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Achieving Safe DICOM Software in Medical Devices


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Title: Achieving Safe DICOM Software in Medical Devices
Authors: Debruyn, Kevin
Issue Date: 29-Jun-2009
Degree: Master theses
Series/Report no.: Report/Department of Applied Information Technology
2009:003
Keywords: DICOM
Medical Device
Safety-Critical Systems
Software Standards
Abstract: This paper reports on an investigation on how to produce a reliable software component to extract critical information from DICOM files. The component shall manipulate safety-critical medical information, i.e. patient demographics and data specific to radiotherapy treatments including radiation target volumes and doses intensity. Handling such sensitive data can potentially lead to medical errors, and threaten the health of patients. Hence, guaranteeing reliability and safety is an essentia... more
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/20523
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