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Methods and devices for intracorporeal bonding of implants with thermal
The present invention provides a method for stabilizing a fractured bone. The method includes positioning an elongate rod in the medullary canal of the...
Method of closing an opening in a wall of the heart
Disclosed is a closure catheter, for closing a tissue opening such as an atrial septal defect, patent foreman ovale, or the left atrial appendage of the heart....
Apparatus for endoscopic procedures
An electromechanical surgical device includes an end effector configured to perform at least one function, the end effector including an input drive axle...
Disposable biopsy unit
A method for operating a biopsy device for taking tissue samples includes coupling an electric power source to a tension slide via a removable biopsy needle...
Biopsy device tissue sample holder with flow restriction device
A tissue sample holder for a biopsy device comprises an outer cup, a collection tray, and a flow restriction device. The outer cup defines a hollow interior....
Ultrasound diagnostic apparatus, method of producing ultrasound image, and
Ultrasonic transmission and reception for sound speed setting is performed in response to an instruction to freeze, an instruction on an observation target...
Spread spectrum coded waveforms in ultrasound diagnostics
Techniques, systems, and devices are disclosed for ultrasound diagnostics using spread spectrum, coherent, frequency- and/or phase-coded waveforms. In one...
Systems and methods for beam enhancement
Beam enhancement through sidelobe reduction and/or mainlobe sharpening is shown. Embodiments utilize dynamic resolution, improved dynamic resolution, and/or...
Motion artifact suppression in ultrasound diagnostic imaging
Motion artifacts are suppressed for motion imaging in medical diagnostic ultrasound. Spatial correlation is used to detect motion, including any lateral motion....
Methods and systems for display of shear-wave elastography and strain
Methods and systems for displaying ultrasound images are provided. The method provides receiving a user input selecting a shear-wave mode for an ultrasound...
Ultrasound guided robot for flexible needle steering
A robotic system for flexible needle steering under ultrasound imaging. A robot is used to steer the needle along a predetermined curved trajectory by...
Method and apparatus to produce ultrasonic images using multiple apertures
A combination of an ultrasonic scanner and an omnidirectional receive transducer for producing a two-dimensional image from received echoes is described....
Calibration method and device to be calibrated for measuring density of a
An ultrasound device can be calibrated for forming skeleton density information. This ultrasound device includes a calibration program integrated...
Systems and methods for accessing the lumen of a vessel
A method for accessing the lumen of a vessel may utilize a reusable handheld device. The reusable handheld device includes an imaging device attachment utilized...
Breast ultrasound scanning device
An apparatus and a method are disclosed for obtaining ultrasound images of a patient's breast that is chestwardly compressed with a template that is essentially...
Renal injury inhibiting devices, systems, and methods employing
low-frequency ultrasound or other cyclical...
Improved devices, systems, and methods treatment of patients can be used to help mitigate injury to the kidneys by applying cyclical mechanical pressure energy...
Apparatus, method and computer program product for calculating the speed
of ultrasound in at least two tissue types
A medical apparatus including an ultrasound transmitter and receiver system for acquiring ultrasound data descriptive of the speed of ultrasound along at least...
Systems and methods for tracking and guiding high intensity focused
The present disclosure provides systems and methods for tracking and guiding high intensity focused ultrasound beams (HIFU). More particularly, the disclosed...
A detection head of a stethoscope comprises a detection head body (1, 2, 8) and a sound guiding conduit in the detection head body (1, 2). The sound guiding...
X-ray CT apparatus and X-ray CT image processing method
The present invention is directed to improve the precision of a CT image of a local region (small FOV image) that is obtained by applying the extensive...
X-ray diagnostic apparatus and dose distribution generation method
An X-ray diagnostic apparatus according to an embodiment includes a support mechanism, bed, dosimeter, dose decision unit, dose distribution generation unit and...
Method and device for assisting in the treatment of bone fractures
A bone fracture is treated by employing a database with comparison data records. The records each include at least one 3D image data record of at least one...
System for quantification of neovasculature in CT volumes
When quantifying neo-vasculature growth measured using a CT scanner (10), a known blood voxel is identified and adjoining voxels are compared thereto by a...
Mammography detector having multiple sensors, and mammography device
capable of acquiring 3D image acquisition
The disclosure relates to a mammography device including a main body, a gantry, an X-ray generator, an X-ray detector, a first rotating shaft, a supporting...
