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Diagnostics

GYN/NON-GYN

ThinPrep (for GYN and non-GYN specimens)

T3000

 

Patent No.

6,572,824
6,562,299
7,435,599
7,579,190

T5000

Patent No.
6,572,824
6,562,299
7,435,599
7,579,190
 
ThinPrep imaging system
 
Imaging station
 
Patent No.
7,006,674
7,590,492
 
Review scope
 
Patent No.
7,006,674
 
I Squared
 
Patent No.
7,369,304
7,590,492
7,689,038
 
Filters
 
Patent No.
7,507,578
 
LAB SOLUTIONS
 
Cellient automated cell block system
 
Patent No.
7,829,021
7,914,738
7,914,462
 
MOLECULAR
 
Rapid fFN fetal fibronectin test
 
Analyte detector system
 
Patent No.
6,267,722
DES 434,153
 
Cassette
 
Patent No.
DES 432,244
 
Cervista (two HPV tests)
 
Patent No.
6,368,803
6,562,611
6,872,816
6,913,881
7,273,696
7,381,530
7,407,782
7,514,220
7,527,948
7,785,852
7,829,314
 
Aptima combo 2 assay
 
Patent No.
5,514,551
5,556,771
5,656,207
5,658,737
5,693,468
5,696,251
5,723,597
5,756,709
5,827,656
5,840,873
5,948,899
6,090,591
6,893,612
6,910,720
7,172,863
 
Aptima CT assay
 
Patent No.
5,514,551
5,556,771
5,693,468
5,696,251
5,723,597
5,823,254
6,090,591
6,893,612
6,910,720
 
Aptima GC assay
 
Patent No.
5,514,551
5,556,771
5,696,251
5,723,597
5,948,899
6,090,591
6,893,612
6,910,720
7,172,863
 
Aptima Trichomonas vaginalis assay
 
Patent No.
5,656,207
5,658,737
5,696,251
5,756,709
5,840,873
6,090,591
6,245,519
6,294,338
6,893,612
6,910,720
7,294,308
7,381,811
7,632,934
 
Aptima HPV assay (screening)
 
Patent No.
5,656,207
5,656,423
5,658,737
5,696,251
5,712,092
5,756,709
5,840,873
5,876,922
5,948,899
6,090,591
6,245,519
6,910,720
7,070,925
7,294,308
 
Aptima HPV assay (genotyping)
 
Patent No.
5,656,207
5,658,737
5,696,251
5,756,709
5,840,873
5,876,922
6,090,591
6,245,519
7,294,308
7,691,332
 
Aptima HIV-1 RNA qualitative assay
 
Patent No.
RE37,891
5,612,200
5,656,744
5,658,737
5,696,251
5,756,011
5,756,709
5,827,656
5,840,873
5,948,899
5,955,261
6,004,745
6,090,591
6,110,678
6,245,519
6,280,952
6,623,920
7,070,925
7,097,979
 
Aptima penetrable caps
 
Patent No.
6,893,612
7,294,308
7,691,332
8,052,944
8,057,762
8,206,662
 
Aptima urine specimen collection kit for male and female urine specimens
 
Patent No.
6,893,612
7,294,308
7,691,332
8,052,944
8,057,762
8,206,662
 
Aptima specimen transfer kit
 
Patent No.
6,893,612
7,294,308
7,691,332
8,052,944
8,057,762
8,206,662
 
Aptima Pos Ctl GC & CT
 
Patent No.
6,893,612
 
Aptima unisex swab specimen collection kit
 
Patent No.
6,893,612
 
Aptima cervical specimen collection and transport kit
 
Patent No.
6,893,612
7,294,308
 
Aptima vaginal swab specimen collection kit
 
Patent No.
6,893,612
 
Progensa PCA3
 
Patent No.
RE37,891
5,556,771
5,612,200
5,614,387
5,656,744
5,696,251
5,834,254
5,948,899
6,004,745
6,090,591
6,110,678
6,280,952
6,294,338
6,414,152
6,908,735
6,910,720
7,008,765
7,070,925
7,294,308
7,691,332
8,052,944
8,057,762
8,546,551
 
Progensa PSA
 
Patent No.
RE37,891
5,556,771
5,612,200
5,614,387
5,656,744
5,696,251
5,834,254
5,948,899
6,004,745
6,090,591
6,110,678
6,280,952
6,294,338
6,414,152
6,811,985
6,908,735
6,910,720
7,070,925
7,294,308
 
Tigris DTS system
 
Patent No.
6,605,213
6,764,649
7,033,820
7,135,145
7,267,795
7,384,600
7,396,509
7,611,675
7,638,337
7,763,467
7,910,067
7,941,904
8,137,620
8,221,682
8,337,753
 
MTUs (multi-tube units)
 
Patent No.
6,086,827
6,517,782
6,517,783
 
Panther system
 
Patent No.
6,605,213
7,033,820
7,135,145
7,638,337
 
Sample rack
 
Patent No.
7,611,675
7,638,337
 
DTS 400/800/1600 systems
 
Patent No.
6,846,456
 
Breast Health
 
IMAGING
 
Selenia Dimensions breast tomosynthesis
 
Patent No.
5,606,589
5,627,869
5,729,585
5,814,235
5,930,327
7,407,782
6,075,840
7,122,803
7,123,684
7,233,005
7,304,308
7,319,735
7,430,272
7,616,801
7,702,142
7,760,853
7,792,245
7,831,296
7,869,563
7,881,428
8,175,219
8,452,379
8,565,374
 
