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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
8234922 Ultrasonic diagnostic equipment Aug. 7, 2012
8233687 Ultrasonic imaging apparatus and a method of obtaining ultrasonic images Jul. 31, 2012
8231533 Ultrasound coupling device Jul. 31, 2012
8226563 Receive circuit for minimizing channels in ultrasound imaging Jul. 24, 2012
8226562 Hand-held ultrasound system having sterile enclosure Jul. 24, 2012
8226561 Ultrasound imaging system Jul. 24, 2012
8226560 Reference image display method for ultrasonography and ultrasonic diagnosis apparatus Jul. 24, 2012
8221322 Systems and methods to improve clarity in ultrasound images Jul. 17, 2012
8216147 Ultrasonographic equipment Jul. 10, 2012
8216146 Ultrasonic signal processor for a hand held ultrasonic diagnostic instrument Jul. 10, 2012
8216145 Ultrasonic diagonstic apparatus, ultrasonic image processing apparatus, and ultrasonic image processing method Jul. 10, 2012
8216144 Ulstrasound diagnostic apparatus and volume data processing method Jul. 10, 2012
8216142 Ultrasonic probe, ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus and ultrasonic endoscopic apparatus Jul. 10, 2012
8211021 Ultrasound image processing apparatus and ultrasound diagnostic apparatus Jul. 3, 2012
8211020 Combining tomographic images in situ with direct vision in sterile environments Jul. 3, 2012
8211018 Time multiplexed method and device for beamforming Jul. 3, 2012
8206307 Ultrasound imaging probe and method Jun. 26, 2012
8206302 Method and apparatus for filling doppler signal gaps in ultrasound diagnostic imaging Jun. 26, 2012
8206301 Ultrasonic imaging apparatus and ultrasonic image processing apparatus, method and program Jun. 26, 2012
8202221 Ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus, ultrasonic image processing apparatus, and ultrasonic image processing method Jun. 19, 2012
8202220 Ultrasound diagnostic apparatus Jun. 19, 2012
8200313 Application of image-based dynamic ultrasound spectrography in assisting three dimensional intra-body navigation of diagnostic and therapeutic devices Jun. 12, 2012
8197412 Ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus Jun. 12, 2012
8197411 Reference deformable body, ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus, and ultrasonic diagnostic method Jun. 12, 2012
8197410 Ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus, ultrasonic image processing apparatus and ultrasonic image processing method Jun. 12, 2012
8197407 Method and apparatus for sub-harmonic contrast imaging Jun. 12, 2012
8195410 Method and system for organic specimen feature identification in ultrasound image Jun. 5, 2012
8192362 Methods of monitoring cellular death using low frequency ultrasound Jun. 5, 2012
8192361 Multi-modality mammography imaging device for improved imaging conditions Jun. 5, 2012
8187192 Method and apparatus for scan conversion and interpolation of ultrasonic linear array steering imaging May. 29, 2012
8187191 System and method for equalizing received intravascular ultrasound echo signals May. 29, 2012
8187190 Method and system for configuration of a pacemaker and for placement of pacemaker electrodes May. 29, 2012
8187189 Imaging via blood vessels May. 29, 2012
8187188 Image processing apparatus, image processing program, storage medium and ultra-sonograph May. 29, 2012
8187186 Ultrasonic diagnosis of myocardial synchronization May. 29, 2012
8182427 Ultrasonic imaging apparatus and ultrasonic imaging method May. 22, 2012
8177719 Contrast agent imaging with agent specific ultrasound detection May. 15, 2012
8172757 Methods and devices for image-guided manipulation or sensing or anatomic structures May. 8, 2012
8172756 Ultrasonic imaging system and method May. 8, 2012
8172754 Ultrasonograph May. 8, 2012
8172753 Systems and methods for visualization of an ultrasound probe relative to an object May. 8, 2012
8167808 Treatment instrument system May. 1, 2012
8167807 Ultrasonic diagnosis device, ultrasonic image analysis device, and ultrasonic image analysis method May. 1, 2012
8167806 Ultrasonograph May. 1, 2012
8167803 System and method for bladder detection using harmonic imaging May. 1, 2012
8167802 Biological tissue motion trace method and image diagnosis device using the trace method May. 1, 2012
8162836 System and method for characterizing tissue based upon split spectrum analysis of backscattered ultrasound Apr. 24, 2012
8162835 Ultrasonic image generating method Apr. 24, 2012
8162833 Thick-slice ultrasound images derived from ultrasonic scans of a chestwardly-compressed breast of a supine patient Apr. 24, 2012
8162832 Minor axis motion type ultrasonic probe Apr. 24, 2012

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