US Patent No: 8,046,041

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Signal processing apparatus

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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, NY1961

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Diab, Mohamed K Laguna Niguel, US 123 30062
Elfadel, Ibrahim M Laguna Niguel, US 66 9542
Kiani-Azarbayjany, Esmaiel Laguna Niguel, US 57 17495
McCarthy, Rex J Mission Viejo, US 39 9308
Smith, Robert A Corona, US 190 14415
Weber, Walter M Los Angeles, US 99 20223

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6,920,345 Optical sensor including disposable and reusable elements 432 2003
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7,149,561 Optical spectroscopy pathlength measurement system 271 2003
6,970,792 Systems and methods for determining blood oxygen saturation values using complex number encoding 337 2003
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7,254,429 Method and apparatus for monitoring glucose levels in a biological tissue 296 2004
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7,343,186 Multi-wavelength physiological monitor 258 2005
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4,859,056 Multiple-pulse method and apparatus for use in oximetry 145 1986
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4,913,150 Method and apparatus for the automatic calibration of signals employed in oximetry 296 1986
4,869,254 Method and apparatus for calculating arterial oxygen saturation 291 1988
* 4,911,167 Method and apparatus for detecting optical pulses 393 1988
4,928,692 Method and apparatus for detecting optical pulses 230 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 277 1989
5,259,381 Apparatus for the automatic calibration of signals employed in oximetry 240 1989
5,078,136 Method and apparatus for calculating arterial oxygen saturation based plethysmographs including transients 238 1989
5,218,962 Multiple region pulse oximetry probe and oximeter 224 1991
5,246,002 Noise insensitive pulse transmittance oximeter 198 1992
RE35122 Method and apparatus for detecting optical pulses 216 1992
5,368,026 Oximeter with motion detection for alarm modification 229 1993
5,853,364 Method and apparatus for estimating physiological parameters using model-based adaptive filtering 338 1996
6,083,172 Method and apparatus for estimating physiological parameters using model-based adaptive filtering 232 1998
6,411,833 Method and apparatus for estimating physiological parameters using model-based adaptive filtering 193 1999
 
CERCACOR LABORATORIES, INC. (15)
5,743,262 Blood glucose monitoring system 835 1995
5,760,910 Optical filter for spectroscopic measurement and method of producing the optical filter 454 1995
6,110,522 Blood glucose monitoring system 372 1998
5,940,182 Optical filter for spectroscopic measurement and method of producing the optical filter 455 1998
6,278,522 Optical filter for spectroscopic measurement and method of producing the optical filter 455 1999
6,639,668 Asynchronous fluorescence scan 252 2000
6,597,932 Generation of spatially-averaged excitation-emission map in heterogeneous tissue 267 2001
7,003,338 Method and apparatus for reducing coupling between signals 392 2003
7,027,849 Blood parameter measurement system 471 2003
7,289,835 Multivariate analysis of green to ultraviolet spectra of cell and tissue samples 304 2005
7,596,398 Multiple wavelength sensor attachment 203 2006
7,647,083 Multiple wavelength sensor equalization 204 2006
7,729,733 Configurable physiological measurement system 197 2006
7,761,127 Multiple wavelength sensor substrate 187 2006
7,563,110 Multiple wavelength sensor interconnect 207 2008
 
RIC INVESTMENTS, LLC. (1)
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U.S. PHILIPS CORPORATION (1)
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5,054,495 Automatic blood-pressure measuring apparatus 92 1989
 
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation (1)
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4,796,636 Noninvasive reflectance oximeter 170 1987
 
SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD. (1)
5,154,176 Liver function testing apparatus 22 1991
 
