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US20130243151 PORTABLE X-RAY COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY (CT) SCANNER  
The present invention provides a portable x-ray CT scanner for generating diagnostically meaningful images of a subject, such as a patient's cranium. The system includes a gantry ring which is...
US20130121459 C-Arm System  
A C-arm system includes a first floor-mounted C-arm, a second ceiling-mounted C-arm, and a recording space for an object that is to be examined. The C-arms and the recording space are arranged in...
US20140079181 INVERSE GEOMETRY VOLUME COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY SYSTEMS  
The present invention pertains to an apparatus and method for inverse geometry volume computed tomography medical imaging of a human patient. A plurality of stationary x-ray sources for producing...
US20110228899 INVERSE GEOMETRY VOLUME COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY SYSTEMS  
The present invention pertains to an apparatus and method for inverse geometry volume computed tomography medical imaging of a human patient. A plurality of stationary x-ray sources for producing...
US20110228898 INVERSE GEOMETRY VOLUME COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY SYSTEMS  
The present invention pertains to an apparatus and method for inverse geometry volume computed tomography medical imaging of a human patient. A plurality of x-ray sources for producing x-ray...
US20120230464 MULTI-SOURCE RADIATION SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR INTERWOVEN RADIOTHERAPY AND IMAGING  
An arc radiotherapy and imaging system is provided which includes a first radiation source and a second radiation source. The first radiation source is suitable for treating a region of a patient,...
US20050232389 Operating method for an x-ray system and x-ray system  
An x-ray system features a control device (6), a data storage device (12) and two x-ray units. Each x-ray unit features an x-ray source (1,3) and an x-ray detector (2,4) which can be pivoted...
US20140307846 Method of Estimating Chordal Holdup Values of Gas, Oil and Water for Tomographic Imaging of a Three-Phase Flow Through a Volume  
A method of estimating chordal holdup values of gas, oil, and water (εG, εO, εW) for tomographic imaging of a three-phase flow through a volume, including: providing an X-ray source for...
US20120014501 REAL-TIME TOMOSYNTHESIS GUIDANCE FOR RADIATION THERAPY  
The present invention pertains to an apparatus and method for delivering radiation to a human patient or other mammal. A scanning electron beam x-ray source is used and the detector can be a...
US20090323889 XRD-BASED FALSE ALARM RESOLUTION IN MEGAVOLTAGE COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY SYSTEMS  
System and method for XRD-based false alarm resolution in computed tomography (“CT”) threat detection systems. Following a scan of an object with a megavoltage CT-based threat detection system, a...
US20150230766 STATIONARY SOURCE COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY AND CT-MRI SYSTEMS  
The present invention provides stationary CT architecture for imaging at a faster temporal resolution and lower radiation dose. In embodiments, the architecture features stationary distributed...
US20130170612 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR ACQUIRING PANORAMIC, TELERADIOGRAPHIC AND OPTIONALLY VOLUMETRIC CBCT RADIOGRAPHIES  
Apparatus and method for acquiring panoramic, teleradiographic and optionally CBCT volumetric dental radiographies, comprising a support holding a rotary arm which in its turn supports at one end...
US20150030119 MULTI-SOURCE RADIATION GENERATOR AND RADIOGRAPHIC IMAGING SYSTEM  
A multi-source radiation generator in which plural radiation sources are arranged in series includes a control unit that controls a dose of radiation emitted from each of the radiation sources...
US20140177786 PHOTON-COUNTING CT-SYSTEM WITH REDUCED DETECTOR COUNTING-RATE REQUIREMENTS  
Various of the disclosed embodiments contemplate systems and methods that compensate for the limited dynamic range of certain X-Ray detector systems, such as CAT-Scan detector systems. In some...
US20150160354 MODULAR HIGH RESOLUTION X-RAY COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY SYSTEM  
A modular X-ray computed tomography (XCT) system having a higher degree of modularity provides experimental versatility and in situ capabilities. The modular XCT system includes interchangeable...
US20130251097 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR SPECTRAL COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY (CT) WITH SPARSE PHOTON COUNTING DETECTORS  
Photon counting detectors are sparsely placed at predetermined positions in the fourth-generation geometry around an object to be scanned in spectral Computer Tomography (CT). Optionally,...
