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Method and system for controlling a tuning factor due to sensor
replacement for closed-loop controller in an...
Described and illustrated is a system for management of diabetes that includes an infusion pump, glucose sensor and controller with a method programmed in the...
Occlusion sensing for an infusion pump
Some embodiments of an infusion pump system may include an occlusion sensor that can be used to detect when an occlusion exists in the fluid path between the...
Implantable device for drug delivery operated by magnetic force
Disclosed is an implantable device for drug delivery operated by a magnetic force. The device is provided with a body member and an external magnetic controller...
Method of treating depression, mood disorders and anxiety disorders using
The present application involves a method and a system for using electrical stimulation and/or chemical stimulation to treat depression. More particularly, the...
Holder for an injection syringe
The present invention relates to a holder for an injection syringe (18), with a housing (12) designed to receive the syringe, with a stand (14) for placing on a...
Lasso catheter with guide wire
Medical apparatus includes a flexible insertion shaft, which is adapted for insertion into a body of a patient. A resilient end section is fixed to the distal...
Apparatus and method for reducing incidence of tick borne infections
A device and method for treating a tick bite or other skin wound that may have been exposed to pathogens employs a syringe filled with antipathogen solution...
Fluid management system
Fluid management system and method of operating a fluid management system which may provide one or more functions associated with suction, irrigation,...
Methods and devices for controlling biologic microenvironments
A microenvironment of a biological body is controlled, and more particularly, is measured, changed, and monitored with respect to temperature, pH level,...
System and method for detecting venous needle dislodgement
Systems and methods are disclosed for detecting an interruption of connection between a blood treatment apparatus and a patient blood circulation. The system...
Cell removal method, cell removal system, and white blood cell removal
In the removal of white blood cells from blood, the efficiency of white blood cell removal by a filter is improved. Centrifugal force is applied to blood placed...
Methods for pathogen inactivation in blood using UV irradiation while
minimizing heat transfer thereto
Methods for pathogen reduction in donor blood are performed by exposure of blood to UVC irradiation. Unwanted wavelengths of light, mostly in the infrared...
Fluid-storing, filtering, and gas-discharging apparatus and hematoma
evacuator based on the liquid-stroing,...
A fluid-storing, filtering, and gas-discharging apparatus (2) comprising a fluid holder (21), a gas detector (23), and a filter (22). The fluid holder (21) has...
Method and apparatus for monitoring and controlling peritoneal dialysis
A method of performing peritoneal dialysis is provided. The method involves sensing a pressure in a fluid upstream or downstream of a pump chamber and adjusting...
Combination of a single-station reverse osmosis device with a hemodialysis
A combination of a single-station reverse-osmosis (RO) device comprising a hemodialysis device (HD device) is characterized in that a connection line is...
Intravascular rotary blood pump
An intravascular rotary blood pump possesses a catheter (10), a pumping device (50) disposed distally of the catheter and having at its distal end a flexible...
Transarterial heart assist device
The present invention relates to a Heart Assist Device which comprises a motor, a control unit and an internal battery connected to the motor. The control unit...
System and method for managing reduced pressure delivered to a tissue site
An apparatus and method for managing reduced pressure at a tissue site are disclosed. The apparatus comprises a pump for supplying reduced pressure to the...
Fluid level sensor cover for a medical waste fluid collection and disposal
A fluid level sensor assembly for monitoring a fluid level in a fluid collection canister of a medical waste fluid collection system. The fluid level sensor...
Reduced-pressure canisters and methods for recycling
Reduced-pressure canisters and methods for recycling are disclosed. In one instance, a method for performing multiple reduced pressure treatments on one or more...
Block copolymer and antithrombotic coating agent
The object of the present invention is achieved by providing a copolymer, in particular, a block copolymer which has excellent coating formation ability,...
Stent with albumin coating for enhanced thromboresistance
Coatings for medical devices, the coatings including albumin, the methods of forming the coatings, and the coated medical devices are disclosed. In preferred...
Stent graft with releasable therapeutic agent and soluble coating
Medical devices for implantation within a body vessel comprising a graft material and a releasable therapeutic agent are provided. The graft material preferably...
Drug delivery device and method
Many people need vascular access for procedures such as hemodialysis. It is desirable that this access remain open or patent for the entire duration of the...
Systems, devices, and methods including implantable devices with
Systems, devices, methods, and compositions are described for providing an actively controllable implant configured to, for example, monitor, treat, or prevent...
