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William J Besz, Donald P Chorley, Robert A Walker: Medical instrument location means. Micronix, Townsend and Townsend, March 31, 1992: US05099845 (309 worldwide citation)

An instrument location determining device which has a radiating element forming part of the instrument to be inserted into an object. The element radiates a signal and the signal is detected by at least one receiving element. A signal energy level measurement device is coupled to the receiving eleme ...


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Besz William John, Chorley Donald Philip, Walker Robert Anthony: Medical instrument location means.. Micronix, November 28, 1990: EP0399536-A1 (72 worldwide citation)

An instrument location determining apparatus for catheters (40) and other like instruments being inserted into a human or animal body (42) comprises a radiating element (41) incorporated within said instrument. A signal energy detector means with at least one receiving element (44) receives the radi ...


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Eddie K Burnside, Kelly B Powers, Shayne Messerly, Jiaye Z Jho, Bret Hamatake: Insertion guidance system for needles and medical components. C R Bard, Rutan & Tucker, January 31, 2017: US09554716 (9 worldwide citation)

A guidance system for assisting with the insertion of a needle or other medical component into the body of a patient is disclosed. The guidance system utilizes ultrasound imaging or other suitable imaging technology. In one embodiment, the guidance system comprises an imaging device including a prob ...


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Jeremy B Cox: Stylets for use with apparatus for intravascular placement of a catheter. C R Bard, Rutan & Tucker, May 2, 2017: US09636031 (6 worldwide citation)

An integrated catheter placement system for accurately placing a catheter within a patient's vasculature is disclosed. In one embodiment, the integrated system comprises a system console, a tip location sensor for temporary placement on the patient's chest, and an ultrasound probe. The tip location ...


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Shayne Messerly, Jeremy B Cox, Anthony K Misener, Catherine C Breiter, Ryan R Lemon, Christian W Crook, Matthew W Bown, Eddie K Burnside, Kelly J Christian, Amir Orome, Jason R Stats: Integrated system for intravascular placement of a catheter. C R Bard, Rutan & Tucker, June 20, 2017: US09681823 (5 worldwide citation)

An integrated catheter placement system for accurately placing a catheter within a patient's vasculature is disclosed. In one embodiment, the integrated system comprises a system console, a tip location sensor for temporary placement on the patient's chest, and an ultrasound probe. The tip location ...


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Jeremy B Cox, Anthony K Misener, Catherine C Breiter, Eddie K Burnside, Jason R Stats: Systems and methods for breaching a sterile field for intravascular placement of a catheter. C R Bard, Rutan & Tucker, May 16, 2017: US09649048 (5 worldwide citation)

An integrated catheter placement system for accurately placing a catheter within a patient's vasculature is disclosed. In one embodiment, the integrated system comprises a system console, a tip location sensor for temporary placement on the patient's chest, and an ultrasound probe. The tip location ...


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Jeremy B Cox, Christian W Crook: Apparatus and display methods relating to intravascular placement of a catheter. C R Bard, Rutan & Tucker, January 24, 2017: US09549685 (1 worldwide citation)

An integrated catheter placement system for accurately placing a catheter within a patient's vasculature is disclosed. In one embodiment, the integrated system comprises a system console, a tip location sensor for temporary placement on the patient's chest, and an ultrasound probe. The tip location ...


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Donald Philip Chorley, Robert Anthony Walker, William John Besz: Medical instrument location means. Micronix, LU LIYING, February 20, 1991: CN90103075

An instrument location determining device which has a radiating element forming part of the instrument to be inserted into an object. The element radiates a signal and the signal is detected by at least one receiving element. A signal energy level measurement device is coupled to the receiving eleme ...


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Apparatus for Use With Needle Insertion Guidance System. January 26, 2017: US20170020561-A1

A guidance system for assisting with the insertion of a needle into a patient body is disclosed. The guidance system utilizes ultrasound imaging or other suitable imaging technology. In one embodiment, the guidance system comprises an imaging device including a probe for producing an image of an int ...


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Systems and Methods for Guiding a Medical Instrument. March 23, 2017: US20170079548-A1

A virtual tracking system for a virtual medical device. The virtual medical device may include a tangible proximal portion that at least temporarily has a magnetic element attached thereto. The system includes a tracking circuit configured to track movement of the virtual medical device and a displa ...