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9149251 Hinged reusable endocavity needle guide  
A reusable needle guide suitable for an ultrasonic probe to be use for an endocavity examination of a patient is disclosed. The needle guide basically comprises at least a first and second guide...
8992427 Methods and systems for controlled deployment of needle structures in tissue  
A system for deploying needles in tissue includes a controller and a visual display. A treatment probe has both a needle and tines deployable from the needle which may be advanced into the tissue....
8951195 Motorized systems and methods for accessing the lumen of a vessel  
An apparatus for accessing the lumen of a vessel. The apparatus includes a main body and a disposable cartridge. The main body includes a imaging device attachment, wherein the imaging device...
8945011 Systems and methods for accessing the lumen of a vessel  
An apparatus for accessing the lumen of a vessel. The apparatus includes a reusable handheld device and a disposable cartridge. The reusable handheld device includes a imaging device attachment...
8939911 Ultrasonic probe and apparatus for obtaining ultrasonic image  
The ultrasonic probe comprises an ultrasonic transducer section in which a plural of ultrasonic transducers arranged in a row in the scanning direction, an acoustic lens and a low attenuation...
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...
8876722 Endoventricular injection catheter system with integrated echocardiographic capabilities  
An endoventricular injection catheter with integrated echocardiographic capability enables injections into heart tissue under visualization. The catheter includes an elongated body having a distal...
8870778 Tranlumen endoscope insertion surgery  
An intraluminal endoscope inserting method according to the present invention is a method of forming a first opening in a wall of a first luminal organ while observing optical and ultrasonic...
8852111 Ultrasound guidance system  
A compact ultrasound needle guidance system and method of use is described. The needle guidance system has components to adjustably target a needle's destination in the plane of a two-dimensional...
8808187 Percutaneous needle guide and methods of use  
An indicator element of a percutaneous needle guide for a medical scanning device includes a pointer for pointing to a percutaneous needle entry site on an epidermis of a body, when the guide is...
8758256 Apparatus for brachytherapy that uses a scanning probe for treatment of malignant tissue  
The invention includes a probe for imaging tissue within a body cavity. The probe includes a housing which has a first substantially narrow elongate distal portion insertable into a body cavity,...
8753280 Locking mechanism for probe connector and portable ultrasound device having the same  
A locking mechanism for probe connector that is connected to a shaft of the probe connector, includes a door and a drive assembly for releasing or locking the probe connector by opening and...
8747324 Method and disposable apparatus for guiding needles  
An apparatus and method for guiding a needle in conjunction with a biopsy using a medical imaging device, where a non-reusable needle guide, which is relatively inexpensive which grasps the...
8679022 Ultrasonic sensor, measuring device, and measurement system  
An ultrasonic sensor has two or more ultrasonic arrays disposed on a probe surface, and a delay control unit that controls a transmission angle of ultrasonic waves transmitted from the ultrasonic...
8663110 Providing an optimal ultrasound image for interventional treatment in a medical system  
Embodiments for providing an optimal ultrasound image for interventional treatment in a medical system are disclosed. In one embodiment, by way of non-limiting example, a medical system comprises:...
8644908 Imaging device for fused mammography with independently moveable imaging systems of different modalities  
An apparatus for use in performing imaging a region of a patient's body including a first imaging system for acquiring first imaging information including a first region of interest using a first...
8622907 Biopsy system with integrated imaging  
A biopsy system is disclosed that has a tissue removal system, an imaging system, an image display system and a common input console for these systems. The tissue removal system can have a...
8617079 Echogenic medical needle  
There is disclosed a medical needle comprising a needle shaft that defines a longitudinal axis, a tip formed at one end of the shaft, and an ultrasonic reflector formed in an outer surface of the...
8577105 Ultrasound diagnostic apparatus and method of displaying an ultrasound image  
An ultrasound diagnostic apparatus includes an ultrasound probe, a location sensor that detects a location of the ultrasound probe, and a location calculation device configured to calculate a...
8574160 Needle guides for a sonographic imaging device  
Needle guide systems for a sonography device are disclosed. The needle guide systems include both fixed and adjustable needle guides. In one embodiment, the needle guide includes a needle guide...
8556815 Freehand ultrasound imaging systems and methods for guiding fine elongate instruments  
An ultrasound system has an ultrasound transducer equipped with a position marker and a needle equipped with a position marker. The position markers allow the position and orientation of the...
8496593 Needle guide  
A needle guide for an ultrasound guidance system. The needle guide may be included as part of a sterile kit for an ultrasound probe. The kit includes a shell and a sheath which form a sterile...
8496592 Clamp for a medical probe device  
Disclosed are medical probe devices and methods for use guiding of percutaneous probes during medical procedures. The probe devices include a clamp that can secure a probe at a targeted location....
8480592 Biopsy probe mechanism having multiple echogenic features  
A biopsy probe mechanism includes an elongate sample receiving member having a longitudinal axis and having a sample receiving notch. An elongate sample receiving member and a cutting cannula are...
8475407 Method and apparatus for guiding an external needle to an implantable device  
A support tool for a supply assembly delivers a functional fluid to an implantable medical device. The supply assembly defines a supply axis. The support tool includes a support member defining an...
8425425 Virtual image formation method for an ultrasound device  
Disclosed are ultrasound devices and methods for use in guiding a subdermal probe during a medical procedure. A device can be utilized to guide a probe through the probe guide to a subdermal site....
