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US20150126861 WEARABLE ULTRASONIC DEVICE FOR CIRCULATING TUMOR CELL DETECTION  
An apparatus for detecting circulating tumor cells is provided. A support system for mounting on a patient is provided. An imaging system is attached to the support system. The imaging system...
US20140276007 Surgical Pointer Having Constant Pressure  
A medical navigation system having a surgical pointer is provided. The surgical pointer is used in the medical navigation system. The surgical pointer comprises an external sheath and an internal...
US20130072791 Contrast saver for invasive angiographic procedures  
Herein is described a device that makes it possible to use opened but unused contrast material safely for subsequent patients. During invasive angiographic procedures, fixed contrast bottles are...
US20140121511 Rapid Stress-Rest Cardiac PET Imaging Systems and Methods  
Systems and methods which utilize stress first and then rest imaging techniques to provide for improved medical imaging results are provided herein. One embodiment may administer a stress regime,...
US20130218010 PORTABLE PET SCANNER FOR IMAGING THE HUMAN BRAIN  
In accordance with at least one disclosed embodiment, an apparatus for use in imaging the human brain by describing the distribution of radiotracers in the human brain is provided. The apparatus...
US20110257517 Patient-Specific Seizure Onset Detection System  
The present invention provides methods and systems for patient-specific seizure onset detection. In one embodiment, at least one EEG waveform of the patient is recorded, and at least one epoch...
US20140350395 System for Imaging Lesions Aligning Tissue Surfaces  
Methods, compositions and systems are provided for the imaging of cavity/tissue lesions, including without limitation cavity/tissue malignant lesions, e.g. cancers of the skin, mouth, colon,...
US20110306876 Elongated Marker For Soft Tissue Volume Identification  
The present invention related to an interstitial marker for localizing an organ, tumor or tumor bed within a mammalian body wherein said marker has a proximal end, a distal end, and a continuous...
US20130035592 TECHNIQUE FOR THE DELIVERY OF ELECTROMAGNETIC ENERGY TO NANOPARTICLES EMPLOYED IN MEDICAL TREATMENT  
The present invention relates to technology for delivering electromagnetic (EM) energy to nanoparticles (nanos) utilized in the treatment of either existing or potential medical conditions....
US20120238870 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DUAL ENERGY AND/OR CONTRAST ENHANCED BREAST IMAGING FOR SCREENING, DIAGNOSIS AND BIOPSY  
Systems and methods for x-ray imaging a patient's breast in combinations of dual-energy, single-energy, mammography and tomosynthesis modes that facilitate screening for and diagnosis of breast...
US20110046725 METHOD OF IMAGING FOR HEART VALVE IMPLANT PROCEDURE  
A method as a workflow for imaging for a heart valve implant procedure includes positioning the patient and an articulated imaging apparatus relative to one another, inducing rapid ventricular...
US20150031997 TECHNIQUE FOR THE DELIVERY OF ELECTROMAGNETIC ENERGY TO NANOPARTICLES EMPLOYED IN MEDIAL TREATMENT  
The present invention relates to technology for delivering electromagnetic (EM) energy to nanoparticles (nanos) utilized in the treatment of either existing or potential medical conditions....
US20120022370 TISSUE MARKING APPARATUS HAVING DRUG-ELUTING TISSUE MARKER  
A drug-eluting tissue marker for marking a site in a tissue mass comprises a drug-eluting portion having a drug for timed release to the site and a material that can be imaged using an imaging...
US20140018674 Translaminar Approach To Minimally Invasive Ligament Decompression Procedure  
Provided herein is a method for treating spinal stenosis comprising percutaneously accessing the epidural space from a first side of the spine. The first side of the spine is located on one side...
US20130289397 Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography Imaging Method  
A SPECT diagnostic method of performing myocardial perfusion imaging on a patient, consisting of (A) administering a rest radiotracer to the patient while the patient is at rest; then(B) when the...
US20130190616 MULTIPLE IMAGING MODE TISSUE MARKER  
An intracorporeal marker for marking a site within living tissue of a host having a body of porous hydroxyapatite whose physical properties permit the body to be distinguished from human soft...
