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1. (WO2010083623) METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DETECTION OF CARIES
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Pub. No.: WO/2010/083623 International Application No.: PCT/CN2009/000078
Publication Date: 29.07.2010 International Filing Date: 20.01.2009
IPC:
A61B 5/00 (2006.01)
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
B
DIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
5
Measuring for diagnostic purposes; Identification of persons
Applicants:
CARESTREAM HEALTH, INC. [US/US]; 150 Verona Street Rochester, NY 14608, US (AllExceptUS)
WANG, Wei, William [CN/CN]; CN (UsOnly)
PAN, Liangliang, Antonio [CN/CN]; CN (UsOnly)
SHI, Lixing, Eric [CN/CN]; CN (UsOnly)
WONG, Victor, C. [US/CN]; CN (UsOnly)
Inventors:
WANG, Wei, William; CN
PAN, Liangliang, Antonio; CN
SHI, Lixing, Eric; CN
WONG, Victor, C.; CN
Agent:
CHINA PATENT AGENT (H.K.) LTD.; 22/F, Great Engle Centre 23 Harbour Road Wanchai Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, CN
Priority Data:
Title (EN) METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DETECTION OF CARIES
(FR) PROCÉDÉ ET APPAREIL DE DÉTECTION DE CARIES
Abstract:
(EN) A method for forming an enhanced image (60) of a tooth (20) making use of the tooth (20) fluorescence and/or reflectance effects, employs a morphological image processing technique, and reduces susceptibility to overall intensity variations in the image (60).
(FR) L'invention porte sur un procédé de formation d'une image améliorée (60) d'une dent (20), en utilisant les effets de fluorescence et/ou de réflectance de la dent (20), lequel procédé emploie une technique de traitement morphologique d'image, et réduit la susceptibilité vis-à-vis de variations d'intensité globale dans l'image (60).
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African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) (BW, GH, GM, KE, LS, MW, MZ, NA, SD, SL, SZ, TZ, UG, ZM, ZW)
Eurasian Patent Organization (AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, MD, RU, TJ, TM)
European Patent Office (AT, BE, BG, CH, CY, CZ, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, HR, HU, IE, IS, IT, LT, LU, LV, MC, MK, MT, NL, NO, PL, PT, RO, SE, SI, SK, TR)
African Intellectual Property Organization (BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, GQ, GW, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG)
Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)
Also published as:
EP2378955JP2012515564US20110275034CN102292018KR1020110105836