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Subject: Medical Image Format FAQ, Part 7/8

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Sources of Information 7.1 Contacts and Sites - 3D Reconstruction Sites: - http://biocomp.arc.nasa.gov/3dreconstruction - 3D Software Sites: - http://www.uni-hamburg.de/~medizin/imdm VoxelMan - hpux.dsi.unimi.it/imaging/ XEVA-VisualStudio - hpux.dsi.unimi.it/imaging//xeva_sell.html XEVA-VisualStudio - See also BBLImage - See also 3DVIEWNIX - See also ANALYZE from Mayo - See also volume-visualization FAQ - See also NeuroModeller from Andrew Miller at Cornell - http://svr-www.eng.cam.ac.uk/~rwp/stradx/ Stradx 3D Ultrasound Acquisition and Visualization Tool - http://www.ablesw.com/3d-doctor/ 3D-Doctor PC 3D Application (TIFF,DICOM) - http://members.tripod.com/tonyrudd/ Radiological Analysis Tool (DICOM files,MPR,MIP) - http://www.alphatecltd.com/ EIKONA3D software for (volumetric) image processing, analysis, visualization (Confocal Microscopy,CT,MR) - See also Visualization Toolkit (VTK) from GE CRD and Kitware - See also etdips Exploratory 2/3D Image Processing System from NIH windows software for volume analysis and visualization - 3DVIEWNIX (University of Pennsylvania): - http://www.mipg.upenn.edu/ - ACR Index of Radiologic Diagnoses (ascii text files): - ftp://ftp.xray.hmc.psu.edu/acr_codes - http://www.xray.hmc.psu.edu/acr_codes/acr_codes.html - ACR Teleradiology Standard: - http://www.acr.org/departments/stand_accred/standards/pdf_standards/telerad.pdf - ADAC: - http://www.adaclabs.com/ - Agfa: - http://www.agfa-medical.com/ - ALI - Ultrasound PACS, DICOM WinVIEW: - http://www.alitech.com/ - mailto:info@ali.bc.ca A.L.I. Technologies Inc 95 - 10551 Shellbridge Way Richmond, BC phone (604) 279-5422 fax (604) 279-5468 A.L.I. Imaging Systems Corp. 720 Olive Way, Suite 1020 Seattle, WA 98101 phone (800) 661-5885 fax (604) 279-5468 - Analogic: Analogic/CDA e-mail rsmillie@analogic.org Richard Smillie http://webrad.com - ANALYZE from Mayo - Multidimensional image processing, visualization and analysis - http://www.mayo.edu/bir/ - See also ANALYZE from other format convertors - See also SPM Brain Imaging Software - ANALYZE from other format convertors and further format information - See DICOM resources - Chris Rorden - MRIcro convertor - http://www.psychology.nottingham.ac.uk/staff/cr1/mricro.html#otherconv - http://petaxp.rug.ac.be/~nolf/welcome.html#CONVERSION - See also SPM Brain Imaging Software - http://www.fil.ion.bpmf.ac.uk/spm/distrib.html#AzeFmt - http://www.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/Imaging/analyze_fmt.htm - Anatomy - interactive programs: - ftp://ftp.monash.edu.au/pub/medical - Anatomy - Virtual Hospital Multimedia Textbooks: - http://www.vh.org/Providers/Textbooks/MultimediaTextbooks.html - Anatomical images on CDROM and other atlases: ADAM Software Inc 1899 Powers Ferry Rd. Suite 460 Marietta, GA 30067 phone (800) 755-2326 fax (404) 955-3088 phone (800) 408-ADAM Dept 502 phone (800) 408-ADAM Dept 504 phone (404) 980-0888 BodyWorks Software Marketing Corp 9830 South 51st St, Bldg. A-131 Phoenix, AZ 85044 phone (602) 893-3377 Gold Standard Multimedia http://www.gsm.com/ Lifeart phone (800) 543-3278 phone (216) 291-1922 McKnight Associates Interactive Human and Radiologic Anatomy CDROMs Scott C. Howard Medical CD-ROM Sales Consultant 242 S.W. 2nd Street Gainesville, FL 32601-6576 phone (904) 378-7773 phone (800) 378-7793 fax (904) 337-0760 email 75521.2241@compuserve.com VoxelMan Atlas Springer-Verlag, Electronic Media 175 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10010 phone (212) 460-1682 phone (212) 533 5587 email blange@springer-ny.com See also: Visible Human Project Visible Human CDROM - Angiography simulation: - ftp://ftp.comp.vuw.ac.nz/pub/graphics/peter/xras.tar.gz - ARTMA - image guided stereotactic navigation: - http://www.artma.com/ - ATL: Advanced Technology Laboratories 22100 Bothell Everett Highway P.O. Box 3003 Bothell, WA 98041-3003 phone 206-487-7000 phone 206-485-6080 http://www.atl.com - BBLImage: - OpenSource for Linux and Solaris from the Brain Behavior Laboratory, Dept. of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania - BBLimage is a collection of image processing tools for extracting the brain volume from MRI images and segmenting it into CSF and gray and white matter - ANSI C and Python - Sample brain volume datasets available also - http://www.med.upenn.edu/bbl/publications_downloads/downloads/software.shtml - Blood flow modelling: - georgef@wlgore.com (George Foutrakis) - http://www.neuronet.pitt.edu/~georgef - CEN TC 251European Healthcare Informatics Standards: - http://www.centc251.org/ - Coding schemes: - http://www.snomed.org/ SNOMED - http://www.nlm.nih.gov/research/umls/UMLSDOC.HTML UMLS - http://www.ama-assn.org/med-sci/cpt/cpt.htm CPT (official) - http://otpt.ups.edu/Health_Policy/icd-9andcpt.html CPT, ICD-9,ICD-9-CM download - ftp://ftp.cdc.gov/pub/Health_Statistics/NCHS/Publications/ICD9-CM/ ICD-9-CM - http://www.mcis.duke.edu/standards/termcode/icd9/ ICD-9-CM links (Duke) - http://www-informatics.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/icd9/refs.htm ICD-9, ICD-10 links (UCDMC) - http://www.regenstrief.org/loinc/loinc.htm LOINC - http://aurora.rg.iupui.edu/UCUM/ Unified Code of Units of Measurement (UCUM) - http://www.eicd.com/ Coding resources (commercial, but some free on-line capabilities) - Color Space Transformations: - http://home.earthlink.net/~janos1/vidpage/color_faq.html - Compression information and software: - See also http://www.sr3.