Patents by Inventor Shingo Abe

Shingo Abe 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: 20220183648
    Abstract: An X-ray diagnostic apparatus of an embodiment includes an input interface, and processing circuitry. The input interface accepts an input operation performed by an operator. The processing circuitry identifies a period in which periodic movement is small in an X-ray irradiation area. The processing circuitry determines irradiation start timing of an X-ray according to the period. The processing circuitry controls to perform X-ray irradiation of a relatively high dose in the determined irradiation start timing on condition that the input operation is being continued.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2021
    Publication date: June 16, 2022
    Applicant: CANON MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shingo ABE, Kunitoshi MATSUMOTO
  • Publication number: 20220172361
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a medical image processing apparatus includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry is configured to acquire a plurality of time-series X-ray images of an object. The processing circuitry is further configured to extract a motion related component in each of the plurality of X-ray images. The processing circuitry is further configured to generate an emphasis processing image in which a moving target is emphasized in each of the plurality of X-ray images based on the extracted motion related component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 17, 2022
    Publication date: June 2, 2022
    Applicant: CANON MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventor: Shingo ABE
  • 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: 20220142596
    Abstract: An operation device comprises a detector configured to detect an operation on a virtual switch by an operator to operate an X-ray irradiation in an X-ray diagnosis apparatus, wherein the virtual switch is virtually set at a position settled relatively with respect to the operator and output circuitry configured to output a detection result of the operation detected by the detector to the X-ray diagnosis apparatus to be operated. This device eliminates the need for looking away from a display monitor every time the operator operates the X-ray diagnosis apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 10, 2021
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: CANON MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hajime YOSHIDA, Keisuke SUGAWARA, Hiroshi YOSHIDA, Yusuke NARABU, Akio TETSUKA, Shingo ABE
  • Patent number: 11241206
    Abstract: An X-ray imaging apparatus according to an embodiment includes an X-ray generator, an X-ray detector, an input interface, and processing circuitry. The processing circuitry is configured to: display, on a display, an image based on X-rays detected by the X-ray detector; control, based on a first control signal according to the direction signal, a rotating mechanism of the arm so that the arm performs a first rotation; and control, in response to an end of the first rotation, based on a second control signal, the rotating mechanism so that the arm performs a second rotation which returns the arm toward a position before the first rotation, the position being stored in a memory circuit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 8, 2022
    Assignee: CANON MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shingo Abe, Akihito Takahashi, Takayuki Ishikawa, Mitsuru Sakata
  • Patent number: 11191504
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an X-ray diagnosis apparatus includes an X-ray generator, an X-ray diaphragm, an X-ray detector, an image capturing unit, a blood vessel running information acquiring unit, a device position specifying unit, and a diaphragm controller. The X-ray generator emits X-rays. The X-ray diaphragm restricts a region to be irradiated with X-rays emitted from the X-ray generator. The X-ray detector detects X-rays emitted from the X-ray generator. The image capturing unit acquires an X-ray image based on a detection result obtained by the X-ray detector. The blood vessel running information acquiring unit acquires blood vessel running information. The device position specifying unit specifies the position of a device in the X-ray image. The diaphragm controller controls the X-ray diaphragm based on the blood vessel running information and the position of the device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 7, 2021
    Assignee: Canon Medical Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Kazuo Imagawa, Shingo Abe, Akihito Takahashi
  • Patent number: 11116464
    Abstract: An X-ray diagnostic apparatus according to an embodiment includes processing circuitry configured to acquire a plurality of X-ray images over time based on X-rays having passed through a subject injected with a contrast agent, to calculate a blood vessel region corresponding to an inflow path of the contrast agent leading to a predetermined position in the blood vessel region, based on a temporal transition of signal intensities of the contrast agent in the blood vessel region represented in the X-ray images, and to perform control to display the blood vessel region corresponding to the inflow path in a display mode that is different from that of a blood vessel region other than the inflow path on a display.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignee: CANON MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Mika Takaya, Shingo Abe, Ko Fuchigami, Ryoichi Nagae, Takuya Sakaguchi
  • Publication number: 20210133969