UNIVERSITY OF MEDICINE AND DENTISTRY OF NEW JERSEY (1)
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UNION TRUST COMPANY (1)
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Cardiac Pacemakers, Inc. (3)
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Sankyo Company, Limited (1)
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Minolta Camera Kabushiki Kaisha (5)
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Mobil Oil Corporation (1)
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5,163,438 Method and apparatus for continuously and noninvasively measuring the blood pressure of a patient 368 1990
5,431,170 Pulse responsive device 606 1992
5,494,043 Arterial sensor 453 1993
5,337,744 Low noise finger cot probe 530 1993
5,490,505 Signal processing apparatus 696 1993
5,533,511 Apparatus and method for noninvasive blood pressure measurement 484 1994
5,590,649 Apparatus and method for measuring an induced perturbation to determine blood pressure 386 1994
D361840 Stethoscope head 300 1994
D362063 Stethoscope headset 297 1994
D363120 Stethoscope ear tip 301 1994
5,482,036 Signal processing apparatus and method 674 1994
5,452,717 Finger-cot probe 517 1994
5,632,272 Signal processing apparatus 673 1994
5,638,818 Low noise optical probe 504 1994
5,758,644 Manual and automatic probe calibration 623 1995
5,769,785 Signal processing apparatus and method 563 1995
5,645,440 Patient cable connector 490 1995
D393830 Patient cable connector 473 1995
5,782,757 Low-noise optical probes 571 1995
5,810,734 Apparatus and method for measuring an induced perturbation to determine a physiological parameter 363 1995
5,830,131 Apparatus and method for measuring an induced perturbation to determine a physical condition of the human arterial system 411 1995
5,833,618 Apparatus and method for measuring an induced perturbation to determine a physiological parameter 396 1995
5,685,299 Signal processing apparatus 548 1995
5,904,654 Exciter-detector unit for measuring physiological parameters 397 1996
5,785,659 Automatically activated blood pressure measurement device 376 1996
5,823,950 Manual and automatic probe calibration 474 1996
6,088,607 Low noise optical probe 569 1997
5,934,925 Patient cable connector 483 1997
6,002,952 Signal processing apparatus and method 690 1997
6,157,850 Signal processing apparatus 582 1997
5,890,929 Shielded medical connector 468 1997
6,081,735 Signal processing apparatus 783 1997
6,263,222 Signal processing apparatus 628 1997
6,184,521 Photodiode detector with integrated noise shielding 474 1998
5,919,134 Method and apparatus for demodulating signals in a pulse oximetry system 492 1998
6,011,986 Manual and automatic probe calibration 576 1998
5,995,855 Pulse oximetry sensor adapter 553 1998
6,525,386 Non-protruding optoelectronic lens 491 1998
5,997,343 Patient cable sensor switch 462 1998
6,229,856 Method and apparatus for demodulating signals in a pulse oximetry system 488 1998
6,067,462 Signal processing apparatus and method 583 1998
6,256,523 Low-noise optical probes 536 1998
6,036,642 Signal processing apparatus and method 534 1998
7,376,453 Signal processing apparatus 273 1998
7,328,053 Signal processing apparatus 269 1998
6,236,872 Signal processing apparatus 517 1998
6,144,868 Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage apparatus 430 1999
6,334,065 Stereo pulse oximeter 560 1999
6,285,896 Fetal pulse oximetry sensor 464 1999
6,321,100 Reusable pulse oximeter probe with disposable liner 417 1999
6,349,228 Pulse oximetry sensor adapter 481 1999
6,632,181 Rapid non-invasive blood pressure measuring device 422 1999
6,343,224 Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage apparatus 425 1999
6,580,086 Shielded optical probe and method 538 1999
6,943,348 System for detecting injection holding material 318 1999
6,206,830 Signal processing apparatus and method 520 1999
6,165,005 Patient cable sensor switch 457 1999
6,377,829 Resposable pulse oximetry sensor 506 1999
6,152,754 Circuit board based cable connector 495 1999
