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9011511 Balloon catheter  
Balloon catheters and stent delivery systems including bifurcated stent delivery systems are disclosed. An example bifurcated stent delivery system may include an elongate shaft including a...
9011316 Systems and methods for therapeutic treatments of various conditions of a female person  
Systems and methods for interactive treatments of female sexual disorders are presented. A programmable sexual stimulation device is provided, which transmits and receives data relating to the use...
9014779 Data gathering system  
A device for gathering data has first and second electrodes. The first electrode is coupled to a surface of interest, and the second electrode is coupled to “everything else” or “the air”. The...
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...
9014793 Intracardiac tracking system  
In general, in one aspect, a method is disclosed for determining information about a position of an object. The method includes: (i) causing current to flow between each of three or more sets of...
9011336 Method and system for combined energy therapy profile  
A method and system for treating tissue with a combined therapy profile is disclosed. In one exemplary embodiment, ultrasound energy is used to treat numerous depths of tissue within a region of...
9011322 Laryngoscope blade  
A laryngoscope includes an elongated blade body having a proximal end and a distal end. The distal end of the blade body includes a plurality of arcuate slots therein. A movable tip extension is...
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...
9011317 Gentle hemorrhoid treatment offering a substantially painless healing  
The teachings provided herein are directed to a methods and devices for treating a hemorrhoid in a subject in a manner that produces substantially less post-procedural pain in the subject, the...
9014773 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use  
An analyte monitor includes a sensor, a sensor control unit, and a display unit. The sensor has, for example, a substrate, a recessed channel formed in the substrate, and conductive material...
9011342 Physiological sensor delivery device and method  
An intravascular sensor delivery device for measuring a physiological parameter of a patient, such as blood pressure, within a vascular structure or passage. In some embodiments, the device can be...
9011327 Capacitive sensing and communicating  
The invention relates to a device being placeable on or close to a human or animal body, wherein the device comprises a sensing unit configured to capacitively sense a physiological signal from...
9014790 Heart rate data collection  
One innovative aspect is directed to heart rate data collection. In some implementations, a circuit includes a light detector for generating a first electrical signal based on received light. The...
9014785 Techniques, systems and machine readable programs for magnetic resonance  
The present disclosure provides various methods and systems for performing magnetic resonance studies. In accordance with many embodiments, image or other information of interest is derived from...
9011331 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use  
An analyte monitor includes a sensor, a sensor control unit, and a display unit. The sensor has, for example, a substrate, a recessed channel formed in the substrate, and conductive material...
9011364 Methods and systems for establishing retrograde carotid arterial blood flow  
Interventional procedures on the carotid arteries are performed through a transcervical access while retrograde blood flow is established from the internal carotid artery to a venous or external...
9011335 Ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus and control method thereof  
An ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus includes a probe including a transducer which transmits an ultrasound signal to a target, receives the ultrasound signal reflected from the target, and...
9014453 Automatic angiogram detection  
Apparatus and methods are described including acquiring a plurality of image frames of a blood vessel of a subject, acquisition of the image frames commencing prior to injection of a contrast...
9011325 Tissue retractor stay  
A surgical stay includes an elastomeric elongated member having a first closed end and a second end and a tissue retention member coupled to the first end thereof. The tissue retention member...
9009958 Systems and methods for encapsulating electronics in a mountable device  
A mountable device includes a bio-compatible structure embedded in a polymer that defines at least one mounting surface. The bio-compatible structure includes an electronic component having...
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...
9011343 Biological signal measuring apparatus  
A biological signal measuring apparatus that is provided with an oscillatory wave detection apparatus, an oscillatory wave period measuring part, a group memory apparatus that is configured to...
9014639 Methods of using and smartphone event notification utilizing an energizable ophthalmic lens with a smartphone event indicator mechanism  
The present invention provides methods of notifying a user of a smartphone event through use of an energizable ophthalmic lens. In some embodiments, the smartphone may be paired with a specified...
9014788 Apparatus and method for real-time imaging and monitoring of an electrosurgical procedure  
An optical coherence tomography probe and laser combination device configured for real-time z-directional guidance of the incisional depth of a surgical procedure. It can be used alone or placed...
9014786 Device and method for opening vascular obstructions  
The present invention is directed to a device and method for opening obstructed body internal passages and for sensing and characterizing tissues and substances in contact with the device. In...
9011324 Access assembly including one or more foldable caps  
An access assembly is provided including a tubular member having a proximal end and a distal end, the proximal end in mechanical cooperation with a foldable cap member having a first set of lumens...
9011333 Wireless molecular sensor system and process  
Wireless molecular sensor methods and systems integrate radio frequency (RF) technology to interrogate, power, operate and/or readout signals corresponding to levels of molecules of interest from...
