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Apparatus and method for the detection and treatment of atrial fibrillation

System and method for controlling a sinusoidal-drive brushless dc electric motor for an automotive power actuator

Method for controlling a multiphase machine

Date/App# patent app List of recent Sinus-related patents
 Prosthetic aortic heart valves patent thumbnailProsthetic aortic heart valves
A prosthetic aortic valve includes an annular, annulus inflow portion that is designed to reside in or near the patient's native aortic valve annulus, and an annular, aortic outflow portion that is designed to reside in the patient's aorta downstream from at least a portion of the valsalva sinus. The annulus inflow portion and the aortic outflow portion are connected to one another by a plurality of connecting struts that are confined to regions near the commissures of the patient's native aortic valve.
 Apparatus and method for the detection and treatment of atrial fibrillation patent thumbnailApparatus and method for the detection and treatment of atrial fibrillation
Embodiments of the invention provide methods for the detection and treatment of atrial fibrillation (af) and related conditions. One embodiment provides a method comprising measuring electrical activity of the heart using electrodes arranged on the heart surface to define an area for detecting aberrant electrical activity (aea) and then using the measured electrical activity (mea) to detect foci of aea causing af.
 System and method for controlling a sinusoidal-drive brushless dc electric motor for an automotive power actuator patent thumbnailSystem and method for controlling a sinusoidal-drive brushless dc electric motor for an automotive power actuator
A control system (14) for controlling a brushless electric motor (1) for an automotive power actuator (10), having a rotor (3) operable to rotate with respect to stator windings (2a, 2b, 2c), the control system (14) is provided with: a position sensing unit (4a-4c, 30) coupled to the rotor (3), to sense its angular position and to provide a sensed position (θ); and a generation unit (24), to generate driving voltages and/or currents for the stator windings (2a, 2b, 2c), as a function of the angular position of the rotor (3). A position estimation module (25) is coupled to the position sensing unit (4a-4c, 30), to receive the sensed position (θ) and to correct the value of the sensed position (θ), thereby providing a corrected angular position (θr) to the generation unit (24)..
 Method for controlling a multiphase machine patent thumbnailMethod for controlling a multiphase machine
A method is described for controlling a multiphase machine which is connected to a battery, the multiphase machine having a dc link which is provided with a dc link capacitor, phase windings, and a high side switch and a low side switch for each phase. The switches associated with the individual phases are controlled by a control unit in such a way that sinusoidal phase currents are predefined, at least one phase current is connected at any point in time in each control cycle, and a fixed, pulsed control pattern is present for each control cycle.
 Acceleration sensor circuit patent thumbnailAcceleration sensor circuit
An acceleration sensor circuit 1 of the invention includes an acceleration sensor 11 having a first capacitor c1 whose capacitance changes according to a position of a first movable electrode and a second capacitor c2 whose capacitance changes as opposed to the first capacitor according to a position of a second movable electrode moved together with the first movable electrode, a first circuit 15a for generating a sinusoidal ac signal of a predetermined frequency, a second circuit 12 for generating a signal according to the positions of the movable electrodes, and an arithmetic circuit 14 for analyzing data in which a signal generated by the second circuit 12 is encoded and outputting data of acceleration.. .
 Method for estimating frequencies and phases in three phase power system patent thumbnailMethod for estimating frequencies and phases in three phase power system
Parameters of a three phase mixture of sinusoids with harmonic distortion are estimated by first acquiring samples of the signal for no more than a quarter cycle of the signal, a classifier is applied to the samples to obtain noise and signal parameters. Then, initial parameters are estimated to obtain final parameters..
 Anti-paravalvular leakage component for a transcatheter valve prosthesis patent thumbnailAnti-paravalvular leakage component for a transcatheter valve prosthesis
A transcatheter valve prosthesis includes an expandable tubular stent, a prosthetic valve within the stent, and an anti-paravalvular leakage component coupled to and encircling the tubular stent. The anti-paravalvular leakage component includes a radially-compressible annular scaffold, which is a sinusoidal patterned ring of self-expanding material, and an impermeable membrane extending over the annular scaffold.
