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Number: 600/462
Name: Surgery > Diagnostic testing > Detecting nuclear, electromagnetic, or ultrasonic radiation > Ultrasonic > Structure of transducer or probe assembly > Probe placed in vascular system or body orifice
Description: Subject matter wherein the ultrasonic wave generating means is mounted upon or inserted into a blunt tipped instrument which is adapted for insertion into a circulatory system or a natural body opening.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
600/465 Blood flow measurement 78
600/466 Catheter 309
600/464 Having puncturing means thereon 53
600/463 With acoustical or display imaging 420

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8706186 Apparatus for insertion of a medical device during a medical imaging process Apr. 22, 2014
8702612 Catheter for three-dimensional intracardiac echocardiography and system including the same Apr. 22, 2014
8690777 Apparatus and method for real time 3D body object scanning without touching or applying pressure to the body object Apr. 8, 2014
8690783 Ultrasonic transducer assembly Apr. 8, 2014
8684937 Imaging probe Apr. 1, 2014
8684935 Intraocular ultrasound doppler techniques Apr. 1, 2014
8647281 Systems and methods for making and using an imaging core of an intravascular ultrasound imaging system Feb. 11, 2014
8636649 Endoscopic smart probe and method Jan. 28, 2014
8632467 Rotational shape-memory actuators and associated devices, systems, and methods Jan. 21, 2014
8632468 Method, system and devices for transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) procedures Jan. 21, 2014
8628475 Hyperechogenic needles Jan. 14, 2014
8579822 Transesophageal ultrasound probe with an adaptive bending section Nov. 12, 2013
8565859 Method and system for image based device tracking for co-registration of angiography and intravascular ultrasound images Oct. 22, 2013
8562535 Probe holder Oct. 22, 2013
8548567 System for performing and monitoring minimally invasive interventions Oct. 1, 2013
8523787 Detection of tenting Sep. 3, 2013
8506493 Imaging transducer assembly Aug. 13, 2013
8491484 Forward looking imaging guidewire Jul. 23, 2013
8480592 Biopsy probe mechanism having multiple echogenic features Jul. 9, 2013
8480593 Apparatus and methods for intravascular ultrasound imaging and for crossing severe vascular occlusions Jul. 9, 2013
8460195 Scanning mechanisms for imaging probe Jun. 11, 2013
8454513 Micro-machined medical devices, methods of fabricating microdevices, and methods of medical diagnosis, imaging, stimulation, and treatment Jun. 4, 2013
8454519 Miniature forward-looking ultrasound imaging mechanism enabled by local shape memory alloy actuator Jun. 4, 2013
8454520 Intravascular ultrasound techniques Jun. 4, 2013
8449465 System and method for characterizing vascular tissue May. 28, 2013
8449466 System and method for locating medical devices in vivo using ultrasound Doppler mode May. 28, 2013
8444567 Ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus for reducing an influence of uneven rotation of a flexible shaft May. 21, 2013
8414496 System and method for reducing angular geometric distortion in an imaging device Apr. 9, 2013
8403856 Rotational intravascular ultrasound probe with an active spinning element Mar. 26, 2013
8403858 Image guided catheters and methods of use Mar. 26, 2013
8403859 Image guided catheters and methods of use Mar. 26, 2013
8388540 Method and apparatus for orienting a medical image Mar. 5, 2013
8388541 Integrated system for intravascular placement of a catheter Mar. 5, 2013
8382673 Ultrasonic endoscope Feb. 26, 2013
8376950 Ultrasonic endoscope and ultrasonic endoscopic apparatus Feb. 19, 2013
8376951 Ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus and method for displaying probe operation guide Feb. 19, 2013
8378771 Rotary transformer Feb. 19, 2013
8371303 System and method for imaging endotracheal tube placement and measuring airway occlusion cuff pressure Feb. 12, 2013
8353838 Ultrasonic probe volume compensation system Jan. 15, 2013
8343056 Ultrasound systems and methods for orthopedic applications Jan. 1, 2013
8340741 System and micro-catheter devices for medical imaging of the breast Dec. 25, 2012
8333721 Tissue-retaining system for ultrasound medical treatment Dec. 18, 2012
8323202 Method and system for measuring pulmonary artery circulation information Dec. 4, 2012
8323203 Imaging catheter Dec. 4, 2012
8303508 Ultrasound endoscope Nov. 6, 2012
8298149 Systems and methods for making and using a motor distally-positioned within a catheter of an intravascular ultrasound imaging system Oct. 30, 2012
8292815 Ultrasound device for treatment of intervertebral disc Oct. 23, 2012
8287551 Medical device removal system Oct. 16, 2012
8285362 Catheter with deflectable imaging device Oct. 9, 2012
8262577 Methods and systems for controlled deployment of needles in tissue Sep. 11, 2012

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