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Keywords:

  • monitors;
  • review environment;
  • veterinary;
  • viewing software;
  • workstation

Digital imaging systems are imaging chains where the diagnostic utility of the system is limited by its weakest link. Digital image display has had a major impact on the imaging chain. Radiologist performance can be greatly impacted by monitors and software choices. Many factors should be considered when purchasing monitors or an entire workstation and workstation rank or importance is of primary concern. The workstation should be likened to the studio or perhaps more appropriately the surgical suite of the radiologist. It should be comfortable, useful, and enable the radiologist to practice their trade to the best of their ability.