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US20140357984 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DISPLAYING ANATOMY AND DEVICES ON A MOVABLE DISPLAY  
An image display system is provided comprised of a virtual window system that creates a visual coherency between the patient's anatomical images and the actual patient by aligning the image on the...
US20110054305 PHOTON UPCONVERTING IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICES  
Implantable medical devices, such as catheters and stents, which contain light upconverting materials as part of their construction, are disclosed. Such upconverting materials, often rare earth...
US20120130233 ULTRASOUND CATHETER HAVING PROTECTIVE FEATURE AGAINST BREAKAGE  
An ultrasound catheter has an elongate flexible catheter body having a lumen extending longitudinally therethrough, and an ultrasound transmission member extending longitudinally through the lumen...
US20080103387 Breast Cancer Detection And Biopsy  
A breast compression device suitable for compressing a breast for an x-ray guided biopsy, the device comprising: a) a base for contacting a portion of the surface of the breast;b) a flexible band,...
US20110118594 MEDICAL IMPLANT TARGETING SYSTEM AND METHOD  
A system (10) and method for targeting a geometric feature (12) in a medical implant (14) located in a patient (16), such as a transverse bore (12) in an intramedullary nail (14) implanted in a...
US20140330114 TRACKING SYSTEM AND METHOD  
A system for tracking a tracking element inside a body is provided. It includes a first tracking system, which includes a first tracking sensor for detecting the current position of a tracking...
US20140330111 VALVE VIEW MAP  
A method, including generating a three-dimensional (3D) map as a plurality of points illustrating a characteristic of a 3D heart chamber, the 3D heart chamber having an opening bounded by a...
US20140005524 Stereotactic Therapy System  
A fiducial marker system (210a-c) comprises a first unit and a second unit. The first unit is patient affixable and comprises a partly spherical inner surface having a first center point that is...
US20110295110 METHOD AND SYSTEM OF TRACKING AND MAPPING IN A MEDICAL PROCEDURE  
A tracking system for a target anatomy of a patient can include a medical device having a magnetic source (299) integrally connected thereto and positionable in the target anatomy, a plurality of...
US20150132720 SURGICAL LOCATION MONITORING SYSTEM AND METHOD  
The present invention involves a surgical hardware and software monitoring system and method which allows for surgical planning while the patient is available for surgery, for example while the...
US20130108979 SURGICAL LOCATION MONITORING SYSTEM AND METHOD  
The present invention involves a surgical hardware and software monitoring system and method which allows for surgical planning while the patient is available for surgery, for example while the...
US20120259206 Catheter Systems and Methods of Use  
A catheter system can include a first catheter having an elongated body that defines a lumen, and a second catheter slidably disposed within the lumen of the first catheter. The second catheter...
US20140378827 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR MOTION ESTIMATION MODEL FOR CARDIAC AND RESPIRATORY MOTION COMPENSATION  
A method and system for motion estimation modeling for cardiac and respiratory motion compensation is disclosed. Specifically, a coronary sinus catheter is tracked in a plurality of frames of a...
US20090124891 IMAGE GUIDED SURGERY SYSTEM  
An image guided surgery system is disclosed that includes a position detection system which measures the position of a surgical instrument and displays the surgical instrument in its corresponding...
US20150245882 SYSTEMS FOR LINEAR MAPPING OF LUMENS  
Systems for linear mapping of lumens are described which utilizes methods to create a linearized view of a lumen using multiple imaged frames. In reality a lumen has a trajectory in 3-D, but only...
US20150087963 MONITORING AND NOISE MASKING OF THERMAL THERAPY  
Image-guided therapy of a tissue can utilize magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) or another medical imaging device to guide an instrument within the tissue. A workstation can actuate movement of the...
US20110301452 Microcapsule for local treatment of a tumor and method for positioning a magnetic gradient field guiding magnetic nanoparticles to a target location as well as apparatus for positioning a magnetic gradient field  
A microcapsule for the local treatment of a tumor is proposed. The microcapsule has a support material forming a casing for the microcapsule, an active agent that damages tumor cells, a marker...
