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 new patent  Apparatus and method for calibration of time origin of an rf pulse in mri data acquisition systems

Described herein is an apparatus and method for determining a time origin of an input rf pulse of a plurality of input rf pulses. The method includes generating an rf echo based on the plurality of input rf pulses, a time-duration between the input rf pulses being controllable in order to determine a time instance corresponding to an ideal position of the rf echo. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

Apparatus and method for reducing artifacts in mri images

Described herein is an apparatus and method for reducing artifacts in mri images. The method includes acquiring a first set of data by under-sampling a first portion of a k-space at a first rate, and a second set of data by under-sampling a second portion of the k-space at a second rate. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

Radiotherapy planning apparatus and clinical model comparison method

According to one embodiment, a radiotherapy planning apparatus includes processing circuitry and a display. The processing circuitry calculates, by applying patient information to each of a plurality of analysis models relating to clinical practice, analysis results based on the analysis models. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

Medical image processing apparatus, medical imaging apparatus and image archiving apparatus

According to one embodiment, a medical image processing apparatus includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry is configured to extract a first medical image relating to a region of interest from a second medical image. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

Radiation image diagnostic apparatus and medical image processing apparatus

According to one embodiment, a radiation image diagnostic apparatus includes a gantry and image reconstruction circuitry. The gantry images a subject with radiation over a plurality of phases and acquires a plurality of imaging data sets for the plurality of phases. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

Magnetic resonance imaging apparatus

A magnetic resonance imaging apparatus according to an embodiment includes processing circuitry. By using image data of a subject acquired by performing a first imaging process, the processing circuitry is configured to detect a first region including at least a part of a first site, the first site and a second site having a symmetrical relationship with each other in the subject. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

Magnetic resonance imaging apparatus and magnetic resonance imaging method

A magnetic resonance imaging apparatus according to an embodiment includes sequence control circuitry and processing circuitry. The sequence control circuitry executes a first pulse sequence to acquire multiple sets of data with different echo times (tes), the first pulse sequence being a pulse sequence of an ultrashort echo time (ute) imaging technique and being a multi-echo pulse sequence. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

Magnetic resonance imaging apparatus

Mri apparatus includes an rf coil device, a first radio communication unit, a second radio communication unit, an image reconstruction unit and a judging unit. The rf coil device detects an mr signal, and includes a data saving unit for storing the mr signal. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

X-ray computed tomography apparatus

According to one embodiment, an x-ray computed tomography apparatus includes a gantry main body, a base, a first support frame, a second support frame and gantry control circuitry. The gantry control circuitry controls a tilt of the gantry main body, a movement of the table top by the first support frame, and a movement of the first support frame by the second support frame. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

X-ray computed tomography apparatus

According to one embodiment, an x-ray computed tomography apparatus includes an x-ray tube, an x-ray detector, acquisition circuitry, a high voltage generator, and processing circuitry. The acquisition circuitry acquires electrical signals from a plurality of x-ray detection elements, and bundles the electrical signals in bundle units in accordance with a resolution mode of the x-ray detector. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

X-ray computed tomography apparatus and gantry apparatus

According to embodiment, an x-ray computed tomography apparatus includes a gantry apparatus. The gantry apparatus includes a housing, at least one light projector, and a transmission film. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

Image rendering method and apparatus

An image rendering apparatus comprises processing circuitry configured to: obtain a volumetric medical imaging data set representative of a region of a material; associate an extinction color with the material; obtain from a user a color value; determine a modified extinction color for the material based on the color value obtained from the user; and render a global illumination image from the volumetric medical imaging data set using the modified extinction color.. . ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

Blood vessel analysis apparatus, medical image diagnosis apparatus, and blood vessel analysis method

According to one embodiment, a structuring circuitry temporarily structures a dynamical model of analysis processing based on the time-series medical image. The identification circuitry identifies a latent variable of the dynamical model so that at least one of a prediction value of a blood vessel morphology and a prediction value of a bloodstream based on the temporarily structured dynamical model is in conformity with at least one of an observation value of the blood vessel morphology and an observation value of the bloodstream measured in advance. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

Ultrasound diagnosis apparatus and ultrasound probe

According to one embodiment, an ultrasound diagnosis apparatus includes a transmission beam former and a transmitting circuit. The transmission beam former generates a transmission pulse. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180168528

X-ray diagnostic apparatus, medical image diagnostic system and control method

According to one embodiment, an x-ray diagnostic apparatus includes a couch, an imaging unit, and processing circuitry. The couch includes a couch top on which a subject lies. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

06/14/18 / #20180166162

Medical system

The medical system of the embodiment comprises a recording unit, management unit, extracting unit, searching unit, and display unit. The recording unit records medical information by associating it to the classification thereof. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

06/14/18 / #20180160995

Medical image processing apparatus, x-ray diagnostic apparatus, and medical image processing method

In one embodiment, a medical image processing apparatus used for a treatment using a device includes a memory configured to store a volume data of an object; and processing circuitry configured to acquire positional information of the device, set, in an x-ray image generated by imaging an object using x-ray, a region on which a volume-based 2d image generated from the volume data is to be superimposed, based on the positional information of the device, and generate a superimposed image by superimposing the volume-based 2d image on the set region in the x-ray image.. . ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

06/07/18 / #20180156877

Systems and methods for improved and efficient determination of the specific absorption rate (sar) in mri

Magnetic resonance imaging (mri) systems and methods to effect improved and more efficient determination of the specific absorption rate (sar) are described. The sar is calculated based upon a derived relationship between a body surface area (bsa) and a portion of the total radio frequency (rf) energy delivered to rf transmit coil that is deposited in the imaging subject, and the scanning is controlled in accordance with the calculated sar.. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

06/07/18 / #20180153500

High-voltage device and medical-image diagnostic apparatus

A high-voltage device according to embodiments comprises an inverter circuit configured to convert a direct-current voltage into an alternating-current voltage, a high-voltage transformer, an insulating layer and a conductive layer. The high-voltage transformer includes a primary coil on an input side and multiple secondary coils on an output side and raises a voltage of output of the inverter circuit. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

05/31/18 / #20180149723

Magnetic resonance imaging apparatus

In one embodiment, a magnetic resonance imaging apparatus includes memory circuitry configured to store a predetermined program; and processing circuitry configured, by executing the predetermined program, to set an fse type pulse sequence in which an excitation pulse is followed by a plurality of refocusing pulses, the plurality of the refocusing being divided into at least a first pulse group subsequent to the excitation pulse and a second pulse group subsequent to the first pulse group, the first pulse group including refocusing pulses having a predetermined high flip angle, and the second pulse group including refocusing pulses having flip angles decreased from the predetermined high flip angle toward a flip angle of zero, and generate an image of an object from respective mr signals corresponding to the plurality of refocusing pulses acquired by applying the fast spin echo type pulse sequence to the object.. . ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

05/31/18 / #20180146941

Medical image-processing apparatus, x-ray ct apparatus, and medical image-processing method

