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US20130243151 PORTABLE X-RAY COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY (CT) SCANNER  
The present invention provides a portable x-ray CT scanner for generating diagnostically meaningful images of a subject, such as a patient's cranium. The system includes a gantry ring which is...
US20130121457 Patient Positioning System  
A system includes acquisition of a three-dimensional computed tomography image of a patient volume at a computed tomography scanner, acquisition of projection images of the patient volume located...
US20120020449 Intensity modulated arc therapy with continuous couch rotation/shift and simultaneous cone beam imaging  
A system for radiotherapy that includes a couch upon which a patient being treated by the system is positioned, the couch having continuous arc rotation for delivery accelerated irradiation to the...
US20110046725 METHOD OF IMAGING FOR HEART VALVE IMPLANT PROCEDURE  
A method as a workflow for imaging for a heart valve implant procedure includes positioning the patient and an articulated imaging apparatus relative to one another, inducing rapid ventricular...
US20100246752 DYNAMIC COLLIMATION IN CONE BEAM COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY TO REDUCE PATIENT EXPOSURE  
When performing a fly-by or helical CT scan of a subject, radiation dose is limited by positioning a dynamic collimator (142) between the subject and an X-ray source (112). The collimator moves...
US20140119496 COMPACT MICROBEAM RADIATION THERAPY SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR CANCER TREATMENT AND RESEARCH  
The present subject matter relates to compact, non-synchrotron microbeam radiation therapy (MRT) systems and methods for cancer research and treatment based on a carbon nanotube distributed x-ray...
US20100329413 COMPACT MICROBEAM RADIATION THERAPY SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR CANCER TREATMENT AND RESEARCH  
The present subject matter relates to compact, non-synchrotron microbeam radiation therapy (MRT) systems and methods for cancer research and treatment based on a carbon nanotube distributed x-ray...
US20120148132 GENERATING AN ESTIMATE OF PATIENT RADIATION DOSE FROM MEDICAL IMAGING SCANS  
Techniques are disclosed for estimating patient radiation exposure during computerized tomography (CT) scans. More specifically, embodiments of the invention provide efficient approaches for...
US20110059413 METHOD FOR DERIVING SHAPE INFORMATION  
A method for deriving shape information of a person's skull and dentition, comprising the steps of: taking an impression of the person's dentition, taking a first scan of the person's head, while...
US20120041298 Methods and Apparatus for Aligning Antennas of Low-Powered Intra - and Extra - Oral Electronic Wireless Devices  
A method and system of aligning antennas of an intra-oral and extra-oral electronic wireless device is provided. Three-dimensional anatomical data of at least a portion of an oral cavity of a...
US20120300895 DENTAL IMAGING APPARATUS  
The invention relates to a dental imaging apparatus which includes an x-ray imaging means and at least one colour camera for photographing the face of a patient positioned at the imaging station...
US20130188767 Radiotherapy Apparatus  
Intra-fraction movement of the patient puts at risk sensitive regions that are near to a radiation dose. In a radiotherapy system that delivers a dose as a series of discrete sub-doses, an initial...
US20130189243 BIOMARKERS FOR ACUTE ISCHEMIC STROKE  
The present invention provides methods and compositions for the diagnosis of acute ischemic stroke. The invention further provides methods and compositions for distinguishing acute ischemic stroke...
US20140321602 IMAGING SYSTEM GANTRY  
An imaging system (100) includes a stationary gantry (102), a rotating gantry (104) that rotates around an examination region about a z-axis, an annular support (106) that is statically affixed to...
US20120002780 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR BREATHING ADAPTED IMAGING  
A method is provided for imaging a portion of a patient that moves as a patient breathes. A motion map is produced of the portion's motion during a breathing cycle of the patient. A scanning...
US20150036787 COLLIMATOR AND INSPECTING SYSTEM USING THE SAME  
Disclosed are a collimator and an inspecting system using the same. According to an aspect of the present invention, there is provided a collimator for setting a radiation irradiation range, the...
US20150257718 REALTIME IMAGING AND RADIOTHERAPY OF MICROSCOPIC DISEASE  
Disclosed herein are methods, systems and therapeutics concerning radiotherapy of microscopic disease based on realtime imaging. The system comprises an intra-corporeal component and an...
