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Therapeutic methods for the treatment of diabetes and related conditions for patients with high baseline hba1c

. . . . The present invention is directed to treatments for a disease or condition, in a subject in need thereof, that provide alternatives to treatment by injection that give, relative to treatment by injection, improved treatment outcomes, 100% treatment compliance, reduced side effects, and rapid establishment and/or termination of substantial steady-state drug delivery. The method includes providing continuous delivery of a drug from an implanted osmotic delivery device, wherein substantial steady-state delivery of the drug at therapeutic concentrations is achieved within about 7 days after implantation of the osmotic delivery device in the subject and the substantial steady-state delivery of the drug from the osmotic delivery device is continuous over a period of at least about 3 months. ... Coty Inc

Composition for skin whitening comprising beta-mangostin as effective ingredient

A skin whitening composition includes β-mangostin or a cosmetically acceptable salt thereof as an effective ingredient. β-mangostin represented by chemical formula 1 suppresses the expression of tyrosinase and trp-1 (tyrosinase-related protein-1) and induces autophagy of a melasosome. ... Coty Inc

Serum for the reduction of wrinkles and other skin issues

A serum for improving the youthful appearance of skin by reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles may include sodium silicate; glycerin extract; pullulan; propylene glycol; magnesium aluminum silicate; and xanthan gum. The serum may also include water; rosa damascena flower extract; acetyl hexapeptide—8, caprylyl glycol, water extract; cucumis sativus fruit extract; glycyrrhiza glabra root extract; phenoxyethanol; and ethylhexylglycerin. ... Coty Inc

Method of treating hair with a concentrated conditioner

A method of treating the hair including providing a concentrated hair care composition in an aerosol foam dispenser. The concentrated hair care composition includes one or more silicones, perfume, and less than 10% high melting point fatty compounds. ... Coty Inc

Anhydrous tooth whitening compositions comprising cetylpyridinium chloride

Disclosed herein are a tooth whitening compositions comprising at least one hydrophobic polymer carrier; cetylpyridinium chloride; and at least one whitening agent, wherein the composition is free of water. Also disclosed herein are methods for reducing microbial growth on the surface of an oral care device comprising contacting the oral care device with saliva and a tooth whitening composition comprising at least one hydrophobic polymer carrier; cetylpyridinium chloride; and at least one whitening agent, wherein the composition is free of water.. ... Coty Inc

Teeth whitening methods, visually perceptible signals and compositions therefor

Described herein are methods of cleaning a tooth comprising administering a composition comprising a zinc amino acid halide complex to the oral cavity; and retaining the composition in the oral cavity for a time sufficient to form a precipitate.. . ... Coty Inc

Antimicrobial foaming compositions containing cationic active ingredients

The antimicrobial foaming composition of the present invention comprises a cationic active ingredient, a cationic compatible surfactant, a foam booster, a foam structure enhancing agent, dermal adjuvants, and a carrier. The present antimicrobial compositions are free of the antimicrobial agents triclosan (i.e., 2,4,4′-trichloro-2′hydroxy-diphenylether) and lower alcohols. ... Coty Inc

Powder-based cosmetic compositions containing pelargonic acid esters

Cosmetic composition comprising at least 35% by weight of a powder component and a binding component characterized in that it comprises at least one ester selected from neopentylglycol dipelargonate, glycerol tripelargonate, pentaerythritol tetrapelargonate and mixtures thereof.. . ... Coty Inc

Stain-removing oral composition

To increase the esthetic property by removing stains deposited on the dental surface, there is provided a stain-removing oral composition containing 0.33% by weight to 2.0% by weight of sodium metaphosphate.. . ... Coty Inc

Hair care regimen using liquid concentrated conditioner

A method of treating the hair including applying to the hair a shampoo composition, rinsing the shampoo composition from the hair, applying to the hair a concentrated conditioner composition, and rinsing the concentrated conditioner composition from the hair. The shampoo composition includes an anionic surfactant, one or more amphoteric, non-ionic, or zwitterionic co-surfactants, and less than 0.25% of one or more shampoo high melting point fatty compounds. ... Coty Inc

Oil-in-water type cosmetic and sunscreen cosmetic

(d) an oily component; and (e) water.. . ... Coty Inc

Method of treating hair with a concentrated conditioner

Described herein is a method of treating the hair including providing a concentrated hair care composition in an aerosol foam dispenser. The concentrated hair care composition includes one or more silicones, perfume, stearyl alcohol, and cetyl alcohol. ... Coty Inc

Cellulose cyanoacrylate and method of employment

Cellulose cyanoacrylate is employed to bond two surfaces, fill voids or duplicate the shape of a three-dimensional object, two surfaces may be bonded by placing a sheet of cellulose material between the surfaces and applying cyanoacrylate glue around the edge of the sheet until saturated and allowing it to cure. Paper toweling may favorably be employed as the cellulose material. ... Coty Inc

Multi-pump hot tub plumbing system

A manifold to be used in a hot tub plumbing system is provided, the manifold including an intake port configured to be coupled to a water pump in the hot tub plumbing system, and a plurality of output ports configured with connecting portions to connect with tubing to supply water from the water pump to a corresponding plurality of jets in the hot tub plumbing system.. . ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256446

Automated detection of cardiopulmonary resuscitation chest compressions

A system for assisting a rescuer in providing resuscitative treatment to a victim is described. The system includes a motion sensor configured to generate motion sensor signals that are indicative of motion of the chest of the victim during chest compressions, an input device configured to receive user input indicative of a type of chest compressions, an output device, and a processor, a memory, and associated circuitry, the processor communicatively coupled to the motion sensor, the input device, and the output device and is configured to receive the motion sensor signals and the user input indicative of the type of chest compressions, determine chest compression feedback for the rescuer based on the motion sensor signals, and control the output device to selectively provide the chest compression feedback for the rescuer based at least in part on the type of chest compressions indicated by the user input.. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256445

Safety mechanisms for belt cartridge used with chest compression devices

Safety mechanisms for compression belt cartridges used in chest compression devices. The safety mechanisms include a breakable link, liner socks, belt guards and a rapid-release connector. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256444

Device for mitigating motion sickness and other responses to inconsistent sensory information

Embodiments disclosed herein mitigate motion sickness by disrupting, controlling, or influencing anatomy of the vestibular system. An embodiment may induce vibrations in the vestibular system, including otoliths and/or semicircular canals of the inner ear, causing noisy or unreliable sensory information to be sent to the brain from the vestibular system. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256442

Vibratory massage roller device

A massage roller that includes a motor coupled to a power source configured to rotate at a plurality of speeds within an enclosure defined by a hollow casing. The massage roller further includes a rotatable member attached to a motor driveshaft that rotates when the motor driveshaft transmits power from the motor to the rotatable member, to cause a plurality of vibrations within a hollow space enclosed by the hollow casing. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256434

Actuator and body assistance device

A mckibben type actuator capable of generating at least the same contraction force as that of the related art with an application of a pressure lower than that required for those in the related art is provided. In an mckibben type actuator 10 including an inner tube 11 configured to be expanded when being pressurized, and an outer sleeve 12 covering an outer peripheral surface of the inner tube 11 to limit an expansion of the inner tube 11, the outer sleeve 12 being configured to convert a radial expansion of the inner tube 11 to a longitudinal contraction of the inner tube 11, the inner tube 11 is formed of a resilient material having an expansion rate of at least 100%.. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256433

