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8768445 Electronic device and method for determining a fat burning threshold using heart rate variability  
There is provided electronic device, comprising: a receiving unit configured to receive heart rate data generated by a heart rate measuring system; a calculation unit configured to calculate heart...
8764678 Pressure sensor with an interferometric sensor and an in-fiber bragg grating reference sensor  
A pressure sensor (10 for medical applications comprises a silica optical fiber extrinsic Fabry-Perot interferometric (EFPI) pressure sensor (2) and an in-fiber Bragg grating (FBG, 3). The cavity...
8764629 External prosthesis systems  
A prosthetic device for supporting a flaccid penis during intercourse comprising an oval shaped base having a through-hole, an elongated support platform member having an upper side and a lower...
8764620 Multi-polar magnetic devices for treating patients and methods therefor  
A system for treating patients includes a first magnetic device including a set of four magnetic discs arranged in an array, the four magnetic discs including two having negative magnetic poles...
8768446 Clustering with combined physiological signals  
Methods of generating an extended cluster are disclosed. A first cluster including data representative of a first signal indicative of an abnormal physiological symptom is generated. A second...
8764652 Method and system for measuring and ranking an “engagement” response to audiovisual or interactive media, products, or activities using physiological signals  
A system and method for calculating an engagement value by quantifying an amount that a user is acting without thinking considering brainwaves and a heart rate can be used to compare media based on...
8764532 System and method for fall and/or concussion prediction  
A fall and/or concussion prediction system includes: (i) a measurement assembly configured to receive a subject having a surface for receiving at least one portion of a body of a subject and at...
8764686 Fetal movement information processing device and fetal movement information processing method  
A fetal movement information processing device and method for accurately grasping and predicting the healthy development state of a fetus, namely, the well-being state of the fetus by adequately...
8764680 Handheld biopsy device with needle firing  
A biopsy device includes a body, a needle, and a cutter. A motor is operable to both move the cutter relative to the needle and actuate a needle firing assembly to retract and fire the needle...
8764653 Apparatus for signal detection, processing and communication  
An apparatus for monitoring one or more than one biological parameter is provided. The apparatus comprises two or more than two layers, each layer comprising a flexible substrate, the two or more...
8764645 Surgical access device and wound protector  
An access device for use in a minimally invasive surgical procedure is disclosed. The access device is configured and adapted to be placed within a body opening to provide access to an underlying...
8764677 Implantable surface acoustic wave devices for long term clinical monitoring  
A surface or bulk acoustic wave device can be implanted in or worn on a human or animal body to monitor various parameters thereof. The device comprises a pair of interdigitated transducers spaced...
8764770 Suturing device for organ  
Provided is a suturing device for organ which sutures an internal organ in front and rear directions to do a suturing operation once by clenching and unclenching a hand of an operator so that the...
8764624 Inductively powered remotely adjustable gastric banding system  
A power management system provides wireless power to operate components of a remotely adjustable gastric banding system. The power management system comprises an external power component...
8764646 Surgical expansion device  
A surgical device for application in a treatment performed on the human or animal body with the aim of providing access to a surgical site in the body by exerting a force, upon expansion of the...
8764826 Middle ear prosthetic device  
A middle ear prosthetic device including: a columellate prosthesis, one end of which is connectable to the stapes or to its remaining footplate; an annular element of bioinert metal insertable into...
8764623 Reproductive infusion device  
A reproductive infusion device for collection of semen for in-home insemination. The device features a collection vessel having a collection cavity defined by a sidewall which communicates through...
8768438 Determining cardiac arrhythmia from a video of a subject being monitored for cardiac function  
What is disclosed is a system and method for processing a time-series signal generated by video images captured of a subject of interest in a non-contact, remote sensing environment such that the...
8764679 Biopsy apparatus  
A disposable tissue removal device comprises a “tube within a tube” cutting element mounted to a handpiece. The inner cannula of the cutting element defines an inner lumen and terminates in an inw...
8763244 Method of forming conductive elements  
There is disclosed a method of forming a patterned conductive element for an implantable medical device, the method comprising the steps of: depositing a supplementary material on a sheet of...
8768448 Electrically evoked brainstem response measurements via implant prothesis  
A method of measuring electrically evoked auditory brainstem responses of a patient or animal body is provided. The method includes surgically implanting an auditory prosthesis having an electrode...
8768670 Method and system for providing information from a patient-specific model of blood flow  
Embodiments include a system for providing blood flow information for a patient. The system may include at least one computer system including a touchscreen. The at least one computer system may be...
8768439 Physiological monitoring using an ocular probing system and method  
A method and system perform physiological monitoring. The system includes a first light source and a plurality of optical waveguide couplers, each of the plurality of optical waveguide couplers...
8764643 Autofluorescence imaging system for endoscopy  
A system and method for imaging tissue autofluorescence through a video endoscope is described, comprising a light source capable of providing both ultraviolet light capable of inducing tissue...
8765099 Magnetic resonance imaging hyperpolarization of liquids or solids by light with orbital angular momentum  
In magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), selected magnetic dipoles in a subject are aligned with a main magnetic field for later manipulation, and signals received after such manipulations are used to...
