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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...
9031634 Chemical shift markers for improved wireless fiducial marker tracking  
A new and improved method for tracking and/or spatial localization of an invasive device in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is provided. The invention includes providing an invasive device...
9031633 Arrangement and method for detecting and/or locating a magnetic material in a region of action  
In Magnetic Particle Imaging (MPI) the reconstruction requires the knowledge of a so called system function. This function describes the relation between spatial position and frequency response...
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.
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...
9008749 Apparatus and method for influencing and/or detecting magnetic particles in a field of view having an array of single-sided transmit coil sets  
The present invention relates to an apparatus and a method for influencing and/or detecting magnetic particles in a field of view. To increase the field of view and, at the same time, allow access...
8981765 Motor function analyzing apparatus  
It is an object of the present invention to provide a motor function analyzing apparatus which simplifies a calibration measurement necessary before measuring a finger tapping motion, and which is...
8971989 Magnetic field device for mapping and navigation in laparoscopic surgery  
Devices, systems and methods for using those devices and systems are disclosed to facilitate mapping and navigation during a minimally invasive surgical procedure. These devices, systems and...
8971988 Arrangement and method for influencing and/or detecting magnetic particles  
The present invention relates to an arrangement and a method for influencing and/or detecting magnetic particles in a region of action, in particular for monitoring of intra-cerebral or...
8971994 Systems and methods for positioning a catheter  
A method for displaying a position of a medical device, such as a catheter, during insertion thereof into a patient. In one example embodiment, the method includes obtaining a first set of...
8954293 Method and arrangement for reconstructing the source of an electromagnetic field  
The disclosure relates to a method for reconstructing the source of an electromagnetic field. Firstly, a measurement space separate from the source is selected so that the measurement space is...
8948846 Optical coherence tomography systems and methods  
In general, in one aspect, the invention features a method that includes using an optical coherence tomography system to acquire a plurality of frames of a sample where each frame includes optical...
8933696 Magnetic sensor and biomagnetism measurement system  
A magnetic sensor includes a plurality of assemblies combined. Each assembly includes a plurality of tunnel magnetoresistive elements, a capacitor and a fixed resistor. The tunnel magnetoresistive...
8922211 Method and apparatus for sensing the presence of explosives, contraband and other molecules using nuclear quadrupole resonance and a swept frequency continuous wave source  
Stimulated emissions due to nuclear quadropole resonance are detected utilizing a terminated balanced transmission line and a directional coupler for the detection of explosives, contraband,...
8886282 System and method for measuring magnetocardiogram of small animal  
A system and method for measuring a magnetocardiogram (MCG) in order to measure a weak magnetic field generated from the heart of a small animal such as a laboratory rat are provided. The system...
8874188 Arrangement and method for influencing and/or detecting magnetic particles  
An arrangement and a corresponding method for influencing and/or detecting magnetic particles in a region of action include storing required reactive energy in a tank circuit, which is preferably...
8849370 Movable imaging system comprising an integrated display  
A medical imaging system is provided. The medical imaging system comprises a movable acquisition device, a processing unit and a display, wherein the display is fixed to the movable acquisition...
8847592 Techniques for magnetic particle imaging  
A magnetic particle imaging apparatus includes magnets [106,107] that produce a gradient magnetic field having a field free region (FFR), excitation field electromagnets [102,114] that produce a...
8849384 Cardio mapping system and method for cardio mapping  
A method and system for determining the mechanism of cardiac arrhythmia in a patient is disclosed. The method basically entails measuring the impedance of cardiac tissue in a portion of the...
8834370 Ultrasonic percutaneous enteral feeding tube  
Among other things, a gastrostomy tube including a feeding tube that spans between an outer retention device and an inner retention device is disclosed. Embodiments of the inner retention device...
8838200 Magnetic resonance imaging apparatus and method using squid detection and field-cycling  
There is described an MRI system in which the detection of the NMR signal is performed by a resonant input at a median field range above 100 gauss and where the main field is cycled to a low field...
8818485 Catheter with bendable tip  
A medical probe includes a flexible insertion tube, having a distal end for insertion into a body cavity of a patient, and a distal tip, which is disposed at the distal end of the insertion tube...
8818486 Position and orientation algorithm for a single axis sensor  
A method includes generating a magnetic field in a predefined volume. A reference model is defined, which models the magnetic field at multiple points in the volume using spherical harmonics. The...
8811722 Device and method for acquisition and reconstruction of objects  
The purpose of this invention is a device and a method which will permit the acquisition and subsequent reconstruction of objects with volume throughout the total external surface. This invention...
8805472 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....
8768435 Foreign body location and retrieval device  
Devices having the capability to both locate and retrieve objects are disclosed. More particularly, the present disclosure relates to devices having a probe comprising an ultrasound detector for...
8768430 MRT interference field detection medical implant with prone posture position sensor  
Allows the specificity of an automatic MRT detection to be increased in a simple manner. This is achieved using an automatically calibrating position sensor, so that the user does not have to...
8750961 Implantable medical device having a multi-axis magnetic sensor  
The present invention provides a packaging technique and apparatus that incorporates a flexible substrate package with a three-axis magnetic sensor for three-axis sensing in an implantable medical...
