Teleradiology / Edition 1

Teleradiology / Edition 1

by Sajeesh Kumar
     
 

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ISBN-10: 3642097685

ISBN-13: 9783642097683

Pub. Date: 10/19/2010

Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg

This book explains technical issues and digital information processing alongside the collective experiences from experts in different parts of the world practicing a wide range of teleradiology applications. This includes robotic teleradiology, wireless teleradiology for renal trauma, freehand haptic devices for teleradiology, international trade in teleradiology,

Overview

This book explains technical issues and digital information processing alongside the collective experiences from experts in different parts of the world practicing a wide range of teleradiology applications. This includes robotic teleradiology, wireless teleradiology for renal trauma, freehand haptic devices for teleradiology, international trade in teleradiology, economic and legal considerations in teleradiology, teleradiology in the US Army, and teleradiology for head injury management etc.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783642097683
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
10/19/2010
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2008
Pages:
284
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.24(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction to Teleradiology Sajeesh Kumar 1

1.1 Introduction to Telemedicine 1

1.2 What Is Teleradiology 2

1.2.1 Acquisition of Images 2

1.2.2 Transfer of Images 2

1.2.3 Viewing of Images 3

1.3 Basic System Components 3

1.3.1 Image-Sending Station 3

1.3.1.1 Image Resolution 4

1.3.1.2 Compression 4

1.3.1.3 Transmission (Modem) Speed 4

1.3.2 Transmission Network 5

1.3.3 Receiving/Image-Review Station 5

1.3.3.1 Modem 5

1.3.3.2 Computer Hardware 5

1.3.3.3 Image-Enhancement Software 5

1.3.3.4 Monitors 6

1.4 Scope of Teleradiology 6

1.5 Relevance of Teleradiology in Developing Countries 7

1.6 Rewards of Teleradiology 8

Summary 8

References 9

Chapter 2 The Future of Teleradiology in Medicine Is Here Today Brad C. Hearaly Davis Viprakasit William K. Johnston III 11

2.1 Introduction 11

2.2 History: The Beginning 12

2.3 Future Goals and Benefits 13

2.4 Technical Framework: Backbone for Teleradiology 13

2.5 Teleradiology Security and Preservation of Confidentiality: How Health Providers Maintain Confidentiality with the Electronic Transmission of Patient Records 17

2.6 Education and Training: Increasing the Knowledge of Physicians with Increased Image Exposure 17

2.7 Future Directions: Where Wireless Communications Could Take Teleradiology 18

2.8 Conclusion 19

Summary 19

References 20

Chapter 3 Compression of Medical Images for Teleradiology Rajasvaran Logeswaran 21

3.1 Background Information 21

3.2 Global Experience with Reversible Compression 23

3.3 Global Experience with Irreversible Compression 24

3.4 Education and Training: Benefits of Irreversible Compression and Modeling 26

3.5Future Directions 28

3.6 Conclusion 29

Summary 29

References 30

Chapter 4 DICOM Image Secure Communication with Internet Protocols Jianguo Zhang 33

4.1 Introduction 33

4.2 Image Communication Modes in Teleradiology 34

4.3 TCP/IPv6/IPv4 Communication Protocols and DICOM Communication Software 35

4.3.1 Basic Architecture of TCP/IP 35

4.3.2 DICOM Communication Software 37

4.4 Implementation of DICOM Secure Image Communication Protocols 38

4.4.1 DICOM Communication with IPSec-Based Security Supported 39

4.4.2 DICOM Image Communication with SSL/TLS-Based Security Supported 41

4.5 Performance Evaluation of DICOM Image Secure Communication Protocols 41

4.6 DICOM Image Secure Communication in Web Applications 44

4.7 Future Directions and Applications of DICOM Image Secure Communication 45

Summary 46

References 46

Chapter 5 Radiological Tele-immersion Zhuming Ai Bei Jin Mary Rasmussen 49

5.1 Introduction 49

5.2 Tele-immersive Devices 50

5.2.1 Personal Augmented Reality Immersive System 50

5.2.2 C-Wall 52

5.2.3 Physician's Personal VR Display 53

5.2.4 ImmersaDesk 54

5.3 Volume Rendering 54

5.4 Visualization of Large-Scale Volumetric Data Using a Computer Cluster 55

5.5 Tele-immersive Collaboration 58

5.6 Implementation 61

5.7 Conclusions 62

Summary 62

Acknowledgments 63

References 63

Chapter 6 Use of a Radiology Picture Archiving and Communication System to Catalogue Photographic Images James E. Silberzweig Azita S. Khorsandi 65

