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US20140107469 Dynamic MR Imaging of Patients with Breast Cancer -- Establishment and Comparison of Different Analytical Methods for Tissue Perfusion and Capillary Permeability  
The present invention encompasses methods, apparatus, and computer based systems for identifying benign and malignant tumors in tissues such as soft tissues and particularly breast tissue using...
US20140039300 Dynamic MR Imaging of Patients with Breast Cancer - Establishment and Comparison of Different Analytical Methods for Tissue Perfusion and Capillary Permeability  
The present invention encompasses methods, apparatus, and computer based systems for identifying benign and malignant tumors in tissues such as soft tissues and particularly breast tissue using...
US20100168554 Evaluating Cardiac Function With Dynamic Imaging Techniques and Contrast Media  
Methods suitable for use in diagnostic imaging or to generate a central circulatory turnover (CCT) index for an evaluation of cardiac function of a patient are provided. The resultant CCT index...
US20130289388 POST-BIOPSY CAVITY TREATMENT IMPLANTS AND METHODS  
An embodiment of a post-biopsy cavity treatment implant includes a first portion including a first porous matrix defining a first controlled pore architecture or crosslinking density, and a second...
US20120179028 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DETERMINING BLOOD-BRAIN BARRIER PERMEABILITY TO WATER  
A method is provided for measuring a permeability of a subject's blood-brain barrier to water. The method includes acquiring, with an magnetic resonance imaging (“MRI”) system, a first T1 map of...
US20130084246 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR QUANTITATIVE RENAL ASSESSMENT  
Method and system embodiments of the present invention employ computational analysis tools running on one or more computer systems to quantitatively analyze MRI data from patients in order to both...
US20120219507 METHOD OF DETERMINING METABOLIC FUNCTION  
The present invention provides a novel lactate difference imaging (LDI) technique, allowing assessment of the metabolic responses of tissue over a period of time. This approach utilises lactate...
US20140303487 Magnetic Resonance Based Method for Assessing Alzheimer's Disease and Related Pathologies  
The disclosed invention is a method for detecting indications of the presence of Alzheimer's disease (AD) and related dementia-inducing, motor-control-related pathologies, and other diseases in...
US20100298694 STROKE RISK ASSESSMENT  
Certain embodiments provide a method of assessing a risk of thromboembolic stroke in a patient. The method comprises acquiring image data and determining an indicator of a degree of fibrosis of a...
US20110021904 DYNAMIC PLANNING TOOL FOR USE IN CONTRAST-ENHANCED DYNAMIC SCAN IN MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING  
The timing scheme of a dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI scan of the breast is critical for any subsequent analysis or CAD. This invention proposes a planning device configured to calculate the timing...
US20130079626 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR AUTOMATED DYNAMIC CONTRAST ENHANCEMENT IMAGING  
Embodiments disclosed herein provide systems and methods for automating the acquisition and analysis of contrast enhancement images. Model-free discrimination methods are provided in which...
US20120123247 Systems And Methods For Measuring And Modeling In Vivo Manganese Ion Transport In A Subject  
Described herein are systems and methods for quantitatively measuring manganese ion efflux in a subject. In general, the systems and methods compare imaging data from a subject taken over specific...
US20150141805 MARKER DELIVERY DEVICE WITH RELEASABLE PLUG  
A marker delivery device includes an elongated delivery cannula which has a distal end section, an inner lumen and a discharge opening in the distal end section in communication with the inner...
US20140206984 PERICARDIAL SPACE IMAGING FOR CARDIAC SUPPORT DEVICE IMPLANTATION  
A method for implanting a cardiac support device (CSD) on a patient's heart. An amount of contrast agent sufficient to cause structures on the heart to be visible upon fluoroscopic or other...
US20140058249 METHOD AND APPARATUS USING MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING FOR CANCER IDENTIFICATION  
Embodiments provide a Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) technique and optionally software—collectively referred to as the “shutter-speed” model—to analyze image data of cancer patients. Embodiments...
US20150099964 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DIFFERENTIATION OF NORMAL MYOCARDIUM FROM DIFFUSE DISEASE USING T1 MAPPING IN NON-ISCHEMIC CARDIOMYOPATHIES AND OTHERS  
A method for differentiation of normal myocardium from diffuse disease using T mapping includes acquiring one or more images of a patient by an imaging apparatus, generating a T1 map from the one...
US20110237932 Method of Operation for a Magnetic Resonance Imaging Suite  
A method of operation for a magnetic resonance imaging suite. A power supply of magnetic resonance injector system receives electrical power from an AC power outlet, both of which are located...
