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US20110172543 Multipurpose Host System for Invasive Cardiovascular Diagnostic Measurement Acquisition and Display  
An ultrasound catheter is described herein for insertion into a cavity such as a blood vessel to facilitate imaging within a vasculature. The catheter comprises an elongate flexible shaft, a...
US20110004105 POWER PARAMETERS FOR ULTRASONIC CATHETER  
An ultrasound catheter system and a method for operating an ultrasonic catheter at a treatment site within a patient's vasculature or tissue are disclosed. The ultrasound catheter system comprises...
US20110237955 Real Time Ultrasound Catheter Probe  
An ultrasound catheter probe assembly capable of scanning a three-dimensional volume is provided. The ultrasound catheter probe assembly contains a plurality of ultrasonic transducers disposed...
US20130035597 ANORECTAL PROBE ASSEMBLY AND METHOD  
An anorectal probe assembly comprising an anorectal probe, a sonar penetration balloon mounted to said probe, said balloon arranged to receive water to inflate within the rectal cavity a...
US20100179426 ULTRASOUND CATHETER WITH ROTATABLE TRANSDUCER  
An ultrasound catheter assembly having a rotatable transducer assembly is disclosed. The ultrasound catheter assembly includes an elongate flexible shaft having a lumen and a proximal end and a...
US20120165680 CATHETER  
A catheter includes a sheath insertable inside a body lumen and provided with a window portion permeable to inspection waves, a detection unit movable in the axial direction of the sheath inside...
US20100305451 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR MAKING AND USING IMAGE-GUIDED INTRAVASCULAR AND ENDOCARDIAL THERAPY SYSTEMS  
A catheter assembly includes a catheter and a delivery element. The catheter has a distal end with a distal tip, a proximal end, and a longitudinal length. The catheter includes a body that...
US20110251492 ULTRASOUND ASSESSMENT OF LUMENS TO FACILITATE REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT  
Devices and methods for assessing the orientation and shape of vessel lumens and hollow portions of organs are described. The devices and methods are particularly adapted for determining the...
US20120209122 Shape-Controllable Catheters and Catheter System  
Shape-controllable catheters are provided that are versatile in application and that, in human-imaging applications, minimize or reduce patient discomfort. One such catheter is provided with at...
US20140257111 MEDICAL TUBE AND CATHETER  
A medical tube includes a first portion, a second portion, a third portion, and a fourth portion in this order from a proximal side to a distal side thereof. The first portion has a tubular resin...
US20150094594 TRANSESOPHAGEAL ULTRASOUND PROBE WITH AN ADAPTIVE BENDING SECTION  
When transesophageal echocardiography is used to obtain a transgastric short axis view of the left ventricle of the heart, the best place to position the transducer is in the fundus of the...
US20120265049 Treatment of Female Stress Urinary Incontinence  
The present invention relates to the diagnosis and treatment of stress urinary incontinence. In one embodiment, the diagnosis and treatment involves the use of a positional feedback catheter....
US20120078074 Methods and Apparatuses for Monitoring Gastroesophageal Reflux Volume with Ultrasonic Catheter  
Ultrasonic catheters and methods for determining and/or monitoring reflux volumes during gastroesophageal reflux events.
US20140213907 3D CATHETER-BASED ULTRASOUND ASSEMBLY WITH GIMBAL-MOUNT TRANSDUCER AND SINGLE-COIL DRIVE  
Described are embodiments of devices and methods for imaging a body conduit, such as a blood vessel. In particular embodiments, the catheter has a chamber within which is a transducer mounted to a...
US20070118035 Catheter tip  
A catheter tip of a catheter including at least a power conductor and a data conductor for obtaining data of a subject of interest. The catheter tip may comprise a support member defining an...
US20120190988 PROBE WITH AN ADAPTIVE BENDING SECTION  
When transesophageal echocardiography is used to obtain a transgastric short axis view of the left ventricle of the heart, the best place to position the transducer is in the fundus of the...
