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8939887 Composition for separating spermatozoa from a semen sample  
Compositions and methods useful for processing animal semen for use in assisted reproduction. A composition, or colloid formulation, for separation of spermatozoa from a semen sample, the...
8939897 Methods for closing a gastrotomy  
A surgical instrument for forming a gastrotomy. In various embodiments, the surgical instrument may comprise a hollow tip for attachment to a distal end of a tubular member such as an endoscope. In...
8942784 Therapy delivery system including a navigation element  
An electromagnetic receiver assembly is included in a navigation element for a therapy delivery system. If the system is modular, the navigation element may be an insertable module thereof and/or...
8939889 Pump bulb for an implantable penile prosthetic  
A penile prosthetic includes an inflatable member that is implantable into a penis of a user, a reservoir that is implantable in an abdomen, and a pump. The pump is configured to be attached...
8939886 Systems, methods and devices relating to a removable sleeve for an implantable sling  
Devices and methods for delivering of a sling assembly and removal of the sleeve at least partially enclosing the sling through a single orifice of incision are disclosed.
8942796 Exercise determination method, and electronic device  
An exercise determination method includes: acquiring a detection value from an acceleration sensor; and controlling, by a processor, starting or stopping of a heart rate sensor depending on the...
8939913 Monitoring system  
A heating and monitoring system is described having a focused antenna to monitor temperature of internal tissue and or bodily fluids in a non-invasive way. The focused antenna is shielded to form...
8939900 Stopper and endoscope  
A flange is formed in a ferrule. A forceps stopper has a fixing member engaging with the flange and a stopper body that holds the fixing member. The fixing member has detachable first and second...
8939251 Stethoscope with light source and/or timepiece  
A stethoscope with a built-in light and/or a timepiece powered with a power source subassembly for examining patients' vital signs is disclosed. The stethoscope includes a chestpiece assembly with...
8939966 Differential laser-induced perturbation (DLIP) for bioimaging and chemical sensing  
Methods for imaging or optical sensing of a material are provided. A first fluorescent image or optical signal of a material can be recorded, the material can be perturbed, and then a second...
8942789 2D3D overlay on a CPR basis for aneurysm repair  
In a method for fluoroscopy controlled insertion of a stent into a curved aorta for aneurysm repair, a 3D volume image is obtained of a patient's aorta at the aneurysm. By knowing a registration of...
8942792 ECG calculation method for use in generating 12 lead ECG measurements from devices that have less than 10 electrodes  
A method for generating an ECG measurement associated with a point on a patient's body such as one of the precordial points is disclosed for use with an apparatus that cannot make contact with the...
8939912 Tissue heating and monitoring system with seat  
A system is described having a heating device with a focused antenna array, a chair, a cabinet, at least one temperature monitoring device, a cooling system, and a controller. The system may be...
8939901 Endoscope apparatus for outputting signals corresponding to first and second narrowband wavelength bands  
An endoscope apparatus includes: a light source device radiating at least one or more illumination lights having a predetermined wavelength band to a subject; a CCD picking up an image of a return...
8939892 Endoscopic image processing device, method and program  
Endoscopic images and virtual endoscopic images are obtained. Then, an endoscopic image captured at a predetermined position of the anatomical structure is extracted from the obtained endoscopic...
8942801 Surgical access system and related methods  
A surgical access system including a tissue distraction assembly and a tissue refraction assembly, both of which may be equipped with one or more electrodes for use in detecting the existence of...
8939921 Apparatus and method for detecting the hand force of the hand pressure  
An apparatus for detecting hand force or hand pressure includes a longitudinally extending hollow body having an upper fixed end part, a lower fixed end part and a longitudinally extending spacer...
8942793 Method and system for arrhythmia discrimination  
A method and system for discriminating ventricular arrhythmia is disclosed. In an embodiment, the method can include implementing an arrhythmia discrimination algorithm that can discriminate...
8942786 Tracking using field mapping  
Methods and systems for determining the position of an object, such as tracking the position of one or more catheters in a patient's heart cavity are disclosed herein.
8942777 Signal processing apparatus  
The present invention involves a method and an apparatus for analyzing measured signals, including the determination of a measurement of correlation in the measured signals during a calculation of...
8939916 Medical device for navigation through anatomy and method of making same  
Medical devices for navigation through anatomy, including guidewires, which may have a core wire, a slotted tubular member, or both. Embodiments may have coils, including non-circular cross-section...
8942794 System and method for prioritizing medical conditions  
The technology disclosed herein generally relates to a method for providing an index disorder in automated patient care. A set of device measures is stored in a database. Quantitative health care...
8942775 Handheld apparatus and method for the automated application of cosmetics and other substances  
An applicator head is provided for a reflectance modifying agent (RMA) applicator is moved across the skin by means of a floating ring having dispersed raised contact points to maintain a proper...
8939031 Wireless interface for audiometers  
An interface adapted for use with an audiometer, including a digital wireless interface supported by a base unit and a remote unit wherein the base unit receives signals from the audiometer and...
8939153 Transponder strings  
A transponder string comprising multiple transponders is configured for injection into human tissue. In one embodiment, the transponders are sized to move through a needle for injection into the...
