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Douglas L Packer, Richard A Robb: Method for producing high resolution real-time images, of structure and function during medical procedures. Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, Quarles & Brady, April 29, 2003: US06556695 (208 worldwide citation)

Images of a heart are acquired with a high resolution medical imaging system used to construct a dynamic high resolution 4D model. During a medical procedure such as endocardial physiology mapping and ablation, real-time images are produced by an ultrasonic transducer inserted into the heart. The hi ...


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Itzhak Shmarak, Gera Strommer, Uzi Eichler: Method and apparatus for invasive device tracking using organ timing signal generated from MPS sensors. MediGuide, Dykema Gossett PLLC, February 21, 2017: US09572519

Apparatus for generating an organ timing signal relating to an inspected organ within the body of a patient, including a medical positioning system, and a processor The medical positioning system includes at least one reference electromagnetic transducer placed at a reference location, at least one ...


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Eric S Olson: Method and apparatus for the cancellation of motion artifacts in medical interventional navigation. St Jude Medical Atrial Fibrillation Division, Dykema Gossett PLLC, April 4, 2017: US09610118

A method and apparatus for mapping a location of a point within the body is disclosed. A plurality of positional reference nodes are determined, each aligned on a first element. A second element is mapped with reference to the plurality of reference nodes to determine the relative location of a poin ...


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Eric S Olson, John A Hauck: Method and apparatus for encoding catheters with markers for identifying with imaging systems. St Jude Medical Atrial Fibrillation Division, Dykema Gossett PLLC, March 14, 2017: US09592100

An imaging system comprises an image acquisition device configured to image certain internal anatomic structures of a patient, and an interventional device, at least a portion of which is configured to be inserted into the body of a patient. The interventional device includes one or more markers dis ...


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METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR INVASIVE DEVICE TRACKING USING ORGAN TIMING SIGNAL GENERATED FROM MPS SENSORS. June 1, 2017: US20170151023-A1

Apparatus for generating an organ timing signal relating to an inspected organ within the body of a patient, including a medical positioning system, and a processor coupled with the medical positioning system, the medical positioning system including at least one reference electromagnetic transducer ...


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Method and apparatus for the cancellation of motion artifacts in medical interventional navigation. August 10, 2017: US20170224284-A1

A method and apparatus for mapping a location of a point within the body is disclosed. A plurality of positional reference nodes are determined, each aligned on a first element. A second element is mapped with reference to the plurality of reference nodes to determine the relative location of a poin ...