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A magnetic position and orientation determining system uses magnetic fields, desirably including uniform fields from Helmholtz coils positioned on opposite sides of a sensing volume and gradient fields generated by the same coils. By monitoring field components detected at the probes during application of these fields, the position and orientation of the probe in the field can be deduced. A representation of the probe can be superposed on a separately acquired image of the subject to show the position and orientation of the probe with respect to the subject.

Title
Magnetic determination of position and orientation
Application Number
132479
Publication Number
5833608
Application Date
March 31, 1997
Publication Date
November 10, 1998
Inventor
David Ellis Acker
Setauket
NY, US
Agent
Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik
Assignee
Biosense
NY, US
IPC
A61B 5/05
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