RadiAnt DICOM Viewer - Discussion Forum
split series into single images (US and CR/DX studies)

RadiAnt currently displays each series in a single viewport in "stack mode".
this is the best way to visualize images in CT and MRI.

however if you review US or CR/DR images where multiple single images are saved into a single series, it would be better to have an option to show each image in a different viewport.

let's say I have an US exham of 8 images that is saved in a single DICOM series...
I'd like to split the RadiAnt window in 8 viewports, each one showing a different image.

actually I have to load the same series in 8 different viewports and scroll each one to the desired image... quite cumbersone.

I know that other DICOM viewers allow to split each viewport in multiple squares.

if you select 1 image per viewport you have the "stack mode" just like RadiAnt, but you can also decide to have the option to divide the viewport in 2x2, 3x3, 4x2, 4x3 etc. etc.


Jan 18, 2017 12:40 PM
by Tommy
Sure, Tommy, I get your point. However, splitting one viewport in multiple "squares" is a rather major work. The rewriting of the viewport code is inevitable at some point but currently our schedule is tight.
Alternatively, we could make a CR/US series split into multiple viewports with single images.


Jan 19, 2017 05:12 PM
by RadiAnt
the alternative solution looks fine to me


Jan 19, 2017 09:55 PM
by Tommy
yesterday I found that in the options.xml there's this setting:

<ussep>0</ussep> <!-- show separate thumbnails for single frame ultrasound images belonging to the same DICOM series (0 - disabled, 1 - enabled) -->


basically RadiAnt can already do the separation of US series if you manually edit the .xml code.

so I wonder a "button" in the GUI or a submenu item could be added to enable/disable the .xml setting


Feb 17, 2017 12:37 PM
by Tommy
Tommy, the new kind of split feature was implemented and will be available in the next beta.


Feb 20, 2017 05:34 PM
by RadiAnt
great!!!


Feb 21, 2017 05:32 PM
by Tommy
fixed in 3.9.28 beta.
thanks!!!


Feb 27, 2017 08:23 AM
by Tommy
useful to split "triplane" MRI localizers as well


Feb 27, 2017 07:38 PM
by Tommy
You are welcome! It splits anything that does not form a volume.


Feb 27, 2017 08:17 PM
by RadiAnt
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