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Fiber Optic Probe for Deep Non-Invasive Raman Spectroscopy
Background: Raman spectroscopy has become an important analytical and research tool in many areas including the pharmaceutical industry, materials science, and forensic science. It is also an emerging technology in the medical imaging field for early detection of cancers, identification of pathogens, and analysis of biomarkers in blood. Current Ch...
Published: 11/6/2015   |   Inventor(s):  
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Antibiotic Microspheres For Treatment Of Infections And Osteomyelitis
More than 750,000 people in the United States have knees, hips, or shoulders replaced surgically each year. For about 30,000 of these patients the surgery results in osteomyelitis, a dangerous infection of the bone tissue. This infection results in repeat surgeries for repair, replacement, and sometimes even removal of the implant. To treat osteo...
Published: 3/20/2014   |   Inventor(s):  
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Category(s): Medical Devices, Therapeutics
"Pedinap" - A Pediatric Anesthesia/Pharmacological Agent Induction Device
"PEdinap" – a pediatric anesthesia/pharmacological agent induction device Background: Pediatric patients present complications in settings where they are being administered medicines. In the hospital, anesthetizing a child can be both a difficult and traumatic process. Children, anxious in an unfamiliar hospital setting, are...
Published: 12/10/2012   |   Inventor(s):  
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Resuscitation From Shock
Market: The Clinical Decision Support System (CDSS) market in Europe alone is estimated to grow to near $430.7 billion by 2012. The American Hospital Association (AHA) reported in a 2006 survey that the number of hospitals adopting moderate to high use of IT systems in general increased 37% from 2005. With more than $37 million patient admissions i...
Published: 11/29/2011   |   Inventor(s):  
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Category(s): Therapeutics, Medical Devices
Bone Graft Scaffolds with High-Strength and High-Porosity
Market: Damage to bone, whether caused by trauma or disease sometimes requires implantation of a scaffold to guide repair. Spinal fusions, reconstruction after cancer, and dental repairs are but a few examples of procedures that might utilize bone graft scaffolding. According to a March, 2009 PearlDiver Report, the bone graft substitute mar...
Published: 11/29/2011   |   Inventor(s):  
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A Method for Generating Poroelastograms in Vivo
A METHOD FOR GENERATING POROELASTOGRAMS IN VIVO Background: Ultrasound elastograms in are generated by cross-correlating the sequentially-acquired post compression ultrasound data with the reference pre-compression ultrasound data, thus generating an image that allows for differentiation of tissues types, i.e. benign vs. malignant tumors. A ...
Published: 10/24/2011   |   Inventor(s):  
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Category(s): Medical Devices, Software, Diagnostics
Method to perform Axial-shear strain imaging for tumor classification
AXIAL SHEAR STRAIN ELASTOGRAPHY (ASSE) Background: Ultrasound elastography, now a well-established diagnostic technique, is expanding into everyday ultrasound machines used in all types of clinical practice. The basic elastography technique involves two images of a tissue in question – the first in a normal “before” state and the second aft...
Published: 10/18/2011   |   Inventor(s):  
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Category(s): Diagnostics, Medical Devices, Software
Elastography: Highly Sensitive Ultrasound Imaging of Tissue Elasticity In Vivo for Detection and Evaluation of Breast Cancer and Other Elastic Abnormalities
Market: Market reports indicate that the ultrasound market in Europe was estimated at $719.0 million in 2006, with growth expected to reach $1 billion in 2013. Similarly, the ultrasound market in the United States was estimated at $1.27 billion in 2003. With an estimated 31.2 million patient exams in 2004 conducted by traditional clinical ultra...
Published: 8/8/2011   |   Inventor(s):  
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Heat Treatment of Inflamed Tissue
Market: Coronary artery disease is a leading cause of death in industrialized countries. It is manifested by atherosclerotic plaques, which are thickened areas in vessel walls made up of an accumulation of cholesterol, proliferating smooth muscle cells and inflammatory cells. In 2004, it was reported that over 1 million Americans underwent an a...
Published: 3/22/2011   |   Inventor(s):  
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Category(s): Diagnostics, Medical Devices
Device to Prevent Nocturnal Drying of the Oral Cavity
Market: Millions of people throughout the world suffer from dry mouth, or xerostomia, to one degree or another. This is highly evidenced in patient populations receiving drug therapy, which, as a side effect, inhibits or reduces salivary function. These drugs can include tricyclic antidepressants, beta-blockers and opioid pain medications. ...
Published: 3/22/2011   |   Inventor(s):  
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