Search Results - "Life Science" and "Medical Devices"




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Smart Anesthesia Monitor
Technology Summary:  WSU researchers have developed a technology to assist anesthesiologists using real-time monitoring, outcome prediction and anesthesia decision support in operating rooms. This smart anesthesia monitoring system allows the physician to look into the near-future and make decisions that are more objective, timely, and accurate. Th...
Published: 9/5/2014   |   Inventor(s): Le Yi Wang, Hong Wang, Gang Yin
Keywords(s): Drug Delivery, Patient Monitoring
Category(s): Life Science, Medical Devices
Porous Biodegradable Polymers for Bone Grafts
Technology Summary: A novel polymer nanocomposites has been developed as a potential alternative to autografts and allografts in orthopedic procedures requiring bone grafting. Supercritical CO2 processing of resorbable polymer/nano-clay mixtures results in the formation of porous nanocomposite constructs which exhibit biocompatibility and significa...
Published: 6/10/2013   |   Inventor(s): Rangaramanujam Kannan, Kevin Baker, Robert Bellair, Mihai Manitiu, Harry Herkowitz
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Category(s): Materials, Life Science, Medical Devices, Biomaterials, Nanomaterials, Physical Sciences, Polymer
Intelligent Autonomous Camera Control for Robotics with Medical, Military, & Space Applications
Currently, during robotic surgery the surgeon must interrupt the operation and shift controls to move the camera arm of the robot, causing a distraction for the surgeon.  Researchers from Wayne State University?s Electrical and Computer Engineering Department and the School of Medicine have jointly developed a new method for camera movement based o...
Published: 7/24/2012   |   Inventor(s): Abhilash Pandya, Michael Klein, Ajay Mudunuri, Alex Cao, Luke Reisner, Brady King, Syed Ali
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Category(s): Devices, Medical Devices, Life Science, Physical Sciences, Electronics, Robotics
Concussion Reduction Helmet
Technology Overview Wayne State University Researchers have designed a football helmet to reduce the likelihood of a cerebral concussion to the wearer during blunt impact with another player or the ground. The helmet shell and interior padding are tuned using a computer model of the head and helmet to reduce the strain experienced by the bra...
Published: 3/10/2011   |   Inventor(s): Albert King, King-Hay Yang, Liying Zhang
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Category(s): Physical Sciences, Automotive & Transportation, Life Science, Medical Devices, Safety, Simulation & Modeling
Programmable Antisiphon Shunt System (P-A-S-S)
Detailed Description Wayne State University researchers have developed a surgically implantable shunt system for controlling fluid flow from a relatively high-pressure region to a low-pressure region. This device can be used in the management of patients with hydrocephalus and is particularly useful to counteract postural intracranial hypotens...
Published: 5/18/2010   |   Inventor(s): Sandeep Sood, Alexa Canady, Steven Ham
Keywords(s): Brain Injury, Device
Category(s): Life Science, Medical Devices
Pulsed Magnetic Field Anti-Inflammatory Device
Detailed Description Wayne State University and University of Michigan researchers have developed methods and devices which employ the use of electrical and magnetic fields to mitigate cellular responses to inflammation. Via the application of certain electric or magnetic fields changes and conversions of cell types are achieved along with modi...
Published: 5/13/2010   |   Inventor(s): Allen Rosenspire, Howard Petty, Andrei Kindzelski
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Category(s): Life Science, Medical Devices
Stool/Tissue Preservation Device
This invention is a stool and tissue preservation/ collection device that can be used without exposing the user to toxic preservatives. Background & Unmet Need: Preservation of human tissues and stool samples for molecular and structural analysis frequently requires rapid immersion of samples to highly toxic preservatives, some of which produc...
Published: 5/6/2010   |   Inventor(s): Jeffrey Ram, Jordan Nechvatal, Ikuko Kato
Keywords(s): Device
Category(s): Life Science, Medical Devices
Omni-Directional Angular Acceleration Reduction Helmet
Wayne State researchers have designed a new device to reduce the head angular acceleration of the helmet wearer during blunt impact. This technology introduces a helmet shell design which rotates with respect to head by the insertion of a thin layer of elastically or plastically yielding material between the outer and inner shells, depending on the...
Published: 3/19/2010   |   Inventor(s): Albert King, King-Hay Yang, Liying Zhang
Keywords(s): Athletic
Category(s): Safety, Automotive & Transportation, Physical Sciences, Life Science, Medical Devices