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8843186 Non-invasive reagentless glucose determination  
Non-invasive apparatus and method for determining and monitoring glucose concentrations in human subjects. Glucose level is estimated through the effect of glucose on biological cells with glucose...
8840568 Device for the medical treatment  
A device for the medical treatment is provided which includes not only a function for applying turning force to a guide wire but also a function for inserting an end portion of the guide wire into...
8843191 Method for measuring and imaging temperature distribution in tissue  
Disclosed are a method for measuring temperature distribution, which measures temperature distribution not only in fat tissue but also in mixed tissue containing high-water content tissue and fat...
8843198 Apparatus and method to optimize pacing parameters  
The present disclosure refers to a heart stimulator comprising a stimulation control unit, a stimulation unit, an impedance measurement unit and an impedance evaluation unit. The stimulation...
8842953 Apparatus, method and computer program for applying energy to an object  
An apparatus for applying energy to an object and/or sensing the object. The apparatus includes an optical device for applying and/or sensing light energy and an electrical device for applying...
8840563 Third heart sound activity index for heart failure monitoring  
A cardiac rhythm management system provides for the trending of a third heart sound (S3) index. The S3 index is a ratio, or an estimate of the ratio, of the number of S3 beats to the number of all...
8840537 Non-invasive treatment of bronchial constriction  
Devices, systems and methods for treating bronchial constriction related to asthma, anaphylaxis or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease include non-invasive nerve stimulators. The treatment...
8843194 Non-invasive method and device to monitor cardiac parameters  
A method of and a device for non-invasively measuring the hemodynamic state of a subject or a human patient involve steps and units of non-invasively measuring cardiac cycle period,...
8843190 Medical screening and diagnostics based on air-coupled photoacoustics  
Surface selective photoacoustic (PA) medical imaging is introduced. Surface selective PA imaging is responsive to surface features and does not image sub-surface features, in contrast to...
8840566 Catheter with imaging capability acts as guidewire for cannula tools  
A catheter having an imaging device on its distal end serves as a guidewire for cannula tools, enabling the tools to be advanced to a desired site in a patient's body. One exemplary embodiment of...
8840548 Use of a data logger and a system of sensors which detect through a garment information relating to physical and/or biomedical parameters of a person  
The information relating to physical and/or biomedical parameters of a person carrying out, in real conditions, an activity distinguished by high mechanical stresses is detected by sensors (10, 12,...
8840552 Membrane for use with implantable devices  
The present invention provides a biointerface membrane for use with an implantable device that interferes with the formation of a barrier cell layer including; a first domain distal to the...
8840077 Table-mounted surgical instrument stabilizers  
A surgical instrument stabilizer system that includes an articulating boom that is releasably connectable to a surgical table side rail. The articulating boom includes an actuator, a...
8843229 Metallic structures having porous regions from imaged bone at pre-defined anatomic locations  
A method of forming an implant having a porous region replicated from scanned bone, the method comprising imaging bone with a high resolution digital scanner to generate a three-dimensional design...
8840536 Systems, devices, and methods including paramagnetic oscillation, rotation and translation of hemozoin asymmetric nanoparticles in response to multi-harmonic optical detection of the presence of hemozoin  
Systems, devices, and methods are described for providing a monitor/treatment device configured to, for example, detect hemozoin, as well as to monitor or treat a malarial infection.
8841638 Particle beam therapy system  
An particle beam therapy system comprises a scanning electromagnet for scanning a particle beam which travels in a vacuum duct so as to irradiate an irradiation object and an irradiation unit...
8840562 Signal processing warping technique  
Methods and systems are provided for using time-frequency warping to analyze a physiological signal. One embodiment includes applying a warping operator to the physiological signal based on the...
8840540 Adaptive cancellation system for implantable hearing instruments  
The invention is directed to an implanted microphone having reduced sensitivity to vibration. In this regard, the microphone differentiates between the desirable and undesirable vibration by...
8840538 Apical ring for ventricular assist device  
An apical ring for coupling a conduit of a ventricular assist device to a heart has an annular disk with a central aperture for receiving the conduit. A collar is axially aligned with the central...
8843217 Combined vestibular and cochlear implant and method  
Apparatus and method for triggering nerve-action potentials (NAPs) in each of a plurality of cochlear neurons in a cochlea of a person and in each one of a plurality of vestibular neurons in a...
8841076 Systems and methods for conducting animal studies  
This invention is in the field of medical devices. Specifically, the present invention provides portable medical devices that allow real-time detection of analytes from a biological fluid. The...
8843187 Systems and methods for replacing signal artifacts in a glucose sensor data stream  
Systems and methods for minimizing or eliminating transient non-glucose related signal noise due to non-glucose rate limiting phenomenon such as ischemia, pH changes, temperatures changes, and the...
8840543 Parfocal coupler for endoscopic viewing system  
A coupler for connecting an endoscope to a camera including a cylinder having a zoom lens and a focus lens therein. A zoom adjustment member engages the cylinder with a first coefficient of...
8840557 Ultrasonic apparatus for measuring a labor progress parameter  
An apparatus (10) for measuring one or more labor progress parameters (25) as the dilation of the endocervical canal (8), the rotation and the position of the head (4) of the foetus (3) during the...
