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 Smart home-care security device patent thumbnailSmart home-care security device
A smart home-care security device includes a security device that includes a master control board and installed for home use. The master control board is electrically connected with an image-taking module that recognizes a target body, a communication module connectable with multiple electrical appliances, and a detection module, and a reminder module for indicating and reminding.

 Disease management systems comprising dietary supplements patent thumbnailDisease management systems comprising dietary supplements
Described herein are integrated programs and systems that manage or treat chronic conditions such as elevated cholesterol or elevated blood pressure and other health conditions. The integrated system may include a combination of: a dietary supplement; behavior change messaging through packaging (including use of unit dose packaging) and/or package inserts; video content available through the web or mobile means; interactive discussions with healthcare providers; and an app or website that supports behavior change as well as tracks ongoing compliance to the dietary supplement and behavior change as well as physiologic endpoints.

 Method for measuring blood pressure and embedded device for implementing the same patent thumbnailMethod for measuring blood pressure and embedded device for implementing the same
The present invention provides a method for measuring blood pressure, the method comprising: obtaining a pulse waveform of an measured object, and extracting a plurality of characteristic points from the pulse waveform according to a preset rule; selecting and loading a best blood pressure measurement model group from a model library according to a physiological index of the measured object; and operating the best blood pressure measurement model group to obtain blood pressure parameters of the measured object by calculating according to the plurality of characteristic points. Correspondingly, the present invention further provides an embedded device that may implement the above method for measuring blood pressure.

 Computerized system, device, method and program product for medical treatment automation patent thumbnailComputerized system, device, method and program product for medical treatment automation
A computerized system and method that automates diagnosing and prescribing treatment plans for patients with medical conditions, such as: dermatological (e.g. Acne, dark spots, anti-aging), high blood pressure, diabetes, pre and post-surgical care, pain management, simple infections, and other medical conditions with standardized treatment protocols.

 Cluster mapping based on measured neural activity and physiological data patent thumbnailCluster mapping based on measured neural activity and physiological data
Techniques are described for determining recommended tourist based on the real time collection and analysis of biological information regarding users. Sensors in proximity to a user may collect neural activity data (e.g., brain wave data) and physiological data (e.g., blood pressure, heart rate, blood sugar level, etc.).
Accenture Global Services Limited


 Dialyzer patent thumbnailDialyzer
The present invention relates to a dialyzer, in particular to a peritoneal dialyzer, comprising at least one compressor and comprising at least one pneumatic consumer which is in communication with the compressor such that it can be acted on by compressed air from the compressor, wherein the dialyzer communicates or can communicate with at least one blood pressure cuff such that the blood pressure cuff can be supplied with compressed air by the compressor of the dialyzer.. .
Fresenius Medical Care Deutschland Gmbh


 System and  identifying autoregulation zones patent thumbnailSystem and identifying autoregulation zones
A system configured to monitor autoregulation includes a medical sensor configured to be applied to a patient and to generate a regional oxygen saturation signal. The system includes a controller having a processor configured to receive the regional oxygen saturation signal and a blood pressure signal and to determine a cerebral oximetry index (cox) based on the blood pressure signal and the regional oxygen saturation signal.
Covidien Lp


 Method for assessment of cerebrovascular regulation patent thumbnailMethod for assessment of cerebrovascular regulation
A system device and method are presented for determining if cerebral blood flow autoregulation functionality has been compromised in a patient. The system includes sensors for detecting and measuring at least two physiological parameters such as oxygenation and blood pressure.
Brain Check Medical, Llc


 Continuous non-invasive blood pressure monitor patent thumbnailContinuous non-invasive blood pressure monitor
A blood pressure monitoring system is provided comprising: an impedance monitoring circuit configured to detect an occurrence of a blood pulse wave ejection from the heart; a blood pulse detection circuit detect to an arrival of the blood pulse wave at a body site peripheral to the heart; and a processor configured to compute pulse transit time (ptt) based at least in part upon a difference in a time of occurrence of the blood pulse wave ejection from the heart first signal and a time of occurrence of the arrival of the blood pulse wave at a body site peripheral to the heart.. .

