Patents by Inventor Saki HASHIMOTO

Saki HASHIMOTO 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: 11334998
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a medical image processing apparatus includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry specifies, before position alignment between a first X-ray image and a second X-ray image which is acquired with a device inserted, a device area candidate in the second X-ray image as a candidate of an area where the device appears. The processing circuitry performs the position alignment using first processing of removing the specified device area candidate or second processing of reducing a contribution of the specified device area candidate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 21, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2022
    Assignee: CANON MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hirona Oikawa, Shingo Abe, Kunio Shiraishi, Toshiya Waku, Shumpei Ohashi, Akihito Takahashi, Saki Hashimoto, Jumpei Ogasawara
  • Publication number: 20200334815
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a medical image processing apparatus includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry specifies, before position alignment between a first X-ray image and a second X-ray image which is acquired with a device inserted, a device area candidate in the second X-ray image as a candidate of an area where the device appears. The processing circuitry performs the position alignment using first processing of removing the specified device area candidate or second processing of reducing a contribution of the specified device area candidate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 21, 2020
    Publication date: October 22, 2020
    Applicant: CANON MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hirona OIKAWA, Shingo ABE, Kunio SHIRAISHI, Toshiya WAKU, Shumpei OHASHI, Akihito TAKAHASHI, Saki HASHIMOTO, Jumpei OGASAWARA