US 10,376,217 B2
Positioning unit for positioning a patent, imaging device and method for the optical generation of a positioning aid
Bernhard Schmidt, Fuerth (DE); and Martin Sedlmair, Zirndorf (DE)
Assigned to SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT, Munich (DE)
Filed by Siemens Aktiengesellschaft, Munich (DE)
Filed on Mar. 18, 2015, as Appl. No. 14/661,502.
Claims priority of application No. 10 2014 205 702 (DE), filed on Mar. 27, 2014.
Prior Publication US 2015/0272505 A1, Oct. 1, 2015
Int. Cl. A61B 5/055 (2006.01); A61B 5/00 (2006.01); A61B 6/03 (2006.01); A61B 6/04 (2006.01); A61B 6/00 (2006.01); A61B 6/10 (2006.01)
CPC A61B 5/706 (2013.01) [A61B 5/0555 (2013.01); A61B 6/032 (2013.01); A61B 6/035 (2013.01); A61B 6/0492 (2013.01); A61B 6/54 (2013.01); A61B 6/102 (2013.01); A61B 6/4014 (2013.01); A61B 6/547 (2013.01)] 11 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A method for the optical generation of a positioning aid, comprising:
projecting an image of a human body figure as a positioning aid in a planar fashion onto a surface of a patient couch, the figure for positioning a patient being suited to record an image of the patient, wherein the figure is projected in a planar fashion onto the patient couch as a function of a protocol for the recording, and wherein the figure is projected in a planar fashion onto the patient couch according to a schematic representation of a human body in a support position.