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp/~arimura/compression_links.html Mitsuhara Arimura's definitive list of compression links. - See also JPEG Sources. - Wavelets: - Aware (including WSQ Fingerprint software): - http://www.aware.com/ - Ricoh Compression with Reversible Embedded Wavelets (CREW): - http://www.crc.ricoh.com/CREW/ - ftp://ftp.crc.ricoh.com/pub/CREW - Set Partitioning in Hierarchical Trees (Said and Pearlman) (SPIHT): - http://ipl.rpi.edu/SPIHT/ - ftp://ipl.rpi.edu/pub/EW_Code - Wavelet digest: - http://www.wavelet.org/wavelet/ - ftp://ftp.math.sc.edu/pub/wavelet - Wavelet resouces: - http://www.mathsoft.com/wavelets.html - http://pascal.math.yale.edu/pub/wavelets - ftp://pascal.math.yale.edu/pub/wavelets - http://www-cse.ucsd.edu/users/ssantini/cse228f/wavelet/ref.html - http://www.amara.com/current/wavelet.html - http://www-ocean.tamu.edu/~baum/wavelets.html - http://www.mat.sbg.ac.at/~uhl/wav.html - Wavelet software: - http://www.cs.sc.edu/~fernande/liftpack/ Liftpack software - Lossless: - Lossless Image Compression Links: - http://theory.cs.uni-bonn.de/~yasha/limcomplinks.html Yakov Nekrich - Rice algorithm (R.F.Rice,JPL) and Universal Source Encoding for Science data (USES) (Pen-Shu Yeh,GSFC): - http://www.mrc.unm.edu/Uses/ Uses information - ftp://groucho.mrc.unm.edu/pub/szip szip executables - http://starbase.jpl.nasa.gov/cdroms/igarss94/papers/p940201/p940201/p940201.htm Remote sensing paper - http://www.astro.princeton.edu/~richmond/rice/rice.html Rice for FITS - Dynamic Markov Modelling (G.V.Cormack) (DMC): - http://plg.uwaterloo.ca/~gvcormac/PAPERS.html Bibliography - http://plg.uwaterloo.ca/~gvcormac/manuscripts/dmc.ps.gz The paper - LOCO (new lossless JPEG): - http://info.cipic.ucdavis.edu/~estes/ Robert Estes implementation - Markov Predictive Coders (PPM): - http://wwwvms.utexas.edu/~cbloom/src/indexppm.html Charles Bloom - Gzip and zlib (also used in PNG image file format): - http://www.gzip.org/ Gzip home page - http://www.info-zip.org/pub/infozip/zlib/ Zlib home page - http://www.info-zip.org/pub/infozip/ Infozip working group home page - Burrows-Wheeler Transform (BWT): - http://gatekeeper.dec.com/pub/DEC/SRC/research-reports/abstracts/src-rr-124.html Burrow's and Wheeler's technical report - http://www.dogma.net/markn/articles/bwt/bwt.htm Mark Nelson's DDJ article - http://www.dogma.net/markn/articles/bwt/bwtcode.zip Mark Nelson's DDJ code - http://www.datacompression.info/BWT.shtml Links and references - http://sourceware.cygnus.com/bzip2/ Bzip2: Julian Seward's BWT-based utility (with source code) - http://www.zzip.f2s.com/ Zzip: Damien Debin's BWT-based utility (with source code) - Lossless and Lossy: - http://monet.uwaterloo.ca/~john/btpc.html Binary Tree Predictive Coding - JBIG: - http://www.jpeg.org/public/jbighomepage.htm Home page - ftp://ftp.informatik.uni-erlangen.de/pub/doc/ISO/JBIG/ Standard and toolkit - General resources: - Compression pointers by singlis@cs.waikato.ac.nz (Stuart Inglis): - http://www.internz.com/compression-pointers/ US mirror - http://www.cs.waikato.ac.nz/~singlis/ Author's home page - http://www.cs.waikato.ac.nz/~singlis/compression-pointers.html Original in NZ - http://www.cph.ih.dk/et/ete/sm/image/compres2.html Danish Mirror - ftp://rtfm.mit.edu/pub/usenet/news.answers/compression-faq compression-faq/part[1-3] - http://www.datacompression.info/ Data Compression Library (Mark Nelson) - http://www.ddj.com/topics/compression/ DDJ's compression page - http://www.ross.net/compression/ Dr. Ross's Compression Crypt - CT reconstruction software: - ftp://peipa.essex.ac.uk/ipa/old/proc-src - ct.tar.Z - snark77.tar.Z SNARK77 - SNARK93 - http://mipgsun.mipg.upenn.edu/snark/index.html no longer free :( - Data General PACS: - http://www.dg.com/healthcare/html/healthcare_pacs.html - See also MarkCare Medical Systems (PACS) - Data General TCP/IP solution for RDOS & AOS: Claflin & Clayton 203 Southwest Cutoff Northboro, MA 01532 phone 508-393-7979 fax 508-393-8788 email clayton@c-c.com email 70262.3663@compuserve.com - Data General themselves: DG Direct phone 1-800-343-8842 - DEFF Contact - TIFF based portable ultrasound format: - ATL - jbono@corp.atl.com John Bono - Dermatology sites: - http://www.rrze.uni-erlangen.de/ - /docs/FAU/fakultaet/med/kli/derma/ - DesAcc: http://www.desacc.com - DigitalJacket Mac DICOM Storage SCP (receives images) - ImportACCESS Photoshop Plugin imports multiple formats Hugh Lyshkow DesAcc 2502 North Clark St., Suite 204 Chicago IL 60614 phone (312) 404-7888 fax (312) 472-8834 email info@desacc.com (Hugh Lyshkow) - DicomIt Imaging Systems (US Storage and Print SCU): DicomIt Imaging Systems Corp. Unit 9, 75 East Beaver Creek Road Richmond Hill Ontario CANADA L4B 1K6 phone 905-886-9496 fax 905-886-2109 email dicomit@gold.interlog.com - Digital Mammography: http://www.rose.brandeis.edu/users/mammo/digital.html Brandeis University - Digital Radiography: http://www.bh.rmit.edu.au/mrs/DigitalRadiography/ RMIT - Display Performance, Calibration and Assessment: - http://deckard.mc.duke.edu/~samei/tg18 AAPM Task Group 18 - Assessment of Display Performance for Medical Imaging Systems - Dome Imaging Systems (Monitors): Dome Imaging Systems, Inc. 400 Fifth Ave Waltham MA 02154 phone 617-895-1155 http://www.dome.com - DoroTech, DoroFile for GEMS Genesis WORM: DoroFile is a UNIX-like file system for WORM (Write Once Read Multiple) optical disks that features: - Full implementation of UNIX file management concepts. - Use of autonomous and reliable storage media. - Multi-user environment. DoroFile is a software system that enables the new generation of optical memory storage devices to be used in a UNIX or UNIX-like programming environment. DOROFILE fully implements all UNIX file and directory concepts. It allows a totally transparent use of WORM disk under SunOS, by providing integration of the WORM file system under VFS (virtual file system). Optical volumes are shared by any workstation through NFS. - Language: C - Source Available: yes - Additional Requirements: SCSI boards, SCSI cable/optical drive - Platforms Supported: SPARC DoroTech 344 Avenue Georges Clemenceau Nanterre, 92024 CEDEX France phone +33 1 46 14 88 00 fax +33 1 40 99 97 94 http://www.dorotech.com - Dr Razz - image viewer for MAC: - http://www.dr-razz.com/ The author (Thurman Gillespy III mailto:tg3@u.washington.edu) writes: Dr Razz is freeware DICOM image viewer for MacOS computers. Features -interactive, real-time window/level adjustment for extended grayscale images like CT and MRI scans -supports many image formats common in radiology including DICOM 3.0 (single frame, uncompressed), ACR/NEMA, GE, Siemens, Picker, Fuji, Cemax, Lumysis -open and save 8/12-bit JPEG and 8/16-bit grayscale TIFF files -image compression formats supported includes LZW, JPEG, and deflate (gzip) BR> -image processing operations include flip, rotate, invert, rescale, magnify/minify, sharpen, blur, Laplacian, histogram equalization and adaptive histogram equalization -advanced interactive unsharp mask and dynamic compression (density correction) interface controls -optional overlay of patient demographics -multiple images can be opened into one window as an image series -image series can be saved as QuickTime movies -JPEG compression supported for PICT, PICS and QuickTime formats -fat binary (68K and PowerMac versions) - ECG: - See CEN TC 251 ENV 1064 Electrocardiography Standard - Elscint: http://www.elscint.co.il/ - etdips Exploratory 2/3D Image Processing System from NIH windows software for volume analysis and visualization: - http://www.cc.nih.gov/cip/software/etdips/ - FDA approval for PACS and Related Devices: Guidance for the Comment and Review of 510(k) Notifications for PACS and Related Devices FDA Small Manufacturers Assistance phone (800) 638-2041 fax (800) 899-0381 (flash system for document delivery) fax (301) 827-0111 (flash system for document delivery) - FDA Center for Devices and Radiological Health http://www.fda.gov/cdrh/index.html - FDA Regulatory Affairs site Regulatory Forum BBS - modem (919) 848-9461 - FDA and other Regulatory Affairs resources list http://www.dejarnette.com/users/efinegan/regulat.htm - FDA standards online Fedworld Gateway - modem (703) 321-8020 telnet://fedworld.gov ftp://ftp.fedworld.gov http://www.fedworld.gov/ - Fischer Imaging: (Digital Mammo) - http://www.fischerimaging.com/ - FITS - Flexible Image Transport System - for astronomical data: - ftp://fits.cv.nrao.edu/fits - ftp://nssdca.gsfc.nasa.gov/FITS - http://hdf.ncsa.uiuc.edu:4321/fits/ FITS Browser - Eight inch floppy solutions for PC's: Microtek Conversion Systems 940 Industrial Ave Palo Alto, Ca. 94303 phone (415) 424-1174 fax (415) 424-1176 8" drive and controller $2,095 Format software each package $595-$695 Computer Peripherals Unlimited 2355 N. Steves Blvd, Suite C Flagstaff AZ 86004 phone (602) 526-2261 fax (602) 773-9183 8" drive and controller $1,245 Format software ? included - Flow Cytometry tools and data format standards: - http://www.isac-net.org/fcs3/FCS3.html Data File Standard for Flow Cytometry, Version FCS3.0 - http://www.isac-net.org/ International Society for Analytical Cytology (ISAC) - http://www.bio.umass.edu/mcbfacs/flowhome.html UMass/Amherst Flow Cytometry Home Page - http://www.bio.umass.edu/mcbfacs/flowcat.html Catalog of free flow cytometry software - Format Conversion Tools - see DICOM Conversion Tools. - GammaPC Nuclear Medicine display and processing includes DICOM reader: - http://www.uni-mainz.de/FB/Medizin/Nuklearmedizin/Physik_EDV/gammapc.html - General Electric: http://www.ge.com/ http://www.ge.com/medical/ GE Medical Systems http://www.crd.ge.com/ GE Corporate Research and Development - GEMS image format information: GE Format Documents currently available: - 46-021852 Technicare Magnetic Tape Image Fmt - 46-021853 CT 8800 Image Data Fmt - 46-021854 CT 9000 Image Data Fmt - 46-021855 CT 9800 Image Data Fmt - 46-021856 CT Pace Image Data Fmt - 46-021862 MR Max Image Data Fmt - 46-021858 MR Signa 4.x Mag Tape and Image Data Fmt - 46-021861 CT HLA/HSA MR Signa 5.x Image Data Fmt - 46-021863 CT HLA/HSA MR Signa 5.x Optical Disk Raw Partition - 46-021864 CT HLA/HSA MR Signa 5.x Image Extract Tool - 46-021865 CT HLA/HSA MR Signa 5.x DAT Archive Fmt - 46-021866 PET 4096 Plus and 2048 Plus Image Fmt - 46-269546 IDNet v2.0 Implementation Profiles You can try calling GE documentation direct at: phone (800) 558-2040 phone (414) 548-2520 - Graphics file formats (gif,tiff,etc.) - http://cuisung.unige.ch/Img.File.Fmt.html - ftp://zamenhof.cs.rice.edu/pub/graphics.formats - http://www.boutell.com/boutell/png/ Portable Network Graphics format (PNG) - ftp://ftp.uu.net/graphics/png/ Portable Network Graphics format ftp site (PNG) - See also TIFF Specification Source - See also Relevant FAQ's - http://www.sandybay.com/pc-web/graphics_file_format.htm PC Webopedia - graphic file formats - Hierarchical Database Management System (astronomy images): - ftp://starlink-ftp.rl.ac.uk/pub/doc/star-docs/sun92.tex - http://star-www.rl.ac.uk/ - HL7 standards: - http://www.hl7.org/ HL7 - See also Duke links to health informatics standards - http://www.mcis.duke.edu/standards/HL7/hl7.htm HL7 - Image Communication Information Board(ICIB) - information on standards: - http://icib.igd.fhg.de/icib/ - IEEE 754-1985 Standard for Binary Floating-Point Arithmetic: - 754-1985 (R1990) IEEE Standard for Binary Floating-Point Arithmetic (ANSI) 20 pages [1-55937-653-8] [SH10116-NYF] $29.00 * IEEE Mbr: $20.30 phone 1.800.678-IEEE (in the US and Canada) phone 732-981-0060 (outside of the US and Canada) - Image analysis software: - http://www.xinapse.com/ Xinapse software and consulting - Image guided surgery: - http://igs.slu.edu/ - http://www.mni.mcgill.ca/demos/neurosurgery - http://cranium.unibe.ch/cas/ - Image processing: - http://members.bellatlantic.net/~vze2vrva/design.html Bicubic spline interpolation - Image utilities - miscellaneous: - ftp://oak.oakland.edu/pub3/simtel/win3/graphics/IMA20A.ZIP - Imagery Standards Management Committee (ISMC): - http://www-ismc.itsi.disa.mil/ - home page - http://www-ismc.itsi.disa.mil/misc/ftpage.html - ftp document library - Images - digital mammography - sites: - http://marathon.csee.usf.edu/Mammography/Database.html - http://www.rose.brandeis.edu/users/mammo/digital.html - Images - medical - sites (may be out of date): - http://visual-ra.swmed.edu - http://www.rad.upenn.edu/rundle/InteractiveKnee.html - http://www.crd.ge.com/esl/cgsp/projects/medical/ - ftp://ftp.med.ge.com/pub/DICOM/IMAGES - ftp://wuerlim.wustl.edu/pub/dicom/images/ - http://mirage.umdnj.edu/ - ftp://ftp.philips.com/pub/ms/dicom/Medical_Images/ - http://radserv.med-rz.uni-sb.de - Intech: http://www.intech.it/welcome.html Lapo Bertini Intech Director of Marketing INTECH Via Degli Innocenti, 2 50063 Figline Valdarno (Firenze) Italy phone +39-55-9544174 fax +39-55-9544788 email lapus@intech.it - Interfile information contacts: Trevor Cradduck cradduck@keston.com Andrew Todd-Pokropek a.todd@ucl.ac.uk - Interfile sources - http://www.keston.com/Interfile/interfile.htm - the explanation - http://www.keston.com/Interfile/ - the files - http://www.keston.com/Phantoms/ - samples - InterFormat - qsh to Interfile conversion, ACR/NEMA to qsh, et al. - See also Qsh site - medical image format translation program - supports IBM Data Explorer - automatically identifies and translates heterogeneous files - Motif interface for user browsing & image selection - input formats: - GE 8800 CT, 9800 CT, Advantage CT & MR, Signa MR - Technicare 2000 CT - Picker MR and CT - Positron PET - Philips 300 Series CT - Trionix Triad SPECT - Siemens Somatom CT, Siemens Magnetom MR, CTI PET - Varian Ximatron CT simulator - Elscint SPECT (coming soon) - ACR-NEMA 1.0, ACR-NEMA 2.0, DICOM 3.0 and AAPM/qsh - output formats: - AAPM/qsh - Interfile - ADAC Interfile - Mayo ANALYZE (and SPM) - NetCDF and IDL - IBM Data Explorer - DICOM 3.0 - Vital Images VoxelView - Vital Ximatron David Reddy <--- USA contact Radio Logic Inc. Maritime Knoll Professional Centre 10 Bluff Ave., Suite 114 phone and fax 860-669-9080 email reddy@radio-logic.com http://www.radio-logic.com Bartec Medical Systems Ltd. <--- UK, Europe & Mideast Impression House Invincible Road Farnborough Hampshire GU14 7NP England email bob@bartec.demon.co.uk - IrfanView Windows viewer supports general and DICOM formats: - http://members.home.com/rsimmons/irfanview/ - JPEG - Independent JPEG Group (IJG): - ftp://ftp.netcom.com/pub/tg/tgl/ - Tom Lane jpeg-info@uunet.uu.net - JPEG Sources - JPEG - Official Web Site: - http://www.jpeg.org/ - http://www.jpeg.org/public/jpeglinks.htm JPEG Links - JPEGStandard ISO/IEC 10918-1 - http://www.w3.org/Graphics/JPEG/itu-t81.pdf ITU T.81, which is the ITU version os ISO 10918-1 (identical text) - http://www.jpeg.org/public/spiff.pdf 10918-3 SPIFF - Stanford PVRG JPEG CODEC: - sequential DCT baseline and lossless modes. - ftp://havefun.stanford.edu/pub/jpeg (Original home, seems to be permanently gone) - http://archiv.leo.org/pub/comp/os/unix/graphics/jpeg/PVRG/ - http://www.dclunie.com/jpegge/JPEGv1.2.1.tar.gz Mirror of PVRG code at FAQ site - http://gatekeep.cs.utah.edu/hppd/hpux/X11/Graphics/JPEG-1.2.1/ Modified for HPUX - http://www.dclunie.com/jpegge/jpegpvrg.pdf Stanford PVRG JPEG documentation converted to PDF - http://www.dclunie.com/jpegge.html Patches to Stanford PVRG JPEG to cope with GE Bugs in DICOM JPEG on MOD - IJG: - ftp://ftp.uu.net/graphics/jpeg - sequential DCT baseline, - 12 bit DCT modes. - progressive modes. - IJG Lossless Extension: - ftp://ftp.oceana.com/pub/ - ftp://ftp.oceana.com/pub/ljpeg-6b.tar.gz - Written by Ken Murchison mailto:ken@oceana.com - Cornell Lossless JPEG: - ftp://ftp.cs.cornell.edu/pub/multimed/ - lossless modes. - DICOM version of Cornell Lossless JPEG from Brown: - ftp://ftp.xray.hmc.psu.edu/dicom_software/Brown - lossless modes. - Pascal source of lossless JPEG code in Chris Rorden's ezDICOM application: - DICOM resources - Chris Rorden - Commercial Toolkits for Lossless JPEG: - Pegasys Imaging - Arithmetic codec source to extend IJG: - http://www.esc.de/homes/guivol/jpeg-ari/ - http://workaholics.net/~guivol/jpeg-ari/ - JPEG-LS ISO/IEC 14495-1 Information and codecs: - http://www.jpeg.org/public/fcd14495p.pdf JPEG-LS Final Committee Draft - http://www.hpl.hp.com/loco/ JPEG-LS LOCO object code from HP - http://www.dclunie.com/jpegls.html JPEG-LS source code from David Clunie - http://spmg.ece.ubc.ca/research/jpeg/jpeg_ls/jpegls.html JPEG-LS source code from UBC (based on HP codec) - JPEG 2000 ISO/IEC 15444-1 Information and codecs: - http://www.jpeg.org/JPEG2000.htm Official home page, Final Committee Draft - http://jj2000.epfl.ch/ JJ2000 Java implementation (reference implementation proposed for Part 5) - http://www.ece.uvic.ca/~mdadams/jasper/ JasPer C implementation (reference implementation proposed for Part 5) - http://www.imagepower.com/ Windows, Solaris and DSP codecs (related to JasPer) - http://www.kakadusoftware.com/ Kakaducommercial codec in C++ - http://www.wkap.nl/prod/b/0-7923-7519-X book on JPEG 2000 by David Taubman and Michael Marcellin (includes kakadu source and non-commerical use license) - http://products.analog.com/products/info.asp?product=ADV%2DJP2000 JPEG 2000 hardware implementation - http://j2000.org/ Almacom JPEG-2000 library (open source, free for commercial use) - http://developer.java.sun.com/developer/earlyAccess/jai_imageio/ JavaTM Advanced Imaging Image I/O API - http://www.apple.com/quicktime/products/qt/specifications.html Quicktime 6 includes JPEG 2000 - http://www.intel.com/software/products/ipp/ipp30/samples.htm Sample of coding JPEG 2000 on Intel IPP - http://e-www.motorola.com/brdata/PDFDB/docs/AN2089.pdf Sample of coding JPEG 2000 wavelet on Motorola StarCore - JPEG Optimization: - http://vision.arc.nasa.gov/~al/papers/im-com-web.htmlDCT Quantization - http://vision.arc.nasa.gov/dctune/DCTune information and patent - Kermit distribution: - ftp://ftp.cc.columbia.edu/kermit - Kodak Photo CD Information sites: - http://www.kodak.com/productInfo/technicalInfo/photoCDPapers.shtml - LUNIS - Loyola University Nuclear Medicine Information System - http://147.126.104.3/ contact jhalama@lunis.nucmed.luc.edu (Jim Halama) for access, which is restricted ((708) 216-3777) - Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Resources: - http://www.nmr.utmb.edu/#mrass - MarkCare Medical Systems (PACS): - See also Data General PACS. - MarkCare Medical Systems, Ltd Headley House, Headly Road Grayshott, Hampshire, England GU26 6TU phone +44(0)1428 605030 - http://www.mark-solutions.com/markcare/ - DICOM Conformance Statement - MarkCare. - Medical Image Networks - Commercial. - Medweb 667 Folsom Street San Francisco CA 94107 phone (415) 541-9980 fax (415) 541-9984 http://www.mednet.net email jon@mednet.net - Medical imaging research - University of Leeds: - http://agora.leeds.ac.uk/comir/comir.html - Medical imaging resources: - http://www.idoimaging.com/index.shtml index of free medical imaging software - Medical imaging resources - Japanese site: - Images and tools, including DICOM, Osiris, NIH Image. - ftp://ftp.kurume-it.ac.jp/.kenchan/ftp/pub/ - Medical Informatics standards: - http://dumccss.mc.duke.edu/standards/ - ftp://dumccss.mc.duke.edu/standards/ - Medical Resources - Miscellaneous: - http://kuhttp.cc.ukans.edu/cwis/units/medcntr/Lee/HOMEPAGE.HTML Medical Matrix - http://golgi.harvard.edu/biopages/medicine.html Virtual Library of Medicine - http://www.li.net/~edhayes/ed.html - http://enuxsa.eas.asu.edu/~wilkins Radiology links - http://www.netins.net/showcase/eri/ Electronic Resources - Multimedia Medical Reference Library: - http://www.med-library.com/ - NeuroModeller from Andrew Miller at Cornell: - http://www.freeyellow.com/members2/amiller/index.html - http://users.infohouse.com/amiller/home.htm - National Imagery Transmission Format Standards (NITFS): - http://www.tasc.com/NITFS/ - NEMA Members' Sites: - http://www.nema.org/nema/medical/members/ - Network hardware for PACS/telemedicine/WAN. John A. Hansen Networks Northwest Inc. PO Box 40209 Bellevue Wa 98015 phone (800) 835-9462 phone (206) 641-8779 fax (206) 641-8909 email jahansen@networksnw.com - Neuroscience Resources List: - http://neuro.med.cornell.edu/VL/ - New Tools: - http://www.newtools.com/ including FileIt TIFF screen capture for GE Advantage Windows - NIH Image - Macintosh image processing software: - http://rsb.info.nih.gov/nih-image - ftp://zippy.nimh.nih.gov/pub/nih-image - NIH Image/J - Java image processing software: - http://rsb.info.nih.gov/ij/ - NucMed Image - additions to NIH Image for NM: - http://165.134.33.50/NucMed_Image/NucMed_Image.html - ftp://165.134.33.50/pub/NucMed_Image/ - Open Information Interchange(OII) - information on image standards: - http://www2.echo.lu/oii/en/ - Ophthalmology sites: - http://www.vcomsystems.com/ VCOM Systems Tele-ophthalmology - Orthopaedic Biomechanics - http://cranium.unibe.ch/ Maurice E. Muller Institute - Osiris - see Papyrus and Osiris. - PACS - EurIPACS: - http://www.rad.unipi.it:7080/ - /works/imphone/presentation-imphone.html - Papyrus and Osiris: - http://www.expasy.ch/www/UIN/UIN.html - Papyrus specifications for versions 2.1 and 3. - Osiris for Mac, PC and Unix (SunOS, Solaris, Dec). - Sample images for Dicom, Papyrus 2 and Papyrus 2. - ftp://expasy.hcuge.ch/pub/Osiris/ - Pathology sites: - http://www.uniud.it/drmm/anpat/pathgallery/ - http://www.osaka-med.ac.jp/omc-lib/path.html - http://www.med.uiuc.edu/PathAtlasf/titlePage.html - http://www.flightpath.com/Clients/Pisces/pdchome.htm - http://www.med.nagoya-u.ac.jp/pathy/pathy.html - http://www.bocklabs.wisc.edu/ - http://www.ets.bris.ac.uk/mru.htm - http://www.bgsm.wfu.edu/ - http://www-medlib.med.utah.edu/WebPath/webpath.html - http://pandoras-box.bgsm.edu/ - http://rmc-www.lbl.gov/ - gopher://gopher.rz.uni-karlsruhe.de:70/7waissrc:/zent/rz/netz/spez/WAIS/r/RPMS-pathology.src - http://192.93.247.18/ - http://count51.med.harvard.edu/AANLIB/home.html - http://count51.med.harvard.edu/BWH/ - http://indy.radiology.uiowa.edu/VirtualHospital.html - http://info.med.yale.edu/caim/C_HOME.HTML - Pegasys Imaging commercial compression software: 4010 Boy Scout Blvd, Suite 400 Tampa, Florida 33607 phone (813) 875-7575 or (800) 875-7009 fax (813) 875-7705 email sales@jpg.com http://www.jpg.com/ - Penn State Radiology Web Server: - http://www.xray.hmc.psu.edu/ - PET Sites: - http://www-pet.umds.ac.uk/pet-home.html - laxmi.nuc.ucla.edu:8000/lpp/ - http://www.nucmed.buffalo.edu/cpethm.htm - Philips: http://www.philips.com - Philips Medical Systems: http://www.philips.com/ms http://www-eu.philips.com/ms European site http://www-us.philips.com/ms US mirror ftp://ftp.philips.com/pub/ms/dicom DICOM and images - Picker: http://www.picker.com - Photo CD: - See Kodak Photo CD - Photoshop Plugins (Commercial) for proprietary, ACR/NEMA and DICOM import. - ImportACCESS - from DesAcc A commercial Photoshop plugin that works with the many other programs that support the plugin format. Reads fixed format proprietary formats, and extra modules for ACR-NEMA 2.0, DICOM 3.0, Interfile 3.3 files are available. Particularly good at multi-slice images and color images, and clearly has a nuclear medicine bias to it. Well documented. Recommended. Note of potential bias - I was a beta tester. - Physics Sites: - http://www.physics.mcgill.ca/physics-services/ - http://tph.tuwien.ac.at/physics-services/ - Proprietary format conversion, general: Phil Femano Medical Imaging Consultants phone (201) 812-1122 - Proprietary format conversion, Nuclear Medicine: Medical Imaging Technology Associates 29 Main Street P.O. Box 197 Mainland PA 19451 phone (215) 513-0440 fax (215) 513-0442 email info@gammacon.com http://www.voicenet.com/~mita Images can be read from floppies, tapes, or networks on a PC. Import formats include: - Elscint SBACK (5.25") - Elscint UST (5.25, 3.5") - Elscint RECord (5.25") - Gamma11 (5.25") - Picker PCS (5.25") - GE