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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...
US20150190101 MAMMOGRAPHY SYSTEM AND METHOD EMPLOYING OFFSET COMPRESSION PADDLES, AUTOMATIC COLLIMATION, AND RETRACTABLE ANTI-SCATTER GRID  
A mammographic imaging system is optimized for use with a single fixed size flat panel digital image receptor. It accommodates compression devices (paddles) of varying sizes, and positions them...
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...
US20090312640 ADJUNCTIVE ULTRASOUND PROCESSING AND DISPLAY FOR BREAST CANCER SCREENING  
An adjunctive ultrasound mammography system and associated methods are described comprising an adjunctive ultrasound display configured for quick, intuitive, interactive viewing of data derived...
US20090080602 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...
US20080221478 Integrated Imaging and Biopsy System with Integrated Control Interface  
A diagnostic station integrates patient support, imaging, biopsy, and treatment. An illustrative version of a prone mammography table localizes a breast with an imaging modality (e.g., X-ray,...
US20080249415 ULTRASONIC DIAGNOSIS APPARATUS, BREAST IMAGING SYSTEM, AND BREAST IMAGING METHOD  
A compression paddle of a mammographic diagnosis apparatus is provided with an opening portion which allows an ultrasonic probe to be fitted therein and slide. This apparatus performs ultrasonic...
US20090080604 COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY BREAST IMAGING AND BIOPSY SYSTEM  
A prone CT breast x-ray imaging system is described that can image a full breast to create a conventional 2D digital image in very high resolution (e.g. <=25 micron pixels). The system is capable...
US20060239398 Breast diagnostic apparatus for fused SPECT, PET, x-ray CT, and optical surface imaging of breast cancer  
A new method of breast imaging to improve the detection of cancer during early stages of development is disclosed. The system combines molecular images of radioisotope uptake in cancerous cells...
US20070064867 Apparatus and method to acquire data for reconstruction of images pertaining to functional and anatomical structure of the breast  
An apparatus for breast scanning to obtain functional and anatomical images of the breast comprises a patient support for a patient to rest in a prone position, the support having an opening with...
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...
US20070140419 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR COMBINING IMAGES  
An X-ray apparatus has a tube fitted out with an X-ray emitting focus that emits intensities of X-radiation crossing the object for a multiplicity of preliminarily determined main directions of...
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....
US20060269040 Mammography method and apparatus for forming a tomosynthetic 3-D X-ray image  
In a mammography method and a mammography device recorded at different projection angles and a series of second digital individual images recorded at different projection angles are combined into...
US20160183898 A MAMMOGRAPHIC DEVICE  
A mammographic device having a support arrangement for carrying a mammographic head movably mounted on the support arrangement. The mammographic head has a breast clamping assembly, wherein the...
US20120014505 RADIATION IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS, RADIATION IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD, AND RADIATION IMAGE PROCESSING PROGRAM  
An information obtaining means obtains imaging information related to states during imaging and positioning information related to positioning of breasts during imaging regarding a plurality of...
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...
US20110158384 GAMMA RADIATION IMAGING APPARATUS  
A gamma radiation imaging apparatus, in particular a gamma radiation breast imaging apparatus, comprising an object positioning device (10), defining an imaging space for the object to be imaged...
US20070206723 Mammographic system and breast compression plate for use in mammographic system  
A mammographic system for capturing a radiation image of the breast of an examinee includes an image capturing base, having a radiation image information acquisition unit for acquiring information...
US20130272493 RADIOGRAPHIC IMAGING DEVICE, RADIOGRAPHIC IMAGING METHOD AND PROGRAM STORAGE MEDIUM  
A radiographic imaging device includes a compression plate, irradiation detection sections, and a correction section. The compression plate that compresses an imaging site of a subject between 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,...
US20100261997 System and Method for Molecular Breast Imaging with Biopsy Capability and Improved Tissue Coverage  
An dual head molecular based imaging system includes at least one gamma camera having slanted collimators The use of one or more slant collimators can greatly improve viewing coverage of a...
US20120051501 RADIATION IMAGE RADIOGRAPHING APPARATUS AND RADIATION IMAGE RADIOGRAPHING AND DISPLAYING METHOD  
It is possible to display a stereoscopic image in which a sense of depth in a stereoscopic image and a projection amount from a display screen are made uniform. A radiation image radiographing and...
US20050288581 Acoustic coupling gel for combined mammography and ultrasound image acquisition and methods thereof  
In accordance with embodiments of the present technique, a combined mammography and ultrasound imaging system is provided. The system includes an ultrasound probe, which transmits ultrasound...
US20140010344 MEDICAL IMAGE DISPLAY SYSTEM  
A medical image display system is shown. The medical image display system includes, a fringe scanning type capturing apparatus or a Fourier transformation type capturing apparatus; an image...
US20130156153 DIGITAL DETECTOR AND RADIATION APPARATUS USING THE SAME  
Disclosed herein are a digital detector in which a detection array which detects radiation and readout elements are provided in separate respective housings, and a radiation apparatus which uses...
