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8986212 Ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus  
The present disclosure provides an ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus. The ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus includes a fastening part having a band shape and wound around a diagnosis object, and a...
8988214 System, method, apparatus, or computer program product for exercise and personal security  
A method and system for tracking exercise and personal security includes providing hardware for a portable computing device that allows the device to be worn on a person. The method includes...
8986200 Medical device  
A device forming a combination ophthalmoscope and otoscope, having a housing (4) supporting a light source (10) and a plurality of lenses (8, 9), the light source (10) defining an illumination...
8986318 Pedicle depth measuring apparatus  
A method for measuring the depth for installing a pedicle screw comprises utilizing a pedicle depth measuring apparatus which comprises an outer tubular member comprising a first end and a second...
8986207 Systems and methods for providing sensor arrays for detecting physiological characteristics  
Systems and methods for determining physiological parameters of a subject using a sensor array. In an embodiment, a sensor array may contain sensor elements for determining multiple physiological...
8986217 Mapping catheter as well as mapping catheter apparatus and associated method  
The invention relates to a mapping catheter for determination of data of an area of an organ embodied as a flat surface, especially of the heart, to be presented graphically, with at least one...
8986295 Planar electrode  
Herein is disclosed a planar electrode which includes two equally sized electrode surfaces. The equally sized electrode surfaces are electrically separated along a linear insulation zone and adjoin...
8986226 Guidewire positioning tool  
A guidewire positioning tool includes a sheath having a body bore extending axially through a length of the sheath with a radially extending body slot configured to receive a guidewire. A collet...
8986230 NG tube with gastric volume detection  
An enteral tube includes a built-in Gastric Residual Volume (GRV) detection sensor at the distal end and a GRV indicating device at the proximal end for indicating the current GRV without requiring...
8989841 Interface devices for use with intracavity probes for high field strength magnetic resonance systems  
An interface device enables an intracavity probe to be used with a magnetic resonance (MR) system for the purpose of obtaining images or spectra of a region of interest within a cavity of a...
8981765 Motor function analyzing apparatus  
It is an object of the present invention to provide a motor function analyzing apparatus which simplifies a calibration measurement necessary before measuring a finger tapping motion, and which is...
8983165 System and method for measuring X-ray beam profile using an area detector  
The claimed subject matter describes a novel technique to measure the beam profile using an area detector. In one embodiment, a set of one-dimensional beam profile measurements is performed by...
8983574 Catheter device with local magnetic resonance imaging coil and methods for use thereof  
A catheter device for deploying a local magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) coil is provided. The catheter device includes an outer catheter shaft having a lumen extending from a proximal end to a...
8979726 Hemostasis composition with magnetite  
A composition and method of arresting the flow of blood from a bleeding wound. The composition preferably includes an anhydrous salt ferrate compound preferably combined with an effective amount of...
8979758 Sensing module for orthopedic load sensing insert device  
A sensing insert device (100) is disclosed for measuring a parameter of the muscular-skeletal system. The sensing insert device (100) can be temporary or permanent. The sensing module (200) is a...
8979761 Sleepiness assessment apparatus  
A sleepiness assessment value P1 is set to be an average heart rate HR (S130). A sleepiness assessment value P2 is set to be a standard deviation σ of a respiration interval RespI for one minute ...
8979746 Retraction device for laparoscopy  
Disclosed herein is a retraction device for laparoscopy in which a trocar needle including latching grooves formed at the side of the lower end thereof is inserted into a trocar tube, both ends of...
8979756 Wireless medical monitoring device  
Described herein is a patient monitoring system that includes a body network (16) with at least one sensor (12) that senses physiological information about a patient and a cognitive device (2) for...
8983592 Monitoring fluid in a subject using an electrode configuration providing negative sensitivity regions  
An amount of fluid in a thoracic or other region of a subject may be monitored by internally injecting an electrical energy stimulus (e.g., constant voltage source) through the region, detecting...
8979740 Bi-directional handle for a catheter  
A steerable catheter or sheath includes a catheter or sheath body defining a longitudinal axis; first and second actuation wires extending from a proximal end of the body; and a control handle...
8979765 Body-worn monitor for measuring respiratory rate  
The invention provides a system for measuring respiratory rate (RR) from a patient. The system includes an impedance pneumography (IP) sensor, connected to at least two electrodes, and a processing...
8979543 Method and system for quantitative assessment of word identification latency  
A method and system are presented to address quantitative assessment of word identification latency of a subject, where the method comprises the steps of: (1) presenting at least one scene,...
8983575 Device and method for the determination of the position of a catheter in a vascular system  
The invention relates to a device and a method for the determination of the position of a catheter in a vascular system (8). In this, the measured positions (r1, r2) of two magnetic localizers at...
8983800 Selection of preset filter parameters based on signal quality  
Methods and devices for reducing noise effects in a system for measuring a physiological parameter, including receiving an input signal, obtaining an assessment of the signal quality of the input...
8979741 Endoscopic apparatus  
An endoscopic apparatus according to the invention has an illumination unit capable of emitting to a subject first narrow band light having a wavelength band in a blue region and second narrow band...
