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Methods for manufacturing ultrasound transducers and other components

The disclosed technology features methods for the manufacture of electrical components such as ultrasound transducers. In particular, the disclosed technology provides methods of patterning electrodes, e.g. ... Fujifilm Sonosite Inc

Ultrasound system for imaging and protecting ophthalmic or other sensitive tissues

An ultrasound imaging system includes a processor programmed to identify the type of tissue being imaged and to confirm that one or more system settings and/or the energy of ultrasound imaging signals delivered is set appropriately for such tissue. In one embodiment, an image obtained with the ultrasound imaging system is analyzed to determine if the tissue is ophthalmic (eye) tissue. ... Fujifilm Sonosite Inc

Method and apparatus for visualizing a medical instrument under ultrasound guidance

Systems and methods of facilitating the viewing of interventional instruments (e.g., needles, catheters, guidewires, vascular filters, biopsy probes) are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, a portable, handheld or cart-based ultrasound imaging machine is connected to an external laser light source that transmits laser light to a tip of an interventional instrument via one or more optical fibers. ... Fujifilm Sonosite Inc

Laser light source for instrument tip visualization

A laser light source transmits laser light to a tip of an interventional instrument such as a needle via an optical fiber. The laser light is absorbed at the distal tip of the instrument and generates a photoacoustic signal. ... Fujifilm Sonosite Inc

Ultrasound probe and aligned needle guide system

A side-fire ultrasonic probe includes an alignment feature that, when used to connect the probe with a needle guide for intra-cavity medical procedures, enables alignment of a needle in an imaging plane of an ultrasonic transducer. The alignment feature is configured such that alignment of the needle within the imaging plane is accomplished when a protective sheath is disposed between the alignment feature and the needle guide. ... Fujifilm Sonosite Inc

Ultrasound system for enhanced instrument visualization

An ultrasound imaging system includes a processor programmed to generate an anatomy image and a number of needle frames at different transmit beam angles. The system analyzes the data in the needle frames and selects segments therein that are identified as likely representing an interventional instrument. ... Fujifilm Sonosite Inc

Ultrasound imaging apparatus with image selector

An ultrasound imaging system includes a cine buffer in which image frames produced during an examination are stored. A processor is programmed to select one or more image frames from the cine buffer for presentation to an operator for approval and inclusion in a patient record or other report. ... Fujifilm Sonosite Inc

Hand-held medical imaging system with thumb controller and associated apparatuses and methods

A portable ultrasound system having a thumb controller is disclosed herein. A portable ultrasound system configured in accordance with one embodiment of the disclosure includes a transducer device and a hand-held base unit removably coupled to the transducer device. ... Fujifilm Sonosite Inc

Systems and methods of determining dimensions of structures in medical images

Systems and methods for producing ultrasound images are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, ultrasound image data are acquired in discrete time increments at one or more positions relative to a subject. ... Fujifilm Sonosite Inc

Dual frequency ultrasound transducer including an ultrahigh frequency transducer stack and a low frequency ultrasound transducer stack

A dual frequency ultrasound transducer includes a high frequency ultrasound array and a low frequency transducer positioned behind or proximal to the high frequency ultrasound array. In one embodiment, a dampening material is positioned between a rear surface of the high frequency array and the a front surface of the low frequency array. ... Fujifilm Sonosite Inc

Multimodal ultrasound and photoacoustic contrast agent based on polymeric microparticles

The invention provides a multimodal ultrasound and photoacoustic contrast agent based on polymeric microparticles having a gas core and carrying at least one photoacoustic agent in its shell that stabilizes the gas core, for use in ultrasound and photoacoustic imaging. Such multimodal ultrasound and photoacoustic contrast agent is also suitable as a carrier of drugs and for use in photodynamic therapy, and for tissue imaging ex vivo.. ... Fujifilm Sonosite Inc

Ultrasonic probe and aligned needle guide system

A side-fire ultrasonic probe includes an alignment feature that, when used to connect the probe with a needle guide for intra-cavity medical procedures, enables alignment of a needle in an imaging plane of an ultrasonic transducer. The alignment feature is configured such that alignment of the needle within the imaging plane is accomplished when a protective sheath is disposed between the alignment feature and the needle guide. ... Fujifilm Sonosite Inc