 Near-infrared imaging for diagnosis of sinusitis patent thumbnailNear-infrared imaging for diagnosis of sinusitis
Disclosed herein are embodiments of a device and method for near-infrared imaging of a patients sinus cavities. The imaging can be used for diagnosis and monitoring of different conditions such as maxillary sinusitis.
 Dialysis like therapeutic (dlt) device patent thumbnailDialysis like therapeutic (dlt) device
A dialysis like therapeutic (dlt) device is provided. The dlt device includes at least one source channel connected at least one collection channels by one or more transfer channels.
 Pharmaceutical compositions comprising iodine and steroid and uses thereof for sinus diseases patent thumbnailPharmaceutical compositions comprising iodine and steroid and uses thereof for sinus diseases
The present invention provides pharmaceutical compositions comprising an iodine-containing compound and a steroid, useful for treating a clinical symptom in a patient's airway (e.g., nose, lung, and sinus), as well as methods for using the same.. .
Enhanced radar range resolution
A synthetic aperture radar imaging method that combines each radar return pulse with a sinusoid to reduce the radar return pulses to a baseband frequency and deskew each radar return pulse. It includes determining a maximum likelihood estimate (mle) of residual motion parameters for a dominant scatterer on the ground relative to the airborne radar and correcting for errors in inertial navigation system measurements based on the mle residual motion parameters.
Permanent magnet motor with sinusoidal back-emf waveform and related motor controller for position sensorless drives
A system includes a permanent magnet motor having a rotor and a stator. The rotor and the stator have a configuration that causes the motor to generate a back-electromagnetic force (emf) waveform that is substantially sinusoidal.
Motor control system
A motor control system includes: a power supply; a converter; an inverter; an alternating-current motor; and a control unit that drives the motor in any one of sinusoidal pwm control, overmodulation control and rectangular wave control through operation control of the converter and the inverter. The control unit starts step-up operation of the converter when a current vector of motor current of the motor on a d-q coordinate plane becomes a current phase corresponding to motor torque, at which a system loss is equal between before and after starting the step-up operation, while the control unit supplies the direct-current voltage, supplied from the power supply, to the inverter without stepping up the direct-current voltage by the converter and performs the rectangular wave control of the motor in a state where the current phase is an optimal current phase..
Inflation device for balloon sinus dilation
An inflation device useful for inflating a balloon provided with a surgical instrument, such as a balloon sinus dilation instrument. The inflation device includes a syringe, a connector, and mechanical pressure indicator.
Methods and devices for treating primary headache
Non-invasive electrical nerve stimulation devices and magnetic stimulation devices are disclosed, along with methods of treating medical disorders using energy that is delivered noninvasively by such devices. The disorders comprise migraine and other primary headaches such as cluster headaches, including sinus symptoms that resemble an immune-mediated response (“sinus” headaches), irrespective of whether those symptoms arise from an allergy that is co-morbid with the headache.
Method and system for controlling a fuser assembly
An imaging device includes a fuser assembly including a heat transfer member and a backup member positioned to engage the heat transfer member thereby defining a fusing nip therewith. A motor is coupled to the backup member for rotating the backup member.
Method and apparatus for generation of frequency- and phase-locked subcarrier
We describe and demonstrate a novel and simple scheme to generate flattened optical subcarriers using only phase modulators driven by single frequency fundamental sinusoidal sources. 160.8 gb/s pm-qpsk experiment over a single subcarrier has been demonstrated..
Motor driving device and vacuum pump
A motor driving device comprises a first arithmetic section calculating a rotational speed and a magnetic pole electrical angle of a motor rotor, a current command setting section setting a d-axis current command and a q-axis current command in a rotating coordinate dq system based on a difference between the rotational speed and a target rotational speed, a driving command generating section generating a sinusoidal wave driving command based on the d-axis current command, the q-axis current command, the rotational speed and the magnetic pole electrical angle and a pwm signal generating section. When the rotational speed has a positive value indicating a positive rotational state, the current command setting section sets the q-axis current command of acceleration driving, and when the rotational speed has a negative value indicating a reverse rotational state, the current command setting section sets the q-axis current command of deceleration driving..
