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 new patent  Magnetic resonance coil arrangement having a flexible local coil and a rigid local coil

A magnetic resonance coil arrangement for receiving radio-frequency radiation has at least one flexible local coil initially in a planar shape as well as a rigid local coil in a semi-tubular shape. The flexible local coil has first antenna elements for receiving radio-frequency radiation, as well as at least two... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

 new patent  Automated transfer of patient data to a medical imaging apparatus

In a method and components for automated transfer of patient data to a medical imaging apparatus, a communication connection between a patient and a communication module of the medical imaging apparatus is established automatically. It is then identified whether the patient has granted release of patient data, and if the... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

 new patent  Method and computer for scheduling the operation of an image acquisition apparatus

In a method and computer for creating a usage schedule during a usage phase of an image acquisition apparatus, time slots of the usage phase are assigned to examinations of a patient that use at least one measurement protocol. The scheduling is performed using examination durations associated with the examinations... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

 new patent  Medical pattern classification using non-linear and nonnegative sparse representations

A method of classifying signals using non-linear sparse representations includes learning a plurality of non-linear dictionaries based on a plurality of training signals, each respective nonlinear dictionary corresponding to one of a plurality of class labels. A non-linear sparse coding process is performed on a test signal for each of... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

 new patent  Method for operating a linear accelerator, linear accelerator, and material-discriminating radioscopy device

A linear accelerator is operated by emitting charged particles from a particle source and accelerating the particles in an accelerator by wayof a high-frequency alternating field in such a way that pulses of charged particles are generated. A high-frequency power is periodically supplied by way of high-frequency pulses to the... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

Simultaneous employment of different contrast media in ct imaging methods

A method is described for generating contrast medium-aided CT image data from an examination region of a patient. At least two sets of projection measurement data assigned to different X-ray energy spectra are acquired from the examination region. At least two different contrast media are present simultaneously during the acquisition... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

Method and computer for determining selection connection structures in a graphics computer program

In a method for providing suitable selection connection structures in a graphics programming language for a selection module, first connection structures of at least one first module are determined in a computer, the first connection structures and the first module being contained in graphics training program sections. A selection module... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

Real-time collimation and roi-filter positioning in x-ray imaging via automatic detection of the landmarks of interest

A method for real-time collimation and ROI-filter positioning in X-ray imaging in interventional procedures includes acquiring an image of a region-of-interest (ROI) at a beginning of a medical intervention procedure on a subject, classifying the image based on low-level features in the image to determine a type of procedure being... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

Anonymous and secure classification using a deep learning network

A machine-learnt classifier is used for more anonymous data transfer. Deep learning, such as neural network machine learning, results in a classifier with multiple distinct layers. Each layer processes the output of a preceding layer. As compared to the input to the layer, the output is different. By applying a... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

Detection of 3d pose of a tee probe in x-ray medical imaging

Pose of a probe is detected in x-ray medical imaging. Since the TEE probe is inserted through the esophagus of a patient, the pose is limited to being within the esophagus. The path of the esophagus is determined from medical imaging prior to the intervention. During the intervention, the location... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

Method and provision of preparatory information for magnetic resonance imaging

In a method and apparatus for provision of preparatory information for preparation of magnetic resonance imaging of an examination object, the examination object is supported on a patient support of the magnetic resonance apparatus, a depth map of the examination object supported on the patient support is acquired by a... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

Respiratory motion estimation in projection domain in nuclear medical imaging

In nuclear medical imaging, respiratory motion is corrected. Rather than pairwise estimation of motion from projection views, a sequence-based technique is used to jointly estimate parameters for a motion model across many projection views. In one approach, this sequence-based method is iteratively solved with a maximum likelihood objective function incorporating... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

Deep learning based bone removal in computed tomography angiography

A method and apparatus for deep learning based automatic bone removal in medical images, such as computed tomography angiography (CTA) volumes, is disclosed. Bone structures are segmented in a 3D medical image of a patient by classifying voxels of the 3D medical image as bone or non-bone voxels using a... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

Method and magnetic resonance determining a scan sequence based on a pulse response of the gradient system

In a magnetic resonance installation and a corresponding method, a scan sequence is determined based on a representation in k-space of a pulse response of a gradient system of the magnetic resonance installation.... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

