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US20110206257 AUTOMATIC DETECTION AND ACCURATE SEGMENTATION OF ABDOMINAL AORTIC ANEURYSM  
This invention concerns an efficient algorithm for automatic and accurate segmentation of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA). The algorithm first identifies the location of the lumen (the inner...
US20140270437 METHOD FOR EFFICIENT DIGITAL SUBTRACTION ANGIOGRAPHY  
A system and method for performing DSA (digital subtraction angiography), which does not require a non-enhanced or “mask” image to be obtained.
US20120063665 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR QUANTITATIVE IMAGING OF BLOOD PERFUSION IN LIVING TISSUE  
Embodiments provide methods and systems for imaging, and, more specifically, to a method and apparatus for quantitative imaging of blood perfusion in living tissue. Some embodiments are directed...
US20120250964 Angiography system for angiographic examination of an object under examination and angiographic examination method  
An angiography system for angiographic examination or treatment of an organ, vascular system or other regions of an object of a patient is proposed. The system has an x-ray source and an x-ray...
US20120163686 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR 2-D/3-D REGISTRATION BETWEEN 3-D VOLUME AND 2-D ANGIOGRAPHY  
A method for registering a 2-D DSA image to a 3-D image volume includes calculating a coarse similarity measure between a 2-D DRR of an aorta and a cardiac DSA image, and a 2-D DRR of a coronary...
US20140341452 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR EFFICIENT ASSESSMENT OF LESION DEVELOPMENT  
In a method for calculating and displaying a summary of changes in image-derived measurements of one or more properties of one or more regions of interest whereby a representation is presented to...
US20100310140 METHOD OF COMPENSATION OF RESPIRATORY MOTION IN CARDIAC IMAGING  
A method (10) for respiratory motion compensation by applying principle component analysis (PCA) on cardiac imaging samples obtained using 2D/3D registration of a pre-operative 3D segmentation of...
US20120238871 Angiography system for the angiographic examination of a patient and angiographic examination method  
An angiography system for angiographic examination of a patient is provided. The system has an x-ray emitter and an x-ray image detector attached to the ends of a C-arm, a patient support couch, a...
US20140362970 SYSTEM AND METHOD OF CORRECTING BANDING ARTIFACTS IN CARDIAC CT  
A CT system includes a gantry having a rotatable base and having an opening for receiving an object to be scanned, an x-ray source, a CT detector, and a computer programmed to detect a...
US20140121513 DETERMINING A CHARACTERISTIC OF A LUMEN BY MEASURING VELOCITY OF A CONTRAST AGENT  
Apparatus and methods are described for use with a plurality of angiographic image frames of a moving lumen of a subject, including aligning the image frames with each other. Using the aligned...
US20100074493 VISUALIZING A VASCULAR STRUCTURE  
A system (500) for visualizing a vascular structure represented by a three-dimensional angiography dataset is disclosed. Respective voxel values are associated with respective voxels. The dataset...
US20120230565 AUTOMATIC QUANTITATIVE VESSEL ANALYSIS  
Apparatus and methods are described for use with an image of blood vessels of a subject. In response to a user designating a single point on the image (a) a target portion of a blood vessel is...
US20050018885 System and method of anatomical modeling  
Methods of modeling anatomical structures, along with pathology including the vasculature, spine and internal organs, for visualization and manipulation in simulation systems. A representation of...
US20060198553 Digital flat detector for detecting x-radiation  
To protect a digital flat detector, especially a mobile detector, against being damaged by the effect of impact, an automatically triggering device is provided. The automatically triggering...
US20130044926 Identification of Regions of Interest and Extraction of Time Value Curves In Imaging Procedures  
A method of extracting at least one time-value curve to determine a protocol in an imaging procedure using an imaging system, includes: determining a first N-dimensional data set of pixel values...
US20090273610 VIRTUAL LESION QUANTIFICATION  
A system and method for quantifying a region of interest in a medical image and in particular, a PET image. The system and method allow the clinician to make real time quantitative analysis of a...
US20080177136 DETECTION OF WHEN A CAPSULE CAMERA ENTERS INTO OR GOES OUT OF A HUMAN BODY AND ASSOCIATED OPERATIONS  
A method for detecting a capsule camera entering into or exiting the GI tract, includes (a) taking a first test image under the condition that an illumination system of the capsule camera is...