A medical image-processing apparatus according to embodiments includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry is configured to acquire image data including a blood vessel of a subject. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

05/24/18 / #20180144514

Medical image processing apparatus and medical image diagnosis apparatus and medical image processing method

An embodiment provides a medical image processing apparatus that comprises circuitry. The circuitry obtains detection data representing detection events of radiation at a plurality of detector elements. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

05/24/18 / #20180144475

Medical image processing apparatus, medical image processing method, and x-ray ct apparatus

A medical image processing apparatus according to an embodiment includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry acquires image data including image data of a blood vessel of a subject. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

05/17/18 / #20180132826

Ultrasonic probe

According to one embodiment, an ultrasonic probe includes a plurality of piezoelectric elements, a substrate, an intermediate layer and a backing member. A plurality of piezoelectric elements are arranged at a predetermined pitch. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

05/17/18 / #20180132814

Medical image diagnostic apparatus

According to one embodiment, a medical image diagnostic apparatus includes a holding device, a driving unit, a first encoder, a second encoder, and processing circuitry. The holding device holds an x-ray generator and an x-ray detector such that the x-ray generator and the x-ray detector are rotatable. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

05/17/18 / #20180132799

X-ray computed tomography apparatus

According to one embodiment, an x-ray computed tomography apparatus includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry sets a parameter of an examination protocol. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

05/10/18 / #20180125459

Ultrasound diagnosis apparatus, medical image processing apparatus, and medical image processing method

According to one embodiment, an ultrasound diagnosis apparatus includes an acquisition unit, a selection unit, and a display control unit. The acquisition unit acquires a medical image accompanied by supplementary information indicating a site. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

05/10/18 / #20180125436

X-ray diagnostic apparatus

According to one embodiment, an x-ray diagnostic apparatus includes a holding device and processing circuitry. The holding device movably holds an x-ray generator and an x-ray detector. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

05/03/18 / #20180122074

Medical image processing apparatus and medical image processing method

A medical image processing apparatus according to an embodiment includes processing circuitry configured to: extract position information of innervation from subject data; convert a subject nerve region that is based on the extracted position information into atlas data; analyze a position relation between a functional area in a brain in the atlas data and the converted subject nerve region; and convert the analysis result into the subject data.. . ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

05/03/18 / #20180120450

Collimator, radiation detector, and radiation examination apparatus

A collimator includes a plurality of modules each of which has a grid formation and in each of which a plurality of walls are arranged in a row in a first direction and a second direction intersecting the first direction. The plurality of modules are connected together by one or more connecting parts.. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

05/03/18 / #20180117360

Particle beam radiotherapy system

A gantry applies particle beams to a subject. An ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus scans the subject with ultrasonic waves via an ultrasonic probe, and acquires an ultrasonic image concerning a radiotherapy target region of the subject. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

04/19/18 / #20180108169

Image rendering apparatus and method

A medical image rendering apparatus comprises processing circuitry configured to: display a first image rendered from a volumetric imaging data set, wherein the first image comprises a plurality of pixels; receive a changed value for a parameter associated with a volumetric region of the volumetric imaging data set; obtain a subset of the plurality of pixels, the subset comprising pixels corresponding to rays that intersect the volumetric region of the volumetric imaging data set; re-render each pixel of the subset of pixels by casting a respective ray into the volumetric imaging data set using the changed value for the parameter; and generate a second image in which pixels of the first image that are not part of the subset of pixels are retained, and pixels of the first image that are part of the subset of pixels are replaced by the re-rendered pixels.. . ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

04/19/18 / #20180106878

Magnetic resonance imaging apparatus and transmission control method

According to one embodiment, a magnetic resonance imaging apparatus provided with a plurality of transmission channels includes a signal processing unit and a control unit. The signal processing unit acquires a radio frequency magnetic field emitted from each of the plurality of transmission channels through a receiver coil mounted on an object and measure a phase of the radio frequency magnetic field. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

04/19/18 / #20180103926

Ultrasound diagnosis apparatus and medical image processing method

According to one embodiment, an ultrasound diagnosis apparatus includes a storage and a control unit. The storage stores transmission/reception conditions for a first ultrasound probe among a plurality of ultrasound probes. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

04/12/18 / #20180101948

Apparatus and method for joint-edge-preserving regularization to reduce noise in four-dimensional computed tomography images

A method and apparatus is provided to denoise computed tomography (ct) sinograms and reconstructed images by minimizing a penalized-weighted-least-squares objective function that includes a joint-edge-preserving regularization term. Common information shared among a series of related image and/or sinograms can beneficially be used to more accurately identify edges common to all of the image and/or sinograms. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

04/12/18 / #20180098746

X-ray image diagnostic apparatus and method

An x-ray image diagnostic apparatus according to an embodiment includes a photon counting x-ray detector, calibration circuitry, and image generating circuitry. The photon counting x-ray detector includes a plurality of detection elements each of which is configured to detect x-rays and output a detection signal. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

04/12/18 / #20180098706

Medical image processing apparatus

According to one embodiment, a medical image processing apparatus includes first specifier, second specifier, determiner and display controller. First specifier collates an ischemic region calculated from a blood vessel visualized into a three-dimensional image in a plurality of phases with a dominating region of the blood vessel, and specifies a culprit vessel in the ischemic region. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

04/05/18 / #20180096476

Data fidelity weight design for iterative reconstruction

A method and apparatus is provided to determine a reconstructed image from computed tomography projection data using iterative reconstruction with an objective function that includes modified weights. The modified weights can include, among other weight values, redundancy weights and statistical weights, which are modified to compress low-frequency components. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

04/05/18 / #20180095153

Magnetic resonance imaging apparatus and image analysis apparatus

In one embodiment, an mri apparatus includes: a scanner equipped with at least a static magnetic field magnet configured to generate a static magnetic field, a gradient coil configured to apply gradient pulses, and an rf coil configured to apply rf pulses to an object and receive magnetic resonance signals from the object; and processing circuitry configured to set at least one pulse sequence which includes a labeling pulse for labeling fluid in the object, an excitation pulse applied after the labeling pulse, and a bipolar or unipolar velocity encoding gradient pulse for encoding velocity information of the fluid, and generate an image of the fluid from the magnetic resonance signals which the scanner acquires by performing the at least one pulse sequence.. . ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

04/05/18 / #20180095151

Magnetic resonance imaging apparatus and magnetic resonance imaging method

A magnetic resonance imaging apparatus includes sequence controlling circuitry and processing circuitry. When executing a pulse sequence on a plurality of slices by which an inversion recovery pulse to invert longitudinal magnetization of a tissue between a positive value and a negative value is applied to a predetermined one of the slices, and when a standby time period has elapsed a data acquisition is subsequently performed on the predetermined slice, the sequence controlling circuitry exercises control so that the inversion recovery pulse is applied to another one of the slices during the standby time period and so that a data acquisition is performed multiple times on each of the slices while varying the standby time period. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

