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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...
8920334 Method of breath analysis for determining liver capacity or microcirculation using 13C-labeled methacetin substrate  
The invention relates to an analysis method for determining a functional parameter of an organ of a human or animal individual by measuring the 13CO2 content in the air exhaled by the individual...
8808146 Activity meter  
An activity meter includes an activity amount acquisition unit that acquires an amount of physical activity of a user, an activity age acquisition unit that acquires an activity age representing a...
8790271 Portable device for calculating consumed calories  
A portable device for measuring a consumed calories includes: a respiration measurement device measuring an amount of air inhaled into a user's nose to acquire and output a respiration signal; a...
8740750 Device and method for controlling and/or regulating a training and/or rehabilitation unit  
In at least one embodiment, a device for controlling and/or regulating a training and/or rehabilitation unit comprises a training and/or rehabilitation unit, a sensor unit having sensors for...
8696591 Compensation of volumetric errors in a gas monitoring system  
A mainstream gas monitoring method includes a using a mainstream airway adapter and a gas sensing assembly associated with the mainstream airway adapter to measure an analyte of a gas flow through...
8627821 Method and device for decreasing contamination  
Methods and devices to determine rate of particle production and the size range for the particles produced for an individual are described herein. The device (10) contains a mouthpiece (12), a...
8512258 Breath test device and method  
There is provided a method of evaluating a liver condition of a subject, the method includes computing a fluctuation parameter from a liver breath test based on at least one of a percentage dose...
8424529 Adjustment of endotracheal tube cuff filling  
A method of intubating a subject is disclosed. The method comprises inserting an endotracheal tube into the tracheal airway of the subject; inflating a cuff associated with the endotracheal tube...
8308651 Combination toothbrush and peak flow meter system  
A combination toothbrush and peak flow meter system for increasing the compliance of peak flow measurements in children and adults with asthma. The combination toothbrush and peak flow meter...
8292820 Apparatus and device for performance monitoring  
A method and wristop (wrist worn) device for monitoring physical exercise. The wristop device includes a central unit, in which there is a display face and to which a wristband is, or can be...
8197417 Metabolic analyzer transducer  
A compact and wearable metabolic analyzer transducer comprising a housing containing a plurality of analog sensors, an A/D converter, a microcontroller, and a power source operatively coupled...
8109884 Dynamic metabolism monitoring system  
A metabolism monitoring system, data analyzer, and method is disclosed for processing data to very quickly estimate metabolic parameters. The analyzer of the invention uses a dynamic observer...
7967759 Endoscopic system with integrated patient respiratory status indicator  
The system 10 includes an endoscopic probe 20 and an expired air sampling device 24 functionally connected to a control console 28. In use, the endoscopic probe 20 is routed through a body lumen...
7867172 Combination toothbrush and peak flow meter system  
A combination toothbrush and peak flow meter system for increasing the compliance of peak flow measurements in children and adults with asthma. The combination toothbrush and peak flow meter...
7690378 Methods, systems and devices for monitoring respiratory disorders  
Methods, systems and devices are provided for monitoring respiratory disorders based on monitored factors of a photoplethysmography (PPG) signal that is representative of peripheral blood volume....
7470396 Device and method for establishing an artificial isolated circulation in a target area of a human or animal body  
A device for establishing an isolated perfusion including a pump arrangement, a venous catheter, and an arterial catheter, for establishing an artificial circulation in a target area of a human or...
7364551 Hand-held medical apparatus  
The subject invention provides a hand-held medical apparatus (10) for detecting a predetermined component of user breath and producing a breath-component signal over a measurement time. Such...
7326150 Fat combustion value calculating method, fat combustion value calculating device, and exercise machine  
In the fat burning value calculating apparatus (6), an electrocardiographic signal is detected (1, 41, 45-47) at the start of exercise, and a heart rate is calculated from the detected value....
7291114 System and method of determining an individualized drug administration protocol  
A system and method for determining an individualized drug dosage is provided. The system includes a metabolic rate sensing means for sensing the metabolic rate of the individual. The system also...
7207947 System and method for detecting circadian states using an implantable medical device  
Techniques are provided for detecting the circadian state of a patient using an implantable medical device based on selected blood carbon dioxide (CO2) parameters. In one example, the implantable...
7147603 Apparatus for measurement of living body  
Disclosed is an apparatus for measurement of a living body, comprising: a personal data input unit; a basal metabolism input unit; a standard value storage unit; a comparison unit; and a display...
6991607 Process and device for measuring exhaled air to determine metabolic function of a living being  
A process and a device are provided for determining the proportion of a component of the air exhaled by a breathing living being that is characteristic of the metabolic function of such living...
6955650 Metabolic calorimeter employing respiratory gas analysis  
An indirect calorimeter for measuring the metabolic rate of a subject includes a respiratory connector configured to be supported in contact with the subject so as to pass inhaled and exhaled...
6942623 Mixing chamber and expired gas sampling for expired gas analysis indirect calorimetry  
There is provided an improved system for expired gas analysis indirect analysis indirect calorimetry comprising a unique compliant mixing chamber that is directly connected to a mouthpiece that,...
