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US20130129039 X-RAY MAMMOGRAPHY AND/OR BREAST TOMOSYNTHESIS USING A COMPRESSION PADDLE WITH AN INFLATABLE JACKET ENHANCING IMAGING AND IMPROVING PATIENT COMFORT  
A system and method using an inflatable jacket over the compression paddle of a mammography and/or tomosynthesis system to enhance imaging and improve patient comfort in x-ray breast imaging.
US20110268255 BREAST POSITIONING DURING MAMMOGRAPHY EXPOSURES  
The present embodiments relate to an add-on unit for an object table of a mammography device for positioning a breast of a patient during an X-ray exposure. The add-on unit permits a symmetric...
US20130315381 IMAGING SYSTEM SUBJECT SUPPORT MOTION ALGORITHM(S)  
An imaging system (400) includes a subject support (412) configured to carry a subject being imaged in an examination region of the imaging system and a subject support controller (418) that...
US20120033786 MAMMOGRAPHY PAD  
A mammography pad for use with a mammography unit for providing comfort to a patient during a mammography examination. The mammography pad includes a flexible substrate configured to overlie a...
US20110082361 METHOD FOR CONTROLLING AN IMAGING EXAMINATION SYSTEM  
A method is disclosed for controlling an imaging examination system for examination of a patient. In at least one embodiment, the imaging examination system includes a first imaging examination...
US20100135458 X-Ray Apparatus for Bone Density Assessment and Monitoring  
The present invention relates to a dual energy X-ray apparatus and method for osteoporosis assessment and monitoring. The present invention takes a bone densitometry reading of a patient's wrist...
US20150250432 Microfiber Radiography Comfort Device  
A radiography comfort device may be selectively attached to a panel of a medical imaging device. The radiography comfort device includes a woven microfiber fabric and a first adhesive that are...
US20120027167 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR VETERINARY CT SCANS  
A substantially X-ray transparent animal restraint enclosure having an open base structure and a lid which is configured to substantially close the base structure. The lid is movable from a closed...
US20130308752 Apparatus and Method for Detecting Lymphedema Using X-Ray Scans  
A system for detecting lymphedema comprising a dual energy x-ray absorptiometry system and one or more spacer pads disposed within a field of view of the dual energy x-ray absorptiometry system....
US20120093300 ARRANGEMENT OF ANALYZER MEASURING WINDOW  
The invention relates to an arrangement of a measuring window in a continuously operated X-ray analyzer (1), said analyzer being is used particularly for analyzing elemental contents in solid,...
US20110007868 SUPPORT SYSTEM FOR BREAST IRRADIATION  
A support system for breast irradiation including a turntable for supporting and rotating a patient about a generally vertical rotational axis, a body-leaning support for supporting the patient...
US20150023476 COMPACT MECHANISM FOR MOVING A COMPRESSION PADDLE  
A mammography or tomosynthesis apparatus, comprising a mechanism configured to move a paddle, relative to a detector platform fixed to a main body of the apparatus, to compress a patient's breast...
US20060227939 Bite piece for a dental x-ray system  
A bite piece is provided for use with a dental x-ray system. A substantially straight first portion extends to a curved second portion. An end of the second portion opposite the first portion has...
US20100329414 IMAGE GUIDED RADIATION THERAPY  
Radiation therapy of a lesion in a part of a patient is carried out by maintaining the patient on a patient support table in fixed position using an immobilization device while the table is...
US20140328470 COMPOSITE SKULL PINS WITH REDUCED X-RAY SIGNATURE  
A composite skull pin comprising: a core comprising a cone terminating in a distal point, the core being formed out of a substantially radiotranslucent material; anda jacket comprising a hollow...
US20080299605 USEFUL SPECIMEN TRANSPORT APPARATUS WITH INTEGRAL CAPABILITY TO ALLOW THREE DIMENSIONAL X-RAY IMAGES  
The present invention provides new and useful features and mechanisms for the localization and transport of biopsy specimens. The invention having a specimen board, an absorbent material in...
US20140072109 RADIATION SYSTEM WITH ROTATING PATIENT SUPPORT  
A patient support system includes a patient support having a surface for supporting a patient and a longitudinal axis, and a positioner coupled to the patient support for positioning the patient...
