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8845525 Laryngoscope insertion section with tube guide for guiding endotracheal tubes having a range of external diameters  
A laryngoscope insertion section includes an elongate support member and a tube guide having a resilient tube guiding member, to enable the insertion section to be used with endotracheal tubes...
8845534 Techniques for evaluating stress urinary incontinence (SUI) using involuntary reflex cough test  
A system and method evaluates a patient for stress urinary incontinence. An involuntary reflex cough event is induced within the patient that activates the nucleus ambiguous and medial motor cell...
8845519 Rotatable ferrules and interfaces for use with an optical guidewire  
Devices and methods for passing optical radiation into and out of a body lumen may include a rotatable ferrule for use in an optical guidewire and methods for using a rotatable ferrule. The...
8845552 Medical instrument with controlled torque transmission  
A medical instrument such as a guidewire that is designed to have controlled torque transmission along its length. Specially treated areas are placed in selected and equal areas along the entire...
8845535 Device for detecting a medical condition or disease  
The invention relates to a capsule or chip or sensor comprising a marker/detector and signalling device/method associated with the development of a medical condition/disease and to its use. This In...
8849425 Implantable apparatus for detection of external noise using motion sensor signal  
Detects external noise using a motion sensor signal for example to increase the specificity of arrhythmia detections based on active muscle noise detection. Whenever a motion signal is present that...
8845526 Integrated otoscope and three dimensional scanning system  
A multi-purpose device that can be used, as, among other things, an otoscope and a three dimensional scanning system is disclosed.
8849382 Apparatus and display methods relating to intravascular placement of a catheter  
An integrated catheter placement system for accurately placing a catheter within a patient's vasculature is disclosed. In one embodiment, the integrated system comprises a system console, a tip...
8844908 Humidifier  
A humidifier includes a base having a sound machine module and a humidifier module, a water reservoir in fluid communication with the humidifier module, a user interface supported by the base, and...
8849393 Correction of shift and drift in impedance-based medical device navigation using measured impedances at external patch electrodes  
A system and method are provided for determining characteristics of a device electrode disposed on a medical device within a body. A plurality of measurement electrodes are coupled to an external...
8847578 Ambient noise cancellation in pulsed input system  
Embodiments of the invention provide a pulseoximetry system with ambient offset cancellation that subtracts an estimated ambient offset to thereby allow a large front end gain while operating the...
8848861 System for medical imaging using long persistence contrast agents  
A system acquires images in the presence of a contrast agent of relatively long persistence using a synchronization processor, image acquisition device and imaging controller. The synchronization...
8845705 Optical cochlear stimulation devices and methods  
An output assembly is sized for placement in the middle and inner ear, such that removal of bone can be decreased. The output assembly may comprise at least one photo detector, a demultiplexer and...
8849015 System and apparatus for haptically enabled three-dimensional scanning  
Described herein is a three-dimensional scanning system that features a camera integrated with a user-guided haptic interface device. The system allows an operator, through the sense of touch, to...
8849365 Multiple wavelength sensor emitters  
A physiological sensor has light emitting sources, each activated by addressing at least one row and at least one column of an electrical grid. The light emitting sources are capable of...
8846390 Methods of conditioning sheet bioprosthetic tissue  
Methods for the conditioning of bioprosthetic material employ bovine pericardial membrane. A laser directed at the fibrous surface of the membrane and moved relative thereto reduces the thickness...
8849386 Analyzing electrocardiograms  
An electrocardiogram (ECG) analyzing system for analyzing electrocardiogram (ECG) signals, the system including: a computing device including: a transformer for transforming an ECG signal into a...
8849387 Low-power, compact, resilient system and method for physiological monitoring  
A monitor of a physiological parameter of subject under test to which the monitor is attached, in operation. The monitor includes a set of accelerometers operating in different ranges of...
8845536 Transcutaneous analyte sensor  
The present invention relates generally to systems and methods for measuring an analyte in a host. More particularly, the present invention relates to systems and methods for transcutaneous...
8848994 Fetus modeling method and image processing apparatus therefor  
An image processing apparatus includes: an image receiver which receives a predetermined image obtained by photographing a fetus; and a controller which detects a head region and a torso region of...
8845558 Methods and apparatus for configuring an ablation source of a catheter  
Embodiments of the invention relate to a catheter having an ultrasound energy emitting region that is both rotatable about and slidable along the shaft of the catheter. One embodiment is directed...
8845517 Triangulation mechanism for a minimally invasive surgical device  
A surgical device including a seal anchor that includes leading and trailing portions. A plurality of ports longitudinally extends between the leading and trailing portions. The ports are adapted...
8845528 Surgical device having non-circular cross-section  
A surgical apparatus for positioning within a tissue tract accessing an underlying body cavity. The apparatus may include a seal anchor member comprising a compressible material. The seal anchor...
8845542 Blood vessel function inspecting apparatus  
It is provided a blood vessel function inspecting apparatus including: a blood vessel diameter measuring portion configured to measure a diameter of a blood vessel; a blood vessel wall thickness...
8849375 System for detecting rotation angle of a catheter in an X-ray image  
An IVUS catheter is advantageously provided with a particular radio-opaque pattern enabling detection of catheter rotation angle with respect to an X-ray imaging source for co-registering IVUS...
