07049599 is referenced by 9 patents and cites 52 patents.

There is provided a radiation detection apparatus having a hand-held radiation detection probe with a switch assembly removably mounted thereon. The switch assembly having first and second switches, one to initiate transmission of electrical signals representing scintillations detected over a set time period to a remotely located control unit for counting and averaging, and the other to direct the control unit to download and preferably record the counted and averaged scintillation values for further use. The switch assembly has an insulating member for electrically insulating the switches from the probe, and spaced gripping members that releasably grip the probe. A movable stand is provided preferably with a holder for holding the probe. The probe can have a protective cover thereon with a switch assembly mounted onto the probe over the cover.

Title
Radiation detection apparatus
Application Number
10/338954
Publication Number
7049599 (B2)
Application Date
January 8, 2003
Publication Date
May 23, 2006
Inventor
Paul Stoppel
Wayland
MA, US
Timothy N Wells
Ridgefield
CT, US
Richard Scott Rader
Menlo Park
CA, US
Eric Miller
Los Gatos
CA, US
Assignee
United States Surgical Corporation
CT, US
IPC
G01T 1/164
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