Knee rehabilitation therapy device

Knee and limb joint rehabilitation therapy device for straightening a limb joint of a person after injury thereto or before or after surgery, particularly partial or total knee replacement surgery which applies an adjustable corrective and therapeutic force to the affected joint and surrounding muscles above and below the joint by means of a pair of bridged compression pads connected to a support member that can be manually operated by the patient with or without the aid of medical personnel, is simple to use, compact, and is adjustable to accommodate different limb sizes and may be used in a variety of rehabilitation regimens.. . ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256431

Removable customizable casket panel

Caskets, cap panel assemblies for a casket, and methods for manufacturing cap panel assemblies are described. A casket may include a casket shell, at least one casket cap pivotally mounted on the casket shell, and a cap panel assembly mounted in the at least one casket cap. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256430

System, method and kit for oral care

A kit comprising a base module, a plurality of rodded oral care devices, a hanger, a support element that hangs from the hanger, and a non-electronic multi-input multi-display counter is disclosed herein. The support element for supporting each rodded oral care device of the plurality of devices. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256427

Medical technology station and method of use

The invention includes a medical technology station and a method for using the medical technology cart. The station can be a portable cart that can be movable, such as rollable, and has a computer system. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256425

Line guiding assembly

A line guiding assembly for organizing tubes, lines and wires utilized in treatment of a patient includes a bed rail that is coupled to a bed frame. A panel is coupled to and extends upwardly from the bed rail such that a top of the panel extends past a mattress that is positioned on the bed frame. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256424

Hospital bed structure

A hospital bed structure intended to serve as a basic structure for the assembly of hospital beds with multiple adjustments, which allows obtaining a hospital bed that can be used with a special type of mattress and which is able to carry out the multiple bed adjustments. The structure is characterized in that it is defined by four main elements, the first of which is a frame box, which has two sets of bedposts, one front and one rear; the second of which is the support frame, which is mounted on and transversely to the frame box; the third of them is the lower bed frame; and the fourth is the load cells which are mounted between bearing profiles fixed to the side of the frame box and the blocks through which the axles are passed.. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256414

Activated composite web for absorptive devices

An activated composite web includes a nonwoven layer, and a formed film layer attached to the nonwoven layer. The formed film layer includes a plurality of first apertured protuberances having a mesh count of at least 35, and a plurality of second apertured protuberances. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256411

Anti-microbial balanced weave wearable undergarment and process therefore

In an embodiment, a garment, such as a smart pull-up, includes at least one outer section and a midsection attached to the outer section. The midsection includes a first antimicrobial membrane patch layer configured to contact a wearer's body, a second antimicrobial membrane patch layer disposed adjacent to the first antimicrobial patch layer, and an air gap disposed between the first patch and second antimicrobial patch layers. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256409

Method and device for manufacturing disposable worn article

The present device includes a rotor that is rotated around a cam drum and includes a plurality of units, each unit including: a mover that is guided by the cam drum and reciprocates in an axial direction of the cam drum by virtue of the rotation of the rotor; a first belt linked to the mover; a first pulley and a second pulley that rotate with the first belt wound therebetween; a pad that reciprocates in the axial direction in accordance with the reciprocation of the mover, while holding a sheet piece; a second belt linked to the pad; a third pulley and a fourth pulley that rotate with the second belt wound therebetween; and a transmission mechanism that transmits the rotation of the second pulley to the third pulley and changes a rotation speed of the third pulley with respect to a rotation speed of the second pulley.. . ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256406

Reduced-pressure, abdominal treatment systems and methods

A method of manufacturing a reduced-pressure abdominal treatment system for treating an open abdominal cavity is provided. In some embodiments, the reduced-pressure abdominal treatment system has an open-cavity treatment device for providing reduced-pressure treatment to an abdominal cavity; a deep-tissue closure device for applying a closing force on a deep-tissue wound; and a surface-wound closure subsystem for providing a closing force on a surface wound. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256400

Tympansostomy tube and insertion device

A tympanostomy tube applicator has a hand-held housing and a stem extending from the housing and having a shape arranged for engagement in the ear canal. A tympanostomy tube inserter has a user actuator, a rod having a tip to pierce a patient's tympanic membrane and to support a tympanostomy tube through the membrane where it is pierced. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256396

Ultrasonic needle and apparatus applied for vitrectomy

This disclosure disclosed an ultrasonic needle and apparatus used for removal of the vitreous body and other tissues. An ultrasonic vitrectomy needle, comprising: a connector, a connected inner needle, and an outer sheath. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256395

Systems and methods for the injection of viscoelastic fluid

A system that provides for multiple viscoelastic container support and adjustment of a less full container with a fuller container to facilitate, for example, a continuous supply of a protective viscoelastic fluid into the anterior chamber of the eye with minimal operator disruption. The system provides for delivering viscoelastic material to an eye though use of a controlled driver driving a transmission that is in driving communication with an actuator for forcing viscoelastic fluid material from one of a plurality of containers. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256391

Laser device for material processing

In certain embodiments, a laser device for laser processing of an eye comprises a source of a pulsed laser beam, a detector system that photodetects partial beams generated from the laser beam, and a control unit that evaluates the detection signals. A first detection element of the detector system provides a first detection signal based on single-photon absorption. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256388

Orthodontic elastic harmonizer device for dental-skull-facial apparatus

An orthodontic elastic harmonizer device for dental-skull-facial apparatus including: vestibular flanges extending up to cover maxilla and mandible teeth and gingival vestibular of the maxilla and mandible teeth; lingual-palatal flanges extending to cover the palatal and lingual surfaces of the maxilla and mandible teeth and having a steep inclined plane extending from the back incisive plantar edge until lower frontal teeth configured to drive the tongue; an occlusal plane to connect said flanges; concave and empty volumes defined by said vestibular and lingual-palatal flanges and said occlusal plane; and cross reference protrusions configured on each edge of a back portion of the top lingual-palatal flange, in correspondence of the molar position and alignment grooves configured to accommodate alignment removable clamps on a lateral back portion of the upper surface of said occlusal plane at the corner among said occlusal plane and said vestibular flanges and lingual-palatal flanges.. . ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256387

A pillow

The present invention provides a pillow or sleep positioner comprising a main body, the main body comprising an upper surface and a lower surface, and a neck supporting portion and head supporting portion, wherein the main body comprises a region of increased deformability relative to other parts of the main body such that when a user's head is resting on the head supporting portion, a recess, preferably a concave recess, defines a head receiving portion in an upper surface of the head supporting portion.. . ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256386

Incontinence collection device and related methods

An external incontinence collection device that includes a novel one-way valve system for preventing backflow from a collection receptacle. The incontinence collection device also includes novel drainage valve structures that improve the drainage functionality.. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256378

Method and system for delivering a self-expanding stent to the venous sinuses

A stent delivery system includes a shaft extending from a proximal end of the system into a delivery tip at a distal end. The shaft includes a coil and a stent bed. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256373

Adjustable seal system, seal component and method for using the same

An adjustable seal system, seal component for use in the system, and method are provided for forming a sealing interface between a residual limb and a prosthetic socket. The seal component is selectively placed over the outer surface of a suspension liner including a plurality of seal bands, which the seal component may removably and securely engage.. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256367

Prosthetic finger

The present invention provides a prosthetic finger. The prosthetic finger includes a finger mounting rack, a worm gear, a rotating shaft, a base joint rack, a finger base knuckle, a finger proximal knuckle, a finger distal knuckle, a tension spring, and a transmission rope, a grommet, a motor reducer assembly, a first bevel gear, a worm, a second bevel gear. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256364

Method and apparatus for minimally invasive insertion of intervertebral implants

A dilation introducer for orthopedic surgery is provided for minimally invasive access for insertion of an intervertebral implant. The dilation introducer may be used to provide an access position through kambin's triangle from a posterolateral approach. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256359

