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Battery pack for power surgical hand piece with heat dissipating means
A battery powered surgical handpiece system including a surgical instrument having a housing containing a motor and a motor controller portion, and a battery...
A biopsy trocar (1) is provided for performing bone marrow biopsies. The trocar comprises a biopsy needle (2) having a cannula (4), and a mandrel (3) having a...
Systems, devices, and methods for integrated patient service center
Bodily fluid sample collection systems, devices, and method are provided. The device may comprise a first portion comprising at least a sample collection...
Calibration of multiple aperture ultrasound probes
The quality of ping-based ultrasound imaging is dependent on the accuracy of information describing the precise acoustic position of transmitting and receiving...
Registration of anatomical data sets
Methods and systems are disclosed for relating additional spatial information associated with one volume data set of an anatomical structure with another volume...
Ultrasonic diagnosis apparatus and method for presenting items for
An ultrasonic diagnosis apparatus according to the present invention includes: a storing section storing a plurality of items for inspection including...
Object information acquiring apparatus
Provided is an object information acquiring apparatus including a probe in which a plurality of elements transmitting an ultrasound wave to a measurement target...
Radiotherapy system adapted to monitor a target location in real time
The present invention provides a radiotherapy system that can monitor a target location in real time. The radiotherapy system includes a remote control system...
Deployable guard for mobile x-ray system
A boom has an x-ray head attached to one end thereof and the x-ray head has an x-ray source disposed therein. In a docked position of the boom, the x-ray source...
A tomography system includes a radiation source, a radiation detector, a subject table, an imaging unit and a reconstruction unit. The imaging unit obtains a...
Estimating pharmacokinetic parameters in imaging
A method of estimating a parameter of physiological significance in the central nervous system (CNS) is provided. The method comprises (a) providing one or more...
Equivalent phantom and method of evaluating quality of X-ray talbot
imaging apparatus with the same
An equivalent phantom is used for an X-ray Talbot imaging apparatus which includes an X-ray source, a plurality of gratings and an X-ray detector. The apparatus...
CT system and detection device for CT system
A detection device for a CT system comprises a low-energy detector assembly; and a high-energy detector assembly disposed under the low-energy detector...
Device and method for determining the position of an instrument in
relation to medical images
The present invention relates to a device and a method for determining the position of an instrument with respect to medical images of a body. The device...
System and method for perfusion-based arrhythmia alarm evaluation
A method of prioritizing arrhythmia alarms based on one patient's perfusion level includes receiving arterial blood pressure, electrocardiogram heart rate, and...
Apparatus and method for calculating pressure distribution
A support apparatus in which a distribution of a load for a user can be designated. The load occurs at body parts of the user by a stand-up motion. A processor...
Contact assessment of balloon catheters
A medical apparatus and system for determining contact assessment includes a catheter having an elongate body having a proximal end, a distal end opposite the...
Dynamic mapping point filtering using a pre-acquired image
A method, including acquiring a body cavity image and receiving first and second sets of mapping points from a probe inserted into the cavity. A first...
Devices, systems and methods for on-skin or on-body mounting of medical
Devices, systems, methods and kits for releasably mounting a medical device on the body or skin of a user are provided.
GPS power conservation using environmental data
Biometric monitoring devices, including various technologies that may be implemented in such devices, are discussed herein. Additionally, techniques, systems,...
A hermetically sealed electronic closure device, or button, includes a self-renewing power source, a sensor for measuring a metric, a memory storing...
Object information acquiring apparatus and control method thereof
Provided is an object information acquiring apparatus having: a light source; a probe that converts an acoustic wave generated from an object, onto which light...
Apparatus and methods for imaging blood vessels
Various portable systems, devices and methods for imaging or visualizing blood vessels or other body tissue to facilitate accurate placement of a needle or...
Surgical devices and methods utilizing optical coherence tomography (OCT)
to monitor and control tissue sealing
Surgical devices and methods for utilizing optical coherence tomography (OCT) to monitor and control tissue sealing are disclosed. The surgical device includes...
Monitor for SIDS research and prevention
A system including a monitoring device dimensioned for placement on a human. The monitoring device including a plurality of sensors for monitoring a sleep...
Skin permeation device for analyte sensing or transdermal drug delivery
Devices, systems, kits and methods for increasing the skin's permeability controlled by measured skin electrical parameter are described herein. They may be...
