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Radiology image orientation processing for workstation display
Author(s): Chung-Fu Chang; Kermit Hu; Dennis L. Wilson
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Paper Abstract

Radiology images are acquired electronically using phosphor plates that are read in Computed Radiology (CR) readers. An automated radiology image orientation processor (RIOP) for determining the orientation for chest images and for abdomen images has been devised. In addition, the chest images are differentiated as front (AP or PA) or side (Lateral). Using the processing scheme outlined, hospitals will improve the efficiency of quality assurance (QA) technicians who orient images and prepare the images for presentation to the radiologists.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 June 1998
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 3335, Medical Imaging 1998: Image Display, (26 June 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.312504
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Chung-Fu Chang, Lockheed Martin Tactical Defense Systems (United States)
Kermit Hu, Lockheed Martin Tactical Defense Systems (United States)
Dennis L. Wilson, Lockheed Martin Western Development Labs. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3335:
Medical Imaging 1998: Image Display
Yongmin Kim; Seong Ki Mun, Editor(s)

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