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IL-1 receptor antagonist-coated electrode and uses thereof
The present invention provides an electrode designed for implantation into the central nervous system (CNS) of a mammal, wherein said electrode is substantially...
Physiology measurement device and system, and operating method of wireless
There is provided a physiological measurement device including a light source, an image sensor and a processor. The light source illuminates a skin surface with...
Methods and systems for power optimization in a medical device
A physiological monitoring system may use photonic signals to determine physiological parameters. The system may vary parameters of a light drive signal used to...
Reconstruction of cardiac activation information based on electrical and
An anatomical mapping system includes a plurality of mapping electrodes, a plurality of mechanical sensors, and a mapping processor associated with the...
Object information acquiring apparatus and method of controlling the same
An object information acquiring apparatus includes a light irradiating unit that radiates light to an object to generate a photoacoustic wave, a transducer that...
Dental apparatus and method of utilizing the same
A dental apparatus (4) is provided. The dental apparatus includes a handle (6). A controller (20) operably couples to the housing and includes a calibration...
OCT probe with pivoting fiber
An OCT probe for imaging patient tissue may include an actuation system arranged to displace an optical fiber within a cannula. The actuation system may include...
Image processing apparatus, microscope system, endoscope system, and image
An image processing apparatus includes: an image acquiring unit configured to acquire image information representing an image acquired by irradiating a gland...
Continuous patient monitoring
A system for providing continuous monitoring of a patient includes: a first monitor device configured to measure one or more physiological attributes associated...
Information processing apparatus, portable communication terminal, and
control methods and control programs thereof
An information processing apparatus includes an acquisition unit that, when a medical measurement device is connected to a portable communication terminal,...
An ophthalmic instrument for viewing an eye under examination, wherein the instrument includes image capture means (26) for capturing an image of said eye and...
Structured illumination ophthalmoscope
A method for non-invasive observations of a fundus using an ophthalmoscope is provided. The method includes illuminating a retinal region of an eye by...
System and method for testing the vision of a subject
A system for testing the vision of a subject incorporating eye movement tracking is disclosed herein. The system includes a head motion sensing device...
Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and storage medium
An ophthalmic apparatus determines, based on information indicating a tilt of an object in a tomographic image, a direction in which luminance information of...
Systems and methods for obtaining low-angle circumferential optical access
to the eye
A system for obtaining low-angle circumferential optical access to an eye of a subject. The system includes a light source to generate a beam of light; a beam...
Attenuation-based optic neuropathy detection with three-dimensional
optical coherence tomography
Optical coherence tomography (OCT) scan data of a subject is acquired over a region of interest which can include an optic disc or a macula of a retina. Layer...
Information processing apparatus, information processing method and
computer readable storage medium
An information processing apparatus for controls, in one image capture region, image capture of a plurality of high-magnification images having a viewing angle...
Insertable lighting device
The present invention relates to an insertable lighting device that includes an optical fiber assembly 40 that resides slidably within the elongated interior...
Solid state image sensor, endoscope, and endoscope system
A solid state image sensor includes: a light receiving unit where a plurality of photoelectric conversion elements storing charges according to a received light...
Capsule endoscope system
A capsule endoscope system includes: a capsule endoscope configured to be introduced into a subject; a guiding unit that generates a magnetic field to guide the...
Method and system for steerable medical device path definition and
following during insertion and retraction
Waypoints for a steerable medical device are stored as the steerable medical device is moved within a patient. The stored waypoints are an ordered sequence of...
Endoscope apparatus and focus control method for endoscope apparatus
An endoscope apparatus includes an imaging section that includes a phase difference detection element for implementing phase detection autofocus, and acquires a...
Image pickup apparatus for endoscope
An image pickup apparatus for an endoscope includes: an image pickup device unit including an image pickup device; a lens unit including a moving lens; an...
Spectrally-encoded endoscopy techniques, apparatus and methods
Exemplary apparatus for obtaining information for a structure can be provided. For example, the exemplary apparatus can include at least one first optical fiber...
Medical robotic system providing computer generated auxiliary views of a
camera instrument for controlling the...
A medical robotic system includes an entry guide with surgical tools and a camera extending out of its distal end. To supplement the view provided by an image...
