[slicer-users] Dicom to analyze conversion -> orientation

Isaiah Norton inorton at bwh.harvard.edu
Wed Dec 15 23:20:48 EST 2010


If the other suggestions don't work, MRIcro will work with at least
(confirmed myself) Siemens mosaic data for conversion to analyze or nifti
(MRIcroN):

http://www.cabiatl.com/mricro/mricro/index.html

-isaiah

On Wed, Dec 15, 2010 at 6:03 PM, Xiaodong Tao <xiaodong at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello Pouria,
>
> You can try the module DicomToNrrdConverter in Slicer3.
>
> For mosaic format, 0020|0032 tag in dicom header may not be the real
> image position patient.
>
> Let me know how this works for you.
>
> Xiaodong
>
> On Wed, Dec 15, 2010 at 5:08 PM, pouria mojabi <Pouria.Mojabi at ucsf.edu>
> wrote:
> > Dear Experts,
> >
> > Hope this email finds you all well.
> >
> > I am struggling with Image Position(0020, 0032) and Image
> Orientation(0020,
> > 0037) in Dicom images for a while now. I have two conversion tools that
> spit
> > different results when they perform conversion from Dicom to Analyze
> image.
> >
> > Debabler from LONI, outputs Analyze image in transverse unflipped format.
> > [176 x 256 x 256] and the one that SPM provides gives me coronal
> unflipped
> > with [256 x 256 x 176] being the dimension.
> >
> > My Dicom's direction cosine is :
> > 0.06     0.09     -0.12     0.03     -0.12     -0.99
> > and the Image position is:
> > -11.2     -123.2 130.29
> >
> > Does slicer provide a conversion tool for regular Dicoms and Dicom
> mosaic?
> >
> > I would really appreciate any advice on what the truth is, or better say,
> > which one i should stick with. any pointers on this topic is also highly
> > appreciate it. I need to understand the mechanics of such conversions and
> > why orientation has a vicarious nature.
> >
> > Thank you very much indeed
> > Pouria
> >
> >
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