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Mark Hunter, Bradley A Jascob, Laurent Verard, James Kelley: Navigation system for cardiac therapies. Medtronic Navigation, Harness Dickey, October 6, 2009: US07599730 (253 worldwide citation)

An image guided catheter navigation system for navigating a region of a patient includes an imaging device, a tracking device, a controller, and a display. The imaging device generates images of the region of the patient. The tracking device tracks the location of the catheter in the region of the p ...


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Steven J Urquhart, Richard S Schallhorn: Method and apparatus for performing stereotactic surgery. Medtronic Navigation, Harness Dickey & Pierce, December 25, 2007: US07313430 (252 worldwide citation)

A stereotactic navigation system for navigating an instrument to a target within a patient may include a stereotactic head frame, an imaging device, a tracking device, a controller and a display. The stereotactic head frame is coupled to the patient and is used to assist in guiding the instrument to ...


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John H Dukesherer, Bruce M Burg, Bradley A Jascob, Paul Kessman: Method and apparatus for surgical navigation. Medtronic Navigation, Harness Dickey & Pierce, April 29, 2008: US07366562 (241 worldwide citation)

A surgical navigation system for navigating a region of a patient includes a non-invasive dynamic reference frame and/or fiducial marker, sensor tipped instruments, and isolator circuits. The dynamic reference frame may be repeatably placed on the patient in a precise location for guiding the instru ...


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Laurent Verard, Mark W Hunter, Andrew Bzostek: Navigation system for cardiac therapies. Medtronic Navigation, Harness Dickey, April 13, 2010: US07697972 (227 worldwide citation)

An image guided navigation system for navigating a region of a patient includes an imaging device, a tracking device, a controller, and a display. The imaging device generates images of the region of a patient. The tracking device tracks the location of the instrument in a region of the patient. The ...


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David A Mire, Hai H Trieu, Janice Dugger, Mark W Hunter: Method and apparatus for preplanning a surgical procedure. Medtronic Navigation, Harness Dickey, June 2, 2009: US07542791 (181 worldwide citation)

A method and system to assist in a selection and planning of procedure and assist in selecting a prosthetic for the procedure. Generally, the system allows for image acquisition of a selected area of the anatomy. A model may be formed of the anatomy from the acquired images. The system may also allo ...


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Bradley A Jascob, John H Dukesherer, Scott Shaver, Mark Hunter, Todd Martens, Nadim Yared, Kirstin Boes: Method and apparatus for surgical navigation. Medtronic Navigation, Harness Dickey, July 6, 2010: US07751865 (155 worldwide citation)

A surgical navigation system for navigating a region of a patient that may include a non-invasive dynamic reference frame and/or fiducial marker, sensor tipped instruments, and isolator circuits. The dynamic reference frame may be placed on the patient in a precise location for guiding the instrumen ...


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Mark Hunter, Greg Rutz, Torsten Lyon: Six degree of freedom alignment display for medical procedures. Medtronic Navigation, Harness Dickey, February 9, 2010: US07660623 (152 worldwide citation)

A display and navigation system for use in guiding a medical device to a target in a patient includes a tracking sensor, a tracking device and display. The tracking sensor is associated with the medical device and is used to track the medical device. The tracking device tracks the medical device wit ...


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David A Mire, Hai H Trieu, Janice Dugger, Mark W Hunter: Method and apparatus for preplanning a surgical procedure. Medtronic Navigation, Harness Dickey, July 5, 2011: US07974677 (108 worldwide citation)

A method and system to assist in a selection and planning of procedure and assist in selecting a prosthetic for the procedure. Generally, the system allows for image acquisition of a selected area of the anatomy. A model may be formed of the anatomy from the acquired images. The system may also allo ...


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Mark W Hunter, Bradley A Jascob, Laurent Verard, James F Kelley: Navigation system for cardiac therapies. Medtronic Navigation, Harness Dickey, November 15, 2011: US08060185 (74 worldwide citation)

An image guided catheter navigation system for navigating a region of a patient includes an imaging device, a tracking device, a controller, and a display. The imaging device generates images of the region of the patient. The tracking device tracks the location of the catheter in the region of the p ...


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Laurent Verard, Mark W Hunter, Andrew Bzostek: Navigation system for cardiac therapies. Medtronic Navigation, Harness Dickey, March 19, 2013: US08401616 (63 worldwide citation)

An image guided navigation system for navigating a region of a subject includes an imaging device, a tracking device, a controller, and a display. The imaging device generates images of the region of the subject. The tracking device tracks the location of the instrument in the subject. The controlle ...