Magnetic resonance diffusion weighted imaging method and apparatus

In a magnetic resonance diffusion weighted imaging method and apparatus, an excitation pulse flips a magnetization intensity vector of nuclear spins, a subject from the Z direction into the X-Y plane; and a diffusion pulse is applied to the magnetization intensity vector flipped into the X-Y plane in order to... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

Radiation detector with an intermediate layer

A radiation detector includes an intermediate layer, which is arranged between a detection layer with a number of detection elements and a number of readout units. In an example embodiment of this arrangement, the intermediate layer has a plurality of electrically-conductive connections between the detection elements and the readout units.... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

Detector module for an x-ray detector, x-ray detector, and x-ray device

A detector module is for an X-ray detector. An embodiment of the detector module includes an X-ray-sensitive layer; readout electronics assigned to the X-ray-sensitive layer; and a first interface. In an embodiment, the first interface is embodied both for power transmission to the readout electronics and for data transmission from... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

Operating assistant

An operating assistant controls device units and is configured such that elements of a selected functionality are clearly presented to the operator for selection in an operator-specific manner within an overview presentation. The elements are stored in a first or subsequent hierarchy level and further elements can likewise be depicted... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

Data transfer between an x-ray detector and an arithmetic unit via a network protocol

A detector apparatus includes at least one x-ray detector, including a network-capable network unit; and a switching unit connected to the network unit of the x-ray detector.... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

Data acquisition acceleration in magnetic resonance angiography applications using magnetization-prepared simultaneous multi-slice acquisition

A method for producing an image representative of the vasculature of a subject using a MRI system includes the acquisition of a signal indicative of a subject' cardiac phase. During each heartbeat of the subject, image slices of a volume covering a region of interest (ROI) within the subject are... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

X-ray emitter

An X-ray emitter has a rotating anode rotatably mounted inside an X-ray tube by way of a multi-sliding surface bearing. The multi-sliding surface bearing has an inner and an outer sliding surface which are mounted so they can rotate relative to each other about an axis of rotation such that... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

Method for generating x-ray image data, x-ray system and data processing unit

A mathematical scattered radiation model with a number of parameters is specified. A test object is scanned with an X-ray system to generate a first raw dataset. The test object is scanned again to generate a second raw dataset, this time with an intermediary X-ray mask having at least one... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

Shifted pulses for simultaneous multi-slice imaging

A computer-implemented method for performing multi-slice magnetic resonance imaging with comparable contrast between simultaneously excited slices includes applying a first pulse sequence to a volume of interest to acquire a first k-space dataset. This first pulse sequence comprises a plurality of single-band slice-selective pulses applied in a first predefined order.... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

Method, computer and imaging determining an imaging parameter for an imaging procedure

In a method and computer for determining an imaging parameter for an imaging procedure, a patient-specific imaging value for imaging an image data set is provided to a computer. An imaging parameter is determined in the computer by applying a trained imaging rule to the patient-specific imaging value. The trained... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

Method for supporting radiation treatment planning for a patient

A method is disclosed for supporting radiation treatment planning for a patient. In an embodiment, the method includes acquiring computed tomography image data for the patient, which has been acquired from the patient using a computed tomography device; allocating magnetic resonance image data to the computed tomography image data using... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

Method and system for using measurement data

A method is for using measurement data of an object of examination for a post-processing process. In an embodiment, the method includes recording first measurement data, the first measurement data being previously determined via a medical imaging modality; automatically analyzing the first measurement data based on defined criteria and automatically... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

Method, computer and medical imaging the provision of confidence information

In a method, computer and medical imaging apparatus for the provision of confidence information, an automatic diagnosis system is provided to the computer. Medical image data acquired from a patient are received by or accessed by the computer. A measure of confidence is determined by the computer, which describes the... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

Method and generation of a physiologically-derived map correlated with anatomical image data

In a method and a computer for generating a physiologically-derived map correlated with anatomical image data spatially resolved physiologically-derived values within a value range are provided to a computer, as are anatomical image data. A frequency of occurrence of the provided physiologically-derived values is determined in the computer, depending on... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

Medical imaging apparatus with a light source for illuminating an examination region

A medical imaging apparatus includes a gantry with a tunnel-shaped opening, an examination region and a holder. In an embodiment, the holder includes a light source for illuminating the examination region and the holder is arranged on the gantry projecting above the tunnel-shaped opening.... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

