US Patent No: 8,046,041 - Analytics, PDF, Full Text and PAIR Access

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The present disclosure describes a method and an apparatus for analyzing measured signals using various processing techniques. In certain embodiments, the measured signals are physiological signals. In certain embodiments, the measurements relate to blood constituent measurements including blood oxygen saturation.

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JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A.NEW YORK, NY1970

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Diab, Mohamed K Laguna Niguel, US 121 28054
Elfadel, Ibrahim M Laguna Niguel, US 66 8930
Kiani-Azarbayjany, Esmaiel Laguna Niguel, US 57 16528
McCarthy, Rex J Mission Viejo, US 38 8695
Smith, Robert A Corona, US 189 13613
Weber, Walter M Los Angeles, US 97 18776

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6,970,792 Systems and methods for determining blood oxygen saturation values using complex number encoding 318 2003
7,356,365 Method and apparatus for tissue oximetry 181 2004
7,254,429 Method and apparatus for monitoring glucose levels in a biological tissue 273 2004
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4,869,253 Method and apparatus for indicating perfusion and oxygen saturation trends in oximetry 230 1986
4,913,150 Method and apparatus for the automatic calibration of signals employed in oximetry 293 1986
4,869,254 Method and apparatus for calculating arterial oxygen saturation 289 1988
* 4,911,167 Method and apparatus for detecting optical pulses 384 1988
4,928,692 Method and apparatus for detecting optical pulses 225 1988
4,892,101 Method and apparatus for offsetting baseline portion of oximeter signal 193 1989
4,934,372 Method and apparatus for detecting optical pulses 271 1989
5,259,381 Apparatus for the automatic calibration of signals employed in oximetry 239 1989
5,078,136 Method and apparatus for calculating arterial oxygen saturation based plethysmographs including transients 237 1989
5,218,962 Multiple region pulse oximetry probe and oximeter 219 1991
5,246,002 Noise insensitive pulse transmittance oximeter 198 1992
RE35122 Method and apparatus for detecting optical pulses 212 1992
5,368,026 Oximeter with motion detection for alarm modification 226 1993
5,853,364 Method and apparatus for estimating physiological parameters using model-based adaptive filtering 331 1996
6,083,172 Method and apparatus for estimating physiological parameters using model-based adaptive filtering 228 1998
6,411,833 Method and apparatus for estimating physiological parameters using model-based adaptive filtering 191 1999
 
CERCACOR LABORATORIES, INC. (15)
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5,760,910 Optical filter for spectroscopic measurement and method of producing the optical filter 437 1995
6,110,522 Blood glucose monitoring system 354 1998
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6,278,522 Optical filter for spectroscopic measurement and method of producing the optical filter 438 1999
6,639,668 Asynchronous fluorescence scan 235 2000
6,597,932 Generation of spatially-averaged excitation-emission map in heterogeneous tissue 250 2001
7,003,338 Method and apparatus for reducing coupling between signals 375 2003
7,027,849 Blood parameter measurement system 450 2003
7,289,835 Multivariate analysis of green to ultraviolet spectra of cell and tissue samples 286 2005
7,596,398 Multiple wavelength sensor attachment 186 2006
7,647,083 Multiple wavelength sensor equalization 187 2006
7,729,733 Configurable physiological measurement system 180 2006
7,761,127 Multiple wavelength sensor substrate 168 2006
7,563,110 Multiple wavelength sensor interconnect 190 2008
 
