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Stephan Fröhlich, Cornel Schlossbauer, Andreas Blumhofer: Exact patient positioning by compairing reconstructed x-ray images and linac x-ray images. BrainLAB, Renner Otto Boisselle & Sklar, February 4, 2003: US06516046 (189 worldwide citation)

A method for exact positioning of a patient for radiotherapy or radiosurgery comprising the following steps: a) pre-positioning the patient relative to a linear accelerator, b) producing at least one X-ray image of the patient or one of his/her body parts in the vicinity of the radiation treatment t ...


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Andreas Blumhofer, Stephan Fröhlich, Rainer Lachner, Cornel Schlossbauer: Method and device for accurately positioning a patient in radiotherapy and/or radiosurgery. BrainLAB, Renner Otto Boisselle & Sklar, March 8, 2005: US06865253 (86 worldwide citation)

A method for accurately positioning a patient for radiotherapy and/or radiosurgery, comprising the following steps: the patient is pre-positioned as accurately as possible with respect to a linear accelerator; at least two x-ray images of the patient and/or one of the parts of his body in the vicini ...


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Andreas Blumhofer, Corinna Seltz: Smooth gray-level based surface interpolation for an isotropic data sets. Brainlab, Renner Otto Boisselle & Sklar, September 13, 2011: US08018456 (2 worldwide citation)

A method of determining a distance of a source point to a surface of an object in three-dimensional space, wherein the object is represented by a decision rule and a plurality of volume elements arranged in slices comprising rows and columns, wherein each volume element carries at least one value, a ...


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Andreas Blumhofer: Segmenting medical image data sets. BrainLAB, Renner Otto Boisselle & Sklar, October 26, 2010: US07822244 (1 worldwide citation)

A method for segmenting a body structure image data set produced from a medical imaging method includes: using a reference data set to define delineated body structures in the body structure image data set; and ascertaining an overall mapping function that substantially maps a reference data set ont ...


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Andreas Blumhofer: Matching patient images and images of an anatomical atlas. Brainlab, Tucker Ellis, July 11, 2017: US09704243

A matching transformation is determined for matching a patient image set of images of an anatomical body structure of a patient with an atlas image set of images of a general anatomical structure including anatomical atlas elements. Atlas spatial information containing spatial information on the gen ...


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Andreas Blumhofer, Bálint Varkuti, Jens Schmaler: Matching patient images of different imaging modality using atlas information. BRAINLAB, Middleton Reutlinger, May 2, 2017: US09639938

The present invention relates to a medical data processing method of transforming a representation of an anatomical structure of a patient in a first imaging modality into a representation of the anatomical structure in a second, other imaging modality, the method being constituted to be executed by ...


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Andreas Blumhofer: Method for modifying a medical data set. Brainlab, Tucker Ellis, October 4, 2016: US09460504

A method for modifying a first data set, which is called the target data set and represents the contour of an anatomical object, the method comprising the steps of: —matching a second data set, which is called the template data set and comprises a template for the modification and a template of the ...


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Stefan Vilsmeier, Andreas Blumhofer, Stefan Seifert: Determining a four-dimensional CT image based on three-dimensional CT data and four-dimensional model data. Brainlab, Middleton Reutlinger, June 14, 2016: US09367926

The invention relates to a data processing method of determining a change of an image of an anatomical body part of a patient's body, the method being executed by a computer and comprising the following steps: a) acquiring static medical image data comprising static medical image information describ ...


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Andreas BLUMHOFER, Johannes MANUS: Marker for a navigation system and method for detecting a marker. Brainlab, Don W Bulson, July 19, 2007: US20070167708-A1

A marker for a navigation system includes a reflective surface, and a light-absorbing, non-reflective or low-reflective object arranged at a defined distance from the reflective surface.


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Andreas BLUMHOFER: Segmenting medical image data sets. Don W Bulson, April 5, 2007: US20070076932-A1

A method for segmenting a body structure image data set produced from a medical imaging method includes: using a reference data set to define delineated body structures in the body structure image data set; and ascertaining an overall mapping function that substantially maps a reference data set ont ...



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