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The present invention aims to realize an improvement in image quality of a two-dimensional display extracted from a three-dimensional display image such as continuous tomographic images which tomographic images at a conventional scan or the like of an X-ray CT apparatus having a two-dimensional X-ray area detector of a matrix structure typified by a multi-row X-ray detector or a flat panel X-ray detector are arranged in a z direction corresponding to an imaging table travel direction. For the purpose, an image display apparatus of the present invention comprises image filter processing device for preforming a image filter processing on the three-dimensional image, wherein said image filter process varies depending on a cross sectional direction of said two-dimensional image to be displayed.

Title
Image display apparatus and X-ray CT apparatus
Application Number
11/619242
Publication Number
8009890 (B2)
Application Date
January 3, 2007
Publication Date
August 30, 2011
Inventor
Akira Hagiwara
Tokyo
JP
Akihiko Nishide
Tokyo
JP
Agent
Armstrong Teasdale
Assignee
GE Medical Systems Global Technology Company
WI, US
IPC
G06K 9/00
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