US20130324845 DETERMINING A PATIENT-SPECIFIC CONTRAST MEDIUM IMPULSE RESPONSE FUNCTION  
A method for determining a patient-specific contrast medium impulse response function includes providing patient-specific test bolus contrast medium behavior data and a number of basic impulse...
US20150051486 APPARATUS FOR IMPLANTING A PRELOADED LOCALIZATION WIRE  
An apparatus for percutaneously implanting a localization wire into a tissue mass includes a handle having a grip portion and a base. The grip portion is slidably mounted to the base. The base has...
US20140221830 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR CHEMICAL ABLATION  
Thermochemical ablation techniques may provide ablation of bodily tissue using chemical reaction energy.
US20120253192 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR CHEMICAL ABLATION  
Thermochemical ablation techniques may provide ablation of bodily tissue using chemical reaction energy.
US20150005629 ASSESSMENT OF RIGHT VENTRICULAR FUNCTION USING CONTRAST ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY  
Systems and methods are provided for determining a right ventricular transit time for a patient. An echodense contrast is injected into a patient. A first representative region, representing the...
US20120130235 RETROGRADE ENTRY ANTEGRADE PLACEMENT FOR FEMORAL ARTERY ACCESS  
A Retrograde Entry Antegrade Placement (REAP) method and apparatus facilitate the antegrade (i.e., in the direction of blood flow) placement of endovascular devices for treatment of lower...
US20140276035 System and Method for Evaluation of Disease Burden  
A sensitive method of assessing treatment using molecular and anatomical imaging scans provides automatic tumor identification and quantification within anatomical zones based on treatment...
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...
US20140114183 COMPUTERIZED TOMOGRAPHY (CT) FLUOROSCOPY IMAGING SYSTEM USING A STANDARD INTENSITY CT SCAN WITH REDUCED INTENSITY CT SCAN OVERLAYS  
A method for providing CT fluoroscopy of an internal procedure site during a medical procedure so as to visualize patient anatomy and a high-contrast medical element during the procedure without...
US20120123255 APPARATUS FOR IMPLANTING A PRELOADED LOCALIZATION WIRE  
An apparatus for percutaneously implanting a localization wire into a tissue mass comprises a cannula with a preloaded localization wire having a distal end and at least one anchor. An actuator is...
US20150209504 MEDICAL UNIT FOR INJECTING A PATIENT WITH RUBIDIUM 82  
A medical unit for injecting a patient with an elution solution containing rubidium 82, includes, elements for receiving a strontium/rubidium generator capable of producing an elution solution...
US20150112194 IMPLANT FOR TARGETING THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURE  
An implantable device has a body that is substantially rigid and has a predetermined shape. The body is further bioabsorbable and has a density less than or equal to about 1.03 g/cc. When the...
US20120078092 REMOTELY IMAGEABLE MARKER SYSTEM AND POLYSACCHARIDE MARKER FOR USE IN SAME  
A remotely imageable marker system includes a tubular delivery member having an inner lumen and a plurality of marker members. Each marker member of the plurality of marker members comprises a...
US20150164610 MARKING DEVICE WITH RETRACTABLE CANNULA  
A marking device includes a handle defining a hollow interior, and a delivery assembly slidably mounted to the handle. The delivery assembly includes a cannula, a stylet assembly, an imaging...
US20100298698 TISSUE SITE MARKERS FOR IN VIVO IMAGING  
The invention is directed biopsy site markers and methods of marking a biopsy site, so that the location of the biopsy cavity is readily visible by conventional imaging methods, particularly by...
US20120226153 Deep Vein Thrombosis Diagnostic Methods and Associated Devices and Systems  
Methods and devices are disclosed that, in various embodiments and permutations and combinations of inventions, diagnose and treat Deep Vein Thrombosis or associated symptoms. In one series of...
US20120220868 Methods of Identifying Venous Outflow Obstruction Sites in Multiple Sclerosis, Deep Vein Thrombosis, and Pulmonary Embolism Patients and Associated Devices and Systems  
Methods and devices are disclosed that, in various embodiments and permutations and combinations of inventions, diagnose and treat Multiple Sclerosis, Deep Vein Thrombosis, and/or Pulmonary...
