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9042975 Method and apparatus for eliminating loading and electrode polarization effects in impedance measurements for tissues and electrolytes  
A device and method for accurately characterizing tissue impedance employs multiple electrodes at a plurality of separation distances to cancel the effects of front end loading leakage currents...
9042976 Use of impedance techniques in breast-mass detection  
A device is described for measuring electrical characteristics of biological tissues with one or a plurality of electrodes and a processor controlling the stimulation and measurement in order to...
9042957 Device and method for electroimpedance tomography  
A device for electroimpedance tomography with an electrode belt (2), which has electrodes (E1 . . . E16), wherein at least two groups (5, 6) of electrodes located next to each other are formed and...
9042977 Method and system for detecting electrophysiological changes in pre-cancerous and cancerous breast tissue and epithelium  
A method and system are provided for determining a condition of a selected region of epithelial and stromal tissue in the human breast. A plurality of measuring electrodes are used to measure the...
9037228 Method and system for detecting electrophysiological changes in pre-cancerous and cancerous tissue  
Methods and systems for determining a condition of a selected region of epithelial tissue and/or an organ in a body as well as to diagnose disease, susceptibility, premalignancy or cancer and...
9037227 Use of impedance techniques in breast-mass detection  
A device is described for measuring electrical characteristics of biological tissues with plurality of electrodes and a processor controlling the stimulation and measurement in order to detect the...
9017258 Determination of biological conditions using impedance measurements  
Apparatus and methods for the diagnostics of biological conditions using impedance measurements.
9017257 Activity monitor, method of calculating target activity amount, and storage medium  
The activity monitor (100) includes a basic information acquisition unit (20) that accepts input of basic physical information (BA) of the user's body, a target information acquisition unit (30)...
9020013 Apparatus and method for processing signals  
An apparatus for processing signals, in particular physiological measuring signals, is provided with a number of channels with main signal inputs for receiving input signals. Each of the input...
9020588 Body composition analyzer for animals  
A body composition analyzer for animals is provided. A movement of an animal may be restrained by controlling a physical motion of a plurality of electrode units that come into contact with feet...
9014797 Electrical impedance myography  
Electrical impedance myography (EIM) can be used for the assessment and diagnosis of muscular disorders. EIM includes applying an electrical signal to a region of tissue and measuring a resulting...
9014778 Disposable patch and reusable sensor assembly for use in medical device localization and mapping systems  
An patch and sensor assembly for use in an EP mapping system has two portions: a reusable portion and a disposable portion. The reusable portion houses the biosensors used in magnetic based...
9014798 Automated stimulus artifact removal for nerve conduction studies  
A method for the automated removal of a stimulus artifact from an electrophysiological signal waveform, wherein the novel method comprises: providing a model of the stimulus artifact that is...
9008764 Determination of position of injection needle  
The present invention relates to a method for detecting contact between an injection needle of a medication delivery device and a body of a patient. The method comprises the step of generating a...
9002444 Apparatus to measure skin moisture content and method of operating the same  
A method of measuring skin moisture content, the method including: measuring a differential rate of a skin impedance of a predetermined skin area of a user for a predetermined period of time; and...
8998890 Assessment of electrode coupling for tissue ablation  
An electrode catheter and a method for assessing electrode-tissue contact and coupling are disclosed. An exemplary electrode catheter comprises an electrode adapted to apply electrical energy. A...
9002446 Acquiring nerve activity from carotid body and/or sinus  
An exemplary embodiment includes acquiring an electroneurogram of the right carotid sinus nerve or the left carotid sinus nerve, analyzing the electroneurogram for at least one of chemosensory...
8998826 Contact sensor and sheath exit sensor  
A system and method is provided that allows for determining the local impedance of one or more electrodes of an electrode catheter. Such local impedance may be utilized to identify the relative...
8996103 Sheet conductance/resistance measurement system  
An apparatus for testing of electrical or physical properties of a material include a single coil sensor mounted adjacent to a sample of the material. Sheet conductance of a wide variety of...
8989857 Control system and apparatus utilizing signals originating in the periauricular neuromuscular system  
Loosing the ability to interact with one's environment can be devastating. The invention enables a person to control the real or virtual action or movement of an output device in from one to three...
8990040 System and method for correcting fault conditions in soft-field tomography  
A soft-field tomography system includes a plurality of transducers configured for positioning at a surface of an object. An excitation driver is configured to generate a precomputed default...
8983593 Method of assessing neural function  
A method of determining a change in nerve function attributable to a surgical procedure includes assessing the nerve function via a first, induced mechanomyographic muscle response prior to the...
8983605 System and method for detecting pulmonary edema based on impedance measured using an implantable medical device during a lead maturation interval  
Techniques are provided for use by implantable medical devices such as cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) devices for detecting pulmonary edema based on transthoracic impedance sensed using...
8983592 Monitoring fluid in a subject using an electrode configuration providing negative sensitivity regions  
An amount of fluid in a thoracic or other region of a subject may be monitored by internally injecting an electrical energy stimulus (e.g., constant voltage source) through the region, detecting...
