AT64487T - Intracavitary ultrasound scanner. - Google Patents

Intracavitary ultrasound scanner.

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Publication number
AT64487T
AT64487T AT87117100T AT87117100T AT64487T AT 64487 T AT64487 T AT 64487T AT 87117100 T AT87117100 T AT 87117100T AT 87117100 T AT87117100 T AT 87117100T AT 64487 T AT64487 T AT 64487T
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Austria
Prior art keywords
ultrasound scanner
intracavitary ultrasound
intracavitary
scanner
Prior art date
Application number
AT87117100T
Other languages
German (de)
Inventor
Walter Dipl-Ing Hetz
Original Assignee
Siemens Ag
Priority date (The priority date is an assumption and is not a legal conclusion. Google has not performed a legal analysis and makes no representation as to the accuracy of the date listed.)
Filing date
Publication date
Priority to DE3641280 priority Critical
Application filed by Siemens Ag filed Critical Siemens Ag
Priority to EP87117100A priority patent/EP0273180B1/en
Publication of AT64487T publication Critical patent/AT64487T/en

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Classifications

    • GPHYSICS
    • G10MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS; ACOUSTICS
    • G10KSOUND-PRODUCING DEVICES; METHODS OR DEVICES FOR PROTECTING AGAINST, OR FOR DAMPING, NOISE OR OTHER ACOUSTIC WAVES IN GENERAL; ACOUSTICS NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • G10K11/00Methods or devices for transmitting, conducting or directing sound in general; Methods or devices for protecting against, or for damping, noise or other acoustic waves in general
    • G10K11/18Methods or devices for transmitting, conducting, or directing sound
    • G10K11/26Sound-focusing or directing, e.g. scanning
    • G10K11/35Sound-focusing or directing, e.g. scanning using mechanical steering of transducers or their beams
    • G10K11/352Sound-focusing or directing, e.g. scanning using mechanical steering of transducers or their beams by moving the transducer
    • G10K11/355Arcuate movement
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
    • A61B8/00Diagnosis using ultrasonic, sonic or infrasonic waves
    • A61B8/08Detecting organic movements or changes, e.g. tumours, cysts, swellings
    • A61B8/0833Detecting organic movements or changes, e.g. tumours, cysts, swellings involving detecting or locating foreign bodies or organic structures
    • A61B8/0841Detecting organic movements or changes, e.g. tumours, cysts, swellings involving detecting or locating foreign bodies or organic structures for locating instruments
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
    • A61B8/00Diagnosis using ultrasonic, sonic or infrasonic waves
    • A61B8/12Diagnosis using ultrasonic, sonic or infrasonic waves in body cavities or body tracts, e.g. by using catheters
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
    • A61B8/00Diagnosis using ultrasonic, sonic or infrasonic waves
    • A61B8/44Constructional features of the ultrasonic, sonic or infrasonic diagnostic device
    • A61B8/4444Constructional features of the ultrasonic, sonic or infrasonic diagnostic device related to the probe
    • A61B8/4461Features of the scanning mechanism, e.g. for moving the transducer within the housing of the probe
    • GPHYSICS
    • G01MEASURING; TESTING
    • G01SRADIO DIRECTION-FINDING; RADIO NAVIGATION; DETERMINING DISTANCE OR VELOCITY BY USE OF RADIO WAVES; LOCATING OR PRESENCE-DETECTING BY USE OF THE REFLECTION OR RERADIATION OF RADIO WAVES; ANALOGOUS ARRANGEMENTS USING OTHER WAVES
    • G01S15/00Systems using the reflection or reradiation of acoustic waves, e.g. sonar systems
    • G01S15/88Sonar systems specially adapted for specific applications
    • G01S15/89Sonar systems specially adapted for specific applications for mapping or imaging
    • G01S15/8906Short-range imaging systems; Acoustic microscope systems using pulse-echo techniques
    • G01S15/8934Short-range imaging systems; Acoustic microscope systems using pulse-echo techniques using a dynamic transducer configuration
    • G01S15/8938Short-range imaging systems; Acoustic microscope systems using pulse-echo techniques using a dynamic transducer configuration using transducers mounted for mechanical movement in two dimensions
    • G01S15/894Short-range imaging systems; Acoustic microscope systems using pulse-echo techniques using a dynamic transducer configuration using transducers mounted for mechanical movement in two dimensions by rotation about a single axis
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
    • A61B8/00Diagnosis using ultrasonic, sonic or infrasonic waves
    • A61B8/44Constructional features of the ultrasonic, sonic or infrasonic diagnostic device
    • A61B8/4444Constructional features of the ultrasonic, sonic or infrasonic diagnostic device related to the probe
    • A61B8/445Details of catheter construction
AT87117100T 1986-12-05 1987-11-19 Intracavitary ultrasound scanner. AT64487T (en)

Priority Applications (2)

Application Number Priority Date Filing Date Title
DE3641280 1986-12-05
EP87117100A EP0273180B1 (en) 1986-12-05 1987-11-19 Intracavitary ultrasonic scanning apparatus

Publications (1)

Publication Number Publication Date
AT64487T true AT64487T (en) 1991-06-15

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Country Status (5)

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US (1) US4869258A (en)
EP (1) EP0273180B1 (en)
JP (1) JPH0525604Y2 (en)
AT (1) AT64487T (en)
CA (1) CA1305246C (en)

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JPS6396810U (en) 1988-06-22
US4869258A (en) 1989-09-26
JPH0525604Y2 (en) 1993-06-29
EP0273180B1 (en) 1991-06-12
CA1305246C (en) 1992-07-14
EP0273180A3 (en) 1988-07-27
EP0273180A2 (en) 1988-07-06

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