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Development Of A New Digital Radiographic Image Processing System
Author(s): Masamitsu Ishida; Hisatoyo Kato; Kunio Doi; Paul H. Frank
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Paper Abstract

A new digital radiographic image processing system has been developed. The important capabilities of this system include a large image format, high image quality, on-line operation for reading, processing, and writing, and a software package for various types of image processing. A non-linear filtering technique is introduced which improves contrast of radiographic image structure while maintaining low noise in low-density areas. Preliminary clinical results demonstrate the improvements in diagnostic image quality.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 December 1982
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0347, Application of Optical Instrumentation in Medicine X, (29 December 1982); doi: 10.1117/12.933805
Show Author Affiliations
Masamitsu Ishida, Fuji Photo Film Co. (Japan)
Hisatoyo Kato, Fuji Photo Film Co. (Japan)
Kunio Doi, The University of Chicago (United States)
Paul H. Frank, The University of Chicago (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0347:
Application of Optical Instrumentation in Medicine X
Gary D. Fullerton; James A. Mulvaney; Arthur G. Haus; William S. Properzio, Editor(s)

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