Reconstruction of flow data

Described herein are technologies for facilitating reconstruction of flow data. In accordance with one aspect, the framework receives a four-dimensional projection image dataset and registers one or more pairs of temporally adjacent projection images in the image dataset. Two-dimensional flow maps may be determined based on the registered pairs. The... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

Method and updating multiple magnetic resonance datasets acquired using a parallel acquisition technique

In a method and magnetic resonance (MR) apparatus for creating a common updating kernel for at least two datasets, a first dataset is acquired from a subject that includes Nyquist undersampled measurement data acquired from at least two reception coils of an MR scanner, and that also includes calibration data.... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

Medical imaging apparatus with a housing

A medical imaging apparatus has medical image data detector, and a housing that at least partially surrounds the detector and has at least one cladding. The at least one cladding is a self-supporting cladding with a reinforcing grid and a resilient cladding layer.... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

Method and magnetic resonance optimized slice multiplexing

In a method and magnetic resonance (MR) apparatus for the optimized capture of MR measurement data of an object using at least two reception coils with slice multiplexing, achievable quality values for different parameter sets are tested in order to determine an optimum parameter set for the slice multiplexing. Slice... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

Atlas-based contouring of organs at risk for radiation therapy

Embodiments can provide a method for atlas-based contouring, comprising constructing a relevant atlas database; selecting one or more optimal atlases from the relevant atlas database; propagating one or more atlases; fusing the one or more atlases; and assessing the quality of one or more propagated contours.... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

Magnetic resonance imaging apparatus, radio-frequency coil therefor, and manufacturing a radio-frequency coil

A radio-frequency (RF) coil for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has a flexible antenna circuit, support that supports the flexible antenna circuit, and a one-piece flexible casing, enclosing the flexible antenna circuit and the support. A method for manufacturing such an RF coil avoids the operation of piecing-together individual components, so... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

03/29/18 / #20180084998

Method and medical diagnosis computer for displaying medical diagnosis data and/or information about medical diagnosis data

In a method and computer for displaying medical diagnosis data and/or information about medical diagnosis data at a display screen, an item of information of a displayed content of different categories of medical diagnosis data and/or information about medical diagnosis data is determined in the computer. Using the displayed content,... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

03/29/18 / #20180085025

Magnetic resonance apparatus and operating method with different table displacement modes

In a magnetic resonance system and an operating method therefor, wherein measurement data are able to be recorded in a first recording mode without displacement of a patient table or in a second recording mode with displacement of a patient table before measurement begins, an image dataset is provided to... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

03/29/18 / #20180085085

Method for determining the rotation angle of a rotor-stator device, with slip ring arrangement and computer tomograph

A method and a device are for determining the rotation angle of a rotor-stator device. The rotor-stator device has a slip ring arrangement for transferring data between rotor and stator. In an embodiment, the device includes a signal conductor, essentially ring-shaped or ring-segment-shaped, fixed to a ring-shaped support structure; a... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

03/29/18 / #20180088195

Magnetic resonance apparatus with a bendable carrier for shim elements

A magnetic resonance apparatus has a magnetic resonance data acquisition scanner having a basic field magnet that generates a basic magnetic field in a patient-receiving zone of the scanner, and a gradient coil unit in the scanner, formed of individual gradient coil elements, and a shim unit having at least... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

03/29/18 / #20180088196

Magnetic resonance reducing the repetition time without increasing the gradient capacity utilization

In a method and magnetic resonance (MR) apparatus for generating scan data of an examination object, radiation of RF pulses, activation of gradients, and reading out of MR signals generated by the radiated RF pulses and the activated gradients occur according to a pulse sequence. The signals that are stored... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

03/29/18 / #20180088198

Method and implementing a diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance measurement

The method and magnetic resonance apparatus for acquiring diffusion-weighted measurement data from a subject, (a) a diffusion module is activated that contains at least one diffusion gradient, and (b) an acquisition module is activated, which reads out measurement data by repetitions of RF excitation pulses, which are applied to the... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

03/29/18 / #20180088199

Method and generation of combined magnetic resonance images

In a method and magnetic resonance (MR) apparatus for generating a combined MR image of an examination object, a first image data record of an examination object, generated from magnetic resonance data recorded with a first reception coil, is loaded into a computer. A second image data record of the... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

03/29/18 / #20180088200

Method and magnetic resonance distortion correction of acquired scan data of an examination object

