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Insertable endoscopic instrument for tissue removal
An improved flexible endoscopic instrument to precisely and efficiently obtains samples of flat polyps and multiple polyps from a patient by debriding one or...
Biopsy device with aperture orientation and improved tip
The invention is directed to a system and device for separating and collecting a tissue specimen from a target site within a patient. The device includes a...
Ultrasound diagnostic device and method of generating an intermediary
image of ultrasound image
In order to acquire high resolution ultrasound images while maintaining an appropriate frame rate in ultrasound diagnostic devices, the disclosed method...
3D ultrasound system and method for operating 3D ultrasound system
A 3-dimensional (3D) ultrasound system and a method for operating a 3D ultrasound system are provided. A 3D ultrasound system includes an extractor, a...
Ultrasonic transducer, ultrasonic probe, and ultrasound image diagnosis
An ultrasonic transducer, an ultrasonic probe, and an ultrasound image diagnosis apparatus include a plurality of piezoelectric elements arranged in at least...
CMUT packaging for ultrasound system
Ultrasonic scanners and methods of manufacturing ultrasonic scanners. One embodiment of a method includes integrating a flexible electronic device (e.g. an IC)...
Highly configurable medical ultrasound machine and related methods
An ultrasound machine is operated by executing a protocol. Executing the protocol configures the ultrasound machine, controls for operating the ultrasound...
Blood vessel sizing device
Medical devices and methods for determining the size of blood vessels are disclosed. In an embodiment, a blood vessel sizing device includes a marker configured...
X-ray imaging apparatus and control method for the same
The X-ray imaging apparatus to form a phase contrast image includes an X-ray source that generates X-rays to emit the X-rays to an object; an X-ray detector...
Method, apparatus and system for automated spine labeling
A method, an apparatus, and a system label one or more parts of a spine in an image, in particular a computed tomography (CT) image, of a human or animal body,...
Portable gamma camera
A portable gamma camera includes a containment body (2), a scintillation measuring structure (3) housed in the containment body (2), a collimator (4) associated...
Guided imaging system
Apparatus for wirelessly controlling a guided imaging system based upon the relative motion of the user. The system includes a power supply, a memory, an x-ray...
Systems, devices, and methods for lowering dental x-ray dosage including
Systems, devices, and methods are described for providing, among other things, an intra-oral x-ray imaging system configured to reduce patient exposure to...
Apparatus and method for generating dental panoramic images
The invention generally relates to generating digital dental panoramic images from multiple frame images acquired during a dental panoramic imaging scan about a...
Radiation imaging apparatus and phantom used for the same
In the imaging space provided by a panoramic imaging apparatus, a phantom is arranged. The phantom is located to a predetermined tomographic plane and includes...
Topogram from a spiral reconstruction
A computed tomography system is disclosed, along with a method and computer program product. An embodiment uses such a spiral acquisition to reconstruct a...
Multiradiation generation apparatus and radiation imaging system utilizing
dual-purpose radiation sources
A multiradiation generation apparatus according to the present invention includes a plurality of radiation sources arranged in a row. Each of the radiation...
Detection and monitoring of atrial fibrillation
Enhanced real-time realizable AF algorithm for accurate detection of, and discrimination between, NSR, AF, PVC, and PAC. The method of these teachings includes...
An EEG kit can be thought of as "EEG In a Bag" ("EEG-IAB"). The EEG kit can provide a complete, disposable, fast, and easily-used platform to record EEG to...
Method and apparatus for detecting change in intrathoracic electrical
A method and apparatus for detection of changes in impedance a patient that includes generating measured impedances, generating an adaptive baseline trend of...
Patient interface for reusable optical sensor
A patient interface for a reusable optical sensor, the patient interface including a compliant element defining a pocket having a lower wall defining an opening...
Apparatus and method for measuring biologic parameters
Support structures for positioning sensors on a physiologic tunnel for measuring physical, chemical and biological parameters of the body and to produce an...
Apparatus and method for implantation of devices into soft tissue
Apparatus and method for surgeon-assisted rapid surgical implantation of devices into soft tissue. The apparatus comprises several subsystems that enable the...
Physiological feature extraction and fusion to assist in the diagnosis of
post-traumatic stress disorder
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and other anxiety disorders, are diagnosed via clinical interviews in which subjective self-reports of traumatic events...
