04256112 is referenced by 167 patents and cites 7 patents.

A head positioner for radiologic and other medical procedures and a method for forming the head positioner are disclosed. A plastic rear component engages the backside of the patient's head, left and right plastic components engage each auditory meatus of the patient and a front component engages the nasion of the patient. Pressure is applied at the points of engagement and the components are secured to form a unitary headband structure. The headband is capable of repeated and periodic use in positioning the cranium of a human skull in precisely the same position relative to radiologic or other medical equipment. Apparatus for forming the headband structure is also disclosed.

Title
Head positioner
Application Number
6/11712
Publication Number
4256112
Application Date
February 12, 1979
Publication Date
March 17, 1981
Inventor
Howard H Kaufman
Houston
TX, US
Gerald S Palecki
Burbank
CA, US
William Seiler Jr
Van Nuys
CA, US
J David Kopf
Tujunga
CA, US
Agent
Bruce H Johnsonbaugh
Assignee
David Kopf Instruments
CA, US
IPC
A61G 13/00
G01N 23/00
G01N 21/00
A61B 17/00
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