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US20110089326 Positron emission tomography and optical tissue imaging  
A mobile compact imaging system that combines both of the imaging system of and optical imaging into a single system which can be located in the operating room (OR) and provides faster feedback to...
US20120150034 System and Method for Fusing Three Dimensional Image Data from a Plurality of Different Imaging Systems for Use in Diagnostic Imaging  
A multi-modality cancer screening and diagnosis system is provided that allows cancer screening and diagnosis of a patient using at least two different and sequential three-dimensional imaging...
US20100200759 MULTI-SHORT-SCAN TECHNIQUE IN SPECT IMAGING  
A SPECT system which scans over multiple separate scans and individually motion compensates the information obtained from each of these scans. The separate scans may be over different angular...
US20110127413 Systems and Methods for Calibrating Time Alignment For A Positron Emission Tomography (PET) System  
A representative positron emission tomography (PET) calibration system includes a PET scanner having a ring detector, a phantom that is placed at approximately the center of the ring detector, and...
US20100294941 Dual Photons Emission Computed Tomography System  
A dual photons emission computed tomography (DuPECT) system is provided. The present invention uses certain isotopes that emit at least two photons during the decay for the purpose of emission...
US20110147595 TUNGSTATE-BASED SCINTILLATING MATERIALS FOR DETECTING RADIATION  
A tungstate-based scintillating material and a method for using a tungstate-based scintillating material is provided. In addition, a radiation detector and an imaging device incorporating a...
US20120104264 ANATOMICAL IMAGING SYSTEM WITH CENTIPEDE BELT DRIVE AND BOTTOM NOTCH TO ACCOMMODATE BASE OF PATIENT SUPPORT  
Apparatus for imaging an object, the apparatus comprising: an imaging device configured to image the object while the object is supported on a support, the support comprising a base for...
US20110127434 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR DETERMINING A MEDICAL SYSTEM ALIGNMENT  
Methods and systems for performing a patient scan using a three-dimensional (3D) cylindrical Positron Emission Tomography (PET) imaging system are provided. The method includes acquiring a...
US20070290139 Subject proximity detector for a nuclear imaging device and method of detector positioning using same  
A nuclear imaging device for positioning detectors in proximity to a subject generally includes one or more detectors disposed with respect to one another at an angle and at a distance from the...
US20090078875 Radioimaging  
Radioimaging methods, devices and radiopharmaceuticals therefor.
US20120256092 CT SYSTEM FOR USE IN MULTI-MODALITY IMAGING SYSTEM  
A computed tomography (CT) imaging system is disclosed. The CT imaging system may be used in a multi-modality imaging context or other context. In one embodiment, the CT imaging system provides...
US20110062340 POSITRON EMISSION TOMOGRAPHY DETECTOR ELEMENTS USING DIFFERENT SIZES OF PHOTOMULTIPLIER TUBES  
A positron emission tomography detector module that includes an array of optically isolated crystal elements and photomultiplier tubes that receive light emitted from the array of crystal elements...
US20120035465 Methods and systems of combining magnetic resonance and nuclear imaging  
A multi-modality imaging system for imaging of an object under study, e.g., a whole body or parts of the body of animals such as humans, other primates, swine, dogs, or rodents, that includes a...
US20090146066 Device for superposed magnetic resonance and positron emission tomography imaging  
A device is disclosed for superposed magnetic resonance and positron emission tomography imaging. In at least one embodiment the device includes a gradient coil and a positron emission tomography...
US20080087829 Single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) using helical scanning with multiplexing multi-pinhole apertures  
The reconstruction of artifact free images is made possible by the implementation of a SPECT imaging device that employs helical scanning. The SPECT imaging device includes a detector configured...
US20110089327 Multimodality Imaging  
An imaging system includes interleaved emission detectors and transmission detectors. Emission detectors and transmission detectors can be interleaved along the axis of relative patient motion....
US20110079723 CONFIGURABLE COINCIDENCE PAIRING AND FILTERING SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR POSITRON EMISSION TOMOGRAPHY  
A method of processing positron emission tomography (PET) information obtained from a PET detector having a plurality of detector regions, each detector region having at least one detector module...
