Patents by Inventor Hideki Fujisaki

Hideki Fujisaki has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 11045098
    Abstract: A sensor includes a probe that acquires a blood light absorber concentration in a subject and a cuff that acquires a non-invasive blood pressure of the subject. In the sensor, the probe is configured to be attached to a first portion of a digit of the subject, and the cuff is configured to be attached to a second portion of the digit, the second portion being located on a periphery side with respect to the first portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 29, 2021
    Assignee: NIHON KOHDEN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Nobuyoshi Watanabe, Takahiro Abe, Hideki Fujisaki, Kumi Sugiyama
  • Publication number: 20210074433
    Abstract: A vital sign information sensor for acquiring vital sign information from a physiological tissue of a subject includes: a sensor element configured to acquire the vital sign information from the subject; and a memory storing URI information. The URI information is capable of gaining access to an electronic content provided by a WEB server disposed on a communication network. When the vital sign information sensor is communicably connected to a vital sign information display apparatus, the URI information is transmitted from the memory to the vital sign information display apparatus. The electronic content includes information relevant to the vital sign information sensor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2019
    Publication date: March 11, 2021
    Applicant: NIHON KOHDEN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tomomi MUROZONO, Makiko FUMOTO, Hideki FUJISAKI
  • Patent number: 10835187
    Abstract: A physiological information display device includes: a display on which a numerical value corresponding to physiological information of a subject is displayed; a memory that stores a program; and a processor that executes the program to change a number of significant digits of the numerical value that is to be displayed on the display. In the device, the numerical value contains a first digit and a second digit, the first digit is always displayed in a first size and in a first area of the display, the number of significant digits is changed depending on whether the second digit is displayed in a second size and in a second area of the display or is not displayed, the second size being smaller than the first size, and a position and size of the first area are not changed even when the second digit is displayed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: Nihon Kohden Corporation
    Inventors: Yoshinori Ueda, Kazumasa Ito, Hideki Fujisaki
  • Patent number: 10722153
    Abstract: A medical photometer includes a processor and a memory that stores an instruction readable by a computer. When the instruction is executed by the processor, the medical photometer acquires an intensity of one of a first intensity signal and a second intensity signal, the first intensity signal corresponding to an intensity of a first light beam that has a first wavelength and that is transmitted through or reflected from a tissue of a living body, and a second intensity signal corresponding to an intensity of a second light beam that has a second wavelength and that is transmitted through or reflected from the tissue of the living body acquires an intensity ratio of the first intensity signal and the second intensity signal, and detects an artifact of the living body based on the acquired intensity and the acquired intensity ratio.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: Nihon Kohden Corporation
    Inventors: Yoshinori Ueda, Teiji Ukawa, Kazumasa Ito, Hideki Fujisaki
  • Patent number: 10722154
    Abstract: A medical photometer includes a processor and a memory that stores an instruction readable by a computer. When the instruction is executed by the processor, the medical photometer acquires a first light attenuation of a first light beam that is transmitted through or reflected from a tissue of a living body, and that has a first wavelength, based on a first intensity signal corresponding to an intensity of the first light beam, acquires a second light attenuation of a second light beam that is transmitted through or reflected from the tissue, and that has a second wavelength, based on a second intensity signal corresponding to an intensity of the second light beam, calculates a tissue thickness based on a ratio of the first light attenuation and the second light attenuation, and detects an artifact of the living body based on a temporal variation of the tissue thickness.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: NIHON KOHDEN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshinori Ueda, Teiji Ukawa, Kazumasa Ito, Hideki Fujisaki
  • Patent number: 10702196
    Abstract: A pulse photometer includes a light emitter, a light detector, a first signal separator that separates a first signal component and a first noise component, a second signal separator that separates a second signal component and a second noise component, a first determining section, a second determining section, and a concentration calculating section that calculates a concentration of a light absorption material in blood of the subject based on a fundamental frequency of the first signal component or a fundamental frequency of the second signal component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: NIHON KOHDEN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshinori Ueda, Teiji Ukawa, Kazumasa Ito, Hideki Fujisaki
  • Patent number: 10561375
    Abstract: A pulse photometer includes: a first variation acquirer acquiring a first variation corresponding to a light attenuation variation of a first light beam due to pulsation of blood in a subject based on a first intensity signal corresponding to an intensity of the first light beam transmitted through or reflected from a body of the subject and having a first wavelength; a second variation acquirer acquiring a second variation; a third variation acquirer acquiring a third variation; a concentration calculator calculating a blood light absorber concentration based on the first variation and the second variation; an estimated value calculator calculating an estimated value of the third variation based on the first variation and the second variation; and an evaluator evaluating reliability of a calculated value of the blood light absorber concentration based on the third variation and the estimated value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: NIHON KOHDEN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshinori Ueda, Teiji Ukawa, Kazumasa Ito, Hideki Fujisaki
