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Title:
IMAGE DIAGNOSIS SUPPORT SYSTEM AND IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD
Document Type and Number:
Japanese Patent JP2003144412
Kind Code:
A
Abstract:

To provide an image diagnosis support system and an image processing method that can acquire really useful composite images at real time from the image information of an MRI device and an ultrasonic image pickup device.

This image diagnosis support system is provided with an image composing device 4 extracting a feature point (line) of the boundary or the like of internal organs from an ultrasonic image by a feature extracting part 42 upon receiving an ultrasonic image signal S3 acquired at real time by the ultrasonic image pickup device 3, deforming a previously acquired MR image stored in a storage device, so as to match the information from the feature of the ultrasonic image, to generate a corrected MR image that eliminates contradiction between the image information of the MR image and ultrasonic image, and displaying the corrected MR image on a display device 5.


Inventors:
TSUKAMOTO TETSUJI
HASHIMOTO HIROSHI
Application Number:
JP2001000348507
Publication Date:
May 20, 2003
Filing Date:
November 14, 2001
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Assignee:
GE MED SYS GLOBAL TECH CO LLC
International Classes:
G01R33/32; A61B5/055; A61B8/00; G01R33/54; G06T1/00; (IPC1-7): A61B5/055; A61B8/00; G01R33/32; G01R33/54; G06T1/00
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
佐藤 隆久