JP2003175025A - Medical imaging method and medical imaging apparatus - Google Patents

Medical imaging method and medical imaging apparatus

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JP2003175025A
JP2003175025A JP2001376019A JP2001376019A JP2003175025A JP 2003175025 A JP2003175025 A JP 2003175025A JP 2001376019 A JP2001376019 A JP 2001376019A JP 2001376019 A JP2001376019 A JP 2001376019A JP 2003175025 A JP2003175025 A JP 2003175025A
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Takeshi Ito
毅 伊藤
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Konica Corp
コニカ株式会社
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(57) [Summary] [PROBLEMS] To realize a medical image capturing method and a medical image capturing apparatus capable of surely capturing an image. An input unit (12) for receiving an input for capturing a medical image, a display unit (13) for performing various displays when capturing a medical image, and a control unit (11) for performing various controls during capturing a medical image. And a database 14 in which various descriptions related to the imaging of the medical image are stored. The control unit 11 reads, from the database 14, a description related to the imaging to be executed when the medical image is captured. And displaying it on the display means 13.

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Description: BACKGROUND OF THE INVENTION 1. Field of the Invention The present invention relates to
The method and apparatus for taking images, in particular,
Medical image capturing method capable of performing shadow and medical image
The present invention relates to an imaging device. 2. Description of the Related Art Radiation images using X-rays and the like are used for diagnosis of diseases.
It is often used as a medical image for abuse. This release
X-rays transmitted through the subject are converted to fluorescent
Layer (fluorescent screen) to produce visible light.
This visible light can be converted to a silver salt in the same way as a normal photograph.
So-called radiography developed by irradiating exposed film
It has been widely used since then. In recent years, films coated with silver salts have been used.
A method to take out the image directly from the phosphor layer without using
My husband is coming. This method includes
Absorb the radiation transmitted through the photoreceptor into the phosphor,
Later, the phosphor is excited with, for example, light or thermal energy
This makes it possible for the phosphor to accumulate due to the absorption.
The radiation energy is emitted as fluorescent light, and this fluorescent light is
There is a method of obtaining an image signal by electrical conversion. [0004] Specifically, for example, US Patent No. 3,859,527
And JP-A-55-12144, using a stimulable phosphor.
Radiation image conversion method using visible light or infrared light as stimulating excitation light
The law is shown. [0005] In addition, radiation CT and
Technologies such as MRI also exist. Also radiation
Ultrasound diagnosis without using is also increasing. in this way
Radiation image signals and medical image signals obtained by
Silver halide film in the original state or after image processing,
It is output to a CRT or the like for visualization,
Filed in the storage device. SUMMARY OF THE INVENTION
When taking images or taking CT and MRI images
(Hereinafter referred to as medical image capturing),
Photographers and doctors may be unfamiliar with the method.
Can be. [0007] That is, a manual for use of the device or an education.
Learn how to use various modalities, and
Technology is available at the time of qualification
We only learn by law education. [0008] For this reason, various photographing methods such as
It is only expected as a skill, especially for modalities
There was no follow-up mechanism on the Internet side. Departure
Ming was made in view of the above issues,
Medical image capturing method and medical image capturing capable of reliable imaging
It is intended to realize a shadow device. [0009] The present invention for solving the above-mentioned problems.
The details are as follows. (1) The invention according to claim 1 is a medical device for capturing a medical image.
This is an image shooting method that provides explanations on shooting when shooting.
This is a medical image capturing method characterized in that: In the present invention, when a medical image is taken,
Because I explain about shooting, I give the photographer
Can provide real-time explanations for reliable shooting
Become. (2) According to the second aspect of the present invention, a medical image
A device equipped with display means for performing various displays during shooting
A medical image capturing method that captures a medical image,
At the same time, an explanation using the image related to
2. The medical image capturing method according to claim 1, wherein:
It is. According to the present invention, when a medical image is taken,
At the time of shooting, the explanation using the image related to shooting is displayed on the display means
To the photographer in real time
Can be explained visually, and reliable shooting can be performed. (3) The invention according to claim 3 is characterized in that:
2. The method of claim 1, wherein the description is made before photographing.
A medical image capturing method according to claim 2.
You. In the present invention, before capturing a medical image,
To the photographer.
