The study panel is shown in Fig. 1.13 (highlighted in red).
The study panel displays the list of studies stored in the selected location (folder, disk, local storage or PACS server).
To select multiple studies that are contiguous (next to each other):
To select multiple studies that are anywhere on the study list, click on each one holding the Ctrl button.
To save the list of studies displayed in the Study Panel to a CSV file:
The DICOM Viewer allows you to customize columns and the font for the list of studies.
To select columns, right-click on the table header, a menu with a list of columns will be displayed (Fig. 1.14). The displayed columns are marked with a flag. To check/uncheck a column, left-click on its name in the context menu.
Set size, family and font style to bold and/or italic (see Section 14.4.2).
If two or more studies are displayed, they can be sorted by a certain parameter. To do this, click on the header of the column the parameter is located in. For instance, to sort by date and time, click on the area highlighted in red in Fig. 1.15.
Next to the column name, there is an arrow showing the sorting order (down arrow — descending , up arrow — ascending ). To change the sorting order, click on the column header again. Studies can be sorted only by one parameter at a time. The default sorting order is ascending.
Editing the displayed patient name the description for this study are possible only for the studies in the Local Storage or for those that are opened from a folder or from a CD. The data itself will remain unchanged, and this information will not be saved on the PACS server. By default, editing is disabled. To enable it, check the box Allow to edit patient name and discription (Section 14.4.2).
To edit the patient name or study description:
These commands are available as well from the Study context menu.
The commands from the context menu (Fig. 1.17) are available during editing. To open the context menu, right-click on the edited text.
The following commands are available:
To restore a patient name or description, right-click on the study and select the Restore patient name or Restore description item.
If a command is unavailable, it is displayed in grey in the menu.
The edited patient name and description are displayed in italics after you select it on the Study Panel.