Pulse oximetry sensor adapter

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6597933

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20020026107A1

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09982453

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An adapter allows the interconnection of a sensor originating from one manufacturer to be coupled with conventionally incompatible monitors originating from other manufacturers to form a properly functioning pulse oximetry system. The adapter matches a sensor driver in a monitor to the current requirements and light source configuration of a sensor. The adapter also matches a sensor's light detector signal level to the dynamic range requirements of a monitor preamplifier. Further, the adapter provides compatible sensor calibration, sensor type and security information to a monitor. The adapter may have a self-contained power source or it may derive power from the monitor, allowing both passive and active adapter components. The adapter is particular suited as an adapter cable, replacing a conventional patient cable or sensor cable as the interconnection between a sensor to a monitor in a pulse oximetry system.

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JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A.NEW YORK, NY1961

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Kiani, Massi E Laguna Niguel, CA 90 22311
Smith, Robert A Lake Forest, CA 190 14647
Tobler, David R Mission Viejo, CA 21 7689

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SHENZHEN MINDRAY BIO-MEDICAL ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. (1)
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UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA (1)
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PHILIPS ELECTRONICS NORTH AMERICA CORPORATION (1)
5287853 Adapter cable for connecting a pulsoximetry sensor unit to a medical measuring device 134 1992
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