US Patent No: 7,454,240

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Signal processing apparatus

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The present invention involves a method and an apparatus for analyzing measured signals, including the determination of a measurement of correlation in the measured signals during a calculation of a physiological parameter of a monitored patient. Use of this invention is described in particular detail with respect to blood oximetry measurements.

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JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATIONNEW YORK, NY1951

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Diab, Mohamed K Laguna Niguel, CA 119 22139
Elfadel, Ibrahim M Laguna Niguel, CA 63 6747
Kiani-Azarbayjany, Esmaiel Laguna Niguel, CA 55 13493
McCarthy, Rex J Mission Viejo, CA 35 6657
Smith, Robert A Corona, CA 184 11004
Weber, Walter M Los Angeles, CA 93 14549

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4,800,495 Method and apparatus for processing signals used in oximetry 258 1986
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4,859,056 Multiple-pulse method and apparatus for use in oximetry 144 1986
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4,869,254 Method and apparatus for calculating arterial oxygen saturation 280 1988
4,911,167 Method and apparatus for detecting optical pulses 348 1988
4,928,692 Method and apparatus for detecting optical pulses 222 1988
4,892,101 Method and apparatus for offsetting baseline portion of oximeter signal 192 1989
4,934,372 Method and apparatus for detecting optical pulses 258 1989
5,259,381 Apparatus for the automatic calibration of signals employed in oximetry 227 1989
5,246,002 Noise insensitive pulse transmittance oximeter 190 1992
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5,368,026 Oximeter with motion detection for alarm modification 222 1993
5,853,364 Method and apparatus for estimating physiological parameters using model-based adaptive filtering 296 1996
6,083,172 Method and apparatus for estimating physiological parameters using model-based adaptive filtering 216 1998
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CERCACOR LABORATORIES, INC. (15)
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5,940,182 Optical filter for spectroscopic measurement and method of producing the optical filter 395 1998
6,151,516 Active pulse blood constituent monitoring 380 1998
6,278,522 Optical filter for spectroscopic measurement and method of producing the optical filter 395 1999
6,931,268 Active pulse blood constituent monitoring 272 2000
6,640,116 Optical spectroscopy pathlength measurement system 358 2001
6,920,345 Optical sensor including disposable and reusable elements 368 2003
6,961,598 Pulse and active pulse spectraphotometry 344 2003
7,003,338 Method and apparatus for reducing coupling between signals 333 2003
7,027,849 Blood parameter measurement system 407 2003
6,970,792 Systems and methods for determining blood oxygen saturation values using complex number encoding 272 2003
 
U.S. PHILIPS CORPORATION (1)
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COLIN MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION (1)
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COLIN ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. (1)
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UNIVERSITY OF MEDICINE AND DENTISTRY OF NEW JERSEY (1)
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BRITISH TECHNOLOGY GROUP LIMITED (1)
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SANKYO COMPANY, LIMITED (1)
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JOHNSON & JOHNSON MEDICAL, INC. (2)
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4,714,341 Multi-wavelength oximeter having a means for disregarding a poor signal 333 1985
4,694,833 Noninvasive device for photoelectrically measuring the property of arterial blood 184 1986
4,942,877 Device for measuring oxygen saturation degree in arterial blood 307 1987
 
Mobil Oil Corporation (1)
4,858,199 Method and apparatus for cancelling nonstationary sinusoidal noise from seismic data 43 1988
 
Allegheny-Singer Research Institute (1)
4,751,931 Method and apparatus for determining his-purkinje activity 93 1986
 
OMRON TATEISI ELECTRONICS CO. (1)
4,927,264 Non-invasive measuring method and apparatus of blood constituents 229 1988
 
COVIDIEN LP (1)
6,701,170 Blind source separation of pulse oximetry signals 193 2001
 
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (1)
4,956,867 Adaptive beamforming for noise reduction 135 1989
 
NEC CORPORATION (1)
4,723,294 Noise canceling system 73 1986
 
FIRST BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION (1)
4,773,422 Single channel pulse oximeter 247 1987
 