In a method and a magnetic resonance (MR) apparatus for distortion correction of MR-acquired scan data of an object, an entry is made into a computer in order to select desired field of view (FOV), in which scan data of the object under examination (U) is to be acquired. An... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

03/29/18 / #20180088248

X-ray detector with thermally-conductive intermediate layer

An x-ray detector includes, in a stack formation, a converter element, an evaluation unit and an intermediate layer. In an embodiment, the intermediate layer has a thermal conductivity of more than 0.5 W/mK, preferably more than 2 W/mK and more preferably more than 6 W/mK.... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

03/29/18 / #20180089380

Method and medical optimization of the performance of a procedure involving medical imaging on a patient

In the performance of a procedure on a patient by a medical system, target values for each substep of the procedure are determined in a computer. Actual values for each substep of the procedure are detected. The target values are compared in the computer to the actual values for each... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

03/29/18 / #20180089530

Method and system for landmark detection in medical images using deep neural networks

A method and system for anatomical landmark detection in medical images using deep neural networks is disclosed. For each of a plurality of image patches centered at a respective one of a plurality of voxels in the medical image, a subset of voxels within the image patch is input to... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

03/29/18 / #20180089826

3d motion correction using 3d deformable registration and patient respiratory signals

Embodiments can provide a computer-implemented method for 3D motion correction for diffusion weighted imaging images, the method comprising acquiring a series of image slices from a medical imaging device; binning the series of image slices into bins, each bin comprising a plurality of slice locations; identifying, for each of the... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

03/29/18 / #20180089830

Method and evaluation of medical data having a temporal resolution

In a method and an evaluation computer for evaluating medical data having a temporal resolution, a preprocessing phase and a postprocessing phase, are executed. The medical data include a first dataset acquired at a first time point of the temporal resolution and a second dataset acquired at a second time... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

03/22/18 / #20180078217

Method and providing information to a patient during a medical imaging examination that indicates the residual examination time for the examination

A method for providing information to a patient during a medical imaging examination, said method comprising: operating a medical imaging apparatus, while a patient is undergoing an examination with the medical imaging apparatus, during said medical imaging examination, providing a computer with time information that informs said computer as to... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

03/22/18 / #20180078221

Sinogram-based scattered ray correction in computer tomography

A method is for scattered ray correction of projection measurement data recorded by a computer tomography system. In an embodiment, the method includes recording, localizing, identifying and correcting. In the recording, projection measurement data is recorded from a plurality of projection angles and the projection measurement data is captured in... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

03/22/18 / #20180078222

System having a mobile control device and outputting a control signal to a component of a medical imaging apparatus

An embodiment of the invention relates to a system. In an embodiment, the system includes a component of a medical imaging apparatus; a mobile control device including an operating element designed as an electromechanical switching element; and a control unit designed to output a control signal to the component. When... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

03/22/18 / #20180078227

Method and magnetic resonance setting acquisition parameters of a scan protocol

In a method and magnetic resonance (MR) apparatus for setting acquisition parameters of a scan protocol, in an operator control console, for a planned MR acquisition procedure of slice groups rotated with respect to one another through an angle relative to an axis of rotation, each containing at least one... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

03/22/18 / #20180078228

Method and magnetic resonance automatic selection of a scan program for a magnetic resonance examination of a patient

In a method and magnetic resonance (MR) apparatus for automatic selection of at least one scan program for a MR examination of a patient, at least one item of patient-specific information and/or at least one item of examination-specific information for the examination is provided as an input to a computer.... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

03/22/18 / #20180078230

Method for simultaneous imaging of functional and morphological x-ray image data of a breast, diagnostic station, computer program product and computer-readable medium

A method for simultaneous imaging of functional and morphological image data of a breast includes acquiring functional X-ray image data from the breast of a patient. In addition, morphological X-ray image data is acquired from the breast of the patient in the same breast position and with the same breast... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

03/22/18 / #20180078313

Liver disease assessment in medical imaging

For liver modeling from medical scan data, multiple modalities of imaging are used. By using multiple modalities of imaging in combination with generative modeling, a more comprehensive and informed assessment may be performed. The generative modeling may allow feedback of effects of proposed therapy on function of the liver. This... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

03/22/18 / #20180081015

Method and magnetic resonance avoidance of artifacts in the acquisition of magnetic resonance measurement data

