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Number: 600/443
Name: Surgery > Diagnostic testing > Detecting nuclear, electromagnetic, or ultrasonic radiation > Ultrasonic > Anatomic image produced by reflective scanning
Description: Subject matter wherein the ultrasonic means scans across at least one dimension relative to the body examined and reflected energy from said scan means is used to produce a cross-sectional or contour image of the body anatomy.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
600/447 Electronic array scanning 812
600/445 Mechanical scanning 175
600/444 With mechanical and electronic scanning 147

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
6440074 Ultrasonic diagnostic imaging with nonlinearly intermodulated frequency components Aug. 27, 2002
6440075 Ultrasonic diagnostic imaging of nonlinearly intermodulated and harmonic frequency components Aug. 27, 2002
6438258 Ultrasound image processing employing non-linear tissue response backscatter signals Aug. 20, 2002
6436039 Medicial diagnostic ultrasound system and method Aug. 20, 2002
6436044 System and method for adaptive beamformer apodization Aug. 20, 2002
6432053 Process for non-invasively determining the dimensions of a lesion Aug. 13, 2002
6432054 Medical ultrasonic imaging with adaptive synthesis and compounding Aug. 13, 2002
6432056 Ultrasonic diagnostic imaging system with high frame rate synthetic transmit focus Aug. 13, 2002
6434260 Facial imaging in utero Aug. 13, 2002
6423003 Ultrasonic imaging system and method with SNR adaptive processing Jul. 23, 2002
6423004 Real-time ultrasound spatial compounding using multiple angles of view Jul. 23, 2002
6423005 Ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus Jul. 23, 2002
6419632 High resolution flow imaging for ultrasound diagnosis Jul. 16, 2002
6419633 2D ultrasonic transducer array for two dimensional and three dimensional imaging Jul. 16, 2002
6416476 Three-dimensional ultrasonic diagnosis apparatus Jul. 9, 2002
6413218 Medical diagnostic ultrasound imaging system and method for determining an acoustic output parameter of a transmitted ultrasonic beam Jul. 2, 2002
6413219 Three-dimensional ultrasound data display using multiple cut planes Jul. 2, 2002
6409667 Medical diagnostic ultrasound transducer system and method for harmonic imaging Jun. 25, 2002
6409668 Device and method for examining female breasts using ultrasound Jun. 25, 2002
6406431 System for imaging the bladder during voiding Jun. 18, 2002
6402693 Ultrasonic transducer aligning system to replicate a previously obtained image Jun. 11, 2002
6398732 Acoustic border detection using power modulation Jun. 4, 2002
6398733 Medical ultrasonic imaging system with adaptive multi-dimensional back-end mapping Jun. 4, 2002
6390978 Imaging method for determining a physical or chemical condition of tissue in human or animal bodies, and system for carrying out the method May. 21, 2002
6390980 Spatial compounding with ultrasonic doppler signal information May. 21, 2002
6390981 Ultrasonic spatial compounding with curved array scanheads May. 21, 2002
6390982 Ultrasonic guidance of target structures for medical procedures May. 21, 2002
6383140 Ultrasonic diagnosis device May. 7, 2002
6379303 Noninvasive apparatus and method for the determination of cardiac valve function Apr. 30, 2002
6374674 Ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus Apr. 23, 2002
6375616 Automatic fetal weight determination Apr. 23, 2002
6375617 Ultrasonic diagnostic imaging system with dynamic microbeamforming Apr. 23, 2002
6371914 Single-shot phase cancellation ultrasound contrast imaging Apr. 16, 2002
6368279 Time-delay compensation system and method for adaptive ultrasound imaging Apr. 9, 2002
6364835 Medical diagnostic ultrasound imaging methods for extended field of view Apr. 2, 2002
6364836 Ultrasound diagnostic apparatus Apr. 2, 2002
6364849 Soft tissue diagnostic apparatus and method Apr. 2, 2002
6366864 Adaptive sampling rate based on power system frequency Apr. 2, 2002
6361496 Pressure tourniquet with ultrasound window and method of use Mar. 26, 2002
6358204 Ultrasonic system and method for storing data Mar. 19, 2002
6358209 Medical diagnostic ultrasonic imaging system and method Mar. 19, 2002
6358210 Medical diagnostic ultrasonic imaging transmit/receive method and apparatus Mar. 19, 2002
6360027 Multiple ultrasound image registration system, method and transducer Mar. 19, 2002
6352507 Method and apparatus for providing real-time calculation and display of tissue deformation in ultrasound imaging Mar. 5, 2002
6352508 Transducer motion compensation in medical diagnostic ultrasound extended field of view imaging Mar. 5, 2002
6352509 Three-dimensional ultrasonic diagnosis apparatus Mar. 5, 2002
6352510 Ultrasound transducers for real time two and three dimensional image acquisition Mar. 5, 2002
6352511 Medical diagnostic ultrasound system and method for post processing Mar. 5, 2002
6350238 Real-time display of ultrasound in slow motion Feb. 26, 2002
6350240 Ultrasound imaging method and apparatus based on pulse compression technique using modified golay codes Feb. 26, 2002

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