04/05/18 / #20180093264

Chemical container

According to one embodiment, a sealed chemical container has a bonding area where a flexible sheet-like member is firmly bonded onto a plate, and the bonding area defines a first compartment which can be swollen and an outflow passage which communicates with the first compartment via an opening. A first seal portion is weakly bonded onto the plate compared to the bonding area to define the first compartment to block communication between the first compartment and an outflow passage. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

04/05/18 / #20180092629

Ultrasound diagnosis apparatus, medical image diagnosis apparatus, and computer program product

According to one embodiment, an ultrasound diagnosis apparatus includes an image processing circuit and a processing circuit. The image processing circuit generates an ultrasound image. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

04/05/18 / #20180092628

Ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus

According to one embodiment, an ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry acquires position information relating to an ultrasonic probe and an ultrasonic image. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

04/05/18 / #20180092616

Medical information processing apparatus and medical information processing method

A medical information processing apparatus according to an embodiment includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry acquires a first index value obtained based on fluid analysis that is performed based on an image including a blood vessel of a subject, the first index value being related to blood flow at each of positions in the blood vessel. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

04/05/18 / #20180092615

Medical information processing apparatus, x-ray ct apparatus, and medical information processing method

A medical information processing apparatus according to an embodiment includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry obtains image data rendering a blood vessel of patient. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180088061

X-ray computed tomography apparatus

According to one embodiment, an x-ray computed tomography apparatus includes an x-ray detector, data acquisition circuitry, and processing circuitry. The x-ray detector detects x-rays emitted by an x-ray tube and transmitted through an object and outputs an electrical signal concerning the detected x-rays. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180085094

Ultrasound diagnosis apparatus and medical image processing method

Accordion to one embodiment, an ultrasound diagnosis apparatus includes a volume data generating unit, an image generating unit, an mpr image generating unit, and a display controller. The volume data generating unit generates, based on position angle information of an ultrasound probe and echo data from the ultrasound probe, functional volume data of a subject accompanied with the position angle information. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180085007

Magnetic resonance imaging apparatus and magnetic resonance imaging method

A magnetic resonance imaging apparatus according to an embodiment includes processing circuitry and sequence control circuitry. The processing circuitry sets a pattern based on information on heartbeats or pulsebeats of a subject, the pattern being an imaging condition of a pulse sequence for collecting data at a plurality of timings along a relaxation curve of longitudinal magnetization in synchronization with heartbeats or pulsebeats and the pattern defining a relation between heartbeats or pulsebeats, an inversion pulse, and a data collection timing. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

03/22/18 / #20180082445

Medical image diagnostic apparatus

According to one embodiment, a medical image diagnostic apparatus includes a storage memory, processing circuitry, and a display. The storage memory stores data of a plurality of ffr distribution maps constituting a time series regarding a coronary artery, and data of a plurality of morphological images corresponding to the time series. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

03/22/18 / #20180080950

Automatic analyzing apparatus

According to one embodiment, an automatic analyzing apparatus includes a reagent depository, a reagent storage unit and a probe. The reagent depository stores a first reagent vessel. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

03/22/18 / #20180078223

Medical image diagnosis apparatus and bed apparatus

According to one embodiment, a medical image diagnosis apparatus includes a gantry, a first frame, a second frame, a support base, and control circuitry. The first frame supports a table top. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

03/15/18 / #20180075629

Fast, efficient, and list-mode compatible tomographic image reconstruction using a novel quadratic surrogate

A method and apparatus is provided to iteratively reconstruct a pet image for emission data using separable quadratic surrogates (sqs). The quadratic surrogates include a poisson likelihood surrogate that has a curvature that depends on a back-projection of an inverse of mean-background signal. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

03/15/18 / #20180070908

X-ray ct apparatus

In one embodiment, an x-ray ct apparatus includes: a rotating body and processing circuitry configured to extract an anatomical landmark from a medical image of an object acquired by a first scan, identify a shape of an anatomical site of the object based on the anatomical landmark, and set scanning conditions of a second scan based on the shape of the anatomical site, the second scan including a tilt scan in which a scan is performed under a condition where the rotating body is tilted, the scanning conditions including at least a tilt angle of the tilt scan.. . ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

03/15/18 / #20180070903

Medical image diagnostic apparatus and medical image processing apparatus

A medical image diagnostic apparatus according to an embodiment includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry extracts a reference line of a region of interest included in a medical image collected from a subject. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

03/15/18 / #20180070894

X-ray ct apparatus

According to one embodiment, an x-ray ct apparatus includes a gantry, a table on which an object is placed, a bed, and processing circuitry. The gantry is equipped with an x-ray source and an x-ray detector. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

03/15/18 / #20180070892

Medical information processing system

A medical information processing system includes setting circuitry, generating circuitry and output control circuitry. The setting circuitry is configured to set a region of interest in a three-dimensional image that is generated by emitting x-rays to a breast of a subject and imaging the breast from different directions. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

03/08/18 / #20180068469

Image processing apparatus

An image processing apparatus according to an embodiment includes a processing circuitry. The processing circuitry is configured to generate a first calculated image and a second calculated image through calculation using data obtained through an imaging in which magnetic resonance signals used for deriving a tissue quantitative value are acquired, wherein a signal value of a tissue other than a suppression-target tissue which is a target to be suppressed is low on the second calculated image as compared to the first calculated image. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

03/08/18 / #20180067181

Magnetic field adjusting method, magnetic field adjusting apparatus, and magnetic resonance imaging apparatus

A magnetic field adjusting method according to an embodiment includes: acquiring, by using a measuring device, first data related to a static magnetic field while a static magnetic field magnet is generating the static magnetic field having magnetic field intensity lower than rated magnetic field intensity required by an imaging process performed by a magnetic resonance imaging apparatus; and calculating, by using processing circuitry, a positional arrangement of a shim member used for correcting uniformity of the static magnetic field on the basis of the first data.. . ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

03/08/18 / #20180067112

Specimen measurement apparatus

According to one embodiment, a specimen measurement apparatus includes a detector, a reaction promoter and processing circuitry. The detector generates an electrical signal based on a reactive state in a reaction chamber in which a mixture of a test substance and a reagent is contained. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

03/08/18 / #20180066247

Biological tissue grinding container

According to one embodiment, a biological tissue grinding container includes a container portion and a vibrated portion, and vibration is transmitted to biological tissue from the vibration portion to grind the biological tissue. The vibrated portion includes a contact portion to be brought into direct contact with the biological tissue and defines a chamber which stores the biological tissue to be ground, together with the container portion. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

03/08/18 / #20180064403

Medical image diagnostic apparatus

According to one embodiment, a medical image diagnostic apparatus includes a display and processing circuitry. The display displays a relationship diagram indicating a relationship between values which are respectively set for imaging parameters relating to an imaging condition of medical imaging. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180059201

