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Method and apparatus for providing depth-of-interaction detection using
positron emission tomography (PET)
A detector is provided for nuclear medicine imaging. Scintillator pixels form an axial array and a transaxial array. A first photosensor is positioned along the...
Compensating for truncated CT images for use as attenuation maps in
A process for obtaining an attenuation map from a truncated transmission scan of an imaged object, by compensating for missing emission data as a result of...
Time-of-flight (TOF) positron emission tomography (PET) reconstruction
from time-truncated projection data
A method of TOF-PET image reconstruction using time-truncated TOF-PET projection data. The time-truncated TOF-PET data is obtained by narrowing the scanner time...
Signal acquisition in PET scanners
A Positron Emission Tomography (PET) scanner has a plurality of photo detector blocks. Each photo detector block or region has a plurality of photo detectors, a...
Sorting system having storage modules for flat mail items with
last-in/first-out operation and improved address...
A sorting system for flat mail items includes a process controller and at least three storage modules connected in a parallel arrangement. Each of the at least...
Method for production of a coating system
Conventionally, cavities and cracks are filled with a solder metal which forms brittle phases with a subsequently applied coating, which have a negative effect...
Temperature transfer filter plate assembly
A temperature transfer filter plate assembly for a filter press includes a temperature transfer filter plate in a filter plate assembly having a plate chamber...
Control device and control method for an electrostatic filter with a
configurable number of parallel and serial...
The aim of the invention is to be able to adapt an item of visualization or optimization software with the least possible amount of effort made on any...
Removable dust collecting receptacle
A removable dust collecting receptacle for use in a dust compartment of a vacuum cleaner, comprising a dust separator, which functions according to the...
In order to achieve a consistently good image quality, an X-ray device has an X-ray source in the form of an X-ray radiator (1) and an X-ray detector (2) with a...
Mail processing system and method of delivering articles to delivery
A mail processing system that delivers articles to delivery locations includes a predetermined number of casing towers arranged in parallel, wherein each casing...
Alignment of product representations
A system, method, and computer program for identifying a plurality of product representations; formulating a plurality of logical expressions from said plurality...
Communication arrangement and method for communication systems having an
interactive voice function
The invention relates to the processing of combined display screen-oriented and voice-oriented web page information (i(html,xml)). To this end, display...
System and method for presence enabled electronic mail folders
A telecommunications system includes a plurality of network clients including electronic or multimedia messaging clients. The electronic messaging clients are...
Industrial controller based on distributable technology objects
A method and system for controlling an industrial controller based on technology objects are disclosed. Technology object types may be loaded and instantiated...
System for operating an installation by editing graphic objects
A system is used to operate partial units of a technical installation by editing graphic objects, the system contains a graphic editor and a data editor. During...
Method for pre-interventional planning of a 2D fluoroscopy projection
Method for pre-interventional planning of a 2D fluoroscopy projection for an interventional entry using a fixed instrument, comprising the following steps: a)...
Method and system for determining operating modes of users of a
The invention relates to a method for defining the patterns of behaviour of users of a telecommunication system on the basis of information collected from the...
Method for operating a radio communications system with subscriber
stations serving as routing nodes, a routing...
The method for operating a radio communications system, which provides for the routing of data of connections via subscriber stations, which occasionally perform...
Contrast-invariant registration of cardiac and renal magnetic resonance
A system and method are provided for contrast-invariant registration of images, the system including a processor, an imaging adapter or a communications adapter...
Angiographic x-ray diagnostic device for rotation angiography
The invention relates to an angiographic x-ray diagnostic device for rotation angiography with an x-ray emitter which can be moved on a circular path about a...
X-ray imaging system for performing automated imaging of patient anatomy
An X-ray imaging system performs automated imaging of patient anatomy. A collimator includes at least one portion of X-ray absorbent material automatically...
Electromagnetic switching device
An electromagnetic switching device is disclosed with an electromagnet and a movable magnet armature, which is mounted in the switching device with a resetting...