Selenia digital mammography
 
Patent No.
5,606,589
5,627,869
5,706,327
5,729,585
5,814,235
5,930,327
6,075,840
7,122,803
7,123,684
7,233,005
7,304,308
7,319,735
 
MammoPad radiolucent breast cushion
 
Patent No.
6,577,702
6,765,984
7,502,441
8,098,793
 
Selenium direct-conversion technology
 
Patent No.
7,122,803
7,233,005
7,304,308
 
Affinity screen-film mammography system (digital mammography)
 
Patent No.
5,594,769
5,627,869
5,706,327
 
M-IV series analog mammography
 
Patent No.
5,594,769
5,606,589
5,627,869
5,706,327
5,729,585
5,814,235
6,075,840
 

Cenova hardware (digital processing system), including various optional image analytic products such as ImageChecker CAD and DigitalNow HD software.

 
Patent No.
5,657,362
5,673,332
5,729,620
5,732,697
5,740,268
5,815,591
5,828,774
5,832,103
5,917,929
6,014,452
6,035,056
6,075,879
6,078,680
6,185,320
6,198,838
6,263,092
6,266,435
6,301,378
6,404,908
6,434,262
6,477,262
6,574,357
6,580,818
6,640,001
6,628,815
6,909,795
7,054,473
7,072,498
7,146,031
7,174,515
7,286,695
7,298,876
7,336,809
7,346,202
7,359,538
7,397,937
7,477,766
7,616,793
7,668,358
7,668,352
7,672,494
7,680,315
7,769,216
7,809,175
7,885,443
7,889,896
 
Variable coil geometry technology
 
Patent No.
8,571,632
 
Sentinelle tabletop systems
 
Patent No.
D569,977
8,290,569
 
INTERVENTIONAL
 
Insight
 
Patent No.
6,234,672
6,236,712
6,256,375
 
MultiCare Platinum prone biopsy table
 
Patent No.
5,609,152
 
Eviva vacuum-assisted breast biopsy device
 
Patent No.
8,202,229
8,277,393
8,529,468
 
ATEC handpiece (compatible with the MultiCare Platinum, digital StereoLoc II and DSM StereoLoc II systems)
 
Patent No.
6,638,235
8,277,393
 
ATEC MRI handpiece
 
Patent No.
6,638,235
8,277,393
 
Celero ultrasound-guided biopsy device (handheld)
 
Patent No.
7,988,642
8,357,103
8,430,827
 
SecurMark system for ATEC
 
Includes: 
 
Patent No.
8,280,486
8,442,623
 
Stainless steel, 1st, 2nd and 3rd distinct shapes
 
Patent No.
D641,471 (1st shape, SS)
D625,005 (2nd shape, SS)
D643,118 (3rd shape, SS)
 
SecurMark system for Eviva
 
Patent No.
8,280,486
8,442,623
 
Stainless steel, 1st, 2nd and 3rd distinct shapes
 
Patent No.
D641,471 (1st shape, SS)
D625,005 (2nd shape, SS)
D643,118 (3rd shape, SS)
 
SecurMark system for MRI
 
Patent No.
8,280,486
8,442,623
 
Stainless steel, 1st, 2nd and 3rd distinct shapes
Patent No.
D641,471 (1ST SHAPE, SS)
D625,005 (2ND SHAPE, SS)
D643,118 (3RD SHAPE SS)
 
SecurMark system for ultrasound
 
Patent No.
8,280,486
8,442,623
 
Stainless steel, 1st, 2nd and 3rd distinct shapes
 
Patent No.
D641,471 (1st shape, SS)
D625,005 (2nd shape, SS)
D643,118 (3rd shape, SS)
 
TriMark for Eviva biopsy site marker, end deploy, second shape only
 
Patent No.
6,450,938
6,824,507
7,104,945
7,429,240
 
CeleroMark biopsy site marker, end deploy
 
Patent No.
6,450,938
6,824,507
7,104,945
7,429,240
 
MammoSite targeted radiation therapy system
 
Patent No.
5,913,813
6,022,308
6,083,148
 
MammoSite ML targeted radiation therapy system
 
Patent No.
6,413,204
6,428,142
7,524,274
 
Contura multi-lumen balloon brachytherapy catheter
 
Patent No.
6,428,142
6,955,641
7,465,268
7,935,044
7,942,802
8,079,946
8,192,344
8,360,950
8,398,535
 
Surgical
 
NovaSure endometrial ablation device
 
Patent No.
5,769,880
6,743,184
6,508,815
 
Skeletal
 
OSTEO
 
Instant vertebral assessment (IVA) (for use with the Discovery system)
 
Patent No.
6,002,959
5,850,836
5,483,960
5,891,033
 
EXTREMITY
 
Fluoroscan InSight mini C-arm system
 
Patent No.
6,234,672
6,236,712
6,256,374