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8655033Iterative Reconstruction
8654928X-Ray Tube Target Brazed Emission Layer
8654919Walk-Through Imaging System Having Vertical Linear X-Ray Source
8626263Method And Apparatus For Relative Perfusion And/Or Viability
8588889Method And Apparatus For Breath-Held MR Data Acquisition Using Interleaved Acquisition
8588498System And Method For Segmenting Bones On MR Images
8588494System And Method For Material Decomposition Optimization In Image Domain
8588486Apparatus And Method For Isolating A Region In An Image
8588372Apparatus For Modifying Electron Beam Aspect Ratio For X-Ray Generation
8588362Apparatus And Method For Dynamic Spectral Filtration
8587311Multi-Channel Breast MRI Radio Frequency Receiver Coil
8587305System And Method For Fat Suppression In Chemical Shift Based Water-Fat Separated MR Imaging
D691723Mobile X-Ray Unit With Integrated X-Ray Shield
8548568Methods And Apparatus For Motion Compensation
8548119Multi-Slice CT Detector With Tileable Packaging Structure
8548118Apparatus And Method For Spectral Projection Imaging With Fast KV Switching
8542893System And Method Of Pulmonary Emboli Detection For Computed Tomography
8542799Anti-Fretting Coating For Attachment Joint And Method Of Making Same
8542015Apparatus And Method For Protecting A Magnetic Resonance Imaging Magnet During Quench
8538099Method And System For Controlling Image Reconstruction
8529449Method And System Of Thermoacoustic Computed Tomography
8494244System And Method For Blood Vessel Stenosis Visualization And Quanification Using Spectral CT Analysis
8488854System And Apparatus For Classifying X-Ray Energy Into Discrete Levels
8488736Stacked Flat Panel X-Ray Detector Assembly And Method Of Making Same
8487933System And Method For Multi-Segment Center Point Trajectory Mapping
8487621Radio Frequency (RF) Coil For MRI Having High Thermal Conductivity
8483457System And Method Of Image Reduction Using Self-Navigated Real-Time Phase Correction In Echo Planar Imaging
8483353Integrated X-Ray Detector Assembly And Method Of Making Same
8483352Stacked X-Ray Detector Assembly And Method of Making Same
8482369Single Switch Dump Resistor Ladder Network For Magnet Quench Protection
8482281Apparatus And Method For Parallel Transmission Of RF Pulses In A Spin Echo Sequence
8482280System And Method For Propeller Magnetic Resonance Imaging With Non-Parallel Bladelets
8482279System And Method Of Parallel Imaging For Magnetic Resonance Imaging Near Metallic Implants
D681214Medical Patient Table
D677387Ceiling Mounted Cardiac Scanner
RE41740Multi-Sector Back-Off Logic Algorithm For Obtaining Optimal Slice-Sensitive Computed Tomography Profiles
8422636Photon Counting And Energy Discriminating Detector Threshold Calibration
8421459System And Method For Reducing Blurring Artifacts In Multi-Spectral MR Imaging Near Metal
8421014Energy Detector And Related Apparatus
8416914System And Method Of Iterative Image Reconstruction For Computed Tomography
8415950System And Method For Parallel Transmission In MR Imaging
8385507Apparatus And Method For Improved Transient Response In An Electromagnetically Controlled X-Ray Tube
83854992D Reflector And Collimator Structure And Method Of Manufacturing Thereof
8384384System And Method For Split-Echo Split-Blade Data Collection For Propeller Magnetic Resonance Imaging
8380284Method and Apparatus For Automated Tracking of Vessel Movement Using MR Imaging
7903787Air-Cooled Ferrofluid Seal In An X-Ray Tube And Method Of Fabricating Same
7881436Method And Apparatus Of Differential Pumping In An X-Ray Tube
7881430Automatic Bus Management
7880465Method And Apparatus For Contrast Inflow Dynamic MR Angiography
7878976Method And System Of Thermoacoustic Imaging With Exact Inversion
7872475MR IMAGING WITH AN RF PULSE PRODUCING REDUCED MAGNETIZATION TRANSFER
7869574BRAZE ASSEMBLY WITH BERYLLIUM DIFFUSION BARRIER AND METHOD OF MAKING SAME
7869572APPARATUS FOR REDUCING KV-DEPENDENT ARTIFACTS IN AN IMAGING SYSTEM AND METHOD OF MAKING SAME
7869559X-RAY DETECTOR METHODS AND APPARATUS
7866163RADIOGRAPHIC DETECTOR DOCKING STATION WITH DYNAMIC ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL
7848790System And Method Of Imaging Using A Variable Speed For Thorax Imaging
7848553Method And Apparatus Of Multi-Modality Image Fusion
7848478System For Optical Communication Between Stationary And Non-Stationary Parts And Method Of Making Same
7847552Exclusion Of Compromised PET Data During Simultaneous PET-MR Acquisition
7822253Methods And Apparatus For BMD Measuring
7822180Methods And Apparatus For Battery Powered Devices
7821264System And Method For MR Imaging In Inhomogeneous Magnetic Fields
7797031Method And Apparatus For Breath-Held MR Data Acquisution Using Interleaved Acquisition
7796737Apparatus For Reducing KV-Dependent Artifacts In An Imaging System And Method Of Making Same
7787675System, Program Product, And Methods For Attenuation Correction Of Emission Data On PET/CT And SPEC/CT
7778385Step-And-Shoot Cardiac CT Imaging
7774211Method And System For Graphically Displaying Consolidated Condition Data For Equipment In A Host Facility
7774040Method And Apparatus Of Multi-Phase Cardiac Imaging
7772847Method And Apparatus Of MR Imaging With Two Dimensional Phase And Magnitude Correction
7772844System And Method For Tissue Specific MR Imaging Of Metabolites Using Spectral-Spatially Formed Stimulated Echo
7769128Support Structure For Z-Extensible CT Detectors And Methods of Making Same
7769127Pre-Subject Filters For CT Detectors And Methods Of Making Same
7768264Method And Apparatus For MR Image Reconstruction Using Correlation Values
7756312Methods And Apparatus For Noise Estimation
7756239Diagnostic Imaging Two Non K-Edge Basis Materials Plus N K-Edge Contrast Agents
7755355Method And System Of Enhanced Phase Suppression For Phase-Contrast MR Imaging
7755057CT Gantry Mounted Radioactive Source Loader For PET Calibration
7747057Methods And Apparatus For BIS Correction
7738944Whole Body MRI Scanning With Moving Table And Interactive Control
7738943System And Method For Identifying Periodic Motion Complexes For MR Imaging Triggering
7737690System And Method For Amplitude Reduction In RF Pulse Design
7734005Step-And-Shoot Cardiac CT Imaging
7722252Apparatus And Method Of Use Of A High-Voltage Diagnostic Tool For X-Ray Systems
7720200Apparatus For X-Ray Generation And Method Of Making Same
7719269System And Method For Fast MR Imaging Of Metabolites At
7714575Method And Apparatus For Enhanced Magnetic Preparation In MR Imaging
7714293Methods And Apparatus For Keystone Effect
7706856System And Method For Predictive Thermal Output Control Of A Medical Device
7706508X-Ray Flux Management Device
7739725Method And System To Grant Indefinite Use Of Software Options Resident On A Device
7706855System And Method For MR Data Acquisition With Uniform Fat Suppression
7705594System And Method For Designing Improved RF Pulse Profiles
7705593Apparatus And Method For Detecting And Classifying Atherosclerotic
7705314Method And Apparatus For PET Time Of Flight Generation Of Compression
7693569Method And System Of Determining Motion In A Region-Of-Interest Directly And
7692425Method And Apparatus Of Multi-Coil MR Imaging With Hybrid Space Calibration
7689263Method And Apparatus For Acquiring Free-Breathing MR Images Using Navigator Echo
7688936Method And Apparatus Of Multi-Energy Imaging
7688935Method And Apparatus Of Multi-Energy Imaging
7688068System And Method For Using Parallel Imaging With Compressed Sensing
7683621System And Method For Tissue Point Tracking Using Magnetic Resonance Imaging
7671593RF Body Coil With Acoustic Isolation Of Conductors
7671590Method And Apparatus Of Multi-Echo MR Data Acquisition
7643614Method And Apparatus For Increasing Heat Radiation From An
7643607CT Detector Array Having Non-Pixelated Scintillator Array
7636413Method And Apparatus Of Multi-Energy Imaging
7635977MR Imaging With An RF Pulse Producing Reduced
7634645Method And System To Request Remotely Enabled Access
7630477Method And Apparatus Of Radiographic Imaging With An
7622924Method And Apparatus For K-Space And Hybrid-Space Based Image
7620153Cage For X-Ray Tube Bearings
7620142Method And Apparatus For Reducing X-Ray Dosage In
7619410System And Method For Accelerated Magnetic Resonance
7609804Cast Collimators For CT Detectors And Methods Of Making Same
