17 May 2002 Softcopy display requirements for digital mammography
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Proceedings Volume 4681, Medical Imaging 2002: Visualization, Image-Guided Procedures, and Display; (2002); doi: 10.1117/12.466970
Event: Medical Imaging 2002, 2002, San Diego, California, United States
Abstract
One of the advantages of digital mammography is to display mammograms on softcopy (electronic displays). Softcopy display of mammography is challenging because of the spatial and contrast resolution demands present in mammograms. We have designed and developed a softcopy mammography display application, Mammoview, which is capable of allowing radiologists to read mammograms as quickly and as accurately as they can on film alternators. We review the studies using Mammoview to elucidate the requirements of a successful softcopy display state. The design and development of the Mammoview softcopy display station are described. Results of several studies using Mammoview are reviewed, including subjective feedback from RSNA demonstrations, and clinical studies measuring performance in terms of speed and accuracy. Additional analysis of user interactions and user feedback is used to study the successes and shortcomings of mammography display stations like Mammoview.
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Bradley M. Hemminger, "Softcopy display requirements for digital mammography", Proc. SPIE 4681, Medical Imaging 2002: Visualization, Image-Guided Procedures, and Display, (17 May 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.466970; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.466970
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Mammography

Digital mammography

Breast

Image processing

Clinical trials

Computer aided diagnosis and therapy

Spatial resolution

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