It is possible to explain in advance of real time, and it is possible to shoot reliably
You. (4) According to the fourth aspect of the present invention, the photographed
The quality of the medical image is determined, and the explanation at the time of imaging is
What to do about the quality of the shaded medical image
The method according to claim 1 or 2, wherein
Is a medical image capturing method. In the present invention, after a medical image is taken,
The quality of the captured medical image is determined, and the captured medical image is determined.
The explanation about the judgment result of pass / fail of the image for use
To the photographer for instructions on re-shooting and
Feedback, and reliable shooting is possible. (5) The invention according to claim 5 provides the above-mentioned explanation.
Is characterized by shooting methods or shooting conditions.
The medical image according to any one of claims 1 to 4,
The shooting method. According to the present invention, when a medical image is taken,
For explanations on shooting, please refer to the shooting method or shooting conditions.
To the photographer.
Can provide detailed explanations in real time and have appropriate shooting methods
Alternatively, reliable shooting under appropriate shooting conditions becomes possible. (6) According to a sixth aspect of the present invention, a medical image is
A medical image capturing device that captures images,
Characterized in that it comprises explanation means for explaining
Image photographing device. According to the present invention, when capturing a medical image,
Explanation about shooting is provided by the explanation means
Therefore, real-time explanations can be given to the photographer,
Real shooting becomes possible. (7) The seventh aspect of the present invention provides a medical image
An input means for receiving an input for imaging, and a medical image
Display means for performing various displays during imaging, and imaging of medical images
Control means for performing various controls during medical imaging, and
And a database in which various related descriptions are stored.
The control unit attempts to execute when capturing a medical image.
Read the description related to the shooting to be performed from the database.
And displaying the information on the display means.
An image capturing device. According to the present invention, when capturing a medical image,
At the time of shooting, read the explanation about shooting from the database
To the display means,
To provide quick, real-time visual explanations
And reliable shooting becomes possible. (8) The invention according to claim 8, wherein the control means
The stage obtains information on the designated shooting and applies the information to the information.
Searching for the description from the database and displaying the
8. The medical device according to claim 7, wherein the display is performed for:
Image photographing device. According to the present invention, when capturing a medical image,
At the time of shooting, obtain information about the specified shooting and
Information from the database and send it to the display
To the photographer in real time
Quick visual explanations and reliable shooting
It will work. (9) According to a ninth aspect of the present invention, the control means
The dan gets information about the imaging part or imaging direction,
Search the database for a description suitable for the information and
Displaying on said display means.
7. A medical image capturing apparatus according to item 7. According to the present invention, when a medical image is taken,
At the time of shooting,
Information, and read the shooting explanation from the database.
Because it is projected to the display means, the photographer
The real-time visual explanation
To ensure proper and correct imaging
Will be possible. (10) The invention as set forth in claim 10 is characterized in that:
The control means obtains information on the symptoms of the subject, and
A suitable description is searched from the database and the display
8. The display according to claim 7, wherein the display is performed for a column.
It is a medical imaging device. According to the present invention, when capturing a medical image,
Obtain information about the subject's symptoms during shooting, and
The description to be read from the database and give it to the display means
The photographer in real-time viewing
Can provide quick visual explanations,
Continuous and appropriate shooting is possible. (11) The invention according to claim 11 is characterized in that:
The control means provides the explanation at the time of photographing before photographing.
The doctor according to any one of claims 7 to 10, wherein
Image photographing device. According to the present invention, before capturing a medical image,
Because I explain about shooting, I give the photographer
You can give a real-time advance explanation, and you can shoot reliably
It will work. (12) The invention according to claim 12 provides the above-mentioned theory.
Akira is about shooting methods or shooting conditions,
The medical image capturing apparatus according to claim 11, wherein
is there. According to the present invention, when a medical image is taken,
For explanations on shooting, please refer to the shooting method or shooting conditions.
To the photographer.
Can provide detailed explanations in real time and have appropriate shooting methods
Alternatively, reliable shooting under appropriate shooting conditions becomes possible. (13) The invention according to claim 13 is characterized in that:
The control means obtains information on the designated photographing, and
Searching the database for a description suitable for
Display to the means and suitable shooting from the information
Obtaining a condition and setting the photographing condition.