Starcam/StarII (3.5") - GE Plink (5.25, 3.5") - NIC (5.35") - Interfile (5.25, 3.5") - Medasys Paragon (5.25") - Siemens Microdelta (5.25") - Sophy F83 (5.25, 3.5") - Sophy NXT (5.25, 3.5") - ADAC (5.25") Export formats include: - TARGA (.TGA) - GIF - TIF - PCX - WPG - PICT (MAC) - Medvision* - Interfile - GE Starcam - Elscint - Siemens - Sopha - Gamma11 8" floppy formats (Microtek Conversion Systems include: - Technicare - GE Star - Starcam - StarII - MDS - Toshiba - Elscint F1 - Scintronix - Siemens - Gamma11 - NIC - Picker PCS - Proprietary format conversion, ACR/NEMA (MedVision for Mac and Windows): (Was Evergreen Technologies, acquired by ...) IMNET Systems Jeffrey Siegel Main Street, PO Box 795 Castine ME 04421 phone 207-326-8300 fax 207-326-8333 email jeffs@imnet.com Optical subsystems include: - GE Starcam - GE CT/MR - Siemens CT/MR Import formats include: - DEFF Ultrasound - DICOM - Elscint Nuclear - GE Starcam - GE CT 8800 - GE CT 9800 - GE CT HLA/HSA and MR Signa - Imatron CT - Interfile - Picker CT - Philips CT - Resonex MR - Siemens CT and MR - Siemens Icon Nuclear - Strichman Neuro 900 Nuclear - Toshiba Nuclear - Trionix Nuclear Export formats include: - Medvision format - ACR/NEMA Network capabilites include: - GE Starlink Agent - DICOM Agent (SCP) - Proprietary format conversion, Siemens Pioneer Opticals: Frithjof Kruggel Max-Planck-Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience email kruggel@cns.mpg.de Has reverse engineered the format sufficiently to extract images and can make the source code available (without support or docs) - Qsh site: - http://www.it.kth.se/~noz/qsh_dist/ - Radiological Society of North America - On-Line Sources: This site is strongly recommended and has more points to jump to than you could possibly imagine !!! - http://www.rsna.org - http://www.rsna.org/edu/internet/launchpad.html - Radiology Resources - Miscellaneous: - http://www.radiologist.com - Scanners for Xray films. Nathan Harris DBA Systems Inc. phone (407) 727-0660 email nharris@dba-sys.com Lumisys 225 Humboldt Court Sunnyvale CA 94089 phone (408) 733-6565 http://www.lumisys.com/ Howtek, Inc 21 Park Avenue Hudson, NH 03051 http://www.howtek.com/ Jeff Wilson email jwilson549@aol.com Cobrascan Radiographic Digital Imaging Inc 1215 South Alameda Street Compton CA 90220 phone (310) 639-4920 fax (310) 639-4963 email rdi@rdi-inc.com http://www.cobrascan.com/ Vidar 460 Spring Park Place Herndon VA 20170 phone (703) 471-7070 fax (703) 471-1165 email info@vidar.com http://www.vidar.com/ XRS email xrs@netcom.com - Siemens: http://www.siemens.de/ - SIMIS - UK PACS and Teleradiology Vendor. http://www.smimed.demon.co.uk/ - Slides - 35mm - by Internet. Submit by ftp, receive by FedEx. Interlace Media Ernie Nathaniel phone (204) 925-2330 fax (204) 261-6806 email ernie@interlace.mb.ca www http://www.interlace.mb.ca/interlace/ - SPIE - International Society for Optical Engineering. http://www.spie.org info-mi Medical Imaging mailing list - SPM Brain Imaging Software - http://www.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/Imaging/ from the Medical Research Council - Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit - Tape drive vendors - 9-track 1/2 inch. Power Computer Services <--- $750 Qualstar 1054 SCSI Bill Power 1132 Olympic Drive Corona CA 91719 phone 800-323-0694 phone 909-371-3992 fax 909-371-1401 email power@pe.net (Bill Power) Bill is also working on an 9-track interface replacement to record on removable hard disk cartridges, to upgrade old equipment. - Tape drive emulators. Pertec 9-track interface to DAT, MOD, DICOM WORM emulator with MOD PBT Technologies phone (919) 544-4142 fax (919) 544-4585 - Teleradiology equipment vendors. CompuMed Inc. Cary Cole 1200 No El Dorado Pl Suite C300 Tucson AZ 85715 phone 602-544-0544 fax 602-722-9096 email compumed@indirect.com Images-On-Call. email IOC@ix.netcom.com - Teaching File - Index: - http://www.xray.hmc.psu.edu/public/tf.html - Teaching File - University of Washington: Run by mrich@u.washington.edu - http://www.rad.washington.edu/ 1. Radiology Teaching File (CME credit) 2. Anatomy Teaching Modules 3. Radiology Exhibits from UW 4. Information on UW radiology residency/fellowship programs 5. Image processing software written by UW faculty - Teaching File - University of Western Ontario: - http://johns.largnet.uwo.ca - Telemedicine - DOD server - http://www.matmo.org/ - http://www.dpsc.dla.mil/medical/dinpacs.html DIN-PACS RFP: Digital Imaging Network - Picture Archiving and Communications Systems - Telemedicine/Teleradiology/DICOM Resources - http://www.charm.net/~efinegan/pacspage.html - http://www.dejarnette.com/efinegan/pacspage.html - Telemedicine Software - Telemis - http://www.telemis.com/ DICOM receiver, security, compression via email - TIFF Specification Source - Tagged Image File Format: - http://partners.adobe.com/asn/developer/pdfs/tn/TIFF6.pdf - ftp://ftp.sgi.com/graphics/tiff/TIFF6.ps.Z TIFF 6.0 - http://home.earthlink.net/~ritter/tiff/ Unofficial TIFF Home Page - ftp://ftp.uu.net/graphics/tiff/ TIFF ftp site - Toshiba: - http://www.toshiba.com/tams/ - Trex Medical: - http://www.thermo.com/subsid/txm.html - University of North Carolina SoftLab /usr/image package: - ftp://ftp.cs.unc.edu/pub/projects/softlab/image/product/ - Unique Patient Identifiers": - http://www.ahima.org/publications/2f/feature.1099.2.html Appavu's Journal of AHIMA article - http://aspe.os.dhhs.gov/ncvhs/app0.htm Appavu's DHSS report - Varian": - http://www.varian.fi/ Treatment Planning Stations - http://www.varian.com/ Oncology Systems - Vax help - "The Vax Book" by Joseph E St Sauver, U of Oregon: - ftp://decoy.uoregon.edu/pub/vaxbook/ - Vax VMS Tools: - The original ftp://ftp.wku.edu/vms/ site seems to be dead, so try: - ftp://ftp.tmk.com/vms-freeware/fileserv/ - or one of the other mirrors listed at http://www.goatley.com/fileserv//fileserv.html - ftp://ftp.tmk.com/vms-freeware/fileserv/unzip.exe