US20100172468 MOBILE MEDICAL IMAGING SYSTEM AND METHODS  
A mobile medical imaging device that allows for multiple support structures, such as a tabletop or a seat, to be attached, and in which the imaging gantry is indexed to the patient by translating...
US20090213986 COMPRESSION DEVICE FOR A MAMMOGRAPHY X-RAY APPARATUS  
A compression device for a mammography x-ray apparatus comprises the breast in a manner that is as comfortable as possible for the patient. For this purpose, a compression device has a frame that...
US20150092926 Medical Imaging Device with a Gripping Module  
A medical imaging device includes a gripping module having at least a first holding grip and a second holding grip. The first holding grip and the second holding grip are configured for holding by...
US20100128843 Device for Locating a Female Breast for Diagnostic Imaging and Intervention  
A device for fixing or locating a breast of a female patient in a medical diagnostic examination instrument comprises an elastic annular-shaped fixing means and also a net fastened thereto which...
US20100322382 PIN BASE SENSOR FOR HIGH-THROUGHPUT MACROMOLECULAR CRYSTALLOGRAPHY  
Sensing methods and a compact, sample holding pin base sensor are provided for detecting if a sample pin is, for example, properly mounted on a goniometer used for automated, high throughput...
US20140341338 Mammography-Apparatus, Paddle and Method of Measuring a Contact Area Between a Breast and the Mammography-Apparatus  
Mammography-apparatus for detecting malignant cells in a breast, comprising an x-ray source and an x-ray detector that cooperates with the x-ray source for providing an x-ray image of said breast,...
US20120080038 Procedure Radiograph Orientation Device and Methods of Use  
Procedure radiograph orientation devices and methods of use are provided for stabilization and orientation of a patient's anatomy for a variety of surgical interventions. Additionally, devices of...
US20140177791 PRESS PLATE AND RADIOGRAPHIC IMAGING APPARATUS  
A press plate that includes: a plate shaped press portion that is capable of resilient deformation; a first slit that is provided to a first wall portion of a support body with length direction...
US20100046699 FLUOROSCOPY INSTALLATION  
A system for moving a test object for a fluoroscopy unit includes a test carriage configured to be fixable to the test object and a guide element rotatable about a rotational axis, wherein the...
US20100080345 Breast Locating Means for a Diagnostic Instrument for Examining a Female Breast  
A device is provided herein for locating a breast of a female patient. In one embodiment, the locating device is adapted to be inserted into an opening within a patient table. The locating device...
US20080294264 SHOULDER JOINT  
A shoulder joint is provided. The shoulder joint includes a main support, a fold-out arm, first and second carriages arranged on the main support, and a first coupling that is operable to couple...
US20110299664 X-Ray Device Having Head Stabilizing Member  
An X-ray device includes a rotating unit that rotates an X-ray emitter and an opposing X-ray receiver about a patient's head. X-rays are emitted by the X-ray emitter and received by the X-ray...
US20090175409 DENTAL X-RAY APPARATUS COMPRISING A PATIENT-POSITIONING SYSTEM ARRANGED ON A SUPPORT AND PROVIDED WITH A FOREHEAD REST  
The invention proposes a dental X-ray apparatus comprising a patient-positioning system arranged on a support and having a forehead rest. A horizontally pivotable bearing arm is arranged on the...
US20130251113 APPARATUS  
A bed-type compression mechanism of related art is still desired to be improved to reduce a burden on a subject and to increase operability of an operator. An apparatus includes a bed configured...
US20080260108 METHOD OF USE OF AREAS OF REDUCED ATTENUATION IN AN IMAGING SUPPORT  
A patient imaging support is provided having first and second areas of reduced imaging energy attenuation to avoid increased in imaging energy by automatic exposure control voids during use of a...
US20130148778 SCAN START AND/OR END POSITION IDENTIFIER  
A subject support (118) for an imaging system (100) includes a moveable portion (122) that includes a surface (204) on which the subject is loaded and that is configured to move into an...
