RSNA 2012: Country Reports - DICOM-Related Activities around the World BRAZIL. Alair Sarmet Santos MD. PhD Teleradiology Committee of Brazilian College of Radiology (CBR ) CBR Brazilian’s representant in DICOM Standards Committee.
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RSNA 2012: Country Reports - DICOM-Related Activities around the World BRAZIL
Alair Sarmet Santos MD. PhD
Teleradiology Committee of Brazilian College of Radiology (CBR)
CBR Brazilian’s representant in DICOM Standards Committee
Use of Teleradiology in Distance Education through a Special Interest Group on Medical Residency in Radiology
An innovative experience in BRAZIL
Authors: Santos AA, MD, PhD1 ; Rogacheski E, MD2; Monteiro AMV, MD, PhD3;
L A Messina, PhD4; Haddad AE, PhD5
Affiliations: Fluminense Federal University1, Federal University of Paraná2,
State niversity of Rio de Janeiro3, Brazilian Telemedicine Network Coordinator4, Brazilian Telehealth Network Program Coordinator5.
Demonstrate a Brazilian experience in the use of Teleradiology in distance education through the creation of a Special Interest Group (SIG) on Medical Residency and Specialization in Radiology .
Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation
Avaiable on http://rute.rnp.br/
First virtual meeting of
SIG on Medical Residency and Specialization in Radiology
The actions of SIG on Medical Residency team and the relation with the Education Committee of the Brazilian College of Radiology has contributed to the II Brazilian Meeting of Residents and Trainees in Radiology held at the Brazilian Congress of Radiology on September 5th,2012.
The SIG Medical Residency in Radiology represents a major advance for improving the comprehensive training of the future radiologist, not just from the standpoint of technical-scientific, but also associative, because it promotes the integration with the Brazilian College of Radiology and also with the Brazilian medical entities, especially the Regional Medical Boards.
The SIG on Medical Residency in Radiology represents a major advance for improving the comprehensive training of the future radiologist, mainly for the possibility of interactivity among the programs of medical residency in CBR and also between CBR and international programs of training and specialization in Radiology and Imaging Diagnosis.
Telemedicine University Network. Accessible in http://rute.rnp.br/
 Telehealth Brazil Networks. Accessible in http://www.telessaudebrasil.org.br/php/index.php
 Brazilian College of Radiology. Accessible in http://www.cbr.org.br/
 Telehealth Center of State University of Rio de Janeiro. Accessible in www.telessaude.uerj.br
A Brazilian Solution for Emergency Care Units
Monteiro AMV1; Santos AAS2; Bhaya A3; Bahia P3; Tonomura E3; Santos ML2; Grande J3 ; Ferreira L3; Diniz E1;
Neves AL4;Haddad AE5.
State University of Rio de Janeiro 1; Federal Fluminense University 2;
Federal University Rio de Janeiro 3; State Health Secretary of Rio de Janeiro 4;
BRAZIL Ministry of Health 5
in State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
professionals and others.
Figure 1: Showing the overlapping A4 size areas
to be superposed.
Image stitching algorithm
Figure 3: The area which is searched in the right partial image to achieve a match with the left image comparison area
Figure 2: The comparison area chosen in the left partial image
Figure 4: Final stitched image after 2 or 4 matchings.
METHODS & MATERIALS
Web Access: www.telessaude.uerj.br/riotelerx
Second-opinion primarily for chest X-rays: social impact to provide second opinion, primarily for lung diseases (tuberculosis) at 8 Intermediary Emergency Care Units in Rio de Janeiro
700 digital images were sent (88% adults and 12% children & adolescents)
15% were diagnosed as pulmonary tuberculosis and the patients were referred to specialized tuberculosis units.
Disseminate among the physician's a new low-cost solution for teleradiology which was unusual at public health in Brazil.
The low-cost software solution was development by COPPE-UFRJ and funded by the Brazilian Innovation Agency for Research and Project Financing (FINEP)- Science and Technology Ministry.
The teleradiology second opinion software was development by the Telehealth Center team (UERJ)and funded by the Brazilian National Telehealth Program - Health Ministry
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