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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...
9023278 Instrumentation systems and methods  
A device (600) for performing at least part of an analytical process comprises a communicator (605) to facilitate communication with the device, and a data handler (610) to handle data of the...
9011348 Air sampling apparatus and methods  
An air sampling apparatus is disclosed, including a closed loop system for extracting air to be sampled into an analysis device such as a gas chromatograph, which is further coupled to an output....
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...
9011657 Combination of breathalyser and electrochemical saliva drug test  
A device combining a fuel-cell-type breathalyzer with an electrochemical saliva drug test. The saliva drug tester comprises a disposable test strip-electrode module assembly and an analyzer...
9008750 Method for determining the ventilation of a lung  
In a method for determining the ventilation of a lung of an object under examination by magnetic resonance imaging, at least two first lung-representing image data sets are acquired at different...
9005131 Respiratory monitoring, diagnostic and therapeutic system  
Disclosed is a system and method for monitoring the breath chemistry of a patient's breath using a specially designed self-condensing sensor module mounted in a mask, nasal cannula, headband with...
8985107 Method, arrangement and computer program product for respiratory gas monitoring of ventilated patients  
A method, device, and computer program product for improving accuracy of a respiratory gas measurement from a subject ventilated at a predetermined respiration rate through a ventilator. A...
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...
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...
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...
8915861 Adaptor for collecting expiratory information and biological information processing system using the same  
An adaptor is adapted to be attached on a face of the subject to collect expiration gas of the subject. An airway case is formed with a chamber, and adapted to be coupled with a carbon dioxide...
8914107 Ventilation sensor rate response normalization and calculation  
A cardiac rhythm management (CRM) device can extract ventilation information from thoracic impedance or other information, and adjust a delivery rate of the CRM therapy. A tidal volume of a...
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...
8870767 Endocapsule  
An endocapsule has a measurement chamber therein containing a sensor that detects at least one metabolic product of a specific bacterium in a hollow organ of a human or animal gastrointestinal...
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...
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...
8852117 Identification of disease characteristics using isotope ratios in breath  
Methods are disclosed for distinguishing whether an animal is experiencing a bacterial infection or a viral infection. One monitors breath taken from the animal over time to measure the relative...
8848189 Method and device for express analysis of acetone traces in gases  
A device, system, and method for measuring acetone levels exhaled from a patient and correlating the measured level to a blood glucose concentration.
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...
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...
8814804 Interactive blood-alcohol content tester  
A blood-alcohol content (BAC) tester for use at a facility serving alcohol. The BAC tester includes a breath-sampling unit having an air-chamber unit defining a closed position and an open...
8801625 Systems and methods for accurately, substantially noninvasively determining pulmonary capillary blood flow or cardiac output  
Methods for noninvasively determining a pulmonary capillary blood flow or a cardiac output of a subject include determining data of the amount of gas exchanged between blood and gas in lungs of...
8795187 Device and process for recognizing a correct use of an alcohol measuring device  
A device and a process are provided for recognizing a correct use of an alcohol measuring device by a test subject. At least one alcohol measuring device is provided with a signal transmitter, an...
8794236 Cardiac monitoring and therapy using a device for providing pressure treatment of sleep disordered breathing  
A method of using CPAP equipment to sense cardiogenic oscillations in a patient's airflow, and to monitor and treat the patient's cardiac condition. The apparatus diagnoses cardiac morbidity...
8783248 Inhalation anaesthesia delivery system and method  
An inhalation anesthesia delivery system and method, wherein the system includes a fresh gas feeding arrangement connected to a breathing circuit, a monitor device, a control device and an...
8771205 Cough detector  
A device for detecting and counting coughing events is provided. In one embodiment a sensor for sensing and transducing low frequency and high frequency mechanical vibrations, sends signals to a...
8775093 Pattern recognition system for classifying the functional status of patients with pulmonary hypertension, including pulmonary arterial and pulmonary vascular hypertension  
A method employing pattern recognition techniques for identifying the functional status of patients with Pulmonary Hypertension is described. This method describes a process by which sets of...
