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1. (WO2018044774) TABLE SYSTEM FOR MEDICAL IMAGING

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/044774    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/048864
Publication Date: Fri Mar 09 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Tue Aug 29 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: A61B 5/00
Applicants: STANTON, Russell
Inventors: STANTON, Russell
Title: TABLE SYSTEM FOR MEDICAL IMAGING
Abstract:
A table system for use with an imaging device includes a base portion that supports the table system over a support surface, a patient support including a platform for supporting a patient in a standing position and a bed for supporting the patient in a lying position, a linkage portion coupled between the base potion and the patient support that is pivotable with respect to both the base portion and the patient support, a first drive mechanism that drives the pivoting of the patient support with respect to the linkage portion, and a second drive mechanism that drives the pivoting of the linkage portion with respect to the base portion, the first and second drive mechanisms moving the patient support between a vertical position in which the platform is substantially parallel to the support surface and a horizontal position in which the bed is substantially parallel to the support surface.