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US20120150020 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...
US20150223905 SURGICAL IMAGE-GUIDED NAVIGATION DEVICES AND RELATED SYSTEMS  
MRI compatible localization and/or guidance systems for facilitating placement of an interventional therapy and/or device in vivo include: (a) a mount adapted for fixation to a patient; (b) a...
US20070225593 Esophagus imaging enhancement device  
A device for enhancing visualization of an esophagus when imaged by a visualization system includes a structure including material that is clearly visible when imaged by the visualization system....
US20150257675 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR ACCELERATED, MOTION-CORRECTED HIGH-RESOLUTION MRI EMPLOYING INTERNAL DETECTORS OR MRI ENDOSCOPY  
A method of internal MRI employing at least one active internal MRI detector located within a sample of interest. The method includes applying an MRI pulse sequence to the sample of interest. The...
US20120316429 Catheter Device with Local Magnetic Resonance Imaging Coil and Methods for Use Thereof  
A catheter device for deploying a local magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) coil is provided. The catheter device includes an outer catheter shaft having a lumen extending from a proximal end to a...
US20050288574 Wireless (disposable) fiducial based registration and EM distoration based surface registration  
The present invention relates to a method and system for performing automatic registration in medical imaging systems. One embodiment relates to a method of performing automatic registration...
US20080139927 Implantable Chamber, Imaging Method and Magnetic Resonance Imaging System  
The present invention relates to an implantable chamber (1) with a connecting element (2), comprising a connecting sleeve (6) and a surrounding contact surface (7), an insert element (3),...
US20050267360 Visualization of procedural guidelines for a medical procedure  
The visualization of procedural guidelines for a medical procedure, in which a medical instrument is shown in an image representation of a body portion including an area in which a medical...
US20080097193 Mri Systems Having Mri Compatible Universal Delivery Cannulas With Cooperating Mri Antenna Probes and Related Systems and Methods  
In vivio deep brain medical probe systems include: (a) an NMRI compatible cannula comprising a plurality of concentric axially extending tubes with a receiving bore; and (b) an elongate antenna...
US20060052691 Adjustable navigated tracking element mount  
An adjustable navigated tracking element mount and method are provided.
US20140094684 MRI CATHETER WITH RESONANT FILTER  
A medical probe includes a flexible insertion tube having a distal end for insertion into a body cavity and having a proximal end. The probe further includes an electrode attached to the distal...
US20050148865 Ceramic reinforcement member for MRI devices  
The present invention relates to a reinforced magnetic resonance imaging catheter. The catheter comprises a medical device having at least one lumen extending therethrough. The elongated body also...
US20050288575 Surgical navigation tracker, system and method  
An adapter can be easily used to assist a surgical navigation system to determine the effector axis or the effector plane of a surgical device. The adapter has a body with a geometrical feature,...
US20140275980 TIP ASSEMBLY FOR MRI-COMPATIBLE MEDICAL DEVICES AND MRI-COMPATIBLE MEDICAL DEVICES INCORPORATING SAME  
An MRI-compatible tip assembly for an MRI-compatible medical device includes a first tubular member, a second tubular member, a ring electrode, and a tip electrode. The tip electrode proximal end...
US20120310080 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...
US20090102479 MRI Phase Visualization of Interventional Devices  
Imaging a device in a magnetic resonance imaging system includes inserting a device having a conductive coil assembly thereon into a subject, obtaining a magnetic resonance image of the subject...
US20120226143 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...
US20080132782 Combined MR-ultrasound (US) coil for prostate-, cevix- and rectum cancer imaging diagnostics  
We present, in exemplary embodiments of the present invention, a system combining anatomical imaging technologies (e.g., MR) with molecular imaging technologies (e.g., ultrasound). The system can...
US20060184011 In Vivo Localization and Tracking of Tissue Penetrating Catheters Using Magnetic Resonance Imaging  
Magnetic resonance image (MRI) guided tissue penetrating catheters and their methods of use. One or more MRI apparatus (e.g., one or more coils) are positioned on or in a catheter device that...