RIC INVESTMENTS, LLC. (1)
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UNIVERSITY OF MEDICINE AND DENTISTRY OF NEW JERSEY (1)
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5,163,438 Method and apparatus for continuously and noninvasively measuring the blood pressure of a patient 352 1990
5,431,170 Pulse responsive device 587 1992
5,494,043 Arterial sensor 433 1993
5,337,744 Low noise finger cot probe 512 1993
5,490,505 Signal processing apparatus 670 1993
5,533,511 Apparatus and method for noninvasive blood pressure measurement 461 1994
5,590,649 Apparatus and method for measuring an induced perturbation to determine blood pressure 368 1994
D361840 Stethoscope head 284 1994
D362063 Stethoscope headset 281 1994
D363120 Stethoscope ear tip 285 1994
5,482,036 Signal processing apparatus and method 642 1994
5,452,717 Finger-cot probe 500 1994
5,632,272 Signal processing apparatus 648 1994
5,638,818 Low noise optical probe 487 1994
5,758,644 Manual and automatic probe calibration 601 1995
5,769,785 Signal processing apparatus and method 542 1995
5,645,440 Patient cable connector 472 1995
D393830 Patient cable connector 456 1995
5,782,757 Low-noise optical probes 551 1995
5,810,734 Apparatus and method for measuring an induced perturbation to determine a physiological parameter 346 1995
5,830,131 Apparatus and method for measuring an induced perturbation to determine a physical condition of the human arterial system 391 1995
5,833,618 Apparatus and method for measuring an induced perturbation to determine a physiological parameter 376 1995
5,685,299 Signal processing apparatus 527 1995
5,904,654 Exciter-detector unit for measuring physiological parameters 375 1996
5,785,659 Automatically activated blood pressure measurement device 357 1996
5,823,950 Manual and automatic probe calibration 457 1996
6,088,607 Low noise optical probe 548 1997
5,934,925 Patient cable connector 466 1997
6,002,952 Signal processing apparatus and method 658 1997
6,157,850 Signal processing apparatus 556 1997
5,890,929 Shielded medical connector 450 1997
6,081,735 Signal processing apparatus 747 1997
6,263,222 Signal processing apparatus 596 1997
6,184,521 Photodiode detector with integrated noise shielding 457 1998
5,919,134 Method and apparatus for demodulating signals in a pulse oximetry system 475 1998
6,011,986 Manual and automatic probe calibration 554 1998
5,995,855 Pulse oximetry sensor adapter 532 1998
6,525,386 Non-protruding optoelectronic lens 473 1998
5,997,343 Patient cable sensor switch 445 1998
6,229,856 Method and apparatus for demodulating signals in a pulse oximetry system 467 1998
6,067,462 Signal processing apparatus and method 554 1998
6,256,523 Low-noise optical probes 518 1998
6,036,642 Signal processing apparatus and method 513 1998
7,376,453 Signal processing apparatus 252 1998
7,328,053 Signal processing apparatus 252 1998
6,236,872 Signal processing apparatus 497 1998
6,144,868 Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage apparatus 413 1999
6,334,065 Stereo pulse oximeter 538 1999
6,285,896 Fetal pulse oximetry sensor 447 1999
6,321,100 Reusable pulse oximeter probe with disposable liner 400 1999
6,349,228 Pulse oximetry sensor adapter 464 1999
6,632,181 Rapid non-invasive blood pressure measuring device 405 1999
6,343,224 Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage apparatus 407 1999
6,580,086 Shielded optical probe and method 518 1999
6,943,348 System for detecting injection holding material 300 1999
6,206,830 Signal processing apparatus and method 499 1999
6,165,005 Patient cable sensor switch 440 1999
6,377,829 Resposable pulse oximetry sensor 489 1999
6,152,754 Circuit board based cable connector 477 1999
6,463,311 Plethysmograph pulse recognition processor 499 1999
6,606,511 Pulse oximetry pulse indicator 525 2000
6,515,273 System for indicating the expiration of the useful operating life of a pulse oximetry sensor 471 2000
6,584,336 Universal/upgrading pulse oximeter 530 2000
