|| List of recent Sit-related patents
|Corn event pv-zmgt32(nk603) and compositions and methods for detection thereof|
The present invention provides a dna construct that confers tolerance to transgenic corn plant. Also provided are assays for detecting the presence of the pv-zmgt32(nk603) corn event based on the dna sequence of the recombinant construct inserted into the corn genome and of genomic sequences flanking the insertion site..
|On-premise cloud appliance|
A standalone onsite appliance designed to connect a local network and telephony infrastructure to a hosted cloud environment. The appliance acts as an extension of the cloud by creating a bridge into the local network and providing each local user a portion of the cloud infrastructure.
|Method for securing name registries, network access and data communication in id/locator split-base networks|
The invention provides a new system for internet security. The internet network system comprises a first edge network 11 that comprises a source host (sh) 12, a first gateway (gw) 13 and a local name server (lns) 14, a logical control network 21 which comprises a domain name registry (dnr) 22 and a host name registry (hnr) 23, a target host (th) 31 in the first edge network 11 or in a second edge network 32 and a global transit network 41 which includes routers 42 to connect the first edge network 11, the logical control network 21; and the second edge network 32..
|Controlling access to a website|
Methods and apparatus for website access control. The methods and apparatus include, at a user terminal: accessing a plurality of training websites over a network; training the user terminal by classifying the training websites in a content category based on a user input, extracting one or more features indicative of the content category from the training websites and determining a classifier based on the extracted features; classifying further requested websites using the determined classifier; and controlling access to the further requested websites based on the classification of the websites..
|System and method for distribution of picture objects|
A method for data communication is provided and may include, at a communications terminal, displaying picture objects and/or video objects received from a media center via a communications network. The communications terminal may transmit direction of view information (dov) of at least one eye of a user of the terminal with respect to the displayed objects from an eye tracker at the communications terminal.
|Method, server and computer-readable recording media for managing metastore|
A method for managing a metastore includes steps of: (a) registering static resource and metadata at a metastore to produce a certain application by using an open device api and external html5 authoring tools; (b) configuring a build target operating system and a build target platform; (c) checking a degree of matching between i) the static resource and the metadata and ii) information on parameters delivered from a build target metarepository by referring to the configured build target operating system and platform; (d) calling an external open build system and an api, if the degree of matching is satisfied, and then creating and receiving a target executable file in return to fit for the configured build target operating system and platform; and (e) storing the target executable file, the static resource and the metadata in a metasource repository.. .
|System and method for resource-definition-oriented software generation and development|
A system and method for productively developing web services and associated client software to access web services across entire development lifecycle is disclosed. In various aspects, collections of resource definitions stored and managed in a repository and configured and published as network addressable/accessible resources, serve as a platform with application programming interfaces and/or user-interfaces to enable software professionals to continuously define, design, construct, test, publish and access web services..
|Rc corner solutions for double patterning technology|
A method includes selecting a process corner, determining model parameters for forming an integrated circuit, and generating a file using the model parameters for the process corner. The generating the file is performed using a computer.
|Systems and methods for webpage creation and updating|
A computer network system for posting content at a web site includes computer servers configured to host a web site for a group of users, and a data storage configured to store an email address in association with a destination at the website. The computer servers can receive an electronic message at the email address by the computer servers from a user.
|Method and system for testing websites|
Methods and systems to test of web browser enabled applications are disclosed. In one embodiment, a browser application can allow a user to perform test and analysis processes on a candidate web browser enabled application.
|Computer-implemented system and method for generating and sharing sports statistics|
A computer-implemented method and system for generating sports statistics and sharing sports statistics on a website includes a statistic creation manager configured to access a database of sports data, to receive user selections as a function of the sport data, and upon receiving the user selections to generate a sports statistic as a function of those user selections a statistic feed manager configured to tag the sports statistic with one or more received user selections to permit display of the sports statistic on the website as a function of the tag.. .
|Website content identification in a content management system|
There is provided a system and method for website content identification in a content management system. The method comprises receiving a first plurality of content identifications, wherein each of the first plurality of content identifications corresponds to each of a first plurality of contents and each of a first plurality of content paths in a content management system, determining a second plurality of content identifications, wherein each of the second plurality of content identifications corresponds to each of a second plurality of contents and each of a second plurality of content paths in the content management system, and displaying the first plurality of content identifications and the second plurality of content identification with corresponding webpage elements on a webpage.
|Performing automated system tests|
A method, system and program product for performing automated tests on a system under test. A set of test blocks is provided, with each test block triggering at least one user activity on the system under test.
|Method for securing credentials in a remote repository|
A method of securing user credentials in a remote repository is provided. In accordance with one embodiment, there is provided a method comprising generating a first private key and a first public key pair from a registered password; generating a second private key and a second public key pair; generating a storage key from the second private key and the first public key; encrypting a set of credentials using the storage key; creating a encrypted credential signature from the encrypted set of credentials and the first private key; and storing the encrypted set of credentials, the encrypted credential signature, and the second public key in the remote repository..
|Method and system for authenticating and preserving data within a secure data repository|
A computer implemented method for identifying and linking a data originator and a data file or data batch from the originator through one or more data source systems. The system stores the data files and batches on a permanent basis for subsequent verification purposes, verifying the identity of the data file originator through originator-specific information from the data source system; and generating unique data entries associated with the originator identity, the file identity and/or a file verification cryptographic digest, and a unique originator signature.
|Method and system for obtaining peripheral information, and location proxy server|
A method for obtaining peripheral information method is disclosed herein and includes steps of: receiving a request for obtaining peripheral information, and the request for obtaining peripheral information includes a connection request for access to a third-party website; obtaining the current location information of a mobile terminal according to the connection request; obtaining a link of the third-party website; obtaining the current location information of a mobile terminal according to the connection request; obtaining a link of the third-party website according to domain name information of the third-party website and the current location information of the mobile terminal; making the mobile terminal jump to a page of the third-party website, so as to obtain peripheral information based on the current location of the mobile terminal and the information is provided by the third-party website.. .
