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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.
US20110158383 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR AUTOMATICALLY POSITIONING A MAMMOGRAPHY IMAGING SYSTEM  
A method and system for automatically adjusting the gantry position to the breast height level of a patient. The automated height adjustment system for mammography imaging systems having a movable...
US20150055746 X-RAY IMAGING APPARATUS AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF  
An X-ray imaging apparatus automatically distinguishes between right and left breasts during mammography. The X-ray imaging apparatus includes: an X-ray assembly configured to press a breast,...
US20120288057 DEDICATED BREAST RADIATION IMAGING/THERAPY SYSTEM  
System, apparatus and methods specialized for breast and related tissue radiation therapy and imaging of a prone patient but also usable for supine patient if desired or needed. A special...
US20130251103 METHOD FOR BREAST SCREENING IN FUSED MAMMOGRAPHY  
A method for use in medical imaging of a patient including, with the patient immobilized with respect to an imaging reference frame, acquiring first digital imaging information including a first...
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...
US20120008739 MAMMOGRAPHY APPARATUS WITH X-RAY SOURCES ARRANGED AT DIFFERENT DISTANCES FROM THE CHEST  
A mammography apparatus has at least one x-ray source to emit x-ray radiation and an x-ray detector with a number of pixels. The mammography apparatus is designed so that the x-ray radiation is...
US20120253187 MAMMOGRAPHY INSTALLATION  
A mammography installation or a mammography system allows x-ray projections of the breasts for at least one 3D volume image to be calculated with and without a contrast agent progression, and...
US20140232752 MATCHING GEOMETRY GENERATION AND DISPLAY OF MAMMOGRAMS AND TOMOSYNTHESIS  
A method and a system for using tomosynthesis projection images of a patient's breast to reconstruct slice tomosynthesis images such that anatomical structures that appear superimposed in a...
US20140328458 INDIVIDUAL MONITORING OF COMPRESSION FOR MAMMOGRAPHIC EXAMINATIONS  
The present invention relates to mammography. In particular, the present invention relates to a method and a corresponding system for individually monitoring a compression force in an apparatus...
US20150030123 SYSTEM FOR NON-INVASIVE CLASSIFICATION OF DIFFERENT TYPES OF MICRO-CALCIFICATIONS IN HUMAN TISSUE  
A non-invasive method distinguishes between two types of micro-calcification by x-ray imaging in mammography. Two major types of micro-calcifications are found and confirmed by histopathology and...
US20130223590 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR BIOPSY GUIDANCE  
Systems and methods for biopsy guidance are provided. One system includes a gantry and a breast immobilization plate mounted to the gantry, wherein the breast immobilization plate is configured to...
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...
US20110194670 Method And Apparatus For Radiographic Imaging  
A radiographic X-ray apparatus is equipped with multiple devices for the acquisition of anatomical data, in particular cameras. These devices are used to facilitate and automate the imaging...
US20120069959 MAMMOGRAPHY APPARATUS  
A mammography apparatus has a bed unit on which, during a screening, the patient lies ventrally on a recumbent surface of the bed unit. The recumbent surface has a configuration allowing variable...
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...
US20140037051 Apparatus and Method for Diagnosing Lesions  
Disclosed is an apparatus and a method for diagnosing lesions. More specifically, the present invention relates to an apparatus and a method for diagnosing lesions capable of precisely diagnosing...
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...
US20100080343 X-Ray Machine for Breast Examination in a Standing Position  
An X-ray machine for imaging a female breast has a support with an attached continuously rotatable gantry. An X-ray tube with an oppositely located X-ray detector is mounted on the gantry. A...
US20130259194 HYBRID SLOT-SCANNING GRATING-BASED DIFFERENTIAL PHASE CONTRAST IMAGING SYSTEM FOR MEDICAL RADIOGRAPHIC IMAGING  
Embodiments of methods and apparatus are disclosed for obtaining a phase-contrast digital mammography system and methods for same that can include an x-ray source for radiographic imaging; a beam...
US20090304146 MAMMOGRAPHY APPLIANCE  
To permit a compact and structurally simple design of a mammography appliance, an irradiation unit is secured on a C-arm, which lies in a swivel plane that is perpendicular to a horizontal axis....
US20100080349 Modular System for Diagnosis and Surgical Operation on a Breast  
An X-ray machine for examining a breast of a female patient has a CT scanner attached to a patient's table. An instrument holder that is adapted to be moved to be located underneath a gantry of...
US20150030122 METHOD FOR DUAL-ENERGY MAMMOGRAPHY  
The invention relates to a method for dual-energy mammography. To enable earlier recognition of the microcalcifications as precursors of an oncological tumor in the breast, the invention provides...
US20120134466 GALACTOGRAPHY PROCESS AND MAMMOGRAPH  
A galactography process in a mammograph for characterizing galactophorous ducts of a breast of a patient in which a contrast product has been previously injected is provided. The process...
