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Synapse 3.2.1. MD Web Based Training . Yale New Haven Hospital Diagnostic Radiology . Overview. Synapse is a web based application used for storing and visualizing diagnostic images.

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synapse 3 2 1

Synapse 3.2.1

MD Web Based Training

overview
Overview
  • Synapse is a web based application used for storing and visualizing diagnostic images.
  • This tutorial will demonstrate how to login, locate studies, view and manipulate images, review available reports and compare exams.
  • The Help feature will enable you to find answers to any questions you have.
accessing synapse through mdlink
Accessing Synapse through MDLink
  • Access Synapse through MDLink.
  • Enter your username and password, then click on Enter.
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Accessing Synapse through MDLink
  • Click on YNHH on the left side of the screen.
  • From the dropdown menu select Yalepacs.
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Accessing Synapse through MDLink
  • Enter your username. Note that it must be preceded by “ynhh\”.
  • Enter your password.
  • Click on OK.
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Accessing Synapse through MDLink
  • Click on the link to “View Images”.
synapse folders
Synapse Folders
  • You will see a list of folders and your name listed as the last folder.
  • Search for your patient in the “All Patients” folder.
accessing synapse using the synapse icon
Accessing Synapse using the Synapse Icon
  • If the Synapse icon is on the desktop, double click on the icon to access Synapse.
  • This will display the Synapse folders with your name listed as the last folder.
  • Search for your patient in the “All Patients” folder.
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Synapse Folders
  • You will see a list of folders and your name listed as the last folder.
  • Search for your patient in the “All Patients” folder.
locating a patient
Locating a Patient
  • When first opened, the “All Patients” folder lists all the patients in the database, in no particular order.
  • You can search by:
    • Patient Name
    • Patient ID (MRN)
    • Gender
    • Date of Birth
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Locating a Patient
  • To search by name, type in any portion of the last name, comma, and a portion of the first name in the empty field below the patient name header. Hit the “Enter” key.
  • In this example, 2 patients were located with the name entered.
  • Double click on the correct patient name to view the list of studies for this patient.
patient information
Patient Information
  • All studies for the patient will be listed.
  • Click on a column header to SORT the list in order. In this example, the arrow on the “Study Date Time” header indicates the list is sorting exams chronologically.
  • Double click on the study to view the images.
viewing the study
Viewing the Study
  • The “Power Jacket” will automatically display on top of the images.
  • The “Power Jacket” represents the patient master jacket, listing all Radiology studies chronologically.
  • The displayed study is listed in Bold Italicized font.
power jacket icons
Power Jacket Icons
  • A. Study Info: Patient demographics.
  • B. Report : If a report is available, view by clicking on this icon.
  • C. Series: Displays thumbnail of study series.
  • Close “Power Jacket” to view the images.

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viewing images
Viewing Images
  • Left click on an image to activate the study. The image will be outlined with dots as shown here.
  • Scroll through images using the Up/Down arrow keys on the keyboard

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  • Scroll through images using the Page Up/Page Down keys

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  • Scroll through images using the wheel of the mouse.
  • Patient information, study date and page count are displayed in the corners of the image.
right mouse click tools
Right Mouse Click Tools
  • Access all tools for image manipulation with a right mouse click.
  • They all work in the same fashion:
    • Right click to display the menu
    • Left click on the desired tool
    • Left click and move the mouse to activate the tool.
  • When you let go of the mouse, the tool disappears. Right mouse click again to get back to the tools.
most commonly used tools
Most Commonly Used Tools
  • Window/ Level: Changes contrast and density.
  • Zoom: Enlarges entire image.
  • Pan: Only works when image has been zoomed. Allows visualization of the entire image despite zoom factor.
  • Ruler: Line measurement.
  • Image Presets: Preconfigured values for window level (contrast/density) of images. These are modality specific.
  • Scale, Rotate, Flip: Image Orientation.
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Most Commonly Used Tools
  • Tools / Anonymize Text Overlay: Hides patient name and MRN. This tool should be used to maintain patient confidentiality when exporting images.
  • Exporting Images: “Copy to Clipboard” saves a single image for use in other applications; i.e. Powerpoint, Word, Paint.
    • Anonymize all images prior to using “Copy to Clipboard”.

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power jacket
Power Jacket
  • Anytime you need to reopen the “Power Jacket”, click on any of the Synapse icons on the Synapse Toolbar.
synapse toolbar
Synapse Toolbar
  • Top Row: Synapse Icons. Clicking on any of these icons will open the “Power Jacket”.
  • Bottom Row:
    • Study Protocol for Study Display.
    • Protocol Steps. Changes the display format of the images.
    • Click on the arrow to step through the different display formats.
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Synapse Toolbar
  • Clicking on an icon opens the “Power Jacket” to the respective area.
    • As last viewed.
    • To the Study Info page.
    • To the Study Report.
    • To the Notes section.
    • To Document section.
    • To the Study Thumbnails. They represent the images in the study. Left click drag and drop an image into a desired viewport.

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returning to the exam list
Returning To The Exam List
  • After viewing an exam, click on the “Up Folder” button to move up a folder level, back to the study list.
  • To select a different study of the same patient, double click on the study from the list and display images.
  • To view a study on a new patient, click on the "Up Folder” button again to go up another level to “All Patients”. Search for the new patient.
synapse search tool
Synapse Search Tool
  • The “Synapse Search” tool can be used to locate a study.
  • Right mouse click on the Synapse desktop icon.
  • Enter the criteria for the search.
  • Search options are:
    • Patient ID (MRN)
    • Patient Name
    • Accession number.
  • Click on “Find Studies” button.
comparing studies
Comparing Studies
  • To compare 2 studies on the same patient:

With 1 exam displayed, open the “Power Jacket” by clicking on any of the Synapse Icons.

    • Highlight the comparison study and click on the “Compare” button.

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    • Double click on the comparison study in the “Power Jacket”.
    • Both studies will be displayed simultaneously.
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Comparing Studies

New

Comparison

  • The two studies will display at the same time.
  • A gray box surrounds the date of the Comparison study, for easy identification as displayed in the second slide.
  • The date of the Current study is displayed in basic font.

Old

Comparison

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Comparing Studies
  • In the Power Jacket
    • Bold Italicized Font: Original study
    • Bold Font: Comparison Study
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Comparing Studies
  • To take compare off, click on “Compare Off” button. The original study is displayed alone.
on line help
On Line Help
  • 1. At the top of the screen display, locate the Help button.
  • 2. Select “Synapse Help”.
  • 3. Type in content for search.
  • Click on topic to review Help information.
questions
? Questions ?
  • If you have any further questions or would like more training on this application please email:

DITraining@ynhh.org