Apparatus and method for the detection and treatment of atrial fibrillation
Embodiments of the invention provide methods for the detection and treatment of atrial fibrillation (af) and related conditions. One embodiment provides a method comprising measuring electrical activity of the heart using electrodes arranged on the heart surface to define an area for detecting aberrant electrical activity (aea) and then using the measured electrical activity (mea) to detect foci of aea causing af.
Minimally-advancing luminal catheter
The present invention relates to an implantable catheter (100) provided for insertion through a wall (50) of a dural venous sinus (70) in a subject, having a proximal (20) and distal end (30), comprising: —a tubular shaft (10) for insertion through the wall (50) of the venous sinus (70) into the sinus (52), provided with a shaft lumen (12) in fluid connection with a proximal port (14) at the proximal end and a distal port (16) at the distal end of the shaft (10), and —a stop element (40) disposed on an outer surface of the tubular shaft (10), configured to limit the depth of insertion of the tubular shaft (10) into the sinus.. .
Vibration apparatus for stimulating paranasal sinuses
A vibration device includes a vibrating element positioned to stimulate the paranasal sinuses of a user when the user is wearing the device. The device includes a control assembly for powering the vibrating element, the control assembly including at least one battery, a control switch for varying the voltage supplied to the vibrating element, electrical wiring extending from the at least one battery to the control switch, and a printed circuit board including timing circuitry for controlling the vibration of the vibrating element and charging circuitry for charging a rechargeable battery, wherein the at least one battery, the electrical wiring, and the printed circuit board are mounted within a strap attached to the vibration device.
Method for operating a uwb device
The method for operating a uwb device having at least one transmitting antenna and/or at least one receiving antenna comprises the following steps: controlling the transmitting antenna (12) or the receiving antenna (12′) with a control pulse signal (13,13′) having a sequence of substantially sinusoidal pulses of alternating polarity and differing amplitudes and particularly having the waveform of a fifth-order gaussian pulse signal, wherein the transmitting antenna (12) can be alternately supplied with current pulses of differing polarity and differing magnitude by switching on and off first electronic switch units (16) that are coupled to the transmitting antenna (12) and have resistances associated with the amplitudes of the pulses to be generated, wherein each first switch unit (16) has a specifiable, particularly equal, number of first switching transistors (18,19), each having substantially identical on-state resistance values (r), wherein the resistance of a first switch unit is adjusted either by using only one of the first switching transistors (18,19) or by using a plurality of first switching transistors (18,19) connected in parallel, and wherein the first switch units (16) are controlled sequentially according to a specifiable temporal schema and each for a control time interval of a predetermined length.. .
Fiber stabilization of optical path differences (opd) over a wide bandwidth frequency range for extended periods of time
The disclosed method for fiber stabilization of optical path differences involves splitting a laser produced optical beam into a first and second optical beam. Further, the method involves circulating the first optical beam to an adjustable optical telescope, and circulating the second optical beam to a reference optical telescope.
Power circuit of a vacuum fluorescent display having neither transformer nor electromagnetic interference
A power circuit of a vacuum fluorescent display having neither transformer nor electromagnetic interference comprises a dc power supplier that provides a high-voltage power supply and a low-voltage power supply. The high-voltage power supply is connected to an amplifying and doubling circuit that is further connected to a positive pole and a grid of the vacuum florescent display.
Mechanical face seal with a reverse trapezoidal face pattern
An improved mechanical face seal is provided which includes a pair of relatively rotatable seal rings having opposing seal faces. At least one of the seal faces includes a reverse trapezoidal face pattern having a sine wave depth profile wherein individual face features are circumferentially spaced over the seal face.
Method and apparatus for percutaneous aortic valve replacement
A catheter adapted for placement in the ascending aorta comprises a central catheter mechanism and a balloon structure or other occluding structure at its distal end. The catheter may be placed over the aortic arch such that the occluding structure is placed in the ascending aorta just above the sinus of valsalva and coronary ostia.
