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Number: 600/407
Name: Surgery > Diagnostic testing > Detecting nuclear, electromagnetic, or ultrasonic radiation
Description: Subject matter including means for detecting (a) radiation in the form of energy or mass released from the nuclei of an atom, (b) radiation included in the entire electromagnetic spectrum, or (c) radiation which consists of a vibratory disturbance in the pressure and density of a fluid, or in the elastic strain in a solid, and which has a frequency higher than that detectable by the human ear.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
600/431 Detectable material placed in body 798
600/473 Infrared radiation 887
600/409 Magnetic field sensor (e.g., magnetometer, squid) 277
600/410 Magnetic resonance imaging or spectroscopy 1,598
600/436 Nuclear radiation (e.g., radioactive emission, etc.) 438
600/437 Ultrasonic 2,190
600/408 Using neural network or trainable (adaptive) system 93
600/476 Visible light radiation 1,367
600/424 With means for determining position of a device placed within a body 1,189
600/430 With microwave carrier signal 90
600/425 With tomographic imaging obtained from electromagnetic wave 858

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8712515 Method and apparatus for disease diagnosis and screening using extremely low frequency electromagnetic fields Apr. 29, 2014
8712504 Hand-held optical probe based imaging system with 3D tracking facilities Apr. 29, 2014
8712500 Image-monitoring method for electroporation treatment and as associated image-monitoring appliance Apr. 29, 2014
8712499 Quantitative oxygen imaging systems and methods using echo-based single point imaging Apr. 29, 2014
8712498 Micro vein enhancer Apr. 29, 2014
8711342 Photoacoustic joulemeter utilizing beam deflection technique Apr. 29, 2014
8706200 Scanned laser vein contrast enhancer Apr. 22, 2014
8706194 Position detection in a magnetic field Apr. 22, 2014
8706192 Magnetic resonance elastograph system with hydraulic driver Apr. 22, 2014
8706191 Magnetic resonance imaging apparatus and magnetic resonance angiography method Apr. 22, 2014
8706186 Apparatus for insertion of a medical device during a medical imaging process Apr. 22, 2014
8706185 Method and apparatus for surgical navigation of a multiple piece construct for implantation Apr. 22, 2014
8706184 Methods and apparatus for displaying enhanced imaging data on a clinical image Apr. 22, 2014
8702608 Method for estimating acoustic velocity of ultrasonic image and ultrasonic diagnosis apparatus using the same Apr. 22, 2014
8701471 Method and system for background suppression in magneto-motive photoacoustic imaging of magnetic contrast agents Apr. 22, 2014
8694332 System and method for processing a prescription Apr. 8, 2014
8694077 Apparatus and method for targeting a body tissue Apr. 8, 2014
8694071 Image stabilization techniques and methods Apr. 8, 2014
8693755 System for adjustment of image data acquired using a contrast agent to enhance vessel visualization for angiography Apr. 8, 2014
8692717 Antenna for thoracic radio interrogation Apr. 8, 2014
8690783 Ultrasonic transducer assembly Apr. 8, 2014
8690776 Systems, methods, apparatuses, and computer-readable media for image guided surgery Apr. 8, 2014
8689377 Radar-equipped patient bed for a medical imaging apparatus, and operating method therefor Apr. 8, 2014
8688199 Tissue assessment Apr. 1, 2014
8688197 Charged particle cancer therapy patient positioning method and apparatus Apr. 1, 2014
8688193 Magnetic resonance imager, method and program which continuously applies steady-state free precession to k-space Apr. 1, 2014
8688192 High-resolution magnetocardiogram restoration for cardiac electric current localization Apr. 1, 2014
8688191 Combined tomography scanner Apr. 1, 2014
8687351 Scanning jacket for a handheld device Apr. 1, 2014
8682414 Radiation therapy apparatus control method and radiation therapy apparatus controller Mar. 25, 2014
8681116 Medical mounting system and method Mar. 25, 2014
8679017 Biological information measurement apparatus and method Mar. 25, 2014
8676300 Method and system for navigating through an occluded tubular organ Mar. 18, 2014
8676298 Medical image alignment apparatus, method, and program Mar. 18, 2014
8676294 Brain disease diagnosis system Mar. 18, 2014
8676293 Devices, systems and methods for measuring and evaluating the motion and function of joint structures and associated muscles, determining suitability for orthopedic intervention, and evaluatin Mar. 18, 2014
8676292 Multi-dimensional image reconstruction Mar. 18, 2014
8675939 Registration of anatomical data sets Mar. 18, 2014
8672846 Continuous transmit focusing method and apparatus for ultrasound imaging system Mar. 18, 2014
8670816 Multiple medical device guidance Mar. 11, 2014
8668646 Integrated sensor for medical applications Mar. 11, 2014
8666478 Method for determining locations of implanted electrodes with medical images Mar. 4, 2014
8666476 Surgery assistance system Mar. 4, 2014
8666472 Arterial endothelial function measurement method and apparatus Mar. 4, 2014
8666132 Data compression method and data compression apparatus Mar. 4, 2014
8663130 Ultrasound guided robot for flexible needle steering Mar. 4, 2014
8660637 Miniature spectrometer Feb. 25, 2014
8660636 Regional reconstruction and quantitative assessment in list mode PET imaging Feb. 25, 2014
8660635 Method and apparatus for optimizing a computer assisted surgical procedure Feb. 25, 2014
8660634 System and method for improved lung fourier decomposition magnetic resonance imaging Feb. 25, 2014

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