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US20110065989 SYSTEM FOR ASSESSMENT OF COLONOSCOPE MANIPULATION  
A comprehensive system for objective assessment of colonoscope manipulation includes a handgrip for collecting and transmitting colonoscope handling data including force and motion data; a patient...
US20110184238 IMAGE-BASED GLOBAL REGISTRATION SYSTEM AND METHOD APPLICABLE TO BRONCHOSCOPY GUIDANCE  
A global registration system and method identifies bronchoscope position without the need for significant bronchoscope maneuvers, technician intervention, or electromagnetic sensors. Virtual...
US20100160731 ULTRASOUND-VISUALIZABLE ENDOSCOPIC ACCESS SYSTEM  
An endoscopic access system is provided including an outer cannula and a penetrating stylet. The stylet provides an enhanced echogenic profile configured to provide for effective navigation under...
US20080071143 Multi-dimensional navigation of endoscopic video  
An endoscopic surgical navigation system comprises a multi-dimensional video generation module that enables a user to visually navigate captured endoscopic video with six degrees of freedom. This...
US20120203065 GLOBAL AND SEMI-GLOBAL REGISTRATION FOR IMAGE-BASED BRONCHOSCOPY GUIDANCE  
Two system-level bronchoscopy guidance solutions are presented. The first incorporates a global-registration algorithm to provide the physician with updated navigational and guidance information...
US20120203067 METHOD AND DEVICE FOR DETERMINING THE LOCATION OF AN ENDOSCOPE  
A technician-free strategy enables real-time guidance of bronchoscopy. The approach uses measurements of the bronchoscope's movement to predict its position in 3D virtual space. To achieve this, a...
US20110060189 Apparatus and Methods for Capsule Endoscopy of the Esophagus  
Apparatus and methods for capsule endoscopy are described for locating, positioning, steering, aiming and tracking of an endoscopy capsule (100) within a patient's esophagus and stomach. The...
US20130085382 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SENSING SHAPE OF ELONGATED INSTRUMENT  
An instrument system that includes an elongate body, an optical fiber, a localization sensor and a controller is provided. The optical fiber is operatively coupled to the elongate body and has a...
US20130085331 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SELECTIVE MEASUREMENT OF FIBER OPTIC INSTRUMENT SENSORS  
An instrument system that includes an elongate body, an optical fiber, and a controller is provided. The optical fiber is operatively coupled to the elongate body and has a plurality of strain...
US20130085334 FIBER OPTIC INSTRUMENT SHAPE SENSING SYSTEM AND METHOD  
An instrument system that includes an elongate body, an optical fiber, and a controller is provided. The optical fiber is operatively coupled to the elongate body and has a plurality of strain...
US20090156895 PRECISE ENDOSCOPIC PLANNING AND VISUALIZATION  
Endoscopic poses are used to indicate the exact location and direction in which a physician must orient the endoscope to sample a region of interest (ROI) in an airway tree or other luminal...
US20130108979 SURGICAL LOCATION MONITORING SYSTEM AND METHOD  
The present invention involves a surgical hardware and software monitoring system and method which allows for surgical planning while the patient is available for surgery, for example while the...
US20110257636 ELECTRO-MECHANICAL SURGICAL DEVICE  
A flexible shaft includes a flexible, elongated outer sheath, at least one drive shaft disposed within the outer sheath and a moisture sensor disposed within the outer sheath configured to detect...
US20110257634 ELECTRO-MECHANICAL SURGICAL DEVICE  
A flexible shaft includes a flexible, elongated outer sheath, at least one drive shaft disposed within the outer sheath and a moisture sensor disposed within the outer sheath configured to detect...
US20080097156 CAMERA CALIBRATION FOR ENDOSCOPE NAVIGATION SYSTEM  
A scope navigation apparatus, method and a program embodied computer readable medium for navigating a scope end that is to be inserted into an object. The scope end includes at least one sensor...
