Use of the Internet for long-term clinical follow-up.

  title={Use of the Internet for long-term clinical follow-up.},
  author={John A. Aucar and Charles R. Doarn and Ashot Sargsyan and Don Samuelson and M J Odonnell and Michael E Debakey},
  journal={Telemedicine journal : the official journal of the American Telemedicine Association},
  volume={4 4},
Use of the Internet for patient-specific consultation across international boundaries has been demonstrated. This report describes the efforts of Baylor College of Medicine and NASA to conduct a telemedicine consultation with Moscow, Russia. Consultation between Russian and American physicians was performed over the Internet with a combination of real-time and store-and-forward techniques. The clinical focus involved a 65-year old Russian scientist who had undergone mitral valve replacement in… CONTINUE READING

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