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9039624 Ultrasonic HIFU transducer with non-magnetic conductive vias  
A high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) transducer comprising a piezoelectric array with a layer of piezoelectric material having a patient-facing front surface and a back surface, the front...
9041712 Slice view  
A method, apparatus, article of manufacture, and computer program product display multiple slices of a three-dimensional body in a computer drawing application. A first view of a 3D body is...
9039618 Medical imaging device and method  
An imaging system uses sensors to traverse an external portion of an object to generate a three dimensional image of the object.
9042962 Model based positioning system  
The present invention relates to a model based positioning system that includes a positioning device having at least one transmitter configured to be in a tracking environment, e.g. inserted into...
9038474 Photoacoustic measuring apparatus  
The present invention employs a photoacoustic measuring apparatus including: a laser light source; a forming unit for forming a second light beam by dividing or deforming a laser light beam; an...
9042959 Magnetic resonance imaging apparatus and magnetic resonance imaging method  
A magnetic resonance imaging apparatus includes an acoustic control unit and an image data acquisition unit. The acoustic control unit applies a gradient magnetic field for controlling a sound in...
9037212 Enablement of quick remote access to CT scans to improve workflow and patient throughput  
A bi-directional communication system (12) is utilized for communications between a technician at an imaging workstation (18), from which imaging protocols can be conducted and at which diagnostic...
9032800 Photoacoustic imaging apparatus and photoacoustic imaging method  
A photoacoustic imaging apparatus performs imaging of an optical absorber. The photoacoustic imaging apparatus includes a light source, a detector configured to detect an acoustic wave generated...
9033576 Medical imaging system for accurate measurement evaluation of changes  
A system and method for nodule boundary visualization superimposed on a scan image, including generating phantom image measurements of at least one synthetic calibration object in relation to a...
9036884 Image intensity correction for magnetic resonance imaging  
A magnetic resonance system includes a magnetic resonance scanner having a multi-channel transmit coil or coil system and a magnetic resonance receive element; and a digital processor configured...
9033881 Object information acquisition apparatus  
An object information acquisition apparatus includes a holding member, a probe unit, a transducer, a housing, an opposing member, and a separating member. The holding member holds an object. The...
9031632 Imaging based virus detection  
A method for detecting a virus in a patient based on imaging data includes scanning a region of interest of the patient with an imaging device and generating imaging data indicative of the region...
9031639 Chemical liquid injector and CT apparatus  
Chemical liquid injector 100 includes two piston driving mechanisms 130 each moving a piston of a syringe forward, main injection condition determining section 171 determining injection conditions...
9028413 Prediction-based flow estimation for ultrasound diagnostic imaging  
Flow estimation is provided. The flow is predicted. A mathematical, logic, machine learning or other model is used to predict flow. For example, the boundary conditions associated with a previous...
9031635 MRI diffusion weighted imaging with estimated motion probing gradient b-factors based on acquired apparent diffusion coefficients for each pixel  
A magnetic resonance diagnostic apparatus includes a derivation unit to derive an apparent diffusion coefficient regarding a pixel position for each pixel position included in a region of interest...
9026192 Device and method for in vivo imaging  
Devices and methods for optically scanning an in-vivo lumen, and for determining contact between an in-vivo device and an in-vivo lumen wall. The device may include an elongated housing having a...
9022933 Apparatus and method for reconstructing an image with reduced motion artifacts  
A computer readable storage medium having a computer program stored thereon and representing a set of instructions that when executed by a computer causes the computer to calculate a mapping...
9026194 Current diverter for magnetic stimulation of biological systems  
Apparatus and methods which enable the stimulation of neurons oriented in all directions within a biological structure using applied magnetic fields.
9022935 Ultrasound surgery system  
An ultrasound surgery system includes: a handpiece including an ultrasound transducer that generates ultrasound vibration and a treatment portion to which the ultrasound vibration is transmitted;...
9026191 Method and device for automatic determination of a flow of a bodily fluid within vessels of an organism  
In a method and device for automatic determination of a flow of a bodily fluid within vessels of an organism by a magnetic resonance, a magnetic resonance angiography to procedure is implemented...
9026193 Intrinsic frequency hemodynamic waveform analysis  
Hardware and software methodology are described for cardiac health measurement. Hemodynamic waveforms variously acquired for a subject are analyzed to calculate or approximate intrinsic...
9020576 Biological measurement apparatus and biological stimulation apparatus  
A biological measurement apparatus of this invention includes (i) a micro piezoelectric element for vibrating a nerve cell of a subject without coming in contact with the nerve cell, (ii) an...
9019301 Medical image display apparatus in which specification of a medical image enables execution of image processing  
A medical image display apparatus 1 having a display component 9, an image data storage part 31, an information storage component 32, an operation component 10, and a control part 2. The display...
9020577 Systems, devices and methods for cartilage and bone grafting  
Disclosed are systems, methods, devices and products to identify suitable donor sites for harvesting bone-cartilage grafts and to implant such bone-cartilage grafts. In some embodiments, a method...
9020578 Colonography  
A system includes an insufflator (120) and an imaging system (100). The imaging system (100) includes a console (118). The console (118) and the insufflator (120) are in communication. The console...
