The latest patent application from Sonorous NV Inc. described novel self-expanding braided stents with variable radial force for treating pulsatile tinnitus in patients under conscious sedation by altering pressure gradients in their sinuses/vessels.
The co-founder and CEO of Total Flow Medical Ltd, Hilary Pierce, reported the filing of a patent for bidirectional flow cannulas configured and designed to replace conventional femoral arterial cannulas for extracorporeal circulation during cardiopulmonary bypass procedures and that provide an optional dedicated blood flow to the ipsilateral limb.
The co-founders of Zero Candida Ltd. described, in the company’s first PCT filing, their development of a drug-free solution for treating vaginal fungal infections using an intravaginal light-based treatment device (ILTD) that projects light at predefined intervals and intensities to treat infection.
Bariatek Medical SA’s team of inventors reported on a patent for a delivery system for introducing or deploying a gastrointestinal implant, particularly a bypass sleeve used to treat obesity and diabetes.
The latest patent application from Neuroderm Ltd. described a magnetic coupling and detection mechanism for its small two-part wearable infusion drug delivery device that delivers a liquid drug to Parkinson’s disease patients subcutaneously.
Medwatch Technologies Inc. reported a patent for the use of near infrared (NIR) spectroscopy, from collection of NIR LEDs surrounding a photo diode sensitive to wavelengths in the range 400 nm to 1650 nm, to noninvasively detect blood glucose concentrations, in a multi-sensing wearable device such as a watch or patch.
Arizona State University (ASU) reported the receipt of a patent for a device with colorimetric sensors for measuring excreted ketones in a body fluid. Additional sensors may be incorporated to measure flow rate of the body fluid, barometric pressure, humidity, and chemicals such as oxygen and carbon dioxide present in the fluid, and a system to measure metabolic rate and respiratory quotient via oxygen consumption rate and carbon dioxide production rate.
Wearoptimo Pty. Ltd. saw the publication of a patent application for its method and system for analyzing measurements from a wearable patch with sensors connected to microstructures that when applied to the skin penetrate the stratum corneum and enter the viable epidermis.
Pacira Cryotech Inc. reported the filing of a patent for a hand-held cryogenic treatment system with a probe configured to apply a cryogenic therapy to one or more nerves, such as the nerves of the stellate ganglion and autonomic tissue peripheral to the stellate ganglion.
Neurochase Ltd. filed a patent for a septum-sealed transcutaneous, fluid-transferring device through which repeated access for the removal or delivery of fluid to the central nervous system (CNS) can be gained.