6,360,114 Pulse oximeter probe-off detector 488 2000
6,699,194 Signal processing apparatus and method 534 2000
6,430,525 Variable mode averager 447 2000
6,526,300 Pulse oximeter probe-off detection system 440 2000
6,470,199 Elastic sock for positioning an optical probe 458 2000
6,697,656 Pulse oximetry sensor compatible with multiple pulse oximetry systems 435 2000
6,770,028 Dual-mode pulse oximeter 488 2000
6,519,487 Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage apparatus 400 2000
6,280,213 Patient cable connector 462 2000
6,542,764 Pulse oximeter monitor for expressing the urgency of the patient's condition 451 2000
6,643,530 Method and apparatus for demodulating signals in a pulse oximetry system 442 2000
6,501,975 Signal processing apparatus and method 532 2001
6,684,091 Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage method 393 2001
6,541,756 Shielded optical probe having an electrical connector 487 2001
6,388,240 Shielded optical probe and method having a longevity indication 513 2001
6,684,090 Pulse oximetry data confidence indicator 586 2001
6,792,300 Low-noise optical probes for reducing light piping 437 2001
6,595,316 Tension-adjustable mechanism for stethoscope earpieces 314 2001
6,721,585 Universal modular pulse oximeter probe for use with reusable and disposable patient attachment devices 389 2001
6,597,933 Pulse oximetry sensor adapter 452 2001
6,678,543 Optical probe and positioning wrap 538 2001
6,745,060 Signal processing apparatus 491 2001
6,650,917 Signal processing apparatus 519 2001
6,671,531 Sensor wrap including foldable applicator 490 2001
6,654,624 Pulse oximeter probe-off detector 495 2001
6,760,607 Ribbon cable substrate pulse oximetry sensor 421 2001
6,714,804 Stereo pulse oximeter 454 2001
6,852,083 System and method of determining whether to recalibrate a blood pressure monitor 350 2002
6,658,276 Pulse oximeter user interface 501 2002
RE38492 Signal processing apparatus and method 460 2002
6,725,075 Resposable pulse oximetry sensor 455 2002
6,985,764 Flex circuit shielded optical sensor 405 2002
6,697,658 Low power pulse oximeter 502 2002
6,661,161 Piezoelectric biological sound monitor with printed circuit board 337 2002
RE38476 Signal processing apparatus 468 2002
6,999,904 Variable indication estimator 305 2002
6,735,459 Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage apparatus 400 2002
6,813,511 Low-noise optical probes for reducing ambient noise 446 2002
6,816,741 Plethysmograph pulse recognition processor 457 2002
7,245,953 Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage apparatii 271 2002
6,934,570 Physiological sensor combination 429 2002
6,826,419 Signal processing apparatus and method 449 2002
6,830,711 Mold tool for an optoelectronic element 426 2003
7,067,893 Optoelectronic element with a non-protruding lens 372 2003
7,225,006 Attachment and optical probe 335 2003
6,822,564 Parallel measurement alarm processor 491 2003
6,950,687 Isolation and communication element for a resposable pulse oximetry sensor 417 2003
7,015,451 Power supply rail controller 288 2003
6,861,639 Systems and methods for indicating an amount of use of a sensor 440 2003
6,771,994 Pulse oximeter probe-off detection system 438 2003
6,850,788 Physiological measurement communications adapter 430 2003
7,509,494 Interface cable 193 2003
7,132,641 Shielded optical probe having an electrical connector 379 2003
7,428,432 Systems and methods for acquiring calibration data usable in a pulse oximeter 223 2003
6,993,371 Pulse oximetry sensor adaptor 450 2003
7,096,054 Low noise optical housing 362 2003
7,341,559 Pulse oximetry ear sensor 265 2003
6,898,452 Stereo pulse oximeter 414 2003
7,274,955 Parameter compensated pulse oximeter 244 2003
7,254,433 Signal processing apparatus 365 2003
7,496,393 Signal processing apparatus 203 2003
2004/0068,164 Signal processing apparatus 140 2003
7,096,052 Optical probe including predetermined emission wavelength based on patient type 356 2003
