Signal processing apparatus

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8128572
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12277221

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The present invention involves method and apparatus for analyzing measured signals that are modeled as containing primary and secondary portions. Coefficients relate the two signals according to a model defined in accordance with the present invention. In one embodiment, the present invention involves utilizing a transformation which evaluates a plurality of possible signal coefficients in order to find appropriate coefficients. Alternatively, the present invention involves using statistical functions or Fourier transform and windowing techniques to determine the coefficients relating to two measured signals. 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, NY1961

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Diab, Mohamed K Ladera Ranch, US 123 32227
Elfadel, Ibrahim M Laguna Niguel, US 66 10162
Kiani-Azarbayjany, Esmaiel Laguna Niguel, US 57 18520
McCarthy, Rex J Santa Ana, US 39 9967
Smith, Robert A Lake Forest, US 190 15306
Weber, Walter M Laguna Hills, US 99 21834

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UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA RESEARCH FOUNDATION, INC. (1)
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NELLCOR PURITAN BENNETT INCORPORATED (20)
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CERCACOR LABORATORIES, INC. (15)
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7003338 Method and apparatus for reducing coupling between signals 411 2003
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THE CLEVELAND CLINIC FOUNDATION (1)
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SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD. (1)
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UNIVERSITY OF MEDICINE AND DENTISTRY OF NEW JERSEY (1)
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UNION TRUST COMPANY (1)
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SEIKO INSTRUMENTS INC. (1)
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Mobil Oil Corporation (1)
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ALLEGHENY-SINGER RESEARCH INSTITUTE (1)
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Omron Tateisi Electronics Co. (1)
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INSTITUT DE RECHERCHES CLINIQUES DE MONTREAL (IRCM) (1)
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JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION (197)
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5163438 Method and apparatus for continuously and noninvasively measuring the blood pressure of a patient 386 1990
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5494043 Arterial sensor 473 1993
5337744 Low noise finger cot probe 549 1993
5490505 Signal processing apparatus 720 1993
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D361840 Stethoscope head 319 1994
D362063 Stethoscope headset 316 1994
5482036 Signal processing apparatus and method 700 1994
5452717 Finger-cot probe 536 1994
5632272 Signal processing apparatus 702 1994
5638818 Low noise optical probe 523 1994
5758644 Manual and automatic probe calibration 649 1995
5769785 Signal processing apparatus and method 584 1995
5645440 Patient cable connector 514 1995
D393830 Patient cable connector 494 1995
5782757 Low-noise optical probes 590 1995
5810734 Apparatus and method for measuring an induced perturbation to determine a physiological parameter 381 1995
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5833618 Apparatus and method for measuring an induced perturbation to determine a physiological parameter 415 1995
5685299 Signal processing apparatus 569 1995
5904654 Exciter-detector unit for measuring physiological parameters 416 1996
5785659 Automatically activated blood pressure measurement device 396 1996
5823950 Manual and automatic probe calibration 494 1996
6088607 Low noise optical probe 589 1997
5934925 Patient cable connector 507 1997
6002952 Signal processing apparatus and method 717 1997
6157850 Signal processing apparatus 607 1997
5890929 Shielded medical connector 493 1997
6081735 Signal processing apparatus 812 1997
6263222 Signal processing apparatus 653 1997
6184521 Photodiode detector with integrated noise shielding 493 1998
5919134 Method and apparatus for demodulating signals in a pulse oximetry system 510 1998
6011986 Manual and automatic probe calibration 598 1998
5995855 Pulse oximetry sensor adapter 576 1998
6525386 Non-protruding optoelectronic lens 509 1998
5997343 Patient cable sensor switch 486 1998
6229856 Method and apparatus for demodulating signals in a pulse oximetry system 510 1998
6067462 Signal processing apparatus and method 605 1998
6256523 Low-noise optical probes 556 1998
6036642 Signal processing apparatus and method 555 1998
