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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...
9039284 Method for energy calibrating quantum-counting x-ray detectors in a dual-source computed-tomography scanner  
A method is disclosed for energy calibrating quantum-counting x-ray detectors in an x-ray installation including at least two x-ray systems turnable around a center of rotation. A target, for...
9042511 Methods and systems for the rapid detection of concealed objects  
This specification is directed towards finding, locating, and confirming threat items and substances. The inspection system is designed to detect objects that are made from, but not limited to,...
9039282 Imaging apparatus comprising a ring-shaped gantry  
An imaging apparatus having a ring-shaped gantry is provided. The gantry has a rotor arrangement rotating therein and a radiation source as well as at least one radiation detector. The gantry has...
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...
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...
9008269 Method and apparatus for adjusting a field of view for exposure of an X-ray system, and an X-ray system  
A method for adjusting a field of view for exposure of an X-ray system is provided. The method comprises: capturing an image of a patient on an examining table of the system by an image sensor,...
9008268 Multi X-ray imaging apparatus and control method therefor  
An X-ray imaging apparatus includes a multi X-ray source which includes a plurality of X-ray focuses to generate X-rays by irradiating X-ray targets with electron beams, a detector which detects...
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...
8995610 CT scanning systems and methods using multi-pixel x-ray sources  
A CT scanning system may include a multi-pixel x-ray source, and a detector array. The multi-pixel x-ray source may have a plurality of pixels that are disposed along a z-axis, and that are...
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...
8964942 Imaging system using multisource collimation and a method assembly and system for providing multisource collimation  
Disclosed is a collimator assembly for a multi-radiation-source medical imaging system (e.g. CT) and a medical imaging system utilizing the collimator. According to some embodiments of the present...
8965092 Method and apparatus to determine acquisition parameters in dual-energy tomosynthesis  
In a control method and a control unit to control a high-energy, tomosynthesis scan in a contrast agent-assisted dual-energy tomosynthesis, image data of a first tomosynthesis scan are evaluated...
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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...
8942782 Image display apparatus and recording medium  
An image display apparatus includes a first radiographic image acquirer for acquiring a first radiographic image captured in the scout image capturing process, a second radiographic image acquirer...
8938045 Method of determining reservoir properties and quality with multiple energy X-ray imaging  
A method of evaluating a reservoir includes a multi-energy X-ray CT scan of a sample, obtaining bulk density and photoelectric effect index effect for the sample, estimation of at least mineral...
8891726 Multiple-source imaging system with flat-panel detector  
When performing nuclear (e.g., SPECT or PET) and CT scans on a patient, an imaging system (10) includes three or more carbon nanotube x-ray sources (20) are circumferentially spaced along an arc...
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...
8848862 Inverse geometry volume computed tomography systems  
The present invention pertains to an apparatus and method for inverse geometry volume computed tomography medical imaging of a human patient. A plurality of stationary x-ray sources for producing...
8830234 System and method for four dimensional angiography and fluoroscopy  
A method for generating time-resolved 3D medical images of a subject by imparting temporal information from a time-series of 2D medical images into 3D images of the subject. Generally speaking,...
8823704 System and method of time-resolved, three-dimensional angiography  
A method for generating time-resolved 3D medical images of a subject by imparting temporal information from a time-series of 2D medical images into 3D images of the subject. Generally speaking,...
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...
8798234 Imaging during radiotherapy  
We provide a radiotherapy apparatus including a source of therapeutic radiation, a source of imaging radiation having an energy level less than that of the therapeutic radiation, a detector for...
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...
8774351 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...
8768030 CT measurement with multiple X-ray sources  
A method is disclosed for reconstructing image data of an examination object from measurement data of a computed tomography system, the examination object having been irradiated simultaneously by...
8767909 C-arm x-ray system  
The c-arm x-ray system according to the present invention presents a system that provides at least one x-ray beam projection and an auxiliary projection without the need to rearranging or move...
8744160 Systems and methods for measurement of geometrical parameters of threaded joints  
Thread parameters for a threaded object are determined. Spatial reference systems (X, Y, Z) and (X′, Y′, Z′) are respectively identified for a position sensor and the threaded object. A...
8712006 Method and CTDevice for computer tomographic spiral scanning of a patient  
An embodiment of the invention relates to a method and to a CT device for computer tomographic spiral scanning of a patient in the region of a moving organ, in particular a beating heart, wherein...