US20110282185 Gasket for Pre-Filled Syringe and Pre-Filled Syringe  
The present invention relates to a gasket (7) for a pre-filled syringe 1 into which liquid (3) is charged, wherein a peripheral side surface of the gasket (7 a) that is in contact with an inner...
US20140350382 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR ADMINISTERING CONTRAST MEDIUM DURING MAGNETIC RESONANCE TOMOGRAPHY, MAGNETIC RESONANCE TOMOGRAPHY SYSTEM AND USE OF THE APPARATUS  
An apparatus and a method are specified for administering a gentle contrast medium during magnetic resonance tomography. The apparatus comprises means for injection of blood into the patient as...
US20150164368 METHOD TO EVALUATE PATIENTS FOR THORACIC OUTLET SYNDROME  
Methods to obtain three-dimensional models and images for diagnosis of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome are described.
US20130225979 COLON SCREENING BY USING MAGNETIC PARTICLE IMAGING  
The present invention relates to a method for colon screening by using Magnetic Particle Imaging comprising the steps of: (a) generating an imaging magnetic field with a spatial distribution of...
US20140187911 TISSUE MARKER FOR MULTIMODALITY RADIOGRAPHIC IMAGING  
An implantable tissue marker incorporates a contrast agent scaled within a chamber in a container formed from a solid material. The contrast agent is selected to produce a change, such as an...
US20110190623 THERMALLY-ACTIVATABLE LIPOSOME COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR IMAGING, DIAGNOSIS AND THERAPY  
Disclosed are thermally-activatable liposomal compositions and methods for their use in the formulation and administration of therapeutic, prophylactic, and diagnostic agents. The disclosed...
US20110046455 METHODS AND DEVICES FOR EXAMINING A PARTICULAR TISSUE VOLUME IN A BODY, AND A METHOD AND A DEVICE FOR SEGMENTING THE PARTICULAR TISSUE VOLUME  
A tip of an elongate device is navigated into a particular tissue volume in order to examine the particular tissue volume in a body and part of the tissue volume is analyzed in real-time by way of...
US20110257514 IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD FOR ESTIMATING A BRAIN SHIFT IN A PATIENT  
The disclosure relates to an image processing method for estimating a brain shift in a patient, the method involving: the processing of a three-dimensional image of the brain of a patient,...
US20110224533 Element That Can Be Fixed In A Blood Vessel And Is Provided With Biomarkers  
An element is disclosed that can be fixed in a blood vessel of a living being has a base body to which a first substance and/or a second substance is/are applied at least in parts. In at least one...
US20140066752 Methods and Systems for Using Therapeutic, Diagnostic or Prophylactic Magnetic Agents  
Systems and methods are disclosed for directing magnetizable particles comprising therapeutic agents to a target volume, or for guiding magnetizable particles comprising therapeutic agents from a...
US20150231269 DELIVERY OF THERAPEUTIC COMPOUNDS WITH IRON OXIDE NANOPARTICLES  
The present invention relates to the field of drug delivery, in particular the delivery of unmodified cargo molecules (such as doxorubicin and Taxol®) using iron oxide nanoparticles as therapeutic...
US20150173848 IMAGING FIDUCIAL MARKERS AND METHODS  
An implantable tissue marker incorporates a contrast agent sealed within a chamber in a container formed from a solid material. The contrast agent is selected to produce a change, such as an...
US20110105892 PHYSIOLOGICAL PHARMACOKINETIC ANALYSIS FOR COMBINED MOLECULAR MRI AND DYNAMIC PET IMAGING  
Magnetic resonance (MR) imaging typically has excellent spatial resolution, but relatively poor temporal resolution. In contrast, positron emission tomography (PET) typically has excellent...
US20130267828 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR NONINVASIVE QUANTITATIVE DETECTION OF FIBROSIS IN THE HEART  
Embodiments provide a noninvasive quantitative method for detecting extent and/or types of fibrosis in the heart. In embodiments, information pertaining to the extent and/or types of fibrosis may...
US20150238685 Method and System for Enhanced Imaging Visualization of Deep Brain Anatomy Using Infusion  
Provided is a method and system for delivering a diagnostic agent to a site in the brain of a subject for imaging at least a portion of the brain site on a medical imaging system. The method and...
US20110098558 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR USE OF NANOPARTICLES IN IMAGING AND DIAGNOSIS  
A method for diagnosing certain types of cancers provides a nanoparticle agent to be uptaken by cancer cells for diagnosis and treatment of certain cancers. A compound containing nanoparticles is...