US20120214121 Orthodontic Treatment Integrating Optical Scanning and CT Scan Data  
A process for creating a dental model to avoid periodontal defects during planned dental work includes obtaining CT scan data and optical scan data of a patient's dentition and integrating the CT...
US20130177131 COLLIMATOR AND CT EQUIPMENT COMPRISING THE SAME  
An X-ray collimator has a collimation plate, and a shielding box made of a tungsten plastic composite, the shielding box having an opening on the top and the bottom thereof respectively, and a...
US20150196263 ANATOMICAL IMAGING SYSTEM WITH CENTIPEDE SCANNING DRIVE, BOTTOM NOTCH TO ACCOMMODATE BASE OF PATIENT SUPPORT, AND MOTORIZED DRIVE FOR TRANSPORTING THE SYSTEM BETWEEN SCANNING LOCATIONS  
An imaging system comprising: a scanner for scanning an object and creating an image of the same; anda transport mechanism mounted to the scanner for moving the scanner, wherein the transport...
US20150196264 Method and System for Bone Fracture Risk Assessment  
A method and system for quantitatively evaluating bone fracture risk in a living being are provided that generate a value for an index indicative of a degree of bone fracture risk. In one...
US20130235969 Patient Alignment in MRI Guided Radiation Therapy  
Apparatus for radiation therapy combines a patient table, an MRI and a radiation treatment apparatus mounted in a common treatment room with the MR magnet movable through a radiation shielded door...
US20130044855 MEDICAL COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY IMAGING APPARATUS FOR IMAGING EXTREMITIES  
The invention relates to a medical computed tomography imaging apparatus for imaging extremities, which apparatus includes a support construction (1) which is arranged to support a substantially...
US20140205060 MAMMOGRAPHY DETECTOR HAVING MULTIPLE SENSORS, AND MAMMOGRAPHY DEVICE CAPABLE OF 3D IMAGE ACQUISITION  
The present invention relates to a mammography detector consisting of a mammography detector having multiple sensors, such as a high resolution sensor for detecting very small lesions, a high...
US20090141853 PROTECTIVE SHIELD FOR CT SCANNING MACHINE  
The protective shield protects a computerized tomography (CT) scanning machine from liquids and other contaminants that may spill or leak during the scanning process. The protective shield, for...
US20140294138 OUT OF PLANE ARTIFACT REDUCTION IN DIGITAL BREAST TOMOSYNTHESIS AND CT  
Reduction of artifacts in digital breast tomosynthesis and in computed tomography. Because of the limited angular range acquisition in DBT the reconstructed slices have reduced resolution in...
US20080112531 Method and Assembly for CBCT Type X-Ray Imaging  
The invention relates to an assembly for executing a cone-beam X-ray imaging process. The assembly comprises in the path of X-radiation at least two reference markers (26), which comprise...
US20120195403 TOMOSYNTHESIS IMAGING  
Systems and methods for providing radiographic, stereoscopic and tomographic images of an object of interest. Examples of objects of interest are body parts of living beings, such as the human...
US20110301449 Radiation Treatment Delivery System With Translatable Ring Gantry  
Systems, methods, and related computer program products for image-guided radiation treatment (IGRT) are described. For one preferred embodiment, an IGRT apparatus is provided comprising a ring...
US20110280364 Medical examination device for CT imaging and for nuclear medical imaging  
A medical examination device for CT imaging and for nuclear medical imaging is provided. The medical examination device has an essentially ring-shaped gantry with a CT imaging arrangement and a...
US20110200164 X-RAY DIFFRACTION AND COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY  
An imaging system combines CT and XRD measurements, both measuring the XRD diffraction and the absorption as a function of energy. A goniometer 2, source 4 and two dimensional detector 10 may be...
US20100160775 System For Non-Invasive Heart Treatment  
The invention provides a non-invasive method for treatment of arrhythmia. In a first aspect, a method for treatment of atrial fibrillation in a heart of a patient comprises directing radiation...
US20150231413 SMALL BEAM AREA, MID-VOLTAGE RADIOTHERAPY SYSTEM WITH REDUCED SKIN DOSE, REDUCED SCATTER AROUND THE TREATMENT VOLUME, AND IMPROVED OVERALL ACCURACY  
A radiotherapy system comprising an X-ray tube operating at 100 to 800 kVp for providing X-ray beams of 30 mm diameter or less and configured to move the entrance beam footprint on the body during...
