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US20110160577 LIGHT MARKER FOR INDWELT USE IN PATIENTS BODY AND FOR IDENTIFICATION OF LESIONS INSIDE PATIENTS TUBULAR ORGAN USING THE LIGHT MARKER  
A lesion identification system for surgical operations has a light marker adapted for placement in the vicinity of a lesion inside an organ of an organism, and a location-identifying device...
US20110313285 C-ARM POSE ESTIMATION USING INTENSITY-BASED REGISTRATION OF IMAGING MODALITIES  
This invention provides a method for estimating C-arm fluoroscope pose. The method involves introducing a coordinate system into a C-arm image, and applying intensity-based 2D/3D registration...
US20100305435 Bone Marking System and Method  
An apparatus for marking bone of a patient includes a marker, a tracking system and a display. The marker includes pigment and is configured to impart the pigment on the bone. The tracking system...
US20110152676 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...
US20120220864 Deep Vein Thrombosis Diagnostic Devices and Associated Methods and Systems  
Methods and devices are disclosed that, in various embodiments and permutations and combinations of inventions, diagnose and treat Deep Vein Thrombosis or associated symptoms. In one series of...
US20130131504 SOFT BODY AUTOMATIC REGISTRATION AND SURGICAL MONITORING SYSTEM  
A surgical hardware and software monitoring system and method allows for surgical planning while the patient is available for surgery, for example while the patient is being prepared for surgery...
US20130184571 Active system and method for imaging with an intra-patient probe  
Registration is provided for imaging with an intra-patient probe. The intra-patient probe is used for imaging or the imaging is, at least in part, of the intra-patient probe. Either approach for...
US20100076306 OPTICAL CAMERA CALIBRATION FOR CAS NAVIGATION  
A navigation system for tracking an object during surgery, comprises markers adapted to be connected to an object in a known relation. An optical camera detects a light signal from the at least...
US20140276019 PET Imaging With Partially Radiation-Transparent Probes-Inserts  
A probe is disclosed having a positron emission tomography sensor. An imaging system is provided having the probe and at least one external positron emission tomography detector and a data...
US20110028831 PERMANENTLY VISIBLE IMPLANTABLE FIDUCIARY TISSUE MARKER  
A fiduciary marker includes a hollow cylindrical body comprised of a bio-compatible polymer and including a first end, a second end, an inner surface extending between the first end to the second...
US20120184847 HEMOGLOBIN CONTRAST IN ULTRASOUND AND OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY FOR DIAGNOSING DISEASED TISSUE, CANCERS, AND THE LIKE  
A novel contrast mechanism for diagnosing diseased tissue using Ultrasound, Doppler Ultrasonography, Optical Coherence Tomography, or optical Doppler tomography coupled with an externally applied...
US20130102895 PATIENT INTERFACE FOR OPHTHALMOLOGIC DIAGNOSTIC AND INTERVENTIONAL PROCEDURES  
One or more geometric markers may be created on an eye preoperatively. Two or more fiducials coupled to or formed within a patient interface may be lined up with the geometric markers. An imaging...
US20150078535 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...
US20100298696 SELF-CONTAINED, SELF-PIERCING, SIDE-EXPELLING MARKING APPARATUS  
A marking apparatus includes a rigid cannula having a peripheral wall forming a lumen that carries an imaging marker, a proximal end coupled to a handle, a lateral opening in the peripheral wall...
US20140343413 FORMULATION OF SOLID NANO-SIZED PARTICLES IN A GEL-FORMING SYSTEM  
The present invention relates to novel formulations comprising a plurality of nano-sized solid particles and a gel-forming system, useful, e.g. for imaging of the body of a mammal. Also described...
US20140187927 RADIOACTIVE-EMISSION-MEASUREMENT OPTIMIZATION TO SPECIFIC BODY STRUCTURES  
A method for predefining a set of radioactive-emission measurement views, for radioactive-emission imaging after an administration of a radiopharmaceutical, the method being tailored to a specific...
