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8834354 Steerable endoscope and improved method of insertion  
A steerable endoscope has an elongated body with a selectively steerable distal portion and an automatically controlled proximal portion. The endoscope body is inserted into a patient and the...
8834370 Ultrasonic percutaneous enteral feeding tube  
Among other things, a gastrostomy tube including a feeding tube that spans between an outer retention device and an inner retention device is disclosed. Embodiments of the inner retention device...
8838221 Automatic categorization of fetal heart rate information  
A system and method of documentation and categorization of medical obstetrics data, such as fetal heart rate characteristics. The automatic categorization of fetal heart rate characteristics into...
8834368 Goldmann applanation tonometer, biomicroscopy device and related methods  
Apparatus and methods for subjecting a patient to an slit lamp microscopy and/or Goldmann tonometry eye examination are disclosed herein. In some embodiments, the patient is in a side-lying down...
8838216 Method of and apparatus for generating a model of a cardiac surface having a plurality of images representing electrogram voltages  
A method of generating a model of a cardiac surface having a plurality of images representing electrogram voltages for a plurality of measured points within a heart comprises measuring an...
8834365 Skin color and capacitive sensor systems  
A hair removal device utilizes a system for sensing the presence and color of skin. The system includes a skin color sensor assembly and a capacitive sensor assembly disposed in a housing. The skin...
8834473 Lockable orientation instrument assembly  
Disclosed are lockable instrument assemblies for quick and easy configuration of surgical instrumentation. The assemblies are operable between a locked and unlocked position, and generally include...
8834360 Laryngoscope  
A laryngoscope comprising a handle, a blade holding element, a releasable blade and releasable attachment means to attach the blade to the blade holding element, and handle and a blade for such a...
8836758 Three-dimensional image processing apparatus and method of controlling the same  
A 3D image processing apparatus includes: L and R graphic decoders which decode coded stream data to generate left-eye and right-eye image data; an image output control unit which outputs the...
8838225 Analysis of multi-channel measurement data using orthogonal virtual channels  
The present invention introduces a method for processing multichannel measurement data achieved especially in MEG and EEG measurements. The method uses a signal space separation (SSS) method and...
8838209 Deriving arterial pulse transit time from a source video image  
What is disclosed is a system and method for determining an arterial pulse transit time of a subject of interest in a remote sensing environment. A video imaging system is used to capture a time...
8834355 Delivery device  
A device for delivering an apparatus or object to a targeted location within a human subject is disclosed. The device includes a body, a handle mounted to and movable relative to the body, a tube,...
8838210 Scanned laser vein contrast enhancer using a single laser  
The present invention is a Miniature Vein Enhancer that includes a Miniature Projection Head. The Miniature Projection Head may be operated in one of three modes, AFM, DBM, and RTM. The Miniature...
8836938 Standard for wavelength and intensity for spectrometers  
The description relates to a standard for wavelength and intensity for spectrometers, particularly for calibrating and testing measurement heads in spectrometers which are usable primarily in the...
8834356 Endoscope riveted deflection section frame  
An endoscope deflection section frame including a plurality of rings and rivets. Each ring has front ears and rear ears with rivet holes through the ears. The rivets are located in the rivet holes...
8834359 Method of controlling endoscope and endoscope  
An endoscope 100 includes a first light source 45 that emits white illumination light, a second light source 47 that emits narrow-band light and an imaging section that has an imaging device 21...
8834020 Thermal imaging system  
Support structures for positioning sensors on a physiologic tunnel for measuring physical, chemical and biological parameters of the body and to produce an action according to the measured value of...
8834340 Radiation containing seeds and method for high visibility magnetic imaging  
A radioactive seed and method for making a radioactive seed with selective magnetic imaging characteristics are provided. The seed includes a housing which may include a metal shell for at least...
8834382 Method for determining a cardiac function  
A method for determining a cardiac function, comprising (i) determining base anatomical characteristics associated with the subject, (ii) determining pulse delay to a first body site (PD01) and a...
8836200 Torsional mode ultrasonic generator  
Apparatus (5,50) for generating torsional-mode ultrasonic vibrations comprises a stack of axially-polarized piezo-electric ceramic rings (10) having a torsional converter (1,51,53) mounted...
8836514 Method for handling pressure changes in invasive blood pressure monitoring, apparatus for blood pressure monitoring, and computer program product for blood pressure monitoring apparatus  
A method for handling sudden and substantial pressure changes in invasive arterial blood pressure monitoring, a blood pressure monitoring apparatus, and a computer program product for a blood...
8838219 Pregnancy test system  
A pregnancy test system (10) includes a carrier (14) carrying a plurality of (sensors 12) arranged in a fixed relationship relative to one another. A signal processing (circuit 42) processes data...
8834384 Method and apparatus for locating the fossa ovalis, creating a virtual fossa ovalis and performing transseptal puncture  
Apparatus is provided of locating the fossa ovalis in a patient by locating at least one of the His bundle, the plane of the interatrial septum, and the coronary sinus ostium in a patient, and...
8838205 Robotic method for use with orthopedic inserts  
A robot-guided system to assist orthopaedic surgeons in performing orthopaedic surgical procedures on pre-positioned inserts, including for the fixation of bone fractures, and especially for use in...
