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US20140276017 SYSTEM FOR GUIDING WORKFLOW DURING A MEDICAL IMAGING PROCEDURE  
The invention includes patient interface modules that guide the workflow of an intravascular medical imaging procedure. In some instances a Patient Interface Modules (PIM) connected to the imaging...
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...
US20140107492 MECHANICAL SCANNING ULTRASOUND TRANSDUCER WITH MICROMOTOR  
A system for use with ultrasound procedures including an ultrasound control and/or imaging system which has a microminiature motor, a rotatable reflector and a stationary ultrasound transducer....
US20130303920 Ultrasound Catheter For Imaging And Blood Flow Measurement  
Rotational intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) imaging devices, systems, and methods are provided. Some embodiments are directed to transducer mounting configurations that enable polymer piezoelectric...
US20120271174 CATHETER  
A catheter includes a catheter main body provided with a window portion through which an inspection wave passes, a drive shaft provided with a detection unit detecting the inspection wave and...
US20140180120 Ultrasound Imaging Catheters with Reciprocating Phased Array Transducers  
In one embodiment, a catheter imaging device includes an elongated catheter shaft having a forward looking ultrasonic transducer disposed at a distal end thereof. A first device is coupled to the...
US20140171803 Rotational Catheter With Extended Catheter Body Drive Shaft Support  
In a rotational intravascular catheter, a proximal section of the catheter sheath, within which an elongated flexible drive member portion of the catheter is movably disposed, is extended into a...
US20140073928 MEDICAL TUBE, CATHETER, AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING MEDICAL TUBE  
A first tube is a medical tube provided with a first portion, a second portion and a third portion in this order from the proximal end side toward the distal end side and is made of a resin. At...
US20140371598 CATHETER  
A catheter including a sheath configured to be inserted into a lumen; a drive shaft inserted into the sheath; an image information acquiring unit fixed to a distal end of the drive shaft and...
US20150094595 OVER-THE-WIRE ULTRASOUND SYSTEM  
Disclosed are embodiments of devices and methods for imaging the inside of a body part, such as a blood vessel. In particular embodiments, a catheter has a chamber within which is a transducer. A...
US20140180122 INTRALUMINAL DEVICE HAVING ENHANCED DELIVERABILITY  
Intraluminal devices, especially catheters having variable flexibility elements in a midsection of the device. The devices offer improved deliverability in an intraluminal environment, especially...
US20120283571 DEVICE AND METHOD FOR VASCULAR RE-ENTRY  
In a method for re-entry from extraluminal space into the central lumen of a vessel, a guidewire is advanced into the extraluminal space of the vessel, and then a directional catheter is advanced...
US20100317973 Device and method for vascular re-entry  
In a method for re-entry from extraluminal space into the central lumen of a vessel, a guidewire is advanced into the extraluminal space of the vessel, and then a directional catheter is advanced...
US20140194746 IVUS SYSTEM WITH ROTARY CAPACITIVE COUPLING  
An imaging system comprises a catheter having a lumen, a rotatable imaging probe within the catheter lumen including a distal transducer and first and second conductors coupled to the transducer,...
US20120271175 IVUS SYSTEM WITH ROTARY CAPACITIVE COUPLING  
An imaging system comprises a catheter having a lumen, a rotatable imaging probe within the catheter lumen including a distal transducer and first and second conductors coupled to the transducer,...
US20110270091 Apparatus and Method for Use of RFID Catheter Intelligence  
A method and system is provided for using backscattered data and known parameters to characterize vascular tissue. Specifically, methods and devices for identifying information about the imaging...
US20090024040 Wall-Contacting Intravascular Ultrasound Probe Catheters  
The present invention provides intravascular diagnostic catheters that include one or more wall-contacting/wall-approaching probes including IVUS probe elements and diagnostic systems including...
US20120283570 MULTI-DIRECTIONAL FLEXIBLE WIRE HARNESS FOR MEDICAL DEVICES  
A wire harness for a medical device includes a wiring bundle, a distal flex circuit, and a proximal flex circuit. The wiring bundle includes a plurality of twisted pair wiring and a shield, and...