7376453 Signal processing apparatus 291 1998
7328053 Signal processing apparatus 287 1998
6236872 Signal processing apparatus 539 1998
6144868 Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage apparatus 449 1999
6334065 Stereo pulse oximeter 585 1999
6285896 Fetal pulse oximetry sensor 484 1999
6321100 Reusable pulse oximeter probe with disposable liner 436 1999
6349228 Pulse oximetry sensor adapter 505 1999
6632181 Rapid non-invasive blood pressure measuring device 440 1999
6343224 Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage apparatus 445 1999
6580086 Shielded optical probe and method 560 1999
6943348 System for detecting injection holding material 337 1999
6206830 Signal processing apparatus and method 541 1999
6165005 Patient cable sensor switch 480 1999
6377829 Resposable pulse oximetry sensor 527 1999
6152754 Circuit board based cable connector 518 1999
6463311 Plethysmograph pulse recognition processor 547 1999
6606511 Pulse oximetry pulse indicator 572 2000
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6584336 Universal/upgrading pulse oximeter 580 2000
6360114 Pulse oximeter probe-off detector 527 2000
6699194 Signal processing apparatus and method 584 2000
6430525 Variable mode averager 482 2000
6526300 Pulse oximeter probe-off detection system 478 2000
6470199 Elastic sock for positioning an optical probe 493 2000
6697656 Pulse oximetry sensor compatible with multiple pulse oximetry systems 470 2000
6770028 Dual-mode pulse oximeter 534 2000
6519487 Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage apparatus 436 2000
6280213 Patient cable connector 503 2000
6542764 Pulse oximeter monitor for expressing the urgency of the patient's condition 488 2000
6643530 Method and apparatus for demodulating signals in a pulse oximetry system 479 2000
6501975 Signal processing apparatus and method 574 2001
6684091 Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage method 430 2001
6541756 Shielded optical probe having an electrical connector 536 2001
6388240 Shielded optical probe and method having a longevity indication 558 2001
6684090 Pulse oximetry data confidence indicator 644 2001
6792300 Low-noise optical probes for reducing light piping 473 2001
6595316 Tension-adjustable mechanism for stethoscope earpieces 351 2001
6721585 Universal modular pulse oximeter probe for use with reusable and disposable patient attachment devices 424 2001
6597933 Pulse oximetry sensor adapter 489 2001
6678543 Optical probe and positioning wrap 585 2001
6745060 Signal processing apparatus 533 2001
6650917 Signal processing apparatus 566 2001
6671531 Sensor wrap including foldable applicator 529 2001
6654624 Pulse oximeter probe-off detector 539 2001
6760607 Ribbon cable substrate pulse oximetry sensor 456 2001
6714804 Stereo pulse oximeter 489 2001
6852083 System and method of determining whether to recalibrate a blood pressure monitor 390 2002
6658276 Pulse oximeter user interface 544 2002
RE38492 Signal processing apparatus and method 502 2002
6725075 Resposable pulse oximetry sensor 493 2002
6985764 Flex circuit shielded optical sensor 442 2002
6697658 Low power pulse oximeter 553 2002
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6999904 Variable indication estimator 342 2002
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6816741 Plethysmograph pulse recognition processor 500 2002
7245953 Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage apparatii 307 2002
6934570 Physiological sensor combination 466 2002
6826419 Signal processing apparatus and method 490 2002
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7067893 Optoelectronic element with a non-protruding lens 407 2003
7225006 Attachment and optical probe 374 2003
6822564 Parallel measurement alarm processor 537 2003
6950687 Isolation and communication element for a resposable pulse oximetry sensor 457 2003
7015451 Power supply rail controller 324 2003
6861639 Systems and methods for indicating an amount of use of a sensor 481 2003
6771994 Pulse oximeter probe-off detection system 475 2003
6850788 Physiological measurement communications adapter 475 2003
7509494 Interface cable 232 2003
7132641 Shielded optical probe having an electrical connector 420 2003
7428432 Systems and methods for acquiring calibration data usable in a pulse oximeter 260 2003
6993371 Pulse oximetry sensor adaptor 490 2003
7096054 Low noise optical housing 397 2003
7341559 Pulse oximetry ear sensor 303 2003
6898452 Stereo pulse oximeter 450 2003
7274955 Parameter compensated pulse oximeter 281 2003
7254433 Signal processing apparatus 405 2003
7496393 Signal processing apparatus 242 2003
2004/0068,164 Signal processing apparatus 140 2003
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6939305 Rapid non-invasive blood pressure measuring device 333 2003
7003339 Method and apparatus for demodulating signals in a pulse oximetry system 426 2003
7142901 Parameter compensated physiological monitor 393 2003