6,939,305 Rapid non-invasive blood pressure measuring device 298 2003
7,003,339 Method and apparatus for demodulating signals in a pulse oximetry system 388 2003
7,142,901 Parameter compensated physiological monitor 356 2003
7,471,969 Pulse oximeter probe-off detector 204 2003
6,996,427 Pulse oximetry data confidence indicator 510 2003
7,039,449 Resposable pulse oximetry sensor 397 2003
7,496,391 Manual and automatic probe calibration 193 2004
7,469,157 Signal processing apparatus 194 2004
7,295,866 Low power pulse oximeter 329 2004
7,471,971 Signal processing apparatus and method 196 2004
7,215,984 Signal processing apparatus 465 2004
7,499,741 Signal processing apparatus and method 204 2004
7,530,955 Signal processing apparatus 213 2004
2004/0204,637 Signal processing apparatus and method 130 2004
2004/0210,146 Signal processing apparatus 113 2004
7,500,950 Multipurpose sensor port 200 2004
7,530,949 Dual-mode pulse oximeter 236 2004
7,254,431 Physiological parameter tracking system 239 2004
7,024,233 Pulse oximetry data confidence indicator 405 2004
7,483,730 Low-noise optical probes for reducing ambient noise 202 2004
7,254,434 Variable pressure reusable sensor 340 2004
7,044,918 Plethysmograph pulse recognition processor 315 2004
7,030,749 Parallel measurement alarm processor 343 2004
7,483,729 Pulse oximeter access apparatus and method 193 2004
7,373,193 Pulse oximetry data capture system 276 2004
7,383,070 Signal processing apparatus 264 2004
7,280,858 Pulse oximetry sensor 350 2005
7,373,194 Signal component processor 249 2005
D554263 Portable patient monitor 240 2005
D566282 Stand for a portable patient monitor 224 2005
7,371,981 Connector switch 230 2005
6,979,812 Systems and methods for indicating an amount of use of a sensor 376 2005
2005/0209,517 Signal processing apparatus 52 2005
7,438,683 Application identification sensor 217 2005
7,415,297 Physiological parameter system 237 2005
7,292,883 Physiological assessment system 240 2005
7,761,128 Physiological monitor 170 2005
7,215,986 Signal processing apparatus 303 2005
7,041,060 Rapid non-invasive blood pressure measuring device 307 2005
7,272,425 Pulse oximetry sensor including stored sensor data 293 2005
7,340,287 Flex circuit shielded optical sensor 239 2005
7,186,966 Amount of use tracking device and method for medical product 321 2005
7,221,971 Method and apparatus for demodulating signals in a pulse oximetry system 253 2005
7,499,835 Variable indication estimator 216 2006
RE41317 Universal modular pulse oximeter probe for use with reusable and disposable patient attachment devices 179 2006
7,190,261 Arrhythmia alarm processor 272 2006
7,618,375 Rapid non-invasive blood pressure measuring device 184 2006
7,377,899 Sine saturation transform 225 2006
7,489,958 Signal processing apparatus and method 205 2006
2006/0200,016 Signal processing apparatus and method 52 2006
7,454,240 Signal processing apparatus 199 2006
7,332,784 Method of providing an optoelectronic element with a non-protruding lens 227 2006
7,530,942 Remote sensing infant warmer 194 2006
7,526,328 Manual and automatic probe calibration 192 2006
7,355,512 Parallel alarm processor 279 2007
2007/0225,581 SIGNAL PROCESSING APPARATUS 52 2007
2007/0249,918 SIGNAL PROCESSING APPARATUS 43 2007
2007/0291,832 SIGNAL PROCESSING APPARATUS 50 2007
2008/0004,514 SIGNAL PROCESSING APPARATUS 46 2007
7,467,002 Sine saturation transform 200 2007
7,509,154 Signal processing apparatus 224 2007
7,734,320 Sensor isolation 173 2007
2008/0033,266 Signal processing apparatus 46 2007
2008/0036,752 SIGNAL PROCESSING APPARATUS AND METHOD 49 2007
2008/0045,823 SIGNAL PROCESSING APPARATUS 43 2007
D587657 Connector assembly 193 2007
D609193 Connector assembly 185 2007
D614305 Connector assembly 185 2008
2009/0076,400 SIGNAL PROCESSING APPARATUS 14 2008
2009/0099,430 SIGNAL PROCESSING APPARATUS 14 2008
2009/0182,211 SIGNAL PROCESSING APPARATUS 16 2009
 
