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9042952 System and method for automatic detection of a plurality of SPO2 time series pattern types  
The disclosed embodiments relate to pulse oximetry. An exemplary pulse oximeter comprises a probe that is adapted to be attached to a body part of a patient to create a signal indicative of an...
9039629 Carbon dioxide monitoring system  
A CO2 monitoring system (20) is described which is operable to monitor the CO2 content of respiratory gases during intubation, CPR, or ventilation treatment of a patient. The patient's respiratory...
9035775 Wireless physiology monitor  
The present invention provides a new non-invasive technique for organ, e.g., heart and lung, monitoring. In at least one embodiment of the invention, a subject is radiated with a non-harmful and...
9028423 Distinguishing closed and open respiratory airway apneas by complex admittance values  
Methods and apparatus are disclosed for determining the occurrence of a closed or open apnea. Respiratory air flow from a patient is measured to give an air flow signal. The determination of an...
9022946 Contamination removal from sensors placed in an airway  
A sensor assembly includes a sensing element and an actuator. The sensing element measures a parameter associated with gas in an airway. The actuator actuates the sensing element to prevent...
9022947 Respiration impedance measuring device and respiration impedance display method  
Continuous measurement of breathing impedance with extremely high precision is enabled by executing noise elimination. A loudspeaker applies an air vibration pressure by an oscillation wave to an...
9011347 Methods and apparatus for determining breathing effort characteristics measures  
One or more respiratory characteristics of a patient are measured by coupling patient monitor apparatus (e.g., a photoplethysmograph (“PPG”)) to the patient in order to produce a patient monitor...
9014445 Visualization and characterization of pulmonary lobar fissures  
Systems and methods for visualizing pulmonary fissures including a processor and software instructions for creating a 3 dimensional model of the fissures. Creating the 3 dimensional model includes...
9011329 Lumenally-active device  
Embodiments of a lumenally-active system and method of use and control thereof are disclosed. According to various embodiments, a lumenally-active device is positioned in a body lumen of an...
8998821 Systems and methods for determining respiration metrics  
Systems, devices and methods provide for acquiring respiration information. A respiration information device includes timer circuitry to time a plurality of shorter time apertures and a plurality...
8994536 Wireless physiology monitor  
The present invention provides a new non-invasive technique for organ, e.g., heart and lung, monitoring. In at least one embodiment of the invention, a subject is radiated with a non-harmful and...
8992436 Respiration monitoring using respiration rate variability  
Systems and methods provide for detecting respiration disturbances and changes in respiration disturbances, preferably by detecting variability in one or more respiration parameters. Respiration...
8992434 Prediction and monitoring of clinical episodes  
Apparatus and methods are described, including a method for treating a clinical episode. The method comprises sensing at least one parameter of a subject without contacting or viewing the subject...
8989868 Apparatus and method for controlling energy delivery as a function of degree of coupling  
A device for delivering energy as a function of degree coupling may include an external unit configured for location external to a body of a subject and at least one processor associated with the...
8986216 Process for leak testing, device and respirator  
A process is provided for leak testing in a respirator (10) with overpressure operation. An indicator of a breathing gas consumption is compared with an indicator of an expiration volume and a...
8979761 Sleepiness assessment apparatus  
A sleepiness assessment value P1 is set to be an average heart rate HR (S130). A sleepiness assessment value P2 is set to be a standard deviation σ of a respiration interval RespI for one minute...
8979766 Sensor system  
A sensor system comprises a mat (20) for placement over a patient's mattress including a number of sensors (10) located in the mat. The sensors include a sensor housing (12), a sound vibration...
8979765 Body-worn monitor for measuring respiratory rate  
The invention provides a system for measuring respiratory rate (RR) from a patient. The system includes an impedance pneumography (IP) sensor, connected to at least two electrodes, and a...
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...
8956295 Sleep detection using an adjustable threshold  
Devices and methods for sleep detection involve the use of an adjustable threshold for detecting sleep onset and termination. A method for detecting sleep includes adjusting a sleep threshold...
8954127 Systems and methods for estimating values of a continuous wavelet transform  
According to embodiments, techniques for estimating scalogram energy values in a wedge region of a scalogram are disclosed. A pulse oximetry system including a sensor or probe may be used to...
8952917 Display and control device for medical equipment  
A display and control device for medical equipment, comprising several identically configured display/control units, which are located on a base unit. The base unit is equipped with a bus, to...
8938299 System for treating sleep disordered breathing  
A system is disclosed for applying a treatment therapy for sleep disordered breathing. The system includes a sensing module configured to sense physiologic conditions and an implantable pulse...
8932227 System and method for CO2 and oximetry integration  
The disclosed embodiments relate to a patient monitor for evaluating a patient. The patient monitor may comprise a capnometer that is adapted to receive at least a portion of exhaled flow from the...
