05005559 is referenced by 64 patents and cites 9 patents.

A position sensing system which allows the arthroscopist to readily determine the location of an arthroscope's tip in relation to the point of entry has been developed. The position sensing apparatus can be employed in conjunction with a graphics module to display the location of the arthroscope in real time and provide perspective views of the instrument's location.

Title
Video-graphic arthroscopy system
Application Number
7/386343
Publication Number
5005559
Application Date
July 27, 1989
Publication Date
April 9, 1991
Inventor
Andrew B Lippman
Salem
MA, US
Phyllis K Kristal
Glen Cove
NY, US
Pascal R Chesnais
Allston
MA, US
Ernesto E Blanco
Belmont
MA, US
Agent
Thomas J Engellenner
Assignee
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
MA, US
IPC
A61B 1/06
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