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8914097 Automated pneumothorax detection  
A method of determining the presence of a pneumothorax includes obtaining a series of frames of image data relating to a region of interest including a pleural interface of a lung. The image data...
8911459 Debulking catheters and methods  
A method of removing material from a blood flow lumen includes providing a device having a cutting element and an opening, the cutting element being movable relative to the opening. The method then...
8912909 Noninvasive multi-parameter patient monitor  
Embodiments of the present disclosure include a handheld multi-parameter patient monitor capable of determining multiple physiological parameters from the output of a light sensitive detector...
8911368 Device, system and method for detection of bleeding  
A device, system and method for detecting bile and blood are provided. The device may comprise a housing having a gap through which in-vivo fluids may flow, illumination sources on one side of the...
8911382 Catheter with pull wire measurement feature  
An apparatus for determining a length of a portion of a steering wire disposed within a bendable medical device includes an electrical contact slidably coupled with a steering wire, an electrical...
8911710 Intravascular contrast agents  
Intravascular contrast agents are provided by Gd-chelates modified so as to comprise an amino acid unit attached to the chelate via a linker group suitably selected from C2-4alkylene and...
8911376 Array of electroacoustic transducers and electronic probe for three-dimensional imaging  
An electroacoustic transducer assembly and probe for emitting and receiving acoustic radiation beams. The transducer assembly comprising an array of electroacoustic transducers composed of a...
8914111 Devices and methods for stimulating nerves  
A device for stimulating nerves adjacent the vagina includes a nerve stimulating element coupled to a body. The nerve stimulating element is positioned to stimulate the vesical, Frankenhauser's...
8914091 Crimp terminations for conductors in implantable medical lead and method of making same  
A method of manufacturing an implantable medical lead is disclosed herein. The method may include: providing a lead body including a proximal end, a distal end, and an electrode near the distal...
8914245 Ultrasound probe with accelerometer  
An ultrasonic probe (10) that scans a subject with beams of high frequency sound. The probe (10) includes a transducer (26) to produce high frequency sound waves, a means to steer the sound waves...
8911367 Analyte sensor  
Systems and methods of use for continuous analyte measurement of a host's vascular system are provided. In some embodiments, a continuous glucose measurement system includes a vascular access...
8914264 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...
8914094 Crimp terminations for conductors in implantable medical lead and method of making same  
A method of manufacturing an implantable medical lead is disclosed herein. The method may include: providing a lead body including a proximal end, a distal end, and an electrode near the distal...
8911379 Method and system for non-invasive measurement of cardiac parameters  
A method and system are presented for use in assessment of at least one cardiac parameter of an individual. An electrodes arrangement is applied to an individual's body, for applying an electrical...
8908089 Implantable imaging device  
An imaging device for in vivo medical applications that enables minimally invasive surgical procedures. The imaging device includes an elongated frame having a base, a module housing, and an...
8905949 Device for ocular ultrasound therapy having a reflector  
The present invention relates to a device for treating an ocular pathology, including a ring (1) comprising a proximal end intended to be in contact with an eye of a patient, and a distal end...
8905944 Protective cover assembly for a needle assembly  
In one embodiment, the protective cover assembly has a hub that is to be mounted on a needle assembly, such as a biopsy needle assembly, a cap that is movable off the hub to move over a cannula or...
8909311 Contact lens with integrated pulse oximeter  
Apparatus, systems and methods employing a contact lens having a pulse oximetry sensor to detect information indicative of a blood oxygen content and/or pulse rate of a wearer of the contact lens,...
8905939 Method and apparatus for continuous assessment of a cardiovascular parameter using the arterial pulse pressure propagation time and waveform  
A method and apparatus for determining a cardiovascular parameter including receiving an input signal corresponding to an arterial blood pressure measurement over an interval that covers at least...
8906056 Access trocar and related method thereof  
System and method that is directed to medical treatments of organs having anatomical spaces, such as (but not limited to) the heart and the pericardial space. Specifically, an apparatus and method...
8905930 Infusion pressure control using blood pressure  
Methods, systems, and software for controlling infusion pressure, such as during a medical procedure, using systemic blood pressure are described. Systemic blood pressure, such as brachial arm...
8909330 Body-worn device and associated system for alarms/alerts based on vital signs and motion  
The invention provides a body-worn monitor that measures a patient's vital signs (e.g. blood pressure, SpO2, heart rate, respiratory rate, and temperature) while simultaneously characterizing their...
8905921 Optical coupler for an endoscope  
An optical coupler is disclosed with an attachment section for mounting at a distal end of an optical imaging device for visualizing a surface area covered with an opaque fluid and/or particulate...
8906014 Medical instrument with endoscope  
A medical instrument comprises a shaft, a work element at the distal end of the shaft, a handle with at least one movable part for actuating the work element and a securing element for securing an...
8905915 Self-regulating gastric band with pressure data processing  
A self-regulating gastric band apparatus for adjusting stoma size is disclosed. The apparatus includes an adjustable gastric band that has an expandable portion containing a volume of fluid. A band...