Magnetic resonance imaging apparatus

In one embodiment, a magnetic resonance imaging apparatus includes memory circuitry configured to store a predetermined program; and processing circuitry configured, by executing the predetermined program, to set an fse type pulse sequence in which an excitation pulse is followed by a plurality of refocusing pulses, the plurality of the refocusing being divided into at least a first pulse group subsequent to the excitation pulse and a second pulse group subsequent to the first pulse group, the first pulse group including refocusing pulses having a predetermined high flip angle, and the second pulse group including refocusing pulses having flip angles decreased from the predetermined high flip angle toward a flip angle of zero, and generate an image of an object from respective mr signals corresponding to the plurality of refocusing pulses acquired by applying the fast spin echo type pulse sequence to the object.. . ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180059196

Magnetic resonance imaging apparatus

A magnetic resonance imaging apparatus according to an embodiment includes a static magnetic field magnet, a gradient coil, a space forming structure, a magnet supporting member, and a space forming structure supporter. The gradient coil is provided on an inner circumferential side of the static magnetic field magnet. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180056289

Sample liquid preparing apparatus, test kit, and sample liquid preparing method

A sample liquid preparing apparatus includes a first cylinder portion, a cap portion, and a liquid preparation vessel. The first cylinder portion has a first to-be-fixed portion and a second to-be-fixed portion. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180055487

Ultrasound diagnosis apparatus and image processing apparatus

An ultrasound diagnosis apparatus includes a calculating unit, an obtaining unit, a determining unit, and a controlling unit. By using a plurality of pieces of three-dimensional ultrasound image data in a time series corresponding to a three-dimensional region including a myocardium of a subject, the calculating unit calculates first movement information indicating a movement of the myocardium by tracking a movement of a region of interest that corresponds to the myocardium and that is set in each of the plurality of pieces of three-dimensional image data. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180055472

Image analysis device and x-ray diagnostic apparatus

According to one embodiment, an image analysis device includes a parameter value acquisition unit, a color allocation unit and a time phase image generation unit. The parameter value acquisition unit acquires a parameter value per pixel, on the basis of time variation of pixel values per pixel corresponding to the same region of an object in image data of a plurality of sequential dsa images. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180055460

Medical image processing method and apparatus

A medical imaging data processing apparatus comprises processing circuitry configured to obtain a first imaging data set comprising a set of pixels or voxels, the first imaging data set being reconstructed from first measurement data representative of measurements of a measurement volume obtained by relative rotation of a medical scanner and the measurement volume by a first range of angles during a first scanning time period; obtain a second imaging data set comprising a set of pixels or voxels, the second imaging data set being reconstructed from second measurement data representative of measurements of the measurement volume obtained by relative rotation of the medical scanner and the measurement volume by a second range of angles during a second scanning time period, wherein the second scanning time period overlaps the first scanning time period such that some angles are included in both the first range of angles and the second range of angles; transform the first imaging data set to obtain a first transformed data set that is representative of the first measurement data as a function of at least one of angle or time; transform the second imaging data set to obtain a second transformed data set that is representative of the second measurement data as a function of at least one of angle or time; and determine at least one angle of the first range of angles and/or second range of angles based on differences between the first transformed data set and second transformed data set.. . ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180055380

Magnetic resonance imaging apparatus and magnetic resonance imaging method

An mri apparatus includes an imaging data acquiring unit and a blood flow information generating unit. The imaging data acquiring unit acquires imaging data from an imaging region including myocardium, without using a contrast medium, by applying a spatial selective excitation pulse to a region including at least a part of an ascending aorta for distinguishably displaying inflowing blood flowing into the imaging region. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

02/22/18 / #20180053306

Image processing apparatus, magnetic resonance imaging apparatus and image processing method

An image processing apparatus according to an embodiment includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry recognizes at least one of chest wall, vessels, nodules, and tumors by increasing sensitivity to a gradient and a sensitivity to a cavity structure in three-dimensional data including a lung area. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

02/15/18 / #20180047168

Image processing apparatus and image processing method

An image processing apparatus comprises processing circuitry. The processing circuitry is configured to select a specified cross section from three dimensional (3d) image data. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

02/15/18 / #20180047156

Focal spot de-blurring

A radiography apparatus includes a radiation source, a radiation detector, and processing circuitry. The processing circuitry is configured to obtain an x-ray image of an object, obtain a focal spot size of a radiation source used to generate the obtained x-ray image, and estimate a magnification of the obtained x-ray image. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

02/15/18 / #20180042580

Ultrasonic probe

According to one embodiment, an ultrasonic probe includes a plurality of ultrasonic transducers, an electronic circuit, an insulative heat conductive spacer and an electrical heat supporting element. The electronic circuit is electrically connected to a plurality of transducers on one side. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

02/15/18 / #20180042573

Medical processing apparatus, ultrasound diagnostic apparatus, and medical processing method

According to one embodiment, a medical processing apparatus according to an embodiment includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry acquires a body mark that schematically shows a positional relationship of a plurality of structures in a heart. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

02/15/18 / #20180042569

Medical-information processing apparatus and x-ray ct apparatus

A medical-information processing apparatus according to an embodiment includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry acquires medical image data that is obtained during imaging on the subject in a resting state in the time phase where the relationship between the volume of blood flow and the pressure in a blood vessel in the cardiac cycle of the subject indicates a proportional relationship. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

02/08/18 / #20180040145

Motion estimation method and apparatus

A medical imaging data processing apparatus comprises processing circuitry configured to: obtain a first data set representative of at least some measurements of a measurement volume obtained by rotation of a medical scanner relative to the measurement volume during a first scanning time period; obtain a second data set representative of at least some measurements of the measurement volume obtained by rotation of the medical scanner relative to the measurement volume during a second scanning time period that overlaps the first scanning time period; and perform a procedure to obtain an estimate of motion between the first scanning time period and second scanning time period based on the first data set and second data set; wherein the obtaining is such as to exclude from the first data set and from the second data set at least some of the data representative of said measurements obtained during an overlap between the first scanning time period and second scanning time period; and wherein a data set representative of measurements obtained during at least one of the first scanning time period and second scanning time period is suitable for use in reconstructing a medical imaging data set representative of at least part of the measurement volume.. . ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

02/08/18 / #20180039739

Medical information system, information processing terminal, medical information server and medical information providing method

According to one embodiment, a medical information system comprises processing circuitry. The processing circuitry collects social behavior information about a measurement target person. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

02/08/18 / #20180035968

Medical diagnostic imaging apparatus

In one embodiment, a medical diagnostic imaging apparatus includes: a scanner that images a first site of an object and generates medical image data, wherein the scanner acquires biological information from a sensor that detects the biological information at a second site of the object that is different to the first site, and images the first site based on the biological information that changes according to a movement at the second site of the object.. . ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

