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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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Eric T Martin, Mark Hunter, Arthur Piehl, James R Przybyla, Matthew Gelhaus, Leslie Louis Szepesi Jr: Charge control of micro-electromechanical device. Hewlett Packard Development Company, December 7, 2004: US06829132 (225 worldwide citation)

A charge control circuit for controlling a micro-electromechanical system (MEMS) device having variable capacitor formed by first conductive plate and a second conductive plate separated by a variable gap distance. The charge control circuit comprises a switch circuit configured to receive a referen ...


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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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Bradley A Jascob, John H Dukesherer, Scott Shaver, Mark Hunter, Todd Martens, Nadim Yared, Kirstin Boes: Method and apparatus for surgical navigation. Medtronic Navigation, Harness Dickey, July 6, 2010: US07751865 (155 worldwide citation)

A surgical navigation system for navigating a region of a patient that may include a non-invasive dynamic reference frame and/or fiducial marker, sensor tipped instruments, and isolator circuits. The dynamic reference frame may be placed on the patient in a precise location for guiding the instrumen ...


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Mark Hunter, Greg Rutz, Torsten Lyon: Six degree of freedom alignment display for medical procedures. Medtronic Navigation, Harness Dickey, February 9, 2010: US07660623 (152 worldwide citation)

A display and navigation system for use in guiding a medical device to a target in a patient includes a tracking sensor, a tracking device and display. The tracking sensor is associated with the medical device and is used to track the medical device. The tracking device tracks the medical device wit ...


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David A Simon, Kevin Foley, Mark Hunter: Method and apparatus for virtual digital subtraction angiography. Surgical Navigation Technologies, Harness Dickey & Pierce, January 24, 2006: US06990368 (50 worldwide citation)

A medical imaging system is provided that detects any change in relative position between the patient and the imaging device and corrects the image data for any motion that occurs. The medical imaging system includes: an imaging device for capturing two or more image data sets representative of a pa ...


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Mark Hunter Basenberg Jr, Benjamin Edwin Vierck: Harness for backpack blower. MTD Products, Wegman Hessler & Vanderburg, October 11, 2011: US08032980 (13 worldwide citation)

A power tool (10) includes a power tool housing (18) at least partially-encompassing an internal combustion engine (14) and a harness (12) on which the power tool housing is mounted. The harness has a pair of shoulder straps (16), a waist strap (24), and a panel (44) connecting the shoulder' straps ...


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Julie R Bartholomew, Kristopher Killen, William Mark Hunter, Michael Edward Istok: Automated customized cosmetic dispenser. Dobrusin & Thennisch PC, May 29, 2012: US08186872 (11 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a method and apparatus for the creation and dispensing of a custom formulation within a package at a retail point of sale. In one aspect, the invention includes an automated dispensing apparatus including at least a two-axis robot arm. In another aspect, the invention ...


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Troy Holsing, Mark Hunter: Apparatus and method for four dimensional soft tissue navigation in endoscopic applications. Veran Medical Technologies, Bryan Cave, April 15, 2014: US08696549 (10 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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Adnan Al Anbuky, Phillip Mark Hunter: Stress management of battery recharge, and method of state of charge estimation. Eaton Power Quality Company, Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec P A, October 18, 2011: US08040110 (9 worldwide citation)

One or more cells are charged by measuring one or more cell parameters or changes in said cell parameters, inputting the measured cell parameter(s) or changes in cell parameters into a state of charge estimation model, obtaining a state of charge of the cell(s) from the state of charge estimation mo ...