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Global telemedicine using INMARSAT satellite system
Author(s): Dinkar Mukhedkar; Swamy Laxminarayan; Germano Lambert Torres
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Paper Abstract

Departement of Electrical Engineering Escola Federal de Engenharia de Itajuba Itajuba Minas Gerais Brazil This paper describes a " medical satellite network" for long distance diagnosis. The network proposed will be composed by mobile medical laboratories two transmission stations and a satellite system. This network will allow to link two hospitals for emergency expert medical consultations. INMARSAT satellite system is investigated and a tradeoff is made between a land based I ink and a satellitecommunication link. 1.

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Date Published: 1 June 1990
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1355, Telecommunication for Health Care: Telemetry, Teleradiology, and Telemedicine, (1 June 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.23877
Show Author Affiliations
Dinkar Mukhedkar, Ecole Polytechnique de Montrea (Canada)
Swamy Laxminarayan, New Jersey Institute of Technology (United States)
Germano Lambert Torres, Escola Federal de Engenharia de Itajuba (Brazil)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1355:
Telecommunication for Health Care: Telemetry, Teleradiology, and Telemedicine
Rangaraj M. Rangayyan, Editor(s)

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