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Title:
MEDICAL APPARATUS
Document Type and Number:
Japanese Patent JP2009106572
Kind Code:
A
Abstract:

To provide a medical apparatus with which the possibility of a collision is detected between a subject and the medical apparatus (for example, an MRI apparatus, a CT apparatus, or the like).

An MRI apparatus 100 has laser sensors 3A-3I arranged along an upper edge 11B of the opening 11A of a bore 11 and a determination section 32 for determining a possibility of collision on the basis of electric signals 3a-3i from the laser sensors 3A-3I. When the determination section 32 determines that collision is possible, an alarm lamp 33 turns on in response to an alarm signal Salarm from the determination section 32, and a cradle 21 stops in response to a cradle stop signal Sstop from the determination section 32.


Inventors:
INNAMI YASUYUKI
MAKI KAZUHIRO
Application Number:
JP2007282724A
Publication Date:
May 21, 2009
Filing Date:
October 31, 2007
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
GE MED SYS GLOBAL TECH CO LLC
International Classes:
A61B5/055; A61B6/03; A61B6/10; G01T1/161
Domestic Patent References:
JP2005131103A2005-05-26
JPS53143569U1978-11-13
JP2005131103A2005-05-26
JP2007236446A2007-09-20
JPH0648606U1994-07-05
JPH08266536A1996-10-15
JPS53143569U1978-11-13
JP2006006471A2006-01-12
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Nobukazu Ito