MAGNETIC FIELD LOCATION – BIOSENSE WEBSTER (JNJ)
A magnetic field location system and method are provided for use in tracking a distal end of a catheter or the like in a surgical or exploratory procedure within a living body disposed on a support structure, such as a patient bed, table or gurney. Dual low-profile elongated field generation pads are provided that are configured for selective placement along respective sides of the living body disposed on the support structure. Each field generation pad includes a plurality of magnetic coils operable to generate magnetic fields.
PATENT: Demri, T., Eldar, R., Blatt, O., & Montag, A. D. (2019). U.S. Patent Application No. 16/129,263. Surgical navigation systems; Devices for tracking or guiding surgical instruments, e.g. for frameless stereotaxis. https://patents.google.com/patent/EP3488779A1/en