6,463,311 Plethysmograph pulse recognition processor 524 1999
6,606,511 Pulse oximetry pulse indicator 548 2000
6,515,273 System for indicating the expiration of the useful operating life of a pulse oximetry sensor 490 2000
6,584,336 Universal/upgrading pulse oximeter 555 2000
6,360,114 Pulse oximeter probe-off detector 508 2000
6,699,194 Signal processing apparatus and method 562 2000
6,430,525 Variable mode averager 464 2000
6,526,300 Pulse oximeter probe-off detection system 459 2000
6,470,199 Elastic sock for positioning an optical probe 475 2000
6,697,656 Pulse oximetry sensor compatible with multiple pulse oximetry systems 452 2000
6,770,028 Dual-mode pulse oximeter 510 2000
6,519,487 Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage apparatus 417 2000
6,280,213 Patient cable connector 479 2000
6,542,764 Pulse oximeter monitor for expressing the urgency of the patient's condition 470 2000
6,643,530 Method and apparatus for demodulating signals in a pulse oximetry system 460 2000
6,501,975 Signal processing apparatus and method 554 2001
6,684,091 Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage method 410 2001
6,541,756 Shielded optical probe having an electrical connector 509 2001
6,388,240 Shielded optical probe and method having a longevity indication 534 2001
6,684,090 Pulse oximetry data confidence indicator 617 2001
6,792,300 Low-noise optical probes for reducing light piping 454 2001
6,595,316 Tension-adjustable mechanism for stethoscope earpieces 331 2001
6,721,585 Universal modular pulse oximeter probe for use with reusable and disposable patient attachment devices 406 2001
6,597,933 Pulse oximetry sensor adapter 469 2001
6,678,543 Optical probe and positioning wrap 559 2001
6,745,060 Signal processing apparatus 511 2001
6,650,917 Signal processing apparatus 542 2001
6,671,531 Sensor wrap including foldable applicator 508 2001
6,654,624 Pulse oximeter probe-off detector 517 2001
6,760,607 Ribbon cable substrate pulse oximetry sensor 438 2001
6,714,804 Stereo pulse oximeter 471 2001
6,852,083 System and method of determining whether to recalibrate a blood pressure monitor 370 2002
6,658,276 Pulse oximeter user interface 523 2002
RE38492 Signal processing apparatus and method 482 2002
6,725,075 Resposable pulse oximetry sensor 472 2002
6,985,764 Flex circuit shielded optical sensor 423 2002
6,697,658 Low power pulse oximeter 528 2002
6,661,161 Piezoelectric biological sound monitor with printed circuit board 355 2002
RE38476 Signal processing apparatus 491 2002
6,999,904 Variable indication estimator 322 2002
6,735,459 Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage apparatus 417 2002
6,813,511 Low-noise optical probes for reducing ambient noise 463 2002
6,816,741 Plethysmograph pulse recognition processor 478 2002
7,245,953 Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage apparatii 288 2002
6,934,570 Physiological sensor combination 448 2002
6,826,419 Signal processing apparatus and method 471 2002
6,830,711 Mold tool for an optoelectronic element 443 2003
7,067,893 Optoelectronic element with a non-protruding lens 389 2003
7,225,006 Attachment and optical probe 352 2003
6,822,564 Parallel measurement alarm processor 516 2003
6,950,687 Isolation and communication element for a resposable pulse oximetry sensor 435 2003
7,015,451 Power supply rail controller 305 2003
6,861,639 Systems and methods for indicating an amount of use of a sensor 460 2003
6,771,994 Pulse oximeter probe-off detection system 456 2003
6,850,788 Physiological measurement communications adapter 448 2003
7,509,494 Interface cable 210 2003
7,132,641 Shielded optical probe having an electrical connector 396 2003
7,428,432 Systems and methods for acquiring calibration data usable in a pulse oximeter 240 2003
6,993,371 Pulse oximetry sensor adaptor 470 2003
7,096,054 Low noise optical housing 379 2003
7,341,559 Pulse oximetry ear sensor 285 2003
6,898,452 Stereo pulse oximeter 431 2003
7,274,955 Parameter compensated pulse oximeter 261 2003
