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Richard G Caro, Mark H Sher: System and method of determining whether to recalibrate a blood pressure monitor. Masimo Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, April 16, 2002: US06371921 (560 worldwide citation)

A monitor for determining a patient's physiological parameter includes a calibration device configured to provide a calibration signal representative of the patient's physiological parameter. An exciter is positioned over a blood vessel of the patient for inducing a transmitted exciter wav ...


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William J Kaspari, Roger A Stern: Apparatus and method for noninvasive blood pressure measurement. Vital Insite Incorporated, Flehr Hohbch Test Albritton & Herbert, July 9, 1996: US05533511 (544 worldwide citation)

A blood pressure monitor for determining a patient's blood pressure comprises a processor attached to a first input device for receiving an initial input representing the patient's absolute blood pressure, and a noninvasive sensor attached to the patient for measuring at least one physiological func ...


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Richard G Caro, Mark H Sher: System and method of determining whether to recalibrate a blood pressure monitor. Masimo Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, February 8, 2005: US06852083 (440 worldwide citation)

A monitor for determining a patient's physiological parameter includes a calibration device that provides a calibration signal indicative of an accurate measurement of the patient's physiological parameter. The monitor also includes a processor, which receives a noninvasive signal from a noninvasive ...


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Gregory D Jay: Device and method for measuring pulsus paradoxus. Testa Hurwitz & Thibeault, October 10, 2000: US06129675 (342 worldwide citation)

A device and method are disclosed for electronically measuring the degree of pulsus paradoxus in a patient from a single patient data source. The single data source may be any device that outputs a waveform indicative of patient pulsatile cardiovascular behavior such as an optical plethysmograph, a ...


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Gregory D Jay: Device and method for measuring pulsus paradoxus. Testa Hurwitz & Thibeault, December 4, 2001: US06325761 (334 worldwide citation)

A device and method are disclosed for electronically measuring the degree of pulsus paradox in a patient from a single patient date source. The single data source may be any device that outputs a waveform indicatiave of patient pulsatile cardiovascular behavior such as an optical plethysmograph, a p ...


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Jesse B Goodman: Physiological signal monitoring system. Vitalsines International, Bereskin & Parr, September 9, 2003: US06616613 (269 worldwide citation)

A health monitoring and biofeedback system comprising a photoplethysmography (PPG) sensor, a processing device, and a Web site server for determining, displaying and analyzing various cardiovascular parameters. The PPG sensor is installed within a manually operated user input device such as a mouse ...


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Richard L Goodin, Mark A Rydell, Rick L Shockey: Pressure monitor catheter. Schneider, Haugen and Nikolai, May 29, 1990: US04928693 (188 worldwide citation)

A blood pressure monitoring catheter for use in a Monorail.TM. intravascular system for measuring the pressure gradient across a stenotic lesion. It comprises an elongated, flexible, plastic, extruded, tubular member having a guidewire port extending through the wall thereof a short distance proxima ...


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James E Treatch, James R Mikesell: Interface using 12-digit keypad for programming parameters in ambulatory blood pressure monitor. PulseTrend, Kinney & Lange, April 16, 1991: US05007429 (157 worldwide citation)

A user interface for directing the programming of operating parameters for patient blood pressure testing into and downloading blood pressure data from ambulatory patient blood pressure monitoring units. The user interface operates on a system comprising a plurality of microprocessor based, ambulato ...


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Errol G Payne, Howard K Cooper, Prabodh Mathur, Joseph P Seemann, Vahid Saadatmanesh, Michael A Brodsky, Glenn D Yeik: Automatic external cardioverter/defibrillator. Cardiac Science, Knobber Martens Olson & Bear, December 12, 1995: US05474574 (150 worldwide citation)

A cardiac monitoring and defibrillation system is provided which may be embodied as a bedside unit or as an ambulatory unit. The system includes amplification and processing circuitry which receives and conditions inputs from a variety of sensing means such as an electrocardiogram, a blood oxygenati ...


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Jan Penaz: Automatic noninvasive blood pressure monitor. University J E Purkyne v Brne, Klein & Vibber, September 26, 1989: US04869261 (103 worldwide citation)

An automatic noninvasive blood pressure monitor with a continuous correction of the setpoint and of the gain without interruptions of the blood pressure measurement has a pressure vibration generator, the frequency of vibration being higher than that of the highest harmonic component of blood pressu ...