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Acquisition Interface for Computed Radiography

  • Bruce Ho
  • Craig Morioka
  • Lotfi Kaabi
  • Ricky K. Taira
  • Alek Hayrapetian
  • H. K. Huang
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (volume 74)

Abstract

Digital interface to the Philips Computed Radiography (PCR) units 701 and 9000 is not available as a standard component. Custom interfaces have been constructed using hardware and software techniques to achieve automatic data link without affecting the operational procedure or or slowing down the PCR. A complete acquisition interface design includes polling text patient information, image reformatting to the UCLA standard, and software interface to the network and database. Finally, an ethernet interface to the Luminsys computed radiograph plate reader is also reported.

Keywords

Archival Communication Acquisition Computed Radiography 

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References

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    Ho, B.K.T, Morioka, C, Mankovich, N.J., Stewart, B., and Huang, H.K.: ImageAcquisition for the Pediatric Radiology PACS Module. In: International Symposium on Pattern Recognition and Acoustical Imaging (Roger H.Schneider and Samuel J.Dwyer III, eds.). Proc. SPIE, 767, 554–557, Feb. 1987, Newport Beach, California.Google Scholar
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    Ho, B.K.T.: Digital to Analog Converter and the Hardware Interface. In: Computers in Medical Physics (Anthony R. Benedetto, H.K.Huang, Don P. Ragan, eds.). Medical Physics Monograph No. 17, pp.59–71. Woodbury, New York.: American Institue of Physics, Inc 1990Google Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Bruce Ho
    • 1
  • Craig Morioka
    • 1
  • Lotfi Kaabi
    • 1
  • Ricky K. Taira
    • 1
  • Alek Hayrapetian
    • 1
  • H. K. Huang
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Radiological SciencesUCLALos AngelesUSA

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