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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.
US20150164406 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.
US20150164213 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.
US20110160586 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR MULTI-FREQUENCY IMAGING OF PATIENT TISSUE USING INTRAVASCULAR ULTRASOUND IMAGING SYSTEMS  
A method for imaging patient tissue using an intravascular ultrasound image includes inserting a catheter into a patient blood vessel. The catheter includes at least one transducer configured and...
US20120215093 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING PATIENT REGISTRATION WITHOUT FIDUCIALS  
A method for providing patient registration without fiducials comprises the steps of: spatially placing an ultrasound image of a patient randomly at different starting positions relative to a...
US20120150024 TRANSESOPHAGEAL ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY CAPSULE  
An imaging system, including a capsule, configured to enter an esophagus of a patient, having an ultrasonic transducer configured to image tissue of the patient. The system further includes an...
US20150250450 Non-Invasive Imager for Medical Applications  
A method and process is described for providing Non-Invasive three dimensional (3-D) image of a patient such that during surgical or other procedures, the person performing the procedure can...
US20110301461 SELF-ADMINISTERED BREAST ULTRASONIC IMAGING SYSTEMS  
An ultrasonic breast examination system suitable for use by unskilled users, comprising a patient positioning platform with a patient positioning image sensor, and a moveable ultrasonic transducer...
US20140221825 Real-Time 3-D Ultrasound Reconstruction of Knee and Its Implications For Patient Specific Implants and 3-D Joint Injections  
Methods and apparatus for treating a patient. The method includes acquiring a plurality of radio frequency (RF) signals with an ultrasound transducer, each RF signal representing one or more...
US20120035481 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR THREE-DIMENSIONAL ULTRASOUND MAPPING  
An automated medical system comprises a first instrument assembly including a first ultrasound transducer having a first transducer field of view that transmits and receives ultrasound signals in...
US20140163375 3-D Ultrasound Imaging Device and Methods  
An ultrasound cover for use with an ultrasound imaging system, a method of examining a patient with ultrasound, and an ultrasound diagnostic system. The ultrasound cover includes a central layer...
US20110270089 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MANAGING A PATIENT  
A system for managing a patient is disclosed and can include a patient interface adapted to obtain ultrasound information about the patient, a provider interface adapted to facilitate...
US20120232397 ULTRASOUND PROBE AND ULTRASOUND DIAGNOSTIC APPARATUS  
The ultrasound probe includes a first priority setting unit which sets a priority regarding which of temporal resolution and spatial resolution is given preference, and a measurement parameter...
US20130296705 Method and System for Imaging, Diagnosing, and/or Treating an Area of Interest in a Patient's Body  
A method and system for imaging, diagnosing, and/or treating an area of interest in a patient's body is provided. More particularly, a manually steered “rapid exchange” type catheter for a system...
US20120226161 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR CONFIGURING ULTRASOUND SYSTEMS FOR ULTRASOUND EXAMINATIONS  
A method for configuring an ultrasound system for an examination comprises displaying a plurality of examination categories for selection by a user, receiving a user-selected examination category,...
US20140194738 Method for Focused Acoustic Computed Tomography (FACT)  
A method for acoustic tomography within a patient may include generating a focused ultrasonic signal using a transducer is provided; the ultrasonic signal forming a path within the patient. The...
US20110009748 TRANSPERINEAL PROSTATE BIOPSY SYSTEM AND METHODS  
Method and systems for performing ultrasound guided transperineal prostate biopsies. A template having a plurality of apertures and attached to a transrectal ultrasound probe is used for planning...
US20150141826 PREDICTION OF DISEASES BASED ON ANALYSIS OF MEDICAL EXAM AND/OR TEST WORKFLOW  
Use of medical workflows where a first medical workflow is obtained from a plurality of medical acts performed in sequence that related to care of a patient. A set of condition-indication rules is...
US20100125200 TRANSESOPHAGEAL ULTRASOUND USING A NARROW PROBE  
Transesophageal echocardiography is implemented using a miniature transversely oriented transducer that is preferably small enough to fit in a 7.5 mm diameter probe, and most preferably small...
US20110160585 ULTRASOUND FOR NAVIGATION THROUGH PSOAS MUSCLE  
Imaging technology may be used to navigate highly innervated tissue, such as the psoas muscle, while maintaining the neural structures intact. An ultrasound transducer may be introduced into the...
US20110295119 ULTRASOUND PROBE AND ULTRASOUND IMAGING SYSTEM  
An ultrasound probe and an ultrasound imaging system include a plurality of transducer elements arranged in an array. The plurality of transducer elements are organized to form a transmit aperture...
US20140276023 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DETERMINING A PROBABILITY OF A FEMALE SUBJECT HAVING A CARDIAC EVENT  
The invention generally relates to systems and methods for determining a probability of a female subject having a cardiac event.
US20110152686 ULTRASOUND IMAGING  
An ultrasound imaging system (UIS) comprises a user interface (UIF) that allows an operator to request visual aid. In response to a request for visual aid, a controller (CTRL) retrieves from a...
US20140350357 ULTRASONIC DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM  
An ultrasound diagnostic system includes a portable ultrasound diagnostic device and an extended docking device to which the portable ultrasound diagnostic device is detachably mounted, wherein at...
US20140330123 IMPLANTABLE SONIC WINDOWS  
A sonic window includes a body sized and configured to close an opening formed through the cranium, wherein at least a part of the body is made of a sonically transparent material through which...
US20150018682 ULTRASONIC BONE MOTION TRACKING SYSTEM  
A computerized bone motion tracking system according to one exemplary embodiment is configured to: provide a non-invasive means for accurate measurement and tracking of the motion of a bone using...
