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Number: 600/417
Name: Surgery > Diagnostic testing > Detecting nuclear, electromagnetic, or ultrasonic radiation > Magnetic resonance imaging or spectroscopy > With stereotactic device
Description: Subject matter wherein a means is provided for use in the application of magnetic resonance image for directing the tip of a medical instrument (e.g., a needle or an electrode) in three planes with the ability to reach or return to a predetermined point or region through a relatively small access opening.

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8655430 Positioning system for thermal therapy Feb. 18, 2014
8591397 System for positioning on a patient an observation and/or intervention device Nov. 26, 2013
8548569 Head fixation assemblies for medical procedures Oct. 1, 2013
8543187 Non-contrast MRI signal acquisition Sep. 24, 2013
8535335 Needle-coupled parallel mechanism Sep. 17, 2013
8498691 Robotic catheter system and methods Jul. 30, 2013
8452443 Method for controlling a plurality of axes in an industrial robot system and an industrial robot system May. 28, 2013
8442619 System and method for detecting errors in position tracking systems used for medical applications May. 14, 2013
8428688 Automatic femur segmentation and condyle line detection in 3D MR scans for alignment of high resolution MR Apr. 23, 2013
8406853 Multi transmit/receive head array coil with removable panels Mar. 26, 2013
8374677 MRI-guided medical interventional systems and methods Feb. 12, 2013
8366634 Biopsy targeting cube with elastomeric body Feb. 5, 2013
8346340 Magnetic resonance imaging apparatus and magnetic resonance imaging method Jan. 1, 2013
8334698 Sample holding device, in particular for holding a rodent or an MR phantom in an MRT device Dec. 18, 2012
8315691 Radiosurgical ablation of the myocardium Nov. 20, 2012
8311611 Method for performing multiple registrations in a navigated procedure Nov. 13, 2012
8282653 System and methods for controlling surgical tool elements Oct. 9, 2012
8260397 Magnetic resonance method and apparatus for determining a kidney function parameter Sep. 4, 2012
8241302 Biopsy targeting cube with angled interface Aug. 14, 2012
8214014 System and methods for improved access to vertebral bodies for kyphoplasty, vertebroplasty, vertebral body biopsy or screw placement Jul. 3, 2012
8206314 MRI biopsy targeting grid with round openings Jun. 26, 2012
8197495 Biopsy targeting cube with elastomeric edges Jun. 12, 2012
8175677 MRI-guided medical interventional systems and methods May. 8, 2012
RE43328 Image guided awl/tap/screwdriver Apr. 24, 2012
8137277 Volumetric measurement and visual feedback of tissues Mar. 20, 2012
8131341 Method and device for positioning a patient support in a magnetic resonance apparatus Mar. 6, 2012
8099150 MRI-compatible head fixation frame with cooperating head coil apparatus Jan. 17, 2012
8082127 Method for determining the spatial distribution of magnetic resonance signals through multi-dimensional RF excitation pulses Dec. 20, 2011
8078256 Integrated multi-rail imaging system Dec. 13, 2011
8064988 System for analyzing and treating abnormality of human and animal tissues Nov. 22, 2011
8041459 Methods relating to microsurgical robot system Oct. 18, 2011
7986826 Method and system for correction of fluoroscope image distortion Jul. 26, 2011
7981120 Trajectory guide with angled or patterned guide lumens or height adjustment Jul. 19, 2011
7983733 Surgical navigation using a three-dimensional user interface Jul. 19, 2011
7949385 System and method for reconstruction of the human ear canal from optical coherence tomography scans May. 24, 2011
7891071 Universal coupler Feb. 22, 2011
7894878 Anatomically-referenced fiducial marker for registration of data Feb. 22, 2011
7875039 Support assembly for a tracking assembly and mounted transrectal ultrasound probe Jan. 25, 2011
7873400 Adapter for surgical navigation trackers Jan. 18, 2011
7835780 MR invasive device and method for active MR guidance of invasive devices with target navigation Nov. 16, 2010
7831290 MRI biopsy device localization fixture Nov. 9, 2010
7826883 Localization mechanism for an MRI compatible biopsy device Nov. 2, 2010
7809422 Method and apparatus for optical imaging Oct. 5, 2010
7769426 Method for using an MRI compatible biopsy device with detachable probe Aug. 3, 2010
7764985 Surgical navigation system component fault interfaces and related processes Jul. 27, 2010
7742804 Means of tracking movement of bodies during medical treatment Jun. 22, 2010
7711407 MRI biopsy device localization fixture May. 4, 2010
7706858 Head and neck immobilization in magnetic resonance imaging Apr. 27, 2010
7693568 Medical device sensing and detection during MRI Apr. 6, 2010
7676256 Imaging apparatus Mar. 9, 2010

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