US20130034205 Well Plate  
An apparatus for preparing samples for measurement by x-ray fluorescence spectrometry. A plate has one or more holes passing through the plate. The holes are covered by a film on one side of the...
US20090175408 COMPRESSION PADDLE AND METHODS FOR USING THE SAME IN VARIOUS MEDICAL PROCEDURES  
A compression paddle includes a frame defining a hollow cavity. The cavity has two opposed ends. A plurality of filaments is attached to at least one of the two opposed ends of the cavity such...
US20150023467 Well Plate  
The present invention includes an apparatus for preparing samples for measurement by x-ray fluorescence spectrometry. The apparatus comprises a plate having one or more holes passing through the...
US20130089179 Equine Foot Imaging Platform and Method  
An imaging platform assembly is used to support a hoofed animal, especially horses, during a foot imaging process. The platform assembly includes a platform and flush mounted turntables that allow...
US20090213997 Medical cushion  
A medical cushion is provided. The medical cushion has at least one x-ray positive and at least one electromagnetic marker and a soft filler material that yields to the force exerted by the weight...
US20120321051 PATIENT SUPPORT FOR AN ODONTOLOGICAL X-RAY APPARATUS  
The invention relates to a patient support (17) for an odontological x-ray apparatus, which can be arranged e.g. to a patient support station (18) of the x-ray apparatus (10). The patient support...
US20090245474 Specimen alignment and head holding system for imaging machines government rights  
A laboratory specimen, such as a mouse or rat, can be accurately and repeatedly imaged in an imaging machine, such as an MRI machine, when securely positioned on a specimen support bed. The...
US20080037711 Apparatus for positioning and labeling an appendage in x-radiography  
A frame for positioning and labeling an appendage relative to an x-ray cassette during x-radiography. In one embodiment, the frame includes an x-ray transparent plate having a first surface and a...
US20090213988 SAMPLE MODULE WITH SAMPLE STREAM SPACED FROM WINDOW, FOR X-RAY ANALYSIS SYSTEM  
An x-ray analysis system with an x-ray source for producing an x-ray excitation beam directed toward an x-ray analysis focal area; and a sample chamber for presenting a fluid sample to the x-ray...
US20110142197 PATIENT POSITIONING SYSTEM FOR PANORAMIC DENTAL RADIATION IMAGING SYSTEM  
A patient positioning system for a panoramic dental radiation imaging system, including an upright support, and a patient positioning arm with chin rest mounted thereto. Wands are each rotatably...
US20120020464 RADIOGRAPHIC IMAGE CAPTURING DEVICE AND COMPRESSION PADDLE  
A radiographic image capturing device includes a subject table including a pressed surface against which a breast of a subject is pressed; and a compression paddle support portion including a...
US20140348291 X-RAY IMAGING APPARATUS AND CONTROL METHOD FOR THE SAME  
Provided is an X-ray imaging apparatus including an X-ray source to emit an X-ray onto a breast, a detector assembly configured to detect the X-ray transmitted through the breast, a compression...
US20130119267 IN SITU HOLDER ASSEMBLY  
An in situ optical specimen holder is disclosed which allows imaging and analysis during dynamic experimentation. This holder assembly includes a set of focusing and reflection optics along with...
US20100142674 METHOD AND SUPPORT DEVICE FOR MEASURING JAWBONE MINERAL DENSITY  
There are provided a method and support device for measuring jawbone mineral density using a jawbone X-ray image. The method for measuring jawbone mineral density includes: obtaining a jawbone...
US20090129556 PATIENT POSITIONING SYSTEM AND METHODS FOR DIAGNOSTIC RADIOLOGY AND RADIOTHERAPY  
The system provides new ways to ensure that a patient is positioned correctly, e.g. identically with an original planning scan if the patient is to undergo radiotherapy. The system also detects if...
US20110188639 RADIOGRAPHIC IMAGING APPARATUS  
A reference frame is described for use in a radiographic procedure. The reference frame is positionable relative to a joint or bone to be imaged, and is radio-transparent. The frame has embedded...
US20130251112 APPARATUS  
A bed-type compression mechanism of related art is still desired to be improved to reduce a burden on a subject and to increase operability of an operator. An apparatus includes a bed configured...

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