    Abstract: A medical information processing apparatus according to an embodiment includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry is configured to obtain an image capturing a space in which a manipulation is being performed on an examined subject and non-image information related to at least one of the manipulation, the examined subject, or the space. Also, the processing circuitry is configured to detect a situation having a high possibility for an occurrence of an abnormality in the space, on the basis of the obtained image, the obtained non-image information, and first correspondence information. The first correspondence information indicates a correspondence relationship between two or more images capturing the space, non-image information, and abnormalities having a high possibility of occurring in the space.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 30, 2020
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Applicant: CANON MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Sho SASAKI, Ryoichi NAGAE, Shingo ABE, Hisato TAKEMOTO, Takuya SAKAGUCHI, Fumimasa SHIGE, Tomoki FUJITO
  • Patent number: 10915987
    Abstract: According to an X-ray diagnostic apparatus, an X-ray tube radiates X-rays. An X-ray collimator adjusts an irradiation region of the X-rays. An X-ray detector includes a first detector and a second detector having a smaller detection area than a detection area of the first detector. The X-ray detector is able to detect the X-rays radiated with the first detector and the second detector at the same time. Processing circuitry generates a synthesized image obtained by synthesizing a first X-ray image generated based on an output from the first detector that detected the X-rays radiated in the irradiation region adjusted, and a second X-ray image generated based on an output from the second detector that detected the X-rays radiated in the irradiation region adjusted, the synthesized image having an image size corresponding to an aspect ratio of the irradiation region. The processing circuitry causes a display to display the synthesized image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Assignee: CANON MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shingo Abe, Yusuke Narabu
  • 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
  • Patent number: 10631797
    Abstract: A data creation unit of an X-ray diagnosis apparatus that irradiates a treatment target part of a subject with an X-ray and displays the image data of a transmitted X-ray thereon includes a catheter tip detection unit that detects a catheter tip based on the image data, a tip position information storage unit that stores therein position information of the catheter tip for at least one heartbeat based on a detection result of the catheter tip detection unit as transfer trace information, and a support data creation unit that superimposes the transfer trace information onto the present image data to create support data for catheter treatment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: Canon Medical Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Shingo Abe, Takuya Sakaguchi
  • Publication number: 20200037972
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an X-ray diagnosis apparatus includes an X-ray generator, an X-ray diaphragm, an X-ray detector, an image capturing unit, a blood vessel running information acquiring unit, a device position specifying unit, and a diaphragm controller. The X-ray generator emits X-rays. The X-ray diaphragm restricts a region to be irradiated with X-rays emitted from the X-ray generator. The X-ray detector detects X-rays emitted from the X-ray generator. The image capturing unit acquires an X-ray image based on a detection result obtained by the X-ray detector. The blood vessel running information acquiring unit acquires blood vessel running information. The device position specifying unit specifies the position of a device in the X-ray image. The diaphragm controller controls the X-ray diaphragm based on the blood vessel running information and the position of the device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 30, 2019
    Publication date: February 6, 2020
    Applicant: Canon Medical Systems Corporation
    Inventors: KAZUO IMAGAWA, Shingo Abe, Akihito Takahashi
  • Patent number: 10441239
    Abstract: An X-ray diagnostic apparatus according to this embodiment includes: a memory circuitry configured to store a program; and a processing circuitry configured to read the program from the memory circuitry, and execute the program, wherein the processing circuitry is configured to identify a predetermined three-dimensional region of a patient at a predetermined position based on multiple X-ray images taken in at least two directions, and adjust an X-ray irradiation range based on the identified three-dimensional region and on system position information that includes irradiation position information where the patient is irradiated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: Canon Medical Systems Corporation
    Inventor: Shingo Abe
  • Patent number: 10226961
    Abstract: This soundproof wheel includes a soundproofing device (3) which is mounted to an inner peripheral surface (6) of a rim section (5) of the wheel. The soundproofing device (3) is provided with: a fixing ring (10) which is fitted in and fixed to a groove (8) formed in the inner peripheral surface (6); a first elastic body section (11A) which is stuck to an outer peripheral surface (10a) of the fixing ring (10), is disposed within the groove (8), and has a plurality of first elastic body pieces; an additional mass section (12) which is stuck to a side of the first elastic body section (11A) opposite to the fixing ring (10), is disposed within the groove (8), and has a plurality of additional mass pieces; and a second elastic body section (11B) which is stuck to a side of the additional mass section (12) opposite to the first elastic body section (11A), is disposed within the groove (8), and has a plurality of second elastic body pieces.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2019
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL & SUMITOMO METAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takahiro Fujimoto, Hideki Minami, Shingo Abe, Masanori Nakae
  • Publication number: 20180271464