 System and  providing blood pressure safe zone indication during autoregulation monitoring patent thumbnailSystem and providing blood pressure safe zone indication during autoregulation monitoring
A method for monitoring autoregulation includes, using a processor, using a processor to execute one or more routines on a memory. The one or more routines include receiving one or more physiological signals from a patient, determining a correlation-based measure indicative of the patient's autoregulation based on the one or more physiological signals, and generating an autoregulation profile of the patient based on autoregulation index values of the correlation-based measure.
Covidien Lp


Pressure sensor, acoustic microphone, blood pressure sensor, and touch panel

According to one embodiment, a pressure sensor includes a film part, and a sensing unit. A circumscribing rectangle circumscribing a configuration of a film surface of the film part has a first side, a second side, a third side connected to one end of the first side and one end of the second side, a fourth side connected to one other end of the first side and one other end of the second side, and a centroid of the circumscribing rectangle.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

System and predicting heart failure decompensation

The present disclosure pertains to a system configured to predict decompensation in a subject with heart failure. The system comprises one or more hardware processors configured by machine-readable instructions to receive weight information, blood pressure information, and heart rate information about the subject; determine one or more weight parameters, one or more blood pressure parameters, and one or more heart rate parameters based on the received information; and predict decompensation in the subject based on the one or more weight parameters, the one or more blood pressure parameters, and the one or more heart rate parameters.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Method of treating low blood pressure

A method for treating a patient suffering from one of septic shock, acute kidney injury, severe hypotension, cardiac arrest, and refractory hypotension, but not from myocardial infarction, is provided. The method includes administering a therapeutically effective dose of angiotensin ii, or ang ii, to the patient..
The George Washington University A Congressionally Chartered Not-for-profit Corporation

Biowatch

A wrist-worn biowatch providing various health monitoring functions such as blood glucose level monitoring, blood pressure detection, pulse monitoring, heart stop detection, oxygen saturation saturation monitoring, and ketoacidosis detection, wherein the biowatch is actively monitoring the wellness data of its wearer, and adapted to alert the user and medical professionals if such wellness data veers outside normal ranges or acceptable trends.. .

Blood pressure measuring apparatus, and blood pressure measuring apparatus using light source selection process

Provided is a technology for measuring a user's blood pressure by using light sources, in which the blood pressure measuring apparatus includes: a light emitter configured to emit one or more lights having different penetration characteristics toward a user; a light receiver configured to receive the lights that have penetrated through the user, and acquire photo-plethysmography (ppg) signals from the received lights; and a blood pressure measurer configured to measure a phase difference between the acquired ppg signals, and measure a blood pressure based on the measured phase difference.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

System and monitoring autoregulation utilizing normalized regional oxygen saturation values

A method for monitoring autoregulation includes, using a processor, receiving a blood pressure signal an oxygen saturation signal, and a regional oxygen saturation signal from a patient. The method also includes normalizing the regional oxygen saturation signal to correct for variation in the oxygen saturation signal based on a relationship between the oxygen saturation signal and the regional oxygen saturation signal.
Covidien Lp

Strain gauge device and equipment with such strain gauge devices

The strain gauge device (20) comprises an elastic band (22), the strain of which is to be measured. The sensor (26) comprises at least one elongated measuring strand (38) changing resistivity in dependence of the strain of the band (22).
Empa

System and measuring and detecting physiological appearances in humans

The subject matter discloses a method, comprising collecting information from at least one blood pressure sensor attached to a person, wherein said collected information is related to the blood pressure conditions of the person, transmitting said collected information to an analysis system, said analysis system has access to prior blood pressure measurements of the person, transmitting the person's identity to said analysis system, the person is associated with said transmitted collected information, comparing said collected information with historical blood pressure information of said person, detecting an abnormal trend according to said comparison of the collected information with the historical information related to the blood pressure conditions of said person, generating an indication according to predefined procedures in case the abnormal trend is detected.. .

