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A noninvasive apparatus for supporting tools associated with a stereotactic apparatus and procedures to guide tools along any selected path. In one embodiment of the invention, the tool support system is mounted to a skull clamp holding a patient's head. In another embodiment, the tool holder and an articulated arm and probe are mounted to the tool support system which in turn, is mounted to the side rails of a table supporting a patient. With the second embodiment, stereotactic procedures can be practiced with respect to any part of the patient's body.

Title
Apparatus for surgical stereotactic procedures
Application Number
315927
Publication Number
5891157
Application Date
April 26, 1996
Publication Date
April 6, 1999
Inventor
Ali Mowlai Ashtiani
Cincinnati
OH, US
James L Day
Cincinnati
OH, US
Agent
Wood Herron & Evans L
Assignee
Ohio Medical Instrument Company
OH, US
IPC
A61B 19/00
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