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Henry R Halperin, Ronald D Berger, Ergin Atalar, Elliot R McVeigh, Albert Lardo, Hugh Calkins, Joao Lima: Magnetic-resonance-guided imaging, electrophysiology, and ablation. Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Foley Hoag, March 2, 2004: US06701176 (232 worldwide citation)

A system and method for using magnetic resonance imaging to increase the accuracy of electrophysiologic procedures is disclosed. The system in its preferred embodiment provides an invasive combined electrophysiology and imaging antenna catheter which includes an RF antenna for receiving magnetic res ...


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Henry R Halperin, Ronald D Berger, Ergin Atalar, Elliot R McVeigh, Albert Lardo, Hugh Calkins, Joao Lima: System and method for magnetic-resonance-guided electrophysiologic and ablation procedures. Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Nixon & Vanderhye P C, December 26, 2006: US07155271 (152 worldwide citation)

A system and method for using magnetic resonance imaging to increase the accuracy of electrophysiologic procedures is disclosed. The system in its preferred embodiment provides an invasive combined electrophysiology and imaging antenna catheter which includes an RF antenna for receiving magnetic res ...


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Henry R Halperin, Ronald D Berger, Ergin Atalar, Elliot R McVeigh, Albert Lardo, Hugh Calkins, Joao Lima: MRI-guided therapy methods and related systems. Surgi Vision, Frommer Lawrence & Haug, Bruce E Black, October 26, 2010: US07822460 (95 worldwide citation)

A system and method for using magnetic resonance imaging to increase the accuracy of electrophysiologic procedures is disclosed. The system in its preferred embodiment provides an invasive combined electrophysiology and imaging antenna catheter which includes an RF antenna for receiving magnetic res ...


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Ergin Atalar, Elliot R McVeigh: Method of minimizing dead-periods in magnetic resonance imaging pulse sequences and associated apparatus. The Johns Hopkins University, Arnold B Silverman, Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, April 30, 1996: US05512825 (50 worldwide citation)

A method of minimizing dead-periods in magnetic resonance imaging pulse sequences employs a specimen disposed within magnetic field, a source of RF signals, a receiver for receiving signals from the specimen responsive to RF pulses and emitting respective output signals. A computer is provided for r ...


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Scott B Reeder, Ergin Atalar, Anthony Z Faranesh, Elliot R McVeigh: Magnetic resonance imaging method and apparatus and method of calibrating the same. The Johns Hopkins University, Kirk D Houser, Arnold B Silverman, Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, February 13, 2001: US06188219 (50 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a method of magnetic resonance imaging. A magnetic resonance imaging apparatus having a plurality of gradient axes is employed. A plurality of imaging planes are employed with respect to the gradient axes. A plurality of gradient referencing pre-scans are executed for the imag ...


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Elliot R McVeigh, Bradley D Bolster Jr: Method for measuring myocardial motion and the like. The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Arnold B Silverman, Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, January 9, 2001: US06171241 (45 worldwide citation)

A method of magnetic resonance imaging of myocardial motion includes positioning a portion of a patient such as a patient's heart within a main magnetic field and employing a plurality of RF signals to establish a plurality of parallel plane tags through the portion. In imaging heart motion, a ...


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John Andrew Derbyshire, Daniel Alfredo Herzka, Elliot R McVeigh: Spectrally selective suppression with steady-state free precession. United States of America represented by the Secretary Department of Health and Human Services, Woodcock Washburn, August 7, 2007: US07253620 (25 worldwide citation)

A method that exploits the intrinsic selectivity of steady-state free precession (SSFP) to perform spectral suppression is disclosed. Such a method avoids the need to incorporate additional spectrally selective pulse sequence elements. The scheme is based on breaking the FISP imaging sequence into s ...


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Henry R Halperin, Ronald D Berger, Ergin Atalar, Elliot R McVeigh, Albert C Lardo, Hugh Calkins, Joao Lima: Brain therapy. Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec P A, August 12, 2008: US07412276 (22 worldwide citation)

A method of performing brain therapy may include placing a subject in a main magnetic field, introducing into the subject's brain a combination imaging and therapeutic probe, the probe including a magnetic resonance imaging antenna and an electrical energy application element, acquiring a first magn ...


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Yiping Du, Elliot R McVeigh: Respiratory displacement and velocity measurement using navigator MRI echo signals. GE Medical Systems Global Technology Company, Christian G Cabou, Quarles & Brady, September 18, 2001: US06292684 (19 worldwide citation)

Navigator signals are acquired during a cardiac gated MRI scan to measure the position and velocity components of respiratory motion. Acquired cardiac image views are discarded and/or corrected based on the measurement of the positional and velocity components of respiratory motion to reduce motion ...


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Michael Guttman, Elliot R McVeigh: Real-time, interactive volumetric magnetic resonance imaging. The United States of America Represented by the Secretary Department of Health and Human Services, Edwards Wildman Palmer, Peter F Corless, November 29, 2011: US08068893 (13 worldwide citation)

A method of producing volume renderings from magnetic resonance image data in real time with user interactivity. The method comprises collecting raw magnetic resonance image (MRI) data representative of shapes within an image volume; transferring the raw MRI data to a computer; and continuously prod ...