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9041394 Magnetic resonance imaging apparatus executing phase-corrected imaging pulse sequence based on data obtained from multiple pulse sub-sequences executed without readout direction gradients but instead using phase or slice encoding direction gradients during readout  
A magnetic resonance imaging apparatus according to an embodiment includes an executing unit, a calculating unit, and a correcting unit. The executing unit executes a first pre-scan in which a...
9041399 Helical gradient coil for magnetic resonance imaging apparatus  
A gradient coil is provided. The gradient coil comprises: a first layer comprised of a first plurality of turns of wires; and a second layer of coil comprised of a second plurality of turns of...
9041398 RF antenna for MRI with a removable conductor  
An RF transmit and/or receive antenna is disclosed, especially in the form of a coil structure or coil or loop arrangement, having one or more removable conductors, especially for use in a...
9035655 Doubly tuned RF resonator  
An RF resonator has a birdcage resonator with two electrically conducting ring elements (12, 33, 47) and N electrically conducting bars (11). At least one pair of electrically conducting ring...
9035654 Mechanically flexible magnetic resonance coil with opening conductor structures  
The present embodiments relate to a local coil for a magnetic resonance tomography system, the local coil including an antenna element that includes a releasable connection to form an opening.
9025850 Method for analyzing biological specimens by spectral imaging  
A method for analyzing biological specimens by spectral imaging to provide a medical diagnosis includes obtaining spectral and visual images of biological specimens and registering the images to...
9018955 System and method for receiving magnetic resonance (MR) signals with an FET electrically between preamplifier terminals  
A preamplifier is provided for a radio frequency (RF) receiver coil in a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system. The preamplifier includes an amplifier configured to receive at least one magnetic...
9018954 Sample holder for electricity-detection electron spin resonance device  
A sample holder structure is provided with which it is possible to reduce current noise derived from electromagnetic induction, etc. in electricity-detection electron spin resonance spectroscopy....
9013187 Balanced mixer for MRI system with a hub, intermediate frequency, oscillator, and pre-amp circuitry coupled together  
A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) apparatus includes an RF coil, a preamplifier module, and a hub coupled to the preamplifier module via a transmission line. The preamplifier module includes an...
9013183 MRI apparatus with energy control values and an SAR value calculated from a modified energy control value according to plural imaging conditions set before the MRI acquisition  
An MRI apparatus includes an image generating unit and an SAR calculating unit. The image generating unit receives a magnetic resonance signal generated as a result of transmission of an RF pulse...
9013255 Method for adjusting MRI superconducting magnet  
A method of the present invention includes: a step of shimming an MRI superconducting magnet in consideration of the magnetic field atmosphere of a use place; a step of generating a rated magnetic...
9007062 Standing wave trap  
The present embodiments relate to a standing wave trap for a magnetic resonance tomography device. The standing wave trap includes a conductor region extending in one plane and at least one...
9000767 Magnetic resonance system and method for carrying out magnetic resonance measurements in an intraoral region  
The present embodiments relate to a magnetic resonance system for carrying out magnetic resonance measurements in an intraoral region. The magnetic resonance system includes a magnetic resonance...
9000765 Magnetic resonance method and system to determine the position of a slice relative to a region moving relative to the slice  
In a magnetic resonance method and system to determine a position of a slice relative to a region moving relative to the slice within a predetermined volume segment of an examination subject...
9000766 Radio frequency (RF) coil array for a magnetic resonance imaging system  
A radio frequency (RF) coil array that includes an RF coil support structure, and a plurality of RF coils coupled to the RF coil support structure, the RF coil support structure configured to...
8991036 Method for producing a gradient coil assembly  
A method for producing a gradient coil assembly for a magnetic resonance imaging system includes applying a number of primary gradient coils and a number of secondary gradient coils to a winding...
8994375 Local coil system  
The present embodiments relate to a local coil system for a magnetic resonance system. The local coil system includes at least one local coil for detecting MR response signals and at least one...
8994374 Local coil system, magnetic resonance system and method for transmitting signals from a local coil  
A local coil system for a magnetic resonance system has a local coil for detecting MR response signals and a transmitter for wirelessly transmitting signals to the magnetic resonance system. At...
8994373 Magnetic resonance system and method to adjust at least one shim current and an associated RF center frequency during an interleaved multislice MR measurement of a moving examination subject  
In a method and system to adjust at least one shim current in a shim channel of a magnetic resonance apparatus and an associated RF center frequency for the radio-frequency system of the magnetic...
8988076 Integrated NMR transceiver array  
The present disclosure relates to an integrated nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) transceiver array, the array including a plurality of integrated NMR transceiver circuits disposed on a single...
8984684 Magnetic resonance imaging device  
The magnetic resonance imaging device of the present invention includes a gantry and a bed part comprising a top panel, the gantry comprises a circumferential panel covering outer circumference of...
8988176 Superconducting electromagnet device, cooling method therefor, and magnetic resonance imaging device  
A superconducting magnet device is configured to include: a refrigerant circulation flowpath in which a refrigerant (R) circulates; a refrigerator for cooling vapor of the refrigerant (R) in the...
8981777 Spine coil array  
The present embodiments relate to a spine coil array for an imaging system that includes a number of coil elements. The density of the coil elements changes at least once from a first region to a...
8981778 Method and apparatus for imaging a patient using local shim coils  
A method of generating a magnetic resonance (MR) image includes applying a localized magnetic field to a portion of a patient, determining a difference between a local field strength around a...
8975894 Magnetic resonance imaging apparatus  
A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) apparatus includes a housing which has a bore to which a magnetic field for use in an MRI scan is applied, a moving table on which an inspection target may be...