US20070293754 Probe With Asymmetric Balloon  
A device adapted to be inserted into a lumen, the device having a longitudinal axis and comprising: a) a support element extending along the longitudinal axis; b) a tool mechanically mounted on...
US20060241394 Resolution of magnetic dipole ambiguity in position tracking measurements  
A method for position tracking includes using first and second field generators located at respective different first and second locations to generate respective first and second magnetic fields...
US20060281988 Process for locating a medical instrument with a microcoil  
The invention relates to an MR process for locating a medical instrument with microcoil attached thereto in the examination volume of an MR device. The microcoil is part of a resonant circuit...
US20110196229 ADAPTATION PROBE FOR INSERTION INTO IMPLANTED ELECTRODE DEVICES OF ACTIVE MEDICAL IMPLANTS AND SET COMPOSED OF AN IMPLANTABLE ELECTRODE DEVICE AND AN ADAPTATION PROBE  
An adaptation probe for insertion into implanted electrode devices of active medical implants to enable them for use in high-frequency magnetic alternating fields of MRI systems comprises an...
US20150099965 SYSTEM FOR HIGH RESOLUTION FAST ACQUISITION MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING USING A CATHETER-MOUNTED COIL  
A catheter-mounted, expandable or set in position, coil for magnetic resonance imaging. The coil having a catheter sheath including an elongated tube with a central axis, the catheter sheath...
US20140005526 CATHETER WITH SYNTHETIC APERTURE MRI SENSOR  
A medical probe, including a flexible insertion tube having a distal end for insertion into a body cavity. An array of spatially separated coils is positioned within the distal end. A processor is...
US20080234569 Mri Probe for Prostate Imaging  
A rectal probe adapted for ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging of the prostate, comprising: a) an ultrasound imaging probe; b) an MRI probe comprising a first magnetic field source for...
US20090118610 MRI-GUIDED LOCALIZATION AND/OR LEAD PLACEMENT SYSTEMS, RELATED METHODS, DEVICES AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCTS  
MRI compatible localization and/or guidance systems for facilitating placement of an interventional therapy and/or device in vivo include: (a) a mount adapted for fixation to a patient; (b) a...
US20050143650 Tissue marker and method and apparatus for deploying the marker  
The subject invention pertains to a tissue marker. The subject invention also relates to methods and apparatus for deploying a tissue marker. In a specific embodiment, the subject marker is...
US20050148864 Method and assembly for magnetic resonance imaging and catheter sterring  
An imaging and catheter steering assembly comprising a magnetic field generating assembly (1-6) operable in a first mode to generate a first magnetic field in a working volume (7) located outside...
US20060241405 Method and apparatus for performing an orthodepic stability test using a surgical navigation system  
The present invention provides methods and apparatus that permit one to accurately measure range of motion of a joint for joint stability testing and other purposes. In accordance with one aspect...
US20060258936 Transmission cable  
The use of standard coaxial cables for, e.g. connecting optional receive MR coils to MR-scanners has the problem that parasitic cable resonances may occur, which may cause RF burns to a patient....
US20050054913 Adaptive tracking and MRI-guided catheter and stent placement  
A method of automatically adjusting at least one MR image parameter for an interventional procedure includes adaptively tracking an MR micro-coil catheter and automatically updating an imaging...
US20060025677 Method and apparatus for surgical navigation  
A surgical navigation system for navigating a region of a patient that may include a non-invasive dynamic reference frame and/or fiducial marker, sensor tipped instruments, and isolator circuits....
US20150208944 ENDORECTAL PROSTATE COIL WITH OPEN ACCESS FOR SURGICAL INSRUMENTS  
An endorectal coil (1) includes a tube (40), a spreader (44), and one or more electrically conductive elements (64). The tube (40) is configured for insertion into the rectum (42). The spreader...
US20130274591 SINGLE CHANNEL MRI GUIDEWIRE  
The present application discloses a guidewire for magnetic resonance imaging with a single channel design to reduce complexity and to provide conspicuous tip visibility under MRI. In one...
