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9031196 Adaptive scanning in an imaging system  
An imaging system exposes an object within a region to a beam of penetrating radiation. The beam of penetrating radiation is sensed on a side opposite the region from a source of the beam. An...
9031186 X-ray imaging apparatus including work-state detection and X-ray dosage control  
An X-ray imaging apparatus according to one embodiment captures an X-ray image by irradiating a subject with X-rays from an X-ray generating means, and detecting X-rays that have penetrated the...
8755490 X-ray imaging device  
Disclosed is an X-ray imaging device with which X-ray exposure will not be stopped due to the backup time, causing underexposure, in phototimer imaging, because the body of the subject is thick. A...
8694573 Method and system for determining a quotient value  
A method for determining a quotient value from a dividend value and a divisor value in a digital processing circuit is provided. The method includes computing a reciprocal value of the divisor...
8618492 Radiation image pickup device  
A radiation image pickup device includes: an image pickup section having a plurality of pixels and generating an electric signal according to incident radiation, the plurality of pixels each...
8605861 System for medical image display and image filter selection  
A filtered medical image display system includes an interface processor for receiving data. The received data indicates, image characteristics of a first medical image obtained using a medical...
8428329 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer-readable medium  
A target region extracting unit configured to extract a target region used in acquiring feature information from each frame of a moving image includes a plurality of image analyzing units (first...
8270566 Adaptive scanning in an imaging system  
An object within a region is exposed to a first beam of penetrating radiation. The first beam of penetrating radiation is sensed on a side opposite the region from a source of the first beam. An...
8167486 Imaging system and driving method thereof  
When a gain correction is performed for the radiographed object image, the acquisition of the object image having a high grade quality and no artifact is realized. For that purpose, an image...
8121256 Radiographic image data correction method and apparatus and radiography apparatus  
Offset correction based on offset correction data is performed on radiographic image data that have been read out from a radiation image detector, and the offset correction data are updated. In...
8023619 Adaptive scanning in an imaging system  
An object within a region is exposed to a first beam of penetrating radiation. The first beam of penetrating radiation is sensed on a side opposite the region from a source of the first beam. An...
7850367 Imaging system and driving method thereof  
When a gain correction is performed for the radiographed object image, the acquisition of the object image having a high grade quality and no artifact is realized. For that purpose, an image...
7787587 Image radiographing system  
A radiographing apparatus of an image radiographing system is equipped with plural sensors each detecting an amount of radiation transmitted through a breast in the course of radiographing, and it...
7767973 Solid-state detector and method for resetting residue charges by illumination in the case of a solid-state detector  
For a uniform image quality of digital X-ray records, a solid-state detector is provided. The detector includes light-sensitive pixel elements arranged in an active matrix, and a reset light...
7760856 Radiographic apparatus and radiation detection signal processing method  
A radiographic apparatus according to this invention, when a predetermined operation relating to radiographic imaging is interposed during an emission of radiation, stops the emission temporarily,...
7729527 Method for correcting an image data set, and method for generating an image corrected thereby  
In a method for correction of an image data set that was acquired with a planar image detector using at least two calibration images that were acquired in a preliminary procedure, as well as a...
7724874 Radiation imaging apparatus, driving method thereof and radiation imaging system  
A memory stores first image data for offset correction generated by performing an interlace scanning of the driving lines of odd rows only in a driving circuit unit. A memory stores second image...
7711406 System and method for detection of electromagnetic radiation by amorphous silicon x-ray detector for metal detection in x-ray imaging  
Certain embodiments of the present invention provide a method for detecting an electromagnetic field in an imaging system including emitting an electromagnetic field with an electromagnetic...
7526065 Volumetric X-ray imaging system with automatic image resolution enhancement  
An automated X-ray imaging system and method for producing a plurality of X-ray imaging signals having selectively enhanced volumetric image resolutions, e.g., for magnifying the field of view and...
7476027 Radiation imaging system and driving method thereof  
When a gain correction is performed for the radiographed object image, the acquisition of the object image having a high grade quality and no artifact is realized. For that purpose, an image...
7443954 X-ray machine  
An X-ray machine includes a radiation source and an image intensifier. A digital camera is downstream of the image intensifier and includes a pixel matrix, wherein the pixel matrix is switchable...
7436930 Method for controlling the dose or the dose rate when recording x-ray images  
With a method for controlling the dose or dose rate when recording x-ray images by means of a detector comprising image elements which record a plurality of dose data values, an actual value is...
7431500 Dynamic exposure control in radiography  
A method and system is presented in radiography for optimizing image quality of an object (e.g. an anatomical region of a patient), while minimizing the radiation dose to the patient. X-ray...
7428295 Method and x-ray apparatus for exposure of a patient at variable distances relative to an x-ray source  
In a method and x-ray apparatus for exposure of a patient who can be placed at a variable distance relative to an x-ray source, the dose rate emitted by the x-ray source is reduced given reduction...
7404673 Method for generating a gain-corrected x-ray image  
In a method to create a gain-corrected x-ray image with the aid of a flat-panel x-ray detector a number of gain images are determined on calibration and this is done for different measurement...
7280635 Processes and apparatus for managing low kVp selection and dose reduction and providing increased contrast enhancement in non-destructive imaging  
Systems, processes and apparatus are described through which non-destructive imaging is achieved, with equivalent or increased contrast, in comparison to conventional approaches, and that...
