Construction Methodology for NIUTS – Bed Servoing System for Body Targets –
Norihiro Koizumi*, Joonho Seo*, Takakazu Funamoto*,
Yutaro Itagaki*, Akira Nomiya**, Akira Ishikawa**,
Hiroyuki Tsukihara*,**, Kiyoshi Yoshinaka***, Naohiko Sugita*,
Yukio Homma**, Yoichiro Matsumoto*, and Mamoru Mitsuishi*
*Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8656, Japan
**Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8655, Japan
***National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), 1-2-1 Namiki, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8564, Japan
Unwanted motion is a serious problem in enhancing servoing performance in an affected area, which incorporates stones/tumours in non-invasive ultrasound theragnostic systems (NIUTS). To solve this problem, we proposed a new method for restricting the motion of the affected area ventrodorsally in the region of interest (ROI) in ultrasound imaging. To do so, we introduce a bed mechanism for NIUTS. It is confirmed that a human kidney could be tracked and followed appropriately using the proposedmethod and the newly constructed bed system.
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