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DICOM Viewer Features

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Measurements

The MedDream DICOM Viewer’s radiology measurements are:

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Toolbar > Measure > Line. Measure the Line, the distance between two points:

Meddream Dicom Viewer Line

Watch video tutorial how to measure the line with DICOM Viewer:

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Toolbar > Measure > Angle. Measure the Angle between three points:

Meddream Dicom Viewer Angles

Watch video tutorial how to measure an angle with DICOM Viewer:

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Toolbar > Measure > Show angles. Measure the angle between intersecting lines, with Show angles tool:

Meddream Dicom Viewer Angles

Watch video tutorial how to use show angles tool with DICOM Viewer:

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Toolbar > Measure > Polyline. The Polyline button is used to measure the perimeter of a region of interest:

Meddream Dicom Viewer Polyline

Watch video tutorial how to measure the polyline with DICOM Viewer:

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Toolbar > Measure > Area. The Area button is used to measure the area of a region of interest:

Meddream Dicom Viewer Area

Watch video tutorial how to measure the area with DICOM Viewer:

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Toolbar > Measure > Volume. Volume measurement using circles created from a set number of points:

Meddream Dicom Viewer Volume

Watch video tutorial how to measure the volume with DICOM Viewer:

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Toolbar > Measure > Ellipse. Draw and measure the Ellipse:

Meddream Dicom Viewer Ellipse

Ellipse is used to measure area, length, width, Min and Max brightness in HU units and STD measurement in cm. STD average value and standard deviation of pixels in a square area of 10 by 10 mm.

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Toolbar > Measure > Cobb Angle. Cobb angle measurement between two lines:

Meddream Dicom Viewer Cobb Angle

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Toolbar > Measure > Text. Text fields placed on the image for writing text notes:

Meddream Dicom Viewer Text

Text box only: simply click at the desired image place (Annotation 1 example in the picture). Text box with an arrow: click and drag (Annotation 2 example in the picture).

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Toolbar > Measure > ROI. Mark and store ROI (Region Of Interest) for study instance:

Meddream Dicom Viewer Roi

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Toolbar > Measure > Calibration line. Calibration line to change the scale of measurement:

Meddream Dicom Viewer Calibration Line

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Toolbar > Measure > Intensity. Image intensity in Hounsfield units (HU):

Meddream Dicom Viewer Intensity

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Toolbar > Measure > Save annotation. Save annotation – saving measurements:

Meddream Dicom Viewer Save Annotation

Please contact us directly to check if your PACS can support saving annotations function.

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Click the Quick save KO, PR button at the bottom right side of the image:

Meddream Dicom Viewer Quick Save KO

Watch video tutorial about how to use Quick save KO and PR button with DICOM Viewer:

Once the KO and PR has been saved, the annotation and Key Object icons will appear on image thumbnail:

Meddream Dicom Viewer Quick Save KO Thumbnails

The current date and time are used as description of presentation state. Several annotations may be saved for the same image. Each annotation is saved as separate series of PR modality.

Please notice, that Quick save KO, PR button initiates double action: saves the presentation state and saves key objects.

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Toolbar > Measure > Delete. Delete is used to remove measurements of an active image:

Meddream Dicom Viewer Delete

  • Delete All – to remove all measurements of an active image at once.
  • Delete Selected – to remove only selected measurements.