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5,934,277 System for pulse oximetry SpO2 determination 203 1995
 
JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION (131)
4,960,128 Method and apparatus for continuously and non-invasively measuring the blood pressure of a patient 304 1988
5,163,438 Method and apparatus for continuously and noninvasively measuring the blood pressure of a patient 308 1990
5,431,170 Pulse responsive device 537 1992
5,494,043 Arterial sensor 382 1993
5,337,744 Low noise finger cot probe 468 1993
5,490,505 Signal processing apparatus 607 1993
5,533,511 Apparatus and method for noninvasive blood pressure measurement 405 1994
5,590,649 Apparatus and method for measuring an induced perturbation to determine blood pressure 322 1994
D361840 Stethoscope head 242 1994
D362063 Stethoscope headset 239 1994
D363120 Stethoscope ear tip 243 1994
5,482,036 Signal processing apparatus and method 583 1994
5,452,717 Finger-cot probe 456 1994
5,632,272 Signal processing apparatus 589 1994
5,638,818 Low noise optical probe 444 1994
5,758,644 Manual and automatic probe calibration 556 1995
5,769,785 Signal processing apparatus and method 487 1995
5,645,440 Patient cable connector 428 1995
D393830 Patient cable connector 413 1995
5,782,757 Low-noise optical probes 503 1995
5,810,734 Apparatus and method for measuring an induced perturbation to determine a physiological parameter 303 1995
5,830,131 Apparatus and method for measuring an induced perturbation to determine a physical condition of the human arterial system 338 1995
5,833,618 Apparatus and method for measuring an induced perturbation to determine a physiological parameter 323 1995
5,685,299 Signal processing apparatus 473 1995
5,904,654 Exciter-detector unit for measuring physiological parameters 319 1996
5,785,659 Automatically activated blood pressure measurement device 307 1996
5,823,950 Manual and automatic probe calibration 414 1996
6,088,607 Low noise optical probe 504 1997
5,934,925 Patient cable connector 421 1997
6,002,952 Signal processing apparatus and method 572 1997
6,157,850 Signal processing apparatus 495 1997
5,890,929 Shielded medical connector 406 1997
6,081,735 Signal processing apparatus 680 1997
6,263,222 Signal processing apparatus 523 1997
6,184,521 Photodiode detector with integrated noise shielding 414 1998
5,919,134 Method and apparatus for demodulating signals in a pulse oximetry system 429 1998
6,011,986 Manual and automatic probe calibration 502 1998
5,995,855 Pulse oximetry sensor adapter 488 1998
6,525,386 Non-protruding optoelectronic lens 428 1998
5,997,343 Patient cable sensor switch 401 1998
6,229,856 Method and apparatus for demodulating signals in a pulse oximetry system 419 1998
6,067,462 Signal processing apparatus and method 497 1998
6,256,523 Low-noise optical probes 474 1998
6,036,642 Signal processing apparatus and method 460 1998
7,328,053 Signal processing apparatus 209 1998
6,236,872 Signal processing apparatus 445 1998
6,144,868 Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage apparatus 370 1999
6,334,065 Stereo pulse oximeter 484 1999
6,285,896 Fetal pulse oximetry sensor 404 1999
6,321,100 Reusable pulse oximeter probe with disposable liner 357 1999
6,349,228 Pulse oximetry sensor adapter 421 1999
6,632,181 Rapid non-invasive blood pressure measuring device 359 1999
6,343,224 Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage apparatus 360 1999
6,580,086 Shielded optical probe and method 474 1999
6,943,348 System for detecting injection holding material 258 1999
6,206,830 Signal processing apparatus and method 445 1999
6,165,005 Patient cable sensor switch 396 1999
6,377,829 Resposable pulse oximetry sensor 444 1999
6,152,754 Circuit board based cable connector 431 1999
6,463,311 Plethysmograph pulse recognition processor 422 1999
6,606,511 Pulse oximetry pulse indicator 471 2000
6,515,273 System for indicating the expiration of the useful operating life of a pulse oximetry sensor 424 2000
6,584,336 Universal/upgrading pulse oximeter 476 2000
6,360,114 Pulse oximeter probe-off detector 444 2000
