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MONOCHROMATIC X-RAY METHODS AND APPARATUS
According to some aspects, an x-ray apparatus for imaging and/or radiation therapy is provided, the x-ray apparatus comprises an electron source capable of...
IMAGING METHOD AND SYSTEM OF TUBE VOLTAGE AND CURRENT OPTIMIZATION
An imaging method includes executing a low-dose preparatory scan to an object by applying tube voltages and tube currents in an x-ray source, and generating a...
An intraoral radiation device, comprising a biocompatible intraoral receptacle with an X-ray source therein.
PATIENT POSITION CONTROL FOR COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY DURING MINIMALLY INVASIVE
Computed tomography is used during a minimally invasive intervention. A processor detects the inserted device (e.g., catheter) from a CT scan of the patient....
BREAST EXAMINATION APPARATUS AND COMPRESSION PLATE FOR A BREAST
An imaging breast examination apparatus for medical examination of a breast includes an insertable compression plate for compressing the breast. An electric...
X-RAY-OPTIMIZED DEVICE FOR SUPPORTING A PATIENT
An apparatus for supporting a patient is disclosed. The apparatus includes a first structural member having a first end portion and a second end portion, the...
X-RAY MAMMOGRAPHY AND/OR BREAST TOMOSYNTHESIS USING A COMPRESSION PADDLE
WITH AN INFLATABLE JACKET ENHANCING...
A system and method using an inflatable jacket over the compression paddle of a mammography and/or tomosynthesis system to enhance imaging and improve patient...
POSITRON CT APPARATUS AND A TIMING CORRECTION METHOD
A PET apparatus and a timing correction method of this invention select two target gamma-ray detectors which count coincidences, select a reference detector...
MOBILE EMERGENCY VEHICLE WITH COMPUTERIZED TOMOGRAPHY SCANNER
An emergency vehicle has a patient compartment and a motor, a generator cooperative with the patient compartment, and a Computerized Tomography (CT) scanner...
X-RAY COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY APPARATUS AND X-RAY DETECTOR
According to an embodiment, detector cells are provided on a substrate, divided into groups, and detect an X-rays. Switches respectively connected to the...
MEDICAL X-RAY PHOTOGRAPHING APPARATUS AND X-RAY PHOTOGRAPHING METHOD
A medical X-ray photographing apparatus includes a support configured to hold the X-ray generator and the X-ray detector in a facing state, a base body...
A multi-sided display, which comprises a first display panel (01) and a second display panel. Two opposite edges of the first display panel and the second...
ACOUSTIC SPIROMETER SYSTEM
Embodiments of the present invention are directed a system using a microphone and a mobile computer device comprising a transducer through which a user is to...
SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR NON-INVASIVE BLOOD PRESSURE MEASUREMENT
Systems and methods for non-invasive blood pressure measurement are disclosed. In some embodiments, a system comprises a wearable member configured to generate...
SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR EVALUATING A COGNITIVE LOAD ON A USER CORRESPONDING
TO A STIMULUS
System and method for evaluating a cognitive load on a user, corresponding to a stimulus is disclosed. Electroencephalogram (EEG) data corresponding to the...
HEART ACTIVITY MEASUREMENT
A method includes: obtaining, by an apparatus, instantaneous images from an optical heart activity sensor, wherein the instantaneous images characterize a...
METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR ELECTRODE PLACEMENT
Described herein are systems, devices and methods for guiding placement of electrodes, and particularly ECG electrodes on a patient. A picture of the patient's...
COMPACT WEARABLE BIOLOGICAL SENSOR MODULES
A sensor module can include a battery housing comprising a battery cavity sized and shaped to receive a battery. The battery cavity can be defined at least in...
METHOD, APPARATUS, AND SYSTEM FOR ESTIMATING BODY FAT
A method, an apparatus, and a system for estimating body fat that are capable of measuring a portion of an abdominal outline by a simple method are provided. ...
METHOD FOR DETECTING AROUSALS IN SLEEPING SUBJECTS
A sensor for detecting sleep related autonomic nervous system arousals has a PVDF piezo component designed to be affixed to a body part exhibiting arterial...
PROMOTING PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Methods and systems for promoting physical activity by users utilizing a plurality of components. Embodiments of the present invention collect data concerning...
SENSOR FOR AN ORAL APPLIANCE
The invention provides a sensor assembly embeddable within an oral appliance comprising a sensing means; and a data processing means coupled to the sensing...
METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR DETECTING PILOT INCOMPETENCE BASED ON VITAL SIGNS
AND HEAD MOUNTED SENSORS
A system for monitoring a pilot's health is provided herein. The system may include: a head mounted device mountable to a head of a pilot; at least one vital...
BRAIN STATE ADVISORY SYSTEM USING CALIBRATED METRICS AND OPTIMAL
Various examples are provided for brain state advisory systems using calibrated metrics and optimal time-series decompositions. In one embodiment, a method...
BLOOD WITHDRAWAL DEVICE
The invention relates to a blood withdrawal device (10) having an active liquid (12) containing a platelet aggregation inhibitor, a microneedle patch (14)...
