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Jeffrey M Garibaldi, Roger N Hastings: Magnetic medical devices with changeable magnetic moments and method of navigating magnetic medical devices with changeable magnetic moments. Harness Dickey & Pierce, March 10, 2005: US20050054912-A1

A method of navigating a medical device having a changeable magnetic moment within an operating region within a patient, the method includes applying a navigating magnetic field to the operating region with an external source magnet, and changing the direction of the magnetic moment in the medical d ...


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John Rauch, Walter M Blume, Andrew F Hall, Dick Hitchens, Jeffrey M Garibaldi: User interface for remote control of medical devices. Harness Dickey & Pierce, March 24, 2005: US20050065435-A1

An interface for remotely controlling medical device in a patients body provides a two dimensional display of a three dimensional image of the operating region, and allows the user to select the orientation of distal end of the medical device on the display and then operate a navigation system to ca ...


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Jeffrey M Garibaldi, Walter M Blume, Gerard H Epplin: Method and apparatus for magnetically controlling endoscopes in body lumens and cavities. Harness Dickey & Pierce, February 10, 2005: US20050033162-A1

A magnetically navigable endoscope system includes an endoscope having a proximal end and a distal end, the distal end having a magnetic body; a component which transmits an image, associated with the distal end; a display component for displaying the image; a magnetic field generating apparatus for ...


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Francis M Creighton, Rogers C Ritter, Raju R Viswanathan, Nathan Kastelein, Jeffrey M Garibaldi, William Flickinger: Operation of a remote medical navigation system using ultrasound image. Harness Dickey & Pierce, February 15, 2007: US20070038065-A1

A method of operating a remote medical navigation system using ultrasound, employs ultrasound imaging from a medical device to supplement or to replace conventional x-ray imaging of the operating region during navigation.


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Raju R Viswanathan, Walter M Blume, Nathan Kastelein, Jeffrey M Garibaldi: Apparatus and methods for automated sequential movement control for operation of a remote navigation system. Harness Dickey & Pierce, February 22, 2007: US20070043455-A1

A method of defining automated movement sequences of a remotely controlled medical device actuated by a remote navigation system includes the steps of: defining a reference length for a medical device inserted into an anatomical chamber where subsequent device length measurements are made and automa ...


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Jeffrey M Garibaldi, Roger N Hastings: Magnetic medical devices with changeable magnetic moments and method of navigating magnetic medical devices with changeable magnetic moments. Sterotaxis, Bryan K Wheelock, April 19, 2007: US20070088197-A1

A method of navigating a medical device having a changeable magnetic moment within an operating region within a patient, the method includes applying a navigating magnetic field to the operating region with an external source magnet, and changing the direction of the magnetic moment in the medical d ...


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Raju R Viswanathan, Jeffrey M Garibaldi: Voice controlled user interface for remote navigation systems. Bryan K Wheelock, December 14, 2006: US20060281989-A1

A method of controlling a remote navigation system that remotely orients the distal end of the medical device in order to navigate a medical device through a body lumen, the method comprising: displaying an exterior image of the body lumen; superimposing an indicator of the current position of the m ...


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Raju R Viswanathan, Jeffrey M Garibaldi: User interfaces and navigation methods for vascular navigation. Bryan K Wheelock, December 14, 2006: US20060281990-A1

A method of controlling a remote navigation system that remotely orients the distal end of the medical device in order to navigate a medical device through a body lumen includes displaying an endoluminal image of the portion of the body lumen through which the device is being navigated, including an ...


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Jeffrey M Garibaldi, Walter M Blume: Method of and apparatus for navigating medical devices in body lumens. Harness Dickey & Pierce, January 25, 2007: US20070021731-A1

A guide wire combined with a catheter or medical device for moving through a body lumen to a desired position in the body with the aid of an applied magnetic field. The guide wire is provided with a magnet on its distal end that can be oriented or oriented and moved by the application of a magnetic ...


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Jeffrey M Garibaldi, Jonathan C Sell, Roger N Hastings, Andrew F Hall: Magnetically navigated pacing leads, and methods for delivering medical devices. Harness Dickey & Pierce, August 22, 2002: US20020116043-A1

A method of placing a pacing lead in the heart includes introducing a the distal end of a delivery catheter into the patient's vasculature; magnetically navigating distal end of the delivery catheter to the patient's heart; deploying a pacing lead from the distal end of the delivery catheter; and ma ...



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