6,699,194 Signal processing apparatus and method 477 2000
6,430,525 Variable mode averager 403 2000
6,526,300 Pulse oximeter probe-off detection system 395 2000
6,470,199 Elastic sock for positioning an optical probe 414 2000
6,697,656 Pulse oximetry sensor compatible with multiple pulse oximetry systems 392 2000
6,770,028 Dual-mode pulse oximeter 435 2000
6,519,487 Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage apparatus 357 2000
6,280,213 Patient cable connector 418 2000
6,542,764 Pulse oximeter monitor for expressing the urgency of the patient's condition 408 2000
6,643,530 Method and apparatus for demodulating signals in a pulse oximetry system 397 2000
6,501,975 Signal processing apparatus and method 483 2001
6,684,091 Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage method 350 2001
6,541,756 Shielded optical probe having an electrical connector 437 2001
6,388,240 Shielded optical probe and method having a longevity indication 460 2001
6,684,090 Pulse oximetry data confidence indicator 507 2001
6,792,300 Low-noise optical probes for reducing light piping 393 2001
6,595,316 Tension-adjustable mechanism for stethoscope earpieces 269 2001
6,721,585 Universal modular pulse oximeter probe for use with reusable and disposable patient attachment devices 347 2001
6,597,933 Pulse oximetry sensor adapter 409 2001
6,678,543 Optical probe and positioning wrap 491 2001
6,745,060 Signal processing apparatus 441 2001
6,650,917 Signal processing apparatus 465 2001
6,671,531 Sensor wrap including foldable applicator 439 2001
6,654,624 Pulse oximeter probe-off detector 451 2001
6,760,607 Ribbon cable substrate pulse oximetry sensor 376 2001
6,714,804 Stereo pulse oximeter 409 2001
6,852,083 System and method of determining whether to recalibrate a blood pressure monitor 299 2002
6,658,276 Pulse oximeter user interface 452 2002
RE38492 Signal processing apparatus and method 411 2002
6,725,075 Resposable pulse oximetry sensor 411 2002
6,985,764 Flex circuit shielded optical sensor 363 2002
6,697,658 Low power pulse oximeter 453 2002
6,661,161 Piezoelectric biological sound monitor with printed circuit board 291 2002
RE38476 Signal processing apparatus 415 2002
6,999,904 Variable indication estimator 262 2002
6,735,459 Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage apparatus 357 2002
6,813,511 Low-noise optical probes for reducing ambient noise 401 2002
6,816,741 Plethysmograph pulse recognition processor 403 2002
6,934,570 Physiological sensor combination 385 2002
6,826,419 Signal processing apparatus and method 399 2002
6,830,711 Mold tool for an optoelectronic element 382 2003
6,822,564 Parallel measurement alarm processor 436 2003
6,950,687 Isolation and communication element for a resposable pulse oximetry sensor 373 2003
7,015,451 Power supply rail controller 245 2003
6,861,639 Systems and methods for indicating an amount of use of a sensor 392 2003
6,771,994 Pulse oximeter probe-off detection system 393 2003
6,850,788 Physiological measurement communications adapter 384 2003
6,993,371 Pulse oximetry sensor adaptor 407 2003
6,898,452 Stereo pulse oximeter 370 2003
7,254,433 Signal processing apparatus 322 2003
2004/0068,164 Signal processing apparatus 139 2003
6,939,305 Rapid non-invasive blood pressure measuring device 256 2003
7,003,339 Method and apparatus for demodulating signals in a pulse oximetry system 344 2003
6,996,427 Pulse oximetry data confidence indicator 443 2003
7,039,449 Resposable pulse oximetry sensor 354 2003
7,215,984 Signal processing apparatus 400 2004
7,024,233 Pulse oximetry data confidence indicator 361 2004
7,030,749 Parallel measurement alarm processor 297 2004
6,979,812 Systems and methods for indicating an amount of use of a sensor 334 2005
2005/0209,517 Signal processing apparatus 50 2005
7,215,986 Signal processing apparatus 249 2005
2007/0225,581 SIGNAL PROCESSING APPARATUS 50 2007
2007/0249,918 SIGNAL PROCESSING APPARATUS 41 2007
2007/0291,832 SIGNAL PROCESSING APPARATUS 48 2007
2008/0004,514 SIGNAL PROCESSING APPARATUS 44 2007
2008/0033,266 Signal processing apparatus 44 2007
2008/0045,823 SIGNAL PROCESSING APPARATUS 41 2007
 
