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Herbert Y Kressel, Edward J Rhinehart, Mitchell Schnall, Robert E Lenkinski, Yutaka Imai: Externally moveable intracavity probe for MRI imaging and spectroscopy. Medrad, The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania, Keck Mahin & Cate, May 3, 1994: US05307814 (120 worldwide citation)

An insertable intracavity probe for use in magnetic resonance imaging of an area of interest in a body cavity particularly the colon, has an elongate shaft with a handle at its proximal end and an inflatable balloon structure at its distal end. The balloon structure has an outer balloon containing a ...


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Mitchell D Schnall, Robert E Lenkinski, Herbert Y Kressel, Howard M Pollack: Intracavity probe and interface device for MRI imaging and spectroscopy. Medrad, University of Pennsylvania, Keck Mahin & Cate, December 19, 1995: US05476095 (115 worldwide citation)

An insertable pickup probe and interface network for magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscopy. The pickup probe in the preferred embodiment is for use in imaging the male prostate and comprises an elongated shaft supporting a patient interface balloon at its distal end which contains a RF receivi ...


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Edward J Rhinehart, Herbert Y Kresel, Mitchell Schnall, Robert E Lenkinski, Barton Milestone: Probe for MRI imaging and spectroscopy particularly in the cervical region. Medrad, The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania, Keck Mahin & Cate, September 19, 1995: US05451232 (86 worldwide citation)

An insertable intracavity probe for use in magnetic resonance imaging of an area of interest in a relatively inaccessible region of the body particularly the cervix is disclosed. The probe has an inflatable balloon structure with an internal pickup coil carried at the distal end of a shaft for recta ...


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Mitchell D Schnall, Robert E Lenkinski, Herbert Y Kressel, Howard M Pollack, Theodore C Claiborne, George J Misic, Thomas R Welch, Edward J Rhinehart: Intracavity probe and interface device for MRI imaging and spectroscopy. Medrea Pennsylvania Corp Pa, Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania Not For Profit Pennsylvania, Keck Mahin & Cate, September 20, 1994: US05348010 (74 worldwide citation)

An insertable pickup probe and interface network for magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscopy. The pickup probe in the preferred embodiment is for use in imaging the male prostate and comprises an elongated shaft supporting a patient interface balloon at its distal end which contains a RF receivi ...


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Robert E Lenkinski, Herbert Y Kressel: Flexible surface coils for use in nuclear magnetic resonance imaging. Medrad, Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania, Keck Mahin & Cate, July 25, 1995: US05435302 (59 worldwide citation)

Flexible, conforming surface coils for use in nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) imaging are disclosed. The coils comprise a flexible outer body with antennas disposed within the body. The coils closely adopt the contours and shapes of the particular part of the patient's body under observation and pr ...


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Elena Vinogradov, Robert E Lenkinski: Positive magnetic resonance imaging contrast methods and apparatus using chemical exchange saturation transfer. Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, June 3, 2014: US08742755 (1 worldwide citation)

In one aspect, an apparatus for performing chemical exchange saturation transfer (CEST) magnetic resonance imaging on a region of an object being imaged is provided. The method comprises at least one coil capable of being operated to emit radio frequency (RF) signals, at least one detector capable o ...


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David Alsop, Elena Vinogradov, Aaron K Grant, Robert E Lenkinski: Imaging agents for use in magnetic resonance blood flow/perfusion imaging. Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, January 7, 2014: US08623327

In one aspect, a method of imaging blood flow in a region of interest of a subject using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is provided. The method includes introducing an imaging agent into the subject, the imaging agent including a compound having at least one hyperpolarized nucleus having a T.sub.1 ...


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David Alsop, Elena Vinogradov, Aaron K Grant, Robert E Lenkinski: Imaging Agents For Use In Magnetic Resonance Blood Flow/Perfusion Imaging. Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks PC, February 17, 2011: US20110040173-A1

In one aspect, a method of imaging blood flow in a region of interest of a subject using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is provided. The method includes introducing an imaging agent into the subject, the imaging agent including a compound having at least one hyperpolarized nucleus having a T1 grea ...


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Elena Vinogradov, Robert E Lenkinski: Positive magnetic resonance imaging contrast methods and apparatus using chemical exchange saturation transfer. Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, September 15, 2011: US20110221440-A1

In one aspect, an apparatus for performing chemical exchange saturation transfer (CEST) magnetic resonance imaging on a region of an object being imaged is provided. The method comprises at least one coil capable of being operated to emit radio frequency (RF) signals, at least one detector capable o ...


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John V Frangioni, Jonathan Bernstein, Jonathan J Rosen, Robert E Lenkinski: Micro-scale resonant devices and methods of use. Fish & Richardson PC, January 29, 2009: US20090027280-A1

The invention relates to micro-resonant devices (MRDs) that generate resonance at radio frequencies not present in an animal or human body, or present at low, background levels in the body. These individual, often monolithic devices, can be located in three-dimensional space and tracked anywhere in ...