A medical image capturing apparatus according to claim 8. According to the present invention, when capturing a medical image,
At the time of shooting, obtain information about the specified shooting and
Information from the database and send it to the display
In addition, a suitable shooting condition is obtained from the information, and the
Because the shooting conditions are set,
To provide quick, real-time visual explanations
And secure shooting with suitable shooting conditions
Become. (14) The invention according to claim 14 is characterized in that:
The control means displays a description in an image display area of the display means.
The method according to any one of claims 7 to 13, wherein
A medical image photographing apparatus described in Crab. According to the present invention, when a medical image is taken,
At the time of shooting, the explanation using the image related to shooting is displayed on the display means
To the photographer in real time
Can be explained visually, and reliable shooting can be performed. Ma
Also, the image area of the display means is not used before shooting.
Therefore, without improving the screen display of the display means,
It can be used effectively. (15) The invention according to claim 15 is characterized in that:
The control means determines the quality of the captured medical image, and
The explanation at the time of imaging is based on the judgment of the quality of the captured medical image.
7. The method according to claim 7, wherein the step is performed on a result.
A medical image photographing apparatus according to any one of Claims 10. According to the present invention, after capturing a medical image,
The quality of the captured medical image is determined, and the captured medical image is determined.
The explanation about the judgment result of pass / fail of the image for use
To the photographer for instructions on re-shooting and
Feedback, and reliable shooting is possible. (16) The invention according to claim 16 is characterized in that:
Control means based on the determination result of the quality of the taken medical image.
And remove the inappropriate part of the captured medical image
Claims that point out while displaying on the image
15. A medical image photographing apparatus according to item 15. According to the present invention, an appropriate
Points that are not displayed while being displayed on the medical image.
And pointed out improper parts to photographers
Instructions for re-shooting and fees for shooting techniques.
It is possible to do back, and it is possible to shoot reliably. (17) The invention according to a seventeenth aspect is characterized in that the data
The database contains information on each model related to medical image capture.
Along with the type description, various descriptions of other models are stored.
The control means requests a description of another model from the input means.
If there is an input, provide explanations related to shooting of other models.
Read from the database and display on the display means
The medical image photographing apparatus according to claim 7, wherein
Place. According to the present invention, an input requesting a description of another model
If there is, the explanation related to shooting of other models
Read from database and display on display
Other models that do not have such an explanation function
When using the device of the present invention,
Real shooting becomes possible. First, an embodiment of the present invention will be described.
This will be described in detail with reference to the drawings. First, the present embodiment
The configuration of the medical image capturing device of
The operation of the image capturing apparatus for use is described. In the following embodiment, radiation is
Medical image capturing device that captures and reads medical images
Explanations will be made using specific examples of the device and the medical image capturing method.
However, the present invention is not limited to those using radiation.
Medical image using various methods such as ultrasonic wave and magnetic resonance
It can be applied to image capture. <First Embodiment> Configuration of Medical Imaging Apparatus: Hereinafter, a medical image capturing apparatus using radiation will be described.
A specific example of an apparatus that performs image capturing will be described. FIG. 1 shows the overall configuration of the medical image photographing apparatus 1.
FIG. Here, the medical image capturing apparatus 1
Is a controller 1 for inputting and displaying various operations
0, radiation generator 30 for generating radiation, and subject
A radiation image reader 40 for reading radiation transmitted through
It is composed of The radiation generator 30 is controlled by the controller 10.
Radiated from the radiation generator 30
The radiation is loaded on the radiation image reader 40 through the subject 5.
The light is applied to the imaging panel 41 that is being worn. It should be noted that the subject 5 is irradiated with radiation and read.
The trimming means whether the subject 5 is lying or standing
Well, the present invention is applied to any type of device.
be able to. Not shown in the radiation image reader 40
Whether the imaging panel 41 is driven by a scanning drive circuit or the like
These image data are transmitted via a reading control circuit (not shown) or the like.
Then, it is supplied to the controller 10. In addition, radiation image
The image data obtained by the reader 40 is sent to the controller 10.
Supply the logarithmically converted image data when supplying
Then, the processing of the image data in the controller 10 is simplified.
It can be simple. In FIG. 1, the controller 10
Is a control unit 11, an operation unit 12, a display unit 13,
A database 14 and a storage unit 15 are provided.
