Methods, apparatus, and software for reconstructing an image

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Description

A method of reconstructing an image includes combining a two-dimensional forward projection function and a three-dimensional stabilizing function to generate an iterative reconstruction algorithm, and using the obtained iterative reconstruction algorithm to perform a multislice Computed Tomography (CT) reconstruction to generate an image.

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Title
  • Methods, apparatus, and software for reconstructing an image

Patent Number
  • US 7327822 B2

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Inventor
  • Ken D. Sauer

  • Charles A. Bouman

  • Jiang Hsieh

  • Jean-Baptiste Thibault

Inventor From Local Institution
  • Ken David Sauer

Other Application
  • 11/185,477

Prior Publication Date
  • 2007-01-25

Prior Publication Number
  • US 20070019777 A1

Claims
  • 20

Classification (US Patent)
  • 378/4; 378/901; 382/131;

Cooperative Patent Classification codes
  • A61B 6/032 (20130101); G06T 11/006 (20130101); G06T 2211/424 (20130101); A61B 6/027 (20130101); Y10S 378/901 (20130101)

International Patent Classification codes
  • A61B 6/03 (20060101)

Language
  • eng

Date Issued
  • 2008-02-05

Publisher
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office

Assignee
  • University of Notre Dame Du Lac

  • Purdue Research Foundation (West Lafayette, IN)

  • General Electric Company (Schenectady, NY)

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