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US20150133786 Responsive power saving in ultrasound  
Responsive power saving is provided for ultrasound imaging, such as in portable ultrasound systems. By reducing scan line density in response to removal of a transducer from a patient, power usage...
US20150164407 GROOMING SYSTEMS, DEVICES, AND METHODS INCLUDING DETECTION OF HAIR-COVERED SKIN LESIONS DURING GROOMING AND INCLUDING TOPOGRAPHICAL ANALYSIS  
Systems, devices, and methods are described for acquiring, among other things, lesion information from a hair or fur-covered region of a biological subject.
US20120296210 WIRELESS NETWORK HAVING PORTABLE ULTRASOUND DEVICES  
A patient monitoring system has one or more ultrasound devices that monitor patients. The ultrasound devices can communicate to a central station by way of a wireless data communication network....
US20150201904 Automatic Doppler gate positioning in spectral Doppler ultrasound imaging  
A Doppler gate is automatically positioned in spectral Doppler ultrasound imaging. Samples acquired for multiple PW Doppler gates are used for B-mode and/or F-mode detection over time without...
US20100324418 ULTRASOUND TRANSDUCER  
An ultrasound system having a transducer probe unit including at least one transducer for transmitting and receiving ultrasonic signals, wherein the transducer is moved with respect to the probe...
US20120220865 Pulmonary Embolism 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 Pulmonary Embolism or associated symptoms. In one series of...
US20120289829 BALANCE BODY ULTRASOUND SYSTEM  
A hand held ultrasound system includes a balance body incorporating system electronics and a transducer assembly connected to the balance body. The hand held ultrasound system also includes...
US20140052001 Mitral Valve Detection for Transthoracic Echocardiography  
A mitral valve is detected in transthoracic echocardiography. The ultrasound transducer is positioned against the chest of the patient rather than being inserted within the patient. While data...
US20060173328 Tissue motion comparison display  
A difference between a detected motion and a reference motion is automatically displayed. The reference motion is a modeled motion of an organ, a base line motion of an organ or another portion of...
US20130144166 MOTION DETECTION USING PING-BASED AND MULTIPLE APERTURE DOPPLER ULTRASOUND  
A method of full-field or “ping-based” Doppler ultrasound imaging allows for detection of Doppler signals indicating moving reflectors at any point in an imaging field without the need to...
US20150133787 SPREAD SPECTRUM CODED WAVEFORMS IN ULTRASOUND DIAGNOSTICS  
Techniques, systems, and devices are disclosed for ultrasound diagnostics using spread spectrum, coherent, frequency- and/or phase-coded waveforms. In one aspect, a method includes synthesizing...
US20080077010 Method and Aparatus for Presenting Information Concerning Flow Behavior of a Bodyfluid Externally Measured by Ultrasound  
A flow behavior monitor for presenting ultrasound measurements of an indicia of flow behavior of a fluid in a subject. The indicia of flow behavior are calculated for several frequency slices...
US20140358000 AUTOMATED DOPPLER PULSE CYCLE SELECTION  
A device (308) is configured for examining pulsatile flow, for deriving, based on the examined flow, spectral characteristics and for, based on the derived characteristics, determining which one...
US20100331688 AUTOMATIC DIAGNOSIS SUPPORT APPARATUS, ULTRASONIC DIAGNOSIS APPARATUS, AND AUTOMATIC DIAGNOSIS SUPPORT METHOD  
Certain embodiments provide an automatic diagnosis support apparatus includes extracting a plurality of parameters associated with a predetermined object by using medical information acquired by a...
US20130303907 Device and System For Imaging and Blood Flow Velocity Measurement  
Apparatuses, systems, and methods for intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) imaging and blood flow velocity measurement within a vessel using a rotational IVUS catheter are disclosed. The rotational...
US20060116581 Implantable doppler tomography system  
The inventive implantable Doppler tomography system allows, for the first time, the use of Doppler shift for purposes of tracking cardiac wall motion. The present inventive Doppler tomography...
US20130281855 ULTRASOUND DIAGNOSIS APPARATUS AND CONTROLLING METHOD THEREFOR  
In an ultrasound diagnosis apparatus according to an embodiment, a scan switching unit switches between scanning methods so as to perform a first scanning method by which an ultrasound wave is...
US20140236008 ULTRASOUND IMAGING EQUIPMENT AND METHOD  
In ultrasonic imaging, a physically consistent value of blood flow velocity is measured in the vicinity of body tissues. The ultrasound imaging apparatus comprises a shape extraction part for...
