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Tomography-related patent applications - as published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).


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Method and system for machine learning based estimation of anisotropic vessel orientation tensor
Siemens Healthcare Gmbh
September 14, 2017 - N°20170262981

A method and apparatus for machine learning based detection of vessel orientation tensors of a target vessel from a medical image is disclosed. For each of a plurality of voxels in a medical image, such as a computed tomography angiography (cta), features are extracted from sampling patches oriented to each of a plurality of discrete orientations in the medical image. ...
Photon counting detector and x-ray computed tomography (ct) apparatus
Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation
September 14, 2017 - N°20170261620

A photon counting detector of an embodiment includes x-ray detection elements, a capacitor, and generating circuitry. The x-ray detection elements detect an x-ray and generate an electrical signal. The capacitor is provided for each of the x-ray detection element, and accumulates an electrical signal generated in each of the x-ray detection element. The generating circuitry has low sensitivity to radiation, ...
Tomography apparatus, multi-phase flow monitoring system, and corresponding methods
University Of Leeds
September 14, 2017 - N°20170261357

A flow monitoring system is described for monitoring flow of a mixed-phase sample comprising at least a first phase and a second phase having different electrical conductivities, the second phase being a liquid or a gas and substantially electrically non- conductive and the first phase being a liquid and having a conductivity higher than the second phase. The system comprises: ...
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Transparent ceramic garnet scintillator detector for positron emission tomography
Siemens Medical Solutions Usa, Inc.
September 14, 2017 - N°20170260448

In one embodiment, a method includes forming a powder having a composition with the formula: ahbicjo12, where h is 3±l 0%, i is 2=10%, j is 3±10%, a includes one or more rare earth elements, b includes aluminum and/or gallium, and c includes aluminum and/or gallium. The method additionally includes consolidating the powder to form an optically transparent ceramic, ...
Combined ultrasound-computed tomography imaging
Siemens Healthcare Gmbh
September 14, 2017 - N°20170258454

A system includes a medical imaging apparatus embodied for the acquisition of first items of imaging data based on electromagnetic radiation, and a control apparatus embodied to control the medical imaging apparatus and to control an ultrasound probe. The control apparatus includes an interface embodied to output control commands to the ultrasound probe. The ultrasound probe can be connected to ...
Method and system for extracting centerline representation of vascular structures in medical images via optimal ...
Siemens Healthcare Gmbh
September 14, 2017 - N°20170258433

A method and apparatus for extracting centerline representations of vascular structures in medical images is disclosed. A vessel orientation tensor for each of a plurality of voxels associated with the target vessel, such as a coronary artery, in a medical image, such as a coronary tomography angiography (cta) image, using a trained vessel orientation tensor classifier. A flow field is ...
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Arrangement with a stationary part and a first rotating part of a gantry of a ...
Siemens Healthcare Gmbh
September 14, 2017 - N°20170258428

An arrangement includes a stationary part of a gantry of a computed tomography scanner and a first rotating part of the gantry of the computed tomography scanner. The first rotating part and the stationary part are connectable to one another via a bearing assembly such that the first rotating part is arranged in a bearing position relative to the stationary ...
Virpet - combination of virtual reality and pet brain imaging
West Virginia University
September 14, 2017 - N°20170258424

Various methods, systems and apparatus are provided for brain imaging during virtual reality stimulation. In one example, among others, a system for virtual ambulatory environment brain imaging includes a mobile brain imager configured to obtain positron emission tomography (pet) scans of a subject in motion, and a virtual reality (vr) system configured to provide one or more stimuli to the ...
Cone beam ct imaging and image-guided procedures
Koning Corporation
September 14, 2017 - N°20170258413

Disclosed are embodiments of methods of and systems for detecting and biopsying lesions with a cone beam computed tomography (cbct) system. The system comprises, in some embodiments, a cbct device configured to output a cone beam ct image of at least a portion of a patient's breast and a multi-axis transport module, having at least three degrees of freedom and ...
System for generating spectral computed tomography projection data
Koninklijke Philips N.v.
September 14, 2017 - N°20170258412

The invention relates to a system (31) for generating spectral computed tomography projection data. A spectral projection data generation device (6) comprising an energy-resolving detector generates spectral computed tomography projection databased on polychromatic radiation (4), which has been provided by a radiation device (2), after having traversed an examination zone (5), and a reference values generation device generates energy-dependent reference values based on radiation, which ...
Method and system for motion artefacts removal in optical coherence tomography
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
September 14, 2017 - N°20170258317

