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Frank J Bova, William A Friedman: Dosimetric technique for stereotactic radiosurgery same. University of Florida, Kerkam Stowell Kondracki & Clarke, July 2, 1991: US05027818 (271 worldwide citation)

Stereotactic radiosurgery is facilitated by a technique for computing the doses at various points within the patient's body. In particular, the doses are computed at a relatively high density of points within a fine dose grid and at a relatively low density of points within a coarse dose grid. In th ...


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Frank J Bova, William A Friedman: Repeat fixation for frameless stereotactic procedure. University of Florida Research Foundation, Dennis P Clarke, Kerkam Stowell Kondracki & Clarke, December 31, 1996: US05588430 (205 worldwide citation)

Repeat fixation for medical procedures is accomplished using a non-invasive locator, specifically a bite plate. The bite plate has at least three fiducial markers on it. The fiducial markers may be LEDs, radiopaque markers for angiography or computerized tomography (CT) imaging or magnetic resonance ...


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Frank J Bova, William A Friedman: Computer controlled guidance of a biopsy needle. University of Florida, Dennis P Clarke, Miles & Stockbridge, April 8, 2003: US06546279 (170 worldwide citation)

A computer controlled system for guiding the needle device, such as a biopsy needle, by reference to a single mode medical imaging system employing any one of computed tomography imaging (CTI) equipment, magnetic resonance imaging equipment (MRI), fluoroscopic imaging equipment, or 3D ultrasound sys ...


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Frank J Bova, William A Friedman: Marker system and related stereotactic procedure. University of Florida Research Foundation, Dennis P Clarke, Kerkam Stowell Kondracki & Clarke, September 21, 1999: US05954647 (157 worldwide citation)

Repeat fixation for medical procedures is accomplished using a non-invasive locator, specifically a bite plate. The bite plate has at least three fiducial markers on it. The fiducial markers may be LEDs, radiopaque markers for angiography or computerized tomography (CT) imaging or magnetic resonance ...


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Frank M Bova, William A Friedman, Sanford L Meeks, John M Buatti: Ultrasonic guidance of target structures for medical procedures. Dennis P Clarke, Miles & Stockbridge, May 21, 2002: US06390982 (112 worldwide citation)

A system comprising a combination of an ultrasound probe and both passive and active infrared tracking systems. The combined system enables a real time image display of the entire region of interest without probe movement; real time tracking of the target region permitting physiological gating; and ...


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Frank J Bova, William A Friedman: Apparatus for stereotactic radiosurgery. University of Florida Research Foundation, Kerkam Stowell Kondracki & Clarke, February 23, 1993: US05189687 (96 worldwide citation)

Stereostactic radiosurgery apparatus for eliminating misalignments due to mechanical inaccuracies and sag of a linear accelerator radiation-emitting head which is swung through an arc comprises a guiding and support structure with a first bearing system for accurately rotating a collimator through a ...


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Frank J Bova, William A Friedman: Mask system and method for stereotactic radiotherapy and image guided procedures. University of Florida Research Foundation, Dennis P Clarke, Miles & Stockbridge P C, April 4, 2006: US07024237 (15 worldwide citation)

Repeat fixation for medical procedures is accomplished using a non-invasive locator, specifically a face mask. The face mask has at least three fiducial markers on it. By detecting the position of the markers, the position of features within the patient can be determined with great precision. The fe ...


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Frank J Bova, William A Friedman: Systems and methods for planning medical procedures and designing medical devices based on anatomical scan deformations. Univeristy of Florida Research Foundation, Thomas Kayden Horstemeyer & Risley, January 17, 2012: US08099152

A method of formulating a patient-specific plan for a diagnostic or therapeutic procedure performed upon a patient is provided. The method includes obtaining a standard plan based upon a scan of an anatomy of a standard anatomic specimen, the scan defining a standard scan. The method also includes s ...


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Frank J Bova, William A Friedman: Systems and Methods For Planning Medical Procedures and Designing Medical Devices Based on Anatomical Scan Deformations. University of Florida Research Foundation, Akerman Senterfitt, July 10, 2008: US20080167547-A1

A method of formulating a patient-specific plan for a diagnostic or therapeutic procedure performed upon a patient is provided. The method includes obtaining a standard plan based upon a scan of an anatomy of a standard anatomic specimen, the scan defining a standard scan. The method also includes s ...



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