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Distributed file-management system for remote consultation and diagnosis in global PACS
Author(s): Ralph Martinez; Bijal N. Sutaria
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Paper Abstract

Continuous advancement in the field of high speed computer networks and real-time distributed database technology have made new applications in the field of medical imaging possible. The Global PACS prototype is one such application which has been implemented on a national scale via wide area networks. It integrates different system components, such as imaging equipment, viewing workstations, database management and the archive system, fiber optic networks and a high-speed backbone network. Global PACS includes a distributed database archive system spread throughout wide geographical areas and interconnected via the Internet and NSFNET. This paper presents a new approach using a file management system for a Global PACS distributed database management and archive system.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 May 1994
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 2165, Medical Imaging 1994: PACS: Design and Evaluation, (15 May 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.174356
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Ralph Martinez, Univ. of Arizona (United States)
Bijal N. Sutaria, WilTel, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2165:
Medical Imaging 1994: PACS: Design and Evaluation
R. Gilbert Jost, Editor(s)

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