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9042513 Hybrid multi-row detector and flat panel imaging system  
A system and a method for acquiring image data of a subject with an imaging system are provided. The system can include a gantry that completely annularly encompasses at least a portion of the...
9036771 System and method for denoising medical images adaptive to local noise  
A system and method is provided for estimating the local noise of CT images and denoising the images using a modified non-local means (NLM) algorithm that is adaptive to local variations of noise...
9025728 Dual display CT scanner user interface  
A CT user interface includes first and second displays that selectively display distinct display zones thereon. The first display includes a zone enabling the operator to create a record for each...
9014330 Radiation diagnostic apparatus and control method  
A radiation diagnostic apparatus includes a CT gantry apparatus, a PET gantry apparatus and a controller. The CT gantry apparatus includes an X-ray tube and an X-ray detector for reconstructing an...
9014329 X-ray computed tomography apparatus  
An X-ray CT apparatus includes an X-ray source configured to generate an X-ray; a scintillator configured to convert the X-ray into a fluorescent; a substrate including a plurality of...
9014340 Radiation tomography system, radiation detecting device, and spatial resolution changing method for radiation tomography  
A radiation tomography system is provided. The radiation tomography system includes a radiation source configured to rotate around a subject and apply radiation to the subject, a plurality of...
9012857 Multi-layer horizontal computed tomography (CT) detector array with at least one thin photosensor array layer disposed between at least two scintillator array layers  
An imaging system (100) includes a radiation sensitive detector array (110). The detector array includes at least two scintillator array layers (116). The detector array further includes at least...
9008262 X-ray CT apparatus and image processing apparatus  
According to one embodiment, an X-ray CT apparatus includes an generation unit, detection unit, processing unit, and reconstruction unit. The generation unit irradiates an object with X-rays. The...
9001965 Method for representing the radiation exposure of an examination area of an object caused by radiological imaging and corresponding imaging device  
A method for representing an exposure to radiation of an examination area of an object caused by radiological imaging is proposed. A 3D image of the examination area of the object being examined...
9001967 Spectral grating-based differential phase contrast system for medical radiographic imaging  
Embodiments of methods and apparatus are disclosed for obtaining a phase-contrast digital radiographic imaging system and methods for same that can include an x-ray source for radiographic...
9001964 Computed tomography and tomosynthesis system  
A computed tomography system, capable of tomosynthesis, includes an inner circular gantry and an outer gantry within a housing assembly. A plurality of spaced apart radiology imaging plates are...
8989342 Methods and systems for volumetric reconstruction using radiography  
Methods and systems for use in generating a volumetric reconstruction of an object using scattered X-ray radiography. An X-ray beam is directed towards a point within a target object. Scattered...
8989469 Systems and methods for simultaneous acquisition of scatter and image projection data in computed tomography  
A method of acquiring scatter data and image projection data in computed tomography is provided that includes attenuating a radiation source using a pattern of blockers arranged to provide blocked...
8983024 Tetrahedron beam computed tomography with multiple detectors and/or source arrays  
A tetrahedron beam computed tomography system including an x ray source array that sequentially emits a plurality of x ray beams at different positions along a scanning direction and a collimator...
8981311 CT detector including multi-layer fluorescent tape scintillator with switchable spectral sensitivity  
A scintillator element (114) comprising uncured scintillator material (112) is formed and optically cured to generate a cured scintillator element (122, 122″). The uncured scintillator material...
8983163 Methods and apparatus for data communication across a slip ring  
A method for reducing bandwidth required for transmission of data in a device having two portions rotating with respect to one another. The first portion includes a data acquisition system (DAS)...
8976924 X-ray CT apparatus and X-ray detector  
An X-ray detector of an X-ray CT apparatus has a collimator, a plurality of scintillators, a light reflector and a plurality of photodiodes. The collimator has a threshold plate with a thickness...
8971603 Method for the functional visualization and localization of an arteriovenous malformation, rotatable imaging system and combination of a rotatable imaging system and an irradiation unit  
A method for functional visualization and localization of an arteriovenous malformation is proposed. A patient is scanned over a predetermined projection angle range during a contrast agent uptake...
8963097 Method for producing a scintillator array with silver (Ag) based spacers  
A method includes obtaining a plurality of the two dimensional arrays of gadolinium oxysulfide. An array has wider width non-silver based spacers (304) that extend between rows or columns of...
8948338 Dynamically scanned X-ray detector panel  
An x-ray imaging system for imaging a subject includes an x-ray source configured to project an x-ray radiation toward a portion of the subject and a panel detector positioned opposite the x-ray...
8942340 ***WITHDRAWN PATENT AS PER THE LATEST USPTO WITHDRAWN LIST***
Tetrahedron beam computed tomography with multiple detectors and/or source arrays
 