6935338 Fluid resistant airway adapter  
An airway adaptor that includes a tubular body having a first gas flow passage defined therein. A protrusion extends from an interior wall of the tubular body into the gas flow passage. The...
6899684 Method of respiratory gas analysis using a metabolic calorimeter  
A method of determining a respiratory parameter for a subject using an indirect calorimeter is provided. The indirect calorimeter includes a respiratory connector for passing inhaled and exhaled...
6884222 Method and apparatus for estimation of resting respiratory quotient  
A method and apparatus for determining a user's Respiratory Quotient (RQ) using just measured O2 and CO2 concentrations without use of a flow meter. The RQ is determined by measuring the user's...
6843250 Method and system for intubation  
An intubation method and system including the insertion of an endotracheal tube into a patient airway, inflating an cuff associated with the endotracheal tube at a location in the patient airway...
RE38575 Diagnostic method for diabetes using C-13 labeled pyruvic acid  
The present invention relates to a diagnostic agent for diabetes, which comprises glucose labelled with 13C at a specific position, or pyruvic acid labelled with 13C at least one specific...
6659961 Method and apparatus for measuring pulmonary blood flow by pulmonary exchange of oxygen and an inert gas with the blood  
A method and apparatus for measuring pulmonary blood flow in a subject by pulmonary exchange of oxygen and an inert gas with the blood using a divided respiratory system. One method of isolating...
6629934 Indirect calorimeter for medical applications  
An improved respiratory analyzer comprises a disposable flow module and non-disposable electronics module. An improved ventilator system comprises a supply of respiratory gases, a ventilator line...
6620106 Indirect calorimetry system  
An indirect calorimetry system includes transducers sensitive to expired airflow that are enclosed within a calorimeter housing, and a microprocessor in communication with the transducers for...
6616615 Respiratory calorimeter  
An indirect calorimeter for measuring the subject's oxygen consumption per unit time employs a mouthpiece through which the subject breathes for a period of time. Conduits connect the mouthpiece...
6581595 Positive airway pressure device with indirect calorimetry system  
A device and method for applying positive airway pressure to a patient includes an indirect calorimetry system for measuring a patient's resting energy expenditure (REE). The device includes a...
6544172 Methods for evaluating individuals capacity and establishment of requirements for a job  
A practical and improved method for evaluating the cardiopulmonary demands of work processes or tasks is disclosed. The methodology uses three different modes of analysis—measurement of...
6478736 Integrated calorie management system  
An improved health management system for a person is disclosed, in which the person's resting metabolic rate (RMR) is determined at intervals using an indirect calorimeter. RMR values are used in...
6475158 Calorimetry systems and methods  
A calorimeter configured to determine a metabolic rate of an individual based on measurements of the individual's respiration. The calorimeter includes an inlet, a flow sensor, a mixing chamber, a...
6454723 Metabolic fitness training apparatus  
A metabolic fitness training apparatus is provided which measures the concentration of acetone in a trainer's breath while exercising. The metabolic fitness training apparatus include a housing,...
6387053 Method and apparatus for determining an indicator which is dependent on respiratory data  
In a method for the determination of an indicator which depends on respiratory data and defines the transition from the aerobic to anaerobic metabolism of a person, with the person being subjected...
6308705 Integrated lung therapy method  
In a lung therapy method, hyperpolarized gas is administered for one breath to a subject, and a magnetic resonance scan of at least one lung of the subject is conducted. The data obtained from the...
6273087 Respiratory aid  
A tubular respiratory assistance device which forms the wall of a main channel and is intended to be connected by its distal end to a patient's airway, so that the main channel connects the...
6241684 Exercise workout support device  
A device is provided, which is capable of determining the maximum oxygen uptake quantity without the restriction of a large device or requiring troublesome operations to be carried out. The device...
6206837 Portable system with telemetric data transmission for the measurement of metabolic parameters  
A portable system for the measurement of the metabolic parameters of an individual, athlete or patient, in real conditions of physical activity, using a "breath by breath" technique. The portable...
6165105 Apparatus and method for training of the respiratory muscles  
Apparatus for exercising the muscles of the respiratory system for improving endurance. The apparatus includes a bag which is inflatable for receiving a predetermined volume of expired air. A...
6126612 Method for detecting cyanide in cutaneously transpired gas  
A method of detecting cyanide concentration in the cutaneously transpired gas of a patient, allowing for the timely implementation of an appropriate treatment. Where the skin of a patient...
6059732 ISO-volumetric method of measuring carbon dioxide elimination  
A method of calculating the carbon dioxide elimination of a patient that includes counteracting any inaccuracy or inconsistency in respiratory flow measurements that may be caused by "noise", such...
6050953 Device and method for measuring a spirogram  
A device and method for measuring critical portions of an individual's forced expiratory efforts. The device includes a series of preset negative pressure sensors attached to a sensor port located...
6038913 Device for determining the levels of NO in exhaled air  
A device for determining the level of nitric oxide in an exhaled airstream belonging to a living organism selected to have its lung function evaluated, where an initial device is arranged to...
5961469 Spectrophotometric assay for cyanide  
A method of detecting and quantifying cyanide concentration in a patient, by monitoring photometric changes resulting from the transformation of methemoglobin to cyanomethemoglobin. The present...
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