US20150165070 MAGNETIC NANOPARTICLES DISPERSION, ITS PREPARATION AND DIAGNOSTIC AND THERAPEUTIC USE  
The present invention relates to magnetic particle dispersions comprising coated monocrystalline and/or polycrystalline single nanoparticles of iron oxides and nano-particulate aggregates...
US20100179415 MODEL-BASED DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS OF DEMENTIA AND INTERACTIVE SETTING OF LEVEL OF SIGNIFICANCE  
When detecting and classifying hypo-metabolic regions in the brain to facilitate dementia diagnosis, a patient's brain scan image, generated using an FDG-PET scan, is compared to a plurality of...
US20110009735 CARDIAC DIAGNOSTICS USING WALL MOTION AND PERFUSION CARDIAC MRI IMAGING AND SYSTEMS FOR CARDIAC DIAGNOSTICS  
Cardiac information of a patient is displayed by obtaining a plurality of MRI cine loops of the heart of the patient at a plurality of heart rates, the plurality of cine loops including both wall...
US20130046171 DEVICE AND METHOD FOR ACCESSING AND TREATING DUCTS OF MAMMARY GLANDS  
This application relates to a device for the local delivery of a substance to a mammary duct by ductal cannulation via an orifice on a nipple, wherein the substance may any substance or...
US20150133768 USE OF NON-METALLIC CEST AGENTS FOR MRI MONITORING OF NANOPARTICLE DELIVERY  
The present invention includes drug-loaded, polymer nanoparticles and liposomes further incorporating a non-paramagnetic, bioorganic CEST agent. The CEST agent allows for an alternative approach...
US20130317350 USE OF MAGNETIC VORTEX CORES IN MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING AND TUMOR TREATMENT  
Disclosed are a method for enhancing contrast of magnetic resonance imaging and a method for treating tumor.
US20140275969 FUNCTIONAL BROWN ADIPOSE TISSUE IMAGING TECHNIQUE  
Disclosed embodiments for assessing brown adipose tissue use imaging of metabolic contrast agents. For example, activated brown adipose tissue may be assessed by evaluating a difference in...
US20120089010 HYPERPOLARIZED CONTRAST AGENT DISPENSER FOR MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAING  
A dispenser (132), a magnetic resonance imaging system (100), and a method for using hyperpolarized contrast agent (304) during a magnetic resonance imaging examination. The dispenser comprises an...
US20080242974 METHOD AND APPARATUS TO HYPERPOLARIZE MATERIALS FOR ENHANCED MR TECHNIQUES  
A system for polarizing a material to be used in techniques employing magnetic resonance (MR) is provided. The polarizer system includes a cooling chamber having a cryogenic refrigerant therein...
US20140228674 System and Method for Temporal Fidelity Enhanced Medical Imaging Using Temporal Deconvolution  
A method for increasing the temporal fidelity, increasing the temporal sampling density, and/or reducing the temporal noise of a series of image frames obtained with a medical imaging system is...
US20150065858 CORE-SATELLITE NANOCOMPOSITES FOR MRI AND PHOTOTHERMAL THERAPY  
The present invention provides methods, compositions, systems, and kits comprising core-satellite nanocomposites useful for photothermal and/or MRI applications (e.g., tumor treatment and/or...
US20120157824 MRI AND OPTICAL ASSAYS FOR PROTEASES  
The present invention provides multifunctional nanoplatforms for assessing the activity of a protease in vivo or in vitro, along with methods of imaging and detecting the presence of cancerous or...
US20110251481 Piezoelectrically-Driven Power Injector  
A syringe plunger drive assembly (132) for advancing a syringe plunger (90a/b) in at least one direction (e.g., to deliver fluid). In one embodiment, this syringe plunger drive assembly (132) may...
US20070168016 Magnetic resonance-compatible medical implant  
The invention relates to a medical implant or instrument, particularly a vascular endoprosthesis (stent), comprising a deformable structural part. In order to provide an implant of this type that...
US20150119698 Compositions Comprising Near-Infrared Fluorescent Particles And Uses Thereof For Imaging Activated Immune Cells In the CNS  
Pharmaceutical composition including nanoparticles configured for enhanced phagocytosis by phagocytic cells and labeled with a near-infrared (NIR) fluorescent probe bound to the outer surface...
US20140142417 System and Method for Assessing Susceptibility of Tissue Using Magnetic Resonance Imaging  
A system and method for assessing magnetic susceptibility of tissue of a subject using a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system to acquire chemical-shift-encoded, water-fat separated data. From...
US20110077506 METHODS AND COMPOSITIONS FOR MOLECULAR IMAGING  
Methods for imaging a target cell, tissue, or organ in a subject. In some embodiments, the methods include the steps of (a) administering to the subject a contrast agent that includes a...

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