Inobitec DICOM Viewer

15.4. Modules

In this section you can specify the settings for particular modules (Fig. 15.4).



To browse the detailed information about each module, select the module and click the Module info button. For some modules, special parameters are set. To do this, select the module from the Installed modules list and click the Settings button.

15.4.1 Set Up Image Viewer Module

Select the Image Viewer module from the Installed modules and click the Settings button. The View parameter settings window contains four tabs with the following parameters:

  1. Image arrangement tab. The following parameters are set up:
    • default series arrangement;
    • splitter priority;
    • default image arrangement;
    • the number of images scrolled per click;
    • images sorting method.

    This parameters can be set for a specific modality. To add a modality click the Add button and enter the name of the modality in the dialog that appears. To change the settings for an already added modality select it in the Settings for modality drop-down list. To delete the selected modality click the Delete button.

  2. Tools tab. The following parameters are set up:
    • default tool (the one that activates when opening an image). Options:
      • no tool;
      • Adjust W/L;
      • Ruler;
      • Corner meter;
      • ROI rectangle tool;
      • ROI ellipse tool;
      • ROI polygon tool;
      • Sync by point;
    • default mode. Options:
      • no mode selected;
      • DSA mode;
    • request for confirmation of deletion of all annotations and measurements;
    • show TSE values in annotations.
  3. Controllers tab. Sets up the actions associated with mouse actions.
  4. W/L settings tab. Sets up the default W/L values. If a value is not specified, the default is 0.
  5. W/L settings tab. The following parameters are set up:
    • option Use recommended W/L for Series can be checked/unchecked;
    • default W/L for DSA mode can be activated/deactivated;

15.4.2 Set Up Study List Module

Select the StudyList module from the Installed modules and click the Settings button. The following parameters are set up in the Study list config window:

15.4.3 Set Up 3D Reconstruction Module

Select the 3DReconstruction module from the Installed modules and click the Settings button. The window contains two tabs with the following parameters:

  1. Render tab. Sets up the render device. Options:
  2. Segmentation tab. The following parameters are set up:
    • option Use model color in 3D can be checked/unchecked;
    • option Use alternate color can be checked/unchecked;
    • sets up the default structure opacity;
    • option Invert edit mask on MPR can be checked/unchecked;

    The available options may vary depending on the configuration and equipment settings.

  3. Reconstruction tab.
    • option Warn about varied slices distance can be checked/unchecked;
    • sets up reconstruction by series with varying distances between slices. Options:
      • Non uniform slices interpolation;
      • Max uniform distance slices range.
  4. UI tab. The following parameters are set up:
    • Saving MPR view sizes. To change this parameter checks/unchecks option Save MPR view sizes. By default is unchecked;
    • MPR plane line thickness, including Screw Installation window.
    • MPR plane line colors, including Screw Installation window.
    • Request for confirmation of deletion of all measurements.
  5. 3D controllers tab. Sets up the actions associated with mouse actions in the Volume Reconstruction window.
  6. MPR controllers tab. Sets up the actions associated with mouse actions in the MPR, Planning of Pedicle Screws Installation and Vessels Analysis windows.

15.4.4 Set Up Network Support Module

Select the Network support module from the Installed modules and click the Settings button. You can specify the maximum count of connections to a PACS Server.

15.4.5 Set Up Local Storage Module

Select the Data storage module from the Installed modules and click the Settings button. The window contains one tab with the following parameters:

  1. the Automatic local storage cleaning option can be checked/unchecked;
  2. cleaning period can be set.

15.4.6 Set Up "DICOM CD/DVD Creator"

Select the Network support module from the Installed modules and click the Settings button. You can specify the following parameters:

  • the "Add selected studies at opening DICOM CD/DVD creator" option can be checked/unchecked;
  • the "Add DICOMDIR file to created DICOM CD/DVD image before writing data" option can be checked/unchecked;
  • the "Enable image buffering" option can be checked/unchecked.

15.4.7 Set Up PET Analysis Module

Select the PET Analysis module from the Installed modules and click the Settings button. You can specify the following parameters:

  • the Enable SUV mode automatically option can be checked/unchecked.