US20090086891 BREAST IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS AND ITS PROGRAM  
The mammary-gland content rate of each of mammograms is calculated. The mammograms are sorted in a certain order based on the mammary-gland content rate of each of the mammograms. Further, the...
US20080089472 Dual-radiation type mammography apparatus and breast imaging method using the mammography apparatus  
A dual-radiation type mammography apparatus for examining a breast by taking a breast image using x-ray beams is provided. The mammography apparatus includes an x-ray generating unit generating...
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...
US20120029344 RADIOLOGICAL IMAGE RADIOGRAPHIING METHOD AND APPARATUS  
Provided is a technique capable of reducing the burden on an examinee and improving imaging efficiency. A radiographic method includes: radiating radiation to a subject in different radiographing...
US20100177866 Mammography Equipment  
[PROBLEMS] To eliminate the pain of an examinee. A very high diagnosing accuracy is realized with a minimum exposure dose. [MEANS FOR SOLVING PROBLEMS] A breast inspection system comprising a CT...
US20140294142 X-RAY IMAGING DEVICE AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING THE SAME  
An X-ray imaging device and a method for controlling the same generates radiant heat to elevate a temperature of an area of the X-ray imaging device contacting the breast and thereby reduces...
US20070223651 Dual modality mammography device  
A medical imaging system locates tumors in tissue surrounding an anatomical portion of the human body subject to investigation for primary lesions. The imaging system comprises a single-photon...
US20050111617 Mammography apparatus and detecting unit  
Detection accuracy of X-ray dosages, to be applied to control the amount of irradiated X-rays, is improved in a mammography apparatus that employs solid state detectors as X-ray image detecting...
US20100104505 System and Method for Quantitative Molecular Breast Imaging  
A system and method for performing quantitative lesion analysis in molecular breast imaging (MBI) using the opposing images of a slightly compressed breast that are obtained from the dual-head...
US20100020925 Tomography System  
A measurement system is presented. The measurement system includes a source and a detector located a selected distance from the source with the source and the detector movable about a point, an...
US20120027168 RADIOLOGICAL IMAGE RADIOGRAPHING AND DISPLAYING METHOD AND RADIOLOGICAL IMAGE RADIOGRAPHING AND DISPLAYING APPARATUS  
It is possible to always display a stereoscopic image obtained by observing a subject from the front side even when the position of the subject is shifted. A radiological image radiographing and...
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...
US20090220055 RADIATION IMAGE INFORMATION CAPTURING APPARATUS  
A mammography apparatus is equipped with a radiation source housing unit for housing a radiation source, which irradiates an examinee with radiation, a radiographic image capturing base that...
US20090103796 METHOD OF DISCRIMINATING BETWEEN RIGHT AND LEFT BREAST IMAGES AND BREAST RADIOGRAPHING SYSTEM  
The control apparatus sets the destination for sending data of the designated image reading apparatus and the breast image radiographing apparatus to be the control apparatus when receiving...
US20080247508 Bucky warmer with holder  
A device used to warm a mammography machine comprises a warmer and a holder for the warmer. The holder includes an enclosed heating element and non-insulating filler material adjacent the heating...
US20080037703 Three dimensional breast imaging  
Apparatuses, methods and systems for performing X-ray CT and/or tomosynthesis imaging in connection with mammography. In one such apparatus, a radiation source includes a distal end and a proximal...
US20080084961 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR COMBINED GAMMA/X-RAY IMAGING IN STEREOTACTIC BIOPSY  
The invention relates generally to biopsy needle guidance which employs an x-ray/gamma image spatial co-registration methodology. A gamma camera is configured to mount on a biopsy needle gun...
US20070248210 Automatic Positioning Quality Assessment for Digital Mammography  
The invention presents a way to automatically assess the quality of acquired (S1, S2) digital mammographic images with respect to the image positioning of a patient's breast. The automated digital...
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...
US20080043905 Portable Prone Stereotactic Mammography System for Biopsies, Image Guided Lumpectomies, and Radiation Treatment  
A stereotactic mammography system for medical treatment and/or examination of a patient, the system comprising a portable base, a stereotactic unit connected to the portable base and positionable...
US20150297150 Mammography Apparatus and Method to Monitor and/or Adjust the Settings of Such a Mammography Apparatus  
Method and apparatus for monitoring and/or adjusting the settings of a mammography apparatus comprising a mainframe, a subframe mounted in the mainframe, wherein the subframe supports an x-ray...
US20150150531 Medical Imaging System And Program  
A medical imaging system includes: a display unit configured to display at least one medical image acquired by X-ray photographing an imaging-object region; a specification unit configured to...
US20130108016 RADIOGRAPHIC APPARATUS FOR BREAST EXAMINATION  
A radiographic apparatus for breast examination, comprising: a detector ring having detectors for detecting radiation being arranged in an arc shape; and a shield plate for absorbing radiation...
US20130016807 MAMMOGRAPHY X-RAY DEVICE  
A mammography x-ray device includes a compression apparatus with a compression plate that may be displaced along an axis. The compression apparatus has a drive device that may be actuated by an...

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