US20120116215 DEPLOYMENT OF POLYSACCHARIDE MARKERS FOR TREATING A SITE WITHIN A PATIENT  
A method for treating a site within a patient from which tissue has been removed includes providing at least one press-formed marker body formed of polysaccharide and a suitable binder; and...
US20110071392 INFUSION SYSTEMS CONFIGURATIONS  
Shielding assemblies for systems that generate and infuse radiopharmaceuticals. The shielding assemblies include a sidewall that defines several compartments and provides a radiation barrier for...
US20120150027 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR ENDOBRONCHIAL DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT  
A method of assessing a lung compartment of a patient may involve: advancing a diagnostic catheter into a lung airway leading to a first sub-compartment of the lung compartment; inflating an...
US20150196200 NON-INVASIVE METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR DETECTION OF CANCER OR ARTERIAL VASCULAR DISORDERS USING METAL NANOPARTICLES  
Non-invasive methods and systems for detection of cancer or arterial vascular disorder involving administering to an individual a composition comprising noble metal nanoparticles that accumulate...
US20100312105 METHODS FOR DIAGNOSING AND MONITORING TREATMENT OF LEWY BODY DEMENTIA BY ASSESSING DOPAMINE TRANSPORTER LEVEL  
A method of diagnosing Lewy Body Dementia in a human patient by assessing the level of dopamine transporter in at least one region of the patient's central nervous system, where a lowered level of...
US20140316262 PREOPERATIVE IDENTIFICATION OF PERFORATOR VESSELS IN FLAPS TO BE USED IN RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY  
A method is disclosed for preoperative identification of a perforator vessel in a flap to be used in reconstructive surgery. The tissue area suitable for a flap is identified by injecting a bolus...
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...
US20130204127 QUANTITATIVE ASSESSMENT OF NEOVASCULARIZATION  
Systems and methods using contrast enhanced ultrasound imaging for quantitative assessment of neovascularization, such as within a tumor or a plaque. The contrast agent moves in small blotches...
US20110077512 Biopsy marker composition and method of use  
An aqueous suspension of titanium dioxide, polymethylmethacrylate and Vitamin E oil is used to mark a location wherein a skin biopsy has been taken to enable subsequent identification of the...
US20120253188 REDUCING RISK OF COMPLICATIONS ASSOCIATED WITH TISSUE ABLATION  
Methods and systems are described that reduce risks of hematologic, metabolic, and renal complications in a mammal, such as a human, undergoing tissue ablation. One such method includes inserting...
US20120296207 POST-BIOPSY CAVITY TREATMENT IMPLANTS AND METHODS  
An implant for filling a cavity created by an excisional procedure includes first and second portions. The first portion may include a first collagenous matrix that defines a first selected...
US20120330143 Deep Vein Thrombosis Therapeutic Methods and Associated Devices and Systems  
Methods and devices are disclosed that, in various embodiments and permutations and combinations of inventions, diagnose and treat Deep Vein Thrombosis or associated symptoms. In one series of...
US20120232382 Multiple Sclerosis Diagnostic Devices and Associated Methods and Systems  
Methods and devices are disclosed that, in various embodiments and permutations and combinations of inventions, diagnose and treat Multiple Sclerosis or associated symptoms. In one series of...
US20120220861 Multiple Sclerosis Diagnostic Methods and Associated Devices and Systems  
Methods and devices are disclosed that, in various embodiments and permutations and combinations of inventions, diagnose and treat Multiple Sclerosis or associated symptoms. In one series of...
US20120253187 MAMMOGRAPHY INSTALLATION  
A mammography installation or a mammography system allows x-ray projections of the breasts for at least one 3D volume image to be calculated with and without a contrast agent progression, and...
US20140257094 PERFUSION IMAGING  
A perfusion analysis system includes a perfusion modeller and a user interface. The perfusion modeller generates a patient specific perfusion model based on medical imaging perfusion data for the...
US20140128733 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR HEMODYNAMIC DETECTION OF CIRCULATORY ANOMALIES  
Systems and methods for detecting circulatory anomalies such as, for example, right-to-left cardiac and pulmonary shunts. A fluorescing indicator is injected into the bloodstream of a subject. An...