8712135 Apparatus and method for image reconstruction and CT system  
A method for image reconstruction using projection data obtained by an asymmetric detector includes dividing the projection data into Regions 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5. Region 1 is an asymmetric region...
8699657 X-ray examination apparatus and method  
The present invention relates to an examination apparatus and a corresponding method to realize a Spectral x-ray imaging device through inverse-geometry CT. The proposed examination apparatus...
8693638 X-ray tube  
An X-ray tube system comprising: at least one filament adapted to produce two electron beams when electrified;at least two anodes spaced from each other along a first direction that each comprises...
8670601 Multiplane reconstruction tomosynthesis method  
The invention relates to a tomosynthesis method by illuminating an object by means of an X-ray source (1) with a linear trajectory (2), the method comprising breaking down a volume of the object...
8654119 System and method for four dimensional angiography and fluoroscopy  
A method for generating time-resolved 3D medical images of a subject by imparting temporal information from a time-series of 2D medical images into 3D images of the subject. Generally speaking,...
8644448 Method for collimating to an off-center examination sub-object  
A method is proposed for collimating an off-center sub-object of an examination subject by a collimator of an X-ray diagnostic apparatus. The apparatus has a computed tomography imaging system...
8643642 System and method of time-resolved, three-dimensional angiography  
A method for generating time-resolved 3D medical images of a subject by imparting temporal information from a time-series of 2D medical images into 3D images of the subject. Generally speaking,...
8644549 Reconstruction method using direct and iterative techniques  
A system and method for forming volumetric images of an imaged object based on multiple radiation measurements of the object taken from different angles. A first volumetric image of the object may...
8630472 Increased temporal resolution in the case of CT images by means of iterative view reconstruction with limiting conditions  
A method is disclosed for the reconstruction of image data of a moving object to be examined from measurement data, wherein the measurement data has previously been established in a relative...
8625735 X-ray scanners and X-ray sources therefor  
The present invention is directed toward an X-ray scanner that has an electron source and an anode. The anode has a target surface with a series of material areas spaced along it in a scanning...
8605854 Mammography apparatus with X-ray sources arranged at different distances from the chest  
A mammography apparatus has at least one x-ray source to emit x-ray radiation and an x-ray detector with a number of pixels. The mammography apparatus is designed so that the x-ray radiation is...
8594272 Inverse geometry volume computed tomography systems  
The present invention pertains to an apparatus and method for inverse geometry volume computed tomography medical imaging of a human patient. A plurality of stationary x-ray sources for producing...
8588363 Dual-source CT device and method for spiral scanning  
At least one embodiment of the invention relates to a dual-source CT device with two focus-detector systems arranged on a gantry offset at an angle n and at least one embodiment relates to a...
8565371 Rotational X ray device for phase contrast imaging  
The invention relates to a rotational X-ray device (100), for example a CT scanner, for generating phase contrast images of an object (1). In a particular embodiment of the device (100), a...
8559591 Method and device for recording a projection dataset of an object using a plurality of X-ray sources  
A method for recording a projection dataset of a object to be recorded using a plurality of X-ray sources is provided, which X-ray sources are spaced apart from one another on average by an angle...
8559590 Imaging breast cancerous lesions with microcalcifications  
A radiation system includes a first radiation source and a first detector positioned opposite to each other configured to image a body portion, and a second radiation source and a second detector...
8559592 System and method for image reconstruction by using multi-sheet surface rebinning  
The present application is directed toward the generation of three dimensional images in a tomography system having X-ray sources offset from detectors, in particular in a system where the sources...
8548116 Method for scanning a heart with a dual-source CT device and embodiment of a dual-source CT device  
A method is disclosed for CT scanning a heart with a dual-source CT device including detectors of different widths in a system axis direction and for reconstruction of tomographic image data. In...
8537965 Cone-beam CT  
An X-ray source system for a CT scanner includes a plurality of X-ray sources, wherein each X-ray source of the plurality is provided with a cathode from which an electron beam is emitted, an...
8538505 Method for 3-D data collection with a biplane C-arm system with biplane acquisition multiplexing  
A method for collecting three-dimensional data of an object from a series of projection images recorded by a biplane C-arm system is provided. A cardiac activity is recorded. The cardiac frequency...
8519341 Radiation tomography apparatus  
This invention has one object to provide radiation tomography apparatus that allows suppression of arithmetic load of detection data with a wider detector ring. In order to achieve this purpose,...

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