US20080146943 Integrated Beam Former And Isolation For An Ultrasound Probe  
A compact, portable ultrasound imaging system includes a combination of an isolation circuit, an ultrasound signal generator, and a beam former within a single unit. The isolation circuit may...
US20150201964 INTEGRATED UTERINE MANIPULATOR AND SENSOR AND METHOD  
A uterine manipulator for manipulation of a uterus of a patient is provided. The uterine manipulator includes an elongate member having a distal end. The elongate member is configured to be...
US20080146925 Integrated Electrophysiology and Ultrasound Imaging System  
An integrated electrophysiology and ultrasound imaging system includes a workstation, electrophysiology processing circuits, a compact ultrasound imaging system having a combination of an...
US20060241478 Forward looking imaging guidewire  
The systems and methods described herein provide for a forward looking guidewire having a reduced radial cross-section for increased maneuverability and use of the guidewire within more narrow...
US20100036258 REAL TIME ULTRASOUND CATHETER PROBE  
An ultrasound catheter probe assembly capable of scanning a three-dimensional volume is provided. The ultrasound catheter probe assembly contains a plurality of ultrasonic transducers disposed...
US20100274140 METHOD OF MOUNTING A TRANSDUCER TO A DRIVESHAFT  
A method of mounting a transducer to a driveshaft which eliminates the need for a transducer housing, the improved method directly attaches the transducer to a rigid distal tip of a driveshaft...
US20090076390 INTEGRATED ULTRASOUND IMAGING AND ABLATION PROBE  
A system for imaging and providing therapy to one or more regions of interest is presented. The system includes an imaging and therapy catheter configured to image an anatomical region to...
US20100191101 CATHETER WITH ISOLATION BETWEEN ULTRASOUND TRANSDUCER AND POSITION SENSOR  
Medical apparatus includes an invasive probe, for insertion into a body of a living subject. An ultrasonic subsystem includes an ultrasonic transducer contained in the probe and image processing...
US20060247529 Transurethral ultrasonic imaging system  
An ultrasound scanning system and methods of using the same. In one preferred form, an ultrasound scanning system comprises an acoustic imaging catheter comprising an ultrasonic transducer, a...
US20150173710 CATHETER SHEATH SYSTEM AND METHOD  
A catheter is disclosed comprising a sheath surrounding an inner lumen. The inner lumen is configured to receive a fluid. The sheath includes a sheath portion that comprises a hydrophilic...
US20090118621 TRANSESOPHAGEAL ULTRASOUND PROBE WITH AN ADAPTIVE BENDING SECTION  
When transesophageal echocardiography is used to obtain a transgastric short axis view of the left ventricle of the heart, the best place to position the transducer is in the fundus of the...
US20060100522 Piezocomposite transducers  
The embodiments described herein provide for an ultrasound imaging device having a piezocomposite transducer. The imaging device is preferably insertable within a living being and configured to...
US20090306518 TRANSDUCERS, DEVICES AND SYSTEMS CONTAINING THE TRANSDUCERS, AND METHODS OF MANUFACTURE  
A catheter assembly for an intravascular ultrasound system includes a catheter and an imaging core. The catheter includes a lumen extending along the longitudinal length of the catheter from the...
US20150257732 DISTANCE, DIAMETER AND AREA DETERMINING DEVICE  
The invention describes a novel implementation of ultrasound or OCT technology to approximate the dimensions of fluid-filled structures (when using ultrasound technology) or other structures (when...
US20080183080 IMAGE GUIDED CATHETER HAVING DEPLOYABLE BALLOONS AND PERICARDIAL ACCESS PROCEDURE  
An interventional medical device that incorporates an imaging system may be minimally invasive and equipped with an anchoring portion that may be slidable and fixed in a predetermined position of...
US20060052707 Intravascular ultrasonic catheter arrangements  
Apparatus for intravascular ultrasonic imaging comprises a catheter having an ultrasonic transducer array fabricated at least in part from an electrostrictive material, wherein the...