US20050228261 Magnetic resonance imaging method  
A novel combination of free-breathing navigator-gated 3D coronary magnetic resonance angiography with SENSE imaging is described. Applying a SENSE reduction factor of two at a main magnet field of...
US20080125645 Device for nuclear magnetic resonance examination of intracorporal sections of the body  
Disclosed is a device for nuclear magnetic resonance examination of intracorporal sections of a person's body, the device having a coil arrangement which can be placed in immediate vicinity of an...
US20050256398 Systems and methods for interventional medicine  
An automated system for navigating a medical device through the lumens and cavities in an operating region in a patient. The system includes an elongate medical device, having a proximal end and a...
US20130023757 INTERCONNECT FOR AN MRI DETECTOR COIL MOUNTED ON A CATHETER  
An interconnect for an RF detector coil comprises a substrate comprising strip of insulating material, a conducting layer formed on a first side of the substrate, and a ground layer formed on a...
US20110125005 Interface Devices For Use With Intracavity Probes For High Field Strength Magnetic Resonance Systems  
An MR system features an intracavity probe and associated interface device. The probe includes a shaft, a balloon at one end thereof, and a coil loop within the balloon. The loop has two drive...
US20100168555 Interventional devices for chronic total occlusion recanalization under MRI guidance  
Disclosed is a guide catheter that includes one or more RF antennas to enhance the visibility of the guide catheter in MR imagery. One embodiment of the guide catheter includes a loop coil at the...
US20060084861 Magnet and coil configurations for MRI probes  
A probe, with a longitudinal axis, for use in an NMR system, the probe comprising: (a) a plurality of static magnetic field sources which create a static magnetic field that is non-axisymmetric...
US20070229080 Electro-Optical Magnetic Resonance Transducer  
A receive coil (46, 46′, 46″) receiving a magnetic resonance signal includes an optical resonant cavity (82, 82′, 82″) having an electro-optically active medium (90, 90′, 90″). A radio frequency...
US20090264736 DEVICE WITH 3D ARRAY OF STEERING COILS  
Systems, methods, and other embodiments associated with remotely controlling a catheter configured with a 3D array of steering coils are described. One example magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)...
US20050267361 Delivery device  
A device for delivering an apparatus or object to a targeted location within a human subject is disclosed. The device includes a body, a handle mounted to and movable relative to the body, a tube,...
US20080071168 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR SENSING EXTERNAL MAGNETIC FIELDS IN IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICES  
Systems and methods for sensing external magnetic fields in implantable medical devices are provided. One aspect of this disclosure relates to an apparatus for sensing magnetic fields. An...
US20060293591 Implantable medical device with MRI and gradient field induced capture detection methods  
An implantable medical device is provided having a telemetry circuit antenna; a lead having an elongated body for carrying a conductor extending from a proximal connector to a distal electrode; a...
US20050215886 SELF-EXPANDING MULTI-CHANNEL RF RECEIVER COIL FOR HIGH RESOLUTION INTRA-CARDIAC MRI AND METHOD OF USE  
A system and method of use for a probe is disclosed that includes a self-expanding housing constructed to permit fluid flow therethrough and constructed for insertion into a subject to be imaged....
US20050267359 SYSTEM, METHOD, AND ARTICLE OF MANUFACTURE FOR GUIDING AN END EFFECTOR TO A TARGET POSITION WITHIN A PERSON  
A system, method, and article of manufacture for guiding an end effector to a target position within a person are provided. The method includes generating a plurality of digital images of an...
US20090076378 INTRACAVITY PROBES AND INTERFACES THEREFOR FOR USE IN OBTAINING IMAGES AND SPECTRA OF INTRACAVITY STRUCTURES USING HIGH FIELD MAGNETIC RESONANCE SYSTEMS  
An intracavity probe for use with an MR system allows images or spectra of a region of interest within a cavity of a patient to be obtained. The probe includes a shaft, a balloon at one end...

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