8908952 Imaging system and method for use in surgical and interventional medical procedures  
A system and method for displaying images of internal anatomy includes an image processing device configured to provide high resolution images of the surgical field from low resolution scans during...
8905920 Bronchoscope adapter and method  
A bronchoscope adapter is configured for one hand operation by providing a slide lock that is captured within a housing and a retaining nut that can be operated with a single finger or thumb....
8905919 Endoscope  
An endoscope includes a distal rigid portion, a bending portion comprising a first bending portion and a second bending portion and a flexible tube portion. The endoscope further includes an...
8905910 Fluid delivery system and method for monitoring fluid delivery system  
A fluid delivery system includes an electric motor, a pump driven by the electric motor, and a control system. The control system is programmed to supply a variable voltage to the electric motor,...
8905918 Endoscope system  
An image pickup portion picks up an image of a suspected substance and produces a video signal. Optical fibers transmit the video signal output from the image pickup portion. A video signal...
8909310 Multi-stream sensor front ends for noninvasive measurement of blood constituents  
The present disclosure relates to an interface for a noninvasive glucose sensor that comprises a front-end adapted to receive an input signals from optical detectors and provide corresponding...
8909332 Method and device for estimating morphological features of heart beats  
A method estimates morphological features of heart beats from an ECG signal. Peaks of the R wave of the ECG are detected and classified using a parallel filtering structure. The first branch...
8909324 Optical coherent tomographic image forming apparatus and control method thereof  
An optical coherent tomographic image forming apparatus including a light guide configured to divide a light into a measurement light and a reference light; a flush unit configured to discharge a...
8907309 Treatment delivery control system and method of operation thereof  
The invention relates to a method and apparatus for control of a charged particle cancer therapy system. A treatment delivery control system is used to directly control multiple subsystems of the...
8905024 Flow rate compensation for transient thermal response of hot-wire anemometers  
Systems and methods are described for application of a transitory corrective modification to a hot-wire anemometer flow voltage and/or calculated flow rate to compensate for transient thermal...
8905912 Implantable article and method  
An implantable article and method are disclosed for treating pelvic floor disorders such as vaginal vault prolapse. A surgical kit useful for performing a surgical procedure such as a sacral...
8905932 Non-invasive characterization of human vasculature  
Vascular conditions are detected non-invasively in the human body using a collection of information from small local regions of the vasculature. An array of accelerometers or other sensors are...
8909331 Robust rate calculation in an implantable cardiac stimulus or monitoring device  
Devices and methods for analyzing cardiac signal data. An illustrative method includes identifying a plurality of detected events and measuring intervals between the detected events for use in rate...
8909313 Device for diagnosis and/or therapy of physiological characteristics of a selected portion of a body by optical reflectance or optical transmission  
The invention relates to a device for diagnosis and/or therapy of a selected portion of a body by optical reflectance or optical transmission. The device according to the invention has a laminar...
8909321 Diagnostic imaging apparatus, magnetic resonance imaging apparatus, and X-ray CT apparatus  
A diagnostic imaging apparatus includes a ventricular volume-variation measuring unit that measures sequential variations in a size of a ventricle within at least one heart beat, from images of a...
8909638 Method and system for estimating age of a user based on mass data  
A method and a system for determining age of a user based on mass data are provided. The method includes: obtaining basic age data of the user, configuring an initial weight for the basic age data;...
8906011 Medical device for use in bodily lumens, for example an atrium  
A device positionable in a cavity of a bodily organ (e.g., a heart) may discriminate between fluid (e.g., blood) and non-fluid tissue (e.g., wall of heart) to provide information or a mapping...
8905916 Implantable access port system  
An implantable injection port for use with a gastric band for treating obesity and for attaching to a tissue of a patient is disclosed. The implantable injection port includes a base having an...
8909316 Apparatus and method of assessing transvascular denervation  
A catheter apparatus for assessing denervation comprises: an elongated catheter body; a deployable structure coupled to the catheter body, the deployable structure being deployable outwardly from...
8905936 Catheter having a biasing member  
A catheter includes a catheter main body provided with a window portion through which an inspection wave passes, a drive shaft provided with a detection unit detecting the inspection wave and...
8905940 Flow rate control valve and blood pressure information measurement device including the same  
A flow rate control valve includes a casing provided with an inlet port and an outlet port through which a fluid, the flow rate of which should be controlled, flows in and out, a diaphragm that...
8906010 Graphical user interface for association with an electrode structure deployed in contact with a tissue region  
Systems and methods deploy an electrode structure in contact with the tissue region. The electrode structure carries a sensor at a known location on the electrode structure to monitor an operating...
8909318 Apparel for physiological telemetry during athletics  
A user interface component and system for physiological parameters telemetry is provided. A user interface component may be reversibly or irreversibly attached to a garment that allows connection...
8905913 Method and composition for synchronizing time of insemination  
Methods and compositions for synchronizing the time of insemination in swine are described. More particularly, methods are described for synchronizing the time of insemination by administration of...
8905928 Method and apparatus for assessment of sleep disorders  
Embodiments provide systems, methods and apparatuses for monitoring the sleep of a subject in a home environment. In embodiments, load cells placed under bed supports may be coupled to a computing...