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1. (WO2018180079) MEDICAL IMAGING SYSTEM, METHOD, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/180079    International Application No.:    PCT/JP2018/006743
Publication Date: Fri Oct 05 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Sat Feb 24 00:59:59 CET 2018
IPC: A61B 1/04
A61B 1/06
A61B 5/00
Applicants: SONY CORPORATION
Inventors: LAWRENSON, Matthew
MITARAI, Shigeru
Title: MEDICAL IMAGING SYSTEM, METHOD, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM
Abstract:
A medical imaging system is described that comprises an heating element configured to apply at least one heating pattern element to a material to locally heat the material; a sensor configured to capture the position of the heated material a predetermined time after the application of the heating pattern element; and circuitry configured to determine the change of the heating pattern applied to the material based upon the captured position of the heated material after the predetermined time.