|Systems and methods for gslb preferred backup list|
The present application is directed towards systems and methods for a user to configure the backup locations to use by an intermediary device providing global server load balancing (gslb) services when a primary location is down. In some embodiments, when gslb is based on static proximity of the location of the client to the gslb sites and if the primary location is down, then request may be load balanced among all the other locations.
|Site and channel management to achieve content repurposing|
Systems and methods for managing content items of the type used in web sites. In accordance with the disclosure, site objects, channel objects and content objects are associated with each other to form a hierarchical site structure.
|System and method for automatic provisioning of onsite networking services|
The system and method described herein may activate an automatic provisioning system within customer premise equipment via a digital subscriber line, cable modem, or other residential hub or gateway interface and access a remote directory service to locate appropriate addressing and other information to initialize the customer premise equipment. The gateway interface may automatically update a configuration, heal bugs, and perform other maintenance and tasks to manage the customer premise equipment.
|Methods, apparatus, and computer program products for communicating content files based on destination priority|
A method for communicating content files based on destination priority includes processing a content file to determine a plurality of destination sites to which the content file is to be transmitted, assigning priority levels to the plurality of destination sites, allocating a plurality of bandwidth portions on a communication link to the plurality of destination sites, respectively, based on the priority levels assigned to the plurality of destination sites, and transmitting the content file to the plurality of destination sites using the plurality of bandwidth portions allocated to the plurality of destination on the communication link, respectively.. .
|Method and system for replying to website update event|
A method for replying to a website update event includes steps of: receiving, at an instant-messaging client end, prompting information about an update event of personal dynamic information of a user account associated with a current user at the instant-messaging client end in an sns, wherein the prompting information includes information of prompting the user to conduct a reply; loading and rendering, at the instant-messaging client end, the updated personal dynamic information when the instant-messaging client end receives command information corresponding to the information of prompting the user to conduct a reply; and generating and outputting, at the instant-messaging client end, a reply window according to the loaded and rendered updated personal dynamic information and thereby enabling the user at the instant-messaging client end to conduct a reply through the reply window. A system for replying to a website update event is also provided..
|Document management system, management device, document management method, storage medium|
A document management site registers a scan document, generates a url of the scan document and transmits it to an image forming apparatus (an image processing apparatus), the image forming apparatus posts the registered scan document on an sns site by using the url of the scan document. The document management site generates a comment ticket that is control information for causing the image forming apparatus to transmit a comment about the posted content shared in the sns site, and the image forming apparatus acquires the comment ticket from the document management site.
|Social media provocateur detection and mitigation|
A contact center system can receive messages from social media sites or centers. The messages may include derogatory or nefarious content.
|Method and apparatus for pushing applications to a web site visitor during co-browsing|
A method for pushing applications to a website visitor during co-browsing is presented. A co-browsing session between an operator of the website and the website visitor is initiated.
|Interface optimizing model based upon database information|
Embodiments relate to interfaces allowing a user to optimize a model which references and manipulates volumes of information present in an underlying database. An interface engine of an application layer, may communicate with the database engine of an underlying database layer, to provide a user with indicia of modeling performance.
|Web page ranking method, apparatus and program product|
Web pages accessed as results obtained from search engines which locate documents or web pages or web sites in a computer network (e.g., a distributed system of computer systems), are displayed in a ranked order. The ranked order improves the relevance of displayed web pages to a search inquiry entered by a user of an end user device such as a personal computer system, a tablet, a smartphone or other device.
|Contact information management|
Via a graphical user interface, a user can select multiple different services (e.g., remote repositories such as websites) having contact information associated with the user's contacts (e.g., friends, internet buddies, friends of friends, acquaintances, etc.). Based on the selection of multiple services, the contact information manager communicates with the multiple services over a network to retrieve the contact information associated with the user's friends (i.e., contacts).
|Method and system for content management|
A computer-implemented method for content management includes receiving a text string from a user as a search term, sending the search term to a content aggregation server, receiving search results from a search term search executed by the content aggregation server the search results containing social network content from social network accounts of the user, content aggregation channel content, and search engine result content, where the social network content, content aggregation content and search engine content are derived from the search team, presenting the search results to the user along with filtering and channelization options, receiving filtering and channelization option configuration from the user, recording the filtering and channelization option configuration as a new content channel, and updating new content channel content by requesting re-execution of the search term search by the content aggregation site in response to a user access of the new content channel.. .
|System and method for providing automatically updated product inserts|
Systems, apparatuses, and methods can provide parameters of operating results for control products used in biological reactions. For example, automatically updated inserts containing such parameters for clinical quality controls can be provided.
|System and method for a self service portal and automation for internally hosted virtual server resources|
A method and apparatus may provision a new computer code file as an update or a new application for end nodes of a cloud computing system. The method and apparatus may receive a computer code file at a repository server via a portal interface to an automation service.
|Inference pipeline system and method|
A system to infer place data is disclosed that receives location data collected on a user's mobile electronic device, recognizes when, where and for how long the user makes stops, generates possible places visited, and predicts the likelihood of a user to visit those places.. .
|Dose optimization based on outcome quality|
A system includes a modeler (214) that generates a model which models a quality of findings in radiologist reports as function of deposited dose of scans from which the radiologist reports are created and a dose optimizer (216) that determines an optimal dose value for a planned scan based on the model and one or more optimization rules (218). A method includes generating a model which models a quality of fmdings in radiologist reports as a function of deposited dose of scans from which the radiologist reports are created and determining an optimal dose value for a planned scan based on the model and one or more optimization rules..
