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8786690 Imaging apparatus, endoscope system, and method of controlling imaging apparatus  
An imaging apparatus includes an imaging section that images an object, an observation mode setting section that sets an observation mode when the imaging section images the object, and a control...
8784311 Systems and methods of screening for medical states using speech and other vocal behaviors  
Systems and methods of screening for neurological and other diseases utilizing a subject's speech behavior are provided. According to one embodiment, a system is provided that includes an...
8784296 Angled surgical introducer  
The invention describes a surgical introducer comprising a proximal tip portion and a distal tip portion, wherein each tip portion comprises a notch, a base portion comprising an angle, wherein the...
8784337 Catheter with an improved flexural rigidity profile  
Medical devices and methods for making and using the same are disclosed. An example medical device may include a guidewire. The guidewire may include a core wire having a distal portion. A tubular...
8784306 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...
8783264 Systems and methods for controlling position  
Systems and methods for controlling the position of a user of a wearable positional therapy device are provided. The wearable position therapy device can be configured to monitor and store...
8784335 Body fluid sampling device with a capacitive sensor  
A body fluid sensing device with a body fluid capture structure and a body fluid measurement sensor positioned in the body fluid capture structure. A capacitance sensor is coupled to the body fluid...
8788016 Device for radiation therapy under image monitoring  
A device for radiation therapy implemented with image monitoring has a magnetic resonance device and an exposure device. The magnetic resonance device has a magnet and primarily serves for image...
8788009 High impedance signal detection systems and methods for use in electrocardiogram detection systems  
A biomedical sensor system is disclosed that includes a high impedance conductive electrode having an electrode impedance of at least about 20 kΩ/sq-mil, and a dielectric material on a first side ...
8788010 Sensor for detecting biological electro-magnetic signal and the diagnostic device using the same  
The invention relates to a material for the detection of biological electro-magnetic signals made of a epidermis of a living organism and a diagnostic device using the same, and more particularly,...
8784293 Systems and methods for optimization of sleep and post-sleep performance  
Systems and methods for optimizing sleep and post-sleep performance. In an embodiment, a system comprising a device and sleep mask are provided. The mask may comprise electroencephalographic (EEG)...
8788029 Heart analysis method and apparatus  
A method and device for monitoring heart behavior. In particular, a visual aid for clinician in which regions of the heart having aberrant characteristics can be displayed. A number of electrodes...
8784325 Apparatus and method for measuring blood pressure  
Provided are an apparatus and method for measuring blood pressure. The blood pressure measuring apparatus includes a pressure sensor detecting a sphygmus wave and pressure of a blood vessel in a...
8784326 Method of manufacturing core of cuff for blood pressure meter and cuff for blood pressure meter  
It is an object to provide a method of manufacturing a core of a cuff for blood pressure meter and a cuff for blood pressure meter in order to improve operability during the insertion and removal...
8784304 Over-tube, method of manufacturing over-tube, method of disposing over-tube, and method of treatment in abdominal cavity  
An over-tube for use in an endoscopic treatment in an abdominal cavity using an endoscope includes an over-tube main body which is inserted from a distal portion thereof via a natural opening in a...
8784298 Instrument for an endoscope  
An endoscope instrument includes an insertion tube of longitudinal axis possessing a proximal portion for connection to an actuation support and a distal portion presenting an outlet section...
8788023 Systems and methods for sensing vector selection in an implantable medical device  
Methods and devices for sensing vector analysis in an implantable cardiac stimulus system. In an illustrative example, a first sensing vector is analyzed to determine whether it is suitable, within...
8784302 Endoscope  
An endoscope includes a drive force transmitting section attached to an insertion main body, and configured to transmit rotational drive force that rotates an attachment unit to the attachment...
8788002 Light-guiding devices and monitoring devices incorporating same  
A monitoring device configured to be attached to the ear of a person includes a base, an earbud housing extending outwardly from the base that is configured to be positioned within an ear of a...
8788030 Systems, methods, and apparatus for neuro-robotic tracking point selection  
Systems, methods, and apparatus for neuro-robotic tracking point selection are disclosed. A described example robot control system includes a feature and image presenter, a classifier, a...
8786873 Application server for use with a modular imaging system  
Systems and methods are disclosed for managing autonomous detector and imager subsystems communicating as nodes on a network. In an embodiment, an application server is provided which coordinates...
8784115 Athletic training optimization  
Methods and apparatuses for athletic training optimization are disclosed. In one example, a fitness level change is identified. In one example, a current training intensity is updated to reflect an...
8788294 Products and processes for indicating documents for a life based product  
A method comprising receiving at least one document that is associated with a life insurance policy; assigning a respective value to each of the at least one document, in which the value indicates...
8784309 Sensor fusion for activity identification  
A mobile device monitors accelerations using one or more inertial sensors. A user activity is identified based on the accelerations. A first estimation is made of a user activity statistic...
8788006 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...
8788282 Virtual health care needs fulfillment system  
A method of operating a health care needs fulfillment system, by: (a) a PBM contracting with a plurality of health care suppliers to fulfill a plurality of health care needs requests; (b) end users...
