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US20130245428 PATIENT-PROBE-OPERATOR TRACKING METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ULTRASOUND IMAGING SYSTEMS  
The embodiments of the tracking device for the ultrasound imaging diagnostic apparatus include a predetermined combination of an ultrasound probe, an operator and a patient to be tracked, a space...
US20150038835 STERILE DRAPE FOR ATTACHMENT TO AN IMAGING MACHINE  
An embodiment of the present invention provides a kit of parts for use in a surgical procedure performed under image guidance, and particularly under real time image guidance. The kit includes a...
US20140051992 LOCALIZATION OF A TARGET USING IN VIVO MARKERS  
An apparatus and method of localization of a target using in vivo markers is described. The method may include adjusting a position of a target volume within the body relative to a treatment beam...
US20100317963 ENDOSCOPIC ULTRASOUND-GUIDED STENT PLACEMENT DEVICE AND METHOD  
A system and method for ultrasound-guided placement of a stent are provided. The system includes an echogenic cannula element that may include an echogenically-enhanced cannula that may be...
US20140142421 METHODS FOR USE OF SEX SORTED SEMEN TO IMPROVE GENETIC MANAGEMENT IN SWINE  
The invention relates to methods of increasing genetic merit of swine by establishing a plurality of mating subtypes for a line of swine, and determining a percentage of progeny that are male for...
US20110270080 DETERMINING INSERTED CATHETER END LOCATION AND ORIENTATION  
Catheterization device and method of using are provided for uniquely illuminating the distal end of the device in order to visualize the end-point location and orientation and to track the...
US20140100447 POLYMERIC MARKER WITH HIGH RADIOPACITY FOR USE IN MEDICAL DEVICES  
High radiopacity is achieved in a polymeric marker by combining a polymeric resin, a powdered radiopaque agent having uniformly shaped particles of a specific particle size distribution and a...
US20120289821 C-ARM INTEGRATED ELECTROMAGNETIC TRACKING SYSTEM  
A medical imaging system and a method electromagnetically track a position of structures with the medical imaging system and a C-arm arrangement. The medical imaging system contains a C-arm, a...
US20110071387 MEDICAL IMPLANT DEVICE AND PROBE DEVICE HAVING UP AND/OR DOWN CONVERSION MOLECULES AND METHOD OF MAKING THE SAME  
A medical device includes a device core and fluorescing molecules attached to the device core. The medical device may be formed in a variety of ways, including providing a medical device and...
US20110004094 Bioabsorbable Target for Diagnostic or Therapeutic Procedure  
An implantable device has a body that is substantially rigid and has an imageable shape. The body is further bioabsorbable and may contain permanent metallic elements to aid in its imaging. When...
US20140330113 GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACE FOR TISSUE BIOPSY SYSTEM  
A graphical user interface is disclosed for a tissue biopsy system having a tissue cutting member adapted for cutting one or more tissue specimens from tissue at a target site within a patient....
US20130116548 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROSTATE BIOPSY  
The invention presents tools to improve a 3-D image aided biopsy or treatment procedure for prostate gland by providing additional functionality and additional visual cues on an output image of...
US20140275990 Ultrasound Guidance System Including Tagged Probe Assembly  
Ultrasound-based systems are described for use in guiding subdermal probes during medical procedures. The systems include an ultrasound system in conjunction with a probe detection system. The...
US20140031672 PATIENT SPECIFIC INSTRUMENTATION WITH MEMS IN SURGERY  
An assembly of a patient specific instrument and tracking system comprises a patient specific instrument having a body with a patient specific contact surface negatively shaped relative to a...
US20130066193 CATHETER NAVIGATION USING IMPEDANCE AND MAGNETIC FIELD MEASUREMENTS  
A method of operating a positioning system by registering a first coordinate system of a first positioning system in a second coordinate system of a second positioning system includes determining...
US20120071752 USER INTERFACE AND METHOD FOR OPERATING A ROBOTIC MEDICAL SYSTEM  
System and methods for interfacing user in the control of elongated flexible members for use inside a patient's body is described herein. In one embodiment, a system includes a processor...
US20140275979 NEEDLE PLACEMENT MANIPULATOR WITH TWO ROTARY GUIDES  
A needle placement manipulator includes, a pair of rotary guides arranged at a slanted angle with respect to each other, a needle holder which holds a needle along a needle holder axis, and a base...
