Clinical efficacy of telemedicine in emergency radiotherapy for malignant spinal cord compression

@article{Hashimoto2001ClinicalEO,
  title={Clinical efficacy of telemedicine in emergency radiotherapy for malignant spinal cord compression},
  author={Seiko Hashimoto and Hiroki Shirato and Kazunari Kaneko and Wataru Ooshio and Takeshi Nishioka and Kazuo Miyasaka},
  journal={Journal of Digital Imaging},
  year={2001},
  volume={14},
  pages={124-130}
}
The authors developed a Telecommunication-HElped Radiotherapy Planning and Information SysTem (THERAPIST), then estimated its clinical benefit in radiotherapy in district hospitals where consultation with the university hospital was required. The system consists of a personal computer with an image scanner and a digital camera, set up in district hospitals and directly connected via ISDN to an image server, and a treatment planning device set up in a university hospital. Image data and… CONTINUE READING