8975896 Cryogenic probehead cooler in a nuclear magnetic resonance apparatus  
An NMR (nuclear magnetic resonance) apparatus has a magnet system disposed in a cryostat (1), the cryostat having at least one nitrogen tank (3b) for receiving liquid nitrogen (5b) and a room...
8975892 Method of optimizing magnetic resonance image contrast with MRI relaxation time scanning parameters correlated to age of a subject  
A method (100) that automates the process of selecting parameters for MR imaging acquisition to provide imaging with optimal image contrast.
8971992 Magnetic resonance imaging apparatus and control method thereof  
A magnetic resonance imaging apparatus includes a collection unit which applies a uniform static magnetic field to a subject and also applies a radio-frequency magnetic field and a gradient...
8969829 Method and apparatus for aligning a multi-modality imaging system  
A target object for aligning a multi-modality imaging system includes a body having a cavity therein, a first imaging source being disposed within the cavity, the first imaging source including a...
8970217 System and method for noise reduction in magnetic resonance imaging  
Signals of interest in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) systems comprise narrowband, circularly polarized (CP) radio-frequency magnetic fields from rotating atomic nuclei. Background “body noise”...
8965468 Persistent-mode high-temperature superconducting shim coils to enhance spatial magnetic field homogeneity for superconducting magnets  
A persistent-mode High Temperature Superconductor (HTS) shim coil is provided having at least one rectangular shaped thin sheet of HTS, wherein the thin sheet of HTS contains a first long portion,...
8952697 Local coil with optimized data transmission  
A local coil for magnetic resonance applications receives analog magnetic resonance signals excited by an excitation signal in an examination object using a plurality of receive antennas. The...
8952699 Nuclear quadrupole resonance system and method for interfacing with a subject material  
An improved system for interfacing with a subject material is provided where an interface material having target atoms with a known nuclear quadrupole resonance frequency is purposely associated...
8952696 Supply line apparatus  
A supply line apparatus for an electrical connection of a gradient coil unit in a magnetic resonance device includes a first supply line unit and a second supply line unit. The second supply unit...
8952692 MRI apparatus and method using center frequency correction and a smoothness of an intensity distribution to exclude implant regions and identify body region positions  
According to one embodiment, a magnetic resonance imaging apparatus includes an image generating unit, a judging unit and a correction unit. The image generating unit receives, from an object, a...
8952698 Magnetic resonance imaging apparatus  
A magnetic resonance imaging configuration to straighten and otherwise homogenize the field lines in the imaging portion, creating improved image quality. Through use of calibrated corrective...
8952694 Magnetic resonance coil device  
A combined head and nape magnetic-resonance coil device for a magnetic-resonance examination using a magnetic-resonance device, includes at least one posterior coil unit and at least two anterior...
8952695 System of receive coils and pads for use with magnetic resonance imaging  
There is described embodiments of a coil and pad system for use with an MRI machine. The coil and pad system includes a plurality of coils sized to accommodate a plurality of patient ranges of...
8947091 Magnetic resonance imaging apparatus and method with wireless transmission of compressed echo signals that are expanded and extracted at the receiver  
According to one embodiment, an MRI apparatus includes a probe unit and a control/imaging unit. The probe unit includes a probe, a converter, a compressor and a transmitter. The control/imaging...
8947088 MR slide coil  
The present embodiments relate to a method and a local coil for a magnetic resonance tomography system. The local coil has an upper part and a lower part. The upper part and the lower part each...
8947087 Magnetic resonance apparatus with a basic field magnet formed by at least two separated magnetic coils  
A magnetic resonance apparatus for examination in THE teeth and/or jaw region of a patient has at least one basic magnet to generate a constant basic magnetic field. The basic magnet is formed at...
8948829 Oxide superconducting bulk magnet member  
An oxide superconducting bulk magnet member includes a plurality of bulk sections that have outer circumferences with outer circumferential dimensions different from each other and are disposed in...
8947084 Antenna device and magnetic resonance imaging device  
Manufacture cost and maintenance cost of RF coils of MRI devices are reduced without any limitation concerning size of the coils. By constituting an antenna device for magnetic resonance imaging...
8947089 Magnetic field shimming adjustment: reducing magnetic distribution errors by obtaining current potential distributions of MRI apparatus  
A measured error magnetic field distribution is divided into eigen-mode components obtained by a singular decomposition and iron piece arrangements corresponding to respective modes are combined...
8942945 System and method for prospective correction of high order eddy-current-induced distortion in diffusion-weighted echo planar imaging  
A computer is programmed to acquire calibration data from a calibration scan, the calibration data configured to characterize high order eddy current (HOEC) generated magnetic field error of an...
8937475 Systems and methods for noise control in a medical imaging system  
A noise abatement system includes a processor configured to measure noise in an imaging system and generate a switch mode power supply (SMPS) input signal based on the measured noise and an...
8928321 Magnetic resonance system  
A magnetic resonance system is disclosed, with a tunnel for accommodating an object under investigation and at least one local coil array. In at least one embodiment, the local coil array is...
8922211 Method and apparatus for sensing the presence of explosives, contraband and other molecules using nuclear quadrupole resonance and a swept frequency continuous wave source  
Stimulated emissions due to nuclear quadropole resonance are detected utilizing a terminated balanced transmission line and a directional coupler for the detection of explosives, contraband,...
8922212 Noise matching in couplet antenna arrays  
The invention relates to a system comprising an array of two or more receiving antennas (11, 12, 13) for receiving RF signals, each receiving antenna being connected, via a matching network (19,...
8922213 Magnetic resonance imaging apparatus  
In a magnetic resonance imaging apparatus according to an embodiment, a transmitting coil applies a radio-frequency magnetic field to a subject placed in a static magnetic field. A receiving coil...