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9208558 Methods and systems for producing an implant  
A computer implemented method for determining the 3-dimensional shape of an implant to be implanted into a subject includes obtaining a computer readable image including a defective portion and a...
9179821 System for use in surgical procedures  
The present disclosure relates to a system for use in surgical procedures. The system includes an endoscope; an imaging device coupled to the endoscope; an imaging processor coupled to the imaging...
9149251 Hinged reusable endocavity needle guide  
A reusable needle guide suitable for an ultrasonic probe to be use for an endocavity examination of a patient is disclosed. The needle guide basically comprises at least a first and second guide...
9144394 Apparatus and methods for determining a plurality of local calibration factors for an image  
Apparatus and methods are described including acquiring a first set of extraluminal images of a lumen, using an extraluminal imaging device. At least one of the first set of images is designated...
9101470 Cardiac valve procedure methods and devices  
The present invention discloses devices and methods for performing intravascular procedures without cardiac bypass. The devices include various embodiments of temporary filter devices, temporary...
9089298 Cable-free arthroscopy  
The present invention relates to an arthroscopy apparatus, comprising at least three elements selected from: a conventional arthroscopic lens (12), to which there is coupled a power supply device...
9084556 Apparatus for indicating locus of an ultrasonic probe, ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus  
An apparatus and method for indicating locus of an ultrasonic probe configured to transmit and receive ultrasonic waves toward a part of a subject wherein a position or movement of the ultrasonic...
9078640 Disposable biopsy devices and methods of obtaining tissue biopsy samples using same  
The described invention provides a disposable handheld biopsy device for taking biopsies, the biopsy device comprising a tissue cutting assembly which has features to control the tissue length...
9078607 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use  
In aspects of the present disclosure, an auto turn on blood glucose monitoring unit including a calibration unit integrated with one or more components of an analyte monitoring system is provided....
9067052 Magnetic configuration and timing scheme for transcranial magnetic stimulation  
Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is a remarkable tool for probing the brain. However, it is still unclear why specific regions in the cortex are excitable by TMS while others are not. This...
9050033 Information processing for a body motion signal  
An information processing method includes the following steps: applying a pattern matching process on the body motion signal information, and extracting rhythm cycle candidate waves which are...
9047394 3D ultrasound system for intuitive displaying to check abnormality of object and method for operating 3D ultrasound system  
Provided are a three-dimensional (3D) ultrasound system and a method for operating the 3D ultrasound system, which are capable of intuitively displaying the abnormality of an object by determining...
9042972 Pain judging device to judge pain based on a frequency component of a peak-relevant value  
A peak-relevant value device acquires a peak-relevant value (for example, the peak value of an R wave (R peak value)) every cycle from an electrocardiogram acquired. The frequencies of the...
9039605 Endoscope  
To provide excellent illumination over entire range from near view to distant view to achieve clear observation over entire range from near view to distant view. Provided is an endoscope including...
9039621 Non-invasive ultrasonic gingival tissue diagnosis  
Disclosed are various embodiments for echoperiodontal imaging. In one embodiment, a system includes a transducer configured to transmit a series of ultrasonic signals at a plurality of...
9039623 Compound scanning head for an ultrasonic scanning apparatus  
In one embodiment, the invention is directed to an ultrasound transducer whose holding device moves along a guide track while the transducer on the end of the holding device oscillates about a...
9042975 Method and apparatus for eliminating loading and electrode polarization effects in impedance measurements for tissues and electrolytes  
A device and method for accurately characterizing tissue impedance employs multiple electrodes at a plurality of separation distances to cancel the effects of front end loading leakage currents...
9042952 System and method for automatic detection of a plurality of SPO2 time series pattern types  
The disclosed embodiments relate to pulse oximetry. An exemplary pulse oximeter comprises a probe that is adapted to be attached to a body part of a patient to create a signal indicative of an...
9039611 Laparoscopic instrument and trocar system and related surgical method  
Laparoscopic instruments and cannulas are provided for performing laparoscopic procedures entirely through the umbilicus. Generally S-shaped laparoscopic instruments placed through the C-shaped...
9042958 MRI-guided localization and/or lead placement systems, related methods, devices and computer program products  
MRI compatible localization and/or guidance systems for facilitating placement of an interventional therapy and/or device in vivo include: (a) a mount adapted for fixation to a patient; (b) a...
9039595 Control systems for rotary blood pumps  
The present invention generally relates to a control system for a rotary blood pump adapted to move blood in a patient. The control system comprises a means for measuring and varying the speed of...
9042964 System and method for fiducial deployment via slotted needle  
Embodiments include a fiducial deployment system and method for use thereof. A fiducial may include one or more protuberances configured to engage one or more slots in a needle of the system. The...
9039624 Ultrasonic HIFU transducer with non-magnetic conductive vias  
A high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) transducer comprising a piezoelectric array with a layer of piezoelectric material having a patient-facing front surface and a back surface, the front...
9039614 Methods, systems and devices for measuring fingertip heart rate  
A system and method of tracking activity includes a motion sensor, a light source and a light detector. The light detector is configured to capture an amount of the light that is reflected back to...
9042974 Apparatus and method for monitoring and treatment of brain disorders  
A method and system for treating brain disorders comprises detecting activity of a first target area of the brain via a first implanted sensor and determining the presence of target brain activity...