US20140180126 CATHETER WITH BALLOON AND IMAGING  
The invention provides an intravascular catheter with an expandable member such as a balloon with an imaging device on a surface of the expandable member. The imaging device can use an optical...
US20140180127 ROTATIONAL ULTRASOUND IMAGING CATHETER WITH EXTENDED CATHETER BODY TELESCOPE  
The present invention generally relates to devices for imaging the interior of a vessel. The device can involve an elongated body configured to fit within the lumen of a vessel, a rotatable shaft...
US20140343433 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MONITORING DEVICE ENGAGEMENT  
An intravenous ultrasound (IVUS) system can include a catheter and a translation mechanism for translating the catheter. Engagement between the catheter and the translation mechanism may be...
US20130253328 CATHETER SHEATH AND METHODS THEREOF  
A catheter a first sheath having a proximal end and a distal end, and a length extending between the proximal end and the distal end. The first sheath being devoid of any bonds between the...
US20130331706 Devices, Systems, and Methods for Forward Looking Imaging  
Devices, systems, and methods for forward looking imaging are provided. A system for imaging a vessel of a patient comprises an elongated sheath having a proximal and a distal end. The sheath...
US20130296704 Apparatus and Methods for Low-Cost Intravascular Ultrasound Imaging and for Crossing Severe Vascular Occlusions  
An intravascular ultrasound catheter system is provided and enables a simplified, economical technique for ultrasound visualization of a blood vessel. The catheter may include a park ablation...
US20080154137 Method, system, and computer product for separating coronary lumen, coronary vessel wall and calcified plaque in an intravascular ultrasound view  
Systems, methods and computer products for display of the inside of the coronary artery as an intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) view with separation of the lumen of the coronary, the wall of the...
US20140187961 CATHETER HAVING IMAGING FUNCTION, AND BLOOD VESSEL INSIDE OBSERVATION SYSTEM USING SAME  
Hood 2 is formed to extend forward from the outer periphery of the tip of the tubular body 1. The tubular body is provided with at least a fluid delivery channel 11, an imaging channel 12 and a...
US20050085716 Transducer/sensor assembly  
An imaging transducer assembly is combined with a sensor of a medical positioning system, forming a transducer/sensor assembly. In one embodiment, the sensor includes a coil proximally coupled...
US20110071401 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR MAKING AND USING A STEPPER MOTOR FOR AN INTRAVASCULAR ULTRASOUND IMAGING SYSTEM  
A catheter assembly for an intravascular ultrasound system includes an imaging core disposed in a lumen of a catheter. The imaging core includes a stepper motor that rotates a mirror coupled to a...
US20140121475 Multipurpose Host System for Invasive Cardiovascular Diagnostic Measurement Acquisition and Display  
A multifunctional invasive cardiovascular diagnostic measurement host is disclosed that interfaces a variety of sensor devices, such as guide wire-mounted pressure sensors, flow sensors,...
US20140180124 Steerable Intravascular Devices And Associated Devices, Systems, and Methods  
A steerable sheath for a catheter delivery system and associated devices and methods are disclosed. In some embodiments, the catheter delivery system includes a catheter sheath having a steerable...
US20140276087 Wafer-Scale Transducer Coating and Method  
A method of fabricating miniature ultrasound transducers includes receiving a wafer on which a plurality of miniature ultrasound transducers is formed. The miniature ultrasound transducers each...
US20140180034 SIMULTANEOUS IMAGING, MONITORING, AND THERAPY  
Using the disclosed intravascular devices it is possible to image tissues, deliver therapy, and evaluate the tissue after the therapy is delivered. One embodiment is a catheter configured to...
US20100280390 CATHETER FOR THREE-DIMENSIONAL INTRACARDIAC ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY AND SYSTEM INCLUDING THE SAME  
A catheter apparatus (100, 2000, 3000, 4000, 540) includes an elongated body (110) having proximal (112) and distal (114) ends, an acoustic transducer (130, 2300, 5 3300, 4300, 544), disposed...
