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9042510 Image processing device of a computer tomography system  
An image processing device of a computer tomography system includes an interface and a calibration data determiner. The interface is implemented to receive a first set of X-ray recordings of an...
9042616 Medical image processing device  
Provided is a medical image processing device capable of determining a state of an obtained brain image and adjusting the obtained image to suit for performing tissue separation processing. The...
9036879 Multi-material decomposition using dual energy computed tomography  
A method for obtaining multi-material decomposition images of an object is presented. The method includes acquiring an image pair from a dual energy computed tomography scan of the imaged object....
9036768 Method, arrangement, and computer program product for efficient production of tomographic images  
A method is provided for constructing a tomographic reconstruction through the application of statistical inversion. Unknowns associated with points of a reconstruction grid are represented with...
9036769 Radio tomographic image generation method and device  
A radio tomographic image generation device includes a reconstruction unit for generating a plurality of reconstructed images of different iteration numbers by a successive approximation process;...
9036885 Image reconstruction in computed tomography  
A method of projection domain processing based on a local transform and shrinkage for use in reconstructing digital images from a set of projections, the method including providing a target image...
9035945 Spatial derivative-based ray tracing for volume rendering  
A machine-implemented display method that, with respect to a volume dataset being rendered, enables a user to navigate to any position in space and look in any direction. Preferably, the volume...
9036883 System and methods for detecting liver disease  
A noninvasive, quantitative imaging technique is presented for detecting and diagnosing liver disease, such as cirrhosis. The technique includes: capturing scan data from a subject using computed...
9031199 X-ray computed tomography apparatus and X-ray diagnostic apparatus  
According to one embodiment, in an X-ray computed tomography apparatus including a gantry unit including an X-ray tube and an X-ray detector, a bed unit, and a console, the X-ray computed...
9031201 X-ray source, X-ray imaging apparatus, and X-ray computed tomography imaging system  
An X-ray imaging apparatus includes: an X-ray source including an electron source and a target, the target having a plurality of projections, each having an emitting surface; a diffraction grating...
9025848 X-ray CT apparatus and control method for reconstructing X-ray CT images from filtered projection data  
In order to generate an X-ray CT image with optimal quality for each part and each region of an object when scanning the object across a plurality of parts using a plane detector, there is...
9025723 Pre-scan imaging with rotating gantry  
A method includes identifying at least first and second angles of rotation of the rotating gantry at which first and second pre-scans are acquired, wherein the first and the angles of rotation are...
9024263 Radiation tomography apparatus for small animals  
Disclosed is radiation tomography apparatus for smaller animals including a radiation source for emitting radiation; a radiation detecting device for detecting radiation; a rotary device for...
9025815 System and method for multi-material correction of image data  
A method is provided. The method includes acquiring projection data of an object from a plurality of pixels, reconstructing the acquired projection data from the plurality of pixels into a...
9025847 Image processing apparatus, control method, and optical coherence tomography system  
In an image processing apparatus, Whether image quality of a tomographic image corresponding to a predetermined position in an imaging target captured by an optical coherence tomography apparatus...
9014328 Method and apparatus for advanced X-ray imaging systems  
The present invention pertains to an apparatus and method for X-ray imaging a human patient. A vacuum bell bonded to an X-ray radiation-permeable window that can emit X-ray radiation from a...
9014449 Method and system for segmentation and removal of pulmonary arteries, veins, left atrial appendage  
A method and system for segmentation and removal of pulmonary arteries, pulmonary veins, and a left atrial appendage from 3D medical image data, such as 3D computed tomography (CT) volumes, is...
9014341 CT collimator and CT system including the CT collimator  
A CT collimator comprising a rotating slot part on a rotation shaft and having a plurality of blades, each blade has a slot of a different width and a radiation beam entering the collimator can...
9014423 Method and system for catheter tracking in fluoroscopic images using adaptive discriminant learning and measurement fusion  
A method and system for adaptive discriminant learning and measurement fusion for image based catheter tracking is disclosed. An adaptive discriminant model is trained online based on a tracked...
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...
9008462 Methods and systems for registration of radiological images  
Featured are methods and systems for reslicing-based nonrigid registration of multiparametric and modality images or objects. In such registration methods, global motion is modeled by multiple...
9008387 Method and apparatus for processing ultrasound images  
A method of processing ultrasound images, the method including operations of receiving color image data including a plurality of frames; determining one or more key-frames from among the plurality...
9008274 Systems and methods for selecting image display parameters  
An imaging system includes an identification module, a determination module, and a display module. The identification module is configured to identify one or more first scanning parameters and one...
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...
