[slicer-users] How to extract a 2D slice from 3D volume?

Steve Pieper pieper at bwh.harvard.edu
Sat Sep 11 11:26:39 EDT 2010


Hi Alexander, Andriy -

This may be a place where you would want to use the Orient Images module:

http://www.slicer.org/slicerWiki/index.php/Modules:OrientImages-Documentation-3.6

-Steve

On Sep/10/10 11:54 PM, Andriy Fedorov wrote:
> Alexander,
>
> One way to do this is to use "Create a DICOM Series" module to convert
> your 3D image into a series of 2D slices:
>
> http://wiki.slicer.org/slicerWiki/index.php/Modules:CreateaDicomSeries-Documentation-3.6
>
> After this you can use "Add volume" to select an individual slice,
> check "Single file" checkbox on the bottom, and load this specific
> slice. Then you can save this specific slice as a separate image (nrrd
> or whatever you prefer). The limitation of this approach is you will
> not be able to choose the axis along which the slices will be
> extracted, but I don't see any other Slicer solution right away...
>
> I copy the slicer user list, maybe there are other suggestions. In the
> future, I suggest that you send your Slicer user questions to this
> list to  get the most complete answer.
>
> AF
>
>
>
> On Fri, Sep 10, 2010 at 21:02,<aleko at mail.com>  wrote:
>>
>> Dear Andrey,
>>
>> I try to write one of the slice (for example, order of second slices) into
>> the separated files, but I can't find how to do it in 3D Slicer tutorial .
>> Would you so kind promt me about this? Thanks.
>>
>> Best
>>
>> Alexander
>>
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