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US20160310066 JOINT SENSOR SYSTEM AND METHOD OF OPERATION THEREOF  
A joint sensor system includes: an implantable joint camera assembly; an optional data communication device coupled to the joint camera assembly; a data processing device for collecting joint...
US20160029898 Physiological Monitoring Devices and Methods Using Optical Sensors  
A monitoring device configured to be attached to a subject includes a sensor configured to detect and/or measure physiological information and a processor coupled to the sensor. The sensor...
US20090187086 Integrated White LED Illuminator and Color Sensor Detector System and Method  
An improved illuminator (103) for producing broadband light and delivering said light to a target (125) for measuring the color of the target which incorporates an integrated system comprising a...
US20070123961 ENERGY DELIVERY AND ILLUMINATION DEVICES AND METHODS  
This relates to methods and devices for improving treatment to a wall, a cavity or passageway with a medical device when used in tortuous anatomy.
US20100022891 INTRALUMINAL SPECTROSCOPE WITH WALL CONTACTING PROBE  
A spectroscope for detecting vulnerable plaque within a lumen defined by an intraluminal wall includes a probe through which an optical fiber extends. An coupler in optical communication with the...
US20150374309 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR CHARACTERIZING TISSUE IN THREE DIMENSIONS USING MULTIMODE OPTICAL MEASUREMENTS  
A method and system are provided for characterizing a portion of biological tissue. A surface of the tissue is illuminated with light having a known wavelength spectrum capable of materially...
US20150272441 MULTISPECTRAL/HYPERSPECTRAL MEDICAL INSTRUMENT  
A medical instrument that comprises: a first-stage optic responsive to a tissue surface of a patient; a spectral separator optically responsive to the first stage optic and having a control input;...
US20140031680 Otoscanner With 3D Imaging And Onboard Tracking  
Apparatus and methods for tracking scanner motion with a tracking illumination emitter mounted on a scanner, the scanner including imaging apparatus that captures a sequence of images of a scanned...
US20070078500 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR ANALYSIS AND TREATMENT OF A BODY LUMEN  
In a system and method for analyzing and treating a body lumen, a lumen-expanding balloon catheter with integrated one or more delivery waveguides and one or more collection waveguides is used to...
US20070073156 Combined visual-optic and passive infra-red technologies and the corresponding systems for detection and identification of skin cancer precursors, nevi and tumors for early diagnosis  
A device and method to non-invasively identify pathological skin lesions. The method and device detect and identify of different kinds of skin nevi, tumors, lesions and cancers (namely, melanoma)...
US20050054908 Photostimulation method and apparatus in combination with glucose determination  
A method and apparatus using photo-stimulation to treat or pretreat a sample site prior to analyte concentration determination is presented. More particularly, photo-stimulation at or near at...
US20050038344 Transabdominal examination, monitoring and imaging of tissue  
An optical examination technique employs an optical system (15, 45, 100, 150, 200, 260 or 300) for in vivo, non-invasive examination of internal tissue of a subject. The optical system includes an...
US20150223749 SKIN CONDITION EVALUATION APPARATUS AND SKIN CONDITION EVALUATION METHOD USING THE SAME  
Provided is a skin condition evaluation method. The skin condition evaluation method may include preparing a light source including one or more LEDs, irradiating light onto skin using the light...
US20140296654 APPARATUSES FOR EXTERNALLY CONTROLLING ARTICULATION OF A JOINT MOTION  
An apparatus and process for measuring the motion of internal joint structures during and for measuring the function of muscles involved with the motion of a joint of a subject are disclosed. The...
US20130253331 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ESTIMATING PULSE RATE  
A method and apparatus for reducing the effects of noise on a system for measuring physiological parameters, such as, for example, a pulse oximeter. The method and apparatus of the invention take...
US20100185099 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR THERAPY AND DIAGNOSIS COMPRISING IN COMBINATION NON-MECHANICAL AND MECHANICAL DISTRIBUTORS FOR DISTRIBUTION OF RADIATION  
A system and method for therapy and diagnosis of a human or animal. At least one coupling element for coupling of radiation couples radiation from at least a first radiation source to a tumor site...
US20050143662 Optical imaging of subsurface anatomical structures and biomolecules  
The present invention provides various methods/systems of optical imaging of subsurface anatomical structures and biomolecules utilizing red and infrared radiant energy. Also provided are various...
