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Robert Senzig
Thomas L Toth, Robert F Senzig, Stanley H Fox, Robert Harry Armstrong: System and method of medical imaging having default noise index override capability. General Electric Company, Ziolkowski Patent Solutions Group SC, Michael A Della Penna, Carl B Horton, June 7, 2005: US06904127 (11 worldwide citation)

A system and method of medical imaging is designed to reduce a patient's X-ray exposure during scanning. The system automatically generates a default noise index from a received set of scan parameter values that specifies a desired tube current of an X-ray source to use during the scanning of a pati ...


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Robert Senzig
David M Hoffman, Robert F Senzig, Stanley H Fox: Methods and apparatus for providing additional computed tomography imaging modes. GE Medical Systems Global Technology Company, Carl B Horton Esq, Armstrong Teasdale, May 14, 2002: US06389096 (9 worldwide citation)

In one aspect, the invention is a method for changing at least one of a number of image slices and in-plane resolutions available in an existing imaging system. The method includes steps of: replacing the existing detector array with a replacement detector array having either narrower detector cells ...


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Robert Senzig
Thomas L Toth, Robert F Senzig, Stanley H Fox, Robert Harry Armstrong: System and method of medical imaging having default noise index override capability. Ziolkowski Patent Solutions Group, May 22, 2003: US20030097062-A1

A system and method of medical imaging is designed to reduce a patient's X-ray exposure during scanning. The system automatically generates a default noise index from a received set of scan parameter values that specifies a desired tube current of an X-ray source to use during the scanning of a pati ...


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Hui David He, Stanley H Fox, Sholom M Ackelsberg: Protocol driven image reconstruction, display, and processing in a multislice imaging system. General Electric Company, Christian G Cabou, Phyllis Y Price, Armstrong Teasdale, October 31, 2000: US06141398 (46 worldwide citation)

A scalable multislice system configured to generate multiple streams of image data with different image quality characteristics prospectively and simultaneously is described. Such capability enables improving existing clinical diagnosis and also enables use of clinical application protocol driven me ...


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Hui Hu, Jiang Hsieh, Stanley H Fox, Kishore C Acharya, Hui David He, Yi Sun: Volumetric computed tomography system for cardiac imaging. General Electric Company, Carl B Horton Esq, Armstrong Teasdale, April 9, 2002: US06370217 (37 worldwide citation)

The present invention, in one form is an imaging system for generating images of an entire object. In one embodiment, a physiological cycle unit is used to determine the cycle of the moving object. By altering the rotational speed of an x-ray source as a function of the object cycle, segments of pro ...


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Stanley H Fox, Robert Senzig, Jiang Hsieh: Methods and apparatus for scanning an object and displaying an image in a computed tomography system. General Electric Company, John S Beulick, John H Pilarski, September 16, 1997: US05668846 (28 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for scanning an object in a computed tomography system during an interventional procedure are described. The computed tomography system includes an x-ray source, a detector, and a display. The detector detects x-rays projected from the x-ray source and attenuated by an object. ...


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Hui Hu, Jiang Hsieh, Stanley H Fox, Kishore C Acharya, Hui David He, Yi Sun: Volumetric computed tomography system for cardiac imaging including a system for communicating data over a network. GE Medical Systems Global Technology Company, Peter J Vogel, Michael A Della Penna, Foley & Lardner, June 18, 2002: US06408043 (25 worldwide citation)

A method for generating an image of an object using a computed tomography (CT) imaging system, which includes at least one x-ray detector array and at least one rotating x-ray source projecting an x-ray beam, includes the steps of identifying a physiological cycle of the object (the cycle comprising ...


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Jiang Hsieh, Stanley H Fox: Methods and apparatus for CT scout image processing. GE Medical Systems Global Technology Company, Carl B Horton Esq, Armstrong Teasdale, April 2, 2002: US06366638 (25 worldwide citation)

Methods and Apparatus for reducing image artifacts when reconstructing an image with a multislice computed tomographic (CT) imaging scanner are provided. Scout images are generated by obtaining a plurality of projection views of an object, modifying the projection data utilizing a deconvolution kern ...


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Jiang Hsieh, Stanley H Fox: Methods and apparatus for scanning an object in a computed tomography system. General Electric Company, John S Beulick, Christian G Cabou, Phyllis Y Price, January 26, 1999: US05864598 (15 worldwide citation)

The present invention, in one form, is a system for generating a high resolution image of an object from projection data acquired during a computed tomography scan. The system includes a gantry having an x-ray source which rotates around the object. The x-ray source emits an x-ray beam which is coll ...


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Jiang Hsieh, Stanley H Fox: Contrast enhancement for CT systems. General Electric Company, John S Beulick, John H Pilarski, June 2, 1998: US05761333 (8 worldwide citation)

The present invention, in one form, is a method for improving grey-white matter differentiation between regions of an image to be reconstructed from data obtained by a CT scan. More particularly, in accordance with one form of the present invention, a re-mapping function is utilized to generate CT n ...



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