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Marigo Stavridi, Warren S Grundfest: Glucose fluorescence monitor and method. Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Pretty Schroeder Brueggemann & Clark, August 30, 1994: US05341805 (377 worldwide citation)

A glucose monitor, and related method, determines the concentration of glucose in a sample by monitoring fluorescent light produced directly by any glucose present in the sample. The glucose monitor illuminates the sample with ultraviolet excitation light that induces any glucose present in the samp ...


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Ramez E N Shehada, Vasilis Z Marmarelis, Warren S Grundfest: Method and devices for laser induced fluorescence attenuation spectroscopy. Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Pretty Schroeder & Poplawski, September 26, 2000: US06124597 (357 worldwide citation)

The Laser Induced Fluorescence Attenuation Spectroscopy (LIFAS) method and apparatus preferably include a source adapted to emit radiation that is directed at a sample volume in a sample to produce return light from the sample, such return light including modulated return light resulting from modula ...


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Sandor G Vari, Warren S Grundfest: Method for determining the biodistribution of substances using fluorescence spectroscopy. Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Lyon & Lyon, January 3, 1995: US05377676 (330 worldwide citation)

A method is disclosed for determining the biodistribution of substances using fluorescence spectroscopy. A photosensitizing agent or other intrinsically fluorescent agent, or an agent labeled with an extrinsic fluorophor is administered to a subject. A fiberoptic probe integrated with an excitation ...


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Neal L Eigler, James S Whiting: Permanently implantable system and method for detecting, diagnosing and treating congestive heart failure. Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, December 11, 2001: US06328699 (326 worldwide citation)

The invention provides improved apparatus and methods for treating congestive heart failure in a medical patient. The apparatus includes a pressure transducer permanently implantable within the left atrium of the patient's heart and operable to generate electrical signals indicative of fluid pr ...


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Sandor G Vari, Theodore Papazoglou, Warren S Grundfest: Induced fluorescence spectroscopy blood perfusion and pH monitor and method. Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Pretty Schroeder Brueggemann & Clark, October 10, 1995: US05456252 (325 worldwide citation)

A medical monitor, and related method, determines a pre-existing physiological property of an organ of a patient by monitoring fluorescent light produced by constituents associated with the metabolic and structural condition of the organ. The monitor illuminates the organ with ultraviolet excitation ...


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Peter I Barath: Balloon catheter with cutting edge. Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Lyon & Lyon, March 23, 1993: US05196024 (314 worldwide citation)

A device and method for dilation or recanalization of a diseased vessel by use of a balloon catheter with cutting edges to make longitudinal cuts in the vessel wall is described. The diameter of the vessel increased without the subsequent secondary cellular proliferation or restenosis in the vessel ...


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Warren Scott Grundfest, Joel W Burdick IV, Andrew Brett Slatkin: Robotic endoscopy. Cedars Sinai Medical Center, California Institute of Technology, Lyon & Lyon, September 2, 1997: US05662587 (297 worldwide citation)

A robot for performing endoscopic procedures in flexible and curved human or animal lumens. A plurality of segments are attached to each other. Traction segments embrace the lumen walls. Other segments include actuators that cause the endoscope to locally deform its shape via bending, extending, or ...


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Wendy J Snyder, Warren S Grundfest: Glucose monitoring apparatus and method using laser-induced emission spectroscopy. Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Pretty Schroeder & Poplawski P C, May 15, 2001: US06232609 (293 worldwide citation)

A glucose monitor, and related method, determines the concentration of glucose in a sample with water, using a predictive regression model. The glucose monitor illuminates the sample with ultraviolet excitation light that induces the water and any glucose present in the sample to emit return light t ...


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Ramez E N Shehada, Vasilis Z Marmarelis, Warren S Grundfest: Method and devices for laser induced fluorescence attenuation spectroscopy (LIFAS). Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky & Popeo PC, February 24, 2004: US06697657 (281 worldwide citation)

Methods and devices for Laser Induced Fluorescence Attenuation Laser Induced Fluorescence Attenuation Spectroscopy (LIFAS) Spectrocopy, including, in particular, methods and devices for the detection of ischemia and hypoxia in biological tissue. The LIFAS method and apparatus preferably include a so ...


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Warren S Grundfest, Joel W Burdick IV, Andrew B Slatkin: Robotic endoscopy. Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Lyon & Lyon, August 16, 1994: US05337732 (252 worldwide citation)

A robot for performing endoscopic procedures includes a plurality of segments attached to each other through an articulated joint. Actuators can move the segments together and apart and change their angular orientation to allow the robot to move in an inchworm or snake-like fashion through a cavity ...



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