US20130131488 MULTIMODAL DETECTION OF TISSUE ABNORMALITIES BASED ON RAMAN AND BACKGROUND FLUORESCENCE SPECTROSCOPY  
Methods and apparatus for classifying tissue use features of Raman spectra and background fluorescent spectra. The spectra may be acquired in the near-infrared wavelengths. Principal component...
US20090030327 Optical coupler for in vivo examination of biological tissue  
A spectrophotometric system for examination of biological tissue of interest includes a light source, a light coupling system, a light detector, and a processor. The light source is constructed...
US20080154138 Methods and apparatus for a remote, noninvasive technique to detect core body temperature in a subject via thermal imaging  
An approach to noninvasively, remotely and accurately detect core body temperature in a warm-blooded subject, human or animal, via thermal imaging. Preferred features such as the use of in-frame...
US20060089556 Multi-modal optical tissue diagnostic system  
An apparatus and method according to the invention combine more than one optical modality (spectroscopic method), including but not limited to fluorescence, absorption, reflectance, polarization...
US20060036181 Raman chemical imaging of breast tissue  
Apparatus and methods for spatially resolved Raman chemical imaging of breast tissue is disclosed. A region of breast tissue is illuminated with monochromatic light. A spatially organized area of...
US20050171434 Chromophore probes for optical imaging  
Chromophore probes that are capable of being taken up by, retained by or bound to a biocompatible molecule to form an imaging construct are provided. Various activation strategies of the resulting...
US20050107706 Intraluminal spectroscope with wall-contacting probe  
An apparatus for detecting vulnerable plaque within a lumen defined by an intraluminal wall includes a probe through which an optical fiber extends. An coupler in optical communication with the...
US20140323839 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR TREATING OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA  
The present invention describes an apparatus, a systems and a method for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea. the treatment involves monitoring the position of the tongue and/or the force...
US20060184040 Apparatus, system and method for optically analyzing a substrate  
An apparatus for optically analyzing a substrate. The apparatus includes: (a) a light source for directing light onto the substrate; (b) optics for creating an optical path from light reflected...
US20050159646 Optical probe accessory device for use in in vivo diagnostic procedures  
The present invention recognizes that optical probes function both as medical access devices and as instruments which collect complex optical data. The invention provides an optical probe...
US20050020922 Materials and methods for near-infrared and infrared intravascular imaging  
Vasculature can be imaged with emissive semiconductor nanocrystals, for example, in the near infrared.
US20170095168 BLOOD PRESSURE MEASURING APPARATUS, AND BLOOD PRESSURE MEASURING APPARATUS USING LIGHT SOURCE SELECTION PROCESS  
Provided is a technology for measuring a user's blood pressure by using light sources, in which the blood pressure measuring apparatus includes: a light emitter configured to emit one or more...
US20160206205 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR WOUND ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT  
Described herein is a system and method for determining characteristics of a wound. The system includes a first imaging sensor that obtains imaging information of a wound area and a second imaging...
US20160157725 DEVICE, SYSTEM AND METHODS FOR ASSESSING TISSUE STRUCTURES, PATHOLOGY, AND HEALING  
Disclosed herein are portable handheld devices, systems, and methods for the evaluation of tissue pathology and the evaluation and/or monitoring of tissue regeneration. The handheld devices and...
US20130345544 MULTI-EXCITATION DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM AND METHODS FOR CLASSIFICATION OF TISSUE  
Methods and systems for in vivo classification of tissue are disclosed. The tissue is irradiated with light from multiple light sources and light scattered and fluoresced from the tissue is...
US20110098551 MEASUREMENT OF SOUND PRESSURE LEVEL AND PHASE AT EARDRUM BY SENSING EARDRUM VIBRATION  
A hearing assistance device for measuring sound pressure at a tympanic membrane of a user's ear, the device comprising a housing adapted to be worn at least partially in an ear canal of the user a...
US20090318815 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR HYPERSPECTRAL MEDICAL IMAGING  
Under one aspect, an apparatus for analyzing the skin of a subject includes a hyperspectral sensor for obtaining a hyperspectral image of the subject. The apparatus further includes a control...
US20150265156 OBJECT INFORMATION ACQUIRING APPARATUS AND BREAST EXAMINATION APPARATUS  
An object information acquiring apparatus is used that includes; a measurement unit comprising a probe that receives acoustic waves from an object, and a position and attitude detector configured...
