Matches 1 - 50 out of 408 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 >

AcclaimIP-ad

Match Document Document Title
9042964 System and method for fiducial deployment via slotted needle  
Embodiments include a fiducial deployment system and method for use thereof. A fiducial may include one or more protuberances configured to engage one or more slots in a needle of the system. The...
9042965 Biopsy marker with in situ-generated imaging properties  
An intracorporeal marker, for marking a site within living tissue of a host, includes an outer body portion of biodegradable material. An inner body portion is located in the outer body portion....
9036882 Diagnosis assisting apparatus, diagnosis assisting method, and recording medium having a diagnosis assisting program stored therein  
Overview images that represent the overview of a structure (e.g., the large intestine) are generated based on volume data, and displayed on a screen. Points within the overview images and points...
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...
RE45509 Percutaneous registration apparatus and method for use in computer-assisted surgical navigation  
An apparatus and procedures for percutaneous placement of surgical implants and instruments such as, for example, screws, rods, wires and plates into various body parts using image guided surgery....
9014787 Bioabsorbable target for diagnostic or therapeutic procedure  
An implantable device has a body that is substantially rigid and has an imageable shape. The body is further bioabsorbable and may contain permanent metallic elements to aid in its imaging. When...
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...
9008756 Mapping system and method for mapping a target containing tissue  
A mapping system (200) including: (a) at least one external marker (210,212,214,216) adapted for positioning outside a target (520) to define a target context; (b) at least one target marker (230)...
9008755 Medical imaging marker and program for utilizing same  
An inventive medical imaging marker includes a base (2) composed of a non-imageable material, three spherical members (10, 11, 12) provided in a predetermined positional relationship in the base...
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...
8989843 Methods and apparatus for estimating the position and orientation of an implant using a mobile device  
Methods and apparatus for providing an overlay image of an implant during a surgical procedure using a mobile computing device are provided herein. The implant may include radio-opaque internal...
8989844 Imaging system for following a surgical tool in an operation field  
The invention concerns an imaging system to monitor at least one surgical instrument in an operative site inside a volume of the body of an animal, comprising: at least one endoscopic camera to...
8971995 Blood vessel sizing device  
Medical devices and methods for determining the size of blood vessels are disclosed. In an embodiment, a blood vessel sizing device includes a marker configured for placement on the skin of a...
8965486 Cavity filling biopsy site markers  
The invention provides materials, devices and methods for marking biopsy sites for a limited time. The biopsy-marking materials are ultrasound-detectable bio-resorbable powders, with powder...
8948471 Image registration of multiple medical imaging modalities using a multiple degree-of-freedom-encoded fiducial device  
Disclosed is a system and method for registering images from two medical imaging modalities in a six-degree-of-freedom coordinate space, for the purpose of providing real time registered imagery...
8942788 Image guided surgery  
A bone marker device for use in surgery. The device has attachment means which is/are attachable to bone that will ultimately be resected during the surgery. A guiding device that is removably...
8942782 Image display apparatus and recording medium  
An image display apparatus includes a first radiographic image acquirer for acquiring a first radiographic image captured in the scout image capturing process, a second radiographic image acquirer...
8934961 Trackable diagnostic scope apparatus and methods of use  
A surgical procedure is provided. The procedure acquires a plurality of points on or near a bone abnormality and registers them with a surgical navigation system. The navigation system uses the...
8897414 Method, system and computer program product to process a set of tomosynthesis slices  
Method to process a set of tomosynthesis slices, comprising; acquiring images of an object of interest using a detector of a machine also comprising an X-ray emitter; reconstructing a set of...
8886289 Dynamic reference method and system for use with surgical procedures  
A substrate configured for placement on an internal organ or internal tissue is provided. In certain embodiments, the substrate conforms to and moves with the internal organ or internal tissue....
8880154 Fibrous marker and intracorporeal delivery thereof  
An intracorporeal marker includes a fibrous unitary marker body having bioabsorbable fibers compressed into a compressed configuration, and bound in the compressed configuration by a polymer...
8849373 Method and apparatus for real-time 3D target position estimation by combining single x-ray imaging and external respiratory signals  
A method and system are disclosed for estimating internal position information of a target in real-time based on a single gantry-mounted x-ray imager and a respiratory signal. The x-ray imaging is...
8838203 Inverse imaging of electrical activity of a heart muscle  
A method for providing a representation of the distribution, fluctuation and/or movement of electrical activity through heart tissue, said method comprising: obtaining an ECG of the heart...
8838199 Method and apparatus for virtual digital subtraction angiography  
A method and apparatus for allowing determination of patient position change relative to an imaging device and/or allowing digital subtraction in an operative position. The system can include...
8825137 Repositionable gynecological applicator for image-guided radiosurgery (IGRS) and image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT) for localized treatment of gynecological tumors  
A method and apparatus for precisely reproducing the position of a vaginal cylinder in relation to a patient to ensure that a planned radiation dose can be delivered with high precision to the...
8825136 System and method for pre-planning a radiation treatment  
The present invention includes a method of pre-planning a spherical fixed point stereotactic radiosurgery by obtaining an image from a patient having a target, the image comprising coordinates of...