US20100059679 Tomography arrangement and method for monitoring persons  
The invention relates to a tomography arrangement with a tubular measuring chamber and a monitoring facility. This monitoring facility includes at least one first video camera focusing on the...
US20080048124 MULTI-MODALITY IMAGING SYSTEM  
A multi-modality imaging system is disclosed. The multi-modality system includes a Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT) device; and a computed tomography (CT) device operatively...
US20110074426 Detector module for an emission tomography scanner  
An emission tomography detector module and an emission tomography scanner are disclosed. In at least one embodiment, the emission tomography detector modules includes a scintillator to capture an...
US20090179153 Alternate PMT Shield Method  
A detector includes a scintillator, a light guide, at least one photomultiplier, and a shield for the at least one photomultiplier. The at least one photomultiplier may be supported by a...
US20090121142 Radiation detector module, radiation detector and imaging tomography device  
An embodiment of the invention relates, in particular, to a radiation detector module for producing a radiation detector for computed tomography, having a first operating mode for quantitative...
US20090117044 Method for quantifying the uptake of at least one radiotracer in a body region of a patient of interest to a positron emission tomography measurement  
A method for quantifying the uptake of at least one radiotracer in a body region of a patient of interest to a positron emission tomography measurement is disclosed. In at least one embodiment of...
US20110177004 Version of FDG Detectable by Single-Photon Emission Computed Tomography  
A compound comprising a metal chelate linked to a hexose carrier for use as a metallopharmaceutical diagnostic or therapeutic agent is provided. The compound is suitable for imaging by...
US20080242980 Imaging Device and Method  
A device (1) for use in imaging a subject using both light and gamma rays emanating from the subject, the device including: a first sensor means (2) responsive to light received thereby from the...
US20090090867 NUCLEAR MEDICAL DIAGNOSIS APPARATUS  
A nuclear medical diagnosis apparatus comprises a nuclear radiation detector for detecting a nuclear radiation generated by a nuclide arranged in a body of a subject, a correcting radiation...
US20090057561 DIRTY ISOTOPE PET RECONSTRUCTION  
A method for use in dirty isotope positron imaging uses information about a measured characteristic of an object (118) to generate a spurious coincidence correction. The spurious imaging...
US20110001049 METHOD FOR DETECTING RADIATION, DEVICE THEREOF, AND POSITRON EMISSION TOMOGRAPHY SCANNER  
A light receiver for detecting incident time is installed on the side of a radiation source of a scintillator (including a Cherenkov radiation emitter), and information (energy, incident time, an...
US20120168631 SCINTILLATOR OPERATION AND CONTROL  
A method and system for reducing scintillator afterglow. Methods for reducing afterglow include conditioning a scintillator by exposing it to high flux densities of ionizing radiation. One...
US20100188082 THERMALLY STABILIZED PET DETECTOR FOR HYBRID PET-MR SYSTEM  
In a hybrid PET-MR system, PET detector elements (30) are added in the bore (14), in close proximity to the gradient coils (16). Fluid coolant is supplied to transfer heat from the PET detector...
US20100016765 INTEGRATED SPECT IMAGING AND ULTRASOUND THERAPY SYSTEM  
A method and apparatus for the integration of an ultrasound transducer with a SPECT imaging system is disclosed. The ultrasound transducer allows the delivery of particle-born drug therapies or...
US20080073539 Attenuation correction for SPECT imaging using non-classical orbits of many small gamma cameras  
Attenuation correction data is obtained from one or more transmission sources to calculate the attenuation factors of a reconstruction area of an object being imaged by a nuclear medicine...
US20070102641 Combined PET/MR Imaging System and APD-Based PET Detector For Use In Simultaneous PET/MR Imaging  
APD-based PET modules are provided for use in combined PET/MR imaging. Each module includes a number of independent, optically isolated detectors. Each detector includes an array of scintillator...
US20110180715 SCINTILLATING MATERIAL AND RELATED SPECTRAL FILTER  
A host lattice modified GOS scintillating material and a method for using a host lattice modified GOS scintillating material is provided. The host lattice modified GOS scintillating material has a...
