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US20140187955 SYSTEMS AND METHODS OF REGISTRATION USING AN ULTRASOUND PROBE  
A system for registration of a bone structure includes a registration probe and a processing circuit. The registration probe includes a two-dimensional array of a plurality of ultrasonic...
US20130274588 ELECTRONIC PELVIC ORGAN PROLAPSE QUANTIFICATION SYSTEM  
Systems and related methods for measuring pelvic organ prolapse are disclosed. A plurality of positioning devices, such as RFID tags, ultrasound reflectors or magnetic field sensors, which may be...
US20130303914 MULTIPLE TRANSDUCER DELIVERY DEVICE AND METHOD  
Embodiments of the present invention allow more full characterization of a stenotic lesion by measuring both pressure drop across the stenotic lesion and the size of the vessel lumen adjacent the...
US20130303915 ULTRASOUND APPARATUS AND METHODS TO MONITOR BODILY VESSELS  
An automated 3D ultrasound abdominal vessel monitor is capable of providing automated anatomical and physiological data on the large abdominal vessels, for example the Inferior Vena Cava (IVC)....
US20140309532 Method for non-invasively detecting the narrowing of a lumen  
Disclosed is a method for non-invasively detecting narrowing in a lumen in the body. This is done using sonic signals, e.g. ultrasound, that are directed through the wall and into the lumen of the...
US20140135627 METHODS, SYSTEMS, AND MEDIA FOR DETERMINING CAROTID INTIMA-MEDIA THICKNESS  
Methods, systems, and media for determining carotid intima-media thickness are provided. In some embodiments, a method for determining carotid intima-media thickness of a carotid artery is...
US20110092818 ULTRASONOMETER FOR BONE ASSESSMENT IN INFANTS  
An ultrasonometer for bone assessment in infants includes a focusing acoustic wave transducer, an acoustic wave detector, and an elongated chamber filled with an acoustically-coupling fluid. The...
US20150005637 TISSUE DISPLACEMENT ESTIMATION BY ULTRASOUND SPECKLE TRACKING  
Tissue displacements are estimated with speckle tracking in B-scan images. A template region in a first image is compared with a plurality of image portions in subsequent image, and a tissue...
US20150150497 INTRAUTERINE DEVICE  
According to an aspect of some embodiments of the present invention there is provided a probe sized for insertion into a uterus, the device comprising at least one ultrasound element adapted to...
US20150196275 Ultrasound Measurement Device and Method for Ultrasonic Measurement  
An ultrasound measurement device and related method for ultrasonic measurement are provided. In one embodiment the device includes a first a first ultrasound transducer and a second ultrasound...
US20130190626 DETERMINING LOCATION OF, AND IMAGING, A SUBSURFACE BOUNDARY  
A method of determining a location (x,z) of a subsurface boundary (38) of a body (30), comprising providing a wave source (34) and a receiver (36) on a surface (32) of body (30); measuring a...
US20130211260 Apparatus and method for minimally invasive length measurement within a hollow organ  
An apparatus for minimally invasive length measurement within a hollow organ is provided. The apparatus has an endoscopic instrument, an ultrasound head having an ultrasound transmitter and...
US20120130247 System and Method for Characterizing Tissue Based Upon Homomorphic Deconvolution of Backscattered Ultrasound  
A system and method are disclosed that facilitate characterizing vascular plaque tissue based upon spectral analysis of intravascular ultrasound echo signal segments. In particular, a power...
US20140018678 ULTRASONIC EVALUATION OF VENOUS STRUCTURES  
Provided are methods and systems for detecting a maturing arterio-venous fistula comprising a vein. An exemplary method comprises determining a wall thickness of the fistula and a lumen diameter...
US20150190117 ULTRASOUND MEASUREMENT INSTRUMENT AND ULTRASOUND MEASUREMENT DEVICE  
The ultrasound measurement instrument of the present invention comprises a main body component having a polyhedral shape; a nozzle that is provided in one plane of the main body component, the...
US20080167559 Non-Invasive Methods for Determining the Cardiovascular Status of an Individual  
Non-invasive methods for determining the cardiovascular status of an individual comprising measuring the thickness of the artery intima layer and/or the artery media layer and determining the...
