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Mark Hunter, Bradley A Jascob, Laurent Verard, James Kelley: Navigation system for cardiac therapies. Medtronic Navigation, Harness Dickey, October 6, 2009: US07599730 (253 worldwide citation)

An image guided catheter navigation system for navigating a region of a patient includes an imaging device, a tracking device, a controller, and a display. The imaging device generates images of the region of the patient. The tracking device tracks the location of the catheter in the region of the p ...


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Laurent Verard, Mark W Hunter, Andrew Bzostek: Navigation system for cardiac therapies. Medtronic Navigation, Harness Dickey, April 13, 2010: US07697972 (227 worldwide citation)

An image guided navigation system for navigating a region of a patient includes an imaging device, a tracking device, a controller, and a display. The imaging device generates images of the region of a patient. The tracking device tracks the location of the instrument in a region of the patient. The ...


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Laurent Verard, Paul Kessman, Mark Hunter: Method and apparatus for virtual endoscopy. Surgical Navigation Technologies, Harness Dickey & Pierce, May 10, 2005: US06892090 (212 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument navigation system is provided that visually simulates a virtual volumetric scene of a body cavity of a patient from a point of view of a surgical instrument residing in the cavity of the patient. The surgical instrument navigation system includes: a surgical instrument; an imag ...


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Mark W Hunter, Bradley A Jascob, Laurent Verard, James F Kelley: Navigation system for cardiac therapies. Medtronic Navigation, Harness Dickey, November 15, 2011: US08060185 (74 worldwide citation)

An image guided catheter navigation system for navigating a region of a patient includes an imaging device, a tracking device, a controller, and a display. The imaging device generates images of the region of the patient. The tracking device tracks the location of the catheter in the region of the p ...


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Laurent Verard, Mark W Hunter, Andrew Bzostek: Navigation system for cardiac therapies. Medtronic Navigation, Harness Dickey, March 19, 2013: US08401616 (63 worldwide citation)

An image guided navigation system for navigating a region of a subject includes an imaging device, a tracking device, a controller, and a display. The imaging device generates images of the region of the subject. The tracking device tracks the location of the instrument in the subject. The controlle ...


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Laurent Verard, Mark W Hunter, Andrew Bzostek: Navigation system for cardiac therapies. Medtronic Navigation, Harness Dickey, October 25, 2011: US08046052 (55 worldwide citation)

An image guided navigation system for navigating a region of a patient includes an imaging device, a tracking device, a controller, and a display. The imaging device generates images of the region of a patient. The tracking device tracks the location of the instrument in a region of the patient. The ...


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H Toby Markowitz, Kenneth Gardeski, Jean Carver, Kendra Yasger, Michael R Neidert, Lane A Phillips, Laurent Verard, Steven L Hartmann, Andrew Bzostek, Bradley A Jascob: Combination localization system. Regents of the University of Minnesota, Medtronic, Harness Dickey, July 23, 2013: US08494614 (16 worldwide citation)

A navigation system or combination of navigation systems can be used to provide two or more navigation modalities to navigate a single instrument in a volume. For example, both an Electromagnetic (EM) and Electropotential (EP) navigation system can be used to navigate an instrument within the volume ...


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Steven L Hartmann, Robert Teichman, Laurent Verard: System and method for automatic registration between an image and a subject. Medtronic Navigation, Harness Dickey, August 7, 2012: US08238631 (16 worldwide citation)

A patient defines a patient space in which an instrument can be tracked and navigated. An image space is defined by image data that can be registered to the patient space. A tracking device can be connected to a member in a known manner that includes imageable portions that generate image points in ...


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Mark W Hunter, Bradley A Jascob, Laurent Verard, James F Kelley: Navigation system for cardiac therapies. Medtronic Navigation, Harness Dickey, June 18, 2013: US08467853 (14 worldwide citation)

An image guided catheter navigation system for navigating a region of a patient includes an imaging device, a tracking device, a controller, and a display. The imaging device generates images of the region of the patient. The tracking device tracks the location of the catheter in the region of the p ...


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H Toby Markowitz, Kenneth Gardeski, Jean Carver, Kendra Yasger, Michael R Neidert, Laurent Verard, Steven L Hartmann, Andrew Bzostek, Bradley A Jascob: Combination localization system. Medtronic, July 23, 2013: US08494613 (13 worldwide citation)

A navigation system or combination of navigation systems can be used to provide two or more navigation modalities to navigate a single instrument in a volume. For example, both an Electromagnetic (EM) and Electropotential (EP) navigation system can be used to navigate an instrument within the volume ...