Pressure measurement designs

The present invention generally relates to the measuring and monitoring of blood pressure. More specifically, embodiments may apply the theory of applanation tonometry for the measurement of blood pressure.
Apple Inc.

Automatic measuring and processing blood pressure

Automatic method, as well as the related system and the tools allowing the same to be executed, for measuring and processing blood pressure starting from a detected pressure signal, the method operating in the time domain for discriminating whether the detected signal is an adequate measurement or not and, where it is not, time domain analysis automatically selects a low-pass filter to, possibly iteratively, apply to the detected pressure signal for having correct values and wave form of the blood pressure.. .

Apparatus and system to identify a blood pressure cuff size

The present application discloses a system for monitoring blood pressure. The system comprises a blood pressure cuff including a connector having an identifier associated with a blood pressure cuff size and a blood pressure measurement device comprising an emitter and a detector, the detector operatively connected to a processor.
General Electric Company

Methods and systems for controlling blood pressure by controlling atrial pressure

Systems and methods for controlling blood pressure by controlling atrial pressure and atrial stretch are disclosed. In some embodiments, a stimulation circuit may be configured to deliver a stimulation pulse to at least one cardiac chamber of a heart of a patient, and at least one controller may be configured to execute delivery of one or more stimulation patterns of stimulation pulses to the at least one cardiac chamber, wherein at least one of the stimulation pulses stimulates the heart such that an atrial pressure resulting from atrial contraction of an atrium overlaps in time a passive pressure build-up of the atrium, such that an atrial pressure of the atrium resulting from the stimulation is a combination of the atrial pressure resulting from atrial contraction and the passive pressure build-up and is higher than an atrial pressure of the atrium would be without the stimulation, and such that the blood pressure of the patient is reduced..
Backbeat Medical, Inc.

System and obtaining vital measurements using a mobile device

Methods, systems, computer-readable media, and apparatuses for obtaining vital measurements are presented. The vital measurements may include a blood pressure value that can be obtained by determining a pulse-transit time (ptt) as a function of a photoplethysmography (ppg) measurement and electrocardiogram (ecg) measurement.
Qualcomm Incorporated

System and obtaining blood pressure measurement

Methods, systems, computer-readable media, and apparatuses for obtaining blood pressure measurements are presented. The blood pressure measurements may be obtained by determining a pulse-transit time (ptt) as a function of a photoplethysmography (ppg) measurement and electrocardiogram (ecg) measurement.
Qualcomm Incorporated

System and obtaining blood pressure measurement

Methods, systems, computer-readable media, and apparatuses for obtaining blood pressure measurements are presented. The blood pressure measurements may be obtained by determining a pulse-transit time (ptt) as a function of a photoplethysmography (ppg) measurement and electrocardiogram (ecg) measurement.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Diabetes and hypertension screening by assessment of arterial stiffness and autonomic function

The present invention provides methods and apparatuses to assess vascular stiffness of a subject, and to assess diabetes or hypertension from the assessment of vascular stiffness. Example embodiments comprise determining arrival at a peripheral site of a blood pressure wave as a function of time relative to the cardiac cycle of the subject at a plurality of measurement conditions, wherein at least two of the conditions are characterized by at least one of: (a) different central transmural pressure, (b) different peripheral transmural pressure; assessing vascular stiffness from the determinations at the plurality of measurement conditions..
Medici Technologies, Llc

Use of modified vasoactive intestinal peptides in the treatment of hypertension

The present invention is based on the discovery that a vip having a binding preference for vpac2 can provide long-acting blood pressure control synergistically with concomitant anti-hypertensive therapies. Accordingly, methods and compositions useful for the treatment and/or amelioration of hypertension are provided..
Phasebio Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