    Abstract: An X-ray imaging apparatus according to an embodiment includes an X-ray generator, an X-ray detector, an input interface, and processing circuitry. The processing circuitry is configured to: display, on a display, an image based on X-rays detected by the X-ray detector; control, based on a first control signal according to the direction signal, a rotating mechanism of the arm so that the arm performs a first rotation; and control, in response to an end of the first rotation, based on a second control signal, the rotating mechanism so that the arm performs a second rotation which returns the arm toward a position before the first rotation, the position being stored in a memory circuit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2018
    Publication date: September 27, 2018
    Applicant: CANON MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shingo ABE, Akihito Takahashi, Takayuki Ishikawa, Mitsuru Sakata
  • Publication number: 20180211363
    Abstract: According to an X-ray diagnostic apparatus, an X-ray tube radiates X-rays. An X-ray collimator adjusts an irradiation region of the X-rays. An X-ray detector includes a first detector and a second detector having a smaller detection area than a detection area of the first detector. The X-ray detector is able to detect the X-rays radiated with the first detector and the second detector at the same time. Processing circuitry generates a synthesized image obtained by synthesizing a first X-ray image generated based on an output from the first detector that detected the X-rays radiated in the irradiation region adjusted, and a second X-ray image generated based on an output from the second detector that detected the X-rays radiated in the irradiation region adjusted, the synthesized image having an image size corresponding to an aspect ratio of the irradiation region. The processing circuitry causes a display to display the synthesized image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 23, 2018
    Publication date: July 26, 2018
    Applicant: Canon Medical Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Shingo ABE, Yusuke Narabu
  • Patent number: 9926101
    Abstract: Provided is a paper container for foods capable of being fabricated by heat sealing which does not absorb flavors, such as limonene, and capable of storing a long period at ordinary temperature. The laminated material for paper containers is composed of paper substrate layer/adhesive for paper layer/first adhesive for barrier layer/barrier layer/second adhesive for barrier layer/heat-sealable PET resin layer, has an oxygen gas barrier ability of 2.0 ml/m2·D·atm or less, and the heat-sealable PET resin layer is made having a crystal portion of less than 15%, non-crystal portion of 85% or more.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 7, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 27, 2018
    Assignees: NAKAMOTO PACKS CO., LTD., MIKUNISHIKO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yukio Kobayashi, Hitoshi Sasaki, Katsuro Sasauchi, Shingo Abe, Yoshiyuki Koizumi
  • Patent number: 9888892
    Abstract: An X-ray diagnostic imaging apparatus according to this embodiment includes a display for displaying an image and a processing circuitry which calculates an incident dose on a body surface of an object, superposes information based on the calculated incident dose on a three-dimensional image which is a three-dimensional image relating to the object and is capable of rotating display at a corresponding position on the body surface of the object and causes the three-dimensional image on which the information is superposed to be displayed on the display.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2018
    Assignee: Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Shingo Abe, Satoru Ohishi
  • Publication number: 20180000438
    Abstract: An X-ray diagnostic apparatus according to an embodiment includes an X-ray tube, an X-ray detector, an arm holding the X-ray tube and processing circuitry. The processing circuitry obtains body thickness information of a subject in an acquisition direction of an X-ray image at an arm position different from an arm position at a start of acquiring X-ray images. The processing circuitry sets, based on the body thickness information of the subject, acquisition condition at the start of acquiring the X-ray images. The processing circuitry starts acquiring of the X-ray images with the set acquisition condition. The processing circuitry acquires the X-ray images sequentially by rotating the arm while iteratively,setting the acquisition condition by feedback control.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2017
    Publication date: January 4, 2018
    Applicant: Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Shingo ABE, Hisato TAKEMOTO, Kazuhiro TANIYAMA, Hidenori YAMAGUCHI
  • Patent number: 9770942
    Abstract: A soundproof wheel includes a soundproofing device which is mounted to an inner peripheral surface of a rim section of the wheel. The soundproofing device is provided with: a fixing ring which is fitted in and fixed to a groove formed in the inner peripheral surface of the rim section; an elastic body section which is adhered to an outer peripheral surface of the fixing ring, is disposed within the groove, and has a plurality of elastic body pieces; and an additional mass section which is adhered to an opposite side of the elastic body section with respect to the fixing ring, is disposed within the groove, and has a plurality of additional mass pieces. The soundproofing device includes a plurality of dynamic vibration absorbers, each having an elastic body piece and an additional mass piece. This soundproof wheel allows for reduction in wheel vibration noise and is highly durable.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 24, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 26, 2017
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL & SUMITOMO METAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takahiro Fujimoto, Hideki Minami, Hiroki Sakai, Shingo Abe