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US20150164331 INTEGRATED SYSTEM ARCHITECTURES  
The invention generally relates to imaging systems and more particularly to integrated architectures. In certain embodiments, the invention provides an integrated system including a work station...
US20150182117 METHOD FOR MAINTAINING GEOMETRIC ALIGNMENT OF SCANS IN CASES OF STRONG PATIENT MOTION  
A magnetic resonance (MR) system (10) and method (100) maintains geometric alignment of diagnostic scans during an examination of a patient (12). At least one processor (40) is programmed to, in...
US20130231552 Method and System for Diagnosis of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder from Magnetic Resonance Images  
A method and system for automated diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) from magnetic resonance images is disclosed. Anatomical features are extracted from a structural...
US20120108945 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PATIENT SELECTION IN TREATING SLEEP DISORDERED BREATHING  
A system and method provides for determining patient eligibility for receiving an implantable upper airway stimulation system. Images and sensed data are obtained regarding an upper airway of a...
US20150157288 DETECTING AND QUANTIFYING PATIENT MOTION DURING TOMOSYNTHESIS SCANS  
The effects of patient motion in tomosynthesis scan images are automatically detected and quantified. In at least one embodiment an indication of detection of the effects of patient motion in...
US20120095320 MRI T1 Image-guided tissue diagnostics  
An MR image especially useful for computer-guided diagnostics uses at least one programmed computer to acquire an MR-image of T1 values for a patient volume containing at least one predetermined...
US20140303480 MRI WITH STATIC TISSUE REMOVAL  
A method of processing signals from an accelerated MRI scan of a dynamic event occurring in the body of a human patient. The patient is subjected to an MRI examination which includes the relevant...
US20120143040 PATIENT COMMUNICATION AND MONITORING IN MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING SYSTEMS  
The present embodiments provide an improved system and method for patient communication during MR procedures. In one embodiment, a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system is provided. The system...
US20120197104 SYSTEM AND METHODS FOR AUTOMATIC PLACEMENT OF SPATIAL SUPRESSION REGIONS IN MRI AND MRSI  
A system and methods for imaging a patient organ. The system includes a MRI imaging apparatus communicating with a memory and processor. The method aligns the organ with a standardized organ, and...
US20140303481 Tissue Disorder Imaging Analysis  
Methods and systems are described for quantitatively determining a score for a patient having a disorder, e.g. a stroke, in a tissue, such as the brain, by analyzing both the extent and location...
US20120283549 EFFICIENT MULTI-STATION MRI  
A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system includes at least one controller configured to first acquire at least MRI locator image data for different portions of patient anatomy at each of...
US20130144155 SYSTEMS AND METHODS USING NUCLEAR MAGNETIC RESONANCE (NMR) SPECTROSCOPY TO EVALUATE PAIN AND DEGENERATIVE PROPERTIES OF TISSUE  
NMR spectroscopy is performed on intervertebral disc tissue. Extent of degeneration is determined based on the NMR spectroscopy. Correlation between NMR spectral regions and at least one of tissue...
US20140073904 METHOD FOR ACQUIRING A MOVEMENT OF A PATIENT DURING A MEDICAL IMAGING EXAMINATION  
A method for acquiring a movement of a patient during a medical imaging examination, in particular a magnetic resonance examination, by means of a medical imaging device, in particular a magnetic...
US20130137962 Method for Detecting Arthritis and Cartilage Damage Using Magnetic Resonance Sequences  
In this work, a Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)-based automatic classifier was designed to predict changes due to osteoarthritis (OA) years prior to their symptomatic presentation and...
US20130211228 METHOD FOR GENERATING A MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGE WITH A MAGNETIC RESONANCE TOMOGRAPHY SYSTEM  
A method for generating a magnetic resonance image with a magnetic resonance tomography system is provided. A patient is positioned in the magnetic resonance tomography system, wherein the region...
US20150018664 Assessment of Traumatic Brain Injury  
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) in a patient is assessed. A TBI diagnosis for the patient is determined based on features from MRI data, such as anatomical features, functional features, diffusion...