System and blood pressure measurement, computer program product using the method, and computer-readable recording medium thereof

The present invention provides a system and method for blood pressure measurement, a computer program product using the method, and a computer-readable recording medium thereof. The present invention uses a sensor to measure an electrophysiological signal and establishes a personalized cardiovascular model through a numerical method, and re-establishes the personalized cardiovascular model through an optimization algorithm.
National Chiao Tung University

Method and monitoring patient status

A method and apparatus for monitoring the status of a patient on the basis of a plurality of vital signs measurements such as heart rate, breathing rate, blood pressure, temperature, oxygen saturation etc. At each time point a set of such vital signs measurements is compared to two statistical models, one being a population-based statistical model representing the probability distribution of measurements from a large number of individuals, and the second is a patient-specific statistical model based on measurements from the particular patient being monitored.
Obs Medical Limited

Sensor, electronic device, microphone, blood pressure sensor, and touch panel

According to one embodiment, a sensor includes a deformable film portion, a first sensing element and a second sensing element. The first sensing element is fixed to the film portion, and includes a first magnetic layer of a first material, a first opposing magnetic layer, and a first intermediate layer.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Pressure sensor, microphone, ultrasonic sensor, blood pressure sensor, and touch panel

A pressure sensor of an embodiment includes a support portion, a transformable membrane part and a sensor portion. The membrane part includes an end portion supported by the support portion, and a first area and a second area.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Neuromodulation treating acute heart failure syndromes

The catheters comprise a system in which one of catheters is slidably disposed over the other of the catheters. The system may further be slidably disposed over a third elongate element such as a swan-ganz catheter positionable within a pulmonary artery, such that the swan-ganz may be used for monitoring parameters such as blood pressure and cardiac output during neuromodulation therapy.

Lactococcus lactis strains

New lactococcus lactis strains, nrrl b-50571 and nrrl b-50572, and a bacterial preparation containing the same, have the ability to produce bioactive peptides that reduce blood pressure, lower ldl-cholesterol (bad cholesterol) and present antioxidant properties for better cardiovascular health. These biologically active peptides may be produced within the food for the production of a food product, such as a functional food, or they may be produced from protein sources and subsequently added to a food as part of the formulation or as part of a food supplement or a pharmaceutical preparation..
Centro De Investigación En Alimentación Y Desarrollo, A.c. (ciad)

Lactococcus lactis strains

New lactococcus lactis strains, nrrl b-50571 and nrrl b-50572, and a bacterial preparation containing the same, have the ability to produce bioactive peptides that reduce blood pressure, lower ldl-cholesterol (bad cholesterol) and present antioxidant properties for better cardiovascular health. These biologically active peptides may be produced within the food for the production of a food product, such as a functional food, or they may be produced from protein sources and subsequently added to a food as part of the formulation or as part of a food supplement or a pharmaceutical preparation..
Centro De Investigación En Alimentacion Y Desarrollo, A.c. (ciad)

Ablation targeting nerves in or near the inferior vena cava and/or abdominal aorta for treatment of hypertension

A method for the treatment of a patient for the purpose of lowering blood pressure and/or treating other medical conditions such as cardiac arrhythmias. A catheter having an ablation element is placed inside the body of a patient and is directed to a targeted location either on in the abdominal aorta where the right or left renal arteries branch from the aorta at or near the superior junction or ostia or on the inside of the inferior vena cava near the junction with the right renal vein or in the left renal vein at a position spatially near where the left renal artery branches from the abdominal aorta.
Biosense Webster (israel), Ltd.

Pressure sensing guidewires

Medical devices and methods for making and using medical devices are disclosed. An example medical device may include a medical device for measuring blood pressure.
Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.