In a method and magnetic resonance (MR) apparatus for avoidance of artifacts in the acquisition of MR data, first and second undersampled datasets are recorded, the measurement data of each dataset being selected such that artifacts in the first dataset exhibit a phase other than in the second dataset, and... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

03/22/18 / #20180081016

Method and accelerated simultaneous multislice magnetic resonance data acquisition

In a method and apparatus for generating magnetic resonance (MR) measurement data of an object, (a) a multiband RF excitation pulse is radiated into the object to simultaneously selectively excite at least two slices, which do not overlap, in the object, and (b) echo signals generated are read out with... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

03/22/18 / #20180081018

Sparse recovery of fiber orientations using multidimensional prony method

A computer-implemented method for sparse recovery of fiber orientations using a multidimensional Prony method for use in tractography applications includes performing magnetic resonance imaging to acquire a plurality of sparse signal measurements using a q-space sampling scheme which enforces a lattice structure with a predetermined number of collinear samples. Next,... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

03/22/18 / #20180081070

Device for the spatially resolved measurement of photons

A device is for the spatially resolved measurement of photons, in particular x-ray photons. In an embodiment, the device includes a first plurality of photoelectric converters, a second plurality of current measuring apparatuses and a third plurality of voltage conditioners. Each current measuring apparatus is electrically connected to at least... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

03/22/18 / #20180082487

Two-dimensional cinematic medical imaging in color based on deep learning

A 2D medical image is colorized. In one approach, a deep-learnt classifier is trained to colorize from color 2D medical images. The color 2D medical images for training are cinematically rendered from slabs to add color. In another approach, a deep machine-learnt generator creates slices as if adjacent to the... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

03/15/18 / #20180070853

Method and magnetic resonance planning a magnetic resonance measurement of a patient examination

In a method and MR apparatus for planning at least one MR measurement of an MR examination on a patient, the patient is positioned on a patient support within an examination room. A position of the patient support against movement of the patient support is secured within a patient receiving... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

03/15/18 / #20180070882

Method, medical imaging apparatus and mobile terminal for planning and/or controlling a medical imaging examination

In a method and apparatus for planning and/or controlling a medical imaging examination using a mobile terminal, a data connection is established between a medical imaging apparatus and the mobile terminal by a data network unit. Examination-specific data are transmitted to the mobile terminal. A command-relevant input is detected by... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

03/15/18 / #20180071452

System and optimizing contrast imaging of a patient

Systems and methods are provided for imaging a patient. Target imaging parameters for imaging a region of interest of a patient are determined based on desired attributes of images to be generated for the region of interest. Administration parameters for administering a contrast agent are determined based on the target... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

03/15/18 / #20180073995

Method and x-ray generating a projective x-ray representation of an examination object

A method and an X-ray apparatus generate a projective X-ray representation of an examination object. Two projective images obtained from a phase contrast measurement are adapted to each other in respect of their representation format and a result image is generated by combining the adapted images. The result image allows... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

03/15/18 / #20180074145

Method and low-artifact magnetic resonance fingerprinting scan

In order to execute a low-artifact magnetic resonance fingerprinting (MRF) scan, a preferred order of N k-space trajectories of a sampling pattern is determined in a computer, along which in each case an undersampled scan data set is to be scanned, such that artifacts are avoided in parameter maps created... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

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03/15/18 / #20180074146

Method and magnetic resonance imaging spatial fat suppression in multi-contrast sms imaging

In a method and imaging apparatus for acquiring multi-contrast magnetic resonance (MR) data, a data acquisition scanner is operated in a simultaneous multislice data acquisition sequence to radiate at least one single-band binomial radio-frequency (RF) pulse, that excites fat protons in at least some slices of an examination subject from... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

03/15/18 / #20180074147

Method and implementing a turbo spin echo-based reference scan for simultaneous multislice magnetic resonance data acquisitions

In a method and apparatus for acquiring magnetic resonance (MR) data, an MR data acquisition scanner is operated, while a subject is situated therein to execute a simultaneous multislice (SMS) turbo spin echo (TSE) sequence by implementing a TSE-based reference scan to acquire reference data and an imaging scan, to... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

03/15/18 / #20180074148

Generation of pixel-time series of an examination object by magnetic resonance

In a method and apparatus the generation of a pixel-time series of an examination object by magnetic resonance measurement data for a undersampled measurement data set are recorded along a k-space trajectory in a repetition of a pulse sequence. The pulse sequence is repeated at least once again in each... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