US20130261428 METHOD TO OPERATE AN IMAGE-GENERATING MEDICAL MODALITY TO AVOID PATIENT INJURY BY A MODALITY-GENERATED ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELD  
In a method to operate an image-generating medical modality in order to avoid harm to a patient caused by an electromagnetic field, an adjustment process is implemented in which the...
US20120203096 METHODS TO DIAGNOSE DEGENERATIVE DISC DISEASE USING PAIN STIMULI  
Methods are provided that better describe, and localize the pain generator or suspected pain generator in and around spinal discs in relation to neck, back or leg pain so as to improve the...
US20140073905 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR BLOOD OXYGEN LEVEL DEPENDENT MRI  
Abnormal functioning of the dorsal lateral prefrontal cortex (DLPF) has been implicated in depression. Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) of the DLPF has been successful in...
US20110009731 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR PERFORMING UPRIGHT MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING OF VARIOUS ANATOMICAL AND PHYSIOLOGICAL CONDITIONS  
Vasculature or parenchyma is imaged using upright MRI techniques, on patients who may have conditions such as congestive heart failure, or otherwise be healthy. When an individual is horizontal,...
US20130072782 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR AUTOMATIC MAGNETIC RESONANCE VOLUME COMPOSITION AND NORMALIZATION  
A method and system for automatic magnetic resonance (MR) volume composition and normalization is disclosed. In one embodiment, a plurality of MR volumes is received. A composite MR volume is...
US20120130226 Automated methods and systems for vascular plaque detection and analysis  
Automated methods and systems for the detection and analysis of plaque in one or more regions of a patient's vasculature are described.
US20120053449 MAGNETIC CONFIGURATION AND TIMING SCHEME FOR TRANSCRANIAL MAGNETIC STIMULATION  
Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is a remarkable tool for probing the brain. However, it is still unclear why specific regions in the cortex are excitable by TMS while others are not. This...
US20110224641 Magnetic conductive recipient  
A magnetic conductive recipient comprising: magnetic field via magnetized water. This process provides means for drug delivery in a molecular state, control of blood circulation, control of...
US20150073262 METHOD FOR ESTIMATING THE SHAPE OF AN INDIVIDUAL EAR  
A method of estimating the shape of an individual ear includes determining at least part of the shape of the individual ear, the shape being determined over a first extent and constituting a...
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...
US20140114174 SYSTEMS AND METHOD FOR QUANTIFICATION OF KNEE CARTILAGE FROM MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING  
The present invention relates to systems, compositions, and methods for quantification of joint cartilage from magnetic resonance imaging. In particular, the present invention relates to the use...
US20130084246 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR QUANTITATIVE RENAL ASSESSMENT  
Method and system embodiments of the present invention employ computational analysis tools running on one or more computer systems to quantitatively analyze MRI data from patients in order to both...
US20140303487 Magnetic Resonance Based Method for Assessing Alzheimer's Disease and Related Pathologies  
The disclosed invention is a method for detecting indications of the presence of Alzheimer's disease (AD) and related dementia-inducing, motor-control-related pathologies, and other diseases in...
US20120123241 EXTERNAL MEDICAL DEVICE WARNING OTHER MEDICAL DEVICE OF IMPENDING ADMINISTRATION OF TREATMENT  
In one embodiment, an external first medical device includes a treatment module for administering a first treatment. The first medical device also includes a warning module for transmitting,...
US20130317341 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR PROCESSING MRT DATA OF THE HUMAN BRAIN  
A method, a software program and a system for processing MRT data of the human brain of a patient, wherein three-dimensional MRT data resolved in voxels of the patient's brain and the brains of a...
US20140046169 METHODS, SYSTEMS, AND DEVICES FOR SPINE CENTRUM EXTRACTION AND INTERVERTEBRAL DISK DIVIDING  
Devices, systems, and methods for spine centrum extraction and intervertebral disk dividing are disclosed.
US20140005519 Image-Assisted Diagnostic Evaluation  
Disclosed herein is a framework for facilitating image-assisted diagnostic evaluation. In accordance with one aspect of the framework, imaging parameters used in acquiring a treatment image of a...
US20110125157 SUBCHONDRAL TREATMENT OF JOINT PAIN  
The embodiments provide devices and methods that both strengthen the bone and stimulate the bone. Bone fractures or non-unions are stabilized, integrated or healed, which results in reduction of a...
