Journal of Digital Imaging

, 22:605 | Cite as

Recording and Reenactment of Collaborative Diagnosis Sessions using DICOM

  • Aldo von Wangenheim
  • Martin Prüsse
  • Rafael Simon Maia
  • Daniel Duarte Abdala
  • André Germano Regert
  • Luiz Felipe de Souza Nobre
  • Eros Comunello
Article

Abstract

This paper presents a radiological collaborative tool capable of direct manipulation of Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM) images on both sides, and also recording and reenacting of a recorded session. A special collaborative application protocol formerly developed was extended and used as basis for the development of collaborative session recording and playback processes. The protocol is used today for real-time radiological meetings through the Internet. This new standard for collaborative sessions makes possible other uses for the protocol, such as asynchronous collaborative sessions, decision regulation, auditing, and educational applications. Experimental results are given which compare this protocol with other popular collaborative approaches. Comparison of these results shows that the proposed protocol performs much better than other approaches when run under controlled conditions.

Key words

Collaborative session session playback session recording telemedicine teleradiology DICOM workstation 

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Copyright information

© Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • Aldo von Wangenheim
    • 1
  • Martin Prüsse
    • 1
  • Rafael Simon Maia
    • 1
  • Daniel Duarte Abdala
    • 2
  • André Germano Regert
    • 1
  • Luiz Felipe de Souza Nobre
    • 3
  • Eros Comunello
    • 1
  1. 1.The Cyclops Group, CS Department—Technology CentreFederal University of Santa Catarina—UFSCFlorianópolisBrazil
  2. 2.Fachbereich Mathematik und Informatik, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche FakultätUniversität MünsterMünsterGermany
  3. 3.Telemedicine Service, University HospitalFederal University of Santa Catarina—UFSCFlorianópolisBrazil

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