PEGylated fibrinogen precursor molecule
The present invention relates to biodegradable scaffolds composed of a naturally-occurring protein backbone cross-linked by a synthetic polymer. Specifically,...
Methods of manufacturing bioactive gels from extracellular matrix material
The present invention is directed to methods of manufacturing bioactive gels from ECM material, i.e., gels which retain bioactivity, and can serve as scaffolds...
Self-hardening bioactive cement compositions with partially deacetylated
chitin as bone graft substitutes
A composition kit for bone healing medical treatment, comprising partially deacetylated chitin (PDC) with a degree of deacetylation in the range of 40-75%. The...
Wound dressing with an antimicrobial effect
The invention relates to a wound dressing which is particularly suitable for therapeutically dressing wounds. Said wound dressing comprises at least one wound...
Kit for adhering biological hard tissues
A kit for bonding to biological hard tissues, containing a phosphorylated polysaccharide, a polyvalent metal salt other than phosphates, and a solvent. The...
Methods for sealing fluid leaks in lung tissue
A method for reducing leakage of bodily fluids or air through lung tissue within a patient is provided. In one embodiment, the method comprises applying, to an...
Method and system of identifying tampering in a scent management system
Scent cartridges for use in a networked scent diffusion device include a reservoir that holds a liquid and an atomizer head assembly. An anti-tampering...
Low dispersion scent sampler for point of sale display
A low dispersion scent sampler for point of sale display has a housing with a front panel to which a label advertising products sold at the point of sale may be...
Sterilization and deodorization apparatus
A sterilization and deodorization apparatus is provided. The sterilization and deodorization apparatus may include a frame that defines an outer appearance of...
An air freshener removably engages with a structure, such as the supporting post of a rear view mirror of a motor vehicle. The air freshener has a rigidifying...
Fragrance nebulizer with drainage system
A device for generating a scented mist of an atomized liquid fragrance oil includes an atomizer complex, a reservoir assembly, a drainage tube, and a vacuum...
Method of alternatingly emitting two or more volatile materials
A method of alternatingly emitting two or more volatile materials comprises the steps of activating a first heater and emitting a first volatile material for a...
An air freshener that includes a base and a reservoir is disclosed. The base includes a fan housed therein and one or more base openings extending through a...
Systems and methods for monitoring and compensating for bleach
Systems and methods for monitoring and compensating for bleach concentration changes within a disinfection system may be provided. A bleach concentration...
Methods for dispersing decontamination products
An electrostatic spraying system for decontamination of a vehicle is described. The system includes a wheeled platform sized to fit inside the vehicle, at least...
Sterilization method and apparatus
Disclosed is a method of sterilizing an article by sequentially exposing the article under vacuum first to a gaseous conditioning agent for forming radicals and...
Differential evaporation potentiated disinfectant system
Antimicrobial compositions and methods of using such antimicrobial compositions to provide a reduction in populations of viable microorganisms.
Apparatus and method for sterilizing containers with X-ray radiation
An apparatus for sterilizing containers includes a transport device which transports the containers along a predefined transport path (P), a radiation device...
Instrument sterilization container
An instrument sterilization container may include a base, a lid, a retention mechanism extending out from a base floor of the base, a first support mechanism...
Method of treating an eye infection using electromagnetic radiation in the
Infections of body tissues, particularly of the eye or of wounds, are treated by brief low-intensity irradiation with ultraviolet radiation in the UVC band. A...
Superparamagnetic nanoparticles with PEG substituted .alpha.-hydroxy
The present application discloses nanoparticles, particularly nanoparticles of superparamagnetic iron oxide, which find utility in iron therapy and diagnostic...
Activatable nanoprobes for intracellular drug delivery
An activatable nanoprobe is provided having a core component and an active agent associated with the core component via a bond configured to be cleaved upon...
Desalination of a composition comprising a contrast agent
The invention relates to industrial preparation of contrast agents, and further to an improved process for the purification of contrast agents. In particular,...
Non-cytotoxic protein conjugates
The present invention is directed to non-cytotoxic protein conjugates for inhibition or reduction of exocytic fusion in a nociceptive sensory afferent cell. The...
Methods and compositions relating to synthetic beta-1,6 glucosamine
The invention relates to the compositions of synthetic oligo-.beta.-(1.fwdarw.6)-2-amino-2-deoxy-D-glucopyranosides conjugated to carriers, and methods for...