8727989 Automatic diagnosis support apparatus, ultrasonic diagnosis apparatus, and automatic diagnosis support method  
Certain embodiments provide an automatic diagnosis support apparatus includes extracting a plurality of parameters associated with a predetermined object by using medical information acquired by a...
8691261 Drug, drug guidance system, magnetic detection system, and drug design method  
It is intended to provide a drug delivery system which makes it possible to solve the existing technical problems and is easily usable in practice. A drug, which comprises an organic compound or...
8688192 High-resolution magnetocardiogram restoration for cardiac electric current localization  
Magnetocardiogram (MCG) provides temporal and spatial measurements of cardiac electric activities, which permits current localization. An MCG device usually consists of a small number of magnetic...
8688197 Charged particle cancer therapy patient positioning method and apparatus  
The invention comprises a patient positioning and/or repositioning system, such as a laying, semi-vertical, or seated patient positioning, alignment, and/or control method and apparatus used in...
8666473 Arrangement and method for influencing and/or detecting magnetic particles and for magnetic resonance imaging  
Magnetic particle imaging allows the imaging of fast tracer dynamics, but there is no native tissue contrast. A combination with MRI solves this issue. However, coil geometries in MPI and MRI...
8666474 Magnetic-field measurement jig, magnetic-field measurement program, and inspection device provided with magnetic position detector  
To provide a highly reliable inspection device that prevents a loss in reliability of inspection that uses information from a position detector as a result of the influence of magnetic bodies or...
8655437 Analysis of the mirror neuron system for evaluation of stimulus  
The human mirror neuron system includes neurons that fire both when an individual performs an action and when the individual observes the action being performed by another. Neuro-response data...
8649845 Methods for identifying target stimulation regions associated with therapeutic and non-therapeutic clinical outcomes for neural stimulation  
A method for identifying and activating specific axonal pathways for achieving therapeutic benefits during a neural stimulation, such as deep brain stimulation. Clinical data, diffusion tensor...
8644917 Cardio mapping system and method for cardio mapping  
A method and system for determining the mechanism of cardiac arrhythmia in a patient is disclosed. The method basically entails measuring the impedance of cardiac tissue in a portion of the...
8632466 System for processing patient monitoring power and data signals  
A device interface selectively acquires patient physiological parameter data. An acquisition processor acquires physiological data from a patient. A communication processor is coupled to an...
8630695 Locator, device and method for electronically locating and reading the setting of an adjustable valve  
The invention is aimed at improving valve pinpointing and reading devices by proposing to activate a magnetic detection source allowing measurements regularly-distributed in a circle around an...
8626265 Device and method for reducing the heart rate of a patient, and apparatus having the device  
A device is disclosed for stimulating the trigeminal nerve of a patient in order to reduce the heart rate of the patient for recording image information from the heart of the patient. In at least...
8588892 Method and system for aligning a prosthesis during surgery using active sensors  
A method and system for determining the orientation of a surgical tool with respect to a bone of a patient, and a device for positioning a sensor are disclosed. The bone has at least three...
8583208 Superconducting magnetism measuring apparatus, biomagnetism measuring apparatus, and sensor cylinder cover and sheet for biomagnetism measuring apparatus  
Magnetism generated in the cervical or waist part of a subject is measured without the neck or waist of the subject being bent forward. A sensor cylinder is arranged to have a four-sided...
8570027 High resolution scanning magnetic imaging method with long detection ranges  
A method of magnetic imaging at long detection ranges. In one embodiment the method comprises introducing a magnetic sample having magnetic particles into a detection field; detecting weak...
8554300 MRI gradient field detector  
A device and a method are disclosed for detecting electromagnetic fields, in particular, fields occurring in magnetic resonance tomography (MRT) or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) tests. An...
8553956 3D current reconstruction from 2D dense MCG images  
A current dipole is determined by solving the inverse problem multiple times in consecutive stages. At each stage, a new high resolution image is generated from a magnetic field map from the...
8548560 Adaptive data rate control  
A data rate controlling feedback loop evaluates an actual instantaneous available quality of service of a communication link for transmitting data and controls the data rate based on an evaluation...
8532735 Device and method for examination and use of an electrical field in an object under examination containing magnetic particles  
The present invention relates to a device for examination and use of an electrical field in a magnetic gradient field, containing magnetic particles in an examination area of an object under...
8527029 Modular arrays of primary source mirrors for biomagnetometry  
Apparatus and methods enabling the improved noninvasive measurement of electric currents flowing in the body of a human being or animal or in a biological sample by way of a modular array of...
8494610 Analysis of marketing and entertainment effectiveness using magnetoencephalography  
Central nervous system, autonomic nervous system, and effector data is measured and analyzed to determine the effectiveness of marketing and entertainment stimuli. A data collection mechanism...
8483798 System and method for metabolic MR imaging of a hyperpolarized agent  
A system and method for metabolic MR imaging of a hyperpolarized agent includes exciting a single metabolic species of a hyperpolarized agent injected into a subject of interest. MR signals are...

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