Fixation device and method

An implantable orthopedic stability device is disclosed. The device can have a contracted and an expanded configuration. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256356

Expandable inter-body fusion devices and methods

An expandable inter-body fusion device is presented. The expandable inter-body fusion device can have a first plate, a second plate, and an insert positioned substantially therebetween the first plate and the second plate. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256352

Implant with bone contacting elements having helical and undulating planar geometries

An implant includes a first body member and a second body member connected by a plurality of bone contacting elements. Some of the bone contacting elements may have a generally helical geometry. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256351

Implant with structural members arranged around a ring

An implant for use in a spine includes a body and a plurality of structural members. The superior and inferior surfaces each include a ring and structural members arranged in a web-like pattern around the ring. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256343

Method and apparatus for protecting modular implant connection

Apparatus and methods of protecting modular implant connection portions are provided. A guard includes an outer sidewall and an inner sidewall defining a cavity that covers a modular implant connection portion. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256342

Ceramic multi-hooded enarthrodial joint implant

Multi-hooded enarthrodial joint implant has a ceramic articulating cup including a ceramic head-receiving cup having an articular surface upon which a head of a joint can articulate, and which, in general, has a margin generally about a hemisphere more or less and at least two hoods that are marginally extended continuations of superior one-half or so of cup containment of a sufficient magnitude to reduce an overall dimension of socket outlet to less than a hemisphere, which can embrace and contain the head. The head is made of ceramic and has a truncated generally circular cross section, a truncated surface with a feature for attachment of the stem, and an opposing articular surface for articulation against the articular surface of the ceramic head-receiving cup. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256340

Systems and methods for facilitating surgical procedures involving custom medical implants

Systems and methods for planning surgical procedures involving custom medical implants that can involve the selection, design and/or creation of custom medical implants and/or the selection, modification, and/or design of custom surgical procedures related to those implants. Certain embodiments allow implants to be selected, designed, created, or otherwise customized and then placed in patients using non-standard surgical techniques. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256337

Prosthetic implant support structure

A prosthetic system that includes a prosthetic implant and a support structure secured to an inner surface of a cavity of a bone is disclosed. The support structure defines a channel that extends through the length of the support structure. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256336

3-d printed orthopedic implants

A spinal interbody implant is fabricated using 3-d printing to provide an engineered structure of one or more porous, permeable, or non-solid portions with or without one or more solid, dense, or micro-dense portions. The porous, permeable, or non-solid structure can be a mesh, lattice, web, weave, honeycomb, simple cubic, tetrahedral, diamond, or otherwise with the number and size of its pores, holes, perforations, or openings, as well as the distance or thickness between them, can vary accordingly. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256334

Annuloplasty ring delivery catheters

Apparatus is provided for repairing a cardiac valve, the apparatus including a catheter sized for delivery through vasculature of a subject and an elongated and flexible annuloplasty structure having an elongated lumen and an annuloplasty structure axis extending along the lumen. The annuloplasty structure is sized and configured for delivery to a heart of the subject through the catheter substantially along a catheter axis of the catheter while the annuloplasty structure axis is substantially parallel to the catheter axis. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256332

Stented prosthesis delivery devices having steering capabilities and methods

Delivery devices and device elements that provide steering capabilities and methods of steering such delivery devices during the delivery of a stented prosthesis to a target site. Various delivery devices include a shaft assembly having a plurality of lumens through which tension members that compressively retain the stented prosthesis to the shaft assembly are routed. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256329

Systems, methods and devices for prosthetic heart valve with single valve leaflet

Devices and methods for supplementing and/or replacing native cardiac valve functionality, e.g., the mitral valve with a single prosthetic leaflet. An exemplary device is directed to dysfunctional mitral valves. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256328

Affixing a loop to a cardiac valve annulus using anchors with cylindrically curved outer surfaces

Apparatuses and methods are disclosed for performing a procedure on a heart valve in which a loop of material contacts at least a portion of the annulus or the leaflets of a valve. Anchors are distributed about the loop and configured for implantation into the annulus or the leaflets in a forward direction and resist extraction in a backwards direction. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256325

Prosthetic valve with radially-deflectable tissue anchors

Embodiments of the present disclosure are directed to prosthetic valves and methods of use thereof. In one implementation, an expandable annular valve body may include a plurality of atrial anchoring arms and ventricular anchoring legs extending therefrom. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256317

Toric lens with decreased sensitivity to cylinder power and rotation and method of using the same

A method, system and apparatus for vision correction are disclosed. The method, system and apparatus include a toric intraocular element for correcting astigmatism and having a cylinder power, and a depth of focus extender coupled to the toric intraocular element, the depth of focus extender extending a depth of focus. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256314

Artificial electronic skin

High resolution active matrix nanowire circuits enable a flexible platform for artificial electronic skin having pressure sensing capability. Comb-like interdigitated nanostructures extending vertically from a pair of opposing, flexible assemblies facilitate pressure sensing via changes in resistance caused by varying the extent of contact among the interdigitated nanostructures. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256313

Stent graft

Stent graft consisting of a stent (1) comprising a plurality of ring segments (3, 4) having a meandering configuration arranged side by side and connected with each other by connecting webs (6), and at least one membrane (2) covering the entire outer side of the stent (1), being wrapped inwards around the ends of the stent and fixed between loops of ring segments (4) and connecting webs (6) that join the adjacent ring segments (3, 4) with each other, wherein the membrane (2) is fixed between at least two loops of the second ring segment (4), viewed from to the ends of the stent (1), and the connecting webs (6) to the neighboring terminal ring segment (3).. . ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256312

Biomimetic vascular network and devices using the same

The invention provides method of fabricating a scaffold comprising a fluidic network, including the steps of: (a) generating an initial vascular layer for enclosing the chamber and providing fluid to the cells, the initial vascular layer having a network of channels for fluid; (b) translating the initial vascular layer into a model for fluid dynamics analysis; (c) analyzing the initial vascular layer based on desired parameters selected from the group consisting of a characteristic of a specific fluid, an input pressure, an output pressure, an overall flow rate and combinations thereof to determine sheer stress and velocity within the network of channels; (d) measuring the sheer stress and the velocity and comparing the obtained values to predetermined values; (e) determining if either of the shear stress or the velocity are greater than or less than the predetermined values, and (f) optionally modifying the initial vascular layer and repeating steps (b)-(e). The invention also provides compositions comprising a vascular layer for use in tissue lamina as well as a medical devices having a vascular layer and kits.. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256311

Substrate for forming artificial valve and artificial valve

A substrate for forming an artificial valve and that allows connective tissue to easily enter a leaflet forming space and can thereby shorten the time required to form a leaflet, and also provides an artificial valve. Specifically, a columnar substrate main body is provided. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256304

System and method for following and conducting laboratory procedures

There is provided a system and method for following and conducting laboratory procedures for preventing errors and fatigue of the user. The system involves input means, such as a microscope, and a camera connected to the input means, while the camera creates images of the input means. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256299

Thread dispenser

A thread or floss dispenser (1) is disclosed, comprising a container (3) for housing a quantity of thread (11). The container has a substantially flat external wall (16) through which is provided an aperture (12) for the thread to emerge from the interior of the container. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256288