02/08/18 / #20180035964

Medical image processing apparatus and x-ray ct apparatus

A medical image processing apparatus according to an embodiment includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry detects three or more bones and a joint space region from three-dimensional medical image data captured for images of a joint formed between the three or more bones, the joint space region corresponding to a joint space of the joint. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

02/01/18 / #20180033165

Fast iterative reconstruction with one backprojection and no forward projection

A method and apparatus is provided to reconstruct a computed tomography image from projection data using windowed filtered back-projection (fbp) and using regularization constraints that can be quadratic or non-quadratic. The method emulates multiple landweber iterations using a single windowed fbp operation and then iterates between imposing regularization constraints and a single windowed fbp operation. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

02/01/18 / #20180031658

Magnetic resonance imaging apparatus

A magnetic resonance imaging apparatus according to an embodiment includes first generating circuitry and second generating circuitry. The first generating circuitry interpolates a first data string of digital data including envelope information of a radio frequency (rf) pulse to be output, thereby generating a second data string in which a variation amount of digital data adjacent to each other in the first data string is smaller than an upper limit value. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

02/01/18 / #20180028161

Diagnostic guidance systems and methods

An ultrasound apparatus includes a memory storing reference data of previous images for a selected anatomical region and a predetermined measurement count for the selected anatomical region. The ultrasound apparatus also includes processing circuitry configured to perform measurement acquisition on obtained ultrasound image data of a patient to generate at least one measurement result, display the generated at least one measurement result, calculate measurement metrics of the at least one measurement result, and display the calculated measurement metrics along with guidance for an operator of the ultrasound apparatus, the guidance being determined based on the calculated measurement metrics and the at least one measurement result.. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

02/01/18 / #20180028156

Medical image processing apparatus and medical image processing method

According to one embodiment, a medical image processing apparatus includes the processing circuitry. The processing circuitry generates an image from volume data. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

02/01/18 / #20180028155

Ultrasound diagnostic apparatus, medical image processing apparatus, and medical image processing method

An ultrasound diagnostic apparatus according to one embodiment includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry acquires local function index values related to a right ventricle. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

02/01/18 / #20180028153

Ultrasound diagnostic apparatus and ultrasound imaging method

An ultrasound diagnostic apparatus according to an embodiment includes an ultrasound probe and processing circuitry. The ultrasound probe sequentially executes sets of ultrasound transmission respectively along a plurality of scan lines, the sets each being composed only of transmission of first ultrasound having a first phase and transmission of second ultrasound having a second phase that is substantially 90 degrees different from the first phase. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

02/01/18 / #20180028148

Ultrasound diagnosis apparatus, medical image processing apparatus, and medical image processing method

According to one embodiment, an ultrasound diagnosis apparatus includes an acquisition unit and an individual image generating unit. The acquisition unit acquires multiple cross-sectional image data that are ultrasound image data for simultaneously displaying a plurality of cross sections of a subject. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

02/01/18 / #20180028092

Pet-mri apparatus and radio frequency coil

A pet-mri apparatus according to an embodiment includes a static magnetic field magnet, a gradient coil, a birdcage-type radio frequency coil, and at least one pet detector. The static magnetic field magnet is configured to generate a static magnetic field. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

01/25/18 / #20180025492

Analyzing apparatus and analyzing method

An analyzing apparatus according to an embodiment includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry is configured to calculate a tissue characteristic parameter value with respect to each of a plurality of positions within a region of interest, by analyzing a result of a scan performed on a patient. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

01/25/18 / #20180025255

Classification method and apparatus

A medical image data processing apparatus comprises processing circuitry configured to: receive a plurality of sets of medical imaging data; and train a classifier for use in classification, wherein the training of the classifier comprises, for each of the plurality of sets of medical imaging data: selecting a first part and a second part of the respective set of medical imaging data, wherein the first part and the second part are representative of different regions of the same subject; and training the classifier for use in classification based on the first part of the set of medical imaging data and the second part of the set of medical imaging data.. . ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

01/25/18 / #20180024217

Magnetic resonance imaging apparatus and image processing apparatus

A magnetic resonance imaging apparatus according to an embodiment includes sequence control circuitry and processing circuitry. The sequence control circuitry conducts, on a subject, first imaging and second imaging that is subsequent to the first imaging. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

01/25/18 / #20180021024

Medical processing apparatus and medical processing method

According to one embodiment, a medical processing apparatus includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry adds incidental information including information regarding a kind concerning each of a plurality of regions in a heart to an analysis result of each of the regions. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

01/25/18 / #20180021000

X-ray diagnosis apparatus

An x-ray diagnosis apparatus according to an embodiment acquires a first x-ray image and a second x-ray image by using mutually-different radiation doses; acquires a third x-ray image based on x-rays radiated onto a region of interest of the subject and onto a region other than the region of interest in mutually-different radiation doses; obtains position information of the region of interest; and on a basis of the position information, generates a subtraction image by calculating a difference between the region of interest in the third x-ray image and a region corresponding to the region of interest in the first x-ray image and calculating a difference between the region other than the region of interest in the third x-ray image and a region corresponding to the region other than the region of interest in the second x-ray image.. . ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

01/25/18 / #20180020998

Medical-image processing apparatus and medical-image diagnostic apparatus

A medical-image processing apparatus and a medical-image diagnostic apparatus according to an embodiment include an acquisition unit, a generation unit, an identification unit, and a display control unit. The acquisition unit acquires a medical image containing a blood vessel collected by the medical-image diagnostic apparatus. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

01/25/18 / #20180020993

X-ray ct apparatus

An x-ray ct apparatus according to an embodiment includes setting circuitry. The setting circuitry is configured to set a third plan for a patient, by integrating together a first plan for the patient and a second plan for the patient.. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

01/18/18 / #20180018771

Medical image processing apparatus and medical image processing method

There is provided a medical image processing apparatus which includes a first extraction unit configured to extract coronary arteries depicted in images of a plurality of time phases relating to the heart, and to extract at least one stenosed part depicted in each coronary artery; a calculation unit configured to calculate a pressure gradient of each of the extracted coronary arteries, based on tissue blood flow volumes of the coronary arteries; a second extraction unit configured to extract an ischemic region depicted in the images; and a specifying unit configured to specify a responsible blood vessel of the ischemic region by referring to a dominance map, in which each of the extracted coronary arteries and a dominance territory are associated, for the extracted ischemic region, and to specify a responsible stenosis, based on the pressure gradient corresponding to a stenosed part in the specified responsible blood vessel.. . ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

01/18/18 / #20180015304

Radiotherapy planning apparatus, radiotherapy apparatus, and radiotherapy planning method

According to one embodiment, a radiotherapy planning apparatus includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry calculates initial irradiation directions of particle beams and an initial dose distribution corresponding to the initial irradiation directions by using a three-dimensional medical image concerning an object. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

01/18/18 / #20180014806

Scatter simulation with a radiative transfer equation using direct integral spherical harmonics method for computed tomography