Apparatus and method for transporting a vessel to and from a PECVD
Methods for processing a vessel, for example to provide a gas barrier or lubricity, are disclosed. First and second PECVD or other vessel processing stations or...
Allowing measurements to be made of a blood sample
Apparatus for allowing measurements to be made of a blood sample comprises a shaft and at least first and second blood collection members. The blood collection...
Method and apparatus for assay of electrochemical properties
A method for monitoring a select analyte in a sample in an electrochemical system. The method includes applying to the electrochemical system a time-varying...
Polymer membranes for continuous analyte sensors
Devices and methods are described for providing continuous measurement of an analyte concentration. In some embodiments, the device has a sensing mechanism and...
Tear fluid conductivity sensor
Disclosed herein is a fluid conductivity sensor that can be used to obtain in-vivo measurements of conductivity of biological fluid samples, for example, to...
Monitoring biometric characteristics of a user of a user monitoring
Apparatuses, methods and systems for a user monitoring apparatus are disclosed. One embodiment of the user monitoring apparatus includes one or more magnetic...
Movement assistance device, and synchrony based control method for
movement assistance device
In a wearable motion assist device, a motion assist device for generating a motion pattern synchronized with a wearer while maintaining a certain phase...
Method and apparatus for invasive device tracking using organ timing
signal generated from MPS sensors
Apparatus for generating an organ timing signal relating to an inspected organ within the body of a patient, including a medical positioning system, and a...
System and method for detecting valid breaths from a capnometry signal
Based on a capnometry signal, one or more breathing parameters of a subject are determined that require valid breaths by the subject to be distinguished from...
Baby monitoring mat based on fiber optic sensor
A Baby Monitoring Mat is provided having a top mesh layer, a bottom mesh layer, two flexible sheets, and an optical cable. The optical cable can be routed...
Application and method for producing images of moving joints
A joint of a patient is scanned using MRI apparatus, and images of the joint area are produced as a body part of the patient is moved into a particular position...
Contoured quadrature coil arrangement
An apparatus for magnetic resonance imaging includes a magnet, a patient support, and a contoured quadrature coil. The contoured quadrature coil includes a ring...
Magnetic resonance imaging concepts
A method for producing multiple temporal frames of a time-resolved contrast enhanced magnetic resonance angiogram from a subject using an MR contrast agent by...
Device for measurement for bionic information having hand rest
There is disclosed an apparatus for measuring biometric information having a hand rest, which can perform precise and comprehensive measurement by measuring...
Methods and systems for determining fluid content of tissue
Diagnostic apparatus includes a plurality of antennas, which are configured to be disposed at different, respective locations on a thorax of a living body so as...
Methods and systems for monitoring intrabody tissues
A method for monitoring an intrabody region of a patient. The method comprises intercepting electromagnetic (EM) radiation from the intrabody region in a...
System and method for use of nanoparticles in magnetic particle imaging
(MPI) and temperature measurement with...
This invention provides a system and method that improves the sensitivity and localization capabilities of Magnetic Particle Imaging (MPI) by using combinations...
Systems and methods for activating transducers
Transducer-based systems and methods may be configured to display a graphical representation of a transducer-based device, the graphical representation...
In-plane dual loop fixed diameter electrophysiology catheters and methods
of manufacturing therefor
An EP catheter includes a tubular body having a proximal region, a neck region, and a distal portion predisposed into an in-plane dual loop (at least,...
Combination physiologic sensor
A multi sensor module especially designed for use in sleep-study applications includes a PVDF film piezoelectric transducer enclosed between an upper layer of a...
Physiological recording device with harness to attach and method
The present invention relates to a physiological recording electrode, a method, and apparatus for attaching the physiological electrode to a subject. The...
Determining onsets and offsets of cardiac depolarization and
In one example, a method includes determining a slope of a cardiac electrogram. The method may also include determining a threshold value based on a maximum of...
Continuous non-invasive monitoring of a pregnant human subject
The invention provides systems and methods for monitoring the wellbeing of a fetus by the non-invasive detection and analysis of fetal cardiac electrical...
Personal safety and security mobile application responsive to changes in
A software app for a mobile device is disclosed for alerting a custodian of a person to be protected of an emergency situation involving the person to be...