Patents by Inventor Atsuko Sugiyama

Atsuko Sugiyama has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20220028534
    Abstract: A clinical decision-making support apparatus according to an embodiment includes: processing circuitry that acquires disease, patient, medical, and personal information about at least an event that is specific to the subject, specifies an option about a treatment method for the disease, based on the disease, patient, and medical information, decides a treatment schedule about the method for the option, based on the disease, patient and medical information, and calculates an event schedule about the specific event in a period for which the method for the option is to be performed, based on the personal information, the method, and the treatment schedule; and a communication interface that transmits, to a terminal apparatus, display data expressing the event schedule and the event related to the treatment schedule, and the treatment schedule for each option in time series.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 20, 2021
    Publication date: January 27, 2022
    Applicant: CANON MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Atsuko SUGIYAMA, Junko SHIBATA
  • Publication number: 20210315545
    Abstract: An ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus of embodiments includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry is configured to convert a signal into image information, the signal being generated by an ultrasonic probe receiving reflected waves of ultrasonic waves which have been transmitted from the ultrasonic probe and reflected from a subject, acquire information representing a relative relationship of the ultrasonic probe with respect to the subject, acquire at least one of information representing subject characteristics of the subject and information representing apparatus characteristics of the ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus, and generate an operation candidate for the ultrasonic probe on the basis of the acquired information representing the relative relationship of the ultrasonic probe with respect to the subject and the acquired at least one of the information representing the subject characteristics and the information representing the apparatus characteristics.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 7, 2021
    Publication date: October 14, 2021
    Applicant: CANON MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Atsuko SUGIYAMA, Guang Yi ONG
  • Publication number: 20210174951
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a device management apparatus includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry acquires information indicating occurrence of a first failure prediction of a first device. The processing circuitry adjusts detection sensitivity of a second failure prediction of a second device relating to the information based on relevance between the first device and the second device. The second device is different from the first device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 4, 2020
    Publication date: June 10, 2021
    Applicant: Canon Medical Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Fuminori FUJITA, Akihiro KOGA, Atsuko SUGIYAMA, Junko SHIBATA
  • Publication number: 20210085181
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus, comprising at least one processor; and at least one memory storing a program which, when executed by the processor, causes the information processing apparatus to: detect a specific illness or injury from a medical image taken from a patient; obtain medical worker information including contact information and an attendance status for at least one medical worker related to the detected illness or injury; and notify the medical worker information along with a detection result of the illness or injury.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 17, 2020
    Publication date: March 25, 2021
    Inventors: Shuhei Toba, Atsuko Sugiyama
  • Patent number: 10874374
    Abstract: A medical image processing apparatus of an embodiment includes storage circuitry and setting-condition determining circuitry. The storage circuitry stores information about at least one of a position of a region of interest in a breast, a size of the region of interest, and a size of the breast, the information acquired based on an X-ray image of a breast of a subject. The setting-condition determining circuitry acquires a setting condition in ultrasonographic diagnosis for the breast based on the information about at least one of the position of the region of interest, the size of the region of interest, and the size of the breast.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: CANON MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kei Mori, Atsuko Sugiyama, Mariko Shibata, Yoshimasa Kobayashi, Toshie Maruyama, Koichi Terai, Natsuki Sato
  • Patent number: 10755408
    Abstract: A medical information processing system according to an embodiment includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry is configured to identify the position of a tissue from first medical image data represented by an image of a target site acquired before the tissue in the target site was collected and to obtain an image feature value of the tissue. The processing circuitry is configured to obtain an examination result of a pathological examination performed on the tissue. The processing circuitry is configured to bring the image feature value of the tissue into association with the examination result of the pathological examination.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: Canon Medical Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Yasuo Sakurai, Masahiro Ozaki, Atsuko Sugiyama, Seiko Yoshimura, Keisuke Hashimoto
  • Patent number: 10463316
    Abstract: A medical information processing system includes setting circuitry, generating circuitry and output control circuitry. The setting circuitry is configured to set a region of interest in a three-dimensional image that is generated by emitting X-rays to a breast of a subject and imaging the breast from different directions. The generating circuitry is configured to generate reference information in which positional information about the region of interest is associated with a schematic diagram of the breast. The output control circuitry is configured to cause output circuitry to output the reference information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: Canon Medical Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Atsuko Sugiyama, Mariko Shibata, Yoshimasa Kobayashi, Kei Mori, Koichi Terai, Toshie Maruyama
