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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
8157738 Ultrasound signal compression Apr. 17, 2012
8157737 Method and apparatus for real time spatial compound imaging Apr. 17, 2012
8157736 System and method for feature detection in ultrasound images Apr. 17, 2012
8152725 Ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus and image display method thereof Apr. 10, 2012
8152724 Ultrasound guided probe device and method of using same Apr. 10, 2012
8152722 Method and apparatus for quickly determining an imaging region in an ultrasonic imaging system Apr. 10, 2012
8147410 Method and apparatus for ultrasound imaging and elasticity measurement Apr. 3, 2012
8147409 Method and apparatus for transducer excitation in medical ultrasound imaging Apr. 3, 2012
8142358 Measurement method of time varying events in a target body and a method for displaying measurement data of different parameters of a target in which time dependent events occur Mar. 27, 2012
8137278 System and method for spatial compounding using phased arrays Mar. 20, 2012
8137274 Methods to deliver high intensity focused ultrasound to target regions proximate blood vessels Mar. 20, 2012
8135453 Method and apparatus for ear canal surface modeling using optical coherence tomography imaging Mar. 13, 2012
8133181 Device, system and method to measure abdominal aortic aneurysm diameter Mar. 13, 2012
8133180 Method and system for treating cellulite Mar. 13, 2012
8133179 Method of displaying an elastic image Mar. 13, 2012
8131345 Combining first and second image data of an object Mar. 6, 2012
8131032 Apparatus for automatic detection of lumen-intima and media-adventitia interfaces in a blood vessel Mar. 6, 2012
8128563 Method and apparatus for reducing size of ultrasound transducer cable Mar. 6, 2012
8123692 Apparatus, system, and method for adaptively controlling a frame interval between ultrasound scanning frames for an ultrasound elasticity imaging scan Feb. 28, 2012
8123688 Ultrasound diagnosis apparatus Feb. 28, 2012
8118746 Ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus Feb. 21, 2012
8118744 Methods, systems and computer program products for ultrasound shear wave velocity estimation and shear modulus reconstruction Feb. 21, 2012
8116848 Method and apparatus for volumetric image navigation Feb. 14, 2012
8109878 Use of coded excitation schemes in the detection and location of a target in a human body such as breast calcifications Feb. 7, 2012
8109147 Method and device for an imaging ultrasonic inspection of a three-dimensional workpiece Feb. 7, 2012
8105240 Ultrasonic imaging apparatus and low attenuation medium with a prescribed pattern for apparatus localization Jan. 31, 2012
8105239 Method and apparatus to visualize the coronary arteries using ultrasound Jan. 31, 2012
8100831 Direct strain estimator for measuring elastic properties of tissue Jan. 24, 2012
8099155 Method for assisting with percutaneous interventions Jan. 17, 2012
8096950 Image processing apparatus and ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus Jan. 17, 2012
8096949 User interface for ultrasound mammographic imaging Jan. 17, 2012
8096948 Method and apparatus for detecting movements of an object using volume change Jan. 17, 2012
8094893 Segmentation tool for identifying flow regions in an image system Jan. 10, 2012
8092388 Automated view classification with echocardiographic data for gate localization or other purposes Jan. 10, 2012
8092387 Ultrasonic imaging technique for differentiating the distribution of scatterers within a tissue Jan. 10, 2012
8090180 Method for segmenting image data for detecting a liver Jan. 3, 2012
8088069 Ultrasonic doppler diagnosis device Jan. 3, 2012
8083680 Ultrasound system and method for forming an ultrasound image Dec. 27, 2011
8083679 Ultrasonic imaging apparatus Dec. 27, 2011
8083678 System, method and medium for acquiring and generating standardized operator independent ultrasound images of fetal, neonatal and adult organs Dec. 27, 2011
8079958 Ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus, data measurement method, and data measurement program Dec. 20, 2011
8079956 Ultrasonographic device and ultrasonographic method Dec. 20, 2011
8075486 Enhanced ultrasound image display Dec. 13, 2011
8070683 Scan conversion for ultrasonic imaging and apparatus using the same Dec. 6, 2011
8070682 Method and apparatus for medical imaging using combined near-infrared optical tomography, fluorescent tomography and ultrasound Dec. 6, 2011
8070681 Ultrasonic probe and ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus Dec. 6, 2011
8057407 Surgical sensor Nov. 15, 2011
8057397 Navigation and imaging system sychronized with respiratory and/or cardiac activity Nov. 15, 2011
8057393 Method and device for transmission of a wide-beam in an ultrasonic diagnostic system Nov. 15, 2011
8057392 Efficient architecture for 3D and planar ultrasonic imaging--synthetic axial acquisition and method thereof Nov. 15, 2011

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