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Lev T Perelman, Jun Wu, Yang Wang, Ramachandra Rac Dasari, Irving Itzkan, Michael S Feld: Optical imaging using time gated scattered light. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Bowditch & Dewey, November 20, 2001: US06321111 (65 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to the use of time gated scattered light, for determining the location and composition of material within various organs of the human body. The systems and methods of the present invention provide for medical imaging in three dimensions of internal body structures for d ...


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Otto Z Zhou, Jianping Lu, Qi Qiu: Large-area individually addressable multi-beam x-ray system and method of forming same. The University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis L, April 5, 2005: US06876724 (65 worldwide citation)

A structure to generate x-rays has a plurality of stationary and individually electrically addressable field emissive electron sources with a substrate composed of a field emissive material, such as carbon nanotubes. Electrically switching the field emissive electron sources at a predetermined frequ ...


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Arie E Kaufman, Hanspeter Pfister: Apparatus and method for real-time volume visualization. The Research Foundation of State University of New York, Hoffmann & Baron, January 14, 1997: US05594842 (65 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for providing real-time processing of voxels and real-time volume visualization of objects and scenes in a highly parallel and pipelined manner using a three dimensional (3-D) skewed memory, a modular fast bus, two dimensional (2-D) skewed buffers, 3-D interpolation and shadin ...


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Jason D Meridew, John R White, Robert Metzger: Patient-specific tools and implants. Biomet Manufacturing, Harness Dickey, September 17, 2013: US08535387 (64 worldwide citation)

A method for preparing a femoral neck for receiving a neck implant includes obtaining image data of a proximal femoral bone and femoral neck of a patient by a medical imaging method and constructing a three-dimensional image model of the proximal femoral bone and neck of the patient using the image ...


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Peter J Wilk: Medical imaging device and associated method including flexible display. R Neil Sudol, Henry D Coleman, August 22, 2000: US06106463 (64 worldwide citation)

A medical imaging device includes one or more planar substrates, one or more flat video screens provided on the substrates, a flexible bag connected to the substrates, and a scanner operatively connected to the video screens for providing video signals thereto. The bag is disposed on a side of the s ...


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Charles Lucian Dumoulin, Kenneth William Rohling, Ronald Dean Watkins, Randy Otto John Giaquinto: Patient electrical isolation system. General Electrical Company, Lawrence P Zale, Marvin Snyder, September 15, 1998: US05807253 (64 worldwide citation)

A patient isolation device is used as a safety device to provide electrical insulation between medical electronic equipment and portions of the equipment which come in contact with the patient. In one implementation of the patient isolation device, an RF coil is incorporated in a catheter connected ...


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Randall L Barbour, Jack Lubowsky, Raphael Aronson: Method of imaging a random medium. The Research Foundation of State University of New York, Morgan & Finnegan, August 11, 1992: US05137355 (64 worldwide citation)

A non-invasive medical imaging technique capable of evaluating, in situ, the oxygenation state of body tissues (e.g., by measuring the spectral properties of heme proteins) is described. The technique is based on the measurement of scattered radiation in the near-infrared region (NIR), where signifi ...


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Brian Storrie, Maria Tarrago Trani, Sam English: B/B-like fragment targeting for the purposes of photodynamic therapy and medical imaging. Virginia Tech Intellectual Properties, Whitham Curtis & Christofferson P C, October 7, 2003: US06631283 (64 worldwide citation)

The invention provides compositions and methods for use in delivering a substance of interest to a targeted cell. The substance of interest is associated with a targeting fragment of a toxin molecule or a lectin that specifically binds to a cell surface receptor, such as the B subunit of an A/B type ...


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Warren Edwards, Christian Deforge, Yongmin Kim: Ultrasound imaging with real time 3D image reconstruction and visualization. University of Washington, Steven P Koda, August 4, 1998: US05787889 (62 worldwide citation)

A 3D image is generated in real-time on an ultrasound medical imaging system which performs acquisition, volume reconstruction, and image visualization tasks using multiple processors. The acquisition task includes deriving position and orientation indicators for each gathered image frame. Volume re ...


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Michael David Bentley, Xuan Zhao: Hydrogels derived from chitosan and poly(ethylene glycol) or related polymers. Shearwater Corporation, Alston & Bird, August 5, 2003: US06602952 (61 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a polymeric structure comprising a multifunctional poly(alkylene oxide), such as a poly(ethylene glycol) derivative, covalently cross-linked to a polymer selected from the group consisting of chitosan and conjugates of chitosan and a monofunctional poly(alkylene oxide), such a ...