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Redundant array of independent disks: Practical on-line archiving of nuclear medicine image data

James L. Lear, Jonathan P. Pratt, Nelson Trujillo
1996 Journal of digital imaging  
While various methods for Iong-term archiving of nuclear medicine image data exist, none support rapid on-line search and retrieval of information.  ...  RAID offers a practical, redundant method for Iong-term archiving of nuclear medicine studies that supports rapid on-line retrieval.  ...  Redundant arrays of independent disks (RAID) have been developed to facilitate data storage on magnetic drives.  ... 
doi:10.1007/bf03168566 pmid:8814767 fatcat:zqqm3et5ejchjdtncxgfk53mju

AAPM/RSNA Tutorial on Equipment Selection: PACS Equipment Overview

Ehsan Samei, J. Anthony Seibert, Katherine Andriole, Aldo Badano, Jay Crawford, Bruce Reiner, Michael J. Flynn, Paul Chang
2004 Radiographics  
A picture archiving and communication system (PACS) is a comprehensive computer system that is responsible for the electronic storage and distribution of medical images in the medical enterprise.  ...  To select a system that best meets their requirements, purchasers of PACS equipment need to be aware of the key characteristics and differing features of the various products.  ...  The digital storage media used in PACS today include computer hard drives or magnetic disks, which are often configured as a redundant array of independent disks (RAID); optical disks, magneto-optical  ... 
doi:10.1148/rg.241035137 pmid:14730055 fatcat:eq3aq5vbbbgiladrzatq7xvyna

User and system interface issues in the purchase of imaging and information systems

Steve Langer, Jihong Wang
1996 Journal of digital imaging  
We introduce a set of worksheets to facilitate standardized comparisons among scheduling systems, hospital information systems, radiology information systems, and picture archiving and communication systems  ...  For each system category, we provide worksheets to evaluate the features, performance, installation requirements and costs of the included components.  ...  Also, for maximum performance, the archive should have a layered mass storage system with a fast redundant array of independent disks (RAID) for recently accessed images and optical or tape systems for  ... 
doi:10.1007/bf03168605 pmid:8854260 fatcat:unojivf23fh6rmircfk7fej3mq

Web-based radiology practice

S. J. Beningfield
2000 South African Journal of Radiology  
Technology such as electronic firewalls and Redundant Array of Inexpensive Disks (RAID)2 may also be needed.  ...  It should be simple and flexible, and ought to be especially good for CT, MR and nuclear medicine image viewing.  ... 
doi:10.4102/sajr.v4i4.1516 fatcat:tou4jxi56jafbcukf3x2habvme

Digital Radiography Image Quality: Image Processing and Display

Elizabeth A. Krupinski, Mark B. Williams, Katherine Andriole, Keith J. Strauss, Kimberly Applegate, Margaret Wyatt, Sandra Bjork, J. Anthony Seibert
2007 Journal of the American College of Radiology  
The management of data during each of these operations may have an impact on the quality of patient care.  ...  The articles were developed collaboratively by the ACR, the American Association of Physicists in Medicine, and the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This paper was written collaboratively by the ACR, the AAPM, and the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine according to the process described in the ACR's Practice Guidelines and  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jacr.2007.02.001 pmid:17544140 fatcat:2ueutjnpifbffcxipkzncpo6nu

Evaluation of the Medical Diagnostic Imaging Support system based on 2 years of clinical experience

D. V. Smith, S. Smith, G. N. Bender, J. R. Carter, Y. Kim, M. A. Cawthon, R. G. Leckie, J. C. Weiser, J. Romlein, F. Goeringer
1995 Journal of digital imaging  
These issues include training, operational quality control, practical aspects of CR image quality, and increased timeliness in the generation and distribution of radiographic reports.  ...  On the other hand, the radiologists have been slower in their acceptance of the workstation for routine use.  ...  Glicksman of Loral Corporation for help on technical issues.  ... 
doi:10.1007/bf03168130 pmid:7612705 fatcat:lbpag6hlbzbjjdfgi3c7ooethi

Positron Emission Tomography-Computed Tomography Data Acquisition and Image Management [chapter]

Todd Faasse
2013 Positron Emission Tomography - Recent Developments in Instrumentation, Research and Clinical Oncological Practice  
Paul Shreve and the staff of the Spectrum Health Lemmen Holton PET-CT Cancer Pavilion for their insight and support in writing this chapter.  ...  Offline storage devices such as Redundant Arrays of Independent Disks (RAID) or terabyte hard drives are viable solutions in these cases.  ...  Given that all data is DICOM-based, the best solution is to obtain the images on a solid-state media such as compact disk (CD) or digital video disk (DVD) and upload the data to PACS for viewing.  ... 
doi:10.5772/57119 fatcat:nzujxpoh35bnbbl7vhoyoiieuq