Instrument having radio frequency identification systems and methods for use

A system for determining a position of an endoscopic instrument comprises an endoscopic instrument having an elongate body portion, the elongate body portion being configured to be moved along a path, and a plurality of sensible elements disposed at differing axial positions along the elongate body portion, wherein each sensible element transmits unique information indicative of the respective differing axial position of the sensible elements. The system further comprises a sensing device positioned to receive the unique information from a respective sensible element when the respective sensible element is in sufficient proximity to the sensing device, the sensible elements being in sufficient proximity to the sensing device at differing times based upon a position of the elongate body portion relative to the path.. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256286

Surgical instrument and installation method for rfid tag for surgical instrument

A surgical instrument and a method for installing a rfid label on the surgical instrument are provided. The surgical instrument includes a surgical instrument body, a rfid label and an adhesive, the surgical instrument body and the rfid label are fixedly connection by the adhesive, the adhesive comprises a first adhesive and a second adhesive; the first adhesive is disposed between a bottom surface of the rfid label and a surface of the surgical instrument body, the other surfaces of the rfid label are covered by the second adhesive, the second adhesive also covers an intersection of the rfid label with the surgical instrument body; and the first adhesive and the second adhesive are different types of adhesives, and an adhesive intensity of the first adhesive is greater than an adhesive intensity of the second adhesive, and fluidity of the second adhesive is greater than fluidity of the first adhesive.. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256285

Disposable housings for encasing handle assemblies and methods of use

A disposable housing includes a housing portion and a memory. The housing portion defines a cavity therein configured to receive a motor operable, inner core handle assembly. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256282

Flexible tracker systems

An apparatus and method for tracking the position of one or more connected rigid bodies using markers attached to the rigid bodies by flexible connectors. Systems based on this method are comprised of flexible connectors, a position tracking system and a data processing algorithm to determine the positions and orientations of the rigid bodies. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256280

Airframe system and method of controlling airflow

An air frame system includes a frame body defining one or more openings, a plurality of air passages along an inner periphery of the one or more openings, and an airframe grid coupled to the frame body. The airframe grid includes at least one wireway channel therein and a wireway channel cover clip is removably coupled to the at least one wireway channel. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256278

Smart pressure-sensitive measuring device for distal femoral tumor removal

The present invention relates to a smart pressure-sensitive measuring device for distal femoral tumor removal comprising a rectangularly structured alignment plate, a measuring ruler and a measuring angle adjustment mechanism. An inverted t-shaped rail and a slide rail are disposed at the alignment plate. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256276

Multi-chambered breast tissue expander

A tissue expansion device with a plurality of lobes made from non-compliant material, each lobe defining a chamber therein. Each chamber is fluidly isolated from every other chamber in the plurality of lobes. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256274

Optical film, connecting member, endoscope camera drape, endoscope device, medical system, optical film production method, and connecting member production method

There is provided a new and improved optical film, connecting member, endoscope camera drape, endoscope device, medical system, optical film production method, and connecting member production method capable of suppressing quality degradation of a captured image while also protecting the endoscope camera from airborne droplets, the optical film provided on the endoscope camera drape including: a drape section that covers a circumferential face of an endoscope camera, and a connecting member which is provided on a front end of the drape section and connects an endoscope and the endoscope camera, the optical film being provided on the connecting member, and including: a reflection suppression section configured to suppress a reflection of incident light incident on the endoscope camera from the endoscope.. . ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256273

Medical manipulator system, controller, and computer-readable storage device

A medical manipulator system having: an end effector configured to be controlled to perform a treatment; an arm to which the end effector is attached, wherein the arm has a plurality of movable parts, wherein the plurality of movable parts are configured to be moved under one of a plurality of modes, wherein each of the plurality of modes comprises a combination of: movement by one or more actuators; and movement by an external force; and a controller configured to: control the end effector to perform the treatment; and select the one of the plurality of modes; and effect movement of the plurality of movable parts by controlling the one or more actuators and by permitting movement by the external force in accordance with the one of the plurality of modes selected.. . ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256272

Surgical control apparatus, surgical control method, and program

A state estimation block (64) estimates a state of an operator recognized by a recognition block (61) on the basis of at least one type of contactless input sent from the operator. In accordance with the state estimated by the state estimation block (64), a command block (62) restricts a control operation of a surgical camera (11), a camera arm (12), or an image processing block (66) based on at least one type of contactless input sent from the operator recognized by the recognition block (61). ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256271

Robot system

A robot system is provided, which includes a robot body including, robot arm and an end effector attached to robot arm, and operating device, having operating part and configured to output, when operating part is operated, operational information according to operation, a motion controller configured to control operation of robot body according to the operational information outputted from the operating device, a velocity detector configured to detect a velocity at a tip end of the end effector, a virtual reaction-force information generating module configured to output force information containing a first force component having a positive correlation to the velocity at the tip end of the end effector, as virtual reaction-force information, and a force applying device configured to give a force to the operating part in order to make an operator perceive a force according to the virtual reaction-force information outputted from the virtual reaction-force information generating module.. . ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256270

Modular manipulator support for robotic surgery

A robotic surgery system comprises a mounting base, a plurality of surgical instruments, and an articulate support assembly. Each instrument is insertable into a patient through an associated minimally invasive aperture to a desired internal surgical site. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256269

Robotic system including a cable interface assembly

A system and method for performing a medical procedure includes a first multi-linked mechanism comprising a plurality of first links, and a lumen therethrough; a second multi-linked mechanism comprising a plurality of second links, wherein the second multi-linked mechanism is constructed and arranged to be slidingly received by the lumen of the first multi-linked mechanism, and where the first and second multi-linked mechanisms are configured to transition from a limp state to a rigid state; a set of proximal cables comprising at least a first proximal cable and a second proximal cable; a set of distal cables comprising at least a first distal cable and a second distal cable; a cable control assembly constructed and arranged to independently apply tension to the first proximal cable and the second proximal cable; a cable interface assembly constructed and arranged to receive a force from at least the first proximal cable and the second proximal cable and to transmit a corresponding force to at least the first distal cable and the second distal cable. The force applied to the first distal cable and the second distal cable steers at least one of the first multi-linked mechanism or the second multi-linked mechanism.. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256268

Control console including an input arm for control of a surgical mechanical arm

A surgical system comprising: a surgical mechanical arm comprising a plurality of surgical arm sections sequentially coupled by surgical arm joints; an input arm comprising: a plurality of input arm sections sequentially coupled by input arm joints; and an elongate handle: sized and shaped to be held between a human adult's thumb and one or more finger, coupled to a distal end of said input arm by a flexion joint; and extending proximally with respect to a most distal input arm section so a user grasping said handle bends said flexion joint to hold said handle above other portions of the input arm; at least one sensor configured to measure movement of one or more of said sections; and circuitry configured to receive a measurement signal from said at least one sensor and to generate a control signal, based on said measurement signal for control of movement of said surgical mechanical arm.. . ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256267

Multiple-joint input arm for control of a surgical mechanical arm

A surgical system for control of a surgical mechanical arm, which system comprises: at least one input arm comprising: a plurality of sections; a plurality of joints sequentially coupling said plurality of sections; at least one sensor configured to measure movement of one or more of said sections; and a weight attached to one of said plurality of sections which biases said one of said plurality of sections to a null configuration, by movement under gravity of said one of said plurality of sections about one or more of said joints; and circuitry configured to receive a measurement signal from said at least one sensor and to generate a control signal, based on said measurement signal for control of movement of said surgical mechanical arm.. . ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256265