|Online quick key pay|
A quick pay option is provided so that a user can make a payment from a merchant site by simply entering in a user identifier in a pop-up window. Limits are set for the quick pay option and may vary between different merchants.
|System to allocate payroll funds to prepaid instruments|
A payroll management system receives employee enrollment in a program for having proceeds from a paycheck allocated to one or more gift cards, with net proceeds after the allocation deposited into a demand deposit (checking) account or any other deposit mechanism such as an open loop credit instrument. The gift cards are used at specified retailers, and automatically provide discounts on goods/services purchased using the cards..
|Enclosed software platform and method for the financing of creative content/productive output|
A system and method that electronically allow consumers to invest in and obtain a product by presenting a website to a user, the website providing at least one product offering to a user. The system also electronically obtains one or more products to be displayed on a website that is associated with the system; the products may be obtained from one or more product creators or owners.
|Return receipt tracking|
A system and method for capturing, uploading, storing, retrieving and analyzing purchase receipts. The system and method may be implemented via a number of mechanisms, including an internet-accessible website, a stand-alone desktop application, a mobile application or some combination thereof.
|Method and system for listing items globally and regionally, and customized listing according to currency or shipping area|
In one example embodiment, there is provided a method comprising providing a particular version of a site associated with an electronic marketplace, wherein the electronic marketplace offers a plurality of offerings to a plurality of regions via a plurality of versions of the site; receiving a request from a user to access the particular version of the site; receiving a request from the user and retrieving, based on the request, a region-specific version of an offering available in the region associated with the particular version of the site; and presenting the region-specific version of the offering to the user.. .
|System and method for swapping of tangible and intangible items|
A first user, second user, and third user are registered. Names of a first, second, and third item are stored a website for the first, second, and third users.
|Method & system for the automated population of data fields, with personal information, in enrollment/registration forms of service providers|
A method and system for the electronic enrollment/registration of a consumer for access to the services of a service provider, which requires the selective disclosure of personal consumer information, from a consumer controlled database, to a service provider, as a prerequisite and incidental to the enrollment and/or subscription to a service provider's services. This personal consumer information is resident on a personal database within a mobile consumer communication device (e.g.
|Method and apparatus for a revenue-sharing community-based website|
Described herein is a website that may include an administrator portal, content portal and commerce portal, all associated with a locality. The administrator portal allows one or more administrators to maintain the website.
|Systems and methods for mobile on-site service and advertising|
A method and system for providing advertisements on a vehicle. The vehicle is adapted to provide one or more services for a first entity.
|Detecting prohibited data use in auction-based online advertising|
Techniques are provided that relate to online advertising, such as in connection with an auction-based online advertising market, including techniques for determining evidence of prohibited use of user segment information by an advertiser. Segment information may be utilized in allowing a targeted advertising opportunity for an advertiser.
|Loyalty rewards optimization bill payables and receivables service|
For several accounts receivable, a reward account is determined as the account that receives the largest deposit to the loyalty reward balance thereof by a payment of the account receivable. For each reward account, a deficient reward account is found if the currency balance for the reward account is not sufficient for the payment of the account payable.
|Method and system for implementing a composite quality performance index|
Disclosed is an improved method and mechanism to implement a framework for defining multiple quality variables. Each quality variable corresponds to its own weight, measurement definitions, control range values and normalization formula..
|Measuring retail visitation amounts based on locations sensed by mobile devices|
Provided is a computer-implemented method that includes obtaining a user location dataset indicative of a location visited by a user, the user location dataset being based at least in part on a location signal received from a mobile computing device associated with the user, determining that the location visited corresponds to a geographic location of a place of interest, determining, using a computer, a visit count corresponding to the location dataset, adjusting a visit count for the place of interest to include the visit count corresponding to the location dataset, and storing the adjusted visit count for the place of interest in a visitation rate datastore.. .
|Methods and systems for collecting segmentation data|
A system, method, and computer readable medium are provided to collect and process signal data used to segment a user population. For example, a segmentation client operating on a client machine may be initialized to collect signal data in a signal file maintained by a central repository of a segmentation server.
|Insurance policies for stem cells depositors and methods for providing same|
A method, apparatus and computer program product for generating and applying insurance policies intended to guarantee sufficient amounts of available, viable stem cells to policy holders in case the policy holders are in need of stem cell therapy. An individual may deposit stem cells and give consent to allocate at least some of the stem cells deposited by said individual for public use, and in return be entitled to receive viable stem cells deposited by another individual in case of need..
|Cross-lingual seeding of sentiment|
A contact center system can receive messages from social media sites or centers. The messages may be in a foreign language.
|System for determining error in a sensed machine position|
A system for determining an error in a sensed position of a machine includes a position sensing system, a dead reckoning system, and a controller. The controller is configured to determine a difference between a sensed position and a calculated position determined by dead reckoning.
|System and console for monitoring and managing casing running operations at a well site|
A well advisor system and console for monitoring and managing installation of casing and tubular goods in a well. The system may be accessed through one or more workstations, or other computing devices, which may be located at a well site or remotely.
|Object path prediction method, apparatus, and program, and automatic operation system|
An object path prediction method, apparatus, and program and an automatic operation system that can secure safety even in situations that can actually occur are provided. For this purpose, a computer having a storage unit that stores the position of an object and the internal state including the speed of the object reads the position and internal state of the object from the storage unit, generates trajectories in a space-time consisting of time and space from changes of the positions that can be taken by the object with the passage of time based on the read position and internal state of the object, and predicts probabilistically paths of the object by using the generated trajectories..
|Systems and methods for semi-autonomous vehicular convoys|
The present invention relates to systems and methods for vehicles to safely closely follow one another through partial automation. Following closely behind another vehicle has significant fuel savings benefits, but is unsafe when done manually by the driver.