6.1 Introduction 65

6.2 Experience with Documenting Venous Insufficiency 66

6.3 Conclusion 69

Summary 69

References 69

Chapter 7 Teleradiology with DICOM E-mail Peter Mildenberger 71

7.1 Introduction 71

7.2 Technical Aspects 72

7.3 Experiences 73

7.4 Conclusion 74

Summary 75

References 75

Chapter 8 Teleradiology Multimedia Messaging Service in the Provision of Emergency Neurosurgical Service Wai Hoe Ng Ernest Wang Ivan Ng 77

8.1 Background 77

8.2 Global Experience 79

8.3 Multimedia Messaging Service 81

8.4 Conclusion 85

Summary 86

References 86

Chapter 9 Ultrasound Image Transmission via Camera Phones Michael Blaivas 89

9.1 Introduction 89

9.2 Potential Uses 90

9.3 Challenges 93

9.4 Image Transmission 98

9.5 Conclusion 98

Summary 99

References 99

Chapter 10 Clinical Teleradiology: Collaboration over the Web During Interventional Radiology Procedures Lefteris G. Gortzis 101

10.1 Background Information 101

10.2 Global Experience 102

10.3 Collaboration Patterns and E-learning 106

10.3.1 E-learning in Synchronous Mode 106

10.3.2 E-learning in Asynchronous Mode 107

10.4 Future Directions 108

Summary 111

References 111

Chapter 11 Teleplanning in Image-Guided Dental Implantology Kurt Schicho Rolf Ewers 115

11.1 Introduction 115

11.1.1 The Main Idea 115

11.1.2 The Augmented Reality Principle 116

11.1.3 Computer-Assisted Dental Implantology and Telecommunication 117

11.1.4 Perspective: Surgical Training by Means of a Telenavigation Client 118

Summary 120

References 120

Chapter 12 Web-Based Medical System for Managing and Processing Gynecological-Obstetrical-Radiological Data George K. Matsopoulos Pantelis A. Asvestas Kostantinos K. Delibasis Nikolaos A. Mouravliansky Vassilios Kouloulias 121

12.1 Introduction 121

12.2 System Structure 123

12.2.1 General System Structure 123

12.2.2 System Architecture 124

12.2.3 System Functionality 128

12.2.3.1 Management of Patient Data 129

12.2.3.2 Image Processing and Viewing of Gynecological Data 130

12.2.3.3 Classification of Mammographic Images 131

12.2.3.4 Registration of Mammographic Images 132

12.2.4 System Security 134

12.3 Clinical Application of the System 134

12.4 Discussion 135

12.5 Conclusions 137

Summary 137

References 137

Chapter 13 Robotized Tele-echography Fabien Courreges Pierre Vieyres Gerard Poisson 139

13.1 Introduction 139

13.2 Tele-echography Plant General Structure 140

13.3 System Requirements and Technical Solutions 142

13.3.1 Robot Design 142

13.3.2 Communication and Data Transmission 146

13.3.3 Human-Machine Interfaces 149

13.4 Clinical Results 150

13.5 Conclusions and Perspectives 152

Summary 153

References 153

Chapter 14 US Army Teleradiology: Using Modern X-ray Technology To Treat Our Soldiers David M. Lam Kenneth Meade Ronald Poropatich Ricanthony Ashley Edward C. Callaway 155

