Patents by Inventor Minori Izumi

Minori Izumi 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: 11103215
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an ultrasound image diagnosis apparatus includes a boundary detection unit, a measurement unit, and a display control unit. The boundary detection unit detects the boundary of a structure in a subject based on volume data generated from a reflected signal of ultrasound waves transmitted toward inside of the subject. The measurement unit measures the size of the structure based on the boundary detected by the boundary detection unit. The display control unit displays the cross section of the structure according to a definition that is set in the advance and related to the size of the structure measured by the measurement unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: Canon Medical Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Tatsuru Kurosaki, Minori Izumi, Takashi Koyakumaru
  • Publication number: 20200273168
    Abstract: The ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus according to the present embodiment includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry is configured to: acquire multiple position data associated with respective multiple two-dimensional image data of ultrasonic related to multiple cross sections; smooth the acquired multiple position data; and arrange the multiple two-dimensional image data in accordance with the smoothed multiple position data to generate volume data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 24, 2020
    Publication date: August 27, 2020
    Applicant: CANON MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Minori IZUMI, Satoshi Matsunaga, Hiroaki Ishikawa, Yoshitaka Mine
  • Publication number: 20200268354
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an apparatus includes an acquisition unit and a generation unit. The acquisition unit specifies the cycle of pulses in a part that performs periodic motion based on blood flow information in the part. The generation unit rearranges a plurality of two-dimensional images of the part based on the cycle to generate a three-dimensional image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 24, 2020
    Publication date: August 27, 2020
    Applicant: Canon Medical Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Minori IZUMI, Tomohisa IMAMURA
  • Publication number: 20190320992
    Abstract: The X-ray diagnostic apparatus according to a present embodiment includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry is configured to: generate an X-ray image of an object by irradiating the object with X-rays; acquire an evaluation result of at least one of elasticity evaluation of a blood vessel of the object and thickness evaluation of a wall of the blood vessel of the object; generate a superimposed image in which the evaluation result is superimposed on the X-ray image; and display the superimposed image on a display.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 12, 2019
    Publication date: October 24, 2019
    Applicant: Canon Medical Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Takashi KOYAKUMARU, Nobuhide OOI, Koji ANDO, Mitsuo AKIYAMA, Sayaka TAKAHASHI, Ryoichi NAGAE, Minori IZUMI, Takayuki KOJIMA
  • Patent number: 10417778
    Abstract: In one embodiment, an ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus includes memory circuitry configured to store a program and processing circuitry configured, by executing the program, to perform alignment between one of live images and one of reference images. The live images include a fundamental image and a harmonic image both of which are acquired by contrast imaging, the reference images are acquired prior to the live images, and the alignment is performed by using the fundamental image as one of the live images.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: Canon Medical Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Minori Izumi, Tatsuru Kurosaki, Nobuhide Ooi, Takashi Masuda
  • Publication number: 20190239859
    Abstract: The medical image diagnostic apparatus according to a present embodiment includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry is configured to display an ultrasonic image and a non-ultrasonic medical image to a display. The processing circuitry is configured to determine which of a displayed ultrasonic image and a displayed non-ultrasonic medical image is live. The processing circuitry is configured to inform information indicating which any one of the displayed ultrasonic image and the displayed non-ultrasonic medical image is live in accordance with the determination.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 30, 2019
    Publication date: August 8, 2019
    Applicant: CANON MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Sayaka TAKAHASHI, Ryoichi Nagae, Nobuhide Ooi, Mitsuo Akiyama, Koji Ando, Minori Izumi, Takashi Koyakumaru
  • Publication number: 20190029648
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an ultrasound image diagnosis apparatus includes a boundary detection unit, a measurement unit, and a display control unit. The boundary detection unit detects the boundary of a structure in a subject based on volume data generated from a reflected signal of ultrasound waves transmitted toward inside of the subject. The measurement unit measures the size of the structure based on the boundary detected by the boundary detection unit. The display control unit displays the cross section of the structure according to a definition that is set in the advance and related to the size of the structure measured by the measurement unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 27, 2018
    Publication date: January 31, 2019
    Applicant: Canon Medical Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Tatsuru KUROSAKI, Minori Izumi, Takashi Koyakumaru
  • Publication number: 20170221202
    Abstract: In one embodiment, an ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus includes memory circuitry configured to store a program and processing circuitry configured, by executing the program, to perform alignment between one of live images and one of reference images. The live images include a fundamental image and a harmonic image both of which are acquired by contrast imaging, the reference images are acquired prior to the live images, and the alignment is performed by using the fundamental image as one of the live images.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 16, 2016
    Publication date: August 3, 2017
    Applicant: Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Minori IZUMI, Tatsuru KUROSAKI, Nobuhide OOI, Takashi MASUDA
  • Publication number: 20160095581
    Abstract: An ultrasonic diagnosis apparatus of an embodiment includes: an ultrasonic image generation section that generates an ultrasonic image based on a reception signal from an ultrasonic probe; a position information acquisition section that acquires position information on a three-dimensional space of the ultrasonic probe; an image acquisition section that obtains image data and acquires a reference image corresponding to the ultrasonic image based on the image data; a reference image forming section that identifies a to-be-displayed cross section orientation of the acquired reference image and forms a reference image which a cross section orientation is identified; and a display section that displays a formed reference image by the reference image forming section and ultrasonic image formed by the ultrasonic image generation section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 9, 2015
    Publication date: April 7, 2016
    Applicants: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Naoki YONEYAMA, Kouji Ando, Minori Izumi, Nobuhide Oi, Taku Muramatsu