US20090238332 Breast x-ray machine  
This Breast X-ray Mammogram Machine was design for both women and men. Today we have just as much men with breast cancer as women. Therefore, with this new breast x-ray mammogram machine. You will...
US20130259193 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR BREAST IMAGING  
An apparatus for imaging a breast of a patient has a gantry with a radiation source and a sensor, the source and sensor rotatable in an arcuate orbit about a central axis and within a plane of...
US20140185747 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR REDUCING EXAMINATION TIME IN MOLECULAR BREAST IMAGING  
A nuclear medicine mammography system and method for conducting concurrent examinations of both breasts of a patient, thereby reducing examination time in molecular breast imaging. The system...
US20100322379 DETECTOR UNIT FOR MAMMOGRAPHY, AND A NUCLEAR MEDICINE DIAGNOSTIC APPARATUS FOR MAMMOGRAPHY HAVING THE SAME  
A detector unit for mammography of this invention includes a gamma-ray detector having a configuration with a cutout formed in part of a closed curve, a hollow portion thereof providing a field of...
US20110129062 DEVICE AND METHOD FOR MAMMOGRAPHY  
A compression unit of a mammography apparatus includes an arrangement to tension at least one compression band in a first fixing unit and second fixing unit arranged on both sides of a subject table.
US20070116176 X-ray device for making an image of a part to be examined  
An X-ray device for making an image of a body part to be examined is provided. The X-ray device includes a support that is operative to support an emitter head having a beam region between an...
US20150043711 Mammography Apparatus and Method to Adjust or Tune the Mechanical Settings of Such a Mammography Apparatus  
A method to adjust or tune mechanical settings of a mammography apparatus comprising an x-ray source, a paddle and a detector with a detector cover, wherein before executing an x-ray measurement a...
US20120328074 METHOD FOR IMAGING AN ORGAN AND MEDICAL IMAGING SYSTEM  
A method for imaging an organ with a medical imaging system comprising a radiation source, a detector facing the radiation source, an organ support and a compression paddle, wherein the...
US20080103387 Breast Cancer Detection And Biopsy  
A breast compression device suitable for compressing a breast for an x-ray guided biopsy, the device comprising: a) a base for contacting a portion of the surface of the breast;b) a flexible band,...
US20150036796 MAMMOGRAPHY APPARATUS  
In a mammography apparatus, a deflection of an x-ray source aligned on a radiation detector is predetermined depending on the size of a breast compressed in the compression unit and/or the density...
US20120148016 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MOLECULAR BREAST IMAGING  
A system and method for a molecular breast imaging (MBI) are provided. One MBI system includes at least one cadmium zinc telluride (CZT) detector having a plurality of pixels and a registered...
US20110216880 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MOLECULAR BREAST IMAGING  
A system and method for a molecular breast imaging (MBI) are provided. One MBI system includes at least one cadmium zinc telluride (CZT) detector having a plurality of pixels and a registered...
US20110091010 MAMMOGRAM TENDER MACHINE  
An apparatus and method of examining the breast of a woman who has difficulty in standing or raising her arms by providing an X-ray machine having x-ray emitting and receiving members that are...
US20080187095 Biopsy Systems For Breast Computed Tomography  
A device and methods for performing a simulated CT biopsy on a region of interest on a patient. The device comprises a gantry configured to mount an x-ray emitter and CT detector on opposing sides...
US20130028373 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,...
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...
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...
US20130070894 SECTIONAL RADIOGRAPHIC APPARATUS FOR BREAST EXAMINATION  
A sectional radiographic apparatus for breast examination includes a detector ring with radiation detectors arranged arcuately for receiving a breast of a patient, each of the radiation detectors...
US20120063567 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR DETECTING POSSIBLE ERROR IN PATIENT POSITION  
Systems and methods for automatically and dynamically modifying an image acquisition parameter for use in tomosynthesis breast imaging. A selected image acquisition parameter is modified in...
US20100080347 Method for Defining an Individual Coordination System for a Breast of a Female Patient  
A method is provided for determining a position of an object within a breast of a female patient in a simple manner from a three-dimensional exposure taken of the breast. A simplified model is...
US20120051502 MAMMOGRAPHY SYSTEM  
In a mammography system including a face guard, it is possible to prevent a human subject whose head is in close contact with the face guard from losing her posture and being in an unstable state....
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,...
US20090003520 MAMMOGRAPHY APPARATUS  
A mammography apparatus includes a rotatably supported arm, an X-ray tube to generate X-rays, which is held on one end of the arm, an imaging stage which is held on the other end of the arm, an...
US20070092059 Breast immobilization device and method of imaging the breast  
A method for imaging a breast is provided. The method includes positioning a breast within a breast holder including a flexible membrane and creating at least a partial vacuum within the flexible...
US20090003519 Integrated Multi-Mode Mammography/Tomosynthesis X-Ray System And Method  
A system for multi-mode breast x-ray imaging which comprises a compression arm assembly for compressing and immobilizing a breast for x-ray imaging, an x-ray tube assembly, and an x-ray image...
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...
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