8764632 Endoscopic device and system  
An endoscopic system may include a catheter or tubing and at least one optical sensor disposed along the catheter or tubing and configured to capture image information from a body lumen when...
8763287 Device for sampling biological tissue for the identification of animals  
A device for sampling biological tissue (1) to be used in a label for marking animals includes: a hollow needle (3) having a cutting edge (36) at one end, capable of sampling a biological tissue...
8768432 Method for absorption correction of PET data and MR-PET system  
An apparatus is disclosed for combined magnetic resonance tomography and positron emission tomography imaging which is designed for recording PET image data of a person under examination from an...
8768423 Multispot monitoring for use in optical coherence tomography  
Optical coherence tomography (herein “OCT”) based analyte monitoring systems are disclosed. In one aspect, techniques are disclosed that can identify fluid flow in vivo (e.g., blood flow), whi...
8764660 Methods and apparatus for combined audible and ultrasound inspection of objects, including patients  
An acquisition component is provided that includes an audible sound sensor configured to receive audible sounds within a sensing area and a multi-element ultrasound transducer configured to emit...
8764640 Rotate-to-advance catheterization system  
An apparatus for accessing a bodily passageway includes: an endoscope including an insertion portion configured to inserted into the bodily passageway; a drive tube including a lumen configured to...
8768433 MRI-guided devices and MRI-guided interventional systems that can track and generate dynamic visualizations of the devices in near real time  
An MRI-guided medical device includes an elongated sheath, an elongated dilator, and an elongated needle. The sheath has a distal end, an opposite proximal end, and a central lumen extending...
8768437 Fluoroscopic image guided surgery system with intraoperative registration  
A system and apparatus allows the tracking of a selected body portion, instrument, or both. A tracking device can be interconnected to a body portion at a mounting site. A procedure can be...
8764682 Measurement device and puncture device  
Disclosed are a measurement device and a puncture device that prevent thermal loss and enable decreased cost in laser units. A laser unit (200) of a measurement device (100) is equipped with a lens...
8768441 Time coordination and synchronization of event times in electronic medical records  
A computer-implemented method of recording the times of events related to the medical care delivered to patient, and for integrating those times to provide a patient history, including recording a...
8764757 MIS TLIF systems and related methods  
MIS TLIF systems and related methods. Implementations of distractor devices may include a first portion and a second portion where the second portion is slidably coupled over the first portion. A...
8768434 Determining and illustrating a structure  
An volume of a patient can be mapped with a system operable to identify a plurality of locations and save a plurality of locations of a mapping instrument. The mapping instrument can include one or...
8764674 Heart sound monitoring of pulmonary hypertension  
A medical device system and method that includes receiving an A2 heart sound signal from a first external acoustic sensor, receiving a P2 heart sound signal from a second external acoustic sensor,...
8764659 Ultrasound image generating apparatus  
An ultrasound image having a good image quality is generated in the neighborhood of a puncture needle without lowering the image quality of the whole ultrasound image. A first echo signal received...
8768443 System and method for determining atrial arrhythmia burden  
A system and method for determining atrial arrhythmia burden is provided. Consecutive sets of parametric data regularly obtained from an implantable medical device through remote interrogation are...
8768023 Method for determining axial direction of bore of bone fixator  
A method for determining an axial direction of a bore of a bone fixator includes the following steps: obtaining X-ray images of the bore, calculating perpendicular bisectors, determining spatial...
8767514 Telemetric sensing using micromachined ultrasonic transducer  
Implementations of a cMUT have a telemetric antenna operative to telemetrically transmit an output signal generated by the cMUT in reception mode (RX). The cMUT generates the output signal by...
8764625 Contoured elastomeric barrier for bowel retention and method of use  
The invention provides a device for bowel packing having an essentially elliptical shape that is essentially symmetrical along a minor axis of the ellipse, and the device includes a notch located...
8768429 Internal bleeding detection apparatus  
An EIT system (1) adapted to detect internal bleeding in a body portion, the EIT system (1) comprising a plurality of electrodes (3) adapted in use to extend in a substantially linear orientation...
8764649 Surgical access system and related methods  
A surgical access system including a tissue distraction assembly and a tissue retraction assembly, both of which may be equipped with one or more electrodes for use in detecting the existence of...
8768424 Photoplethysmography  
A photoplethysmograph device includes a light source for illuminating a target object. A modulator drives the light source such that the output intensity varies as a function of a modulation signal...
8764819 Arterial device, system and method for removing embolic debris  
An arterial device, system and method are provided for use with a patient undergoing a cardiac procedure. The system is configured for enabling one or more arterial devices to be accommodated in...
8764765 Laparoscopic instrument and related surgical method  
A medical instrument insertable through a cannula, the instrument comprising an elongate shaft; and an operative tip having a first jaw and a second jaw movable with respect to the first jaw. The...
8768718 Between-patient comparisons for risk stratification of future heart failure decompensation  
This document discusses, among other things, systems and methods for using between-patient comparisons for risk stratification of future heart failure decompensation. A method comprises receiving...
8768455 Topical applicator  
Disclosed are advances in the arts with novel topical applicator apparatus for applying substances such as cleansers, cosmetic preparations and medications to the skin. The apparatus includes an...