Here, the control unit 11 controls each unit in relation to medical image capturing.
Control. The operation unit 12 is operated by a radiographer or other photographer.
Are input, and the operation input data is transmitted to the control unit 11.
Reach. The display unit 13 captures a medical image by the control unit 11.
Various indications are made in relation to, and in the present embodiment,
Explanations about shooting are given before shooting, and after shooting
The result is explained. The database 14
An explanatory note about the explanation at the time of photographing, which is a feature of the embodiment.
And illustrations correspond to the subject's symptoms, shooting conditions, etc.
Associated and stored as a description database
You. The storage unit 15 stores an image memory, a work memory,
This is a general term for program memory and various types of data and programs.
RAM, various image data, and the like are stored as needed. Various data are stored in the storage unit 15.
Alternatively or as an aid, the controller 10
External storage (anywhere on the network)
Alternatively, provide a storage server and store them in
The storage contents may be referred to as necessary. The control unit 11 is connected to an external device (not shown).
Communication with devices (such as devices connected to the network)
It is also possible to send instructions regarding shooting from this external device.
Receiving information (including shooting information, reservation information, diagnostic information, etc.)
It is also possible. Other external devices include a laser.
-Scanning laser exposure equipment also called imagers
Applicable. In this scanning laser exposure apparatus, image data
Modulates the laser beam intensity with conventional silver halide
Exposure to photographic materials and thermal phenomena
After performing appropriate development processing,
A hard copy is obtained. That is, this implementation
The image captured and read by the medical image capturing apparatus 1 of the embodiment
A medical image of the object 5 is converted into a laser image as an external device.
To obtain a hard copy of the radiographic image.
It is. Further, as other external devices,
LCD monitor for monitor diagnosis and image quality control
It is also possible to add a rule unit or the like. Figure 2
Medical image capturing device 1 and other devices (terminals) in a hospital
FIG. 3 schematically shows an example of a state of connection with the device. Doctor
Image capturing apparatus 1 is connected to a hospital via a network 200.
System host computer 100,
To the reservation terminal 300 where the contract / reception is made, and to each medical department
The medical department terminal 400 is connected. What
This network is called RIS or HIS.
Network. That is, such a network is interposed.
In the medical system, the controller 10 is
The medical image photographing apparatus which is a characteristic part of the present invention is configured.
Treat as something. Note that, in addition to the controller 10, an image product
Quality control unit (device for checking image quality)
The captured image is displayed on the monitor and the frequency
Terminal that has the function of applying processing and correcting gradation processing)
Is used, the controller 10 and the image quality controller
The part that combines the roll unit is the characteristic part of the present invention.
Is regarded as constituting a medical imaging device
U. Operation of medical image capturing apparatus, medical image capturing method
Procedure of the method: Here, the medical image capturing apparatus 1 having the above configuration
The operation and procedure of the medical image capturing method will be described. First, a patient to be a subject is first examined or examined.
And other persons required for health insurance and other
The name, address, and other information are provided to the hospital.
Data is the basis. These data are stored in network 2
00, the central data of the host computer 100
It is stored in the base (S1 in FIG. 3). Next, the control unit 11 receives a command from the operation unit 12.
Input or the central database of the host computer 100
From the source, select “Instructed information on imaging” (
Or information about the shooting direction,
Information, etc.) (S2 in FIG. 3). Then, when there is a medical image shooting (FIG. 3S
3 is YES), the controller of the medical imaging apparatus 1
Reference numeral 10 denotes information related to the imaging (an imaging part or an imaging
Direction information, subject symptom information, etc.)
The database 14 is searched using the included terms as search keys.
Search (S4 in FIG. 3). When a hit is found in the database search (FIG. 3)
OK in S5), hit search result (theory about shooting)
Is displayed (S6 in FIG. 3). And the photographer says that
A reliable photographing can be performed while referring to the light (FIG. 3S
7). In this embodiment, the medical image is
At the time of shooting, a theory using images related to shooting at the time of shooting
Since the brightness is displayed on the display unit 13, the
To provide real-time visual explanations,
Will be possible. In this embodiment, a medical image is taken.
Before giving a briefing on shooting,
Real-time prior explanation to the photographer
Shooting becomes possible. In this embodiment, a medical image is taken.
