System and methods for controlling embedded devices using device style
Systems and methods for controlling ambiance devices, or an embedded device, using a device style sheet are disclosed. Ambiance devices include devices used to...
Model predictive control with variable trajectory sharing
One or more techniques are provided for the sharing of variable trajectories between multiple controllers in a control system. In general, the present technique...
Electrode system for a physiological stimulator
A physiological power source is coupled to a signal coupler/decoupler through a conductive line. The signal coupler/decoupler includes a proximal signal port,...
His bundle mapping, pacing, and injection lead
A cardiac rhythm management system includes a lead assembly for intracardiac mapping, pacing, and drug delivery. The lead assembly includes an implantable...
Techniques for minimizing radiofrequency-induced tissue heating
Methods and systems are provided for wirelessly powering a medical device in a living subject using external radiofrequency energy. A radiofrequency driving...
Reversible implantable acoustic sensor
An implantable medical device having an acoustic element includes a control module coupled to the acoustic element, an acoustic sensing module coupled to the...
Retinal prosthesis with a new configuration
Polymer materials are useful as electrode array bodies for neural stimulation. They are particularly useful for retinal stimulation to create artificial vision,...
Systems and methods for implantable leadless bone stimulation
Systems and methods are disclosed to enhance bone growth by stimulating bone sites for bone regrowth, fusion, or grafts. The invention uses electrical...
Implantable tissue growth stimulator
An implantable tissue growth stimulator is disclosed. The implantable tissue growth stimulator includes electronic circuitry to alter the voltage output by the...
Apparatus for treating neurological disorders by means of chronic adaptive
brain stimulation as a function of...
An apparatus and a related method for the deep brain stimulation have been invented wherein the parameters of the stimulation supplied at the human nervous...
Implantable biomedical electrical connectors having integral side and
Low resistivity, implantable electrical connectors and biomedical leads having the connectors mechanically coupled to low resistivity wires in a non-welded...
Intravascular medical device
An implantable medical device is configured so that all of the major components including a housing and attached leads are disposed within the vasculature of a...
Body attachable unit in wireless communication with implantable devices
Medical systems and devices are provided. A medical system includes implantable devices and an external device configured for wirelessly interacting with the...
Identification and remediation of oversensed cardiac events using
In general, the disclosure is directed to techniques for identification and remediation of oversensed cardiac events using far-field electrograms (FFEGMs)....
Electrogram morphology-based CRT optimization
A method and system for determining an optimum atrioventricular delay (AVD) interval and/or ventriculo-ventricular delay (VVD) intervals for delivering...
Regulation of neurotrophins
Disclosed are methods for regulating neurotrophin levels within a human body. The invention utilizes an implantable signal generator to deliver stimulation to...
Device, system and method for measuring cross-sectional areas in luminal
The disclosure of the present application provides for a system for measuring cross-sectional areas and pressure gradients in luminal organs. The disclosure of...
Detection and classification of neuromuscular late wave activity for the
assessment of neuromuscular function
A method for the assessment of neuromuscular function by the detection and classification of late wave activity, comprising: (i) pre-processing an ensemble of...
Systems and methods for detecting or validating signals in the presence of
Detecting or validating signals such as cardiac beats can be performed in the presence of myopotential or other noise. An amplitude peak, which can be a...
System and method for distinguishing between hypoglycemia and
hyperglycemia using an implantable medical device
Techniques are described for detecting and distinguishing among ischemia, hypoglycemia or hyperglycemia based on intracardiac electrogram (IEGM) signals. In one...
Heart failure monitor quicklook summary for patient management systems
Continuous remote monitoring of patients based on data obtained from an implantable hemodynamic monitor provides an interactive patient management system. Using...
Apparatus, method and system of measuring sleep state
A sleep state measuring apparatus includes an autonomic nerve index obtaining unit that obtains a user's autonomic nerve index; and a sleep periodicity index...
System and method of chemical imaging using pulsed laser excitation and
time-gated detection to determine...
System and method for differentiating tissue margins in a biological sample using pulsed laser excitation and time-gated detection. A region containing a...
Imaging of macular pigment distributions
Macular pigments are measured by spectrally selective lipofuscin detection. Light from a light source that emits light at a selected range of wavelengths that...