|Light-based touch controls on a steering wheel|
A system for use in a vehicle, including a steering element situated opposite a driver seat in a vehicle, the steering element including a plurality of proximity sensors encased in the periphery of the steering element operable to detect hand gestures along the outer periphery of the steering element, an interactive deck housed in the vehicle, for providing at least one of radio broadcast, video broadcast, audio entertainment, video entertainment and navigational assistance in the vehicle, and a processor housed in the vehicle, coupled with the proximity sensors and the deck, operable to identify the hand gestures detected by the proximity sensors, and to control the deck in response to thus-identified hand gestures.. .
|Support structure implant for a bone cavity|
A support structure implant for location within a bone cavity to support the bone which defines the cavity is formed from wires by braiding in a machine direction from a first end of the structure towards an opposite second end. The wires are formed into loops at the first end of the structure so that two lengths of wire extend away from each loop and are formed into the braid.
|Interference wedge for securing an anterior cruciate ligament graft in a bone tunnel|
A wedge is used to engage on one side with a femoral tunnel or a tibial tunnel and on the opposite side engage with a bone plug. This is accomplished by forming a wedge being substantially semi-circular on one side and flat on the opposite side..
|Polymeric heart valve|
A polymeric valve which may include a heart valve, and also may include a trileaflet heart valve includes a stent having a base and a plurality of outwardly extending posts from the base and equidistant from each other. A plurality of leaflets each connected to a corresponding one of the posts at one end, and each of the leaflets connected to the base.
|Collapsible/expandable prosthetic heart valves with native calcified leaflet retention features|
A prosthetic heart valve is circumferentially collapsible for less invasive delivery into a patient. The valve re-expands to operating size at the implant site in the patient.
|Apparatus and method for implanting collapsible/expandable prosthetic heart valves|
Apparatus for delivering a prosthetic heart valve into a patient by means that are less invasive than conventional open-chest, open-heart surgery. The prosthetic valve may be collapsed while in a delivery device.
|Methods and devices for accessing and delivering devices to a heart|
Described here are devices and systems for accessing and delivering devices to a heart. The left atrial appendage may be used as an access port to allow pericardial access to internal structures of the heart.
|Vessel treatment methods and devices for use in a graft device|
Methods and devices for treating a vessel for use in a medical procedure are disclosed. A vein or other vessel can be modified in situ, prior to harvesting.
|Deployment system for an endoluminal device|
The present invention is directed to a deployment system for an endoluminal device. The deployment system includes a confining sheath placed around a compacted endoluminal device.
|Orthosis for a gait modulation system|
A functional electrical stimulation (fes) orthosis for fes to a limb segment, including: (a) a semi-rigid, self-retaining c-shaped frame, the frame configured to substantially envelop the limb segment, the frame including a first flexible and elongated circumferentially retaining element and at least a first and a second opposing flexible and elongated circumferentially retaining elements disposed on the circumferentially opposite side of the frame, the first retaining element and the first opposing retaining element forming a pair of opposing retaining elements, and (b) a surface electrical stimulation electrode for contacting at least one stimulation point on a surface of the limb segment, associated with, and supported by, the frame, the surface electrode for electrically associating, via the frame, with a neuroprosthetic stimulator unit, so as to provide fes, wherein the opposing retaining elements are configured to be radially spring-loaded towards a center of the frame, such that in donning the orthosis around the limb segment, the limb segment applies a counter-pressure from within the frame, against the opposing retaining elements, such that the orthosis is firmly and fixedly self-retained in a pre-determined position on the surface.. .
Leadless pacemaker, including a hermetic housing, a pacing electrode on a distal portion of the housing, an electronics package in the housing and configured to generate/deliver pacing pulses to the electrode, and a fixation mechanism on the housing distal portion. The fixation mechanism includes at least one deformable hook-shaped thin fixation wire having an attachment portion fixedly attached at the distal portion of the housing and a free end portion which is angled or bent with respect to the attachment portion such that it extends essentially in conformity, but with a small spacing, to a neighbored surface portion of the housing such that the free end portion engages with heart tissue onto which the distal portion is pressed upon rotation of the pacemaker in the direction in which the free end portion extends from the attachment portion, and disengages upon rotation of the pacemaker in the opposite direction..
|Method for the treatment of autism|
The present invention provides a method for treating autism. The method comprises following steps: step 1, applying a first electrical current stimulation of 30 minutes in the vicinity of the hegu acupuncture point and the nei guan acupuncture point at one side of the patient, wherein the first electrical current stimulation has a first slow-quick waveform, and the maximum current of the first electrical current stimulation is 3-10 ma; and step 2, applying a second electrical current stimulation of 30 minutes in the vicinity of the zusanli acupuncture point, and the sanyinjiao acupuncture point at opposite side of the patient, wherein the second electrical current stimulation has a second slow-quick waveform, and the maximum current of the second electrical current stimulation is 4-15 ma.
A dilation system for accessing a surgical target site to perform surgical procedures. In one version, the dilation system includes a plurality of open sided dilators having non-circular cross sections and configured to slidably and non-rotationally engage with one another in a sequential manner.
|Pixel array medical devices and methods|
Pixel array medical devices, systems and methods are described for skin grafting and skin resection procedures. The procedures involve applying a scalpet array to a target skin site.
|Tissue cavitation device and method|
A percutaneous surgical device and method for creating a cavity within tissue during a minimally invasive procedure. A cavitation device includes a shaft interconnected to a flexible cutting element.
|Peripheral peg drill component|
A method for simultaneously drilling at least two peripheral peg holes in a bony surface comprising providing a peripheral peg drill component including a housing with a first side, a second side opposite the first side and at least two drill bits extending from the second side of the housing; advancing the peripheral peg drill component over an alignment pin extending from a bony surface until each of the at least two drill bits engage the bony surface; actuating a belt circumferentially surrounding a series of pulleys to cause the at least two drill bits to rotate; and simultaneously penetrating the bony surface with the at least two drill bits as they rotate.. .
