Global patent index - EP 1061854 A1

EP 1061854 A1 2000-12-27 - METHODS AND DEVICES FOR IMPROVING BROADBAND ULTRASONIC ATTENUATION AND SPEED OF SOUND MEASUREMENTS

Title (en)

METHODS AND DEVICES FOR IMPROVING BROADBAND ULTRASONIC ATTENUATION AND SPEED OF SOUND MEASUREMENTS

Title (de)

VERFAHREN UND VORRICHTUNG ZUR VERBESSERTEN MESSUNG DER BREITBAND-ABSCHWÄCHUNG UND DER SCHALLGESCHWINDIGKEIT MITTELS ULTRASCHALL

Title (fr)

PROCEDES ET DISPOSITIFS AMELIORANT L'ATTENUATION ULTRASONORE EN LARGE BANDE ET LES MESURES DE VITESSE DES SONS

Publication

EP 1061854 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 99912373 A

Priority

  • US 9905234 W
  • US 3694098 A
  • US 4632298 A
  • US 4632498 A
  • US 7185498 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9945845A1] The invention provides for ultrasonic methods, compositions and devices, particularly methods, compositions devices that provide for reproducible positioning of the ultrasonic transducer (700) over an anatomic region (500, 600, 730) using anatomic landmarks. The invention provides for improved interrogation devices that reproduce position transducers (700) over an interrogation site.

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

A61B 8/00; A61B 8/08; A61B 10/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A61B 8/00 (2006.01); A61B 8/08 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A61B 8/4209 (2013.01); A61B 8/0875 (2013.01); A61B 8/4281 (2013.01); A61B 8/429 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 9945845 A1 19990916; AU 3075999 A 19990927; CA 2322420 A1 19990916; EP 1061854 A1 20001227; EP 1061854 A4 20050713

INPADOC legal status

2007-10-31 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

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- Effective date: 20070511

2007-10-26 [REG HK WD] APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN, DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN, OR REFUSED AFTER PUBLICATION IN HONG KONG

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- Country of Ref Document: HK

2006-12-06 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

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2005-07-13 [A4] SUPPLEMENTARY SEARCH REPORT

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2005-04-13 [RIC1] CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

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2005-04-13 [RIC1] CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

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2005-04-13 [RIC1] CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

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2000-12-27 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

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2000-12-27 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

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