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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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Rainer Lachner, Thomas Feilkas, Falko Seifferth, Stefan Vilsmeier: Method and device for determining a three-dimensional form of a body from two-dimensional projection images. BrainLAB, Renner Otto Boisselle & Sklar, January 18, 2011: US07873403 (7 worldwide citation)

A method for determining a three-dimensional form of a body from two-dimensional projection images includes producing at least one projection image of the body and producing corresponding model projection images from a generic model of the body. The body projection images and the model can be input ...


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Wolfgang Steinle, Rainer Lachner, Stefan Vilsmeier: Method and device for determining the location of pelvic planes. Brainlab, Renner Otto Boisselle & Sklar, June 28, 2011: US07970190 (6 worldwide citation)

A method for determining a location of a frontal pelvic plane of a pelvic bone includes ascertaining a position of a pubic point of the pelvic bone; generating at least one x-ray recording of the pelvic bone; ascertaining a straight line in the at least one x-ray recording that passes through the pu ...


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Rainer Lachner, Gregor Tuma, Stefan Vilsmeier: Method and apparatus for determining a plane of symmetry of a three-dimensional object. BrainLAB, Renner Otto Boisselle & Sklar, January 13, 2009: US07477776 (3 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for determining the position of a plane of symmetry of a three-dimensional object from at least two two-dimensional mappings, wherein the mappings are obtained from different directions. At least one characteristic line of the three-dimensional object is determined in one of t ...


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Stefan Vilsmeier, Rainer Lachner: Retrospective MRI image distortion correction. Brainlab, Tucker Ellis, June 13, 2017: US09679373

The invention relates to a method for correcting MRI image distortion, in which a distortion correction procedure is carried out on an acquired MRI image data set (1) of a body region by graphical data processing, characterized in that: —after the MRI image data set (1) has been acquired, its distor ...


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Rowena Thomson, Rainer Lachner: Longitudinal monitoring of pathology. Brainlab, Tucker Ellis, July 14, 2015: US09082169

The present invention relates to a method for processing image data comprising image information about a body region of a patient, the method being at least partly executed by an electronic data processing device and comprising the following steps: d) providing the image data; e) assigning, to eleme ...


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Manfred Weiser, Rainer Lachner: Automatic improvement of tracking data for intraoperative C-arm images in image guided surgery. Brainlab, Tucker Ellis, January 31, 2017: US09560291

A system and method of determining a measure of accuracy of a registration mapping combining data indicative of spatial positions in a three-dimensional operating space and imaging data acquired with an imaging device located in a position and orientation in operating space is provided. A phantom is ...


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Rowena Thomson, Stephan Mittermeyer, Rainer Lachner: Determination of a physically-varying anatomical structure. Brainlab, Tucker Ellis, September 20, 2016: US09449383

The present invention relates to a data processing method for providing variation data which describe a physically-varying anatomical structure, in particular an indiscernible anatomical structure, in particular a non-enhancing tumor, comprising the steps of: providing second image data which descri ...


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Rainer Lachner, Thomas Feilkas, Falko Seifferth, Stefan Vilsmeier: Method and device for determining a three-dimensional form of a body from two-dimensional projection images. Don W Bulson, Renner Otto Boisselle & Sklar PLL, January 20, 2005: US20050015003-A1

A method for determining a three-dimensional form of a body from two-dimensional projection images includes producing at least one projection image of the body and producing corresponding model projection images from a generic model of the body. The body projection images and the model can be input ...


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Rainer Lachner, Christof Ruch, Stefan Vilsmeier: Method and device for localizing a structure in a measured data set. Renner Otto Boisselle & Sklar, November 13, 2003: US20030210820-A1

A method for automatically localizing at least one structure in a data set obtained by measurement includes predetermining a reference data set and determining a mapping function. The reference data set is mapped onto the measured data set. The method further includes transforming a reference label ...



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