8760299 Methods for providing secure and transparent cached monitoring device data  
Generally, in accordance with various exemplary embodiments of the present invention, the present method comprises collecting data from monitoring devices, uploading the data from a monitoring...
8758261 Selective nanoprobe for olfactory medicine  
An apparatus is for detecting the presence of selected gaseous compounds indicative of a medical condition includes a probe having one or more sensor elements having a conductivity which is...
8753286 Spirometer with replaceable flow tube  
The invention relates to a spirometer for measuring pulmonary respiration of a test subject, comprising a body and a sensor unit, wherein the sensor unit can be interchanged with further sensor...
8747325 Non-invasive method for diagnosing the severity of heart failure by extracting and analyzing acetone concentrations in captured exhaled breath  
The invention application presents a fast, efficient, reproductive alternative of a non-invasive method for diagnosing the severity of heart failure based on a specific biomarker. An additional...
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...
8728000 Method and device for carrying out a signal-processing viewing of a measurement signal that is correlated to the respiratory activity of an individual  
The invention relates to a method and device for carrying out a signal-processing viewing of a measurement signal that is correlated with the respiratory activity of an individual, for example, of...
8728001 Nasal capnographic pressure monitoring system  
The disclosed embodiments relate to a system and method for detecting a response of a patient to an external stimulus. An exemplary method comprises the acts of generating at least one time series...
8721561 Method and apparatus for analyzing pulmonary performance  
A pulmonary testing device and method are provided that measure an inspired volume of a selected gas component. In one configuration, the selected gas component is injected into the device in an...
8715202 Minimally invasive image-based determination of carbon dioxide (CO2) concentration in exhaled breath  
What is disclosed is a system and method for image-based determination of carbon dioxide (CO2) concentration in exhaled breath. In one embodiment, an image of the exhaled airstream of a subject of...
8696589 Method and system for heart failure status evaluation based on a disordered breathing index  
An evaluation of heart failure status is provided based on a disordered breathing index. Patient respiration is sensed and a respiration signal is generated. Disordered breathing episodes are...
8696590 Instrumentation for small-animal capnometry  
Vital sign monitoring is especially challenging in small animals, given the high metabolic rates and small volumes under consideration. An embodiment of the present invention includes a unique...
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...
8679029 Automated interpretive medical care system and methodology  
Improved apparatus and methods for monitoring, diagnosing and treating at least one medical respiratory condition of a patient are provided, including a medical data input interface adapted to...
8682687 Methods and systems for presenting a combination treatment  
Methods, computer program products, and systems are described that include accepting an indication of a schedule for administration of a bioactive agent to an individual and presenting an...
8672852 Apparatus and method for beneficial modification of biorhythmic activity  
Apparatus is provided, including a sensor, adapted to generate a sensor signal indicative of biorhythmic activity of a user of the apparatus, the sensor signal having a first characteristic,...
8652064 Sampling circuit for measuring analytes  
This disclosure describes an apparatus and method for measuring analytes in exhaled air. The device contains an inlet through which exhaled air is received. A tube, having a number of different...
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...
8622920 Breath test device and method  
The disclosure relates to breath test devices and methods for the evaluation of liver functional and metabolic capacity or to assess liver heath and/or degree of liver injury. Specifically, there...
8618939 Mobile electrical device  
A mobile electronic device comprising an odor sensor and methods of operation are disclosed. An odor is detected using an odor sensor coupled to the mobile electronic device, and a predetermined...
8613707 System and method for monitoring cardiac output  
A method for monitoring cardiac output (pulmonary blood flow) of a subject, the method including: measuring a first net pulmonary uptake or elimination of a breathed gas species by the subject and...
8603006 Method and apparatus for detecting ineffective inspiratory efforts and improving patient-ventilator interaction  
A method and system for detecting an ineffective effort of a patient being mechanically ventilated by a ventilator comprises (i) monitoring a respiratory flow of air of the patient after said...