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Method and system for transfer of cardiac medical image data files
A system and method is provided which allows for the transfer of an image data file such as a medical image data file. Device scan slices of an object are...
Method for the determination and use of a standard operational value for
the delay time of a radiographic system
A method for the determination of the delay time of a radiographic generator and to the setting of a standard value for such delay time. According to the method...
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...
Method and system for generating pre-scaled images for a series of
A computer implemented method for generating a pre-scaled image for at least one mammography image of a series, the series containing a plurality of mammography...
X-ray image apparatus
Disclosed herein is an X-ray image apparatus having an improved signal transmitting structure connecting an X-ray generating unit or an X-ray detecting unit to...
System and method for joint estimation of attenuation and activity
Imaging system and method are presented. Emission scan (ES) and anatomical scan (AS) data corresponding to a target volume in a subject are received. One or...
Interface device between a user and a surgical or dental instrument
Portable human-machine interface device intended to be removably connected to a controller (2) of at least one surgical or dental instrument (4), the controller...
3D tracking of an HDR source using a flat panel detector
A method and apparatus are used to compare in real-time an intended radiation treatment plan with a delivered plan. Markers are arranged, on a subject receiving...
Adaptive ECG trigger signal jitter detection and compensation for imaging
A system provides an image acquisition trigger signal compensated for signal processing time delay. An interface receives waveform signal data representing...
Methods and systems for mapping local conduction velocity
The local conduction velocity of a cardiac activation wavefront can be computed by collecting a plurality of electrophysiology ("EP") data points using a...
Methods and systems of evaluating a risk of a gastrointestinal cancer
A method of evaluating gastrointestinal cancer risk. The method comprises generating a set of features comprising a plurality of current blood test results from...
Portable smart stethoscope formed of smart mobile device and casing
A smart portable stethoscope is formed of a smart mobile device and a casing assembly for the mobile device. The casing assembly comprises a casing member, a...
Neurotrophic electrode neural interface employing quantum dots
A neural sensor includes a substrate defining an array of vias passing therethrough, a plurality of conductive surfaces, a light source, a plurality of groups...
Implantable devices and methods for measuring intraocular, subconjunctival
or subdermal pressure and/or analyte...
Methods, apparatus and systems for measuring pressure and/or for quantitative or qualitative measurement of analytes within the eye or elsewhere in the body....
Basket for a multi-electrode array catheter
An electrophysiology catheter is provided. In one embodiment, the catheter includes an elongate, deformable shaft having a proximal end and a distal end and a...
Blood pressure measurement device to be used on wrist of patient
A blood pressure measurement device includes a cuff, a display, a distance sensor, an acceleration sensor, and a CPU. The display displays a positional...
Device configuration for supporting a patient oxygenation test
A physiological monitor device includes a central processing unit (CPU) that is configured to control operation of the device, a display screen, and one or more...
Swallowing assessment and improvement systems and methods
The present disclosure relates to devices, systems, and methods for assessing and altering swallowing, speech, and breathing function. In particular, the...
Method for diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the gastrointestinal
tract, and apparatus for use therewith
A method for diagnosing motility disorders of a gastrointestinal tract of a body. The method can include measuring electrical signals from the gastrointestinal...
Method and system for assessment of cognitive function based on electronic
A system and method that enables a person to unobtrusively quantify the effect of mobility, physical activity, learning, social interaction and diet on...
Device for the painless and minimally invasive parenteral administration
of pharmaceutical preparations and...
A device for invasive parenteral administration of pharmaceutical preparations and sampling of blood consists of: a cuff, a mounting frame for accommodating a...
Uni-directional drive mechanism for lancing device
A lancing device having a drive mechanism whereby unidirectional motion of the drive mechanism drives a lancet along an advancing portion and a retraction...
End of life detection for analyte sensors
Systems and methods for processing sensor data and end of life detection are provided. In some embodiments, a method for determining the end of life of a...
Digital pulse oximeter with automatic direction-changing function
A digital pulse oximeter with automatic orientation change function, comprising a housing that is configured to clamp a human finger being tested, a display...
Spectral characteristics measurement device and spectral characteristics
The present invention causes measurement light, emitted from an object and to be measured, to enter a fixed mirror and a movable mirror forming interfering...
Multi-rate analyte sensor data collection with sample rate configurable
Systems, methods and apparatus are provided for determining an estimate of an analyte level over time. The invention includes sampling sensor data using an...
