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William E Lorensen, Ferenc A Jolesz, Ron Kikinis: Virtual internal cavity inspection system. General Electric Company, Lawrence P Zale, Marvin Snyder, March 11, 1997: US05611025 (171 worldwide citation)

A virtual internal cavity inspection system non-invasively provides images of cavities of a subject from a viewpoint within the cavity. An acquisition unit acquires imaging information about internal structures of a subject. This imaging information is segmented into separate structures, and a 3D su ...


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Ferenc A Jolesz, Kullervo Hynynen: Methods and apparatus for image-guided ultrasound delivery of compounds through the blood-brain barrier. Brigham & Women s Hospital, Choate Hall & Stewart, May 19, 1998: US05752515 (81 worldwide citation)

Image-guide methods and apparatus for ultrasound delivery of compounds through the blood-brain barrier to selected locations in the brain target a selected location in the brain and applying ultrasound to effect in the tissues and/or fluids at that location a change detectable by imaging. At least a ...


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Ferenc A Jolesz, Peter D Jakab: Use of magnetic field of magnetic resonance imaging devices as the source of the magnetic field of electromagnetic transducers. Brigham & Women s Hospital, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox, July 21, 1992: US05131392 (21 worldwide citation)

A magnetic resonance imaging device is used to provide the static magnetic field for transducers. The static magnetic field in combination with electric current pulses energize phased arrayed transducers to generate acoustic waves or motion. The transducers can be arranged in the magnetic resonance ...


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Kullervo Hynynen, Karoly Foldes, Ferenc A Jolesz, Carl Winalski, Sonya Shortkroff: Method for the treatment of joint diseases characterized by unwanted pannus. Brigham and Women s Hospital, Giulio A Conti Jr Esq, Lahive & Cockfield, June 13, 2000: US06074352 (19 worldwide citation)

The present invention describes methods for the treatment of joint diseases characterized by unwanted pannus, e.g., arthritis. The method involves the introduction of ultrasound energy into the inflamed cells or pannus of the joint to be treated resulting in destruction and/or modification of the pa ...


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Stephan E Maier, Ferenc A Jolesz, Daniel F Kacher: Continuous magnetic resonance line-scan imaging in the presence of motion and varying magnetic field inhomogeneities within the field of view. Brigham & Women&apos s Hospital, George W Neuner, David A Tucker, Dike Bronstein Roberts & Cushman IP Group, November 20, 2001: US06320378 (12 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and method for generating and displaying undistorted images of a field of view containing undesirable motion and/or time varying magnetic field inhomogeneities, uses a time series of magnetic resonance (MR) image signals, corresponding to a time series of MR images, generated by a single-s ...


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Steven Dubowsky, Moustapha Hafez, Ferenc A Jolesz, Daniel F Kacher, Matthew Lichter, Peter Weiss, Andreas Wingert: Elastomeric actuator devices for magnetic resonance imaging. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Michael J Bastian Esq, Choate Hall & Stewart, April 22, 2008: US07362889 (7 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to devices and systems used in magnetic imaging environments that include an actuator device having an elastomeric dielectric film with at least two electrodes, and a frame attached to the actuator device. The frame can have a plurality of configurations including, ...


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Seung Schik Yoo, Alexander Bystritsky, Nathan McDannold, Ferenc A Jolesz: Methods for modifying electrical currents in neuronal circuits. The Regents of the University of California, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, March 14, 2017: US09592409

A method for modifying neuronal activity in a subject with focused ultrasound pulses (“FUP”) is provided. Such a methods is applicable for research, treatment, and diagnosis of psychiatric, neurological, and neuroendocrine disorders whose biological mechanisms include neuronal circuits in the brain. ...


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Stephan E Maier, Ferenc A Jolesz, Daniel F Kacher: Continuous magnetic resonance line-scan imaging in the presence of motion and varying magnetic field inhomogeneities within the field of view. Dike Bronstein Roberts & Cushman, Intellectual Property Practice Group, November 29, 2001: US20010045830-A1

An apparatus and method for generating and displaying undistorted images of a field of view containing undesirable motion and/or time-varying magnetic field inhomogeneities are described. A time series of magnetic resonance image signals is generated corresponding to a time series set of magnetic re ...


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Steven Dubowsky, Moustapha Hafez, Ferenc A Jolesz, Daniel F Kacher, Matthew Lichter, Peter Weiss, Andreas Wingert: Elastomeric actuator devices for magnetic resonance imaging. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Bowditch & Dewey, November 13, 2003: US20030210811-A1

The present invention is directed to devices and systems used in magnetic imaging environments that include an actuator device having an elastomeric dielectric film with at least two electrodes, and a frame attached to the actuator device. The frame can have a plurality of configurations including, ...


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Kullervo Hynynen, Laurence Epstein, Ferenc A Jolesz: Phased array ultrasound for cardiac ablation. Fish & Richardson PC, March 9, 2006: US20060052706-A1

A system is provided for performing ablation of target tissue. The system includes an ultrasound phased array having a plurality of ultrasonic transducers and drive circuitry that is configured to generate signals that cause the ultrasonic transducers to focus ultrasound radiation at the target tiss ...