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Physiological status monitoring system
A physiological monitoring system includes a sensor subsystem worn by a person including at least a one sensor. A dock is associated with the sensor subsystem...
Linear classification method for determining acoustic physiological signal
quality and device for use therein
Linear classification is used to determine the quality of acoustic physiological signal samples. A feature dataset is extracted from acoustic physiological...
INSTRUMENT ACCESS DEVICE
An instrument access device (500) comprises a distal O-ring (11) for insertion into a wound interior, a proximal member for location externally of a wound...
EXPANDABLE CANNULA ASSEMBLIES FOR USE IN PERCUTANEOUS SURGICAL PROCEDURES
In one form, an expandable cannula assembly for use in percutaneous surgical procedures includes an elongate body extending along a longitudinal axis between a...
PANNUS SUPPORT ADAPTED FOR SURGICAL PROCEDURES
A pannus support member is configured to support and contain a pannus during a surgical procedure to provide unobstructed access to the surgical site and...
A device for introducing surgical tools into a body is provided that a slotted cannula supported on a handle. The cannula is an elongate plate having a first...
Disposable, Self-Contained Laryngoscope and Method of Using Same
The present invention is generally directed toward a laryngoscope having a handle, a rigid cylindrical tube, and an optical subassembly. The handle has a distal...
CURVED LARYNGOSCOPE AND OPERATION INSTRUMENT ASSEMBLY APPLYING THE SAME
A curved laryngoscope and an operation instrument assembly applying the same are provided, wherein the curved laryngoscope is provided with a guiding structure...
METHODS AND DEVICES OF IMAGING AND BIOPSY
Certain embodiments include an endoscope and methods for imaging using the endoscope. The endoscope may include an imaging channel and a tip positioned at one...
ENDOSCOPE APPARATUS AND OPTICAL ADAPTER USED IN THE ENDOSCOPE APPARATUS
An endoscope apparatus is provided that includes a plurality of kinds of optical adapters that have an illuminating window and an observation window, and an...
Optical Cap for Use With Arthroscopic System
An optical cap for use with an arthroscope system and its features.
HELICAL CONTINUOUS CURVATURE TUBES FOR NESTED CANNULAS
Methods and systems for nested cannula configuration involving helical tubes (40). The nested cannula (60) includes a plurality of telescoping tubes...
The invention relates to a surgical instrument (1) having a hermetic chamber (19), wherein at least one electrical connection (9-9.sup.VIII) is provided from...
SIMPLIFIED HANDGRIP FOR ASSESSMENT OF COLONOSCOPE MANIPULATION
A handgrip for a colonoscope shaft is equipped with a novel compact multifunction force and torque sensor allowing for a comprehensive characterization of...
An endoscopic instrument having a first part moveable from a first configuration to a second, different configuration, the instrument including a stiffener...
OPTICAL PENETRATING ADAPTER FOR SURGICAL PORTAL
An optical penetrating adapter for mounting to a surgical portal to permit visualization through the surgical portal includes an adapter member defining a...
GUIDE ASSEMBLY FOR ENDOSCOPE
A guide assembly of a self-propelled type for an endoscope including an elongated tube for entry in a body cavity is provided. First and second self-propelled...
GUIDE ASSEMBLY FOR ENDOSCOPE
A guide assembly of a self-propelled type for an endoscope having an elongated tube for entry in a body cavity is provided. First and second self-propelled...
Rotate-to-Advance Catheterization System
An apparatus for accessing a bodily passageway includes: an endoscope including an insertion portion configured to inserted into the bodily passageway; a drive...
An arthroscope having an elongated core with a square radial cross section.
An arthroscope having an elongated core with a square radial cross section.
Implant placement device, coupling support, and endoscopic treatment tool
An implant placement device includes a sheath; a long-axis member having an opening on a distal end side, movable along an axis, and a lumen communicating with...
CAMERA HOLDER DEVICE AND METHOD THEREOF
An improved interface between the surgeon and an endoscope system for laparoscopic surgery, holding a laparoscopic came and/or controlling an automated...
Medical instrument with a window
A medical instrument includes a housing with an aperture, a window component that comprises a transparent material and closes off the aperture, and a...
BODILY IMPLANTS AND METHODS OF ADJUSTING THE SAME
A medical device includes a support member, a tether, and a retainer. The support member is configured to be placed within a body of a patient and provide...
IMPLANTS AND METHODS OF IMPLANTING THE SAME
In one embodiment, an apparatus includes a support member and a suture. The support member is configured to provide support to a portion of a body of a patient....
IMPLANTS AND METHODS FOR ENHANCING IN-VIVO ULTRASOUND IMAGES OF THE SAME
An implant includes a substrate and a carrier coupled to the substrate. The carrier including a plurality of objects configured to reflect energy emitted by an...
APPARATUS AND METHODS FOR PROTECTING ADJACENT STRUCTURES DURING THE
INSERTION OF A SURGICAL INSTRUMENT INTO A...
