Online OsiriX Documentation/Extract a 3D volume from a series

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Extract an area from a series for 3D reconstructions

1) Open your series and select the Closed Polygon tool:

File:ROIMenu.jpg


2) Activate the Thick Slab feature:

File:ThickSlab.jpg


3) Draw your ROI on this Thick Slab:

File:DrawROI.jpg


4) Propagate your ROI to current Thick Slab by pressing Ctrl-S, or menu ROI : Propagate to current Thick Slab

File:Propagate.jpg


5) “Jump” to the next Thick Slab, by using Ctrl-Left or Right Arrow keys


6) Continue to create your ROIs, and propagate the selected ROI up to the end of the series:

File:DrawROI2.jpg


7) Delete pixels that are outside these ROIs:

File:SetPixelTo.jpg


8) For a CT series: select “Outside” and use “-1000” value:

File:SetPixelToDialog.jpg


9) You can now produce your 3D image:

File:CardiacCTExample.jpg

For example, a cardiac-CT without the bones…