US20140016844 METHOD FOR ACQUISITION OF SUBTRACTION ANGIOGRAMS  
The invention relates to the field of digital processing of x-ray images and can be used in digital subtraction angiography to compensate for impact of involuntary patient movement and movement of...
US20090116715 MOTION-COMPENSATED CORONARY FLOW FROM PROJECTION IMAGING  
Diagnostic angiograms only provide the projected lumen of a coronary, which is only an indirect measure of blood flow and pressure decline. According to an exemplary embodiment of the present...
US20080037844 Precomputed Automatic Pixel Shift for Review of Digital Subtracted Angiography  
Disclosed are method and apparatus for motion correction of Digital Subtracted Angiography (DSA) images. Prior to display of DSA image frames, a pixel shift vector is calculated for each fill...
US20140003687 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR EVALUATING HEMODYNAMICS OF A BLOOD VESSEL  
A method of angiographic evaluation of a flow diverter in a region of interest having abnormal flow in a vessel of interest, the method using digital division angiogram images at a first segment...
US20080144901 Cartoon-like exaggeration of medical images to emphasize abnormalities  
A method for displaying a medical image using a computer controlling a display includes animating a stored medical image by smoothly altering properties of the stored medical image between at...
US20080101668 Distorting feature compensating  
Certain aspects can relate to obtaining at least one image information that can be distorted at least partially resulting from an at least a portion of at least one distorting feature. Certain...
US20100239140 COUPLING THE VIEWING DIRECTION OF A BLOOD VESSEL'S CPR VIEW WITH THE VIEWING ANGLE ON THE 3D TUBULAR STRUCTURE'S RENDERED VOXEL VOLUME AND/OR WITH THE C-ARM GEOMETRY OF A 3D ROTATIONAL ANGIOGRAPHY DEVICE'S C-ARM SYSTEM  
The present invention describes a method for rendering and displaying a curved planar reformat (CPR) view (7′) of a blood vessel's 3D tubular structure (1), wherein the viewing direction of the...
US20130336559 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MULTI-LEVEL EYE REGISTRATION  
A method for performing multi-level eye registration comprising: obtaining a first initial reference eye image by a first diagnostic device and defining a reference coordinate system; obtaining a...
US20090297005 Operating method for a pivotal poly-plane imaging unit for imaging a moving examination object  
The invention relates to a pivotal poly-plane imaging unit having a first and a second imaging planes arranged relative to each other at an offset angle and recording projection images of an...
US20130315458 Vessel Identification Using Shape and Motion Mapping for Coronary Angiogram Sequences  
Embodiments of the invention relate to automating image classification with respect to coronary vessels in an angiography sequence. Two primary elements are employed, including training and...
US20130315457 Vessel Identification Using Shape and Motion Mapping for Coronary Angiogram Sequences  
Embodiments of the invention relate to a method, system, and computer program product to automate image classification with respect to coronary vessels in an angiography sequence. Two primary...
US20090324038 Method for performing an imaging examination technique  
A method is disclosed for performing an imaging examination technique. In at least one embodiment, the method includes measuring a first dataset via a first imaging examination technique,...
US20080273777 Methods And Apparatus For Segmentation And Reconstruction For Endovascular And Endoluminal Anatomical Structures  
Methods and apparatus for generating network of endoluminal surfaces by defining a set of medial axes for a tubular structure, defining a series of cross sections along medial axis in the set of...
US20090003673 DETERMINING CORRESPONDENCE OBJECT PAIRS FOR MEDICAL NAVIGATION  
A system and method for determining the position of correspondence object pairs including A-objects and B-objects that represent the same objects of the same anatomical body structure in two...
US20060188139 Tree structure based 2D to 3D registration  
A system and method for tree structure based two-dimensional to three-dimensional registration are provided for receiving three-dimensional (3D) data indicative of vessels, segmenting the 3D data...
US20060239530 Computer-aided image diagnosis  
The respiratory function of the examinee is determined to be abnormal when a first shift is calculated by carrying out first matching processing where the position of each of a plurality of local...
