Patent Number: 6,480,570

Title: X-ray image display apparatus

Abstract: An X-ray image display apparatus for exposing a subject to an X-ray to obtain an X-ray image of the subject, picking up the X-ray image, converting it to a digital video signal, performing necessary signal processing on the digital video signal in an image processor to obtain X-ray image data, and displaying, on a display device, an image of a display area included in the X-ray image and specified by an input device includes a display area detector for detecting display area data representing the specified display area, and a control circuit for outputting a control signal to control a collimator drive circuit and/or a filter drive circuit on the basis of the display area data detected by the display area detector and x-ray image data supplied from the image processor, thereby controlling the position of a collimator and/or a filter so as to display the image of the display area optimally.

Inventors: Ikeda; Shigeyuki (Kashiwa, JP)

Assignee: Hitachi Medical Corporation

International Classification: A61B 6/06 (20060101); H05G 001/64 ()

Expiration Date: 11/12/2019