Patents by Inventor Dong Gyu Hyun

Dong Gyu Hyun 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).

  • Patent number: 11020090
    Abstract: Provided is a method of setting an ultrasound preset, which includes displaying a selection window on a screen for selecting the preset corresponding to the selected probe upon at an event of selecting the probe, and to hide the selection window, in the case a user input for selecting the preset corresponding to the selected probe is not entered within a reference time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 1, 2021
    Assignee: SAMSUNG MEDISON CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ki-sang Yoon, Dong-gyu Hyun, Yong-soo Kim
  • Patent number: 10695033
    Abstract: Disclosed is an ultrasound diagnostic method for an object having a tubular shape. The ultrasound diagnostic method includes acquiring ultrasound volume data of the object, generating a first ultrasound image which is obtained by imaging a surface of the object, based on the ultrasound volume data, generating a second ultrasound image which is obtained by imaging at least one selected from blood flow, stiffness, a thickness of a wall, and contrast agent augmentation of an inside of the object included in the first ultrasound image, based on the ultrasound volume data, and displaying the first ultrasound image and the second ultrasound image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: SAMSUNG MEDISON CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Dong-gyu Hyun, Dong-hoon Oh, Jae-heung Yoo
  • Patent number: 10561403
    Abstract: A medical imaging apparatus includes: an ultrasound probe to transmit and receive an ultrasound signal to obtain an ultrasound image of an object; a sensor coupled to the ultrasound probe to provide a position information related to an ultrasound imaging position in the object; and a processor to extract a certain anatomical feature from the ultrasound image and the certain anatomical feature from a medical image, perform a first registration between the medical image and the ultrasound image by matching the certain anatomical feature in the ultrasound image the certain anatomical feature in the medical image, perform a second registration between the sensor and the medical image based on the position information and the first registration, and control a display to display a portion of the medical image corresponding to the ultrasound imaging position based on at least one of the first registration and the second registration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: SAMSUNG MEDISON CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Dong Gyu Hyun, Jong Beom Ra, Dughoon Lee, Woo Hyun Nam
  • Publication number: 20200046318
    Abstract: Disclosed is an ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus capable of easily obtaining an ultrasonic image for the same position of the same target object at different points of time. The ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus includes a probe configured to obtain ultrasonic data for an arbitrary position inside a target object, an image generator to generate an ultrasonic image for the arbitrary position using the ultrasonic data, a reference member provided to be in contact with the target object to set a reference position in the target object, a marker disposed on one side of the reference member, a sensor disposed on one side of the probe and configured to obtain a positional relationship with the marker, and a position calculator configured to calculate a positional relationship between the reference position and the arbitrary position using the positional relationship between the marker and the sensor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 9, 2019
    Publication date: February 13, 2020
    Inventors: Dong Gyu HYUN, Hyoung Jin KIM, Dong Soo JUN
  • Publication number: 20200008785
    Abstract: It is an aspect of the disclosure to provide an ultrasound imaging apparatus and a control method thereof which can be replaced more quickly and conveniently in replacing an ultrasound probe when a patient is diagnosed as a whole using the ultrasound imaging apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 24, 2017
    Publication date: January 9, 2020
    Applicant: SAMSUNG MEDISON CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Seung-Ju Lee, Chil-Su Kim, Kil Su Ha, Dong Gyu Hyun
  • Patent number: 10456112
    Abstract: An ultrasound diagnosis apparatus providing a user interface enabling a user to easily move viewpoint. The ultrasound diagnosis apparatus includes an image generating unit, which obtains a first ultrasound image by scanning a target object; and a control unit, which obtains first information including a plurality of nodes included in the first ultrasound image, moves a viewpoint based on the first information, and obtains second ultrasound images.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG MEDISON CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Dong-hoon Oh, Dong-gyu Hyun
  • Publication number: 20190216435
    Abstract: A medical imaging apparatus includes: an ultrasound probe to transmit and receive an ultrasound signal to obtain an ultrasound image of an object; a sensor coupled to the ultrasound probe to provide a position information related to an ultrasound imaging position in the object; and a processor to extract a certain anatomical feature from the ultrasound image and the certain anatomical feature from a medical image, perform a first registration between the medical image and the ultrasound image by matching the certain anatomical feature in the ultrasound image the certain anatomical feature in the medical image, perform a second registration between the sensor and the medical image based on the position information and the first registration, and control a display to display a portion of the medical image corresponding to the ultrasound imaging position based on at least one of the first registration and the second registration.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2019
