flow measurement  
A system and method for measuring fluid flow and pressure in a flexible conduit is disclosed. An embodiment of the system and method uses an ultrasound sensor for determining volume of flow and a...
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...
8951204 Method for using a pulse oximetry signal to monitor blood pressure  
A system for continuously monitoring the blood pressure of a patient over an extended time interval requires using a blood pressure measuring unit (e.g. a sphygmomanometer) to calibrate an...
8951203 Measures of cardiac contractility variability during ischemia  
Systems and methods include obtaining a measure of cardiac contractility. A cardiac contractility variability is determined from the measure of cardiac contractility. Analyzing the cardiac...
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...
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...
8926515 Method and apparatus for continuously monitoring intracranial pressure  
A method and apparatus for continuously measuring the absolute intracranial pressure in a non-invasive manner is described by using an ultrasonic Doppler device which detects the pulsatility...
8920328 Blood pressure measurement apparatus  
A blood pressure measurement apparatus includes: a detector, operable to detect a first pulse, a second pulse prior to the first pulse and a third pulse prior to the second pulse under the same...
8920327 Method for determining cardiac output  
In a method for determining cardiac output from an arterial blood pressure curve measured at the periphery, in which the blood pressure curve measured at the periphery is arithmetically...
8919384 Flow based pressure isolation mechanism for a fluid delivery system  
The fluid delivery system includes a pressurizing device for delivering a pressurized injection fluid, a low pressure fluid delivery system, and a pressure isolation mechanism adapted for fluid...
8920329 Disposable sensor device and monitoring system with trimming element  
The invention relates to a disposable sensor device (51) for patient monitoring comprising a sensor (52) for providing an electric quantity based on a quantity to be detected, a first signal...
8911378 Cuff integrity detection during inflation of an automated blood pressure device  
A method for detecting cuff slippage in a blood pressure monitoring device includes starting a cuff inflation on the blood pressure monitoring device. A plurality of pressure samples is obtained...
8911469 Methods and apparatus for optimal remote ischemic preconditioning (ORIP) for preventing ischemia-reperfusion injuries to organs  
Ischemia-reperfusion injury commonly results from any surgical procedure requiring stopping of blood supply to an organ followed by reperfusion such as in heart bypass, angioplasty or organ...
8906056 Access trocar and related method thereof  
System and method that is directed to medical treatments of organs having anatomical spaces, such as (but not limited to) the heart and the pericardial space. Specifically, an apparatus and method...
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...
8900153 Ambulatory patient monitoring apparatus, system and method  
A patient monitoring device that combines physiological data collection with actigraphy data collection and associates the physiological data with synchronous actigraphy data. A method for...
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...
8888707 Blood pressure measurement apparatus  
A blood pressure measurement apparatus for measuring blood pressure in a predetermined period includes a blood pressure measuring unit for measuring the blood pressure of a subject, an information...
8880155 Hypovolemia diagnosis technique  
Embodiments of the present disclosure relate to a system and method for determining a risk, onset, or presence of hypovolemia based on one or more features of a plethysmographic waveform during a...
8870782 Pulse wave analyzer and blood pressure estimator using the same  
In a pulse wave analyzer, an ECG signal and a pulse wave signal are detected from an object to be analyzed. A plurality of feature points are extracting from the acquired ECG signal, the feature...
8870781 Pressure-providing instrument and biosignal-measuring device including a pressure-providing instrument  
A pressure supplier including an actuator that may be selectively expanded and contracted by applying a voltage, an elastic board being transformed in a predetermined direction to apply pressure...
8864670 Ultrasonic monitoring device for measuring physiological parameters of a mammal  
An ultrasonic monitoring device includes a substrate, a plurality of ultrasonic transducer elements, a computer readable memory medium, a microprocessor, and a power source. The ultrasonic...
8864678 Blood pressure measuring method and blood pressure manometer  
A blood pressure measuring method, according to which a pulse oscillogram of a patient is defined, the blood pressure is then determined from the pulse oscillogram and displayed. Reliable blood...
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...
8858451 Blood vessel catheter and injection system for carrying out a blood pressure measurement of a patient  
An injection system for injecting an injectate fluid into a blood vessel of the patient and for carrying out a blood pressure measurement of a patient. The injection system includes a catheter...
8858435 Metabolic monitoring, a method and apparatus for indicating a health-related condition of a subject  
An apparatus for indicating a health-related condition of a subject has an input interface for receiving a sequence of samples of a first biological quantity derived by a first measurement method,...
8858445 Synchronization of repetitive therapeutic interventions  
A medical device of the type used for assisting a user in manually delivering repetitive therapy to a patient (e.g., chest compressions or ventilations in cardiac resuscitation), the device...
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...
8840548 Use of a data logger and a system of sensors which detect through a garment information relating to physical and/or biomedical parameters of a person  
The information relating to physical and/or biomedical parameters of a person carrying out, in real conditions, an activity distinguished by high mechanical stresses is detected by sensors (10,...
8834380 Sphygmomanometer  
The objective of the present invention is to provide a sphygmomanometer that is easy to use. The sphygmomanometer according to the present invention measures blood pressure in accordance with an...
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...
8827929 Method and apparatus for determining the distensibility of a vessel, lumen or a sphincter  
An apparatus for measuring distensibility of a vessel, lumen or sphincter includes a balloon catheter having a balloon located adjacent a distal end of a catheter for inserting in, for example,...
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...
8827913 Verification of pressure metrics  
An example system may include at least one pressure sensor configured to measure a cardiovascular pressure signal and another medical device configured to measure an electrical depolarization...
8827914 Function adding module  
A function adding module includes a connection portion for connection to an existing blood pressure meter with an air tube and a connection portion for connection to a cuff with an air tube. The...
8821403 Non-invasive measurement of suprasystolic signals  
An apparatus for assessing cardiovascular status of a mammal comprises a system for locally applying a pressure to an artery capable of restricting blood flow through said artery, a wideband...
8821402 Systems, devices and methods for noninvasive or minimally-invasive estimation of intracranial pressure and cerebrovascular autoregulation  
The systems, devices, and methods described herein provide for the estimation and monitoring of cerebrovascular system properties and intracranial pressure (ICP) from one or more measurements or...
8814800 Apparatus and method for enhancing and analyzing signals from a continuous non-invasive blood pressure device  
A system and method of enhancing a blood pressure signal is disclosed. The volume of an artery in a finger is measured by a photo-plesthysmographic (PPG) system, which produces a PPG signal. This...
8814801 Vessel wall monitoring apparatus  
A vessel wall monitoring apparatus includes: a first detecting unit which detects vessel diameter information based on first biological information obtained from a subject; a first producing unit...
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...