WIT Press

Versatile And Open Tools For LAN, MAN And WAN Communications With PACS

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/BIO930351

Volume

1

Pages

8

Published

1993

Size

1,107 kb

Author(s)

M. Diminich, P. Inchingolo, F. Magliacca & N. Martinolli

Abstract

Versatile and open tools for LAN, MAN and WAN communications with PACS M. Diminich, P. Inchingolo, F. Magliacca & N. Martinolli Dipartimento di Elettronica, Elettrotecnica ed Informatica, University of Trieste, 34100 Trieste, Italy and Centra Ricerche e Studi Tecnologie Biomediche e Sanitarie, Research Park, ABSTRACT Versatile and open tools for the communication with the data-base server of a Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS) and the presentation of patients' medical images and records on a user-friendly graphic interface have been developed. They permit to use almost any MS-DOS, OS/2 or Macintosh personal computer, workstation or X-terminal as a low-cost, efficient and easy- to-use PACS remote station. The stations can be connected to the hospital Local Area Network (LAN) or to any remote site connected to the PACS LAN by a Metropolitan (MAN) or Wide (WAN) Area Network. Different solutions have been studied to optimize network traffic and resources in the

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