Vascular blood sampling catheter
A liquid sampling catheter contains a lumen filled by a sampling cannula with a hollow lumen and either a closed or open distal tip. Attached to the proximal...
Biological fluid sampling device
A biological fluid sampling device adapted to receive a blood sample and includes a housing having a reservoir disposed therein and a first cavity in fluid...
Application of electrochemical impedance spectroscopy in sensor systems,
devices, and related methods
A diagnostic Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy (EIS) procedure is applied to measure values of impedance-related parameters for one or more sensing...
Method and system for providing calibration of an analyte sensor in an
analyte monitoring system
Method and apparatus for providing calibration of analyte sensor including applying a control signal, detecting a measured response to the control signal,...
Apparatus for detecting tumor cells
Among others, the present invention provides apparatus for detecting circulating tumor cells, comprising a system delivery biological subject and a probing and...
In-vivo monitoring with microwaves
A blood glucose monitor for non-invasive, in-vivo characterization of a blood glucose level in a living body, the monitor comprising: a microwave resonator...
Piercing device with rotary element
The invention relates to a piercing device for taking blood for medical analyses, comprising a base body, comprising at least one needle which is arranged...
Pet medical checkup device, pet medical checkup method, and non-transitory
computer readable recording medium...
A pet medical checkup device of the present disclosure includes a shooting section that shoots a moving image of a pet, a first storage section that stores the...
Activity analysis, fall detection and risk assessment systems and methods
Aspects of the present disclosure include methods and corresponding systems for performing health risk assessments for a patient in the home environment. In...
System to assess activity level of a user
A pedometer that records the number of steps over a defined period of time and a moment sensor that records the moments experienced by a prosthesis are used in...
Method for Preventing Infection by a Virus
A method for preventing obesity related to infection by an adipogenic adenovirus includes obtaining a sample from a person, assaying the sample to determine...
Gait analysis system and methods
Systems and methods for analyzing the gait of an individual are disclosed. The disclosed systems and methods can be configured to acquire data from a first...
System and method to change a contact point of the muscular-skeletal
A system and method for adjusting a contact point of a joint is disclosed. The system comprises a prosthetic component having sensors therein and a remote...
Integrated analysis device for simultaneously detecting EBCs and VOCs in
human exhaled breath
The present embodiments disclose a device including a module for sampling, separating and enriching a detected object, an exhaled breath condensates (EBCs)...
Supersensitive linear pressure transducer
Apparatus and methods for a MEMS-fabricated variable capacitor. In one embodiment the capacitor is a comb drive comprising a plurality of plates interdigitated...
Mobile medical imaging system and methods
A mobile medical imaging device that allows for multiple support structures, such as a tabletop or a seat, to be attached, and in which the imaging gantry is...
Fat mass measurement apparatus
A fat mass measurement apparatus includes an area detection unit that detects a predetermined position in a measurement subject's trunk area and detecting a...
Ear plug with surface electrodes
An ear plug (200) comprises a shell (206) with at least two electrodes (201-205) adapted for measuring brain wave signals, said electrodes (201-205) being...
System and method for facilitating diagnosis of cardiac rhythm disorders
with the aid of a digital computer
R-R interval data is presented in a format that includes relevant near field and far field ECG data. The near field view provides a "pinpoint" classical view at...
Evolving serial comparison system with critical alert notifications
A system for serial comparison of physiological data, including: a controller; a user interface; and a memory including instructions that, when executed by the...
Detecting fiducial points in physiological signals
Various aspects are directed to identifying a region of interest in a physiological signal. As may be consistent with one or more embodiments, the physiological...
Selection of optimal channel for rate determination
According to at least one example, an ambulatory medical device is provided. The device includes a plurality of electrodes disposed at spaced apart positions...
ECG electrode connector
Disclosed is an ECG electrode lead wire connector which provides improved electrical and mechanical coupling of the ECG electrode press stud to the lead wire...
Radiolucent ECG electrode system
Disclosed is an ECG electrode lead system suitable for use during imaging procedures such as, without limitation, CT scans or MRI and methods of use. In...
Method for efficiently encoding and compressing ECG data optimized for use
in an ambulatory ECG monitor
A method for efficiently encoding and compressing ECG data optimized for use in an ambulatory electrocardiography monitor is provided. ECG data is first encoded...
Medical devices for mapping cardiac tissue
Medical devices and methods for making and using medical devices are disclosed. An example method may include a method of identifying an activation time in a...