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Methods to prefetch comparison images in image management and communication system
Author(s): Kenneth Levin; Robert Fielding
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Paper Abstract

A high-level description of a system to pre-fetch comparison radiographs in an Image Management and Communication System (IMAC) is presented. This rule based system estimates the relevance of previous examinations for comparison to the current examination arid uses this determination to pre-fetch comparison studies. A machine learning module should allow the system to improve its skill in pre-fetching examinations for each individual radiologist. This system could be tailored to fit the desires of individual radiologists.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 August 1990
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 1234, Medical Imaging IV: PACS Systems Design and Evaluation, (1 August 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.19036
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Kenneth Levin, Georgetown Univ. Hospital (United States)
Robert Fielding, Georgetown Univ. Hospital (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1234:
Medical Imaging IV: PACS Systems Design and Evaluation
Samuel J. Dwyer III; R. Gilbert Jost M.D., Editor(s)

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