US20130338492 METHOD OF DETECTING MOVEMENT BETWEEN AN IMPLANT AND A BONE  
A method of measuring the relative position of a bone implant within a bone in a patient to detect movement between the implant and bone is provided, wherein one or more radiopaque bone markers...
US20150018669 DEVICE AND METHOD FOR CONDUCTING A PAP SMEAR TEST  
A protective guide for protecting a cell extraction device used during a Pap smear. An access tunnel receives the cell extraction device and allows for access and movement of the cell extraction...
US20140180066 INTRODUCER HAVING A FLOW SENSOR  
An introducer, including a needle, a guide shaft, and a sheath, that can be used to place an access cannula into a blood vessel. In an embodiment, the guide shaft includes a Doppler flow sensor,...
US20130218007 TARGETING LANDMARKS OF ORTHOPAEDIC DEVICES  
A device for targeting a landmark of an orthopaedic implant including a housing configured to engage a mating structure for attachment of the housing to the orthopaedic implant, and an...
US20150223905 SURGICAL IMAGE-GUIDED NAVIGATION DEVICES AND RELATED SYSTEMS  
MRI compatible localization and/or guidance systems for facilitating placement of an interventional therapy and/or device in vivo include: (a) a mount adapted for fixation to a patient; (b) a...
US20140031668 Surgical and Medical Instrument Tracking Using a Depth-Sensing Device  
A motion-sensing mechanism is provided that facilitates numerous aspects of the medical industry. In one aspect, the motion-sensing mechanism is used to track instruments and personnel in a field...
US20120184844 Method for Planning a Surgical Procedure  
A method and system for identifying a portion of an image data is disclosed. The image data can include image data of an anatomy, such as a brain of a patient. The identified portion can be used...
US20140058251 Device, System, and Method for Anatomical Lesion Length Estimation  
An intravascular measurement system is provided. The system includes a catheter having a plurality of visible markers on a proximal portion that are proportional to a plurality of radiopaque...
US20150257845 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR STRUCTURE-FUNCTION FUSION FOR SURGICAL INTERVENTIONS  
A method for fusing information related to structural features and characteristics of a biological sample. The resulting fused image may be imported into a surgical navigation technology...
US20110091853 METHOD FOR SIMULATING A CATHETER GUIDANCE SYSTEM FOR CONTROL, DEVELOPMENT AND TRAINING APPLICATIONS  
A system is disclosed for incorporating a realistic simulated catheter or catheters within a catheter guidance and control system that operate from the same closed-loop position control feedback...
US20150073259 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CT-GUIDED NEEDLE BIOPSY  
An image-guided system and method for performing needle biopsy on a moving lung nodule of a body is provided. CT images of the lung nodule are obtained to generate a motion model, based on which...
US20140275988 FLEXIBLE INSTRUMENT LOCALIZATION FROM BOTH REMOTE AND ELONGATION SENSORS  
A system and method of tracking a flexible elongate instrument within a patient is disclosed herein. The system is configured to obtain remote localization measurement data of the flexible...
US20150126851 BIOPSY NEEDLE GUIDING APPARATUS FOR STEREOTACTIC BIOPSY, IMAGING APPARATUS HAVING THE SAME AND BIOPSY METHOD USING THE SAME  
The present invention provides a biopsy needle guiding apparatus which makes it possible to precisely and rapidly perform stereotactic biopsy, an imaging apparatus having the same and a biopsy...
US20080097156 CAMERA CALIBRATION FOR ENDOSCOPE NAVIGATION SYSTEM  
A scope navigation apparatus, method and a program embodied computer readable medium for navigating a scope end that is to be inserted into an object. The scope end includes at least one sensor...
US20140187917 CATHETER WITH SERIALLY CONNECTED SENSING STRUCTURES AND METHODS OF CALIBRATION AND DETECTION  
A catheter is responsive to external and internal magnetic field generators for generating signals representing position and pressure data, with a reduced number of sensing coil leads for...
US20140275989 Navigation Field Distortion Detection  
Disclosed is a method and system for navigating an instrument relative to a patient that can be near a field distorting feature. A localizer can generate an electromagnetic field that is sensed by...