8838202 Particle radiation therapy equipment  
Particle radiation therapy equipment arranged to apply a charged particle beam to a region of application in a predetermined direction, comprising a charged particle beam source arranged to direct...
8834503 Lancet having adjustable penetration depth  
Lancet device including a first housing. A first guide wall is disposed within the first housing. The first guide wall includes an opening. A cap removably mounted to the first housing. A needle...
8834169 Method and apparatus for automating arm and grasping movement training for rehabilitation of patients with motor impairment  
A method and apparatus for upper limb rehabilitation training of coordinated arm/forearm, forearm/forearm and grasping movements of a motor impaired patient comprises a nonrobotic, passive support,...
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...
8834389 Temperature based fertility monitoring system and related method  
A fertility monitoring apparatus measures body temperature and saliva or cervical fluid resistivity. The clinical device includes a sensor, processor and transmitter to wirelessly deliver...
8836332 Method and apparatus for shielding a linear accelerator and a magnetic resonance imaging device from each other  
A radiation therapy system comprises a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system combined with an irradiation system, which can include one or more linear accelerators (linacs) that can emit...
8838222 Method for treating complex rhythm disorders  
A method of treating a complex rhythm disorder of a human heart includes identifying a region of a wall of the heart having an activation trail that is rotational or radially emanating, where the...
8838198 Electrode system  
An electrode system comprises electrode modules, flexible connectors, and sensors. Each electrode module defines a substantially central opening and has circuitry that includes an amplifier. A...
8838212 Apparatus and methods for illuminating substances using color to achieve visual contrast  
An illumination system for illuminating a first biologic substance and a second biologic substance, comprising a first light output device capable of outputting polychromatic first light, a second...
8834376 Dispersive ultrasound technology as a diagnostic device for traumatic brain injuries  
Described herein is the use of ultrasound pulses at different frequencies to track the dispersion properties of intracranial tissues which may have been altered due to traumatic or other...
8838411 Bed device  
A bed device has a load measurement unit for generating a load signal; a first computation unit for computing a center-of-gravity variation or load variation on the basis of the load signal; a...
8834381 Blood pressure cuff apparatus and system  
A pressure cuff is disclosed herein. The pressure cuff includes a sleeve and a cuff bladder. The cuff bladder defines a bladder length of 9.2+/−2.1 centimeters and a bladder width of 24.6+/−4.2 cen...
8834361 Systems, devices and methods for accessing a bodily opening  
Medical systems, devices and methods are provided for accessing a bodily opening that, among other things, are safe and reliable, and facilitate manipulation of a medical instrument. The medical...
8834390 Electronically activated capture device  
A novel capture device apparatus comprising: (a) a capture device portion, at least a part of which is adaptable for insertion into a patient and (b) a control unit. The capture device portion...
8834342 Rotary blood pump  
Various “contactless” bearing mechanisms including hydrodynamic, hydrostatic, and magnetic bearings are provided for a rotary pump as alternatives to mechanical contact bearings. These design fea...
8834691 Device for measuring biological sample  
The objective of the invention is to enhance measurement accuracy in a device for measuring a biological sample. To attain this objective, the invention is provided with a main case (2) having a...
8834352 Endoscope working channel with multiple functionality  
Endoscopic instrument assemblies and methods for making and using the same. An example endoscopic instrument assembly includes an endoscope having a working channel and an endoscopic instrument...
8838195 Optical systems and methods for ratiometric measurement of blood glucose concentration  
Novel optical devices, methods and systems relating to the detection of glucose, and more particularly to real-time glucose monitoring, are disclosed herein. More particularly, various hardware and...
8838220 System and method for correlation of patient health information and implant device data  
A system and method for correlating health related data for display. The system includes a medical device recording data and a display producing device which correlates the data and simultaneously...
8834019 Non-contact medical thermometer with stray radiation shielding  
A non-contact infrared (IR) thermometer for measuring temperature from the surface of an object includes an IR radiation sensor attached to a heating element and a thermal shield having an interior...
8838215 Systems and methods of medical monitoring according to patient state  
A system for the detection of cardiac events occurring in a human patient. At least two electrodes are included in the system for obtaining an electrical signal from a patient's heart. An...
8834848 Flow and volume regulated inhalation for treatment of severe oral corticosteroid-dependent asthma  
A drug and device combination system used in a method for treatment of patients suffering from severe and oral corticosteroid-dependent asthma and other respiratory diseases requiring a treatment...
8838206 Veress needle with illuminated tip and cavity penetration indicator  
A Veress needle assembly comprises an outer steel tube with a sharpened tip at the distal end surrounding an inner rod having a blunt distal end. The proximal end of the inner rod is spring biased...
8834345 Backflow detection for centrifugal blood pump  
A centrifugal pump system for a cardiac assist device employs a disc-shaped impeller having an outer circumference adapted to be rotatably driven in a pumping direction. A pump housing has a...
8834392 Posture state classification for a medical device  
Techniques relate to operating a medical device in response to a detected posture state of a patient. A trigger event such as a request to modify how therapy is being delivered to the patient may...
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 signal...