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9017266 Automated testing for palpating diabetic foot patient  
The present invention teaches a system for the automated palpation testing of a patient, including the use of a robotic device with a actuating element thereto. The system is useful for testing...
8961428 Force transducer, medical instrument, and machine implemented method  
A force transducer comprises a handle operably connected to a probe having an elongate tip. The force transducer includes a biasing element arranged with respect to the handle, in force...
8944008 Force measurement  
A rodent enclosure dimensioned in length, width and height so as to allow a rodent to run freely along the length of the enclosure, but not turn around without standing on its hind legs. The...
8864679 Cutaneous sensory detection  
Testing instruments having a handle with a first handle portion that is substantially linear and a second handle portion wherein the handle is not substantially linear, a first monofilament, and a...
8845545 Probe for measuring a patient's bulbocavernosus muscle reflex  
A system and method is disclosed for measuring muscle reflexes (e.g., a bulbocavernosus reflex) as a tool for identifying/diagnosing dysfunctions (e.g., spinal cord abnormalities, bladder voiding...
8731652 Method and apparatus for monitoring the autonomous nervous system of a sedated patient  
A method and an apparatus for monitoring the autonomous nervous system of a sedated patient. The method comprises steps of providing a skin conductance signal measured at an area of the patient's...
8579830 Neuropathy diagnostic device  
A neuropathy diagnostic device includes a body having a neutral temperature surface disposed on an exterior of the body, a variable temperature surface disposed on the exterior of the body, and a...
8560045 Measurement for autonomic function  
The present invention is an article of manufacture and method for using same, comprising at least two self adhesive sensors having a paired offset potential of consistently below about +/−1.0 mV;...
8523787 Detection of tenting  
A method, including measuring a force exerted by a probe on tissue of a patient and measuring a displacement of the probe while measuring the force. The method further includes detecting a tenting...
8512259 Tactile sensory testing instrument  
A hand held instrument for evaluation of cutaneous sensory perception includes a body member, a rotatable head, and a testing element such as a monofilament projecting from the head member wherein...
8496598 Apparatus for early diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome and method and device for acquiring information on the skin sensitivity of a finger of a patient  
The apparatus (2) for early diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome, of the type comprising: receiving means which define a receiving zone (8) for receiving a patient's finger,means for measuring the...
8444571 Obtaining measurements of muscle reflexes for diagnosis of patient symptoms  
A system and method is disclosed for measuring muscle reflexes (e.g., a bulbocavernosus reflex) as a tool for identifying/diagnosing dysfunctions (e.g., spinal cord abnormalities, bladder voiding...
8439845 Obtaining measurements of muscle reflexes for diagnosis of patient symptoms  
A system and method is disclosed for measuring muscle reflexes (e.g., a bulbocavernosus reflex) as a tool for identifying/diagnosing dysfunctions (e.g., spinal cord abnormalities, bladder voiding...
8328730 Living body measurement apparatus  
A living body measurement apparatus according to the present invention functions both as a muscular tissue hardness tester for measuring hardness of muscular tissue of a living body and as an...
8326410 Method for automated analysis of submaximal F-waves  
A novel submaximal F-wave acquisition and analysis system that employs computational intelligence to set up submaximal F-wave acquisition conditions and to extract submaximal F-wave features...
8239016 Detection of pain/awakening integral value  
The invention relates to a method and an apparatus for monitoring the autonomous nervous system of a sedated patient. A skin conductance signal is measured at an area of the patient's skin during...
8206313 Method of determining the sympathetic tone and system for measurement thereof  
A method of determining the sympathetic tone, a system for applying and measuring a stimulation, and the use of a system for applying and measuring a stimulation for determining the sympathetic...
8133189 System, device and method for assessing tactile sensory deficit  
Various device embodiments comprise a substrate with a smooth surface, and a plurality of objects on the smooth surface. Each of the plurality of objects have a predetermined dimension capable of...
8100830 Non-therapeutic methods of evaluating skin neurosensitivity, kit and use of a kit for implementing the method  
The invention relates to new non-therapeutic methods allowing the level of skin neurosensitivity and/or the state of neurosensorial skin reactivity of an individual to be evaluated by applying a...
8084268 Method of evaluating the potential of the skin for scavenging free radicals  
A substrate is filled with a reagent that presents a stable free radical character, and that is capable of producing a visible reaction in the presence of at least one free radical scavenger...
8062229 Methods and devices for measurement and treatment of pain and the treatment of inflammation and osteoporosis  
A method for pain treatment and measurement according to various aspects of the present invention generally includes providing an external field to a portion of a living being, wherein the...
8021298 System and method for mapping pain depth  
A pain depth mapping system and method may be used to map the location and depth of pain experienced by a user (e.g., a patient). The pain depth mapping system and method is capable of displaying...
8016769 Retractable neurosensory evaluation tool  
The tool is an instrument including a filament which is brought into contact with an individual to test sensory perception of the individual. When the filament resiliently buckles a standard force...
8016768 Hand sensory assessment device  
The present invention relates to a hand sensory assessment device capable of point localization, two-point discrimination, vibration, and texture discrimination for assessing and training...
7955278 Aspiration methods and devices for assessment of viscoelastic properties of soft tissues  
Methods for assessing viscoelastic properties of soft tissues are based on detecting an inflection point on a pressure-time plot when air is aspirated from a cavity placed over the tissue sample....
