SOLO-MEDICINE IN OPTICAL BIOPSIES - A Way to Practice Telemedicine

Olga Ferrer, Francesco Ettorre, Xiomara Santos, Thomas Zinkl, Ruben Tous, Jaime Delgado

Abstract

A way to practice Telemedicine is to access a data-base capable to assist you in medical procedures (diagnosis, treatment and prognosis), similarly to consult a book or to ask a college. In many countries the lack of specialists and training capabilities demand to practice solo-medicine, that in the case of surgery require robots capable to induce anesthesia or help in vision or handling instruments. A relevant case is the diagnostic self-training requirements for optical biopsies (OBs) obtained with confocal laser endomicroscopy (CLE) or the assistance in the diagnosis of pathology slides. In both cases it is required a training set of digital images against which to compare the question case by means of image-queryformat. The present paper present a content-based image retrieval system (CBIR) based on the MPEG Query Format Standard in order to provide a set of similar pictures and the corresponding diagnosis to help on diagnosis or just to train the doctor. The paper defined the Image Solo-Medicine Paradigm (ISMP) architecture merging medical image standards and MPEG and JPEG standards. It tested the solution with normal, and benign colon OBs with 90% congruency. The ISMP is of particular interest viewed the proliferation of iPhone medical applications aiming to train doctors and support medical decisions.

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Ferrer O., Ettorre F., Santos X., Zinkl T., Tous R. and Delgado J. (2011). SOLO-MEDICINE IN OPTICAL BIOPSIES - A Way to Practice Telemedicine . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2011) ISBN 978-989-8425-34-8, pages 441-445. DOI: 10.5220/0003090804410445


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@conference{healthinf11,
author={Olga Ferrer and Francesco Ettorre and Xiomara Santos and Thomas Zinkl and Ruben Tous and Jaime Delgado},
title={SOLO-MEDICINE IN OPTICAL BIOPSIES - A Way to Practice Telemedicine},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2011)},
year={2011},
pages={441-445},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003090804410445},
isbn={978-989-8425-34-8},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2011)
TI - SOLO-MEDICINE IN OPTICAL BIOPSIES - A Way to Practice Telemedicine
SN - 978-989-8425-34-8
AU - Ferrer O.
AU - Ettorre F.
AU - Santos X.
AU - Zinkl T.
AU - Tous R.
AU - Delgado J.
PY - 2011
SP - 441
EP - 445
DO - 10.5220/0003090804410445