US20100020933 DARK CORRECTION FOR DIGITAL X-RAY DETECTOR  
A method of forming an offset-corrected exposure image includes obtaining an initial exposure image and exposure metadata related to the initial exposure image. An intermediate offset-corrected...
US20100034343 X-RAY COMPUTER TOMOGRAPHY APPARATUS  
An X-ray computer tomography apparatus includes a cone beam X-ray tube X-rays, a two-dimensional array type X-ray detector, a rotating mechanism which supports the X-ray tube, together with the...
US20080144902 Optimal block searching algorithm for tissue displacement estimation in elasticity imaging  
Disclosed is a method and system that efficiently compares data from two ultrasound images and derives a tissue displacement map for real-time diagnostic imaging applications.
US20140072196 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MEDICAL IMAGE REGISTRATION  
A method of medical image registration includes obtaining a first medical image generated before a medical surgery; obtaining a second medical image generated in real time during the medical...
US20080019479 Method for operating an x-ray diagnostics device for generating high-resolution subtraction angiography images  
The invention relates to a method for operating an x-ray diagnostics device having an x-ray source, an x-ray image detector and an image system for generating a subtraction angiography sequence,...
US20150110372 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR AUTOMATICALLY GENERATING DESCRIPTIONS OF RETINAL IMAGES  
Embodiments disclose systems and methods that aid in screening, diagnosis and/or monitoring of medical conditions. The systems and methods may allow, for example, for automated identification and...
US20090262996 METHOD FOR IMAGE RECONSTRUCTION EMPLOYING SPARSITY-CONSTRAINED ITERATIVE CORRECTION  
An image reconstruction method applicable to a number of different imaging modalities including magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), x-ray computed tomography (CT), positron emission tomography...
US20090076369 Method For Reducing Motion Artifacts In Highly Constrained Medical Images  
A composite image is produced for use in HYPR processing a current image frame. The amount of a priori data used to form the composite is determined by the amount of subject motion. The current...
US20090274352 THREE-DIMENSIONAL MICROSCOPIC MAGNETIC RESONANCE ANGIOGRAPHY  
A method comprises performing a first T2-weighted imaging (T2WI) on a subject; injecting the subject with a contrast agent after performing the first T2WI; and waiting a predetermined period of...
US20100004526 ABNORMALITY FINDING IN PROJECTION IMAGES  
The present invention includes a utility for determining the severity of a stenosis in a blood vessel. In one aspect, a method for improving DSA image quality includes: (1) registration of the...
US20080019580 MEDICAL IMAGE-PROCESSING APPARATUS AND A METHOD FOR PROCESSING MEDICAL IMAGES  
The extraction processor of the medical image-processing apparatus sets landmarks of each medical image based on volume data of two medical images. The positional relationship...
US20090028412 System and Method for Automatic Detection of End of Diastole and End of Systole Image Frames in X-Ray Ventricular Angiography  
End-diastolic and end-systolic image frames are automatically selected on a real-time basis from a sequence of X-ray ventricular angiogram images by modeling the angiogram images by a dynamic...
US20050259854 Method for detection of abnormalities in three-dimensional imaging data  
A method, system, and computer program product for determining existence of an abnormality in a medical image, including (1) obtaining volume image data corresponding to the medical image; (2)...
US20090281420 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PERIODIC BODY SCAN DIFFERENCING  
System and method for periodic body scan differencing for detecting changes in surface and subsurface body scans over time. May include use of a scanner and a computer system configured to scan a...
US20100067760 Method and System for Automatic Coronary Artery Detection  
A method and system for coronary artery detection in 3D cardiac volumes is disclosed. The heart chambers are segmented in the cardiac volume, and an initial estimation of a coronary artery is...
US20080267473 MEDICAL IMAGE ACQUISITION ERROR DETECTION  
A medical image acquisition error detection technique is presented which exploits the special characteristics of medical images to detect possible errors. In general, the presented technique...
US20100316274 Method for Imaging Plaque Using Dual Energy CT  
Two x-ray CT images are acquired of arterial plaque using x-rays at two different energy levels. The reconstructed images are normalized by adjusting pixel brightness until pixels depicting a...

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