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US20120302887 COMPRESSIVE SURFACES FOR ULTRASONIC SCANNING  
Automated ultrasonic scanning of a chestwardly compressed breast of a supine patient uses a scanning assembly that moves down to compress the breast through a membrane that is secured to the...
US20140066771 VERSATILE BREAST ULTRASOUND SCANNING  
Versatile ultrasound scanning of a breast is described using an apparatus (1202) including a hand-manipulable compression/scanning assembly (1208). The compression/scanning assembly (1208)...
US20140323866 BREAST ULTRASOUND SCANNING DEVICE  
Apparatus and related methods for facilitating volumetric ultrasonic scanning of a breast are described. In one preferred embodiment, a generally cone-shaped radial scanning template having a...
US20080319318 Breast scanning system  
A breast scanning system configured to scan a breast of a patient includes a table configured to receive the patient thereon. The table has an aperture formed therein configured to receive the...
US20150133788 ULTRASOUND IMAGING OF SPECULAR-REFLECTING TARGET  
Ultrasound apparatus or techniques can include obtaining reflected ultrasound echo information, which can be used to construct a two-dimensional or three-dimensional representation of an at least...
US20080194959 Breast Ultrasound Scanning Promoting Patient Comfort and Improved Imaging Near Chest Wall  
An apparatus and related methods for scanning a breast are described, the apparatus comprising a frame defining an orifice shaped to allow the breast to be received therein, a compressive member...
US20150087979 AUTOMATED BREAST ULTRASOUND EQUIPMENT AND METHODS USING ENHANCED NAVIGATOR AIDS  
A method and system acquiring, processing and displaying breast ultrasound images in a way that makes breast ultrasound screening more practical and thus more widely used, and reduces the...
US20100022881 Ultrasound Breast Diagnostic System  
To provide an ultrasound breast diagnostic system suitable for screening of breast cancer and minimizing the burden on the doctor examining the captured image. An ultrasound breast diagnostic...
US20060173331 Ergonomic transducer housing and methods for ultrasound imaging  
A palmar surface may allow for ease of gripping an ultrasound transducer probe. By facing the palmar surface so that the users hand is directed downwards, towards the patient's skin, during use,...
US20080287797 FLUID-FILLABLE ULTRASOUND IMAGING CATHETER TIPS  
An imaging catheter tip is presented. The imaging catheter tip includes a housing. Further, the imaging catheter tip includes a transducer assembly located within the housing in a distal portion...
US20110319763 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR AUTOMATED MEASURING OF THE INTERVENTRICULAR SEPTUM THICKNESS  
A method for automatically measuring interventricular septum thickness is provided. The method in one embodiment comprises acquiring a series of ultrasound images of a heart, acquiring a septum...
US20140180108 Method for Multi-Frequency Imaging Using High-Bandwidth Transducer Outputs  
A method for imaging a volume within a patient is provided. The method includes generating an ultrasonic signal at a first selected frequency, using a first transducer located within the tissue...
US20080242991 Probe for Ultrasound Diagnosis and Ultrasound Diagnostic System Using the Same  
The present invention relates to a probe, which is adapted to match acoustic impedances and shield undesired signals, and an ultrasound diagnostic system configured to use such a probe. The probe...
US20130303907 Device and System For Imaging and Blood Flow Velocity Measurement  
Apparatuses, systems, and methods for intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) imaging and blood flow velocity measurement within a vessel using a rotational IVUS catheter are disclosed. The rotational...
US20090318804 Cryotherapy Planning and Control System  
The present invention relates to devices and methods for planning and supervising minimally invasive surgery. Included are enhancements to systems for planning, monitoring, and controlling...
US20050288587 Drive machanism for mechanically scanned ultrasound transducers  
The size, weight, and shape of a wobbler transducer are more optimized by positioning a drive shaft of a motor orthogonal to an array rather than parallel with the array. The drive shaft may be...
US20150094588 METHOD AND SYSTEMS FOR WEIGHT ADJUSTMENT OF AN AUTOMATED BREAST ULTRASOUND SYSTEM  
Various methods and systems are provided for imaging a tissue. In one example, a system comprises an adjustable arm, a scanning assembly attached to a first end of the adjustable arm, a...