At the time of shooting, a description of the shooting
Is read out and displayed on the display unit 13,
Speed real-time visual explanations to shadows
It is possible to take pictures reliably. A display unit not used before photographing
13 image areas (black in FIG. 4 (nothing
(Not shown)) (see Fig. 5)
Without any improvement in the screen display of the display unit.
Can be used. FIG. 5 shows the photographing conditions concerning the photographing of the chest PA and
The reference data for tube voltage and dose are displayed as explanations.
It also shows how the chest PA imaging method is illustrated
An example is schematically shown. FIG. 6 shows a case of lateral imaging of the Achilles tendon.
Of the subject 5 and the irradiation method
Screen display in which the state of the heart position is explained by an image
An example is shown. FIG. 7 shows a case where an abdominal front image is taken.
As the imaging method, the subject 5 and the irradiation field and during the irradiation
Screen display in which the state of the heart position is explained by an image
An example is shown. Note that the subject and the irradiation field in FIG.
Next to the figure, an example of a radiation image taken in this state
It is also preferable to display them side by side. In the above operation, the shooting conditions
For example, with respect to the imaging part: ・ Tube voltage, dose (mAs), instruction of imaging distance,
(Half cut, large angle, etc.) ・ Specify the irradiation field range
・ Pre-processing instructions for the subject (patient) (How to undress, prepare for posture)
It is desirable to provide explanations on guidance such as The operation unit 12 or the network
The control unit 11 uses the information on the patient's symptoms obtained
By searching the database 14 using
Displays the shooting method or shooting conditions as explanations for shooting.
Showing the photographer real-time visual
The explanation can be quicker and related to the subject's symptoms
Appropriate and reliable shooting becomes possible. For example, as symptoms, “cough, fatigue”
"Continuation" is input to the operation unit 12, the atypical mycobacteria
Disease, mainly broncho-pulmonary disease lesions, database 14
Is displayed, and an instruction for instructing photographing of the waist PA image is displayed.
This is performed by the unit 13. This allows you to
And appropriate and reliable shooting is possible. That is, in this embodiment, the medical image
When shooting an image, the network and the operation unit 1
2 to obtain information on the designated shooting given through
And read the shooting explanation from the database and display it.
Display unit 13 so that the photographer
Quick, real-time visual explanations
Real shooting becomes possible. In this embodiment, a medical image is
When shooting, at the time of shooting,
Obtain information about the shooting direction,
Read from the database and display it on the display unit 13
Real-time visual explanation to the photographer
It is possible to quickly
A sharp and reliable shooting becomes possible. In this embodiment, a medical image is
At the time of shooting, information about the symptoms of the subject is
Get the explanation about shooting from the database
Because the display is performed on the display unit 13,
Quick, real-time visual explanations,
It is possible to perform appropriate and reliable shooting in relation to the symptoms of the subject.
You. In this embodiment, a medical image is
When shooting, there is a shooting method as an explanation about shooting
Or, we are trying to explain about shooting conditions,
Provide real-time detailed explanations to the photographer and
Reliable shooting with appropriate shooting methods or appropriate shooting conditions
Will be possible. <Second Embodiment> FIG. 8 shows a second embodiment.
9 is a flowchart showing the operation of the embodiment. fundamentally
Is the same as in the first embodiment shown in FIG.
After execution (S8 in FIG. 8), determination and setting of shooting conditions (FIG. 8)
S7). That is, in the first embodiment described above,
Input from the operation unit 12 or the host computer.
From the central database of the data 100
Information (information on the imaging site or imaging direction)
Information, information on the symptoms of the subject, etc.) (FIG. 8)
S2) By doing so, appropriate shooting conditions (tube
Pressure, dose, etc.). So, I asked like that
The obtained photographing conditions are displayed as an explanation (FIG. 8S6).
In both cases, automatic setting allows the photographer
Quick visual description of time
In addition, reliable shooting under suitable shooting conditions becomes possible. Ma
In addition, the load on the photographer can be reduced. Note that the automatically set photographing conditions are as follows.
Should ask for the consent of the photographer before taking the picture.
You may. <Third Embodiment> FIG. 9 shows the operation of the third embodiment.
