US Patent Application No: 2012/0130,232

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Illustrating a Three-Dimensional Nature of a Data Set on a Two-Dimensional Display

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A volume of a patient can be mapped with a system operable to identify a plurality of locations and save a plurality of locations of a mapping instrument. The mapping instrument can include one or more electrodes that can sense a voltage that can be correlated to a three dimensional location of the electrode at the time of the sensing or measurement. Therefore, a map of a volume can be determined based upon the sensing of the plurality of points without the use of other imaging devices. An implantable medical device can then be navigated relative to the mapping data.

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
MEDTRONIC, INC.MINNEAPOLIS, MN5352
REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTAMINNEAPOLIS, MN1220

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Fleming, Ioana - 37 614
Giese, Chad - 40 665
Karamanoglu, Mustafa Fridley, MN 67 697
Markowitz, H Toby Roseville, MN 140 3479
Nowak, Karl Evan - 22 334
Scanlon, David A Minneapolis, MN 22 669

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REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA (9)
8,457,371 Method and apparatus for mapping a structure 1 2008
8,532,734 Method and apparatus for mapping a structure 1 2009
8,442,625 Determining and illustrating tracking system members 1 2009
8,424,536 Locating a member in a structure 2 2009
8,391,965 Determining the position of an electrode relative to an insulative cover 2 2009
8,364,252 Identifying a structure for cannulation 2 2009
8,345,067 Volumetrically illustrating a structure 2 2009
8,663,120 Method and apparatus for mapping a structure 0 2009
8,494,614 Combination localization system 1 2010
 
MEDTRONIC, INC. (5)
8,494,608 Method and apparatus for mapping a structure 1 2009
8,660,640 Determining a size of a representation of a tracked member 0 2009
8,355,774 System and method to evaluate electrode position and spacing 2 2009
8,494,613 Combination localization system 1 2010
8,560,042 Locating an indicator 0 2012