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8679031 Hearing prosthesis with integrated sensors for measuring pressure in a cochlea  
The present application discloses a hearing prosthesis comprising a stimulation assembly configured to be implanted into a cochlea. The stimulation assembly comprises a plurality of electrodes and...
8678997 Male impotence prosthesis apparatus with wireless energy supply  
A male impotence prosthesis apparatus comprises an operable penile prosthesis (4) implanted in an impotent patient's corpus cavernosum to provide flaccid or erect states of the patient's penis. An...
8679013 Intravaginal monitoring device  
The invention relates to an intravaginal monitoring device, method of intravaginal monitoring, and system and network for intravaginal monitoring. The intravaginal monitoring device and or network...
8680863 Double resonance MRI coil design  
A four-ring birdcage coil having at least one moveable tuning ring for double resonance MRI includes low-pass configuration in both channels so that the HF mode only requires a small capacitance...
8675920 Fall detection and reporting technology  
Fall detection and reporting technology, in which output from at least one sensor configured to sense, in a room of a building, activity associated with a patient falling is monitored and a...
8674691 Susceptibility weighted magnetic Resonance imaging of venous vasculature  
Methods, systems, and devices are described for substantially simultaneous acquisition of magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) and magnetic resonance venography (MRV) data. Some embodiments provide...
8672834 Surgical file system  
A reciprocating surgical file system for precisely removing bone and/or other tissue is described. The system allows a user to maneuver the system and navigate into hard-to-access sites. The tool...
8672831 Bariatric device and method  
A bariatric device and method of causing at least partial satiety includes a body having a wall defining a lumen. The wall is configured to generally conform to the shape and size of i) the...
8674837 Multi-display bedside monitoring system  
The present specification discloses systems and methods for patient monitoring using a multitude of display regions, at least two of which have the capability to simultaneously display real time...
8676542 Adaptive filtering for more reliably determining physiological parameters  
Apparatus for reducing an interference portion in a time-discrete signal further including a useful portion, including a first provider for providing the time-discrete signal including the...
8674319 Beam monitor system and particle beam irradiation system  
Disclosed is a beam monitor system in which signals outputted from a plurality of wires are divided in a multi-wire type monitor for measuring a beam profile of a charged particle beam, an...
8676297 Method and device for separate three-dimensional presentation of arteries and veins in a part of body  
The invention is directed to a method and a device for separate three-dimensional presentation of arteries and/or veins of a vessel system in a part of the body of a vertebrate by a rotation...
8671784 Body movement detecting apparatus and body movement detecting method  
There is provided a body movement detecting apparatus including: a body movement data acquiring unit configured to detect a body movement of a user and acquire body movement data relating to the...
8676289 Method and apparatus for discriminating cardiac signals in a medical device based on wavelet decomposition analysis  
A method of detecting cardiac signals in a medical device that includes decomposing a cardiac signal using a wavelet function at a plurality of scales to form a corresponding wavelet transform,...
8672847 Ultrasound diagnostic apparatus and method  
An ultrasound diagnostic apparatus comprises: a detector for detecting a direction of radial expansion/contraction of a vascular wall associated with a heartbeat in a long-axis image of the...
8672826 Vivo stimulation of cellular material  
The present invention relates to the in vivo stimulation of cellular material. In particular, the present invention relates to a method for stimulating cells and tissue in vivo comprising the step...
8675939 Registration of anatomical data sets  
Methods and systems are disclosed for relating additional spatial information associated with one volume data set of an anatomical structure with another volume data set of the anatomical structure...
8674695 Radio frequency coil arrangement for high field magnetic resonance imaging with optimized transmit and receive efficiency for a specified region of interest, and related system and method  
For example, the present disclosure provides exemplary embodiments of a coil arrangement that can include, e.g., a plurality of elements which can be provided at an angle from one another. The...
8676287 System and methods for processing analyte sensor data  
Systems and methods for processing sensor analyte data, including initiating calibration, updating calibration, evaluating clinical acceptability of reference and sensor analyte data, and...
8672857 Galectin-3 and cardiac resynchronization therapy  
The present invention relates to materials and methods for monitoring and predicting a heart failure patient's physiological response to cardiac resynchronization therapy. More specifically, the...
8672851 Ocular ultrasound based assessment device and related methods  
A three-dimensional ultrasound based assessment device includes a housing having a front end, a back end, and a cavity. An ultrasonic transducer assembly can be mounted to a ball joint which is, in...
8676294 Brain disease diagnosis system  
To perform a more accurate and detailed diagnosis of a brain disease, a diagnosis server of the brain disease diagnosis system for diagnosing a brain disease of an examined person includes: an...
8676303 Methods and systems for treating heart instability  
Systems and methods define an index of risk for cardiac disease by detecting cellular derangements that may lead to cardiomyopathy, heart rhythm disorders or ischemic heart disease. The markers...
8672836 Method and apparatus for continuous guidance of endoscopy  
Methods and apparatus provide continuous guidance of endoscopy during a live procedure. A data-set based on 3D image data is pre-computed including reference information representative of a...
8672854 System for calibrating a PTT-based blood pressure measurement using arm height  
The invention provides a system and method for measuring vital signs (e.g. SYS, DIA, SpO2, heart rate, and respiratory rate) and motion (e.g. activity level, posture, degree of motion, and arm...
