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DICOM server for computed tomography and magnetic resonance acquisition to an archive
Author(s): Meryll M. Frost; Janice C. Honeyman-Buck; Edward V. Staab
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Paper Abstract

As part of the Picture Archiving and Communication System effort at the University of Florida, two General Electric high speed advantage CT scanners, a General Electric CT independent review console, a Siemens Magnatom MR imager and a General Electric Signa Advantage MR imager have been connected to a common image archive. Clinical images have been archived from these scanners for about 2 years resulting in about .75 Terabytes of image data. The original archive connections for these scanners were proprietary vendor connections which have recently been replaced by a DICOM implementation utilizing the TCP/IP protocol. A description of the old and new systems will be presented as well as a basic description of the DICOM server which was developed. Timing measurements of the performance of both the old and new interfaces were performed and are presented as well.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 May 1994
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 2165, Medical Imaging 1994: PACS: Design and Evaluation, (15 May 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.174365
Show Author Affiliations
Meryll M. Frost, Univ. of Florida (United States)
Janice C. Honeyman-Buck, Univ. of Florida (United States)
Edward V. Staab, Univ. of Florida (United States)


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

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