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Shim for imaging magnets
An arrangement for producing an imaging region of increased maximum radial diameter in a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system, comprising a solenoidal magnet...
Switching device for bi-directionally equalizing charge between energy
accumulators and corresponding methods
A switching device for bi-directionally equalizing charge between energy accumulators, particularly between capacitive energy accumulators in a motor vehicle...
Electric machine with coolant guiding channel and corresponding cooling
The aim of the invention is to optimise cooling electric machines. As a result, a coolant channel (7) is disposed around the cylindrically-shaped magnet...
Method for determining suitability of various contrast agents for the
imaging examination of the patient and...
A method is for determining suitability of various contrast agents for the imaging examination of the. In this case, a tissue sample is taken from the patient,...
Liquid permeable composition in dry reagent devices
A device for detecting an analyte in a fluid sample includes a liquid permeable composition for making a physical separation between compositions of the sample...
Aerated anoxic membrane bioreactor
A process for treating biological oxygen demand (BOD), nitrogen and phosphorus containing wastewater, wherein the process includes providing wastewater influent...
Targeted contrast agent imaging with medical diagnostic ultrasound
Contrast agent enhanced medical diagnostic imaging is provided. Substantially stationary or bound contrast agents are detected. By tracking relative motion...
Medical diagnostic ultrasound transducer system for harmonics
A medical diagnostic ultrasound transducer system has at least a first and a second set of transducer layers of an element. Each set has one or more transducer...
Measuring device, especially temperature measuring transducer
The invention relates to a measuring device, in particular a temperature measuring transducer, comprising an electrical resistor, which alters its value based on...
A lifting device adjusts the height of a top part relative to a base part for a patient couch. The lifting device includes an elevator mechanism and a drive unit...
Method for determining a parameter characteristic of the fatigue state of
A method for determining an approximate value for a parameter characteristic of the fatigue state of a component as a result of a time-varying stress to which it...
Interface module apparatus for an electrical machine, for calculating the
life of a bearing
An electric motor is equipped with an interface module, which is used to calculate the remaining service life of a bearing. The interface module can be...
Basic block for mounting of installation devices
Granting access to a computer-based object
Disclosed is a memory card comprising a program code processor for granting access to a computer-based object, at least one public and private key that is...
Online document clustering using TFIDF and predefined time windows
Documents from a data stream are clustered by first generating a feature vector for each document. A set of cluster centroids (e.g., feature vectors of their...
Method of registering pre-operative high field closed magnetic resonance
images with intra-operative low field...
A system and method for registering pre-operative magnetic resonance (MR) images with intra-operative MR images is disclosed. A pre-operative MR image of an...
Patient data mining for lung cancer screening
A system and method for lung cancer screening is provided. The system includes a database including structured patient information for a patient population and a...
Radio frequency planning with consideration of inter-building effects
A method includes providing a first set of location data using a first coordinate system that corresponds to a first building and a second set of location data...
Automatic nodule measurements
A method for automatically estimating a measure of a nodule includes providing sliced image volume data comprising at least one marked position of the nodule,...
Method for tracking blood vessels
A method for tracking images of a blood vessel wherein user indication of the source and terminus of an image of the blood vessel is provided and the Dijkstra...
Fissure detection methods for lung lobe segmentation
A fissure detection method for lung lobe segmentation in 3D image data is disclosed. In this method, 3D lung image data is filtered using one or more filters...
System and method for coronary artery segmentation of cardiac CT volumes
A method for segmenting coronary vessels in digitized cardiac images includes providing a digitized cardiac image, providing a seed point in the image, selecting...
System and method for automatic segmentation of vessels in breast MR
A method for segmenting digitized images includes providing a digitized image, selecting a point with a median enhancement greater than a predefined threshold,...
Method and system for guided two dimensional colon screening
A method and system for guiding imaging reading for colon screening includes scrolling through a succession of two dimensional (2D) cross-sectional images of a...
Accelerated texture-based fusion renderer
An exemplary method of combining two images to form a fused image is provided. A hierarchical structure for each of a plurality of volumes is built. All blocks...
