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Bogoni Luca, Liang Jianming, Periaswamy Senthil: A system and method for toboggan based object segmentation using divergent gradient field response in images. Siemens Medical Solutions Usa, Bogoni Luca, Liang Jianming, Periaswamy Senthil, PASCHBURG Donald B, September 9, 2005: WO/2005/083633 (54 worldwide citation)

A method and device for segmenting one or more candidates in an image having image elements is disclosed. The method includes identifying a location for one of the candidates in the image, where the location is based at a given image element, and computing one or more response values at neighboring ...


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MUSUVATHY Suraj, JIANG Ruirui, AZERNIKOV Sergei, LI Gang, FANG Tong: GÉNÉRATION DE MODÈLES DIMPLANTS ORTHOPÉDIQUES PERSONNALISÉS PAR CAO, PERSONALIZED ORTHOPEDIC IMPLANT CAD MODEL GENERATION. SIEMENS CORPORATION, MUSUVATHY Suraj, JIANG Ruirui, AZERNIKOV Sergei, LI Gang, FANG Tong, PASCHBURG Donald B, March 1, 2012: WO/2012/027150 (44 worldwide citation)

A computer assisted method creates accurate CAD/CAM models of custom orthopedic implants is provided. Information about bone geometry is acquired through medical imaging such as CT image scans. The desired bone surface region is extracted as a polygonal mesh after processing the 3D images. A smooth ...


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AZERNIKOV Sergei, MUSUVATHY Suraj, FANG Tong: PERSONNALISATION SEMI-AUTOMATIQUE DE PLAQUES POUR UNE FIXATION INTERNE DE FRACTURE, SEMI-AUTOMATIC CUSTOMIZATION OF PLATES FOR INTERNAL FRACTURE FIXATION. SIEMENS CORPORATION, AZERNIKOV Sergei, MUSUVATHY Suraj, FANG Tong, PASCHBURG Donald B, March 1, 2012: WO/2012/027185 (14 worldwide citation)

A method on a processor customizes a fixation plate for repairing a bone fracture. A digital CAD model of an implant contains smooth analytic geometry representations including NURBS. The CAD geometry is directly manipulated to generate a customized implant CAD model that conforms to the desired reg ...


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Khamene Ali, Celi Juan Carlos, Florin Charles, Ofstad Barbara, Rousson Mikael, Sauer Frank, Schaller Christian: (4d) Image verification in respiratory gated radiation therapy. Siemens Medical Solutions Usa, Siemens Aktiengesellschaft, Khamene Ali, Celi Juan Carlos, Florin Charles, Ofstad Barbara, Rousson Mikael, Sauer Frank, Schaller Christian, PASCHBURG Donald B, February 14, 2008: WO/2008/019118 (7 worldwide citation)

A method for four-dimensional (4D) image verification in respiratory gated radiation therapy, includes: acquiring 4D computed tomography (CT) images, each of the 4D CT images representing a breathing phase of a patient and tagged with a corresponding time point of a first surrogate signal (102); acq ...


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Jerebko Anna, Krishnan Arun, Bogoni Luca: Systems and methods for providing automatic 3d lesion segmentation and measurements. Siemens Medical Solutions Usa, Jerebko Anna, Krishnan Arun, Bogoni Luca, PASCHBURG Donald B, September 23, 2004: WO/2004/081874 (5 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods are provided for automatic 3D segmentation of abnormal anatomical structures such as colonic polyps, aneurisms or lung nodules, etc., in 3D medical imaging applications. For example, systems and methods for 3D lesion segmentation implement a centroid-based coordinate transformati ...


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Navab Nassir, Williams James P: Real-time acquisition of co-registered x-ray and optical images. Siemens Corporate Research, Navab Nassir, Williams James P, PASCHBURG Donald B, October 21, 2004: WO/2004/089204 (5 worldwide citation)

An apparatus (300, 400, 500, 600), method and program storage device are provided for co-registration of multi-modal images in a three-dimensional environment, where the apparatus includes a source of excitation light (510), an electromagnetic-ray source (550) disposed relative to the source of exci ...


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GENC Yakup, ERNST Jan, GOOSE Stuart, ZHENG Xianjun S: SYSTÈMES ET PROCÉDÉS POUR UNE INTERFACE DU REGARD ET DES GESTES, SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR A GAZE AND GESTURE INTERFACE. SIEMENS CORPORATION, GENC Yakup, ERNST Jan, GOOSE Stuart, ZHENG Xianjun S, PASCHBURG Donald B, June 21, 2012: WO/2012/082971 (4 worldwide citation)

A system and methods for activating and interacting by a user with at least a 3D object displayed on a 3D computer display by at least the user's gestures which may be combined with a user's gaze at the 3D computer display. In a first instance the 3D object is a 3D CAD object. In a second instance t ...


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Geiger Bernhard: Method and apparatus for automatic setting of rendering parameter for virtual endoscopy. Siemens Corporate Research, PASCHBURG Donald B, November 25, 2004: WO/2004/102458 (3 worldwide citation)

A method for automatically setting a rendering parameter for a virtual endoscope for rendering images for virtual endoscopy, comprises deriving a data set corresponding to an inside view of a viewing frustum of the endoscope; calculating a histogram from the data set; correlating features of the his ...


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PATEL Amar H, APARICIO Juan, TAS Nazif, LOIACONO Michael T, ROSCA Justinian: [fr] CONSOLIDATION DÉLÉMENT DE RÉSEAU POUR DES SIMULATIONS DE RÉSEAUX DISCRÈTES RAPIDES, [en] NETWORK ELEMENT CONSOLIDATION FOR RAPID DISCRETE NETWORK SIMULATIONS. PATEL Amar H, APARICIO Juan, TAS Nazif, LOIACONO Michael T, ROSCA Justinian, SIEMENS CORPORATION, Siemens, PASCHBURG Donald B, February 28, 2013: WO/2013/028407 (3 worldwide citation)

[en] Systems and methods are provided for modeling and simulating a communication network operating under at least one communication protocol, which supports a Smart Grid electricity network. Communication performance data of the communication network are generated by a processor based on operating ...


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LI Gang, GENC Yakup, CHHATPAR Siddharth Ram, NAIK Sandeep M, BARR Roy, SACCO Daniel, GELBMAN Alexander: SYSTÈMES ET PROCÉDÉS STÉRÉOSCOPIQUES MULTI-VUES POUR UN INVENTAIRE DE TUBE DANS DES DIAGNOSTICS DE SOINS DE SANTÉ, MULTI-VIEW STEREO SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR TUBE INVENTORY IN HEALTHCARE DIAGNOSTICS. SIEMENS HEALTHCARE DIAGNOSTICS, SIEMENS CORPORATION, LI Gang, GENC Yakup, CHHATPAR Siddharth Ram, NAIK Sandeep M, BARR Roy, SACCO Daniel, GELBMAN Alexander, PASCHBURG Donald B, September 20, 2012: WO/2012/125291 (3 worldwide citation)

A multi-view stereo approach generates an inventory of objects located on an object holder. An object may be a sample tube and an object holder may be a tube rack as used in lab automation for healthcare diagnostics. A processor performs 3D tracking of the object holder and the geometric analysis of ...