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Number: 128/915
Name: Surgery > Ultrasound mammography
Description: Subject matter related to ultrasonic diagnostic systems or portions thereof or to procedures for use of such systems or portions for examination of the female breast.

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8267864 Ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus Sep. 18, 2012
8096949 User interface for ultrasound mammographic imaging Jan. 17, 2012
7850613 Apparatus and method for three dimensional ultrasound breast imaging Dec. 14, 2010
7826883 Localization mechanism for an MRI compatible biopsy device Nov. 2, 2010
7496398 Spatially correlated x-ray and ultrasound mammographic imaging systems and method Feb. 24, 2009
7342994 Mammogram recording and read-out apparatus Mar. 11, 2008
7299806 Compliant probe interface assembly Nov. 27, 2007
7264592 Scanning devices for three-dimensional ultrasound mammography Sep. 4, 2007
7171256 Breast magnetic resonace imaging system with curved breast paddles Jan. 30, 2007
7149566 Soft tissue orientation and imaging guide systems and methods Dec. 12, 2006
7110583 Ultrasonic diagnostic device and image processing device Sep. 19, 2006
6876879 Mammography method and apparatus Apr. 5, 2005
6749570 Ultrasound method and apparatus for imaging breast Jun. 15, 2004
6741673 Mammography device and method utilizing optimally curved support plate configuration for accuracy in imaging and diagnosis May. 25, 2004
6728394 Dynamic measurement of object parameters Apr. 27, 2004
6704438 Apparatus and method for improving the signal to noise ratio on ultrasound images using coded waveforms Mar. 9, 2004
6701341 Scalable real-time ultrasound information processing system Mar. 2, 2004
6687392 System for accurately obtaining a contour and/or quantitative information from an echo image with reduced manual operation Feb. 3, 2004
6641537 Multi-zone transmitter for quantitative ultrasound and image measurement Nov. 4, 2003
6614921 3-D localization of clustered microcalcifications using cranio-caudal and medio-lateral oblique view Sep. 2, 2003
6574499 Mammography method and apparatus Jun. 3, 2003
6482158 System and method of ultrasonic mammography Nov. 19, 2002
6478739 Ultrasonic breast examination system Nov. 12, 2002
6459925 User interface system for mammographic imager Oct. 1, 2002
6254538 System and process for performing percutaneous biopsy within the breast using three-dimensional ultrasonography Jul. 3, 2001
6216025 Thermoacoustic computed tomography scanner Apr. 10, 2001
6122542 Breast stabilization devices and imaging and interventional methods using the same Sep. 19, 2000
6102866 Enhanced breast imaging/biopsy system employing targeted ultrasound Aug. 15, 2000
6056696 Frustrated total internal reflection acoustic field sensor May. 2, 2000
5983123 Methods and apparatus for performing ultrasound and enhanced X-ray imaging Nov. 9, 1999
5938613 Methods and apparatus for performing sonomammography and enhanced X-ray imaging Aug. 17, 1999
5840022 Method for imaging display of a part of the human body Nov. 24, 1998
5833627 Image-guided biopsy apparatus and methods of use Nov. 10, 1998
5820552 Sonography and biopsy apparatus Oct. 13, 1998
5782768 Method of displaying ultrasonic image and apparatus for ultrasonic diagnosis Jul. 21, 1998
5776062 Enhanced breast imaging/biopsy system employing targeted ultrasound Jul. 7, 1998
5709206 Imaging system for breast sonography Jan. 20, 1998
5664573 Method and apparatus for performing sonomammography and enhanced X-ray imaging Sep. 9, 1997
5603326 Method and apparatus for displaying an image obtained by echo signals Feb. 18, 1997
5487387 Method and apparatus for distinguishing between solid masses and fluid-filled cysts Jan. 30, 1996
5479927 Methods and apparatus for performing sonomammography and enhanced x-ray imaging Jan. 2, 1996
5474072 Methods and apparatus for performing sonomammography Dec. 12, 1995
5474064 Breast self-examination floatation system Dec. 12, 1995
5433202 High resolution and high contrast ultrasound mammography system with heart monitor and boundary array scanner providing electronic scanning Jul. 18, 1995
5007428 Apparatus for examining a body of living tissues Apr. 16, 1991
5003979 System and method for the noninvasive identification and display of breast lesions and the like Apr. 2, 1991
4905700 Method of transmitting ultrasound into a body Mar. 6, 1990
4870970 Ultrasonic investigation apparatus Oct. 3, 1989
4681120 Ultrasonic diagnosing apparatus Jul. 21, 1987
4545385 Ultrasound examination device for scanning body parts Oct. 8, 1985

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