8939883 Driveline cable assembly  
A blood pump assembly includes a blood pump configured for implantation and a cable assembly for providing power and control signals to the blood pump. The cable assembly includes a strain relief...
8939903 Measurement of emotional response to sensory stimuli  
A method of measuring emotional response of at least one subject to a specific sensory stimulus comprises establishing (202) a plurality of basic emotions for measurement, including one or more...
8942826 Implantable device with extended electrical conductor  
Implantable medical device with at least one long extended electrical conductor that is insulated from the surrounding material by a dielectric. The implantable medical device includes an electrode...
8939898 Rotary self-advancing endoscope system, program, and method for driving rotary self-advancing endoscope system  
A rotary self-advancing endoscope system which produces propulsion by rotating, with a motor, a rotating cylindrical body provided on an outer periphery side of an insertion portion main body and...
8942797 Neural monitoring system  
A system for detecting the presence of a nerve within a subject includes a stimulator configured to provide a stimulus to a portion of the subject, a sensing device configured to be placed in...
8942442 Method and device for aligning a needle  
A method and a device for use in conjunction with an imaging modality (202), for controlling the angular orientation of a needle-shaped object (212) while moving it along a path (214) from a given...
8942791 Off-line sensing method and its applications in detecting undersensing, oversensing, and noise  
A system and method for performing independent, off-line evaluation of event sensing for collected electrograms, comprising: sensing an electrogram using an implantable medical device (IMD);...
8939915 Surgical kits and methods  
A kit for implantation of material into a body, a kit for extraction of tissue from a body and a tissue transplantation kit. A method for implanting material into a body, a method for extracting...
8941084 Charged particle cancer therapy dose distribution method and apparatus  
The invention relates generally to treatment of solid cancers. More particularly, a method and apparatus for efficient radiation dose delivery to a tumor is described. Preferably, radiation is...
8939902 Remote tissue retraction device  
A medical device for managing tissue in an organ, such as the stomach, for retracting or positioning tissue and related organs to allow certain regions of the stomach to be acquired for a...
8939914 Radiometers and related devices and methods  
Certain radiometer assemblies can include an antenna that is shielded within an enclosure, which can have an open end. The antenna can be used to receive signals from a patient via a matching layer...
8939881 Apparatus for loading dosimetrically customizable brachytherapy carriers  
A device for loading and customizing brachytherapy carriers based on the principles of optimizing a more precise and predictable dosimetry, and adaptable to the geometric challenges of a tumor bed...
8939890 Implantable penile prosthesis  
An implantable penile prosthesis is attachable to a pump and a reservoir and includes a distal part formed by a rear tip that is connected to a proximal part formed by a cylinder. The cylinder is...
8939891 Multifunctional handle for a medical robotic system  
A handle used to control movement of a medical instrument. The medical instrument may be coupled to a robotic arm that is connected to a controller. The medical instrument may have a plurality of...
8939884 Sleep aid device and method, program and recording medium  
Disclosed herein is a sleep aid device including: an electrode arranged on the surface of a pillow in such a manner as to come into contact with the scalp of a user; a brain wave signal acquisition...
8939885 System and method for eliciting a relaxation response  
The disclosed system and method are directed to qualifying an image(s) and exposing an individual to the qualified image(s) for the purpose of eliciting a relaxation response. More specifically, a...
8939893 Signal transmission device and endoscope system  
A signal transmission device includes a transmission unit, a first connection unit, a second connection unit, and a reception unit. The transmission unit sends a transmission signal. The first...
8939030 Edge-detect receiver for orthopedic parameter sensing  
A sensor system uses positive closed-loop feedback to provide energy waves into a medium. The medium can be coupled to the muscular-skeletal system or be part of the muscular-skeletal system. A...
8942780 DC magnetic-based position and orientation monitoring system for tracking medical instruments  
Miniaturized, five and six degrees-of-freedom magnetic sensors, responsive to pulsed DC magnetic fields waveforms generated by multiple transmitter options, provide an improved and cost-effective...
8939908 Ultrasonic blood vessel inspecting apparatus  
An ultrasonic blood vessel inspecting apparatus provided with a longitudinal cross sectional blood vessel image generating portion configured to generate a longitudinal cross sectional image of a...
8939319 Thermotheraphy device  
A thermotherapy device (1) includes a basic housing (2) with walls (14) with a support for a patient and an especially transparent covering hood (3) for the basic housing (2), which covering hood...
8939905 Antenna structures for implantable medical devices  
This disclosure describes antenna structures for use with implantable medical devices (IMDs). The IMD may include a housing that hermetically encloses electronic components of the IMD and a...
8942456 Image reconstruction from incomplete fourier measurements and prior edge information  
Systems and methods of image reconstruction that can reduce the number of Fourier transform measurements required to obtain an exact or stable reconstruction of target images, using prior edge...
8942778 Analyte monitoring sensor system for monitoring a constituent in body tissue  
The invention generally relates to a sensor system. In particular to a sensor for glucose monitoring. The invention also also relates to an arrangement and a method for monitoring a constituent and...
8939906 Wireless intraocular pressure monitoring device, and detecting module thereof  
A wireless intraocular pressure monitoring device includes reflecting and detecting modules. The reflecting module includes a soft contact lens having a curvature corresponding to that of a cornea...