8977333 Shape-imparting mechanisms for catheter assemblies  
A shape-imparting mechanism for a catheter that includes an elongate element dimensioned to fit within a lumen of an electrode sheath of a catheter. An insertion facilitating arrangement is...
8977334 Catheter systems for measuring electrical properties of tissue and methods of use  
Catheter systems for measuring at least one electrical property, e.g., impedance, of cardiac tissue of a living being are disclosed. The system includes a catheter having a tip with a sensing...
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...
8961417 Catheter with electrodes for impedance and/or conduction velocity measurement  
An apparatus comprises a catheter comprising a first electrode. The apparatus also comprises a second electrode electrically attached to a person and coupled to the first electrode via the...
8965497 Electrophysiological analysis system and method  
The invention relates to an electrophysiological analysis system which comprises a plurality of electrodes (E1-E4), power supply means (10, 30) for successively applying a substantially continuous...
8958875 Stimulation mode switching based on tissue impedance stability  
Implantable medical devices switch from a constant current mode of operation to a constant voltage mode of operation. The switching may be based on the device determining that tissue impedance...
8951226 Mediastinoscopy access, sampling, and visualization kit featuring toroidal balloons and exotracheal method of using  
The present invention provides various systems, a kit, and a method for accessing, sampling within, and visualization of areas within the mediastinal cavity for assisting a surgeon in performing a...
8948838 Switch probe for multiple electrode measurement of impedance  
The present invention provides impedance data having an improved spatial resolution, both with regard to depth and lateral extension, which enables a detection of diseased skin conditions, such a...
8948885 Repositionable electrode and systems and methods for identifying electrode position for cardiotherapy  
A system and method for positioning an electrode for cardiotherapy of atrial arrhythmia are described. Signals from patient electrical activity for a plurality of electrode locations on a patient...
8948840 Non-invasive sensor for determining functional characteristics of the cornea, device including said sensor and use thereof  
The present invention relates to a sensor and device incorporating said sensor for obtaining data useful to determine the functional characteristics of the cornea in a non-invasive manner,...
8942797 Neural monitoring system  
A system for detecting the presence of a nerve within a subject includes a stimulator configured to provide a stimulus to a portion of the subject, a sensing device configured to be placed in...
8939970 Tuned RF energy and electrical tissue characterization for selective treatment of target tissues  
A catheter and catheter system can use energy tailored for remodeling and/or removal of target material along a body lumen, often of atherosclerotic material of a blood vessel of a patient. An...
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...
8934966 Bioelectrical impedance measuring apparatus  
A bioelectrical impedance measuring apparatus may include an impedance measuring unit configured to provide an inspection current based on a predetermined current to a living body, and obtain an...
8934958 Medical diagnostic device and method for diagnosing  
The invention relates to a medical diagnostic device (1) having at least one sensor matrix (2) for capturing electrical voltage signals at a plurality of locations on the body surface of a person...
8928671 Recording and analyzing data on a 3D avatar  
In particular embodiments, a method includes generating a 3D display of an avatar of a person, where the avatar can receive inputs identifying a type of a physiological event, a location of the...
8920414 Tuned RF energy and electrical tissue characterization for selective treatment of target tissues  
A catheter and catheter system can use energy tailored for remodeling and/or removal of target material along a body lumen, often of atherosclerotic material of a blood vessel of a patient. An...
8920166 Root canal length measuring apparatus and root canal therapy apparatus  
The present invention provides a root canal length measuring apparatus and a root canal treatment apparatus which can acquire a position of a measurement electrode with high reproducibility in the...
8918170 Electrophysiological analysis system  
The invention provides an electrophysiological analysis system, in particular for detecting pathological states. This system comprises: electrodes intended to be placed in different regions of the...
8918169 Devices and systems to measure luminal organ parameters using impedance  
Devices and systems to measure luminal organ parameters using impedance. In at least one embodiment of an impedance device of the present disclosure, the impedance device comprises an elongated...
8914101 System and method to localize changes in intrathoracic fluid content using measured impedance in an implantable device  
An implantable medical device and associated methods monitor thoracic fluid status and discriminate thoracic fluid conditions. Intrathoracic impedance is measured along multiple intrathoracic...
8914102 Method and device for anesthesiology measurement and control  
Cell or tissue permeability to electrical signals can be used to determine the depth of anesthesia of a patient. A method and device is presented to measure, record and control the effects of...
8905938 Bio-impedance sensor and sensing method  
Implantable medical devices and techniques are implemented that use bio-impedance to measure aspects of patient physiology. A signal separation method is performed at least in part in an...
8909638 Method and system for estimating age of a user based on mass data  
A method and a system for determining age of a user based on mass data are provided. The method includes: obtaining basic age data of the user, configuring an initial weight for the basic age...
8909334 Electrical stimulation device for locating an electrical stimulation point and method  
An electrical stimulation device and method of locating an electrical stimulation point of a human or animal. The device comprises a matrix of electrodes distributed on an electrode pad configured...
8909333 Device for measuring impedance of biologic tissues  
A device for measuring impedance of biological tissue may include a pair of electrodes for contacting the biological tissue, and a drive circuit coupled to the pair of electrodes and configured to...