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In order to later identify the location of a biopsy or surgery, various means and methods for permanently and non-surgically marking selected tissue in the human body are used. Later visualization of the markers is readily accomplished using state-of-the-art imaging systems.

Title
Devices for defining and marking tissue
Application Number
9/776125
Publication Number
7044957 (B2)
Application Date
February 2, 2001
Publication Date
May 16, 2006
Inventor
Elias A Zerhouni
Baltimore
MD, US
Mark A Ritchart
Murrieta
CA, US
Fred H Burbank
San Juan Capistrano
CA, US
Seth A Foerster
San Clemente
CA, US
Assignee
Ethicon Endo Surgery
OH, US
IPC
A61B 17/34
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