Ultrasound-guided Alignment and Insertion of Percutaneous Cannulating Instruments
(Left) Device prototype. (Right) Short-axis ultrasound image of segmented vessel for insertion.
Gaining access to blood vessels is a critical first step in a plethora of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures (see market applications). The timely delivery of these interventions can affect morbidity and mortality, yet in difficult...
Inventor(s): Martin Yarmush, Alvin Chen, Max Balter, Joshua Leipheimer
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