VMS unzip (file missing ... see .bck version) (download in binary format,then define "unzip:==dev:[dir]unzip.exe") - ftp://ftp.tmk.com/vms-freeware/fileserv/unzip.bck VMS unzip - ftp://ftp.tmk.com/vms-freeware/fileserv/uucode.zip VMS uuencode/uudecode - ftp://ftp.tmk.com/vms-freeware/fileserv/file.zip VMS FILE (changes attributes) (not needed in VMS 6.1 and above, the SET FILE/ATT=... command is builtin) - ftp://ftp.tmk.com/vms-freeware/fileserv/compress.zip VMS compress - ftp://ftp.tmk.com/vms-freeware/fileserv/gzip-1-2-4.zip VMS compress - ftp://ftp.tmk.com/vms-freeware/fileserv/vmstar.zip VMS tar - Of interest may be the site http://www.openvms.compaq.com/openvms/freeware/freeware.html - Video capture vendors Precision Digital Images 6742 185th Ave. NE Suite 100 Redmond, WA 98052 phone 206-882-0218 fax 206-867-9177 email info@precisionimages.com http http://www.precisionimages.com/ - Viewer vendors for Mac and/or Windows: New Tools Includes FileIt GEMS AW TIFF screen capture. IMNET Systems (see Proprietary format conversion, ACR/NEMA (MedVision for Mac and Windows)) Includes DICOM C-STORE Provider support. MultiView for Macintosh Image Data Corp. Don Alvarez 11550 IH-10 West San Antonio, TX 78230-1024 phone (210) 641-8340 fax (210) 641-7428 Alice Hayden Image Processing Group P.O. Box 654 Boulder, Colorado, USA phone (303) 449-3433 fax (303) 449-3772 http://www.perceptive.com email help@perceptive.com SiteView (Windows and SunOS 4.x) Joe Shapiro phone (617) 674-2199 fax (617) 674-2217 email gbb@ConSolve.com email joe@ConSolve.com demo ftp://wuarchive.wustl.edu/graphics/graphics/demo-packages/SiteView - Virtual Hospital - University Of Iowa: - http://indy.radiology.uiowa.edu/Providers/ProviderDept/InfoByDept.Rad.html radiology - http://everest.radiology.uiowa.edu/image.html imaging resource links - Visible Human CDROM Several vendors make various CDROM products containing sections from the Visible Human Project. - Research Systems Inc email visible@rsinc.com email peter@rsinc.com (Peter Hallett) email denisef@rsinc.com (Denise Fields) These CDs contain 1800+ axial images JPEG compressed, as well as sagittal and coronal reconstructions. A browser (specific to each platform Mac, Windows, Unix, hence different disks) provides access to the images and allows export in TIFF, PICT, GIF, Postscript, EPS, and BMP formats. Each disk costs $495. - Expomed Inc email expomed@interramp.com The Visual Man CD contains over 1800 24 bit JPEG compressed cryosection images and a Windows browser. $39.95 - Visible Human Project - http://www.nlm.nih.gov/ - /research/visible/visible_human.html - /research/visible/visible_gallery.html - ftp://ftp.nlm.nih.gov/visible/bitmaps/ Sample images from set Dr. Michael J. Ackerman Project Officer, Visible Human Project National Library of Medicine 8600 Rockville Pike Bethesda, MD 20894 Need to sign an agreement with the NLM before one can transfer the 15 GB of data or buy tapes. Tape can be purchased from NTIS (301) 402-4100 in Unix tar format for $1000. See also Visible Human CDROM - Visible Human Project - Chinese - http://www.chinesevisiblehuman.com/index.asp?eng=eng Chinese Visible Human - Visible Human Project - Korean - http://vkh3.kisti.re.kr/new/index.htmlVisible Korean Human - Visible Human Project - Experiments - http://www.crd.ge.com/esl/cgsp/projects/vm/ CT 3D Visible Man - http://www.crd.ge.com/cgi-bin/vw.pl CT 3D Visible Woman - http://aperture.stanford.edu/~lorensen/vw/vw.html CT 3D Visible Woman - VisPoint - PC medical image viewer: - http://members.aol.com/VisPoint/ - Has plug-in for DICOM files. - For windows. - Commercial, but demo sample available on-line. - Visualization Toolkit (VTK) from GE CRD and Kitware: - http://www.kitware.com/vtk.html - Web Delivered Telemedicine and PACS: - http://www.mco.edu/iarc/telemed.html - Window level software (12/16 bits ->8): - ftp://alvin.ach.uams.edu/pub/winlev.tar.Z (Includes images) - ftp://alvin.ach.uams.edu/pub/winlev-noimages.tar.gz - Wxwin software: - ftp://skye.aiai.ed.ac.uk/pub/wxwin - XRE - cardiac angio (division of TREX): - http://www.xre.com/ Home Page - http://www.xre.com/wp/wp-digimg.html White Papers - Xsee - X-windows based display program for raw images: - available from Stefan Thurnhofer thurn@amadeus.ece.ucsb.edu 7.2 Relevant FAQ's - Archive-name: compression-faq/part[1-3] - Archive-name: graphics/ All graphics FAQs - Archive-name: graphics/faq - Archive-name: graphics/faq (HTML version) - Archive-name: graphics/fileformats-faq - Archive-name: graphics/fileformats-faq (HTML version) - Archive-name: graphics/resources-list/part[1-3] - Archive-name: image-processing/Macintosh - Archive-name: jpeg-faq - Archive-name: medical-image-faq/volume-visualization - Archive-name: medical-informatics-faq - Archive-name: pixutils-faq - Archive-name: sci-data-formats - DICOM FAQ - http://www.xray.hmc.psu.edu/dicom/faq.html - maintained by David Channin dsc@xray.hmc.psu.edu - periodically posted to comp.protocols.dicom - FITS basics and information (periodic posting) - FITS (Flexible Image Transport System) - for astronomical data - periodically posted by Barry Schlesinger bschlesinger@nssdca.gsfc.nasa.gov - in sci.astro.fits,sci.data.formats - Teleradiology FAQ - maintained by Phillip Berman compumed@indirect.com - periodically posted to various groups including - alt.image.medical - sci.med.informatics - sci.med.radiology - sci.med.telemedicine 7.3 Mailservers (see also DICOM Mailservers) - FAQ about email access to internet services: To find out more, fetch the relevant FAQ from the mailserver at "mail-server@rtfm.mit.edu" with a message body: send usenet/news.answers/internet-services/access-via-email Or ftp it from "ftp://rtfm.mit.edu/pub/news.answers/internet-services/access-via-email" - Ftpmail: Ftpmail is a service provided by some extremely generous sites that allow you to send ftp commands to them by email and the server executes