7471969 Pulse oximeter probe-off detector 242 2003
6996427 Pulse oximetry data confidence indicator 559 2003
7039449 Resposable pulse oximetry sensor 435 2003
7496391 Manual and automatic probe calibration 228 2004
7469157 Signal processing apparatus 229 2004
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7471971 Signal processing apparatus and method 231 2004
7215984 Signal processing apparatus 519 2004
7499741 Signal processing apparatus and method 239 2004
7530955 Signal processing apparatus 250 2004
2004/0204,637 Signal processing apparatus and method 132 2004
2004/0210,146 Signal processing apparatus 113 2004
7500950 Multipurpose sensor port 236 2004
7530949 Dual-mode pulse oximeter 278 2004
7254431 Physiological parameter tracking system 274 2004
7024233 Pulse oximetry data confidence indicator 441 2004
7483730 Low-noise optical probes for reducing ambient noise 240 2004
7254434 Variable pressure reusable sensor 375 2004
7044918 Plethysmograph pulse recognition processor 357 2004
7030749 Parallel measurement alarm processor 383 2004
7483729 Pulse oximeter access apparatus and method 231 2004
7373193 Pulse oximetry data capture system 316 2004
7383070 Signal processing apparatus 305 2004
7280858 Pulse oximetry sensor 387 2005
7373194 Signal component processor 286 2005
D554263 Portable patient monitor 275 2005
D566282 Stand for a portable patient monitor 260 2005
7371981 Connector switch 273 2005
6979812 Systems and methods for indicating an amount of use of a sensor 412 2005
2005/0209,517 Signal processing apparatus 55 2005
7438683 Application identification sensor 259 2005
7415297 Physiological parameter system 278 2005
7292883 Physiological assessment system 275 2005
7761128 Physiological monitor 205 2005
7215986 Signal processing apparatus 345 2005
7041060 Rapid non-invasive blood pressure measuring device 348 2005
7272425 Pulse oximetry sensor including stored sensor data 331 2005
7340287 Flex circuit shielded optical sensor 280 2005
7186966 Amount of use tracking device and method for medical product 366 2005
7221971 Method and apparatus for demodulating signals in a pulse oximetry system 289 2005
7499835 Variable indication estimator 257 2006
RE41317 Universal modular pulse oximeter probe for use with reusable and disposable patient attachment devices 217 2006
7190261 Arrhythmia alarm processor 312 2006
7618375 Rapid non-invasive blood pressure measuring device 219 2006
7377899 Sine saturation transform 260 2006
7489958 Signal processing apparatus and method 241 2006
2006/0200,016 Signal processing apparatus and method 55 2006
7454240 Signal processing apparatus 234 2006
7332784 Method of providing an optoelectronic element with a non-protruding lens 262 2006
7530942 Remote sensing infant warmer 229 2006
7526328 Manual and automatic probe calibration 227 2006
7355512 Parallel alarm processor 330 2007
2007/0225,581 SIGNAL PROCESSING APPARATUS 56 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
7467002 Sine saturation transform 236 2007
7509154 Signal processing apparatus 265 2007
7734320 Sensor isolation 208 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 44 2007
D587657 Connector assembly 228 2007
D609193 Connector assembly 221 2007
D614305 Connector assembly 220 2008
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8821397 Depth of consciousness monitor including oximeter 47 2011
9579039 Non-invasive intravascular volume index monitor 0 2012
8529301 Shielded connector assembly 97 2012
8781543 Manual and automatic probe calibration 44 2012
8718737 Method and apparatus for demodulating signals in a pulse oximetry system 56 2012
9095316 System for generating alarms based on alarm patterns 21 2012
8706179 Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage apparatii 55 2012
8888708 Signal processing apparatus and method 43 2012
8845543 Signal processing apparatus and method 0 2012
8570167 Physiological trend monitor 67 2012
9323894 Health care sanitation monitoring system 8 2012
8983564 Perfusion index smoother 25 2012
9436645 Medical monitoring hub 1 2012
8870792 Physiological acoustic monitoring system 45 2012
9142117 Systems and methods for storing, analyzing, retrieving and displaying streaming medical data 18 2012
9289167 Signal processing apparatus and method 17 2012
9161713 Multi-mode patient monitor configured to self-configure for a selected or determined mode of operation 18 2012
8761850 Reflection-detector sensor position indicator 55 2012
9392945 Automated CCHD screening and detection 5 2013
8721541 Physiological monitor 55 2013
8700112 Secondary-emitter sensor position indicator 55 2013
9195385 Physiological monitor touchscreen interface 9 2013
9131881 Hypersaturation index 18 2013
8892180 Sine saturation transform 42 2013
9037207 Hemoglobin display and patient treatment 22 2013
 
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8768423 Multispot monitoring for use in optical coherence tomography 52 2009
