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Number: 600/468
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 > Catheter > Intravascular > With blood flow measurement or detection
Description: Subject matter wherein the catheter is used to quantify or ascertain blood in the circulatory system.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
600/469 Detecting emboli 17

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8632469 Devices, systems, and methods for mapping organ profiles Jan. 21, 2014
8597193 Apparatus and method for endovascular device guiding and positioning using physiological parameters Dec. 3, 2013
8521282 Implantable medical system with acoustic sensor to measure mitral blood flow Aug. 27, 2013
8483488 Method and system for stabilizing a series of intravascular ultrasound images and extracting vessel lumen from the images Jul. 9, 2013
8409103 Ultrasound methods of positioning guided vascular access devices in the venous system Apr. 2, 2013
8303579 Surgical operation system and surgical operation method Nov. 6, 2012
8306606 Medical imaging apparatus, ultrasonic imaging apparatus, magnetic resonance imaging apparatus, medical image processing apparatus, and medical image processing method Nov. 6, 2012
8287551 Medical device removal system Oct. 16, 2012
8249690 Brain stimulation electrode line and insertion device for brain stimulation electrode lines Aug. 21, 2012
8211022 Systems and methods for assessing dynamic cerebral autoregulation Jul. 3, 2012
8055471 Method of discriminating particle groups and particle analyzer Nov. 8, 2011
RE42803 Ultrasonic method, system, and device for diagnosis of stroke Oct. 4, 2011
8025668 Medical device removal system Sep. 27, 2011
8021301 Ultrasonic image processing apparatus, ultrasonic image processing method and ultrasonic image processing program Sep. 20, 2011
7976475 Method for preparation and use of a two part medical measurement device Jul. 12, 2011
7972269 Ultrasonographic device and ultrasonographic method Jul. 5, 2011
7959579 Apparatus for medical measurement Jun. 14, 2011
7899516 Method and apparatus for determining the risk of rupture of a blood vessel using the contiguous element defined area Mar. 1, 2011
7864998 Apparatus and method for processing an ultrasound spectrum image Jan. 4, 2011
7857763 Automatic signal-optimizing transducer assembly for blood flow measurement Dec. 28, 2010
7850614 Doppler guiding catheter using sensed blood turbulence levels Dec. 14, 2010
7818040 Deflectable medical therapy delivery device having common lumen profile Oct. 19, 2010
7806826 Method and apparatus for eliminating abnormal blood flow velocities in a color flow image Oct. 5, 2010
7803116 Transcutaneous localization of arterial bleeding by two-dimensional ultrasonic imaging of tissue vibrations Sep. 28, 2010
7762954 Ultrasonic imaging catheters Jul. 27, 2010
7713198 Ultrasonic diagnostic equipment and method of controlling ultrasonic diagnostic equipment May. 11, 2010
7604598 Apparatus, system and method for evaluation of esophageal function Oct. 20, 2009
7493219 Method of discriminating particle groups and particle analyzer Feb. 17, 2009
7481774 Catheter with physiological sensor Jan. 27, 2009
7223365 Device and method for detecting the coagulation functions of global, especially primary hemostasis May. 29, 2007
7186219 Calibration of a doppler velocimeter for stroke volume determination Mar. 6, 2007
7044913 Ultrasonic diagnosis apparatus May. 16, 2006
7037267 Medical diagnostic methods, systems, and related equipment May. 2, 2006
6912471 Processing method for a volume dataset Jun. 28, 2005
6743180 Pressure sensor for use in an artery Jun. 1, 2004
6738674 Implantable coronary sinus lead with mapping capabilities May. 18, 2004
6719697 Ultrasonic quantification of valvular regurgitant blood flow Apr. 13, 2004
6626838 Blood flow meter apparatus and method of use Sep. 30, 2003
6537223 Probe head Mar. 25, 2003
6485427 Compressibility probe for monitoring blood volume changes Nov. 26, 2002
6306097 Ultrasound imaging catheter guiding assembly with catheter working port Oct. 23, 2001
6267727 Methods and apparatus for non-uniform rotation distortion detection in an intravascular ultrasound imaging system Jul. 31, 2001
6120455 Methods and apparatus for non-uniform rotation distortion detection in an intravascular ultrasound imaging system Sep. 19, 2000
6074349 Acoustic imaging and doppler catheters and guidewires Jun. 13, 2000
6053873 Pressure-sensing stent Apr. 25, 2000
5921934 Methods and apparatus for non-uniform rotation distortion detection in an intravascular ultrasound imaging system Jul. 13, 1999
5842994 Multifunction intraluminal ultrasound catheter having a removable core with maximized transducer aperture Dec. 1, 1998
5785657 Blood flow measurement device Jul. 28, 1998
5522394 Implantable measuring probe for measuring the flow velocity of blood in humans and animals Jun. 4, 1996
5453575 Apparatus and method for detecting blood flow in intravascular ultrasonic imaging Sep. 26, 1995

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