Inobitec DICOM Viewer

4.2. Merge Series from Different Studies

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Functionality is available in the Pro edition
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To merge series from different studies:

  1. Select the first study from the study panel.
  2. Select one of the series from this study.
  3. Click the Series fusion PIC button on the toolbar or select the View menu and the Fusion item. The Series fusion tab will be opened.
  4. Switch to the previous tab.
  5. Select another study from the study panel.
  6. Select the series to be merged with the selected series from the first study.
  7. Drag the series to the Series fusion tab. The second series will be added to the slice list (Fig. 4.3).
  8. To delete a slice click the Remove fusion layer PIC button or select the Fusion menu and the Remove layer item.
  9. Set the visualization mode for the second slice (see Section 2.17.1).

The order of selecting series is important. The first (basic) series of images is located behind the second series in the flat image view window. The volume model is based on the first series, and even if the second series covers a larger volume of tissue, only those pictures are used in the reconstruction, the location of which is the same in both series, and others are ignored.



Merged series can be opened in the Volume Reconstruction, Multiplanar Reconstruction, Screw Installation and Virtual Endoscopy windows.