Document Type

Patent

Patent Number

US Patent 7,840,249

Patent agency

United States Patent and Trademark Office

Publication Date

11-23-2010

Assignee

University of Iowa Research Foundation (Iowa City, IA, US)

Application Number

11/281,798

Date Filed

2005-11-17

Total Pages

30 pages

Abstract

The present invention relates to a method and system (CMCT system) for improving spatial resolution imaging of CT systems. The systems and method can achieve improved spatial resolution while using CT X-ray dosage levels comparable to those currently used in practice. The system and method can be used for micro-tomography and/or micortomosynthesis of a local region and/or volume of interest in a patient head or another body part.

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URL

https://ir.uiowa.edu/patents/525