Patents by Inventor Saad Ahmed Sirohey

Saad Ahmed Sirohey 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: 10475217
    Abstract: An imaging system includes an imaging unit, a display unit, and at least one processor. The at least one processor is configured to acquire a first type of diagnostic imaging information of the patient; reconstruct a first image using the first type of diagnostic imaging information; if a first stop criterion for terminating imaging is not satisfied, acquire a second type of diagnostic imaging information having an increased level of acquisitional burden; reconstruct a second image; if a second stop criterion for terminating imaging is not satisfied, acquire a third type of diagnostic imaging information having an increased level of acquisitional burden, wherein the patient is maintained on a table of the imaging unit during the acquisition of the second type of diagnostic imaging information, reconstruction of the second image, and acquisition of the third type of diagnostic imaging information; reconstruct a third image; and display the third image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Assignee: General Electric Company
    Inventors: Gopal Biligeri Avinash, Steven Michael Zanoni, Saad Ahmed Sirohey, Vincent Adam, Maud Bonnard
  • Publication number: 20190122401
    Abstract: A system and method for estimating vascular flow using CT imaging include a computer readable storage medium having stored thereon a computer program comprising instructions, which, when executed by a computer, cause the computer to acquire a first set of data comprising anatomical information of an imaging subject, the anatomical information comprises information of at least one vessel. The instructions further cause the computer to process the anatomical information to generate an image volume comprising the at least one vessel, generate hemodynamic information based on the image volume, and acquire a second set of data of the imaging subject. The computer is also caused to generate an image comprising the hemodynamic information in combination with a visualization based on the second set of data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2018
    Publication date: April 25, 2019
    Inventors: Robert F. Senzig, Ravikanth Avancha, Bijan Dorri, Sandeep Dutta, Steven J. Gray, Jiang Hsieh, John Irvin Jackson, Giridhar Jothiprasad, Paul Edgar Licato, Darin Robert Okerlund, Toshihiro Rifu, Saad Ahmed Sirohey, Basel Taha, Peter Michael Edic, Jerome Knoplioch, Rahul Bhotika
  • Patent number: 10186056
    Abstract: A system and method for estimating vascular flow using CT imaging include a computer readable storage medium having stored thereon a computer program comprising instructions, which, when executed by a computer, cause the computer to acquire a first set of data comprising anatomical information of an imaging subject, the anatomical information comprises information of at least one vessel. The instructions further cause the computer to process the anatomical information to generate an image volume comprising the at least one vessel, generate hemodynamic information based on the image volume, and acquire a second set of data of the imaging subject. The computer is also caused to generate an image comprising the hemodynamic information in combination with a visualization based on the second set of data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 21, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2019
    Assignee: GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY
    Inventors: Robert F. Senzig, Ravikanth Avancha, Bijan Dorri, Sandeep Dutta, Steven J. Gray, Jiang Hsieh, John Irvin Jackson, Giridhar Jothiprasad, Paul Edgar Licato, Darin Robert Okerlund, Toshihiro Rifu, Saad Ahmed Sirohey, Basel Taha, Peter Michael Edic, Jerome Knoplioch, Rahul Bhotika
  • Publication number: 20180004901
    Abstract: A system includes an input unit, a data store, at least one processor, and a display unit. The input unit is configured to obtain operational parameters relating to the performance of at least one process during a therapeutic cycle of a patient. The data store includes reference values of the operational parameters that correspond to at least one known patient outcome. The at least one processor is operably coupled to the input unit, and is configured to evaluate the operational parameters to determine a patient process progress state based on a comparison between values of the operational parameters and corresponding reference values. The display unit is operably coupled to the at least one processor, and is configured to display information corresponding to the patient process progress state.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2016
    Publication date: January 4, 2018
    Inventors: Gopal Biligeri Avinash, Saad Ahmed Sirohey
  • Publication number: 20170270695