MSA (1)
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RCA Licensing Corporation (1)
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SENSIDYNE, INC. (1)
5,562,002 Positive displacement piston flow meter with damping assembly 238 1995
 
CURATECHNOLOGIES INC. (3)
D353195 Electronic stethoscope housing 237 1993
D353196 Stethoscope head 249 1993
5,602,924 Electronic stethescope 248 1993
 
E FOR M CORPORATION (1)
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VITAL INSIGHT, INC. (1)
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KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. (1)
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BOC GROUP, INC., THE (1)
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THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE LELAND STANFORD JUNIOR UNIVERSITY (1)
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PURITAN-BENNETT CORPORATION (1)
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Invivo Research, Inc. (1)
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CERCACOR LABORATORIES, INC. (45)
8,224,411 Noninvasive multi-parameter patient monitor 70 2006
8,190,223 Noninvasive multi-parameter patient monitor 75 2006
8,130,105 Noninvasive multi-parameter patient monitor 86 2006
8,050,728 Multiple wavelength sensor drivers 85 2006
8,998,809 Systems and methods for calibrating minimally invasive and non-invasive physiological sensor devices 0 2007
8,423,106 Multi-wavelength physiological monitor 36 2008
8,781,544 Multiple wavelength optical sensor 5 2008
8,374,665 Tissue profile wellness monitor 34 2008
7,563,110 Multiple wavelength sensor interconnect 149 2008
D621516 Patient monitoring sensor 115 2008
8,385,996 Multiple wavelength sensor emitters 38 2009
8,577,431 Noise shielding for a noninvasive device 14 2009
8,437,825 Contoured protrusion for improving spectroscopic measurement of blood constituents 37 2009
8,630,691 Multi-stream sensor front ends for noninvasive measurement of blood constituents 14 2009
8,515,509 Multi-stream emitter for noninvasive measurement of blood constituents 34 2009
8,203,704 Multi-stream sensor for noninvasive measurement of blood constituents 39 2009
8,301,217 Multiple wavelength sensor emitters 35 2009
8,634,889 Configurable physiological measurement system 14 2010
8,600,467 Optical sensor including disposable and reusable elements 13 2010
8,255,027 Multiple wavelength sensor substrate 35 2010
8,471,713 Interference detector for patient monitor 35 2010
8,473,020 Non-invasive physiological sensor cover 35 2010
8,571,618 Adaptive calibration system for spectrophotometric measurements 13 2010
8,676,286 Method and apparatus for reducing coupling between signals in a measurement system 13 2011
8,663,107 Sepsis monitor 13 2011
8,428,967 Spot check monitor credit system 35 2011
8,718,735 Physiological parameter confidence measure 8 2011
8,483,787 Multiple wavelength sensor drivers 35 2011
9,066,666 Patient monitor for monitoring microcirculation 0 2012
8,830,449 Blood analysis system 4 2012
8,626,255 Noninvasive multi-parameter patient monitor 14 2012
8,560,032 Noninvasive multi-parameter patient monitor 24 2012
8,570,503 Heat sink for noninvasive medical sensor 14 2012
8,548,550 Optical sensor including disposable and reusable elements 30 2012
8,781,549 Noninvasive oximetry optical sensor including disposable and reusable elements 4 2012
8,965,471 Tissue profile wellness monitor 0 2013
8,849,365 Multiple wavelength sensor emitters 3 2013
8,948,835 Systems and methods for determining blood oxygen saturation values using complex number encoding 1 2013
8,754,776 Interference detector for patient monitor 7 2013
8,886,271 Non-invasive physiological sensor cover 3 2013
8,929,964 Multiple wavelength sensor drivers 1 2013
8,868,150 Optical sensor including disposable and reusable elements 3 2013
8,912,909 Noninvasive multi-parameter patient monitor 1 2013
8,909,310 Multi-stream sensor front ends for noninvasive measurement of blood constituents 3 2014
9,084,569 Method and apparatus for reducing coupling between signals in a measurement system 0 2014
 