US20130303897 Side Port Catheter Device With Imaging System and Method For Accessing Side Branch Occlusions  
A medical device and method are provided for accessing a side branch in an artery utilizing an on-board imaging device. The device includes a catheter having a sidewall, an internal lumen, and a...
US20070208256 Multiple Branch Tubular Prosthesis and Methods  
A tubular prosthesis having an opening formed in a side wall thereof is positioned in a first passageway in a human body with the opening facing and providing fluid flow to a first branch...
US20090163818 Low profile intravascular ultrasound catheter  
The present invention provides low profile intravascular ultrasound catheters adapted to access sites within the patient's body through narrow blood vessels, e.g., the radial artery. In an...
US20140171804 Rotational Sensing Catheter with Self-Supporting Drive Shaft Section  
An intravascular catheter has a telescope section including telescoped inner and outer tubular catheter members, a sheath having a proximal end anchored to an end of one of the inner and outer...
US20090156941 TELESCOPE FOR AN IMAGING CATHETER  
A catheter has a proximal end and a distal end and comprises an outer tube having a proximal end, an inner sheath slidingly received within the outer tube and extending distally from the outer...
US20130023771 LOW PROFILE INTRAVASCULAR ULTRASOUND CATHETER  
The present invention provides low profile intravascular ultrasound catheters adapted to access sites within the patient's body through narrow blood vessels, e.g., the radial artery. In an...
US20140121509 Dependency-Based Startup In A Multi-Modality Medical System  
A dependency-based startup method in a multi-modality medical processing system that includes receiving initialization information about a plurality of executable components to be started, the...
US20140187925 Synthetic Aperture Image Reconstruction System In a Patient Interface Module (pim)  
A field programmable gate array (FPGA) circuit including a quadrature internal conditioning circuit is provided. The circuit having a buffer circuit; and a reconstruction engine circuit, wherein...
US20080161696 Opto-acoustic imaging devices and methods  
In one aspect, the invention relates to a probe. The probe includes a sheath, a flexible, bi-directionally rotatable, optical subsystem positioned within the sheath, the optical subsystem...
US20140180076 SMOOTH TRANSITION CATHETERS  
The present invention generally relates to a rapid exchange configuration that reduces the profile of a catheter riding on a guidewire and minimizes guidewire resistance. According to certain...
US20150182188 Rotational Intravascular Ultrasound Probe With an Active Spinning Element  
An intravascular ultrasound probe is disclosed, incorporating features for utilizing an advanced transducer technology on a rotating transducer shaft. In particular, the probe accommodates the...
US20130218020 Rotational Intravascular Ultrasound Probe With An Active Spinning Element  
An intravascular ultrasound probe is disclosed, incorporating features for utilizing an advanced transducer technology on a rotating transducer shaft. In particular, the probe accommodates the...
US20150250451 DEVICES AND METHODS FOR THREE-DIMENSIONAL INTERNAL ULTRASOUND USAGE  
There are disclosed embodiments of devices and methods for ultrasound imaging, for example of the inside of a body part such as a blood vessel. In particular embodiments, a catheter has a tip...
US20080167560 Self-Aligning IVUS Catheter Rotational Core Connector  
The present invention provides self-aligning rotational connectors. In an non-limiting embodiment, a catheter system comprises a catheter connectable to a drive unit. The catheter includes a...
US20090275840 BLOOD VESSEL SENSING CATHETER HAVING WORKING LUMEN FOR MEDICAL APPLIANCES  
Devices and methods are disclosed for providing a sensing element to scan tissue and detect the presence of structures within the tissue to avoid the structures when performing a procedure on the...
US20130303919 Circuit Architectures and Electrical Interfaces for Rotational Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS) Devices  
Rotational intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) imaging devices, systems, and methods are provided. Some embodiments of the present disclosure are particularly directed to compact and efficient circuit...
US20080009746 ASSESSMENT OF AORTIC HEART VALVE TO FACILITATE REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT  
Devices and methods for assessing the size, shape, and topography of vessel lumens and hollow portions of organs are described. The devices and methods are particularly adapted for determining the...

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