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Bran Ferren, W Daniel Hillis, Roderick A Hyde, Muriel Y Ishikawa, Edward K Y Jung, Eric C Leuthardt, Nathan P Myhrvold, Thomas J Nugent Jr, Elizabeth A Sweeney, Clarence T Tegreene, Lowell L Wood Jr, Victoria Y H Wood: Temporal control of a lumen traveling device in a body tube tree. The Invention Science Fund I, December 1, 2015: US09198563 (4 worldwide citation)

Methods of controlling the operation of a device traveling in a body tube tree, including determining a time based on a signal from a timing device and performing an action based on the determined time, implemented with a control system located partially or fully on the lumen traveling device. Vario ...


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Edward S Boyden, Gregory J Della Rocca, Daniel Hawkins, Roderick A Hyde, Robert Langer, Eric C Leuthardt, Terence Myckatyn, Parag Jitendra Parikh, Dennis J Rivet, Joshua S Shimony, Michael A Smith, Elizabeth A Sweeney, Clarence T Tegreene: Elwha, Advent, September 29, 2015: US09144489 (4 worldwide citation)

Breast implants including sensor modules and related methods are described herein. Breast implants include those with: a shell configured to be substantially filled with a viscous material; at least one fluid-permeable cover, the cover completely enveloping the shell; a plurality of sensor modules a ...


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Edward S Boyden, Gregory J Della Rocca, Daniel Hawkins, Roderick A Hyde, Robert Langer, Eric C Leuthardt, Terence Myckatyn, Parag Jitendra Parikh, Dennis J Rivet, Joshua S Shimony, Michael A Smith, Elizabeth A Sweeney, Clarence T Tegreene: Elwha, Advent, September 29, 2015: US09144488 (4 worldwide citation)

Breast implants including sensor modules and related methods are described herein. Breast implants include those with: a shell configured to be substantially filled with a viscous material; and a plurality of sensor modules attached to the shell and positioned at a distance from each other, each of ...


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Hooman Hafezi, Timothy Robertson, Eric Snyder, Brad Cozad: In-body power source having high surface area electrode. Proteus Digital Health, K&L Gates, February 17, 2015: US08956288 (4 worldwide citation)

Power sources that enable in-body devices, such as implantable and ingestible devices, are provided. Aspects of the in-body power sources of the invention include a solid support, a first high surface area electrode and a second electrode. Embodiments of the in-power sources are configured to emit a ...


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Jay Yadav, Florent Cros: Ventricular shunt system and method. CardioMEMS, Ballard Spahr, October 28, 2014: US08870787 (4 worldwide citation)

A ventricular shunt systems and methods of preventing hydrocephalus are described herein. In one aspect, the ventricular shunt system has at least one pressure sensor that is configured to be selectively electromagnetically coupled to an ex-vivo source of RF energy and is variable in response to the ...


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Hironobu Takizawa, Akio Uchiyama, Hironao Kawano, Takeshi Yokoi, Masatoshi Homan: Capsule type medical device. Olympus Corporation, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser P C, September 4, 2012: US08257257 (4 worldwide citation)

A capsule type medical device is of a type of a capsule type medical device that is introduced inside the living body to gather in-vivo information, and comprises a capsule shaped casing; an in-vivo information acquisition device for acquiring the in-vivo information; a communication device for send ...


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Toshio Furukawa: Pulse measurement system. Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha, Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch, September 9, 1986: US04610257 (4 worldwide citation)

Pulse interval data is introduced into a one-chip microcomputer which includes three memory sections A, B and C. The memory section A stores maximum interval data and the memory section C stores minimum interval data. When the new interval data is introduced into the one-chip microcomputer, the new ...


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Maria Charles Vijay Stanislaus, David C Hacker, Wenjeng Li, David J Little, Carla A Pagotto, Dwayne S Yamasaki: Endotracheal tube apparatus. Medtronic Xomed, Dicke Billig & Czaja PLLC, September 19, 2017: US09763624 (3 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for monitoring EMG signals of a patient's laryngeal muscles includes an endotracheal tube having an exterior surface and a first location configured to be positioned at the patient's vocal folds. A first electrode is formed on the exterior surface of the endotracheal tube substantially ...


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Mark Zdeblick, Timothy Robertson, Aleksandr Pikelny, Hooman Hafezi: Communication system with partial power source. Proteus Digital Health, K&L Gates, May 16, 2017: US09649066 (3 worldwide citation)

The system of the present invention includes a conductive element, an electronic component, and a partial power source in the form of dissimilar materials. Upon contact with a conducting fluid, a voltage potential is created and the power source is completed, which activates the system. The electron ...


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Yashar Behzadi: State characterization based on multi-variate data fusion techniques. PROTEUS DIGITAL HEALTH, K&L Gates, March 28, 2017: US09603550 (3 worldwide citation)

The ingestible event marker data framework provides a uniform, comprehensive framework to enable various functions and utilities related to ingestible event marker data (IEM data). Included are a receiver adapted to be associated with a body of an individual, the receiver configured to receive IEM d ...