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US20100262014 Ultrasound Scanner Built with Capacitive Micromachined Ultrasonic Transducers (CMUTS)  
Ultrasonic scanners and methods of manufacturing ultrasonic scanners. One embodiment of a method includes integrating a flexible electronic device (e.g. an IC) and a flexible ultrasonic transducer...
US20060247530 Echogenic markers on GI medical devices  
An endoscopic ultrasound-guided system and method for monitoring the location of a device contained within intraluminal and extraluminal regions of a patient is described. The endoscopic...
US20090076390 INTEGRATED ULTRASOUND IMAGING AND ABLATION PROBE  
A system for imaging and providing therapy to one or more regions of interest is presented. The system includes an imaging and therapy catheter configured to image an anatomical region to...
US20060079787 Transmembrane access systems and methods  
Systems and methods for penetrating a tissue membrane to gain access to a target site are disclosed. In some examples, systems and methods for accessing the left atrium from the right atrium of a...
US20100076318 MICROMACHINED IMAGING TRANSDUCER  
The present invention generally relates to medical devices, and more particularly to an improved medical imaging device. In one embodiment, an imaging device includes a drive shaft having proximal...
US20100063401 ULTRASOUND ENDOSCOPE SYSTEM AND ULTRASOUND OBSERVATION METHOD  
When an ultrasound endoscope arrives at an objective area, a puncture needle is located in a scan area of a first ultrasound image. Thereby, an image of the puncture needle is delineated on the...
US20130267853 ULTRASOUND DEVICE, AND ASSOCIATED CABLE ASSEMBLY  
An ultrasound device including an ultrasonic transducer device having a plurality of transducer elements forming a transducer array is provided. Each transducer element includes a piezoelectric...
US20060100522 Piezocomposite transducers  
The embodiments described herein provide for an ultrasound imaging device having a piezocomposite transducer. The imaging device is preferably insertable within a living being and configured to...
US20120108980 CATHETER WITH SHAPE MEMORY ALLOY ACTUATOR  
Actuators employable for oscillating movement of a load. An improved actuator may include at least a first shape memory member that is actuatable to affect at least a portion of the oscillating...
US20150320392 SLEEVE FOR A TRANSESOPHAGEAL ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY PROBE  
A device includes a switch and a housing. The switch is configured for manipulation by a user. The housing has an interior surface configured to receive an external feature of a handheld...
US20060173350 Systems and methods for three dimensional imaging with an orientation adjustable array  
The systems and methods described herein allow for three dimensional imaging with a medical ultrasound imaging system having an orientation adjustable imaging device. The imaging device can...
US20100168583 ENHANCED ULTRASOUND IMAGING PROBES USING FLEXURE MODE PIEZOELECTRIC TRANSDUCERS  
A method of generating an enhanced receive signal from a piezoelectric ultrasound transducer is described. The method comprises providing a piezoelectric ultrasound transducer comprising a...
US20150094594 TRANSESOPHAGEAL ULTRASOUND PROBE WITH AN ADAPTIVE BENDING SECTION  
When transesophageal echocardiography is used to obtain a transgastric short axis view of the left ventricle of the heart, the best place to position the transducer is in the fundus of the...
US20100305442 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR IMPLEMENTING A DATA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM FOR CATHETER-BASED IMAGING SYSTEMS  
A method of managing catheter data for a catheter-based imaging system includes coupling a catheter to a control module. The catheter includes a memory structure that includes catheter management...
US20080146941 Catheter Position Tracking for Intracardiac Catheters  
An ultrasound imaging system includes one or more accelerometers positioned near the imaging transducer. Acceleration data from the accelerometers are used to estimate the position of the imaging...
US20160022244 MEDICAL PROBES HAVING INTERNAL HYDROPHILIC SURFACES  
Medical probes having an inner fluidic path for flowing an internal liquid therein are disclosed, in which at least one internal surface in flow communication with the inner fluidic path is...
US20080146942 Catheter Position Tracking Methods Using Fluoroscopy and Rotational Sensors  
Methods for determine the position and rotational orientation of the transducer array of an ultrasound imaging catheter within a patient include imaging the distal end of the catheter using...