8998486 Extremity imaging apparatus for cone beam computed tomography  
An apparatus for cone beam computed tomography of an extremity has a digital radiation detector and a first device to move the detector along a circular detector path extending so that the...
9002088 Method and apparatus for creating nondestructive inspection porosity standards  
A method and apparatus for establishing nondestructive inspection porosity standards. In one illustrative embodiment, a plurality of samples is formed using a different technique for each sample...
9001960 Method and apparatus for reducing noise-related imaging artifacts  
A method for reconstructing an image of an object includes acquiring a set of measured projection data, reconstructing the measured projection data using a first algorithm to generate a first...
9001962 Method and apparatus for multiple X-ray imaging applications  
The present invention pertains to an apparatus and method for medical imaging comprising rotating two X-ray source-detector pairs around an axis of rotation simultaneously to quickly acquire image...
8995737 Image processing apparatus and image processing method  
An image processing apparatus includes a planar image acquisition unit configured to acquire a planar image of a subject, a tomographic image acquisition unit configured to acquire a tomographic...
8995608 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...
8989341 X-ray CT apparatus  
According to one embodiment, an X-ray CT apparatus includes a body thickness information acquiring unit, a threshold determining unit and an image generating unit. The body thickness information...
8989845 Model-based extension of field-of-view in nuclear imaging  
A CT imaging system (12) generates structural data of a first FOV which is reconstructed by a CT reconstruction processor (52) into a CT image representation. A nuclear imaging system acquires...
8989343 Image processing device, X-ray CT photographic apparatus, and image processing method  
An image processing device acquiring pseudo projection data by calculation when a virtual metallic body having a predetermined X-ray absorption coefficient is set in a photographic region of X-ray...
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...
8983160 Medical image diagnostic apparatus and volume calculating method  
A medical image diagnostic apparatus provided with an image acquisition unit configured to acquire in-vivo information about an object to be examined as a medical image, a display unit configured...
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...
8983025 X-ray CT apparatus  
An X-ray CT apparatus is configured capable of properly calculating a radiation dosed amount more approximating to an actually exposed radiation dose that includes scattering rays of an examined...
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)...
8983165 System and method for measuring X-ray beam profile using an area detector  
The claimed subject matter describes a novel technique to measure the beam profile using an area detector. In one embodiment, a set of one-dimensional beam profile measurements is performed by...
8976925 Method and apparatus of cone beam CT dynamic imaging  
A cone-beam scanning system scans along a half circle. The reconstruction uses a weighting function which decreases for rows farther from the scan plane to take the redundancy of the projection...
8976923 Multislice CT apparatus and method for data preprocessing  
A multislice CT apparatus includes a setting unit, a correcting unit, a filtering unit and a reconstructing unit. The setting unit sets a weighting coefficient in such a way that data on a middle...
8971605 System and method for correcting for metal artifacts using multi-energy computed tomography  
A method is provided. The method includes acquiring a first dataset at a first energy spectrum and a second dataset at a second energy spectrum. The method also includes extracting a metal...
8971481 Tomography apparatus and tomography method  
A tomography apparatus that generates images of an object includes a radiation source emitting a radiation beam, wherein the radiation beam rotates around the object and penetrates the object; a...
8971599 Tomographic iterative reconstruction  
The present disclosure relates to iterative reconstruction of images. In certain embodiments, a deconvolution filter is used to approximate the inversion of a Hessian matrix associated with the...
8965074 Image processing apparatus  
An image processing apparatus includes a memory unit which stores data of a first projection image and data of a second projection image, which are associated with the same object and are captured...
8964934 Cone beam CT scanning  
A CBCT system is described that includes a radiation source for emitting a cone beam of radiation in a beam direction towards an object, a detector for detecting the cone beam of radiation, and a...
8965095 Noise balance pre-reconstruction data decomposition in spectral CT  
More than two acquired energy or spectral M bins are used for photon counting detectors in a CT system. In the pre-reconstruction data decomposition, the measured photo counts in the M acquired...
8964933 X-ray computed tomography apparatus, medical image processing apparatus, X-ray computed tomography method, and medical image processing method  
An X-ray computed tomography apparatus includes, an X-ray source which irradiates an object with X-rays spreading in a slice direction, an X-ray detector including a plurality of X-ray detection...
8958524 Correction of projection data in radiation system  
Among other things, one or more techniques and/or systems for correcting projection data representative of an object under examination to account for drift in a radiation system are provided....
8953738 Method and apparatus for inspecting honeycomb structure  
Obtaining computer-tomography images of a first section at a distance Z1 from one end surface 112d of a honeycomb structure 100 and a second section at a distance Z2 larger than the distance Z1...