Transportable magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system
A portable MRI or NMR imaging system comprising a cryogen vessel housing cooled equipment, said system being housed within a transportable container, said...
Sealed component for an MRI scanner having an actuator for active noise
Sealed components for an MRI scanner, in particular carrying RF coils and gradient coils have actuators for active noise control that are a part of an actuator...
Curved capacitive membrane ultrasound transducer array
CMUT elements are formed on a substrate. Electrical conductors are formed to interconnect between different portions of the substrate. The substrate is then...
Electrical machine including axial connector assemblies and related
An electrical machine may include a plurality of stator coil ends each having a fluid passageway therein. The electrical machine may further include a plurality...
Electrical machine comprising a winding system with coil groups
Disclosed is an electric machine (1) comprising a stator (2) that encompasses a winding system (10) with three winding branches, and a certain number of...
Housing for accommodating electrical components
A housing is disclosed for accommodating electrical components having a housing lower part, having a conductor feed opening and having a housing cover for...
Assays for cancer patient monitoring based on levels of analyte components
of the plasminogen activator system...
The present invention describes clinically and medically important methods of examining, screening over time, and monitoring the outcome of a cancer patient who...
Phase selection for cardiac contrast assessment
In one embodiment, at least one visual characteristic from a selected image is used to automatically select an ultrasound image from a set of images from a...
Detector holder, X-ray system and X-ray flat detector
A detector holder for a flat panel x-ray detector has a mechanical plug interface that allows flat panel x-ray detectors of respectively different types to be...
Measuring device and method for determining temperature and/or pressure
using measuring device
At least one transceiver sends ultrasonic pulses through an object, which at least partially transmits ultrasonic pulses, into an element which reflects the...
Device for conveying a stack of flat objects
Disclosed is a device for conveying a stack of flat objects, in particular a stack of mail items, in a conveyance direction. The conveyor device comprises a base...
Turbine vane airfoil reconfiguration method
A system and method for reconfiguring an airfoil of a turbine vane segment. In at least one embodiment, the system may be used to straighten an airfoil of a...
High capacity pick and place process
A method of accurately placing an object with a pick and place machine provides raw material. A desired surface topography is created in the raw material. The...
Dishwasher control panel
Definite purpose (DP) contactor for air-conditioning systems
Storage of project-planning data in an automation system
The invention relates to a system and also method for storage of project-planning data in an automation system containing automation devices. To simplify changes...
Method and system for encrypting transmissions of communication data
streams via a packet-oriented...
A collective packet generator forms collective Internet Protocol (IP) data packets, each of which contains several IP data packets of different communication...
Method and apparatus for assigning packet addresses to a plurality of
Means for preventing a split brain scenario during high availability requests by providing a communication link between a switching control device operating on...
Method for controlling access to the resources of a data processing
system, data processing system, and...
In a data processing system with at least one data processing device, a large number of databases allocated to the data processing system and having...
Method and apparatus for delivery of medical items on an electronic
A method for dispensing medical items designated in a prescription, such as an electronic prescription, including providing the electronic prescription to a...
Method and facility for positioning an element of a machine
There is described a method and a device for positioning an element of a machine. A setpoint position variable is generated, said setpoint position variable is...
Measurement system for examining a section of tissue on a patient and the
use of a measurement system of this type
A measurement system for examining a section of tissue on a patient in which electric current and/or voltages are applied to a patient in at least one location...
Three-dimensional co-registration between intravascular and angiographic
A method and appertaining system permit a co-registration between points in a three-dimensional model of a vessel and vascular images obtained by an imaging...
Device for carrying out rotablation
Device for carrying out rotablation, comprising a rotablation catheter, an OCT sensor, an IVUS sensor, position sensors and also an image processing unit, which...
Editing of presegemented images/volumes with the multilabel random walker
or graph cut segmentations
Presegmentation or prior, pre-existing segmentation of an object obtained through other means will be presented for interactive editing of a segmented object in...
Method for correcting an image data set, and method for generating an
image corrected thereby
In a method for correction of an image data set that was acquired with a planar image detector using at least two calibration images that were acquired in a...