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9037213 Method and apparatus to estimate location and orientation of objects during magnetic resonance imaging  
Tracking based on the gradient fields of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanners based on passive operation of the tracking system without any change of the scanner's hardware or mode of...
9014784 Reconfigurable MRI-guided surgical apparatus  
Apparatus associated with improved magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) guided needle biopsy procedures (e.g., breast needle biopsy) are described. One example apparatus includes a support structure...
8989841 Interface devices for use with intracavity probes for high field strength magnetic resonance systems  
An interface device enables an intracavity probe to be used with a magnetic resonance (MR) system for the purpose of obtaining images or spectra of a region of interest within a cavity of a...
8983573 Radiation therapy system  
A radiation therapy System comprises a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) apparatus and a linear accelerator capable of generating a beam of radiation. The linear accelerator is immersed in and...
8948844 Breast coil for magnetic resonance recordings of the breast  
A breast coil for a magnetic resonance tomography device for the production of magnetic resonance recordings of female breasts includes a coil housing having a breast recess to accommodate a...
8880149 Localization of a device for MR-guided intervention  
Localization of a coil is provided for magnetic resonance (MR)-guided intervention. A multi-scale decomposition and characteristic transitions in the power spectra for the coil are used to...
8855740 System and method for determining size and size distribution of magnetic nanoparticles using VSM magnetization data  
A method and apparatus for performing accurate measurements of the magnetic properties of magnetic nanoparticles (MNPs) in both liquid media and biological matrices for providing information on...
8843192 Breast coil arrangement for magnetic resonance applications  
A breast coil arrangement for magnetic resonance applications has a placement web that allows an examination subject to lie with her sternum on the placement web with each breast in a receptacle...
8818490 Instrument guiding during magnetic resonance imaging  
The invention relates to a preparing apparatus for preparing an influencing procedure for influencing a subject. The preparing apparatus (1) comprises a subject coil (3) for generating a magnetic...
8805477 Method for use of a common shoulder coil part for both left and right shoulder  
In a method for acquiring magnetic resonance signals from a first shoulder or an opposite second shoulder of a patient, a shoulder coil anterior part and a shoulder coil posterior part are...
8755886 Implantable device with bias for MRI  
An ambulatory or implantable device, such as a pacer, defibrillator, or other cardiac rhythm management device, can tolerate magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) or other noise without turning on an...
8755863 Magnetic resonance imaging apparatus  
A magnetic resonance imaging apparatus includes a magnet having two poles and a wall connecting the poles; the poles delimiting a patient-imaging space; and a table which is slidably connected to...
8731635 Coils for magnetic resonance spectroscopy and imaging of human breast  
System(s) and method(s) for magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscopy, and magnetic resonance spectroscopic imaging (MRSI) are provided. A unified heteronuclear coil system includes a volume...
8676295 Interventional instrument tracking device imageable with magnetic resonance imaging and method for use thereof  
A tracking device configured to be coupled to an interventional instrument and tracked by a magnetic resonance imaging system is provided. The tracking device includes, for example, paramagnetic...
8653820 Magnetic resonance imaging apparatus, receiving coil and method of manufacturing the coil  
A magnetic resonance imaging apparatus is provided, characterized by: one pair of static magnetic field generating means disposed sandwiching a space in which a test object is placed; magnetic...
8630693 Magnetic resonance device having a PET unit  
In a magnetic resonance device having a PET unit for acquiring positron emission tomography data and a gradient coil, the PET unit includes a carrier tube on which at least one PET detector is...
8620407 Patient support  
A patient support includes an upper support plate which is provided with a headrest. A base plate is arranged below, and separate from the upper support plate, by a floating mounting. A single...
8610531 Microcoil construction  
A microcoil is manufactured by rolling a trace unit in such a way as to form at least one winding. The trace unit is comprised of a conductive trace attached to a flexible insulating film. A...
8604789 RF coil assembly for use in magnetic resonance imaging  
An apparatus for intra-operative MRI includes a patient table with a movable magnet and an RF coil having an upper portion and a lower portion. The upper portion is formed of a foam material...
8598877 System and method for coil disabling in magnetic resonance imaging  
A system and method for coil disabling in magnetic resonance imaging are provided. One magnetic resonance coil includes a radio-frequency (RF) coil having end rings with a plurality of conductors...
8587293 Coil position detection  
A simple position determination is enabled by a device and a method to determine the position of a local coil in a magnetic resonance apparatus, wherein at least one signal emitted by at least one...
8583213 Combined MR imaging and tracking  
A novel method and system for employing device tracking with a magnetic resonance imaging system. In accordance with one aspect of the present technique, a method for tracking the location of a...
8571632 Open architecture imaging apparatus and coil system for magnetic resonance imaging  
Apparatus and method for using radio frequency coil systems for magnetic resonance imaging within an open architecture apparatus is provided. The MRI coil system includes a support structure with...
8560051 Open architecture imaging apparatus and coil system for magnetic resonance imaging  
Apparatus and method for using radio frequency coil systems for magnetic resonance imaging within an open architecture apparatus is provided. The MRI coil system includes a support structure with...
8512328 Antenna assemblies for medical applications  
A device for directing energy to a target volume of tissue includes a helical antenna assembly that includes a helical antenna radiating section having a helical antenna element. The helical...
8473027 Process for draping breast MRI imaging coils  
A draping provides at least partial and preferably complete coverage of MRI coils, an MRI table and an MRI support system thereby protecting a patient and the equipment. Draping notch fold down...
