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Garibaldi Jeffrey M, Ritter Rogers C, Epplin Gerard H, Blume Walter M: Method and apparatus for magnetically controlling catheters in body lumens and cavities. Stereotaxis, July 18, 2001: EP1115327-A2 (6 worldwide citation)

A method of navigating a magnet-tipped distal end of an elongate medical device through the body includes providing an image display of the part of the body through which the medical device is being navigated and using the display to input the desired path of the medical device by identifying points ...


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Garibaldi Jeffrey M, Blume Walter M, Epplin Gerard H: Method and apparatus for magnetically controlling endoscopes in body lumens and cavities. Stereotaxis, Garibaldi Jeffrey M, Blume Walter M, Epplin Gerard H, WHEELOCK Bryan K, October 19, 2000: WO/2000/060996

A magnetically navigable endoscope system includes an endoscope (22) having a proximal end (36), and a distal end (38); the distal end having a magnetic body (62); a component (26) which transmits an image, associated with the distal end; a display component (30) for displaying the image; a magnetic ...


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Blume Walter M, Epplin Gerard H, Garibaldi Jeffrey M: Device and method for specifying magnetic field for surgical applications. Stereotaxis, WHEELOCK Bryan K, May 20, 1999: WO/1999/023946

The present invention is a device and method for specifying the orientation of a magnetic field produced in a patient to aid surgical procedures involving an implanted magnet. The device includes a processor (54), a pointing device (100), a magnet assembly generating a magnetic field, a display (56) ...