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Eugene A Gregerson, Richard K Grant, Norbert J Johnson: Gantry positioning apparatus for X-ray imaging. Medtronic Navigation, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds P C, March 4, 2008: US07338207 (35 worldwide citation)

A robotically controlled five degree-of-freedom x-ray gantry positioning apparatus, which is connected to a mobile cart, ceiling, floor, wall, or patient table, is being disclosed. The positioning system can be attached to a cantilevered o-shaped or c-shaped gantry. The positioning system can precis ...


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David Archer: X-ray gantry. Davru Manufacturing, Pennie & Edmonds, October 17, 1989: US04875228 (24 worldwide citation)

An improved gantry for an examination apparatus, such as an x-ray apparatus comprising a source of x-rays and a detector of fluoresced photons, is disclosed. The apparatus is particularly suitable for use in a vehicle such that the examination can be carried out at locations convenient to the patien ...


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Eugene A Gregerson, Richard K Grant, Norbert J Johnson: Gantry positioning apparatus for x-ray imaging. Medtronic Navigation, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds P C, February 17, 2009: US07490982 (20 worldwide citation)

A robotically controlled five degree-of-freedom x-ray gantry positioning apparatus, which is connected to a mobile cart, ceiling, floor, wall, or patient table, is being disclosed. The positioning system can be attached to a cantilevered o-shaped or c-shaped gantry. The positioning system can precis ...


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Gregerson Eugene A, Grant Richard K, Johnson Norbert: Gantry positioning apparatus for x-ray imaging. Breakaway Imaging, Gregerson Eugene A, Grant Richard K, Johnson Norbert, REYNOLDS Leo R, March 4, 2004: WO/2004/017832 (13 worldwide citation)

A robotically controlled five degree-of-freedom x-ray gantry positioning apparatus, which is connected to a mobile cart, ceiling, floor, wall, or patient table, is being disclosed. The positioning system can be attached to a cantilevered o-shaped or c-shaped gantry. The positioning system can precis ...


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Thomas Louis Toth, David Michael Hoffman: Computed tomography dose indexing phantom selection for dose reporting. General Electric Company, Pete Vogel Esq, July 25, 2006: US07082183 (9 worldwide citation)

A computed tomography assembly is providing including an x-ray gantry assembly, an x-ray source projecting a beam of x-rays, a detector assembly positioned opposite the x-ray source and receiving the beam of x-rays, and a control mechanism in communication with the x-ray source and the detector asse ...


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Eugene A Gregerson, Richard K Grant, Norbert Johnson: Systems and methods for imaging large field-of-view objects. Medtronic Navigation, Harness Dickey, August 8, 2017: US09724058

An imaging apparatus and related method comprising a detector located a distance from a source and positioned to receive a beam of radiation in a trajectory; a detector positioner that translates the detector to an alternate position in a direction that is substantially normal to the trajectory; and ...


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Kenneth F DeFreitas, Ian Shaw: System and method for fusing three dimensional image data from a plurality of different imaging systems for use in diagnostic imaging. Hologic, February 27, 2018: US09901320

A multi-modality cancer screening and diagnosis system is provided that allows cancer screening and diagnosis of a patient using at least two different and sequential three-dimensional imaging techniques without patient repositioning. The system includes a first three-dimensional image acquisition d ...


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Michael F McNitt Gray, Di Zhang: Method to reduce radiation dose in multidetector CT while maintaining image quality. The Regents of the University of California, Foley & Lardner, Cliff Z Liu, August 28, 2018: US10058302

A method of reducing radiation dose for a selected organ on a patient in a computed tomography (CT) scan that uses an X-ray source to scan the patient. The method comprises a computer determining a tube start angle for the X-ray source of the CT scan based on a location of the selected organ, a star ...


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Soroosh Kargar, Weng Lei: Image-assisted diagnostic evaluation. Siemens Heathcare, April 3, 2018: US09931038

Disclosed herein is a framework for facilitating image-assisted diagnostic evaluation. In accordance with one aspect of the framework, imaging parameters used in acquiring a treatment image of a portion of patient anatomy are automatically recorded during an imaging examination. The treatment image ...


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Gregerson Eugene A, Grant Richard K, Johnson Norbert: Gantry positioning apparatus for x-ray imaging. Breakaway Imaging, May 25, 2005: EP1531727-A2

A robotically controlled five degree-of-freedom x-ray gantry positioning apparatus, which is connected to a mobile cart, ceiling, floor, wall, or patient table, is being disclosed. The positioning system can be attached to a cantilevered o-shaped or c-shaped gantry. The positioning system can precis ...