CT imaging

  • US 10,922,854 B2
  • Filed: 10/23/2018
  • Issued: 02/16/2021
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/25/2017
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method of Computed Tomography (CT) imaging in a CT system that includes a CT console, a CT scanner, and an image reconstruction computer, the method comprising:

  • detecting, by the CT console, that a parameter adjustment instruction is received from a user during a scanning process in which a preview image is generated by the image reconstruction computer based on scan parameters and displayed to the user, wherein the preview image is generated based on at least a portion of raw data obtained by the CT scanner when the scanning process has not been completed;

    sending, by the CT console, adjusted scan parameters to at least one of the CT scanner or the image reconstruction computer, wherein the adjusted scan parameters are determined according to the preview image; and

    controlling, by the CT console, the CT scanner and the image reconstruction computer to generate a new preview image based on the adjusted scan parameters when the scanning process is re-executed and has not been completed.

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