Method and device for continuous blood pressure monitoring and estimation

A method and device is provided for the continuous estimation of the blood pressure using a noninvasive technique. The method involves sensing of the displacement signal generated by the palpation of the radial artery.
Tata Consultancy Services Limited

Implantable vital sign sensor

An implantable vital sign sensor including a housing including a first portion, the first portion defining a first open end, a second open end opposite the first end, and a lumen there through, the first portion being sized to be implanted substantially entirely within the blood vessel wall of the patient. A sensor module configured to measure a blood vessel blood pressure waveform is included, the sensor module having a proximal portion and a distal portion, the distal portion being insertable within the lumen and the proximal portion extending outward from the first open end..
Thomas Jefferson University

Implantable vital sign sensor

An implantable vital sign sensor including a housing including a first portion, the first portion defining a first open end, a second open end opposite the first end, and a lumen there through, the first portion being sized to be implanted substantially entirely within the blood vessel wall of the patient. A sensor module configured to measure a blood vessel blood pressure waveform is included, the sensor module having a proximal portion and a distal portion, the distal portion being insertable within the lumen and the proximal portion extending outward from the first open end..
Thomas Jefferson University

Systems and methods for contactless arterial pressure estimator

Methods, apparatuses, devices and systems for measuring the arterial blood pressure in humans and mammals by estimating the time varying arterial diameter using electromagnetic fields in the microwave spectrum (for example), are disclosed. Embodiments may be suitable for wearable devices, and for use by medical practitioners..
Sensifree Ltd.

Song selection using a heart rate change and a facial expression monitored with a camera

A method, a computer program product, and a computer system for selecting songs using a heart rate change, a blood pressure change, and a facial expression of a listener. A computer receives a song from a music source selected by a listener and determines whether the song is appropriate.
International Business Machines Corporation

Song selection using a heart rate change and a facial expression monitored with a camera

A method, a computer program product, and a computer system for selecting songs using a heart rate change, a blood pressure change, and a facial expression of a listener. A computer receives a song from a music source selected by a listener and determines whether the song is appropriate.
International Business Machines Corporation

Pressure sensing guidewires

A medical device for measuring blood pressure includes a proximal shaft and a distal member including a slotted tube defining a distal lumen extending through the slotted tube, the distal lumen aligned with the proximal lumen and including a distal lumen inner surface. A distal cap is secured to the distal member, the distal cap including a distal cap inner surface defining a void space and an optical pressure sensor is disposed within the void space.
Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.

Blood pressure cuff

A blood pressure cuff (10), for determining the blood pressure in newborns, includes a chamber section (20) with an air chamber (22) and a handling section (30) for placing and fastening the chamber section (20) around an arm (100) of a newborn. The air chamber (22) has a chamber wall (24), which has, along a circumferential direction (u) of the air chamber (22), a longitudinal sealing seam (40).
Drãgerwerk Ag & Co. Kgaa

Blood pressure monitor

A blood pressure monitor including a manually operable pressurizer is disclosed. The blood pressure monitor may include a cuff configured to apply a pressure to a target portion of a body of a user, a pressurizer, a depressurizer, and a sensor to measure a blood pressure.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Non-invasive cardiovascular monitoring device

A cardiovascular monitoring system includes a sensor assembly and a controller. The sensor assembly includes a membrane enclosing a viscous fluid, a substrate immersed in the viscous fluid, and at least one strain gauge mounted with the substrate.

911 services and vital sign measurement utilizing mobile phone sensors and applications

Improved methods for utilizing 911 services, for implementing 911 dispatch protocols, and for measuring vital signs of a human, all by accessing mobile phone sensors and applications, are disclosed. Vital signs such as heart rate, breathing rate, breathing distress, and blood pressure can be measured using mobile phone sensors and applications.



Blood Pressure topics:
  • Blood Pressure
  • Pressure Measurement
  • Hypertension
  • Touch Screen
  • Pressure Sensor
  • Cardiovascular
  • Modulation
  • Neuromodulation
  • Hyperactivity
  • Computer Program
  • User Interface
  • Invasive Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Carotid Sinus
  • Renal Artery
  • Neurotoxic


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