A tetrahedron beam computed tomography system including an x ray source array that sequentially emits a plurality of x ray beams at different positions along a scanning direction and a collimator...
8937286 Solid scintillator and electron beam detector using the same  
The present invention provides a solid scintillator comprising a rare earth oxide sintered body, wherein: an afterglow time, which is the time required for a light output from the solid...
8929507 Method and system for substantially reducing ring artifact based upon ring statistics  
The current invention is generally related to an image processing method and system for substantially reducing ring artifacts. Using the attenuation data, the ring artifacts are substantially...
8923474 Visualization of the coronary artery tree  
The present invention is related to a method for reconstruction of the coronary arteries and an examination apparatus for reconstruction of the coronary arteries. To provide improved coronary...
8917812 Variable pitch collimator and method of making same  
An x-ray detector assembly includes a curved rail and a first plurality of x-ray attenuation plates attached to the curved rail, wherein the plates of the first plurality of x-ray attenuation...
8915647 Method for correcting detector data of an X-ray detector and X-ray recording system  
In a method, with a current measurement, the history of the radiation exposure of the X-ray detector is taken into account with respect to the overall X-ray detector or subareas of the X-ray...
8894280 Calibration and correction procedures for digital radiography detectors supporting multiple capture modes, methods and systems for same  
Embodiments of radiographic imaging systems and/or methods can operate a digital radiography detector in a multiple modes, where characteristics such as an exposure integration time and dark...
8891727 Radiation imaging apparatus, radiation detecting apparatus and radiation focal-point movement detecting method  
A radiation imaging apparatus is provided. The radiation imaging apparatus includes a radiation source configured to emit radiation from a first focal point, a plurality of radiation detecting...
8880153 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...
8879686 Radiographic image detector, radiographic imaging apparatus, radiographic imaging system  
The present invention provides a radiographic image detector that may maintain even resolution in 6 directions before and after 3-pixel binning process or 4-pixel binning process. A radiation...
8873703 X ray imaging system with scatter radiation correction and method of using same  
A CT scanner with scatter correction device and a method for scatter correction are provided. The method comprises positioning shields for shielding some of the CT detector elements from direct X...
8873705 X-ray CT apparatus  
In order to improve the tiling workability in manufacturing an X-ray detector and provide a technology for acquiring high-quality reconstruction images, when aligning a plurality of detector...
8868616 Event data monitoring systems and methods  
A personal monitoring system of the present disclosure has a network and a sensing device. The sensing device has a network interface for coupling the sensing device to the network and is coupled...
8837666 X-ray CT apparatus  
Smoothing processing appropriate for a subject is performed and a CT image in which artifacts are reduced is acquired. At least a part of the X-ray detecting data 171 and the projection data 174...
8831180 Apparatus for scatter reduction for CT imaging and method of fabricating same  
A collimator for an imaging system includes a first region comprising a first one-dimensional array of apertures along a channel direction, and a second region comprising a second one-dimensional...
8824627 X-ray CT scanner and image processing apparatus  
According to one embodiment, an X-ray CT scanner includes a gantry unit, a reconstruction unit, an extraction unit, and an output unit. The gantry unit includes an X-ray source and an X-ray...
8824626 Reduced-noise integrator, detector and CT circuits  
A detector circuit can include an integrator having an amplifier, a first feedback capacitor connected between an input and output of the amplifier, one or more additional feedback capacitors...
8824625 Computed tomography scanning system  
A system for recording CT data of an object in an object area (4) comprises an X-ray source (5) and an X-ray detector (6) at either side of the object area. The X-ray detector comprises a stack of...
8817946 X-ray detector and X-ray CT apparatus  
There are provided an X-ray detector, which can reduce the deformation of a collimator plate and can be easily processed and installed, and an X-ray CT apparatus using it. The X-ray detector...
8804905 Coordinate measuring apparatus and method for measuring an object  
The invention relates to a coordinate measuring apparatus (110) for measuring an object (3), comprising an x-ray sensory mechanism as a first sensory mechanism that is provided with an x-ray...
8804899 Imaging, data acquisition, data transmission, and data distribution methods and systems for high data rate tomographic X-ray scanners  
The present invention is an X-ray system having a source-detector module, which includes X-ray sources and detectors, for scanning an object being inspected, a scan engine coupled to the...
8798229 Detector modules and methods of manufacturing  
Detector modules and methods of manufacturing are provided. One detector module includes a detector having a silicon wafer structure formed from a first layer having a first resistivity and a...
8798230 Radiation imaging apparatus, computed tomography apparatus, and radiation imaging method  
Disclosed are a radiation imaging apparatus, a computed tomography apparatus, and a radiation imaging method using the same. The radiation imaging apparatus includes a radiation emitter configured...
8787518 ***WITHDRAWN PATENT AS PER THE LATEST USPTO WITHDRAWN LIST***
Tetrahedron beam computed tomography with multiple detectors and/or source arrays
 
A tetrahedron beam computed tomography system including an x ray source array that sequentially emits a plurality of x ray beams at different positions along a scanning direction and a collimator...
8781064 Apparatus and method for non-rotational computer tomography  
A multi-dimensional representation of an object is obtained in that first and second pictures of the object illuminated using an X-ray source are created using a sensor that is located, in...
8781068 X-ray image diagnosing apparatus  
An embodiment includes an X-ray detecting section including an X-ray detector having a first visual field size and a high-resolution detector and having a second visual field size, an X-ray...
8781063 ***WITHDRAWN PATENT AS PER THE LATEST USPTO WITHDRAWN LIST***
X-ray CT scanner and image processing apparatus
 
According to one embodiment, an X-ray CT scanner includes a gantry unit, a reconstruction unit, an extraction unit, and an output unit. The gantry unit includes an X-ray source and an X-ray...
8781062 Dynamic adjustment of X-ray acquisition parameters  
Among other things, one or more techniques and/or systems are described for dynamically adjusting one or more X-ray acquisition parameters of an X-ray imaging modality. During a first portion of...
8774353 Radiation detector with an array of electrodes  
The invention relates to a radiation detector (100) comprising a converter element (113) with an array (120) of first electrodes (121) for sampling electrical signals generated by incident...
8774350 X-ray CT device  
Scattered X-rays scattered by an object or a structure enter in a detector (a shift detector) for detecting the positional shift of an X-ray focal point and become a noise source, thereby...