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Number: 600/459
Name: Surgery > Diagnostic testing > Detecting nuclear, electromagnetic, or ultrasonic radiation > Ultrasonic > Structure of transducer or probe assembly
Description: Subject matter wherein particular significance is attributed to the structural features of the ultrasonic sound wave generating means.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
600/461 Associated with puncturing instrument 230
600/462 Probe placed in vascular system or body orifice 349
600/472 With beam directing or shaping means in the wave path (e.g., lens, reflector) 142

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8702612 Catheter for three-dimensional intracardiac echocardiography and system including the same Apr. 22, 2014
8694076 Electroactive polymer radiopaque marker Apr. 8, 2014
8690818 Ultrasound catheter for providing a therapeutic effect to a vessel of a body Apr. 8, 2014
8690783 Ultrasonic transducer assembly Apr. 8, 2014
8690777 Apparatus and method for real time 3D body object scanning without touching or applying pressure to the body object Apr. 8, 2014
8684937 Imaging probe Apr. 1, 2014
8684936 Method and apparatus to produce ultrasonic images using multiple apertures Apr. 1, 2014
8684935 Intraocular ultrasound doppler techniques Apr. 1, 2014
8679023 Tissue insertion type ultrasonic probe Mar. 25, 2014
8679022 Ultrasonic sensor, measuring device, and measurement system Mar. 25, 2014
8672851 Ocular ultrasound based assessment device and related methods Mar. 18, 2014
8672849 Method and apparatus for ultrasonic detection and imaging of hemodynamic information, particularly venous blood flow information Mar. 18, 2014
8663116 Methods, assemblies, and devices for positioning a catheter tip using an ultrasonic imaging system Mar. 4, 2014
8659212 Ultrasound transducer and method for manufacturing an ultrasound transducer Feb. 25, 2014
8656783 Transducer array imaging system Feb. 25, 2014
8652050 Miniature actuator mechanism for intravascular imaging Feb. 18, 2014
8647281 Systems and methods for making and using an imaging core of an intravascular ultrasound imaging system Feb. 11, 2014
8647280 Ultrasonic probe and method for manufacturing ultrasonic probe Feb. 11, 2014
8647279 Volume mechanical transducer for medical diagnostic ultrasound Feb. 11, 2014
8647274 Ultrasound diagnosis apparatus, image processing apparatus, and image processing method Feb. 11, 2014
8647259 Ultrasound scanning capsule endoscope (USCE) Feb. 11, 2014
8644908 Imaging device for fused mammography with independently moveable imaging systems of different modalities Feb. 4, 2014
8641630 Connector for securing ultrasound catheter to transducer Feb. 4, 2014
8641629 Ultrasonic probe, charger, ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus and ultrasonic diagnostic system Feb. 4, 2014
8641628 Aperture synthesis using cMUTs Feb. 4, 2014
8641627 Transesophageal ultrasound using a narrow probe Feb. 4, 2014
8641625 Ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus Feb. 4, 2014
8641620 Hand-held ultrasound imaging device and techniques Feb. 4, 2014
8632468 Method, system and devices for transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) procedures Jan. 21, 2014
8632467 Rotational shape-memory actuators and associated devices, systems, and methods Jan. 21, 2014
8628475 Hyperechogenic needles Jan. 14, 2014
8624469 Micromachined ultrasonic transducer with air-backed cavity and electrical connection Jan. 7, 2014
8624207 Array-type-transducer-based high-power ultrasound delivery system Jan. 7, 2014
8622914 Integrated ultrasound transmitter with cascode trimming Jan. 7, 2014
8622908 Pressing member, ultrasonic probe and ultrasonic diagnosing device Jan. 7, 2014
8622907 Biopsy system with integrated imaging Jan. 7, 2014
8621946 Support for ultrasonic probe Jan. 7, 2014
8619494 Imaging apparatus and method Dec. 31, 2013
8617078 Ultrasonic transducer and ultrasonic diagnostic device using same Dec. 31, 2013
8617077 Ultrasound application device Dec. 31, 2013
8611189 Acoustic coupler using an independent water pillow with circulation for cooling a transducer Dec. 17, 2013
8608662 Ultrasound diagnosis apparatus Dec. 17, 2013
8591421 Systems and methods for making and using rotational transducers for concurrently imaging blood flow and tissue Nov. 26, 2013
8585601 Ultrasound transducer Nov. 19, 2013
8585594 Methods of assessing inner surfaces of body lumens or organs Nov. 19, 2013
8582865 Ultrasound imaging with ray casting and software-based image reconstruction Nov. 12, 2013
8579823 Ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus and ultrasonic probe used in same Nov. 12, 2013
8579822 Transesophageal ultrasound probe with an adaptive bending section Nov. 12, 2013
8576087 Radiation imaging system having radiation imaging cassette and console device, and radiation imaging program Nov. 5, 2013
8574159 Thermally enhanced ultrasonic probe Nov. 5, 2013

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