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US20150157288 DETECTING AND QUANTIFYING PATIENT MOTION DURING TOMOSYNTHESIS SCANS  
The effects of patient motion in tomosynthesis scan images are automatically detected and quantified. In at least one embodiment an indication of detection of the effects of patient motion in...
US20120033868 DETECTING AND QUANTIFYING PATIENT MOTION DURING TOMOSYNTHESIS SCANS  
The effects of patient motion in tomosynthesis scan images are automatically detected and quantified. In at least one embodiment an indication of detection of the effects of patient motion in...
US20100329413 COMPACT MICROBEAM RADIATION THERAPY SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR CANCER TREATMENT AND RESEARCH  
The present subject matter relates to compact, non-synchrotron microbeam radiation therapy (MRT) systems and methods for cancer research and treatment based on a carbon nanotube distributed x-ray...
US20110087132 Needle Breast Biopsy System and Method for Use  
A tilted needle biopsy assembly is provided for mounting on an x-ray system. Because the biopsy needle is angled relative to at least one of the detector and the x-ray source, x-ray imaging may be...
US20100111389 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PLANNING AND GUIDING PERCUTANEOUS PROCEDURES  
A system and method are disclosed for planning a percutaneous procedure and for guiding an instrument to engage a target within a patient's body. A patient 3-dimensional image data set is...
US20080221385 HYPERTHERMIA TREATMENT DEVICE WITH X-RAY COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY IMAGING  
A medical technology device has an x-ray CT imaging system and a magnet system for generation of a radio-frequency alternating magnetic field for treatment of a tumor injected with ferrite...
US20080199827 Method for Producing a Guiding Member for Guiding a Surgical Tool, and Guiding Member Produced According to This Method  
In order to produce a device for guiding a surgical tool, a support repositionable on a human body is produced. Three-dimensional radiological information delivered by said support and the...
US20090141858 Beam admission unit, beam generation device and tomography device  
A beam admission unit is disclosed. In at least one embodiment, the beam admission unit includes a plurality of admission segments having at least one admission slit for admitting radiation...
US20120039437 MULTI-MODE TOMOSYNTHESIS/MAMMOGRAPHY GAIN CALIBRATION AND IMAGE CORRECTION USING GAIN MAP INFORMATION FROM SELECTED PROJECTION ANGLES  
A multi-mode tomosynthesis/mammography system and method in which a mammography gain map is used to gain correct mammographic images of a patient's breast but enhanced gain maps for respective...
US20110135055 X-RAY APPARATUS FOR TOMOSYNTHESIS  
X-ray apparatus that allows performing tomosynthesis as well as lateral thoracic radiographs from stretcher itself, for which is comprises a fixed column and a revolving base that can move...
US20120033785 Detector Arrangement And X-Ray Tomography Device For Performing Phase-Contrast Measurements And Method For Performing A Phase-Contrast Measurement  
A detector arrangement is disclosed for performing phase-contrast measurements, including at least two transducer layers arranged one behind the other, wherein at least the first transducer layer...
US20130108014 Method and Apparatus for Generating Proton Therapy Treatment Planning Images  
A method of producing a patient image indicating proton stopping power of the tissue may employ photon attenuation information converted to proton stopping power. The conversion uses different...
US20110182402 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...
US20100014633 Scattered radiation collimator, radiation detector and radiation detection device  
A scattered radiation collimator is disclosed for radiological radiation. In at least one embodiment, the scattered radiation collimator includes a multiplicity of absorber elements connected one...
US20130259192 Method and System for Controlling X-Ray Focal Spot Characteristics for Tomosynthesis and Mammography Imaging  
An x-ray tube is described that includes components for increasing x-ray image clarity in the presence of a moving x-ray source by modifying focal spot characteristics, including focal spot size...
US20140234438 DIAGNOSTIC METHOD AND TREATMENT  
Methods for detecting early stage fungal infection (and especially esca or esca-like infections) in woody plants are disclosed, using X-ray tomographic imaging. In preferred embodiments, axial...