A method and apparatus is provided to calculate scatter using a method to determine primary x-ray flux, first-scatter flux, and multiple-scatter flux using an integral formulation of a radiative transfer equation and using spherical-harmonic expansion. The integral for the primary x-ray flux does not include a spherical-harmonic expansion. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

01/11/18 / #20180008232

Ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus, scan support method, and medical image processing apparatus

An ultrasonic diagnosis apparatus includes a position detector, and control circuitry. The position detector detects a position in a three-dimensional space of one of an ultrasonic image and an ultrasonic probe. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180003788

Magnetic resonance imaging apparatus and image processing apparatus

A magnetic resonance imaging apparatus according to embodiments includes sequence control circuitry and processing circuitry. The sequence control circuitry performs first imaging and second imaging to a subject. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180003783

Magnetic resonance imaging apparatus

According to one embodiment, a magnetic resonance imaging apparatus includes a first transmit coil transmitting a first rf pulse corresponding to a resonance frequency of a first nuclide species in an object placed in an imaging space, a first receive coil receiving a first nmr signal of the first nuclide species, a cable connected to the first receive coil, a balun attached to the cable and/or the first receive coil, a substance attached to the balun and/or a vicinity of the balun, the substance including a second nuclide species having a resonance frequency different from the resonance frequency of the first nuclide species, a second transmit coil transmitting a second rf pulse corresponding to a resonance frequency of the second nuclide species, and a second receive coil receiving a second nmr signal of the second nuclide species in the substance.. . ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180003727

Automatic analyzer

According to one embodiment, an automatic analyzer includes dispenser, measurer, thermostat, cooler and cleaner. Dispenser dispenses a specimen and a reagent into a reaction vessel. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180000450

Medical image diagnosis apparatus and biological signal measuring apparatus

According to one embodiment, a medical image diagnosis apparatus includes an acquisition unit and a control unit. The acquisition unit acquires information related to the measurement environment of a biological signal of a subject. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180000439

X-ray ct apparatus

An x-ray ct apparatus according to an embodiment includes a processing circuitry configured to acquire scan region and a first scan range, and change, while the scan region is being scanned, the first scan range to a second scan range based on projection data of the scan region acquired by the scan.. . ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180000438

X-ray diagnostic apparatus and control method

An x-ray diagnostic apparatus according to an embodiment includes an x-ray tube, an x-ray detector, an arm holding the x-ray tube and processing circuitry. The processing circuitry obtains body thickness information of a subject in an acquisition direction of an x-ray image at an arm position different from an arm position at a start of acquiring x-ray images. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180000433

X-ray detector, x-ray detector module, and x-ray ct apparatus

An x-ray detector according to one embodiment includes x-ray detector modules, and a frame. Each x-ray detector module has a detection surface on which detection elements configured to detect x-rays are arrayed, and a supporter configured to support the detection elements. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

12/28/17 / #20170372473

Medical imaging diagnosis apparatus and medical imaging processing apparatus

A medical imaging diagnosis apparatus includes a memory and processing circuitry. The memory stores display settings corresponding to multiple body parts of a subject. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

12/28/17 / #20170371011

Magnetic resonance imaging apparatus and apparatus for measuring radio frequency output for the same

An apparatus for measuring radio frequency output for a magnetic resonance imaging apparatus includes a plurality of directional couplers, a comparator, a switcher and a converter. The plurality of directional couplers are different in degree of coupling from each other, and attenuate an rf signal which is generated in an rf signal generator and amplified in an rf power amplifier. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

12/28/17 / #20170369940

Primer set for detection of zaire ebola virus, assay kit, and amplification method

According to one embodiment, there is provided a nucleic acid primer set that amplifies a zebov gene. An f1 sequence includes at least 13 consecutive bases included in seq id no: 31 or 64. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

12/28/17 / #20170367673

X-ray diagnosis apparatus, image processing apparatus, and image diagnosis aiding method

An x-ray diagnosis apparatus comprises processing circuitry. The processing circuitry is configured: to generate first subtraction image by using a first image acquisition condition; to generate second subtraction image by using a second image acquisition condition that are substantially same as the first image acquisition condition; to generate first color image by using a first processing condition, each pixel of the first color image having a color according to a temporal transition at a corresponding position of the first subtraction image; to generate, by using a second processing condition that is substantially same as the first processing condition, second color image, each pixel of the second color image having a color according to a temporal transition at a corresponding position of the second subtraction image; and to cause a stereoscopic image to be displayed on the basis of the first color image and the second color image.. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

12/21/17 / #20170365051

Medical image data processing system and method

A medical image data processing system comprising processing circuitry configured to receive three-dimensional medical imaging data; and process the three-dimensional medical imaging data to generate using a virtual light source an image for display, wherein the processing circuitry is configured to vary at least one parameter relevant to the virtual light source in dependence on at least one of a position of a medical device inserted into a human or animal body, a position of a viewing point for virtual endoscopic imaging, and the progress of a procedure.. . ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

12/21/17 / #20170363699

Mri apparatus and image processing apparatus

In one embodiment, an mri apparatus includes: a scanner equipped with at least a static magnetic field magnet, a gradient coil, and an rf coil configured to apply rf pulses to an object and receive magnetic resonance signals from the object; and processing circuitry configured to set a pulse sequence in which refocusing pulses are sequentially applied subsequent to application of one excitation pulse and a predetermined number of magnetic resonance signals are acquired in each period between adjacent two refocusing pulses by using a water/fat separation method, such that the magnetic resonance signals are different in echo time te for each of the plurality of refocusing pulses, cause the scanner to acquire the magnetic resonance signals under the pulse sequence, and generate a computed image from the magnetic resonance signals, the computed image being a magnetic resonance image of the object obtained by computation.. . ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

12/21/17 / #20170360389

Medical image diagnostic apparatus

A medical image diagnostic apparatus according to an embodiment includes a compression plate, an x-ray tube, an arm, an x-ray detector, and an ultrasound probe. The compression plate compresses a breast of a subject. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

12/14/17 / #20170356973

Quiet mri with spin echo (se) or fast spin echo (fse)

Magnetic resonance imaging (mri) systems and methods to effect mri data acquisition with reduced noise in fast spin echo (fse) and spin echo (se) implementations are described. The improved mri data acquisition is performed by acquiring k-space data while maintaining a constant or near constant slice select gradient amplitude throughout a sequence kernel. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

12/14/17 / #20170356972

Quiet mri using alternating gradient sequence

Magnetic resonance imaging (mri) systems and methods to effect mri data acquisition with reduced noise are described. A readout gradient, having a first polarity used to acquire and store mri data in k-space memory during analog-to-digital conversion (adc) of mr rf signals during one tr interval, is continued at substantially a same amplitude and vector direction and used as an image volume selection gradient during a transmitted rf excitation pulse that begins a next tr interval before the readout gradient transitions to an opposite polarity. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

12/07/17 / #20170352518

X-ray diagnostic apparatus and medical-information processing apparatus

An x-ray diagnostic apparatus comprises an x-ray tube and processing circuitry. The x-ray tube includes a rotary anode. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