US20130310691 SYSTEM, METHOD AND DEVICE FOR AUTOMATIC AND AUTONOMOUS DETERMINATION OF HEMODYNAMIC AND CARDIAC PARAMETERS USING ULTRASOUND  
The present disclosure relates to an ultrasound device, system and a method for determination of cardiac and/or hemodynamic parameters, and in particular, to such a system, and method in which the...
US20140039319 ULTRASONIC MEASURING APPARATUS AND BLOOD VESSEL INNER DIAMETER CALCULATING METHOD  
In an ultrasonic measuring apparatus, an addition/averaging-period setting unit determines a blood vessel diameter stable period in which a blood vessel diameter is in a stable state in one...
US20090299187 ULTRASOUND BASED METHOD AND APPARATUS TO DETERMINE THE SIZE OF KIDNEY STONE FRAGMENTS BEFORE REMOVAL VIA URETEROSCOPY  
A transducer is used to send an ultrasound pulse toward a stone and to receive ultrasound reflections from the stone. The recorded time between a pulse that is reflected from the proximal surface...
US20150038844 Portable Ultrasound System Comprising Ultrasound Front-End Directly Connected to a Mobile Device  
A portable ultrasound imaging system includes a mobile computing device; a detachable front end component configured for attachment to and communication with the mobile computing device, and...
US20100063394 OSTEOPOROSIS PROGRESS STAGE MEASURING DEVICE AND OSTEOPOROSIS PROGRESS STAGE MEASURING METHOD  
An osteoporosis progress stage measuring device is configured such that an ultrasonic wave oscillating section (110) oscillates an ultrasonic wave that gives torsional vibration to a bone part of...
US20140187954 INFANT BONE ASSESSMENT  
System and method for assessment of demineralization of a bone of a subject. The acoustic wave, propagating along the bone as a result of generation, at the bone, of the ultrasound radiation force...
US20060111633 Instantaneous ultrasonic measurement of bladder volume  
An apparatus and methods to quantify the volume of urine in a human bladder with a limited number of acoustic beams is disclosed. In a first version the apparatus is composed of a transducers...
US20100030080 METHOD AND DEVICE OF DIAGNOSING BONE STRENGTH  
A bone strength diagnostic device includes a wave-transmission module for deriving a speed of sound that transmits an ultrasonic wave from a wave-transmission transducer for deriving the speed of...
US20070038092 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR DETERMINING TOTAL BODY FAT, AND METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR DETERMINING BODY COMPOSITION  
A method of determining the total body fat of a person comprises the steps in which a subcutaneous fat thickness is measured at four points on the person's body, located in the right anterior part...
US20070179365 Method for monitoring body fluids  
A method of monitoring at least one fluid compartment of a body comprising: illuminating the skin with light that stimulates photoacoustic waves in the skin; and using the photoacoustic waves to...
US20140316273 TISSUE LIQUID DETECTION SYSTEM  
A method of detecting liquid in animal tissue is disclosed. The method comprises providing an electromagnetic radiation generator, and applying electromagnetic radiation to a tissue region using...
US20080242993 ULTRASOUND SYSTEM  
The present invention is directed to an ultrasound system. The ultrasound system of the present invention includes an ultrasound diagnostic unit, a storage unit, an image acquisition unit, a...
US20090093721 ULTRASONIC DIAGNOSIS METHOD AND APPARATUS  
The object is to determine an optimum sonic speed without requiring memory, circuits and processing time therefor. The object is achieved by providing an ultrasonic diagnosis apparatus having an...
US20140180032 System and Method for Multi-Site Intravascular Measurement  
Systems and methods for obtaining and processing data collected using a multi-site intravascular sensing device are provided. Some embodiments are directed to locating a structure within a vessel...
US20050015002 Integrated protocol for diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of bone mass degradation  
The present invention provides improved methods and systems for diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of a bone related condition such as osteoporosis. The present invention integrates bone mass...
US20050096543 Motion tracking for medical imaging  
Motion of a region of interest is tracked in medical imaging. For example, velocity information, such as colored Doppler velocity estimates independent of tracking from one image to another image,...
US20090112089 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MEASURING BLADDER WALL THICKNESS AND PRESENTING A BLADDER VIRTUAL IMAGE  
An ultrasound transceiver scans a bladder in a three dimensional array to measure the thickness and surface area of the bladder to determine bladder mass. The bladder wall thickness and masses may...