|Peripheral peg drill component|
A method for simultaneously drilling at least two peripheral peg holes in a bony surface, the method comprising providing a peripheral peg drill component including a housing with a first side, a second side opposite the first side and at least two drill bits extending from the second side of the housing; releasably coupling the first side of the peripheral peg drill component to a drilling device; advancing the peripheral peg drill component over an alignment pin extending from a bony surface until each of the at least two drill bits engage the bony surface; actuating a driving mechanism of the peripheral peg drill component with the drilling device to cause the at least two drill bits to rotate; and simultaneously penetrating the bony surface with the at least two drill bits as they rotate.. .
|High-frequency heat therapy electrode device equipped with flexible tube|
The present invention relates to a high-frequency heat therapy electrode device, and one embodiment of the present invention provides a high-frequency heat therapy electrode device provided with an electrode needle disposed in front of a handle, which necrotizes a lesion site by cauterizing the site by means of the high-frequency heat generated from the electrode needle. The high-frequency heat therapy electrode device equipped with a flexible tube is characterized in that: a flexible tube of a prescribed hardness, but that can be easily bent and deformed, is disposed between the handle and the electrode needle such that the needle can be inserted, along the working channel of an endoscope, up to a lesion site and the electrode needle is provided with a cooling line in the inside thereof..
|System and method for providing treatment feedback for a thermal treatment device|
A system and method for providing treatment feedback for a thermal treatment device (100) is provided. In certain embodiments, a thermal transmitter (120) is configured to apply an amount of thermal energy (104) to a target site (106), the thermal energy having a selected frequency and a selected power level for penetration to a depth beneath the surface of the skin.
|Foldable adhesive composite dressing|
An adhesive composite dressing useful for applying an active ingredient to a treated skin site, as well as methods of manufacture and use of such dressings. In one embodiment, an adhesive composite dressing comprising an anchor member, a target member, and a folding member, where the anchor member comprises a first skin-contact adhesive, the target member comprises an opening adapted to enable skin treatment, the folding member comprises a drug reservoir, and where the folding member is attached to the anchor portion through a hinge defined by a line of attachment that is not contiguous with an edge of the anchor member..
|Disposable diaper with attached wrapper for enclosing and sealing the diaper when soiled|
A disposable diaper is provided with a wrapper is the shape of a shower cap, enabling a user to wrap and seal the diaper when soiled. The wrapper is attached to either the front or back waistband region of the diaper.
|Three-dimensional apertured film for transmitting dynamically-deposited and statically-retained fluids|
A three-dimensional film for use as a transfer layer in an absorbent article has a continuous surface and a discontinuous surface disposed generally parallel to and spaced from said continuous surface; both the continuous surface and the discontinuous surface have large scale apertures defined by sidewalls originating on the surface and extending outwardly therefrom and sized to permit acquisition of fluids by gravity, and optionally each surface also includes small scale apertures sized to acquire fluids by capillary action.. .
|Method of making an absorbent composite and absorbent articles employing the same|
Disclosed is an absorbent core composite for a disposable absorbent article. The absorbent composite has a first fabric, a body side second fabric, and a plurality of aggregates of superabsorbent particles (sap) situated between the first fabric second fabric.
|Multi-orientation canister for use with a reduced pressure treatment system|
Systems and methods for reduced pressure tissue treatments, including a multi-orientation canister. The canister includes an inlet for receiving fluids from a tissue site, and a main chamber in fluid communication with the inlet for receiving fluids from the inlet.
An evacuation system and method for removing and/or treating gaseous and/or particulate byproducts of surgical procedures includes an end effector such as a side vent trocar, an operating room tower or the equivalent, a disposal vessel, a vacuum source and optionally a filter. The end effector may be coupled to the tower by a conduit, the tower may be coupled to the collection tank by a conduit, and the collection tank may be coupled to the vacuum source.
|Piston driving motor arrangement|
The invention is related to an apparatus comprising a first drive shaft, a second drive shaft, a motor component configured to receive a control signal, which control signal comprises a direction control signal, the motor component further configured to selectively drive the first drive shaft and the second drive shaft based on the received control signal, and further configured to drive the first drive shaft and the second drive shaft in a respective direction based on the direction control signal, such that a direction control signal for driving the first drive shaft in a first direction is a direction control signal for driving the second drive shaft in a direction opposite to the first direction. The invention is further related to a drug delivery device comprising an apparatus of the aforementioned kind..
An injection device that comprises a chamber configured for containing a substance to be injected and a needle operatively associated with the chamber and having a length sufficient to deliver the substance to an intradermal injection site. A collar surrounds the needle, defining a collar cavity.
|Medical systems and methods|
A fluid management system for use in a tissue resection procedure includes a controller. An inflow pump is operated by the controller and configured to provide fluid inflow through a flow path to a site in patient's body.
A trocar assembly wherein a trocar with an elongated polygonal tube can receive either an obturator or a medical instrument of a dissimilar cross-sectional shape with the medical instrument of the different cross sectional shape maintable in a central condition therein to inhibit pressure losses to lateral flow to thereby permit use of a cannula having a smaller cross sectional area than a cylindrical cannula as well as inhibit trauma to an entry site around the cannula.. .
|Method and apparatus for non-invasive determination of cardiac output|
A non-invasive method and apparatus determines continuously cardiac output by first analysing the trace obtained from an optical sensor which has been scaled and calibrated using an electronic sphygmomanometer. From this the mean arterial pressure and time constant are determined.
|Ultrasound diagnostic apparatus and method for controlling the same|
An ultrasound diagnostic apparatus measures blood flow velocity by emitting ultrasound towards a measurement target and receiving a reflected wave, via an ultrasound probe. The ultrasound diagnostic apparatus includes an ultrasound image acquisition unit, a vascular region detection unit, a measurement position determination unit, and a doppler gate setting unit.
