The ISQL Language

A Software Tool for the Development of Pictorial Information Systems in Medicine
  • K. Assmann
  • R. Venema
  • K. H. Höhne
Part of the Management and Information Systems book series (LISS)


From the electronic storage and management of radiographic images many advantages over management with conventional archives are expected. Some advantages of such systems, called Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS) are
  • Safe storage and easy retrieval of images in clinical work even in very large archives;

  • Arbitrary evaluation of the archive content;

  • Support of image analysis by image processing methods which are only possible with computers;

  • Comparison of images from different modalities and simultaneous display;

  • Linkage of textual and pictorial information in a uniform manner;

  • Simultaneous access to images by several users.


Image Database Current Image Select Image Base Management System Relational Data Model 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Assmann
    • 1
  • R. Venema
    • 1
  • K. H. Höhne
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für Mathematik und Datenverarbeitung in der MedizinUniversitätskrankenhaus EppendorfHamburg 20Federal Republic of Germany

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