NELLCOR PURITAN BENNETT LLC (1)
8,506,498 Systems and methods using induced perturbation to determine physiological parameters 0 2008
 
JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION (83)
8,560,034 Signal processing apparatus 24 1998
7,962,190 Signal processing apparatus 87 1998
8,948,834 Signal processing apparatus 1 2005
8,641,631 Non-invasive monitoring of respiratory rate, heart rate and apnea 13 2005
8,000,761 Resposable pulse oximetry sensor 85 2006
7,991,446 Systems and methods for acquiring calibration data usable in a pulse oximeter 87 2006
RE41912 Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage apparatus 104 2006
8,942,777 Signal processing apparatus 1 2007
8,046,041 Signal processing apparatus 80 2007
8,046,042 Signal processing apparatus 82 2007
8,036,728 Signal processing apparatus 82 2007
8,175,672 Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage apparatii 71 2007
8,532,727 Dual-mode pulse oximeter 32 2007
8,019,400 Signal processing apparatus 90 2007
8,840,549 Modular patient monitor 4 2007
8,852,094 Physiological parameter system 3 2007
8,405,608 System and method for altering a display mode 44 2008
8,274,360 Systems and methods for storing, analyzing, and retrieving medical data 59 2008
8,128,572 Signal processing apparatus 71 2008
7,904,132 Sine saturation transform 96 2008
7,937,130 Signal processing apparatus 89 2008
8,353,842 Portable patient monitor 39 2008
8,532,728 Pulse oximeter probe-off detector 32 2008
9,072,474 Pulse oximeter access apparatus and method 0 2009
8,670,814 Low-noise optical probes for reducing ambient noise 13 2009
7,873,497 Variable indication estimator 100 2009
8,126,528 Signal processing apparatus 74 2009
9,107,625 Pulse oximetry system with electrical decoupling circuitry 0 2009
8,203,438 Alarm suspend system 75 2009
8,911,377 Patient monitor including multi-parameter graphical display 1 2009
RE43169 Universal modular pulse oximeter probe for use with reusable and disposable patient attachment devices 75 2009
8,401,602 Secondary-emitter sensor position indicator 39 2009
8,346,330 Reflection-detector sensor position indicator 43 2009
8,771,204 Acoustic sensor assembly 7 2009
8,740,816 Acoustic sensor assembly 0 2009
8,588,880 Ear sensor 13 2010
8,897,847 Digit gauge for noninvasive optical sensor 3 2010
8,571,619 Hemoglobin display and patient treatment 14 2010
8,418,524 Non-invasive sensor calibration device 37 2010
8,670,811 Pulse oximetry system for adjusting medical ventilation 13 2010
9,106,038 Pulse oximetry system with low noise cable hub 0 2010
8,821,415 Physiological acoustic monitoring system 5 2010
8,755,535 Acoustic respiratory monitoring sensor having multiple sensing elements 7 2010
8,715,206 Acoustic patient sensor 7 2010
8,702,627 Acoustic respiratory monitoring sensor having multiple sensing elements 7 2010
8,690,799 Acoustic respiratory monitoring sensor having multiple sensing elements 10 2010
8,310,336 Systems and methods for storing, analyzing, retrieving and displaying streaming medical data 49 2010
8,430,817 System for determining confidence in respiratory rate measurements 37 2010
RE43860 Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage apparatus 42 2010
8,548,548 Physiological measurement communications adapter 30 2010
8,801,613 Calibration for multi-stage physiological monitors 5 2010
8,260,577 Variable indication estimator 54 2011
8,228,181 Physiological trend monitor 65 2011
8,584,345 Reprocessing of a physiological sensor 13 2011
8,498,684 Sine saturation transform 35 2011
8,399,822 Systems and methods for indicating an amount of use of a sensor 38 2011
8,921,699 Low noise oximetry cable including conductive cords 1 2011
8,682,407 Cyanotic infant sensor 10 2011
8,996,085 Robust alarm system 0 2011
8,821,397 Depth of consciousness monitor including oximeter 5 2011
8,229,533 Low-noise optical probes for reducing ambient noise 65 2012
8,364,226 Signal processing apparatus 41 2012
8,359,080 Signal processing apparatus 39 2012
8,529,301 Shielded connector assembly 32 2012
8,755,856 Signal processing apparatus 7 2012
8,781,543 Manual and automatic probe calibration 4 2012
8,718,737 Method and apparatus for demodulating signals in a pulse oximetry system 8 2012
9,095,316 System for generating alarms based on alarm patterns 0 2012
8,463,349 Signal processing apparatus 35 2012
8,706,179 Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage apparatii 7 2012
8,888,708 Signal processing apparatus and method 3 2012
8,845,543 Signal processing apparatus and method 0 2012
8,547,209 Alarm suspend system 30 2012
8,570,167 Physiological trend monitor 13 2012
8,489,364 Variable indication estimator 35 2012
8,983,564 Perfusion index smoother 0 2012
8,870,792 Physiological acoustic monitoring system 4 2012
8,761,850 Reflection-detector sensor position indicator 7 2012
8,721,541 Physiological monitor 7 2013
8,700,112 Secondary-emitter sensor position indicator 7 2013
8,720,249 Non-invasive sensor calibration device 7 2013
8,892,180 Sine saturation transform 3 2013
9,037,207 Hemoglobin display and patient treatment 0 2013
 
