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NEW Surface emitting laser, laser array, light source device, information acquisition device, and optical coherence tomography ...
May 25, 2017 - N°20170149212

A surface emitting laser includes a pair of reflecting mirrors (11, 15) and an active layer (13) that is arranged between the pair of reflecting mirrors (11, 15) and that is to be excited by light that is radiated from an external light source. A gap is formed between the active layer and one of the pair of reflecting mirrors (15), the oscillation wavelength of the ...
NEW Bioluminescence tomography reconstruction based on multitasking bayesian compressed sensing
May 25, 2017 - N°20170148193

Implementations of the present disclosure relate to methods for reconstruction for bioluminescence tomography based on a method of multitask bayesian compressed sensing in the field of medical image processing. The method includes the following operations. Firstly the high order approximation model is used to model the law of light propagation in biological tissues, then the inner-correlation among multispectral measurements is ...
NEW Systems and methods for detecting a fatty liver from a computed tomography (ct) scan
May 25, 2017 - N°20170148156

There is provided a computer-implemented method for detecting a fatty liver, comprising: receiving imaging data of a computed tomography (ct) scan performed using a single source ct scanner with settings selected for imaging of non-fatty-liver pathology, segmenting a region of the liver by creating a binary image by applying binary segmentation to a sub-set of pixels of the imaging data ...
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NEW Automatic laterality identification for ultrasound tomography systems
May 25, 2017 - N°20170143304

An automated system for selecting patient breast laterality is provided. A position sensor system using force or image sensors is coupled to a scanning bed or seated-type apparatus. Regardless of the size and weight of the patient, the position of patient at the time of scan will not be centered with respect to the center of the scanner. This relative ...
NEW Computed tomography apparatus and control method for the same
May 25, 2017 - N°20170143292

A system and method for a computed tomography (ct) process for calculating a dose of radiation to which an object is expected to be exposed when performing a ct scan on the object is disclosed. The ct apparatus includes a scanner that performs a scout scan on the object; an image processor that acquires image data for the shape of ...
NEW Tomosynthesis views from cone beam computed tomography data
May 25, 2017 - N°20170143288

An imaging method, accesses cone beam computed tomography (cbct) data and displays, on a display monitor, at least one view of the cbct data. The method provides an interface for a user to indicate a tomosynthesis reconstruction plane on the displayed view of the cbct data; and displays a tomosynthesis image on the display monitor according to the indicated tomosynthesis ...
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NEW Surgical devices and methods utilizing optical coherence tomography (oct) to monitor and control tissue sealing
May 25, 2017 - N°20170143260

Surgical devices and methods for utilizing optical coherence tomography (oct) to monitor and control tissue sealing are disclosed. The surgical device includes an end effector assembly that includes first and second jaw members that are movable between a first, spaced-apart position and a second proximate position. An oct system, at least a portion of which is incorporated into the end ...
Method and apparatus for motion correction and image enhancement for optical coherence tomography
Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
May 18, 2017 - N°20170140560

Images of an object, such as oct scans of a human eye, can include distortions and data gaps due to relative motion of the object and the image acquisition device. Methods and systems for correction of such distortions and data gaps are described herein. Motion-corrected data is arrived at by applying three-dimensional transforms to input three-dimensional data sets that represent ...
X-ray image feature detection and registration systems and methods
Lightlab Imaging, Inc.
May 18, 2017 - N°20170140532

The disclosure relates generally to the field of vascular system and peripheral vascular system data collection, imaging, image processing and feature detection relating thereto. In part, the disclosure more specifically relates to methods for detecting position and size of contrast cloud in an x-ray image including with respect to a sequence of x-ray images during intravascular imaging. Methods of detecting ...
X-ray image feature detection and registration systems and methods
Lightlab Imaging, Inc.
May 18, 2017 - N°20170140531

The disclosure relates generally to the field of vascular system and peripheral vascular system data collection, imaging, image processing and feature detection relating thereto. In part, the disclosure more specifically relates to methods for detecting position and size of contrast cloud in an x-ray image including with respect to a sequence of x-ray images during intravascular imaging. Methods of detecting ...
Apparatus and method for processing the signal in master slave interferometry and apparatus and method ...
University Of Kent At Canterbury
May 18, 2017 - N°20170138721

