Patents by Inventor John Koivukangas

John Koivukangas has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20070266046
    Abstract: There is provided a method of providing medical content in a medical communication system, the method comprising retrieving medical content items stored in separate medical databases in the medical communications system, the medical content items being related to a predetermined patient. The method further comprising assembling the retrieved medical content items and any other information related to the predetermined patient on at least one medical workspace; relating the medical content items on the at least one medical workspace to a particular moment in time; and storing the medical workspace including the medical content items related to the particular moment in time for examining at a later time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 12, 2005
    Publication date: November 15, 2007
    Applicant: Onesys OY
    Inventor: John Koivukangas
  • Publication number: 20070032720
    Abstract: The invention relates to a system for navigating in real time in a three-dimensional medical image model and to a method thereof. The method includes displaying a orientation view of the medical image model on a display; adjusting a location related to the displayed orientation view of the medical image model based on a pointing device alignment; displaying an inside view related to the location into the medical image model; and adjusting a viewing direction to the inside view of the medical image model based on a detected orientation of the pointing device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 16, 2004
    Publication date: February 8, 2007
    Applicant: ONESYS OY
    Inventors: John Koivukangas, Vesa Pentikainen
  • Patent number: 5413573
    Abstract: The invention relates to a surgical procedures device in connection with a medical procedure, the device comprising an orientation arm (3) adapted to be used for performing and/or guiding the movements required by the procedure, and said orientation arm (3) being protected or protectable by means of a sterile or sterilizable protection means (11), and to which orientation arm (3) or equivalent means a surgical instrument (4), such as a needle, an ultrasonic probe or equivalent means is connected or connectable, and the orientation arm (3) being connected or connectable to the surgical instrument (4) by means of an intermediate piece (12) or equivalent, made of a sterilizable material. The intermediate piece (12) and orientation arm (3) comprise identification means (15, 16) for generating an identification signal specific to the surgical instrument and for permitting the identification of the surgical instrument (4).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 1994
    Date of Patent: May 9, 1995
    Assignee: Onesys Oy
    Inventor: John Koivukangas