08050745 cites 42 patents.

The present invention employs image intensification for medical procedures within the human body. Methods and systems of the invention utilize infrared radiation (e.g. greater than about 750 nm) illumination and visualization of a surgical treatment area. Preferred methods and systems of the invention incorporate use of an infrared radiation visualization system which may be known as “night vision” systems.

Title
Methods and systems for enhanced medical procedure visualization
Application Number
11/508734
Publication Number
8050745 (B2)
Application Date
August 22, 2006
Publication Date
November 1, 2011
Inventor
Mark Humayun
La Canada Flintridge
CA, US
Sean Caffey
Manhattan Beach
CA, US
Agent
Knobbe Martens Olson and Bear
Assignee
Doheny Eye Institute
CA, US
IPC
A61B 6/00
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