Patents Examined by Elizabeth Gemmell
  • Patent number: 6385288
    Abstract: A novel radiotherapy apparatus is disclosed, comprising: a bed; an X-ray source for CT; an X-ray detector for CT; a CT rotating mechanism for supporting the CT X-ray source and the CT X-ray detector rotatably around the bed; a radioactive ray source for therapy; a collimator; and a therapy rotating mechanism for supporting the radioactive ray source and the collimator rotatably around the bed independently of the CT rotating mechanism.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2001
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2002
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Denki Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Nobuyuki Kanematsu