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Image evaluation method for two-dimensional projection images and items
2-D projection images show the temporal course of the distribution of a contrast medium in an examination object containing a vascular system and the...
Medical device with radiation-heated subject-contacting component
A medical device has a compression plate for compression of a subject and/or a subject table for placement of a subject, and at least one radiation source that...
Method of transmitting data in a communication system
A method of transmitting data from a sender to a number of recipients in a system with a multilayer protocol architecture, in which the data are divided for...
Control method for direct-current by means of a plurality of converters
At least three power converters in a power distribution and power transmission system can be controlled as rectifiers or inverters and are connected together by...
Control method for direct-current transmission
In a method for controlling a rectifier and an inverter, which are connected together by a direct current circuit, a measuring direct current voltage and...
A surge arrester has a discharge current path. The discharge current path is surrounded by an insulating sleeve. The insulating sleeve has at least one area that...
Method and apparatus for reconstructing a three-dimensional image volume
from two-dimensional projection images
The invention relates to a method and an apparatus for reconstructing a three-dimensional image volume from two-dimensional projection images of a subject which...
Modulator for radio-frequency signals
A modulator for radio-frequency signals designed an entirely digital modulator has two mixer stages connected in series. The first mixer stage implements with a...
Detection unit including an RF transceiver system and a pet detector
A detection unit is disclosed for arrangement in the main magnet of an MR device, which has both an RF transceiver system and a PET detector. In at least one...
Magnetic resonance imaging data acquisition sequence and apparatus
In a measurement sequence and apparatus for three-dimensional magnetic resonance imaging, in which an acquisition of measurement data ensues by scanning multiple...
Hybrid control circuit
A device for controlling a capacitive charge, in particular a piezoelectric actuator (2) has a signal generator (6) which is used to control a first end step (1)...
Laminations with integrated spacing feature for an electric machine, and
method of making a lamination
A lamination has at least one spacing strip which is formed by cutting out sheet-metal pieces from a metal sheet in order to define an inner boundary and an...
Machine based on superconducting technology with part support elements
The machine contains a rotor with a hot rotor housing in which a cold part with a superconductive rotor winding is located. A part which acts as a baffle screen...
Detector bar or detector formed from a number of detector bars, and
computed-tomography unit with such a detector
A detector bar, a detector formed from a number of detector bars, and a computed-tomography unit including such a detector is disclosed, each detector bar being...
Multi-machine mail sorting system
A sorting system using multiple sorters operating as part of a single, multi-sorting machine unified system. The system according to the invention includes a...
Dishwasher machine with door and handle element
A hinged door for a dishwashing machine comprising a handle element for unlocking and actuating the door, the handle element being arranged on an upper side of...
Device for introducing a stent into a hollow organ
A device is for introducing a stent into a hollow organ, in particular into the gastrointestinal tract of the body of a patient. The device includes a magnet...
Turbine engine ring seal
Aspects of the invention relate to a ring seal for a turbine engine. The ring seal can be made up of a plurality of circumferentially abutted ring seal segments....
Method and device for determining the capacity of a heat exchanger
A method and arrangement for determining the capacity of a heat exchanger is provided. The effective heat transfer coefficient for the heat exchanger is...
Refrigerating device with door opening aid
The invention relates to a refrigerator having two movably connected housing parts that delimit a heat-insulated interior and a seal member that is fastened to a...
Electromechanical momentary-contact switch having timed supplementary
In order to simplify and reduce the production costs of a push-button switch, especially a push switch or a rocker switch, the switch has a time function, which...
Glow plug with integrated pressure sensor
A glow plug includes: a tubular body (2) having at one of its ends a plug head as well as a fixing zone including elements (12, 13) for being fixed in a bore, an...
Rolling monoblock with intercooling
A rolling monoblock comprises: a first block (B1) of rolling stands (G1-Gm) and a second block (B2) of rolling stands (Gm+1-Gn). According to the invention, an...
Method for operating a burner of a gas turbine and a power plant
A method is for operating a burner of a gas turbine. A fossil fuel is gasified and the gasified fossil fuel is fed as synthesis gas into the burner for...
High speed baggage diverter
A diverter assembly according to the present invention includes a generally horizontal conveying surface, a pair of flipper assemblies, and an actuator for...
Self-optimizing caching system and method for data records
A system and appertaining method provide for pre-fetching records from a central data base to a local storage area in order to reduce delays associated with the...
