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Ketone measurement system and related method with accuracy and reporting
A portable ketone measurement device measures ketone levels in breath samples or other bodily fluid samples of a user, and communicates the ketone measurements...
Implantable electrode system
An electrode array (10) is configured for implantation into a subject. The electrode array (10) includes an organic substrate material (12) configured to be...
Interchangeable cases for biometric monitoring devices
A biometric monitoring device and multiple carrying cases for same are provided. In some implementations, the case may be made from a flexible viscoelastic...
Puncturing needle cartridge and puncturing instrument
A puncture needle cartridge (2) comprises: a columnar lancet body (6) having a puncture needle on the front end side and a puncture instrument mount (5) on the...
Portable lancing device using laser and equipped with double safety device
and disposable cap used therewith
A portable laser blood sampling device equipped with a dual safety device and a disposable cap used therewith are provided. Specifically, a portable laser blood...
Handheld medical diagnostic device with lancet and sample transfer
A lancet housing assembly for use in a portable handheld medical diagnostic device for sampling bodily fluids from a skin site of a patient is provided. The...
Silicon-vacancy-doped nanodiamonds for molecular and cellular imaging
An imaging agent for detecting analytes in a biological environment includes functionalized, silicon vacancy center-containing nanodiamonds. Individual...
Spatial needle guidance system and associated methods
Methods and apparatus for positioning a elongate hollow member at a desired location in a body in a medical procedure are provided. A position marker is...
Information processing system and method
An information processing system includes a sensor node and a server. The sensor node obtains acceleration data and transmits the data to the server. The server...
Analysing seating using pressure sensors
A pressure sensor measures the surface pressure distribution of a body supported by a surface, for example a person sitting on an automotive seating. In one...
Device and method for superimposing patterns on images in real time,
particularly for guidance by location
The invention relates to a device for superimposing known patterns, characteristic of a region, on (real) images of said region. The device comprises , a memory...
Active adaptive detuning systems and methods for interventional devices
Active MRI compatible interventional devices, such as catheters, include at least one RF antenna so that they are visible under MRI analysis. However, metallic...
Intubation monitoring apparatus and method
The invention comprises an apparatus and a method for externally assessing and monitoring placement of an endo-tracheal tube for ventilation of patients based...
Eye fatigue determination apparatus and eye fatigue determination method
An eye fatigue determination apparatus includes: an electrooculogram obtainment unit that obtains an electrooculogram indicating a potential measured using an...
Method and apparatus for atrial arrhythmia episode detection
A method and medical device for determining a P-wave of a cardiac signal that includes sensing the cardiac signal, determining a P-wave sensing window in...
Device and method for recording physiological signal
An apparatus for recording physiological signal is provided. The apparatus includes a storage unit, a signal analyzer, and a controller. The storage unit is...
Medical device system having an implanted medical device and an external
Disclosed is a system having an implanted component and external component which are configured to provide a test of wireless communication in order to assess...
Respiratory-based control of medical procedure
A medical system (100) is disclosed that provides a respiratory-based control of at least one medical procedure. In this regard, the medical system (100)...
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...
Method of signal enhancement for ECG devices
An embodiment of the invention comprises a method of monitoring cardiac electrical activity with two or more ECG devices and computing an enhanced cardiac...
Method and apparatus for minimally invasive insertion of intervertebral
A dilation introducer for orthopedic surgery is provided for minimally invasive access for insertion of an intervertebral implant. The dilation introducer may...
Method and apparatus for estimating depth of anethesia by using ECG signal
A method and apparatus for estimating depth of anesthesia includes steps of acquiring an ECG signal from a subject, quantifying the regularity of respiratory...
Method for controlling a spiroergometric system and spiroergometric system
Shown and described is a method for controlling and/or regulating a spiroergometry system (1) for determining energy metabolism during physical exertion,...
Detecting tumorous breast tissue in a thermal image
What is disclosed is a system and method for detecting cancerous tissue in breast tissue using a thermal image. In one embodiment, the present tumor detection...
Multifunction feeding tube
A medical device comprises: a feeding tube (70) including a feeding lumen (80) with an opening (152) at a distal end of the feeding tube and an electrical lumen...