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D353196 Stethoscope head 291 1993
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VITAL INSIGHT, INC. (1)
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KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. (7)
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6,697,657 Method and devices for laser induced fluorescence attenuation spectroscopy (LIFAS) 237 2000
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UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA (4)
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8,781,544 Multiple wavelength optical sensor 25 2008
8,515,509 Multi-stream emitter for noninvasive measurement of blood constituents 67 2009
8,676,286 Method and apparatus for reducing coupling between signals in a measurement system 42 2011
8,626,255 Noninvasive multi-parameter patient monitor 44 2012
8,560,032 Noninvasive multi-parameter patient monitor 57 2012
9,131,882 Noninvasive multi-parameter patient monitor 5 2013
9,138,182 Optical sensor including disposable and reusable elements 3 2013
9,241,662 Configurable physiological measurement system 0 2013
9,084,569 Method and apparatus for reducing coupling between signals in a measurement system 5 2014
9,167,995 Physiological parameter confidence measure 3 2014
9,351,675 Noninvasive multi-parameter patient monitor 0 2014
 
ivWatch, LLC (1)
9,326,686 System and method for mitigating the effects of tissue blood volume changes to aid in diagnosing infiltration or extravasation in animalia tissue 0 2013
 
JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A. (48)
8,560,034 Signal processing apparatus 61 1998
8,641,631 Non-invasive monitoring of respiratory rate, heart rate and apnea 42 2005
8,532,727 Dual-mode pulse oximeter 67 2007
8,840,549 Modular patient monitor 23 2007
9,192,329 Variable mode pulse indicator 0 2007
9,107,625 Pulse oximetry system with electrical decoupling circuitry 3 2009
8,911,377 Patient monitor including multi-parameter graphical display 10 2009
9,161,696 Modular patient monitor 3 2009
8,771,204 Acoustic sensor assembly 32 2009
8,740,816 Acoustic sensor assembly 0 2009
8,588,880 Ear sensor 43 2010
* 2010/0217,103 Ear sensor 20 2010
9,218,454 Medical monitoring system 0 2010
8,821,415 Physiological acoustic monitoring system 26 2010
8,755,535 Acoustic respiratory monitoring sensor having multiple sensing elements 33 2010
8,715,206 Acoustic patient sensor 35 2010
8,702,627 Acoustic respiratory monitoring sensor having multiple sensing elements 33 2010
8,690,799 Acoustic respiratory monitoring sensor having multiple sensing elements 37 2010
8,430,817 System for determining confidence in respiratory rate measurements 74 2010
8,801,613 Calibration for multi-stage physiological monitors 26 2010
8,921,699 Low noise oximetry cable including conductive cords 10 2011
8,996,085 Robust alarm system 7 2011
8,821,397 Depth of consciousness monitor including oximeter 25 2011
8,229,533 Low-noise optical probes for reducing ambient noise 100 2012
8,364,226 Signal processing apparatus 76 2012
8,359,080 Signal processing apparatus 74 2012
8,529,301 Shielded connector assembly 66 2012
8,781,543 Manual and automatic probe calibration 23 2012
8,718,737 Method and apparatus for demodulating signals in a pulse oximetry system 33 2012
9,095,316 System for generating alarms based on alarm patterns 3 2012
8,463,349 Signal processing apparatus 70 2012
8,706,179 Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage apparatii 32 2012
8,888,708 Signal processing apparatus and method 22 2012
8,845,543 Signal processing apparatus and method 0 2012
8,570,167 Physiological trend monitor 40 2012
9,323,894 Health care sanitation monitoring system 0 2012
8,983,564 Perfusion index smoother 7 2012
8,870,792 Physiological acoustic monitoring system 24 2012
9,142,117 Systems and methods for storing, analyzing, retrieving and displaying streaming medical data 3 2012
9,289,167 Signal processing apparatus and method 0 2012
9,161,713 Multi-mode patient monitor configured to self-configure for a selected or determined mode of operation 3 2012
8,761,850 Reflection-detector sensor position indicator 32 2012
8,721,541 Physiological monitor 32 2013
8,700,112 Secondary-emitter sensor position indicator 32 2013
9,195,385 Physiological monitor touchscreen interface 0 2013
9,131,881 Hypersaturation index 3 2013
8,892,180 Sine saturation transform 21 2013
9,037,207 Hemoglobin display and patient treatment 5 2013
 
Ceracor Laboratories, Inc. (1)
8,688,183 Emitter driver for noninvasive patient monitor 3 2010
 
