Should post-processing be performed by the radiologist?

Reuben Mezrich, Krishna Juluru, Paul Nagy

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Post-processing of volumetric data sets lands in a fuzzy boundary between the technologist and the radiologist. Is this the role of the technologist as part of image preparation? Or is it the beginning of the diagnostic process by the radiologist? Technology advances in real-time server side rendering platforms is challenging the traditional role of expensive dedicated advanced visualizations workstations with dedicated personnel. Will this also challenge the role of a dedicated 3D post-processing technologist?

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)378-381
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Digital Imaging
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jun 2011
Externally publishedYes


  • 3D reconstruction
  • Image visualization
  • Volume rendering
  • Web technology

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Computer Science Applications


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