US20140221844 SYNCHRONIZATION OF ILLUMINATION SOURCE AND SENSOR FOR IMPROVED VISUALIZATION OF SUBCUTANEOUS STRUCTURES  
System and method are described for synchronizing a pulsed source of the near infrared illumination used in visualizing subcutaneous structures with the background illumination normally extant in...
US20130345570 INFRARED ENDOSCOPIC BALLOON PROBES  
Balloon probes, adapted for use in endoscopy and other medical procedures, are useful to obtain spectroscopic information reflected or emitted from a tissue of interest in the infrared spectral...
US20110152692 SYSTEM AND METHODS FOR PROVIDING REAL-TIME ANATOMICAL GUIDANCE IN A DIAGNOSTIC OR THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURE  
According to one aspect, a system for intraoperatively providing anatomical guidance in a diagnostic or therapeutic procedure is disclosed. In one embodiment, the system includes: a first light...
US20100160752 Detection, imaging and characterization of breast tumors  
An optical system for in vivo non-invasive examination of breast tissue of a subject includes an optical module, a controller and a processor. The optical module includes an array of optical input...
US20090137902 Intraoperative imaging methods  
Described are methods for intraoperative imaging of anatomical structures using fluorescent compounds, e.g., compounds that fluoresce in the invisible light (IL) region of the spectrum, i.e.,...
US20050107694 Method and system for ultrasonic tagging of fluorescence  
A method and system for localization of fluorescence in a scattering medium such as a biological tissue are provided. In comparison to other optical imaging techniques, this disclosure provides...
US20130267843 FUNCTIONAL NEAR-INFRARED FLUORESCENCE LYMPHATIC MAPPING FOR DIAGNOSING, ACCESSING, MONITORING AND DIRECTING THERAPY OF LYMPHATIC DISORDERS  
Methods and imaging agents are used to functionally image lymph structures and to identify, diagnose, assess, monitor and direct therapies for lymphatic disorders. Embodiments of the methods...
US20130237839 Dressing for an Insertion Site of an Intravascular Infusate  
An epidermal dressing includes a barrier film and a fitting that cooperates with a sensor emitting and detecting near infrared signals for monitoring an intravascular infusion. The barrier film...
US20080172119 Prosthesis Deployment Apparatus and Methods  
The position of a prosthesis (e.g., a stent-graft) is monitored using non-ionizing energy during deployment and/or sheath pull-back after the prosthesis has been positioned at a desired location...
US20070239033 ARRANGEMENT, METHOD AND COMPUTER-ACCESSIBLE MEDIUM FOR IDENTIFYING CHARACTERISTICS OF AT LEAST A PORTION OF A BLOOD VESSEL CONTAINED WITHIN A TISSUE USING SPECTRAL DOMAIN LOW COHERENCE INTERFEROMETRY  
An apparatus, method and computer-accessible medium for identifying characteristics of at least a portion of a blood vessel contained within a tissue can be provided. For example, it is possible...
US20130237840 Dressing for an Electromagnetic Spectrum Sensor  
An epidermal dressing includes a barrier film and a fitting that cooperates with a sensor emitting and detecting near infrared signals for monitoring an intravascular infusion. The barrier film...
US20100094134 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MEDICAL IMAGING USING NEAR-INFRARED OPTICAL TOMOGRAPHY COMBINED WITH PHOTOACOUSTIC AND ULTRASOUND GUIDANCE  
Disclosed herein is an apparatus for biological imaging comprising a probe comprising an emitter and a detector; a source circuit connected in operational communication to the emitter; a detector...
US20080051664 Autofluorescence detection and imaging of bladder cancer realized through a cystoscope  
Near infrared imaging using elastic light scattering and tissue autofluorescence and utilizing interior examination techniques and equipment are explored for medical applications. The approach...
US20050171437 Optical switching system for catheter-based analysis and treatment  
An optical switching system for use with catheter-based analysis and treatment. The use of an optical switching system allows one or more interferometric systems to use the same fiber, control of...
US20160113494 Hand-held medical-data capture-device having optical detection of vital signs from multiple filters and interoperation with electronic medical record systems on a specific segment of a network  
In one implementation, an apparatus estimates body core temperature from an infrared measurement of an external source point using a cubic relationship between the body core temperature and the...
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