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9082182 Extracting patient motion vectors from marker positions in x-ray images  
A method and a system for determining patient motion in an image. The method includes obtaining an image based on image data generated by a scanner during a scan. The image includes at least three...
9058692 Systems and methods for image-based object modeling using multiple image acquisitions or reconstructions  
Systems and methods are disclosed for integrating imaging data from multiple sources to create a single, accurate model of a patient's anatomy. One method includes receiving a representation of a...
9047696 Method for reconstructing CT images with scatter correction, in particular for dual-source CT devices  
A method is disclosed for reconstructing image data of an examination object from measurement data, wherein the measurement data were acquired in the course of a relative rotational movement...
9042621 Intra-operative surgical plan changing  
A system and computer implemented method for use in determining the deviation of an intra-operative position of an orthopaedic implant from a planned position is described. The position of the...
9042612 Image handling and display in X-ray mammography and tomosynthesis  
A method and system for acquiring, processing, storing, and displaying x-ray mammograms Mp tomosynthesis images Tr representative of breast slices, and x-ray tomosynthesis projection images Tp...
9042618 Method and system for detection 3D spinal geometry using iterated marginal space learning  
A method and apparatus for automatic detection and labeling of 3D spinal geometry is disclosed. Cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine regions are detected in a 3D image. Intervertebral disk...
9041712 Slice view  
A method, apparatus, article of manufacture, and computer program product display multiple slices of a three-dimensional body in a computer drawing application. A first view of a 3D body is...
9042625 Region-growing algorithm  
A region growing algorithm for controlling leakage is presented including a processor configured to select a starting point for segmentation of data, initiate a propagation process by designating...
9042623 Automatic detection and correction of magnetic resonance imaging data  
Systems and methods for processing magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) data are provided. A method includes receiving MRI data comprising a plurality of k-space points and deriving a plurality of...
9042613 Method and system for determining treatments by modifying patient-specific geometrical models  
Systems and methods are disclosed for evaluating cardiovascular treatment options for a patient. One method includes creating a three-dimensional model representing a portion of the patient's...
9042619 Method and system for automatic native and bypass coronary ostia detection in cardiac computed tomography volumes  
A method and system for detection of native and bypass coronary ostia in a 3D volume, such as a CT volume, is disclosed. Native coronary ostia are detected by detecting a bounding box defining...
9042512 Multi-sector computed tomography image acquisition  
An approach is disclosed for acquiring multi-sector computed tomography scan data. The approach includes activating an X-ray source during heartbeats of a patient to acquire projection data over a...
9042636 Apparatus and method for indicating depth of one or more pixels of a stereoscopic 3-D image comprised from a plurality of 2-D layers  
Implementations of the present invention involve methods and systems for converting a 2-D image to a stereoscopic 3-D image and displaying the depth of one or more pixels of the 3-D image through...
9042622 Optical coherence tomographic apparatus, control method for optical coherence tomographic apparatus and storage medium  
An optical coherence tomographic apparatus includes a unit configured to perform tracking of an eye to be examined based on a plurality of images of the eye which are obtained at different times,...
9042626 System and method for hybrid local tomography image reconstruction  
Methods, processes and systems of image reconstruction utilizing a hybrid local tomography (HLT) methodology for reconstructing internal body images in medical applications, and the like. The...
9042611 Automated vascular region separation in medical imaging  
A system and/or method automatically identifies one or more vascular regions in a medical image or set of medical images. For example, the system/method may automatically identify vascular...
9042624 Method for reducing motion artifacts  
Artifacts result from unrecorded, stochastically distributed relative movements of a radiation source, radiation detector, and/or the object during a scanning process. The artifacts occur when a...
9042620 Method and system for multi-organ segmentation using learning-based segmentation and level set optimization  
A method and system for automatic multi-organ segmentation in a 3D image, such as a 3D computed tomography (CT) volume using learning-base segmentation and level set optimization is disclosed. A...
9035236 Detecting high atomic number materials with cosmic ray muon tomography  
A method is proposed herein to detect high atomic number materials, such as Special Nuclear Materials, within a container based on muon tomography. The container is modeled as a plurality of...
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....
9036886 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...
9036906 Method and apparatus for image segmentation  
A method and an apparatus for multi-label segmentation of an image are described. In a first step user defined labels are determined for one or more pixels of the image. Then a fraction of the...
9036881 Reduction and removal of artifacts from a three-dimensional dental X-ray data set using surface scan information  
A system for removing artifacts caused by x-ray reflective materials from an x-ray image of a patient's teeth. The system includes an x-ray source, an x-ray detector that captures several x-ray...