US20130261458 ANALYSIS OF MITRAL REGURGITATION FROM SLIT ORIFICES BY ULTRASONIC IMAGING  
An ultrasonic diagnostic imaging system is described which quantifies regurgitant flow through a plurality of pinhole leaks or a slit leak of a mitral valve. A plurality of orifice locations of a...
US20110144494 METHODS FOR ACQUISITION AND DISPLAY IN ULTRASOUND IMAGING  
In general, the invention provides methods for use in the acquisition and display of ultrasound images. In particular, the invention provides methods for displaying ultrasound images using a...
US20110208056 Volumetric Quantification for Ultrasound Diagnostic Imaging  
Volumetric quantification is provided in medical diagnostic ultrasound. By acquiring both B-mode and color flow data without stitching or acquiring in real-time at tens of volumes a second, more...
US20090054774 Method and system for evaluation of the hemodynamic model in depression for diagnosis and treatment  
The present invention provides a method and system for determining the cerebral hemodynamic model for depression, using carotid duplex ultrasound to establish percent stenosis of the extracranial...
US20050096543 Motion tracking for medical imaging  
Motion of a region of interest is tracked in medical imaging. For example, velocity information, such as colored Doppler velocity estimates independent of tracking from one image to another image,...
US20090131791 Ultrasonic Diagnostic Imaging System With Spectral and Audio Tissue Doppler  
A spectral tissue Doppler processor for an ultrasound system produces Doppler phase shift estimates of sequences of signal samples from a sample volume with a short-lag autocorrelator. The...
US20080058645 ULTRASOUND DIAGNOSTIC APPARATUS  
An ultrasound diagnostic apparatus includes: an ultrasound probe capable of 2D scanning and 3D scanning; a transceiver device which drives said ultrasound probe to perform 2D scanning and 3D...
US20080009737 ULTRASONIC DOPPLER DIAGNOSTIC APPARATUS, AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING ULTRASONIC DOPPLER DIAGNOSTIC APPARATUS  
An ultrasonic Doppler diagnostic apparatus sends ultrasonic waves to a specimen, receives a reflection signal of the ultrasonic waves from the specimen to detect a Doppler signal, obtains blood...
US20090131792 ULTRASONIC DIAGNOSIS APPARATUS  
An ultrasonic diagnosis apparatus includes an image display device for displaying an image generated based on ultrasonic echo signals received from an subject on a screen, a trace pointer display...
US20090306503 ADAPTIVE VOLUME RENDERING FOR ULTRASOUND COLOR FLOW DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING  
Adaptive volume rendering is provided for medical diagnostic ultrasound. The opacity of B-mode data is set relative to the opacity of Doppler data. The opacities for the different types of data...
US20140336510 Enhancement in Diagnostic Ultrasound Spectral Doppler Imaging  
Spectral Doppler imaging is enhanced. The boundary between noise and signal is determined in each spectrum. The boundary is used to differentiate noise from signal. The noise level is reduced...
US20120215107 ULTRASOUND PROBE AND ULTRASOUND DIAGNOSTIC APPARATUS  
An ultrasound probe includes a first transducer array for a B-mode image which transmits an ultrasonic beam for a B-mode image, a second transducer array for sound speed measurement which is...
US20090203996 ULTRASOUND-IMAGING SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR A USER-GUIDED THREE-DIMENSIONAL VOLUME-SCAN SEQUENCE  
An ultrasound-imaging system and method is provided that permits an operator to acquire an image of a volume-of-interest in a time critical fashion, that is capable of referencing the volume...
US20130109968 ULTRASONIC IMAGING DEVICE  
Disclosed is an ultrasonic imaging device having an improved signal-to-noise ratio. After A/D conversion, by performing filtering between channels or two-dimensional filtering between channels and...
US20080051658 APPARATUS FOR AUTOMATIC DETECTION OF LUMEN-INTIMA AND MEDIA-ADVENTITIA INTERFACES IN A BLOOD VESSEL  
An apparatus (100) for defining the lumen-intima interface (11) and media-adventitia interface (12) of a blood vessel (1), for example the carotid artery, includes means (40) for acquisition of a...