7606614Prediction Methods And Apparatus
7605374X-Ray Detector Fabrication Methods And Apparatus Therefrom
7599465Detection Of Thrombi In CT Using Energy Discrimination
7595639System And Method Of Angular Elliptic Centric View Ordering For 3D MR Acquisitions
7593761Method And Apparatus Of Determining And Displaying An Artifact Index
7592813Wireless RF Coil Power Supply
7592809Hybrid K-T Method Of Dynamic Imaging With Improved Spatiotemporal Resolution
7592808System And Method For Reducing MR Scan Time Using Partial
7587022Correlation-Based Motion Estimation Of Object To Be Imaged
7583790Direct Conversion Energy Discriminating CT Detector With
7583779System And Method For Acquisition And Reconstruction Of
7581885Method And System Of Aligning X-Ray Detector For Data Acquisition
7570733Step-And-Shoot Cardiac CT Imaging
7570141Method Of Designing A Shim Coil To Reduce Field Settling Time
7570058System And Method For Treatment Of Liquid Coolant In An MRI System
7558613Spatial Encoding MR Data Of A Moving Subject Using A Higher-Order Gradient Field
7558375Stationary Cathode In Rotating Frame X-Ray Tube
7551712CT Detector With Non-Rectangular Cells
7550972Method And Apparatus For Vibration-Related Artifact Reduction
7546155Efficient Multi-Slice Acquisition With Black Blood Contrast In Fast Spin Echo Imaging
7535227Method And Apparatus For Correcting Distortion In MR Images Caused By Metallic Implants
7525313System And Method For Multi-Channel MR Transmission
7496180Focal Spot Temperature Reduction Using Three-Point Deflection
7492870Method For Coating A Carbon-Carbon Composite X-Ray Tube Bearing Cage
7492869Titanium Carbide Plus Silver Coated Balls For X-Ray Tube Bearings
7492857Self-Aligning Scintillator-Collimator Assembly
7492153System And Method Of Parallel Imaging With Calibration To A Separate Coil
7486075Method And Apparatus Of Multi-Coil MR Imaging With Hybrid Space Calibration
7466131System And Method For Designing Multi-Channel RF Pulses For
7449888Method And Apparatus For Multi-Dimensional Parallel MR Imaging
7449886MR Receiver Assembly Having Readout Cables Capable Of Multiple Channel Transmissions
7436933Method Of Manufacturing, And A Collimator Mandrel Having Variable Attenuation
7435967X-Ray Detector With Impact Absorbing Cover
7424090Apparatus For Acquisition Of CT Data With Penumbra Attenuation Calibration
7420370Method And Apparatus Of Echo Planar Imaging With Real-Time Determination Of Phase Correction Coefficients
7415093Method And Apparatus Of CT Cardiac Diagnostic Imaging Using Motion A Priori Information
7412277Multi-Slice MR Data Acquisition In Successive Heartbeats With Black Blood Contrast
7411397Method And Apparatus Of Slice Selective Magnetization Preparation For Moving Table MRI
7411396Method And System Of Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy With Volume Element Dissection
7388940Architectures For Cardiac CT Based On Area X-Ray Sources
7383358System And Method For Remote Servicing Of In-Field Product
7383075Real-Time Localization Monitoring, Triggering, And Acquisition Of 3D MRI
7383074System And Method For Real-Time Localization For Gated MR Imaging
7382854CT Detector Having A Segmented Optical Coupler And Method Of Manufacturing Same
7382853Method And System Of CT Data Correction
73821326-Channel Array Coil For Magnetic Resonance Imaging
7382127System And Method Of Accelerated MR Propeller Imaging
7381964Method And System Of X-Ray Data Calibration
7376213CT Image Reconstruction Through Employment Of Function That Describes Interpreted Movement Of Source Around Particular Point Of Object
7375519Method And Apparatus Of MR Imaging With Two Dimensional Phase And Magnitude Correction
7358727Truncated MR Imaging With Fractional Readout FOV Useful For Breast And Spine Imaging
7355404System And Method Of SAR Management For An MR Scan
7342998X-Ray Detector Quick-Connect Connection System
7336769X-Ray Flux Management Device
7336073Method And System Of Determining In-Plane Motion In Propeller Data
7330535X-Ray Flux Management Device
7330527Method And System Of Dynamically Controlling Shaping Time Of A Photon Counting Energy-Sensitive Radiation Detector To Accommodate Variations In Incident Radiation Flux Levels
