US 9,808,213 B2
Image processing apparatus, image processing method, medical image diagnostic system, and storage medium
Takaaki Endo, Urayasu (JP); Kiyohide Satoh, Kawasaki (JP); and Ryo Ishikawa, Kawasaki (JP)
Assigned to Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Tokyo (JP)
Filed by CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA, Tokyo (JP)
Filed on Aug. 4, 2015, as Appl. No. 14/817,481.
Claims priority of application No. 2014-163931 (JP), filed on Aug. 11, 2014; and application No. 2014-163932 (JP), filed on Aug. 11, 2014.
Prior Publication US 2016/0042248 A1, Feb. 11, 2016
Int. Cl. G06K 9/00 (2006.01); A61B 6/00 (2006.01); A61B 8/00 (2006.01); G06T 7/33 (2017.01); A61B 8/08 (2006.01); A61B 5/00 (2006.01); A61B 5/055 (2006.01)
CPC A61B 6/466 (2013.01) [A61B 6/469 (2013.01); A61B 6/5223 (2013.01); A61B 6/5247 (2013.01); A61B 8/469 (2013.01); A61B 8/523 (2013.01); A61B 8/5261 (2013.01); G06K 9/00302 (2013.01); G06T 7/33 (2017.01); A61B 5/0095 (2013.01); A61B 5/055 (2013.01); A61B 6/502 (2013.01); A61B 8/0825 (2013.01); A61B 8/483 (2013.01); G06T 2207/10081 (2013.01); G06T 2207/10088 (2013.01); G06T 2207/30068 (2013.01)] 25 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. An image processing apparatus comprising:
an obtaining unit configured to obtain three-dimensional image data and positions of a plurality of feature points in the three-dimensional image data;
a designation unit configured to designate a designation point indicating a portion of interest in the three-dimensional image data;
a selection unit configured to select, using information determined by a position of the designation point and the positions of the plurality of feature points, a feature point from the plurality of feature points;
a generation unit configured to generate, from the three-dimensional image data, a cross section image on a plane determined based on the position of the designation point and a position of the selected feature point; and
a display control unit configured to cause a display unit to display the generated cross section image.