  • Patent number: 10357216
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a mammography apparatus includes an X-ray, an imaging stage, a pressing plate, a guide information generator, and an X-ray detection unit. The X-ray tube generates X-rays. The imaging stage supports a breast. The pressing plate presses the breast supported on the imaging stage. The guide information generator provides the imaging stage with guide information for guiding a placement position of the breast. The guide information is generated based on a nipple position, an image start position, and an image end position of a previous image of the breast. The X-ray detection unit generates X-ray projection data by detecting X-rays transmitted through the breast by an X-ray detector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2019
    Assignee: Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Atsuko Sugiyama, Yoshimasa Kobayashi, Mariko Shibata, Toshie Maruyama
  • Patent number: 10349915
    Abstract: An image processing apparatus according to an embodiment includes a scanning protocol creation unit, an image acquisition unit, a post-processing unit, and a storage unit. The scanning protocol creation unit creates a scanning protocol for a particular part of body of an object. The image acquisition unit acquires source image data by scanning the particular part using an imaging device according to scanning parameters in the scanning protocol. The post-processing unit performs post-processing on the source image data according to post-processing parameters in the scanning protocol to obtain processed image data. The storage unit stores the scanning protocol, or store the source image data and the processed image data or index identifiers thereof in association with parameters related to the scanning protocol as single job data of the object. The scanning protocol includes the scanning and the post-processing parameters, and information related to the imaging device and the post-processing unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: TOSHIBA MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Qiqi Xu, Xiaojing Wang, Li jun Zhang, Atsuko Sugiyama
  • Patent number: 10157465
    Abstract: A medical information processing system according to an embodiment includes a storage, and processing circuitry. The storage stores therein a mammography image of a breast of a patient and information indicating an image taking direction of the mammography image. The processing circuitry sets a region of interest in the mammography image. The processing circuitry specifies position information of the region of interest in a schematic drawing that schematically expresses the breast, on the basis of position information of the region of interest in the mammography image and the information indicating the image taking direction. The processing circuitry outputs the position information of the region of interest in the schematic drawing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 18, 2018
    Assignee: Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Atsuko Sugiyama, Yoshimasa Kobayashi, Yoshinori Nakatani, Katsuhiko Fujimoto, Mariko Shibata, Natsuki Sato, Toshie Maruyama
  • Publication number: 20180338795
    Abstract: A breast X-ray imaging apparatus according to an embodiment includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry collects three-dimensional image data of a breast of a subject. The processing circuitry detects a lesion from the three-dimensional image data. The processing circuitry derives a puncture path for inserting a puncture needle into the breast, by analyzing linearity in three-dimensional distribution of the lesion and based on an analysis result of the linearity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 25, 2018
    Publication date: November 29, 2018
    Applicant: Canon Medical Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Atsuko SUGIYAMA, Yoshimasa KOBAYASHI
  • Publication number: 20180330500
    Abstract: A medical information processing system according to an embodiment includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry is configured to identify the position of a tissue from first medical image data represented by an image of a target site acquired before the tissue in the target site was collected and to obtain an image feature value of the tissue. The processing circuitry is configured to obtain an examination result of a pathological examination performed on the tissue. The processing circuitry is configured to bring the image feature value of the tissue into association with the examination result of the pathological examination.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 7, 2018
    Publication date: November 15, 2018
    Applicant: Canon Medical Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Yasuo SAKURAI, Masahiro OZAKI, Atsuko SUGIYAMA, Seiko YOSHIMURA, Keisuke HASHIMOTO
  • Publication number: 20180220994
    Abstract: A medical information processing system in an embodiment includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry acquires an ultrasound image including an observation target and having additional information, positional information indicating a position of an ultrasound probe in a subject at time of collection of the ultrasound image, and a reference image obtained by taking an image of a region including the observation target at a time point other than the time of collection. The processing circuitry generates, based on the positional information, correspondence information in which the ultrasound image and the reference image are associated with each other. The processing circuitry causes an output unit to output the generated correspondence information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 6, 2018
    Publication date: August 9, 2018
    Applicant: Canon Medical Systems Corporation
    Inventor: Atsuko Sugiyama
  • Publication number: 20180070892
    Abstract: A medical information processing system includes setting circuitry, generating circuitry and output control circuitry. The setting circuitry is configured to set a region of interest in a three-dimensional image that is generated by emitting X-rays to a breast of a subject and imaging the breast from different directions. The generating circuitry is configured to generate reference information in which positional information about the region of interest is associated with a schematic diagram of the breast. The output control circuitry is configured to cause output circuitry to output the reference information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 11, 2017
