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TugSafe Feeding Tube and Infusion Line System
Accidental dislodgement or misplacement of Gastrostomy tubes (G tubes), necessitates emergency department visits in 10% of patients within thirty (30) days of discharge from the hospital. In pediatric patients as high as seventy percent (70%) of emergency department (ED) visits are related to dislodgement of G tubes. The present invention is directed...
Published: 7/19/2019   |   Inventor(s): Derek Wakeman, Luis Ruffolo
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Category(s): Surgical/Medical Device
Fenestrated Venous Endograft
A novel stent for the treatment of chronic venous stenoses or recannulated occlusions of large veins.Applications:This technology offers a novel approach to tackling problems inherent in current commercially available stents that are used to treat stenoses or recannulated occlusions of the venous system. The fenestrated venous endo-graft illustrated...
Published: 4/17/2019   |   Inventor(s): David Gillespie
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Category(s): Surgical/Medical Device, Therapeutic
Respiration Monitor Using Accelerometer Chest Wall Signal for Neonatal High Frequency Oscillatory Ventilation (HFOV)
Brief Description:This technology is designed to measure and monitor the acceleration of the chest wall in low birth weight infants to provide accurate changes in chest wall displacement that can be used to reduce or prevent neurologic injury. Applications:This technology can be used in a clinical setting to provide an accurate real-time measurement...
Published: 4/17/2019   |   Inventor(s): Benjamin Horowitz, Robert Handzel, Megan Mekarski, William Sipprell
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Category(s): Surgical/Medical Device
Device to Determine the Location of the Guidewire in Lumpectomy Excisions
An optical inspection system to assist a pathologist in determining the location of the guidewire in a surgical lumpectomy.Problem Solved by this TechnologyDuring image-guided surgery, a guidewire is used to label a target lesion. A surgeon uses the guidewire to determine the location of the mass and information from the mammogram to determine the size...
Published: 4/28/2015   |   Inventor(s): Andrew Berger, Thomas Foster, Rebecca Wilson, James Zavislan
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Category(s): Surgical/Medical Device, Optics
The Depth Advancement Marker Needle for Image Guided Injections (DAMNIGI)
This novel, minimally invasive, needle device can be used to disrupt, cut or score tissue or deliver therapeutics, under image guidance, typically with CT or ultrasound.Applications:CT or ultrasound guided needle procedures are common practice. However, the depth of penetration of the needle is hard to gauge in the short axis because the plane of the...
Published: 3/9/2015   |   Inventor(s): John Elfar
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Category(s): Devices, Imaging, Surgical/Medical Device, Therapeutic
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
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Category(s): Devices, Communications, Diagnostic, Surgical/Medical Device
Novel Treatment for Hydrocephalus
Brief Description: Ventricular cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) shunting remains the most prominent treatment of choice. CSF shunting procedures provide a rapid means to normalize intracranial pressure and can prevent brain damage. In the U.S. there are approximately 69,000 annual hospital admissions for hydrocephalus resulting in over 40,000 shunting...
Published: 9/25/2012   |   Inventor(s): Jonathan Stone, Ankur Chandra
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Category(s): Devices, Surgical/Medical Device, Therapeutic
Implantable Real-Time Monitor for Strokes and Post Traumatic Brain Injury Complications
Brief Description: Real-time monitoring for strokes and post traumatic brain injury complications would provide early warning for timely intervention. Current methods of CT angiography or the use of the Licox probe are impractical for continuous monitoring, especially in moving subjects. Applications: This invention relates to an implantable device...
Published: 7/19/2012   |   Inventor(s): Jason Huang, Samantha Dayawansa
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Category(s): Surgical/Medical Device, Diagnostic, Devices
Retinal Imaging with Adaptive Optics Optical Coherence Tomography (AO-OCT)
Adaptive optics is used in optical coherence tomography (OCT) to provide very high axial resolution in a non-invasive "optical sectioning" technique for imaging at various depths within living human tissue. In the current commercial application of OCT for retinal imaging, the transverse resolution is limited by the intrinsic ocular aberrations...
Published: 6/17/2009   |   Inventor(s): Donald Miller, Junle Qu, Ravi Jonnal, Karen Thorn
Keywords(s): Diagnostic, in vivo, Ophthalmology
Category(s): Diagnostic, Optics, Surgical/Medical Device
Robot-Assisted Platform for Intratumoral Delivery (RAPID) System
ApplicationsThis technology relates to robot-assisted radioactive seed implantation for prostate brachytherapy. It is an automated system for delivery of seeds or other therapeutic or diagnostic capsules to internal organs of the patient’s body for radiation brachytherapy and includes a needling mechanism, a 2DOF robot, an ultrasound probe driver,...
Published: 3/27/2009   |   Inventor(s): Yan Yu, Wan Sing Ng, Yongde Zhang, Tarun Podder
Keywords(s): Cancer, Instrument, Instrumentation, Prostate, Therapy
Category(s): Surgical/Medical Device