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Novel hamstring stretching device to treat lower back pain
A machine that effectively stretches the hamstring muscles while reducing strain on the lower back. This machine maintains lumbar stability while stretching the hamstring muscles, resulting in the optimum posture needed for safe and effective stretching exercises with minimal lumbar strain. Background: Lower back pain is a major problem in the Un...
Published: 4/23/2015   |   Inventor(s): Joshu Raiten, Wayne Skloss
Category(s): Medical Devices
Time Sensitive Foley Catheter Alarm
This device allows a caregiver to easily monitor the total time that a catheter has been in place via an integrated indicator. This indicator is activated at placement by means of a simple pull strip or other similar action and, once activated counts down to a preset expiration time. The device was designed by a University of Texas Health Science ...
Published: 4/16/2015   |   Inventor(s): Jayson Aydelotte
Category(s): Medical Devices
A Thin-Film Capacitive Sensor with Multiple Applications
This wireless implantable flexible sensor technology addresses the ubiquitous need for blood pressure monitoring and control, and could serve patients with chronic cardiovascular conditions to ensure compliance with treatment and as a warning system for an acute event. There are significant uses beyond biomedical ? the sensor can be configured to m...
Published: 4/10/2015   |   Inventor(s): Steven Bailey, Peter Starr, C. Mauli Agrawal
Category(s): Electronics and Electrical, Medical Devices
Compression and stabilization for foot and ankle surgery in diabetic patients
A novel orthopedic device providing simultaneous stabilization and compression for patient's foot, ankle, and/or lower extremity. Simultaneous stabilization and compression is required in foot and ankle surgeries, revisional foot and ankle fusions, bone salvation efforts for patients with compromised bone and/or joint structure as for example for C...
Published: 1/14/2014   |   Inventor(s): Thomas Zgonis
Keywords(s): Medical Devices
Category(s): Medical Devices
Protective matrix for intracorporeal biosensors that improves gastrointestinal leak detection, detects air leaks after lung surgery, and measures cardiac output after heart surgery
This device is a multifaceted platform technology that can perform a variety of functions including but not limited to measuring cardiac output after heart surgery, detecting air leaks after lung surgery. The device can directly measure physiological changes at a desired organ, tissue, and/or site. This site may be any portion of the body includin...
Published: 12/18/2013   |   Inventor(s): Daniel DeArmond
Category(s): Medical Devices
Advanced Cervical Ripening System (ACRS)
A unique cervical ripening system that causes the desired effacement and thinning that occurs in natural child birth. This system is superior to the traditional methods since it allows for uniform ripening by adapting to the geometry of each patient and doesn't cause localized pressure to the fetus' head. University of Texas Health Science Center a...
Published: 12/17/2013   |   Inventor(s): Brent Nowak, Leonid Bunegin
Category(s): Medical Devices
Method and Apparatus for Stent Deployment with Enhanced Delivery of Bio-Active Agents
Reseracher at UT Health San Antonio have developed a stent for use in animals including humans is disclosed which includes unprotected and protected regions, each protected regions including a bioactive or biopenetrating agent containing therein where the protected regions are protected by the unprotected regions when the stent is in its undeployed...
Published: 3/4/2013   |   Inventor(s): Marc Feldman, Kyriacos Athanasiou, C. Mauli Agrawal, Steven Bailey
Keywords(s): Biologics, Medical Devices
Category(s): Materials and Nanotechnology, Medical Devices