Photoacoustic image generation apparatus and acoustic wave unit
Using a laser source unit, pulse laser beams having a plurality of wavelengths is switched and emitted. A Q switch is inserted into an optical resonator...
Intravascular forward imaging device
The present invention generally relates to forward imaging devices for imaging the inside of a vessel and associated methods. The invention can involve an...
Medical imaging devices, methods, and systems
Devices, methods, and systems for providing optical imaging to detect and characterize anatomical and/or physiological indicators, such as, rheumatoid...
Identification of dental caries in live video images
A method for identification of caries, executed at least in part on data processing hardware, captures a plurality of blocks of digital tooth images, each block...
Coherence gated doppler motion sensor and medical applications
A motion sensor applicable to medical procedures includes a source of light with a wavelength bandwidth and an optical detector. A first optical coupler...
Garment for monitoring physiological functions and method of use thereof
A plurality of sensors are embedded in a form fitting garment similar to exercise togs such that the sensors are held in contact with or close proximity to the...
Portable handheld medical diagnostic device having a mezzanine circuit
board with a universal connection interface
A portable handheld medical diagnostic device capable of communicating with an external device and a method thereof are disclosed. The device has a protective...
Angular multiplexed optical coherence tomography systems and methods
Angle multiplexed optical coherence tomography systems and methods can be used to evaluate ocular tissue and other anatomical structures or features of a...
Apparatus for use in the measurement of macular pigment optical density
and/or lens optical density of an eye
An apparatus for use in the measurement of the optical density of macular pigment in the human eye, and an apparatus for the use in measuring the lens optical...
Amusement park ride with adjustable thrill level
An amusement park ride having a car with seating options above a track, below the track or adjacent to the track such that a rider may experience different...
Ophthalmologic imaging apparatus and ophthalmologic image processing
An ophthalmologic imaging apparatus that can follow up imaging for acquiring a cross sectional image by referring to a front image of an eye acquired in the...
Surgical access system and related methods
A surgical access system comprising a tissue dilation assembly and a tissue retraction assembly, both of which may be equipped with one or more electrodes for...
Access device for accessing tissue
A clip is provided for managing access through tissue. The clip is placed around an opening in tissue, although the opening may alternatively be formed after...
Apparatus for surgery
An apparatus for surgery includes a first arm member and a second arm member movable in relation to one another in a same plane through a pivoted portion, in an...
A trocar system, comprising a trocar having an optical channel extending coaxially in the trocar for receiving an optical unit, and a hollow transparent distal...
Method and apparatus for cleaning an endoscope
An apparatus for cleaning an endoscope that may include a handle, a rod insertable into a channel of an endoscope, the rod including a first end and a second...
Sensing and avoiding surgical equipment
A surgical imaging system includes a light source configured to illuminate a portion of a surgical environment and a light sensor configured to receive light...
Capsule type medical device
A capsule endoscope includes a capsule type housing and a circuit board on which a plurality of board sections are arranged in a row, the circuit board being...
Endoscopic helix tissue grasping device
An endoscopic tissue grasper device includes a flexible tubular member, a flexible shaft extending through the tubular member, a proximal handle for moving the...
Accessory clip for an endoscope
An accessory for partially enclosing a shaft of an endoscope is disclosed. The accessory defines a first space for accommodating the shaft and a second space...
Advance and retreat assist tool for endoscopic treatment instrument
An advance and retreat assist tool includes a base unit, a first tubular member, a rotary portion and an advance and retreat mechanism. The advance and retreat...
Endoscope system which enlarges an area of a captured image, and method
for operating endoscope system
An endoscope system includes an image acquisition section, an attention area setting section, and a scaling section. The image acquisition section acquires a...
Improved mop base capable of using both surfaces of a normal mop arranged parallel to one another.
Vacuum cleaner with hair collection element
A vacuum cleaner comprises a cleaning head having a suction nozzle adapted to be moved along a surface to be cleaned, and a hair collection assembly provided on...
Wearer comfort backpack vacuum
A backpack vacuum has a body made up of an upper cannister and a lower motor compartment. The vacuum body is supported on a wearer's back by a harness. A vacuum...