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Stephan P Athan, John E Scharf: Portable pulse oximeter. University of South Florida, Calfee Halter & Griswold, November 19, 1996: US05575284 (467 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 (216 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 (185 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 (155 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 (97 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 (81 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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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 ...


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Maria Kallergi, Laurence P Clarke, Himanshu J Gohel, Michal Vossberg: Workstation interface for use in digital mammography and associated methods. University of South Florida, Anton J Hopen, Smith & Hopen P A, October 7, 2003: US06630937 (77 worldwide citation)

A workstation-user interface for evaluating computer assisted diagnosis (CAD) methods for digital mammography is disclosed. Implementation of such an interface enables multiple, large-size images to be handled at high speeds. Furthermore, controls such as contrast, pan, and zoom, and tools such as r ...



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