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Arnold Schoolman: Stereoscopically displayed three dimensional medical imaging. Schoolman Scientific, Litman McMahon and Brown, February 20, 1996: US05493595 (104 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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Walter J Schrenk: All-polymeric ultraviolet light reflecting film. The Dow Chemical Compny, July 30, 1996: US05540978 (104 worldwide citation)

An all-polymeric ultraviolet light reflective film which is lower in cost than previously used reflector materials, is weather resistant, and which does not absorb significant amounts of solar ultraviolet energy is provided. The film includes a sufficient number of alternating layers of at least fir ...


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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 (103 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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Christopher J Hanna, Timothy J O Connor: Intelligent medical image management system. Teramedica, Quarles & Brady, September 1, 2009: US07583861 (102 worldwide citation)

An image management system connects to a health care enterprise intranet and receives images from medical imaging devices located throughout the enterprise. The image management system also receives images, patient information and administrative information from PAC, RIS and HIS systems. The images ...


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Vomlehn John Christian, Khanuja Harpal Singh, Carl Allen Lawrence: Real-time image-guided placement of anchor devices. Gen Electric, April 14, 1999: EP0908146-A2 (102 worldwide citation)

A real-time Positioning system monitors and displays a real-time position and orientation (pose) of a Surgical device (25) relative to reference device (27) and internal structures of a subject during a medical procedure. Tracking targets (28) are affixed to a surgical device (25) and a reference de ...


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Darin R Okerlund, Hui David He, Jerome Knoplioch, Jasbir S Sra, Mark E Woodford: Method, system and computer product for cardiac interventional procedure planning. GE Medical Systems Global Technology Company, Jasbir S Sra, Cantor Colburn, October 23, 2007: US07286866 (101 worldwide citation)

A method of creating 3D models to be used for cardiac interventional procedure planning. Acquisition data is obtained from a medical imaging system and cardiac image data is created in response to the acquisition data. A 3D model is created in response to the cardiac image data and three anatomical ...


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Winnie C Durbin, John L Schmidt, David Precord, Michael Minogue, Geoffrey Christanday, Esmeraldo Davantes, Bobby Keen: Method and system to grant access to software options resident on a medical imaging device. GE Medical Technology Services, Ziolkowski Patent Solutions Group SC, Michael A Della Penna, Carl B Horton, May 15, 2007: US07219222 (100 worldwide citation)

A system and method are provided that remotely grants limited access and permits use of resident software options in accordance with terms consistent with an access grant. The invention includes receiving an access request from a user to access a software option resident in memory of a device, deter ...


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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 (100 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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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 (100 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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William J Duncan: Semi-anthropomorphic biliary/renal training phantom for medical imaging and lithotripsy training. Dornier Medical Systems, Jones Askew & Lunsford, October 8, 1991: US05055051 (99 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for training physicians and technicians to locate stones found in simulated human body organs, principally simulated biliary and renal calculi, and then actually fragment these calculi using ESWL. A reusable semi-anthropomorphic phantom comprises an opaque liver tissue-equiva ...