The present invention relates to a visualisation device for visualising a spatial orientation of a feature, such as a constriction, inside a body lumen. In particular, the present invention relates to a visualisation device for visualising the spatial orientation of the aortic valve in the aorta for use during procedures such as, but not limited to, transcatheter aortic valve implantation (tavi).
|Needle guidance system|
A system and device to determine the location of a needle as it penetrates through a tissue and into a desired site, such as the epidural space, are described. The system (1000) contains a light guide (1020), a light source (1040), a light sensor (1050), and a logic unit (1060).
|Device and method for generating composite images for endoscopic surgery of moving and deformable anatomy|
A device for generating composite images of dynamically changing surgical anatomy includes circuitry configured to receive, from an endoscopic imaging device, endoscopic image data. The circuitry is configured to receive, from a tomographic imaging device, intra-operative tomographic image data.
|Device for application of a sensor to a measurement site, a sensor head, a kit of an application device and sensor and use of an application device for optical measurement of physiological parameters|
A device for applying a sensor to a measurement site on a patient's skin has a wall arrangement defining an applicator volume above the patient's skin the wall arrangement has a patient's side and a sensor side. At least one gas-permeable membrane separates the applicator volume into a first volume directed to the measuring site at the patient's side of the wall arrangement and a second volume separated from the patient's skin and directed to the sensor side of the wall arrangement..
|System and method for generating composite measures of variability|
A system and method are provided for assessing the degree of critical illness of patients in intensive care units (icus), and the detection of occurrence of specific clinical outcomes, pursued through the monitoring of a variety of physiological signals, extraction of multiple measures of variability, and integration of the relevant information the measures of variability bring. The integration process leads to the creation of a compound variable, referred to as a composite measure of variability, which can be tuned to various clinical needs, since the process of normalization, feature selection and data integration are customizable to the clinical indication, planned use of the composite variability monitoring.
The present disclosure relates to a surgical apparatus for positioning within an incision in tissue. In one aspect of the present disclosure, the surgical access apparatus includes an elongated seal member configured to removably receive at least one surgical object, and a deployment member.
|Stereo-endoscope device, stereo-endoscope system, and stereo-endoscope robot|
Appropriate stereoscopic images of an affected site are easily acquired. Provided is a stereo-endoscope device that includes an inserted portion that can be inserted into a subject's body; two imaging devices that are disposed on the inserted portion with a space therebetween; driving units that change the relative angle of the optical axes of the imaging devices; a distance sensor for detecting the distance to the imaging devices from a treatment part of a treatment instrument that is inserted into the subject's body and is used to treat the affected site; and a swivel control section that controls the driving units based on insertion information of the treatment instrument, the insertion information including the distance detected by the distance sensor..
|Medical devices incorporating functional adhesives|
A method for treating a wound or defect at a surgical target site using a minimally invasive surgical procedure is provided which includes utilizing a surgical access device such as a port or a catheter having a plurality of reactive members of a specific binding pair releasably contained on a surface of the access device, the reactive members having affinity for binding a cellular component of tissue cells located at the target site; contacting the surface of the access device with the tissue cells, wherein upon contact of the reactive members on the surface of the access device with the tissue cells, the reactive members are released from the surface of the access device and bind to the tissue; providing a tissue repair member having secured thereto a plurality of complementary reactive members of the specific binding pair; and applying the tissue repair member to the tissue, wherein upon contact of the complementary reactive members on the surface of the tissue repair member with the reactive members on the tissue, covalent bonds are formed between the reactive members and the complementary reactive members, thus bonding the tissue repair member to the tissue. A surgical access device for use in minimally invasive surgery is provided which includes a plurality of reactive members of a specific binding pair releasably contained on a surface of the access device, the reactive members having an affinity for binding a cellular component of tissue cells and another affinity for binding complementary members of the specific binding pair..
|Sulfonylpyrazole and sulfonylpyrazoline carboxamidine derivatives as 5-ht6 antagonists|
And derivatives thereof, which are antagonists of 5-ht6 receptors, wherein the symbols have the meanings given in the description. The invention also concerns methods for the preparation of these compounds, to novel intermediates useful for their synthesis, and to uses of such compounds and compositions, particularly their use in administering them to patients to achieve a therapeutic effect in treating at least on disease or condition chosen from parkinson's disease, huntington's chorea, schizophrenia, anxiety, depression, manic depression, psychoses, epilepsy, obsessive compulsive disorders, mood disorders, migraine, alzheimer's disease, age related cognitive decline, mild cognitive impairment, sleep disorders, eating disorders, anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorders, panic attacks, akathisia, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, attention deficit disorder, withdrawal from abuse of cocaine, ethanol, nicotine or benzodiazepines, pain, disorders associated with spinal trauma or head injury, hydrocephalus, functional bowel disorder, irritable bowel syndrome, obesity and type-2 diabetes..
|Anti-cd47 antibodies and methods of use thereof|
The invention relates to monoclonal and/or monovalent antibodies that bind cd47. The invention relates to monoclonal and/or monovalent antibodies that bind cd19.
|Thermoplastic polyolefin composition|
Composition comprising a polypropylene matrix (m-pp), at least one elastomeric copolymer (ep), a high density polyethylene (hdpe) being bimodal or multimodal, and a filler (f).. .
|Acrylic block copolymers|
Acrylic block copolymers are described which are inherently tacky. Also described are compositions of the copolymers which exhibit properties enabling their use as pressure sensitive adhesives, without addition of tackifiers and/or subsequent processing..