Collimator and inspecting system using the same
Disclosed are a collimator and an inspecting system using the same. According to an aspect of the present invention, there is provided a collimator for setting...
Imaging system rotating gantry and subject support motion control
An imaging system (300) includes a rotating gantry (302) configured to rotate about an examination region (306) about a z-axis (308), a subject support (322),...
System subject support accessory
A subject support accessory (126, 200) includes a securing mechanism (300) configured to secure to a tabletop of the subject support anywhere along a long axis...
Patient support apparatus and a medical imaging apparatus comprising the
patient support apparatus
A patient support apparatus for a medical imaging apparatus includes a base unit and a table, wherein the table is designed so as to be movable relative to the...
Portable head CT scanner
A portable CT scanner may include a rotatable frame with separable portions. An x-ray source may be coupled to one portion of the rotatable frame, and an x-ray...
Systems and methods for optimized source collimation
An imaging system is provided including an adjustable source collimator, an input unit, and a processing unit. The adjustable source collimator is configured to...
Imaging facility and radiation therapy device
An imaging facility having an X-ray source, an X-ray detector, and a rotation facility operable to rotate the X-ray source and the X-ray detector around a...
Method and apparatus for attenuation correction
A method and apparatus of image reconstruction attenuation correction in PET or SPECT cardiac imaging is provided. A volumetric attenuation imaging scan by an...
Apparatus, device and method for validating electrocardiogram
Embodiments of the present invention provides an apparatus containing a device communicably coupled to two electrodes that may be positioned on a body of a...
Image based clinical trial assessment
A method for assessing a treatment in a trial includes obtaining images generated from image data acquired at different times during a trial time period for a...
Extracorporeal devices and methods for facilitating cessation of undesired
Devices, methods and systems are disclosed for assisting patients in behavioral modification and cessation programs aimed at terminating undesired behaviors...
Method and system for assessment of cognitive function based on mobile
A system and method that enables a person to unobtrusively assess their cognitive function from mobile device usage. The method records on the mobile device the...
Biological information acquisition method and instrument, and
physiologically-active substance measurement...
A biological information acquisition method for acquiring information on a living body on a basis of a quantified value of a physiologically active substance...
Systems and methods for replacing signal artifacts in a glucose sensor
Systems and methods for minimizing or eliminating transient non-glucose related signal noise due to non-glucose rate limiting phenomenon such as interfering...
Apparatus, systems and methods for determining tissue oxygenation
A surgical instrument may be configured to sense a light re-emitting probe to resolve tissue oxygenation, the surgical instrument including: an optical emitter...
On-line measuring system of body substances
A measuring system for measuring the concentration of substances or analytes in a body fluid or in a body tissue comprises a microdialysis probe comprising a...
Signal processing for continuous analyte sensor
Systems and methods for dynamically and intelligently estimating analyte data from a continuous analyte sensor, including receiving a data stream, selecting one...
Optical fiber sheet and body motion sensor
A body motion sensor, such as an SAS diagnostic device, with which a subject can be examined in a state close to that in an ordinary living environment and it...
Apparatus and method for recognizing user's posture in horse-riding
An apparatus for recognizing a user's posture in a horse-riding simulator, the apparatus comprising: a standard posture model generation module configured to...
Remote lead implant testing
A lead coupling device adapted for coupling to a lead and methods for using the coupling devices are provided. The coupling device includes a housing assembly...
Physiological signal collection unit and detector thereof
A physiological signal collection unit is for use with a physiological signal measuring apparatus to measure physiological signals from an anatomical part of a...
Stereo data representation of biomedical signals along a lead
Various embodiments concern sensing bioelectrical signals using electrodes along a lead, the electrodes having a spatial configuration along the lead,...
Detecting heart failure by monitoring the time sequence of physiological
Systems and methods for detecting heart failure by monitoring the time-sequence of physiological changes of a subject using a state machine circuit configured...
System and method for determining changes in a body state
A method and a system for determining changes in a body state of an individual including receiving a signal from a monitoring system, where the signal indicates...
System and method for predicting acute cardiopulmonary events and
survivability of a patient
A method of producing an artificial neural network capable of predicting the survivability of a patient, including: storing in an electronic database patient...
Methods and systems for arrhythmia tracking and scoring
A dashboard centered around arrhythmia or atrial fibrillation tracking is provided. The dashboard includes a heart or cardiac health score that can be...