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Jeffrey M Garibaldi, Rogers C Ritter, Gerard H Epplin, Walter M Blume: Method and apparatus for magnetically controlling catheters in body lumens and cavities. Harness Dickey & Pierce, February 12, 2004: US20040030244-A1

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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George T Gillies, Roger N Hastings, Jeffrey M Garibaldi, William C Broaddus: Catheter navigation within an MR imaging device. Harness Dickey & Pierce, October 16, 2003: US20030195412-A1

A method of magnetically manipulating a medical device within a body part of a human patient in conjunction with MR imaging includes applying a navigating magnetic field with magnets from the MR imaging device, and changing the magnetic moment of the medical device to change the orientation of the m ...


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Bevil J Hogg, Jeffrey M Garibaldi, Scott G Klimek: Guide for medical devices. Harness Dickey & Pierce, January 8, 2004: US20040006350-A1

A guide for controlling the orientation of a medical device includes a cannula having a lumen therein for the medical device, and a guide member having a passage therein for receiving and directing the medical device, the guide member being movably mounted in the cannula for movement. The guide memb ...


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Bevil J Hogg, Jeffrey M Garibaldi, Scott G Klimek: Guide for medical devices. Bryan K Wheelock, Harness Dickey & Pierce, June 20, 2002: US20020074005-A1

A guide for controlling the orientation of a medical device includes a cannula having a lumen therein for the medical device, and a guide member having a passage therein for receiving and directing the medical device, the guide member being movably mounted in the cannula for movement. The guide memb ...


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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. Bryan K Wheelock, Harness Dickey & Pierce, October 24, 2002: US20020153015-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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Roger N Hastings, Jeffrey M Garibaldi, George T Gillies, William C Broaddus: Catheter navigation within an MR imaging device. Bryan K Wheelock, Harness Dickey & Pierce, August 1, 2002: US20020103430-A1

A method of magnetically manipulating a medical device within a body part of a human patient in conjunction with MR imaging includes applying a navigating magnetic field with magnets from the MR imaging device, and changing the magnetic moment of the medical device to change the orientation of the m ...


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Raju R Viswanathan, Walter M Blume, Jeffrey M Garibaldi, John Rauch: User interface for remote control of medical devices. Harness Dickey & Pierce, May 26, 2005: US20050113812-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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George T Gillies, Roger N Hastings, Jeffrey M Garibaldi, William C Broaddus: Catheter navigation within an MR imaging device. Harness Dickey & Pierce, June 2, 2005: US20050119556-A1

A method of magnetically manipulating a medical device within a body part of a human patient in conjunction with MR imaging includes applying a navigating magnetic field with magnets from the MR imaging device, and changing the magnetic moment of the medical device to change the orientation of the m ...


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Jeffrey M Garibaldi, Walter M Blume, Nathan Kastelein, Raju R Viswanathan: Control for, and method of, operating at least two medical systems. Bryan K Wheelock, March 6, 2008: US20080058963-A1

A control for, and method of, operating at least two medical systems, each of which generates its own visual display output and accepts commands from an input device. The control includes a display, having an active display area, and at least one inactive display area, at least one input device whic ...


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Walter M Blume, Jeffrey M Garibaldi, Heather Drury, Raju R Viswanathan: Location and Display of Occluded Portions of Vessels on 3-D Angiographic Images. Bryan K Wheelock, April 24, 2008: US20080097200-A1

A method of finding the location of an occluded portion of a blood vessel relative to a three-dimensional angiographic image of a subject's vasculature includes identifying the location of the occluded portion of the blood vessel on each of a series of displayed two dimensional images derived from t ...