9036882 Diagnosis assisting apparatus, diagnosis assisting method, and recording medium having a diagnosis assisting program stored therein  
Overview images that represent the overview of a structure (e.g., the large intestine) are generated based on volume data, and displayed on a screen. Points within the overview images and points...
9035653 Sampling pattern for iterative magnetic resonance image reconstruction  
In a method to generate magnetic resonance (MR) images of an examination subject, MR signals are detected simultaneously with multiple coils, each coil having its own coil characteristic. In the...
9036880 High-resolution three-dimensional medical imaging with dynamic real-time information  
A computer-implemented method, a device, a system and a computer program are disclosed for three-dimensional displaying of medical body structures within the framework of a medical procedure, in...
9036899 Method for quantifying local bone changes  
A method and system for volumetric quantification of local bone changes includes the steps of loading at least a first and second (cone-beam) computed tomography three dimensional image,...
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...
9036783 Gain calibration technique for digital imaging systems  
A computer-implemented method for gain calibration is provided. The method includes sorting the calibration data of each pixel location from the offset-corrected X-ray image data into a sequence....
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...
9036888 Systems and methods for performing quality review scoring of biomarkers and image analysis methods for biological tissue  
Exemplary embodiments include methods, systems, and devices for enabling users to provide quality scores for indicating the quality of image analysis methods performed on images of biological...
9036884 Image intensity correction for magnetic resonance imaging  
A magnetic resonance system includes a magnetic resonance scanner having a multi-channel transmit coil or coil system and a magnetic resonance receive element; and a digital processor configured...
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...
9031296 Method and system for error resilient compression and decompression of computed tomography data  
A method and system for transferring data from a rotating data source to a stationary target over a slip ring. The system includes a compressor on a rotor, a decompressor on a stationary platform,...
9031295 Angiographic method for examining a vascular system  
An angiographic method is provided. The method includes: identification of a relevant part in acquired angiography 4D sequences which exhibit a vascular disorder or change; determination of a...
9031298 Under-sampled, multi-energy computed tomography (CT) data acquisition data processing  
A method includes extracting a fully sampled fixed kVp sinogram for a pre-determined kVp of interest from an under-sampled mixed kVp sinogram generated from a switched kVp computed tomography...
9031297 Alternative noise map estimation methods for CT images  
Noise map for CT images have been estimated by generalizing the prior art even-and-odd views approach. One example is to estimate a noise map from images reconstructed from three sets of...
9031299 Low dose CT denoising  
A system includes a source that rotates about an examination region and emits radiation that traverses the examination region, a radiation sensitive detector array that detects radiation...
9031304 Image processing system  
Provided is an image processing system including a multiband signal acquisition unit and a dye spectral property determining unit. The multiband signal acquisition unit acquires a multiband signal...
9031300 System and method reconstructing a nuclear medicine image using deformed attenuation image  
According to some embodiments, an emission tomography scanner may acquire emission scan data. One or more anatomical images may be generated using an anatomical imaging system, and the anatomical...
9031301 Image processing apparatus and medical image diagnosis apparatus  
An image processing apparatus includes: an enlarging unit that enlarges target data by using an enlargement factor based on an optimal sample number indicating a quantity of samples per unit...
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...
9025846 Sparse data reconstruction for gated X-ray CT imaging  
When imaging a compact structure, such as a calcium deposit in a patient's heart, a slow scan (e.g., less than approximately 6 rpm) CT data acquisition is performed, wherein data is continuously...
9025844 Image processing apparatus and method for correcting deformation in a tomographic image  
In a tomographic image photographing apparatus, a deformation of a volume image is corrected accurately even if an object to be inspected moves when the volume image is acquired. An image...
9025843 Imaging system  
A method and apparatus for reconstruction of a region of interest for an object is provided. The reconstruction of the object may be based on chords which may fill a part, all, or more than all of...
9022939 Microbubble generating technique for phase aberration correction  
Method and system for ultrasound imaging of body tissue in which a focused ultrasound (FUS) transducer (20) is oriented relative to the body such that ultrasonic waves generated by the FUS...
9025842 Systems and methods for collecting medical images  
Disclosed herein are systems and methods for collecting a plurality of medical images. According to one embodiment, a system may include an image acquisition unit to acquire image data, a...
9025841 Method and system for segmentation of the prostate in 3D magnetic resonance images  
A method and system for fully automatic segmentation the prostate in multi-spectral 3D magnetic resonance (MR) image data having one or more scalar intensity values per voxel is disclosed. After...
9025845 Methods and apparatus for assessing activity of an organ and uses thereof  
Methods and apparatus are provided for imaging activity of an organ of a subject for diagnosis and prognosis of pathology or injury to the organ, where unaffected portions of the organ are used as...
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...