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Yasuhira Kondo, Shigeharu Ohyu, Hitoshi Yamagata, Arturo Calderon, Tomohiro Kawasaki, Atsuko Sugiyama: Processor for analyzing tubular structure such as blood vessels. Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt P C, May 6, 2008: US07369691 (112 worldwide citation)

Using medical three-dimensional image data, at least one of a volume-rendering image, a flat reformatted image on an arbitrary section, a curved reformatted image, and an MIP (maximum value projection) image is prepared as a reference image. Vessel center lines are extracted from this reference imag ...


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Shinichi Hashimoto: Ultrasonic probe. Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt P C, December 18, 2007: US07308828 (52 worldwide citation)

An ultrasonic probe has a probe proper, a connector and a cable for electrically connecting between the probe proper and the connector. The probe proper includes a transducer that converts between ultrasonic wave and electricity, and a phase change member having a property to cause a phase change of ...


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Yutaka Oonuki, Hiroyuki Shikata, Takashi Takeuchi: Puncture adaptor, ultrasonic probe for puncture, ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus for puncture, method for detecting angle of puncture needle. Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt L, July 10, 2012: US08216149 (27 worldwide citation)

An ultrasound diagnostic apparatus including an ultrasonic probe transmitting and receiving ultrasound toward and from a subject, a puncture adaptor configured to be fixed to the ultrasonic probe and to hold a puncture needle, wherein the puncture adaptor has moving part movable in relation to the u ...


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Yoshitaka Mine, Hitoshi Yamagata: Ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus for fixedly displaying a puncture probe during 2D imaging. Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt L, February 28, 2012: US08123691 (24 worldwide citation)

Ultrasonic diagnostic equipment is equipped with an ultrasonic probe that transmits/receives ultrasound to/from an examined body, a probe position sensor that detects the position and the direction of the ultrasonic probe, an image generator that generates image data based upon the output of the ult ...


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Satoshi Sugiura: Magnetic resonance imaging apparatus and method. Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation, Nixon & Vanderhye P C, August 4, 2009: US07570050 (24 worldwide citation)

A magnetic resonance imaging apparatus includes a movement unit which moves a subject placed in a static magnetic field, a collector which collects data corresponding to a magnetic resonance signal emitted from the subject, a detector which detects a position of a particular section of the subject i ...


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Kohei Adachi: MRI apparatus and method using sample filtering based on time shifts caused by temporal variations in magnetic field strength. Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation, Nixon & Vanderhye PC, December 1, 2009: US07626387 (22 worldwide citation)

An MRI apparatus includes a filtering control unit that filters discrete MR-signal values. A filter-coefficient setting unit sets a plurality of filter coefficients with respect to each point of sampling time, based on time-shift amounts corresponding to variations in an MR-signal frequency arising ...


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Nobuyasu Ichinose: MRI apparatus, method and process generating diffusion weighted images using apparent diffusion coefficients and threshold values. Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation, Nixon & Vanderhye PC, April 20, 2010: US07701210 (19 worldwide citation)

A magnetic resonance imaging apparatus includes a unit which generates a diffusion weighted image based on a magnetic resonance signal from an object, a unit which calculates an apparent diffusion coefficient based on the diffusion weighted image, and a processing unit which subjects the diffusion w ...


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Kenichi Niwa, Kei Sato: Operation recognition system enabling operator to give instruction without device operation. Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt P C, March 11, 2008: US07343026 (19 worldwide citation)

An operation recognition system including an object to be operated, at least one camera, a processor, and a controller. At least one camera is configured to acquire image data of an operator in a predetermined period of time, and a processor is configured to perform recognition processing on the acq ...


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Shoichi Kanayama, Omar S Khalil, Tzyy Wen Jeng, Shu Jen Yeh: Method for noninvasive measurement of glucose and apparatus for noninvasive measurement of glucose. Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt L, November 20, 2012: US08315681 (18 worldwide citation)

A method for noninvasive measurement of glucose in a tissue of a subject, including the steps of bringing an adaptation device, which has a shape similar to a measurement probe, into contact with a skin part of a subject for stretching the skin part of the subject under a pressure that is higher tha ...


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Yasuhiko Abe, Tetsuya Kawagishi: Ultrasonic image processing apparatus and control program for ultrasonic image processing apparatus. Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt L, November 2, 2010: US07824337 (18 worldwide citation)

Motion information of a tissue at a plurality of positions in a subject to be examined which is obtained by transmission/reception of an ultrasonic wave is acquired. This information includes, for example, a quantitative value associated with the strain of the tissue in the subject or a quantitative ...