It is a flowchart which shows a work. Basically shown in Figure 3
The first embodiment is the same as the first embodiment, and executes shooting (FIG. 9S
After 7), the quality of the taken medical image is determined.
The result of the determination will be described (FIG. 9S8).
ing. For this reason, the photographer is instructed to re-
Provides technical feedback and secure shooting
become. In this case, the control unit 11 controls the
Analyze the signal value of the image and check if there is saturation from the frequency distribution of the signal value.
Can be determined. In this case, the presence or absence of saturation
When not only displaying as an explanation but also taking a picture again
It is also possible to calculate the dose and display it together.
is there. In this case, the control unit 11
Recognize the irradiation field area of the medical image, and determine the amount of
By performing matching with the image,
Can be determined. in this case
Is out of alignment with the display of the judgment result of the deviation of the irradiation field
In some cases, a description of the amount and direction of movement of the irradiation field is displayed.
It is possible to show. In the case of the above determination, the photographing being displayed is performed.
About the parts that are determined to be inappropriate in the image
By showing it with an arrow or enclosing it in a frame
And alert them to what is not appropriate
It is possible to Further, the quality of the photographed medical image is simply determined.
Detection of abnormal shadow candidates such as lung cancer and breast cancer
Computer-Aided Diagnosis: C
AD) to detect tumor shadows and microcalcifications
Explanation to request detailed confirmation by CT etc.
May be displayed on the display unit 13 by the control unit 11.
No. Also, the control unit 11 determines whether the medical image is good or bad.
Instead of having functions, for example, as shown in FIG.
At the bottom of the photographed image (here, chest P-A),
Precautions according to the position are read from the database 14
Then, it is displayed on the display unit 13 as an explanation,
You may make a shadow person judge pass / fail. This place
The processing time of the entire system
The power can be reduced. In the case of chest P-A photographing shown in FIG.
As precautions, ・ There are no missing parts, ・ The signal is not saturated. In the case of lumbar spine imaging, as shown in FIG.
While displaying the photographed image of the lumbar spine, the precautions are as follows: ・ Whether the entire lumbar vertebra can be seen including the twelfth thoracic vertebra and the first sacral vertebra, ・ Whether the spinous process is on the midline,・ When photographed in the supine position, the upper and lower edges of the lumbar spine appear straight.
Or is displayed. In the case of FIG. 11,
Each part shown in the notes (12th thoracic vertebra, 1st sacral
Vertebra, spinous process, midline, sacroiliac joint, transverse process, upper and lower margins, etc.)
Is desirably indicated by an arrow in the captured image. <Fourth Embodiment> The fourth embodiment will be described.
Medical imaging equipment is suitable for medical images to be taken
Can be explained, but such a function is available.
Are not connected to the same network.
Or used nearby. [0086] For this reason, it is necessary to set the
The related description is stored in the database 14 and stored in another database.
If there is an input requesting the explanation of
Explanations related to the shooting of the model from the database 14
It can be read out and displayed on the display unit 13. this
To use other models without the explanation function.
In this case, the use of the device of this embodiment
Real shooting becomes possible. <Other Embodiments> Note that the actual
In this embodiment, radiography is used to capture and read medical images.
Of a medical image capturing apparatus and a medical image capturing method
Although the description has been given using a specific example, the present invention uses radiation.
It is not limited to those that are
It can be applied to medical image shooting using various methods
It is possible. Further, the specific example shown in the above embodiment
Is only an example for explanation,
It can be applied to species, methods, and conditions.