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8,688,183 Emitter driver for noninvasive patient monitor 1 2010
 
COVIDIEN LP (1)
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8,219,172 System and method for creating a stable optical interface 3 2006
7,822,452 Method for data reduction and calibration of an OCT-based blood glucose monitor 102 2006
8,036,727 Methods for noninvasively measuring analyte levels in a subject 10 2006
8,204,566 Method and apparatus for monitoring blood constituent levels in biological tissue 5 2007
8,768,423 Multispot monitoring for use in optical coherence tomography 6 2009
8,571,617 Flowometry in optical coherence tomography for analyte level estimation 8 2009
8,306,596 Method for data reduction and calibration of an OCT-based physiological monitor 14 2010
8,548,549 Methods for noninvasively measuring analyte levels in a subject 4 2011
8,788,003 Monitoring blood constituent levels in biological tissue 4 2012
8,831,700 Apparatus and method for creating a stable optical interface 4 2012
9,078,560 Method for data reduction and calibration of an OCT-based physiological monitor 0 2012
9,060,721 Flowometry in optical coherence tomography for analyte level estimation 0 2013
 
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8,989,831 Disposable components for reusable physiological sensor 0 2010
9,066,680 System for determining confidence in respiratory rate measurements 0 2010
8,712,494 Reflective non-invasive sensor 7 2011
8,666,468 Patient monitor for determining microcirculation state 13 2011
8,740,792 Patient monitor capable of accounting for environmental conditions 7 2011
8,723,677 Patient safety system with automatically adjusting bed 7 2011
RE44823 Universal modular pulse oximeter probe for use with reusable and disposable patient attachment devices 11 2012
8,755,872 Patient monitoring system for indicating an abnormal condition 7 2012
8,888,539 Shielded connector assembly 3 2013
8,920,317 Multipurpose sensor port 1 2013
9,113,831 Physiological measurement communications adapter 0 2013
8,847,740 Alarm suspend system 3 2013
9,113,832 Wrist-mounted physiological measurement device 0 2014
9,028,429 Acoustic sensor assembly 0 2014
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11.5 Year Payment $7400.00 $3700.00 $1850.00 May 18, 2020
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