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Barton L Guthrie, Eric R Cosman: Operating pointer with interactive computergraphics. Radionics, Richard J Birch, July 27, 1993: US05230623 (596 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to any operating pointer or arm apparatus whose position can be detected and read out on a computer and associated graphics display, and where the pointer can be changed from its pointer function to a "3D mouse" so as to alternately by use control the functionality of the comp ...


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Menno E Sluijter, William J Rittman III, Eric R Cosman: Method and apparatus for altering neural tissue function. Radionics, Hale and Dorr, November 9, 1999: US05983141 (411 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for altering a function of neural tissue in a patient. An electromagnetic signal is applied to the neural tissue through an electrode. The electromagnetic signal has a frequency component above the physiological stimulation frequency range and an intensity sufficient to produc ...


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Gabor B Racz, Philip Finch: Bent tip electrical surgical probe. Radionics, November 14, 2000: US06146380 (399 worldwide citation)

A medical needle or cannula for stimulation or ablation includes a rigid bent tip for simplified placement at target sites within a patient's anatomy. The curved tip or shaft is used to steer the device within the patient's body and to avoid critical anatomical structures. The device is partially in ...


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Menno E Sluijter, William J Rittman III, Eric R Cosman: Method and system for neural tissue modification. Radionics, December 12, 2000: US06161048 (395 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for altering a function of neural tissue in a patient. An electromagnetic signal is applied to the neural tissue through an electrode. The electromagnetic signal has a frequency component above the physiological stimulation frequency range and an intensity sufficient to produc ...


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Eric R Cosman, Robert A Daniels, Michael A Cundari: Head band for frameless stereotactic registration. Radionics, Darby & Darby P C, September 19, 2000: US06122541 (283 worldwide citation)

A skin-based band is fixed to a patient's skin in a repeatable position and includes reference markers which, attached to the skin band, can be visualized in tomographic image scanning. The reference markers appear as reference marker images in the image scan data from the image scan and correspond ...


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James B Costales, James S Bath, Christophe P Mauge, Eric R Cosman: Method and system for frameless tool calibration. Radionics, Richard J Hale & Dorr Birch, July 13, 1999: US05921992 (198 worldwide citation)

The intraoperative calibration of an arbitrary surgical instrument relative to a surgical navigation digitizing system is achieved by a calibration guide. The calibration guide is established in position and orientation relative to the digitizing system coordinate system. The surgical instrument is ...


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Menno E Sluijter, William J Rittman III, Eric R Cosman: Method and apparatus for altering neural tissue function. Radionics, July 10, 2001: US06259952 (182 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for altering a function of neural tissue in a patient. An electromagnetic signal is applied to the neural tissue through an electrode. The electromagnetic signal has a frequency component above the physiological stimulation frequency range and an intensity sufficient to produc ...


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Barton L Guthrie, Eric R Cosman, Robert A Daniels, Michael A Cundari, Christophe P Mauge: Intraoperative recalibration apparatus for stereotactic navigators. Radionics, Darby & Darby P C, October 26, 1999: US05971997 (168 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to apparatus for calibrating and recalibrating a digitized navigator or so-called frameless stereotactic instrument or device during a surgical operation. The apparatus enables calibration for the stereotactic digitizer to be recovered after sterile draping of the patient, mov ...


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Joseph Fomenko, John A Kuecken, James J Sloboda: Automatic telephone directory message system. Radionics, Martin LuKacher, April 27, 1982: US04327251 (77 worldwide citation)

An automatic telephone directory system is interactive with users over telephone lines and provides voice messages to callers where the user wishing to leave a message enters his user code number and numbers representing messages, which may include any phone number at which the user may be reached, ...


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Eric R Cosman: Optical and computer graphic stereotactic localizer. Radionics, December 26, 2000: US06167295 (68 worldwide citation)

This patent relates to an apparatus involving optical cameras, one or more, and computer graphic means for registering anatomical subjects seen in the cameras to computer graphic image displays of image data taken from CT, MRI or other scanning image means. One or more cameras may be set up to view ...