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1. US20100249580 - Image diagnosis support device and image diagnosis support program

Office United States of America
Application Number 12304051
Application Date 04.06.2007
Publication Number 20100249580
Publication Date 30.09.2010
Grant Number 08208992
Grant Date 26.06.2012
Publication Kind B2
IPC
A61B 5/055
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
5Measuring for diagnostic purposes; Identification of persons
05Measuring for diagnosis by means of electric currents or magnetic fields
055involving electronic or nuclear magnetic resonance, e.g. magnetic resonance imaging
G06K 9/00
GPHYSICS
06COMPUTING; CALCULATING OR COUNTING
KRECOGNITION OF DATA; PRESENTATION OF DATA; RECORD CARRIERS; HANDLING RECORD CARRIERS
9Methods or arrangements for reading or recognising printed or written characters or for recognising patterns, e.g. fingerprints
G06K 9/62
GPHYSICS
06COMPUTING; CALCULATING OR COUNTING
KRECOGNITION OF DATA; PRESENTATION OF DATA; RECORD CARRIERS; HANDLING RECORD CARRIERS
9Methods or arrangements for reading or recognising printed or written characters or for recognising patterns, e.g. fingerprints
62Methods or arrangements for recognition using electronic means
Applicants Hitachi Medical Corporation
Inventors Goto Yoshihiro
Kusano Suzushi
Agents Cooper & Dunham LLP
Priority Data 2006-162499 12.06.2006 JP
Title
(EN) Image diagnosis support device and image diagnosis support program
Abstract
(EN)

An image diagnosis support device 10 includes an image acquisition section 61 which acquires a tomographic image including a desired organ of an object from a medical image scanning apparatus 2 or a magnetic disk 13; a reference region extraction section 62 which extracts a reference region representing a reference in the organ of interest from the tomographic image acquired by the image acquisition section 61; an organ region extraction section 63 which extracts an organ region representing a region of the organ of interest from the tomographic image acquired by the image acquisition section 61; an organ shape information calculation section 64 which calculates organ shape information regarding the shape of the organ of interest from the reference region extracted by the reference region extraction section 62 and the organ region extracted by the organ region extraction section 63; and display control section 11 which displays on a monitor 15, which is a display device, the organ shape information calculated by the organ shape information calculation section 64.