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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 the video tutorial on 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 the video tutorial on how to measure an angle with DICOM Viewer:

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

Meddream Dicom Viewer Cobb Angle

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

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

Meddream Dicom Viewer Ellipse

Watch the video tutorial on how to measure the ellipse with DICOM Viewer:

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.

Read about the possibility to Propagate an Ellipse ROI into other open viewports.

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Toolbar > Measure > Rectangle. Measure a rectangle area, min, max, mean, and standard deviation values in HU:

Rectangle 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 the video tutorial on how to measure the volume with DICOM Viewer:

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Toolbar > Measure > CTR (cardiothoracic ratio). CTR to measure a cardiothoracic ratio to estimate a heart size:

Ctr Measurement Dicom Viewer Heart

Watch the video tutorial on how to measure the cardiothoracic ratio with DICOM Viewer:

CTR measurement is used to measure the ratio of maximal horizontal cardiac diameter to maximal horizontal thoracic diameter and aids in the detection of enlargement of the cardiac silhouette.

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Toolbar > Measure > Flatfoot. Measure the longitudinal arch of the foot to detect the longitudinal flatfoot:

Flatfoot Measurement dicom viewer

Foot longitudinal arch measurement is used to measure the angle and height of the foot medial longitudinal arch and aids in the detection of the longitudinal flatfoot.

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Toolbar > Measure > Vertebra Angle. Measure an angle between the user-drawn vertebra axis and the horizontal axis of the image:

Vertebra Angle Dicom Viewer

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Toolbar > Measure > Spine labeling. Tool to mark the vertebrae of the spine. Despite of labeling the spine, user also can:

  • Exclude labels by choosing: Exclude Labels;
  • Measure Spinal balance;
  • Mark pathological vertebrae T13 and/or L6:

Spine Labeling Table Dicom Viewer

Spine Labeling Dicom Viewer

Watch the video tutorial on how to annotate the vertebrae of the spine with DICOM Viewer:

NOTE: Double click to finish labeling.

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

Meddream Dicom Viewer Roi

Watch the video tutorial on how to mark and store the ROI with DICOM Viewer:

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Toolbar > Measure > Flexpoly. Draw a flexible area on the images:

Flexpoly Tool Dicom Viewer Meddream

Watch the video tutorial on how to draw a flexible area on the image with DICOM Viewer:

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Toolbar > Measure > Pencil. Freely draw on the images:

Pencil Tool Dicom Viewer Meddream

Watch the video tutorial on how to freely draw on the images with DICOM Viewer:

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Toolbar > Measure > Arrow. Mark an area of interest on the image:

Arrow Tool Dicom Viewer Meddream

Watch the video tutorial on how to point an arrow to an area of interest with DICOM Viewer:

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

Meddream Dicom Viewer Text

To insert the text box only simply click (Annotation 1). Text box with an arrow: click and drag (Annotation 2).

Watch the video tutorial on how to insert text notes with DICOM Viewer:

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Toolbar > Measure > Intensity. The intensity function is used to measure the density of a CT image. Intensity is shown in Hounsfield units (HU)  and its coordinates are displayed at the bottom left corner:

Meddream Dicom Viewer Intensity

Watch a video tutorial demonstrating the intensity function and how to measure the density of a CT image:

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Toolbar > Measure > Show angles. Measure the angle between intersecting lines, with the 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 > Calibration line. Calibration line to change the scale of measurement:

Meddream Dicom Viewer Calibration Line

Watch the video tutorial demonstrating the Calibration line tool:

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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.

Watch a video tutorial about how to delete measurements with DICOM Viewer:

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

Meddream Dicom Viewer Save Annotation

Watch the video tutorial on how to save an annotation with DICOM Viewer:

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