12/07/17 / #20170350880

In-vitro diagnostic

An in-vitro diagnostic includes a housing, a storage, and a blocking agent. The housing houses a liquid including a test substance included in a sample extracted from a subject. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

12/07/17 / #20170347980

Medical image diagnostic apparatus, and medical image processing apparatus

In one embodiment, a medical image diagnostic apparatus includes a memory circuit; a display; and processing circuitry configured to acquire medical images of an object at respective time phases, detect respective positions of a treatment device in the medical images, acquire biological information from the medical images, compute biological indexes indicating degree of a treatment effect for the respective time phases based on the biological information, cause the memory circuit to store the biological indexes and the respective positions of the treatment device in the medical images such that each biological index is associated with a position of the treatment device in a medical image, from which the biological information corresponding to the each biological index is acquired, for the respective time phases, and cause the display to display each position of the treatment device and a biological index associated with the each position of the treatment device.. . ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

12/07/17 / #20170347975

X-ray ct apparatus, medical information processing apparatus, and medical information processing method

An x-ray ct apparatus according to an embodiment includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry collects pieces of image data in a plurality of time phases that contain at least a part of a coronary artery of a heart. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

12/07/17 / #20170347973

Medical information processing apparatus, x-ray ct apparatus, and medical information processing method

A medical information processing apparatus according to an embodiment includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry collects pieces of past image data in a plurality of time phases that contain at least a part of a coronary artery of a heart and new image data in one time phase that contains at least a part of the coronary artery and has been acquired after acquisition of the pieces of past image data. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

11/30/17 / #20170347056

Medical diagnostic apparatus and medical diagnostic system

According to one embodiment, a medical diagnostic apparatus causes first display circuitry to display the medical image, generates a first compressed image by compressing the medical image, and wirelessly transmits the first compressed image. If marker information including position information is generated and wirelessly transmitted from the terminal device, the medical diagnostic apparatus receives the marker information. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

11/30/17 / #20170345190

Computed tomography apparatus and empirical pre-weighting method for decreasing image noise nonuniformity

A computed tomography (ct) method and apparatus including a radiation source configured to produce radiation directed to an object space, and a plurality of detector elements configured to detect the radiation produced from the radiation source through the object space and generate projection data. A rotation mount is configured to rotate the radiation source around the object space. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

11/30/17 / #20170343626

Magnetic resonance imaging apparatus

A magnetic resonance imaging apparatus according to an embodiment includes processing circuitry and a display. The processing circuitry acquires information of an rf (radio frequency) coil. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

11/30/17 / #20170340312

Ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus and medical image processing apparatus

An ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus according to a present embodiment includes: a transmitting and receiving circuit configured to transmit an ultrasonic wave to an ultrasonic probe and receive a signal based on the ultrasonic wave received by the ultrasonic probe; a generation circuit configured to generate multiple 2d image data in a chronological order based on the signal; an acquisition circuit configured to acquire multiple positional data of the ultrasonic probe; a memory circuit; a processing circuit configured to perform processing in such a manner that the multiple 2d image data arranged in the memory circuit according to the multiple positional data fit inside a memory space of the memory circuit; and a volume generation circuit configured to generate volume data in the memory space based on the processed multiple 2d image data.. . ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

11/30/17 / #20170340311

Ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus and medical image processing apparatus

An ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus according to a present embodiment includes: a transmitting and receiving circuit configured to transmit an ultrasonic wave to an ultrasonic probe and receive a signal based on the ultrasonic wave received by the ultrasonic probe; a generation circuit configured to generate multiple 2d image data in a chronological order based on the signal; an acquisition circuit configured to acquire three-dimensional multiple position data of the ultrasonic probe; an associating circuit configured to associate the multiple position data with the respective multiple 2d image data; and a correction circuit configured to correct the multiple position data associated by the associating circuit.. . ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

11/30/17 / #20170340309

Probe adapter, ultrasonic probe, and ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus

In one embodiment, a probe adapter includes: a holder configured to be detachably attached to an ultrasonic probe; a marker configured to be disposed at a predetermined position in an array direction of the ultrasonic probe and mark a surface of an object which the ultrasonic probe is brought into contact with, under a state where the holder is attached to the ultrasonic probe; and a wiper configured to remove an ultrasonic medium coated on the surface of an object.. . ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

11/30/17 / #20170340304

Apparatus and method for registration and reprojection-based material decomposition for spectrally resolved computed tomography

A method and apparatus is provided to perform material decomposition based on spectral computed tomography (ct) projection data generated using registered reconstructed images. Registration is performed in the image domain, whereas material decomposition is performed in the sinogram domain. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

11/23/17 / #20170337688

Medical image processing apparatus, medical image processing method and medical image device

A medical image processing apparatus according to an embodiment includes an estimation circuitry and a tracking circuitry. The estimation circuitry is configured to estimate the activity of the myocardium across a plurality of images at different time phases from a group of images where a plurality of images containing a myocardium are chronologically arranged. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

11/23/17 / #20170337685

Medical image processing apparatus

A medical image processing apparatus according to an embodiment includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry extracts, based on a first area that is an area to which radiation is emitted and a second area that is an area affected by the radiation emitted, a cross-section that satisfies a certain condition and that passes through two points, the first area and the second area being specified by volume data and the two points being a first point included in the first area and a second point included in the second area. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

11/23/17 / #20170333002

Support apparatus and support method

A support apparatus comprises processing circuitry. The processing circuitry is configured to calculate, based on an irradiation plan with radiation on a target site of a subject, a recommendation degree of disposition of an ultrasonic probe configured to scan the target site at irradiation with the radiation, for each position in the subject. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

11/23/17 / #20170332990

X-ray ct apparatus and x-ray detector

In one embodiment, an x-ray ct apparatus includes: an x-ray detector equipped with a plurality of detection elements each of which is configured to output an x-ray signal in accordance with x-rays passing through an object; and a scan controller configured to acquire x-ray signals in each of a first mode and a second mode in one scan by switching between the first mode and the second mode, the first mode being a mode of acquiring high-resolution data which are respective x-ray signals outputted from the plurality of detection elements, the second mode being a mode of acquiring normal-resolution data in which x-ray signals outputted from some of the plurality of detection elements are integrated.. . ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

11/23/17 / #20170332941

Magnetic resonance imaging apparatus and a method for determining trigger timing of ce-mra scan

The present invention discloses an apparatus and a method for determining a trigger timing of a ce-mra scan. The apparatus comprises: a blood flow velocity acquisition unit configured to acquire a blood flow velocity of a target vessel; and a trigger timing determination unit configured to determine the trigger timing for performing the ce-mar scan on a ce-mra scan region according to the blood flow velocity and a predetermined image acquisition condition during a monitoring scan. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

11/16/17 / #20170325772

Medical image processing apparatus, medical image diagnostic apparatus, and image processing method

