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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 (97 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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Francis M Creighton IV, Andrew F Hall, Roger N Hastings, Rogers C Ritter: Efficient magnet system for magnetically-assisted surgery. Stereotaxis, Harness Dickey & Pierce, December 11, 2001: US06330467 (95 worldwide citation)

A system for magnetically assisted surgery includes a magnetic support structure, a patient support structure and a magnet having at least four poles attached to the magnetic support structure so that the magnet provides a near-field magnetic field in an operating region of a patient supported by th ...


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Frederick W George III, Wolfgang F Kraske: Medical imaging system for displaying, manipulating and analyzing three-dimensional images. Integrated Medical Systems, Stetina Brunda Garred & Brucker, January 16, 2001: US06175655 (94 worldwide citation)

A method and device for generating, displaying and manipulating three-dimensional images for medical applications is provided. The method creates a three-dimensional images from MRI or other similar medical imaging equipment. The medical imaging system allows a user to view the three-dimensional mod ...


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Arnold Schoolman: Stereoscopically displayed three dimensional medical imaging. Schoolman Scientific, Litman McMahon and Brown, February 20, 1996: US05493595 (94 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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Arkady Glukhovsky, Gavriel Meron, Gavriel J Iddan: Device and method for dark current noise temperature sensing in an imaging device. Given Imaging, Eitan Pearl Latzer & Cohen Zedek, August 19, 2003: US06607301 (94 worldwide citation)

A device, method and system for sensing the temperature of an environment. An image sensor may be introduced into an environment having an image sensing module. The dark current noise of the image sensor may be sensed, and the temperature of the image sensor (and environment) calculated. Such a devi ...


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Gary G Liversidge, Eugene R Cooper, J Michael Shaw, Gregory L McIntire: X-ray contrast compositions useful in medical imaging. Sterling Winthrop, William J Davis, June 7, 1994: US05318767 (93 worldwide citation)

An X-ray contrast composition comprising particles consisting essentially of a non-radioactive crystalline organic x-ray contrast agent having a surface modifier adsorbed on the surface thereof in an amount sufficient to maintain an effective average particle size of less than 400 nm, and a pharmace ...


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Robert Bleidt, Danny Chin, James Timothy Christopher Kaba: System for supplying streams of data to multiple users by distributing a data stream to multiple processors and enabling each user to manipulate supplied data stream. David Sarnoff Research Center, William J Burke, September 23, 1997: US05671377 (93 worldwide citation)

A multiple user data storage, retrieval and distribution system containing a parallel processing computer system that forms a digital information server. The server contains a plurality of parallel processors each connected to a information storage device. The user data is stored in a distributed ma ...


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Oscar Khutoryansky, Dennis Bleser, Allan Kojro, Thomas Simak, Thomas Rosevear: Universal radiographic/fluoroscopic digital room. Continental X Ray Corporation, Laff Whiteself Conte & Saret, June 3, 1997: US05636259 (92 worldwide citation)

A universal radiographic/fluoroscopic "room" is constructed according to the present invention by combining a versatile group of X-ray examination system components, electrical and mechanical drive components, and sensing components, under the supervision of a flexible control system, to form a univ ...


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Vomlehn John Christian, Vosburgh Kirby Gannett, Carl Allen Lawrence: Computer-constructed surgical guide. Gen Electric, April 14, 1999: EP0908836-A2 (92 worldwide citation)

A system for constructing a reference structure intended to fit flush against an anchor site of a subject is used to anchor and guide medical equipment, or used for accurate placement of fasteners into the anchor site. The present invention employs a medical imaging device (11) which acquires data o ...


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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 (91 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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