US20080249415 ULTRASONIC DIAGNOSIS APPARATUS, BREAST IMAGING SYSTEM, AND BREAST IMAGING METHOD  
A compression paddle of a mammographic diagnosis apparatus is provided with an opening portion which allows an ultrasonic probe to be fitted therein and slide. This apparatus performs ultrasonic...
US20050215901 Interface for use between medical instrumentation and a patient  
Disclosed herein are methods, devices, compositions, and systems for providing an interface between medical instrumentation and a patient. In various embodiments, the interface provides a sterile...
US20090264759 Ultrasound Imaging Catheter With Pivoting Head  
An ultrasound imaging catheter system includes a pivot head assembly coupled between a ultrasound transducer array and the distal end of the catheter. The pivot head assembly includes a pivot...
US20090216125 Reslution optical & ultrasound devices for imaging and treatment of body lumens  
A rotationally vibrating imaging catheter and method of utilization has an array of ultrasound or optical transducers and an actuator along with signal processing, display, and power subsystems....
US20080287798 PACKAGING AND FLUID FILLING OF ULTRASOUND IMAGING CATHETERS  
An imaging catheter assembly is presented. The imaging catheter assembly includes an imaging catheter which includes an imaging catheter tip. Further, the imaging catheter assembly includes a...
US20120253197 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR FLUSHING BUBBLES FROM A CATHETER OF AN INTRAVASCULAR ULTRASOUND IMAGING SYSTEM  
An intravascular ultrasound imaging system includes a catheter that is insertable into a patient blood vessel. A flushing assembly is in fluid communication with a lumen of the catheter. The...
US20120277591 ULTRASOUND DIAGNOSTIC APPARATUS  
An ultrasound diagnostic apparatus capable of obtaining a high-quality ultrasound image while suppressing the temperature rise in an ultrasound probe. The ultrasound probe includes receive...
US20110224551 Ultrasound Imaging Probe and Method  
An ultrasound probe is provided having an ultrasound module received in a housing thereof, the ultrasound module including a plurality of transducers longitudinally spaced apart within the housing...
US20120053459 ALIGNMENT AND IMAGING OF AN EYE WITH AN ULTRASONIC SCANNER  
A method and apparatus are disclosed for generating accurate and precise ultrasonic images of biological materials or animate objects, such as the cornea and lens of the eye, and, in particular,...
US20060173330 Device for pivoting an ultrasound element assembly of a probe in an ultrasonic diagnosis apparatus  
The present invention relates to a device for pivoting an ultrasound element assembly of a probe in an ultrasonic diagnosis apparatus. A pivot shaft is rotatably coupled to a base and supports the...
US20060241452 Ultrasonic imaging method and probe for 3D gynaecologic inspection  
An ultrasonic imaging method particularly for 3D gynaecologic inspections provides an ultrasound probe having a number of transducers forming a linear array. An imaging scanning unit connected to...
US20140257105 FLUID FILLABLE CATHETER CAPSULE  
A fluid fillable catheter capsule assembly is provided suitable for use with an appropriate catheter in imaging applications for medical or surgical procedures. Methods of constructing such fluid...
US20080234584 Method and System for Ultrasonic Imaging of an Organ in a Patient's Body Through a Part of the Patient's Respiratory Tract  
The invention relates to a method for ultrasonic imaging of an organ in a patient's body through a part of the patient's respiratory tract, including: arranging an ultrasonic imaging device in or...
US20140142404 SINGLE-CELL LABEL-FREE PHOTOACOUSTIC FLOWOXIGRAPHY IN VIVO  
A single-RBC photoacoustic flowoxigraphy (FOG) device is described that delivers laser pulses of two different wavelengths separated by a pulse separation period of about 20 μs. This separation...
US20090131796 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR MODIFYING ULTRASONIC TISSUE HARMONIC AMPLITUDE  
An ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus and imaging method for harmonic enhancement or suppression are disclosed. A fundamental transmit signal and a 3f0 transmit signal are combined to emit as an...
US20070167785 Diagnostic mode switching  
A system is described having a JTAG diagnostic unit 2 and a serial wire diagnostic unit 4. A watcher unit 6 is connected to a data connection 14 shared between the diagnostic units 2, 4. Special...
