Automatic identification of tracked surgical devices using an electromagnetic localization system

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 9867674
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13560483

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A method and apparatus for identifying a member used in a navigation system. The navigation system can determine the identification of an instrument via an input. The input can be substantially automatic when an instrument is introduced into the navigation system field or assembly.

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MEDTRONIC NAVIGATION INC826 COAL CREEK CIRCLE COAL CREEK CORPORATE CENTER ONE LOUISVILLE CO 80027

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Hartmann, Steve Superior, US 2 60
Tipton, Jason Westminster, US 4 121

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