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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MEDTRONIC, INC.MINNEAPOLIS, MN5452
REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTAMINNEAPOLIS, MN967

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Fleming, Ioana Anchorage, US 29 1146
Giese, Chad St. Paul, US 28 1240
Karamanoglu, Mustafa Fridley, US 46 1312
Markowitz, H Toby Roseville, US 105 5326
Nowak, Karl Evan Madison, US 13 591
Scanlon, David Minneapolis, US 10 365

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