Control console for surgical device with mechanical arms

A control console for control of a medical surgical device comprising at least one surgical mechanical arm, which control console comprising: a control console base; at least one user support coupled to said control console base; a processor configured to receive data regarding a selected surgical configuration of said at least one surgical mechanical arm and at least one camera; an input arm support coupled to said control console base; at least one input arm comprising a plurality of sections sequentially coupled by joints, coupled to and extending from said input arm support where a direction of extension of said input arm, with respect to said at least one user support is adjustable to match an input arm configuration to said selected surgical configuration, a camera view of said at least one surgical mechanical arm thereby corresponding to a user view of said input arm.. . ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256263

System, apparatus, and method for navigating to a medical target

A system for monitoring an approach to a target includes a luminal device including a distal portion, a sensor coupled to the distal portion of the luminal device, and a surgical instrument including one or more indicators having a detectable property located along at least a portion of the surgical instrument. The luminal device is configured to be inserted into a patient, and the distal portion of the luminal device is configured to be guided proximate a target. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256258

Augmented reality diagnosis guidance

Systems and methods for using an augmented reality device during patient diagnosis. A method may include capturing an image of a patient, and presenting using an augmented reality display, while permitting the patient to be viewed through the augmented reality display, a virtual feature corresponding to anatomy of the patient obtained from the image. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256256

Augmented reality supported knee surgery

Systems and methods may use an augmented reality device during a surgical procedure. The systems and methods may use an augmented reality display of an augmented reality device to present or project a virtual feature during a surgical procedure while permitting physical aspects of a surgical field to be viewed through the augmented reality display. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256252

Microwave ablation system with dielectric temperature probe

An electromagnetic surgical ablation system having a generator adapted to selectively provide surgical ablation energy to an ablation probe, and methods of operating same, are disclosed. The system includes a controller operatively coupled to the generator, and a tissue sensor probe operatively coupled to the controller. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256250

Shock wave balloon catheter with multiple shock wave sources

An apparatus includes a balloon adapted to be placed adjacent a calcified region of a body. The balloon is inflatable with a liquid. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256249

Monitoring, managing and/or protecting system and method for non-targeted tissue

A monitoring, managing and protecting system is provided that includes a monitoring probe working in conjunction with an ablating device. The probe is configured to be positioned in close proximity to a region of non-targeted tissue proximate an ablation site of targeted tissue and to be operatively connected to an electrical response assessment system or component. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256248

Multi-electrode renal denervation method and system using integrated circuit

A multi-electrode renal denervation method and system using an integrated circuit are provided. The multi-electrode renal denervation system presented in the present invention comprises: a power generator transmitting control data for controlling the temperature of a plurality of electrodes; and a catheter in which the plurality of electrodes, which has an integrated circuit embedded therein and is controlled by the control data received from the power generator, are arranged, and the information measured using the integrated circuit is transmitted to the power generator.. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256247

Reduced size force sensor

A flexible probe has an assembly in its distal end that includes a transmitter and a receiver that receives signals from the transmitter for sensing a position of the receiver relative to the transmitter. A resilient element disposed between the transmitter and the receiver is configured to deform in response to pressure exerted on the distal tip when the distal tip engages a wall of a body cavity.. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256244

Monopolar electrosurgery blade and electrosurgery blade assembly

Electrosurgery blades including electrosurgery blade assemblies having argon beam capability. The electrosurgery blade includes a thin conductive member having a lead sharp cutting end and an opposite noon-cutting end and a non-conductive coating covering the thin conductive member such that at least a portion of the lead cutting end and at least a portion of the opposite non-cutting end of the thin conductive member remain exposed. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256243

Ultrapolar electrosurgery blade and ultrapolar electrosurgery blade assembly with conductive cutting edges and top and bottom conductive surfaces

An ultrapolar electrosurgery blade and an ultrapolar electrosurgery blade assembly. The ultrapolar electrosurgery blade includes top and bottom thin elongated conductive members in vertical alignment and spaced apart from one another along their lengths where each of the top and bottom thin elongated conductive members includes opposing planar sides, a sharp cutting end, and an opposite non-cutting end, and a non-conductive coating covering both opposing sides of the top and bottom thin elongated conductive members and the space located between them where the cutting ends of the elongated conductive members and their opposite non-cutting ends remain exposed. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256235

Modular electrosurgical device

A surgical system comprising: a plurality of modular units, each unit comprising: a motor unit; and a surgical mechanical arm actuated by, connected to and supplied with electrosurgical power by said motor unit; and a memory configured to store a selected electrosurgical operational mode for each of said plurality of modular units.. . ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256233

Two-part storage and mixing device for the production of a bone cement, and pertinent method

The invention also relates to a method for the production of a bone cement dough, in particular of a pasty polymethylmethacrylate bone cement dough, whereby the bone cement dough is produced from a cement powder and a monomer liquid through the use of a storage and mixing device.. . ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256226

Clavicle fixation system

Clavicle fixation devices and methods thereof. A clavicle fixation device including an elongated plate extending between first and second ends and defining a central portion, a first end portion between the central portion and the first end, and a second end portion between the central portion and the second end. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256224

Clavicle fixation system

Clavicle fixation devices and methods thereof. A clavicle fixation device includes an elongated plate extending between first and second ends, the elongated plate defining a plurality of spaced apart screw holes. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256218

Calcaneal cross medullary plate

Apparatus and method for securely fixating an anterior portion of a calcaneus to a reduced posterior facet portion of the calcaneus, using a plate that may allow for stable fixation between the anterior calcaneus, the reconstructed posterior facet, and the posterior tuberosity, and a barrel that may be rotated into the best position to allow posterior screws to enter the best quality bone in the posterior tuberosity. The appropriate height may be set by rotating a push screw, thereby engaging the barrel, and pushing the posterior tuberosity distally.. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256217

Intramedullary fixated subacromial spacers

A prosthesis including a subacromial spacer having a surface contoured to maintain an acromion in chosen distance to a humeral head upon rotation and fixation means to fixate the subacromial spacer to a humeral medullary cavity and/or an intramedullary fixator implanted or configured for implantation in the humeral medullary cavity. A surgical kit includes the prosthesis and a proximal humeral nail. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256214

Apparatus and method for minimally invasive osteosynthesis of sacroiliac luxations/fractures

The disclosure relates to a surgical system and related methods to facilitate reduction and fixation of sacro-iliac luxations/fractures (sil/f) in small animals, for example dogs and cats. In another aspect, the disclosure relates to an aiming device and related methods providing accurate, reliable, and safe fixation of sil/f in such small animals. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256209

Safety shields for elongated instruments and related systems and methods

A system for intraosseous access can include an elongated instrument that is positioned within a cannula portion of a cannula assembly. The system can include a shield that is coupled with both the elongated instrument and the cannula assembly when in an unlocked state. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256207

Separable two-part single lumen gas sealed access port for use during endoscopic surgical procedures

A system for performing an endoscopic surgical procedure in a surgical cavity of a patient that includes a multi-lumen tube set including a dual lumen portion having a pressurized gas line and a return gas line for facilitating gas recirculation relative to the surgical cavity of the patient, and a single lumen portion having a gas supply and sensing line for delivering insufflation gas to the surgical cavity of the patient and for periodically sensing pressure within the surgical cavity of the patient, a first gas sealed single lumen access port communicating with the dual lumen portion of the tube set and a second valve sealed single lumen access port communicating with the single lumen portion of the tube set.. . ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256206

Single lumen gas sealed trocar for maintaining stable cavity pressure without allowing instrument access therethrough during endoscopic surgical procedures

A system for performing an endoscopic surgical procedure in a surgical cavity of a patient that includes a multi-lumen tube set including a dual lumen portion having a pressurized gas line and a return gas line for facilitating gas recirculation relative to the surgical cavity of the patient, and a single lumen portion having a gas supply and sensing line for delivering insufflation gas to the surgical cavity of the patient and for periodically sensing pressure within the surgical cavity of the patient, a first gas sealed single lumen access port communicating with the dual lumen portion of the tube set and a second valve sealed single lumen access port communicating with the single lumen portion of the tube set.. . ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256205