  • Publication number: 20200029913
    Abstract: A physiological information measurement device includes one or more processor configured to calculate a first time-averaged value of physiological information of a subject based for a first time period and calculate a second time-averaged value of the physiological information for a second time period that is different from the first time period, and a display configured to display a first graph curve indicating a temporal change of the first time-averaged value and a second graph curve indicating a temporal change of the second time-averaged value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 18, 2019
    Publication date: January 30, 2020
    Applicant: NIHON KOHDEN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshinori UEDA, Kazumasa ITO, Hideki FUJISAKI
  • Patent number: 10524704
    Abstract: A pulse photometer includes: a first variation acquirer acquiring a first variation corresponding to a light attenuation variation of a first light beam due to pulsation of blood in a subject, based on a first intensity signal corresponding to an intensity of the first light beam that is transmitted through or reflected from a body of the subject, and that has a first wavelength; a second variation acquirer acquiring a second variation; and a concentration calculator calculating a blood light absorber concentration, based on the first and second variations, the second variation containing a first offset which is based on an inverse of the light attenuation variation of the first light beam.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: NIHON KOHDEN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshinori Ueda, Teiji Ukawa, Kazumasa Ito, Hideki Fujisaki
  • Publication number: 20190388038
    Abstract: A physiological information display device includes: a display on which a numerical value corresponding to physiological information of a subject is displayed; a memory that stores a program; and a processor that executes the program to change a number of significant digits of the numerical value that is to be displayed on the display. In the device, the numerical value contains a first digit and a second digit, the first digit is always displayed in a first size and in a first area of the display, the number of significant digits is changed depending on whether the second digit is displayed in a second size and in a second area of the display or is not displayed, the second size being smaller than the first size, and a position and size of the first area are not changed even when the second digit is displayed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 14, 2019
    Publication date: December 26, 2019
    Applicant: Nihon Kohden Corporation
    Inventors: Yoshinori UEDA, Kazumasa ITO, Hideki FUJISAKI
  • Patent number: 10485480
    Abstract: A probe which is to be attached to a finger of a subject to acquire physiological parameter of the subject includes a light emitter that emits a light beam toward the finger, a light detector that outputs a signal corresponding to a light beam that is transmitted through or reflected from the finger, a first holding face that has a portion which is faced with a nail of the finger and another portion which is faced with a side face of the finger, and a second holding face that has a portion which is faced with a pad of the finger and another portion which is faced with the side face of the finger. In a state where the probe is attached to the finger, the first holding face and the second holding face are placed to be continuous to each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignee: NIHON KOHDEN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshinori Ueda, Teiji Ukawa, Kazumasa Ito, Hideki Fujisaki
  • Patent number: 10342465
    Abstract: A medical photometer includes a processor and a memory that stores an instruction readable by a computer. When the instruction is executed by the processor, the medical photometer acquires a first light attenuation of a first light beam that is transmitted through or reflected from a tissue of a living body, and that has a first wavelength, based on a first intensity signal corresponding to an intensity of the first light beam, acquires a second light attenuation of a second light beam that is transmitted through or reflected from the tissue, and that has a second wavelength, based on a second intensity signal corresponding to an intensity of the second light beam, and calculates a light absorber amount that is an amount of a first light absorber in the tissue, based on a ratio of the first light attenuation and the second light attenuation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: Nihon Kohden Corporation
    Inventors: Yoshinori Ueda, Teiji Ukawa, Kazumasa Ito, Hideki Fujisaki
  • Publication number: 20190083016
    Abstract: A medical photometer includes a signal producing section that produces a first control signal to emit a first light having a first wavelength, a second control signal to emit a second light having a second wavelength, a third control signal to emit a third light having a third wavelength, and a fourth control signal to emit a fourth light having a fourth wavelength, a signal acquiring section that acquires a first to fourth intensity signals, a processor, and a memory that stores instructions. In the medical photometer, the first wavelength and the second wavelength are selected as two wavelengths at each of which an extinction coefficient of blood is a first value. The third wavelength and the fourth wavelength are selected as two wavelengths at each of which the extinction coefficient of the blood is a second value which is different from the first value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 18, 2018
    Publication date: March 21, 2019
    Applicant: NIHON KOHDEN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshinori UEDA, Naoki KOBAYASHI, Kazumasa ITO, Hideki FUJISAKI, Teiji UKAWA
  • Publication number: 20180368746