US20060241483 Ultrasonic imaging catheters  
An intravascular ultrasonic imaging catheter is provided with a flexible circuit electrically coupled to a transducer array mounted on the distal end of the catheter, a portion of the flexible...
US20080287804 Ultrasound catheter having improved distal end  
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...
US20100063401 ULTRASOUND ENDOSCOPE SYSTEM AND ULTRASOUND OBSERVATION METHOD  
When an ultrasound endoscope arrives at an objective area, a puncture needle is located in a scan area of a first ultrasound image. Thereby, an image of the puncture needle is delineated on the...
US20090005689 ULTRASOUND ENDOSCOPE  
An ultrasound endoscope including, at a distal end of an insertion portion to be inserted to a body cavity, a distal rigid portion arranged forward of a flexible tube portion, an ultrasound...
US20080146942 Catheter Position Tracking Methods Using Fluoroscopy and Rotational Sensors  
Methods for determine the position and rotational orientation of the transducer array of an ultrasound imaging catheter within a patient include imaging the distal end of the catheter using...
US20090093726 CARDIOVASCULAR ULTRASOUND PROBE AND ULTRASOUND IMAGE SYSTEM  
An ultrasound image system includes: an ultrasound probe; a signal-transmitting-and-receiving section for transmitting signals to the ultrasound probe and receiving signals from the ultrasound...
US20090088648 Methods and devices for image-guided manipulation or sensing or anatomic structures  
Forward-looking ultrasound transducers are positioned at the tip of a transseptal catheter to facilitate transseptal puncture and interventions within the left atrium, pulmonary veins and mitral...
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...
US20090270737 IMAGING CATHETER  
Described herein are imaging catheter system. In an exemplary embodiment, a catheter comprises a handle assembly having distal and proximal ends, a catheter sheath connected to the distal end of...
US20080146941 Catheter Position Tracking for Intracardiac Catheters  
An ultrasound imaging system includes one or more accelerometers positioned near the imaging transducer. Acceleration data from the accelerometers are used to estimate the position of the imaging...
US20100280389 CONNECTOR FOR SECURING ULTRASOUND CATHETER TO TRANSDUCER  
An ultrasound system has an ultrasound transducer having a transducer housing and a horn provided at the distal end of the transducer housing, an ultrasound transmission member, a sonic connector...
US20060058680 Needle guide for laparoscopic ultrasonography  
A guide device is provided for a laparoscopic ultrasound probe. The guide device includes a sheath that is adapted to fit over at least a portion of the ultrasound probe, and a guide coupled to...
US20140187960 Intravascular Ultrasound Imaging Apparatus, Interface, Architecture, and Method of Manufacturing  
Sold-state intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) imaging devices, systems, and methods are provided. Some embodiments of the present disclosure are particularly directed to compact and efficient circuit...
US20130267853 ULTRASOUND DEVICE, AND ASSOCIATED CABLE ASSEMBLY  
An ultrasound device including an ultrasonic transducer device having a plurality of transducer elements forming a transducer array is provided. Each transducer element includes a piezoelectric...
US20050277836 Transesophageal ultrasound transducer probe  
A multi-dimensional, such as a two-dimensional, array is provided within a transesophageal probe housing. Since the size of the transesophageal probe housing is limited for comfort of a patient,...
US20050256410 Apparatus and method for an ultrasonic probe capable of bending with aid of a balloon  
The present invention provides an apparatus and a method for an ultrasonic probe capable of bending, flexing and deflecting with the aid of a balloon to remove a biological material. An ultrasonic...
US20100076317 CATHETER WITH ULTRASOUND TRANSDUCER AND VARIABLE FOCUS LENS USED IN ANEURYSM ASSESSMENT  
A catheter having ultrasound capability and a distal end extending along a longitudinal axis, the end being situated adjacent to a tissue of interest inside of a patient; at least one ultrasound...
US20120022375 ACOUSTIC DEVICE FOR ULTRASONIC IMAGING  
The present invention relates to an acoustic device for ultrasonic imaging of an object (21). The device comprises an acoustic transducer (10 and an acoustic lens (20) arranged to variably refract...

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