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Fred H Burbank, Paul Lubock, Michael L Jones, Richard L Quick, Frank Louw, Stephen A De Santis: Tissue site markers for in VIVO imaging. SenoRx, Edward J Lynch, Duane Morris, April 20, 2004: US06725083 (114 worldwide citation)

The invention is directed biopsy site markers and methods of marking a biopsy site, so that the location of the biopsy cavity is readily visible by conventional imaging methods, particularly by ultrasonic imaging. The biopsy site markers of the invention have high ultrasound reflectivity, presenting ...


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Geoffrey R Lockwood, Christine E Morton: Ultrasound transducer array. Queen s University at Kingston, Stephen J Scribner, Carol Miernicki Steeg, December 13, 2005: US06974417 (114 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to an ultrasonic transducer array for non-destructive imaging and inspection of materials, suitable for applications such as bio-medical imaging. According to the invention, the transducer has at least one electrode comprising an array of electrode elements, wherein the elemen ...


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Carl J Ryals, Stanley H Wong, Edward M Goldberg, Robert C Hudson: Method and apparatus for displaying data in a medical imaging system. ADAC Laboratories, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, September 8, 1998: US05803914 (113 worldwide citation)

A system for acquisition, processing and display of gated SPECT imaging data for use in diagnosing Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) in nuclear medicine. The present invention provides a physician with two parameters for evaluating CAD: information relating to the distribution of blood flow within the m ...


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Evan C Unger, Yunqiu Wu: Methods of imaging and treatment with targeted compositions. Bristol Myers Squibb Medical Imaging, Woodcock Washburn, February 18, 2003: US06521211 (112 worldwide citation)

Novel ultrasound methods comprising administering to a patient a targeted vesicle composition which comprises vesicles comprising a lipid, protein or polymer, encapsulating a gas, in combination with a targeting ligand, and scanning the patient using ultrasound. The scanning may comprise exposing th ...


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Michael A Martinelli: Method of making a transducer. Intra Sonix, Schiller Pandiscio & Kusmer, December 18, 1990: US04977655 (111 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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Reuven Levinson: Processing images for removal of artifacts. Eliav Medical Imaging Systems, Benjamin J Barish, October 27, 1998: US05828725 (109 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for processing images received on an image sensor of rectangular configuration bounded by four outer edges and including a plurality of pixel elements arranged in a rectangular matrix includes the following operations: A. locating an initial rectangular-matrix region consistin ...


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John R Liebig, Steven M Jones, Xiaohan Wang: Coregistration of multi-modality data in a medical imaging system. ADAC Laboratories, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, September 30, 1997: US05672877 (105 worldwide citation)

A method of coregistering medical image data of different modalities is provided. In the method, an emission scan of an object is performed using a nuclear medicine imaging system to acquire single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) image data. A transmission scan of the object is performed ...


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Arnold Schoolman: Stereoscopically displayed three dimensional medical imaging. Schoolman Scientific, Litman McMahon and Brown, February 20, 1996: US05493595 (101 worldwide citation)

A stereoscopically displayed three dimensional medical imaging system derives image data from a tomographic imaging apparatus and reconstructs the image data into a three dimensional model and displays right and left stereoscopic three dimensional image components of the model on corresponding right ...


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Adrian Parvulescu, Robert P Ellis: Medical image processing system. Sony Corporation, Sony Electronics, Jerry A Miller, Miller Patent Services, January 13, 2004: US06678764 (101 worldwide citation)

A medical image archiving system and method. A medical image archiving system receives analog NTSC or PAL video from a medical imaging device and converts it to a digital format for storage. The storage can be via local hard disc drive, or CD writer, or other optical storage medium, or via Local or ...


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Fred H Burbank, Paul Lubock, Michael L Jones, Richard L Quick, Frank Louw, Stephen A De Santis: Tissue site markers for in vivo imaging. SenoRx, Edward J Lynch, Duane Morris, May 16, 2006: US07047063 (100 worldwide citation)

The invention is directed biopsy site markers and methods of marking a biopsy site, so that the location of the biopsy cavity is readily visible by conventional imaging methods, particularly by ultrasonic imaging. The biopsy site markers of the invention have high ultrasound reflectivity, presenting ...



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