Pulse oximetry sensor adapter

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 6597933
APP PUB NO 20020026107A1
SERIAL NO

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, NY1966

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Kiani, Massi E Laguna Niguel, CA 90 23733
Smith, Robert A Lake Forest, CA 190 15516
Tobler, David R Mission Viejo, CA 21 8014

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9307928 Plethysmographic respiration processor 10 2011
8712494 Reflective non-invasive sensor 59 2011
9138180 Sensor adapter cable 22 2011
8663107 Sepsis monitor 71 2011
8666468 Patient monitor for determining microcirculation state 71 2011
9326712 Opticoustic sensor 12 2011
8740792 Patient monitor capable of accounting for environmental conditions 59 2011
9408542 Non-invasive blood pressure measurement system 0 2011
8548549 Methods for noninvasively measuring analyte levels in a subject 53 2011
8723677 Patient safety system with automatically adjusting bed 61 2011
RE44823 Universal modular pulse oximeter probe for use with reusable and disposable patient attachment devices 68 2012
9066666 Patient monitor for monitoring microcirculation 25 2012
9211095 Physiological measurement logic engine 9 2012
8830449 Blood analysis system 48 2012
8788003 Monitoring blood constituent levels in biological tissue 47 2012
9622692 Personal health device 0 2012
8570503 Heat sink for noninvasive medical sensor 72 2012
9532722 Patient monitoring system 0 2012
9245668 Low noise cable providing communication between electronic sensor components and patient monitor 10 2012
8831700 Apparatus and method for creating a stable optical interface 48 2012
9192351 Acoustic respiratory monitoring sensor with probe-off detection 12 2012
8755872 Patient monitoring system for indicating an abnormal condition 59 2012
8548550 Optical sensor including disposable and reusable elements 98 2012
8781549 Noninvasive oximetry optical sensor including disposable and reusable elements 48 2012
9370326 Oximeter probe off indicator defining probe off space 7 2012
9078560 Method for data reduction and calibration of an OCT-based physiological monitor 22 2012
9480435 Configurable patient monitoring system 0 2013
8965471 Tissue profile wellness monitor 34 2013
9339220 Multi-wavelength physiological monitor 9 2013
9591975 Contoured protrusion for improving spectroscopic measurement of blood constituents 0 2013
8948835 Systems and methods for determining blood oxygen saturation values using complex number encoding 31 2013
8754776 Interference detector for patient monitor 59 2013
8886271 Non-invasive physiological sensor cover 46 2013
8888539 Shielded connector assembly 46 2013
9259185 Ear sensor 9 2013
8920317 Multipurpose sensor port 31 2013
9554737 Noninvasively measuring analyte levels in a subject 0 2013
9113831 Physiological measurement communications adapter 23 2013
8847740 Alarm suspend system 45 2013
8868150 Optical sensor including disposable and reusable elements 46 2013
9060721 Flowometry in optical coherence tomography for analyte level estimation 22 2013
9131883 Physiological trend monitor 23 2013
9560996 Universal medical system 0 2013
9662052 Reprocessing of a physiological sensor 0 2013
9566019 Respiratory monitoring 0 2014
8909310 Multi-stream sensor front ends for noninvasive measurement of blood constituents 47 2014
9192312 Patient monitor for determining microcirculation state 9 2014
9474474 Patient monitor as a minimally invasive glucometer 0 2014
9113832 Wrist-mounted physiological measurement device 23 2014
9480422 Cyanotic infant sensor 0 2014
9186102 Emitter driver for noninvasive patient monitor 21 2014
9538980 Acoustic respiratory monitoring sensor having multiple sensing elements 0 2014
9028429 Acoustic sensor assembly 25 2014
9351673 Method and apparatus for demodulating signals in a pulse oximetry system 8 2014
9492110 Physiological monitor 0 2014
9226696 Patient safety system with automatically adjusting bed 10 2014
9211072 Disposable active pulse sensor 10 2014
9119595 Reflection-detector sensor position indicator 22 2014
9693719 Noninvasive oximetry optical sensor including disposable and reusable elements 0 2014
9153121 Alarm suspend system 21 2014
9538949 Depth of consciousness monitor including oximeter 0 2014
9386961 Physiological acoustic monitoring system 7 2014
9517024 Optical-based physiological monitoring system 0 2014
9295421 Non-invasive physiological sensor cover 9 2014
9397448 Shielded connector assembly 6 2014
9370335 Physiological acoustic monitoring system 8 2014
9107626 System and method for monitoring the life of a physiological sensor 22 2014
9622693 Systems and methods for determining blood oxygen saturation values using complex number encoding 0 2015
D755392 Pulse oximetry sensor 9 2015
9131917 Acoustic sensor assembly 22 2015
9636056 Physiological trend monitor 0 2015
9579050 Physiological trend monitor 0 2015
9370325 Hemoglobin display and patient treatment 8 2015
9668679 Method for data reduction and calibration of an OCT-based physiological monitor 0 2015
9560998 System and method for monitoring the life of a physiological sensor 0 2015
D788312 Wireless patient monitoring device 0 2015
9668680 Emitter driver for noninvasive patient monitor 0 2015
9693737 Physiological measurement logic engine 0 2015
 
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