US20150011864 Prevention of Mild Cognitive Impairment and Eventual Alzheimer's Disease  
A method for preventing cognitive decline, comprises the steps of identifying, in an individual, a first stage of cognitive decline corresponding to Subjective Cognitive Impairment and...
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...
US20110028828 T1 RHO MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING FOR STAGING OF HEPATIC FIBROSIS  
Methods for diagnosis of fibrotic diseases, staging of fibrotic diseases and monitoring treatment of fibrosis. The presence of fibrotic tissue is detected. First, a T1ρ relaxation time of tissue...
US20140163070 TREATMENT FOR CEREBRAL PALSY IMPAIRED SPEECH IN CHILDREN  
Cerebral palsy impaired speech in children and adolescents are effectively treated by administration of a psychostimulant. Low doses of the psychostimulant significantly (p=0.0025) increases the...
US20130131491 Tumor Response Prediction to Therapy  
Tumor responses to a therapy can be predicted in a more objective and quantitative fashion allowing doctors to make earlier determinations of how well a tumor is responding to therapy. If a...
US20120226138 METHODS FOR THE IDENTIFICATION AND TARGETING OF BRAIN REGIONS AND STRUCTURES AND TREATMENTS RELATED THERETO  
Disclosed herein are methods for identifying and targeting brain regions and brain structures. In one embodiment, a method of identifying a brain structure in a patient comprises imaging a brain...
US20120123242 EXTERNAL MEDICAL DEVICE REACTING TO WARNING FROM OTHER MEDICAL DEVICE ABOUT IMPENDING INDEPENDENT ADMINISTRATION OF TREATMENT  
In one embodiment, an external second medical device is capable of being attached to a patient. The second medical device includes an operation module that is capable of operating at different...
US20120053448 INTERVENTION-INDEPENDENT SCAN PLANE CONTROL FOR MRI  
Example systems, apparatus, circuits, and so on described herein concern intervention-independent scan plane control for an MRI system. A tracking device capable of being manipulated independently...
US20110082361 METHOD FOR CONTROLLING AN IMAGING EXAMINATION SYSTEM  
A method is disclosed for controlling an imaging examination system for examination of a patient. In at least one embodiment, the imaging examination system includes a first imaging examination...
US20110092796 METHOD FOR DIAGNOSING CMT1A AND CMT2A BY MRI  
Disclosed is a method for diagnosing Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) disease. More specifically, disclosed is a method for diagnosing a subtype of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 1, (i.e., CMT1A) and a...
US20150141799 MRI-INCUBATOR'S CLOSURE ASSEMBLY  
An incubator's closure assembly adapted to shut the aperture of a magnetic resonance imaging device (MRD) having an open bore extended along the MRD's longitudinal axis with a distal end and...
US20120197105 Methods for detecting abnormalities and degenerative processes in soft tissue using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)  
The present invention provides methods to detect degenerative processes and abnormalities in soft tissues at high spatial resolution, high signal-to-noise ratio and short scanning times, based on...
US20120108944 In Vivo 1H Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy For The Diagnosis Of Testicular Function And Disease  
This invention relates to the use of 1H magnetic resonance spectroscopy for the diagnosis of testicular function and disease.
US20120195984 DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF THE PRODROMAL SCHIZOPHRENIC STATE  
Described herein are compounds (including medical foods, pharmaceutical compositions, methods of compounding them), methods and systems for the diagnosis and/or treatment of prodromal...
US20110313276 NON-INVASIVE IN VITRO METHOD FOR QUANTIFYING LIVER LESIONS  
An in-vitro non-invasive method for quantifying the lesions of the liver of the patient with metabolic steatosis addressing a diagnostic target, i.e. fibrosis, steatosis and/or steato-hepatitis...
US20140024921 INSTRUMENT SUITABLE FOR THE MRI ENVIRONMENT SUCH AS A LIGHTED, DISPOSABLE, MR SAFE LARYNGOSCOPE  
The instrument (1) suitable for an MRI environment consists of an electrical power source (2) and other MR safe class elements and the electrical power source (2) includes, and, in particular, is...