8473029 Catheter electrode that can simultaneously emit electrical energy and facilitate visualization by magnetic resonance imaging  
A catheter comprises an elongate body extending along a first longitudinal axis and having an outermost radial surface; a coil wound in a substantially cylindrical shape and extending along a...
8473030 Vessel position and configuration imaging apparatus and methods  
One or more markers or sensors are positioned in the vasculature of a patient to facilitate determining the location, configuration, and/or orientation of a vessel or certain aspects thereof...
8457547 Magnetic induction signal repeater  
A magnetic induction (MI) repeater includes first and second coils configured to have the same resonance frequency and to be substantially isolated from one another, and an amplifier connected to...
8446147 Position detecting device having opposite-phase magnetic-field generating coil, medical device guiding system, position detecting method, and medical device guiding method  
Provided is a position detecting device including a first magnetic-field generating unit including at least one magnetic-field generating coil and that generates a first magnetic field in a...
8441258 Quadrature and linear RF coil array for MRI of human spine and torso  
A radio frequency (RF) coil array includes a plurality of RF coil sections arranged in a superior-inferior direction. Each RF coil section includes a first linear coil element, a loop-saddle coil...
8406853 Multi transmit/receive head array coil with removable panels  
A modular multi-transmit head coil for use in Deep Brain Stimulation procedures includes a mounting frame arranged for attachment to the stereotactic head frame of the patient. An integrated MR...
8401615 Planar coil flexion fixture for magnetic resonance imaging and use thereof  
An aspect of the present invention is a system for magnetic resonance imaging that includes a fixture for housing an antenna such that the position of a portion of a patient's anatomy remains...
8388541 Integrated system for intravascular placement of a catheter  
An integrated catheter placement system for accurately placing a catheter within a patient'vasculature is disclosed. In one embodiment, the integrated system comprises a system console, a tip...
8380286 Compression device for enhancing normal/abnormal tissue contrast in MRI including devices and methods related thereto  
Featured are a device for compression of target tissue while magnetic resonance imaging the target tissue and methods and systems related thereto. The method includes disposing target tissue...
8374676 Chest wall coil array for breast imaging  
A RF coil array is provided for imaging a chest wall of a patient including a breast. The RF coil array includes a rigid cup-shaped element and a flexible, substantially flat portion. The rigid...
8358131 RF stripline antenna with impedance adaptation for MR imaging  
The efficiency and the field structure of an antenna arrangement for a magnetic resonance tomography apparatus are improved by at least one impedance transformation circuit connected with the antenna.
8328862 MRI compatible vascular occlusive devices and related methods of treatment and methods of monitoring implanted devices  
Implantable aneurysm-sac treatment devices include an implantable coil body configured and sized to reside in a sac of an aneurysm. The body has an inductance and capacitance. The capacitance is...
8320991 Portable electromagnetic navigation system  
A portable system can be provided that works with a surgical navigation system. The portable system can control a localizer to assist in the tracking of a tracking device. The portable system can...
8315690 Dynamic reference method and system for interventional procedures  
An interventional device configured for placement in or near an internal organ or tissue is provided. The interventional device includes a reference portion having three or more sensor elements....
8294461 Reverse circularly polarized non-tissue damaging RF in MRI detection of coupled RF current producing objects in a body  
A method for detecting coupled RF current magnetic resonance (MR) objects in a body and determining MR risk is provided. The body is scanned with reverse circularly polarized RF. MR signals...
8290572 Method and system for navigating a catheter probe in the presence of field-influencing objects  
A system for and method of determining and compensating for the effect of a field influencing object on a field sensor, preferably a coil, that is within a navigational domain. The navigational...
8285361 Vertical field MRI breast coil  
The present invention relates to a design of a radiofrequency (RF) receive coil (also commonly referred to as an imaging coil) for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in a vertical field MRI system...
8260397 Magnetic resonance method and apparatus for determining a kidney function parameter  
In a method to determine a kidney function parameter of kidneys of an examination person with the aid of magnetic resonance tomography, at least one magnetic resonance measurement is implemented...
8249688 Method for affixing a magnetic resonance RF coil to a patient  
In a method to affix RF coils (in particular local coils) on a patient in examinations with a magnetic resonance apparatus, a horizontal board accommodates the patient for a magnetic resonance...
8244328 Head coil for a magnetic resonance device  
A head coil for a magnetic resonance apparatus has a supporting body that carries a number of antenna elements. The supporting body has an end section that is shaped as a spherical cap. A...
8228065 Transmission line for use in magnetic resonance system  
An electrically conductive transmission cable for supplying a DC signal safely to an electrical device in the presence of radio-frequency (RF) fields in a magnetic resonance (MR) is disclosed...
8217653 Multi-channel RF coil system with multi-channel RF coil transceiver detecting more than one frequency at the same time for magnetic resonance imaging systems and methods  
An RF coil system for magnetic resonance applications includes a multi-channel RF coil transceiver and a multi-channel RF coil. The RF coil system is structured for reconfiguration between a...
8204574 Stylet for use with image guided systems  
A stylet for an image guided system, which includes a locating device and which is operable for emitting an electromagnetic field for locating the stylet. The stylet includes a flexible elongate...
8190237 MRI adjustable head coil  
A head coil arrangement for a magnetic resonance device has a housing on or in which a number of coils are arranged, the housing having at least two housing parts that can be moved toward each...

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