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Richard C Gunderson, James S Sharrow, Jeffrey A McBroom: Method of diagnosing tissue with guidewire. SpectraScience, August 8, 1995: US05439000 (388 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a guidewire which incorporates an optical fiber and associated diagnostic apparatus for diagnosing tissue in vivo. Use of the present invention provides for diagnosis of tissue and tailoring of the therapeutic portion of the procedure to the tissue or condition identif ...


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Eric R Cosman: Apparatus and method for determining a location of an anatomical target with reference to a medical apparatus. Sherwood Services, June 11, 2002: US06405072 (340 worldwide citation)

A system for positioning and repositioning of a portion of a patient's body with respect to a treatment or imaging machine includes multiple cameras to view the body and the machine. Index markers, either light-emitting, passive, geometric shapes, or natural landmarks, are identified and locate ...


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Richard C Gunderson, James S Sharrow, Jeffrey A McBroom: System for diagnosing tissue with guidewire. SpectraScience, Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth P A, February 11, 1997: US05601087 (309 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a guidewire which incorporates an optical fiber and associated diagnostic apparatus for diagnosing tissue in vivo. Use of the present invention provides for diagnosis of tissue and tailoring of the therapeutic portion of the procedure to the tissue or condition identif ...


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David B Swedlow, Michael J Bernstein, Charles E Porges, James E Luecke, Michael W Nootbaar: Medical diagnostic apparatus with sleep mode. Nellcor Puritan Bennett Incorporated, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, July 20, 1999: US05924979 (272 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for conserving power in a medical diagnostic apparatus by using a sleep mode during a monitoring state. The sleep mode allows not only the processor to be put to sleep, but other detection circuitry as well. This is accomplished by not relying on detecting events to awaken the ...


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David B Swedlow, Michael J Bernstein, Charles E Porges, James E Luecke, Michael W Nootbaar: Medical diagnostic apparatus with sleep mode. Nellcor Puritan Bennett Incorporated, Townsend and Townsend & Crew, May 5, 1998: US05746697 (265 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for conserving power in a medical diagnostic apparatus by using a sleep mode during a monitoring state. The invention monitors physiological parameters of the patient and enters a sleep mode only after they have been stable for a predetermined period of time. The apparatus is ...


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Clark R Baker Jr, Richard D Moshier, Thomas J Yorkey: Method and apparatus for nuisance alarm reductions. Nellcor Puritan Bennett, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, February 2, 1999: US05865736 (256 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for controlling alarms in medical diagnostic apparatus where an alarm is generated when a measured value for a physiological parameter passes a threshold. The method determines both the amount of time the measured value is past the threshold, and the amount by which the thresh ...


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Glen Mangseth, Albert J Lovas, Philip T Dempster: Apparatus for controlled exercise and diagnosis of human performance. Loredan Biomedical, Townsend and Townsend, February 16, 1993: US05186695 (238 worldwide citation)

Muscle exercise and diagnostic apparatus with an output shaft, a servo motor coupled in driving relation to the output shaft, and a support mechanism for mounting the output shaft and the servo motor in a selectable stationary position. A plurality of work simulation tools and coupling arrangements ...


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Mark W Kroll, Mark R Pommrehn, Dan Hanson: Flexible and disposable electrode belt device. Cherne, Anthony G Eggink, August 16, 1988: US04763660 (226 worldwide citation)

The unitary flexible and disposable electrode belt and method is for receiving and transmitting electric current or voltage for use on the body of a patient. The belt has a unitary layered body structure that is releasably secured to the patient. The belt device body structure has a terminal end tha ...


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Paul D Mannheimer: Nuisance alarm reductions in a physiological monitor. Nellcor Puritan Bennett Incorporated, Fletcher Yoder PC, October 17, 2006: US07123950 (206 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for controlling alarms in a medical diagnostic apparatus where an alarm is generated when a measured value for a physiological parameter is outside a specified range. The method continuously calculates a baseline value, and establishes dynamic thresholds that are related to an ...


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Jonathan H Ference, Donald F Hausman, John F Loar, Robert S Spehalski, Walter S Zaharchuk: Multi-zone lighting control system. Lutron Electronics Co, Seidel Gonda Lavorgna & Monaco PC, April 4, 2000: US06046550 (205 worldwide citation)

A diagnostic apparatus for use in a light dimming circuit of the tape which selectively controls the current flow through a lighting load to adjust its luminous output. The dimming circuit has a controllably conductive device, such as a triac, connectable in series between an A.C. power source and a ...