US20060058681 Ultrasound transducer assembly  
An ultrasound catheter is disclosed for providing substantially real-time images of small cavities. The ultrasound catheter is characterized by separate and distinct materials for backing the...
US20050049475 Method and apparatus for stimulating a bodily hollow system and method and apparatus for measuring reactions to stimuli of such system  
The invention relates to a method and an apparatus for stimulating and/or measuring visceral pain in a bodily hollow system of a human being or an animal. The method and apparatus is especially...
US20130261467 METHOD FOR FORMING AN ULTRASOUND DEVICE, AND ASSOCIATED APPARATUS  
A method and apparatus directed to formation of a connection with an ultrasonic transducer apparatus (UTA) comprising a transducer device having first and second electrodes is provided. The UTA is...
US20100076317 CATHETER WITH ULTRASOUND TRANSDUCER AND VARIABLE FOCUS LENS USED IN ANEURYSM ASSESSMENT  
A catheter having ultrasound capability and a distal end extending along a longitudinal axis, the end being situated adjacent to a tissue of interest inside of a patient; at least one ultrasound...
US20060058680 Needle guide for laparoscopic ultrasonography  
A guide device is provided for a laparoscopic ultrasound probe. The guide device includes a sheath that is adapted to fit over at least a portion of the ultrasound probe, and a guide coupled to...
US20060241480 Endoscopic medical method and associated device  
A surgical method includes inserting a distal end portion of an endoscope into a patient along a given path and inserting a distal end portion of a flexible ultrasonic probe device into the...
US20050256410 Apparatus and method for an ultrasonic probe capable of bending with aid of a balloon  
The present invention provides an apparatus and a method for an ultrasonic probe capable of bending, flexing and deflecting with the aid of a balloon to remove a biological material. An ultrasonic...
US20080146943 Integrated Beam Former And Isolation For An Ultrasound Probe  
A compact, portable ultrasound imaging system includes a combination of an isolation circuit, an ultrasound signal generator, and a beam former within a single unit. The isolation circuit may...
US20150359432 METHODS AND DEVICES FOR DETECTING NERVE ACTIVITY  
Devices, systems and methods are described which are capable of producing vibrational energy within a lumen of a mammal and further including a measurement sensor capable of detecting, measuring...
US20100063400 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CATHETER GUIDANCE USING A COMBINATION OF ULTRASOUND AND X-RAY IMAGING  
An apparatus for tracking movement of a foreign object within a subject has an X-ray fluoroscopic system with an X-ray detector and an ultrasound system that has a probe with a position sensor. A...
US20080146925 Integrated Electrophysiology and Ultrasound Imaging System  
An integrated electrophysiology and ultrasound imaging system includes a workstation, electrophysiology processing circuits, a compact ultrasound imaging system having a combination of an...
US20090264770 Medical Systems and Related Methods  
This disclosure relates to medical systems and related methods. In some embodiments, the medical systems include a catheter having a coiled section that is radially displaceable relative to a...
US20150335231 AN OPTICAL PROBE SYSTEM  
The present invention relates to an optical probe system (100) comprising an optical probe (18) having an optical converter circuit (10) with an optoelectronic device (15). The optoelectronic...
US20090005689 ULTRASOUND ENDOSCOPE  
An ultrasound endoscope including, at a distal end of an insertion portion to be inserted to a body cavity, a distal rigid portion arranged forward of a flexible tube portion, an ultrasound...
US20100191101 CATHETER WITH ISOLATION BETWEEN ULTRASOUND TRANSDUCER AND POSITION SENSOR  
Medical apparatus includes an invasive probe, for insertion into a body of a living subject. An ultrasonic subsystem includes an ultrasonic transducer contained in the probe and image processing...
US20090093726 CARDIOVASCULAR ULTRASOUND PROBE AND ULTRASOUND IMAGE SYSTEM  
An ultrasound image system includes: an ultrasound probe; a signal-transmitting-and-receiving section for transmitting signals to the ultrasound probe and receiving signals from the ultrasound...
US20100256499 ULTRASOUND PROBE  
An ultrasound probe of the present invention includes a 2-2 type piezocomposite material made up of piezoelectric layers and resin layers alternately arrayed with the piezoelectric layers being...
