Global patent index - EP 0977512 A1

EP 0977512 A1 2000-02-09 - MEDICAL IMAGING DEVICE AND ASSOCIATED METHOD

Title (en)

MEDICAL IMAGING DEVICE AND ASSOCIATED METHOD

Title (de)

VORRICHTUNG UND VERFAHREN ZUR MEDIZINISCHEN BILDDARSTELLUNG

Title (fr)

DISPOSITIF D'IMAGERIE MEDICALE ET TECHNIQUE AFFERENTE

Publication

EP 0977512 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 98918618 A

Priority

  • US 9808177 W
  • US 83997197 A
  • US 89295597 A
  • US 95084997 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9847428A1] A medical imaging system includes a video screen which is juxtaposable closely to a patient and an ultrasonic scanner for generating the images of internal organic tissues of the patient. The video screen may be a flexible screen on a flexible substrate or, alternatively, one of a plurality of screens disposed on respective pads or plates hinged to one another. Holes are provided in the video screen or between adjacent screens for enabling insertion of a medical instrument into the patient.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

A61B 8/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A61B 8/12 (2006.01); A61B 8/08 (2006.01); A61B 8/14 (2006.01); A61B 5/00 (2006.01); A61B 8/00 (2006.01); A61B 10/00 (2006.01); A61B 10/02 (2006.01); G01S 15/89 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A61B 8/4483 (2013.01); A61B 5/6843 (2013.01); A61B 8/08 (2013.01); A61B 8/0841 (2013.01); A61B 8/42 (2013.01); A61B 8/4227 (2013.01); A61B 8/462 (2013.01); A61B 8/463 (2013.01); A61B 8/56 (2013.01); A61B 5/0022 (2013.01); A61B 8/0833 (2013.01); A61B 8/0866 (2013.01); A61B 8/4281 (2013.01); A61B 8/4455 (2013.01); A61B 10/0233 (2013.01); G01S 15/8925 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9847428A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

BE DE ES FR GB IT NL SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 9847428 A1 19981029; AU 7151398 A 19981113; AU 748589 B2 20020606; CA 2287386 A1 19981029; EP 0977512 A1 20000209; JP 2002511781 A 20020416

INPADOC legal status

2008-04-30 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Ref Legal Event Code: 18D

- Effective date: 20071101

2000-02-09 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Ref Legal Event Code: 17P

- Effective date: 19991117

2000-02-09 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Ref Legal Event Code: AK

- Designated State(s): BE DE ES FR GB IT NL SE