Systems and methods for automated extraction and processing of billing
information in patient records
Systems and methods for automated processing of medical information in electronic patient medical record databases, wherein billing information (e.g., diagnosis...
Method and device for automatically establishing value range limits that
are associated with code words for...
In one aspect, a method for automatically establishing value range limits for sampling values is provided wherein the value ranges are associated with code...
Method and device for performing a frequency analysis of an AC voltage
signal, in particular on a power grid
In a method for performing a frequency analysis of an AC voltage signal, in particular in a power mains, an upper limit of the period length of a fundamental...
Method and device for detecting a rollover situation of a motor vehicle
A rate of rotation around the longitudinal axis of a motor vehicle and the lateral inclination thereof are determined as state variables. A rollover situation is...
Image-assisted shockwave therapy installation
An installation for image-assisted shockwave therapy has a C-arm x-ray unit that is orbitally movable around an isocenter, and that carries an x-ray imaging...
Magnetic resonance tomography apparatus and method for representation of
tissue with very short T.sub.2...
In a magnetic resonance tomography apparatus and method for determination of T2-weighted images of tissue with short T2 time, in the framework of a steady-state...
Method and medical imaging apparatus for planning an image acquisition
based on a previously-generated...
In a method and device for planning an examination of an examination subject in an imaging diagnosis device, a reference image is selected, and an image of the...
Context adaptive approach in vehicle detection under various visibility
Adaptive vision-based vehicle detection methods, taking into account the lighting context of the images are disclosed. The methods categorize the scenes...
Method and system for interactive image segmentation
A method for segmentation of an image interactively with a user utilizes level set segmentation and includes selecting by user input respective areas of object...
Rapid and robust 3D/3D registration technique
Exemplary methods are provided. In one exemplary method, a lower-dimension signature is generated for each of a plurality of data sets of a given dimension....
Method and apparatus for evaluating a 3D image of a laterally-symmetric
In a method for automated evaluation of a three-dimensional map of a laterally-symmetric organ system as well as medical image acquisition system and a computer...
Systems and methods for automatic change quantification for medical
A method of automatic change quantification for medical decision support includes: automatically detecting a structure in a set of medical images; characterizing...
System and method for myocardium segmentation in realtime cardiac MR data
A method for cardiac segmentation includes providing a plurality of digitized medical images, each image comprising a plurality of intensities corresponding to a...
Digital tomosynthesis in robotic stereotactic radiosurgery
Some embodiments include a support movable with at least four degrees of freedom, a therapeutic radiation source coupled to the support, a plurality of radiation...
High-density wireless local area network
A data communication system includes an access point and a plurality of stations each for exchanging wireless data communication messages with the access point....
System and method for utilizing direct user signaling to enhance fault
tolerant H.323 systems
An H.323 client terminal (102) according to an embodiment of the invention employs primary and secondary H.323 control units or state machines (110a, 110b). The...
Method for controlling an electronic overcurrent trip for low-voltage
A method is disclosed for controlling an electronic overcurrent trip for low-voltage circuit breakers. According to the method, digitized signals for the...
Particle monitors and method(s) therefor
The present invention relates to the field of the detection, analysis and/or determination of matter or particles suspended in fluid. In one particular form, the...
Fast graph cuts: a weak shape assumption provides a fast exact method for
graph cuts segmentation
Traditional graph cuts provides a powerful method for producing semi-automatic image/volume segmentation, but often exceed available computer power. Multi-level...
Optical sensor arrangement for electrical switchgear
An optical sensor configuration contains an optical current sensor and/or an optical voltage sensor. The sensor configuration further contains a first and a...
Method and apparatus for determining a switching time for an electrical
A method and a device for determining a switching time of an electric switching device. An electric switching device includes an interrupter link. A first line...
Open limited orbiting tomographic imaging system
A radiographic three dimensional imaging apparatus capable of focusing on a center of rotation point, includes at least two gamma ray detectors, each having a...
Attenuation correction for SPECT imaging using non-classical orbits of
many small gamma cameras
Attenuation correction data is obtained from one or more transmission sources to calculate the attenuation factors of a reconstruction area of an object being...
Methods for monitoring patients for efficacy of an antiplatelet therapy
Methods are disclosed for monitoring patients utilizing Mean Platelet Component values during therapeutic intervention.