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Innovation Patent

Sensing Tissue Properties

 

A Tissue Sensor

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Some embodiments of a tissue sensor may include a micro-fabricated structure that can be coupled to a medical instrument, such as a probe, an endoscopic tool, or another minimally invasive instrument. The tissue sensor can be configured to provide information indicate of tissue properties, such as tissue elasticity characteristics or the type of tissue.

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Patent No.: US 9,060,713 B2
Date of Patent: June 23, 2015

Inventors: Rajesh Rajamani (Saint Paul, MN); Peng Peng (Falcon Heights, MN); Ahmet Serdar Sezen (Minneapolis, MN); Arthur G. Erdman (New Brighton, MN)

 

 

 

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