The present invention related to an apparatus and method for master slave interferometry, referred to as complex master slave (cms). The method and apparatus can be used to provide complex-valued measurements of a signal reflected from an axial position inside an object or of signals reflected from points at several axial positions inside an object.
Optical-coherence-tomography apparatus and surface-emitting laser
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
May 18, 2017 - N°20170138720

An optical-coherence-tomography apparatus includes a light-source unit configured to emit light while changing a wavelength of the light; an optical interferometric system configured to split the light from the light-source unit into illuminating light to be applied to an object and reference light, and to generate interfering light from the illuminating light reflected by the object and the reference light; ...
Guidewire with ray tracing capability
Biosense Webster (israel) Ltd.
May 18, 2017 - N°20170135764

A method, including registering a computerized tomography (ct) scan of a patient with a tracking system configured to track a location and an orientation of a sensor in the patient, and displaying the ct scan on a screen. The method further includes tracking coordinates of a probe having the sensor inside the patient using the tracking system. Based on the ...
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System, method and computer readable medium for preview of low-dose x-ray projection and tomographic images
The Johns Hopkins University
May 18, 2017 - N°20170135659

A novel method for simulating radiation dose reduction that enables previews of low-dose x-ray projection images, low-dose computed tomography images and/or cone-beam ct images. Given an existing projection or set of projections of the patient acquired at a nominal dose, the method provides a means to produce highly accurate preview images that accurately reflect the image quality associated with ...
Extremity imaging apparatus for cone beam computed tomography
Carestream Health, Inc.
May 18, 2017 - N°20170135652

Exemplary x-ray imaging systems (e. G., volume radiographic imaging systems, cbct systems) and/or methods for using the same can provide a detector and a counterweight separately (e. G., scanner or gantry) even though the counterweight and the detector can be positioned in or traverse the same relative space.
Generating a volume image of an elongated examination object
Carestream Health, Inc.
May 18, 2017 - N°20170135651

A tomography installation is configured to carry out a first scan along a first helix-segment-shaped trajectory section and to carry out a second scan along a second helix-segment-shaped trajectory section. A first data set is obtained during the first scan, and a second data set is obtained during the second scan. Taken by themselves in each case, both the first ...
Binocular en face optical coherence tomography imaging
Novartis Ag
May 18, 2017 - N°20170135573

Binocular en face oct imaging during ophthalmic surgery may be performed with an oct scanning controller that interfaces to an oct scanner used with a surgical microscope. The oct scanner may generate left and right sample beams, and receive left and right measurement beams, respectively, to generate left and right scan data. The oct scanning controller may process the left ...
"4d" dynamic tomography system
Ecole Normale Superieure De Cachan
May 11, 2017 - N°20170131223

Tomographs comprise at least one first emission source, one first matrix detector and calculation means arranged to produce an initial tomograph of an object on the basis of radiographs arising from the first matrix detector taken from various angles. The tomography scanner comprises a second emission source and a second matrix detector arranged so that, when the object is subjected ...
Tomography apparatus based on low coherence interferometer
Iucf-hyu (industry-university Cooperation Foundation Hanyang University)
May 11, 2017 - N°20170131083

A tomography apparatus based on a low coherence interferometer according to embodiments of the inventive concepts may include a plurality of wavelength-tunable lasers arranged in parallel, and an optical coupling unit interleaving pulses sequentially outputted from the plurality of wavelength-tunable lasers to increase a wavelength tuning speed of the wavelength-tunable lasers by n times where ‘n’ corresponds to ...
Reducing speckle noise in optical coherence tomography images
Kabushiki Kaisha Topcon
May 11, 2017 - N°20170131082

A method and system are proposed to obtain a reduced speckle noise image of a subject from optical coherence tomography (oct) image data of the subject. The cross sectional images each comprise a plurality of scan lines obtained by measuring the time delay of light reflected, in a depth direction, from optical interfaces within the subject. The method comprises two ...
Orthodontic method
Kabushiki Kaisha Topcon
May 11, 2017 - N°20170128159

An orthodontic method is disclosed wherein images of the oral cavity are taken in advance by means of computed tomography and the images are analyzed. The orthodontic method includes means for causing bone resorption to the alveolar bone and means for applying an orthodontic force to the tooth without using an orthodontic appliance. The means for applying an orthodontic force ...