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Linda Jean Holmberg: High-resolution, three-dimensional whole body ultrasound imaging system. Edward P Black, October 24, 2000: US06135960 (59 worldwide citation)

This invention incorporates the techniques of geophysical technology into medical imaging. Ultrasound waves are generated from multiple, simultaneous sources tuned for maximum penetration, resolution, and image quality. Digitally recorded reflections from throughout the body are combined into a file ...


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William C Mortimore, Dwight A Simon, Michael J Gray: Computer based multimedia medical database management system and user interface. Merge Technologies, Michael A Lechter, James H Phillips, April 14, 1998: US05740428 (59 worldwide citation)

A computer database for medical imaging stores and manipulates multimedia data from various sources and reduces misidentification of data. A unique identifier is generated and linked to each data object, preferably at the time the image is generated. A graphical representation of the identifier is i ...


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Neville Hogan, Hermano Igo Krebs: System and method for medical imaging utilizing a robotic device, and robotic device for use in medical imaging. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt P C, August 18, 1998: US05794621 (58 worldwide citation)

A robotic device for use in conjunction with an imaging system and an imaging method is provided. The robotic device can provide mechanical measurements within the imaging system, and can also control the mechanical environment within the imaging system. An end effector of the robotic device engages ...


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William C Mortimore, Dwight A Simon, Michael J Gray: Computer based multimedia medical database management system and user interface. Merge Technologies, Michael A Lechter, James H Squire Sanders & Dempsey L Phillips, September 7, 1999: US05950207 (58 worldwide citation)

A computer database for medical imaging stores and manipulates multimedia data from various sources and reduces misidentification of data. A unique identifier is generated and linked to each data object, preferably at the time the image is generated. A graphical representation of the identifier is i ...


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Harvey E Cline, Ronald D Watkins: Manually positioned focussed energy system guided by medical imaging. General Electric Company, Lawrence P Zale, Marvin Snyder, November 29, 1994: US05368032 (58 worldwide citation)

A manually positioned focussed energy transducer system facilitates medical procedures by allowing a physician to manually position the focal point of the focussed energy transducer to a selected tissue. The focal point of the focussed energy transducer is the location which tissue is destroyed when ...


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Emre Toker: Digital imaging apparatus. Fischer Imaging Corporation, Sheridan Ross & McIntosh, November 15, 1994: US05365562 (58 worldwide citation)

A medical imaging system (10) which is readily adaptable to suit specific imaging conditions is disclosed. The system comprises an imaging signal source (12) for transmitting a first imaging signal (13) through a patient's body, a signal detector unit (26) for receiving the first signal (13) and tra ...


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John Galando, John K Grady, Joseph Giamona: Motorized support for imaging means. October 17, 2000: US06131690 (57 worldwide citation)

A mobile motorized base, cart, or carriage apparatus for moving medical imaging equipment about a portion of a body of a patient. The apparatus includes a lower chassis and an upper chassis. The upper chassis can be moved in a selective and controlled manner between a retracted and extended position ...


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Paul Joseph Chang, Carlos A Bentancourt: Methods and apparatus for dynamic transfer of image data. University of Pittsburgh of the Commonwealth System of Higher Education, Stattler Johansen & Adeli, March 23, 2004: US06711297 (57 worldwide citation)

A dynamic transfer syntax efficiently transfers data, including large data images, from a server to at least one client. Source data is transformed into a hierarchical representation. The hierarchical representation, consisting of essentially non-redundant data, is a plurality of levels of transform ...


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Jasjit S Suri: Temporal and spatial correction for perfusion quantification system. Koninklijke Philips Electronics, Fay Sharpe Fagan Minnich & McKee, April 6, 2004: US06718055 (57 worldwide citation)

A medical imaging system includes an imaging device for producing temporally spaced image representations, a memory for storing the image representations, and a processor. The processor aligns the image representations by iteratively deriving a transform between progressively smaller sub-sets of pix ...


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Jasbir S Sra: Catheter apparatus for treatment of heart arrhythmia. Medtronic, Jansson Shupe & Munger, December 25, 2007: US07311705 (56 worldwide citation)

A catheter apparatus is provided for use in the treatment of heart arrhythmia having a catheter shaft, a mapping and ablation catheter disposed within the shaft, and a control mechanism coupled to both the shaft and catheter. The catheter shaft includes a main body and a coaxial tip section joined t ...