Surgical device for performing a sphenopalatine ganglion block procedure
Methods and devices to quickly and accurately locate the sphenopalatine ganglion (SPG) while performing a sphenopalatine ganglion block procedure that...
Balloon detachment tool
Included are a cylindrical holding portion, a groove engageable with a balloon band removed from a balloon engagement groove provided in an outer periphery of...
An endoscope system includes an endoscope including an image pickup section that picks up an image of a subject lumen organ, a recording section that records...
Multipurpose household appliance for complete cleaning and organizing to
help improve the hygiene of baby...
A household appliance (11) designed to assist parents in the whole process of cleaning, improving the hygiene, storing, and organizing not only feeding bottles,...
Removable dishwasher utensil basket that transforms into a utensil holder
for a drawer
The invention relates to a new and improved dishwasher utensil basket which eliminates the need to empty the utensil basket or tray in a dishwasher, simply...
Cutlery tray for a dishwasher
A cutlery tray for a dishwasher includes a frame extendably disposed in a washing tub and a plurality of inserts movably disposed on the frame and adapted to...
Dishwasher system with a reuse tank
A method of operating a dishwasher having a wash tub and a reuse tank for storing liquid for subsequent reuse, wherein the condition of the water in the reuse...
Water spraying apparatus of dishwasher and dishwasher comprising the same
A water spraying apparatus of a dishwasher and the dishwasher comprising the water spraying apparatus are provided. The water spraying apparatus comprises a...
Lighting device for a water-bearing domestic appliance
An aquiferous domestic appliance has a treatment compartment and articles to be washed disposed therein are illuminated by means of a light source in such a...
Flash steam generator
A steam generator for use within a portable steam generating system. The steam generator is composed of a heater coil looped around an inner casing in a helical...
Floor washing-drying machine with a scraping device
A washing-drying machine including a scraping device including a reversible fastening system of scraping blades. The reversible fastening system makes it...
Positioning system of sweeper and positioning method of the positioning
A positioning system comprises a sweeper and a positioning device arranged on a ceiling. The sweeper has a lighting component for emitting light. The...
Water focusing cleaning head
A rug cleaning head for a traditional rug cleaning application machine is improved. The spray apparatus remains prior art. The vacuum components on the...
Self-righting cleaning appliance
A self-righting cleaning appliance of the cylinder type comprises a separating apparatus for separating dirt from a dirt-bearing fluid flow, and a...
Vacuum hose nozzle attachment
A vacuum cleaner hose nozzle attachment formed from two separately molded body sections. The first body section includes spaced and parallel faces, generally...
A vacuum cleaner blows hot air to dry objects to be cleaned and prevent adhesion of the objects. The vacuum cleaner includes a first bottom air inlet, a rear...
Surface cleaning apparatus configurable in a storage position
A surface cleaning apparatus may include a surface cleaning head having a dirty air inlet and a support structure moveably mounted to the surface cleaning head....
Web substrate having optimized emboss design
A fibrous structure having a density (measured at 95 g/in.sup.2) of less than about 0.60 g/cm.sup.3 and at least one embossed ply having a surface thereof is...
Web substrate having optimized emboss design
A fibrous structure having a basis weight ranging from between about 15 g/m.sup.2 and about 120 g/m.sup.2 and at least one embossed ply having a surface thereof...
Sanitary facility comprising a washstand and a support cabinet
A sanitary facility including a washstand of ceramic or porcelain and a piece of support furniture, which carries the washstand and has two side walls and a...
The present invention relates to a condiment mill capable of separately accommodating and grinding two condiments depending on the axial position of the means...
Container for liquids and set for making the same
Components are disclosed as part of a set which may be used to form containers. Components of the set may be interchangeably substituted for one another so that...
Instant self-heating apparatus with metered dispensing
Instant self-heating containers include a combinable reactant and activator used to generate an exothermic reaction for heating contents of the container. One...
Electronically controlled nutritional fluid warmer
A system and method are provided for warming a nutritional substance (i.e. mother's milk or formulated liquids) for ingestion by a neonate. Structurally, the...
High thermal transfer flow-through heat exchanger
A flow-through heater for heating a fluid comprises: a high thermal conductivity conduit-defining body shaped to provide, within the conduit-defining body, a...