US20150092906 MULTIPLE IMAGING MODALITY IMAGING APPARATUS  
An imaging apparatus includes a first imaging modality (1021), a second imaging modality (1022), wherein the first and second imaging modalities are in alignment with scanning zones for scanning...
US20110129056 COMPUTERIZED METHOD AND PROCESSOR FOR SELECTING ACQUISITION CONFIGURATIONS TO OBTAIN X-RAY COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY DATA  
In a method to assist in the selection of an acquisition configuration from a set of adjustable acquisition configurations for the acquisition of x-ray projections of the heart of a patient with a...
US20150080703 ACCELERATED EVALUATION OF TREATMENTS TO PREVENT CLINICAL ONSET OF ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE  
Systems and methods for evaluating prospective treatments for progressive brain disorders like Alzheimer's disease and the progressive effects of aging involve the use of an imaging device...
US20130016806 ADJUSTABLE SCANNER  
An apparatus for dental and facial imaging including a rotatable gantry having an axis of rotation generally in the direction of local gravitational vertical; a source of penetrating radiation...
US20100329414 IMAGE GUIDED RADIATION THERAPY  
Radiation therapy of a lesion in a part of a patient is carried out by maintaining the patient on a patient support table in fixed position using an immobilization device while the table is...
US20130051517 MEDICAL COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY IMAGING APPARATUS  
The invention relates to a medical computed tomography apparatus which includes a support construction (1) supporting a substantially ring-shaped O-arm (2), which in turn supports imaging means...
US20140254746 X-RAY CT SYSTEM  
An X-ray CT system including: a rotator including an X-ray tube installed therein; a gantry, arranged on a floor part, and configured to rotatably support the rotator; a cover configured to cover...
US20100020919 FOLDABLE NUCLEAR MEDICINE GANTRY  
In accordance with one aspect, imaging system (10, 190) includes a plurality of detector heads (12, 14, 80, 100, 202) and a frame (20) on which the plurality of detector heads are mounted. The...
US20130108007 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR CT SINOGRAM EXTRAPOLATION  
A system and method for CT sinogram extrapolation are provided. The method comprises receiving a CT projection for extrapolation. The method also comprises selecting a target patch comprising at...
US20110051891 COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY EXAMINATION AND PARTICLE THERAPY TREATMENT  
An operation room may comprise both an object scanning apparatus for examining an object using x-ray radiation and an irradiation component for treating an object using particle radiation. A...
US20110255765 REDUCTION AND REMOVAL OF ARTIFACTS FROM A THREE-DIMENSIONAL DENTAL X-RAY DATA SET USING SURFACE SCAN INFORMATION  
A system for removing artifacts caused by x-ray reflective materials from an x-ray image of a patient's teeth. The system includes an x-ray source, an x-ray detector that captures several x-ray...
US20070248206 CT SCANNER WITH UNTRACKED MARKERS  
A surgeon selects a volume of interest by placing an untracked “marker” in a patient near an area where an update is desired. During surgery, when an updated CT scan is requested, the CT scanner...
US20100034340 SINGLE SENSOR MULTI-FUNCTIONAL DENTAL EXTRA-ORAL X-RAY IMAGING SYSTEM AND METHOD  
A multi-functional dental extra-oral x-ray imaging system includes a conventional x-ray source and manipulator to control the movement of the x-ray source by translating and rotating, a real time...
US20070280406 ORIENTATION IDENTIFICATION  
A pair of anatomic orientation stickers may include a left-hand sticker comprising a radiopaque material forming a figure “L” and an adhesive backing attached thereto, and a right-hand sticker...
US20140072095 Confocal XRF-CT System for Mining Analysis  
A correlative evaluation of a sample using an x-ray computed tomography (CT) x-ray fluorescence (XRF) system and the method for analyzing a sample using x-ray CT and XRF is disclosed. The CT/XRF...
US20080031408 QUANTIFICATION OF SINUS PROBLEMS IN A PATIENT  
A CT scanner takes a three-dimensional CT image, and a right sinus cavity and a left sinus cavity of a patient are identified in the CT image. The sinus cavities can be manually or automatically...
US20150173692 COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY DEVICES, SYSTEMS, AND METHODS  
Computed tomography devices, systems, and associated methods are disclosed. The device can include a radiation source coupleable to a rotating gantry to emit radiation from an adjustable focal...