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, MN4873
REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTAMINNEAPOLIS, MN841

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Fleming, Ioana - 42 847
Giese, Chad - 45 919
Karamanoglu, Mustafa Fridley, MN 73 945
Markowitz, H Toby Roseville, MN 146 4125
Nowak, Karl Evan - 23 464
Scanlon, David A Minneapolis, MN 26 830

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REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA (10)
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