A device for protecting tissues and structures adjacent to a tubular organ during performance of a surgical procedure on a portion of the tubular organ. Various...
Tissue Stabilizing Device and Methods Including a Self-Expandable
A tissue stabilizer including an elongated arm, a collet, and a head-link assembly. The collet is disposed at a distal end of the arm. The head-link assembly...
CERVICAL CONCEPTION CONDOM
The present invention relates to a cervical condom for aiding in conception comprising: a dome shape flexible device, where said device is made of a flexible...
APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR INSERTING AN ADJUSTABLE IMPLANTABLE GENITOURINARY
An implantable medical device and method for adjustably restricting a selected body lumen such as a urethra or ureter of a patient to treat urinary incontinence...
MAGNETOFLUIDIC HEARING AID SYSTEM AND HEARING AID
A magnetofluidic hearing aid system includes a hearing aid having a signal processing device connected to a magnetic transmitter. The system includes such a...
Electromagnetic Bone Conduction Hearing Device
An implantable hearing prosthesis for a recipient patient is described. An implantable attachment magnet is fixable beneath the skin of the patient to...
ANISOTROPIC REINFORCEMENT AND RELATED METHOD THEREOF
Anisotropic reinforcements and synthetic materials are provided in which the fibers, mesh, weave, or otherwise interlaced or networked components thereof are...
INTRAVASCULAR VENTRICULAR ASSIST DEVICE
One aspect of an intravascular ventricular assist device is an implantable blood pump where the pump includes a housing defining a bore having an axis, one or...
SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR CONTROLLING ELECTRIC FIELD PULSE PARAMETERS USING
TRANSCRANIAL MAGNETIC STIMULATION
A system and methods for controlling pulse parameters during transcranial magnetic stimulation are provided. Multiple coils are placed on external body parts,...
COMPONENTS AND ASSEMBLY FOR PERFORMING BRACHYTHERAPY TREATMENT OF TUMOUR
TISSUE IN A HUMAN AND ANIMAL BODY
The invention relates to an assembly for performing brachytherapy treatment of tumour tissue in a human or animal body comprising an intracavitary component and...
TREATMENT OF A BODY CAVITY
Devices and methods are provided for controlled application of a treatment to tissue adjacent a body cavity, such as after removal of tissue, e.g. cancer. A...
SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DELIVERY OF A THERAPEUTIC AGENT
Methods and apparatus are provided for applying an fragment of a neurotoxin such as the active light chain (LC) of the botulinum toxin (BoNT), such as one of...
Screening and Treatment Method
The invention provides a method to analyze an effect of a biological insult such as exposure to ionizing radiation comprising (a) exposing one or more groups of...
DEMULSIFYING OF HYDROCARBON FEEDS
In various aspects, the invention provides for processing a hydrocarbon feed having hydrocarbon and emulsified aqueous components demulsifying into hydrocarbon...
Catalyst Composition and Process for Oligomerization of Ethylene
The present invention relates to a catalyst composition for oligomerization of ethylene, comprising a chromium compound; a ligand of the general structure ...
PROCESS FOR THE PRODUCTION OF PARA-XYLENE
A reforming process using a medium pore zeolite under conditions to facilitate the conversion of C.sub.8 paraffinic compounds to para-xylene is provided....
PROCESS FOR THE CONVERSION OF LOWER ALKANES TO AROMATIC HYDROCARBONS
A process is provided for producing aromatic hydrocarbons which comprises: (a) contacting a lower alkane feed with a solid particulate aromatic hydrocarbon...
PROCESS FOR CONVERTING A HEAVY FEED INTO GASOLINE AND PROPYLENE, HAVING AN
ADJUSTABLE YIELD STRUCTURE
The present invention describes a process for conversion of a heavy feed, having high flexibility as regards the production of propylene and gasoline. The...
ORDERED COBALT-ALUMINUM AND IRON-ALUMINUM INTERMETALLIC COMPOUNDS AS
The present invention relates to a process for the hydrogenation, in particular the selective hydrogenation of unsaturated hydrocarbon compounds, such as the...
LARGE SCALE GREEN MANUFACTURING OF ETHYLENE(ETHENE) USING PLASMA
A method and system for converting waste using plasma into ethylene. The method uses minimal fossil fuel, and therefore produces a minimal carbon footprint when...
METHODS FOR PREPARING FUEL COMPOSITIONS FROM RENEWABLE SOURCES, AND
A method for producing a fuel composition from a feedstock which may contain biomass and municipal solid waste is described. The method includes the step of...
HIGH OCTANE AVIATION FUEL COMPOSITION
An unleaded aviation fuel composition, containing at least one saturated branched aliphatic hydrocarbon having a carbon number in the C.sub.4 to C.sub.10 range,...
DEOXYGENATION OF FATTY ACIDS FOR PREPARATION OF HYDROCARBONS
Embodiments of methods for making renewable diesel by deoxygenating (decarboxylating/decarbonylating/dehydrating) fatty acids to produce hydrocarbons are...