Patent Number: 8,717,018

Title: Patient positioning couch and combined medical examination device with a patient positioning couch

Abstract: A patient positioning couch for a combined medical examination device is disclosed. In at least one embodiment, at least one opening is provided in a support plate of the patient positioning couch and the patient positioning couch includes at least one conveyor belt in order to move a patient on the support plate in the longitudinal direction.

Inventors: Ladebeck; Ralf (Erlangen, DE)

Assignee: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

International Classification: G01R 33/00 (20060101); G01R 33/02 (20060101); A61B 6/04 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/06/12018