8840580 System and method for supplying predetermined gas at two different pressure values  
A gas supply system appropriate for an abdominal cavity and a luminal cavity is provided. The gas supply system reduces a pressure of gas, supplied from a source of gas for supplying gas of a...
8840549 Modular patient monitor  
A modular patient monitor has a docking station configured to accept a handheld monitor. The docking station has standalone patient monitoring functionality with respect to a first set of...
8840553 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...
8840558 Method and apparatus for mathematically characterizing ear canal geometry  
The present subject matter provides apparatus and methods for physically fitting a hearing assistance device, including mathematically characterizing a person's ear canal. The apparatus includes an...
8842894 Tree structure extraction apparatus, method and program  
Tree structures corresponding to a first linear structure and a second linear structure are constructed from medical image data including the first linear structure and the second linear structure,...
8839672 Combined ultrasound and photoacoustic imaging of metal objects  
Methods of combined ultrasound and photoacoustic imaging are provided. In some embodiments, the methods may be used to determine the location or positioning of a metal object in a sample. In other...
8840569 Method and device for assessing muscular capacities of athletes using short tests  
Device (1) for measuring muscular capacity, comprising: removable fastening means (12) for fastening the device to the athlete or to the moved weight (3; 2);autonomous electrical power supply means...
8843192 Breast coil arrangement for magnetic resonance applications  
A breast coil arrangement for magnetic resonance applications has a placement web that allows an examination subject to lie with her sternum on the placement web with each breast in a receptacle...
8840565 Test battery system and method for assessment of auditory function  
A test battery method and system for use in assessing auditory function (e.g., the screening or diagnosis of impairments, fitting of hearing aids, etc.) is provided which performs one or more...
8840546 System for accessing a body orifice  
A system for illuminating a body orifice includes: a frustoconical optical waveguide speculum includes a distal end, a proximal end wider than the distal end, an at least partially circumferential...
8840547 Flexible, selectively rotatable tissue retractor and method for using the retractor  
A retractor for manipulating an object, the retractor includes a retractor body with proximal and distal ends, a retraction device with a head connected at the distal end of the retractor body and...
8843325 Individual information determining method, individual information determining device, electronic apparatus, and individual information determining program  
Disclosed in an individual information determining method in which individual information of a subject is determined based on one or a plurality of pieces of biomolecule data collected from a...
8842898 Region-growing algorithm  
A region growing algorithm for controlling leakage is presented including a processor configured to select a starting point for segmentation of data, initiate a propagation process by designating...
8840539 Endovascular ventricular assist device, using the mathematical objective and principle of superposition  
This embodiment suggests new approach for Endovascular Ventricular Assist Device, using the mathematical objective & principle of superposition allow design and calculation of the body response to...
8840544 Endoscope apparatus  
An endoscope apparatus includes an insertion part having an imaging mechanism at a distal end portion and which is bendable and elongated; a display part which displays an image acquired by an...
8840564 Monitoring a condition of a subject  
Apparatus and methods are described, including a method for monitoring an onset of a respiratory episode in a subject. A plurality of respirations of the subject are sensed without contacting the...
8840561 Suprasystolic measurement in a fast blood-pressure cycle  
Disclosed herein is a system for monitoring a patient that includes a cuff configured to inflate to at least partially occlude an artery of the patient and a cuff controller configured to inflate...
8840560 Ultrasound catheter and hand-held device for manipulating a transducer on the catheter's distal end  
A hand-operated intracardiac echocardiography (ICE) catheter is described for flexed and rotational steering is described for improved catheter operation, control and less trauma on patients. The...
8840551 Tethering capsule system  
A capsule system comprising a first capsule (16) configured to be ingested by a subject, a second capsule (18) configured to be ingested by the subject separately from the first capsule, the first...
8840556 Skull endosseous module for ultrasound penetration  
A skull endosseous module for ultrasound penetration is provided and includes a fixation sleeve permanently inserted and positioned in a drilled hole of a skull, a movable sleeve movably inserted...
8840545 Endoscope  
An endoscope includes an insertion portion which is to be inserted into a subject, and an operation portion which is connected to a proximal end of the insertion portion, and held by a user. A...
8840559 Organic piezoelectric material, ultrasonic oscillator using the material, method for manufacturing the ultrasonic oscillator, ultrasonic probe, and ultrasonic medical diagnostic imaging device  
Provided is an organic piezoelectric material which has excellent piezoelectric property, heat resistance property in particular. An ultrasonic oscillator, which is to be used for an ultrasonic...
8840554 Ultrasonic 3-dimensional image reconstruction method and ultrasonic wave system thereof  
Disclosed are systems and methods for reconstructing a three-dimensional ultrasound image. The method may include generating a two-dimensional image having various directivities in a frequency...
8842372 Lens actuator  
A flexible lens may be actuated to change its focal length by a deployable lens actuator. The lens actuator translates a rotational motion of an outer frame into a linear radial motion of a...
8840550 Involuntary contraction induced pressure as a medical diagnostic tool using involuntary reflex cough test  
A system and method allows diagnosis of a patient for physiological abnormality such as a neurological deficiency. An involuntary reflex cough event is induced within the patient that activates the...
8843188 Adjustable nerve electrode  
Example adjustable electrodes are described. One example adjustable electrode includes two or more contacts configured to selectively deliver high frequency alternating current (HFAC) to a nerve in...