A method and system for compensating for motion artefacts in optical coherence tomography is provided. A b-scan set includes a plurality of b-scan images acquired at least a position corresponding to a target position of a fundus of an eye. The plurality of b-scans within the b-scan set are aligned using a first alignment process and a second alignment process, ...
Optical tomography apparatus
Nidek Co., Ltd.
September 07, 2017 - N°20170256078

An optical tomography apparatus has a measurement unit that divides light output from a light source into measurement light and reference light, that repeatedly scans a subject with the measurement light, and that causes a detector to detect interference between reflected light of the measurement light and the reference light, and a processor. The processor performs an acquisition process of ...
Portable electrical capacitive tomography imaging device and method of operation
Umm Al-qura University
September 07, 2017 - N°20170254768

An electrical capacitive tomography (ect) sensor system for imaging heterogeneous dielectric material includes multiple ect sensor heads, a portable, wireless ect reader that interfaces with the ect sensor heads. The ect reader includes an efficient low computational cost fuzzy logic dielectric ect image synthesizer. The fuzzy logic dielectric ect image synthesizer can an independent processing chain for each pixel. Due ...
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Systems and methods for obtaining information associated with an anatomical sample using optical microscopy
The General Hospital Corporation
September 07, 2017 - N°20170254749

This disclosure provides systems and methods for mapping and/or measuring a mechanical property of a medium. The mechanical property can be measured by brillouin spectroscopy. The systems and methods can include a three-dimensional imaging modality that is co-registered with a brillouin probe beam of a brillouin spectrometer. The three-dimensional imaging modality can be optical coherence tomography or scheimpflug camera ...
Quantitative acoustic contrast tomography for studying fungal growth and toxicity
University Of South Carolina
September 07, 2017 - N°20170253903

Methods for ultrasonically imaging a heterogeneous 3d-cell population without physically probing are provided. The method can comprises: pulsing ultrasound waves having a wave frequency of about 10 mhz to about 2 ghz through a lens rod, wherein the lens rod focuses the ultrasound waves onto the cell population via a concave lens-head (e. G., comprising sapphire), and wherein the cell population is ...
Respiratory gating system for patient using natural breathing method during radiation therapy, and method for ...
Catholic University Industry Academic Cooperation Foundation
September 07, 2017 - N°20170252576

The present invention relates to a respiratory gating system for a patient using a natural breathing method during radiation therapy, and a method for emitting radiation thereby. A respiratory gating system allowing radiation to be emitted by orienting to the position, which varies according to a patient's breathing, of a subject on which treatment is to be carried out, comprises: ...
Data transfer across a rotating boundary
Analogic Corporation
September 07, 2017 - N°20170251994

Among other things, a data communication system wirelessly transmits data between a stator and a movable unit (e. G., a rotor) as part of a computed tomography (ct) imaging modality. The data communication system includes a first magnetic portion including a first magnetic material. The first magnetic portion extends along a first axis. The data communication system includes a first ...
Device and system for doppler optical coherence tomography (oct) of the human middle ear
Technische Universität Dresden
September 07, 2017 - N°20170251924

A device for doppler optical coherence tomography (doppler oct), preferably of the human middle ear, is proposed. The device has an endoscope unit for at least partial insertion into the auditory canal. A sound source, a sound receiver, and oct optics are integrated in the endoscope unit.
Systems and methods for artifact removal for computed tomography imaging
Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation
August 31, 2017 - N°20170249759

An imaging system includes a computed tomography (ct) acquisition unit and at least one processor. The ct acquisition unit includes an x-ray source and a ct detector configured to collect ct imaging data of an object. The at least one processor is operably coupled to the ct acquisition unit, and configured to reconstruct an initial image using the ct imaging ...
Scan data retrieval with depth sensor data
Siemens Healthcare Gmbh
August 31, 2017 - N°20170249423

In scan data retrieval, a mesh is fit (32) to surface data of a current patient, such as data from an optical or depth sensor (18). Meshes are also fit (48) to medical scan data, such as fitting (48) to skin surface segments of computed tomography data. The meshes or parameters derived from the meshes may be more efficiently compared (34) to identify (36) a previous ...
Method and device for position determination in a magnetic resonance tomography unit
Siemens Healthcare Gmbh
August 31, 2017 - N°20170248665

A method for determining a position of a mobile device relative to a b0 field magnet along a z-coordinate axis, and a device and a magnetic resonance tomography unit for performing the method are provided. The device includes a magnetic field strength sensor arranged in a fixed relative position. A characteristic magnetic field strength bref of the b0 field magnet ...
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