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IMPACT: inter-hospital PACS testbed based on super high definition imaging system and ATM network for tele-diagnosis experiment

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13 Author(s)
T. Sakano ; NTT Network Innovation Lab., Kanagawa, Japan ; T. Yamaguchi ; T. Fujii ; A. Okumura
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An inter-hospital PACS testbed called IMPACT (Inter-hospital Medical Picture Archiving and Communication system for Telemedicine) is constructed. The testbed applies the Super High Definition (SHD) imaging system as a radiological image viewer and 6 Mbps-135 Mbps Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) network to interconnect five medical facilities and NTT R&D Center in and around the Tokyo area. The testbed enables the authors to transmit and display an 8 MB (2048×2048×2 byte) chest image in a few seconds without image compression. A tele-diagnosis experiment using the testbed proved the diagnostic routine time can be reduced from a week to a few minutes. This paper reports the system configuration and the experimental results

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[Engineering in Medicine and Biology, 1999. 21st Annual Conference and the 1999 Annual Fall Meetring of the Biomedical Engineering Society] BMES/EMBS Conference, 1999. Proceedings of the First Joint  (Volume:2 )

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Oct 1999