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9039626 Medical device with means to improve transmission of torque along a rotational drive shaft  
The present invention provides minimally invasive imaging probe/medical device having a frictional element integrated therewith for reducing non-uniform rotational distortion near the distal end...
9005144 Tissue-retaining systems for ultrasound medical treatment  
An ultrasound medical treatment system includes an end effector insertable into a patient. The end effector includes a tissue-retaining device. The tissue-retaining device includes a first...
8996099 Catheter imaging probe and method  
A catheter imaging probe for a patient. The probe includes a conduit through with energy is transmitted. The probe includes a first portion through which the conduit extends. The probe includes a...
8989849 Rotating optical catheter tip for optical coherence tomography  
The present invention relates to a rotating catheter tip for optical coherence tomography based on the use of an optical fiber that does not rotate, that is enclosed in a catheter, which has a tip...
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...
8961425 Rotational intravascular ultrasound probe with an active spinning element  
An intravascular ultrasound probe is disclosed, incorporating features for utilizing an advanced transducer technology on a rotating transducer shaft. In particular, the probe accommodates the...
8936554 Method and system for ultrasonic imaging of an organ in a patient's body through a part of the patient's respiratory tract  
The invention relates to a method for ultrasonic imaging of an organ in a patient's body through a part of the patient's respiratory tract, including: arranging an ultrasonic imaging device in or...
8932223 Catheter for intravascular ultrasound and photoacoustic imaging  
A design and a fabrication method for an intravascular imaging and therapeutic catheters for combined ultrasound, photoacoustic, and elasticity imaging and for optical and/or acoustic therapy of...
8934962 Electrophysiology mapping and visualization system  
Electrophysiology mapping and visualization systems are described herein where such devices may be used to visualize tissue regions as well as map the electrophysiological activity of the tissue....
8932226 Intravascular ultrasound probes with wave-emitting device and reflector  
An ultrasound catheter is described herein for insertion into a cavity such as a blood vessel to facilitate imaging within a vasculature. The catheter comprises an elongate flexible shaft, a...
8929969 Catheter assembly and associated method  
A catheter assembly for use in an anatomy can include an elongated body, which can have a proximal end and a distal end. The body can also define a lumen from the proximal end to the distal end....
8905936 Catheter having a biasing member  
A catheter includes a catheter main body provided with a window portion through which an inspection wave passes, a drive shaft provided with a detection unit detecting the inspection wave and...
8884989 System and method for fusing images  
A system and method for generating a fused image is provided. The system comprises processing circuitry configured to access a plurality of images, group the images into a plurality of sets, fuse...
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...
8876723 System and method for navigating an ultrasound catheter to image a beating heart  
Catheter navigation is coupled with ultrasound imaging to yield a context map showing the location on a heart of the ultrasonically imaged frame.
8870779 Display of two-dimensional ultrasound fan  
A medical imaging system for imaging a patient's body includes a catheter having a position sensor and an ultrasonic imaging sensor wherein the position sensor transmits electrical signals...
8864675 Catheter  
An improved catheter is provided. The catheter may include a deflectable member located at a distal end of a catheter body. The deflectable member may comprise an ultrasound transducer array. The...
8852112 Catheter with deflectable imaging device and bendable electrical conductor  
An improved catheter is provided. The catheter may include a deflectable member located at a distal end of the catheter. The deflectable member may comprise an ultrasound transducer array. The...
8852113 Specimen collection treatment instrument  
In a distal end portion of a flexible sheath which is inserted integrally with an ultrasound transducer array, cell collecting hole portions each including a through-hole which allows a distal end...
8845558 Methods and apparatus for configuring an ablation source of a catheter  
Embodiments of the invention relate to a catheter having an ultrasound energy emitting region that is both rotatable about and slidable along the shaft of the catheter. One embodiment is directed...
8827910 Magnetically guided catheter with flexible tip  
A catheter includes a flexible tubing having a proximal end and a distal end. The catheter also includes an electrode assembly attached to the distal end of the flexible tubing and including a...
8819928 Ultrasonic imaging catheters  
An intravascular ultrasonic imaging catheter is provided with a flexible circuit electrically coupled to a transducer array mounted on the distal end of the catheter, a portion of the flexible...
8801615 System and method for ultrasound therapy treatment  
A system and method for treating tissue uses an ultrasound therapy system including an ultrasonic applicator having has at least one transducer element. Steering and focusing of ultrasound beams...
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....
8801617 Far-field and near-field ultrasound imaging device  
Devices, systems, and methods for ultrasonically acquiring far-field and near-field images within a body are disclosed. An ultrasound imaging device adapted for insertion within a body includes a...
8790288 Arteriovenous access valve system and process  
An arteriovenous graft system is described. The arteriovenous graft system includes an arteriovenous graft that is well suited for use during hemodialysis. In order to minimize or prevent arterial...
8790281 Method of thermal treatment of myolysis and destruction of benign uterine tumors  
A high-power ultrasound heating applicator for minimally-invasive thermal treatment of uterine fibroids or myomas. High-intensity interstitial ultrasound, applied with minimally-invasive...