8845547 Cannula provided with a sealing element for use in a medical procedure  
A cannula arrangement includes an outer tube and an inner tube. The outer tube has a proximal end and a distal end. The inner tube is disposed within the outer tube to define a space between an...
8849369 Wireless recording and stimulation of brain activity  
Subdural arrays transmit electrocorticogram recordings wirelessly, across the patient's skull, allowing the craniotomy used for surgical placement of the arrays to be completely closed. In various...
8845513 Remotely adjustable gastric banding device  
A remotely controllable gastric banding device (10) for placement around the stomach of a patient for the treatment of obesity. The device (10) comprises a gastric band (10) having an inflatable...
8849697 Methods for detecting and recording activity and devices for performing the same  
Data is received from an activity tracking device. The received data indicates an amount of movement of the activity tracking device. The received data is associated with an account of a user of...
8845520 Selective compliance wire actuated mobile platform, particularly for endoscopic surgical devices  
A wire-operated selective compliance mobile platform (100), in particular for endoscopic surgery devices, obtains a perfect and precise mobility and thus it allows to handle, in the most effective...
8845524 Steerable segmented endoscope and method of insertion  
A steerable endoscope has an elongated body with a selectively steerable distal portion and an automatically controlled proximal portion. The endoscope body is inserted into a patient and the...
8847830 Microwave ablation antenna radiation detector  
A radiation detector disposed on a microwave antenna assembly is disclosed. The radiation detector includes a receiving antenna adapted to receive errant microwave energy and a rectifier coupled to...
8845511 Systems and methods for delivering a medical implant to an anatomical location in a patient  
A surgical device for use in a minimally invasive procedure to treat urinary incontinence can include a dilator coupled to a curved needle at one end and a sling at the opposite end. Urinary...
8849385 Lead integrity testing during suspected tachyarrhythmias  
Techniques for performing a lead integrity test during a suspected tachyarrhythmia are described. An implantable medical device (IMD) may perform the test prior to delivering a therapeutic shock to...
8845541 Ultrasonic medical device with torque limiting frangible link hinge  
An ultrasonic medical device can include a transducer, a coupling system, and a waveguide. The coupling system can be configured to attach and adequately torque the waveguide to the transducer for...
8849419 Systems and methods for making and using electrodes for enhancing stimulation penetration of patient tissue  
A paddle lead assembly for providing electrical stimulation of patient tissue includes a paddle body having a plurality of electrodes. At least one of the plurality of electrodes defines a removed...
8849372 Method for magnetic resonance imaging using stimulus induced rotary saturation with a contrast agent  
A method and system for producing an image of a subject with a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system, in which the presence of a contrast agent is detected using a spin-lock pulse sequence, is...
8849389 Visualization of electrophysiology data  
A method for visualization of electrophysiology information can include storing electroanatomic data in memory, the electroanatomic data representing electrical activity on an anatomic region...
8845538 Ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus  
The invention was made to simplify the operation relating to the detection of an absolute pressure applied to a test body by an ultrasonic probe and thereby to enhance usability. The fact that an...
8848189 Method and device for express analysis of acetone traces in gases  
A device, system, and method for measuring acetone levels exhaled from a patient and correlating the measured level to a blood glucose concentration.
8849423 Electromagnetic interference immune pacing/defibrillation lead  
An electromagnetic interference immune defibrillator lead has a first electromagnetic insulating layer. A first layer is formed on the first electromagnetic insulating layer, the first layer having...
8845555 System and method for evaluating tissue  
The present invention provides a sensor system for measuring an elastic modulus and a shear modulus and a method for using the sensor system to evaluate a tissue by determining the presence of...
8844537 System and method for alleviating sleep apnea  
A system and method for controlling a device to alleviate sleep apnea comprises determining whether a user of the device is asleep by a microcontroller operatively connected to the device. Using a...
8845522 Medical instrument with a deflectable distal portion  
A deflection assembly of a medical instrument (such as an endoscope or a flexible ureteroscope) allows an operator to deflect a distal portion of the instrument using one or more controls located...
8849081 Side fire laser assembly  
Embodiments include an apparatus including an optical fiber having a proximal end and a distal end. The distal end of the optical fiber has a surface configured to emit energy transverse to a...
8845512 Sling anchor system  
The present disclosure is generally directed to surgical articles useful for implanting support members in patients. The articles disclosed herein include a support member, such as a sling for...
8845559 Method and apparatus for treating tissues with HIFU  
A method for treating a desired volume of tissue using HIFU or other energy modality to ablate a pattern of elemental treatment volumes each having a volume that is greater than that of the focal...
8845530 Resposable biosensor assembly and method of sensing  
A device, system, and method for delivering a device such as a sensor or fluid transport structure or a fluid transport structure sensor combination into, for example, mammalian skin and receiving,...
8849681 Apparatus and method for remote assessment and therapy management in medical devices via interface systems  
A remote medical assessment and therapy management apparatus comprising a center user interface, a center computer coupleable with the center user interface. The center computer displays...
8845507 Inorganic nanoparticles of high density to destroy cells in-vivo  
The present application relates to novel excitable particles which can be used in the health sector. It more particularly relates to particles which can generate electrons and/or high energy photon...