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Douglas Cassel: Automated syringe filling system for radiographic contrast agents and other injectable substances. Sereboff & Buyan, June 15, 1999: US05911252 (153 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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Charles Daniel Johnson, Amy Kiyo Hara, Judd Evon Reed: System for two dimensional and three dimensional imaging of tubular structures in the human body. Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, Faegre & Benson, April 6, 1999: US05891030 (152 worldwide citation)

A system, method, and article of manufacture for imaging tubular structures of the human body, such as the digestive tract of a living person, with a medical imaging device such as a computed tomography (CT) scanner and a computer workstation. The CT scanner is used to generate cross-sectional axial ...


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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 (151 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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Eric J Seibel: Medical imaging, diagnosis, and therapy using a scanning single optical fiber system. University of Washington, Ronald M Anderson, December 13, 2005: US06975898 (147 worldwide citation)

An integrated endoscopic image acquisition and therapeutic delivery system for use in minimally invasive medical procedures (MIMPs). The system uses directed and scanned optical illumination provided by a scanning optical fiber or light waveguide that is driven by a piezoelectric or other electromec ...


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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 (147 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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Harvey E Cline, Ronald D Watkins: Automatically positioned focussed energy system guided by medical imaging. General Electric Company, Lawrence P Zale, Marvin Snyder, June 18, 1996: US05526814 (146 worldwide citation)

An automatically positioned focussed energy transducer system facilitates medical procedures by allowing a physician to interactively view the position the focal point of a focussed energy transducer superimposed upon a medical image and computer generated model of internal structures of a patient. ...


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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 (145 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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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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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 (144 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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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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