7330028Apparatus And Method Of Simultaneous Fat Suppression, Magnetization Transfer Contrast, And Spatial Saturation For 3D Time-Of-Flight Imaging
7323872Method And Apparatus Of Directly Measuring Cross-Axis Eddy Currents For MR Scanner Calibration
7323871Method And System Of MR Imaging With Simultaneous Fat Suppression And T1 Inversion Recovery Contrast
7317190Radiation Absorbing X-Ray Detector Panel Support
7313217System And Method Of Collecting Imaging Subject Positioning Information For X-Ray Flux Control
7313215Step-And-Shoot Cardiac CT Imaging
7313213Step-And-Shoot Cardiac CT Imaging
7309989Wireless RF Coil Power Supply
7308074Multi-Layer Reflector For CT Detector
7305845System And Method For De-Icing Recondensor For Liquid Cooled Zero-Boil-Off MR Magnet
7298146Method And Apparatus Of Manual Pre-Scan Spatial And Spectral Data Acquisition
7292032Method And System Of Enhanced Phase Suppression For Phase-Contrast MR Imaging
7285957Method And Apparatus To Generate A Circular Polarized RF Field Independent Of Subject Asymmetry
7283862Rapid Multi-Slice MR Perfusion Imaging With Large Dynamic Range
7283604Method And System Of CT Data Correction
7282917Method And Apparatus Of Multi-Coil MR Imaging With Hybrid Space Calibration
7276905Method And System Of Tracking An Intracorporeal Device With MR Imaging
7268548System And Method For Reducing Auditory Perception Of Noise Associated With A Medical Imaging Process
7266180Method Of Manufacturing A Collimator Mandrel Having Variable Attenuation Characteristics For A CT System
7265547Method And Apparatus For Acquiring MR Data With A Segmented Multi-Shot Radial Fan Beam Encoding Order
7260182Method And Apparatus Of Radiographic Imaging With An Energy Beam Tailored For A Subject To Be Scanned
7260174Direct Conversion Energy Discriminating CT Detector With Over-Ranging Correction
7260172Method And System Of CT Data Correction
7260171Apparatus For Acquisition Of CT Data With Penumbra Attenuation Calibration
7260170Method And System Of CT Data Correction
7259557Method And Apparatus Of Echo Planar Imaging With Real-Time Determination Of Phase Correction Coefficients
7254623Method and Apparatus for Reducing X-Ray Dosage in CT Imaging Prescription
7251520Method And Apparatus Of Slice Selective Magnetization Preparation For Moving Table MRI
7250762Method And System Of MR Imaging With Reduced FSE Cusp Artifacts
7247856Scintillator Having Integrated Collimator And Method Of Manufacturing Same
7239140Method and Apparatus for Vibration-Related Artifact Reduction
7239137Method and Apparatus for Fast Spin Echo (FSE) Prescan Phase Correction
7238945CT Detector Having a Segmented Optical Coupler and Method of Manufacturing Same
7233640CT Detector Having An Optical Mask Layer
7227356Method and Apparatus of Multi-Echo MR Data Acquisition with Non-Discrete Flip Angle Train
7224766CT Detector Array Having Non-Pixilated Scintillator Array
7219222Method and System to Grant Access to Software Options Resident on a Medical Imaging Device
7209778Embedded Thermal Control System For High Field MR Scanners
7209777Method and Apparatus For Automated Tracking of Non-Linear Vessel Movement Using MR Imaging
7209536CT Colonography System
7190759Support Structure For Z-Extensible CT Detectors and Methods of Making Same
7190170Particle Doped Magnetic Coil
7189972X-Ray Detector With Impact Absorbing Cover
7184813Method and Apparatus for Improved Metabolite Signal Separation In MR Spectroscopy
7177387Self-Aligning Scintillator-Collimator Assembly
7176684Method and System of Determining In-Plane Motion in Propeller Data
7173998CT Detector Having A Segmented Optical Coupler And Method Of Manufacturing Same
7173425Method And Apparatus To Generate A Circular Polarized RF Field Independent Of Subject Asymmetry
7171254RF Coil Embedded With Homogeneity Enhancing Material
7167539Thermal Sensing Detector Cell For A Computed Tomography System And Method Of Manufacturing Same
7149278Method and System of Dynamically Controlling Shaping Time of a Photon Counting Energy-Sensitive Radiation Detector to Accommodate Variations in Incident Radiation Flux Levels
