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1. (WO2017040977) MULTI-AXIS SPECIMEN IMAGING DEVICE WITH EMBEDDED ORIENTATION MARKERS

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/040977    International Application No.:    PCT/US2016/050169
Publication Date: Fri Mar 10 00:59:59 CET 2017 International Filing Date: Sat Sep 03 01:59:59 CEST 2016
IPC: A61B 10/00
A61B 10/02
A01N 1/02
B01L 3/00
Applicants: FAXITRON BIOPTICS, LLC
Inventors: O'DRISCOLL, Donogh
PURDY, Ciaran
FITZPATRICK, Kimberly, A.
BORDERS, Marisa H.
Title: MULTI-AXIS SPECIMEN IMAGING DEVICE WITH EMBEDDED ORIENTATION MARKERS
Abstract:
A specimen holding and positioning apparatus operable to substantially non-movably maintain a specimen (e.g., an excised tissue specimen) in a fixed or stable orientation with respect to the apparatus during imaging operations (e.g., x-ray imaging), transport (e.g., from a surgery room to a pathologist's laboratory), and the like for use in facilitating accurate detection and diagnosis of cancers and/or other abnormalities of the specimen.