US20150133773 METHODS AND COMPOSITIONS FOR IDENTIFYING SUBJECTS AT RISK OF DEVELOPING STENT THROMBOSIS  
The invention provides methods and compositions for determining whether a subject containing a stent immobilized in a blood vessel has asymptomatic stent thrombosis or is at risk of developing...
US20140228679 Methods for Positioning an Ultrasonic Catheter  
An emitter may be disposed in a patient. Output from the emitter may be detected by a detector connected with the guide rod and by a detector connected with the tracheal tube. Alternatively, a...
US20110224539 METHODS FOR POSITIONING AN ULTRASONIC CATHETER  
An emitter may be disposed in a patient. Output from the emitter may be detected by a detector connected with the guide rod and by a detector connected with the tracheal tube. Alternatively, a...
US20110295107 Catheter System for Measuring and Marking Vessel Characteristics  
A system marks and measures a Vessel lumen, heart valve or body cavity using a circumference measuring catheter. A catheter system comprises a catheter device including a loop having an adjustable...
US20110190624 OPTICAL SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR LOCALIZING THE FOSSA OVALIS DURING TRANS-SEPTAL PROCEDURES  
A system and method for identifying the location of a medical device within a patient's body may be used to localize the fossa ovalis for trans-septal procedures. The systems and methods measure...
US20070167712 MEDICAL TRACKING SYSTEM USING A GAMMA CAMERA  
A medical tracking system includes a localization system operative to spatially localize medical instruments; a computer operative to assign absolute and/or relative positions of said instruments...
US20140206986 OPTICAL CAPSULE AND SPECTROSCOPIC METHOD FOR TREATING AND DIAGNOSING THE INTESTINAL TRACT  
A device and method for mapping, diagnosing and treating disorders or other diseases, disorders or conditions (e.g., bleeding, ischemic or necrotic tissue, and presence of certain chemicals or...
US20120157825 Navigational Reference Dislodgement Detection Method and System  
A method of detecting dislodgement of a navigational reference for a localization system includes securing a reference catheter, including at least one reference localization element, at an...
US20120088991 ALGORITHM FOR PHOTONIC NEEDLE CONSOLE  
Needles are widely used in interventional radiology. Each medical application requires a specific needle type. The same holds for the photonic needles which analysis depends on the type of...
US20120190973 METHOD OF CONFIRMING LOCATION OF GUIDE WIRE  
A method of treating a constricted sinus passageway of a patient includes traversing the canine fossa region of the patient so as to form a passageway in the sinus cavity. An elongate member is...
US20140066754 Apparatus, Systems, and Methods for Localizing Markers or Tissue Structures within a Body  
Apparatus, systems, and methods are provided for localizing lesions within a patient's body, e.g., within a breast. The system may include one or more markers implantable within or around the...
US20110021888 APPARATUS, SYSTEMS, AND METHODS FOR LOCALIZING MARKERS OR TISSUE STRUCTURES WITHIN A BODY  
Apparatus, systems, and methods are provided for localizing lesions within a patient's body, e.g., within a breast. The system may include one or more markers implantable within or around the...
US20120226145 TRANSCUTANEOUS ROBOT-ASSISTED ABLATION-DEVICE INSERTION NAVIGATION SYSTEM  
A robotic system for overlapping radiofrequency ablation (RFA) in tumor treatment is disclosed. The robot assisted navigation system is formed of a robotic manipulator and a control system...
US20130303886 LOCATING A CATHETER SHEATH END POINT  
Apparatus, including a sheath, consisting of a lumen having a sheath distal end which is configured to be inserted into a human patient. A magnetic structure is fixedly attached to the sheath...
US20140343408 DEVICES AND METHODS FOR PERFORMING MEDICAL PROCEDURES IN TREE-LIKE LUMINAL STRUCTURES  
Apparatus and methods are described for use with an imaging device that acquires an external image of a multi-lumen structure within a subject's body. A tool with a location sensor coupled thereto...
US20130253311 TIME OF FLIGHT BASED TRACHEAL TUBE PLACEMENT SYSTEM AND METHOD  
According to various embodiments, a tracheal tube may employ optical sensing techniques for determining a distance between the inserted tube and an anatomical structure, such as a carina. The...
US20130085382 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SENSING SHAPE OF ELONGATED INSTRUMENT  
An instrument system that includes an elongate body, an optical fiber, a localization sensor and a controller is provided. The optical fiber is operatively coupled to the elongate body and has a...
