Patent Number: 8,719,978

Title: Patient support apparatus and medical imaging apparatus comprising the patient support apparatus

Abstract: A patient support apparatus, in particular for a medical imaging apparatus, has a table for supporting a patient, and a support unit, wherein the table is arranged at the support unit such that the table may be displaced along a longitudinal extension of the support unit. Further, the patient support apparatus has a protective wall element which closes off a region for receiving fluids on the table and/or on the support unit in a fluid-tight manner.

Inventors: Eder; Hanns (Bubenreuth, DE), Gross; Patrick (Langensendelbach, DE), Ringholz; Martin (Erlangen, DE), Schmidt; Markus (Nuremberg, DE)

Assignee: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

International Classification: A61B 6/04 (20060101); A61G 7/047 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/13/12018