the commands and sends the results back. Very few sites offer this because of the huge load and potential for abuse. I only mention it here because a lot of medical imaging people don't seem to have anonymous ftp access. To find out more, fetch the relevant FAQ from the mailserver at "mail-server@rtfm.mit.edu" with a message body: send usenet/news.answers/ftp-list/faq The most commonly used site is "ftpmail@decwrl.dec.com" (send "help" (no quotes) in the message body). - HSPNET-L Hospital Computer Network Discussion Group and Data Base: Run by Don Parsons dfp10%albnydh2.bitnet@uacsc2.albany.edu. - To subscribe: To: listserv%albnydh2.bitnet@uacsc2.albany.edu Subject: SUBSCRIBE HSPNET-L your_full_name - For the monthly digest: To: listserv%albnydh2.bitnet@uacsc2.albany.edu Subject: AFD ADD HSP* DIGEST HSPNET-L - To contribute (if subscribed): To: hspnet-l%albnydh2.bitnet@uacsc2.albany.edu - To download from the LISTSERV Database: To: listserv%albnydh2.bitnet@uacsc2.albany.edu Subject: INDEX HSPNET-L GET <filename> <filetype> HSPNET-L is mirrored by "sci.med.telemedicine" Usenet newsgroup. - info-mi Medical Imaging mailing list: - To subscribe: To: info-mi-request@spie.org Subject: subscribe info-mi - To unsubscribe: To: info-mi-request@spie.org Subject: unsubscribe info-mi - To contribute: To: info-mi@spie.org - To a human list manager: To: info-mi-service@spie.org - Interfile mailing list: Don't know much about this list, but I am sure that atoddpok@medphys.ucl.ac.uk (Andrew Todd-Pokropek) would be able to fill you in on this. - Nucmed mailing list for medical physicists: - to subscribe: nucmed-request@irus.rri.uwo.ca - to unsubscribe, etc.: nucmed-owner@irus.rri.uwo.ca - to send to list: nucmed@uwo.ca - the relevant human: cradduck@uwo.ca (Trevor Cradduck) This list is not actually gated to "sci.med.physics", though Trevor often reposts significant items. See also Nucmed ftp site at UWO. - PET Mail mailing list - Positron Emission Tomography: PET Mail provides news and information of interest to the PET (Positron Emission Tomography) imaging community. pet_mail-REQUEST@wfubmc.edu Put request key word (help, subscribe, unsubscribe) in the body of the message, not the subject line. - Radiation Safety Distribution list - RADSAFE: For Health Physicists, Medical Physicists, Radiological Engineers and others who have a professional interest in matters related to Radiation Protection. RADSAFE@romulus.ehs.uiuc.edu - Radiologic Science Discussion Group - Radsci-L: Discussion may choose to center around radiologic science education, medical radiography, CT (computerized scanning), MRI (magnetic resonance scanning), sonography, nuclear medicine, radiation oncology, veterinary medicine, industrial applications, radiologic patient care, etc. - command address: listserv@western.tec.wi.us - commands: in message body not subject - list name: Radsci-L - to subscribe: subscribe Radsci-L firstname lastname (NB. not your email address, that is derived from the 'From ' header line) - sci.med.radiology gateway: sci.med.radiology@news.cs.indiana.edu 7.4 References - PACS Publications: Understanding PACS:Picture Archiving & Communications Systems available for $5 from SCAR - Society for Computer Applications in Radiology: - Telemedicine Publications: Rural TeleHealth:Telemedicine,Distance Education & Informatics for Rural Health Care, A Report of the Office of Rural Health Policy Health Resources and Services Administration, DHSS (Nov,1993) available for $8 from: WICHE Publications Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education P.O. Drawer P Boulder, CO 80301-9752 phone (303) 541-0290 fax (303) 541-0291 - Wavelet compression publications: Press, et al. Numerical Recipes in C. Chapter 13.10. Wavelet Transforms. Cody,MA. The Wavelet Packet Transform. Dr. Dobb's Journal, April '94 7.5 Organizations, Societies and Journals - IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging Mike Vannier Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology Washington University Medical Center 510 South Kingshighway Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63110 - SCAR - Society for Computer Applications in Radiology 10105 Cottesmore Court Great Falls, Virginia 22066-3540 voice: 703-757-0054 fax: 703-757-0454 email: info@scarnet.org web: http://www.scarnet.org/ - Official journal is the "Journal of Digital Imaging". 7.6 Usenet Newsgroups - news:alt.graphics.pixutils or http://groups.google.com/groups?group=alt.graphics.pixutils&hl=en - news:alt.image.medical or http://groups.google.com/groups?group=alt.image.medical&hl=en - news:alt.med.equipment or http://groups.google.com/groups?group=alt.med.equipment&hl=en - news:comp.compression or http://groups.google.com/groups?group=comp.compression&hl=en - news:comp.graphics or http://groups.google.com/groups?group=comp.graphics&hl=en - news:comp.graphics.algorithms or http://groups.google.com/groups?group=comp.graphics.algorithms&hl=en - news:comp.graphics.pixutils or http://groups.google.com/groups?group=comp.graphics.pixutils&hl=en - news:comp.graphics.research or http://groups.google.com/groups?group=comp.graphics.research&hl=en - news:comp.protocols.dicom or http://groups.google.com/groups?group=comp.protocols.dicom&hl=en - news:sci.data.formats or http://groups.google.com/groups?group=sci.data.formats&hl=en - news:sci.med.emergency or http://groups.google.com/groups?group=sci.med.emergency&hl=en - news:sci.med.informatics or http://groups.google.com/groups?group=sci.med.informatics&hl=en - news:sci.med.physics or http://groups.google.com/groups?group=sci.med.physics&hl=en - news:sci.med.radiology or http://groups.google.com/groups?group=sci.med.radiology&hl=en - news:sci.med.telemedicine or http://groups.google.com/groups?group=sci.med.telemedicine&hl=en - news:sci.med.vision or http://groups.google.com/groups?group=sci.med.vision&hl=en The next part is part8 - DICOM information sources.