9020575 Magnetic resonance imaging apparatus and magnetic resonance imaging method  
A apparatus includes an acquisition unit to acquire magnetic resonance data in every data group, a unit to control the acquisition unit to collect the data for one or a plurality of data groups...
9014782 Magnetic resonance imaging apparatus  
Versatility and the quality of images are to be improved. As preparation pulses, a first RF pulse to flip along the yz plane spins oriented in a magnetostatic field direction in a subject; a...
9014783 System for automated parameter setting in cardiac magnetic resonance imaging  
A system automatically calculates optimal protocol parameters for dark-blood (DB) preparation and inversion recovery. The system automatically determines pulse sequence timing parameters for MR...
9011448 Orthopedic navigation system with sensorized devices  
A low-cost and compact electronic device toolset is provided for orthopedic assisted navigation. The toolset comprises wireless sensorized devices that communicate directly with one another. A...
9014780 Image-based biopsy guidance method  
When performing image-guided biopsy of an anatomical structure in a patient, a target anatomical patient region containing biopsy target is imaged using both SPECT and XCT concurrently. 3D SPECT...
9014424 Tracking representations of indicator body parts  
The present invention relates to a method for tracking image sections which represent indicator body parts of a body in a process sequence of images, wherein changes in the position of the...
9014789 Systems and methods for visualizing ablated tissue  
Systems and methods for visualizing ablated tissue are disclosed. In some embodiments, a system for imaging tissue includes a catheter having an expandable balloon at a distal end, an illumination...
9014786 Device and method for opening vascular obstructions  
The present invention is directed to a device and method for opening obstructed body internal passages and for sensing and characterizing tissues and substances in contact with the device. In...
RE45484 Image guided awl/tap/screwdriver  
A trackable medical instrument for use in a computer assisted image guided medical and surgical navigation systems that generate images during medical and surgical procedures, includes a guide...
9008754 Automatic correction and utilization of a vascular roadmap comprising a tool  
Apparatus and methods are described including generating a road map of a blood vessel. Subsequent to the generation of the road map, a tool is inserted into the blood vessel. While the tool is...
9008757 Navigation system including optical and non-optical sensors  
Systems and methods that utilize optical sensors and non-optical sensors to determine the position and/or orientation of objects. A navigation system includes an optical sensor for receiving...
9008842 Medical robotic system with sliding mode control  
A medical robotic system has a joint coupled to medical device or a slave manipulator or robotic arm adapted to hold and/or move the medical device for performing a medical procedure, and a...
9008750 Method for determining the ventilation of a lung  
In a method for determining the ventilation of a lung of an object under examination by magnetic resonance imaging, at least two first lung-representing image data sets are acquired at different...
9005133 Apparatus for use in diagnosing and/or treating neurological disorder  
An apparatus (2) for use in diagnosing and/or treating a neurological disorder is disclosed. The apparatus comprises a sensor device (4) designed to resemble a pen to provide a first signal...
9008394 Methods and apparatus for determining brain cortical thickness  
Methods and apparatus for determining brain cortical thickness are provided. One method includes determining an intensity profile at each of a plurality of cortical surface points of an imaged...
9002429 Digital drug delivery  
For delivery of a chemical to a target region of a subject's brain, an apparatus comprising a storage medium on which is stored digital representations of subject-specific selective visual stimuli...
9002434 Medical device position detecting system, medical device guiding system, and position detecting method for medical device  
Position detection of a medical device is prevented from being impossible even when the frequency characteristic of a magnetic induction coil is varied in accordance with the state of an external...
9002426 Haptic guidance system and method  
A surgical apparatus includes a surgical device, configured to be manipulated by a user to perform a procedure on a patient, and a computer system. The computer system is programmed to create a...
9002427 Apparatus and method for continuous noninvasive measurement of respiratory function and events  
An apparatus and method for non-invasive and continuous measurement of respiratory chamber volume and associated parameters including respiratory rate, respiratory rhythm, tidal volume, dielectric...
8998813 Image forming apparatus and image forming method  
An image forming apparatus has acoustic transducers; and an image processing unit which calculates intensity of acoustic waves irradiated from regions inside a subject respectively by processing...
9002432 Method and device for calibrating a medical instrument  
A system and method for calibrating an object having at least one marker attached thereto, wherein a spatial position of the object is ascertained based on the at least one marker, and an outline,...
9002433 System and method for image-based interventional device tracking and scan plane guidance  
An MR system and method for tracking a device of an interventional procedure within a scan subject is disclosed. At least two MR projections of the device are acquired, from which 3D coordinates...
9002438 System for the detection of gamma radiation from a radioactive analyte  
A system for the measurement of radiation emitted from an in-vivo administered radioactive analyte. The system employs a sensor having a scintillation material to convert gamma radiation to...
8992426 Feedback in medical ultrasound imaging for high intensity focused ultrasound  
Feedback of position is provided for high intensity focused ultrasound. The location of a beam from a HIFU transducer is determined using ultrasound imaging. The ultrasound imaging detects tissue...
8996094 Method and system for compensating a self-caused displacement of tissue  
A system for compensating a neurally triggered or other self-caused displacement of a tissue of an animal including man comprises a base provided with a means for immobilizing the animal or body...