The BRONCHOVID – Computer System Supporting Bronchoscopy Laboratory

  • Mariusz Duplaga
  • Jarosław Bułat
  • Mikołaj Leszczuk
  • Mirosław Socha
  • Piotr Romaniak
  • Paweł Turcza
Part of the Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing book series (AINSC, volume 69)

Abstract

The bronchoscopy diagnostics consists of numerous tasks including but not limited to the treatment planning on the basis of computed tomography, registration and analysis of endoscopic images during the inspection of the tracheo-bronchial tree and procedure management. There is no comprehensive solution for a computer system supporting bronchoscopy laboratory. Since the limited time of medical personnel, high volume and multimodal data created during bronchoscopy procedure and complex workflow we decide to build a dedicated system addressing these issues. The paper presets an overview of the bronchoscope diagnostics, user needs and requirements related to the procedure and the proposed solution. Finely, the deployment results as well as future plan is presented.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mariusz Duplaga
    • 1
  • Jarosław Bułat
    • 2
  • Mikołaj Leszczuk
    • 2
  • Mirosław Socha
    • 3
  • Piotr Romaniak
    • 2
  • Paweł Turcza
    • 3
  1. 1.Jagiellonian University Medical CollegeKrakówPoland
  2. 2.Department of TelecommunicationsAGH University of Science and TechnologyKrakówPoland
  3. 3.Department of Measurement and InstrumentationAGH University of Science and, TechnologyKrakówPoland

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