8784331 Method and device for determining the hydrodynamics of the cerebrospinal fluid system  
The present invention relates to a method and a device for determining the hydro-dynamic properties of the fluid system surrounding the brain and the spinal cord, the so called cerebrospinal fluid...
8784299 Operation mechanism, endoscope apparatus, and guide catheter  
An operation mechanism includes: a longitudinal member having a channel; a subject operation section provided at a distal end side of the member; an operation section provided at a proximal end...
8788026 Methods and devices for determination of heart arrhythmia type  
The type of arrhythmia in a patient's heart can be determined by monitoring the atrial and ventricular rate of the heart; detecting a pathological initial ventricular and/or atrial rate during a...
8784320 Ultrasound garment  
Disclosed is an ultrasound assembly. The ultrasound assembly includes a garment configured to be affixed to a portion of a living body, and at least one ultrasound transducer having a fixed...
8785869 System and method for providing emission mammography  
A system and method for providing emission mammography are provided. The system includes a first gamma emission detector and a second gamma emission detector. The first and second gamma emission...
8787332 Biological signal sensor apparatus, wireless sensor network, and user interface system using biological signal sensor apparatus  
A biological signal sensor apparatus worn on a user's body includes: a sensor unit for sensing physical states or movements of a user to generate biological signal data; a wireless communications...
8784300 Devices, systems, and methods for removing empyema from a pleural cavity  
Pleural empyema removal devices are provided and enable the removal of empyema from the pleural cavity of a human or veterinary patient. The pleural empyema removal devices may be coupled with one...
8784294 Synthetic graft for soft tissue repair  
An implant includes a support member having a first portion and a second portion. The support member is configured to be in contact with a wall of a vagina of a patient. The first portion defines...
8784340 Limb volume accommodation in people with limb amputation  
A prosthetic sock monitoring system is disclosed. The sock monitoring system includes a storage device and a data collection unit. The data collection unit is operable to receive data from at least...
8786444 Systems and methods for determining signal quality of a physiological signal using a wavelet transform and an identified noise floor  
A method and system are provided for evaluating in patient monitoring whether a signal is sensed optimally by receiving a signal, transforming the signal using a wavelet transform, generating a...
8783102 Protective container for holding reusable diagnostic components  
A protective container for holding a reusable control part of a transcutaneous sensor system for detecting at least one analyte in a bodily fluid is disclosed. The control part includes at least...
8788001 Time-division multiplexing in a multi-wavelength photon density wave system  
Multi-wavelength photon density wave medical systems, methods, and devices are provided. In one embodiment, a multi-wavelength system may include a sensor, a sensor cable, and a patient monitor....
8784324 Sleep monitoring system  
A sleep monitoring system includes an ECG device (2) and a respiration inductance plethysmogram (3) which monitor cardiac activity and physical (ribcage) respiration respectively and feed...
8788013 Method of assessing vascular reactivity using magnetic resonance imaging, applications program and media embodying same  
Featured are methods for non-invasive assessment of vascular reactivity. The methods of the invention use phase contrast magnetic resonance imaging angiography and use the image data thereby...
8784338 Electrical means to normalize ablational energy transmission to a luminal tissue surface of varying size  
Methods and devices for measuring the size of a body lumen and a method for ablating tissue that uses the measurement to normalize delivery of ablational energy from an expandable operative element...
8784301 Image capture unit and method with an extended depth of field  
In a minimally invasive surgical system, an image capture unit includes a prism assembly and sensor assembly. The prism assembly includes a beam splitter, while the sensor assembly includes...
8784341 Tongue depressor with a force/pressure sensing element  
A body force measurement system for both assessment and therapeutic usage comprising a non-rigid tongue depressor with a force sensing element attached to it and a means of converting the force...
8788027 Method and system for detecting and treating junctional rhythms  
An implantable medical device is provided for detecting transportless ventricular rhythm of a heart lacking atrial transport and comprises a housing, sensors configured to be located proximate to a...
8784291 Transseptal cannula, tip, delivery system, and method  
A cannula assembly, further comprising a cannula body for directing blood from the heart of a patient, having distal and proximal ends and a lumen therebetween. A tip coupled to the distal end of...
8784310 Vascular pressure sensor with electrocardiogram electrodes  
Devices, systems, and methods for sensing cardiac electrical activity and blood pressure within a blood vessel are disclosed. A vascular sensor includes a fixation element configured to secure the...
8784295 Sling assembly with secure and convenient attachment  
Surgical articles that are conveniently and securely coupled are disclosed. Improved surgical procedures are also disclosed.
8784602 Balloon catheter for delivering a therapeutic agent  
Catheter balloon assemblies (10) for delivering a therapeutic agent to a body vessel are provided, as well as related methods of manufacturing and methods of treatment. The catheter balloon...
8786955 Endoscope objective optical system  
The diameter of an endoscope insertion portion is reduced, and a wide field angle of an endoscope insertion portion is obtained. An endoscope objective optical system includes, from an object side,...
8788004 Method for spectrophotometric blood oxygenation monitoring  
A method and apparatus for non-invasively determining the blood oxygenation within a subject's tissue is provided that utilizes a near infrared spectrophotometric (NIRS) sensor capable of...