Single lumen gas sealed access port for use during endoscopic surgical procedures

A system for performing an endoscopic surgical procedure in a surgical cavity of a patient that includes a multi-lumen tube set including a dual lumen portion having a pressurized gas line and a return gas line for facilitating gas recirculation relative to the surgical cavity of the patient, and a single lumen portion having a gas supply and sensing line for delivering insufflation gas to the surgical cavity of the patient and for periodically sensing pressure within the surgical cavity of the patient, a first gas sealed single lumen access port communicating with the dual lumen portion of the tube set and a second valve sealed single lumen access port communicating with the single lumen portion of the tube set.. . ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256204

Multi-lumen tube set for gas circulation system with single lumen gas sealed access port and single lumen valve sealed access port

A system for performing an endoscopic surgical procedure in a surgical cavity of a patient that includes a multi-lumen tube set including a dual lumen portion having a pressurized gas line and a return gas line for facilitating gas recirculation relative to the surgical cavity of the patient, and a single lumen portion having a gas supply and sensing line for delivering insufflation gas to the surgical cavity of the patient and for periodically sensing pressure within the surgical cavity of the patient, a first gas sealed single lumen access port communicating with the dual lumen portion of the tube set and a second valve sealed single lumen access port communicating with the single lumen portion of the tube set.. . ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256199

Treatment of orthopedic tissue

The disclosed system includes a probe for mechanically cutting tissue other components of the system include a luminally protective sheath, a microscopic end cauterizing probe, a surgical console, an identification-sensitive self-sealed cassette, and a plurality of flexible tubing lines with pinch valves thereon.. . ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256192

Hand held dermaplaning device and dermaplaning process

A method and a hand-held device for dermaplaning is disclosed that includes a blade assembly which includes a blade, a blade holder and a safety cage. In accordance with an important aspect of the invention, the safety cage limits the amount of penetration of the blade into the facial skin to enable the device to be safely used by non-professionals. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256191

Ultrasonic surgical system having a fluid cooled blade and related cooling methods therefor

The present disclosure is directed to a fluid cooled ultrasonic surgical instrument and related systems and methods of use therefor. In some embodiments, the disclosed ultrasonic surgical instrument is adapted for used within an insufflated cavity or pneumoperitoneum of a patient. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256190

Method of treatment for aortic dissection

A method and system for treatment for a body vessel having a dissection flap formed from a wall of the body vessel, which longitudinally separates a natural body vessel lumen into a true lumen and a false lumen. One or more cuts are formed in the dissection flap with the cutting device or system including cutting blades. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256189

Method of treatment for aortic dissection

A method of treatment for a body vessel is provided. The body vessel includes a dissection flap formed from a wall of the body vessel, which longitudinally separates a natural body vessel lumen into a true lumen and a false lumen. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256181

Tenaculum

An instrument such as a tenaculum comprises a pair of jaws (202, 203) which are pivotal from an open configuration in which the jaws (202, 203) are splayed apart to a closed low profile delivery configuration. The jaws (202, 203) each have tissue engagement features (201). ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256177

Minimally invasive thrombectomy

A minimally invasive blood clot capturing invention made of nitinol the nitinol is shaped into a plurality of fingers to form a frame for a basket and funnel to capture and remove blood clots. The basket and funnel being delivered to the blood clot by a catheter. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256171

Occlusive medical device system

An occlusive medical device system may include an elongate shaft having a distal strain relief portion and a lumen extending longitudinally through the elongate shaft, the elongate shaft including a plurality of retaining arms extending distally from the distal strain relief portion; an occlusive medical device including a proximal mounting portion fixed to an expandable occlusive element; and a release wire disposed within the lumen of the elongate shaft. The plurality of retaining arms may extend into the proximal mounting portion. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256166

Blood vessel closure clip and delivery device

A medical device including a shape-memory metallic body comprising a plurality of closed cells with a plurality of terminal cell ends and a plurality of tissue engaging members extending from the shape-memory metallic body, a shaft of each tissue engaging member extending from the terminal cell end at least approximately in a direction of the long axis of the closed cell in an expanded configuration.. . ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256158

Device for cardiac surgery and methods thereof

A device for cardiac surgery is disclosed, having a) a plurality of pairs of suture guides spaced about the frame; b) a plurality of suture tubes, with one suture tube corresponding to each pair of suture guides; c) a plurality of snares, each corresponding to and passed through one of the plurality of suture tubes so that a handle at one end of the snare protrudes from a proximal end of the corresponding suture tube and a snare loop at another end of the snare protrudes through a distal end of the corresponding suture tube, and wherein the snare loop further protrudes through one of the suture guides in the corresponding pair of suture guides; and d) a plurality of sutures, each corresponding to one of the pairs of suture guides and coupled to the suture guide in the corresponding pair of suture guides which does not have the snare loop passing through it.. . ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256153

Method and apparatus for coupling soft tissue to a bone

A method and apparatus for surgically repairing a tear in soft tissue is disclosed. A plurality of collapsible tubes are positioned about the suture. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256138

Selectively extendable and retractable biopsy devices

An exemplary biopsy device includes (i) an elongated body, (ii) a hollow needle coupled to the distal end of the elongated body, the hollow needle having a channel that spans the length of the hollow needle, (iii) a trigger associated with the elongated body, (iv) a stylet having or associated with a biopsy element, the stylet being disposed within the channel of the hollow needle, operably connected to the trigger, and configured to extend beyond the distal end of the hollow needle and subsequently retract within the channel of the hollow needle, and (v) a spring mechanism operably connected to the trigger such that the spring mechanism compresses in response to operation of the trigger, extending the biopsy element, and is configured to rebound following compression, the rebound causing the biopsy element to retract toward or within the hollow needle.. . ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256137

Fluid sensing devices with concentration regulation

Embodiments of the disclosed invention provide devices and methods for buffering fluid samples to enable accurate concentration measurements of analytes by salinity-sensitive or ph-sensitive sensors. The buffering capabilities of the device include the ability to control the salinity and ph of a fluid sample, specifically, through the management of solutes such as salts, h+, other ions, and other solutes, that are found in sweat, biofluids, or other fluids. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256133

Motion artifact suppression for three-dimensional parametric ultrasound imaging

Motion artifacts are suppressed for three-dimensional parametric ultrasound imaging. Motion tracking is performed so that the parameter values derived over time are based on return from the same locations. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256129

Steam pop detection

Medical apparatus includes an elongate probe for insertion into a body of a patient. The probe includes an ablation element and an acoustic transducer disposed at a distal end of the probe. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256127

Determining a brain condition using early time frame pet image analysis

Systems and methods for use in identifying a brain condition of a subject are provided. In some aspects, a provided method includes constructing a classifier to identify a brain condition of a subject comprising steps of receiving image data obtained from a plurality of subjects, wherein the image data is acquired during an acquisition period following administration of at least one radioactive tracer. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256125

X-ray fluoroscopic imaging apparatus

An x-ray fluoroscopic imaging apparatus includes an operation element that includes a motion axis selection switch and a plurality of direction switches; and a control element that controls a shifting of a relative location between an imaging element and a table relative to a motion-axis by the motion-axis selection switch to a shiftable predetermined motion-axis mode.. . ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256122

