Share Email Print
cover

Proceedings Paper

Advantages and difficulties of implementation of flat-panel multimedia monitoring system in a surgical MRI suite
Author(s): Michael Deckard; Osman M. Ratib; Gregory Rubino
Format Member Price Non-Member Price
PDF $14.40 $18.00
cover GOOD NEWS! Your organization subscribes to the SPIE Digital Library. You may be able to download this paper for free. Check Access

Paper Abstract

Our project was to design and implement a ceiling-mounted multi monitor display unit for use in a high-field MRI surgical suite. The system is designed to simultaneously display images/data from four different digital and/or analog sources with: minimal interference from the adjacent high magnetic field, minimal signal-to-noise/artifact contribution to the MRI images and compliance with codes and regulations for the sterile neuro-surgical environment. Provisions were also made to accommodate the importing and exporting of video information via PACS and remote processing/display for clinical and education uses. Commercial fiber optic receivers/transmitters were implemented along with supporting video processing and distribution equipment to solve the video communication problem. A new generation of high-resolution color flat panel displays was selected for the project. A custom-made monitor mount and in-suite electronics enclosure was designed and constructed at UCLA. Difficulties with implementing an isolated AC power system are discussed and a work-around solution presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 May 2002
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 4681, Medical Imaging 2002: Visualization, Image-Guided Procedures, and Display, (17 May 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.466972
Show Author Affiliations
Michael Deckard, Univ. of California/Los Angeles (United States)
Osman M. Ratib, Univ. of California/Los Angeles (United States)
Gregory Rubino, Univ. of California/Los Angeles (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4681:
Medical Imaging 2002: Visualization, Image-Guided Procedures, and Display
Seong Ki Mun, Editor(s)

© SPIE. Terms of Use
Back to Top