Journal of Digital Imaging

, Volume 21, Issue 3, pp 348–354 | Cite as

Using Applet–Servlet Communication for Optimizing Window, Level and Crop for DICOM to JPEG Conversion

  • Aaron W. C. Kamauu
  • Scott L. DuVall
  • Richard H. WigginsIII
  • David E. Avrin
Article

Abstract

In the creation of interesting radiological cases in a digital teaching file, it is necessary to adjust the window and level settings of an image to effectively display the educational focus. The web-based applet described in this paper presents an effective solution for real-time window and level adjustments without leaving the picture archiving and communications system workstation. Optimized images are created, as user-defined parameters are passed between the applet and a servlet on the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act-compliant teaching file server.

Key words

Electronic teaching file  image manipulation web technology 

Notes

Acknowledgments

This project was partially supported by the NIH NLM 2T15 LM07124 training grant and Amirsys®. Authors DEA and RHW are consultants to and stockholders in Amirsys®.

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© Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  • Aaron W. C. Kamauu
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Scott L. DuVall
    • 2
  • Richard H. WigginsIII
    • 3
  • David E. Avrin
    • 3
  1. 1.RemedyMD Inc.SandyUSA
  2. 2.Department of Biomedical InformaticsUniversity of UtahSalt Lake CityUSA
  3. 3.Department of RadiologyUniversity of Utah Health Science CenterSalt Lake CityUSA

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