US20100152576 AUXILIARY DEVICE FOR ESTABLISHING A MECHANICAL CONNECTION BETWEEN A MEDICAL IMPLANT AND A TISSUE PART OF A PATIENT  
An auxiliary device for establishing a mechanical connection between a medical implant and a tissue part of a patient, a medical implant for use with such an auxiliary device, and a method for...
US20110152677 MEANS OF TRACKING MOVEMENT OF BODIES DURING MEDICAL TREATMENT  
During preprogrammed medical treatment and remote controlled surgery tracking the movements of the body being treated and integrating those tracked movements with the preprogrammed/remote...
US20140180080 Method for Estimating Pressure Gradients and Fractional Flow Reserve from Computed Tomography Angiography: Transluminal Attenuation Flow Encoding  
An embodiment in accordance with the present invention provides a method for non-invasively determining the functional severity of coronary artery stenosis. The method includes gathering...
US20130324842 Method for Estimating Pressure Gradients and Fractional Flow Reserve from Computed Tomography Angiography: Transluminal Attenuation Flow Encoding  
An embodiment in accordance with the present invention provides a method for non-invasively determining the functional severity of coronary artery stenosis. The method includes gathering...
US20110060216 Method and Apparatus for Surgical Navigation of a Multiple Piece Construct for Implantation  
A method and apparatus for percutaneous and/or minimally invasive implantation of a construct. The construct may be implanted using a navigation system for planning and execution of a procedure. A...
US20100113920 METHODS FOR DEFINING AND MARKING TISSUE  
In order to later identify the location of a biopsy or surgery, various means and methods for permanently and non-surgically marking selected tissue in the human body are used. Later visualization...
US20140046179 Dual-isotope positron emitting tomography for disease evaluation  
Simultaneous dual-isotope positron emission tomography (PET) is used to improve disease evaluation. Two distinct molecular probes are simultaneously provided to the imaging target. One of the...
US20110166447 DEVICE FOR MANIPULATING A BONE OR BONE FRAGMENT OR A SURGICAL INSTRUMENT, TOOL OR IMPLANT AND A METHOD FOR POSITIONING SUCH A DEVICE  
A device and a method for surgically manipulating a bone or bone fragment or a surgical instrument, tool or implant. Said device comprising: A) a rod shaped member (2) with a central axis (6), a...
US20100317966 Hybrid-multimodal magneto-optical contrast markers  
A contrast marker for use in imaging applications, wherein the marker is sensitive to an applied magnetic field through the formation of radical pair species and wherein the marker is...
US20120059244 SKIN MARKER  
A skin marker for providing a reference point for a plurality of different medical imaging procedures, said marker incorporating one or more substances having one or more of radiance and/or...
US20140180081 Apparatus and Method For Detecting Amyloid In A Retina in a Diagnosis, Advancement, and Prognosing Of Alzheimer's disease, traumatic brain injury, macular degeneration and a plurality of Neurodegenerative dissorders, and Ocular Diseases  
The present invention is an apparatus and method to produce an image of an eye of a patient that includes an optical head that includes imaging optics, illumination source optics and a camera...
US20080269601 FIDUCIAL MARKER WITH RINGS  
An interstitial marker for the location of one of an organ, tumor and tumor bed within a mammalian body includes a plurality of rings having an inner diameter and a ribbon positioned within the...
US20130204121 NANOPARTICLE-GUIDED RADIOTHERAPY  
The present invention relates to a method and nano-sized particles for image guided radiotherapy (IGRT) of a target tissue. More specifically, the invention relates to nano-sized particles...
US20140187928 Method for Estimating Flow Rates, Pressure Gradients, Coronary Flow Reserve, and Fractional Flow Reserve from Patient Specific Computed Tomography Angiogram-Based Contrast Distribution Data  
An embodiment in accordance with the present invention provides a method for non-invasively determining the functional severity of coronary artery stenosis. The method includes gathering...
US20060052694 Modular software system for guided radiation therapy  
A facility for performing patient localization for radiation therapy is described. The facility activates two or more discrete software modules, and performs interactions between the activated...
US20110224668 System and Method for Determining Proximity Relative to a Critical Structure  
A system for determining proximity of a surgical device relative to an anatomical structure includes at least one surgical device having a sensor assembly operably coupled to a processing unit....
