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Number: 600/448
Name: Surgery > Diagnostic testing > Detecting nuclear, electromagnetic, or ultrasonic radiation > Ultrasonic > Through-transmission (e.g., time-of-flight) imaging
Description: Subject matter wherein the ultrasonic scanning transducer means generates ultrasonic waves to insonify through a portion of the body under observation and an ultrasonic receiving transducer converts at least a portion of an acoustical image field into electrical signals, which signals are processed into an image.

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8617073 Focusing ultrasound into the brain through the skull by utilizing both longitudinal and shear waves Dec. 31, 2013
8607634 Ultrasound based method and apparatus to determine the size of kidney stone fragments before removal via ureteroscopy Dec. 17, 2013
8574158 Time of flight estimation method using beamforming for acoustic tomography Nov. 5, 2013
8391956 Medical device location systems, devices and methods Mar. 5, 2013
8380289 Medical device location systems, devices and methods Feb. 19, 2013
8375797 Method for operating a pressure measuring unit, apparatus having at least one pressure measuring unit, device having such an apparatus, and use of a measuring chamber Feb. 19, 2013
8372008 Ultrasound diagnostic apparatus and ultrasound diagnostic method Feb. 12, 2013
8267866 Method and apparatus for assessment of bone age using ultrasound Sep. 18, 2012
8226561 Ultrasound imaging system Jul. 24, 2012
8211018 Time multiplexed method and device for beamforming Jul. 3, 2012
8206302 Method and apparatus for filling doppler signal gaps in ultrasound diagnostic imaging Jun. 26, 2012
8167804 Measurement of tissue elastic modulus May. 1, 2012
8137274 Methods to deliver high intensity focused ultrasound to target regions proximate blood vessels Mar. 20, 2012
8123688 Ultrasound diagnosis apparatus Feb. 28, 2012
8116848 Method and apparatus for volumetric image navigation Feb. 14, 2012
8070682 Method and apparatus for medical imaging using combined near-infrared optical tomography, fluorescent tomography and ultrasound Dec. 6, 2011
8062224 Method and apparatus for non-invasive continuous monitoring of cerebrovascular autoregulation state Nov. 22, 2011
7998075 Apparatus and method of non-invasive cerebrovascular autoregulation monitoring Aug. 16, 2011
7963919 Ultrasound imaging transducer array for synthetic aperture Jun. 21, 2011
7938780 Ultrasonic method and apparatus for measuring intracranial contents volume change May. 10, 2011
7859671 Method for determining optical properties of turbid media Dec. 28, 2010
7850614 Doppler guiding catheter using sensed blood turbulence levels Dec. 14, 2010
7841982 Apparatus and method for imaging objects with wavefields Nov. 30, 2010
7844317 Method and system for estimating three-dimensional respiratory motion Nov. 30, 2010
7780602 Method and system for controlling an ultrasound system Aug. 24, 2010
7744535 Method and apparatus for acoustoelastic extraction of strain and material properties Jun. 29, 2010
7695438 Acoustic disruption minimizing systems and methods Apr. 13, 2010
7678049 Bone age assessment using ultrasound Mar. 16, 2010
7650789 Method and apparatus for examining the interior material of an object, such as a pipeline or a human body from a surface of the object using ultrasound Jan. 26, 2010
7648461 User interface for a three-dimensional colour ultrasound imaging system Jan. 19, 2010
7611466 Ultrasound system and method for measuring bladder wall thickness and mass Nov. 3, 2009
7540842 Diagnostic ultrasound imaging method and system with improved frame rate Jun. 2, 2009
7341583 Positioning system for an applicator and positioning method for an applicator Mar. 11, 2008
7094205 High-resolution 3D ultrasonic transmission imaging Aug. 22, 2006
6957583 Ultrasonic array sensor, ultrasonic inspection instrument and ultrasonic inspection method Oct. 25, 2005
6858007 Method and system for automatic classification and quantitative evaluation of adnexal masses based on a cross-sectional or projectional images of the adnex Feb. 22, 2005
6786869 Ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus Sep. 7, 2004
6776760 Multi-mode processing for ultrasonic imaging Aug. 17, 2004
6755082 Device for measuring sound velocity in material Jun. 29, 2004
6719693 Apparatus and system for real-time synthetic focus ultrasonic imaging Apr. 13, 2004
6672165 Real-time three dimensional acoustoelectronic imaging and characterization of objects Jan. 6, 2004
6641537 Multi-zone transmitter for quantitative ultrasound and image measurement Nov. 4, 2003
6607489 Focus correction for ultrasound imaging through mammography compression plate Aug. 19, 2003
6547733 Ultrasound imaging apparatus and method using Golay codes with orthogonal property Apr. 15, 2003
6546276 Ultrasonic based detection of interventional medical device contact and alignment Apr. 8, 2003
6544180 Blood flow meter apparatus and method of use Apr. 8, 2003
6475150 System and method for ultrasonic tomography Nov. 5, 2002
6315723 Ultrasonic diagnostic imaging system with synthesized transmit focus Nov. 13, 2001
6226546 Catheter localization system and method for performing medical diagnostics May. 1, 2001
6063034 Blood flow meter apparatus and method of use May. 16, 2000

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