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Robert N Golden, Fred E Silverstein: Apparatus and method for locating a medical tube in the body of a patient. University of Washington, Seed and Berry, June 20, 1995: US05425382 (255 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed an apparatus and method for locating a medical tube within the body of a patient. The medical tube is located by a detection apparatus which senses the static magnetic field strength gradient generated by a magnet associated with the medical tube and indicates the value of the gra ...


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Robert N Golden, Fred E Silverstein: Apparatus and method for locating a medical tube in the body of a patient. University of Washington, Seed and Berry, April 22, 1997: US05622169 (236 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed an apparatus and method for locating a medical tube within the body of a patient. The medical tube is located by a detection apparatus which senses the static magnetic field strength gradient generated by a magnet associated with the medical tube and indicates the value of the gra ...


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David R Haynor, Christopher P Somogyi, Robert N Golden, Gary B Sanders: System and method to determine the location and orientation of an indwelling medical device. Lucent Medical Systems, Michael J Donohue, Seed IP Law Group PLLC, July 17, 2001: US06263230 (167 worldwide citation)

A device to detect the location of a plurality of magnets uses a plurality of magnetic sensors, having sensor elements arranged in a known fashion. Each sensor element senses the magnetic field strength generated by each of the plurality of magnets and provides data indicative of the direction of th ...


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Fred E Silverstein, Robert N Golden, Christopher P Somogyi: Tracheal tube and methods related thereto. Lucent Medical Systems, Seed and Berry, July 7, 1998: US05775322 (167 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed a tracheal tube for insertion into the trachea of a patient. The tracheal tube includes a tube portion having a distal end, and a signal source associated with the tube portion at a predefined distance from its distal end. The tracheal tube is inserted into the trachea such that t ...


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David R Haynor, Christopher P Somogyi, Robert N Golden: System and method to determine the location and orientation of an indwelling medical device. Lucent Medical Systems, Seed and Berry, March 9, 1999: US05879297 (164 worldwide citation)

A device to detect the location of a magnet coupled to an indwelling medical device within a patient uses three or more sets of magnetic sensors each having sensor elements arranged in a known fashion. Each sensor element senses the magnetic field strength generated by the magnet and provides data i ...


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David R Haynor, Christopher P Somogyi, Robert N Golden: System and method to determine the location and orientation of an indwelling medical device. Lucent Medical Systems, Michael J Seed IP Law Group PLLC Donohue, October 10, 2000: US06129668 (158 worldwide citation)

A device to detect the location of a magnet coupled to an indwelling medical device within a patient uses three or more sets of magnetic sensors each having sensor elements arranged in a known fashion. Each sensor element senses the magnetic field strength generated by the magnet and provides data i ...


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Mika N Sinanan, Christopher P Somogyi, Robert N Golden, Fred E Silverstein, Andrei J Gonzales: Magnetic anatomical marker and method of use. Lucent Medical Systems, Michael J Donohue, Seed IP Law Group PLLC, January 16, 2001: US06173715 (136 worldwide citation)

An anatomical marker uses a permanent magnet to indicate a selected location within a patient. The magnet is enclosed within a non-degradable envelope and is coupled to a retention member that is preferably manufactured from a biodegradable material, such as a polyglucuronic acid based material. The ...


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Robert N Golden, Fred E Silverstein: Medical tube and apparatus for locating the same in the body of a patient. University of Washington, Seed and Berry, May 11, 1999: US05902238 (121 worldwide citation)

A medical tube, apparatus and method for locating the medical tube within the body of a patient. The medical tube has a permanent magnet associated therewith and is capable of being located by a detection apparatus which senses the static magnetic field strength gradient generated by the magnet asso ...


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David R Haynor, Christopher P Somogyi, Robert N Golden: Method to determine the location and orientation of an indwelling medical device. Lucent Medical Systems, Michael J Donohue, Seed IP Law Group PLLC, April 10, 2001: US06216028 (104 worldwide citation)

A device to detect the location of a magnet coupled to an indwelling medical device within a patient uses three or more sets of magnetic sensors each having sensor elements arranged in a known fashion. Each sensor element senses the magnetic field strength generated by the magnet and provides data i ...


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Christopher P Somogyi, Robert N Golden: Non-invasive sensing of a physical parameter. Michael J Dohohue, Seed IP Law Group PLLC, September 18, 2001: US06292680 (47 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed a method and device for non-invasively sensing a physical parameter within the body of a patient by employing a magnetically-based sensing device and monitoring device. The magnetically-based sensing device has a first magnet and a second magnet which generate a combined magnet fi ...