7,254,433 Signal processing apparatus 385 2003
7,496,393 Signal processing apparatus 221 2003
2004/0068,164 Signal processing apparatus 140 2003
7,096,052 Optical probe including predetermined emission wavelength based on patient type 373 2003
6,939,305 Rapid non-invasive blood pressure measuring device 315 2003
7,003,339 Method and apparatus for demodulating signals in a pulse oximetry system 408 2003
7,142,901 Parameter compensated physiological monitor 373 2003
7,471,969 Pulse oximeter probe-off detector 222 2003
6,996,427 Pulse oximetry data confidence indicator 538 2003
7,039,449 Resposable pulse oximetry sensor 414 2003
7,496,391 Manual and automatic probe calibration 210 2004
7,469,157 Signal processing apparatus 211 2004
7,295,866 Low power pulse oximeter 349 2004
7,471,971 Signal processing apparatus and method 213 2004
7,215,984 Signal processing apparatus 493 2004
7,499,741 Signal processing apparatus and method 221 2004
7,530,955 Signal processing apparatus 232 2004
2004/0204,637 Signal processing apparatus and method 132 2004
2004/0210,146 Signal processing apparatus 113 2004
7,500,950 Multipurpose sensor port 218 2004
7,530,949 Dual-mode pulse oximeter 256 2004
7,254,431 Physiological parameter tracking system 256 2004
7,024,233 Pulse oximetry data confidence indicator 423 2004
7,483,730 Low-noise optical probes for reducing ambient noise 222 2004
7,254,434 Variable pressure reusable sensor 357 2004
7,044,918 Plethysmograph pulse recognition processor 335 2004
7,030,749 Parallel measurement alarm processor 363 2004
7,483,729 Pulse oximeter access apparatus and method 210 2004
7,373,193 Pulse oximetry data capture system 296 2004
7,383,070 Signal processing apparatus 284 2004
7,280,858 Pulse oximetry sensor 367 2005
7,373,194 Signal component processor 268 2005
D554263 Portable patient monitor 257 2005
D566282 Stand for a portable patient monitor 242 2005
7,371,981 Connector switch 247 2005
6,979,812 Systems and methods for indicating an amount of use of a sensor 394 2005
2005/0209,517 Signal processing apparatus 53 2005
7,438,683 Application identification sensor 235 2005
7,415,297 Physiological parameter system 257 2005
7,292,883 Physiological assessment system 257 2005
7,761,128 Physiological monitor 187 2005
7,215,986 Signal processing apparatus 323 2005
7,041,060 Rapid non-invasive blood pressure measuring device 327 2005
7,272,425 Pulse oximetry sensor including stored sensor data 310 2005
7,340,287 Flex circuit shielded optical sensor 260 2005
7,186,966 Amount of use tracking device and method for medical product 342 2005
7,221,971 Method and apparatus for demodulating signals in a pulse oximetry system 271 2005
7,499,835 Variable indication estimator 236 2006
RE41317 Universal modular pulse oximeter probe for use with reusable and disposable patient attachment devices 196 2006
7,190,261 Arrhythmia alarm processor 291 2006
7,618,375 Rapid non-invasive blood pressure measuring device 201 2006
7,377,899 Sine saturation transform 242 2006
7,489,958 Signal processing apparatus and method 222 2006
2006/0200,016 Signal processing apparatus and method 55 2006
7,454,240 Signal processing apparatus 216 2006
7,332,784 Method of providing an optoelectronic element with a non-protruding lens 244 2006
7,530,942 Remote sensing infant warmer 211 2006
7,526,328 Manual and automatic probe calibration 209 2006
7,355,512 Parallel alarm processor 304 2007
2007/0225,581 SIGNAL PROCESSING APPARATUS 54 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 218 2007
7,509,154 Signal processing apparatus 244 2007
7,734,320 Sensor isolation 190 2007
2008/0033,266 Signal processing apparatus 47 2007
2008/0036,752 SIGNAL PROCESSING APPARATUS AND METHOD 51 2007
2008/0045,823 SIGNAL PROCESSING APPARATUS 43 2007
D587657 Connector assembly 210 2007
D609193 Connector assembly 203 2007
D614305 Connector assembly 202 2008
2009/0076,400 SIGNAL PROCESSING APPARATUS 15 2008
2009/0099,430 SIGNAL PROCESSING APPARATUS 15 2008
2009/0182,211 SIGNAL PROCESSING APPARATUS 18 2009
 