    Abstract: An imaging system includes an imaging unit, a display unit, and at least one processor. The at least one processor is configured to acquire a first type of diagnostic imaging information of the patient; reconstruct a first image using the first type of diagnostic imaging information; if a first stop criterion for terminating imaging is not satisfied, acquire a second type of diagnostic imaging information having an increased level of acquisitional burden; reconstruct a second image; if a second stop criterion for terminating imaging is not satisfied, acquire a third type of diagnostic imaging information having an increased level of acquisitional burden, wherein the patient is maintained on a table of the imaging unit during the acquisition of the second type of diagnostic imaging information, reconstruction of the second image, and acquisition of the third type of diagnostic imaging information; reconstruct a third image; and display the third image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 16, 2016
    Publication date: September 21, 2017
    Inventors: Gopal Biligeri Avinash, Steven Michael Zanoni, Saad Ahmed Sirohey, Vincent Adam, Maud Bonnard
  • Patent number: 9517042
    Abstract: An imaging system includes a computed tomography (CT) acquisition unit and a processing unit. The CT acquisition unit includes an X-ray source and a CT detector configured to collect CT imaging data of an object to be imaged. The processing unit includes at least one processor operably coupled to the CT acquisition unit. The processing unit is configured to control the CT acquisition unit to collect at least one sample projection during rotation of the CT acquisition unit about the object to be imaged, compare an intensity of the at least one sample projection to an intensity of a reference projection, select a time to perform an imaging scan based on the comparison of the intensity of the at least one sample projection to the intensity of the reference projection, and control the CT acquisition unit to perform the imaging scan.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 13, 2016
    Assignee: General Electric Company
    Inventors: Jiang Hsieh, Saad Ahmed Sirohey, Roy A. Nilsen, Suresh Narayanan Narayanan, Guangzhi Cao
  • Patent number: 9427173
    Abstract: Systems, methods and apparatus are provided through which in some implementations changes in an aneurysm in a patient over time are identified by determining temporal differences between segmented aneurysms in a plurality of longitudinal exams and visually presenting the temporal differences.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2008
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2016
    Assignee: General Electric Company
    Inventors: Saad Ahmed Sirohey, Paul E. Licato, Gopal B. Avinash, Tamanna N. Bembenek
  • Publication number: 20160196393
    Abstract: A variety of systems, methods, and articles of manufacture are disclosed. An example includes accessing of patient deviation scores indicative of differences between patient data and reference data representative of a population segment, wherein the patient deviation scores are derived from longitudinal data of the patient data such that the patient deviation scores include a plurality of sets of patient deviation scores, each set indicative of differences between patient data collected at a respective point in time and the reference data; identifying a trend in the patient deviation scores for at least one clinical parameter; generating of a report including a visual indication of the trend; and outputting of the report. The report includes one or more views including Z, T, D, DT, and D feedback on T views, using image and non-image data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 15, 2016
    Publication date: July 7, 2016
    Inventors: Gopal Biligeri Avinash, Saad Ahmed Sirohey, Zhongmin Steve Lin, Ananth Mohan
  • Publication number: 20160078619
    Abstract: An imaging system includes a computed tomography (CT) acquisition unit and a processing unit. The CT acquisition unit includes an X-ray source and a CT detector configured to collect CT imaging data of an object to be imaged. The processing unit includes at least one processor operably coupled to the CT acquisition unit. The processing unit is configured to control the CT acquisition unit to collect at least one sample projection during rotation of the CT acquisition unit about the object to be imaged, compare an intensity of the at least one sample projection to an intensity of a reference projection, select a time to perform an imaging scan based on the comparison of the intensity of the at least one sample projection to the intensity of the reference projection, and control the CT acquisition unit to perform the imaging scan.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 12, 2014
    Publication date: March 17, 2016
    Inventors: Jiang Hsieh, Saad Ahmed Sirohey, Roy A. Nilsen, Suresh Narayanan Narayanan, Guangzhi Cao
  • Patent number: 9271651
