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Sorin Grunwald, Robert Stanson, Soo Hom, Ailya Batool, Glen W McLaughlin: User interface for handheld imaging devices. Zonare Medical Systems, Carr & Ferrell, April 4, 2006: US07022075 (134 worldwide citation)

A Graphical User Interface (GUI) for an ultrasound system. The ultrasound system has operational modes and the GUI has corresponding icons, tabs, and menu items image and information fields. The User Interface (UI) provides several types of graphical elements with intelligent behavior, such as being ...


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Sorin Grunwald: Method and apparatus for adaptive cross-sectional area computation of IVUS objects using their statistical signatures. SciMed Life Systems, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, September 19, 2000: US06120445 (79 worldwide citation)

According to the invention, an object in an ultrasound image is characterized by considering various in-vivo object parameters and their variability within the ultrasonic imaging data. Specifically, it is assumed that the object may be defined in terms of statistical properties (or object identifyin ...


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Sorin Grunwald, Bradley Hill: Ultrasound methods of positioning guided vascular access devices in the venous system. VasoNova, Shay Glenn, April 2, 2013: US08409103 (36 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to the guidance, positioning and placement confirmation of intravascular devices, such as catheters, stylets, guidewires and other flexible elongate bodies that are typically inserted percutaneously into the venous or arterial vasculature. An aspect of the invention includes, f ...


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Sorin Grunwald: Apparatus and method for catheter navigation and tip location. Bard Access Systems, Rutan & Tucker, September 8, 2015: US09125578 (27 worldwide citation)

Devices and methods obtain and use endovascular electrograms in a number of clinical applications and settings. In one embodiment, methods for triggering analysis of an endovascular ECG waveform are based on the detection of a peak in a skin-based ECG waveform in order to determine a location of an ...


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Sorin Grunwald: Ultrasound imaging with zoom having independent processing channels. Scimed Systems, Boston Scientific, Lyon & Lyon, May 16, 2000: US06063032 (26 worldwide citation)

A system and method for simultaneously displaying an ultrasound image of an area of interest and a magnified portion of the image are disclosed. Pixel locations on the display device are translated to locations within the area of interest. Signals corresponding to locations adjacent to the translate ...


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Sorin Grunwald: Systems and methods for evaluating objects with an ultrasound image. Boston Scientific, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, September 20, 2005: US06945938 (25 worldwide citation)

According to the invention, an object in an ultrasound image is characterized by considering various in-vivo object parameters and their variability within the ultrasonic imaging data. Specifically, it is assumed that the object may be defined in terms of statistical properties (or object identifyin ...


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Sorin Grunwald, Tat Jin Teo: Adaptive cancellation of ring-down artifact in IVUS imaging. SciMed Life Systems, Boston Scientific, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, July 3, 2001: US06254543 (24 worldwide citation)

In an intravascular ultrasonic (IVUS) imaging system ring-down artifact is reduced or eliminated by dynamically enhancing the ring-down over a plurality of scans, determining the ring-down range by keying on a ring-down-to-blood transition characterized by a rapid change from high amplitude to low a ...


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Rienhard Warnking, Sorin Grunwald: Lithotritor comprising a coupling detector. Dornier Medizintechnik, Evenson McKeown Edwards & Lenahan, December 14, 1993: US05269306 (22 worldwide citation)

A process for detecting the quality of the coupling of a shock wave therapy head of an extracorporal shock wave lithotritor to the patient's body. A comparison is made between an ultrasonic image taken without any coupling (blank image) and the actual ultrasonic image taken while the patient's body ...


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Sorin Grunwald: Systems and methods for evaluating objects within an ultrasound image. SciMed Life Systems, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, September 11, 2001: US06287259 (20 worldwide citation)

According to the invention, an object in an ultrasound image is characterized by considering various in-vivo object parameters and their variability within the ultrasonic imaging data. Specifically, it is assumed that the object may be defined in terms of statistical properties (or object identifyin ...


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Sorin Grunwald: Systems and methods for evaluating objects within an ultrasound image. SciMed Life Systems, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, February 4, 2003: US06514202 (17 worldwide citation)

According to the invention, an object in an ultrasound image is characterized by considering various in-vivo object parameters and their variability within the ultrasonic imaging data. Specifically, it is assumed that the object may be defined in terms of statistical properties (or object identifyin ...