03/15/18 / #20180075597

Tissue characterization based on machine learning in medical imaging

Tissue is characterized using machine-learnt classification. The prognosis, diagnosis or evidence in the form of a similar case is found by machine-learnt classification from features extracted from frames of medical scan data. The texture features for tissue characterization may be learned using deep learning. Using the features, therapy response is... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

03/15/18 / #20180075627

Method for reconstruction of spectral result image data

A method is for imaging of an examination region of an object to be examined with a computed tomography system. In an embodiment, the method includes recording of first and second projection measurement data with a common x-ray source-detector system, the first projection measurement data being recorded with a first... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

03/15/18 / #20180075999

Anode

An anode has a base member, on which an X-ray active layer is applied. A first cooling circuit with a first cooling medium extends at least in part in the base member beneath the X-ray active layer. A second cooling circuit with a second cooling medium is arranged beneath the... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

03/08/18 / #20180067177

Method for establishing implant information about a patient from a magnetic resonance scan

In a method and magnetic resonance (MR) apparatus for establishing implant information about a patient based on an MR scan of the patient, the MR scan is performed by implant-safe settings in the control parameters. The MR signals acquired in this scan are reconstructed to produce image data, and the... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

03/08/18 / #20180067178

Magnetic resonance signal receiving apparatus and local coil

A magnetic resonance signal receiving apparatus has a local coil, and an RF receiver connected thereto the local coil via a plug. The local coil has multiple antenna units, each separately receiving magnetic resonance signals generated by a subject in a magnetic resonance examination. The local coil also has a... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

03/08/18 / #20180067180

Magnetic resonance signal receiving apparatus, reception coil channel selector and magnetic resonance imaging system

A magnetic resonance (MR) signal receiving apparatus has multiple local coils, capable of separately receiving MR signals generated by a body in an MR examination, each of the local coils having multiple antenna units and a time division multiplexing module. The time division multiplexing module enables MR signals received by... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

03/08/18 / #20180068070

Method and determining a similarity parameter for an original protocol with a reference protocol for medical imaging

In a method and a medical imaging apparatus for determining a similarity parameter for an original protocol with a reference protocol, wherein the original protocol has control parameters for controlling a medical imaging apparatus and is compatible with an original configuration of the medical imaging apparatus, and the reference protocol... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

03/08/18 / #20180069047

Radiation detector device

An embodiment of the invention relates to a radiation detector device including a detector substrate for direct conversion of X-ray and/or gamma quanta to electrical charge. The detector substrate includes a semiconductor material including Cadmium; a readout substrate having a readout contact; a charge collector contact for collecting an electrical... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

03/01/18 / #20180059199

Method and apparatus to correct a signal phase in the acquisition of magnetic resonance signals

In a method and apparatus to correct a signal phase in the acquisition of magnetic resonance signals of an object to be examined in a slice multiplexing method, magnetic resonance signals from at least two different slices of the object are detected simultaneously. In at least one slice-selection time period,... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

03/01/18 / #20180060486

Method and medical imaging generating a favorites set of protocols for controlling the medical imaging apparatus

In a method and apparatus for generating a favorites set containing a number of protocols, each protocol of the multiple protocols including control parameters for controlling a medical imaging apparatus, a computer determines a system parameter of the medical imaging apparatus, and an entry is made into the computer that... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

03/01/18 / #20180060489

Method and system for outputting an item of medical information

A method and system are for outputting an item of medical information, the medical information concerning a suitability of a patient for an examination via a medical imaging device and/or the medical information concerning a patient-specific configuration of a medical imaging device, in particular for an examination of a patient.... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

03/01/18 / #20180060490

Medical imaging system

A medical imaging system includes a medical imaging device for generating image data. The medical imaging device includes a first programming interface for transferring the image data and a second programming interface for transferring the supplementary data. The medical imaging system further includes a processing device for retrieving the image... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

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03/01/18 / #20180060652

Unsupervised deep representation learning for fine-grained body part recognition

A method and apparatus for deep learning based fine-grained body part recognition in medical imaging data is disclosed. A paired convolutional neural network (P-CNN) for slice ordering is trained based on unlabeled training medical image volumes. A convolutional neural network (CNN) for fine-grained body part recognition is trained by fine-tuning... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