A medical image processing apparatus includes processing circuitry and a display. The processing circuitry acquires object volume data including a bone fracture region acquired from a subject and target volume data acquired based on a healthy bone region corresponding to the bone fracture region. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

11/16/17 / #20170325766

X-ray diagnosis apparatus, x-ray diagnosis apparatus controlling method, and x-ray diagnosis system

According to one embodiment, an x-ray diagnosis apparatus includes an x-ray tube, an input interface, a holding mechanism, an x-ray detector, a display, and processing circuitry. The x-ray tube is configured to radiate x-rays. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

11/16/17 / #20170325759

X-ray ct apparatus

An x-ray computed-tomography (ct) apparatus according to an embodiment includes an x-ray tube, a detector, a table top, and processing circuitry. The x-ray tube generates an x-ray. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

11/16/17 / #20170325756

Medical diagnostic-imaging apparatus

A medical diagnostic-imaging apparatus of an embodiment includes plural converters and processing circuitry. The converters output an electrical signal based on an incident radioactive ray. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

11/09/17 / #20170323447

Medical image capturing apparatus and method

A medical image capturing apparatus according to an embodiment includes image generation circuitry, detection circuitry, diagnosis support processing circuitry, setting circuitry, and imaging control circuitry. The image generation circuitry generates image data of a subject. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

11/09/17 / #20170323432

Medical image processing apparatus and medical image diagnostic apparatus

In one embodiment, a medical image processing apparatus which analyzes blood flow dynamics in a predetermined region of a subject, the blood flow dynamics being generated from medical images obtained by imaging the predetermined region in time sequence over a plurality of time phases. The medical image processing apparatus includes memory circuitry configured to store a program; and processing circuitry configured to correct pixel values of a second medical image according to an amount of deformation of the second medical image when the second medical image is aligned with a first medical image by executing the program read out from the memory circuitry, the first medical image and the second medical image being among the medical images in the plurality of time phases,. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

11/09/17 / #20170319167

X-ray ct device and medical information management device

In an x-ray ct device according to an embodiment, reconstruction circuitry reconstructs a positioning image from projection data collected based on a detection signal of transmitted x-rays in positioning imaging performed at a first tube current. Circuitry detects body parts of a subject included in the positioning image. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

11/09/17 / #20170319166

Medical diagnostic-imaging apparatus and medical-information management apparatus

An x-ray computer tomography (ct) apparatus according to an embodiment includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry an operation to change information relating to a range of a part that is defined based on a plurality of anatomical landmarks in any one of image data of a subject and image data of a virtual patient image. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

11/09/17 / #20170319164

Medical image diagnostic apparatus

A medical image diagnostic apparatus according to an embodiment includes memory circuitry and processing circuitry. The memory circuitry stores therein a plurality of anatomical landmarks in a subject in association with a plurality of groups. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

11/09/17 / #20170319150

Medical image diagnosis apparatus and management apparatus

A medical image diagnosis apparatus according to an embodiment includes obtaining circuitry, detecting circuitry, deriving circuitry, and controlling circuitry. The obtaining circuitry is configured to obtain image data of a patient. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

10/26/17 / #20170309039

Image processing apparatus and x-ray diagnosis apparatus

An image processing apparatus includes a processing circuitry configured: to generate an enhanced image in which an object is enhanced from each of sequentially-generated x-ray images; to detect the position of the object included in each of the generated enhanced images; to determine, while using the position of the object detected from a specific one of the enhanced images as a reference position, processing details of a correcting process performed to arrange the detected position of the object to match the reference position, with respect to each of the enhanced images generated after the specific enhanced image; to sequentially generate corrected images by performing the correcting processes according to the processing details determined for each of the enhanced images, on the x-ray images from which the enhanced images were generated; and to cause a display to display the sequentially-generated corrected images as a moving picture.. . ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

10/26/17 / #20170303881

X-ray diagnostic apparatus

According to one embodiment, an x-ray diagnostic apparatus includes a first arm, a second arm, a holding structure, an x-ray tube and an x-ray detector. The first arm rotates by a first rotating shaft and slides along a first arc-like slide axis relatively to the first rotating shaft. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

10/26/17 / #20170303873

X-ray ct device and bed device

An x-ray ct device according to an embodiment includes a gantry, a top board, and a movement mechanism. The gantry includes an x-ray tube that generates x-rays and a detector that detects the x-rays. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

10/26/17 / #20170303870

X-ray ct system

According to an embodiment, an x-ray ct system includes a gantry, a first couch, a second couch, a carrier unit, and control circuitry. The gantry includes an x-ray tube, an x-ray detector, and an operation unit. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

10/26/17 / #20170303865

Medical image display apparatus and medical image management system

According to one embodiment, a medical image display apparatus comprises reception circuitry, a storage, and control circuitry. The reception circuitry configured to receive at least one medical images imaged by a medical imaging apparatus, and first progress information indicating that image inspection for the at least one medical images is in progress in a medical image inspection apparatus, and receive second progress information indicating completion of the image inspection for the at least one medical images. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

10/12/17 / #20170295300

Image processing apparatus

An image processing apparatus comprises processing circuitry. The processing circuitry is configured to acquire a first image in which each pixel is expressed with a first gradation. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

10/12/17 / #20170294034

Apparatus and method of iterative image reconstruction using regularization-parameter control

A method and apparatus is provided to predict a regularization parameter for regularized iterative reconstruction of radiation detection data (e.g., computed tomography (ct) data or positron-emission tomography (pet) data) to generate a reconstructed image having specified statistical properties. The predicted regularization parameter is determined using a root-finding method performed on a transcendental objective function. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

10/12/17 / #20170293006

Magnetic resonance imaging apparatus

According to one embodiment, a mri apparatus includes an rf coil apparatus receiving mr signals by coil elements corresponding to channels, modurating the mr signals to have different frequencies for each of the channels, and outputting an analog multiplexed signal in which the mr signals with different frequencies are composited over the channels, and a receiver including adc circuitry converting the analog multiplexed signal to a digital multiplexed signal, and predetermined number of separation channels separating the digital multiplexed signal, based on the number of the channels relating to composition of the mr signals with the different frequencies. The receiver stops a separation process of the digital multiplexed signal for separation channels not used in the separation process among the predetermined number of separation channels.. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

10/12/17 / #20170293002

Magnetic resonance imaging apparatus and method of installing magnetic resonance imaging apparatus

According to one embodiment, a magnetic resonance imaging apparatus installed in a shield room comprises a gantry, a table, and at least one unit. The gantry includes a static magnetic field magnet, a gradient magnetic field coil, and an rf coil. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

10/12/17 / #20170290569

Medical image processing apparatus and non-transitory computer-readable storage medium

According to one embodiment, a medical image processing apparatus includes a storage and processing circuitry. The storage stores a first image indicating a breast of an object captured by a medical image diagnostic apparatus and interpretation information associated with the first image. ... Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation








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