    Publication date: July 18, 2019
    Applicant: SAMSUNG MEDISON CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Dong Gyu HYUN, Jong Beom RA, Dughoon LEE, Woo Hyun NAM
  • Patent number: 10278674
    Abstract: Provided is an ultrasound diagnosis apparatus including: a display configured to display a two-dimensional (2D) ultrasound image of an object and a three-dimensional (3D) ultrasound image of a region of interest (ROI) set in the 2D ultrasound image; and a controller configured to control the display to display a region not rendered as the 3D ultrasound image from among regions in the 2D ultrasound image in such a manner that the region is distinguished from a region rendered as the 3D ultrasound image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG MEDISON CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Dong-hoon Oh, Ki-sang Yoon, Dong-gyu Hyun
  • Patent number: 10278663
    Abstract: Sensor coupled to the ultrasound probe provides position information related to an ultrasound imaging position in the object. A processor performs first registration between the medical image and the ultrasound image based on the anatomical feature in the ultrasound image and a medical image of the object acquired by imaging modality different from the ultrasound apparatus, obtains first registration information which provides a relationship between a coordinate system of the medical image and a coordinate system of the ultrasound image based on the first registration, performs second registration between the sensor and the medical image based on the position information and the first registration information, and obtains second registration information based on the second registration. A display displays a portion of the medical image corresponding to the ultrasound imaging position based on the second registration information. The medical image includes one among SPECT, PET, MR, PET-CT, and PET-MR image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG MEDISON CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Dong Gyu Hyun, Jong Beom Ra, Duhgoon Lee, Woo Hyun Nam, Won Chul Bang
  • Publication number: 20190125294
    Abstract: An ultrasound imaging apparatus includes a probe configured to receive ultrasound data from a lung of a fetus; a processor configured to obtain Doppler data based on the ultrasound data, to measure a value about at least one parameter used to estimate lung maturity of the fetus, and to estimate the fetal lung maturity by using the measured value about at least one parameter; and a display configured to display a result of estimated lung maturity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 3, 2017
    Publication date: May 2, 2019
    Applicant: SAMSUNG MEDISON CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Dong-gyu HYUN, Chil-su KIM, Ki-sang YOON
  • Patent number: 10271822
    Abstract: A medical imaging apparatus includes: an ultrasound probe to transmit and receive an ultrasound signal to obtain an ultrasound image of an object; a sensor coupled to the ultrasound probe to provide a position information related to an ultrasound imaging position in the object; and a processor to extract a certain anatomical feature from the ultrasound image and the certain anatomical feature from a medical image, perform a first registration between the medical image and the ultrasound image by matching the certain anatomical feature in the ultrasound image the certain anatomical feature in the medical image, perform a second registration between the sensor and the medical image based on the position information and the first registration, and control a display to display a portion of the medical image corresponding to the ultrasound imaging position based on at least one of the first registration and the second registration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG MEDISON CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Dong Gyu Hyun, Jong Beom Ra, Dughoon Lee, Woo Hyun Nam
  • Patent number: 10191632
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is an input apparatus and a medical imaging apparatus having the same, an apparatus configured to adjust specular characteristics of 3D medical images, more particularly, an input apparatus configured to allow specular characteristics of 3D medical images to be changed easily and quickly. The input apparatus includes an input unit configured to receive a command related to operations of a medical imaging apparatus, and a touch screen configured to display a plurality of objects in which a combination of at least one variables related to specular characteristics is applied.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG MEDISON CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Dong-Yoon Park, Han Eol Kim, Dong Hoon Oh, Dong Gyu Hyun
  • Patent number: 10064600
    Abstract: Color values of a Doppler image or Doppler data is considered together with a guideline displayed in the Doppler image, and thus a moving direction of a target body may be easily determined. Furthermore, by displaying a marker indicating a moving direction of the target body in the Doppler image, movement of the target body may be easily and efficiently recognized by using the guideline and the marker.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 4, 2018
    Assignee: SAMSUNG MEDISON CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Dong-gyu Hyun, Seok-won Choi
  • Publication number: 20180220996
