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Implementation of real-time digital endoscopic image processing system
Author(s): Chul Gyu Song; Young Mook Lee; Sang Min Lee; Won Ky Kim; Jae Ho Lee; Myoung Ho Lee
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Paper Abstract

Endoscopy has become a crucial diagnostic and therapeutic procedure in clinical areas. Over the past four years, we have developed a computerized system to record and store clinical data pertaining to endoscopic surgery of laparascopic cholecystectomy, pelviscopic endometriosis, and surgical arthroscopy. In this study, we developed a computer system, which is composed of a frame grabber, a sound board, a VCR control board, a LAN card and EDMS. Also, computer system controls peripheral instruments such as a color video printer, a video cassette recorder, and endoscopic input/output signals. Digital endoscopic data management system is based on open architecture and a set of widely available industry standards; namely Microsoft Windows as an operating system, TCP/IP as a network protocol and a time sequential database that handles both images and speech. For the purpose of data storage, we used MOD and CD- R. Digital endoscopic system was designed to be able to store, recreate, change, and compress signals and medical images. Computerized endoscopy enables us to generate and manipulate the original visual document, making it accessible to a virtually unlimited number of physicians.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 October 1997
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 3164, Applications of Digital Image Processing XX, (30 October 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.279575
Show Author Affiliations
Chul Gyu Song, Samsung Biomedical Research Institute (South Korea)
Young Mook Lee, Samsung Biomedical Research Institute (South Korea)
Sang Min Lee, Samsung Biomedical Research Institute (South Korea)
Won Ky Kim, Samsung Biomedical Research Institute (South Korea)
Jae Ho Lee, Samsung Medical Ctr. (South Korea)
Myoung Ho Lee, Yonsei Univ. (South Korea)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3164:
Applications of Digital Image Processing XX
Andrew G. Tescher, Editor(s)

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