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Number: 378/4
Name: X-ray or gamma ray systems or devices > Specific application > Computerized tomography
Description: Subject matter employing computer processing of X-ray absorption or transmission data to produce an image of a cross section of an object.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
378/19 Beam detection system 1,048
378/16 Beam energy or intensity control 220
378/15 Continuous mechanical rotation 608
378/5 Energy discriminating 259
378/6 Fluorescence or scatter mapping 79
378/10 Nonrotating source or detector 202
378/20 Object positioning or aligning 441
378/8 Object responsive 532
378/9 Plural sources 268
378/7 Scatter compensating 180
378/11 Source or detector translation within plane 117
378/17 Tiltable or nonvertical examination plane 116
378/18 With tissue equivalent material 173

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8712135 Apparatus and method for image reconstruction and CT system Apr. 29, 2014
8712134 Method and system for expanding axial coverage in iterative reconstruction in computer tomography (CT) Apr. 29, 2014
8712125 Device and method for superimposing patterns on images in real time, particularly for guidance by location Apr. 29, 2014
8712121 Image generation device with optimized dose control Apr. 29, 2014
8712016 Three-dimensional shape data processing apparatus and three-dimensional shape data processing method Apr. 29, 2014
8712007 Method and computed tomography device and data storage medium for performing a dynamic CT examination on a patient Apr. 29, 2014
8706196 Method for simulating a blood flow Apr. 22, 2014
8705821 Method and apparatus for multimodal visualization of volume data sets Apr. 22, 2014
8705691 Dental X-ray apparatus and associated method Apr. 22, 2014
8693619 Medical computed tomography imaging apparatus Apr. 8, 2014
8693618 Scanner device and method for computed tomography imaging Apr. 8, 2014
8692213 Accurate operational surface handling Apr. 8, 2014
8687871 Image domain based noise reduction for low dose computed tomography fluoroscopy Apr. 1, 2014
8687867 Computer-aided detection and classification of suspicious masses in breast imagery Apr. 1, 2014
8687863 Image processing apparatus, control method thereof and computer program Apr. 1, 2014
8681931 Medical computed tomography imaging apparatus Mar. 25, 2014
8681930 High speed rotating gantry Mar. 25, 2014
8675914 Method and system for needle tracking in fluoroscopic image sequences Mar. 18, 2014
8674315 Method and apparatus for using image cumulative distribution function for tomographic reconstruction quality control Mar. 18, 2014
8666021 Radiation therapy system Mar. 4, 2014
8660235 Computed tomography apparatus Feb. 25, 2014
8655036 Presentation of locations in medical diagnosis Feb. 18, 2014
8654927 Electron collecting element with increased thermal loadability, X-ray generating device and X-ray system Feb. 18, 2014
8654119 System and method for four dimensional angiography and fluoroscopy Feb. 18, 2014
8649582 Plaque region extracting method and apparatus therefor Feb. 11, 2014
8649576 Arborization reconstruction Feb. 11, 2014
8649478 X-ray CT scanner and control program thereof Feb. 11, 2014
8644595 Methods and apparatus for displaying images Feb. 4, 2014
8644576 Method and system for multi-part left atrium segmentation in C-arm computed tomography volumes using shape constraints Feb. 4, 2014
8643642 System and method of time-resolved, three-dimensional angiography Feb. 4, 2014
8634627 Image processing apparatus, X-ray CT apparatus, and image processing method Jan. 21, 2014
8634624 Method and apparatus for generating an image from medical image data Jan. 21, 2014
8634616 Method, apparatus, and computer program product for acquiring medical image data Jan. 21, 2014
8630474 Back-projection of a projection image data set with depth-dependent filtering Jan. 14, 2014
8630472 Increased temporal resolution in the case of CT images by means of iterative view reconstruction with limiting conditions Jan. 14, 2014
8626263 Methods and apparatus for relative perfusion and/or viability Jan. 7, 2014
8625870 Method and system for supplementing detail image in successive multi-scale reconstruction Jan. 7, 2014
8625868 Radiation diagnostic apparatus and image reconstructing method Jan. 7, 2014
8625862 Image display method and image display apparatus Jan. 7, 2014
8625736 X-ray CT apparatus Jan. 7, 2014
8620055 Apparatus and method for registering two medical images Dec. 31, 2013
8615122 Method for reduction of the radiation dose used within the framework of an X-ray imaging examination and CT system Dec. 24, 2013
8615116 Combined multi-detector CT angiography and CT myocardial perfusion imaging for the diagnosis of coronary artery disease Dec. 24, 2013
8614707 3D and real time electrical capacitance volume-tomography sensor design and image reconstruction Dec. 24, 2013
8611987 Method and device for assisting in determination of the suitability of a patient for a scan of the patient's heart using an X-ray computer tomograph and method and X-ray computer tomograph for Dec. 17, 2013
8611633 Method for processing image, image processing apparatus and medical image system for performing the same Dec. 17, 2013
8611624 Method for adipose tissue quantification with magnetic resonance imaging Dec. 17, 2013
8606038 Method and computer system for the reduction of artifacts in reconstructed CT image datasets Dec. 10, 2013
8606033 Method for providing image data Dec. 10, 2013
8605973 Graph cuts-based interactive segmentation of teeth in 3-D CT volumetric data Dec. 10, 2013

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