Digital radiographic image module

An enclosure for a digital radiography detector includes a handle, a connector configured to electrically and mechanically engage the detector and an accessory cavity to provide storage space for an accessory that is electrically and mechanically engageable to the detector.. . ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256119

Systems and methods for data collection in a medical device

The present disclosure relates to a data acquisition device and a configuration method. The device includes a channel, wherein the channel includes a data control panel and a plurality of detection components. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256117

Apparatus for characterization of a feature of a body part

The present invention relates to an apparatus for characterization of a feature in a body part. It is describe to provide (210) tomosynthesis medical data comprising a plurality of images of the body part, wherein the plurality of images comprise image data associated with a plurality of rays of radiation that have passed through the body part, wherein the image data comprises spectral data associated with at least two photon energy levels of the plurality of rays of radiation, wherein the medical data comprises data of the feature. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256115

Mitigation of head-mounted-display impact via biometric sensors and language processing

Users of head-mounted displays (hmds) often experience nausea and other symptoms often referred to a “virtual reality sickness.” various health and biometric sensors are employed to gather baseline sensor measurements. The hmd or a device associated with it can then generate a range or threshold such that any future sensor measurements that fall outside of the range or cross the threshold suggest a health concern for the user of the hmd. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256114

Exercise assistance system, information device, measurement device, exercise assistance method, and program

An exercise assistance system that supports a user and acquires basic information. There is provided an exercise assistance system including an acquisition section that acquires measurement data including at least one of biological information and activity information of a user, a determination section that determines whether measurement period of the measurement data satisfies a predetermined condition, and a processing section that calculates basic habit information and basic physical strength information based on the measurement data in a case where the determination section satisfies the predetermined condition, and generates first information to notify the user based on the measurement data in a case where the determination section does not satisfy the predetermined condition.. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256112

Stereotactic frame for limbs

The present invention is related to a stereotaxic frame for extremities that ensures that the extremity position is fixed and reproducible; keeping the same geometric conditions of the measurement or treatment devices regards the extremity, or part thereof, during the study or therapy. The frame comprises a positioning and fixing holder for the extremity and a measuring or treatment system, that includes a geometric locus where the measurement or treatment device is allocated, ensuring that the relative position of said device regards the region of the extremity under examination or treatment is reproducible.. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256111

Apparatus and method to record health care vitals and information on a stand-alone and mobile device.

The present invention relates generally to the field of vital signs monitors, and particularly to a device and system for monitoring of the vital signs of a plurality of patients simultaneously yet independently. The health monitoring system includes a medical signal processor which communicates with a wireless or bluetooth distributed sensor system. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256110

Low cost planar spring for force sensor

A flexible probe has an assembly in its distal end that includes a transmitter and a receiver that receives signals from the transmitter for sensing a position of the receiver relative to the transmitter. A pair of flat spring coils disposed between the transmitter and the receiver deform in response to pressure exerted on the distal tip when the distal tip engages a wall of a body cavity.. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256109

Electrode assembly having spines with controlled flexibility

Aspine that may be used in the electrode assembly of an electrophysiologic catheter having controlled flexibility. The spine may have a flexible core that extends through a length of the spine, a polymeric cover and a plurality of electrodes, each having at least one lead, distributed longitudinally along the spine. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256103

Systems, devices, and methods for wellness and nutrition monitoring and management using analyte data

Systems, devices and methods are provided for the monitoring and management of an individual's wellness and nutrition using analyte data from an in vivo analyte sensor. Generally, a sensor control device is provided for wear on the body. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256101

System of networked wearable patches for measurement and treatment

A system of networked wearable patches includes a plurality of wearable patches each of which includes a stretchable and permeable substrate, a first sensing unit mounted in the stretchable and permeable substrate, the sensing unit that can conduct a first measurement of a user to produce a first measurement signal, and an antenna over the stretchable and permeable substrate and in electric communication with the first sensing unit. The antenna can wirelessly transmit measurement data based on the first measurement signal. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256097

Paralysis monitoring system

A paralysis monitoring system can be utilized during various medical procedures. Generally, the system is used during procedures involving anesthesia, when general paralysis is necessary, e.g., during surgery that requires cutting through or mobilizing muscle tissue. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256095

Presenting health related messages to users of an activity/health monitoring platform

Selecting and presenting messages to user of an activity/health monitoring platform. The health/activity monitoring platform may receive physiological data for a user. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256094

Sleep scoring based on physiological information

Assessing the sleep quality of a user in association with an electronic device with one or more physiological sensors includes detecting an attempt by the user to fall asleep, and collecting physiological information associated with the user. The disclosed method of assessing sleep quality may include determining respective values for one or more sleep quality metrics, including a first set of sleep quality metrics associated with sleep quality of a plurality of users, and a second set of sleep quality metrics associated with historical sleep quality of the user, based at least in part on the collected physiological information and at least one wakeful resting heart rate of the user, and determining a unified score for sleep quality of the user, based at least in part on the respective values of the one or more sleep quality metrics.. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256084

Oxygen enhancing membrane systems for implantable devices

The present invention relates generally to systems and methods for increasing oxygen availability to implantable devices. The preferred embodiments provide a membrane system configured to provide protection of the device from the biological environment and/or a catalyst for enabling an enzymatic reaction, wherein the membrane system includes a polymer formed from a high oxygen soluble material. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256083

Analyte sensors having temperature independent membranes

Embodiments of the present disclosure relate to analyte determining methods and devices (e.g., electrochemical analyte monitoring systems) that have a membrane structure with an analyte permeability that is substantially temperature independent. The devices also include a sensing layer disposed on a working electrode of in vivo analyte sensors, e.g., continuous and/or automatic in vivo monitoring using analyte sensors and/or test strips. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256079

Method and system for determining data associated with lower limb activity

A method includes steps of: measuring a variation in joint angle of a knee of a cyclist to obtain joint angle data; sensing a torque applied on a crank of a cycle or pedaling force applied to a pedal of the cycle to obtain force data; measuring an angular position of the crank to obtain crank angle data; measuring an electrical potential variation of a measured muscle of the cyclist to generate a measured emg signal; estimating activation data and joint moment data based on aforementioned data and characteristics data; converting the activation data into estimated emg signals based on the measured emg signal and the activation data; and computing a coactivation parameter based on the aforementioned emg signals.. . ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256078

Wellness and discovery systems and methods

Devices, systems, and methods can be used to suggest a discovery to an individual related to their health and wellness, including receiving data about the individual from a user interface regarding a goal for the individual, querying the individual regarding their perception of the goal, determining, a likely state of the individual (e.g., readiness to change), and selecting a subset of discoveries to display to the individual from a database that correspond to both the goal for the individual and the likely state of the individual. Displaying information may include receiving motion data including duration of motion, classifying a type of activity the individual is engaged in based on the motion data and likely intensity of the activity, and displaying a graphical user interface including a color spectrum, depending on one of the type of activity, intensity of the activity, or duration of the activity.. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256077

Apparatus and method for remote range-of-motion testing

An apparatus for performing a remote test of range of motion of a person operating a user device includes a transceiver, a processor, and a display. The transceiver is configured to transmit a link to the user device and to receive motion data from the user device. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256076

Patient monitoring system and method having location-specific contextual alarming

A patient monitoring system includes a sensing device configured to measure physiological parameter data from a patient, an identification transmitter that transmits an identification signal, wherein the identification signal is associated with the patient, and a location tracking system having a plurality of identification receivers arranged in a care facility that receive the identification signal from the identification transmitter and determine a patient location within the care facility based on a location of receipt of the identification signal. The patient monitoring system further includes a contextual alarming module that receives the patient location and selects at least one location-specific alarm rule based on the patient location in the care facility. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256070