US20110282208 ULTRASONIC DIAGNOSTIC APPARATUS  
The present disclosure provides an ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus. The ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus includes a fastening part having a band shape and wound around a diagnosis object; and an...
US20120277592 IMAGING PROBE HOUSING WITH FLUID FLUSHING  
An imaging probe for use in a catheter for ultrasonic imaging is provided. The catheter may be of the type including a sheath having an opening at a distal end for conducting a fluid there...
US20130267852 ULTRASOUND DIAGNOSIS APPARATUS AND CONTROL METHOD  
An ultrasound diagnosis apparatus of embodiments includes an ultrasound probe, a scanning controller, and a display controller. The ultrasound probe is configured to be capable of ultrasound three...
US20130345566 LINEAR MAGNETIC DRIVE TRANSDUCER FOR ULTRASOUND IMAGING  
An ultrasound imaging system uses a magnetic linear motor driven ultrasound scanner, with accurate track and hold operation and/or other motion feedback, to scan a two dimensional or three...
US20050256406 Method and system for controlled scanning, imaging and/or therapy  
A method and system for three dimensional scanning, imaging and/or therapy are provided. In accordance with one aspect, an exemplary method and system are configured to facilitate controlled...
US20080097210 Ultrasonic Diagnosis of Ischemic Cardiodisease  
A diagnostic imaging method and ultrasound system are described for detecting abnormalities of the left ventricle of the heart. A sequence of images including the mitral valve is acquired and...
US20080262355 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR FAST 3D ULTRASOUND IMAGING  
The present invention provides a method and apparatus for fast 3D ultrasound imaging. The method comprises data acquisition, desired data selection, data smoothing, table construction, ray...
US20150150540 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR REDUCING NON-UNIFORM ROTATION DISTORTION IN ULTRASOUND IMAGES  
A method for generating an ultrasound image includes receiving an image frame comprising consecutive ultrasound scan lines obtained using a rotating ultrasound imaging arrangement and determining...
US20100004539 USER INTERFACE FOR ULTRASOUND MAMMOGRAPHIC IMAGING  
Methods and related apparatuses are described for acquiring and displaying ultrasound mammographic image information. The system includes an ultrasound image acquisition device having at least one...
US20140088429 ULTRASOUND IMAGING SYSTEM AND METHOD  
A method and system of producing an ultrasound image of an imaging region of a body, the image comprising pixels, the method comprising: a) transmitting time-varying ultrasound into the imaging...
US20130123634 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROMOTING FLOW OF AN ACOUSTICALLY-FAVORABLE MEDIUM OVER A TRANSDUCER OF AN ULTRASOUND IMAGING SYSTEM  
A catheter assembly includes an imaging core insertable into a lumen of a sheath of a catheter. The imaging core includes a rotatable driveshaft and a transducer that is coupled to the driveshaft...
US20130079627 AUGMENTED REALITY ULTRASOUND SYSTEM AND IMAGE FORMING METHOD  
An augmented reality ultrasound system. The augmented reality ultrasound system includes: a probe for transmitting an ultrasound signal to an object and receiving the ultrasound signal reflected...
US20150209010 ULTRASONIC PROBE AND ULTRASONIC DIAGNOSTIC APPARATUS INCLUDING THE SAME  
Provided is an ultrasonic probe including: a housing; an ultrasonic module; at least one signal line; a support barrel which is supported by the housing, in which the at least one signal line is...
US20140276067 Ultrasound Imaging Apparatus  
An ultrasound imaging apparatus including a processing unit configured to produce an ultrasound image of the target region by applying position/orientation data representative of the position...
US20130137985 Devices, Systems, and Methods for Controlling Field of View in Imaging Systems  
Devices, systems, and methods for controlling the field of view in imaging systems are provided. For example, in one embodiment an imaging system includes a flexible elongate member sized and...
US20140187951 METHOD OF REMOVE BLACKGROUND NOISE IN SHORT PULSE EXCITATION OF ARFI  
A method for eliminating background noises in shear waves and the respective ultrasonic imaging system, the method includes: transmitting a push pulse along a push pulse vector; transmitting a...
US20140180107 ULTRASOUND IMAGING WITH VARIABLE LINE DENSITY  
The invention generally relates to intravascular ultrasound imaging and to systems and methods to improve line density and image quality. The invention provides an intravascular imaging system...

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