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Mehran Moshfeghi, Jun Wang, Stephen L Wong, Yuan Pin Yu, Robert A Glicksman: Personalizing hospital intranet web sites. Philips Electronics North America Corporation, Dwight H Renfrew Jr, June 13, 2000: US06076166 (311 worldwide citation)

The server includes a layer for dynamically generating web pages and other data objects using scripts, such as graphic, audio and video files, in dependence on stored information indicating the user's needs and preferences, including those presumed from stored information as to the user's function, ...


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Stephen Wong, Fred Prior: Computer-based medical image distribution system and method. Philips Electronics North America Corporation, Dwight H Renfrew Jr, July 10, 2001: US06260021 (182 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to an object-oriented system and method for easily and rapidly distributing medical images from existing picture and report storage systems to a plurality of heterogeneous client workstations. The system includes one or more interface engines, for providing image objects with ...


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Arndt Glowinski, Johannes J Van Vaals: MRI-system and catheter for interventional procedures. U S Philips Corporation, Dwight H Renfrew Jr, February 9, 1999: US05868674 (179 worldwide citation)

An MR system for interventional procedures, includes an MR imaging device and an interventional instrument, for example a catheter. The MR device is arranged to acquire images of a part of an object. The entire catheter can be imaged in an MR image by providing a conductor loop which comprises two n ...


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Willem P Van Der Brug, Hubrecht L T De Bliek, Frans A Gerritsen: Image-guided surgery system. U S Philips Corporation, Dwight H Renfrew Jr, December 21, 1999: US06006127 (146 worldwide citation)

An image-guided surgery system is used to show a user, for example a surgeon, a position of a surgical instrument in an operating area in the body of a patient during a surgical operation. The image-guided surgery system includes an alignment system for deriving an alignment line through a target po ...


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Georg Schmitz, Jorg Sabczynski: Method of and device for position detection in X-ray imaging. U S Philips Corporation, Dwight H Renfrew, April 18, 2000: US06050724 (139 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a method of position detection in X-ray imaging, and to a device for carrying out such a method by means of an X-ray apparatus, a detector device, including at least two detector elements, and an indicator device. The exact association of the X-ray image with the object imag ...


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Michael J Tota, Kenneth T Tota, Mark S Tota, Ian D Cohen: Process for creating media content based upon submissions received on an electronic multi-media exchange. Dwight H Renfrew, Aaron T Borrowman, December 11, 2007: US07308413 (137 worldwide citation)

In a process for creating media content, media submissions are requested and electronically received from end users and stored in a computer database. The submissions are searched for material to be included in the media content, and cross-checked against the other submissions for originality and ti ...


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Ludwig W Adams, Willem P Van der Brug, Michael Vogele: Image-guided surgery system. U S Philips Corporation, Dwight H Renfrew Jr, Jack D Slobod, January 11, 2000: US06013087 (126 worldwide citation)

An image-guided surgery system includes an alignment device (1) which measures the direction of a target position (2) with respect to a starting position (4). Subsequently, the alignment device (1) places one end of the surgical instrument (3) in the starting position and rotates the surgical instru ...


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Cornelis Van Berkel, David W Parker: Autostereoscopic display apparatus. U S Philips Corporation, Dwight H Renfrew Jr, September 12, 2000: US06118584 (111 worldwide citation)

An autostereoscopic display apparatus includes a matrix display panel (10), preferably an active matrix liquid crystal display panel, having display elements (12) in rows and columns and arranged in groups of at least three adjacent display elements, and an optical director (15) in the form of, for ...


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Cedric X Yu: Intensity modulated arc therapy with dynamic multi-leaf collimation. Elekta, Jack D Slobod, Dwight H Renfrew, October 6, 1998: US05818902 (107 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for delivering optimized treatment plans to deliver relatively high doses of ionizing radiation to target tissues while minimizing dose to the surrounding healthy tissues. The present invention utilizes continuous gantry motion in which field shape, which is conformed with a m ...


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Sherif Makram Ebeid: Digital image processing method for automatic extraction of strip-shaped objects. U S Philips Corporation, Dwight H Renfrew Jr, October 17, 2000: US06134353 (96 worldwide citation)

A digital image (J.sub.o) processing method for automatic extraction of strip-shaped objects, includes a skeletonization operation with steps for forming smoothed images (J.sub.i) at several scales (.sigma..sub.i), and, in each smoothed image (J.sub.i), extracting boundaries of objects, extracting p ...