Ultrasound transducer with data compression

A transducer for an ultrasound imaging system includes an array of transducer elements and an analog-to-digital converter configured to convert analog signals produced by the transducer elements into corresponding digital samples that are encoded with a first number of bits. One or more memories are used to store digital samples associated with frames of ultrasound data. ... Fujifilm Sonosite Inc

High frequency ultrasound probe

A high frequency ultrasound probe includes a substrate having a number of transducer elements on it and a ground plane that is electrically coupled by one or more vias to a conductive frame that supports the substrate. The conductive frame is electrically coupled to a ground plane of a printed circuit having conductors that are coupled to the transducer elements.. ... Fujifilm Sonosite Inc

08/03/17 / #20170215754

Methods and apparatus for enhanced fiducial point determination and non-invasive hemodynamic parameter determination

Methods and apparatus for utilizing multiple sources of physiologic data to enhance measurement robustness and accuracy. In one embodiment, phonocardiography or “heart sounds” data is used in combination with one or more other techniques (for example, impedance cardiography or icg waveforms, and/or electrocardiography or ecg waveforms) to provide more accurate and robust physiological and/or hemodynamic assessment of living subjects. ... Fujifilm Sonosite Inc

07/13/17 / #20170197232

Methods for manufacturing ultrasound transducers and other components

The disclosed technology features methods for the manufacture of electrical components such as ultrasound transducers. In particular, the disclosed technology provides methods of creating an ultrasonic transducer by connecting one or more multi-layer printed circuits to an array of ultrasound transducer elements. ... Fujifilm Sonosite Inc

04/06/17 / #20170095229

Hand-held medical imaging system with improved user interface for deploying on-screen graphical tools and associated apparatuses and methods

A portable ultrasound system having an enhanced user interface is disclosed herein. In one embodiment, a portable ultrasound system can include a hand-held base unit configured to present a graphical user interface that contains a first control area, a second control area, and an active image area. ... Fujifilm Sonosite Inc

04/06/17 / #20170095220

Integrated multi-rail imaging system

The imaging system can comprise a plurality of elongated rails, a scanhead assembly, and a small animal mount assembly. The scanhead assembly is selectively mounted onto a first rail and is constructed and arranged for movement in a linear bi-directional manner along the longitudinal axis of the first rail. ... Fujifilm Sonosite Inc

03/09/17 / #20170065259

Systems and methods of dissipating heat from a handheld medical imaging device

Systems and methods of transmitting heat out a medical imaging device are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, a medical imaging device includes a housing having electronics and a heat sink. ... Fujifilm Sonosite Inc

03/09/17 / #20170065255

Enhanced ultrasound imaging apparatus and associated methods of work flow

Enhanced ultrasound imaging apparatus and associated methods of work flow are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, a method of ultrasound scanning includes receiving a first dataset representing ultrasonic scanning of a target anatomy of a patient in a two-dimensional mode and generating a two-dimensional ultrasound image of the scanned target anatomy based on the received first dataset. ... Fujifilm Sonosite Inc

03/09/17 / #20170065253

Ultrasound transducer assembly

Ultrasound transducer assemblies and associated systems and method are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, an ultrasound transducer assembly includes at least one matching layer overlies a transducer layer. ... Fujifilm Sonosite Inc

02/23/17 / #20170052061

Membrane hydrophone for high frequency ultrasound and method of manufacture

A membrane hydrophone for analyzing high frequency ultrasound transducers has a piezoelectric membrane with electrode patterns created on the surface of the membrane. In one embodiment, the electrode patterns are doubled on each side of the membrane except for an active area of the hydrophone. ... Fujifilm Sonosite Inc

01/19/17 / #20170014106

Ultrasound imaging system and method with automatic adjustment and/or multiple sample volumes

Adjustment of operation of an ultrasound imaging system may be based at least in part on one or more characteristics represented in ultrasound return signals from two or more sample volumes. Adjustment may include adjusting a principal sample volume location or selecting a new principal sample volume. ... Fujifilm Sonosite Inc

01/05/17 / #20170000457

Hand-held medical imaging system with dedicated power source devices and associated apparatuses and methods

A portable ultrasound system having dedicated power source devices is disclosed herein. In one embodiment, a portable ultrasound system can include transducer electronics and a base unit having base-unit electronics configured to receive user input and to operate the transducer electronics to perform ultrasound scanning based on the user input. ... Fujifilm Sonosite Inc








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