US20080097187 System for navigating a planned procedure within a body  
An apparatus can be used to navigate a planned procedure. The plan for the procedure can be based on various elements, such as anatomical landmarks that can be used to determine anatomical targets...
US20100152571 COMBINATION OF ELECTROMAGNETIC AND ELECTROPOTENTIAL LOCALIZATION  
A navigation system or combination of navigation systems can be used to provide two or more types of navigation or modalities of navigation to navigate a single instrument. The single instrument...
US20140276018 Endorectal Prostate Probe With Combined PET and US Modalities  
A dual modality probe is disclosed having both a positron emission tomography sensor and a ultrasound sensor. A dual imaging system is provided having the probe and at least one external positron...
US20070276229 Breast restraint  
A method and apparatus to immobilize a breast of a patient and position a fiducial about the exterior of the breast. The apparatus includes a cup forming a cavity to accept the breast of the...
US20130137975 PET IMAGING  
A method for determining whether to administer a therapeutically effective amount of a receptor tyrosine kinase-inhibiting drug for tumor treatment, by determining a glucose uptake response in the...
US20100145191 Method of Marking Biological Tissues for Enhanced Destruction by Applied Radiant Energy  
Methods for staining a selected tissue with a dye, stain or pigment that is attuned to absorb the energy from a radiant energy source are disclosed. The stain enhances absorption of incoming...
US20110105896 MULTIMODAL IMAGING FIDUCIAL MARKER  
A multimodal fiducial marker (10) for registration of data is disclosed. The multimodal fiducial marker (10) generally comprises a first portion (12) made from at least one radiopaque material and...
US20090312745 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR TRANSNASAL DILATION OF PASSAGEWAYS IN THE EAR, NOSE OR THROAT  
A dilation catheter device and system for dilating an opening in a paranasal sinus and/or other passageways within the ear, nose or throat is disclosed. A dilation catheter device and system is...
US20080312530 IMPLANTABLE MARKER FOR A SURGICAL NAVIGATION SYSTEM, THE MARKER HAVING A SPIKE FOR REMOVABLY SECURING THE MARKER TO THE TISSUE TO BE TRACKED  
A marker for use with a surgical navigation system for tracking the tissue with which the marker is associated. The overall dimensions of the mark is such that it is shaped to be disposed below...
US20100016713 Fiducial marker and method for gamma guided stereotactic localization  
A fiducial marker for use in a gamma-guided stereotactic localization system for imaging a suspected cancer and guiding a physician in the removal of tissue samples for biopsy. The fiducial marker...
US20090005677 Fiducial localization  
Fiducial localization methods and apparatus are described.
US20080287782 Radiation Therapy Marking Pen and Method  
A marking device for use in radiation therapy includes a longitudinal axis and a plurality of individual marking members. Each of the plurality of marking members includes a marking tip and a...
US20080234572 FIDUCIAL MARKER WITH ABSORBABLE CONNECTING SLEEVE AND ABSORBABLE SPACER FOR IMAGING LOCALIZATION  
A fiducial marker for use in the body of a living being to enable the localization of targeted internal tissue. The implant is in the form of an elongated, e.g., rod-like, spacer located between...
US20110295113 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR DISPLAYING MEDICAL IMAGES  
A method for displaying medical image data. The method includes digitally combining 3D volume visualizations to form a plurality of four-dimensional (4D) volume visualizations representing the 3D...
US20150182185 CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE (COPD) PHANTOM FOR COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY (CT) AND METHODS OF USING THE SAME  
An imaging system (10) analyzes airways of a patient. The system (10) includes a hardware phantom (50) including tubes (54) representative of airways. The tubes (54) include different lumen sizes...
US20090216116 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...
US20070078350 Laser imaging apparatus with variable power, orbit time and beam diameter  
An apparatus for breast scanning comprises a patient support for a patient to rest in a prone position, the support having an opening with one of her breasts vertically pendent through the opening...
US20110015521 Means of Tracking Movement of Bodies During Medical Treatment  
Methods and systems enable accurate control of robotic treatments of internal features of a body by tracking movements of the exterior of the body. Such tracking enables programmed and automated...

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