US20120215108 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR TRACKING TUMOR FOR ULTRASOUND THERAPY AND ULTRASOUND THERAPY SYSTEM  
Apparatuses and methods for tracking a tumor for ultrasound therapy, and an ultrasound therapy system for performing ultrasound therapy are provided. The apparatus includes: a marker registration...
US20110098566 THICK-SLICE ULTRASOUND IMAGES DERIVED FROM ULTRASONIC SCANS OF A CHESTWARDLY-COMPRESSED BREAST OF A SUPINE PATIENT  
Displaying breast ultrasound information on an interactive user interface is described, the user interface being useful in adjunctive ultrasound mammography environments and/or ultrasound-only...
US20120089026 BREAST ULTRASOUND SCANNING TEMPLATE  
Apparatus and related methods for facilitating volumetric ultrasonic scanning of a breast are described. In one preferred embodiment, a generally cone-shaped radial scanning template having a...
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...
US20140257098 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DETECTION OF CANCER IN WOMEN  
Devices and methods for screening for ovarian and endometrial cancer are disclosed. The device includes a catheter positioned to enter an endometrial cavity of the patient. The device can include...
US20120259224 Ultrasound Machine for Improved Longitudinal Tissue Analysis  
An ultrasound machine provides for segmentation of tissue structure that may track isolated tissue structures over multiple frames of data taken over time. Analysis of the isolated tissue...
US20100329521 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR CARDIAC VIEW RECOGNITION AND DISEASE RECOGNITION  
A method for recognizing heart diseases in a cardiac echo video of a heart with an unknown disease using a spatio-temporal disease model derived from a training echo video, comprising the steps...
US20120108968 Tissue Density Quantification Using Shear Wave Information in Medical Ultrasound Scanning  
Tissue density is quantified using shear wave information in medical ultrasound scanning. Measurements of the tissue reaction to shear waves indicate tissue density. For example, shear wave...
US20140343429 Ultrasound Imaging Console  
An ultrasound imaging system includes a beamformer (104) configured to beamform ultrasound signals. The beamformer includes input/output (110) configured to at least receive ultrasound signals....
US20130281856 Tongue Imaging in Medical Diagnostic Ultrasound  
Tongue imaging is provided in medical diagnostic ultrasound. Ultrasound data is processed to enhance the information from the tongue. The enhancement increases signal from the tongue, decreases...
US20120123269 THREE-DIMENSIONAL ULTRASONIC SCANNER  
The present disclosure provides a precise performance three-dimensional ultrasound scanner that is lightweight for an easy hold by suggesting a novel constitution of a swing mechanism wherein an...
US20110237949 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ANALYZING CARPAL TUNNEL USING ULTRASOUND IMAGING  
A system and method is provided for using dynamic ultrasonic imaging to analyze a subject's carpal tunnel and generate risk factors indicative of the health of the subject's subsynovial connective...
US20110166453 HANDHELD FORCE-CONTROLLED ULTRASOUND PROBE  
A handheld ultrasound probe includes force detection and feedback to permit control and/or characterization of applied forces. The probe may, for example, be operated to maintain a substantially...
US20130131513 RECANALIZING OCCLUDED VESSELS USING RADIOFREQUENCY ENERGY  
A method and systems for treating chronic total occlusions, particularly those that are difficult to treat, is disclosed. In this approach, recanalizing the CTO is achieved using a combined...
US20120150038 ULTRASOUND PROBE  
An ultrasound probe which transmits ultrasonic waves to a subject, receives ultrasonic echoes generated by reflection of the ultrasonic waves on the subject and outputs ultrasound image signals...
US20110257525 SENSOR GUIDED CATHETER NAVIGATION SYSTEM  
A method and a system for producing images of a subject, such as the heart of a human being. The method may comprise acquiring ultrasound images of the subject with a catheter comprising a...
US20110040184 METHOD FOR MONITORING OF MEDICAL TREATMENT USING PULSE-ECHO ULTRASOUND  
A method for ultrasound imaging of anatomical tissue. A first signal is received from a first imaging ultrasound wave which has been reflected from a location in the anatomical tissue during a...
US20070055159 Breast ultrasound scanning template  
Apparatus and related methods for facilitating volumetric ultrasonic scanning of a breast are described. In one preferred embodiment, a generally cone-shaped radial scanning template having a...
US20140155748 ULTRASOUND APPARATUS FOR ASSESSING THE QUALITY OF A PATIENT'S BONE TISSUE  
An apparatus (100) for assessing the condition of the bone tissue in a patient's bone region (21), comprising an ultrasound device (11) that has a means for transmitting/receiving ultrasounds...
US20110040182 Ultrasound System Having Variable Lookup Table And Method For Managing Variable Lookup Table  
Disclosed is an ultrasound system including a variable lookup table. The ultrasound system includes the variable lookup table, a data acquiring unit to acquire ultrasound data, a lookup table...
US20110201932 METHOD OF CHARACTERIZING TISSUE OF A PATIENT  
A method for characterizing tissue of a patient, including receiving acoustic data derived from the interaction between the tissue and the acoustic waves irradiating the tissue; generating a...
US20120184853 System and Method for Characterizing Tissue Based Upon Split Spectrum Analysis of Backscattered Ultrasound  
A system and method are disclosed that facilitate characterizing vascular plaque tissue based upon spectral analysis of intravascular ultrasound echo signal segments. In particular, split spectrum...
US20140135625 ULTRASOUND DEVICES METHODS AND SYSTEMS  
Ultrasound methods, devices, and systems are described which support a useful compromise in terms of spatial resolution and temporal resolution for capturing motion in tissue structures. Tissue...