US20120116156 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR AUTOMATIC VERIFICATION OF ENDOTRACHEAL INTUBATION  
A medical device includes a tube, at least one imaging sensor coupled to an endoscope in the tube, and a monitor application to monitor positioning of the tube in a medical patient by identifying...
US20070299309 MONITORING DISPOSITION OF TETHERED CAPSULE ENDOSCOPE IN ESOPHAGUS  
A scanning flexible endoscope includes a tether attached to a capsule. The tether controls a disposition of the capsule within a body lumen such as the esophagus. A scanning device in the capsule...
US20090156894 NAVIGATION FOR FOCUSED WAVE TREATMENT  
The invention generally relates to apparatuses and methods for shock wave treatment of the human body. In particular, the invention relates to navigational aspects of the shock wave treatments,...
US20050240080 Endoscope provided with an fibre optical bundle  
An endoscope including an image transmitting system and at least one fiber optics bundle which is mounted by its distal end segment in the endoscope and which at its distal end emits light to...
US20110098532 METHOD FOR POSITIONING AN ENDOSCOPY CAPSULE THAT CAN BE MAGNETICALLY NAVIGATED USING A SOLENOID SYSTEM  
In a method for positioning a magnetically navigable endoscopy capsule using a magnetic coil system, to bring the capsule to a known finding position within a region in the body of a patient...
US20130085333 FIBER OPTIC INSTRUMENT SHAPE SENSING SYSTEM AND METHOD  
An instrument system that includes an elongate body, a first optical fiber, a second optical fiber, and a controller is provided. The first optical fiber is operatively coupled to the elongate...
US20120277531 Bend sensor  
A bend sensor for measuring a deflection of a technical or medical instrument, consisting of an elongated body of electrically insulating polymer material, with a longitudinal axis and with fibers...
US20090292174 DISPLAY DEVICE AND IN-VIVO INFORMATION ACQUIRING SYSTEM USING THE SAME  
A display device includes: a display unit that displays examination procedure information indicating an examination procedure of a subject; and a control unit that acquires position-related...
US20050080429 Medical device guidance from an anatomical reference  
A system and method for simply and reliably determining the location and orientation of a medical device within a patient's body. A medical device, such as a catheter, has bending indicators on or...
US20070197874 Endoscope observation device, observation device and observation method using endoscope  
A high accurate image of a specimen is obtained by accurately measuring a distance between the specimen and a tip of a light emitting portion that irradiates a light to the specimen. An endoscope...
US20070161859 Computer Control and Record System for an Endoscope Leak Tester  
Computer systems and software for controlling an endoscope integrity tester and recording the test results in a manner linked to the endoscope's digital identifier. The pressurization and humidity...
US20150038788 INSTRUMENT HAVING RADIO FREQUENCY IDENTIFICATION SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR USE  
One RFID equipped instrument includes an elongate body with a plurality of uniquely identified radio frequency identification chips spaced along the length of the elongate body. One system used...
US20140275785 Device and Method to Display the Angle of View Endoscopically When Using a Multi-Angle Endoscope  
An endoscope comprises an elongate shaft assembly, a window, a viewing angle adjustment assembly, and an indicator feature. The window is located at the distal end of the shaft assembly. The shaft...
US20130144124 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...
US20070276184 Endoscope system and endoscopic observation method  
To provide an endoscope system that includes a light source, an insertion part to be inserted into a living organism for guiding a illumination light emitted from the light source and a light...
US20050187432 Global endoscopic viewing indicator  
A graphical model provides a dynamic representation of the endoscopic view and viewing direction relative to a virtual world. The model can be oriented and adjusted to approximate a real world...
US20080312501 Capsule Medical System  
A capsule medical system is provided that accurately detects the location at which biological information, such as an image captured in a living body, is acquired. A circular loop antenna 23...
US20080004492 Endoscope, Medical Instrument for Endoscope and Method Applying Markings Thereto  
A colorant is incorporated into thermoplastic resin, thermosetting resin or rubber constituting an endoscope (3), and a pulse laser beam (2) of YAG or YVO4 having a wavelength of 355, 532 or 1064...
