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1. (WO2017156482) SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR A TISSUE RESECTION MARGIN MEASUREMENT DEVICE

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/156482    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/021948
Publication Date: Fri Sep 15 01:59:59 CEST 2017 International Filing Date: Sat Mar 11 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: A61B 5/06
A61B 17/32
A61B 17/3205
A61B 17/50
A61B 34/20
Applicants: BRIGHAM AND WOMEN'S HOSPITAL, INC.
Inventors: BUENO, Raphael
JAGADEESAN, Jayender
JOLESZ, Ferenc, A.
Title: SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR A TISSUE RESECTION MARGIN MEASUREMENT DEVICE
Abstract:
Embodiments of the invention provide a system and method for resecting a tissue mass. The system for resecting a tissue mass includes a surgical instrument and a first sensor for measuring a signal corresponding to the position and orientation of the tissue mass. The first sensor is dimensioned to fit insider or next to the tissue mass. The system also includes a second sensor attached to the surgical instrument configured to measure the position and orientation of the surgical instrument. The second sensor is configured to receive the signal from the first sensor. A controller is in communication with the first sensor and/or the second sensor, and the controller executes a stored program to calculate a distance between the first sensor and the second sensor. Accordingly, visual, auditory, haptic or other feedback is provided to the clinician to guide the surgical instrument to the surgical margin.