8366643 System and method for treating subcutaneous tissues  
An apparatus and method for treating subcutaneous tissues using acoustic waves in the range of low acoustic pressure ultrasound waves is disclosed. The method includes injections of enhancing...
8366672 Fluid administration system  
A needle has distal, proximal and intermediate extents. The proximal extent has an electrical assembly. A pump has a reservoir. A feed tube operatively couples the reservoir and the needle. An...
8353840 Method and disposable apparatus for guiding needles with a double button unlocking and locking mechanism  
An apparatus and method for guiding a needle in which the apparatus comprises a locking button for coupling the needle guide to a transceiver bracket and an unlocking button for unlatching the...
8335552 Method and apparatus for instrument placement  
When delivering a therapy to a patient, such as a drug to a brain of a patient, an optimized delivery point can be selected. The optimized point can be based on physics, physiology, and...
8308741 Systems and methods for automatically inserting a needle into a living subject  
Embodiments disclosed herein are directed to systems and methods for automatically inserting a needle into an insertion-target region of a living subject in response to a machine-vision system...
8257264 Ultrasonic probe with a needle clip and method of using same  
A compact ultrasound needle guidance system and method of use is described. The needle guidance system has components to adjustably target a needle's destination in the plane of a two-dimensional...
8250753 Method for manufacturing an active fixation electrode  
In a method for manufacturing active fixation helices for the stimulation and/or sensing of organs, an elongated helix precursor body is produced that has one or more electrical conductors...
8226562 Hand-held ultrasound system having sterile enclosure  
A sterile enclosure is provided for enclosing a hand-held ultrasound device to prevent any material on the ultrasound device from contaminating a sterile environment in which the ultrasound device...
8216149 Puncture adaptor, ultrasonic probe for puncture, ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus for puncture, method for detecting angle of puncture needle  
An ultrasound diagnostic apparatus including an ultrasonic probe transmitting and receiving ultrasound toward and from a subject, a puncture adaptor configured to be fixed to the ultrasonic probe...
8206308 Shielding for intravascular ultrasound imaging systems and methods of making and using  
A catheter assembly for an intravascular ultrasound system includes a catheter, an imaging core, and a shield-coupling capacitor. The catheter defines a lumen extending along a longitudinal length...
8162833 Thick-slice ultrasound images derived from ultrasonic scans of a chestwardly-compressed breast of a supine patient  
Displaying breast ultrasound information on an interactive user interface is described, the user interface being useful in adjunctive ultrasound mammography environments and/or ultrasound-only...
8137281 Structure for attaching needle guide to ultrasound probe  
A structure for attaching a needle guide to an ultrasound probe is provided, which includes a probe casing and a needle guide. The probe casing includes a head part provided at a front side of the...
8118743 Sterile cover  
A sterile cover for an ultrasound guidance system. The sterile cover may be included as part of a sterile kit for an ultrasound probe. The kit includes the sterile cover and a needle guide for use...
8099155 Method for assisting with percutaneous interventions  
The present invention relates to a method for assisting with percutaneous interventions, wherein 2D x-ray images of an object region are recorded before the intervention using a C-arm x-ray system...
8070685 Connectorized probe for transesophageal echocardiography  
A connectorized ultrasound probe includes a distal section that is configured for insertion into a patient's body and a proximal section configured to interface the distal section with an...
8066644 System, method and device for positioning a target located within soft tissue in a path of an instrument  
A system, method and device for positioning a target located within soft tissue in a path of an instrument inserted into the soft tissue includes: a manipulation system including a plurality of...
8057407 Surgical sensor  
An integrated surgical anchor/localization sensor is disclosed. The anchor is adapted to be secured to an anatomical structure and contains a sensor housing. A receiver is located within the...
7985184 Ultrasound-assisted drug-delivery method and system based on time reversal acoustics  
An ultrasound beacon is incorporated into a needle of a drug delivery system utilizing high intensity ultrasound energy during certain cancer treatments. The beacon is configured to generate a...
7981041 Sonographically guided transvaginal or transrectal pelvic abscess drainage using trocar method and biopsy guide attachment  
A needle biopsy guide system is disclosed for attachment to an endoluminal ultrasound probe or like sonographic instrument. The device includes a biopsy-guide attachment that allows for trocar...
7976469 Percutaneous needle guide  
An indicator element of a percutaneous needle guide for a medical scanning device includes a pointer for pointing to a percutaneous needle entry site on an epidermis of a body, when the guide is...
7959573 Needle-guide device, particularly for ultrasound probes  
A needle-guide device, particularly for ultrasound probes, or the like, comprising a base body constructed and arranged for connection to the probe and at least one elongated guide hole for...
7864997 Method, apparatus and computer program product for automatic segmenting of cardiac chambers  
A method, apparatus and computer program product for machine-based segmentation of the cardiac chambers in a four-dimensional magnetic resonance image data that contains at least short-axis cine...
7857765 Protocol-driven ultrasound examination  
The present invention relates to a system and method for performing a protocol-driven ultrasound examination for generating an image of moving cardiac structure and blood of a heart. One...
7846103 Probe guide for use with medical imaging systems  
An improved probe guide and probe guide system for use in conjunction with a medical imaging device is disclosed. The medical imaging device may be any type of imaging device that generates a...

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