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Stephan P Athan, John E Scharf: Portable pulse oximeter. University of South Florida, Calfee Halter & Griswold, November 19, 1996: US05575284 (476 worldwide citation)

A diagnostic instrument for determining a cardiovascular system parameter. In one embodiment, the instrument takes the form of a portable pulse oximeter comprising a light to frequency converter (LFC) as a sensor. Also provided is a light to frequency converter comprising a photoresistor and capacit ...


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John Edward Scharf: Green light pulse oximeter. University of South Florida, Sean T Calfee Halter & Griswold Moorhead, November 3, 1998: US05830137 (218 worldwide citation)

A reflectance pulse oximeter that determines oxygen saturation of hemoglobin using two sources of electromagnetic radiation in the green optical region, which provides the maximum reflectance pulsation spectrum. The use of green light allows placement of an oximetry probe at central body sites (e.g. ...


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Stephan Peter Athan, John Edward Scharf: Medical diagnostic instrument using light-to-frequency converter. University of South Florida, Calfee Halter & Griswold, January 4, 2000: US06011985 (213 worldwide citation)

A diagnostic instrument for determining a cardiovascular system parameter. In one embodiment, the instrument takes the form of a portable pulse oximeter comprising a light to frequency converter (LFC) as a sensor. Also provided is a light to frequency converter comprising a photoresistor and capacit ...


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John Edward Scharf: System using green light to determine parmeters of a cardiovascular system. University of South Florida, Calfee Halter & Griswold, December 11, 2001: US06330468 (186 worldwide citation)

A reflectance pulse oximeter that determines oxygen saturation of hemoglobin using two sources of electromagnetic radiation in the green optical region, which provides the maximum reflectance pulsation spectrum. The use of green light allows placement of an oximetry probe at central body sites (e.g. ...


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Laurence P Clarke, Wei Qian, Lihua Li: Computer-assisted method and apparatus for analysis of x-ray images using wavelet transforms. University of South Florida, Allen Dyer Doppelt Milbrath & Gilchrist P A, August 25, 1998: US05799100 (173 worldwide citation)

A computer-assisted diagnostic (CAD) method and apparatus are described for the enhancement and detection of suspicious regions in digital X-ray images, with particular emphasis on early cancer detection using digital mammography. An objective is to improve the sensitivity of detection of suspicious ...


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Karen M Gosche: Method and system for knowledge guided hyperintensity detection and volumetric measurement. University of South Florida, Katten Muchin Zavis Rosenman, August 6, 2002: US06430430 (99 worldwide citation)

An automated method and/or system for identifying suspected lesions in a brain is provided. A processor (a) provides a magnetic resonance image (MRI) of a patient's head, including a plurality of slices of the patient's head, which MRI comprises a multispectral data set that can be display ...


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Laurence P Clarke, Wei Qian, Fei Mao: Computer-assisted method and apparatus for the detection of lung nodules. University of South Florida, Allen Dyer Doppelt Milbrath & Gilchrist P A, November 16, 1999: US05987094 (82 worldwide citation)

A computer-assisted diagnostic (CAD) method and apparatus are described for the enhancement, detection, and classification of suspicious regions in digital x-ray images, with particular emphasis on lung nodule detection using chest x-ray images. An objective is to improve the sensitivity and specifi ...


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Heller Richard, Jaroszeski Mark J, Gilbert Richard A, Hauswirth William H: Electroporation device and method for delivery to ocular tissue. University Of South Florida, Heller Richard, Jaroszeski Mark J, Gilbert Richard A, Hauswirth William H, HOPEN Anton J, December 29, 2005: WO/2005/123183 (79 worldwide citation)

In accordance with the present invention is provided a device and method for delivering DNA for the purpose of gene therapy to specific regions within and around the eye.


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Piotr Edelman, Andrew M Hoff, Lubek Jastrzebski, Jacek Lagowski: Measurement of the mobile ion concentration in the oxide layer of a semiconductor wafer. University of South Florida, Semiconductor Diagnostics, Fish & Richardson P C, June 30, 1998: US05773989 (78 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for measuring the concentration of mobile ions in the oxide layer of a semiconductor wafer from the contact potential shift caused by ion drift across the oxide that includes depositing charge (e.g., using a corona discharge device) on the surface of the oxide and heating the ...