Safety Syringe Having An Automatic Activated Retractable Needle
A syringe assembly for fluid collection includes a housing having a sidewall defining a hollow bore therein, and an elongate plunger with the distal end of the...
DETECTION METHOD USING DETECTION ELEMENT, DETECTION ELEMENT, MEASUREMENT
DEVICE, AND INSULIN SUPPLY DEVICE
A detection method using a detection element, including a first electrode and a second electrode, in which a detection layer containing an enzyme is provided...
FIBEROPTIC PROBE FOR MEASURING TISSUE OXYGENATION AND METHOD FOR USING
Embodiments herein relate to the field of medical monitoring, and, more specifically, to a fiberoptic probe for monitoring tissue oxygenation and a method for...
Sensors and methods for measurement of an analyte in a medium within a living animal are described. The sensor may include an inductive element that may...
Method and Apparatus for Providing Analyte Sensor Insertion
Devices and methods for positioning a portion of a sensor at a first predetermined location, displacing the portion of the sensor from the first predetermined...
INFORMATION ACQUISITION APPARATUS
A component measurement apparatus includes: a first unit including a sensor module that receives first reflected light reflected at a measured portion, and...
NONINVASIVE ANALYZER APPARATUS AND METHOD OF USE THEREOF FOR SEPARATING
DISTRIBUTED PROBING PHOTONS EMERGING...
A noninvasive analyzer apparatus and method of use thereof is described for spatially separating light having noninvasively probed a tissue volume into groups,...
Pressure Ulcer Detection Methods, Devices and Techniques
A system for determining the location of patients uses a patient-associated communicator which wirelessly communicates with a network of environmental...
INTELLIGENT COMFORT LEVEL MONITORING SYSTEM
A comfort level monitoring system monitors the physical and surrounding environment of an individual includes a wearable item to house a plurality of sensors,...
MEASUREMENT AND COLLECTION OF HUMAN TREMORS THROUGH A HANDHELD TOOL
A technique for measuring and collecting human tremor data includes measuring motions of a handheld tool manipulated by a user while performing a task with the...
ORGAN IMAGE PHOTOGRAPHING APPARATUS
An organ image photographing apparatus includes an imaging unit, an image processing unit, and a detecting unit. The imaging unit obtains an image by...
SLATTED-FRAME MEASUREMENT DEVICE
A measurement device for determining the dimensions of a specific user in order to optimally configure a slatted bedframe for the user. The device has a...
LENGTH MEASURING DEVICE
The invention relates to a length measuring device with a vernier caliper, a hollow profile, on which the vernier caliper is displaceably mounted externally so...
APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR DETECTING HEALTH DETERIORATION
There is provided an apparatus for detecting the deteriorating health of a patient receiving gas from a respiratory device. The apparatus comprises a sensor...
PORTABLE BREATH ANALYZER FOR MULTIPLE ACCURATE READINGS
An analyzer is provided for sensing an analyte in breath of a patient. The analyzer includes a base, a breath input port on the base for removable coupling to...
ELECTRICAL IMPEDANCE TOMOGRAPHY SYSTEM
An electrical impedance tomography system for determining electric properties of an internal body part of a patient comprises an electrode array in electrical...
VITAL SIGNAL MEASURING APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR ESTIMATING CONTACT
A vital signal measuring apparatus is attached to a living body to measure a vital signal of the living body, which includes an amplifier, an A/D converter, a...
METHODS OF PREDICTING AND MONITORING LABOR
The invention includes, in part, methods and apparatus for determining the status of labor in a pregnant subject. In some embodiments of the invention,...
GLASSES-LENS ASSESSMENT METHOD, GLASSES-LENS DESIGN METHOD USING
ASSESSMENT METHOD, AND CALCULATION METHOD FOR...
The invention provides an evaluation method capable of objectively evaluating average visual perception for a comparatively long period of time when a subject...
Systems and Methods for Identifying and Tracking Neural Correlates of
Baseball Pitch Trajectories
Methods and systems for evaluating a subject's response to a task related to a stimulus include a brain activity sensor, such as an EEG sensor, for measuring...
Method and Apparatus for Detecting Seizures Including Loose Electrode
Apparatuses and methods for monitoring a patient for seizure activity and for verifying the contact integrity of electrodes included among an EMG sensor may...
TISSUE CONTACT SENSING USING A MEDICAL DEVICE
Medical devices and methods for making and using medical devices are disclosed. An example system for sensing tissue contact is disclosed. The system comprises...
Method and Apparatus for Electrophysiology Catheter Scheme Configuration
A method and an apparatus for electrophysiology catheter scheme configuration are disclosed. The method includes providing an interactive image of a heart to a...
DEVICES AND METHODS FOR REAL-TIME DENOISING OF ELECTROCARDIOGRAMS
Apparatuses and methods (including methods of using such apparatuses) for de-noising electrocardiograms (ECGs) by manually or automatically adjusting the...
AN APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR EVALUATING MULTICHANNEL ECG SIGNALS
An evaluating method for ECG signals is provided, which comprises the steps of: a) obtaining a multichannel ECG signal of a subject over a first predetermined...