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Implementation and evaluation of an interactive user interface for a clinical image analysis workstation
Author(s): Osman M. Ratib; H. K. Huang
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Paper Abstract

Recent developments in digital imaging and Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS) allow physicians and radiologists to assess radiographic images directly in digital form through imaging workstations. The development of medical workstations was primarily oriented toward the development of a convenient tool for rapid display of images. In this project our goal was to design and evaluate a personal desktop workstation that will provide a large number of clinically useful image analysis tools. The hardware used is a standard Macintosh II interfaced to our existing PACS network through an Ethernet interface using standard TCP/IP communication protocols. Special emphasis was placed on the design of the user interface to allow clinicians with minimal or no computer manipulation skills to use complex analysis tools.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 May 1990
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 1245, Biomedical Image Processing, (1 May 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.19557
Show Author Affiliations
Osman M. Ratib, Univ. Hospital of Geneva (Switzerland)
H. K. Huang, Univ. of California/Los Angeles (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1245:
Biomedical Image Processing
Alan Conrad Bovik; William E. Higgins, Editor(s)

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