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Elvin Leonard Nix, George Woodrow Keilman, Robert Julian Dickinson: Ultrasonic transducer array and method of manufacturing the same. Intravascular Research, Richard M Goldberg, May 29, 2001: US06238347 (157 worldwide citation)

In a method of manufacturing an ultrasonic transducer array a plurality of discrete transducer elements are formed on an initially flat flexible substrate together with electrically conductive tracks, through which the transducer elements will be energised in use, the flexible substrate with the dis ...


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Robert Julian Dickinson, Timothy Spencer, Anthony Stenning: Medical ultrasonic imaging. Intravascular Research, Richard M Goldberg, August 14, 2001: US06275724 (60 worldwide citation)

A method of measuring the position of the tip of a catheter includes the steps of continuously monitoring the distance the catheter has travelled past a reference point, monitoring the orientation of the tip, and reconstructing the trajectory of the catheter tip.


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Elvin Leonard Nix, George Woodrow Keilman, Robert Julian Dickinson: Ultrasonic transducer array and method of manufacturing the same. Intravascular Research, Richard M Goldberg, August 29, 2000: US06110314 (42 worldwide citation)

In a method of manufacturing an ultrasonic transducer array a plurality of discrete transducer elements are formed on an initially flat flexible substrate together with electrically conductive tracks, through which the transducer elements will be energized in use, the flexible substrate with the dis ...


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Robert Julian Dickinson, Martin Terry Rothman: Guide wire for a catheter with position indicating means. Intravascular Research, Richard M Goldberg, September 23, 1997: US05669878 (24 worldwide citation)

A catheter is provided either with an x-ray-opaque marker or with a device for generating a vibratory signal for transmission along a guide wire within the catheter in order to indicate the position of the catheter.


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Robert Julian Dickinson, Martin Terry Rothman: Guide wire for a catheter with position indicating means. Intravascular Research, Richard M Goldberg, April 18, 2000: US06050958 (17 worldwide citation)

A catheter is provided either with an x-ray-opaque marker or with a device for generating a vibratory signal for transmission along a guide wire within the catheter in order to indicate the position of the catheter.


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Patrick Joseph Ryan, Christopher John Barlow, Robert Julian Dickinson: Methods and apparatus for the examination and treatment of internal organs. Intravascular Research, Richard M Goldberg, November 30, 1999: US05993393 (15 worldwide citation)

Ultrasonic apparatus for visualizing the internal organs of the human body using an ultrasonic array probe is characterized by means for digitising the ultrasonic echo signals and means for processing the digitised signals. Data may be sampled from each array element excited separately, or on a grou ...


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Elvin Leonard Nix, George Woodrow Keilman, Robert Julian Dickinson: Ultrasonic transducer array and method of manufacturing the same. Volcano Therapeutic, Leydig Voit & Mayer, August 17, 2004: US06776763 (15 worldwide citation)

In a method of manufacturing an ultrasonic transducer array a plurality of discrete transducer elements are formed on an initially flat flexible substrate together with electrically conductive tracks, through which the transducer elements will be energised in use, the flexible substrate with the dis ...


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Robin Hamilton, Patrick Joseph Ryan, Derek Kelly, Robert Julian Dickinson, Garvin David Wills: Ultrasonic visualization method and apparatus. Intravascular Research, Richard M Goldberg, July 3, 2001: US06254542 (10 worldwide citation)

An ultrasound system includes a transducer array having a plurality of transducer elements for transmitting ultrasound pulses and for receiving-echo pulses in response thereto, a circuit for energizing each transducer element, or batches of elements of the array, in turn, to generate an ultrasound p ...


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Robert Julian Dickinson, Andrew Robert Pacey, Martin Terry Rothman, Ajay Kumar Jain: Apparatus and method for maintaining fluid flow through body passages. LimFlow, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, May 14, 2013: US08439963 (10 worldwide citation)

A device (10) for maintaining fluid flow through at least one passage in a human or animal body, the device comprising two end portions (12, 14) for anchoring the device in position, and an intermediate portion (16) which allows movement of the end portions relative to each another, wherein the end ...