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Title:
COLLIMATOR ARRANGEMENT IN CONNECTION WITH INTRA-ORAL X-RAY IMAGING
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2012/127115
Kind Code:
A9
Abstract:
The invention relates to an intra-oral x-ray imaging arrangement which includes as separate structures, first, a radiation source (4) having a collimator structure (4', 40) limiting an x-ray beam for producing the beam used in imaging and for aiming it to the object to be imaged, secondly, an imaging sensor (30) arranged positionable within a patient's mouth (30), and a control system of the imaging arrangement. The collimator structure (4', 40) is implemented as a structure (40) which enables adjusting a collimator opening limited by the collimator for at least one of the following: its size, its shape, its location, its position.

Inventors:
DE GODZINSKY, Christian (Honkamäentie 3, Vantaa, FI-01260, FI)
NYHOLM, Kustaa (Lauklammenpolku 40, Myllykylä, Siuntio, FI-02570, FI)
Application Number:
FI2012/050286
Publication Date:
September 27, 2012
Filing Date:
March 21, 2012
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Assignee:
PLANMECA OY (Asentajankatu 6, Helsinki, FI-00880, FI)
DE GODZINSKY, Christian (Honkamäentie 3, Vantaa, FI-01260, FI)
NYHOLM, Kustaa (Lauklammenpolku 40, Myllykylä, Siuntio, FI-02570, FI)
International Classes:
A61B6/14; A61B6/00; A61B6/06; G01B7/30; G01B21/22; G01C19/00; G01P15/13
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
TAWAST, Juha (Planmeca Oy, Asentajankatu 6, Helsinki, FI-00880, FI)
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