03/01/18 / #20180061077

Determination of result data on the basis of medical measurement data from various measurements

A method is disclosed for determining result data based upon medical measurement data of an examination object. Within the method, a high-dimensional first parameter space is formed, in which measurement values of the various measurements are represented with the aid of value tuples. The measurement values of the various measurements... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

03/01/18 / #20180061090

Method and device for the automatic generation of synthetic projections

A method for the automatic generation of synthetic projections of an examination object from at least one three-dimensional data set acquired by way of a medical imaging system. The three-dimensional data set is used as a basis for determining position information relating to the arrangement of structures of the examination... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

03/01/18 / #20180061111

Method of visualizing a three-dimensional object from a data volume

A method of visualizing a three-dimensional object from a data volume is disclosed. In an embodiment, the method includes computing an irradiance cache for the data volume; and applying the irradiance cache during rendering of a three-dimensional image from the data volume. In an embodiment, entries of the irradiance cache... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

03/01/18 / #20180063386

Machine learning based real-time radiation dose assessment

A computer-implemented method for performing radiation dose assessment includes acquiring a plurality of parameters related to an image scanner configured to apply a heat or radiation dose to a subject during imaging. A plurality of features is extracted from the plurality of parameters. A dose map of a region of... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

02/22/18 / #20180053346

Data driven framework for optimizing artificial organ printing and scaffold selection for regenerative medicine

A method for generating a personalized scaffold for an individual includes acquiring images of an anatomy of interest corresponding to an intended scaffold location and acquiring test results related to the anatomy of interest. One or more functional specifications are generated based on the images and test results and one... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

02/22/18 / #20180053618

Thermionic emission device, focus head, x-ray tube and x-ray radiator

A thermionic emission device includes an indirectly heatable main emitter, which is constructed as a flat emitter with a main emission surface, and at least one connectible heat emitter with a heat emission surface. The heat emission surface is disposed at a predefinable distance from the main emission surface. The... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

02/22/18 / #20180053622

Thermionic emission device, focus head, x-ray tube and x-ray emitter

A thermionic emission device includes an indirectly heatable main emitter with a main emission surface and a connectible heat emitter with a heat emission surface. The heat emission surface is disposed at a predefinable distance from the main emission surface. In the operating state, the main emitter is at a... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

02/15/18 / #20180042497

Magnetic resonance determining a characteristic of an organ

In a magnetic resonance method and apparatus for determining a characteristic of an organ, a magnetic resonance sequence is executed in order to acquire temporally resolved magnetic resonance data pertaining to the organ. The magnetic resonance sequence includes at least one tagging module, which generates a sub-visual tag of the... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

02/15/18 / #20180042512

Method for recording diagnostic measurement data of a heart of an examination object in a heart imaging by means of a magnetic resonance device

A method is disclosed for recording diagnostic measurement data of a heart of an examination object in a heart imaging via a magnetic resonance device. In an embodiment, the method for recording diagnostic measurement data of a heart of an examination object in a heart imaging, via a magnetic resonance... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

02/15/18 / #20180042564

Method and system for synthesizing virtual high dose or high kv computed tomography images from low dose or low kv computed tomography images

A method and apparatus for medical image synthesis is disclosed, which synthesizes a target medical image based on a source medical image. The method can be used for synthesizing a high dose computed tomography (CT) image or a high kV CT image from a low dose CT image or a... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

02/15/18 / #20180042566

Classifying views of an angiographic medical imaging system

Systems and methods are provided for acquiring a series of angiographic images and identifying the anatomical structures represented in the series of images using a machine learnt classifier. Additional series of images that would yield the optimal visualization of the structure of interest may be suggested.... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

02/15/18 / #20180045801

Magnetic resonance obtaining patient movement information

In a method and a magnetic resonance apparatus for generating movement information relating to an examination region of a patient, a reception circuit is provided that receives MR signals within a reception frequency range. An electromagnetic signal is generated that has a first frequency that is outside the reception frequency... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

02/15/18 / #20180049347

Temperature-control unit for an electronic component

The present disclosure relates to heat and temperature control. The teachings thereof may be embodied in temperature-control units for electronic components. For example, a temperature-control unit may include: a housing defining a receptacle for the component and a channel system for a fluid. The channel system runs from an inlet... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