US20050251041 Doppler ultrasound processing system and method for concurrent acquisition of ultrasound signals at multiple carrier frequencies, embolus characterization system and method, and ultrasound transducer  
A Doppler ultrasound signal processing system for processing reflected ultrasound signals detected by an ultrasound transducer for multiple carrier frequencies concurrently. Additionally, an...
US20090171204 Ultrasound System And Method Of Providing Ultrasound Images  
The present invention relates to an ultrasound system for providing ultrasound images in a duplex mode. The ultrasound system comprises a transmission/reception unit for alternately transmitting a...
US20150065879 WALL MOTION ANALYZER  
A system and method for real-time quantitative analysis of heart wall motion is provided. A Doppler imaging system is used to monitor the movement of a heart, or other organ. A B-mode reference...
US20130296703 WALL FILTER FOR ULTRASONIC MITRAL REGURGITATION ANALYSIS  
An ultrasonic diagnostic imaging system is described which quantifies regurgitant flow through a mitral valve. Echo signals received by an ultrasound probe (10) are used to produce an image of a...
US20100286522 ULTRASONIC TECHNIQUE FOR ASSESSING WALL VIBRATIONS IN STENOSED BLOOD VESSELS  
A real-time signal processing technique for ultrasonic imaging of tissue vibrations for localizing the source of a bruit in a 2D image with respect to the anatomy and/or for obtaining simultaneous...
US20140257103 Three Dimensional (3D) Transverse Oscillation Vector Velocity Ultrasound Imaging  
An ultrasound imaging system (300) includes a transducer array (302) with a two-dimensional array of transducer elements configured to transmit an ultrasound signal and receive echoes, transmit...
US20130006111 ULTRASONIC DIAGNOSTIC APPARATUS  
According to one embodiment, based on a reception signal, the Doppler signal generation unit generates a first Doppler signal attributed to motion of a living body in a ROI and a second Doppler...
US20150094582 ULTRASOUND IMAGE CAPTURE DEVICE AND ULTRASOUND IMAGE CAPTURE METHOD  
The present invention obtains certainty of the blood-flow velocity information that is estimated in the blood-flow mapping display. The signal processor in the ultrasound imager is provided with a...
US20120220871 ULTRASOUND PROBE AND ULTRASOUND DIAGNOSTIC APPARATUS  
An ultrasound probe includes a transducer array for a B-mode image which transmits and receives an ultrasonic beam for a B-mode image, and a transducer array for sound speed measurement which is...
US20080051661 ULTRASONIC DIAGNOSTIC APPARATUS AND ULTRASONIC DIAGNOSTIC METHOD  
An ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus includes a Doppler velocity information acquiring unit, a region-of-interest-setting unit and an instantaneous flow calculating unit. The Doppler velocity...
US20100274131 Balance Body Ultrasound System  
The present invention relates to a hand held ultrasound system having a balance body, a transducer assembly connected to said balance body via a communication means and a plurality of control...
US20080234580 Ultrasonic Imaging of Perfusion and Blood Flow with Harmonic Contrast Agents  
An ultrasonic diagnostic imaging method and system produce diagnostic contrast images depicting both tissue perfusion and flow velocity in larger vessels by utilizing both linear and nonlinear...
US20050203401 Ultrasound diagnosis apparatus  
An ultrasound diagnosis apparatus includes a scanner, an input unit, a change unit, a prediction unit, a processor, and a second processor. The scanner is configured to conduct an ultrasound...
US20110218435 Prediction-Based Flow Estimation for Ultrasound Diagnostic Imaging  
Flow estimation is provided. The flow is predicted. A mathematical, logic, machine learning or other model is used to predict flow. For example, the boundary conditions associated with a previous...
US20080242983 SYSTEM CONTROLLER  
A system controller according to the present invention communicates with a medical control device connectable to plural types of ultrasonic endoscopes. The system controller includes a plurality...
US20130046180 FRAME AVERAGING CIRCUIT FOR USE IN AN ULTRASOUND IMAGING SYSTEM  
A frame averaging circuit adapted for a color blood flow frame in a medical ultrasound imaging system. The frame averaging circuit comprises two sections, i.e., a recursive calculation section and...
US20140213905 ULTRASOUND SYSTEM WITH DYNAMICALLY AUTOMATED DOPPLER FLOW SETTINGS AS A SAMPLE VOLUME IS MOVED  
An ultrasound system performs duplex colorflow and spectral Doppler imaging, with the spectral Doppler interrogation performed at a sample volume location shown on the colorflow image. The...

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