Flow reduction hood systems
Flow reduction hood systems are described which facilitate the visualization of tissue regions through a clear fluid. Such a system may include an imaging hood...
Systems and methods for generating fluorescent light images
An imaging system divides image pixels intensities by exposure time to generate image data in units of intensity per time. The imaging system divides a...
Intra-operative molecular imaging
A system for imaging an abnormal cell and or diseased tissue after topical application of a near infrared protease-specific probe is disclosed. The system...
Projection of subsurface structure onto an object's surface
An imaging system illuminates an object with infrared light to enhance visibility of buried structure beneath the surface of the object, and projects a visible...
Method for imaging and spectroscopy of tumors and determination of the
efficacy of anti-tumor drug therapies
The present invention relates to methods of passive infrared imaging and dynamic infrared imaging of a tumor or lesion ("DIR") where multiple images are taken...
Light-guided transluminal catheter
Generally, the present invention is directed to a light-guided catheter for direct visualization of placement through the skin. An embodiment of the invention...
Method for improving magnetic resonance imaging of the breast
The present invention provides a fat saturation device to be used in conjunction with a magnetice resonance imaging (MRI) breast coil, which provides padding...
Method and apparatus for magnetic resonance imaging of arteries using a
magnetic resonance contrast agent
Systems and methods for contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance angiography in which both arterial-phase image data and post-contrast image data is collected.
Assessment of vascular compartment volume for PET modelling
A method is described for acquiring and analysing the data produced by Positron Emission Tomography (PET), which method provides for an accurate estimation of...
Complex amplitude modulation in blood flow and perfusion measurement for
measuring a distribution of transit...
Systems and methods for blood flow and perfusion measurement using complex amplitude modulation of MRI pulses are presented. In exemplary embodiments of the...
Integrated multi-rail imaging system
The imaging system can comprise a plurality of elongated rails, a scanhead assembly, and a small animal mount assembly. The scanhead assembly is selectively...
Virtual surgical systems and methods
Various embodiments of virtual surgical systems and methods are disclosed.
Virtual trial reduction system for hip arthroplasty and coordinate systems
A patient-specific pelvic coordinate system is produced from a single near AP intra-operative image of the patient, obviating the need for use of a patient...
Computerized methods for evaluating response latency and accuracy in the
diagnosis of attention deficit...
Provided are methods for diagnosing the presence, type, or severity of a dementia in a human subject. The methods involve using a computer-based system to...
Intracranial neural interface system
In some preferred embodiments, without limitation, the present invention comprises an implantable, intracranial neural interface node which is an integrated and...
Spring wing assembly for photoplethysmorgraphic sensor
A photoplethysmographic sensor designed for use on the presenting portion of a fetus during labor and delivery. The sensor has a non-deployed state in which the...
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...
Method and apparatus for monitoring blood condition and cardiopulmonary
Sensors located on a sensor carrier are placed adjacent one or more of a surgical patient's major thoracic blood-containing structures such as the aorta or...
Digital logic module of oximeter sensor probe
A digital logic module of oximeter sensor probe includes a detection probe, an operation circuit, and an integrated circuit. This digital logic module of...
Method and circuit for storing and providing historical physiological data
Embodiments of the present invention include systems and methods that relate to pulse oximetry. Specifically, one embodiment includes an oximeter sensor,...
Pulse oximeter sensor with piece-wise function
A memory in a sensor is used to store multiple coefficients for a physiological parameter. In one embodiment, not only are the sensor's specific calibration...
Extended focal region measuring apparatus and method
A method and apparatus for measuring an apparent depth of a section of an animal body are disclosed. Light is focused concurrently to an extended focal region...
Interferometric method and instrument for measurement and monitoring blood
glucose through measurement of...
A method of measuring glucose concentration in tissue includes measuring scattering coefficients of the tissue at each of a plurality of temperatures and at a...
Determination of a measure of a glycation end-product or disease state
using tissue fluorescence
A method of determining a measure of a tissue state (e.g., glycation end-product or disease state) in an individual. A portion of the tissue of the individual...
Internal impedance converting superconducting acyclic power converter
An electromechanical power converter that has a rotor assembly with a conductive shell, a first conductor made from superconducting material that is in series...
Universal console for portable telephones
A universal console for portable telephones with electrical connection points is disclosed, where the connecting part in the console is arranged to adapt to the...