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Michael A Wood, Pascal Roncalez, Lauren S Pflugrath, Jacques Souquet: Ultrasonic diagnostic imaging system with universal access to diagnostic information and images. Atlantis Diagnostics International L L C, Advanced Technology Laboratories, W Brinton Yorks Jr, February 10, 1998: US05715823 (362 worldwide citation)

A medical ultrasonic diagnostic imaging system is provided which is capable of being accessed over data communication networks such as the Internet, making the ultrasonic images, diagnostic reports, and ultrasound system diagnostics information and operation accessible to a conventional personal com ...


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Lauren S Pflugrath, Jacques Souquet: Hand held ultrasonic diagnostic instrument. Advanced Technology Laboratories, W Brinton Yorks Jr, March 3, 1998: US05722412 (155 worldwide citation)

A hand held ultrasonic instrument is provided in a portable unit which performs both B mode and Doppler imaging. In a preferred embodiment an array transducer, digital beamformer, digital filter, and image processor are packaged in one or more enclosures weighing ten pounds (4.5 kilograms) or less.


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Lauren S Pflugrath, Jacques Souquet: Medical ultrasonic diagnostic system with upgradeable transducer probes and other features. Advanced Technology Laboratories, W Brinton Yorks Jr, February 18, 1997: US05603323 (136 worldwide citation)

A remotely upgradeable medical diagnostic ultrasound system is described which is upgradeable with a new transducer probe by means of air shipment of the upgrade hardware and remote transmission of upgrade data which controls operation of the probe. The ultrasound system includes a data communicator ...


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William R Ogle, Larry Greisel, Blake W Little, Justin Coughlin, Steven G Danielson, Lauren S Pflugrath: Hand held ultrasonic diagnostic instrument with digital beamformer. SonoSight, W Brinton Yorks Jr, October 6, 1998: US05817024 (127 worldwide citation)

A hand held ultrasonic instrument is provided in a portable unit which performs both B mode and Doppler imaging. The instrument includes a transducer array mounted in a hand-held enclosure, with an integrated circuit transceiver connected to the elements of the array for the reception of echo signal ...


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Lauren S Pflugrath, Jacques Souquet, Blake W Little, Juin Jet Hwang, William R Ogle, Larry Greisel, Justin Coughlin, Steven G Danielson: Ultrasonic signal processor for a hand held ultrasonic diagnostic instrument. SonoSite, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, October 24, 2000: US06135961 (97 worldwide citation)

A hand held ultrasonic instrument is provided in a portable unit which performs both B mode and Doppler imaging. The instrument includes a transducer array mounted in a hand-held enclosure, with an integrated circuit transceiver connected to the elements of the array for the reception of echo signal ...


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Juin Jet Hwang, Lauren S Pflugrath, Leo R Catallo: Ultrasonic diagnostic imaging system with cordless scanheads. ATL Ultrasound, W Brinton Yorks Jr, November 7, 2000: US06142946 (97 worldwide citation)

An ultrasonic diagnostic imaging system is provided with cordless scanheads which wirelessly transmit ultrasonic image signals to the imaging system. The transmitted image signals are received by a receiver in the mainframe ultrasound system where they undergo further image processing and are displa ...


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Michael A Wood, Pascal Roncalez, Lauren S Pflugrath, Jacques Souquet: Ultrasonic diagnostic imaging system with universal access to diagnostic information and images. ATL Ultrasound, W Brinton Yorks Jr, December 22, 1998: US05851186 (84 worldwide citation)

A medical ultrasonic diagnostic imaging system is provided which is capable of being accessed over data communication networks such as the Internet, making the ultrasonic images, diagnostic reports, and ultrasound system diagnostics information and operation accessible to a conventional personal com ...


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Steven Bunce, Lauren S Pflugrath: Ultrasonic imaging device with integral display. Sonosite, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, March 20, 2001: US06203498 (53 worldwide citation)

A hand held ultrasonic imaging device is provided as an integral unit with all components and circuitry necessary for both image acquisition and image display included in a single enclosure. Usually, the device will also include an on-board battery so that it can be used without any power cords or o ...


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William C Picatti, Leo R Catallo, Lauren S Pflugrath, Juin Jet Hwang: Ultrasonic diagnostic imaging system with cordless scanhead charger. ATL Ultrasound, W Brinton Yorks Jr, September 12, 2000: US06117085 (38 worldwide citation)

An ultrasonic diagnostic imaging system is provided with cordless scanheads which wirelessly transmit ultrasonic image signals to the imaging system. The cordless scanheads are battery powered by rechargeable batteries which are recharged by the ultrasound system when the scanheads are not in use. I ...


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Lauren S Pflugrath, Leo R Catallo, Juin Jet Hwang: Ultrasonic diagnostic imaging system with thin cable ultrasonic probes. ATL Ultrasound, W Brinton Yorks Jr, August 15, 2000: US06102863 (38 worldwide citation)

An ultrasonic diagnostic imaging system is provided with scanheads having a reduced size cable by virtue of the performance of at least some of the beamforming in the scanhead. The need to individually couple signals from all of the elements of the transducer array of the scanhead is eliminated, and ...



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