7138800Method and apparatus for vibration-related artifact reduction
7135864System and method of elliptically driving an MRI Coil
7127032X-ray detector having an accelerometer
7127027Direct conversion energy discriminating CT detector
7112797Scintillator having integrated collimator and method of manufacturing same
7110488X-ray generator and slip ring for a CT system
7109710Method and apparatus to improve signal-to-noise ratio without compromising field-of-view for simultaneous MR data acquisition by an array of RF coils of an MR scanner
7078900Method and system of determining parameters for MR data acquisition with real-time B.sub.1 optimization
7076091Algebraic reconstruction of images from non-equidistant data
7075299Method and apparatus to correct amplitude modulation in multi-echo magnetic resonance imaging
7068751System and method of determining a center of mass of an imaging subject for x-ray flux management control
7068750System and method of x-ray flux management control
7065179Multiple target anode assembly and system of operation
7064547Method and apparatus of M/r imaging with coil calibration data acquisition
7064545Method and apparatus of background suppression in MR imaging using spin locking
7064544Method and system of scaling MR spectroscopic data acquired with phased-array coils
6961455Automatic coil selection of multi-receiver MR data using fast prescan data analysis
6959106Method and apparatus for detecting low contrast object in a diagnostic image
6956375Magnetic resonance imaging magnetic field generator
6956374Method and apparatus to reduce RF power in high field MR imaging incorporating multi-phase RF pulse flip angles
6953935CT detector fabrication process
6934356System and method for dynamic generation of a single user interface for displaying and entry of medical imaging configuration data
6934354Collimator assembly having multi-piece components
6933504CT detector having a segmented optical coupler and method of manufacturing same
6919723Method and apparatus to automatically maintain loop isolation in position variant MRI coils
6909283Method and system to regulate cooling of a medical imaging device
6907101CT detector with integrated air gap
6904127System and method of medical imaging having default noise index override capability
6903548Method and apparatus for MR perfusion image acquisition using non-selective and notched RF saturation pulses
6897655Moving table MRI with frequency-encoding in the z-direction
6891374Moving table MRI with frequency-encoding in the z-direction
6891371Method and system of generating an MRS spectrum from multiple receiver data
6889071Acquisition of high-temporal free-breathing MR images
6889071Acquisition Of High-Temporal Free-Breathing MR Images (Ex Parte Reexamination Certificate)
6882148Split-blade data collection for propeller MRI
6859514CT detector array with uniform cross-talk
6853189Method and system of quantitatively assessing diffusion characteristics in a tissue
6836535Method and apparatus of modulating the filtering of radiation during radiographic imaging
6836529Method and apparatus of CT imaging with voltage modulation
6829704Method and system to automatically activate software options upon initialization of a device
6819108Method of magnetic field controlled shimming
6724923Automatic coil selection of multi-receiver MR data using fast prescan data analysis
6721386Method and apparatus of cardiac CT imaging using ECG and mechanical motion signals
6714807Magnetic resonance imaging system
6707300Gradient non-linearity compensation in moving table MRI
6694367Communication connectivity initialization and verification system and method of use
6687327System and method of medical imaging having task and/or patient size dependent processing
6680995Method and apparatus of determining and displaying a helical artifact index
6665820Method and system for communications connectivity failure diagnosis
6662037Method and apparatus to improve myocardial infarction detection with blood pool signal suppression
6654443Thermal sensing detector cell for a computed tomography system and method of manufacturing same
6648703Method and apparatus for optimizing dosage to scan subject