8934970 Physiological vibration detection in an implanted medical device  
An embodiment of an implantable system configured to be implanted in a patient includes an accelerometer, a neural stimulator, and a controller. The neural stimulator is configured to deliver...
8932230 Controlling flow of exhaled breath during analysis  
The flow rate of a gaseous sample of exhaled breath through an analytical device is controlled by a pump, and in certain embodiments two pumps. Placement of the analyte sensor in a secondary...
8920333 Method and device for generating of a signal that reflects respiratory efforts in patients on ventilatory support  
A method and device for generating a signal that mirrors changes in the level of effort exerted by respiratory muscles of patients on mechanical ventilatory support comprising: monitoring and...
8923971 Method and apparatus for neural stimulation with respiratory feedback  
A neural stimulation system controls the delivery of neural stimulation using a respiratory signal as a therapy feedback input. The respiratory signal is used to increase the effectiveness of the...
8914113 Method and apparatus for inspiratory muscle stimulation using implantable device  
An inspiratory muscle stimulation system uses an implantable medical device to deliver stimulation to control diaphragmatic contractions for slower and deeper breathing, thereby conditioning and...
8900159 System, method and device for aiding in the diagnosis of respiratory dysfunction  
A system and method for aiding in the diagnosis of a respiratory dysfunction is described. More particularly, a system and method for aiding in the diagnosis of one or more pulmonary embolisms is...
8900140 Multiple vector fluid localization  
A differential or relative measurement between an orthogonal measurement vector and another measurement vector can be used to determine the location where fluid accumulation is occurring or the...
8897867 System and method for processing signals for the real-time detection of a functional cyclic activity  
A system and method for processing signals for the real-time detection of a functional cyclic activity, include: elements for simultaneously receiving signals acquired by a sensor array having at...
8870784 Precision of xenon content measurement in a ventilatory anesthesia apparatus  
The invention relates to an apparatus for the ventilatory anaesthesia of a patient by administration of a gas containing gaseous xenon that comprises a main gas circuit (CP) and a means for...
8858450 Photoplethysmography apparatus and method employing high resolution estimation of Time-Frequency Spectra  
A photoplethysmography apparatus and method is provided for high resolution estimating of Time-Frequency Spectra (TFS) and associated amplitudes using Variable Frequency Complex Demodulation...
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...
8858456 Trachea pressure determination method and device  
According to various embodiments, methods and systems for determining pressure in the lungs may employ intracuff pressure measurements. The intracuff pressure measurements may calibrated or...
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...
8858457 Method and device for the automatic evaluation and analysis of a capnogram and computer program for implementing the method as well as computer program product with such a computer program  
A method implemented, e.g., as software and a device operating according to the method for the automatic evaluation and analysis of a capnogram are provided. Measured values for an expired...
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...
8855783 Detector-based arterial stimulation  
Apparatus is provided, including (1) an external device, configured for placement outside of a body of a subject and to sense a factor of the subject, and to generate a signal in response to the...
8854048 Sensitivity correction method for dose monitoring device and particle beam therapy system  
In a particle beam therapy system which scans a particle beam and irradiates the particle beam to an irradiation position of an irradiation subject and has a dose monitoring device for measuring a...
8849397 Device for the medical care of a patient in an emergency  
A device (1) for the medical care of a patient in an emergency which comprises an item of clothing (2) which may be worn by the patient on the body and monitoring devices (8, 9) arranged on the...
8840564 Monitoring a condition of a subject  
Apparatus and methods are described, including a method for monitoring an onset of a respiratory episode in a subject. A plurality of respirations of the subject are sensed without contacting the...
8834387 Detection of airway resistance  
An airflow signal corresponding to the breathing of the patient is obtained. A section corresponding to inspiration, having a front portion and a middle portion, is found within the airflow...
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...
8834385 Method for extracting the feature of an abdominal breathing and a system using the same  
A method for extracting the feature of an abdominal breathing is disclosed, capable of extracting the feature of an abdominal breathing, without the requirement of a standard model of an abdominal...
8834386 Noise reduction of breathing signals  
The invention relates to a system for and a method of processing breathing signals. A noise reduction operation is performed on a spectral breathing signal (18) to compute an output spectral...
8827921 Plethysmograph with animal restraint  
A plethysmograph is described that includes a test chamber having an opening; a sealing member including an annular flexible seal to receive at least a part of the head of the test animal mounted...
8831717 Estimation of propensity to symptomatic hypotension  
The invention relates to estimation of a patient's propensity to suffer from symptomatic hypotension during extracorporeal blood treatment. An electromagnetic test signal, which is applied over a...
8821409 Lung aerosol collection device  
A device for collecting material from lung aerosols. The device functions by collecting aerosols from the lower airway separated from material in the by collecting air from the upper airway in a...