US20150201964 INTEGRATED UTERINE MANIPULATOR AND SENSOR AND METHOD  
A uterine manipulator for manipulation of a uterus of a patient is provided. The uterine manipulator includes an elongate member having a distal end. The elongate member is configured to be...
US20130137990 ULTRASOUND ENDOSCOPE  
An ultrasound endoscope includes an objective optical system, an illumination optical system, a distal end portion, an ultrasound transducer portion, a distal end cover, a through-hole formed in...
US20100179432 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR MAKING AND USING INTRAVASCULAR ULTRASOUND SYSTEMS WITH PHOTO-ACOUSTIC IMAGING CAPABILITIES  
A catheter assembly for an intravascular ultrasound system includes a catheter with a lumen and an imaging core insertable into the lumen. The imaging core includes a rotatable driveshaft, at...
US20160066882 Intracardiac Ultrasound Imaging Delivery Catheter  
An imaging catheter includes a delivery lumen and an imaging array. The imaging catheter is sized to be inserted within an introducer sheath. The delivery lumen facilitates insertion of a...
US20160113622 CATHETER FOR DETECTION OF ULTRASOUND AND PHOTOACOUSTIC SIGNALS AND ULTRASOUND/PHOTOACOUSTIC IMAGE ACQUISITION SYSTEM USING THE SAME  
Provided are a catheter for detection of ultrasound and photoacoustic signals and an image acquisition system using the catheter. The catheter for detection of ultrasound and photoacoustic signals...
US20050277836 Transesophageal ultrasound transducer probe  
A multi-dimensional, such as a two-dimensional, array is provided within a transesophageal probe housing. Since the size of the transesophageal probe housing is limited for comfort of a patient,...
US20110251492 ULTRASOUND ASSESSMENT OF LUMENS TO FACILITATE REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT  
Devices and methods for assessing the orientation and shape of vessel lumens and hollow portions of organs are described. The devices and methods are particularly adapted for determining the...
US20100256502 MATERIALS AND PROCESSES FOR BONDING ACOUSTICALLY NEUTRAL STRUCTURES FOR USE IN ULTRASOUND CATHETERS  
Provided herein is an ultrasound probe comprising a probe housing defining a distal end, an ultrasonic transducer array disposed within the probe housing and rotatable within said probe housing,...
US20060241479 Endocavity utrasonic probe  
An endocavity ultrasonic probe includes a backing member of cylindrical or convex shape, and a plurality of strip shaped ultrasonic transducers arranged on the backing member. The ultrasonic...
US20090287089 Methods, devices and apparatus for imaging for reconstructing a 3-D image of an area of interest  
Featured are methods, devices and apparatuses for imaging tissue, such as cardiac tissue, using any of a number of imaging techniques (e.g., ultrasonic imaging techniques) and a 3-D tracking...
US20170143298 ULTRASOUND ENDOSCOPE  
An ultrasound endoscope includes: an insertion portion provided with a housing portion on a distal end side; an ultrasound transmitting/receiving portion provided in the housing portion and...
US20150173710 CATHETER SHEATH SYSTEM AND METHOD  
A catheter is disclosed comprising a sheath surrounding an inner lumen. The inner lumen is configured to receive a fluid. The sheath includes a sheath portion that comprises a hydrophilic...
US20130035597 ANORECTAL PROBE ASSEMBLY AND METHOD  
An anorectal probe assembly comprising an anorectal probe, a sonar penetration balloon mounted to said probe, said balloon arranged to receive water to inflate within the rectal cavity a...
US20160015362 INTRAVASCULAR DEVICES, SYSTEMS, AND METHODS HAVING MOTORS  
Medical imaging devices and systems are provided. The medical imaging devices may include a transducer to transmit ultrasound signals (waves) and to receive the reflected ultrasound signals for...
US20120022375 ACOUSTIC DEVICE FOR ULTRASONIC IMAGING  
The present invention relates to an acoustic device for ultrasonic imaging of an object (21). The device comprises an acoustic transducer (10 and an acoustic lens (20) arranged to variably refract...
US20060247529 Transurethral ultrasonic imaging system  
An ultrasound scanning system and methods of using the same. In one preferred form, an ultrasound scanning system comprises an acoustic imaging catheter comprising an ultrasonic transducer, a...

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