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UNIVERSITE LAVAL (1)
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D353196 Stethoscope head 309 1993
5,602,924 Electronic stethescope 308 1993
 
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VITAL INSIGHT, INC. (1)
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5,285,784 Sensor, apparatus and method for non-invasive measurement of oxygen saturation 155 1992
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6,721,582 Non-invasive tissue glucose level monitoring 293 2001
6,728,560 Non-invasive tissue glucose level monitoring 425 2002
 
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5,456,252 Induced fluorescence spectroscopy blood perfusion and pH monitor and method 308 1993
6,232,609 Glucose monitoring apparatus and method using laser-induced emission spectroscopy 272 1995
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6,697,657 Method and devices for laser induced fluorescence attenuation spectroscopy (LIFAS) 254 2000
RE39672 Method and devices for laser induced fluorescence attenuation spectroscopy 259 2002
 
PURITAN-BENNETT CORPORATION (1)
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THE CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL OF PHILADELPHIA (1)
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UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA (4)
5,575,284 Portable pulse oximeter 473 1994
5,830,137 Green light pulse oximeter 222 1996
6,011,985 Medical diagnostic instrument using light-to-frequency converter 208 1996
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NIHON KOHDEN CORPORATION (1)
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6,725,074 Quality indicator for measurement signals, in particular, for medical measurement signals such as those used in measuring oxygen saturation 185 2002
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8,560,032 Noninvasive multi-parameter patient monitor 71 2012
9,445,759 Blood glucose calibration system 0 2012
9,131,882 Noninvasive multi-parameter patient monitor 12 2013
9,138,182 Optical sensor including disposable and reusable elements 10 2013
9,241,662 Configurable physiological measurement system 2 2013
9,084,569 Method and apparatus for reducing coupling between signals in a measurement system 13 2014
9,167,995 Physiological parameter confidence measure 10 2014
9,351,675 Noninvasive multi-parameter patient monitor 1 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. (51)
8,560,034 Signal processing apparatus 81 1998
8,641,631 Non-invasive monitoring of respiratory rate, heart rate and apnea 54 2005
8,532,727 Dual-mode pulse oximeter 81 2007
8,840,549 Modular patient monitor 33 2007
9,192,329 Variable mode pulse indicator 2 2007
9,107,625 Pulse oximetry system with electrical decoupling circuitry 10 2009
8,911,377 Patient monitor including multi-parameter graphical display 18 2009
9,161,696 Modular patient monitor 11 2009
8,771,204 Acoustic sensor assembly 45 2009
8,740,816 Acoustic sensor assembly 0 2009
8,588,880 Ear sensor 55 2010
* 2010/0217,103 Ear sensor 24 2010
9,218,454 Medical monitoring system 3 2010
8,821,415 Physiological acoustic monitoring system 38 2010
8,755,535 Acoustic respiratory monitoring sensor having multiple sensing elements 46 2010
8,715,206 Acoustic patient sensor 52 2010
8,702,627 Acoustic respiratory monitoring sensor having multiple sensing elements 48 2010
8,690,799 Acoustic respiratory monitoring sensor having multiple sensing elements 50 2010
8,430,817 System for determining confidence in respiratory rate measurements 89 2010
8,801,613 Calibration for multi-stage physiological monitors 37 2010
8,921,699 Low noise oximetry cable including conductive cords 19 2011
8,996,085 Robust alarm system 15 2011
9,386,953 Method of sterilizing a reusable portion of a noninvasive optical probe 0 2011
8,821,397 Depth of consciousness monitor including oximeter 36 2011
8,229,533 Low-noise optical probes for reducing ambient noise 115 2012
8,364,226 Signal processing apparatus 90 2012
8,359,080 Signal processing apparatus 88 2012
8,529,301 Shielded connector assembly 80 2012
8,781,543 Manual and automatic probe calibration 33 2012
8,718,737 Method and apparatus for demodulating signals in a pulse oximetry system 44 2012
9,095,316 System for generating alarms based on alarm patterns 10 2012
8,463,349 Signal processing apparatus 84 2012
8,706,179 Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage apparatii 43 2012
8,888,708 Signal processing apparatus and method 32 2012
8,845,543 Signal processing apparatus and method 0 2012
8,570,167 Physiological trend monitor 52 2012
9,323,894 Health care sanitation monitoring system 2 2012
8,983,564 Perfusion index smoother 15 2012
9,436,645 Medical monitoring hub 0 2012
8,870,792 Physiological acoustic monitoring system 34 2012
9,142,117 Systems and methods for storing, analyzing, retrieving and displaying streaming medical data 10 2012
9,289,167 Signal processing apparatus and method 9 2012
9,161,713 Multi-mode patient monitor configured to self-configure for a selected or determined mode of operation 10 2012