8979763 Adhesively mounted apparatus for determining physiological and contextual status  
The invention comprises an apparatus for determining the contextual or physiological status of the individual wearing the apparatus. The apparatus is designed to be consumable or disposable. In...
8979546 Method and system for quantitative assessment of facial emotion nulling  
A method and system are presented to address quantitative assessment of facial emotion nulling of a subject, where the method comprises the steps of: (1) presenting at least one scene, comprising a...
8983593 Method of assessing neural function  
A method of determining a change in nerve function attributable to a surgical procedure includes assessing the nerve function via a first, induced mechanomyographic muscle response prior to the...
8979271 Facilitation of temperature compensation for contact lens sensors and temperature sensing  
Apparatus, systems and methods employing contact lens sensors are provided. In some aspects, a contact lens includes a substrate and a circuit. The circuit can include: one or more sensors disposed...
8983582 Methods and apparatuses for positioning within an internal channel  
Methods and apparatuses for positioning medical devices onto (or close to) a desired portion of the interior wall of an internal channel, such as for scan imaging, for photodynamic therapy and/or...
8983854 Scale-type nonconstrained health condition evaluating apparatus and method  
A scale-type nonconstrained health condition evaluating apparatus includes a load cell sensor for sensing a ballistocardiogram signal and a weight signal from a measured person, an...
8979757 Method and system for monitoring the condition of livestock  
A method and system for monitoring the condition of livestock comprises a plurality of sensors (115, 103, 113, 111, 107, 105) for sensing a plurality of different behavioral parameters of an...
8979735 Controller support apparatus  
An apparatus comprises a controller for remotely controlling an implantable device that is used to adjust a gastric band, and the controller transmits a telemetric signal to the implantable device....
8979732 Method and apparatus for treatment of vaginal anterior repairs  
An apparatus for repairing cystocele including an adjustable support member, a pair of superior support arms continuously knitted with said support member, and a pair of inferior support arms...
8983578 System and method for transducer placement in soft-field tomography  
A system and method for transducer placement in soft-field tomography are provided. One system includes a plurality of transducers configured for positioning at a surface of an object in a...
8983571 Method for measuring liver fat mass using dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry  
Methods for measuring liver fat mass are provided. One method includes acquiring dual-energy two-dimensional (2D) scan information from a dual-energy X-ray scan of a body and generating a...
8983566 System and method for facilitating sensor and monitor communication  
Embodiments disclosed herein may include an adapter which is capable of converting signals from an oximeter sensor such that the signals are readable by an oximeter monitor. In an embodiment, the...
8979729 Tinnitus rehabilitation device and method  
A tinnitus method and device for providing relief to a person suffering from the disturbing effects of tinnitus is described. The method can be implemented entirely in software to spectrally modify...
8979742 Pumping system and method for assisting a patient's heart  
A cannula for a patient includes an elongate body having a length of at least 70 cm and a channel extending through the body defining a wall. The cannula includes a wire embodied within at least a...
8983570 Therapeutic angiogenesis for treatment of the spine  
The invention relates to methods for the diagnosis, amelioration, and treatment of back pain, particularly lumbar back pain, in particular, back pain caused by muscular abnormalities, vertebral...
8979738 Devices and methods for removal of debris from the objective lens of an endoscope  
The invention encompasses devices and methods used to keep the objective lens of a viewing or illuminating device, specifically an endoscope, free from obstructive fluid and dirt; specifically a...
8983084 Modular wireless auditory test instrument with intelligent transducers  
A method and apparatus for performing various auditory tests utilizing a hand-held, portable, wireless testing device is provided. Within the device is a diagnostic subsystem used to implement and...
8979744 Tunneling system  
A tunneling system includes an elongate tunneling member defining a longitudinal axis along at least a portion of a longitudinal length thereof. The elongate tunneling member has a first end and a...
8979771 Acoustic myography system and methods  
Acoustic impulses from a muscle are converted into an electrical signal with a transducer such as a piezo film microphone, and analog or digital signal processing circuitry determines the density...
8983573 Radiation therapy system  
A radiation therapy System comprises a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) apparatus and a linear accelerator capable of generating a beam of radiation. The linear accelerator is immersed in and...
8983627 Medical probe for electro-stimulation and bio-feedback training of pelvic floor musculature  
A probe system for electro-stimulation and bio-feedback training of muscles in the pelvic floor region, in particular for pelvic floor physiotherapy and diagnosis, includes a probe having a probe...
8979733 Synthetic urethra with closure device  
An incontinence treatment device includes a section of synthetic urethra and a closure device attached to the section of synthetic urethra. The section of synthetic urethra provides a flow diameter...
8979730 Method and system for providing behavioural therapy for insomnia  
The disclosed system and method provide for the automatic assessment of the presence/severity of the sleep problem and its exact nature. The assessment is based on qualitative information about...
8979734 Reproductive infusion device  
A reproductive infusion device for collection of semen for in-home insemination. The device features a collection vessel having a collection cavity defined by a sidewall which communicates through...
8983572 System and method for patient selection in treating sleep disordered breathing  
A system and method provides for determining patient eligibility for receiving an implantable upper airway stimulation system. Images and sensed data are obtained regarding an upper airway of a...