14.1 Introduction 155

14.2 Overview of Current Military Radiology 159

14.3 Balkan Operations 162

14.4 Kosovo and the ERMC DIN-PACS 164

14.5 Afghanistan (Operation Enduring Freedom) 165

14.6 Iraq (Operation Iraqi Freedom) 167

14.7 System Description 170

14.8 Teleradiology in Military Humanitarian Assistance Operations 172

14.9 Lessons Learned and Issues Still To Be Resolved 173

14.10 Summary/Discussion 176

14.11 The Future of Military Radiology 177

Summary 177

References 178

Chapter 15 Teleradiology for Traumatic Brain Injury Management Corrado Iaccarino Armando Rapana Christian Compagnone Fernanda Tagliaferri Franco Servadei 181

15.1 Background Information 181

15.2 Global Experience 184

15.3 Education and Training 187

15.3.1 Glasgow Coma Scale Value 188

15.3.2 GH Versus NH 189

15.3.3 CT Evolution 192

15.4 Future Directions 195

Summary 198

References 198

Chapter 16 Impact of Teleradiology in Clinical Practice: A Malaysian Perspective B. J. J. Abdullah 203

16.1 Introduction 203

16.2 History of Teleradiology in Malaysia 205

16.3 Lessons Learned and Future Challenges 209

16.4 Conclusion 213

Summary 213

References 214

Chapter 17 Teleradiology: A Northern Finland Perspective Jarmo Reponen 217

17.1 Teleradiology Background 217

17.2 Images Are Part of a Modern Electronic Patient Record 218

17.3 Electronic Multimedia Communication Between Primary and Secondary Care 219

17.4 Wireless Teleradiology 220

17.5 Education and Training 221

17.6 Current National Trends in Teleradiology 222

17.7 Future Directions 222

Summary 223

Acknowledgments 223

References 223

Chapter 18 Wireless Teleradiology and Security Ayis T. Pyrros Vahid Yaghmai 227

18.1 Introduction 227

18.2 Overview of Wireless Teleradiology 227

18.3 Introduction to Wireless Networks 228

18.4 Wireless Ethernet Standards 229

18.5 Mobile Network Standards 230

18.6 Importance of Wireless Teleradiology 230

18.7 Applications of Wireless Teleradiology 230

18.8 Wireless Security Overview 232

18.9 Hacking the Network 233

18.10 Securing the Network 235

18.11 Secure the Access Point 236

18.12 Service Set Identifier 236

18.13 Media Access Control Lists 237

18.14 Encryption 237

18.15 Layered Security 239

18.16 Other Measures 239

18.17 Conclusions 240

Summary 240

References 240

Chapter 19 High-Volume Teleradiology Service: Focus on Radiologist and Patient Satisfaction Elizabeth A. Krupinski 243

19.1 Introduction 243

19.1.1 Factors that Contribute to Dissatisfaction of the Radiologists 245

19.1.2 Factors that Contribute to Improved Image Quality 246

19.1.3 The Relation Between Softcopy Viewing of Images and Radiologist Fatigue 247

19.1.4 A Unique Telemammography Program 249

Summary 251

References 252

Chapter 20 Global Trade in Teleradiology: Economic and Legal Concerns Thomas R. McLean Patrick B. McLean 253

20.1 Introduction 253

20.2 Economic Issues 254

20.2.1 Ricardian Model 255

20.2.2 H-O Model 256

20.2.3 Implications 257

20.3 Legal Issues 258

20.3.1 Licensure Technicalities 258

20.3.2 Trade Barriers 259

20.3.3 Alternative Market Regulation 260

20.4 Conclusion 262

Summary 263

References 263

Chapter 21 Teleradiology: An Audit Sajeesh Kumar 265

21.1 Teleradiology Is Advancing 265

21.2 Will Teleradiology Replace Traditional Methods? 265

21.3 Issues Related to Teleradiology: A Brief Overview 266

21.4 Changing Industry 266

21.5 Technical Challenge 267

21.6 Money Matters 267

21.7 Conclusion 268

Bibliography 269

Glossary 271

Subject Index 283

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