US20100046697 X-RAY TOMOGRAPHY METHOD AND APPARATUS USED IN CONJUNCTION WITH A CHARGED PARTICLE CANCER THERAPY SYSTEM  
The invention comprises an X-ray tomography method and apparatus used in conjunction with multi-axis charged particle or proton beam radiation therapy of cancerous tumors. In various embodiments,...
US20060215809 System and method for motion and angulation profiles in tomosynthesis  
Certain embodiments of the present invention include methods and systems for improved motion and angulation profiles in tomosynthesis. A method includes designating a target with a first and...
US20110096897 RADIATION TOMOGRAPHY APPARATUS  
Radiation tomography apparatus of this invention has a shield that shields entering of radiation flying from outside of the gantry. The shield is formed of shielding pieces. Consequently, there is...
US20080144909 Analysis of Pulmonary Nodules from Ct Scans Using the Contrast Agent Enhancement as a Function of Distance to the Boundary of the Nodule  
For differential diagnosis of pulmonary nodules, a certain fraction of malignant nodules do not exhibit significant enhancement when averaged over the whole nodule volume. According to an...
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...
US20080255445 PLANNING METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR FREE-FORM IMPLANT MODIFICATION  
A method for planning a bone implant ascertains a condition of a bone to be treated, and identifies a dysfunctional part of the bone. A free-form area then can be ascertained and registered,...
US20080292049 Device for obtaining perfusion images  
A system and method for obtaining perfusion images is disclosed. The system and method includes hardware and software for determining physiological characteristics of a patient and determining...
US20090154641 Method of and software for Conducting Motion Correction in Tomographic Scanning and System for Tomographic Scanning Using The Method  
During data acquisition in a tomographic scan of a subject unscattered events and scatter events are collected. The data are corrected for the scatter events and movement of the subject during the...
US20100034345 Radiation converter and method for producing the same, radiation detector and tomography device  
A radiation converter is disclosed. In at least one embodiment, the converter is for x-ray or gamma radiation and includes a multiplicity of scintillation elements which are separated from one...
US20070167749 Tissue interventions using nuclear-emission image guidance  
A method and apparatus for marking a lesion in a body part is provided. The method includes the steps of obtaining a first nuclear-emission image of the body part; determining a position of the...
US20070253529 Systems and methods for digital volumetric laminar tomography  
Systems and methods are provided for implementing an analytical approach to digital volumetric laminar tomography. The volumetric data visualizations generally take the form of volumetric images...
US20110026670 Portable Inspection Apparatus For X-Ray Tomography  
An inspection apparatus for tomographing an object includes a moving unit and a rotating unit, which is disposed on the moving unit and rotates the object to be tomographed. A method for...
US20100091938 MULTI-BEAM X-RAY DEVICE  
A multi-beam x-ray device has a multi-beam x-ray tube in the form of a polygon, wherein the focal spots of the x-ray radiation are arranged along the polygon sides. An x-ray tube control unit...
US20080043903 Image-Guided Intensity-Modulated X-Ray Brachytherapy System  
In some embodiments, without limitation, the invention comprises a modulated image-guided x-ray brachytherapy system including a source providing low-energy photons, the source configured for...
US20080043901 PATIENT TREATMENT USING A HYBRID IMAGING SYSTEM  
A system and method for treating a patient using a hybrid imaging system is provided. For example, first imaging data is acquired from a patient using a first imaging device. The patient is...
US20100086101 METHOD OF AND SOFTWARE FOR CALCULATING A SCATTER ESTIMATE FOR TOMOGRAPHIC SCANNING AND SYSTEM FOR TOMOGRAPHIC SCANNING  
The method calculates a scatter estimate for scatter correction of detection data from a subject in a positron emission tomographic scanner. The detection data represent the scattered events and...
US20080285712 Imaging System and Related Techniques  
An imaging method and apparatus is described in which distances between a source and an object are changed and projection images are generated at each of the different distances.
US20110069812 Radiation imaging apparatus  
A radiation imaging apparatus capable of easily improving measurement accuracy of the position of tube focus in radiation imaging. The apparatus includes a radiation source for emitting radiation,...
US20100091939 CIRCULAR MULTI-BEAM X-RAY DEVICE  
A multi-beam x-ray device has a multi-beam x-ray tube with an interior in the form of a circle. Focal spots of the x-ray radiation are arranged along the circle. An x-ray tube control unit...