US20150049855 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TOMOGRAPHIC X-RAY IMAGING AND SOURCE CONFIGURATION  
The present invention pertains to an apparatus and method for inverse geometry volume computed tomography medical imaging of a human patient. A plurality of stationary x-ray sources for producing...
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...
US20120269317 MULTI-SOURCE CT SYSTEM  
A multi-source computed tomography system has a first x-ray source and a second x-ray source that are respectively optimized for different imaging procedures and can be used simultaneously in the...
US20100002829 CONE-BEAM CT  
Apparatus for CT cone beam scanning, comprising: a table for holding a subject;a gantry;a first detector array, having a given number of rows of detector elements spaced along an rotation axis of...
US20080217541 CT GANTRY MOUNTED RADIOACTIVE SOURCE LOADER FOR PET CALIBRATION  
A medical imaging system is provided including a positron emission tomography (PET) imaging apparatus and a computed tomography (CT) imaging apparatus. The CT imaging apparatus includes a...
US20100135454 STAGGERED CIRCULAR SCANS FOR CT IMAGING  
Certain embodiments provide staggered circular scans for CT imaging. In certain embodiments, a CT imaging system comprises a plurality of source-detector assemblies that are axially offset from...
US20140198893 EXCISED SPECIMEN IMAGING USING A COMBINED PET AND MICRO CT SCANNER  
Embodiments of the present invention provide methods and apparatus for imaging a tissue specimen excised during surgery with a combined positron emission tomography (PET) and micro computed...
US20100002830 STEREO TUBE COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY  
A computed tomography system includes at least two x-ray sources (108), a at least one common detector (124), and a reconstruction system (136). The at least two x-ray sources (108) are aligned at...
US20120224667 PATH PLANNING AND COLLISION AVOIDANCE FOR MOVEMENT OF INSTRUMENTS IN A RADIATION THERAPY ENVIRONMENT  
Apparatus and methods for therapy delivery are disclosed. In one embodiment, a therapy delivery system includes a plurality of movable components including a radiation therapy nozzle and a patient...
US20120008735 Imaging Methods for Image-Guided Radiation Treatment  
Systems, methods, and related computer program products for medical imaging and image-guided radiation treatment (IGRT) are described. In one embodiment, an IGRT system selectively integrates...
US20090022264 STATIONARY X-RAY DIGITAL BREAST TOMOSYNTHESIS SYSTEMS AND RELATED METHODS  
Stationary x-ray digital breast tomosynthesis systems and related methods are disclosed. According to one aspect, the subject matter described herein can include an x-ray tomosynthesis system...
US20090052615 IMAGING APPARATUS USING DISTRIBUTED X-RAY SOUCES AND METHOD THEREOF  
An imaging apparatus is disclosed. The imaging apparatus comprises a multidimensional assembly that further comprises a plurality of x-ray sources that are individually addressable. The plurality...
US20050226364 Rotational computed tomography system and method  
Geometries and configurations are provided for CT systems in which rotational loading is reduced, permitting higher speeds and lighter structures to be implemented in the systems. In certain...
US20150173696 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR MULTI-MODALITY IMAGING  
A medical imaging system is provided that includes a first gantry having a plurality of first detector units coupled within a bore of the first gantry such that the first detector units form a...
US20130259190 Method And System For Estimating Properties Of Porous Media Such As Fine Pore Or Tight Rocks  
A method for estimating properties of porous media, such as fine pore or tight rocks, is provided. The method comprises digital image scanning of sequential sub-samples of porous media at...
US20110274238 Computed tomography system  
A computed tomography system is provided for allowing it to be deployed more effectively. The computed tomography system features an annular CT gantry with a central opening, a recording system...
US20150182175 IMAGING CONTROLLER, IMAGING SYSTEM, IMAGING CONTROL METHOD, AND PROGRAM  
This imaging controller of the imaging controller includes: an imager position determination section that determines whether or not a first imager is located in an overlapping region where a...
US20060285633 Multiple source CT scanner  
A CT scanner includes a plurality of cone-beam x-ray sources offset along a CT axis. A detector is positioned opposite the x-ray sources. The x-ray sources and detector are rotatable about the CT...