    Abstract: A medical imaging apparatus includes: an ultrasound probe to transmit and receive an ultrasound signal to obtain an ultrasound image of an object; a sensor coupled to the ultrasound probe to provide a position information related to an ultrasound imaging position in the object; and a processor to extract a certain anatomical feature from the ultrasound image and the certain anatomical feature from a medical image, perform a first registration between the medical image and the ultrasound image by matching the certain anatomical feature in the ultrasound image the certain anatomical feature in the medical image, perform a second registration between the sensor and the medical image based on the position information and the first registration, and control a display to display a portion of the medical image corresponding to the ultrasound imaging position based on at least one of the first registration and the second registration.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 2, 2018
    Publication date: August 9, 2018
    Applicant: SAMSUNG MEDISON CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Dong Gyu HYUN, Jong Beom RA, Dughoon LEE, Woo Hyun NAM
  • Patent number: 10004480
    Abstract: Disclosed are a probe control method and apparatus and an ultrasound system which apply a mounting signal used to sense a mounting status of a probe, detect the mounting signal transferred through a cable, and automatically activate/deactivate the probe according to a change in a sensed mounting status.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 26, 2018
    Assignee: SAMSUNG MEDISON CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Gil-ju Jin, Hyoung-jin Kim, Nam-woong Kim, Dong-Gyu Hyun
  • Patent number: 9955951
    Abstract: There is disclosed an embodiment for performing a calibration of a sensor by using an image registration between a three-dimensional ultrasound image and computerized tomography (CT) image. An ultrasound image forming unit includes an ultrasound probe and forms a three-dimensional ultrasound image of a target object. A sensor is coupled to the ultrasound probe. A memory stores a three-dimensional computed tomography (CT) image of the target object and position information on a position between the three-dimensional ultrasound image and the sensor. A processor performs image registration between the three-dimensional CT image and the three-dimensional ultrasound image to form a first transformation function for transforming a position of the sensor to a corresponding position on the three-dimensional CT image and performs calibration of the sensor by applying the position information to the first transformation function.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 1, 2018
    Assignee: SAMSUNG MEDISON CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Dong Gyu Hyun, Jong Beom Ra, Duhgoon Lee, Woo Hyun Nam
  • Patent number: 9782151
    Abstract: A medical imaging apparatus includes an ultrasound probe to transmit and receive an ultrasound signal to obtain an ultrasound image of an object; a sensor coupled to the ultrasound probe to provide a position information related to an ultrasound imaging position in the object; and a processor to extract a certain anatomical feature from the ultrasound image and the certain anatomical feature from a medical image of the object acquired by an imaging modality different from an ultrasound apparatus, perform a first registration between the medical image and the ultrasound image based on the certain anatomical feature, perform a second registration between the sensor and the medical image based on the position information and the first registration, and control a display to display a portion of the medical image corresponding to the ultrasound imaging position based on the second registration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2017
    Assignee: SAMSUNG MEDISON CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Dong Gyu Hyun, Jong Beom Ra, Duhgoon Lee, Woo Hyun Nam
  • Patent number: 9759814
    Abstract: A method of generating a three-dimensional (3D) image of a target object includes acquiring ultrasound data of the target object; and generating the 3D image of the target object by using the ultrasound data so that a part of the target object having attribute information different than attribute information of other parts of the target object is shown on the 3D image differently than the other parts.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2017
    Assignee: SAMSUNG MEDISON CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Dong-hoon Oh, Dong-gyu Hyun, Han-jun Kim
  • Patent number: 9700282
    Abstract: Provided are an ultrasound system and a method of detecting a pressure applied to an object through an ultrasound probe. The ultrasound system includes: an ultrasound data acquiring unit configured to acquire, by using an ultrasound probe including a strain gauge that is strained by a pressure applied thereto and has a damping factor and an elasticity factor, ultrasound data corresponding to an object; and a processor configured to generate an ultrasound image by using the ultrasound data, calculate a strain rate of the strain gauge caused by the pressure by using the ultrasound image, and detect the pressure by using the strain rate calculated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 11, 2017
    Assignee: Samsung Medison Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Gil-ju Jin, Mi-ri Kim, Saidmurod Akramov, Mi-jeoung Ahn, Dong-gyu Hyun
  • Publication number: 20170164928
    Abstract: Provided is an ultrasound diagnosis apparatus including: a display configured to display a two-dimensional (2D) ultrasound image of an object and a three-dimensional (3D) ultrasound image of a region of interest (ROI) set in the 2D ultrasound image; and a controller configured to control the display to display a region not rendered as the 3D ultrasound image from among regions in the 2D ultrasound image in such a manner that the region is distinguished from a region rendered as the 3D ultrasound image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 6, 2016
    Publication date: June 15, 2017
    Applicant: SAMSUNG MEDISON CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Dong-hoon OH, Ki-sang YOON, Dong-gyu HYUN