US20080219525 Acceleration of Joseph's method for full 3D reconstruction of nuclear medical images from projection data  
A method for interpolating at least one oblique line of response ray representing nuclear image projection data through a rectangular volume and a system for using the method. The method consists...
US20070258560 Apparatus and method for determining location of a source of radiation  
An apparatus for determining location information associated with a source of radiation includes a generator configured to emit a pattern of radiation in response to radiation received from the...
US20140112433 LABORATORY X-RAY MICRO-TOMOGRAPHY SYSTEM WITH CRYSTALLOGRAPHIC GRAIN ORIENTATION MAPPING CAPABILITIES  
A method and system for three dimensional crystallographic grain orientation mapping illuminates a polycrystalline sample with a broadband x-ray beam derived from a laboratory x-ray source,...
US20140233696 RADIATION TUBE AND RADIATION IMAGING SYSTEM USING THE TUBE  
A radiation tube includes a cathode unit including an electron source, and an anode unit including a target and a shield member arranged around the target. The target is to be irradiated with...
US20080009696 MEDICAL DIAGNOSIS OR THERAPY APPARATUS WITH AN ELECTROCHROMIC DISPLAY FOR THE PATIENT  
To improve patient comfort and reduce claustrophobia experienced by patients in a medical diagnosis or therapy apparatus, in particular a CT apparatus or an MR apparatus, with an examination...
US20110080997 RADIATION SOURCE AND METHOD FOR THE GENERATION OF X-RADIATION  
In a radiation source and a method for the generation of X-radiation, a liquid is arranged in a liquid line, the liquid being completely surrounded by the liquid line in the direction of an...
US20130003920 X-RAY IMAGING APPARATUS, METHOD OF CONTROLLING THE SAME, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM  
An X-ray imaging apparatus includes an X-ray source including a plurality of X-ray focuses, an X-ray detector which detects X-rays emitted from the X-ray focuses and transmitted through an object,...
US20110188628 X-RAY IMAGING APPARATUS, METHOD OF CONTROLLING THE SAME, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM  
An X-ray imaging apparatus includes an X-ray source including a plurality of X-ray focuses, an X-ray detector which detects X-rays emitted from the X-ray focuses and transmitted through an object,...
US20100329416 X-RAY IMAGING APPARATUS, METHOD OF CONTROLLING THE SAME, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM  
An X-ray imaging apparatus includes an X-ray source including a plurality of X-ray focuses, an X-ray detector which detects X-rays emitted from the X-ray focuses and transmitted through an object,...
US20080281218 System and Method for Selecting End of Diastole and End of Systole Frames  
A method and apparatus for automatically selecting an end of diastole image frame and an end of systole image frame for cardiac analysis. In the method and apparatus, a plurality of image frames...
US20080056440 METHOD AND DEVICE FOR SUPPORTING AN IMAGE-AIDED MEDICAL PROCEDURE  
In a method and a device for supporting the implementation of a medical procedure on a patient, the progress of the procedure is visibly indicated for the patient with an optical display. The...
US20110096896 METHOD FOR THE TOMOGRAPHIC MEASUREMENT OF MECHANICAL WORKPIECES  
In a method for measuring mechanical workpieces by tomography, a workpiece and radiation penetrating the workpiece are moved relative to one another step-by-step. A two-dimensional image of the...
US20120230462 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR IMAGING IN CONJUNCTION WITH RADIOTHERAPY  
Imaging may be performed using a megavoltage (MV) radiotherapy treatment system. An electron beam directed at a low-Z target generates an imaging cone beam. The cone beam may be shaped to conform...
US20130039459 TOMOGRAPHY APPARATUS AND TOMOGRAPHY METHOD  
A tomography apparatus that generates images of an object includes a radiation source emitting a radiation beam, wherein the radiation beam rotates around the object and penetrates the object; a...
US20110002441 HIGH-RESOLUTION QUASI-STATIC SETUP FOR X-RAY IMAGING WITH DISTRIBUTED SOURCES  
A method for acquiring X-ray image data of an imaging volume is disclosed, the method using a detector and a distributed X-ray source structure having a plurality of single source elements, which...

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