US20070149857 Light source device and endoscope system  
An endoscope system of the present invention has a video processor and a light source device, and an endoscope can be connected thereto. And a control portion of the light source device detects...
US20150087899 NESTED CANNULA STARTER ALIGNMENT  
A medical system includes a tube (102) configured to pass internally into a body and an index (108) disposed on the tube and configured to be visible internally within the tube. An outermost...
US20070049797 Double-balloon endoscope system  
An endoscope system, serving as a double-balloon endoscope system, includes an endoscope apparatus for examinations using an endoscope, a shape detection apparatus used in combination with the...
US20060100482 Method for dealing with singularities in gravity referenced endoscopic imaging  
A method for avoiding rapid or sudden image rotation or reversal in a gravity leveled endoscopic imaging system is disclosed. A mathematical neighborhood of a singular viewing configuration is...
US20070066866 MEDICAL BED  
A medical bed in which an endoscope after use can be easily tidied up is provided. A medical bed of the present invention constitutes a medical bed having a laying table on which a patient is laid...
US20140206934 BIOLOGICAL OPTICAL MEASUREMENT APPARATUS, MEASUREMENT PROBE, AND BIOLOGICAL OPTICAL MEASUREMENT SYSTEM  
A biological optical measurement apparatus includes a connector unit to which a measurement probe is detachably connected, a supply unit configured to supply air to the connector unit, a pipe that...
US20120289843 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR DETERMINING INFORMATION OF EXTREMA DURING EXPANSION AND CONTRACTION CYCLES OF AN OBJECT  
A medical system provides navigation assistance to a surgeon for navigating a flexible medical device through linked passages of an anatomical structure to a target area. For tracking, navigation,...
US20070106116 ENDOSCOPE-SHAPE MONITORING SYSTEM  
An endoscope shape monitoring system that is used to grasp a shape of a flexible insertion portion is provided. The endoscope shape monitoring system includes a plurality of coils. The coils are...
US20130085332 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CALIBRATION OF OPTICAL FIBER INSTRUMENT  
An instrument system that includes an elongate body in a geometric configuration, an optical fiber, and a controller is provided. The optical fiber is operatively coupled to the elongate body and...
US20070225559 Vision catheter having electromechanical navigation  
The present invention is a visualization system including a small gauge vision catheter that is designed to be stand-alone or received within an instrument channel of a larger endoscope. The...
US20080183039 Balloon Positioning System for Endoscopic Access  
Devices and methods for endoscopic and/or laparoscopic surgery are provided. In one aspect, a surgical device is provided that includes an elongate member, such as an endoscope, having proximal...
US20090306632 MEDICAMENT DELIVERY SYSTEM AND PROCESS  
A system and method for delivering a substance to a selected site in the alimentary canal of a human or animal is provided. The system has an ingestible capsule comprising: a compartment for...
US20080071142 Visual navigation system for endoscopic surgery  
An endoscopic surgical navigation system comprises a data acquisition subsystem, a tracking subsystem, a registration subsystem, a data processing subsystem and a user interface subsystem. The...
US20110004064 CAPSULE MEDICAL DEVICE  
A capsule medical device capable of alleviating a burden on a patient is provided. Provided is a capsule medical device that includes a casing having a capsule shape; a measurement-information...
US20090264702 LIVING BODY OBSERVATION SYSTEM AND METHOD OF DRIVING LIVING BODY OBSERVATION SYSTEM  
A living body observation system of the invention includes a living body information acquiring apparatus including: a living body information acquiring section; a wireless transmission section; a...
US20090253954 CAPSULE MEDICAL SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR TREATING DESIRED REGION INSIDE SUBJECT  
A capsule medical system includes a capsule medical apparatus, a selecting unit, and a control unit. The capsule medical apparatus is introduced inside a subject and includes an imaging unit for...
US20050070790 Inserting shape detecting probe  
An inserting shape detecting probe has a long and slender core wire, a plurality of shape detecting devices, signal lines, and an outer sheath. The plurality of shape detecting devices extended...

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