|Polymer composition for bumpers and interiors and polyethylene-based resin precursor|
Polyolefin compositions suitable for injection moulded items e.g. For impact bumpers and car interiors comprising from 30% to 90% by weight of an heterophasic propylene polymer composition (a); and from 10% to 70% by weight of a multimodal ethylene/c6-c12 alpha olefin copolymer (b); having density from 0.850 to 0.920 g/cm3, total comonomer content from 6% to 30% by weight, mw/mn from 4 to 20; intrinsic viscosity in decalin at 135° c.
|Fiber-reinforced composite material and process for producing fiber-reinforced composite material|
A fiber-reinforced composite material which comprises carbon fibers and a resin, wherein the carbon fibers have crimps and have been entangled and the fiber volume content is 30 to 80%. The fiber-reinforced composite material combines quasi-isotropy with a high fiber volume content and has little unevenness in mechanical property..
|Continuous latex production processes|
Processes for continuously producing latex emulsions are disclosed. A multi-screw extruder is used for the production of the emulsion.
|Composite product, a method for manufacturing a composite product and its use, a material component and a final product|
The invention relates to a composite product. According to the invention, the composite product contains a polymer based material and an organic natural fiber material, and the organic natural fiber material has a form, and the form of fibers of the organic natural fiber material is a flake, and the organic natural fiber material in the form of the flakes has been mixed with the polymer based material.
|Self-healing composite of thermoset polymer and programmed super contraction fibers|
A composition comprising thermoset polymer, shape memory polymer to facilitate macro scale damage closure, and a means for molecular scale healing is disclosed; the composition has the ability to resolve structural defects by a bio-mimetic close-then heal process. In use, the shape memory polymer serves to bring surfaces of a structural defect into approximation, whereafter use of the means for molecular scale healing allowed for movement of the healing means into the defect and thus obtain molecular scale healing.
|Cationic uv-crosslinkable acrylic polymers for pressure sensitive adhesives|
An ultraviolet (uv) crosslinkable acrylic pressure sensitive adhesive comprises an acrylic copolymer and a cationic photoinitiator. The acrylic copolymer comprises pendant reactive functional groups.
|Energy absorbing blends|
A composite material which is elastic, which exhibits a resistive load under deformation which increases with the rate of deformation, which is unfoamed or foamed, comminuted or uncomminuted and which comprises i) a first polymer-based elastic material and ii) a second polymer-based material, different from i), which exhibits dilatancy in the absence of i) wherein ii) is entrapped in a solid matrix of i), the composite material being unfoamed or, when foamed, preparable by incorporating ii) with i) prior to foaming.. .
|Membrane activated chelators and use in the prevention and treatment of parasitic infection|
Provided herein are pharmaceutical compositions useful in the prevention and treatment of protozoan infections in mammals comprising administering to the subject a pharmaceutical composition comprising at least one membrane activated chelator compound which is a lipophilic diester derivative of the chelating agent 1,2-bis(2 aminophenoxy)ethane-n,n,n′,n′-tetraacetic acid, or a salt, solvate, stereoisomer, or prodrug thereof, as well as compositions which include at least one or more other anti-parasitic compound, and a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier, in an effective amount. Methods for prevention, treatment, and combination therapies are also provided..
|Control of whole body energy homeostasis by microrna regulation|
The disclosure provides a method of regulating fatty acid or glucose metabolism in a cell by contacting the cell with a modulator of mir-208a and/or mir-208b activity or expression. The disclosure also provides a method of treating or preventing a metabolic disorder, such as obesity, diabetes, or metabolic syndrome, in a subject by administering to the subject an inhibitor of mir-208a and/or mir-208b activity or expression.
|Composition and method for muscle repair and regeneration|
The invention provides methods for muscle repair or regeneration comprising administering therapeutically effective amounts of rar agonists or stem cells that are pretreated with contact with a rar agonist to a subject at a site of muscle damage. Additionally, the invention provides compositions comprising rar agonist treated stem cells and methods of use of said cells for muscle repair or regeneration.
|Compositions comprising an aryl pyrazole and a substituted imidazole, methods and uses thereof|
This invention relates to compositions for combating parasites in animals, comprising 1-arylpyrazole compounds in combination with substituted imidazole compounds. This invention also provides for an improved methods for eradicating, controlling, and preventing parasite infestation in an animal comprising administering the compositions of the invention to an animal in need thereof..
|Dosing regimen for a selective s1p1 receptor agonist|
The present invention relates to a dosing regimen for a selective s1p1 receptor agonist, whereby the selective s1p1 receptor agonist is administered to a subject in such a way that during the initial treatment phase the selective s1p1 receptor agonist is administered at a dose which induces desensitization of the heart wherein said dose is below the target dose, and at a dosing frequency that sustains desensitization of the heart, until no further acute heart rate reduction occurs, followed by dose up-titration to the target dose of the selective s1p1 receptor agonist.. .
|Transmucosal drug delivery system|
Disclosed are preparations and formulations of high thermodynamic activity lipophilic associations (la), in which there is pairing between an ionizable pharmaceutical agent and a lipophilic species having ionic characteristics opposite to that of the pharmaceutical agent. Such lipophilic associations manifest high thermodynamic activity, as evidenced by their being predominantly in a liquid phase at room temperature or solvated in a lower-than-water dielectric solvent.
|Compositions and methods for the treatment of metabolic disorders|
The present invention relates to the compound for treatment and/or prevention of one or more metabolic disorders utilizes an a-b-c tripartite structure, wherein a, b, and c are identical or non-identical structures, for example, but not limited to, heterocyclic, phenyl or benzyl ring structures with or without substitutions and are described in detail herein. Also provided are methods for the treatment and/or prevention of one or more metabolic disorders, for example, obesity or diabetes, utilizing fatostatin a and/or a derivative and/or analog thereof and/or the a-b-c tripartite compounds..