    Abstract: A system comprising a memory device having a plurality of routines stored therein, a processor configured to execute the plurality of routines stored in the memory device, the plurality of routines comprising: a routine configured to effect, when executed, accessing of patient deviation scores indicative of differences between patient data and reference data representative of a population segment, wherein the patient deviation scores are derived from longitudinal data of the patient data such that the patient deviation scores include a plurality of sets of patient deviation scores, each set indicative of differences between patient data collected at a respective point in time and the reference data; a routine configured to effect, when executed, identifying a trend in the patient deviation scores for at least one clinical parameter; a routine configured to effect, when executed, generating of a report including a visual indication of the trend; and a routine configured to effect, when executed, outputting of
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2009
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2016
    Assignee: General Electric Company
    Inventors: Gopal Biligeri Avinash, Saad Ahmed Sirohey, Zhongmin Steve Lin, Ananth Mohan
  • Patent number: 8934685
    Abstract: A system and method for analyzing and visualizing a local feature of interest includes access of a clinical image dataset comprising clinical image data acquired from a patient, identification of a region of interest (ROI) from the clinical image dataset, and extraction of at least one local feature corresponding to the ROI. The system and method also include definition of a local feature dataset comprising data representing at least one local feature, access of a pre-computed reference dataset comprising image data representing an expected value of the at least one identified derived characteristic of interest, and comparison of the characteristic dataset to the pre-computed reference dataset. Further, the system and method include calculation of at least one deviation metric from the comparison and output of a visualization of the at least one deviation metric.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 13, 2015
    Assignee: General Electric Company
    Inventors: Gopal Biligeri Avinash, Ananth P. Mohan, Saad Ahmed Sirohey, Zhongmin Steve Lin
  • Patent number: 8923577
    Abstract: A method and system for visualizing regions in an image is provided. The method comprises computing a regional response around a region in the image, deriving a region score based on from the regional response for the region and labeling the region in the image by comparing the region score to a plurality of probabilistic models.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 2006
    Date of Patent: December 30, 2014
    Assignee: General Electric Company
    Inventors: Paulo Ricardo Mendonca, Rahul Bhotika, Wesley David Turner, Jingbin Wang, Saad Ahmed Sirohey
  • Patent number: 8761479
    Abstract: A system and method for analyzing and visualizing spectral CT data includes access of a set of image data acquired from a patient comprising spectral CT data, identification of a plurality of target regions of interest (TROIs) and a reference region of interest (RROI) from the set of image data, extraction of a plurality of target spectral Hounsfield unit (HU) curves from image data representing the plurality of TROIs, extraction of a reference spectral HU curve from image data representing the RROI, normalization of the plurality of target spectral HU curves with respect to the reference spectral HU curve, and display of the plurality of normalized target spectral HU curves.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2010
    Date of Patent: June 24, 2014
    Assignee: General Electric Company
    Inventors: Gopal Biligeri Avinash, Sandeep Dutta, Saad Ahmed Sirohey, Ananth P. Mohan
  • Patent number: 8732601
    Abstract: An image display system includes user configurable viewports for the review and analysis of image data. The user configurable viewports include a review viewport and an analysis viewport. The review viewport displays in a review mode, a plurality of image views of the image data. The analysis viewport displays in an analysis mode, a plurality of image views of the image data. The review viewport and the analysis viewport may be configured for simultaneous display of related image data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2005
    Date of Patent: May 20, 2014
    Assignee: General Electric Company
    Inventors: Paul E. Licato, Beth A. Heckel, Saad Ahmed Sirohey, Matthieu Denis Ferrant, Bob L. Beckett
  • Patent number: 8675929
