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Douglas Cassel: Automated syringe filling system for radiographic contrast agents and other injectable substances. Sereboff & Buyan, June 15, 1999: US05911252 (151 worldwide citation)

A system and method for automated filling of one or more medical syringes with desired volume(s) and concentration(s) of an injectate solution, such as a contrast solution usable for medical imaging procedures (e.g., x-ray, MRI, ultrasound). The system may incorporate an automated syringe magazine w ...


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Elena Pavlovskaia, Oleg Mishin, Boris E Shpungin: System and method for image segmentation in generating computer models of a joint to undergo arthroplasty. OtisMed Corporation, Polsinelli Shughart PC, April 17, 2012: US08160345 (149 worldwide citation)

A custom arthroplasty guide and a method of manufacturing such a guide are disclosed herein. The guide manufactured includes a mating region configured to matingly receive a portion of a patient bone associated with an arthroplasty procedure for which the custom arthroplasty guide is to be employed. ...


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John L Groezinger: Method and system for remotely viewing and configuring output from a medical imaging device. Eastman Kodak Company, William F Noval, August 8, 2000: US06101407 (144 worldwide citation)

A method and system for remotely viewing and configuring output from a medical imager is described. A medical imager having an embedded web server generates an HTML document according to medical images received from various medical modalities. Imaging information is communicated in the HTML document ...


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John F Clauser: Ultrahigh resolution interferometric x-ray imaging. September 22, 1998: US05812629 (144 worldwide citation)

The Invention provides practical apparatus and methods for significant improvements to conventional radiography practice. It can image objects having negligible x-ray absorption contrast e.g. otherwise x-ray transparent low-Z artifacts such as human soft-tissue, by obtaining edge-enhanced contrast f ...


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Zachary S Spigelman, Richard H Theriault: Method of monitoring a location of an area of interest within a patient during a medical procedure. Biotrack, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, September 12, 2000: US06119033 (143 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for a medical imaging system are disclosed. The imaging system is particulary suited for surgical procedures performed with respect to a lesion in a breast, although application of the invention is not so limited. An image of a portion of a patient's anatomy can be displayed on ...


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Michael A Martinelli: Ultrasonic transducer. Intra Sonix, Schiller Pandiscio & Kusmer, March 26, 1991: US05002058 (143 worldwide citation)

A miniature transducer designed for use in a medical imaging system catheter probe is disclosed. The transducer has an electric cavity and coaxial construction for preventing electric fields from being emitted or received by the transducers. The construction of the transducer enables two to be mount ...


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Muriel D Ross, Ian Alexander Twombly, Steven O Senger: Method and apparatus for virtual interactive medical imaging by multiple remotely-located users. The United States of America represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Robert M Padilla, Carla M Wong, August 19, 2003: US06608628 (142 worldwide citation)

A virtual interactive imaging system allows the displaying of high-resolution, three-dimensional images of medical data to a user and allows the user to manipulate the images, including rotation of images in any of various axes. The system includes a mesh component that generates a mesh to represent ...


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Shih Ping Wang, Shengtz Lin, Siqing Zhang, Donald Chin, Karen D Maroc: Guide and position monitor for invasive medical instrument. U Systems, Cooper & Dunham, February 24, 2004: US06695786 (142 worldwide citation)

An instrument guide is described for mounting an invasive instrument such as a biopsy needle to an imaging probe, controlling its position, monitoring its position, and/or predictively displaying its position on a user display of the medical imaging system. A plurality of substantially rigid segment ...


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Kambiz Dowlatshahi: Apparatus for interstitial laser therapy having an improved temperature sensor for tissue being treated. McCaleb Lucas & Brugman, June 29, 1993: US05222953 (141 worldwide citation)

Improved apparatus for carrying out minimally invasive interstitial laser hyperthermia to induce coagulation necrosis in tissue masses located deeply within the body of a subject. Among examples are malignant tumors in the liver or breast. Low power laser radiation is introduced through an optical f ...


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Ming Li: System and method for 3-D medical imaging using 2-D scan data. Siemens Medical Systems, Jeffrey Slusher, December 10, 1996: US05582173 (141 worldwide citation)

A region of tissue is scanned as a series of 2-D frames. The correlation of substantially homogeneous speckle regions in the frames is determined and is compared with a precalibrated speckle correlation-versus-distance function to give an estimate of the distance between the frames. In some applicat ...



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