7277525 Radiographic device and radiographic method  
An object is rotated by a rotation device 15 in X rays 25 generated by a X-ray generation device 11. The rotation device 15 makes constant the integration value of the X rays 25 reaching a...
7274770 X-ray examination apparatus and a method of controlling an output of an X-ray source of an X-ray examination apparatus  
An X-ray examination apparatus arranged with control means to control a dose of an X-ray source in accordance with a grey-level distribution of an acquired image. The X-ray examination apparatus...
7254213 Radiological imagery method and device  
The relation relates to a method and a radiological imaging device. A subject (4) is illuminated by a luminous flux (1) generated by an X-ray source (2). This luminous flux (1) is a pulse having a...
7218705 Systems, methods and apparatus to offset correction of X-ray images  
Systems and methods are provided for offset correction of images from a flat panel detector. In some embodiments, the apparatus and method develops one or more offset maps, acquired during system...
7209539 Process and device for testing parts by X rays  
The non-destructive test of a structure (10) such as an aircraft fuselage is done by placing an X-ray source (16) on one side of the structure, and placing a digital camera (24) on the other side....
7194065 Method and apparatus for control of exposure in radiological imaging systems  
Method and apparatus for adjustment of the entrance dose of a radiology apparatus of the type containing a means of X-ray beam emission, a means of detection of the X-ray beam after it has crossed...
7187754 Operating method and computer program for a medical installation  
In an operating method for a medical installation, in particular an x-ray installation. In activation state of the medical installation, a control and evaluation device determines, upon input of a...
7116752 Diagnostic X-ray system  
A region affected by X-ray beam limiting within a fluoroscopic image is specified based on position information on beam limiting by an X-ray beam limiting device. A judgment is made as to whether...
7103143 X-ray examination apparatus with exposure control  
An X-ray examination apparatus includes an X-ray source, an X-ray detector and an exposure control system. The exposure control system is arranged to control the X-ray source so as to perform a...
7091491 Method and means for reducing electromagnetic noise induced in X-ray detectors  
The present invention relates to a system and method by which the magnitude of an interfering electrical and/or magnetic field may be sampled locally (in the X-ray detector for example) and...
7042979 X-ray diagnosis apparatus having a plurality of image acquisition modes  
An offset data calculator has a normal offset data calculation function for calculating offset data based on data obtained from an X-ray flat panel detector while no X-ray is incident in each of...
7010090 X-ray diagnosis apparatus with a function of x-ray fluoroscopy  
An X-ray diagnosis apparatus and method for X-ray fluoroscopy in which the apparatus includes a generator, a detector, an integrator, a comparator, and a controller. In the apparatus and method, a...
7006600 Integrated digital dental x-ray system  
An integrated digital x-ray diagnostic system and a method for conducting dental radiography which includes optimizing exposure settings based on certain physical parameters of a patient,...
6944266 X-ray imaging apparatus  
An X-ray imaging apparatus including an X-ray generation means for emitting X-rays, and an X-ray detector on which a grid selected from a plurality of different types of grids is removably...
6898268 Irradiation adjustment in an X-ray apparatus for use in intraoral application  
The invention relates to a method for performing X-ray imaging in intraoral application. The method comprises irradiation of an object with a substantially low amount of X-radiation, and a...
6847698 Radiation image sensing apparatus  
When a phototimer unit is used for exposure control, a deterioration in a S/N ratio occurs, and optimal exposure cannot be performed due to a deviation from a proper image sensing position and the...
6751289 X-ray diagnostic apparatus  
When X -ray irradiation is performed with many X doses and the fall of temporary sensibility or the rise of the temporary offset arises, it is the X-ray diagnostic equipment which computes the...
6748049 X-ray camera  
X-ray camera of the present invention comprises an X-ray irradiation unit, an X-ray image sensor, a controller having a correction factor setting unit, a correction factor storage unit and a...
6718011 Planar image detector for electromagnetic rays, particularly X-rays  
In an X-ray diagnostics installation having an X-ray tube, an X-ray generator, a planar solid state X-ray image converter for generating X-ray images that is composed of a number of individual...
6707881 X-ray diagnostic installation having a planar solid state X-ray image converter  
An X-ray diagnostic installation has an X-ray tube, a voltage generator, a planar solid state X-ray image converter for generating raw images, an image system and a playback device. The image...
6703959 Signal detecting method and signal detecting device  
In a signal detecting method of repeating the processes of initiating accumulation of charge signals by switching an integrating amplifier to an accumulator mode, retaining a first electric signal...
6643411 Apparatus and method of obtaining a radiation image of an object  
An apparatus for obtaining a radiation image of an object includes a radiation image sensing unit having a plurality of photoelectric conversion elements two-dimensionally arranged in a matrix...
6614877 Method and apparatus for enhancing the contrast of a medical diagnostic image acquired using collimation  
An x-ray system that uses an x-ray source to irradiate a subject with x-rays is provided. A collimator is located proximate to the x-ray source and blocks a portion of the x-rays. A detector...
6507638 X-ray imaging optical camera apparatus and method of use  
An electronic video camera apparatus is provided for focusing light rays from object plane proximate image intensifier of a medical x-ray imaging system onto an image plane proximate a light...

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