US20070086564 Method for calibrating a CT system having at least two focus/detector systems arranged angularly offset from one another, and computed tomography system  
A method is disclosed for calibrating a CT system having at least two focus/detector systems which are fastened on a rotatable gantry and are arranged angularly offset from one another, in order...
US20100067647 DOSE-SPARING TOMOGRAPHIC IMAGING  
A system includes emission of a first plurality of radiation beams from respective ones of a first plurality of locations along a first arc, acquisition of a first plurality of projection images...
US20100034341 X-RAY COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY ARRANGEMENT  
The aim of the invention is to produce an x-ray computed tomography arrangement in which there is no axial offset between the path of the focal spot and the x-ray detector arc. Said aim is...
US20120300897 COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY SYSTEM WITH INTEGRATING AND COUNTING DETECTOR ELEMENTS  
A computed tomography system includes at least two simultaneously operatable sets of detector elements, with at least one first set of integrating detector elements being designed for integrating...
US20080056435 Acquisition and reconstruction of projection data using a stationary CT geometry  
Systems and methods are provided for acquiring and reconstructing projection data that is mathematically complete or sufficient using a computed tomography (CT) system having stationary...
US20100246753 Fourth Generation Computed Tomography Scanner  
A computed tomography apparatus includes a gantry having a rotary portion and a stationary portion. At least one radiation source and at least one anti-scatter grid are mounted on the rotary...
US20090116612 MULTI-TUBE IMAGING SYSTEM RECONSTRUCTION  
A tomographic apparatus (10) includes at least two x-ray sources (14) that rotate about and alternately emit radiation into an imaging region (22). The at least two x-ray sources (14) emit...
US20090285353 Array CT  
Embodiments of an Array CT scanning system for x-ray scanning objects (e.g., scanning airline baggage, packages, and cargo) can include a conveyor configured to transport baggage through a tunnel,...
US20080049891 METHODS FOR ANALYTIC RECONSTRUCTION FOR MULT-SOURCE INVERSE GEOMETRY CT  
Disclosed are embodiments of methods for reconstructing x-ray projection data (e.g., one or more sinograms) acquired using a multi-source, inverse-geometry computed tomography (“IGCT”) scanner....
US20150003577 METHOD FOR POSITIONING A BODY REGION OF INTEREST IN THE ISOCENTRE OF A CT IMAGING SYSTEM  
A method is disclosed for positioning a body region of interest of a patient in the isocentre of the imaging system of a computer tomograph or C-arm device. The method involves using the computer...
US20100189213 CORRECTING TRANSVERSE SCATTERING IN A MULTI-EMITTER CT SCANNER  
A multi-emitter computed tomography scanner is disclosed, including a plurality of x-ray emitter/detector arrangement pairs arranged offset at an angle to one another. In at least one embodiment,...
US20140140469 IMAGING SYSTEM DETECTOR CALIBRATION  
A system (100) includes a stationary gantry (102) and a rotating gantry (104), wherein the rotating gantry is rotatably supported by the stationary gantry. The rotating gantry (104) includes a...
US20100020920 X-RAY SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR TOMOSYNTHETIC SCANNING  
In an x-ray system and a method for tomosynthetic scanning of a subject, x-ray radiation is emitted from two x-ray sources that are panned relative to the subject during a tomosynthetic scan. The...
US20120087464 MULTI-SOURCE LOW DOSE X-RAY CT IMAGING APARATUS  
Some embodiments include a low-dose CT apparatus. Such an apparatus can comprise a plurality of x-ray sources disposed on a gantry and spaced apart along a z-axis. The sources may be configured to...
US20110261924 ROTATIONAL X RAY DEVICE FOR PHASE CONTRAST IMAGING  
The invention relates to a rotational X-ray device (100), for example a CT scanner, for generating phase contrast images of an object (1). In a particular embodiment of the device (100), a...
US20130308746 X-RAY CT DEVICE  
In a multi-source X-ray CT scanner having multiple X-ray sources, an imaging FOV size is fixed. In the X-ray CT scanner, a position of at least one of multiple X-ray generators is movable in the...

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