9042955 Reference electrodes having an extended lifetime for use in long term amperometric sensors  
The present application provides Ag/AgCl based reference electrodes having an extended lifetime that are suitable for use in long term amperometric sensors. Electrochemical sensors equipped with...
9039625 Head unit, ultrasonic probe, electronic instrument, and diagnostic device  
A head unit for an ultrasonic probe includes a connecting section, an element chip and a storing section. The connecting section is configured to electrically connect the head unit to a probe main...
9042971 Biometric monitoring device with heart rate measurement activated by a single user-gesture  
A biometric monitoring device measuring various biometric information is provided that allows the person to take and/or display a heart rate reading by a simple user interaction with the device,...
9039599 Vibratory assembly for articulating members  
A vibratory assembly is provided that incorporates a vibratory mechanism worn by a sexual participant on one or more digits of an articulating member for the sexual exploration and stimulation of...
9042980 Signal analysis in implantable cardiac treatment devices  
Methods and devices for cardiac signal analysis in implantable cardiac therapy systems. Several signal processing and/or conditioning methods are shown including R-wave detection embodiments...
9039604 Endoscope system and method of controlling endoscope system  
An endoscope system including an endoscope insertion part to be inserted into a body cavity via a trocar stabbed in a body wall, the endoscope system comprising: a detecting device detecting...
9042969 Heart rate correction system and methods for the detection of cardiac events  
A device for detecting a cardiac event is disclosed. Detection of an event is based on a test applied to a parameter whose value varies according to heart rate. Both the parameter value and heart...
9039632 Quantitative, non-invasive, clinical diagnosis of traumatic brain injury using VOG device for neurologic optokinetic testing  
A portable VOG device is disclosed that will facilitate the effective and efficient screening for TBI in military personnel in forward deployed military settings or remote locations using...
9039631 Quantitative, non-invasive, clinical diagnosis of traumatic brain injury using VOG device for neurologic testing  
A portable VOG device is disclosed that will facilitate the effective and efficient screening for TBI in military personnel in forward deployed military settings or remote locations using...
9041551 Nth leadless electrode telemetry device, system and method of use  
A disclosed telemetry system comprises an Nth number of telemetry devices and an equal number of standard disposable circular electrode patches. A body of each telemetry device in the system...
9039616 Ultrasonic bone assessment apparatus with adjustable ulna styloid support and method  
An invention is disclosed for locating a region of interest (ROI) in the radius. A method and apparatus are disclosed that use a pair of ultrasound transducers for ultrasound assessment of various...
9039607 Shaft element for an endoscopic instrument  
A shaft element for an endoscopic instrument includes a first, proximal shaft segment and a second, distal shaft segment, such that the second shaft segment is connected with the first shaft...
9040236 Biological fluid sampling and storage apparatus for remote use  
An apparatus for sampling and storing biological fluids from a human or animal subject is provided. In one embodiment of the present disclosure, the apparatus includes a main body, lancet carrier...
9041395 MRI method of calculating and generating spatially-tailored parallel radio frequency saturation fields  
A method for producing magnetic resonance images of a subject in which artifacts resulting from a localized source, such as from pulsatile blood flow, are substantially mitigated is provided. The...
9039602 Endoscope propelling device  
A propelling device includes a traveling body that rotates in a state of being brought into contact with an inner wall of an alimentary canal, an external cylinder around which the traveling body...
9041542 System and method for detecting and preventing drowsiness  
A system for preventing drowsiness in a driver by employing a thermal grill. The system includes a detection module and an intervention module. The detection module monitors a driver's parameters...
9039619 Methods for treating skin laxity  
A method and system for ultrasound treatment of skin laxity are provided. Methods and systems can include ultrasound imaging of the region of interest for localization of the treatment area,...
9039622 Image generation system  
An image generation system is provided, the system generating an ultrasound image and a photo-acoustic image of an object and including a dual-wavelength laser source, an optical filter, and an...
9039627 Monitoring device with an accelerometer, method and system  
A monitoring device for monitoring the vital signs of a user is disclosed herein. The monitoring device is preferably comprises an article, an optical sensor, an accelerometer and processor. The...
9039630 Method of detecting a sacral nerve  
A method of detecting the presence of a sacral nerve in a human subject includes providing an electrical stimulus within an intracorporeal treatment area of the human subject; detecting a physical...
9041531 Identifying the presence of an individual near medical radiation emitting equipment  
Systems and methods are disclosed herein to a radiation safety system comprising radiation emitting medical equipment; a radiation safety system controller connected to the radiation emitting...
9039633 Automated, selectable, soft tissue excision biopsy devices and methods  
An excisional biopsy and delivery device may comprise one or more rotating, penetrating and cutting rod elements. The rod elements may be configured to advance from a stored and confined first...
9039636 Devices and methods for enhanced cellular sample transfer  
Described are embodiments of a biological specimen collection transfer and container system and method for handling and processing specimens of cellular, and related particulate matter, directly...
9039730 Personalized tourniquet system having dual-purpose cuff  
Disclosed is a method and apparatus for regulating tourniquet cuff pressure based on a personalized tourniquet pressure (PTP) to facilitate safe performance of a surgical procedure. The apparatus...
9039609 Endoscope  
Improved optical devices and methods transmit optical images along elongate optical paths with relatively limited cross-sectional dimensions using an improved objective, relay, and ocular systems....