LEXTAR ELECTRONICS CORPORATION (1)
* 2014/0214,362 METHOD AND SYSTEM OF DETECTING FLICKERING FREQUENCY OF AMBIENT LIGHT SOURCE 1 2013
 
MASIMO CORPORATION (55)
8,768,423 Multispot monitoring for use in optical coherence tomography 29 2009
8,571,617 Flowometry in optical coherence tomography for analyte level estimation 29 2009
8,577,431 Noise shielding for a noninvasive device 43 2009
8,437,825 Contoured protrusion for improving spectroscopic measurement of blood constituents 72 2009
8,630,691 Multi-stream sensor front ends for noninvasive measurement of blood constituents 43 2009
8,989,831 Disposable components for reusable physiological sensor 7 2010
9,277,880 Multi-stream data collection system for noninvasive measurement of blood constituents 0 2010
8,471,713 Interference detector for patient monitor 69 2010
8,306,596 Method for data reduction and calibration of an OCT-based physiological monitor 31 2010
9,066,680 System for determining confidence in respiratory rate measurements 5 2010
9,153,112 Modular patient monitor 3 2011
9,307,928 Plethysmographic respiration processor 0 2011
9,138,180 Sensor adapter cable 3 2011
8,666,468 Patient monitor for determining microcirculation state 42 2011
9,326,712 Opticoustic sensor 0 2011
* 8,740,792 Patient monitor capable of accounting for environmental conditions 32 2011
8,548,549 Methods for noninvasively measuring analyte levels in a subject 22 2011
8,723,677 Patient safety system with automatically adjusting bed 32 2011
RE44823 Universal modular pulse oximeter probe for use with reusable and disposable patient attachment devices 39 2012
9,211,095 Physiological measurement logic engine 0 2012
8,830,449 Blood analysis system 23 2012
8,788,003 Monitoring blood constituent levels in biological tissue 23 2012
8,570,503 Heat sink for noninvasive medical sensor 43 2012
9,245,668 Low noise cable providing communication between electronic sensor components and patient monitor 0 2012
8,831,700 Apparatus and method for creating a stable optical interface 23 2012
9,192,351 Acoustic respiratory monitoring sensor with probe-off detection 1 2012
8,755,872 Patient monitoring system for indicating an abnormal condition 32 2012
8,548,550 Optical sensor including disposable and reusable elements 63 2012
8,781,549 Noninvasive oximetry optical sensor including disposable and reusable elements 24 2012
9,078,560 Method for data reduction and calibration of an OCT-based physiological monitor 3 2012
8,965,471 Tissue profile wellness monitor 12 2013
8,948,835 Systems and methods for determining blood oxygen saturation values using complex number encoding 10 2013
8,754,776 Interference detector for patient monitor 32 2013
8,886,271 Non-invasive physiological sensor cover 22 2013
8,888,539 Shielded connector assembly 21 2013
9,259,185 Ear sensor 0 2013
8,920,317 Multipurpose sensor port 10 2013
9,113,831 Physiological measurement communications adapter 3 2013
8,847,740 Alarm suspend system 22 2013
8,868,150 Optical sensor including disposable and reusable elements 22 2013
9,060,721 Flowometry in optical coherence tomography for analyte level estimation 3 2013
9,131,883 Physiological trend monitor 3 2013
8,909,310 Multi-stream sensor front ends for noninvasive measurement of blood constituents 23 2014
9,192,312 Patient monitor for determining microcirculation state 0 2014
9,113,832 Wrist-mounted physiological measurement device 3 2014
9,186,102 Emitter driver for noninvasive patient monitor 3 2014
9,028,429 Acoustic sensor assembly 5 2014
9,351,673 Method and apparatus for demodulating signals in a pulse oximetry system 0 2014
9,226,696 Patient safety system with automatically adjusting bed 0 2014
9,211,072 Disposable active pulse sensor 0 2014
9,119,595 Reflection-detector sensor position indicator 3 2014
9,153,121 Alarm suspend system 3 2014
9,295,421 Non-invasive physiological sensor cover 0 2014
D755392 Pulse oximetry sensor 0 2015
9,131,917 Acoustic sensor assembly 3 2015
* Cited By Examiner

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