Journal of Healthcare Engineering

Journal of Healthcare Engineering / 2010 / Article

Research Article | Open Access

Volume 1 |Article ID 751085 |

D. Durga Prasad, Saikat Ray, Arun K. Majumdar, Jayanta Mukherjee, Bandana Majumdar, Soubhik Paul, Amit Verma, "Real Time Medical Image Consultation System Through Internet", Journal of Healthcare Engineering, vol. 1, Article ID 751085, 14 pages, 2010.

Real Time Medical Image Consultation System Through Internet


Teleconsultation among doctors using a telemedicine system typically involves dealing with and sharing medical images of the patients. This paper describes a software tool written in Java which enables the participating doctors to view medical images such as blood slides, X-Ray, USG, ECG etc. online and even allows them to mark and/or zoom specific areas. It is a multi-party secure image communication system tool that can be used by doctors and medical consultants over the Internet.


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