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Managing and Viewing DICOM Images with ImageJ

Abstract:

ImageJ is capable to read DICOM (Digital Imaging and Communication in Medicine) images, the standard format in medical imaging. But this is not enough: to receive, to send, to compress, to decode, to compare or to search you need dedicated plugins.
This presentation will review the ImageJ features related to DICOM and present the different existing ImageJ plugins that help to get your your problem solved with ImageJ. The demonstration will include information on how to perform the most important tasks with which commands and plugins. The weaknesses and limitations of ImageJ are as well discussed.

A small demonstration of the Tudor DICOM Tools, a collection of DICOM Plugins for ImageJ are performed including a presentation of the included DICOM Viewer.

Keywords:
ImageJ, DICOM, Medical image processing

Author
Johannes Hermen, Christian Moll, Andreas Jahnen

Organisation
Public Research Centre Henri Tudor - CR SANTEC

Homepage http://santec.tudor.lu

Short Biography
Johannes Hermen studied applied computer sciences at the Fachhochschule Trier (Germany). He graduated in July 2005 with a diploma thesis about the “Design and Implementation of a Software Base for Medical Practices using Enterprise JavaBeans”. He currently works for the Public Research Centre Henri Tudor - SANTEC in Luxembourg, as a research engineer since he finished his studies. His main interests are design and implementation of medical image processing applications, especially DICOM aware network applications.

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