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William Alan Edelstein, Richard Philip Mallozzi, Robert Arvin Hedeen, Sayed Amr El Hamamsy, Mark Lloyd Miller, Paul Shadforth Thompson, Robert Adolph Ackermann, Bruce Campbell Amm, John Peter Fura, Mike James Radziun, David Edward Dean, Scott Thomas Mansell, Dewain Anthony Purgill, Robert Michael Vavrek: Low noise MRI scanner. General Electric Company, Jean K Testa, Jill M Breedlove, August 20, 2002: US06437568 (31 worldwide citation)

A low noise imaging apparatus for producing Magnetic Resonance (MR) images of a subject and for substantially minimizing acoustic noise generated during imaging is provided. The imaging apparatus comprises a magnet assembly, a gradient coil assembly, and a rf coil assembly, wherein at least one of t ...


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Frederic Ghislain Pla, Robert Arvin Hedeen, Robert James Dobberstein, Thomas Gerard Ebben, Scott Thomas Mansell, Kemakolam Michael Obasih, Michael James Radziun, Peter Ping Liang Sue, William Alan Edelstein: Low noise MRI scanner. General Electric Company, Douglas E Erickson, Marvin Snyder, August 11, 1998: US05793210 (29 worldwide citation)

A magnetic-resonance-imaging (MRI) scanner subassembly. In one subassembly, a preferably annularly-cylindrical-shaped enclosure contains a first vacuum, and an MRI gradient coil assembly is located within the enclosure in the first vacuum. Preferably, an annularly-cylindrical housing is included whi ...


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David E Dean, Clifford J Ginfrida, Scott Thomas Mansell, Thomas M Nixon, Dewain A Purgill, Michael James Radziun: Cryocooler vibration isolation and noise reduction in magnetic resonance imaging. General Electric Company, Irving M Freedman, Christian G Cabou, Phyllis Y Price, January 26, 1999: US05864273 (11 worldwide citation)

Vibration and noise isolation for a magnetic resonance imager (MRI) superconducting magnet cryocooler includes a bellows between the cryocooler and its vacuum sleeve in the magnet, a mass suspended along the axis of, but at a distance from, the cryocooler, elastomeric blocks parallel to the axis, an ...


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Gopal B Avinash, Prathyusha K Salla, Cherik Bulkes, TinSu Pan, Bernice E Hoppel, Scott Thomas Mansell: Method and system using a non-electrical sensor for gating. GE Medical Systems Global Technology Company, Cantor Colburn, June 17, 2008: US07389136 (3 worldwide citation)

A method and system of gating for a medical imaging system includes utilizing a non-electrical sensor to acquire information for gating. A sensor assembly usable in the method and system of gating may include a non-electrical sensor coupled to one side of a patient-sensor interface, the other side a ...


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Gopal B Avniash, Prathyusha K Salla, Cherik Bulkes, TinSu Pan, Bernice E Hoppel, Scott Thomas Mansell: Method and system using a non-electrical sensor for gating. Cantor Colburn, June 10, 2004: US20040111025-A1

A method and system of gating for a medical imaging system includes utilizing a non-electrical sensor to acquire information for gating. A sensor assembly usable in the method and system of gating may include a non-electrical sensor coupled to one side of a patient-sensor interface, the other side a ...


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