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Richard D Bucholz: System for indicating the position of a surgical probe within a head on an image of the head. St Louis University, Senniger Powers Leavitt & Roedel, January 24, 1995: US05383454 (452 worldwide citation)

A system for indicating a position of a tip of a probe which is positioned within an object on cross-sectional, scanned images of the object. The object includes reference points and the images of the object include reference images corresponding to the reference points. An array for receiving radia ...


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Richard D Bucholz: System for indicating the position of a surgical probe within a head on an image of the head. St Louis University, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, April 6, 1999: US05891034 (385 worldwide citation)

A system for determining a position of a probe relative to an object such as a head of a body of a patient. The head includes a surface such as a forehead having a contour. Cross sectional images of the head are scanned and stored as a function of the forehead contour. If the forehead contour does n ...


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Richard D Bucholz, Kevin T Foley, Kurt R Smith, Daniel Bass, Thomas Wiedenmaier, Todd Pope, Udo Wiedenmaier: Surgical navigation systems including reference and localization frames. Surgical Navigation Technologies, St Louis University, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, May 22, 2001: US06236875 (345 worldwide citation)

A system for use during a medical or surgical procedure on a body. The system generates an image representing the position one or more body elements during the procedure using scans generated by a scanner prior or during the procedure. The image data set has reference points for each of the body ele ...


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Richard D Bucholz: System for indicating the position of a surgical probe within a head on an image of the head. St Louis University, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, December 22, 1998: US05851183 (298 worldwide citation)

A system for determining a position of a probe (302) relative to an object such as a head (390) of a body of a patient. The head includes a surface such as a forehead (394) having a contour. The head is placed in a cradle (392) equipped with an arc (393). The cross sectional images of the head are d ...


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Richard D Bucholz: System for indicating the position of a surgical probe within a head on an image of the head. St Louis University, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, February 16, 1999: US05871445 (244 worldwide citation)

A system for determining a position of a probe relative to an object such as a head of a body of a patient. The head includes a surface such as a forehead having a contour. Cross sectional images of the head are scanned and stored as a function of the forehead contour. If the forehead contour does n ...


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Jaimie Henderson, Richard D Bucholz, Kurt R Smith, Kevin J Frank, John B Clayton, Catalina J Carroll, Phillip T Ulberg: Instrument guidance method and system for image guided surgery. Surgical Navigation Technologies, Harness Dickey & Pierce, December 10, 2002: US06491699 (218 worldwide citation)

Generally, the present invention is directed to a method and system for a aligning surgical guide instrument over a burr hole in a patient's body. More particularly, the present invention is directed to a stand-alone instrument guidance unit that is attachable to a patient's skull. Adjustm ...


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Richard D Bucholz, Kevin T Foley, Kurt R Smith, Daniel Bass, Thomas Wiedenmaier, Todd Pope, Udo Wiedenmaier: Surgical navigation systems including reference and localization frames. Surgical Navigation Technologies, Senniger Powers Leavitt & Roedel, December 3, 2002: US06490467 (212 worldwide citation)

A system for use during a medical or surgical procedure on a body. The system generates an image representing the position of one or more body elements during the procedure using scans generated by a scanner prior or during the procedure. The image data set has reference points for each of the body ...


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Joel I Franck, Frederick C Haer, Ronald J Franklin, Kevin J Frank, John B Clayton, Jaimie Henderson, Richard D Bucholz, Kurt R Smith, Catalina J Carroll: Instrument guidance for stereotactic surgery. Neutar, Fish & Richardson P C, October 2, 2001: US06298262 (208 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for positioning a surgical instrument during stereotactic surgery using a guidance fixture. The guidance fixture includes an upper portion, which includes an instrument guide for moving the surgical instrument along a constrained trajectory relative to the upper portion, and i ...


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Kevin T Foley, Richard D Bucholz, Kurt R Smith: System for use in displaying images of a body part. St Louis University, Surgical Navigation Technologies, Senniger Powers Leavitt & Roedel, August 13, 2002: US06434415 (185 worldwide citation)

A system for use during a medical or surgical procedure on a body. The system generates a display representing the position of two or more body elements during the procedure based on an image data set generated by a scanner prior to the procedure. The image data set has reference points for each of ...


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Richard D Bucholz: System for indicating the position of a surgical probe within a head on an image of the head. St Louis University, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garret & Dunner L, June 13, 2000: US06076008 (184 worldwide citation)

A system for determining a position of a probe relative to an object such as a head of a body of a patient. The head includes a surface such as a forehead having a contour. Cross sectional images of the head are scanned and stored as a function of the forehead contour. If the forehead contour does n ...