8,761,850 Reflection-detector sensor position indicator 43 2012
9,392,945 Automated CCHD screening and detection 0 2013
8,721,541 Physiological monitor 43 2013
8,700,112 Secondary-emitter sensor position indicator 43 2013
9,195,385 Physiological monitor touchscreen interface 3 2013
9,131,881 Hypersaturation index 10 2013
8,892,180 Sine saturation transform 31 2013
9,037,207 Hemoglobin display and patient treatment 13 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 (67)
8,768,423 Multispot monitoring for use in optical coherence tomography 40 2009
8,571,617 Flowometry in optical coherence tomography for analyte level estimation 44 2009
8,577,431 Noise shielding for a noninvasive device 55 2009
8,437,825 Contoured protrusion for improving spectroscopic measurement of blood constituents 86 2009
8,630,691 Multi-stream sensor front ends for noninvasive measurement of blood constituents 55 2009
8,989,831 Disposable components for reusable physiological sensor 15 2010
9,277,880 Multi-stream data collection system for noninvasive measurement of blood constituents 2 2010
8,471,713 Interference detector for patient monitor 83 2010
9,510,779 Analyte monitoring using one or more accelerometers 0 2010
8,306,596 Method for data reduction and calibration of an OCT-based physiological monitor 41 2010
9,066,680 System for determining confidence in respiratory rate measurements 13 2010
9,153,112 Modular patient monitor 11 2011
9,307,928 Plethysmographic respiration processor 2 2011
9,138,180 Sensor adapter cable 11 2011
8,666,468 Patient monitor for determining microcirculation state 54 2011
9,326,712 Opticoustic sensor 4 2011
* 8,740,792 Patient monitor capable of accounting for environmental conditions 43 2011
9,408,542 Non-invasive blood pressure measurement system 0 2011
8,548,549 Methods for noninvasively measuring analyte levels in a subject 38 2011
8,723,677 Patient safety system with automatically adjusting bed 43 2011
RE44823 Universal modular pulse oximeter probe for use with reusable and disposable patient attachment devices 51 2012
9,211,095 Physiological measurement logic engine 2 2012
8,830,449 Blood analysis system 34 2012
8,788,003 Monitoring blood constituent levels in biological tissue 33 2012
8,570,503 Heat sink for noninvasive medical sensor 55 2012
9,532,722 Patient monitoring system 0 2012
9,245,668 Low noise cable providing communication between electronic sensor components and patient monitor 2 2012
8,831,700 Apparatus and method for creating a stable optical interface 34 2012
9,192,351 Acoustic respiratory monitoring sensor with probe-off detection 5 2012
8,755,872 Patient monitoring system for indicating an abnormal condition 43 2012
8,548,550 Optical sensor including disposable and reusable elements 77 2012
8,781,549 Noninvasive oximetry optical sensor including disposable and reusable elements 34 2012
9,370,326 Oximeter probe off indicator defining probe off space 1 2012
9,078,560 Method for data reduction and calibration of an OCT-based physiological monitor 10 2012
9,480,435 Configurable patient monitoring system 0 2013
8,965,471 Tissue profile wellness monitor 20 2013
8,948,835 Systems and methods for determining blood oxygen saturation values using complex number encoding 18 2013
8,754,776 Interference detector for patient monitor 43 2013
8,886,271 Non-invasive physiological sensor cover 32 2013
8,888,539 Shielded connector assembly 32 2013
9,259,185 Ear sensor 2 2013
8,920,317 Multipurpose sensor port 18 2013
9,113,831 Physiological measurement communications adapter 11 2013
8,847,740 Alarm suspend system 31 2013
8,868,150 Optical sensor including disposable and reusable elements 32 2013
9,060,721 Flowometry in optical coherence tomography for analyte level estimation 10 2013
9,131,883 Physiological trend monitor 10 2013
8,909,310 Multi-stream sensor front ends for noninvasive measurement of blood constituents 33 2014
9,192,312 Patient monitor for determining microcirculation state 2 2014
9,474,474 Patient monitor as a minimally invasive glucometer 0 2014
9,113,832 Wrist-mounted physiological measurement device 11 2014
9,186,102 Emitter driver for noninvasive patient monitor 10 2014
9,028,429 Acoustic sensor assembly 13 2014
9,351,673 Method and apparatus for demodulating signals in a pulse oximetry system 1 2014
9,492,110 Physiological monitor 0 2014
9,226,696 Patient safety system with automatically adjusting bed 2 2014
9,211,072 Disposable active pulse sensor 2 2014
9,119,595 Reflection-detector sensor position indicator 10 2014
9,153,121 Alarm suspend system 10 2014
9,386,961 Physiological acoustic monitoring system 1 2014
9,517,024 Optical-based physiological monitoring system 0 2014
9,295,421 Non-invasive physiological sensor cover 2 2014
9,397,448 Shielded connector assembly 0 2014
9,370,335 Physiological acoustic monitoring system 2 2014
D755392 Pulse oximetry sensor 2 2015
9,131,917 Acoustic sensor assembly 11 2015
9,370,325 Hemoglobin display and patient treatment 1 2015
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