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Medical diagnostic system based on image receivers of various spectral ranges
Author(s): Olga G. Siniakova; Airat I. Ishmuhametov
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Paper Abstract

The medical diagnostics is one of the most important spheres of application of measuring and diagnostic systems based on introscopy methods. The modern medical introscopy diagnostics has in its arsenal many various devices using x-ray radiation with energy from 10 to 100 keV (roentgenological diagnostics, x-ray computer tomography), gamma radiation of radionuclides with energy 10 - 300 keV (radionuclide diagnostics), infrared radiation of human body (thermovision), optical radiation range (endoscopic diagnostics). The application of high- frequency sound fluctuations (ultrasonography) is also effective for tasks of medical diagnostics. The microwave sources based on nuclear magnetic resonance (magnetic resonance imaging) are used for reception the images of internal structures of human body. The prompt development of modern medical introscopy diagnostics observable in last years is connected first of all with wide application of computer facilities for receiving, processing, restoration and analysis of images. It gives the additional opportunity to increase the reliability, accuracy, sensitivity and timeliness of diagnostic decisions. The images received both by scintillation gamma camera and by specialized x-ray or gamma radiation video camera based on charge- coupled devices can be used for evaluation of structural and functional state of vital organs and systems. One of the main tasks at development of medical diagnostic systems is the reduction of optical image to form that maximally facilitates its analysis to the doctor. The article considers the diagnostic system oriented on receiving, processing and evaluating data of radionuclide imaging studies.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 April 1996
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 2790, Fifth Conference on Charge-Coupled Devices and CCD Systems, (8 April 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.238210
Show Author Affiliations
Olga G. Siniakova, Sklifosovsky Research Institute for Emergency Medicine (Russia)
Airat I. Ishmuhametov, Sklifosovsky Research Institute for Emergency Medicine (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2790:
Fifth Conference on Charge-Coupled Devices and CCD Systems
Vladimir A. Karasev; Yuri A. Kuznetsov; Victor A. Shilin, Editor(s)

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