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Robert Senzig
Thomas L Toth, Robert F Senzig, Stanley H Fox, Robert Harry Armstrong: System and method of medical imaging having default noise index override capability. General Electric Company, Ziolkowski Patent Solutions Group SC, Michael A Della Penna, Carl B Horton, June 7, 2005: US06904127 (12 worldwide citation)

A system and method of medical imaging is designed to reduce a patient's X-ray exposure during scanning. The system automatically generates a default noise index from a received set of scan parameter values that specifies a desired tube current of an X-ray source to use during the scanning of a pati ...


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Robert Senzig
Thomas L Toth, Robert F Senzig, Stanley H Fox, Robert Harry Armstrong: System and method of medical imaging having default noise index override capability. Ziolkowski Patent Solutions Group, May 22, 2003: US20030097062-A1

A system and method of medical imaging is designed to reduce a patient's X-ray exposure during scanning. The system automatically generates a default noise index from a received set of scan parameter values that specifies a desired tube current of an X-ray source to use during the scanning of a pati ...


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John J Frantzen: Surgical stent featuring radiopaque markers. Global Therapeutics, Bradley P Heisler, April 21, 1998: US05741327 (288 worldwide citation)

Radiopaque marker elements for attachment to ends of a radially expandable surgical stent are disclosed. Each radiopaque marker element is homogeneously formed from a radiopaque material and attached through an attachment means to ends of the stent. The radiopaque marker elements enhance the visibil ...


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Samuel M Goldwasser, David A Talton, R Anthony Reynolds, Theodore A Bapty: Three dimensional medical image display system. Dynamic Digital Displays, Woodcock Washburn Kurtz Mackiewicz & Norris, April 12, 1988: US04737921 (270 worldwide citation)

A real-time three-dimensional display device particularly suited for medical imaging is disclosed. The device includes a plurality of individual processing elements each having an image memory for storing a mini-image of a portion of the object as viewed from any given direction and a merge control ...


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John William Sliwa Jr, Paul E Chandler, John D Marshall, Gelston Howell, S Lawrence Marple Jr, Sassan Shahidi: Motion--Monitoring method and system for medical devices. Acuson Corporation, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, September 19, 2000: US06122538 (267 worldwide citation)

A system and method for tracking the position and orientation of a movable medical imaging device using a first and second sensor disposed on the device. The second sensor is of a different type than the first sensor and measures a P/O parameter different from that of the first sensor. The system an ...


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Steven F Mercereau, Charles Jacobs: Needle for implanting brachytherapy seeds. C R Bard, Kilpatrick Stockton, September 17, 2002: US06450937 (255 worldwide citation)

A brachytherapy needle for delivering radioactive seeds into the body of a patient comprises a tube into which the radioactive seeds and intervening spacers are loaded. The tube is telescopically disposed within a cutting cannula and is substantially longer than the cannula such that the cannula can ...


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John J Frantzen: Surgical stent featuring radiopaque markers. Cook Incorporated, Anton P Ness, Richard J Godlewski, September 25, 2001: US06293966 (241 worldwide citation)

Radiopaque marker elements for attachment to ends of a radially expandable surgical stent are disclosed. Each radiopaque marker element is homogeneously formed from a radiopaque material and attached through an attachment means to ends of the stent. The radiopaque marker elements enhance the visibil ...


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Robert G Stern, Thomas H Shaffer, Marla R Wolfson: Fluorochemical liquid augmented cryosurgery. Temple University of the Commonwealth System of Higher Education, Seidel Gonda Lavorgna & Monaco PC, April 21, 1998: US05741248 (227 worldwide citation)

A method for cryogenic treatment of a lesion which includes the steps of delivering a fluorochemical liquid to the lesion, placing at least one cryoprobe into the lesion, and circulating cryogenic fluid through the cryoprobe, the cryogenic fluid causing an ice ball to form in a vicinity around the c ...


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Carl W Hennige, Edward C Driscoll Jr: Probe for medical imaging and therapy using ultrasound. Focal Surgery, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, February 20, 1996: US05492126 (221 worldwide citation)

A probe for inspecting and treating an internal organ of a patient. The probe includes a tube having a proximal end and a distal end. The tube has a flexible portion near the distal end. A head is coupled to the flexible portion at the distal end of the tube. The head includes a HIFU transducer. The ...


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Douglas L Packer, Richard A Robb: Method for producing high resolution real-time images, of structure and function during medical procedures. Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, Quarles & Brady, April 29, 2003: US06556695 (208 worldwide citation)

Images of a heart are acquired with a high resolution medical imaging system used to construct a dynamic high resolution 4D model. During a medical procedure such as endocardial physiology mapping and ablation, real-time images are produced by an ultrasonic transducer inserted into the heart. The hi ...