8674838 Walking assist device  
A walking assist device which allays uneasiness felt by a user when a wearable device actively applies torque to a leg. A walking assist device comprises a controller, a headphone and a wearable...
8676299 Method of determining pressure in a vessel as measured by an optical pressure transducer in an optical coherence tomography system  
An OCT system and method with integrated pressure measurement. In one embodiment, the system includes an interferometer; a wavelength swept laser; a source arm in communication with the wavelength...
8676291 Halibut release liner for a defibrillator electrode pad  
A release liner for electrode pads is described which enables the pads to be used with defibrillators requiring the electrodes to be electrically interconnected for self-test prior to use, and with...
8676288 Device and method for determining analyte levels  
Devices and methods for determining analyte levels are described. The devices and methods allow for the implantation of analyte-monitoring devices, such as glucose monitoring devices, that result...
8676306 Methods and systems for analyzing T-wave alternans  
Embodiments of the present invention relate to implantable systems, and methods for use therein, that can detect T-wave alternans and analyze the detected alternans to provide information regarding...
8672855 Methods and systems that monitor for an impending myocardial infarction  
Implantable systems, and methods for use therewith, are provided for monitoring for an impending myocardial infarction. A signal indicative of changes in arterial blood volume is obtained. Such a...
RE44806 Electrical adapter for medical diagnostic instruments using LEDs as illumination sources  
An adapter for permitting a medical diagnostic instrument having an illumination source including at least one LED (light emitting diode) to be used with a power supply normally configured for use...
8676286 Method and apparatus for reducing coupling between signals in a measurement system  
A method and an apparatus for separating a composite signal into a plurality of signals is described. A signal processor receives a composite signal and separates a composite signal in to separate...
8675061 Digital video projection display system  
A biocular display system is provided for use with a transmissive micro-LCD display and a biocular lens, where the biocular system includes a relay lens that can transfer a digital image from the...
8676310 Implantable medical device including two power sources  
An implantable medical device (IMD) may include a battery dedicated to providing cardiac stimulation therapy and a separate power source that provides power for electrical stimulation therapy. Such...
8676298 Medical image alignment apparatus, method, and program  
Generating, with respect to each of the three-dimensional image and the three-dimensional comparison image, a plurality of tomographic images orthogonal to a central axis of each vertebra of the...
8672829 Methods and articles for treatment of rectal prolapse  
Improved methods and devices for treatment of rectal prolapse are provided. A suturing console for suturing the rectal fascia at, to, or about the sacral vertebral fascia is disclosed. A method of...
8676601 Device and method for automatic data acquisition and/or detection  
Methods and devices for providing diabetes management including automatic time acquisition protocol is provided.
8672865 Weight-bearing lower extremity brace  
The present disclosure relates, according to some embodiments, to a device and/or system (e.g., redistributing weight away from a subject's foot), which may comprise (a) a platform, (b) at least...
8672886 System for use during discography to wirelessly transmit data from hand-held fluid delivery device inside sterile field to device outside sterile field  
A fluid delivery device is provided for delivering fluid to a target site such as an intervertebral disc during discography. The fluid delivery device includes pressure and volume sensors to...
8672833 Side looking minimally invasive surgery instrument assembly  
Two surgical instruments are inserted through a guide tube. The surgical instruments exit at an intermediate position of the guide tube and are oriented to be substantially parallel to the guide...
8673214 Self contained in-vitro diagnostic device  
A portable apparatus for measuring a glucose level of a user having: a card-like member; a processor within the card-like member; at least one glucose sensor comprising a reagent, the glucose...
8672918 Methods for identifying areas of a subject's skin that appear to lack volume  
The present embodiments relate to methods and systems for identifying areas of a subject's skin that lack sufficient volume. In some embodiments, this can be used to direct the administration of...
8672846 Continuous transmit focusing method and apparatus for ultrasound imaging system  
In one embodiment, an ultrasound imaging method comprises: providing a probe that includes one or more transducer elements for transmitting and receiving ultrasound waves; generating a sequence of...
8672849 Method and apparatus for ultrasonic detection and imaging of hemodynamic information, particularly venous blood flow information  
A method for ultrasonic detection and imaging of hemodynamic information includes the steps of transmitting ultrasonic pulses into a body, which are generated by an array of electro-acoustic...
8672859 Biopsy forceps assemblies  
Embodiments of the invention include devices for obtaining tissue including a proximal actuator and a distal assembly having first and second end effectors. The first and second end effectors...
8672828 Tack device with shield  
A slotted shield for a surgical tack, including a body adapted to engage a tack head. The shield has at least one slot having a width, defined by the body. Optionally, the shield is mounted on a...
8676295 Interventional instrument tracking device imageable with magnetic resonance imaging and method for use thereof  
A tracking device configured to be coupled to an interventional instrument and tracked by a magnetic resonance imaging system is provided. The tracking device includes, for example, paramagnetic...
8672840 Surgical access system and related methods  
A system for accessing a surgical target site and related methods, involving an initial distraction system for creating an initial distraction corridor, and an assembly capable of distracting from...
8672862 Apparatus for identifying femoral head center  
An apparatus for identifying, during total knee replacement surgery, a position of a center of a femoral head of a patient within a plane parallel to a frontal plane, comprises a marking plate...