7928995 System for regional data association and presentation and method for the same  
A database methodology that concerns the mapping of any arbitrary object into a plurality of regions, enabling the assignment of multiple region-specific attributes thereto and facilitating the...
7878982 Process and device for monitoring a patient during anesthesia and for determining the combined effect of a plurality of anesthetics  
A process is provided for monitoring a patient being anesthetized, as well as a process for determining a combined effect of different anesthetics used. Devices for carrying out the processes are...
7794987 Method for treating central neuropathic pain  
The present invention concerns the use of compounds for treating central neuropathic pain.
7678064 Apparatus for detecting tactile sensitivity  
An apparatus for helping to determine tactile sensitivity of a patient includes a housing and a probe supported by the housing and having a probe tip. The probe is adapted for selective...
7671874 System for regional data association and presentation and method for the same  
A database methodology that concerns the mapping of any arbitrary object into a plurality of regions, enabling the assignment of multiple region-specific attributes thereto and facilitating the...
7547286 Method to reduce inflammation and tactile finger sensation deficit due to carpal tunnel syndrome or arthritis  
An apparatus or method to accommodate disability and to improve the efficiency of the movement of the fingers, in order; A) to reduce 1) onset of symptoms of median nerve entrapment or carpal...
7509253 Device for determining latency between stimulus and response  
A device which uses an input of speech and measures latency between stimulus and response. The device generally includes an input transducer for converting a stimulus speech sound into an...
7493264 Method of care assessment and health management  
An interactive computer assisted method compiles comprehensive health care information on patients in a central repository, assesses and analyzes this information, and identifies high utilizers of...
7462155 Objective determination of chronic pain in patients  
A method for objectively determining if a patient suffers chronic pain by initially observing a multiplicity of persons who are free of chronic pain and subjecting them to a given pain stimulus....
7410950 Peptides of CaV2.2 that inhibit pain  
The present invention relates to peptides of CaV2.2 and their use in the treatment of pain. The sequence of the peptides is derived from the C-terminus of CaV2.2. and is believed to inhibit the...
7399281 Pain measurement system and method of measuring pain  
A pain measurement system is capable of accurately and reliably measuring the magnitude of temporary pain in a patient while reducing burdens on the patient during pain measurement. The pain...
7381191 Sinus nerve locator  
Dental devices in the form of a temporary implant for securing a rubber dam clamp, and a nerve locator for aiding a dental surgeon during oral surgery on a patient.
7184963 Method for determining care and prevention pathways for clinical management of wounds  
The present invention relates to methods for consistently designating appropriate treatment protocols for patients, particularly protocols involving wounds or wound prevention. Specifically, the...
7164967 Biomorphic rhythmic movement controller  
An artificial Central Pattern Generator (CPG) based on the naturally-occuring central pattern generator locomotor controller for walking, running, swimming, and flying animals may be constructed...
7155991 Method of measuring attributes of personal care articles and compositions  
Novel methods for measuring the soothing attributes of personal care compositions are disclosed. The methods disclosed are particularly suitable for measuring and comparing the soothing attributes...
7097622 Non-invasive, quantitative somatosensory apparatus for the evaluation of erectile dysfunction  
A non-invasive quantitative somatosensory apparatus is provided for evaluating erectile dysfunctions and involves the applications to the glans penis of two different temperatures. If the patient...
7066006 Method of collecting data relating to attributes of personal care articles and compositions  
Novel methods for measuring the soothing attributes of personal care compositions are disclosed. The methods disclosed are particularly suitable for measuring and comparing the soothing attributes...
6856315 Pain migration tracking and display method  
A method of obtaining and displaying pain information from a user connected to a pain-tracking computer through a computer network is provided. The invention provides a system that allows users,...
6826426 Objective pain signal acquisition system and processed signal  
Methods, apparatuses and systems relating to the objective measurement of the subjective perception of pain in a subject are disclosed. In one aspect, a system for objectively measuring a...
6790304 Method of manufacturing a leap-type testing implement  
An automated process of making a medical test implement, such as a LEAP Testing Implement, includes the steps of providing a handle element, providing a deformable test element, and mechanically...
6757558 Objective pain measurement system and method  
Methods, apparatuses and systems relating to the objective measurement of the subjective perception of pain in a subject are disclosed. In one aspect, a system for objectively measuring a...
6702756 Method and apparatus for diagnosing neurological impairment  
A method of diagnosing neurological impairments such as multiple sclerosis includes the determination of the simultaneity threshold of a pair of sensory stimuli, such as visual or tactile stimuli,...
6659964 Sonar-controlled apparatus for the delivery of electromagnetic radiation  
The present invention comprises devices and methods that deliver electromagnetic radiation (EMR) from an emitter to a target and employ a laser or sonar (a sensing method) to measure distance...
6625481 Electrode assembly and method for signaling a monitor  
An electrode assembly adapted to be attached to the skin over selected facial muscle groups picks up signals to be analyzed by an anesthesia adequacy monitor that measures the level of awareness...
6571124 Apparatus and method for monitoring skin conductance and method for controlling a warning signal  
The invention relates to an apparatus and a method for monitoring the autonomous nervous system in an individual, especially for detecting pain, by utilizing spontaneous change in skin...

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