9013701 Positioning an input transducer for an earpiece based upon dynamic data  
The attenuation and other optical properties of a medium are exploited to measure a thickness of the medium between a sensor and a target surface. Disclosed herein are various mediums,...
9011793 Blood glucose monitoring system, strip accommodation device, strip storage device, and automated blood collection device  
The present invention relates to a blood glucose monitoring system, a strip accommodation device, a strip storage device, and an automated blood collection device, wherein the blood glucose...
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...
9013555 Method and apparatus for ultrahigh sensitive optical microangiography  
Embodiments herein provide an ultrahigh sensitive optical microangiography (OMAG) system that provides high sensitivity to slow flow information, such as that found in blood flow in capillaries,...
RE45484 Image guided awl/tap/screwdriver  
A trackable medical instrument for use in a computer assisted image guided medical and surgical navigation systems that generate images during medical and surgical procedures, includes a guide...
9011358 Swab for collecting biological specimens  
A swab for collecting biological specimens is of the type consisting of a rod terminating in a tip covered with fibers with hydrophilic properties to allow absorption of said specimens, wherein...
9011320 Transluminal endoscopic surgery kit  
A transluminal surgery kit and method of using the same. In one embodiment, the kit may include an endoscope, a surgical instrument, and an overtube. The surgical instrument may be an injection...
9011341 Apparatus to monitor obstructive sleep apnea termination  
The present invention provides an apparatus for detecting and monitoring obstructive sleep apnea. The apparatus measures sinus tachycardia and a change in the atrial-ventricular conduction, and...
9014774 Biosensor membranes  
Novel membranes comprising various polymers containing heterocyclic nitrogen groups are described. These membranes are usefully employed in electrochemical sensors, such as amperometric...
9014423 Method and system for catheter tracking in fluoroscopic images using adaptive discriminant learning and measurement fusion  
A method and system for adaptive discriminant learning and measurement fusion for image based catheter tracking is disclosed. An adaptive discriminant model is trained online based on a tracked...
9011323 Method and apparatus for soft tissue retraction  
A soft tissue retractor includes a retractor body and a proximal projection extends generally perpendicular to the proximal end of the retractor body. An illumination waveguide engages a slot in...
9014794 R-wave detection method  
A method for detecting an R-wave from an ECG signal derived from a living body, the ECG signal including a plurality of ECG channel signals, the method comprising the steps of providing a...
9011365 Adjustable gastrointestinal bifurcation (AGB) for reduced absorption of unhealthy food  
This invention is a device and method for adjustably and reversibly reducing nutrient absorption from food passing through a person's gastrointestinal tract using an Adjustable Gastrointestinal...
9011315 Methods and systems for minimally invasive endoscopic surgeries  
The present invention relates to methods and systems for endoscopic fasciotomies. In certain embodiments such methods include dissecting tissue down to the fascia using an endoscopic dissector,...
9014824 Bandage and electrode system  
A bandage having at least one support element and at least two electrodes that are spaced apart from one another, characterized in that at least two pads that are finable with a fluid are arranged...
9014772 Blood information measuring method and apparatus  
In a special mode, a superficial wavelength set having plural types of narrow band light in a blue wavelength band of 400 to 500 nm is chosen. The plural types of narrow band light are...
9011328 Oral-esophageal-gastric device with esophageal cuff to reduce gastric reflux and/or emesis  
A nasogastric/orogastric (Ng/Og) airway protection device includes an elongate device body having a distal end for insertion into the stomach through the esophagus and a proximal end. A main lumen...
9011339 Ultrasonographic device  
When a tomographic image is displayed, the operator of an ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus is allowed to know the timing to optimize the image quality and decide by him- or herself whether...
9011340 Enhanced ultrasound image display  
Using specialized cardiac catheters for image acquisition, features of the heart are readily identifiable on an ultrasound image, based on a previously generated electrical activation map of the...
9014822 Pacing lead for a left cavity of the heart, implanted in the coronary system  
A pacing lead for a left cavity of the heart, implanted in the coronary system. This lead (24) includes a lead body with a hollow sheath (26, 28) of deformable material, having a central lumen...
9011319 Conical laparoscopic apparatus for minimally invasive surgery  
A single body port or body flange access device having an oval shape and associated stabilizer anchor for performing laparoscopic surgery is disclosed. The device is slipped into the body anchor...
9011314 System and method for implanting a catheter  
A system for implanting a catheter in a urethra. The system includes a catheter having a valve disposed at a distal portion of the catheter. The valve may be operable in response to an external...
9014776 Surgical access and nerve surveillance  
An expandable tip cannula system, comprising: a hollow cannula shaft having a proximal end and a distal end; and an expandable tip mounted at the distal end of the hollow cannula shaft, the...