    Abstract: A vital sign information processing system includes a sensor configured to be attached to a living body, and an information acquisition apparatus configured to acquire vital sign information of the living body through the sensor. A first memory is disposed in the sensor and stores first site information indicative of a site at which the sensor is to be used. A second memory is disposed in the information acquisition apparatus and stores second site information indicative of a site at which the information acquisition apparatus is to be used. A processor disposed in the information acquisition apparatus causes the information acquisition apparatus to perform notification when the first site information and the second site information are not matched.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 21, 2018
    Publication date: December 27, 2018
    Inventors: Hideki FUJISAKI, Kazumasa ITO, Naoki KOBAYASHI, Kumi SUGIYAMA, Tetsuo SUZUKI, Masahiro TAKEUCHI, Jiongxun CHEN
  • Publication number: 20180279890
    Abstract: A sensor includes a probe that acquires a blood light absorber concentration in a subject and a cuff that acquires a non-invasive blood pressure of the subject. In the sensor, the probe is configured to be attached to a first portion of a digit of the subject, and the cuff is configured to be attached to a second portion of the digit, the second portion being located on a periphery side with respect to the first portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2018
    Publication date: October 4, 2018
    Inventors: Nobuyoshi WATANABE, Takahiro ABE, Hideki FUJISAKI, Kumi SUGIYAMA
  • Publication number: 20180271424
    Abstract: A sensor includes a probe that acquires a blood light absorber concentration in a subject and a cuff that acquires a non-invasive blood pressure of the subject. In the sensor, the probe is configured to be attached to an interdigital area between first and second digits of a hand or foot of the subject, or a palm of the hand, and the cuff is configured to be attached to one of the first digit, the second digit, a third digit of the hand or the foot, a wrist of the hand, and an ankle of the foot.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2018
    Publication date: September 27, 2018
    Inventors: Nobuyoshi WATANABE, Takahiro ABE, Hideki FUJISAKI, Kumi SUGIYAMA
  • Publication number: 20180116567
    Abstract: A medical photometer includes a processor and a memory that stores an instruction readable by a computer. When the instruction is executed by the processor, the medical photometer acquires an intensity of one of a first intensity signal and a second intensity signal, the first intensity signal corresponding to an intensity of a first light beam that has a first wavelength and that is transmitted through or reflected from a tissue of a living body, and a second intensity signal corresponding to an intensity of a second light beam that has a second wavelength and that is transmitted through or reflected from the tissue of the living body acquires an intensity ratio of the first intensity signal and the second intensity signal, and detects an artifact of the living body based on the acquired intensity and the acquired intensity ratio.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 25, 2017
    Publication date: May 3, 2018
    Applicant: Nihon Kohden Corporation
    Inventors: Yoshinori UEDA, Teiji UKAWA, Kazumasa ITO, Hideki FUJISAKI
  • Publication number: 20180116568
    Abstract: A medical photometer includes a processor and a memory that stores an instruction readable by a computer. When the instruction is executed by the processor, the medical photometer acquires a first light attenuation of a first light beam that is transmitted through or reflected from a tissue of a living body, and that has a first wavelength, based on a first intensity signal corresponding to an intensity of the first light beam, acquires a second light attenuation of a second light beam that is transmitted through or reflected from the tissue, and that has a second wavelength, based on a second intensity signal corresponding to an intensity of the second light beam, calculates a tissue thickness based on a ratio of the first light attenuation and the second light attenuation, and detects an artifact of the living body based on a temporal variation of the tissue thickness.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 25, 2017
    Publication date: May 3, 2018
    Applicant: NIHON KOHDEN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshinori UEDA, Teiji UKAWA, Kazumasa ITO, Hideki FUJISAKI
  • Publication number: 20180116569
    Abstract: A medical photometer includes a processor and a memory that stores an instruction readable by a computer. When the instruction is executed by the processor, the medical photometer acquires a first light attenuation of a first light beam that is transmitted through or reflected from a tissue of a living body, and that has a first wavelength, based on a first intensity signal corresponding to an intensity of the first light beam, acquires a second light attenuation of a second light beam that is transmitted through or reflected from the tissue, and that has a second wavelength, based on a second intensity signal corresponding to an intensity of the second light beam, and calculates a light absorber amount that is an amount of a first light absorber in the tissue, based on a ratio of the first light attenuation and the second light attenuation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 25, 2017
    Publication date: May 3, 2018
    Applicant: NIHON KOHDEN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshinori UEDA, Teiji UKAWA, Kazumasa ITO, Hideki FUJISAKI
  • Publication number: 20180092579
    Abstract: A pulse photometer includes a light emitter, a light detector, a first signal separator that separates a first signal component and a first noise component, a second signal separator that separates a second signal component and a second noise component, a first determining section, a second determining section, and a concentration calculating section that calculates a concentration of a light absorption material in blood of the subject based on a fundamental frequency of the first signal component or a fundamental frequency of the second signal component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 21, 2017
    Publication date: April 5, 2018
    Applicant: NIHON KOHDEN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshinori UEDA, Teiji UKAWA, Kazumasa ITO, Hideki FUJISAKI