Validation scheme for composing magnetic resonance images (MRI)
Method and apparatus for determining the quality of alignment of a pair of volumes of data of medical images is disclosed. The method for validating the...
Automatic optimal view determination for cardiac acquisitions
A method, system, and apparatus of determining optimal viewing planes for cardiac image acquisition, wherein the method includes acquiring a set of sagittal,...
Systems and methods for guidewire tracking using phase congruency
A method of tracking a guidewire in video imagery includes: obtaining a first video image including pixels associated with features of a guidewire; selecting a...
The object is to ensure that device signals intended, for example, to inform hearing aid wearers about program changes or the end of a battery's life are...
Hearing aid with an optical microphone
A hearing aid is provided. The hearing aid includes at least one optical microphone. The at least one optical microphone comprises an acoustic-optical...
Method for reconstructing a three-dimensional image volume and x-ray
To enable an artifact free reconstruction even in the case of large regions of interest and with scanning paths of below 360.degree., provision is made for a...
Method for compiling computer tomographic representations using a CT
system with at least two angularly offset...
A method is disclosed for compiling computer tomographic representations using a CT system with at least two angularly offset ray sources. A first ray cone with...
Pulse radar ranging system
A pulse radar ranging system having a measurement channel and a reference channel is described. In the measurement channel containing an antenna and a...
Method and apparatus for operation of a piezo-actuator
A piezo-actuator is actuated in a first operating mode (B1) by pulsed supply of a first electrical variable for charging or discharging of the piezo-actuator...
Device for determining a shaft center deviation
The invention relates to a device for determining the center deviation of a shaft (3) comprising a stator (1) in which an exciting winding system provided with a...
System interface and installation with the system interface
It is normal practice in automation to network individual components of an installation via bus lines, with this network carrying out a multiplicity of...
Particles for diagnostic and therapeutic use
Methods, compositions and kits are disclosed. The compositions are light emitting and comprise a polymeric matrix having dissolved therein a photoactive...
Recuperated atmospheric SOFC/gas turbine hybrid cycle
A method of operating an atmospheric-pressure solid oxide fuel cell generator (6) in combination with a gas turbine comprising a compressor (1) and expander (2)...
Combination membrane/biolytic filtration
Described herein are methods and systems for combination membrane/biolytic filtration. In one embodiment a filtration system is operated under suction. The...
Fuel feed unit
A fuel pump unit comprising a housing part (4) arranged between an electric motor (2) and a fuel pump (3). The housing part is provided with expansion joints for...
Turbine blade tip clearance control
A system and method for actively managing blade tip clearances in a turbine engine, particularly under steady state operating conditions such as at base load,...
Temperature determination of an away-facing surface of an object
A method for determining the temperature of an away-facing surface of an object, wherein at least one ultrasonic pulse is transmitted through a surface of the...
Method and apparatus for determination of oscillations on a rotating blade
disc of a turbine
A method for determining oscillations of a rotating blade disc of a turbomachine is provided. The method utilizes the steps including, arranging a substance that...
Method for licensing and/or authorizing access to software modules in a
The invention relates to a switching device for which a license database is used in which the software modules and respective license information associated...
Architecture for a computer-based development environment with
self-contained components and a threading model
A method, a device and a system arrangement are disclosed for generating self-contained software components having in each case synchronous and/or asynchronous...
The invention relates to a device for displaying information, data and/or input elements on an interface (4), in particular on a screen, with at least one...
System and method for updating information
The invention relates to a system and a method for updating information displayed on a client in a process data-driven environment. An updating stamp is provided...
Method and apparatus for selecting a media processor to host a conference
A system, method, apparatus, means, and computer program code for selecting a media processor to host a conference is provided. According to some embodiments, a...
Specification-based automation methods for medical content extraction,
data aggregation and enrichment
A method for knowledge generation from raw medical records uses XML-based specifications. The method includes content extraction, data aggregation and data...
Method and devices for encoding/decoding structured documents,
particularly XML documents
Methods and devices are provided for encoding/decoding structured documents, particularly XML documents, wherein a bit stream or part of a bit stream is produced...