|Agent for inhibiting expression of npc1l1 and/or lipg mrna and agent for preventing and/or treating obesity|
Provided is an agent for treating and/or preventing obesity. An agent for suppressing expression of npc1l1 (niemann-pick disease, type c1, gene-like 1) and/or lipg (lipase, endothelial) mrna, and an agent for preventing and/or treating obesity, each comprising, as an active ingredient, a compound having cetp inhibitory activity, or a salt thereof, or a solvate thereof..
|Phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase inhibitors for the treatment of lymphoproliferative malignancies|
Methods are provided for treating a lymphoproliferative malignancy to a patient in need of such treatment, comprising administering to the patient an effective amount of compound a as described herein.. .
|Method for treating disease or condition susceptible to amelioration by ampk activators and compounds of formula which are useful to activate amp-activated protein kinase (ampk)|
The present invention relates to a method for treating disease or condition susceptible to amelioration by ampk activators and compounds of formula which are useful to activate amp-activated protein kinase (ampk) and the use of the compounds in the prevention or treatment of disease, including pre-diabetes, type 2 diabetes, syndrome x, metabolic syndrome and obesity.. .
|Cyclic nucleotide analogs|
Disclosed herein are cyclic nucleotide analogs, methods of synthesizing cyclic nucleotide analogs and methods of treating diseases and/or conditions such as viral infections, cancer, and/or parasitic diseases with cyclic nucleotide analogs.. .
|Small molecule compounds that control mammal-pathogenic nematodes|
The present invention relates to methods of modifying nematode behavior using certain isolated modulator compounds. Also disclosed are methods of promoting or inhibiting reproduction in a nematode population, methods of promoting or inhibiting nematode aggregation at a mammal, and methods of treating or preventing parasite infection of a mammal..
|Compositions for dental care|
This invention pertains to dental care compositions with antimicrobial benefits. In particular, the invention provides for compositions of oral tissue-adherent salts that release biocidal ions on a controlled release basis and thereby provide and maintain an essentially uniform concentration of biocidal ions above the mbc or mic of the target bacteria at the site of application in the mouth for an extended period of time.
|Treatment of metabolic disorders in equine animals|
The present invention relates to sglt2 inhibitor or a pharmaceutically acceptable form thereof for use in the treatment and/or prevention of a metabolic disorder of an equine animal. In particular, the present invention relates the sglt2 inhibitor or a pharmaceutically acceptable form thereof for use in the treatment and/or prevention of insulin resistance, hyperinsulinemia, impaired glucose tolerance, dyslipidemia, dysadipokinemia, subclinical inflammation, systemic inflammation, low grade systemic inflammation, obesity, and/or regional adiposity in an equine animal..
|Endothelium protective materials and methods of use|
Apolipoprotein m forms a complex with sphingosine-1-phosphate (s1p) and is the carrier of s1p in high density lipoprotein particles and mediates its endothelial protective effect. Increasing the concentration of the apom/s1p complex by administering it, either alone or in hdl particles, can prevent or treat diseases caused by endothelial cell injury, including inflammatory diseases, sepsis, atherosclerosis and acute lung injury, ischemic heart disease, stroke, vital organ failure after ischemic stress..
|Non-standard insulin analogues|
An insulin analogue comprises a b-chain polypeptide containing a cyclohexanylalanine substitution at position b24 and optionally containing additional amino-acid substitutions at positions a8, b28, and/or b29. A proinsulin analogue or single-chain insulin analogue containing a b domain containing a cyclohexanylalanine substitution at position b24 and optionally containing additional amino-acid substitutions at positions a8, b28, and/or b29.
|Antisense antiviral compound and method for treating influenza viral infection|
The present invention relates to antisense antiviral compounds and methods of their use and production in inhibition of growth of viruses of the orthomyxoviridae family and in the treatment of a viral infection. The compounds are particularly useful in the treatment of influenza virus infection in a mammal.
|Bleach catalyst particle|
The invention relates to a particle comprising a bleach catalyst, a sulphonated polymer and a coating material. The particles are suitable for use in detergent compositions..
|Reversible reaction sensors and assemblies|
A reversible reaction sensor provides for detecting medical, biologic or explosive airborne compounds. The sensor may be formed in semiconductor material and is activated by radiation from sources to provide sensing of particular airborne compounds optically detectable by detectors, and reversed by other radiation from a source (or removal of activating radiation) to take away such airborne compounds from the sensor.
|Calorimetric microfluidic sensor|
A microfluidic sensor includes a microchannel that includes a reaction site with a reagent and a sample inlet. A liquid substance is received at the sample inlet and travels by capillary action to the reaction site.
|Methods and compositions for species-specific kinome microarrays|
A method of preparing a species-specific phosphorylation site peptide array for a target organism comprising: a) selecting a plurality of known non-target organism (nto) phosphorylation site sequences and cognate known nto phosphorylation polypeptide sequences from one or more nto, each of the known nto phosphorylation site sequences comprising at least 5 residues and less than 30 residues; b) identifying a matching target organism (to) phosphorylation site sequence and cognate to phosphorylation polypeptide sequence for one or more of the known nto phosphorylation site sequences; c) determining the matching to phosphorylation site sequences that correspond to orthologue polypeptides of the cognate known nto phosphorylation polypeptide sequences; d) selecting the matching to phosphorylation site sequences determined to correspond to orthologue polypeptides for inclusion on the array; wherein the matching to phosphorylation site sequences that correspond to orthologue polypeptides are determined by calculating, for each matching phosphorylation site sequence identified in b), a similarity value between the to phosphorylation polypeptide sequence corresponding to the to phosphorylation site sequence and a to polypeptide sequence matching the cognate known nto polypeptide sequence.. .