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Shih Ping Wang, Shengtz Lin, Siqing Zhang, Donald Chin, Karen D Maroc: Guide and position monitor for invasive medical instrument. U Systems, Cooper & Dunham, February 24, 2004: US06695786 (153 worldwide citation)

An instrument guide is described for mounting an invasive instrument such as a biopsy needle to an imaging probe, controlling its position, monitoring its position, and/or predictively displaying its position on a user display of the medical imaging system. A plurality of substantially rigid segment ...


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Tommy Earl Cupples, Donald Chin, Karen D Maroc: U Systems, Cooper & Dunham, January 6, 2004: US06675038 (4 worldwide citation)

A method, system, and computer program product for providing textual ultrasound probe position information corresponding to an ultrasound image of a target is described. Based on a user's graphical manipulations of a probe icon relative to a breast icon, a text sequence corresponding to the use ...


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Tommy Earl Cupples, Donald Chin, Karen D Maroc: Ivan S Kavrukov, Cooper & Dunham, November 14, 2002: US20020167549-A1

A method, system, and computer program product for providing textual ultrasound probe position information corresponding to an ultrasound image of a target is described. Based on a user's graphical manipulations of a probe icon relative to a breast icon, a text sequence corresponding to the user's e ...


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Shih Ping Wang, Shengtz Lin, Siqing Zhang, Donald Chin, Karen D Maroc: Guide and position monitor for invasive medical instrument. U Systems, Ivan S Kavrukov, Cooper & Dunham, October 24, 2002: US20020156376-A1

For use in medical procedures such as ultrasound-assisted biopsies in which an invasive medical instrument such as a biopsy needle is guided by a medical imaging system such as an ultrasound system, an instrument guide is described for mounting the instrument to an imaging probe, controlling its pos ...