Devices, systems and methods for treating disorders of the ear, nose and throat
Sinusitis, mucocysts, tumors, infections, hearing disorders, choanal atresia, fractures and other disorders of the paranasal sinuses, eustachian tubes, lachrymal ducts and other ear, nose, throat and mouth structures are diagnosed and/or treated using minimally invasive approaches and, in many cases, flexible catheters as opposed to instruments having rigid shafts. Various diagnostic procedures and devices are used to perform imaging studies, mucus flow studies, air/gas flow studies, anatomic dimension studies and endoscopic studies.
Modulation of bio-electrical rhythms via a novel engineering approach
The present invention relates to novel compositions and methods to induce, and/of modulate bio-electrical rhythms (e.g. In cardiac, neuronal and pancreatic cells) by fine-tuning the activity of hcn-encoded pacemaker channels via a novel protein- and genetic-engineering approach to augment or attenuate the associated physiological responses (e.g.
Honey nasal rinse
Novel nasal rinse compositions are disclosed. The nasal rinse comprises a dried particulate composed of honey and a carrier.
Downhole sinusoidal vibrational apparatus
A device in place as, or suitable for use as, a vibrational tool of or in a downhole assembly, the device having a first magnetic assembly which is to be, or can be, rotated relative to a second magnetic assembly and which, when so rotated, causes the second magnetic assembly to oscillate and/or reciprocate at least substantially in an axial manner; wherein the oscillating and/or reciprocating magnetic assembly, at least substantially, at either one end, or both ends, is attached to and constrained in its oscillations and/or reciprocation by a compliant member thereby allowing the output force to be distributed to the outer body of the vibrational tool and/or any attached uphole and/or downhole tooling, from the compression and extension of the compliant member in a substantially sinusoidal manner.. .
Sperical subtalar implant
One embodiment of the invention includes a sinus tarsi implant with a proximal portion that includes a spherical portion. The spherical portion may include apertures for tissue in-growth.
Reinforced commissural support structure
A device and method for controlling commissural tip deflection of a prosthetic valve, thereby both preventing failure due to repeated movement and/or uneven loading of the commissural points and also improving coaptation of the valve leaflets, including connecting reinforcing material between the commissural points so a spring-like span is created across the points. The spanning material may be in the form of a ring that is lashed, sewn or otherwise connected to the commissural points.
Devices and methods for coronary sinus pressure relief
A method and devices for relieving pressure in the left atrium of a patient's heart is disclosed. The method includes using an ablative catheter in a minimally invasive procedure to prepare an opening from the coronary sinus into a left atrium of the patient's heart.
Method and apparatus for intrachamber resynchronization
Methods, apparatus, and systems are provided to control contraction of the heart. At least one sensing element receives signals indicating electrical activity of sinus rhythm of the heart.
Inverter for a distributed power generator
Provided is a maximum power point (mpp) tracker for a pv cell inverter, and a pv cell inverter. The mpp tracker decouples output power oscillations from the input power generation and extracts maximum available power from the pv cell.
Valved aortic root prosthesis
Disclosed herein a valved aortic root prosthesis comprising a vascular prosthesis with a cuff fastened to the proximal end thereof and a valve mounted in the cuff, wherein the cuff is provided with three marks at an angle of 120 degrees from each other, which divide the cuff into three zones corresponding to the right coronary sinus, the left coronary sinus and the non-coronary sinus, while the vascular prosthesis is provided with two apertures situated above the zones corresponding to the right and left coronary sinuses, wherein the aperture in the left coronary sinus zone is provided at a level of 5-25 mm from the cuff, and the aperture in the right coronary sinus zone is provided at a level of 25-55 mm from the cuff, and each aperture has a vascular prosthesis sewn thereto for connection to the adjacent coronary artery.. .
Collection catheter and kit
A catheter for collecting fluid such as blood from a vessel such as a coronary sinus of a patient has an elongated, flexible tubular portion and an annular sealing member spaced from a distal end of the tubular member. A proximal end of the tubular member is adapted to be connected to a source of suction for applying suction to a collection lumen of the tubular member.
