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IMAGE ACQUISITION METHOD FOR IMAGE GUIDED SURGERY

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000033818D
Publication Date: 2004-Dec-29

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Abstract

In an embodiment, an image acquisition method includes generating a gate pulse to drive a transmitter in an electromagnetic tracker. The amplitude of the gate pulse is maintained at predetermined low value for a predetermined first period and at predetermined high value for a predetermined second period, wherein at first period, the transmitter is disabled and at second period, the transmitter is enabled.