Temperature based respiratory detection

An equine respiratory detection device provides an inexpensive, portable appliance for evaluating equine health. A muzzle or mouthpiece attaches to the equine mouth region for sealably engaging with the respiratory pathway. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256066

Apparatus and method for detecting biosignal

A biosignal detecting apparatus and method thereof are disclosed, including a ring-type main body, and a pair of electrodes configured to be in contact with a finger of a user and to detect a biosignal of the user. An electrode of the pair of electrodes is disposed along an inner surface of the main body.. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256065

Multiple optical fusion-image based method and apparatus for diagnosing brain tumor in real-time

A method and an apparatus for diagnosing a brain tumor in real-time are disclosed. A method for detecting a brain tumor in real-time can comprise the steps of: generating, by a probe, a plurality of input signals and transferring the same to a target detection region which is estimated to be the location of a brain tumor; receiving, by the probe, a plurality of reflection signals on the basis of a plurality of input signals; and detecting, by the probe, a plurality of the received reflection signals, wherein a plurality of the input signals comprise a terahertz signal, an optical coherence tomography (oct) signal, and a raman signal, and a plurality of the reflection signals can be used for generating a plurality of image information for detecting the location of a brain tumor; and an apparatus for diagnosing a brain tumor in vitro and in real-time, can be used to diagnose, in real-time, a brain tumor specimen, which is extracted from the brain.. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256059

Systems and methods for atrial arrhythmia detection

Systems and methods for detecting atrial arrhythmias such as atrial tachyarrhythmia (at) are described herein. An at detection system may include a heart rate detector circuit configured to detect, from a physiological signal, representative ventricular heart rates within heart rate analysis windows. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256056

3-d electrophysiology heart simulation system and related methods

A system for simulating a medical procedure includes: a physical model of an organ including a sensor mesh; a camera system including a plurality of cameras having overlapping fields of view directed at the physical model of the organ; a user input device including a distal end inserted within the physical model of the organ; a display device; and a simulation controller coupled to the sensor mesh, the camera system, the user input device, and the display device, the simulation controller including a processor and memory, the memory storing instructions that, when executed by the processor, cause the processor to: initialize a simulation of the organ; display, on the display device, a representation of a state of the simulation of the organ; receive contact data from the sensor mesh; receive images from the cameras; compute a location of the distal end of the user input device within the physical model of the organ in accordance with the contact data and the images; receive user input from the user input device; update the state of the simulation of the organ in accordance with the user input; and display, on the display device, the updated state of the simulation.. . ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256053

Post-hoc atrial fibrillation detection

An apparatus comprises an arrhythmia detection circuit configured to: detect atrial arrhythmia in a first portion of a sensed cardiac signal using a first arrhythmia detection criteria, wherein the sensed cardiac signal is representative of cardiac activity of a subject; and upon detection of the atrial arrhythmia, analyze a second portion of the cardiac signal that is prior in time to the first portion using a second different arrhythmia detection criteria to detect the presence or absence of the atrial arrhythmia in the second portion of the cardiac signal.. . ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256052

Method and apparatus for estimating neural recruitment

An implantable device for estimating neural recruitment arising from a stimulus, has a plurality of electrodes. A stimulus source provides stimuli to be delivered from the electrodes to neural tissue. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256051

Intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring system

An intraoperative neuromonitoring system for evaluating nerve function via a plurality of neural monitoring modalities includes an invasive medical instrument, a plurality of stimulating electrodes, a plurality of peripheral sensors, a patient module, and a control unit in communication with the patient module. The control unit is configured to maintain a range of acceptable values for each of a plurality of different neural monitoring modalities, determine, for each of the plurality of different neural monitoring modalities, whether the respective modality is within the range of acceptable values for that respective modality based on the indication of neuromuscular activity from one or more of the plurality of peripheral sensors, and provide an indication on a common screen displayed via the display, whether each respective neural monitoring modality is inside or outside of the range of acceptable values for that modality.. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256050

Diagnosis assistance apparatus, diagnosis assistance method, diagnosis assistance program

Provided are diagnosis assistance apparatus, diagnosis assistance method, and diagnosis assistance program, according to which it is possible to effectively assist diagnosis by making it easy to understand a state of biological information of a measurement subject. A diagnosis assistance apparatus includes: biological information analysis unit configured to analyze a plurality of pieces of biological information that are measured from a measurement subject and are stored along with measurement times in a storage medium, and calculate an occurrence frequency of a fluctuating state in which the biological information fluctuates by a threshold or more in a predetermined period and representative value for fluctuation amount of the biological information in the fluctuating state that occurs in the predetermined period; and an analysis result output unit configured to output a graph indicating an analysis result obtained by associating occurrence frequency and representative value that were calculated by the biological information analysis unit.. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256047

Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and non-transitory computer-readable storage medium

An information processing apparatus including a processor configured to execute a process including obtaining pieces of waveform data corresponding to a plurality of parts of a subject, the pieces of waveform data indicating a pulse wave of the subject, calculating a first index value indicating a matching degree between the pieces of waveform data, calculating a second index value indicating a matching degree between a plurality of partial waveform data for each of the pieces of waveform data, the plurality of partial waveforms data being generated by dividing each of the pieces of waveform data at predetermined time intervals, determining whether the pieces of waveform data indicates an arrhythmia based on the first index value and the second index value, and outputting information indicating a result of the determining.. . ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256046

Pulse wave analysis apparatus, pulse wave analysis method, and non-transitory computer-readable storage medium

A pulse wave analysis apparatus including a memory, and a processor coupled to the memory and the processor configured to execute a process, the process including extracting, from each of a plurality of captured images of a subject, a plurality of image areas corresponding to each of a plurality of parts of the subject respectively, generating pieces of waveform data corresponding to the plurality of parts based on an image analysis for the plurality of image areas, each of the pieces of waveform data indicating a pulse wave of the subject, calculating a first matching degree between the pieces of waveform data, and determining whether a noise is included in the pieces of waveform data based on the first matching degree.. . ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256044

System and method for monitoring aortic pulse wave velocity and blood pressure

Various embodiments are described herein for a system and a method for monitoring aortic pulse wave velocity and blood pressure. A pulse sensor is located on the exterior of an individual's body at a sensor location that allows acquisition of the pulse signal such that a reflected wave component of the pulse signal is present and allows characterization of reflected wave onset. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256042

Medical imaging and efficient sharing of medical imaging information

An mri image processing and analysis system may identify instances of structure in mri flow data, e.g., coherency, derive contours and/or clinical markers based on the identified structures. The system may be remotely located from one or more mri acquisition systems, and perform: perform error detection and/or correction on mri data sets (e.g., phase error correction, phase aliasing, signal unwrapping, and/or on other artifacts); segmentation; visualization of flow (e.g., velocity, arterial versus venous flow, shunts) superimposed on anatomical structure, quantification; verification; and/or generation of patient specific 4-d flow protocols. ... Coty Inc

09/13/18 / #20180256041

Medical imaging and efficient sharing of medical imaging information

An mri image processing and analysis system may identify instances of structure in mri flow data, e.g., coherency, derive contours and/or clinical markers based on the identified structures. The system may be remotely located from one or more mri acquisition systems, and perform: error detection and/or correction on mri data sets (e.g., phase error correction, phase aliasing, signal unwrapping, and/or on other artifacts); segmentation; visualization of flow (e.g., velocity, arterial versus venous flow, shunts) superimposed on anatomical structure, quantification; verification; and/or generation of patient specific 4-d flow protocols. ... Coty Inc








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