8571617 Flowometry in optical coherence tomography for analyte level estimation 57 2009
* 2010/0113,900 Multispot Monitoring for Use in Optical Coherence Tomography 7 2009
* 2009/0275,812 Flowometry in Optical Coherence Tomography for Analyte Level Estimation 4 2009
8577431 Noise shielding for a noninvasive device 68 2009
8437825 Contoured protrusion for improving spectroscopic measurement of blood constituents 103 2009
* 2010/0010,326 CONTOURED PROTRUSION FOR IMPROVING SPECTROSCOPIC MEASUREMENT OF BLOOD CONSTITUENTS 0 2009
* 2010/0004,518 HEAT SINK FOR NONINVASIVE MEDICAL SENSOR 59 2009
8630691 Multi-stream sensor front ends for noninvasive measurement of blood constituents 68 2009
8989831 Disposable components for reusable physiological sensor 25 2010
* 2010/0317,936 DISPOSABLE COMPONENTS FOR REUSABLE PHYSIOLOGICAL SENSOR 22 2010
9277880 Multi-stream data collection system for noninvasive measurement of blood constituents 8 2010
9510779 Analyte monitoring using one or more accelerometers 0 2010
8306596 Method for data reduction and calibration of an OCT-based physiological monitor 50 2010
9066680 System for determining confidence in respiratory rate measurements 22 2010
9153112 Modular patient monitor 20 2011
9307928 Plethysmographic respiration processor 9 2011
9138180 Sensor adapter cable 19 2011
8666468 Patient monitor for determining microcirculation state 67 2011
9408542 Non-invasive blood pressure measurement system 0 2011
8548549 Methods for noninvasively measuring analyte levels in a subject 49 2011
8723677 Patient safety system with automatically adjusting bed 57 2011
RE44823 Universal modular pulse oximeter probe for use with reusable and disposable patient attachment devices 64 2012
9211095 Physiological measurement logic engine 8 2012
8830449 Blood analysis system 45 2012
8788003 Monitoring blood constituent levels in biological tissue 44 2012
9622692 Personal health device 0 2012
8570503 Heat sink for noninvasive medical sensor 68 2012
9532722 Patient monitoring system 0 2012
9245668 Low noise cable providing communication between electronic sensor components and patient monitor 9 2012
8831700 Apparatus and method for creating a stable optical interface 45 2012
9192351 Acoustic respiratory monitoring sensor with probe-off detection 11 2012
8755872 Patient monitoring system for indicating an abnormal condition 55 2012
8548550 Optical sensor including disposable and reusable elements 94 2012
8781549 Noninvasive oximetry optical sensor including disposable and reusable elements 45 2012
9370326 Oximeter probe off indicator defining probe off space 6 2012
9078560 Method for data reduction and calibration of an OCT-based physiological monitor 19 2012
9480435 Configurable patient monitoring system 0 2013
8965471 Tissue profile wellness monitor 31 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 28 2013
8886271 Non-invasive physiological sensor cover 43 2013
8888539 Shielded connector assembly 43 2013
9259185 Ear sensor 8 2013
8920317 Multipurpose sensor port 28 2013
9554737 Noninvasively measuring analyte levels in a subject 0 2013
9113831 Physiological measurement communications adapter 20 2013
8847740 Alarm suspend system 42 2013
8868150 Optical sensor including disposable and reusable elements 43 2013
9060721 Flowometry in optical coherence tomography for analyte level estimation 19 2013
9131883 Physiological trend monitor 20 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 44 2014
9192312 Patient monitor for determining microcirculation state 8 2014
9474474 Patient monitor as a minimally invasive glucometer 0 2014
9113832 Wrist-mounted physiological measurement device 20 2014
9186102 Emitter driver for noninvasive patient monitor 18 2014
9538980 Acoustic respiratory monitoring sensor having multiple sensing elements 0 2014
9028429 Acoustic sensor assembly 22 2014
9351673 Method and apparatus for demodulating signals in a pulse oximetry system 7 2014
9492110 Physiological monitor 0 2014
9226696 Patient safety system with automatically adjusting bed 9 2014
9211072 Disposable active pulse sensor 9 2014
9119595 Reflection-detector sensor position indicator 19 2014
9153121 Alarm suspend system 18 2014
9538949 Depth of consciousness monitor including oximeter 0 2014
9386961 Physiological acoustic monitoring system 6 2014
9517024 Optical-based physiological monitoring system 0 2014
9295421 Non-invasive physiological sensor cover 8 2014
9397448 Shielded connector assembly 5 2014
9370335 Physiological acoustic monitoring system 7 2014
9622693 Systems and methods for determining blood oxygen saturation values using complex number encoding 0 2015
D755392 Pulse oximetry sensor 8 2015
9131917 Acoustic sensor assembly 19 2015
9636056 Physiological trend monitor 0 2015
9579050 Physiological trend monitor 0 2015
9370325 Hemoglobin display and patient treatment 7 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
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