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A Biomarker for the Early Detection of Severe Sepsis
A novel diagnostic biomarker for the quick differentiation between severe sepsis and systematic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS), allowing the proper treatment to begin sooner than with current methods.Problem Solved by the TechnologySevere sepsis is the leading cause of death in non-coronary ICUs, affecting 750,000 individuals in the United S...
Published: 4/29/2019   |   Inventor(s): Minsoo Kim
Category(s): Diagnostic
Novel Serum Markers for the Diagnosis of Concussions and Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (HDL particles size and with combination with S100B)
Applications:This invention offers novel serum markers that can be used to diagnose mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) in a time- and cost-efficient fashion. Traumatic brain injury (TBI) affects over one million patients each year in the United States. Nearly 90% of these injuries are classified as mTBI or concussion, which leads to subtle cognitiv...
Published: 4/29/2019   |   Inventor(s): Bryan Blyth, Jeffrey Bazarian
Keywords(s): Biomarkers, Diagnostic, Neurological
Category(s): Diagnostic
Weight Head Impact Exposure Metric
A novel system and method to predict when repetitive head impacts, such as those caused by playing contact sports, are accumulating to a harmful level. Problem Solved by the TechnologyConcussions are a frequent occurrence among athletes involved in contact sports such as football, ice hockey, soccer, and lacrosse (1.6-3.8 million/year). Sub-concuss...
Published: 4/29/2019   |   Inventor(s): Kian Merchant-Borna, Jeffrey Bazarian
Category(s): Diagnostic
"Pre- and Intra-Operative Imaging of Bladder Cancer"
Brief Description: This invention provides methods for visualizing and distinguishing sentinel lymph nodes and involved nodes from other lymph nodes in the vicinity of the bladder in patients undergoing cystectomy or other operations to remove bladder tumors. Applications: This technology is a method for imaging sentinel lymph nodes of bladder canc...
Published: 4/17/2019   |   Inventor(s): Dragan Golijanin, Edward Messing, Aimee Johnson Henry, Jay Reeder, Ronald Wood
Category(s): Diagnostic, Imaging
Indocyanine Green Near Infrared Fluorescence Intraoperative Imaging of Renal Cortical Tumors Facilitates Radical And Partial Nephrectomy Procedures
Brief Description: This invention provides methods for visualizing renal tumors and for staging cysts during an operation by use of a fluorescent dye. Applications: The present invention provides methods for detecting the presence or absence of a tumor in an area of a kidney in a subject during a surgical operation. Advantages: This technology prov...
Published: 4/17/2019   |   Inventor(s): Dragan Golijanin, Ronald Wood, Edward Messing
Category(s): Diagnostic
Applications:The present invention relates to antibodies, binding portions or probes to the glucosyl-transferase enzyme and uses of these agents for detecting the glucosyltransferase enzyme in a sample for diagnosing dental caries in a patients, or for diagnosing predisposition of a child to early childhood caries.Advantages:An aspect of this inven...
Published: 4/17/2019   |   Inventor(s): William Bowen, Anne Vacca Smith, Robert Berkowitz
Keywords(s): Antibody, Dental, Diagnostic, Oral
Category(s): Diagnostic
Algorithm to Increase Dynamic Range of Wavefront Sensor to Correct Eye Defects
Applications: Wavefront sensors are used to diagnoses and correct the optical defects in the eye. This technology increases dynamic range of a conventional wavefront sensor without sacrificing measurement sensitivity for the eye and optical testing.Advantages: The increased dynamic range of wavefront sensor enhances diagnosis and correction of opt...
Published: 4/17/2019   |   Inventor(s): Geunyoung Yoon, Gang Pan
Keywords(s): Algorithm, Ophthalmology, Software
Category(s): Diagnostic, Copyright
Ultrasound Sonoelastographic Imaging by Crawling Wave
Applications:Change in the mechanical properties of tissue is a possible marker of disease. In this technology, the imaging modality of sonoelastography is used to examine the stiffness of tissue to discriminate normal from abnormal tissue types (such as carcinomas) by visualizing shear wave interference pattern motion (termed “crawling wave...
Published: 8/8/2017   |   Inventor(s): Kevin Parker, Kenneth Hoyt
Category(s): Diagnostic
Sonoelastographic Imaging of Soft Tissue
Applications:Change in the mechanical properties of tissue is a possible marker of disease. In this technology, the medical imaging modality of sonoelastography is used to examine the elasticity of soft tissue by visualizing the behavior of shear waves excited by an external ultrasonic source.The technique allows the shear wave propagation to be v...
Published: 8/8/2017   |   Inventor(s): Kevin Parker, Zhe (clark) Wu
Category(s): Diagnostic
A Non-Contact ECG System Employing Artifact Compensation
An integrated compact heart rate monitoring system that is suitable for long-term health monitoring Applications: This invention relates to electrocardiogram monitoring with non-contacting electrodes that may work through a subject’s clothing. Non-contact biosensors for cardiac monitoring are of great interest for a number of long term health...
Published: 3/9/2015   |   Inventor(s): Mark Bocko, Guochen Peng
Category(s): Devices, Communications, Diagnostic, Surgical/Medical Device
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