US20140194734 PATIENT POSITIONING SYSTEM WITH AN ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELD GENERATOR OF AN ELECTROMAGNETIC TRACKING SYSTEM  
The invention relates to a patient positioning system (10) associated with an electromagnetic field generator (1) of an electromagnetic tracking system, wherein: the system comprises a patient...
US20100168559 ACCELEROMETER-BASED CONTACT SENSING ASSEMBLY AND SYSTEM  
A catheter system including an accelerometer-based sensing assembly is provided. In particular the present teachings relate to an accelerometer based assembly used to determine contact between a...
US20100331668 Biopsy Tissue Marker  
A biopsy site marker is disclosed. The biopsy site marker includes a first marker element and a second marker element. The first marker element is configured for detection by a first imaging...
US20140228661 BIOPSY METHOD AND GUN SET DEVICES  
A novel set of biopsy-gun related tools are developed in order to make a better safer sampling and diagnosis, comprising a set of tools that takes the sample, releases a drug impregnated plug and...
US20130060130 THERAPEUTIC MICROROBOT SYSTEM FOR BRAIN AND SPINAL CORD DISEASES  
Disclosed is a microrobot for the therapy of brain/spinal cord diseases. It comprises a microrobot comprising a driving unit having a magnet therein, and a therapeutic means or drug delivery means...
US20150238388 APPARATUS AND METHOD USED WITH GUIDANCE SYSTEM FOR FEEDING AND SUCTIONING  
In one example embodiment, the tube assembly is configured to be used in conjunction with a tube assembly guidance system. The tube assembly includes a first connector, a feeding tube connected to...
US20130237811 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR TRACKING AND GUIDING SENSORS AND INSTRUMENTS  
A shared-housing ultrasound transducer and machine-vision camera system is disclosed for registering the transducer's x, y, z position in space and pitch, yaw, and roll orientation with respect to...
US20120004536 Device and Method for Bone Imaging  
The invention comprises a modified implant useful to assess bone by imaging. The modified implant comprises a medical implant and at least one detectable marker element associated with the implant...
US20140235958 DEVICE WITH ACTIVE VALVE TO BLOCK EMESIS AND REFLUX BLOCKAGE DEVICE AND ASSOCIATED SYSTEM AND METHOD  
A device blocks emesis and/or reflex and includes a tube insertable into the esophagus. The tube includes an inflation lumen. A valve is carried by the tube and includes a flexible sheath having...
US20130289391 System and Method Using Forward Looking Imaging for Valve Therapies  
A system is provided for aortic valve imaging utilizing forward looking imaging sensors. A method of imaging the aortic valve is provided that can be utilized for diagnostic evaluation and the...
US20140135619 Grafts and Stent Grafts Having a Radiopaque Marker  
A graft device comprising a layer of synthetic non-metallic material having a first surface and a second surface spaced apart from the first surface. The device further includes a radiopaque...
US20110125253 GRAFTS AND STENT GRAFTS HAVING A RADIOPAQUE MARKER  
A graft device comprising a layer of synthetic non-metallic material having a first surface and a second surface spaced apart from the first surface. The device further, includes a radiopaque...
US20120108955 SYSTEM AND METHOD OF PROVIDING REAL-TIME DYNAMIC IMAGERY OF A MEDICAL PROCEDURE SITE USING MULTIPLE MODALITIES  
A system and method of providing composite real-time dynamic imagery of a medical procedure site from multiple modalities which continuously and immediately depicts the current state and condition...
US20130281833 DEVICE AND METHOD FOR DIAGNOSING LUNG CANCER USING ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVE  
The present invention relates to a device and method for diagnosing lung cancer using electromagnetic wave. The device includes a receiving part to receive magnetic wave generated from an...
US20150182286 MEDICAL MANIPULATOR AND MEDICAL IMAGING SYSTEM INCLUDING MEDICAL MANIPULATOR  
A medical manipulator is improved in terms of invasiveness into a body tissue and an emergency avoidance difficulty. The medical manipulator includes a driving unit including a vibration-type...
US20100152574 Coupler assembly for catheters  
Coupler assemblies and methods are disclosed as the coupler assemblies may be used with a catheter. An exemplary coupler assembly includes a spherical linkage coupler for a catheter. The coupler...