US20140257087 Stent Visualization and Malapposition Detection Systems, Devices, and Methods  
In part, the invention relates to computer-based methods, devices, and systems suitable for displaying stent malapposition in a 2-D or 3-D image. A threshold malapposition distance can be set as...
US20100324414 CATHETER TRACKING AND ENDOCARDIUM REPRESENTATION GENERATION  
Methods and systems are disclosed for determining information about a position of an object within a distribution of materials having different complex conductivities. The method includes: (i)...
US20050085716 Transducer/sensor assembly  
An imaging transducer assembly is combined with a sensor of a medical positioning system, forming a transducer/sensor assembly. In one embodiment, the sensor includes a coil proximally coupled...
US20130345554 Methods for recanalization of vessels  
A method for advancing a medical instrument along a desired trajectory or path in one dimension while remaining within a particular area defined in an orthogonal dimension. For example, a method...
US20130267836 GUIDE PIN  
This application relates generally to guide pins and wires. More specifically, this application relates to guide pins and wires used in medical procedures such as bone fixation or fusion. One...
US20070191707 Device for locating the cervix and uterus  
A device and method of locating the cervix and uterus is disclosed. A means opaque to radiation is inserted through the cervix into the uterus and fixed to the cervix. A method of organ...
US20140275920 Devices and Methods for Catheter Localization  
A medical device can be localized by providing at least three non-colinear localization elements (e.g., electrodes) thereon. Once placed in a non-ionizing localization field, three adjacent...
US20120150021 IDENTIFYING CRITICAL CFAE SITES USING CONTACT MEASUREMENT  
A method for mapping includes receiving electrical inputs measured by a probe at respective locations in a chamber of a heart of a subject. The electrical inputs are processed to identify complex...
US20150018668 RADIATION-FREE POSITION CALIBRATION OF A FLUOROSCOPE  
A method includes registering a fluoroscopic imaging system and a position tracking system to a common frame of reference. A region of interest is marked in a patient body by the position tracking...
US20140350390 ULTRASONIC GUIDANCE OF A NEEDLE PATH DURING BIOPSY  
An ultrasonic imaging system is described which visually assists biopsy needle insertion. The system produces pixel values of pixels along one or more paths of needle insertion. A tissue density...
US20110295111 SYSTEM FOR DETERMINING THE ORIENTATION OF A CATHETER  
The present invention relates to a system for determining the orientation of a catheter (2). The system comprises a catheter (2), an asymmetric marker (11) attached to the catheter (2), and an...
US20090048509 SHIELDED SURGICAL NAVIGATION SYSTEM THAT DETERMINES THE POSITION AND ORIENTATION OF THE TRACKED OBJECT WITH REAL AND VIRTUAL DIPOLES  
A system for determining the position and orientation of a tracked object by measuring electromagnetic energy. The system includes a shield of magnetic permeable material positioned on one side of...
US20130197353 RADIOPAQUE MARKER FOR A CATHETER  
Radiopaque marker for a catheter includes a collar having a ring shape defining a longitudinal center axis therethrough and at least one helical member extending longitudinally from the collar. A...
US20120065481 Navigation System for Cardiac Therapies  
An image guided catheter navigation system for navigating a region of a patient includes an imaging device, a tracking device, a controller, and a display. The imaging device generates images of...
US20120108953 CATHETER WITH CORONARY SINUS OSTIUM ANCHOR  
A method of treating cardiac tissue is provided, including positioning a first chamber of a medical device adjacent an atrial wall; directing a cryogenic coolant into the first chamber; anchoring...
US20130072786 IMAGE-GUIDED HEART VALVE PLACEMENT OR REPAIR  
A device and method for valve replacement or valve repair is disclosed comprising the steps of acquiring an anatomical image of a patient, correlating the image to the patient, guiding a valve...
US20100152571 COMBINATION OF ELECTROMAGNETIC AND ELECTROPOTENTIAL LOCALIZATION  
A navigation system or combination of navigation systems can be used to provide two or more types of navigation or modalities of navigation to navigate a single instrument. The single instrument...