About "explanation about photography" performed before and after the shadow,
It is only an example, and various theories other than those shown here
Lighting is also possible. As described in detail above, the present invention
Gives explanation about imaging when taking medical images
To the photographer in real-time
Medical image capturing method that can illuminate and reliably capture
A medical imaging device can be realized. Also shoot
Instructions for re-shooting and feedback on shooting techniques
Can be locked and reliable shooting is possible. This allows
A medical doctor who can control the difference in skill level
It is possible to receive treatment anywhere.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE DRAWINGS FIG. 1 is a configuration diagram showing a configuration of a medical imaging apparatus according to a first embodiment. FIG. 2 is a configuration diagram illustrating a system configuration of a medical imaging apparatus according to the first embodiment; FIG. 3 is a flowchart showing an operation of the first embodiment. FIG. 4 is an explanatory diagram illustrating an example of a screen display in the medical image capturing apparatus according to the first embodiment; FIG. 5 is an explanatory diagram illustrating an example of a screen display in the medical imaging apparatus according to the first embodiment; FIG. 6 is an explanatory diagram illustrating an example of a screen display in the medical imaging apparatus according to the first embodiment; FIG. 7 is an explanatory diagram illustrating an example of a screen display in the medical imaging apparatus according to the first embodiment; FIG. 8 is a flowchart showing the operation of the second embodiment. FIG. 9 is a flowchart showing the operation of the third embodiment. FIG. 10 is an explanatory diagram illustrating an example of a screen display in the medical imaging apparatus according to the third embodiment; FIG. 11 is an explanatory diagram illustrating an example of a screen display in the medical imaging apparatus according to the third embodiment; [Description of Signs] 10 Controller 11 Control unit 12 Operation unit 13 Display unit 14 Database 15 Storage unit 30 Radiation generator 40 Radiation image reader 41 Imaging panel

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  1. Claims 1. A medical image capturing method for capturing a medical image, the method comprising providing a description of the capturing at the time of capturing. 2. A medical image photographing method for photographing a medical image by an apparatus provided with a display means for performing various displays at the time of photographing a medical image. 2. The method according to claim 1, wherein: 3. The medical image photographing method according to claim 1, wherein the explanation at the time of photographing is performed before photographing. 4. The imaging apparatus according to claim 1, wherein the quality of the captured medical image is determined, and the description at the time of the imaging is performed with respect to the determination result of the quality of the captured medical image. The medical image capturing method according to any one of the above. 5. The medical image photographing method according to claim 1, wherein the explanation relates to a photographing method or a photographing condition. 6. A medical image photographing apparatus for photographing a medical image, comprising: an explanation unit for explaining photographing at the time of photographing. 7. An input unit for receiving an input for capturing a medical image, a display unit for performing various types of display when capturing a medical image, a control unit for performing various controls when capturing a medical image, A database storing various descriptions related to imaging of the image, wherein the control unit reads, from the database, a description related to the imaging to be executed when capturing the medical image, and displays the display unit. A medical image photographing apparatus characterized by displaying on a medical image. 8. The control unit according to claim 7, wherein the control unit obtains information on the designated shooting, retrieves a description suitable for the information from the database, and displays the description on the display unit. The medical image capturing apparatus according to the above. 9. The information processing apparatus according to claim 1, wherein the control unit obtains information on an imaging part or an imaging direction, retrieves a description suitable for the information from the database, and displays the description on the display unit. 7. The medical image capturing apparatus according to 7. 10. The apparatus according to claim 7, wherein the control unit obtains information on a symptom of the subject, retrieves a description suitable for the information from the database, and displays the description on the display unit. Medical imaging equipment. 11. The image forming apparatus according to claim 7, wherein the control unit performs the explanation at the time of photographing before photographing.
    0. The medical image capturing apparatus according to any one of 0. 12. The medical image photographing apparatus according to claim 11, wherein the explanation relates to a photographing method or a photographing condition. 13. The control means obtains information on the instructed shooting, retrieves a description suitable for the information from the database, and displays the description on the display means.
    9. The medical image photographing apparatus according to claim 8, wherein an appropriate photographing condition is obtained from the information, and the photographing condition is set. 14. The apparatus according to claim 7, wherein said control means displays an explanation in an image display area of said display means.
    The medical image photographing apparatus according to claim 13. 15. The medical device according to claim 7, wherein the control unit determines the quality of the captured medical image, and provides a description at the time of the imaging with respect to the determination result of the quality of the captured medical image. The medical image photographing apparatus according to claim 10. 16. The medical device according to claim 1, wherein the control unit displays an inappropriate portion of the captured medical image on the medical image based on a determination result of the quality of the captured medical image.
    16. The medical image photographing apparatus according to claim 15, wherein: 17. The database stores, in addition to various descriptions of its own model related to medical image capturing, various descriptions of other models, the control unit obtains a description of another model from the input unit. 8. The medical image photographing apparatus according to claim 7, wherein when there is an input, a description related to photographing of another model is read from the database and displayed on the display unit.
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