US20140228687 DIAGNOSIS AIDING APPARATUS AND METHOD TO PROVIDE DIAGNOSIS INFORMATION AND DIAGNOSIS SYSTEM THEREOF  
A diagnosis aiding apparatus and method to provide diagnosis information is provided. The diagnosis aiding apparatus includes an information display unit configured to display a reference...
US20140364740 ULTRASOUND MEASUREMENT APPARATUS AND ULTRASOUND MEASUREMENT METHOD  
A first interface of a media-adventitia interface and a second interface of a lumen-intima interface are specified on the basis of reflected waveform data in an n-th frame, a first interface of a...
US20140364739 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR ANALYZING A VASCULAR STRUCTURE  
System for analyzing a vascular structure. The system includes an initialization module that is configured to analyze a slice of a VOI that includes a main vessel of the vascular structure to...
US20090036776 Apparatus for measuring inner diameter of tubular body of living being  
An apparatus for measuring an inner diameter of a tubular body present under a skin of a living being, by emitting an ultrasonic wave from an ultrasonic probe placed on the skin, the apparatus...
US20100113932 Rapid and Accurate Detection of Bone Quality Using Ultrasound Critical Angle Reflectometry  
The present invention is an apparatus, method and system for determining the coefficient of elasticity of a target by detecting an ultracritical reflection of ultrasound waves directed at the...
US20090143681 Method for measuring of thicknesses of materials using an ultrasound technique  
The invention relates to a method for measuring thicknesses of materials of multilayered structure. This method includes transmitting one or more ultrasound signals including different frequencies...
US20140221837 ULTRASOUND APPARATUS AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF  
Disclosed are an ultrasound apparatus and a control method thereof, in which the thickness of subcutaneous tissue is measured using an ultrasound probe or vital data regarding a subject is...
US20130217998 Motion Tracking System with Inertial-Based Sensing Units  
Systems, apparatus, and method of monitoring a position of a joint. An inertial monitoring unit is configured to be coupled to a portion of a patient, such as a thigh. Another inertial monitoring...
US20090216126 IMPLANTABLE MINIATURIZED ULTRASONIC TRANSDUCERS  
The present invention comprises an ultrasonic measuring device and method for measuring bone resorption and remodeling using Miniaturized Ultrasonic Transducers. An ultrasonic measuring device for...
US20090287083 Cavitation detector  
A method for detecting cavitation in an adipose tissue, the method comprising computing a level of correlation between at least two received ultrasonic signals, wherein the level of correlation is...
US20070123769 Tonometer-pachymeter apparatus for measurement of intraocular pressure  
An apparatus for determining intraocular pressure includes a transducer assembly containing an applanation tonometer for the determination of a cornea applanation pressure and an ultrasonic...
US20140276047 Method and Apparatus for Quantifying Organization in Collagenous Tissue  
An apparatus uses a steered ultrasound beam to assess microstructure of the cervix revealed by backscatter power variation at a range of angles and depth. Analysis of a distribution of power loss...
US20110257531 METHOD OF MEASURING THE THICKNESS OF A BIOLOGICAL TISSUE BY ULTRASOUNDS AND DEVICE FOR CARRYING OUT SUCH METHOD  
A method of measuring the thickness of a biological tissue by ultrasounds and a device carrying out such method. The method is implemented with an ultrasound probe that emits ultrasonic pulses...
US20130245448 ULTRASONIC DIAGNOSIS DEVICE AND ULTRASONIC PROBE FOR USE IN ULTRASONIC DIAGNOSIS DEVICE  
A structure for adjusting the positional relationship between an ultrasonic transducer and a blood vessel such that an acoustic line from the ultrasonic transducer passes the center of a...
US20150051467 IMPLANTABLE DEVICE AND METHOD FOR MONITORING VENOUS DIAMETER  
An implantable medical device system and associated method receive a signal from an implantable sensor operatively positioned relative to a vein, the signal being responsive to changes in a...
US20150245820 ULTRASONIC MEASUREMENT APPARATUS AND ULTRASONIC MEASUREMENT METHOD  
A scanning line immediately above a blood vessel is detected using a received signal of a reflected wave of an ultrasonic wave transmitted to the blood vessel, and candidates for front and rear...
US20060270935 Ultrasonic periodontal device and method of using  
System and methods of detecting and measuring periodontal disease comprising filling a periodontal pocket with a fluid capable of propagating sound waves, transmitting a sound wave into the...
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