US20080308735 Diagnosis of Whiplash Associated Disorders (Wad) By Using Pet With D-[Methyl-11C]-Deprenyl (Dde)  
Positron Emission Tomography (PET) tracers such as D-[methyl-11C]-Deprenyl (DDE) and [11C]-GR205171 (GLD), methods for and methods of preparing biological mechanisms that identify treatment...
US20100065746 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR CALIBRATING A SILICON PHOTOMULTIPLIER-BASED POSITRON EMISSION TOMOGRAPHY SYSTEM  
A representative positron emission tomography (PET) system includes a positron emission tomography detector having one or more silicon photomultipliers that output silicon photomultipliers...
US20100308228 Limiting viewing angles in nuclear imaging  
Methods of nuclear imaging can include, in a pre-scan, detecting radiation emitted from a patient in a first plurality of viewing angles including at least a first viewing angle and a second...
US20110248175 TEMPERATURE COMPENSATION CIRCUIT FOR SILICON PHOTOMULTIPLIERS AND OTHER SINGLE PHOTON COUNTERS  
A PET scanner (8) includes a ring of detector modules (10) encircling an imaging region (12). Each of the detector modules includes at least one detector pixel (24,34). Each detector pixel...
US20100099976 GAMMA- RAY DETECTOR AND PET APPARATUS USING THE SAME  
A medium area (S) filled with liquid xenon (2) is formed between an external cylindrical body (1a) and internal cylindrical body (1b), and a pair of anode pads (11, 12) are disposed in...
US20140110592 Compton camera detector systems for novel integrated compton-Pet and CT-compton-Pet radiation imaging  
The invention provides novel Compton camera detector designs and systems for enhanced radiographic imaging with integrated detector systems which incorporate Compton and nuclear medicine imaging,...
US20080164875 EXCLUSION OF COMPROMISED PET DATA DURING SIMULTANEOUS PET-MR ACQUISITION  
A system and method for simultaneously acquiring PET and MR data from a subject of interest with a hybrid PET-MR scanner includes monitoring transmission times of RF and gradient coils of the MR...
US20120305781 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR COLLIMATION IN DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING SYSTEMS  
A system and method for collimation in diagnostic imaging systems is provided. One collimator includes a plurality of parallel hole segments and a plurality of collimator bores within each of the...
US20060243914 Attenuation map generation from pet scans  
An important prerequisite for the reconstruction of the emission map in a PET scan is a proper reconstruction of the attenuation map. According to the present invention, transmission data acquired...
US20100140483 RADIOIMAGING APPLICATIONS OF AND NOVEL FORMULATIONS OF TEBOROXIME  
A method for cardiac imaging is provided, including administering to an adult human subject an amount of a teboroxime species having a radioactivity of less than 5 mCi at a time of administration,...
US20100001190 MULTI-CAP DETECTORS FOR NUCLEAR MEDICINE  
An imaging system (10) comprises at least one radiation detector unit (16) disposed adjacent a field of view (20) to detect and measure radiation from the field of view (20). The detector unit...
US20070014464 OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPH  
A light emission section includes a plurality of light sources and emits near infrared low coherent light beams having different specific wavelengths to a light interference section. The light...
US20100078568 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SCATTER NORMALIZATION OF PET IMAGES  
In positron emission tomography (PET), a detector's response to scattered radiation may be different from its response to unscattered (true coincidence) photons. This difference should be...
US20100012848 Obturator for real-time verification in gamma guided stereotactic localization  
A combination rigid imager and obturator for real-time localization of a region of interest during the performance of a surgical procedure that includes: a) a rigid imaging grid preferably made up...
US20060284097 Simultaneous scanning by computed tomography (CT) and single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) with automatic patient motion correction  
A method for simultaneous CT and SPECT imaging in which CT data is acquired during each SPECT data acquisition window. SPECT scanning requires several seconds or minutes of gamma detection at each...
US20100019156 NUCLEAR MEDICINE DIAGNOSIS APPARATUS  
A nuclear medicine diagnosis apparatus comprising a mechanical collimator for effecting passage in a given direction of photons with given energy emitted from an object injected or dosed with a...

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