Picture archiving and communication system (PACS): medical perspectives.

  title={Picture archiving and communication system (PACS): medical perspectives.},
  author={Michel Osteaux and Rob M R Van den Broeck and F. Verhelle and Johan de Mey},
  journal={Journal belge de radiologie},
  volume={80 3},
PACS represents the natural evolution from the digital new modalities (US, CT, MRI,...) to a global digital environment, where the film based activities are progressively replaced by their digital counterpart. The advantages of the technique, as well as the drawbacks of the first implementations, are described. The "second generation" PACS concept is… CONTINUE READING