The future of PACS

Paul G. Nagy
2007 Medical Physics (Lancaster)  
How will the future of picture archiving and communication systems ͑PACS͒ look, and how will this future affect the practice of radiology?  ...  needs of a broad range of medical imaging.  ...  Putting more than ten hard drives into a redundant array of inexpensive disks configuration will combine nearly linearily the throughput speeds of the individual disks and exceed a gigabit network performance  ... 
doi:10.1118/1.2743097 pmid:17821975 fatcat:qd5hhpk7xfghtb2dpp54w4zeeq

Medical Imaging System and the Health Care Delivery System in Nigeria: An Overview

Oladele Stephen Adeola
2021 International Journal of Medical Imaging  
It is also intended to give a brief overview of the state of medical imaging in the health care delivery system with a focus on Nigeria.  ...  A methodological review of the current state of medical imaging system was examined with particular focus on its relationship to the health care delivery system in Nigeria.  ...  The short time requirement is achieved using local server employing RAID (Redundant Array of Independent Disks) technology.  ... 
doi:10.11648/j.ijmi.20210901.15 fatcat:jtxow57vfreehjefbb4yvnxyyi

Toward virtual biopsy through an all fiber optic ultrasonic miniaturized transducer: a proposal

A. Acquafresca, E. Biagi, L. Masotti, D. Menichelli
2003 IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control  
electronics ....Nuclear imaging ........Energy resolution ....Nuclear medicine ....Nuclear physics ........Alpha particles ........Beta rays ........Ignition ........Ion sources ........Isotopes .....  ...  ............Gerontology ............Gynecology ............Neonatology ............Neurology ............Oncology ............Pathology ............Pediatrics ........Nuclear medicine ........Synthetic  ... 
doi:10.1109/tuffc.2003.1244749 fatcat:l3jre4etsvcqzfyz2jqggji3gy

Storage Area Networks

Manjari Mehta, Blake Ives
2004 Communications of the Association for Information Systems  
XML provides a still finer level of multi-organization data structure, this time at the level of the logical data element.  ...  The paper concludes with discussion of SAN-related trends and implications for practice and research.  ...  RAID, (Redundant Array of Independent Drives) uses a dedicated controller 16 that manages load-leveling and provides data redundancy for rebuilding data if a drive fails.  ... 
doi:10.17705/1cais.01427 fatcat:och7t3ph5nf5jdzxrwlh4gyqom

Storage-class memory: The next storage system technology

R. F. Freitas, W. W. Wilcke
2008 IBM Journal of Research and Development  
In this paper, we extrapolate disk and SCM technology trends to 2020 and analyze the impact on storage systems.  ...  The result is a 100-to 1,000-fold advantage for SCM in terms of the data center space and power required.  ...  This entails writing data to 8,000 data disks (10,000 total disks, when including redundancy data) at a sustained bandwidth of more than 15 MB/s per disk.  ... 
doi:10.1147/rd.524.0439 fatcat:t7cnxhs4xrh27jq2tpvlzv3o3y

PACS mini refresher course. Network and ACR-NEMA protocols

S C Horii, W D Bidgood
1992 Radiographics  
The PACS uses a 60-Gbyte large high-speed redundant array of independent disks (RAID) and associated juke-box-type storage magneto-optic disks, and can receive images from imaging modalities located in  ...  limited license for the practice of medicine across state lines, including telemedicine.Good WF, Maitz G, Gur D.  ...  I dati accessibili on-line sono normalmente registrati sugli hard-disk dei server, e quindi la loro sicurezza può essere garantita con svariate modalità che spaziano dal back-up periodico dei dati, alla  ... 
doi:10.1148/radiographics.12.3.1609144 pmid:1609144 fatcat:cdh26mrou5d3viwopfucec4lsy

Digital Pathology: Data-Intensive Frontier in Medical Imaging

Lee A. D. Cooper, Alexis B. Carter, Alton B. Farris, Fusheng Wang, Jun Kong, David A. Gutman, Patrick Widener, Tony C. Pan, Sharath R. Cholleti, Ashish Sharma, Tahsin M. Kurc, Daniel J. Brat (+1 others)
2012 Proceedings of the IEEE  
the already vast quantities of radiology imaging data.  ...  As devices that generate whole slide images become more practical and affordable, practices will increasingly adopt this technology and eventually produce an explosion of data that will quickly eclipse  ...  His research is in imaging and translational informatics, specifically the issues stemming from supported federation of distributed data sources, integration of imaging with nonimaging modalities, high-performance  ... 
doi:10.1109/jproc.2011.2182074 pmid:25328166 pmcid:PMC4197933 fatcat:gqg4whf3bzbu3ay27j452g2esy

Data Infrastructure for Medical Research

Thomas Heinis, Anastasia Ailamaki
2017 Foundations and Trends in Databases  
MRI), new sources of structured data like activity trackers, the wide-spread use of electronic health records and many others.  ...  References 95 Abstract While we are witnessing rapid growth in data across the sciences and in many applications, this growth is particularly remarkable in the medical domain, be it because of higher resolution  ...  Another example is nuclear imaging data, where a nuclear medicine image (tomography and others), by definition, is a multi-dimensional multi-frame image.  ... 
doi:10.1561/1900000050 fatcat:fakmpm37lfcelokzvlx6tcld6m
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