Method for measuring concentration of a gas component in a measurement gas
A method in which the wavelength of the light of a tunable light source is varied periodically over an absorption line of interest for the gas component to measure the concentration of a gas component in a measurement gas based on one of two measurement methods of direct absorption spectroscopy and wavelength modulation spectroscopy and, where in the case of wavelength modulation spectroscopy, the wavelength of the light is additionally sinusoidally modulated at a high frequency and with a small amplitude, where the intensity of the light is detected after transradiation of the measurement gas and processed to yield a measurement result, and where in order to increase the accuracy and reliability of the measurement, the two measurement methods are applied simultaneously during each period, or alternately in consecutive periods, and their results are combined by averaging to form the measurement result.. .
Systems and methods for continuous adjustment of reference signal to control chip
The present disclosure is directed to a solution that provides for continuous adjustment of a reference signal to a control chip to facilitate controlling the average output power. In some aspects, a system may facilitate continuous adjustment of power provided to a device by providing a reference signal with a slope to a control pin (e.g., current control pin) of a control chip (e.g., power regulator or led driver).
System for developing high pressure shale or tight rock formations using a profusion of open hole sinusoidal laterals
A wellbore system to produce natural gas and/or oil from high pressure shale or tight rock formations using a profusion of open hole sinusoidal laterals to achieve comparable contact surface areas with multi-stage hydraulically fractured wellbores. The laterals are drilled in an orientation designed to intersect the dominant natural fracture system and are also drilled in a sinusoidal pattern to interconnect the individual rock facies within the targeted subterranean zone.
Heat-exchange apparatus
A heat exchanging device has a single extruded part made as a tubular body with external and internal radial branches. The tubular body has longitudinal round holes in a circumferential direction.
Single-pass left-sided ddd pacing lead
A single-pass pacing lead capable of sensing and pacing both the atria and the ventricles is described. In some examples, the single-pass pacing lead is connected to a ddd pacemaker.
Sinus dilation system and method
A sinus dilation instrument useful with a navigation system and including a handle, a rigid probe, a balloon, and an identifier device. The probe extends from the handle, forms a curved segment, and carries the balloon.
Electrostimulation in treating cerebrovascular conditions
A system for treating a medical condition in a living body, comprising two subsystems, an implant subsystem and an electrical stimulation unit subsystem. The implant subsystem comprises at least one electrostimulation module, contains at least one electrically conductive electrode and, preferably, an anchoring member.
Means for securing a catheter into a vessel
An electrophysiology catheter, e.g., a coronary sinus catheter, for insertion into a cardiac vessel, such as the coronary sinus, includes a handle and a catheter shaft coupled at one end to the handle. The catheter shaft has a distal end and an anchor is associated with the catheter shaft and is movable between a deployed position and a collapsed position.
Current generator
A current generator is disclosed. An example current generator includes a plurality of current cells connected in parallel, each current cell being connected to a switch.
Curved plate for exhaust reversion prevention
An exhaust reversion prevention plate is installed within the exhaust pipe of an internal combustion engine in order to prevent a phenomenon known as reversion, which causes a reduction of power available to the engine. A curved plate is affixed within the exhaust pipe with a threaded stud welded to the plate.
Techniques for increasing the acoustic impedance of the cochlea's round window membrane
A method for increasing the acoustic impedance of the round window membrane of the cochlea in a human patient includes surgically opening access to the round window membrane and placing a packing layer over the round window membrane. Optionally a layer of collagen graft may be obtained from the patient and placed between the round window membrane and the packing layer.
Epicardial clip
An epicardial clip for reshaping the annulus of the mitral valve of a heart. The epicardial clip includes a curved member having an anterior segment configured to be positioned in the transverse sinus of the heart, a posterior segment configured to be positioned on the posterior side of the heart, such as on or inferior to the atrioventricular groove, and a lateral segment extending between the anterior segment and the posterior segment.
Cranial base implant device
A device for closing a hole in a sphenoid bone that acts as a barrier between a sella turcica and a sphenoid sinus is disclosed. The device includes a cap and a stem.

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