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The DIMI System Philosophy and State of Development

  • Y. Bizais
  • M. Baba-Ami
  • E. Boissinot
  • S. Roy
Conference paper
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (volume 19)

Abstract

Since the early 70’s, use of computers in Medical Imaging increased tremendously. Digital images can be processed for optimal display, extraction of quantitative information or improvement of signal characteristics, as it is the case in Nuclear Medicine, Radiology (X — CT, DSA), Ultrasounds and now MRI. Systems used for such tasks are called Image Processing Systems (IPS). In addition to image processing, images and text information connected to images may be archived and distributed in digital form. Systems performing image management are known as Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS) or Image Management Systems (IMS). Several such systems are being developed in North America and Europe (1).

Keywords

Display Station Image Processor DIMI System Image Management System Medical Image Department 
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References

  1. (1).
    DUERINCKX A.J., DWYER S.J., PREWITT J.M. : Digital Picture Archiving and Communication Systems in Medicine. Computer Mag. 16, 8 p 14 (1983)Google Scholar
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    COX J.R., BLAINE G.J., HILL R.L., JOST R.G.: Study of a Distributed Picture Archiving and Communication System for Radiology. Proc PACS I, p 133 (1982)Google Scholar
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    COLBY R.L. BARTUSKA A.J., HERZOG D.G. : Optical Disk Data Storage. Proc PACS I, p 36 (1982)Google Scholar
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    DWYER S.J., TREMPLETON A.W., ANDERSON W.H. et al : Salient Characteristics of a Distributed Diagnostic Imaging Management System for a Radiology Department. Proc PACS I, p 194 (1982)Google Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Y. Bizais
    • 1
  • M. Baba-Ami
    • 1
  • E. Boissinot
    • 1
  • S. Roy
    • 1
  1. 1.The DIMI Project, Centre Hospitalier RégionalHôpital G. & R. LAENNECNantes CedexFrance

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