Specialized environment for medical radiological image visualization
In recent years the digital techniques for medical pictures archival and communication systems (PALS) and teleradiology have been object of a number of studies. Main investigated fields are: image detection, storage and distribution in order to substitute the ordinary paper and film based files, remote diagnosis, image-guided surgery and virtual reality. At present, digital image system are used as integration (quick look system) of conventional systems (film based) or for digital generated radiological imaging (i.e. ultrasound, computer tomography).
In this paper the limits of digital medical image systems, reduced resolution of the VDT, reduced contrast, large digital image file size, are discussed and a proposal for a specific environment is presented.
KeywordsGraphical User Interface High Spatial Frequency Photographic Film Unsharp Masking Command Sequence
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