    Abstract: Certain embodiments of the present invention provide a system and method for synchronized viewing of a plurality of images of an object. Corresponding landmarks of an object are synchronized between a first image set and a second image set. In an embodiment, the landmarks are folds of a human colon and the first image set and second images sets are computerized tomography scans, at least one image set being a prone scan of a portion of anatomy and at least one image set being a supine scan of a portion of the anatomy. An indicator for at least a first location in a first image set is displayed. The location of a second location in a second image set of an object is determined, wherein the second location corresponds to the first location of the object. The second location in the second image set is displayed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 2007
    Date of Patent: March 18, 2014
    Assignee: GE Medical Systems Global Technology Co., LLC
    Inventors: Saad Ahmed Sirohey, Gopal B. Avinash, Jerome Francois Knoplioch, Laurent Launay, Renaud Capolunghi
  • Patent number: 8430816
    Abstract: A data processing technique is provided. In one embodiment, a computer-implemented method includes accessing reference deviation maps for a plurality of disease types. The reference deviation maps may include subsets of maps associated with severity levels of respective disease types, and a disease severity score may be associated with each severity level. The method may include selecting patient severity levels for multiple disease types based on the subsets of reference deviation maps. Also, the method may include automatically calculating a combined patient disease severity score based at least in part on the disease severity scores associated with the selected patient severity levels, and may include outputting a report based at least in part on the combined patient disease severity score. Additional methods, systems, and manufactures are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 20, 2008
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2013
    Assignee: General Electric Company
    Inventors: Gopal B. Avinash, Saad Ahmed Sirohey, Fausto J. Espinal, Zhongmin Lin, Ananth Mohan, Tamanna Bembenek
  • Patent number: 8406488
    Abstract: Systems, methods and apparatus are provided through which coronary plaque is classified in an image and visually displayed using an iterative adaptive process, such as an expectation maximization process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 23, 2006
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2013
    Assignee: General Electric Company
    Inventors: Saad Ahmed Sirohey, Gopal B. Avinash, Sandeep Dutta, John V. Skinner, Patricia Le Nezet
  • Publication number: 20120243761
    Abstract: A system and method for estimating vascular flow using CT imaging include a computer readable storage medium having stored thereon a computer program comprising instructions, which, when executed by a computer, cause the computer to acquire a first set of data comprising anatomical information of an imaging subject, the anatomical information comprises information of at least one vessel. The instructions further cause the computer to process the anatomical information to generate an image volume comprising the at least one vessel, generate hemodynamic information based on the image volume, and acquire a second set of data of the imaging subject. The computer is also caused to generate an image comprising the hemodynamic information in combination with a visualization based on the second set of data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 21, 2012
    Publication date: September 27, 2012
    Inventors: Robert F. Senzig, Ravikanth Avancha, Bijan Dorri, Sandeep Dutta, Steven J. Gray, Jiang Hsieh, John Irvin Jackson, Giridhar Jothiprasad, Paul Edgar Licato, Darin Robert Okerlund, Toshihiro Rifu, Saad Ahmed Sirohey, Basel Taha, Peter Michael Edic, Jerome Knoplioch, Rahul Bhotika
  • Patent number: 8244015
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus for detecting aneurysm in vasculatures are provided. The method includes removing bone structures from three-dimensional (3D) computed tomography (CT) angiography image data and extracting spherical shapes from the bone removed 3D CT angiography image data. The method further includes displaying the extracted spherical shapes on an image of the 3D CT angiography image data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 2006
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2012
    Assignee: General Electric Company
    Inventors: Saad Ahmed Sirohey, Gopal B. Avinash, Tamanna N. Bembenek, Jérôme Francois Knoplioch
  • Patent number: 8229200
    Abstract: Methods and systems for quantification of a selected attribute of an image volume are provided. The system is configured to receive an image dataset for a volume of interest, process the dataset for a selected attribute based at least on one of shape and texture to obtain a plurality of responses, and compute an index of an aggregate of a plurality of obtained responses.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2005
    Date of Patent: July 24, 2012
    Assignee: General Electric Company
    Inventors: Kelly Lynn Piacsek, Saad Ahmed Sirohey, Matthieu Denis Ferrant, Gopal B. Avinash