02/08/18 / #20180035892

Deep learning based isocenter positioning and fully automated cardiac mr exam planning

A computer-implemented method of performing deep learning based isocenter positioning includes acquiring a plurality of slabs covering an anatomical area of interest that comprises a patient's heart. For each slab, one or more deep learning models are used to determine a likelihood score for the slab indicating a probability that... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

02/08/18 / #20180035961

Mobile grating-detector arrangement

A mobile grating-detector arrangement has an X-ray detector and at least one grating. The grating-detector arrangement is configured to record an interferometric X-ray image of at least one body part of a patient in a patient bed in operation. In addition, an X-ray system with such a grating-detector arrangement and... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

02/08/18 / #20180035984

Biopsy unit

A biopsy unit is configured with a marker unit having at least one marker such that a treatment point can be displayed in accordance with the guidance of a biopsy needle on the surface of an object to be examined. The coordinates of a determined tissue alteration within an object... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

02/08/18 / #20180038929

Method and setting and/or adjusting scan parameters for a scan sequence of a magnetic resonance examination

In a method and apparatus for setting and/or adjusting scan parameters for a scan sequence of a magnetic resonance examination, manual selection of a scan parameter to be set is made, followed by setting and/or changing a value of the selected scan parameter to be set. At least one dependent... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

02/08/18 / #20180038930

Method and setting and/or adjusting a parameter value of a parameter of a magnetic resonance protocol for a magnetic resonance sequence

In a method and apparatus for setting and/or adjusting a parameter value of at least one parameter of a magnetic resonance protocol for at least one magnetic resonance sequence, a manual entry that selects the magnetic resonance protocol is made into a computer, and a further entry is made that... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

02/01/18 / #20180028142

Method and system for automated positioning of a medical diagnostic device

A method and system are provided for automatically positioning a medical diagnostic device. The method and system use a database of images that includes reference images and user-preferred images to position the medical diagnostic device. The medical diagnostic device in an initial position is moved to a final position based... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

02/01/18 / #20180031377

Mobile x-ray examination apparatus

A mobile X-ray examination apparatus has an instruction receiving device that receives an entered instruction for the mobile X-ray examination apparatus to reach a designated position. A navigation device creates an environment map of an environment of the mobile X-ray examination apparatus, determines a current position of the mobile X-ray... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

02/01/18 / #20180031652

Magnetic resonance imaging apparatus and method with slice-specific adjustment of radio frequency pulses to current ambient conditions

A method according to the invention for the slice-specific adjustment of RF pulses when recording MR signals of an examination subject with the use of a slice multiplexing method in which MR signals from at least two different slices of the examination subject are detected simultaneously when recording the MR... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

02/01/18 / #20180031659

Method and magnetic resonance simultaneous multi-contrast turbo spin echo imaging

In a magnetic resonance apparatus and method for acquiring magnetic resonance data, a magnetic resonance data acquisition scanner executes a turbo spin echo (TSE) data acquisition sequence with simultaneous multi-slice (SMS) imaging wherein nuclear spins in two different slices of an examination subject are simultaneously excited so as to produce... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

02/01/18 / #20180031665

Method and apparatus acquisition of mr measurement data in a breath-hold examination

In a method and magnetic resonance (MR) apparatus for acquisition of MR data from a patient in a breath-hold examination an instruction is provided to the patient to hold his/her breath, and the acquisition of MR measurement data is started. A breathing curve is recorded at least after the output... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

02/01/18 / #20180032841

Medical scanner teaches itself to optimize clinical protocols and image acquisition

A computer-implemented method for identifying an optimal set of parameters for medical image acquisition includes receiving a set of input parameters corresponding to a medical imaging scan of a patient and using a model of operator parameter selection to determine a set of optimal target parameter values for a medical... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

02/01/18 / #20180033166

Intra reconstruction motion correction

A set of first modality data is provided to an intra-reconstruction motion correction method. The set of first modality data includes a plurality of views. A set of second modality data is provided to the method. A motion estimate is generated for each of the plurality of views in the... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

02/01/18 / #20180033514

Method and device for setting a spatial intensity distribution of an x-ray beam

In a method and device for setting a spatial intensity distribution of an X-ray beam, an X-ray beam is generated by an X-ray tube. A beam path of the X-ray beam is guided in a direction of propagation by a form filter including a plurality of lamella plates which taper... Siemens Healthcare Gmbh








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