8805479 Method and a computer program for determining a functional property of a moving object  
A system for determining a functional property of a moving object includes a tag contactable to the object such that the tag follows the movement of the object. The system further includes a...
8801601 Method and system for providing visual guidance to an operator for steering a tip of an endoscopic device toward one or more landmarks in a patient  
Landmark directional guidance is provided to an operator of an endoscopic device by displaying graphical representations of vectors adjacent a current image captured by an image capturing device...
8798716 Fiducial markers and related methods  
In part, the invention relates to fiduciary markers suitable for affixing to a patient that are detectable with respect an imaging modality such as MRI and methods of making the same. The markers...
8781556 Interchangeable localizing devices for use with tracking systems  
A system for tracking the position of an instrument relative to an area of interest includes a first fixator configured to carry first and second localizing devices. A second fixator is configured...
8768019 Display of an acquired cine loop for procedure navigation  
The present disclosure relates to acquiring image data of a subject and selecting image data to be displayed. The image data can include a plurality of frames that relate to a specific location of...
8768437 Fluoroscopic image guided surgery system with intraoperative registration  
A system and apparatus allows the tracking of a selected body portion, instrument, or both. A tracking device can be interconnected to a body portion at a mounting site. A procedure can be...
8731642 Apparatus and method for locating a device tip within a volume  
A method for determining by an x-ray projection a position of a target radiopaque marker disposed on a catheter in a subject's body, comprising assigning a landmark in the body as a reference...
8721514 Electromagnetic pose sensing of HDR brachytherapy applicator  
An implantable applicator (10) has at least one guide channel (12) for guiding a radioactive seed or source (66) to a target region. A plurality of imageable fiducials (40) are configured for...
8725235 Method for planning a surgical procedure  
A method and system for identifying a portion of an image data is disclosed. The image data can include image data of an anatomy, such as a brain of a patient. The identified portion can be used...
8721660 Stereotactic therapy system  
A fiducial marker system (210a-c) comprises a first unit and a second unit. The first unit is patient affixable and comprises a partly spherical inner surface having a first center point that is...
8718745 Tissue site markers for in vivo imaging  
An intracorporeal site marker has high ultrasound reflectivity, presents a substantial acoustic signature from a small marker, so as to avoid obscuring diagnostic tissue features in subsequent...
8706197 Planning method and planning device for knee implants  
A planning method and device for knee implants, wherein spatial data on the configuration of a patient's genicular anatomy, in particular of at least a part of the femur and/or the patella and/or...
8704519 Magnetic resonance tomography apparatus and method wherein the position of a local coil is detected by reflected electromagnetic waves  
A magnetic resonance tomography device has a local coil that is fashioned to receive a magnetic resonance signal. This device has a detector system that is fashioned to detect a position of the...
8706184 Methods and apparatus for displaying enhanced imaging data on a clinical image  
In one embodiment of the invention, an apparatus includes a display device. The display device displays a desaturated image of tissue captured in the visible electro-magnetic (EM) spectrum from a...
8700128 Method and apparatus for positioning a biventrivular pacemaker lead and electrode  
An apparatus and method for placing a device in a body area of a patient, by: tracking the device over a 3-dimensional model of the body area; activating the device at different locations in the...
8694075 Intra-operative registration for navigated surgical procedures  
A navigation system for use during a surgical procedure is provided. The navigation system is configured to use electromagnetic tracking data produced by electromagnetic tracking devices and 2D...
8688195 Fluorescent indication clip for surgery  
Provided is a fluorescent indication clip for surgery that has an improved function as a position indicator due to a photo-reactive fluorescent material included in the bio-clip, and allows people...
8676298 Medical image alignment apparatus, method, and program  
Generating, with respect to each of the three-dimensional image and the three-dimensional comparison image, a plurality of tomographic images orthogonal to a central axis of each vertebra of the...
8657809 Surgical navigation system  
A surgical navigation system is disclosed including a camera that is fixedly attached to a patient. The camera space merges with the patient space and thereby eliminates the need for a separate...
8657830 Pelvic plane locator and patient positioner  
The invention includes both a method for acquiring the position of a patient's anterior pelvic plane, and a patient positioner or holder (apparatus) for securing a patient and acquiring the...
8660632 Medical image processing apparatus, X-ray CT apparatus, MRI apparatus, ultrasound diagnostic imaging apparatus, and medical image processing method  
A medical image processing apparatus has a parameter calculating unit, a storage unit, and an image generating unit. The parameter calculating unit analyzes data of a plurality of time-series...
8652148 Tracked cartilage repair system  
A system and method for repairing an area of defective tissue reduces the removal of healthy tissue at the margins of the defect. During excision of diseased or damaged tissue, the system tracks...
8644909 Radiographic imaging method and apparatus  
A reference frame is described for use in a radiographic procedure. The reference frame is positionable relative to a joint or bone to be imaged, and is radio-transparent. The frame has embedded...
8634899 Multi mode imaging marker  
The invention provides a device for percutaneously implanting an imaging marker for identifying a location within a tissue mass. The subcutaneous imaging marker comprises at least a first element...
Matches 1 - 50 out of 408 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 >