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A method of magnetically manipulating a medical device within a body part of a human patient in conjunction with MR imaging includes applying a navigating magnetic field with magnets from the MR imaging device, and changing the magnetic moment of the medical device to change the orientation of the medical device within the body part.

Title
Catheter navigation within an MR imaging device
Application Number
10/429524
Publication Number
6834201 (B2)
Application Date
May 5, 2003
Publication Date
December 21, 2004
Inventor
William C Broaddus
Midlothian
VA, US
Jeffrey M Garibaldi
St. Louis
MO, US
Roger N Hastings
Maple Grove
MN, US
George T Gillies
Charlottesville
VA, US
Agent
Harness Dickey & Pierce
US
Assignee
Stereotaxis
MO, US
IPC
A61B 5/05
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