8754865 Medical measuring system and method  
A method of performing measurements on medical images with a bedside controller includes receiving, through a touch-sensitive display on the bedside controller, a user measurement input on an...
8727995 Reduction of motion artifacts in ultrasound imaging with a flexible ultrasound transducer  
Reduction of motion artifacts from flexible transducers are provided in ultrasound imaging. Temporal and/or amplitude modulation of an acoustic radiation force impulse pushing pulse may be...
8721553 Fluid-fillable ultrasound imaging catheter tips  
An imaging catheter tip is presented. The imaging catheter tip includes a housing. Further, the imaging catheter tip includes a transducer assembly located within the housing in a distal portion...
8712550 Catheter with multiple electrode assemblies for use at or near tubular regions of the heart  
A catheter with ablation and potential sensing capabilities is adapted for outer circumferential contact with an opening of a tubular region and inner circumferential contact within the tubular...
8702612 Catheter for three-dimensional intracardiac echocardiography and system including the same  
A catheter apparatus includes an elongated body having proximal and distal ends, and an acoustic transducer disposed proximate the distal end of the elongated body. A variably-refracting acoustic...
8679049 Device and method for vascular re-entry  
In a method for re-entry from extraluminal space into the central lumen of a vessel, a guidewire is advanced into the extraluminal space of the vessel, and then a directional catheter is advanced...
8681116 Medical mounting system and method  
A bedside controller includes an integrally formed housing and self-contained mounting structure disposed on the housing. The mounting structure includes a mounting channel defined in the housing...
8663238 Treatment tool  
A treatment tool used with an endoscope includes a flexible sheath having an internal insertion through hole which extends in the axial direction of the sheath; one or more holes that are placed...
8652050 Miniature actuator mechanism for intravascular imaging  
The present invention relates to a new intravascular imaging device based on a Shape Memory Alloy (SMA) actuator mechanism embedded inside an elongate member such as a guide wire or catheter. The...
8641630 Connector for securing ultrasound catheter to transducer  
An ultrasound system has an ultrasound transducer having a transducer housing and a horn provided at the distal end of the transducer housing, an ultrasound transmission member, a sonic connector...
8632467 Rotational shape-memory actuators and associated devices, systems, and methods  
Rotational shape-memory actuators and associated devices, systems, and methods are disclosed. In some embodiments, a rotational shape-memory actuator includes a first anchor, a second anchor, a...
8632469 Devices, systems, and methods for mapping organ profiles  
Devices, systems, and methods for the localization of body lumen junctions and other intraluminal structure are disclosed. Various embodiments permit clinicians to identify and locate lesions...
8622915 Ultrasound image processing to render three-dimensional images from two-dimensional images  
Methods for processing two-dimensional ultrasound images from an intracardiac ultrasound imaging catheter provide improved image quality and enable generating three-dimensional composite images of...
8613751 Steerable ultrasound catheter  
Ultrasound catheter devices and methods provide enhanced disruption of blood vessel obstructions. Ultrasound catheter devices generally include an elongate flexible catheter body with one or more...
8608661 Method for intravascular delivery of a treatment agent beyond a blood vessel wall  
A method including positioning a delivery device at a location in a blood vessel; advancing the delivery device a distance into a wall of the blood vessel to a treatment site beyond an external...
8610022 Impedance spectroscopy system and catheter for ischemic mucosal damage monitoring in hollow viscous organs  
Methods of using the device for conducting business transactions are also included. An impedance spectroscopy system for monitoring ischemic mucosal damage in hollow viscous organs comprises a...
8600479 Guidance and implantation of catheters  
A catheter system adapted for navigating, guiding and implanting a catheter or a plurality of catheters in a spatially-defined implantation within the tissue of a patient is provided. The system...
8535232 Real time ultrasound catheter probe  
An ultrasound catheter probe assembly capable of scanning a three-dimensional volume is provided. The ultrasound catheter probe assembly contains a plurality of ultrasonic transducers disposed...
8532738 Visualization of catheter-tissue contact by map distortion  
A method, including constructing a simulated surface of a body cavity, and pressing a distal end of a probe against a wall of the body cavity. While pressing the distal end against the wall,...
8506492 Ultrasound catheter and imaging device for recording ultra-sound images  
The invention relates to an ultrasound catheter comprising a device arranged in the area of the catheter tip for ultra-sound image recording, with at least one lumen routed into the area of the...
8506493 Imaging transducer assembly  
The present invention is generally directed towards an imaging transducer assembly. Generally, the imaging transducer assembly is combined with a sensor of a medical positioning system. In one...
8500648 Real time ultrasound catheter probe  
An ultrasound catheter probe assembly capable of scanning a three-dimensional volume is provided. The ultrasound catheter probe assembly contains a plurality of ultrasonic transducers disposed...
8491484 Forward looking imaging guidewire  
The systems and methods described herein provide for a forward looking guidewire having a reduced radial cross-section for increased maneuverability and use of the guidewire within more narrow...

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