    Publication date: March 15, 2018
    Applicant: Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Atsuko SUGIYAMA, Mariko SHIBATA, Yoshimasa KOBAYASHI, Kei MORI, Koichi TERAI, Toshie MARUYAMA
  • Patent number: 9706943
    Abstract: According to an Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) apparatus, a Region Of Interest (ROI) setting unit included in a control unit sets an ROI on each of a T1 weighted image, a T2 weighted image, and a flair image of a brain of a subject; and a feature-analysis processing unit creates a histogram of statistics with respect to each of a plurality of images based on pixel values of pixels included in the ROI set by the ROI setting unit. A display control unit then causes a display unit to display the images in the substantially same position in a display area included in the display unit by switching the images in a certain order, and to display the histogram created by the feature-analysis processing unit in the same display area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2009
    Date of Patent: July 18, 2017
    Assignee: TOSHIBA MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Atsuko Sugiyama, Hitoshi Yamagata
  • Publication number: 20170172531
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a mammography apparatus includes an X-ray, an imaging stage, a pressing plate, a guide information generator, and an X-ray detection unit. The X-ray tube generates X-rays. The imaging stage supports a breast. The pressing plate presses the breast supported on the imaging stage. The guide information generator provides the imaging stage with guide information for guiding a placement position of the breast. The guide information is generated based on a nipple position, an image start position, and an image end position of a previous image of the breast. The X-ray detection unit generates X-ray projection data by detecting X-rays transmitted through the breast by an X-ray detector.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2016
    Publication date: June 22, 2017
    Applicant: Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Atsuko SUGIYAMA, Yoshimasa KOBAYASHI, Mariko SHIBATA, Toshie MARUYAMA
  • Patent number: 9665918
    Abstract: A medical data generating apparatus includes a data processing unit, a work-status data generation unit, a display unit and a work-status restoration unit. The data processing unit acquires medical data from a database to perform data processing. The work-status data generation unit generates work-status data as a data record of medical data. The work-status data indicates a work status of the data processing. The display unit acquires medical data including at least one piece of work-status data from the database to list the acquired pieces of the medical data on a display device together with identification information of the acquired piece of the work-status data. The work-status restoration unit restores a work status of a data processing corresponding to a selected piece of work-status data based on the selected piece of the work-status data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 30, 2017
    Assignee: TOSHIBA MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shigeharu Ohyu, Hitoshi Yamagata, Yasuo Sakurai, Atsuko Sugiyama
  • Publication number: 20170128037
    Abstract: A medical image processing apparatus of an embodiment includes storage circuitry and setting-condition determining circuitry. The storage circuitry stores information about at least one of a position of a region of interest in a breast, a size of the region of interest, and a size of the breast, the information acquired based on an X-ray image of a breast of a subject. The setting-condition determining circuitry acquires a setting condition in ultrasonographic diagnosis for the breast based on the information about at least one of the position of the region of interest, the size of the region of interest, and the size of the breast.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 31, 2016
    Publication date: May 11, 2017
    Applicant: Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Kei MORI, Atsuko Sugiyama, Mariko Shibata, Yoshimasa Kobayashi, Toshie Maruyama, Koichi Terai, Natsuki Sato
  • Patent number: 9592019
    Abstract: A medical image processing apparatus according to an embodiment includes a detection unit, a generating unit, and an associating unit. The detection unit analyzes a first piece and a second piece of image data of a breast, and detects the positions of a chest wall and a nipple in each of the pieces of image data, wherein the first piece of image data is three-dimensional medical image data and the second piece of image data is medical image data of a different type from the first piece of image data. The generating unit generates a first sectional image and a second sectional image based on the first piece and second piece of image data, respectively. The associating unit associates the positional relation of the breast in the pieces of image data so that the positions of the chest wall and the nipple match between the pieces of image data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 2, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 14, 2017
    Assignee: Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Atsuko Sugiyama, Katsuhiko Fujimoto, Yoshitaka Mine, Masahiro Kumakura, Ryota Osumi, Hiroki Yoshiara, Mariko Shibata, Toshie Maruyama
  • Publication number: 20160110875
    Abstract: A medical information processing system according to an embodiment includes a storage, and processing circuitry. The storage stores therein a mammography image of a breast of a patient and information indicating an image taking direction of the mammography image. The processing circuitry sets a region of interest in the mammography image. The processing circuitry specifies position information of the region of interest in a schematic drawing that schematically expresses the breast, on the basis of position information of the region of interest in the mammography image and the information indicating the image taking direction. The processing circuitry outputs the position information of the region of interest in the schematic drawing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2015
    Publication date: April 21, 2016
    Applicants: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Atsuko SUGIYAMA, Yoshimasa KOBAYASHI, Yoshinori NAKATANI, Katsuhiko FUJIMOTO, Mariko SHIBATA, Natsuki SATO, Toshie MARUYAMA