6643534Optimal imaging of the peripheral vasculature with test bolus tracking
6630829Gradient coil set capable of producing a variable field of view
6628116Process and apparatus to remove stimulated echo artifacts caused by interactions of a preparation sequence with a gradient echo sequence in MR imaging
6625252Emergency vehicle with medical image scanner and teleradiology system
6618605Method and apparatus for MR perfusion image acquisition using a notched RF saturation pulse
6611701Method and apparatus for fast breath-held 3D MR data acquisition using variable sampling
6603989T2 contrast in magnetic resonance imaging with gradient echoes
6597762Method and apparatus of lesion detection and validation based on multiple reviews of a CT image
6597173Method and apparatus for reconstructing zoom MR images
6590392Switchable FOV coil assembly having end saddle coils
6580937Method for optimal imaging of the peripheral vasculature emphasizing distal arterial visualization in a multi-station examination
6564081Method and apparatus of MR data acquisition using ensemble sampling
6563315Gradient coil apparatus and method of micro-imaging
6529580Explosion bonded anode stem of an x-ray tube assembly
6528998Method and apparatus to reduce the effects of Maxwell terms and other perturbation magnetic fields in MR images
6526307Method and apparatus to improve myocardial infarction detection with blood pool signal suppression\
6522713In-room start scan sequence control and method of imaging using same
6516282Predictive thermal control used with a vacuum enclosed coil assembly of a magnetic resonance imaging device
6516044Scintillation apparatus and method of light collection for use with a radiation emitting medical imaging scanner
6507753Method and Apparatus to Detect Acute Cardiac Syndromes in Specified Groups of Patients Using ECG
6507749Method and Apparatus for Tracking the Motion of Fluid and Determining a Velocity Spectrum Thereof From MR Data Acquired in a Single Cycle
6498946Efficient Multi-Slice Acquisition with Black Blood Contrast
6498828System and Method of Computer Tomography Imaging Using a Cerium Doped Lutetium Orthosilicate Scintillator
6493569Method and Apparatus Using Post Contrast-Enhanced Steady-State Free Precision in MR Imaging
6487436Switchable field of view apparatus and method for magnetic resonance imaging
6481887Emergency Vehicle with CT Scanner Teleradiology System and Method of Operation
6480563System and method of aligning scintillator crystalline structures for computed tomography imaging
6480562Apparatus and method of converting electromagnetic energy directly to electrons for computed tomography imaging
6473486System and Method of Computer Tomography Imaging Using a Focused Scintillator and Method of Manufacturing Same
6469505Method and apparatus to reduce perturbation field effects in MR images by restricting the region of interest
6459755Method and apparatus for administering low dose CT scans
6425864Method and apparatus for optimal imaging of the peripheral vasculature
6377831Real-time MR image subtraction and reconstruction
6351122MRI reconstruction using scan-specific partial echo and partial NEX data acquisitions and a network
6317620Method and apparatus for rapid assessment of stenosis severity
6294915Interior alignment light for open magnet MRI
6292683Method and apparatus for tracking motion in MR images
6265875Method and apparatus for efficient MRI tissue differentiation
6208139System and method of phase sensitive MRI reconstruction using partial k-space data
6198283System and method of phase sensitive MRI reconstruction using partial k-space data and including a network
6163152Method and system for correcting errors in MR images due to regions of gradient non-uniformity for parametric imaging such as quantitative flow analysis
6067465System and method for detecting and tracking reference position changes with linear phase shift in magnetic resonance imaging
6016057System and method for improved water and fat separation using a set of low resolution MR images
5900552Inwardly directed wave mode ultrasonic transducer, gas analyzer, and method of use and manufacture
5836878Head restraint method and apparatus for use in MRI