Patient monitor as a minimally invasive glucometer
In an embodiment, a patient monitor, such as a pulse oximeter, functions as a spot check glucometer when in communication with a blood glucose strip reader. In...
Method to measure real-ear-to-coupler difference
A method (10) of obtaining acoustical measurements of an individual ear that are compensated for errors caused by ear canal resonances.
Apparatus, method, and system for accurate estimation of total energy
expenditure in daily activities
An apparatus, article, and system, the apparatus including a housing, a 3-axis accelerometer contained in the housing, a medium storing program instructions,...
Instrument including a movement sensor for determining the position of an
An instrument defining instruments proximal and distal ends and positionable with respect to a body valve in the body of a living subject for implanting anchors...
Method and apparatus for determining acetabular component positioning
An instrument for establishing orientation of a pelvic prosthesis comprises a tripod having an angularly adjustable guide rod on it. The tips of the legs define...
Method and system for ventilation
A method of monitoring tracheal pressure of a subject is disclosed. The subject is ventilated with breathing gas flowing via an endotracheal tube having an...
Method and device positioning a linear array of electrodes in a patient's
In a method for positioning linear array of electrodes (LAE) mounted on distal end section of elongated flexible member in patient's respiratory airways (PRA)...
Intracardiac tracking system
In general, in one aspect, a method is disclosed for determining information about a position of an object. The method includes: (i) causing current to flow...
Low-profile location pad for magnetic-based intra-body probe tracking
A location pad includes a housing having a flat surface and multiple field generators. The multiple field generators are fixed to the housing and are configured...
System and method for magnetic position tracking
An improved system for magnetic position tracking of a device includes a magnetic transmitter, a magnetic sensor, a computing system and a polarity inverter....
X-ray image diagnostic apparatus
An X-ray image diagnostic apparatus includes an X-ray imager, an image data generator, a position information acquisition mechanism, a position information...
Method to evaluate patients for thoracic outlet syndrome
Methods to obtain three-dimensional models and images for diagnosis of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome are described.
Systems and methods for dynamic adjustable spatial granularity for EEG
A method for organizing and displaying EEG data obtained from C EEG channels on a computer system in a user-friendly manner includes placing the C EEG channels...
Miniature wireless biomedical telemetry device
Provided herein are embodiments of a miniature wireless biomedical telemetry device along with systems and methods for its use. A miniature amplifier and...
Non-invasive evaluation of cardiac repolarisation instability for risk
stratification of sudden cardiac death
A method for predicting risk of sudden cardiac death through analysis of surface electrocardiographic data includes processing a continuous EKG signal received...
ECG electrode and leadwire connection integrity detection
A system and method for ECG electrode and leadwire connection integrity detection are provided herein. The system includes a plurality of electrodes wherein a...
Catheter with improved safety line for distal tip and related method
A catheter includes a tip electrode with a shell and a support member to provide a plenum chamber. The support member is formed with a U-shaped passage for a...
Metrics of electrical dyssynchrony and electrical activation patterns from
surface ECG electrodes
A method and system of cardiac pacing is disclosed. A baseline rhythm is determined using a plurality of body-surface electrodes. A set of baseline functional...
Active medical device, including an implantable defibrillator, for
detection of QRS complexes in a very noisy...
An active implantable medical device (e.g., implantable pacemaker or defibrillator), for detection of QRS complexes in noisy signals. Functional units (12-16)...
Magnetic resonance imaging apparatus and magnetic resonance imaging method
According to one of the aspects of an MRI apparatus of the present invention, the MRI apparatus includes an imaging data acquiring unit and a blood flow...
MRI using faster multiplexed echo planar imaging (EPI) pulse sequences
An MRI scanner and an MRI method that effectively reduce the inherent difference in timing of TE in the SIR images by using alternating polarity of the slice...
Measuring blood flow and venous capacitance
Non-invasively measuring a physiological parameter by applying to a subject's body part a venous occlusion plethysmographic device including a first section...
Method and system for quantifying anaesthesia or a state of vigilance
A method and a system for quantifying anaesthesia and/or a state of vigilance (e.g. monitoring sedation or sleep) from a plurality of parameters acquired from a...
Systems and methods for varying blood flow to identify autoregulatory
ranges in a patient
A method may include controlling a bypass pump to introduce blood flow variations to a patient. The method may also include analyzing blood volume in the brain...